New York City subway train derails in collision with another train

A New York City subway train derailed on Thursday (Friday AEDT) after colliding with another train at low speed, leaving more than 20 people with minor injuries and causing major service disruptions across Manhattan during the afternoon rush hour, authorities said. At about 3pm (7am AEDT) on the Upper West Side, a 1 train carrying …

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American star Madison Keys the latest big name to withdraw from the Australian Open

The Australian Open has been rocked by another high-profile withdrawal with American Madison Keys the latest casualty. Keys, the current world No.13, announced on Thursday morning she will miss the first grand slam of the year with a shoulder injury. “Hi everyone… Unfortunately I’ve been struggling with a shoulder injury & have been advised by …

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Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 681 | World news

Russia is using North Korean ballistic missiles and missile launchers to attack Ukraine, the White House has said. The missiles with ranges of about 900 kilometres (550 miles) were fired by Russia in two attacks on Ukraine within the past week, said the national security council spokesperson John Kirby. The development highlights calls for Ukraine’s …

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Australia vs Pakistan SCG Test live: Black tape brings game to a standstill

Welcome to news.com.au’s live coverage of Day 3 of the Third Test at the SCG. Australia has resumed its first innings after reaching 2/116 at stumps on a day when bad light and persistent rain prompted umpires to abandon play early. David Warner was dismissed for 34 before it turned ugly with boos ringing around …

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Longer wait for Suzuki hybrids in Australia, Fronx timing unconfirmed

Suzuki Australia just wrapped up 2023 with the launch of its eagerly awaited five-door Jimny XL off-roader, but some other new models are still a while away. The launch of its first hybrid in Australia has been pushed back, while timing for a new model to replace the defunct Baleno remains unconfirmed. Suzuki Australia previously …

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ADF troops deployed to Qld as residents told more rain is on the way

More ADF troops will begin arriving in Queensland on Friday. The troops are set to assist in the storm cleanup operation. However, residents are being told to prepare for more heavy rain across the next few days. Queensland Premier Steven Miles was also on the ground on Thursday, where he announced $1 million each for …

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Biggest male funnel-web spider dubbed ‘Hercules’ found north of Sydney | Spiders

With fangs that could pierce a human fingernail, the largest male specimen of the world’s most venomous arachnid has found a new home at the Australian Reptile Park where it will help save lives after a member of the public discovered it by chance. The potentially deadly Sydney funnel-web spider dubbed “Hercules” was found on …

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