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Jhye Richardson suffers dislocated shoulder

With the World Cup two months away, Richardson sent a significant injury scare through the Australia camp

Aaron Finch's career-best 153 not out keeps Australia rolling

Mohammad Rizwan struck his maiden ODI hundred but a double-century opening stand for Australia made it a one-sided chase

'Out of line': top Australian companies accused of undermining Paris deal

Action group Market Forces urges shareholders to divest holdings in 22 ‘uninvestables’New analysis shows 22 of Australia’s largest companies are actively working to undermine the Paris agreement targets, betting shareholders’ money on strategies that assume global climate change action fails.Investor action group Market Forces says those companies – worth a combined $121bn and representing 7% of the ASX300 – are “out of line and out of time” and has called on shareholders to divest their holding...
Tags: Business (Australia, Climate change, Australia news, Mining, Energy, Environment

Secret recordings allege excessive force by guards in Australia's detention centres

Leaked video and audio reveals tension as onshore detention centres become more like prisons and increasingly house people awaiting deportation Leaked video, audio and images have revealed allegations of excessive force and harassment inside Australia’s network of onshore detention centres.Last year the federal court overruled a ban on detainees having phones, which has allowed snippets of life inside the centres – long closed to media and cloaked in secrecy – to be recorded and leaked out. Cont...
Tags: Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, New Zealand, Serco, Crime - Australia

Hend edges out Elvira in Maybank Championship playoff

Scott Hend with the Maybank Championship trophy. Picture: Getty Images Pádraig Harrington finished a creditable tied 30th in his return from injury as Australia's Scott Hend claimed his third European Tour title with a dramatic playoff win over Spain's Nacho Elvira in the weather-affected Maybank Championship.Back in action for the first time since last November after breaking a b...
Tags: European Tour

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Scott Hend of Australia closed with a 5-under 67, had to wait nearly two hours to see if it would be good enough, and then made a 3-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to win the Maybank Championship on Sunday. Hend was one shot ahead of overnight leader […]
Tags: Sports

Dislocated shoulder puts Richardson out of second ODI

With the World Cup two months away, Richardson sent a significant injury scare through the Australia camp

David Warner scores 85 on IPL return

Australia batsman David Warner scores 85 on his IPL comeback after missing last year's tournament for his involvement in a ball-tampering scandal.

David Warner scores 85 on IPL return for Sunrisers Hyderabad

Australia batsman David Warner scores 85 on his IPL comeback after missing last year's tournament for his involvement in a ball-tampering scandal.

Australia's Warner scores 85 on IPL return

Australia batsman David Warner scores 85 on his IPL comeback after missing last year's tournament for his involvement in a ball-tampering scandal.

Claim that Australia was settled 60,000 years earlier than thought disputed

Evidence unearthed suggests humans were present 120,000 years ago, but not everyone is convinced. Dyani Lewis reports.
Tags: Archaeology

A Canadian in Australia thirty days. Day 26 Wilsons Promontory National Park Squeaky Beach Picnic Bay Whiskey Bay and Fish Creek.

I finally made it to Wilsons Promontory National Park one of my more anticipated destinations. I arrived at the information centre around noon and got oriented to the park. Since I only had an afternoon to look around I decided to tackle three bay

'We've improved as much as anybody' - outgoing chief Johnson on Scottish rugby's development

Departing director of rugby Scott Johnson talks to BBC Scotland about his critics, his switch to Australia, and earning Scottish rugby respect around the world.

A family tracking app was leaking real-time location data

A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family Locator, built by Australia-based software house React Apps, allows families to track each other in real-time, such as spouses or parents wanting to know where their children are. It also lets users set up geofenced alerts to send a notification when a family member enters or leaves a certain location, such as school ...
Tags: Apps, Security, Australia, Computing, Database, Email, Internet, Photo Sharing, Social Media

Vivid Sydney 2019 Festival Line-up – A New Decade of Innovation and Creativity

This is the official press release highlighting the line-up events of the upcoming Vivid Sydney 2019 festival. Though a bit long, this post will give travelers some ideas to plan for their travel plan this Winter to Sydney. I’m lucky to be one of them. Read more from the Vivid Sydney official website. Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will ignite the Harbour City this winter from Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June 2019 as it enters a new d...
Tags: Australia, Travel Guides, Lighting Display In Sydney, Plan Your Travel To Sydney, Sydney, Travel Idea To Sydney, Travel Plan, Vivid Sydney, Vivid Sydney 2019, Winter Festival, Winter Travel

AgileCraft’s Exit, $45M for Ojo Labs, Intel Grants & More TX Tech

Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.—Georgetown, TX-based AgileCraft was acquired by Australia-based Atlassian (NASDAQ: TEAM), the team collaboration and productivity software maker, for $166 million. AgileCraft makes planning software that helps executives build and manage how the company’s projects develop. It’s focused more on leaders in a business than engineering and IT staff, and it helps them map out product strategy, spot bottlenecks and risks, and get a feel for the...
Tags: National blog main, National top stories, Texas, Texas blog main, Texas top stories, AgileCraft, AI, Artificial Intelligence, AT&T, Atlassian, ATX Seed Ventures, ATX Venture Partners, Austin, Australia, Brad Bentz, Canada

Who Needed an AR-15 Rifle? These Folks

Who Needed an AR-15? These Folks. Connecticut/United States – -( Recently, anti-Second Amendment extremist Chris Murphy, a Senator from Connecticut, tweeted two of the usual canards that emerge when anti-Second Amendment fanatics want to push a semi-auto ban. He claimed that nobody needs a semi-automatic rifle for hunting or personal protection, and that the only person who needed a semi-automatic rifle was a mass shooter. Well, to be honest, that tweet went beyond usual canard...
Tags: England, Guns, Australia, Reagan, Connecticut, New Zealand, Justice Department, Murphy, McDonald, Harold, Phillips, Heller, Chris Murphy, Eric Swalwell, Gun Rights News, Democrats War on Guns

Miami Open: Cameron Norrie beaten in first round by Jordan Thompson

British number two Cameron Norrie is out of the Miami Open after losing 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 to Australia's Jordan Thompson.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Jordan Thompson, Cameron Norrie

Huge sunfish washes up in Australia

Australia is living up to its reputation as the home of strange animals. A rare sunfish, also called Mola mola, washed ashore in South Australia, at the mouth of the Murray River, about 50 miles south of Adelaide. Linette Grzelak and her partner, Steven Jones, who discovered the animal, told Guardian Australia that they thought it was a piece of shipwreck at first. The peculiar, flat-bodied fish was about six feet long, and according to National Parks South Australia, sunfish are “the world’...
Tags: Travel, Australia, California, Fish, Alaska, Adelaide, South Australia, All, Guardian Australia, Murray River, Steven Jones, Sunfish, Mola Mola, South Australian Museum, Ralph Foster, National Parks South Australia

Defender Ali Krieger returns to the US women’s national team

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Ali Krieger has returned to the U.S. women’s national team for the first time since 2017. Krieger was named to the team’s roster Thursday for exhibition matches against Australia and Belgium as the team prepares for the World Cup in France starting in June. She has not played for the United […]
Tags: News, Australia, France, US, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Belgium, United, Krieger, Ali Krieger

Australia opener Bancroft named Durham captain

Durham appoint Australian opener Cameron Bancroft as captain for the County Championship and One-Day Cup in 2019.
Tags: News, Australia, Durham, Bancroft, Cameron Bancroft

Huge, weird fish washes up on Australia beach and photos look unreal

A massive fish that washed ashore on an beach was first believed to be a piece of driftwood. It turned out to be one of the world's largest bony fish.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Australia, Usa Today

Malik's captaincy in focus as Pakistan seek ODI turnaround

Australia are coming off an unexpected triumph against India, but will be without the ill Glenn Maxwell for the first ODI
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Malik, Glenn Maxwell

WERKING CLASS. Schlachtwerk’s Kawasaki W650 Racer

Written by Marlon Slack Schlachtwerk’s Tommy Thöring is obsessed with the Kawasaki W650. As everyone should be. They’re dead reliable, have handling so neutral it could be described as ‘Swiss’ and look more like a Triumph than a Triumph could ever hope to. If you’re in Germany and you own a Dub you want chopped into something special, it’s Schlachtwerk’s number you’d be punching in your phone. And here’s a great example as to why – their latest creation built around a 2000 Kawasaki W650 dubbe...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Australia, Germany, Motorcycles, Sprint, Kawasaki, CNC, Tommy, Racer, Café Racer, Schlachtwerk, Christine Gabler, Werking, Tommy Thöring, Marlon Slack Schlachtwerk

Streaming Music Forecast 2018 - 2026 [MIDiA]

Respected music and entertainment industry analysts MIDiA have just published its latest global music forecasts, with revenue and user numbers projected through 2026. __________________________ From MIDiA's Mark Mulligan from the Music Industry blog 2017 was the last year of strong streaming revenue growth. From 2018 onwards streaming growth will lessen each year, falling from 29% in 2018 to 7% in 2026. The slowdown in revenue growth reflects maturation of developed streaming market...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Japan, UK, Australia, France, China, Germany, India, US, Bruce Houghton, Mark Mulligan, Brazil India, Brazil Mexico, US UK Sweden Netherlands, Asia Argentina Brazil Colombia Mexico

Parallel adaptation of rabbit populations to myxoma virus

In the 1950s the myxoma virus was released into European rabbit populations in Australia and Europe, decimating populations and resulting in the rapid evolution of resistance. We investigated the genetic basis of resistance by comparing the exomes of rabbits collected before and after the pandemic. We found a strong pattern of parallel evolution, with selection on standing genetic variation favoring the same alleles in Australia, France, and the United Kingdom. Many of these changes occurred in ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Australia, United Kingdom, Australia France

Australia: Ok Google, Hey Siri, Hi Alexa – have you renewed my trade mark yet? - Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Technology can assist lawyers when managing global IP portfolios or working to commercialise client IP property rights.
Tags: Google, News, Australia, Norton, Siri Hi Alexa

A Canadin in Australia thirty days. Day 23 The Nobbies Red Rocks Oswin Roberts Reserve Forrest Caves again and The Colonnades.

My first full day at Phillip Island. Lots to do. First stop was The Nobbies two large rocks at the eastern end of the island Big Nobbie and Little Nobbie. There is a very nice boardwalk which takes you around the area to a number of observation points.
Tags: Travel, Australia, Phillip Island


Tasty tangle as spotted black snake makes a meal of red-bellied black snake (Thanks to Rick Day)
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Ares Management PE Group buys CoolSys

CoolSys said March 21 that it was sold to the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corp. Financial terms weren’t announced. Management is investing. CoolSys is a refrigeration and HVAC services company. PRESS RELEASE BREA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CoolSys, a parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC companies nationwide, announced today that is has been acquired by a fund managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation. CoolSys will continue to operate under its current...
Tags: Real Estate, Australia, Trends, Financial, North America, Southern California, Orange County Calif, PE Deals, Audax Group, Credit Private Equity, United States Europe Asia, BREA Calif, CoolSys, Adam Coffey, Industrial/Manufacturing, Ares Management PE Group