Thousands evacuated from Sydney in Australia amid heavy rain and flooding – National

Thousands of residents in suburban Sydney were told to evacuate their homes on Sunday after heavy rains caused flooding and rivers to overflow in what authorities called life-threatening emergencies. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain and flash flooding and winds of up to 90 kilometers (55 miles) per … Read more

Australia beats China again in Asian qualifying for the FIBA ​​World Cup

SYDNEY, July 3 (Xinhua) — The Australian Boomers once again defeated the Chinese national team in the Asian qualifiers for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2023 on Sunday, with the home team making a late breakaway and winning 71 -48. The game was close in the first quarter, as China managed to take an 18-16 … Read more

Russia claims control of key city in eastern Ukraine – National

Russia’s defense minister said Russian forces took control of the last major city held by Ukraine in Ukraine’s Lugansk province on Sunday, bringing Moscow closer to its stated goal of seizing the entire Ukrainian region of Donbas. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that Russian troops along with members of a local separatist … Read more

Russian forces press assault on eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk province – National

Russian forces attacked the city of Lysychansk and its surroundings in an all-out attempt to seize the last resistance stronghold in eastern Ukraine’s Lugansk province, the governor said on Saturday. Ukrainian fighters have spent weeks trying to defend the city from falling to Russia, as neighboring Sievierodonetsk did a week ago. The Russian Defense Ministry … Read more

Lawyer says Ohio cops shot fleeing black man dozens of times – National

Police killed Jayland Walker, a black man in Ohio, by shooting him dozens of times as he ran from officers after a traffic stop, an attorney for his family said, citing a review of police body camera footage. which will be made public on Sunday. In comments published Saturday by the Akron Beacon Journal, attorney … Read more

Dutch farmers form tractor blockade in ‘mass’ protest over nitrogen policy

Mass protests are taking place in the Netherlands, as Dutch farmers protest against government rules that would limit carbon and nitrogen emissions from their farms, says Sky News presenter James Morrow. Farmers in the Netherlands protested a new government policy that would cut nitrogen oxide and ammonia emissions by 50 percent by 2030. “Large mass … Read more

‘President Meghan’: The Duchess of Sussex ‘wants to be’ in the White House

Meghan Markle is headed to “bigger and better things” amid reports the Duchess of Sussex wants to be in the White House, says Sky News presenter Rita Panahi. “That’s the latest guess after this interview he’s done with Vogue,” Panahi said. “President Meghan, can you imagine that?”

Zelenskyy adviser says key eastern Ukraine stronghold could fall to Russians – National

Fighting intensified over the weekend for Lysychansk, Ukraine’s last major stronghold in the strategic eastern province of Lugansk, with an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy admitting the city could fall. Russian forces seized Lysychansk’s sister city, Sievierodonetsk, on the opposite side of the Siverskiy Donets River last month, after some of the heaviest fighting of … Read more

‘President Meghan’: The Duchess of Sussex ‘wants to be’ in the White House

Meghan Markle is headed to “bigger and better things” amid reports the Duchess of Sussex wants to be in the White House, says Sky News presenter Rita Panahi. “That’s the latest guess after this interview he’s done with Vogue,” Panahi said. “President Meghan, can you imagine that?”