Power Cuts As Australia Swelters Through Extreme Temperatures
Friday, January 25, 2019, 8:00 PM
Tens of thousands of people sweltering through a brutal heatwave in southern Australia were left without power on Friday, as the grid struggled with surging demand. Authorities said about 60,000 customers were experiencing blackouts, after it ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing. Australia is reeling from a heat wave with temperature soaring upto 48 degree Celsius.
Cash Pours In For Man Who Battled Melbourne Attacker After Viral Video
Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:00 PM
Donations poured in Monday for a homeless man dubbed "trolleyman" for his attempt to use a shopping cart to halt last week's deadly lone wolf terror attack in Melbourne. An online GoFundMe campaign set up to help Michael Rogers after video of his bid to stop Friday's attack went viral surged past AU$100,000 (US$72,000) Monday, more than double the target of AU$45,000.