The Bachelorette’s Carlin Just Serenaded His Way Into Winning The 24 Hour Rose

After five seasons of The Bachelorette, it’s hard to come by many things that haven’t been done before. But, on tonight’s premiere episode of Angie Kent’s season, frontrunner Carlin did something no one has ever successfully pulled off: He serenaded Angie without it being cringeworthy. In Angie’s own words, she would usually find someone she […]

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Fatal traffic crash, Parkinson

A man has died following a two-vehicle crash at Parkinson this afternoon. Just after 3.30pm, a Nissan Patrol was travelling along Precinct Street when it attempted to turn into a driveway and collided with a motorcycle. Emergency services were called and rendered assistance to the motorcyclist. The 51-year-old man died on scene as a result […]

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Traveller deals: Kruger Naitonal Park safari offers $500 off

Kruger National Park, South Africa.  SOUTH AFRICA Head off on a thrilling safari to see the Big 5 in the iconic Kruger National Park with a $500 discount per person, departing from Australia most Fridays from February 1 to September 20, 2020. Book by October 31 to pay just $2999 per person. International flights, accommodation, […]

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Jason Gillespie extends contract as Sussex coach

Jason Gillespie will remain as Sussex head coach at least until the end of the 2022 season, after agreeing a contract extension. Gillespie, who won the County Championship with Yorkshire in consecutive seasons in 2014 and 2015, moved to Hove at the start of the 2018 season but has so far been unable to oversee […]

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‘Mindfulness’ Isn’t the Answer to Our Completely Hellish Workplaces

Practicing mindfulness on a regular basis is good for you and you should do it, if you aren’t already. This take isn’t controversial; it’s really barely even an opinion, given the abundant, well-established evidence that backs up the benefits of introducing some kind of practice—be it yoga, tai chi, or just meditation—into your life. Stress […]

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Arron Banks apologises for Leave.EU tweet calling Merkel ‘a Kraut’

Arron Banks has apologised after Leave.EU tweeted a xenophobic meme of Angela Merkel that invoked Britain’s world war victories to target the German chancellor. The image was condemned by cross-party MPs and later deleted by the pro-Brexit campaign group, but the businessman and Leave.EU co-founder initially defended it. The meme, which was reminiscent of wartime […]

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Police involved shooting, Bowen

A man has been transported to hospital after he was shot by police in Bowen this afternoon. At around 2:30pm a man armed with a bladed weapon and a chain broke into the rear doors of the Bowen Police Station. Officers responded and during a confrontation with police, officers discharged their service weapons, striking him […]

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Traveller deals: Koh Samui escape now 40 per cent off

Centara Villas Samui, beach front pool. Photo: Supplied THAILAND Save up to 40 per cent on a five-night escape to Koh Samui at Centara Villas Samui, with its three pools, bars, restaurants, table tennis, babysitting services, day spa and beach activities. Now from only $325 per person twin-share, the package includes transfers, breakfasts, one-hour massage for […]

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Govt needs to ‘come to its senses’ and order nuclear submarines

Submarines For Australia spokesperson Gary Johnston has urged the federal government to ‘come to its senses’ and renegotiate for nuclear submarines, rather than proceed with its plan to procure redesigned diesel-electrics submarines. It comes as Australia’s navy chief Vice-Admiral Mike Noonan left the possibility open for having the country’s future submarine fleet powered by nuclear […]

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AFL trade blockbuster sees Tim Kelly join West Coast Eagles from Geelong Cats

Updated October 09, 2019 16:16:14 Photo: Two of Kelly’s three sons with his partner Caitlin were diagnosed with autism after he was recruited by Geelong. (Instagram: __caitlinmiller__) Star Geelong midfielder Tim Kelly says the experience of having two of his three sons diagnosed with autism while living on the other side of the country from […]

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Customizing Forms

I have migrated my forms to the new AccountRight and I am finding it impossible to alter them – as they did not migrate correctly. It is only little things I need to do like expand a field to stop the figures wrapping onto the next line. I have watched all the help videos and […]

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Student lay dead for weeks: Body only found when friend climbed roof

By RNZ The stepfather of a Canterbury University student whose body lay undiscovered at a hall of residence for weeks says he put the lack of contact during that time down to his son’s busy student lifestyle. The body of 19-year-old Mason Pendrous was only found in September when his friend climbed onto the roof […]

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Robert Downey Jr. Asked To Be Left Out Of Oscar Campaigns For Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. used his superpowers to stop Oscar campaigns for his Tony Stark/Iron Man character. In an interview on “The Howard Stern Show” Monday (see the video below, the 54-year-old actor made the surprising revelation when Stern complimented his performance in the Marvel franchise as “excellent” and “totally believable.” The host suggested the reason […]

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China vows to make Gwadar more valuable than Karachi by creating 47,000 jobs in 7 years

ISLAMABAD: The Chinese operators of Pakistan’s strategic Gwadar Port and its free zone in the restive Balochistan province have vowed to make the coastal city the single largest contributor to the country’s national economic output in seven years by creating 47,000 jobs with new investments worth billions of dollars, according to a media report. China […]

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas is the first Indian star to feature on Behind The Tweets

Priyanka Chopra Jonas was busy promoting her next film, The Sky Is Pink before she went back to New York two days ago and started off with other work commitments. She firstly shot for Jimmy Fallon’s show and is not making her first ever appearances on a video series by Twitter itself.  She is the […]

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Lotto: Did the $28m Powerball go off?

The biggest jackpot since 2017 – a $28 million Powerball – was up for grabs on Wednesday night. This is the first time the jackpot had been this high since late 2017when Powerball rolled over to $38m, before being split bytwo players from Warkworth and Greytown who each took home $19.1m. My Lotto is yet […]

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Spraycan not enough to hide stolen WRX

‘Evil’ thief steals WRX with owner’s kid in car SUBSCRIBE NOW: $1 per week for the first 8 weeks A black coat of paint has not been enough to fool police as they searched for a car stolen during a test drive in Hope Valley. A five-year-old child was in the back seat of the […]

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Chinese media slams NBA’s ‘about face’ on Hong Kong

A woman walks past a NBA merchandise store in Beijing on October 8, 2019. – China on October 8 scrapped plans to air NBA exhibition games as the league faced an escalating punishment campaign in the lucrative Chinese market ignited by an American basketball executive’s pro-democracy tweet. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) Chinese state […]

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Try Now: The New Power Suit

Fashion’s busiest month has just ended with Paris Fashion Week and we’re still drooling over the latest looks from designers in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. This season, we’re given a different take on the power suit as various brands showcased the perennial trend with shorts (good ol’ Bermuda shorts, that is), instead of […]

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Instagram removes Following tab in move toward app simplicity

Image: Istock.com/Erikona via AFP Relaxnews Instagram confirmed that the Following tab, a feature that allowed users to view the activity of other accounts, has been removed in the latest version of the application. The social media platform revealed the news to Buzzfeed last Monday, Oct. 7. Meanwhile, the social media platform’s head of product Vishal […]

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Alex Carey keeps his focus on runs and catches amid talk of the future

Play 01:01 Six young guns to watch out for this Shield season Australian cricket loves a coronation. Two highly-coveted crowns are the Test captaincy and the Test wicketkeeper. Tim Paine currently holds both, and has just retained the Ashes, yet there is a clamour to anoint Alex Carey as the heir. But while all the […]

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Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising

When some users provided Twitter with their phone number to make their account more secure, the company used this information for advertising purposes, according to a blog post from Twitter published on Tuesday. This isn’t the first time that a large social network has taken information explicitly meant for the purposes of security, and then […]

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Nine-year-old charged with murder of five people in trailer park fire

A nine-year-old child has been charged with the first-degree murder of three children and two adults in a fire at a trailer park in Illinois. The child was also charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, the Peoria Journal Star reported. The juvenile’s gender was not identified. A one-year-old child, […]

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