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- 11/09/18--15:38: Healy stars as Australia comfortably see off Pakistan in World T20
- 11/09/18--15:33: CRIK:Aust women beat Pakistan in World T20
- 11/09/18--16:44: Healy, bowlers headline Australia's comfortable win
- 11/09/18--16:45: Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion
- 11/09/18--17:18: Australia's new labour scheme for Pacific Islanders gets underway
- 11/09/18--17:42: Terror threat 'probable' in Australia: Prime Minister
- 11/09/18--07:07: Conjoined twin girls successfully separated after six-hour surgery
- 11/09/18--09:11: ISIS Claims Fatal Australian Knife Attack
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- 11/09/18--12:49: AUD: Macro or technicals? - ING
- 11/09/18--17:22: Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion
- 11/10/18--12:47: Wales wins 9-6 to end 13-match losing run against Australia
Holly Willoughby cut a stylish figure as she was spotted at Heathrow airport jetting to Australia on Friday ahead of her I'm A Celebrity host duties.
Reported by MailOnline 2 hours ago.
Alyssa Healy starred as Australia notched a 52-run victory over Pakistan to start their women's World Twenty20 campaign in Guyana.
Reported by Sydney Morning Herald 2 hours ago.
Alyssa Healy starred as Australia notched a 52-run victory over Pakistan to start their women's World Twenty20 campaign in Guyana.
Reported by Brisbane Times 2 hours ago.
The wicktkeeper-batter cracked a 29-ball 48, while the bowlers struck at regular intervals to power Australia to a convincing 52-run win versus Pakistan in Women's World T20
Reported by CricBuzz 1 hour ago.
SYDNEY (AP) — Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two others in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion.Police say 30-year-old Hassain Khalif Shire Ali got out of a pickup vehicle, which then...
Reported by New Zealand Herald 1 hour ago.
Talimanatu Uilese is now earning 10 times his usual wage, but he's a long way from home.
Reported by SBS 44 minutes ago.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday that the likelihood of a terror attack in the country remains at the "probable" level, a day after a fatal stabbing in Melbourne that police said was inspired by Islamic State.
Reported by Reuters India 21 minutes ago.
Favourites Australia begin their Women's World Twenty20 campaign with a 52-run win over Pakistan in Guyana.
Reported by BBC Sport 22 minutes ago.
Over two dozen doctors successfully separated 15-month-old conjoined twin girls in Australia.
Reported by USATODAY.com 2 days ago.
A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to terrorism. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill.
Reported by Newsmax 1 day ago.
by Graham Pierrepoint -
It’s perhaps been a more dramatic week in the news than most, but as always, we are here to help you digest some of the bigger stories which have emerged if you have been unable to take in events one at a time as they occurred. Here is our weekly rundown of the past seven days in world news – and what we didn’t know a week ago.
Thousand Oaks Shooting: Twelve Killed
Twelve people lost their lives this week as it emerged that a lone gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California on November 5th. The assailant was found dead at the scene, and no motive has been assumed by those investigating at the time of writing.
Melbourne Terror Attack: Man Arrested
Melbourne, Australia, too, has seen tragedy this week. A man has been arrested after setting a car alight and stabbing three people in the city, having been shot by police in what is being treated as a terrorist incident. The incident has claimed the life of one, while two remain in hospital at the time of writing. The investigation continues.
The Democrats Make Gains in Midterm Elections
This week’s Midterm Elections in the US saw a dramatic change in Congress, as the Democrats gained enough seats and votes to claim back the majority of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010. The Republicans, meanwhile, were able to strengthen their majority in the Senate, meaning that the results have been a mixed bag for both sides – though many will be watching to see whether or not the House opts to investigate Trump further with their new powers.
Google Concedes: Changes Must Be Made
In light of mass global walkouts to protest against sexual harassment policies, Google has this week announced that it intends to rewrite some of its rules to give complainants greater say in proceedings – as well as to implement a ‘drinking limit’ to combat the influence of alcohol, which has reportedly been identified as a common trend in harassment claims lobbied with the firm.
All Change for Shrek?
In entertainment news, Universal Studios have requested that animation guru Chris Meledandri oversee a reboot of sorts for Shrek, arguably DreamWorks’ most popular and enduring franchise. Meledandri hopes to be able to retain the movies’ original voice cast, as the Illumination producer is also tasked with looking at ways to rethink Puss in Boots for a whole new generation.
That’s it for this week – more news in brief will be heading your way in seven days’ time!Reported by One News Page Staff 1 day ago.
Reported by SeekingAlpha 1 day ago.
Police said the man was known to them because of his family associations
Reported by Daily Caller 1 day ago.
Lindal Cedar Homes - the world’s largest manufacturer of prefab post-and-beam kit homes - is moving its corporate offices out of the historic A-frame by the side of the I-5 freeway in Seattle that it has occupied since 1972 to a new office park. The iconic Seattle building is slated for demolition.
SEATTLE (PRWEB) November 09, 2018
Anyone who travels to or from downtown Seattle on the I-5 freeway is likely familiar with the distinctive peaked roof of the Lindal Cedar Homes A-frame building on I-5 south, along with the historic time and temperature sign next to it. Located in the Lindal Cedar Homes Corporate Park, just off Martin Luther King Jr Way, the A-frame was completed in 1972. Since then, it has served as headquarters for Lindal Cedar Homes; the world’s largest manufacturer of prefab post-and-beam kit homes.
In February 2018, local masonry and hardscape manufacturing and supply company Mutual Materials purchased the site as a regional facility. This December, Lindal will relocate its corporate headquarters to an office park near the Starfire Sports soccer and rugby facility, at 6840 Fort Dent Way, Suite 220, Seattle, WA. The existing Lindal A-frame, along with one of the two model homes on the property, is slated for demolition. The other model home will serve as office space for the new owners.
CEO Bob Lindal is the son of the late Sir Walter Lindal, who founded the company in 1945. His daughter, Christina Lindal, is executive vice president.
The move was “really tied back to the changes we have seen in building and displaying model homes,” Lindal said. When Lindal first opened its doors in the post-WWII boom years, as GIs returned from the front lines to marry, build homes, and start families, it was common for home manufacturers to build model homes in the center of cities and by the side of freeways in order to attract prospective clients.
“Over seven decades, the changes in the value of commercial freeway property, the size and cost of building a typical model home, and the difficulty in moving or selling the older models have taken their toll,” Lindal said. “We can no longer justify for ourselves or our international network of independent dealers to build a model home on the side of a freeway.”
Lindal said the company initially looked into remaining on site and replacing the existing models and headquarters, but decided it didn’t make sense strategically. Moving forward, Lindal said that “building model homes like a typical builder – as spec homes for eventual resale – makes more sense today,” while “moving to flexible office space to expand as and when needed is better for the office aspect. The head office does not need to be (and rarely is in most businesses) on the same site as the model homes, and that alone gives us more flexibility in the future.”
Lindal said he doesn’t expect the move to impact clients or Lindal’s international network of distributors in any significant way. “Considering the eight or more times Dad moved head office in our first 25 years, one move in the last 50 years is a remarkable accomplishment,” he said. “But the world changes and you must change with it or be left behind.”
About Lindal Cedar Homes
Lindal Cedar Homes is the world's largest manufacturer of prefab post and beam homes made of premium Western red cedar and other quality materials. The Company specializes in custom homes built with an efficient and predictable kit of parts that can be shipped anywhere in the world.
Founded in 1945, Lindal Cedar Homes has more than 70 years of commitment to being the home building industry's leader in quality building materials, design and engineering and customer service. The Lindal tradition is carried out around the world by more than 100 employees and independent dealers in the United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, and many other countries.
More information about Lindal can be found on our website at http://www.Lindal.com, and you are invited to follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/LindalCedarHomesInc/. Reported by PRWeb 1 day ago.
· *AUD/USD trims weekly gains on Friday on the back of a stronger US dollar. *
· *Next week data includes the Australian employment report.*
A rally of the US dollar late on Friday pushed AUD/USD further lower. The pair dropped to 0.7220, hitting a fresh 2-day low. From Thursday’s top at 0.7301 (1-month high), lost almost 80 pips and is about to end the week facing bearish pressure.
The greenback gained momentum following US data (PPI and consumer confidence, both came above expectations) and rose further extending the rally that started late on Wednesday. The US Dollar hit 97.00 and was about to post the highest weekly close since June 2017.
The AUD/SUD pair is still in positive territory for the week but far from the highs. Price was unable to hold on top of the 20-week moving average at 0.7260 and previously the rally found strong resistance at 0.7300.
Some consolidation ahead between 0.7300 and 0.7200 seems likely for the next session. The Aussie needs to break and hold on top of 0.7300 to open the doors to more gains while below 0.7175, more losses are likely.
*Next week data: AU jobs, Powell and US CPI*
The economic calendar shows key events for next week in the US CPI data, retail sales and Powell’s testimony. The CPI is expected to show a gain of 0.2% on October and retail sales of 0.5%. Fed Chair will head for Congress the week after the Fed left the key interest rate unchanged and signaled a rate hike in December.
In Australia, the key numbers will come from the employment report on Thursday. Analysts at TDS point out that the wage price index evolutions is key for the Reserve Bank of Australia. “With the 3.5% jump in the minimum wage likely muted by the simultaneous trimming of penalty rates, difficult to see wage growth exceed 2.35%/y (mkt 2.3%/y, 1/4 look for 2.4%/y). An upside surprise, however, would erase recent market disappointment in retail sales and CPI, and lift pricing for a rate hike next year (currently ~70% priced for Nov '19)”.
Reported by FXstreet.com 1 day ago.
"AUD/USD has managed to hold onto its gains quite well this week, despite a resurgent US dollar," note ING analysts.
"Challenges this week will come from China, where Tuesday’s October Industrial Production data and the ever-present risk of USD/CNY breaking above 7.00 pose downside risks to the AUD. Our bearish call on the month is largely on the back of a strong USD and a view that the prospects of a US: China trade deal will have evaporated by early December. Also look out for Australia October jobs data on Wednesday."
"That said, AUD/USD has recently broken out of a well-defined bear channel. This warns that any near-term losses may stall in the 0.7130/0.7160 area. If this is the case, then a subsequent break above the 0.7300 could deliver substantial follow-through. Just a word of caution here!" Reported by FXstreet.com 1 day ago.
Reported by FXstreet.com 1 day ago.
Australia police said Saturday a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in what they described as a terrorist attack in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion.
Reported by FOXNews.com 1 day ago.
London, England, Nov 10, 2018 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A newly published study has found that nearly half of countries have fertility rates which are below replacement level, meaning that population size will decrease without immigration.
Published in the November issue of The Lancet, the study examines population and fertility by age and sex in 195 countries and territories between 1950 and 2017.
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and part of the Global Burden of Disease analysis, the study found that the total fertility rates have decreased by more than 49 percent. The study states women on average are having a fewer babies in their lifetime – 2.4 as of 2017, compared to 4.7 in 1950.
To maintain population, the total fertility reate needs to be about 2.1.
The world population has increased by nearly 200 percent since 1950, though researchers have expressed concern that fewer births will lead to more elderly people than children.
Professor Christopher Murray, the director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, told the BBC that half of the countries have birth rates which are lower than the replacement level.
"On current trends there will be very few children and lots of people over the age of 65 and that's very difficult to sustain global society,” he said.
"Think of all the profound social and economic consequences of a society structured like that with more grandparents than grandchildren.”
“We've reached this watershed where half of countries have fertility rates below the replacement level, so if nothing happens the populations will decline in those countries … the idea that it's half the countries in the world will be a huge surprise to people.”
“We will soon be transitioning to a point where societies are grappling with a declining population.”
He said fertility rates are lower in more developed countries like the U.S., South Korea, Australia, and in much of Europe. However, due to higher life expectancies and immigration, the population in these countries have not decreased.
The study also found that three factors have contributed to the decline in fertility rates – more education and work for women, a decrease of deaths in babies under five, and increased availability of contraception.
When a trend in 2014 found a decrease in U.S. birth rates, experts identified the decrease as a shift in the cultural understanding about sex and childbearing, according to the National Catholic Register.
Mary Rice Hanson, who works at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, stated that “Our culture sees children through a warped lens, where children represent loss and burden – lost ‘freedom,’ lost privacy, lost wages, lost opportunities to travel, independence, even sex.” Reported by CNA 14 hours ago.
Wales ended a 13-match losing run against Australia as Dan Biggar kicked a late penalty for a 9-6 win in Cardiff on Saturday
Reported by FOX Sports 6 hours ago.