South Korea fights back to beat Qatar (AP)

South Korea fights back to beat Qatar (AP)

By John Duerden –APon October 6, 2016, 11:09 pm Tottenham forward Son Heung-min scored the winner as South Korea rallied for a 3-2 comeback victory over Qatar in Asian qualifying for the World Cup. Swansea midfielder Ki Seung-yeung opened the scoring in the 11th minute, but Qatar hit back with goals from Hasan Al Haydos and Sebastian Soria to lead 2-1 at halftime. Ji Dong-won equalised in the 56th, two minutes before Son Son curled home the winner just before the hour-mark. South Korea now has seven points from three…

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Teachers, parents urged to embrace technology for children's benefit

Teachers, parents urged to embrace technology for children's benefit

Posted October 06, 2016 20:06:30 Photo: Experts said balancing digital device use was like balancing a healthy diet. (Supplied: Early Childhood Australia) Early childhood experts say parents and educators should embrace digital devices for learning and play to ensure children are prepared for the future. Academics and educators converged on a national early childhood learning conference in Darwin this week, and exposure to digital technology was being spruiked as essential for child development. US-based academic Dr Chip Donohue said while it was important to recognise not all parents and teachers…

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Man fighting for life after attack at Perth home

Man fighting for life after attack at Perth home

Posted October 07, 2016 09:26:36 Photo: Police have cordoned off the house on Pearl Street, Cloverdale. (ABC News) A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being assaulted in the eastern Perth suburb of Cloverdale. Police were called to a home in Pearl Road last night found the man, believed to be aged in his 50s, with serious head injuries. Paramedics treated him at the scene before taking him to Royal Perth Hospital. His condition is listed as critical and he is understood to have undergone surgery. Detectives…

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