The Bears picked Mitch Trubisky and managed to make the Browns look smart

The first round of the 2017 NFL draft showed that many teams are obsessed with finding the next big thing right away

The future face of the Chicago Bears strutted into a giant tent behind the NFL Draft stage on Thursday night. Mitchell Trubisky, with all of one college season as a starter, wore a gray three-piece suit, a Bears cap and a smile. Inside the tent was a row of radio and television interviewers. All had the same question:

Was he surprised?

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An Instagrammer’s guide to moving out

There comes a point in everyone’s life when it’s time to fly the coop. Venture into the big wide world and stop mooching off your family. Having the intention to leave home is one thing, but actually moving out (and surviving) is a completely different ball game. In school you might have learnt how to find x in algebra but how do you apply for a rental? They usually skip the whole life skills part. Which is where Instagrammer Tegan Seymour (@teegly) comes in with her Honest Guide to Life. Moving out edition.

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Sophie Mirabella sues newspaper over claim she shoved Cathy McGowan

Former Liberal MP claims publishers of Victorian paper the Benalla Ensign were ‘recklessly indifferent’ to the truth

The former Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella is suing a regional Victorian newspaper, which she says defamed her and seriously injured her reputation during the 2016 federal election.

Mirabella is suing the weekly newspaper the Benalla Ensign and its editor, Libby Price, in the Victoria county court over an April 2016 article about an encounter with the independent MP for Indi, Cathy McGowan.

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‘I thought being president would be easier’: Trump’s Reuters interview highlights

Trump has spoken in a wide-ranging interview about North Korea, Nafta and how he misses not being able to drive

Donald Trump has given a wide-ranging interview to Reuters about geopolitics, trade and how his personal life has changed since assuming the highest office in the land. Here are some highlights:

On the presidency:
“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier. You’re really into your own little cocoon, because you have such massive protection that you really can’t go anywhere. I like to drive. I can’t drive any more.”

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Milk co-op Murray Goulburn sued over ‘unconscionable’ price conduct

Australian competition regulator says the cooperative breached consumer law, but will not seek pecuniary penalties

Murray Goulburn faces accusations it misled dairy farmers about the milk price and engaged in “unconscionable conduct”, in a federal court case launched by the competition watchdog on Friday.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that Murray Goulburn Cooperative Co Ltd breached Australian consumer law through representations to its southern milk region dairy farmers about the expected farm-gate milk price.

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‘Fine me later’: Takkarist McKinley wins hearts with draft speech to late grandma

  • Defensive end uses expletives on live television after selection
  • McKinley was raised by his grandmother who raised him

Takkarist McKinley promised the grandmother who raised him that he would become a top college football player. When he was picked by the Atlanta Falcons in the first-round of Thursday’s NFL draft he remembered her again, giving an emotional speech as he clutched her photograph.

“I made a promise to her and I stuck to it. I made that promise, man,” a fired up Takkaris McKinley told the NFL Network after he was picked. “I told her. Before she passed away, I was going to live my dream. I was gonna go [to a Division I college]. I was gonna get out of Richmond, I was gonna get out of Oakland. I was gonna go to the NFL. I made that promise to her, man. Thirty seconds later she passed away. And this is who I do it for. This is who I do it for, man … C’mon, man! Get to the damn quarterback! We gonna get to the quarterback!”

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Adam Giles tells royal commission he can’t recall key details of NT juvenile justice crisis

Former NT chief minister says he didn’t know about abuse claims in reports until after call for royal commission

The former chief minister of the Northern Territory Adam Giles told the royal commission he could not recall details more than 60 times on Friday, while being questioned on his knowledge of the crisis in juvenile detention.

Giles, who was the chief minister when some of the most high-profile incidents occurred in juvenile detention, also provided no statement or documentation to the royal commission and had not followed any proceedings to date before his appearance on Friday.

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