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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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Cory Bernardi deregistering Australian Conservatives Party

Cory Bernardi deregistering Australian Conservatives Party

SUMMARY: Cory Bernardi deregistering Australian Conservatives PartyPostedColourful senator Cory Bernardi has announced his Australian Conservatives will be no more, due to the party's poor performance at the ballot box and a lack of money.

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1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

SUMMARY: Texas seems like a bit of a gamble, with 27% of emergency room visits and 38% of in-network hospital stays triggering at least one such bill.

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Alabama's Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday

Alabama's Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday

SUMMARY: MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce today if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020.

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Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

SUMMARY: "He looked about 12 years old," Dille said.

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Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

SUMMARY: Compared with its feats of the 1960s and 1970s, the U.S. space program is now a second thought, he said.

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Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill

SUMMARY: — The state public health officer, who is a doctor, could revoke any that don't meet national guidelines.

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Alaska lawmakers weigh governor's call for new session venue

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor's call for new session venue

SUMMARY: WASILLA, Alaska — When Alaska Gov.

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Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor

SUMMARY: LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it.

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Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules

SUMMARY: “The proposal is that any country that does data localization, then it (H-1B visas) would be limited to about 15% of the quota.

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Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg

Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg

SUMMARY: Trump is pressuring the Fed to reduce rates, saying in October that the central bank had “gone crazy” under Powell.

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