Mick Schumacher wins European F3 title

Mick Schumacher, the son of record Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, has become the first German driver to win the Formula Three European Championship. Schumacher, 19, finished second behind Estonian Juri Vips on Saturday on the Hockenheim circuit in the season’s penultimate race. Before Sunday’s finale, Schumacher has moved …

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More found but Michael toll still rising

Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 is still expected to rise. Rescue crews heard cries for help and cut into a mobile home crumpled by the storm in …

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Jared Kushner likely paid little or no tax

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times is reporting. Citing confidential financial documents the Times says were created with Kushner’s co-operation as part of a review of his finances …

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Thousands march in Chicago against Trump

AP Photo ILCHS105, ILCHS101, ILCHS102, ILCHS103, ILCHS104, ILCHS106AAP Sunday, 14 October 2018 5:09AM Camera IconThousands of people marched in Chicago to protest against Donald Trump and encourage voting. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago to express their displeasure at President Donald Trump and …

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Stolen baby meerkat reunited with Perth Zoo family

As his new moniker suggests, Perth Zoo’s most high-profile baby animal is safe and sound where he belongs, but his infamous alleged “meerkit-napping” last month is still causing upheaval among the reunited meerkat tribe. The nearly two-month-old meerkat baby, or meerkit, was christened with the name Salama this week, which …

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Petrol prices surges to near record levels in Perth

Motorists are battling the bowser, with the annual cost of filling the tank shooting up by an average of $140. Perth continued to edge towards record fuel prices this week, with petrol stations jacking up prices to a whopping 167.9¢ a litre on Tuesday and Wednesday. That’s a record for …

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$10,000 cap set on legal fees for councillors and staff

City of Greater Geraldton councillors have approved a policy that puts a cap on how much money the City can pay for legal representation costs. The Legal Representation for Council Members and Employees policy acts as a framework and guide for protecting councillors and City staff involved in legal proceedings …

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Let’s talk about LGBT academics: Plibersek

Australia needs to talk about whether religious schools should be able to exclude LGBT teachers, deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek says. Her comments come as the Greens are pushing for an amendment to a law proposed by the coalition that would stop faith-based schools excluding LGBT students, saying it should …

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