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Australian academic pleads not guilty in trial with ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, official says | myanmar

An Australian academic who is being tried with ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of violating the country’s official secrets law testified in court for the first time on Thursday, a legal official has said. Sean Turnell, an economist at Sydney’s Macquarie University, had served as an adviser to Aung San Suu …

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Historians privately warn Biden: America's democracy is on the brink

Historians privately warn Biden: America’s democracy is on the brink

Placeholder while article actions load President Biden paused last week, during one of the busiest stretches of his presidency, for a nearly two-hour private history lesson from a group of academics who raised alarms about the dire condition of democracy at home and abroad. The conversation during a ferocious lightning storm on Aug. 4 unfolded …

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North Melbourne, Alastair Clarkson, coach, return, lengthy offer, contract, GWS Giants, race, David Noble, Leigh Adams

North Melbourne, Alastair Clarkson, coach, return, lengthy offer, contract, GWS Giants, race, David Noble, Leigh Adams

North Melbourne has reportedly tabled a “lengthy offer” to mastercoach Alastair Clarkson for 2023 and beyond. The Age reports a contract of at least five years has been put to Clarkson to join the Roos and take over from caretaker Leigh Adams. Fox Footy’s Mark Robinson said he believes the Clarkson-Kangaroos deal is “past the …

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Op shopper calls out exorbitant prices in Australian second hand stores

Op shopper calls out exorbitant prices in Australian second hand stores

An Australian TikTok identity and op-shop lover has called out second hand stores across the country for bumping up their prices as an op-shopping trend gains popularity. Melbourne based influencer Jaclyn has raised awareness through her platform about prices skyrocketing in her local thrift stores, saying she is “over” the price tags on recycled goods. …

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Gold nuggets, illicit drugs, $250k cash found during raid of Ballarat motel

A man has faced court in Ballarat after police discovered gold nuggets, illicit drugs, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. Key points: Gold nuggets worth $17K are among the items seized A man has been arrested and charged over the haul He made no application for bail and will return to court for …

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Sheriff candidates pledge to make Jacksonville safer

Sheriff candidates pledge to make Jacksonville safer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Five people who hope to become the next sheriff of Jacksonville met together Wednesday night and answered your questions about the biggest issues facing the city. The candidates vying to win the votes of Duval County residents include four Democrats — Lakesha Burton, Wayne Clark, Tony Cummings and Ken Jefferson. TK Waters …

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Buggles Child Care Beeliar fined after three young children walk out open gate and are found on path

Buggles Child Care Beeliar fined after three young children walk out open gate and are found on path

Three children under the age of four walked out of a childcare center in Perth’s south and were found playing on a footpath, prompting a fine for the operators of the service. Service provider ES5 Ltd, trading as Buggles Child Care Beeliar, was ordered to pay $22,000 and $2000 in costs by the State Administrative …

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What is the Fifth Amendment, and how has it been used?  : NPR

What is the Fifth Amendment, and how has it been used? : NPR

Former President Donald Trump departs Trump Tower, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in New York, on his way to the New York attorney general’s office for a deposition in a civil investigation. Julia Nikhinson/AP hide caption toggle caption Julia Nikhinson/AP Former President Donald Trump departs Trump Tower, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in New York, on his …

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Powerball winner: Grandmother says she 'couldn't move' after massive $20 million win

Powerball winner: Grandmother says she ‘couldn’t move’ after massive $20 million win

A grandmother in Melbourne’s west who woke up $20m richer after winning Powerball has revealed the secrets behind her newfound wealth. The Truganina woman held the only national division one winning entry in Powerball draw 1369 on Thursday, turning her into a multi-millionaire overnight. The lucky winner made the sage decision to switch up her …

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