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'The White Lotus' finale recap: Who died? Who was the killer? And does any of it matter?

Spoiler alert! The season finale of HBO's summer hit "The White Lotus" finally revealed who was died at the hotel. And you might have been surprised.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Were all of our sacrifices wasted?' War veterans react to stunning Afghanistan collapse

The U.S. pullout from Afghanistan and its rapid collapse of the Taliban has led to a reckoning among war veterans. Here are some of their reactions.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Afghan Embassy in India sent out a tweet calling Afghan President Ashraf Ghani a 'traitor' who 'screwed and f---ed everything up'

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a news conference in Kabul. Reuters In a now-deleted tweet, the Afghan Embassy in India called President Ashraf Ghani a "traitor." "He screwed and f---ed everything up," read the tweet. Ghani fled his presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday in the midst of a Taliban takeover of Kabul. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Afghan Embassy in India tweeted harsh criticism of the country's President Ashraf Ghani, who fl...
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Zambia election: Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema declared winner

Hakainde Hichilema wins a landslide victory over incumbent President Edgar Lungu.
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Why your old video games may be worth millions

When Roberto Dillon began collecting retro video games more than 12 years ago, he scoured auction sites and connected with niche groups of hobbyists to amass a personal archive that is now hundreds of titles strong. But at the time, there was a consensus among collectors that buying old games was "a sort of fad," said the academic and game developer.
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Miami Dolphins v Chicago Bears Reactions

Louis Ragone joins Michael Fink to discuss our thoughts of the contest in Chicago. There were positives none bigger than Tua looking like a different QB, and yes, there were some negatives we'll talk about those as well. Overall, despite th
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‘A linchpin’: Tributes paid after New Zealand hip hop artist Louie Knuxx dies in Melbourne

Friends of the musician, who also mentored young people, have described him as a ‘kind, generous person’ Tributes are pouring in for New Zealand hip-hop artist Louie Knuxx, whose real name is Todd Williams, after he died of a heart attack, in Melbourne on Friday morning. He was 42.He was running on a treadmill in his home gym when he died, his family said. Continue reading...
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Australia Covid live news update: Victoria extends Melbourne lockdown as curfew introduced; NSW records 478 cases, seven deaths

ACT records 19 new Covid cases; snap lockdown for Greater Darwin and Katherine; NSW reports 478 new cases and seven deaths; Victoria records 22 cases, Queensland zero; Operation Stay Home begins across NSW. Follow all the day’s newsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders. Hotspots: NSW; Vic; QldAustralia secures 1m Pfizer vaccine doses from PolandScott Morrison criticises WA’s ‘absurd’ plan to pursue Covid-zero strategy even when vaccination at 80%Vaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get...
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Afghanistan: western leaders react to Taliban takeover of Kabul – video

Leaders from the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada have reacted to the news that the Taliban has begun taking control of Kabul after a 20-year mission to Afghanistan led by western countries. UK prime minister Boris Johnsons said, ‘we don't want anybody bilaterally recognising the Taliban’, while New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern said conversations over how the new regime is treated will be for some time in the future. US secretary of state Antony Blinken blamed ‘the inability ...
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How a lava flow in Arizona is helping NASA’s Artemis lunar mission

NASA is gearing up for an ambitious mission to put the first woman and next man on the moon. Here's how a lava flow in Arizona is helping out.
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TCS employs more than 500,000 people. It's ready to ditch office life in India

India's TCS has predicted that by 2025, no more than 25% of its employees will need to work from the office at any given point—a shift that could have major implication not just for the IT industry, but the entire economy.
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Tourism Australia's new campaign isn't about travel -- it's about vaccination

Tourism Australia's latest ad isn't about going on vacation -- it's about getting vaccinated against the coronavirus. The "It's Our Best Shot for Travel" campaign launched on August 16 in newspapers, on TV, online and across social media.
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Covid: Self-isolation ends for double-jabbed and under-18s

Rules change in England and Northern Ireland for contacts of people who test positive for Covid.
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‘You follow the government’s agenda’: China’s climate activists walk a tightrope

The IPCC’s alarming report has Chinese environmentalists wondering how to push a government that brooks no criticism into taking more actionIn the wake of the IPCC’s alarming warning last week that human induced climate change is affecting every corner of the planet, China’s environmental activists were left wondering what they could do to push their government into taking more action.Having prioritised rapid economic development for decades, China is responsible for a long list of environmental...
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Drone pilot captures stunning images of world's tallest waterfall

Standing deep in the jungle of Venezuela, Ellis van Jason was surrounded by insects. "These ants went into my ear, into my nose, like even inside the goggles," he tells CNN.
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The FPV drone pilots taking cameras where humans can't go

From flying across lava to down the world's highest waterfall, drone videographers are pushing the limits of what cameras can record.
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Afghans face a return to the dark age during the digital age

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Analysis: Afghanis face a return to the dark age during the digital age

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Biden's Afghanistan horror: A well-intentioned miscalculation with disastrous, predictable results

A brief history of Biden's Afghanistan decision-making since taking office makes one thing clear – the disaster that unfolded didn't have to happen.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rio Linda Collision Leaves 5 Hospitalized

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Michigan sheriff's deputy dies after being shot during pursuit

A Michigan sheriff's deputy has died after a pursuit and deputy involved shooting that also left the suspected gunman dead, according to deputies.
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Australia: Athlete Management Agreements - Sajen Legal

While many management agreements are unique, most litigation of these agreements is confined to certain common clauses.
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Malala Yousafzai ‘Deeply Worried About Women, Minorities’ As Taliban Takes Kabul

The activist, who survived a Taliban attack, called for urgent humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.
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Australia: Should my SME new product development plan include IP? - Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

SMEs with a single IP right could earn 67 per cent greater revenue per employee than competitors without any IP rights.
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Afghanis face a return to the dark age during the digital age

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Australia Covid live news update: lockdown for NT centres; 478 cases, seven deaths in NSW; 22 in Victoria; 19 in ACT as lockdown extended

ACT records 19 new Covid cases; snap lockdown for Greater Darwin and Katherine; NSW reports 478 new cases and seven deaths; Victoria records 22 cases, Queensland zero; Operation Stay Home begins across NSW. Follow all the day’s newsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders. Hotspots: NSW; Vic; QldAustralia secures 1m Pfizer vaccine doses from PolandScott Morrison criticises WA’s ‘absurd’ plan to pursue Covid-zero strategy even when vaccination at 80%Vaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews


Nanci Griffith, In Memoriam: An Appreciation of Folk and Americana Music’s Sweet but Gritty Beacon

She had a little girl’s voice, slightly chirping and ether-light, and the widest eyes when talked that punctuated her heart-shaped face. But listening to her songs, she wrote with an underlying wisdom and sense of detail about small things that made her more kin to Eudora Welty, Willa Cather or even Carson McCullers, all of […]
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China's state media mocked the US withdrawal in Afghanistan, saying the Taliban takeover was 'more smooth than the presidential transition in the US'

Taliban fighters took control of the Afghan presidential palace after the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. AP Photo/Zabi Karimi China's state media said the "power transition" in Afghanistan was smoother than the US presidential transfer of powers. The opinion was tweeted by Hu Xijin, the editor of the Global Times, part of China's state media. Hu referenced posts on Weibo, China's version of Twitter, that compared the Capitol riot to the Taliban's takeover. ...
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Simon Bridges’ memoir reveals the candid, funny, vulnerable person behind the stiff exterior | Steve Braunias

After being ousted as New Zealand opposition leader, Simon Bridges has returned to himself – a likeable maverickHe walked in the door at the same time as my cat, which heightened the impression that he looked like something the cat dragged in. It was the day after Simon Bridges had been rolled as leader of the National Party. I’d sent him a friendly text and he replied that he was in my neck of the woods the next day so maybe a cup of tea might be in order. I put on the jug. The occasion deserve...
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