Live: Cook out early again as England opts to bat at the WACA

Live: Cook out early again as England opts to bat at the WACA

Updated December 14, 2017 13:55:39 England wins the toss and opts to bat first as Peter Handscomb is dropped for Mitchell Marsh for the third Ashes Test at the WACA. Follow all the Ashes day one action in our live blog. External Link: Third Ashes Test day one live blog Topics: cricket, sport, perth-6000, wa, melbourne-3000, vic, hobart-7000, tas, adelaide-5000, sa, brisbane-4000, qld, darwin-0800, nt, sydney-2000, nsw, canberra-2600, act, australia First posted December 14, 2017 12:27:02 Source link

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Fed lifts US interest rates, Aussie dollar jumps to US76.3c

Fed lifts US interest rates, Aussie dollar jumps to US76.3c

Updated December 14, 2017 09:34:27 Photo: Wall Street traded higher after the Federal Reserve lifted interest rates for the third time this year. (AP: Mark Lennihan) Related Story: Aussie dollar will fall to US68c, with economy stuck in slow lane: Westpac Despite strong signals that the US economy is on the mend, Wall Street had a mixed day. Market snapshot at 8:15am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.3pc at 6,048, ASX 200 (Wednesday’s close) +0.1pc at 6,022 AUD: 76.33 US cents, 56.88 British pence, 64.56 Euro cents, 85.88 Japanese yen,…

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US View: Jeff Horn set to be huge underdog against ubeaten American star Terence Crawford

US View: Jeff Horn set to be huge underdog against ubeaten American star Terence Crawford

JEFF Horn has successfully retained his WBO welterweight world title, but is already the subject of the ‘underdog tag’ as his next opponent becomes clearer. Horn is likely to come up against Terence Crawford in Las Vegas next year; the American considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. The payday would likely dwarf the $1 million Horn received for his first title defence. ‘TOUGH F***ER’ COCORAN’S CLASSY ADMISSION LIMO FAIL: HILARIOUS PROOF HORN HAS MADE IT LEAPAI RESULT FURY: ‘YOU GOTTA GET YOUR S*** RIGHT!’ The Aussie’s…

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Christmas 2017: Extended trading hours for last-minute shopping

Christmas 2017: Extended trading hours for last-minute shopping

LIKE to leave your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You’re in luck. From tomorrow, shoppers in NSW will have more time to get their shopping done at a time convenient to them with the return of extended trading hours, midnight shopping and Non-Stop Shop across Westfield centres. “Christmas is our busiest time of year and we’re expecting hundreds of thousands of people through our doors, shopping for gifts, fresh food and gift cards, especially in the last few days before Christmas Day,” said John Warn, Westfield Group General Manager….

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Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

Image caption Sea ice that is more than four years old has largely disappeared in the ArcticA warming, rapidly changing Arctic is the “new normal” and shows no signs of returning to the reliably frozen region of the past. This is according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Arctic Report Card. Director of the administration’s Arctic Researcher Program, Dr Jeremy Mathis, said the region did a great service to the planet – acting as a refrigerator. “We’ve now left that refrigerator door open,” he added. Dr Mathis was…

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