Two second-half goals from Bruno Fernandes have sent Portugal through to the last-16 of the World Cup alongside France and Brazil after a 2-0 win over a lacklustre Uruguay.Fernandes scored with a cross intended for Cristiano Ronaldo that sailed into the net on 54 minutes, before converting a spot kick in added time to put his side into the knockout stages with a match remaining.
Elon Musk has accused Apple of threatening to block Twitter from its app store without saying why in a series of tweets that also say the iPhone maker has stopped advertising on the social media platform.The billionaire CEO of Twitter and Tesla said Apple was pressuring Twitter over content moderation demands.
A protester holding a rainbow flag has invaded the pitch during the World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay in Qatar.The man ran onto the field of play during the second half of Monday's clash carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that said 'Save Ukraine' on the front and 'Respect for Iranian Women' on the back.
Doubles great Mark Woodforde says tennis chiefs should bid to bring Davis Cup tennis back to Australia following the success of Lleyton Hewitt's team in making the final in Malaga.Under the Cup's new format, it's almost certain home fans won't next year get a chance to salute the first Australian outfit to reach the final for 19 years - ironically, because of the team's unexpected success in Spain.
A disease costing the healthcare system $14 billion a year and affecting one in seven Australians receives only one per cent of medical research funding.Arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions account for 13 per cent of the country's total disease burden, on par with cardiovascular disease (13 per cent), mental health (13 per cent), and cancer (18 per cent).
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned Ukrainians to expect another brutal week of cold and darkness ahead, predicting more Russian attacks on infrastructure that would not cease until Moscow ran out of missiles.Russia has been carrying out massive missile bombardments on Ukraine's energy infrastructure roughly weekly since early October, with each barrage having greater impact than the last as damage accumulates and a frigid winter sets in.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was stabbed during a welfare check on the Victorian coast.The senior constable was stabbed about 4.
A man has been charged with rape after DNA allegedly linked him to the assault of a woman jogger in South Australia more than 30 years ago.The attack happened around 5am on August 29, 1988, in Croydon, in Adelaide's inner west, when a man with a knife confronted the jogger.
Heavyweights Manchester City and Chelsea have been drawn together in the third round of England's FA Cup, the stage at which Premier League clubs enter the competition.Pep Guardiola's men will host Graham Potter's Blues in one of a number of all-top flight affairs.
Ukraine says it had been forced to impose regular emergency blackouts in areas across the country after a setback in its race to repair energy infrastructure hit by Russian missile strikes.Power units at several power stations had to conduct emergency shutdowns and demand for electricity has been rising as snowy winter weather has set in the capital and elsewhere, national grid operator Ukrenergo said in a statement on Monday.
An Iranian general has acknowledged that more than 300 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding nationwide protests, giving the first official word on casualties in two months.That estimate is considerably lower than the toll reported by Human Rights Activists in Iran, a US-based group that has been closely tracking the protests since they erupted after the September 16 death of a young woman being held by the country's morality police.
An avowed white supremacist has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other state charges in a mass shooting in May that killed 10 people at a supermarket in a predominantly black neighbourhood of Buffalo, New York, prosecutors said.At a hearing at Erie County Court on Monday, Payton Gendron, 19, pleaded guilty to multiple counts related to the shooting, including a charge of domestic terrorism motivated by hate.
When Rachael Schildkraut deliberately abandoned eight teenagers in a remote patch of bush, she was overcome with happiness.There was some anxiety, too, about leaving them to fend for themselves.
The heavy rains and flooding across Australia that devastated parts of the country, has also increased vegetation growth and in turn this season's fire potential.The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council released its seasonal bushfire outlook for Summer in 2022 on Tuesday.
Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, has begun erupting for the first time since 1984, ending its longest quiet period in recorded history.The night sky above Hawaii's largest island glowed a hellish red as bright, hot lava sprang forth at the volcano's summit at around 11.
Casemiro has proved to be Brazil's unlikely hero after they struggled to cope with the absence of Neymar against a stubborn Swiss side in Doha.The Manchester United midfielder scored in the 83rd minute of the group G match to send the five-times winners into the knock-out stages of the World Cup.
US stocks have ended sharply lower after protests in major Chinese cities against strict COVID-19 policies sparked concerns about economic growth, while Apple Inc slid on worries about a hit to iPhone production.Shares of the Cupertino, California tech giant lost 2.
Somali security forces have stormed a hotel in the capital ending a siege by al Shabaab militants following a nearly day-long battle in which at least nine people were killed, police said.Gunfire crackled from inside the building as the special forces fought the militants more than 12 hours after the Islamist group stormed the building in the centre of Mogadishu on Sunday.
Injured Socceroo Martin Boyle required a knee reconstruction for the past six years - he just didn't know it.Boyle was ruled out of the World Cup just two days before Australia's opening game in Qatar.
When Socceroos midfielder Ajdin Hrustic was young, a coach plonked 11 sticks in the ground and tied them up.Then, the coach planted one stick to the right.