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This is a Yahoo News special report.
South East Melbourne Phoenix have recorded back-to-back wins over local NBL rivals Melbourne United for the first time in their history after closing out a tight 78-72 victory.Stinging from their biggest loss of the season to the New Zealand Breakers, the Phoenix led from start to finish at John Cain Arena on Saturday night for their eighth win of the season to sit within a pack of teams attempting to chase down the league-leading Breakers and Sydney Kings.
4 quake has hit Indonesia's West Java area at a depth of 118 kilometres, sending people running out of buildings.The country's geophysics agency BMKG said the quake, which struck on Saturday, has no tsunami potential.
Perth Wildcats have ended the ladder-leading New Zealand Breakers' five-game winning streak, roaring back in the second half to score an upset 92-84 NBL victory in Auckland.The Wildcats fell behind by 11 points in the early stages of Saturday's clash at Spark Arena but former Breakers guard Corey Webster came back to haunt his old team with a season-high 26 points as Perth broke their a run of two straight losses.
The Kookaburras have sealed the best-of-five series against India after a come-from-behind 5-1 victory in Adelaide.Despite dominating the early exchanges, the Kookaburras found themselves a goal down in the 25th minute before responding strongly in an emphatic display at MATE Stadium.
England have been rewarded for their unorthodox attacking fielding approach with four wickets in the final session as Pakistan slid to 7-499 at the end of day three of the first Test in Rawalpindi.The tourists were made to toil in the field throughout Saturday afternoon with little reward as Babar Azam led Pakistan's resistance with a glorious hundred, but persevered with their approach and claimed four scalps in the setting sun on the docile track to lead by 158 runs.
Jurors are deliberating in the Los Angeles rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein following a final push from the prosecution."You have irrefutable, overwhelming evidence of the nature of this man, and what he did to these women," deputy district attorney Paul Thompson told the jurors in his rebuttal to the closing argument delivered by the defence a day earlier.
Newcastle have twice overturned a deficit to earn a 2-2 A-League Women home draw against a Perth Glory side sparked by import Rylee Baisden.American Baisden twice gave Glory the lead at No.
Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles and Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong will head to the United States and Japan next month for a series of high-level defence and security talks.The round tables are aimed at working with Washington and Tokyo to foster stability in the Indo-Pacific.
Matildas World Cup hopeful Remy Siemsen has broken Western Sydney Wanderers' hearts by sealing victory for 10-woman Sydney FC in the first Sydney derby of the season.After a see-sawing 82 minutes, super-sub Siemsen confirmed the 1-0 result with her first goal since returning to the A-League Women competition after a stint in Sweden.
Melbourne City coach Dario Vidosic says teen sensation Daniela Galic can launch herself into Matildas consideration after the playmaker impressed in a 3-0 win over Brisbane Roar.The 16-year-old, who starred for Australia at the under-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica, showed plenty of exciting glimpses in City's comfortable A-League Women victory, just her second professional game.
A current Los Angeles Lakers star overtook an all-time Lakers great when LeBron James moved past Magic Johnson for sixth place on the NBA's all-time assist list.James dished out 11 assists - and scored 28 points- while helping the Lakers beat the hosts Milwaukee Bucks 133-129.
Tasmanian police are working to determine how a motorcyclist participating in a charity ride left the road and hit two spectators, hospitalising them both.Part of a Hobart highway remained closed on Saturday evening as forensic investigators probed the scene of the collision.
The first round of negotiations on a global plastics treaty has ended with agreement to end plastic pollution but a split on whether goals and efforts should be global and mandatory - or voluntary and country-led.More than 2000 delegates from 160 countries, meeting in Uruguay in the first of a planned five sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC), aim to craft the first legally binding agreement on plastic pollution by the end of 2024.
An Indigenous women's ranger program that combines thousands of years of cultural knowledge with digital technology to protect the Great Barrier Reef has won a million pounds ($A1.8m) from the Prince of Wales' Earthshot fund.
Mindful of a hectic summer schedule, Australia will evaluate whether to risk Pat Cummins' injured quad on the final day of the first Test against the West Indies in Perth.Cummins felt tightness in his right quad on Friday and was a notable absentee when the West Indies began their second innings at Optus Stadium on Saturday requiring an unlikely 498 for victory.
Harry Kane not scoring in any of England's group games at the World Cup might have left fans fearing the worst but instead there is a growing sense of optimism as Gareth Southgate's side eye their last-16 clash with Senegal.Kane, whose 51 goals for his country puts him only two behind record-holder Wayne Rooney, has yet to fully hit his straps in Qatar, barely having a shot on target.
While France's 1-0 loss to Tunisia after fielding a reserve team should have no bearing on the defending champions' future at the World Cup, their final Group D game on Wednesday showed they are walking on a tight rope.Les Bleus, who face Poland in the last 16 on Sunday, underperformed at the Education City stadium and only after Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele came off the bench did they pose any threat.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers says a G7 agreement to cap Russian crude oil at $US60 a barrel will help support stability in global energy markets and ease pressure on prices.The Group of Seven, to which Australia is aligned but is not a member of, moved to limit the Russian price overnight, shortly after the European Union unanimously decided upon the same measure.
Beijing residents are cheering the removal of COVID-19 testing booths while Shenzhen says it will no longer require commuters to present test results to travel as an easing of China's virus curbs gathers pace.Although daily cases are near all-time highs, some cities are taking steps to loosen COVID testing requirements and quarantine rules as China looks to make its zero-COVID policy more targeted amid a sharp economic slowdown and public frustration that has boiled over into unrest.
As Prime Minister Anthony Albanese toured flood-affected parts of South Australia, he managed to catch a little ray of sunshine.He met six-month old Mia Roper in Renmark, a town along the border with Victoria, which is bracing for a surge of water.