Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Person of interest in custody after shooting at Chicago-area Fourth of July parade | Chicago

A person of interest in the mass killing that targeted a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park has been taken into custody, the Highland Park police chief said on...

Ukrainian flag arrives in Snake Island after Russian retreat | World news

Ukrainian forces are set to raise the country’s flag on Snake Island, a strategic and symbolic outpost in the Black Sea that Russian troops retreated from last week after months of heavy bombardment. “The...

New Covid subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are the most contagious yet – and driving Australia’s third Omicron wave | Coronavirus

Australia is heading for its third Omicron wave in the coming weeks, as BA.4 and BA.5 become the dominant Covid strains. BA.4 and BA.5 are more infectious than previous Covid variants and subvariants, and...

Efforts to move cargo ship stranded off Sydney suspended after tow lines snap in wild weather | Australia weather

Efforts to tow the stricken cargo ship MV Portland Bay to deeper waters were suspended overnight after tow lines broke in extreme weather. As wild winds and torrential rains continued to lash Sydney’s coast,...

Australia news live updates: thousands more evacuated in Sydney floods; RBA interest rate decision due | Australian politics

Good morning. The flood disaster in New South Wales continues, with thousands of people evacuated from parts of greater Sydney and the surrounding areas as water levels rise and rain continues this morning. Disaster...

Peng Shuai demonstrators at Wimbledon allege harassment by security staff | Wimbledon 2022

Activists wearing “Where is Peng Shuai?” T-shirts claim they were confronted by Wimbledon security staff who warned them against approaching spectators and political messaging at SW19. Nine-time champion Martina Navratilova expressed her anger at...

Chicago shooting: ‘Our community was terrorized,’ says suburb’s mayor as officials search for gunman – latest updates | Chicago

Here’s what we know so far following a press conference with Highland Park police. At least six people and at least two dozen are injured, most with serious injuries, after gunfire erupted at a...

Starmer ends Labour silence on Brexit as he rules out rejoining single market | Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer has thrown Labour back into the Brexit debate by ruling out any return to the single market or customs union, but arguing he could remove trade and travel barriers as prime minister...

Homeowners warned to expect at least two further rate hikes as repayments soar | Reserve Bank of Australia

Homeowners have been warned to brace for a double whammy of interest rate rises on Tuesday and again in August, with total monthly repayments expected to be driven at least $333 higher on the...