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Missing the mark: could AFL’s new deal leave fewer games on free-to-air TV?

Rupert Murdoch sat behind a microphone, a hand pass away from a yellow Sherrin, and declared, “we have always preferred Aussie rules”. It was August 2015 and Murdoch was speaking

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Diversity goals not met for pediatric academic faculty in the US

Emma A. Omoruyi, M.D., M.P.H., from the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and colleagues examined pediatric faculty diversity trends and compared racial/ethnic

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India e-commerce firms ramp up hiring of delivery workers for shopping season

India’s e-commerce companies are adding delivery personnel at a rapid pace, fearing a labour shortage might cause them to lose out in one of the biggest annual shopping seasons that

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Dozens of Whole Foods stores will soon let you pay with just a scan of your palm

Amazon’s palm-scanning technology is expanding to 65 Whole Foods locations across California. The checkout devices were introduced in 2020 as part of the Amazon One payment service, allowing customers to

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DVLA warns of £1,000 fine for failing to disclose common medical conditions

Motorists are being warned that they could face a hefty £1,000 fine for failing to declare certain common medical conditions. In many cases you will be allowed to drive with

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A new wave: return to golden era beckons for Australian men’s surfing

Against a backdrop of successive eras of champions, the past few years have been a fallow season for Australian men’s surfing. For decades they were a dominant force on the

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Sleepless and selfish: Lack of sleep makes us less generous

Humans help each other—it’s one of the foundations of civilized society. But a new study by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, reveals that a lack of sleep blunts

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Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo was found guilty of spying for the government of Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Bloomberg. The jury handed down its judgment in a

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Mum who ate 5 doughnuts a day looks like ‘different person’ after losing 7st

A mum has revealed how she became addicted to sugar after giving birth to her daughter – sometimes scoffing five doughnuts a day and a jar of Nutella a week.

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Tottenham’s attacking quartet look to secure the edge over Chelsea

As Chelsea and Tottenham contemplate Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge and the latest instalment in their own sub-epic two-hander, it is tempting to see another example of the Trigger’s Broom

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