Cyclone Veronica batters Pilbara | The West Australian

Thousands of Pilbara residents spent the night bunkered down in their homes as slow-moving cyclone Veronica continued to lash a 500km-wide swath of the State’s North West. This morning the category 2 cyclone was 95km west of Port Hedland and 100km east of Karratha, with 110kmh winds near the centre …

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Gary McAllister attack investigated by police | Football News

Last Updated: 25/03/19 10:00am Police are investigating an attack on Gary McAllister in the early hours of Sunday morning in Leeds. McAllister, assistant manager of Rangers, was hospitalised after being punched in the face outside a bar, with reports claiming he needed at least 10 stitches. Rangers did not train …

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Berejiklian wins majority as Daley quits

The Berejiklian government has secured a majority in the NSW parliament as the drama surrounding Labor drags on with Michael Daley quitting as leader but vowing to renominate for the position within weeks. The coalition won a 47th seat in the 93-seat lower house when Nationals candidate Dugald Saunders was …

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Queenohearts heading for Fairyhouse Final | Racing News

Last Updated: 25/03/19 10:28am Ciaran Gethings riding Queenohearts Stuart Edmunds is eyeing the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final at Fairyhouse next month for Queenohearts. A Grade Two winner over two and a half miles, Queenohearts found things happening too quickly back over the minimum trip at …

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Do kids drive you to distraction?

Whether it’s a long or short commute, it’s an oft-heard complaint that kids are one of the biggest distractions for parents behind the wheel. Distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of death on our roads, with a recent survey of more than 1000 RAC members revealing that …

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Lift age of criminal duty: AMA

Doctors are calling for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised from 10 years to 14 years. Australian Medical Association president Tony Bartone said this would prevent the unnecessary criminalisation of vulnerable children. “Australia has one of the lowest ages of criminal responsibility in the world,” he said on …

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‘Nervous’ David Warner stars in IPL return

The form of Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja and David Warner is set to create a splitting headache for Australia’s selectors. Warner was a bundle of nerves upon his Indian Premier League return on Sunday but it didn’t show, with the suspended superstar blasting 85 for Sunrisers Hyderabad to make an …

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More cops on Vic roads to combat road toll

An extra 300 police shifts will be added statewide as part of a crackdown on Victoria’s road toll. The 10-week blitz, funded by the Transport Accident Commission, will see additional police clamping down on poor driver behaviour, including drink and drug-driving, speed and motorcyclist, pedestrian and cyclist safety. It comes …

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Ex-cyclone Trevor heading back to Qld

Ex-cyclone Trevor is dumping rain over the Northern Territory’s parched interior, with drought-declared Queensland shires waiting for their share of the storm’s silver lining. Trevor forced mass evacuations in the Gulf of Carpentaria before it made landfall on Saturday as a category four cyclone, with wind gusts of up to …

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