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ASX tipped to snap back

ASX tipped to snap back

SUMMARY: The ASX is set to snap back from Monday's sell-off after a much anticipated speech from a US Federal Reserve member helped calm fears of an imminent rate rise in the world's most important economy and Wall Street rebounded from Friday's rout.

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Nice and Italy striker Mario Balotelli says Liverpool transfer was his worst mistake

Nice and Italy striker Mario Balotelli says Liverpool transfer was his worst mistake

SUMMARY: The 26-year-old former Inter Milan and Manchester City forward helped Nice to a 3-2 win over Olympique Marseille in his Ligue 1 debut on Sunday, to leave his team second in league standings, behind leaders Monaco on goal difference.

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Teenager Brayden Davidson breaks Australia's athletics gold medal duck at Rio Paralympics

Teenager Brayden Davidson breaks Australia's athletics gold medal duck at Rio Paralympics

SUMMARY: But Brayden Davidson has done what no other Australian track and field competitor has been able to do so far: win a gold medal.

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Snapchat video of Jarryd Hayne with alleged Hells Angel prompts NRL investigation

Snapchat video of Jarryd Hayne with alleged Hells Angel prompts NRL investigation

SUMMARY: Footage of rugby league superstar and Gold Coast Titans recruit Jarryd Hayne partying with an alleged Hells Angels gang member has been referred to the NRL Integrity Unit, the NRL has confirmed.

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Rickie Fowler, JB Holmes and Matt Kuchar called up for US team

Rickie Fowler, JB Holmes and Matt Kuchar called up for US team

SUMMARY: United States captain Davis Love III focused on "what fits best for our team" in naming Rickie Fowler, JB Holmes and Matt Kuchar as three of his four wildcard picks for this month's Ryder Cup against Europe.

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Ex-Burkina Faso player Idrissa Ben Derme dies during French Cup tie

Ex-Burkina Faso player Idrissa Ben Derme dies during French Cup tie

SUMMARY: Former Burkina Faso international Idrissa Ben Derme died after a suspected heart attack in a French Cup third-round tie at the weekend, his club said on Monday.

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Harriet Wran leaves Silverwater jail after serving sentence connected with drug death

Harriet Wran leaves Silverwater jail after serving sentence connected with drug death

SUMMARY: Wran, 28, emerged from Silverwater jail just after 7am on Tuesday and was driven out of the complex in a silver Audi with her mother Jill Hickson Wran and brother Hugo.

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the cost of stopping the boats put at $9.6 billion

the cost of stopping the boats put at $9.6 billion

SUMMARY: Called At What Cost?, the 80-page report represents the most comprehensive attempt to reveal the cost of Australia's hardline policy on boat arrivals, drawing on publicly-available data on the costs of maintaining offshore and onshore detention centres, boat turn-backs and the failed Cambodian resettlement agreement.

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Steve J gets right ban

Steve J gets right ban

SUMMARY: Johnson deserved the right to go to the tribunal to argue his case, and be told the punishment was right, without facing a double penalty.

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GWS Giants star Shane Mumford accused of taunting Lance Franklin over mental health issues

GWS Giants star Shane Mumford accused of taunting Lance Franklin over mental health issues

SUMMARY: Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford was involved in an alleged mental health sledge on Swans superstar Lance Franklin in Saturday's all-Sydney final.

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Arkansas court won't let judge hear execution cases again

Arkansas court won't let judge hear execution cases again

SUMMARY: — The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't allow a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug to resume hearing execution cases.

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Key panel approving $250 million for election security

Key panel approving $250 million for election security

SUMMARY: The committee's top Democrat, Patrick Leahy, said "funding election security grants is a matter of national security."

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Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

SUMMARY: NEW YORK — President Donald Trump asked a federal judge Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns.

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President Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

President Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

SUMMARY: Asked in an interview with Fox News if Powell's job was safe, Trump said, "It's safe.

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READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records

READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records

SUMMARY: (CNN) President Donald Trump is suing his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA and New York district attorney Cyrus Vance to attempt to stop his accounting records from being sent to the local prosecutor.

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Senate postpones consideration of Trump nominee Issa for trade role

Senate postpones consideration of Trump nominee Issa for trade role

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) enters Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 14, 2016.

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Trump sues Manhattan district attorney Vance over subpoenas

Trump sues Manhattan district attorney Vance over subpoenas

SUMMARY: NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday over subpoenas issued by the state prosecutor’s office.

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The Latest: Trump denies saying anything 'inappropriate'

The Latest: Trump denies saying anything 'inappropriate'

SUMMARY: WASHINGTON — The Latest on a reported whistleblower allegation that President Donald Trump made an unspecified "promise" to a foreign leader (all times local):8:55 a.m.President Donald Trump says he would never say anything "inappropriate" on a call with a foreign leader.

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Elaine Chao, Andrew Wheeler call out California over environmental efforts

Elaine Chao, Andrew Wheeler call out California over environmental efforts

SUMMARY: The state's Clean Air Act waiver allowed it to set vehicle emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standards.

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Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

SUMMARY: In that case, Trump sued a US House committee and Mazars after the committee subpoenaed eight years of accounting records earlier this spring.

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