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Hurricane Florence: Mass evacuation of 1.5 million residents ordered

Hurricane Florence, as seen from the International Space Station

Hurricane Florence, as seen from the International Space StationNASA By Andy Coghlan The evacuation of more than a million residents along the Atlantic coast of the US has been ordered, as Hurricane Florence nears the coastlines of North and South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. Governors in all four states have …

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Live: Richmond v Hawthorn qualifying final

Welcome to our live coverage of the AFL Qualifying Final between Richmond and Hawthorn.IT’S time for the real action to get underway and September kicks off with the dominant Richmond squaring off against Hawthorn.A chance to go back-to-back awaits the Tigers, but standing in their way is the Alastair Clarkson …

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The Japanese, Swiss and American Experience

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Free and fair elections are one of the pillars of healthy democracies. From the United States to Sierra Leone, advocates of blockchain believe that the technology can bring a new level of transparency, fairness and efficiency to the electoral process. In spite of the enthusiasm of the blockchain community — …

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Footy divided over star’s defection

AFL minor premiers Richmond appear to have won the three-way courtship for star free agent Tom Lynch — and it’s dividing the league. While the former Gold Coast captain remains weeks away from announcing his future, rival clubs Collingwood and Hawthorn are said to know already that they have missed …

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‘Bad blood’ over dumped coach’s tell-all

IT’S fair to say that Mark Neeld and Brad Green have differing recollections of how Jack Grimes and Jack Trengove became Melbourne co-captains. With the Demons entering their first finals campaign since 2006, one of the darkest periods in the club’s history was revisited on Tuesday night. Neeld, the former …

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Young gun wants out of AFL disaster

WITH the dust still settling on Adelaide’s disastrous AFL season, young star Mitch McGovern has requested a trade away from the troubled club. The 23-year-old strong-marking forward, who still has twoyears to run on his current contract, informed the Crows he wants out on Tuesday.“We are open minded and happy …

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Bombshell report cracks Crows’ camp

IT’S the storyline that has continued to plague Adelaide’s 2018 AFL season and it once again reared its head after the completion of round 23.After falling to Richmond in the 2017 AFL Grand Final, Adelaide were looking to make the next step. But things fell apart during their pre-season camp.Reports …

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Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins living with notorious Perth brothel madam

FALLEN AFL star Ben Cousins had been living with a well-known Australian brothel madam before his latest downward spiral.Mary-Anne Kenworthy, the owner of brothels in Perth and the outback mining town Kalgoorlie, revealed that Cousins was staying with her until a month ago.But the one-time Brownlow medallist — listed as …

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Newman responds to Muslim backlash

FOOTY Show co-host Sam Newman has doubled down on his controversial Muslim immigration comments and insists he didn’t intend to cause any offence. The 72-year-old told The Footy Show panel he still believes the AFL has angered many supporters by force-feeding fans “a political lecture or political agenda” at the …

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