US man arrested for ‘religiously motivated’ attack in Australia | News

Investigators in the US and Australia say the 58-year-old incited ‘terror attack’ in which six people died last year. An American citizen has been arrested and charged in the US state of Arizona for online comments that allegedly incited a “religiously motivated terrorist attack” in Australia a year ago in which six people died. Police … Read more

Israel army in most intense combat in Gaza war, no safe place to evacuate | Israel-Palestine conflict News

The Israeli army has widened its attacks in southern and central Gaza, with some of the heaviest fighting in the war seeing homes sheltering displaced Palestinians bombed, refugee camps hit and no safe place left to evacuate thousands of people already on the move for weeks. From early Wednesday morning, “under heavy aerial bombardment, Israeli … Read more

First survivor pulled out of Zambia landslide as rescue mission continues | Mining News

Zambian authorities have said the yet to be identified survivor is being treated in hospital. Rescue workers in Zambia have pulled out the first survivor of a December 1 landslide that inundated an open-pit copper mine and trapped at least 25 people working there, the disaster management unit said on Wednesday. The rescue team also … Read more

Kevin Durant downplays controversial call in Suns loss: ‘That’s not the ballgame’

LeBron James scored 15 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the last semifinal spot in the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament with a 106-103 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis had 27 points and 15 rebounds and Austin Reaves scored 20 for the top-seeded … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: List of key events, day 61 | Israel-Palestine conflict News

EXPLAINER New statements from Hamas and Netanyahu amid heightened pressure on Gaza’s hospitals – here are the main updates. Here’s how things stand on Wednesday, December 6, 2023: The latest developments Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a press conference on Tuesday that Gaza will have to be demilitarised after the war. On Tuesday, … Read more

NBA In-Season Tournament takeaways | FOX Sports

Ric Bucher FOX Sports NBA Analyst The inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament continued on Tuesday with a pair of semifinals matchups. These were the biggest moments of the night: Bucks 146, Knicks 122 The Punching Bag was nearly perfect. It didn’t matter. Ask a New York Knicks’ fan for the No. 1 shortcoming of their favorite … Read more

‘All in same canoe’: What’s it like being young on a sinking small island? | Climate Crisis News

When it comes to climate change, the low-lying Marshall Islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean are as front line as it gets. The atoll state’s 60,000 inhabitants are witnessing the visible shrinking of their shores. Most of the 1,000 islands, spread out over 29 atolls, are only two metres above the swollen ocean. … Read more

West Bank family sees no hope of justice in settler killings | Israel-Palestine conflict

Moussa is eight years old and really likes marbles. But for the past month, this Palestinian boy, living in the occupied West Bank, has a new game: “Pretend daddy isn’t dead.” He calls his dad, imagines what he did with his day, and acts like he is suddenly going to run into him. But his … Read more

Christine Sinclair ends storied 23-year career with the Canadian women

Christine Sinclair, the world’s top international goalscorer among both women and men, played her final match with the Canadian national team on Tuesday night. Sinclair, 40, ended her 23-year national team career with a 1-0 victory against Australia at Vancouver’s BC Place — renamed Christine Sinclair Place for the occasion. Sinclair has scored 190 goals … Read more

Jaedyn Shaw scores late to end USWNT’s 2023 with 2-1 win over China

Laken Litman College Football & Soccer Analyst FRISCO, Texas — The U.S. women’s national team will end the year on a high note following a comeback 2-1 win over China on Tuesday at Toyota Stadium. After a first half that felt somewhat disjointed and stagnant with seven new starters from Saturday’s 3-0 win over the … Read more