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Donald Trump: What happened to Sarah Huckabee Sanders?

Donald Trump has revealed he directed White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to stop holding regular briefings, claiming she was treated too unfairly by the media. “The reason Sarah Sanders does not go to the ‘podium’ much anymore is that the press covers her so rudely & inaccurately, in …

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Animal activists ‘not going to stop until we’re all eating grass’

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a blistering attack on a group of animal activists, demanding immediate removal of an online database of farmers. Aussie Farms sparked outrage after publishing a map detailing the location of farms and abattoirs in an effort to expose animal cruelty. But Mr Littleproud warned …

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Content owner closes Civic Video store for final time

Video rental stores in Bunbury are now a thing of the past after Civic Video closed its doors for the final time on Friday after a week-long sale. Owner David Gianotti said the final week had gone better than he could have anticipated. “I was a little bit apprehensive at …

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Couple to add some variety

Harvey has its first Variety Bash car in 30 years thanks to a Mornington couple who have a long history with the charity event. Terry and Sue Shaw have been involved with variety for 37 years between them and want their Spider-Man-themed car to stand out as much as possible. …

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Emanuel’s new vet a shining star

Embattled live sheep exporter Emanuel Exports has engaged a welfare-focused vet in an effort to rectify its public image. Emanuel’s newly-appointed corporate governance and compliance officer, Holly Ludeman, spearheaded a tour with MPs at Fremantle Port and aboard Rural Export and Trading WA’s Al Messilah last Thursday. Nationals WA leader …

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‘Broke AF’: Afterpay slams retailer’s jokey ad to ‘treat themselves’

Afterpay executives say they were “absolutely distressed” by a retailer’s advertising campaign that encouraged “broke” consumers to use their service. The ASX-listed buy-now, pay-later provider said it threatened to withdraw service from the retailer when it became aware of the advert last year, and would have severed ties had there …

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Bocce makes a comeback to Aussie backyards

Need some ideas for some fun activities this Australia Day? Call it old-fashioned, but bocce is making its comeback as a popular Aussie backyard game. Basic rules — backyard bocce There are four balls to a side and they are made in two colours to distinguish the balls of one …

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