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Australia begins its late-season tour with a match Saturday against Japan at the Shona Denko Dome on the southern island of Kyushu — a stadium with recent bad memories for the Wallabies. It was the venue where their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign ended, beaten 40-16 in the quarterfinals by eventual runners-up England. Australia will go into the match as favorites this time, though.
The teachers at an Afghan midwifery college in a Taliban stronghold have dodged bullets through their office windows and seen their last training centre blown up.
Says the knockout: 'If you don’t have it, ladies, I recommend you get it.'
At a town hall hosted by CNN on Thursday, President Biden was repeatedly asked about the status of contentious budget negotiations with Democratic Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. While Biden expressed a measure of confidence that a deal could be reached with the two moderates, he also made clear how much work remained.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 22 — A group of 31 civil society organisations and 289 individuals are calling for an investigation into allegations of sexual and financial misconduct by a high-ranking...
President Joe Biden on Thursday said the United States should "fundamentally alter" the Senate filibuster on "certain issues" as his administration faces growing pressure from activists and Democrats to act on voting rights legislation. The filibuster requires 60 of 100 U.S. senators https://www.reuters.com/world/us/what-is-us-senate-filibuster-why-is-everyone-talking-about-it-2021-10-06 to agree on most legislation, a hurdle that has left the Democratic party powerless on key social issues given their narrow majority. In recent months, many Democrats have urged a carve-out to exempt a voting rights bill, after Republicans enacted dozens of state laws that Democrats say could restrict voting for many Americans, especially minorities.
Armed with a set of pencils and a feather to sweep away eraser dust, Hitomi Tateno is training the next generation of anime artists at a new Netflix-funded academy as global demand for the Japanese genre soars.
At least 10 dissidents from the former FARC guerrilla group were killed in clashes with the army in southwest Colombia, a military source said on Thursday.
*This article is brought to you by Henry Goh & Co. PETALING JAYA, Oct 22 — More than a month since its release, the Netflix hit K-drama Squid Game continues to take Malaysia and the rest of the...
As an extremely busy individual, making the time to work with the Lasalle students has been difficult for Ms Shunmugam, but something that she believes has been extremely worthwhile.
Bernard Haitink, widely considered one of the greatest conductors of his generation, has died in London at the age of 92, his management agency said.
Chris Spielman thought he was reading about another Lions great being honored.
Singapore’s workplace watchdog is investigating the company. This article, Night Owl Cinematics’ Sylvia Chan files multiple complaints about harassment, ‘sex video’, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Former New Zealand centre Francis Saili said Biarritz face a "hell of a push" to remain in the French Top 14 before hosting Brive this Saturday.
Manchester United, revived by their European escape act, face a stern test against bitter rivals Liverpool in a crucial clash in the Premier League title race this weekend.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 — A total of 2,753 teachers have not received a Covid-19 vaccine jab as of yesterday, according to a news report that quoted Senior Education Minister Datuk Radzi Jidin. Malay...
Melbourne residents celebrated the end of the city’s sixth COVID-19 lockdown, in the early hours of Friday, October 22.This footage uploaded to Twitter captures the sound of locals cheering just after midnight on Friday morning.After more than 260 nights under stay-at-home orders, some restrictions were lifted from 11:59 pm local time on Thursday, after Victoria hit the key milestone of a 70 percent vaccination rate. Credit: @MrMG83414254 via Storyful
Santa Fe County Sheriff's deputies said a prop firearm was discharged.
Police said they were investigating reports of a woman seen posting messages outside a dance studio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, October 16.The Philadelphia Police Department said they responded to reports of “threats” at a dance studio for children on the 1300 block of Cottman Avenue on Saturday. They said a “light skin” female taped letters onto the front of the property with the message ‘Your not welcome’ before fleeing in a burgundy SUV.This surveillance video from the dance studio Kreative Legends shows the suspect in action.Studio owner Kayla Shuler told Storyful she felt certain the woman had racist intent, as Kreative Legends is “the only black-owned business on this particular street.”The incident occurred as 45 children, aged three to six, were being dismissed from two dance classes. Parents were “very upset”, Shuler said, and they rushed to remove the sign before the children could see it.Police said the investigation was “active and ongoing with Northeast Detectives Division” as of Thursday. Credit: Kreative Legends via Storyful