Vic salmonella egg scare linked to NSW

An outbreak of a rare salmonella strain in NSW may be the source of the infection at a Victorian poultry farm that prompted an egg recall across several states. Some brands of free-range and barn-laid eggs with particular use-by dates have been recalled across NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia …

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Syria IS defeated, says US-backed force

A US-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, tweeted that “Baghouz is free …

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Carbery has patience plan | The West Australian

Patrick Carbery hopes Karrakatta Plate favourite Niccovi adds another string to her bow when she is ridden more patiently in today’s Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) at Ascot. Niccovi’s wide draw in barrier 12 and her tendency to switch off when she hits the front led to trainer Simon Miller …

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