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Moneyball theory reveals which AFL teams will rise and fall in 2020 – Fox Sports

For the fourth consecutive year, it’s time to look back in order to look forward.

Two people charged with manslaughter over Cairns toddler death to face court – ABC Local

A woman charged with manslaughter over the death of a three-year-old boy in a childcare centre minibus started work there less than a month ago, a Cairns court hears.

USF neuroscientists prove eye pressure is sufficient to cause and explain glaucoma –

Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida have become the first to definitively prove pressure in the eye is sufficient to cause and explain glaucoma.

‘Brave’ women who testified against Harvey Weinstein hailed after guilty verdict – SBS News

Harvey Weinstein has been convicted of sexual assault and rape, but cleared of the most serious predatory sexual assault charges, in a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement.

Great Australian Bight oil drilling abandoned by Equinor for ‘commercial’ reasons – ABC News

Norwegian company Equinor becomes the third major fossil fuel producer to abandon plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ studio commits to a free Xbox Series X upgrade – Engadget

You won't have to pay extra to make full use of the game on your new console.

South-west Queensland watching floodwaters rise after rain drenches the state – ABC News

An emergency flood declaration is declared for the township of St George in the southern inland as floodwaters continue to rise in south-west Queensland.

Tiny Chinese seaweed is oldest green plant fossil ever found – The Guardian

Proterocladus antiquus carpeted seafloor 1bn years ago and was size of rice grain

Two conflicting portraits of Assange as extradition hearing opens – Al Jazeera English

US seeks whistle-blower's extradition but Assange's legal team say he is a 'symbol of all that Trump condemned'.

Car ploughs into German parade, injuring 30 people – The Australian

Some 30 people including children were injured when a car ploughed into a carnival procession in the small German town of Volkmarsen, with police arresting the driver but declining to speculate on a motive.

Termite mounds send clues on unknown deposits – Australian Mining

Metallic blue crusts within soil and termite mounds could be a signpost for hidden metal deposits in the southern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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