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You could lung around a bunch of different socket wrench heads until you find the one you need — or you could just pick up the Rak Universal Socket Tool. The adapter has 54 hardened steel spring pins to help your tool conform to whatever size hex nuts, hooks, and bolt heads that you need to grip. It's specially designed to tackle most 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch bolts, nuts and screws, so you've got a wide range to work with.
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In a significant vote of confidence while she recuperates from a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament European champions Lyon have given Ellie Carpenter a contract extension to 2026.The Australian international fullback was injured early in Lyon's Champions League final defeat of Barcelona in May.
Confirmed cases of monkeypox in Nigeria could reach their highest level in five years if the current trend of infections is maintained, the head of the country's centre for disease control says.Nigeria is one of the countries in Africa where monkeypox is endemic.
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has warned his team knows the formula to run through Australia, as they line-up four spinners in the first Test in Galle.Karunaratne revealed on Tuesday his side would likely take the same approach they did in their 3-0 rout of Australia in 2016, playing just the one quick and relying on turn.
Then-US president Donald Trump became irate and tried to grab the steering wheel of the Secret Service limousine when told he would not be joining supporters moving on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, a former aide has testified.The president had just finished his speech at the Ellipse outside the White House where he exhorted supporters to march on the Capitol.
Jordan Thompson has joined the Australian men's charge into the second round of Wimbledon with a straight-sets demolition job on Roberto Carballes Baena.The Sydneysider, whose brilliant form on English lawns has already brought him one pre-Wimbledon triumph and earned him a place in another a week later, breezed past the Spanish clay-court specialist 6-4 6-1 6-1 on Tuesday.
Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.The British socialite, 60, was convicted in December for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Epstein, then her boyfriend, between 1994 and 2004.
Nat Sciver and Alice Davidson-Richards have scored maiden Test centuries as England recovered from 5-121 to reach 6-328 at the close on day two of the four-day Test with South Africa at Taunton.Their partnership enabled England to sail past South Africa's first innings total of 284 and take a 44-run lead with power to add.
Rafael Nadal has made a solid start to the third leg of his attempt to become the first man to win a calendar year grand slam since Rod Laver more than 40 years ago.With the Australian and French Open trophies already in his locker, the Spaniard next needs to win Wimbledon for the first time since 2010.
Thousands of religious scholars and ethnic leaders from across Afghanistan will gather this week to discuss key issues for the first time since the Taliban took power last year, as the group faced calls to ensure the meeting included women."Very soon a great gathering will be held in Kabul," Taliban administration spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said, adding that religious scholars and ethnic leaders from all provinces would participate in the meeting which clerics had called for.
While consumer confidence may somewhat be under a cloud, economists don't expect an impact on spending habits just yet.The Australian Bureau of Statistics will on Wednesday release retail trade figures for May, capturing the impact of the Reserve Bank's 25 basis point increase in the cash rate that month, its first rate hike in more than a decade.
NSW commuters are set for further delays from industrial action by rail workers as negotiations continue over pay, conditions and safety.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union is set to meet with the NSW government on Wednesday for talks on a new Korean-built intercity train fleet.
The Queensland government will adopt the recommendations of a report into its own accountability and workplace culture "lock, stock and barrel", with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk declaring "they are exactly what I want"The 131-page final report handed down by Professor Peter Coaldrake late on Tuesday made 14 recommendations, including reigning in the access and influence of lobbyists.Ms Palaszczuk said she not only welcomed the report, but embraced it.
A health staffer who worked alongside a male pedophile nurse at a Tasmanian hospital believes there was a culture among senior management of not talking about "challenging issues".An inquiry examining state government responses to child sexual abuse allegations in the public service is this week focusing on James Geoffrey Griffin.
Police say they are prepared to move quickly against climate change activists protesting in Sydney who "think the law does not apply to them" after making 21 arrests in two days.Eleven people were arrested during a second day of unauthorised demonstrations organised by climate activist group Blockade Australia, after ten were arrested on Monday.
A taskforce set up to assist complainants who had suffered abuse, harassment or bullying within the ADF encountered archival difficulties in its establishment, a royal commission has been told.An inquiry into defence and veterans suicide continues its second week of hearings in Townsville with former chair of the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce, Hon Leonard Roberts-Smith, to continue his evidence on Wednesday.
Pharmacy students and interns were an "untapped resource" before the pandemic hit, and they should be allowed to vaccinate people on a permanent basis, pharmacists say.Fourth-year students and interns were called on to bolster Victoria's COVID-19 vaccination efforts as part of a "surge workforce" under the Andrews' government's public health emergency orders.
A Queensland coroner is expected to make recommendations on how police and other agencies respond to domestic violence when she hands down findings in the inquest into the deaths of Hannah Clarke and her children.Ms Clarke was leaving her parents' home in Brisbane's Camp Hill suburb to take Aaliyah, six, Laianah, four, and Trey, three, to school when estranged husband Rowan Baxter jumped into her vehicle on February 19, 2020.
The police officer currently tasked with investigating Lynette Dawson's disappearance in January 1982 is set to face a grilling by her husband's legal team as his murder trial enters its closing phase.Detective Senior Constable Daniel Poole is expected to be the last witness in the long-running hearing and will return to the NSW Supreme Court for cross-examination on Wednesday.
Fresh from managing a power price spike and the market suspension crisis, the federal energy minister is set to address the National Press Club.Chris Bowen is expected to spruik the government's plan to transform Australia's energy market using renewables, new technology and increased storage capability during his speech on Wednesday.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and potential conflict over Taiwan have topped Australia's concerns, according to a new poll.A large majority of Australians see China as a military threat while confidence in President Xi Jinping sits at record lows, new Lowy Institute research reveals.