Kittel claims fifth Tour de France stage win

Kittel claims fifth Tour de France stage win

Updated July 13, 2017 08:48:21 Photo: Marcel Kittel (centre) left it late to launch his sprint but easily beat Dylan Groenewegen and Edvald Boasson Hagen. (Reuters: Christian Hartmann) Related Story: ‘Lucky’ Porte reflects on horrifying Tour de France crash Related Story: Kittel untouchable again as Froome sits pretty in yellow German Marcel Kittel was once again a cut above the rest as he claimed his fifth victory in this year’s Tour de France, winning a crash-ridden 11th stage in emphatic style. The Quick-Step Floors rider, who now has 14 stages…

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Video shows Trump with associates tied to email controversy

Video shows Trump with associates tied to email controversy

The video shows the future President Donald Trump attending a dinner with an Azerbaijani-Russian family who became Trump’s business partners in Las Vegas in June 2013. It also shows their publicist, Rob Goldstone, who would later send Donald Trump Jr. the emails that have brought the eldest Trump son to the center of the controversy over possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russia. Goldstone, who is also seen in the video talking with Trump, claimed in the 2016 emails that damaging information against Hillary Clinton surfaced after a meeting…

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Seven's legal costs would drive Amber Harrison 'into bankruptcy'

Seven's legal costs would drive Amber Harrison 'into bankruptcy'

Updated July 12, 2017 15:47:07 The former lover of Seven West Media boss Tim Worner told the Supreme Court she will be “driven into bankruptcy” if she is forced to pay the company’s legal costs. Amber Harrison has already consented to a gag order, banning her from speaking publicly about her affair with the media boss or releasing confidential information about the company. Now Seven West is pursuing her for legal costs. But the former executive assistant who had an ill-fated affair with Seven West Media chief executive Tim Worner…

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Australia a 'place of choice' for money laundering: ANZ

Australia a 'place of choice' for money laundering: ANZ

Posted July 13, 2017 05:29:06 ANZ Bank says a lack of political will has seen successive Australian governments fail to extend money laundering laws to cover lawyers, real estate agents and accountants. Key points: Australia’s anti-money laundering law does not cover real estate agents, lawyers and accountants The lack of regulation makes Australia an attractive target for money launderers, says ANZ Real estate and law bodies have raised concerns over cost of new legislation Australia’s hot property market is an attractive haven for criminals, with estimates that billions of dollars…

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Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

Image copyrightBAS Image caption It’s currently mid-winter in the Antarctic. The berg-producing crack was last filmed in the summerOne of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica. The giant block is estimated to cover an area of roughly 6,000 sq km; that’s about a quarter the size of Wales. An US satellite observed the berg on Wednesday while passing over a region known as the Larsen C Ice Shelf. Scientists were expecting it. They’d been following the development of a large crack in Larsen’s ice for…

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