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- Smart robbers claim a million-dollar haul of electronics in Smithfield warehouse robbery.
- The Australian tax office has opened another tender seeking mainframe technical specialists and developer staff.
- The market looks like it maybe picking up if our latest Fightback '09 is anything to go by.
State of the market
- After establishing a four-year record of seven days in a row with a positive result, morning trading was down upto 21 points due to a drop in NAB combined with a fall in US stocks and the oil price. It fought back in the afternoon and at close of trading was down just 4.4 points.
- The Aussie dollar continues its steady growth and stands at $US0.8168. Gold has rebounded to $US953.3 an ounce. The oil price is lower at $US65.4 a barrel.
- 'Dangerous Liaisons' scandal : Corrupt cops keep benefits despite resigning under cloud
- Jakarta bombings: Muslim cleric warns - the terror will not end
- Sydney marina blaze: Five boats burn; appeal for witnesses
- Corby breakdown: Family begs help for 'delusional' Schapelle
- NZ creep: Shaky Isles move closer to Australia
- Oops, your house is on fire: French military practice ends with dozens of homes burning
- Ashes: Pietersen out for rest of series
- Tour De France: Evans dumped, Contador leads, Schlecks rise, Armstrong angry
- NRL: Matthew Johns won't be Newcastle's next coach
- Mitchell Johnson: Mum's the problem?
- AFL: All the latest news (video)
- Michael Jackson: Doctor's office raided in manslaughter probe
- Masterchef mousse stampede: Demand for cake results in lottery
- Who dressed you?: New look Doctor caned for lack of fashion sense
- Summer of Love: Ang Lee and Taking Woodstock
- And the winner is: Miss World Australia crowned
- Beyonce: Cancels some of her September shows
For the evening:
- If you are in Sydney, the place to be is the York Theatre in the Seymour Theatre Centre, University Of Sydney, where the brilliant US outfit, The Gutter Twins - Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan with Dave Rosser, are playing a special Splendour In The Grass sideshow. Lanegan's pedigree includes The Screaming Trees and Queens Of The Stone Age while Dulli is best known for The Afghan Whigs and his current band, Twilight Singers. This acoustic-only show starts early at 8.15pm.
- Sydney: Morning shower or two. Min: 7, Max: 16
- Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 5, Max: 15
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 10, Max: 21
- Perth: Fine day, late showers. Min: 4, Max: 16
- Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 7, Max: 17
- Hobart: Fine. Min: 1, Max: 12
- Canberra: Fine. Morning frost. Min: -1, Max: 12
- Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 21, Max: 32