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‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say SYDNEY, Australia — When Julia Banks arrived in Parliament five years ago after a successful career in law and business, she felt as if she’d stepped back into the ’80s. Alcohol flowed freely. She occasionally smelled it on the breath of male lawmakers when …

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‘The Angriest Octopus’ Lashes at a Tourist on an Australian Beach

‘The Angriest Octopus’ Lashes at a Tourist on an Australian Beach

‘The Angriest Octopus’ Lashes at a Tourist on an Australian Beach ‘The Angriest Octopus’ Lashes at a Tourist on an Australian Beach The pain wasn’t too bad, he said. The whipping sensation felt like a wet towel, and he has experienced worse stings from Bluebottle jellyfish, he said. Still, he thought it was best to pack up the tent and …

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Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content MELBOURNE, Australia — Facebook has agreed to pay Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for its journalism content in Australia, a month after the social media platform temporarily blocked news links inside the country over legislation pressing digital giants to compensate publishers. …

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Linda Reynolds, Australian Minister, Settles ‘Lying Cow’ Defamation Case

Linda Reynolds, Australian Minister, Settles 'Lying Cow' Defamation Case

Linda Reynolds, Australian Minister, Settles ‘Lying Cow’ Defamation Case Linda Reynolds, Australian Minister, Settles ‘Lying Cow’ Defamation Case MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s defense minister on Friday settled a defamation complaint and agreed to pay damages to a former aide whom she called a “lying cow” after the woman reported being raped in the Parliament building. The minister, Linda Reynolds, retracted …

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‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics

Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim

‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics ‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics His words, critics said, were reluctant and patronizing. Worse, they revealed a disturbing sentiment: that when a woman is raped, and unable to enlist the support of her colleagues to bring the perpetrator to justice, the …

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Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports

Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports

Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports MELBOURNE, Australia — The leaders of the Australian Open wanted their intricate safety strategy to teach the sports world important lessons for the coronavirus pandemic: How to hold a major event with big crowds without worsening the dangers to public health. It pulled off …

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Keeping the Australian Open Safe from Coronavirus

Keeping the Australian Open Safe from Coronavirus

Keeping the Australian Open Safe from Coronavirus Keeping the Australian Open Safe from Coronavirus MELBOURNE, Australia — A funny thing happened at the end of plenty of matches at the Australian Open this year: Players gathered their used water bottles and their sweat-soaked towels and put them in garbage and laundry bags rather than leaving them for someone else to …

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Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Final Over Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Final Over Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Final Over Daniil Medvedev Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Final Over Daniil Medvedev The reasons for Djokovic’s dominance here are both physical and psychological. The final always takes place at night. Those night matches that the birds come for, along with legions of Serbs who scream the “Olé, olé, olé, olé,” chant when their favorite …

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Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady to Win Australian Open

Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady to Win Australian Open

Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady to Win Australian Open Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady to Win Australian Open MELBOURNE, Australia — The most uncomfortable moment for Naomi Osaka on Saturday night was not when she faced a key break point in the first set of her Australian Open women’s singles final against Jennifer Brady. Nor was it when she was …

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Australian Open Mixed Doubles Winners Are Crowned

Australian Open Mixed Doubles Winners Are Crowned

Australian Open Mixed Doubles Winners Are Crowned Australian Open Mixed Doubles Winners Are Crowned After they arrived in Melbourne, Rajeev Ram and Barbora Krejcikova received notice that passengers on their respective charter flights had tested positive for the coronavirus. The two were among the 72 players then forced to enter a 14-day “hard quarantine” in their hotel rooms, denied the …

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