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Britain's relationship with France is rock solid, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, when asked about a new defence pact with Australia and the United States that sinks an existing French-Australian submarine deal. France has reacted angrily to Wednesday's news of the 'AUKUS' partnership that will help Australia acquire U.S. nuclear-powered submarines and scrap a $40 billion French-designed submarine deal. But, asked in parliament about relations with France, Johnson played down any row.
Labour's Wes Streeting says "it is pretty appalling" that Dominic Raab has been promoted to deputy prime minister despite "lounging around on a beach" during the crisis in Afghanistan. The shadow child poverty secretary also pours scorn on other cabinet appointments including Nadine Dorries and Nadhim Zahawi who he claims were promoted on the "basis of loyalty, rather than talent".
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 16 — Penang police are trying to identify two men who were shot dead early this morning after they opened fire on officers at Bukit Mengkuang in Kubang Semang here. Penang police...
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There were echoes of the controversial origins of Dodger Stadium during a game on September 15, as protesters took to the field carrying signs with the names of Mexican-American communities that were cleared to make way for the ballpark in the 1950s.Various social media posts showed the protesters carried signs saying Bishop, La Loma, and Palo Verde – three communities that once made up the Chavez Ravine area, where Dodger Stadium now stands.A sign reading “Not Chavez Ravine” was also seen hanging from a stand.Two of the three on-field protesters can be seen being tackled by security in this video posted by Twitter user @DealinRugs. Other footage showed one of the protesters being escorted out of the stadium.The Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on the night, 5-3. Credit: @DealinRugs via Storyful
Singapore's former Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will soon start national service after deferring it for years, officials said Thursday, following the swimmer's disappointing performance in Tokyo.
A Lithuanian police chase ended in a dramatic crash after a driver fled a sobriety test near the town of Kyviskes, video posted by police shows.Lithuanian Police said they began following the car when it dodged a checkpoint early on September 15.The footage shows the ensuing pursuit, as the suspect’s car veers in and out of traffic, until eventually it serves out of control and off the road.Police said “car parts were scattered all over the field from the car” following the crash.Police said the driver was found to have a blood alcohol level about three times the Lithuanian limit.The driver was not seriously injured, police said. Credit: Lithuanian Police via Storyful
Japan's former women's empowerment minister Seiko Noda announced her last-minute run for leadership of the ruling party on Thursday, the day before campaigning begins.
It also said earlier this month that it was expecting to trump its pre-COVID passenger numbers by 2022. These hit 149 million in 2019.
The State Highway 7 was inundated as a few truck and bus drivers managed to drive through the road to reach their destinations.A local, Sheikh Saheb said a few people were taking the risk of taking the highway road, despite warnings from police.In Midnapore, water entered houses of people and damaged property.Meanwhile, a rise in the water level of the Sono River due to rains in eastern Mayurbhanj district flooded residential areas, submerged huts and forced people to move in thigh-high waters.
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One man was taken into custody by police in Phoenix, Arizona, after officers were shot at while responding to a 911 call at a residence in the city, police said on September 15.A report by 12 News said a suspect had broken into a neighbor’s house on September 14, before returning to his own house before the officers arrived.Video shows the officers running for cover as the shots ring out.No one was injured in the incident, police said. Credit: Phoenix Police Department via Storyful
Elton John has postponed European and US dates of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour due to hip surgery, the singer announced on Thursday.
The company reported an underlying pre-tax loss of £15m ($21m) for the six months to 3 July, a fall from £56m profit a year prior.
While her outfit choice leaves fashion fans split down the middle, a shopping mall in Singapore decided to trendjack her image to showcase the mall's retailers' offerings.
"I feel very, very excited and super, super happy," said Beverly Tiew, 46, who was among the first batch of 159 travellers to arrive from Kuala Lumpur, following months of lockdowns imposed nationwide to curb a surge in coronavirus cases.Earlier this month, the Malaysian government announced Langkawi would be the first tourist site to reopen as part of a domestic tourism bubble, with strict protocols in place to thwart the spread of the coronavirus.The plan is similar to that introduced in Thailand, which started with the July reopening of Phuket, 220 km (137 miles) north of Langkawi, to vaccinated foreign tourists. Malaysia has yet to invite foreign tourists to return.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — More ethnic Indians in Malaysia felt they suffered from discrimination in the country’s education system compared to other ethnic groups, a recent survey by the Sekolah...
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 16 — Penang police will be closely monitoring recreational spots in the state to check on crowds over a four-day period, said Penang police chief Datuk Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain. He...
The Monument Fire, burning in northern California, was 50 percent contained late on September 15, aerial firefighters said.The fire, originally triggered by lightning, has grown to over 200,000 acres. This video shows planes dousing the blaze in fire retardant.NorCal Air Operations said six large air tankers (LATs) and two very large air tankers (VLATs) were assigned to a large retardant operation on September 15.The US Forest Service announced on Tuesday that most national forests in California that had been closed due to hazardous conditions would reopen on September 17, according to the LA Times. Credit: NorCal Air Operations via Storyful
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