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Returning Best sparks Knights to NRL win

Returning Best sparks Knights to NRL win

The return of youngster Bradman Best has sparked Newcastle to a comprehensive 34-24 NRL win over Canberra.The 19-year-old, making an early return from an ankle injury, scored a try and set up two more for winger Enari Tuala as the Knights ended a two-game losing run at an empty Suncorp Stadium.The clash had been rescheduled…

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Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country will make a funding announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. They will be joined by Kukpi7 Wayne Christian, Tribal Chief, Shuswap Nation…

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Petecio advances to gold medal fight in Tokyo Olympics

Petecio advances to gold medal fight in Tokyo Olympics

Philippines' Nesthy Petecio celebrates after winning against Italy's Irma Testa after their women's feather (54-57kg) semi-final boxing match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on July 31, 2021. (Photo by UESLEI MARCELINO / POOL / AFP) Nesthy Petecio continues to march deeper into the Tokyo Olympics with a majority…

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44 killings ‘unsolved’ in Region 1

44 killings ‘unsolved’ in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: Officers and members of the Citizens Movement Against Corruption, Crime, Illegal Drugs and Gambling Inc. on Friday released a list of 44 unsolved shootings and killings of public officials and ordinary citizens by motorcycle-riding gunmen in the four provinces of Region 1 (Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan)…

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Kitfox Design Group Releases The Vietnam Throw Blanket

Kitfox Design Group Releases The Vietnam Throw Blanket

Iron Mountain, MI, July 30, 2021 --(PR.com)-- Kitfox Design Group is proud to launch their latest and most exciting product yet, The Vietnam Throw blanket. A concerted effort to recognize our military’s history, and a humble nod and a thank you to the servicemen and women who fought in Vietnam.The Vietnam Throw is woven in a…

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Synzen Designs Possibly the Smallest 5G FPC Antenna on the Market

Synzen Designs Possibly the Smallest 5G FPC Antenna on the Market

Taipei, Taiwan, July 30, 2021 --(PR.com)-- ARCTURUS is the new flexible antenna for 5G/4G LTE/3G/2G/NB-IoT/CATM applications designed by Synzen Precision Technology. In today’s tech and electronics world, where the modern mantra is to think bigger and make smaller, ARCTURUS is perhaps the most compact and versatile 5G FPC antenna on the market.Measuring just 88mm x 14mm,…

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BJP evasive on Pegasus, to blame for logjam: Congress

BJP evasive on Pegasus, to blame for logjam: Congress

NEW DELHI: Congress on Thursday blamed BJP for the logjam in Parliament and said the government was “avoiding” discussion on the use of Pegasus spyware since it has “much to hide”. Accusing BJP MPs of “collectively insulting” Parliament with their conduct in the meeting of the House panel on information technology on Wednesday, which had…

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Celebs among 250 hit in sextortion racket

Celebs among 250 hit in sextortion racket

MUMBAI: Five youths, two of them engineers and one a minor, were recently arrested for allegedly running a nationwide racket in which they filmed men in the buff, indulged in sextortion and sold the obscene video clips on the internet. Police said the accused had made video clips of nearly 250 men and the money…

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Bob Moses: The Fullness of the Man

Bob Moses: The Fullness of the Man

More reflections on the passing of “a straight cat.” July 29, 2021 I once asked Bob Moses, who died on July 25 at the age of 86, for an example of empowering grassroots leadership. He replied, “Well, Mrs. [Hazel] Palmer… She really came to symbolize for me…this leadership phenomenon that Ella [Baker] pointed us to…

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Two Cheers for the Free Press

Two Cheers for the Free Press

And why Democratic attempts to cure excesses through censorship are not only wrong but stupid. July 29, 2021 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, France—Like a mattress tag—or one of those cookies-authorization things you sometimes have to click off your screen—it’s something you never stop to read: the words defense d’afficher / loi du 29 juillet 1881. Here in…

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Woman guilty of role in £4.2million diamond heist

Woman guilty of role in £4.2million diamond heist

A woman whose sleight of hand played an integral role in a £4.2million diamond heist has been found guilty at Southwark Crown Court.Lulu Lakatos – 60 (26.06.61) from the Saint Brieuc region of France, was found guilty of conspiracy to steal on Wednesday, 28 July following the conclusion of her trial.She was sentenced on the…

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Senators Reach Infrastructure Agreement

Senators Reach Infrastructure Agreement

A group of GOP senators said Wednesday they had reached an agreement with democrats on the major issues of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told lawmakers to be ready for a vote as soon as Wednesday night.  “We now have an agreement on the major issues,” Sen. Rob Portman…

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NY State Workers Must Get Vaccinated or Get Tested Weekly

NY State Workers Must Get Vaccinated or Get Tested Weekly

Despite a slew of sexual assault allegations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still running the show in New York, now requiring that state employees get vaccinated or face weekly testing. The governor also announced a stricter mandate for hospitals, saying that all “patient-facing” health care workers at those facilities must be vaccinated. Currently, as reported by…

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CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts…

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Philippines’ First Olympic Gold Isn’t Just a Sporting Victory. It Represents Much More.

Philippines’ First Olympic Gold Isn’t Just a Sporting Victory. It Represents Much More.

Gold medallist Hidilyn Diaz stands on the podium for the victory ceremony of the women’s 55kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo on July 26, 2021. Photo: Vincenzo PINTO / AFPThe timing was impeccable. She competed just minutes after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte finished his final, three-hour long…

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Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

Here's what you missed from Day 3 of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.July 26, 2021, 11:28 AM• 12 min readEach day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020…

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Mr Fluffy victims welcome federal asbestos database

Mr Fluffy victims welcome federal asbestos database

news, health, mr fluffy, asbestos, asbestos map, national asbestos map, canberra, canberra asbestosFor former Mr Fluffy homeowner Felicity Prideaux, news about a new federal system tracking properties with asbestos could not have come soon enough. "We had been worried about not all the homes being known about, so for the government to publish a list…

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National map to track asbestos sites

National map to track asbestos sites

news, latest-news, asbestos, asbestos map, national asbestos map, asbestos heat mapA national public database that could help predict which homes across the country contain asbestos is being developed by the federal government. A national residential asbestos heatmap, which will draw on pre-existing state and territory data along with artificial intelligence, is in the early stages…

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China reports 32 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 32 new COVID-19 cases

Asia FILE PHOTO: People line up at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile vaccination unit in Beijing, China, April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter 25 Jul 2021 09:51AM (Updated: 25 Jul 2021 10:00AM) BEIJING: China reported on Sunday (Jul 25) 32 new COVID-19 cases in the mainland on Jul 24, down from 35 cases a day earlier, the…

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COVID-19 deaths in the Philippines cross 27,000

COVID-19 deaths in the Philippines cross 27,000

(Philstar.com) - July 24, 2021 - 4:00pm MANILA, Philippines — Local health authorities on Saturday reported 6,216 more COVID-19 infections, bringing the national caseload to 1,543,281. Active cases: 54,401 or 3.5% of the total Recoveries: 6,778, pushing total to 1,461,749 Deaths: 241, bringing total to 27,131  The Department of Health said the "technical issue" which prevented…

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