City starts season with tight win over Wellington

City starts season with tight win over Wellington

Posted October 08, 2016 20:07:20 Photo: Unmissable… Anthony Caceres strolls into an open goal to score against Wellington. (AAP: Ross Setford) Melbourne City have shaken off a second-half red card to battle to a gritty 1-0 win over the Phoenix in their A-League season opener in Wellington. City looked firmly in control after Anthony Caceres’s 31st-minute goal, but a 58th-minute red card to keeper Thomas Sorensen turned the game upside down. Phoenix striker Roy Krishna had pounced on a loose back pass and the ball struck a rushing Sorensen, outside…

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Big police operation in Germany

Big police operation in Germany

He was named by police as Jaber Albakr. He was born Jan. 10, 1994 and is from the Damascus countryside, police said. The details emerged during a large-scale police operation in the city of Chemnitz. Two people were arrested at the city’s train station, police said, and their luggage was being searched. The station was temporarily cordoned off, police said. Another person was arrested in the city center. Police said they believe the person was in contact with the suspect. Officers found traces of explosives in their search of an…

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Trump dismisses Republican leaders calls to quit

Trump dismisses Republican leaders calls to quit

Posted October 09, 2016 07:15:11 Republican leaders from Utah to Alabama have called on Donald Trump to leave the presidential race as a party in crisis grappled with the fallout from its White House nominee’s vulgar and sexually-charged comments caught on tape. Key points: Donald Trump captured on tape making crude remarks about woman Trump apologises, but says issue is a ‘distraction’ Republican nominee promises to reveal details of alleged ‘abuse’ by Bill Clinton Mr Trump said Saturday he would “never” quit. House Speaker Paul Ryan and various other high-profile…

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Sydney FC delivers derby humiliation to Wanderers

Sydney FC delivers derby humiliation to Wanderers

Updated October 08, 2016 22:21:11 Photo: The goals came thick and fast for the Sky Blues in the second half. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Western Sydney’s A-League derby drought will surpass three years after Sydney FC soared to an emphatic 4-0 victory to leave its crosstown rivals empty-handed yet again. The Sky Blues ran rampant in front of a record crowd of 61,880 at Sydney’s Olympic stadium, where former Besiktas teammates Bobo and Filip Holosko seamlessly scored the first two goals, before whizkid Brandon O’Neill executed an exquisite 85th-minute free-kick and…

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‘It absolutely took a toll on me’

‘It absolutely took a toll on me’

CHRIS Hemsworth, Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce … add Maggie Naouri to the list of graduates from the internationally-renowned Neighbours school of acting. “It was my first job out of VCA and a fantastic start,” says the star of Joe Cinque’s Consolation, a film based on the true story of Canberra law student Anu Singh who killed her boyfriend with a lethal dose of heroin after first lacing his coffee with the sedative Rohypnol. Naouri’s guest appearance on the long-running Channel Ten soap as flirtatious journalist Ruby Knox led to a…

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