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‘Gladiator School’: Inside the notorious prison holding Harvey Weinstein

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Disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault charges in New York and was been sent away in handcuffs to the city’s notorious Rikers Island prison.

Norwegian energy giant ends Great Australian Bight oil exploration project

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Norwegian energy company Equinor is pulling out of a planned oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight after sustained pressure from environmental activists.

Mercedes-Benz failed to initiate Takata airbag recall on some $113k vehicles

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Australia’s consumer watchdog has announced it found Mercedes-Benz Australia had failed to initiate a recall of certain C class and E class vehicles.

SA man nearly seven times over the legal limit

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A South Australian man has been caught driving nearly seven times the legal alcohol limit.

‘Popular’ train pilot mourned after derailment disaster

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The Victorian pilot of the train which derailed north of Melbourne has been remembered as a “popular member” of staff by colleagues.

Robbers steal ‘irreplaceable’ diamond made from ashes

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When robbers broke into Brisbane widow Terry Delaney’s apartment on Valentine’s Day, they made off with all the usual things like handbags and wallets.

Nurse performs CPR after woman hit by cyclist in Sydney’s inner west

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An off-duty nurse stepped in to perform CPR this morning after a woman was hit by a cyclist while crossing a road in Sydney’s inner west this morning.

Nigeria probes ‘horrific’ video of endangered manatee being tortured

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Nigeria’s environment ministry has launched an investigation after discovering a video of an endangered manatee being dragged along a road by a group of men.

ASX sheds $50b as investors spook on coronavirus fears

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The ASX 200 has fallen 163.1 points or 2.34 per cent as investors worry the coronavirus epidemic will halt global trade.

Jeanswest saved by Hong Kong family

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A Hong Kong family has bought collapsed clothing retailer Jeanswest, saving the jobs of 680 employees in Australia.

Labor wants Bettinna Arndt stripped of honours after “reckless and abhorrent” comments

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Labor frontbenchers Penny Wong and Kristina Keneally are demanding men’s rights activist Bettina Arndt be stripped of her Order of Australia.

The ‘real moment of disbelief’ as Weinstein found guilty of rape

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Throughout the trial, Weinstein has walked in and out of court with his walker and his lawyers – a free man like everyone else –though his reputation tarnished, still a free man. But today, he became a convicted rapist.

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