Private hideaways: Six of the best remote stays

These lodges are a little harder to get to, but well worth the effort. LIMALIMO LODGE, ETHIOPIA With its 4000-metre peaks and eroded valleys, Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains is one of Africa’s most spectacular landscapes. Getting here can be a bit of a process – a one-hour flight from Addis Ababa to the former capital of […]

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Video: Mets’ Pete Alonso Ties Aaron Judge’s MLB Rookie Home Run Record

Kathy Willens/Associated Press New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso’s remarkable rookie season continued on Friday as he smacked his 52nd home run, tying New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge’s first-year mark set in 2017. SNY @SNYtv PETE! NO. 52 GOT OUT OF HERE IN A HURRY! 💣 https://t.co/o801Nm2sMe Alonso’s homer came off Atlanta Braves […]

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Aiden Markram warms up for Tests with brisk century on another rain-hit day

Stumps South Africans 199 for 5 (Markram 100, Bavuma 55*, D Jadeja 2-52 v Board President’s XI Aiden Markram scored 100 off only 118 balls and Temba Bavuma a more sedate unbeaten half-century to take the South Africans to a strong 199 for 5 on another rain-hit day of their tour game against Board President’s […]

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Daily Horoscopes: September 28, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon enters charming air sign Libra at 6:03 AM, and the new moon in Libra arrives at […]

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Britain to face food shortages in a no-deal Brexit

Retailers such as Tesco have warned that leaving the European Union on October 31 without a trade deal would be hugely problematic for the industry. (AFP pic) LONDON: A disorderly no-deal Brexit would disrupt some food supplies for weeks or months if delays at ports leave fresh produce rotting in lorries, the industry’s trade body […]

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Trump impeachment inquiry: House Democrats subpoena secretary of state Mike Pompeo – live

[Trump] heads into what appears to be a rapidly unfurling impeachment inquiry unprepared temperamentally, and with a depleted staff, many of whom are shrugging off the seriousness of what the president faces. … Having a formal war room, or rapid response operation, ‘would be overreaction on our part,’ said Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president. […]

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Prince Andrew’s damaged reputation – podcast

Last week an accuser of Jeffrey Epstein alleged that Prince Andrew was “an abuser, a participant” in the disgraced US financier’s exploitation of her as a teenager, in her first television interview. Virginia Giuffre, formerly Roberts, who was pictured with Prince Andrew in a now notorious photograph, spoke to the US TV network NBC News […]

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Armed robbery, Inala

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a drive-thru bottle shop in Inala overnight. At around 8:45pm, a man armed with a small axe entered the business on Freeman Road and demanded money from two staff members. The man then stole a sum of cash before fleeing the scene in a dark-coloured hatchback. No one […]

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WE lead forum inspires young leaders

More than 50 young women from culturally diverse backgrounds have participated in a two day leadership forum at Parliament House. Presented by the Victorian Parliament in partnership with the Centre for Multicultural Youth, WE Lead 2019 provided young emerging leaders with an immersive program of presentations, discussions, debates and mentoring sessions. Aimed at encouraging and […]

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Family holiday tips: The things they don’t tell you about multi-generational travel

Multi-generational holidays are today one of the biggest trends in travel. Photo: iStock The seven-year-old is in seventh heaven. She’s wriggled into a pretty pink-and-blue shimmery mermaid’s tail and is now lying back with a garland of flowers on her head, posing on an over-sized inflatable oyster shell, floating on the surface of the picturesque Hawaiian […]

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Saudi Arabia de-recognizes Pakistani PG medical programs; hundreds of medics affected

Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are also following the Saudi government’s move to de-recognise Pakistani medical programmes, a report said. Jeddah, Aug 7 ( Saudi Arabia has de-recognized postgraduate medical degree programs of Pakistan and asked several Pakistani doctors in the kingdom to be ready to leave or be deported, according to a media […]

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NBA Rumors: Jamal Murray, Aaron Gordon Were ‘Standouts’ at Kobe Bryant Camp

Fernando Medina/Getty Images Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray and Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon excelled at a late August minicamp hosted by former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant at his Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, per The Athletic’s Sam Amick. “The two standout players, according to a source, were Murray and […]

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Richmond Mutumbami and Ryan Burn see off Sandeep Lamichhane and Nepal

Zimbabwe 133 for 5 (Burl 41*, Mutumbami 40*, Lamichhane3-15beat Nepal 132 for 6 (Airee 40, Williams 2-19by five wickets Zimbabwe have had very little to cheer about in the past few months. They became the first Full Member to be suspended by the ICC and are now set to miss next year’s T20 World Cup. […]

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The Newest ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Trailer Is Ambiguous in the Worst Way

Cutting a game trailer can be tricky. You want to give potential players enough of a sense of the game without spoiling any important narrative beats. That can mean leaning on ambiguity and trope, using the established vernacular of your genre as a shorthand without giving too much away. However, leaving something ambiguous doesn’t excuse […]

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Financial “Yoda” retires after 40 year career

When Gold Coast man Russell Lenehan chose to spend his gap year working as a public servant, little did he know it would lead to a career spanning five decades – and the title of financial Yoda from his colleagues! Russell has retired after 40 years with the Department of Human Services on the Gold […]

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Everything We Know So Far About The Masked Singer’s Alien

The Masked Singer Australia may have only just gotten started, but already the question on everyone’s lips is which celebs are behind the extravagant costumes. One singer who certainly set the stage alight during the premiere episode was ‘Alien’, as they are currently simply known. Not only did they perform their first song of the […]

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Spreading the joy of reading in Indigenous communities

The Indigenous origins of a Melbourne suburb name and drawings of much love pets have been captured as part of a special fundraising project to mark Indigenous Literacy Day. A digital book has been created by staff from the Department of Human Services along with their families and friends to raise money for the Indigenous […]

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How to Stream All the Juicy UK TV Shows You’ve Been Busting to Watch

Have you ever been jealous of all the top quality TV people in the UK have right at their fingertips? Well, fear no more, as some of the best shows on British TV have landed down under via a new streaming service. That’s right, Acorn TV will provide us Aussies with an easy (not to […]

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Understanding Dementia through the eyes of a daughter

A dementia diagnosis taught Brisbane woman Maryanne Oliver to see the beauty in every moment she shares with her mother. Three years ago Maryanne’s mum was told she had dementia. While it was a relief to finally have some answers, it also changed their lives forever. Her parents had been enjoying travelling around the country […]

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DR Congo PM launches talks on forming government

DR Congo Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba on Wednesday began formal talks on forming a government, more than 11 weeks after his appointment, his office said. The task of forming a cabinet in the vast country has been hampered by the outcome of a disputed vote on December 30. The presidential elections were won by […]

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