China to send troops to Russia

Chinese troops will travel to Russia to participate in joint military exercises with other countries, including India, Belarus, Mongolia and Tajikistan. China’s Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that its participation in the joint drills was “unrelated to the current international and regional situation.” Last month, Moscow announced plans to hold “Vostok” (Eastern) drills from August … Read more

Tencent share price after revenue decline reported in income statement

Chinese tech giant Tencent posted its first quarterly revenue decline since its IPO on Wednesday as the company grapples with China’s economic slowdown, pandemic disruptions and continued scrutiny from regulators. Second-quarter revenue fell 3% to $28.5 billion (AUD) from a year earlier, while profits fell 56% to $4 billion, according to a press release. Tencent … Read more

Perth weather: Rain, hail and high winds leave streaks of destruction across WA

The wild weather left a trail of destruction across Perth on Wednesday after trees were uprooted and crushed the roofs of homes and cars. High winds exceeded 100km/h in some areas and hailstorms battered much of the Perth metro area, creating a winter wonderland in schools and backyards. The Bureau of Meteorology said hailstones fell … Read more

Pakistan Super League set to face Indian Premier League in 2025

Islamabad [Pakistan]Aug 17 (ANI): The Pakistani Super League (PSL) is set to become the first T20 league to face the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2025, due to Pakistan’s busy season at home in 2024-25. According to ESPNCricinfo, the tighter schedule is due to Pakistan holding its first major cricket tour in nearly 30 years, … Read more

The Project: Scott Morrison routs hosts Rachel Corbett, Carrie Bickmore, Waleed Aly

The panel for Wednesday night’s edition of The Project were left completely baffled by former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s press conference earlier in the day. Speaking to reporters in Sydney, Mr Morrison addressed the controversy surrounding his secret appointments to five cabinet posts during his tenure in the top job. But as far as the … Read more

Video Shows New York Restaurant Suffers Brutal Knockout

Shocking video captures the moment an assailant delivered a brutal punch that left a Bronx restaurant customer with a fractured skull and a brain hemorrhage. The 52-year-old victim – shown carrying a backpack – was leaving the Fuego Tipico restaurant on East 188th Street near the Grand Concourse at Fordham Manor around 10.45pm on Friday … Read more

Half of all schools in Texas have no mental health services – including Uvalde

After eight students and two teachers were murdered in 2018 at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott pledged to find solutions to the lack of mental health resources in schools. “We must do more than just pray for the victims and their families,” the Texas governor said. Four years later … Read more

Pence says he would consider testifying before Jan. 6 committee if asked

Former Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he would consider testifying before the House committee on Jan. 6 if asked, in some of his most specific comments yet on the prospect. Appearing to a “Political & Eggs” in Manchester, New Hampshire, where presidential candidates often speak since the state holds the nation’s first primary, Pence … Read more