Close games and AFL coaches still in control despite constant rule changes

While this weekend’s focus might be on a narrow election result, so far this season the AFL’s winning margins are the closest they have been in decades. And if attendance is anything to go by, fans are loving it, writes Neil Cross.

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Indian politician sparks controversy by calling #MahatmaGandhi’s assassin a ‘true patriot’ https://t.co/5XnojEp37Z https://t.co/J8bfvVfebr

‘Thanks #Merkel!’German politician stirs controversy parading TOPLESS as UNICORN https://t.co/bxqZTRPjDR #CynthiaSchneider https://t.co/lsyyF9LdrH

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Pro-Israel US think tank warns #Iran wants to give missiles to Iraqi militias https://t.co/i35iy7829s #Israel https://t.co/UcQDVuqc0L

Pro-Israel US think tank warns #Iran wants to give missiles to Iraqi militias https://t.co/i35iy7829s #Israel https://t.co/UcQDVuqc0L

Ali Kourani Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court for Covert Terrorist Activities on Behalf of Hizballah’s Islamic Jihad Organization

Yesterday, a jury returned a guilty verdict against Ali Kourani, a.k.a. “Ali Mohamad Kourani,” a.k.a. “Jacob Lewis,” a.k.a. “Daniel,” on all eight counts in the Indictment, which charged him with terrorism, sanctions and immigration offenses for his illicit work as an operative for Hizballah’s external attack-planning component. Kourani is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 27, 2019, by the Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein, who presided over the eight-day trial. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman for the Southern District of New York, Assistant Director Michael McGarrity of the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division and Assistant Director in Charge William F. Sweeney, Jr. of the FBI’s New York Field Office made the announcement. May 16, 2019 at 06:00PM http://bit.ly/2w1YS5x

The ABC’s 1969 election broadcast inspired a film, but are we better off without the Tally Room drama?

Live election broadcasts have come a long way in 50 years. The ABC’s 1969 coverage featured incorrect results, scrunched-up bits of paper and uneaten sandwiches — it even led to a raunchy play that inspired a film.

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