Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
POTENTIAL CANDIDATES TO BECOME VICTORIAN LIBERAL LEADER:* Michael O'Brien, MalvernThe 51-year-old former barrister was toppled by Matthew Guy in a leadership spill last year after failing to land a blow on Labor over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr O'Brien is reportedly weighing up an attempted return, although it is not considered probable.
Portugal could qualify for the next phase of the World Cup with a game remaining if they beat Uruguay in Group H, but that is a task much easier said than done.Gritty Uruguay - twice World Cup winners, albeit a few generations ago - are no easy rivals, and knocked Portugal out of the 2018 tournament in the round of 16.
Andrej Kramaric scored twice for Croatia as they ended Canada's hopes of advancing at their first World Cup in 36 years with a 4-1 victory in Group F.Alphonso Davies scored Canada's first-ever World Cup goal with a towering header on Sunday, in just the second minute.
"I honestly can't believe you are gone, I will never forget you."
The incident threatened to derail her overseas trip, and she's now warning others to be cautious with used bags.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he called riots, the wave of protests sparked by the death in custody of a young Iranian Kurdish woman in September.The protests that began after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran's morality police on September 16 have turned into one of the boldest challenges to the clerical leadership since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country's ultimate goal is to possess the world's most powerful nuclear force, as he promotes dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of the state's largest ballistic missile.The announcement, reported by state media on Sunday, comes after Kim inspected a test of the country's new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and pledged to counter United States nuclear threats with nuclear weapons on November 18.
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Attention is turning to Taiwan's next presidential election in 2024 after the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was thrashed at local elections, with President Tsai Ing-wen's move to focus on China backfiring with voters.Main opposition party the Kuomintang, or KMT, romped to victory in the mayoral and county elections, winning 13 of the 21 seats up for grabs including the wealthy and cosmopolitan capital Taipei.
The private school teacher was shocked when she was fired, but now sees it as a blessing in disguise.
A woman has been found dead and around 10 people are still missing on the southern Italian holiday island of Ischia after a landslide engulfed buildings during heavy rain, a local Italian government official said.Torrential rain hit the port of Casamicciola Terme, one of the six small towns on the island, in the early hours of Saturday, triggering flooding and bringing down buildings.
Search teams have pulled the body of a young girl from her family home as they dig through mud for a second day in the search for people still missing after an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia.The Naples prefect confirmed that the death toll in the tragedy had risen to two on Sunday, following also the recovery of the body of a 31-year-old woman from the island on Saturday.
Protests have simmered in Shanghai as residents in several Chinese cities, many of them angered by a deadly fire in the country's far west, push back against heavy COVID-19 curbs almost three years into the pandemic.A fire on Thursday that killed 10 people in a high-rise building in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang region, has sparked widespread public anger as many internet users surmised residents could not escape in time because the building was partially locked down - a claim city officials d
Almost 3000 unfilled full-time teaching jobs are on offer in NSW which the union and Labor both see as a failure of Dominic Perrottet's government.Newly released government figures show there were 2963 vacant positions at the end of October - a massive increase from 1148 vacancies in May 2021.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez will be looking for a vastly improved performance from his side when they take on a resolute Morocco in their second World Cup Group F fixture at Al Thumama Stadium, where victory will seal a round of 16 place.Martinez described their 1-0 win over Canada on Wednesday as the "worst technical performance" of his six-year spell in charge, but said his team will improve as the tournament goes on.
Croatia's World Cup appearances have all resulted in group-stage exits or expectation-busting runs to the semi-finals or beyond, and while just one game into Qatar 2022 Sunday's match against Canada already has a make-or-break feel about it.A scoreless draw against Morocco on Wednesday, in which Zlatko Dalic's side had only two attempts on target, has already left them two points adrift of group leaders Belgium, who eked out a 1-0 victory over the Canadians in their opener.
Daniel Andrews has hailed Labor's convincing Victorian election win a triumph of hope over hate as he eyes a place in the history books.The Labor leader was greeted with hugs from his mother and sister - as well as chants of "four more years" from the adoring party faithful - after securing a third successive election win on Saturday.
Food prices are expected to rise even further in the year ahead. Here's what you should know.
Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has high hopes for the future of the Victorian Liberals despite conceding defeat in the state election for the second consecutive time to Premier Daniel Andrews."It is important now, post this election, that we come together as Victorians, know that the best of our state should be ahead of us, not behind us," he told the party faithful on Saturday night.
A tenant's complaint about a property agent has drawn mixed reactions. Here's what the law says about her situation.