Rolling, global protests reflect rising anger over police treatment of ethnic minorities, sparked by George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis after a police officer detaining him knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes as fellow officers stood by.
Bushfires took out two substations and transmission lines, prompting New South Wales to warn that an area home to almost eight million people and the nation's largest city Sydney could experience rolling blackouts.
Australia’s most populous state was paralysed by “catastrophic” fire conditions amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires also ravaged the country’s southeast.
Fresh battle line drawn as 50 fires sprung up in South Australia state, where officials raised the fire danger warning to "catastrophic" as temperatures passed 42 degrees Celsius.
Casey Dean and Eduards Nits claim they were teens when they ordered the Quarter Pounder with cheese. McDonald's says it's no surprise as "once the food is cooked there isn't enough moisture to support bacterial growth to break it down".
Opener Chris Gayle, set to retire at the end of the tournament, led the West Indies reply with a blistering 50 off 34 balls as the two-times champions chased down Pakistani total, reaching 108-3 with 36.2 overs to spare.
Ecologist Jason Van Weenen says bats in Adelaide's Botanic Park are getting more and more stressed. They're starting to cluster in the trees in large clumps, which signals trouble.
Leading the series 2-1 after the 137-run thrashing of Tim Paine's depleted Australia in Melbourne on Sunday, Virat Kohli's team are in the box seat to shrug off the nation's history of underachievement Down Under.
Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson will be eligible for parole in six months, during which he will serve his home detention at his sister's house. His lawyer says he will appeal the one-year home detention sentence.
Philip Wilson, 67, was found guilty in May of concealing abuse by paedophile priest Jim Fletcher in the Hunter region of New South Wales state during the 1970s by failing to report allegations against him.
The event has become one of the world’s foremost innovation challenges with teams looking to demonstrate designs that could one day lead to commercially available solar-powered vehicles for passengers.
The koala has been released back in to the wild after the perilous 16 kilometers adventure.
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