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 2019-08-17 13:32 

Sydney Morning Herald

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I'll remember you well, the Westbury Hotel...

A bastion of inner-city bohemia is on its last legs....

 2019-08-17 13:30 

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Long Tan: the day the music stopped for Australia in Vietnam...

The battle of Long Tan on August 18, 1966, was one of the deadliest days for Australians during the Vietnam War. It also proved a victory. Ross Smith monitored the whole thing from nearby Nui Dat. Here is his story....

 2019-08-17 13:13 

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Why we should all ignore Trump's toxic tweets...

If the world stopped paying attention, then maybe he would stop his tweeting....

 2019-08-17 13:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bombers book finals berth with big win over Dockers...

Essendon's 32-point win over Fremantle at Optus Stadium on Saturday night has cemented their place in the top eight....

 2019-08-17 13:00 

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Ponting may link up with Australia squad in England after Waugh leaves...

Australia hope to compensate for the departure of Steve Waugh after Lord's by having Ricky Ponting join training sessions during the remainder of the Ashes....

 2019-08-17 13:00 

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Irish author dives deep into the madness of Boris the 'clown' and Brexit...

How does a privileged, modern, Western European country imagine itself to be intolerably oppressed, Fintan O'Toole asks in his latest book....

 2019-08-17 12:47 

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Under-pressure Boomers rebound against Canada...

In a drastic improvement, the Australian team nailed 12 of 31 attempts from beyond the arc to pull away from a gallant Canada....

 2019-08-17 12:45 

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Stewards grill Clipperton after off-key Irish Songs ride...

A frustrated chief steward Marc Van Gestel labelled Sam Clipperton's effort on Irish Songs "half-hearted4; and questioned if the horse "was there to win or just be the horse hitting the line" in a lengthy inquiry at Randwick on Saturday...

 2019-08-17 12:41 

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Pandemic another star in Godolphin's three-year-old ranks...

Godolphin's wealth of three-year-old talent appears in endless supply after Pandemic briefly held the 1100m Kensington track record at just his second start on an afternoon where James Cummings' blue army also got two group races in Melbourne....

 2019-08-17 12:38 

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Hungry like the Wolfe: Japanese stayer keeps Cups dream alive...

The dream that started in Japan several years ago when Gai Waterhouse purchased Wolfe continues to burn bright after the stayer returned in great style to take the Premier's Cup Prelude on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday....

 2019-08-17 12:30 

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Rough and steady: Hawthorn legend leaves behind serious body of work...

'Genuine star' Jarryd Roughead is one of those rarities without an obvious likeness in any era....

 2019-08-17 12:26 

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Brown's 10 goals crush Port and thrust Coleman race wide open...

Ben Brown demolished the Power with 10 goals, the first time a Roos player had kicked that many since Wayne Carey in 1999....

 2019-08-17 12:24 

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It's been a big week in art ... with Jim Pavlidis...

All aboard the Teague train! How did Carlton, the most Rolls-Royce of footy clubs, symbolically morph into the mode of transport favoured by Communist leaders?...

 2019-08-17 12:10 

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Don't write off Wallabies after big loss last week it was us: Hansen...

The score may have been a blowout but Steve Hansen says Australia and New Zealand are separated only by fine margins and both will be threats in Japan....

 2019-08-17 12:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Queensland flood volunteer's years of pain after cut turned into infection...

Andrew Gough hasn't worked for months, can't drive anymore and is unable to play ball games with his children....

 2019-08-17 11:51 

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Woman wanted after Gold Coast siege...

A pair, both aged 29, allegedly threatened a taxi driver with a firearm and forced him to drive to a service station located on Ferry Road in Southport about 7.45pm on Friday....

 2019-08-17 11:44 

Sydney Morning Herald

Souths in crisis as Kieran Foran inspires a Bulldogs boilover...

Injuries to Sam Burgess and Braidon Burns, as well as a concussion for Tom Burgess, added to Souths' woes as they were stunned 14-6 by Kieran Foran's Dogs....

 2019-08-17 11:36 

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Rumour and ruction on the way to press...

On a Saturday night 30 years ago, teams of journalists worked feverishly to launch three new Sunday mastheads....

 2019-08-17 11:33 

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Government MPs sound alarm over Chinese government influence at Australian universities...

A "crisis of leadership" amid "deliberate efforts to influence": Four government politicians have warned the Chinese Communist Party has too much sway at Australian universities following an unprecedented week of rising tensions in Hong Ko...

 2019-08-17 11:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

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8Days-Your one-stop guide to the week ahead: August 18 to 25...

The best of what's on in art, music, theatre, exhibitions, festivals, markets and more....

 2019-08-17 11:24 

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Magpies fine 'Phill Inn' Sier for lying, but he's free to play...

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says the midfielder has been sanctioned, but the club need 'all hands on deck' as finals approach....

 2019-08-17 11:13 

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Emergency room doctors say stabbing 'could have been avoided'...

The peak body for emergency room doctors says they warned authorities a tragedy like the fatal Sydney knife attack was inevitable if governments did not act to fix the crisis in hospital EDs....

 2019-08-17 11:00 

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The rise of caretakers will bring more coach trials ... and sackings...

The AFL trials rules before their introduction; why shouldn't clubs do this, when faced with choosing a senior coach?...

 2019-08-17 11:00 

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Banged-up Swallow in his moment of Zen...

Andrew Swallow's journey reflects his club: great talent and early optimism, cruelled by serious, sometimes freakish injuries that put him back at square one....

 2019-08-17 10:42 

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Sinners are winners: Raiders clean up Storm on bin night...

The Storm fell to the Green Machine in a pre-finals boilover that should send signals to the rest of the NRL....

 2019-08-17 10:40 

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Armstrong paves the way for Indigenous children, as others did for him...

Tony Armstrong knows he will be breaking glass ceilings when he debuts this weekend....

 2019-08-17 10:30 

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Sport Thought: An astounding achievement of pure will...

I count myself as one of the very luckiest of footballers to have played with him, and to have watched the Polly Show from the front stalls....

 2019-08-17 10:18 

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'It really hurts': Pain of Bledisloe defeat won't dim World Cup hopes, says Genia...

Will Genia couldn't hide his disappointment after another Bledisloe Cup hiding in New Zealand, but the veteran halfback insists it won't have any lasting impact....

 2019-08-17 10:09 

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The Ashes 2019, second Test, day four LIVE: Australia vs England at Lord's...

Australia face England on day four of the second Test at Lord's with six wickets in hand and aiming to chip away at the home side's first innings....

 2019-08-17 10:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Accused Gold Coast gunman is son of pro-gun Love Australia or Leave Party founder...

Jaimie Ronald Madden, 29, surrendered peacefully to heavily armed specialist police at Freedom Fuels service station on Nerang Street in Southport....

 2019-08-17 10:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Push on to double the amount of medication patients can pick up...

Australians could pick up two months worth of commonly prescribed PBS medicines in a single trip to the chemist - and pay less for them - under a plan being considered by the federal government....

 2019-08-17 10:00 

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Loss to Carlton won't impact on my coaching hopes: Ratten...

While Ratten awaits a call on whether he will be St Kilda's new coach, the Blues continue to roll on the "Teague train"....

 2019-08-17 09:53 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Law firm with Deputy Premier as stakeholder given more than $5m in government fees...

The law firm in question, DWF Australia, has rejected any implication of "improper process" in the firm's appointment....

 2019-08-17 09:53 

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Law firm with Deputy Premier as stakeholder earned more than $5m in government fees...

The law firm in question, DWF Australia, has rejected any implication of "improper process" in the firm's appointment....

 2019-08-17 09:46 

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Early taste of finals for Cats and Lions in hard-fought thriller...

Coaches Chris Fagan and Chris Scott agreed Saturday's match was ideal finals preparation for both sides, who may yet meet again in September....

 2019-08-17 09:40 

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Wallabies crash back to earth with another Eden Park hammering...

With expectations high the Australians could finally snap a 17-year Bledisloe Cup losing streak against the All Blacks, the home side hit back in kind....

 2019-08-17 09:26 

Sydney Morning Herald

Alan Jones' contract will be torn up if he repeats Ardern comments, employer says...

The prominent Sydney broadcaster publicly apologised on Friday for saying Scott Morrison should "shove a sock" down Jacinda Ardern's throat....

 2019-08-17 09:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

Magpies stake claim for top-four spot with thumping win...

The Crows have lost six of their past eight matches since the June bye and Collingwood made them look lead-footed and second-rate....

 2019-08-17 08:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Bailed bikie boss jets off, only to be sent home by Thai authorities...

Mick Murray was expecting to spend a fortnight in the sun. Instead he found himself back at Melbourne Airport on Saturday afternoon after being refused entry to Thailand....

 2019-08-17 08:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Best of cartoons, August 18, 2019...

Our talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day....

 2019-08-17 08:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

Magpies lose Browne but upset NSW Swifts...

Picking up seven points from Saturday's win, the Magpies jumped into fourth place after beating the ladder leaders....

 2019-08-17 08:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Priority target: Eels eye Cronulla's Matt Prior to bolster pack...

If Matt Prior is squeezed out of cash-strapped Cronulla, expect the Eels to make a play....

 2019-08-17 07:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

Mystic Journey shows she is on target for Cox Plate bid...

Star Tassie galloper made an excellent seasonal debut with a group 2 win in the PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. The Cox is her target...

 2019-08-17 07:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

Is this Hugh Jackman's greatest show?...

The star and his backup dancers whip up the kind of triple-threat storm musical theatre fans live for....

 2019-08-17 07:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

Wallaroos on the wrong side of another Black Ferns bloodbath...

The class and skill of the New Zealand women's team was on display once more in another ruthless display against Australia....

 2019-08-17 07:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sandpaper, mints and glass houses: Where has all the reverse swing gone?...

Reverse swing has been a staple in world cricket in recent decades, playing a key role in many series. But not at during these Ashes so far....

 2019-08-17 07:26 

Sydney Morning Herald

Anti-Hong Kong protest in Sydney marred by ugly confrontation...

A man holding a Taiwanese flag had to be escorted away by police after he was confronted by pro-China protesters at Town Hall....

 2019-08-17 07:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

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World of Photos, 18 August, 2019...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors....

 2019-08-17 07:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

Lions edge out Cats to soar to top spot...

In the end, it was a miracle on grass: after trailing all game, the Lions overran the Cats to win by a point....

 2019-08-17 07:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

Pearce, Ponga breathe life into Knights in North Queensland thrashing...

Newcastle have finally snapped their wretched run of form, routing the Cowboys to keep their finals hopes flickering....

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