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Facebook suspends data firm in fresh probe

Facebook has suspended analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares data from the social media site and its Instagram platform. The social media giant has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March that data firm Cambridge …

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Waitress grabs buyer, throws him into a wall

Waitress throws customer into a wall VideoThe 21-year-old waitress wasn’t going to stand for it when a customer walked past, groping her. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon CCTV footage has captured the moment a 21-year-old waitress threw a customer into a wall. Emelia Holden was sorting through the menus at …

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Scarborough Beach Bar goes into admininstration

A prominent bar on the Scarborough beachfront has gone into administration after the $100 million foreshore redevelopment took a drastic toll on business. WA Insolvency Solutions is looking for a buyer for Scarborough Beach Bar after it went into administration on Thursday afternoon. Administrator Jimmy Trpcevski said the director blamed …

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David Warner bullish despite crowd taunts in Aussie return

David Warner has delivered his most extensive interview since the Cape Town ball-tampering saga, vowing he will return to Australia’s Test side and “shut out” any criticisms aimed at him. The suspended batsman was speaking after his first appearance in Darwin’s Strike League, where he made a competitive 36 off …

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ANZ boss to apologise to former employee

ANZ boss Shayne Elliott says he will personally apologise to a former US employee over her treatment by lawyers acting for the bank. The unnamed former senior trader was questioned about being raped as a teenager, Fairfax Media reports. The questioning was part of the bank’s defence in a discrimination …

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Maguire to resign from NSW parliament

Disgraced MP Daryl Maguire has succumbed to public pressure and will resign from the NSW parliament after being caught in a corruption scandal, with a by-election to be held in his seat of Wagga Wagga. Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Saturday said she’d spoken to Mr Maguire and he advised her …

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Tactical Advantage wins July Sprint

Tactical Advantage has repaid his new owners with an immediate dividend and given Brenton Avdulla a fitting send-off overseas as Sydney’s premier jockey. Having his first start for Newcastle trainer Kris Lees and syndicator Australian Bloodstock, Tactical Advantage dominated the finish of Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Randwick. Sent out …

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Fit For Purpose wins the Tattersall’s Mile

A last-minute decision to enter Fit For Purpose has given trainer Liam Birchley back-to-back wins in the Listed Tattersall’s Mile (1600m) at Doomben. Former Victorian jockey Dale Smith got a boost to his new career in Queensland when Fit For Purpose ($12) finished along the rails to win the last …

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Israel, Hamas agree truce on Gaza border

Hamas says it has agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border. Israel’s army declined to comment on the reported ceasefire, but a spokeswoman said there was no known military activity in the area. There …

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