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Search-and-rescue operations began in a town near Miami, Florida on Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly apartment building collapse.Officials in Surfside have reported at least one person dead and about 100 more missing.As rescue crews searched through the rubble of Champlain Towers South, friends and family of its residents anxiously waited to hear news of their loved ones."They have no idea because they were in the south tower. There's no news yet.""Yes, tenth floor, looking at the beach…Reporter: and you haven't heard anything?NoReporter: any word from the hospital?No, they sent me here."Local media footage showed a rescue team pulling a boy from the debris and firefighters climbing ladders to reach residents stuck on their balconies.Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez told reporters that the building remains unstable, which makes rescue efforts more difficult."We know that the families are very upset. They're in a lot of pain. But we asked for painful patience. I know that's a hard ask. But we have to this is a tremendous task that we're all involved in right now. It's very dangerous."The cause of the collapse remains unclear.Though officials said the oceanfront high-rise, built in 1981, required repairs as part of a city recertification process.The oceanfront tower had more than 130 units about 80 were occupied.
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Barnaby Joyce faces a test of his leadership when Northern Territory Country Liberal Party members vote on a Senate candidate for the next election.NT senator Sam McMahon backed Mr Joyce in this week's Nationals leadership ballot in which he defeated Michael McCormack.
(Bloomberg) -- More than 500,000 residents of Sydney will go into lockdown for at least a week as Australia races to control an outbreak of the highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus. President Joe Biden warned of the risks posed by the delta variant as he prodded Americans to get vaccinated amid a decline in the pace of inoculations.India this week hit a single-day record by administering more than 8 million Covid-19 vaccinations -- but even this unprecedented pace may not be fas
Orchard Hotel Singapore has been ordered to suspend room bookings for 30 days for failing to comply with Safe Management Measures.
Coburn is headed to her third Olympics, while Jessica Ramsey and Raven Saunders were stellar in shot put.
The viewing is livestreamed for those who cannot personally pay their respects This article, WATCH: PNoy’s ashes are now at the Ateneo, as mourners arrive for one-day public viewing, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
(Bloomberg) -- Toshiba Corp. shareholders voted to oust Chairman of the Board Osamu Nagayama, a rare victory for activist investors that will worsen the turmoil at an iconic nuclear-to-electronics conglomerate that’s grappled for years with scandal and allegations of shoddy management.The surprise decision on Nagayama, the 74-year-old outside director some investors opposed publicly, came after a contentious meeting with shareholders that extended for nearly three hours. His departure marks a hi
An off-duty police officer fought through smoke to narrowly escape from Brisbane's Whiskey Au Go Go fire that killed 15 people, the state coroner has heard.The re-opened inquest into the 1973 firebombing concluded its first two-week sitting with evidence from Jennifer Mahony, the daughter of the man caught in the blaze.
An appeals court has suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York as he made false statements while trying to overturn Donald Trump's loss in the presidential race. An attorney disciplinary committee had asked the court to suspend Giuliani's license on grounds that he'd violated professional conduct rules as he promoted theories that the election was ‘stolen’. Trump called the suspension a politically motivated "witch hunt," while Giuliani said it was a "disgrace" on his afternoon radio show.
China's sweeping ban on cryptocurrency mining has paralysed an industry that accounts for over half of global bitcoin production, as miners dump machines in despair or seek refuge in places such as Texas or Kazakhstan. "Many miners are exiting the business to comply with government policies," said Mike Huang, operator of a cryptomining farm in the southwest province of Sichuan. "Mining machines are selling like scrap metal."
Paul George scored a game-high 27 points and Patrick Beverley harassed Devin Booker into another sub-par performance as the Los Angeles Clippers worked their Game 3 magic in a 106-92 victory over the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Western Conference finals.The Clippers got back into the best-of-seven series with a home win on thursday night after two opening defeats in Phoenix.
Fiji health chiefs have admitted for the first time that Covid-19 transmission is widespread in the community after the Pacific nation recorded more than 300 new daily cases.
(Bloomberg) -- Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani unveiled an ambitious push into clean energy involving 750 billion rupees ($10.1 billion) of investment over three years, marking a new pivot for one of the world’s biggest fossil-fuel billionaires.Reliance Industries Ltd., which gets 60% of its revenue from oil refining and petrochemicals, plans to spend 600 billion rupees on four “giga factories” to make solar modules, hydrogen, fuel cells and to build a battery grid to store electricity. An additiona
(Bloomberg) -- Oil is heading for a fifth weekly advance, the longest winning streak since December, as stockpiles shrink and the market tightens ahead of an OPEC+ meeting that will consider pumping more crude.Front-month futures in New York are up more than 2% this week, while global benchmark Brent is at the highest level since October 2018. The alliance, led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, are set to meet July 1 and the group is widely expected to revive more output in August, according to a Bloo
Paul George scored 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to power the Los Angeles Clippers over Phoenix 106-92 Thursday, delivering their first victory in the NBA semi-final playoff series.
Crypto ATMs are seen as a way for people to interact with the physical world, particularly those who are not well-versed in cryptocurrencies.
At least 18 people were killed and 16 injured when a fire broke out at a martial arts school in central China in the early hours of Friday, according to a local government statement.
Aaron Finch's two-month stint outside Australia, during which a hasty return to his pregnant wife will be impossible, underlines the pressure cricketers are under in the pandemic era.Australia's 20-man travelling party will depart for the Caribbean on Monday, when David Warner and Pat Cummins will be among notable absentees.