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Melania Trump ‘mistook former female Australia FM for partner’

SYDNEY: Australia´s former foreign minister Julie Bishop says she was mistaken for the spouse of a politician by US First Lady Melania Trump, in her latest comments on the subordinate role of women in conservative politics.  Bishop has been vocal about the treatment of senior female politicians since she stepped down ...

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Kohli slams DRS after historic Australia defeat

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the decision review system (DRS) as “not consistent” after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire and went on to lose the fourth one-day international to a record Australia chase in Mohali. Ashton Turner hit an unbeaten 43-ball 84 to ...

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Australia outplay army cap wearing India in 3rd ODI

RANCHI: Opener Usman Khawaja’s maiden one-day international century and incisive bowling helped Australia outplay India by 32 runs to stay alive in the five-match series on Friday. Adam Zampa led the bowling charge with three wickets including the prized scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, for 123, to help dismiss ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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Radio stations drop Michael Jackson music over abuse claims

SYDNEY: Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson’s music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Sydney’s Nova Entertainment on Thursday became the latest radio group to announce they are taking the late “King of Pop” off the ...

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Australia central bank calm as house prices skid

SYDNEY: Australia’s top central banker said on Wednesday a downturn in Australia’s once-booming housing market was unlikely to derail the country’s enviable record of 27 years of recession-free expansion and urged banks to ease credit supply. As property prices cool and household consumption slows, the labour market has become particularly ...

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Shankar strikes twice in final over as India defeat Australia

NAGPUR: Virat Kohli smashed 116 runs and Vijay Shankar took two wickets in the final over to secure a nail-biting eight-run win for India against Australia in the second one day international on Tuesday. Chasing India’s 251 to level the five-match series, Australia got off to a strong start before ...

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Man admits killing Airbnb guest in Australia over $149 bill

MELBOURNE: A man admitted in an Australian court on Monday that he choked an Airbnb guest to death over an unpaid 210 Australian dollar (USD 149) bill. Jason Colton pleaded not guilty to murder in the Victoria state Supreme Court but admitted to manslaughter in Ramis Jonuzi’s death in 2017. ...

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Driver who killed six in Australia car rampage sentenced to life

SYDNEY: A driver who killed six people in a rampage along a Melbourne shopping street was sentenced to life Friday for what a judge described as one of Australia´s worst mass murders. The January 2017 attack at Bourke Street mall, a popular shopping area, rocked Australia´s second-largest city, with a ...

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