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A man was charged on Thursday (28 October) for splashing hot water onto a woman's back and forehead, and emailing offensive remarks to the woman's daughter.
Australia's conservative government on Thursday proposed laws requiring voters to prove their identity when casting a ballot, a move slammed by the opposition as an attempt at voter suppression and to mimic the policies of former US president Donald Trump.
From Death Valley to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent to sub-Saharan Africa, global warming has already made daily life unbearable for millions of people.
Lee Chee Horng, 42, sent four masks he had illegally redeemed to his family in Malaysia for their use.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders said today they want the government’s 5G plans to be debated in Parliament, claiming Putrajaya’s proposed set up of the RM16 billion special...
Intense thunderstorms lashed parts of South Australia on October 28, bringing severe hail and heavy rain.This footage uploaded by Brothers At War Wines shows the town of Tanunda covered in hail, as rain washes the stones down Murray Street.South Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Adelaide area on Thursday morning, cautioning locals of large hail and damaging winds.The severe thunderstorm warning was cancelled by the afternoon of October 28. Credit: Brothers At War Wines via Storyful
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) could lose its majority in Sunday's general election, polls show, potentially turning new leader Fumio Kishida into another short-term prime minister and triggering a return to political uncertainty. The LDP, which has ruled Japan for most of the post-war era, will likely stay in power thanks to its coalition with junior partner Komeito, although it is almost certain to lose seats in parliament's powerful lower house. A former banker who has failed to invigorate voters with calls for a more equitable "new capitalism", Kishida has set a coalition target for a majority 233 seats in the 465-seat lower chamber, well below the 276 seats held by the LDP alone before the election was called.
Online brokerages not licensed in China are conducting illegal businesses if they serve Chinese clients via the internet, a Chinese central banker said, in the first official comment on recent reports flagging regulatory risks facing firms such as U.S.-listed Futu Holding and UP Fintech Holding. Futu and UP Fintech face regulatory risks as China's new personal data privacy law takes effect on Nov. 1, the official People's Daily said in an analysis on its website on Oct 14.
The Bank of Japan revised down its annual growth forecast on Thursday and maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy as the pandemic continues to weigh on the world's third-largest economy.
A fearless pet cat chased an invading animal from the front yard of a family home in Portland, Oregon, on October 20.Justin McAllister’s Ring camera recorded a video that shows his cat, Kevin, who is standing on top of a set of stairs, when an animal starts walking near his house. The cat then runs down to the front of the yard, scaring off the invader.McAllister told Storyful that he believed the intruder was a coyote. He was shocked that Kevin chose to chase the animal away.“Who knew Kevin was such a bada**?!” McAllister said. Credit: Justin McAllister via Storyful
Since the military took over Myanmar’s government in February, it has tortured detainees held across the country in a methodical and systemic way, an Associated Press investigation has found. The military has also abducted thousands, including young men and boys; used the bodies of the dead and wounded as tools of terror and deliberately attacked medics during a pandemic. The soldiers forced the monk to change into civilian clothing and sent him to a torture center set up in Mandalay Palace.
Intense thunderstorms lashed parts of South Australia on October 28, bringing severe hail and heavy rain.This footage filmed by Ben Goode shows large hail pummelling a yard in Craigmore near Adelaide.South Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Adelaide area on Thursday morning, cautioning locals of large hail and damaging winds.The severe thunderstorm warning was cancelled by the afternoon of October 28. Credit: Ben Goode via Storyful
The U.S. economy likely grew at its slowest pace in more than a year in the third quarter as COVID-19 infections flared up, further straining global supply chains and causing shortages of goods like automobiles that almost stifled consumer spending. The Commerce Department's advance gross domestic product report on Thursday is also expected to show strong inflation, fueled by the economy-wide shortages and pandemic relief money from the government, cutting into growth. Ebbing fiscal stimulus and Hurricane Ida, which devastated U.S. offshore energy production at the end of August, also weighed on the economy.
Several schools were forced to close after an intense hail storm swept through the South Australian capital of Adelaide on October 28.The state’s education department said the closure of the eight schools was due to flooding or power outages caused by the storm.Severe storms were expected to produce large hail and damaging winds in Adelaide and surrounding areas, the Bureau of Meteorology said.This video posted to Twitter by ChristineVarel1 shows the hail storm hitting Adelaide, which forced the recorder to stay in the safety of their car. Credit: ChristineVarel1 via Storyful
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Australian midfielder Josh Cavallo said that he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of global support after coming out as the only known gay men's footballer playing in a top-flight league.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 ― Hong Kong’s legislative council has passed a bill that allows authorities to pull out movies that run counter or harm national security. While Western media claimed the...
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