Paul Keating accused of hypocrisy over assisted dying stance

Former NT chief minister says Keating deliberately declined to use his veto power in 1995 to kill off euthanasia legislation

The former Northern Territory chief minister Marshall Perron has accused Paul Keating of hypocrisy in the euthanasia debate after the former prime minister urged Victoria not to pass its assisted dying bill.

Perron said Keating had deliberately declined to use his veto power in 1995 to kill off similar NT legislation.

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Houston Astros set up Dodgers World Series after beating Yankees in Game 7

  • Houston win deciding game of ALCS 4-0 to set up showdown with LA
  • Victory comes after year in which floods hit Texan city

Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 on Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

Just four years removed from their third straight 100-loss season in 2013, the Astros shut down the Yankees for two straight games after dropping three in a row in the Bronx.

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant ejected as Warriors lose again

  • Golden State lose 111-101 to Memphis Grizzlies after Marc Gasol blitz
  • Curry throws mouthguard before Durant joins in argument

Marc Gasol had 34 points and 14 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 19-point third-quarter lead over Golden State before holding on to beat the defending champion Warriors 111-101 on Saturday night. 

Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 37 points, and Kevin Durant added 29 and 13 rebounds. But both were ejected with 43.6 seconds left after arguing with officials Curry first after throwing his mouthpiece, and then Durant as he followed Curry’s argument. 

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