Sydney floods burden 50,000 around Australia’s largest city

RICHMOND, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of homes have been inundated in and around Australia’s largest city in a flood emergency that has left 50,000 people in trouble, officials said Tuesday. Emergency response teams carried out 100 overnight rescues of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in flooded homes in the Sydney area, said … Read more

Sydney floods: Climate crisis becomes new normal for New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state

But for the fourth time in 18 months, cafe owner Darren Osmotherly is racing to move his equipment to higher ground as floodwaters rise in Greater Sydney after days of heavy rain. “Every six to eight hours (we try) to take a hot shower and change again and try to have a coffee break room … Read more

Officers Wounded, Masses Scatter After Shooting Near Philadelphia Parkway Concert – NBC10 Philadelphia

Lee esta historia en español here. Police responded after two officers were shot near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as thousands celebrated a concert and fireworks display on July 4, multiple sources told NBC10. One of the officers was grazed on the head and the other was shot in the right shoulder, sources told NBC10’s Rosemary … Read more

USWNT vs. Haiti score: Alex Morgan’s first-half brace secures 3-0 win in Concacaf W Championship opener

The United States Women’s National Team kicked off the 2022 Concacaf W Championship in style with a 3-0 win over Haiti in the tournament opener in Monterrey, Mexico. USA fended off a few chances from Haiti, including a missed kick that ricocheted off the post, but a first-half brace from Alex Morgan and a late … Read more

Why Victoria Beckham Is Concerned for Daughter Harper to Join “Quite Terrifying” Social Media

Victoria Beckham isn’t exactly ready for her daughter to have an Instagram profile. The former Spice Girls member shared that her daughter Harper Beckham10 years old, is not on any social platform at the moment, but it worries him. “Harper isn’t on social media, so we don’t have to worry about that for now,” she … Read more

6 dead, 30 hurt in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A rooftop gunman opened fire during an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, injuring at least 30 and sending fire. hundreds of walkers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said. Authorities said a 22-year-old man named as a … Read more

Brittney Griner pens handwritten letter to Biden

“(As) I sit here in a Russian prison, alone with my thoughts and without the protection of my wife, my family, my friends, my Olympic jersey or any achievement, I am terrified to be here forever,” she wrote, according to a statement released by the communications company representing the Griner family. Griner, 31, who played … Read more