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45m ago

Taiwan says 5 Chinese coast guard ships entered waters near frontline islands

Officials said the Chinese boats left the area around the Taiwan-controlled Kinmen islands shortly after Taiwan’s coast guard warned them away.
Anti-landing barricades are pictured on the beach, with China's Xiamen city in the background, in Kinmen
Anti-landing barricades are pictured on the beach, with China's Xiamen city in the background, in Kinmen

Photographer accuses Taylor Swift's dad of punching him at Sydney waterfront

The singer's team said two people "were aggressively pushing their way towards Taylor, grabbing at her security personnel, and threatening to throw a female staff member into the water."
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1h ago

Two Chinese bloggers in exile warn that police are interrogating their followers

The two bloggers urged fans to unfollow their accounts on X and YouTube amid escalating efforts by Beijing to clamp down on critical speech even outside of China.
Journalist Wang Zhian
Journalist Wang Zhian
2h ago

Human remains found in search for two missing Sydney men

A New South Wales police officer is accused of killing an ex-boyfriend and his new partner, who had been missing for days.
Missing Australian men after serving police officer arrested on suspicion of murder.
Missing Australian men after serving police officer arrested on suspicion of murder.
13h ago

Americans whose yacht was hijacked in Grenada likely thrown overboard and died, police say

Kathy Brandel and Ralph Hendry have been missing since their boat was apparently taken by three escaped prisoners in Grenada on Feb. 19
Kathy Brandel, front left, and Ralph Hendry, front right, with family.
Kathy Brandel, front left, and Ralph Hendry, front right, with family.
13h ago

Suspected illegal loggers kill 3 forest rangers on patrol in central Mexico

Because Mexico has no national forest service, farmers from local communal farms often take up patrolling to protect their communities’ forests and combat forest fires and logging.
The Iztaccíhuatl volcano stands high near Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico.
The Iztaccíhuatl volcano stands high near Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico.
17h ago

Cruise ship barred from docking in Mauritius amid outbreak of stomach illness

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship had been set to dock Sunday, but officials in Mauritius mandated more testing first. Passengers were stuck on board.
Norwegian Dawn cruise ship arriving in the French Mediterranean port of Marseille.
Norwegian Dawn cruise ship arriving in the French Mediterranean port of Marseille.
19h ago

'Mary Poppins' age rating increased in U.K. due to 'discriminatory language'

The 1964 Disney classic twice uses a word that is a racially insensitive term for the Khoekhoe, an indigenous group in South Africa, the British Board of Film Classification said.
Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in "Mary Poppins".
Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in "Mary Poppins".
21h ago

Japan's SLIM moon probe unexpectedly survives lunar night

The Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) touched down on the lunar surface last month, making Japan the fifth country to put a probe on the moon.
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21h ago

Mom loses $820,000 injuries claim after she was pictured tossing a Christmas tree

Kamila Grabska had claimed a car accident in 2017 left her with “debilitating pain.”
A mum who tried to claim £700,000 for injuries she suffered in a car crash has lost her case – after she was pictured winning a Christmas tree throwing competition.
A mum who tried to claim £700,000 for injuries she suffered in a car crash has lost her case – after she was pictured winning a Christmas tree throwing competition.
23h ago

Brazil's Bolsonaro gathers supporters to show strength amid coup probe

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, whose supporters called for a military coup after his 2022 election loss, faces multiple investigations that many believe could land him in jail.
Bolsonaro and some of his former top aides are under investigation into allegations they attempted plotted a coup to remove his successor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Bolsonaro and some of his former top aides are under investigation into allegations they attempted plotted a coup to remove his successor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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