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Australia’s Shorten sets 100-day target to boost overtime pay

04 April, 2019 11:39 am 11:39 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten gave himself 100 days to make sure that low-paid workers get more money for working overtime if he wins next month’s election. Labor party leader Shorten, a former union organiser, said on Saturday he would reverse the decision by a tribunal to cut overtime pay in several … Read More




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Smith, Warner return for Australia’s World Cup defence

04 April, 2019 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The return of Steve Smith and David Warner to Australia’s squad for the Cricket World Cup came as little surprise on Monday but selectors still managed to cause a stir by omitting strike bowler Josh Hazlewood and in-form batsman Peter Handscomb. Former skipper Smith and Warner were eligible for Aaron Finch’s side … Read More




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One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

04 April, 2019 2:59 pm 2:59 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted horrific injuries that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related. Australia has some of the world’s toughest gun control laws, adopted after its … Read More




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No Usman Khawaja in Shane Warne’s Australia World Cup squad

04 April, 2019 4:26 pm 4:26 pm

SYDNEY (92 News) – If it were up to Shane Warne, Usman Khawaja wouldn’t be selected in Australia’s 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Khawaja is the leading run-scorer in one-day internationals in 2019, with 769 runs in 13 matches, at an average of 59.15. But despite that, Warne, tweeting out … Read More




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Dutch adventurer finishes three-year electric car journey in Australia

04 April, 2019 10:05 pm 10:05 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – As Wiebe Wakker turned off his car in Sydney, Australia on Sunday afternoon it marked the end of a more than three-year journey for the Dutch adventurer and Blue Bandit, his converted electric Volkswagen Golf. Wakker’s Plug Me In initiative is the longest journey in an electric car ever recorded and was … Read More




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Soccer player Morgan scores 100th international goal as US beat Australia

04 April, 2019 10:26 am 10:26 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Forward Alex Morgan reached a personal milestone with her 100th international goal as the United States beat Australia 5-3 in a friendly in Colorado. In opening the scoring in the 15th minute with a superb solo run capped by a precise finish, Morgan became the seventh American woman — 17th from any … Read More




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Australia seal a clean sweep over Pakistan despite Haris’s ton

04 April, 2019 9:51 am 9:51 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Chasing 328, Pakistan got off to the worst possible start when Abid Ali, who made a century on ODI debut in the fourth game of the series, was brought crashing back down to earth, nicking Jason Behrendorff behind first ball. Haris Sohail and Shan Masood pieced together a strong response, taking … Read More




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Australia plans tougher social media laws for failing to thwart violent con...

03 March, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government. The March 15 massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which … Read More




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Pakistan seek consolation win against Australia in 5th ODI today

03 March, 2019 7:02 am 7:02 am

DUBAI – Australia haven’t swept a bilateral ODI series 5-0 since 2013, when they hosted West Indies, but they are well-placed to do so again when they meet Pakistan in the final one-day international in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan’s idea behind resting their seniors for this ODI series was to test their bench strength ahead … Read More




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Personal form gives captain Finch fewer sleepless nights

03 March, 2019 11:29 am 11:29 am

SHARJAH (92 News) – Aaron Finch is riding on a high, both as opener and Australia captain. While he came within 10 runs of becoming the first Australian batsman to hit three one-day international centuries in a row, his team are set to go into the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 with series wins … Read More




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Australia beat Pakistan by 80 runs, seal series 3-0

03 March, 2019 12:09 am 12:09 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Australia beat Pakistan by 80 runs in the third one-day international (ODI) against in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Adam Zampa takes his ODI best 4 for 43 while Pat Cummins takes 3 for 24 as Pakistan are bowled out for 186 and Australia won by 80 runs in Abu Dhabi. … Read More




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Pakistan look to win next three ODIs against Australia

03 March, 2019 3:01 pm 3:01 pm

SHARJAH – Pakistan have never beaten Australia in a bilateral ODI series in the UAE, and to reverse that, they will have to win the next three matches of the ongoing series, starting with the third ODI on Wednesday. Just how much difference can a single series make? Australia came to India as an unfancied … Read More




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Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in 2nd ODI

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

SHARJAH Reuters) – A record opening stand by centurion Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja fired Australia to an eight-wicket win over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Sharjah on Sunday but the victory was soured by an injury to seamer Jhye Richardson. Finch, who hit 116 in the first game, posted a career-best unbeaten … Read More




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Finch century leads Australia to 8-wicket win over Pakistan in 1st ODI

03 March, 2019 12:02 am 12:02 am

SHARJAH – A 12th ODI hundred from the Australia captain Aaron Finch helped Australia to a comfortable eight wicket win over Pakistan in Sharjah. Finch, ably assisted by Shaun Marsh, laid the foundations for what was ultimately a stress-free pursuit of Pakistan’s 280/5. In retrospect, Pakistan will have mixed feelings on their first innings effort. … Read More




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Pakistan-Australia ODI series to kick off in Sharjah today

03 March, 2019 8:00 am 8:00 am

SHARJAH (92 News) – A new-look, younger Pakistan side faces a resurgent Australia in the first of five one-day internationals in Sharjah on Friday. Pakistan have rested their six key players – captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi, allowing bench players a chance to grab a … Read More




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