At-home exercise can still be virtual fun and games

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Trying to get a meaningful workout at home while gyms remain closed under lockdown has forced me to get creative with regular household items, from turning buckets of water into substitute dumbbells to transforming my corner kitchen countertop into a makeshift dip machine. Thankfully, there are other more enjoyable (and …

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Five babies infected in Flinders Medical Centre

Five babies have been infected by a rare bacteria in an Adelaide hospital, with one child in a serious condition. Children in the neonatal unit of Flinders Medical Centre have been infected with Serratia Marcescens, which can cause respiratory issues and can even lead to pneumonia. One baby is in …

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KKR spends big and fast to avoid mistakes of last crisis

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Loading With many in private equity taking a cautious approach to acquisitions through the downturn, KKR has spent more than three major rivals combined — Silver Lake Management, Apollo Global Management and Blackstone Group. Silver Lake has been the second-busiest acquirer, with $US5.9 billion in deals during the period, data …

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Mark Zuckerberg defends hands-off Trump policy to employees after walkout

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held an extended conference with employees today, addressing accusations that Facebook allowed election misinformation and veiled promotions of violence from President Donald Trump. While Zuckerberg said he should have offered more transparency to employees, he stood by what he called a “pretty thorough” evaluation of Trump’s …

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Kerry Stokes’ Seven stake puts spotlight on Boral

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Billionaire Kerry Stokes’ move to pick up a 10 per cent shareholding in Boral has put the spotlight on the ASX-listed building products company which has been under pressure as it faces shareholder class actions and searches for a new chief executive. The 10 per cent shareholding means Seven Group, …

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