Cricket Australia says Indian cricketers were racially abused at SCG, but offenders have not been found

Cricket Australia has confirmed Indian players were racially abused during the third Test at the SCG, but says it does not yet know who was responsible. Key points: CA says a group of spectators who received media coverage on day four were not involved in any racist behaviour CA Investigators are still trying to identify … Read more

‘It was easier to die’: Holocaust survivor shares her story as Australia marks ‘darkest’ chapter in world history

For Olga Horak, being alive is a “personal triumph”.  Born in Czechoslovakia in 1926, Mrs Horak is a Jewish Holocaust survivor. She describes herself as a “graduate” of Nazi Germany’s regime of persecution that resulted in the murder of six million Jews, along with other minorities.  On Wednesday, she will share her story to mark … Read more

AstraZeneca faces EU grilling over delays to vaccine delivery

The European Union will seek onWednesday to resolve a standoff with AstraZeneca Plc that threatens to keep its vaccination program in the slow lane.Image Credit: AP London:  The European Union will seek on Wednesday to resolve a standoff with AstraZeneca Plc that threatens to keep its vaccination program in the slow lane, trigger a global … Read more

35,000 People Vaccinated In Kuwait In One Month

35,000 people vaccinated in Kuwait in one month Since Kuwait launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign a month ago, around 35,000 people have received the jab, local media reported. Currently, out of the four million citizens and residents that make up Kuwait’s population, only 0.875 per cent are vaccinated. Read| Kuwait: PCR test at private centers … Read more

Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress

Greene, who represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, frequently posted far-right extremist and debunked conspiracy theories on her page, including the baseless QAnon conspiracy which casts former President Donald Trump in an imagined battle against a sinister cabal of Democrats and celebrities who abuse children. In one post, from January 2019, Greene liked a comment that … Read more

Lawyer says Pelosi laptop hasn’t been recovered from suspect

A defense lawyer says a laptop stolen from the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the U.S. Capitol attack hasn’t been recovered by investigators ByThe Associated Press January 26, 2021, 10:03 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HARRISBURG, Pa. — A laptop stolen from the offices of House … Read more

Graham warns Dems will ‘blow up’ Senate by moving forward with impeachment trial, calling witnesses

With Democrats preparing for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned his colleagues that moving forward will only cause more damage to the nation. “I’d like to get this trial over sooner rather than later,” Graham told “Hannity” on Tuesday. “To my Democratic colleagues, if you try to call one witness, you’re going to … Read more

Dax Shepard said he had ‘bizarre fears’ about announcing relapse: ‘I was terrified’

Dax Shepard is opening up about coming clean. In September of last year, the 46-year-old actor announced publicly that he’d relapsed with opiates after a motorcycle accident. At the time of his announcement, he said he didn’t have a drink or use cocaine in 16 years.  During a virtual appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Tuesday, … Read more

COVID-19 in UAE: ‘We may need to get vaccinated every year,’ says Farida Al Hosani

New COVID-19 variants have emerged recently, Al Hosani said, adding that the more mutant the virus, the more is the possible need to vaccinate annually against it.Image Credit: Shutterstock Dubai: People may need to get COVID-19 vaccine every year, said Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector. Al Hosani made the … Read more

Alberta Teachers’ Association planning legal action over finance minister’s order affecting pension management

Angered by Finance Minister Travis Toews’ ministerial order that they say gives teachers less control over their pension investments, the Alberta Teachers’ Association said Tuesday that it now plans to take legal action in response to the move. “This offensive and overreaching ministerial order, which negates promises made by government officials when passing Bill 22, … Read more

Three emus killed in apparent Vic attack

Three young emus have been killed in Victoria’s Gippsland region, with rescuers adamant they were mown down deliberately. Wildlife carers say the baby emus were hit on Monday by a vehicle at Golden Beach, a small town situated along Ninety Mile Beach and about 40km west of Sale. “It had to be a four-wheel drive … Read more

Government considering targeted financial support for tourism sector

Tourism Minister Dan Tehan says he has been engaging in talks with the tourism sector as the Morrison government considers targeted financial assistance for the industry. Read Next Comments Reader comments on this site are moderated before publication to promote lively, but civil and respectful debate. We encourage your comments but submitting one does not … Read more

QAnon supporting Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene liked Tweets about executing Pelosi and hanging Obama

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-R) – a supporter of QAnon conspiracy theories – routinely indicated her support for executing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi other prominent Democratic politicians in the years before being elected to Congress.  Greene, who now represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, repeatedly posted debunked conspiracy theories and posts from far-right extremists … Read more

Residents set against 19-storey apartments

Plans for a 19-storey tower at the former Player Wills factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road would be “horrendously out of proportion” with the surrounding two-storey homes, local residents have said. Hundreds of objections are expected to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála this week against US property group Hines’ plans for the scheme … Read more

Pregnant pair killed in ‘hit and run’ weeks after heartbreaking photo of baby scan – World News

A pregnant woman and her partner were pictured proudly showing off an ultrasound of their unborn baby just weeks before they were tragically killed in a reported hit and run. Kate Leadbetter was pregnant with her partner Matty Field’s child when they were both killed while out walking their dogs, it has been reported. Ms … Read more

One person dead in Acton blaze

Article content continued At about 6:20 p.m., firefighters said the blaze had been knocked down. Details about the person who died were not immediately known, nor was there information about the cause of the fire. A tweet from Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal said it is investigating the origin and cause of the fire. … Read more

Ponytails and lipstick: US women soldiers get style

Revisions to army grooming policies expanded the number of hair styles women could adopt, including wearing their hair long.Image Credit: AFP Washington: Women in the US army are going to be able to dress up a little. The Pentagon announced Tuesday that female soldiers would be able to grow their hair long, color their nails … Read more

Malaysians oppose Govt’s decision to allow interstate travel for married couples

Long-distance married couples are allowed to travel interstate to meet their spouses starting from Wednesday (27 Jan), said Malaysia’s Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri. He said this in his daily movement control order (MCO) press conference on Tuesday (26 Jan), stating that the Government has agreed to relax the rules in a special National … Read more

In 12 lives lost, a nation’s tragedy: Heartbreaking cases highlight devastating reach of pandemic

Boris Johnson said he was ‘deeply sorry for every life lost’ last night as the UK went past 100,000 coronavirus deaths. In a sombre press conference, The Prime Minister said he took ‘full responsibility’ for every action his Government had taken in the pandemic. He insisted ministers had done ‘everything we could’ to limit the … Read more

Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio lead the GOP senators blasting Trump’s second impeachment

A majority of Republicans voted Tuesday that Donald Trump’s second impeachment is unconstitutional, a sign the former president will likely be acquitted in his upcoming trial. Republican Senator Rand Paul forced the Senate to vote on the issue, arguing the trial was illegal given that Trump no longer occupies the Oval Office. Most Republicans, including … Read more

Biden to buy 200m MORE doses of Covid vaccines in plan to have almost every American inoculated this summer

PRESIDENT Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his administration will buy 200million more coronavirus vaccine doses in a push to have nearly all Americans inoculated by summer.  The president’s plan entails purchasing an additional 100 doses of the Pfizer jab and 100 more doses of the Moderna vaccine. 6 President Joe Biden announced plans to purchase … Read more

Princess Eugenie news: Royal fans gush over sweet Jack Brooksbank engagement snap | Royal | News

The York royal posted a picture of her and then-fiancée Jack on their engagement day on Instagram. Eugenie married Jack on October 12 2018, and confirmed in September they’re expecting their first child in “early 2021”. Captioning the engagement photo with #flashbackfriday, Eugenie shared the “happy moment” with her 1.2 million followers on Instagram. It … Read more

Dwayne Johnson is a contender in NBC sitcom ‘Young Rock’ President Dwayne Johnson producer AP sitcom

Dwayne Johnson’s new NBC comedy “Young Rock” has him campaigning for president in 2032, but the actor and producer sidestepped the possibility of a real-life run someday. A coming-of-age story inspired by the former pro wrestler’s colorful but challenging childhood and youth, “Young Rock” is framed by the adult Johnson’s reflections on his life as … Read more

Australian horse races overlooked in world’s top 20

Australia’s time-honoured group 1 races have been overlooked in the top 20 of the 2020 Longines World Race Rankings, in which the Juddmonte International – won by the world’s best horse Ghaiyyath – was ranked No.1. Flemington’s Darley Sprint Classic was ranked as Australia’s best group 1 race of 2020, featuring equal 21st on the … Read more

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer were threatened at gunpoint after wrong turn in LA

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have recalled the moment they were threatened at gunpoint during a road trip in California. The comedy due had hired motorcycles in 1992 in the hope of driving from the west coast to the east coast of the US but turned back early on in their journey due to heavy … Read more

Welcome to Wakayama, one of Japan’s most underrated destinations for foodies

(CNN) — There’s no denying Tokyo is one of the world’s food capitals. But if you look beyond the Michelin stars and take a deep dive into the origins of Japanese cuisine and the many ingredients that define it, you’ll find Wakayama prefecture, south of the city of Osaka, offers an unexpectedly diverse abundance of … Read more

Detroit to dismiss some tickets issued during Floyd protests

Detroit will dismiss most misdemeanor citations issued last spring during several days of protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a city official said Tuesday. Most of the tickets written from May 31 through June 2 were for curfew violations as hundreds of people demonstrated in downtown Detroit. The city … Read more

Shahid Kapoor Left This Comment On Mira Rajput’s Dreamy Goa Pics And We Can’t Even…

Mira Rajput on vacation (courtesy mira.kapoor) Highlights Shahid and Mira were holidaying in Goa Mira has been filling up her Instagram with Goa pic Shahid left an adorable comment on Mira’s pic New Delhi: Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor, who rarely post photos of them together, make up for it with their social media PDA. … Read more

Ex-drug kingpin and ‘Death Row Records’ founder Michael ‘Harry-O’ Harris weeps, thanks Trump for pardon

The former drug kingpin and founder of Death Row Records shed tears and thanked former President Trump for pardoning him during a recent interview.  Michael ‘Harry O’ Harris had served 30 years of a 25-year to life sentence for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder when he learned he was going to released early from a California prison. His was … Read more

Over 19.5 Lakh People Vaccinated Against Covid In India, Says Centre; VK Sasikala To Be Freed From Jail After 4 Years

Beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country have crossed 19.5 lakh, centre said. New Delhi: The number of beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country had crossed 19.5 lakh till the evening of Monday, the 10th day of the nationwide immunisation drive, the health ministry said. A total of 19,50,183 beneficiaries were inoculated in 35,785 … Read more

Jeff Bezos Seeks $1.7 Million in Legal Fees From Girlfriend Lauren Sanchez Brother Michael Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez’s brother sued Jeff Bezos and his security consultant claiming they defamed him. Jeff Bezos wants $1.7 million from his girlfriend’s brother to cover legal fees the world’s second-richest person racked up successfully defending a defamation lawsuit. Lauren Sanchez’s brother, Michael Sanchez, sued Bezos and his security consultant, Gavin de Becker, claiming they defamed … Read more

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency to combat the ‘evil’ of domestic violence against women

Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency over its deep-rooted problem of violence against women, creating new measures that activists have demanded for years to battle a deadly tide. The US territory has seen sustained levels of violence that on average result in one woman’s death per week, a 2019 report said, echoing the … Read more