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Hong Kong police are investigating video about setting up surfaces

Hong Kong police say they are investigating reports that a man was lined up following a hot argument on a day of widespread protests across the city as videos of the alleged attack surfaced online. Three videos were published on message channels used by protesters showing a man in a green t-shirt arguing with people on a footbridge, reportedly in …

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Old friends unite on Memorial Day

Loading Jim, from Laverton, was in the navy aboard HMAS Vendetta during the Vietnam War, escorting the squadron transport HMAS Sydney and serving as a mobile platform to support artillery. Jim is 70; Ron 71. Should anyone have been worried Reminder Day could risk losing support 101 years since the end of the arms war ended World War I, Monday's …

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Woman arrested for allegedly harassing children with harlequinosis

An American woman has been arrested for allegedly harassing a child with a genetic skin disease on social media. Krista Sewell, 26, allegedly threatened social media accounts and a crowdfunding page in support of two-year-old Anna Riley, who has harlequinectosis. NBC New York reports The Long Island woman is also accused of mailing threatening letters to the toddler family's home. …

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"A circus and a hoax": how right-wing media cover impeachment US news

Television hearings about Donald Trump began on Wednesday and are likely to hit America with a litany of malicious testimony. Prints of private hearings already show witnesses testifying to the same basic scenario: Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate its potential rival in the 2020 election Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who had worked in the country. This has led …

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The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry

Struggling to keep up with every twist and turn in the impeachment story? The Democratic bid to eject President Donald Trump from office hits high gear on Wednesday with the first public hearings on Capitol Hill into his alleged abuses of power in Ukraine. Get set for top grade political drama, circus-like antics, and the grave reality of a presidency …

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Cyclonebulbul kills 20 when millions are evacuated in India, Bangladesh

Updated November 11, 2019 11:02:54 PM Twenty people have died and more than two million others spent a night crocheting in storm shelters, according to officials, when Cyclone Bulbul crashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with heavy bullets and stormy rain. Key points: [19659004] Trees were demolished, blocked roads and blocked access to certain areas About 36 men …

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New Zealand's favorite bird for 2019 "on edge of extinction"

"I am absolutely over the moon," Hoiho campaign director Thor Elley told AAP, "although I guess it is not a good analogy for a bird that cannot fly." The survey has huge purchases across the country, with campaign teams taking on each of the birds and prominent New Zealanders jumping on board to name their favorites. There are an estimated …

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests shot by police on Facebook Live

A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters on Monday morning, hitting one in the torso, as anger sparked by the recent death of a student playing into the rush hour commute and wreaking fresh chaos. The shooting, which was broadcast live on Facebook, is the latest escalation in more than five months of pro-democracy protests that have engulfed …

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