Sharks upset by Titans after Eels, Cowboys win

Sharks upset by Titans after Eels, Cowboys win

Updated April 22, 2017 22:33:06 Photo: Pulu’s four-pointer won the game for the Titans late on. (AAP: Craig Golding) Related Story: Controversial try against Rabbitohs should not have been allowed, refs boss says The Gold Coast Titans have upset Cronulla 16-12 thanks to a last-gasp try to Leivaha Pulu. Their victory came after Parramatta edged the Panthers and the Cowboys managed to beat Newcastle in Townsville. Pulu had scored one try in his 31-game career coming into Saturday’s game, but managed to double up, including the game-winner against the Sharks….

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Cyclist Scarponi killed in road accident while training

Cyclist Scarponi killed in road accident while training

Updated April 22, 2017 22:25:31 Photo: Scarponi is survived by his wife and two children. (Reuters: Alessandro Garofalo) Michele Scarponi, the 2011 Giro d’Italia champion, has been killed in a road accident after being hit by a van while training close to his home in Filottrano, Italy, his Astana team said on Saturday. Scarponi, 37, left home early on Saturday morning (local time) for a training ride where the accident occurred at a crossroads. “This is a tragedy too big to be written,” Astana said in a statement. “We left…

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Unions vow to take on Amazon as its harsh reputation precedes it

Unions vow to take on Amazon as its harsh reputation precedes it

Fulfilment centre or satanic mill? Around the world, Amazon is famous for its low prices, fast delivery, ruthless efficiency and antipathy towards unions that say it treats workers like robots. Play VideoDon’t Play How 457 visa changes are hitting start-ups Play VideoDon’t Play Previous slideNext slide Amazon by the numbers Amazon by the numbers Get to know the online retail giant before it sets up shop on Australian shores. How 457 visa changes are hitting start-ups Play VideoDon’t Play How 457 visa changes are hitting start-ups How 457 visa changes are…

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Artists' Anzac tribute to digger who fought at battle for Bullecourt

Artists' Anzac tribute to digger who fought at battle for Bullecourt

Posted April 23, 2017 05:59:58 Gallery: Paintings by Garry Dolan Related Story: Nurse executed on Banka remembered in Anzac Day placemat An Australian digger will be honoured with art in the village of Bullecourt, France next week — a century after he was killed there in one of the major battles of the Somme campaign of World War I. Harold Prosser died on May 3, 1917, on the first day of the second battle of Bullecourt in which 7,500 Australians were killed or wounded. Queensland artist Garry Dolan has produced…

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Paris attack casts shadow over French election

Paris attack casts shadow over French election

The three main candidates canceled campaign events and instead made televised statements in which they competed to talk tough on security and vowed a crackdown on ISIS. One police officer died after a gunman wielding a machine gun leapt out of a car and opened fire on the Champs-Elysees, Paris’s most famous boulevard, as candidates were engaging in their final TV debate. The far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, demanded the closure of all Islamist mosques. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve accused her of trying to capitalize on the attack. ISIS swiftly…

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