Friday, September 17

Month: September 2021

‘Large’ pod of pilot whales die in Japan’s ‘Red Cove’

A "large" group of pilots Whales were led to From Japan notorious "Red Cove" over the weekend, where nearly two dozen were captured and killed.The car hunt was carried out in Taiji, a small coastal town in Wakayama Prefecture, as part of the region's annual dolphin hunt, which runs from early September to late February.Nonprofit organization Dolphin project He told 9news.com.au 22 animals were euthanized on September 12. The surviving members of the herd were pushed into the sea after being held in net pens for two nights.The pod of pilot whales was herded to the cove and kept in nets for three days. Twenty-two of the animals were euthanized on the second day. (Life Research Agency / Dolphin Project)Ren Yabuki, Director of Life Research Agency (LIA), a nonprofit organizati...

COVID-19 case numbers last updated on September 17

Queensland has recorded a new location coronavirus case, as a new vaccine will be released starting next week.The new infection announced this morning is linked to the Sunnybank cluster and is a household contact.Health Minister Yvette D'Ath confirmed that the case was in home quarantine throughout its infectious period.There are currently 32 active cases in Queensland.Health Director Dr. Jeannette Young confirmed that the family involved will now have to start their 14-day quarantine period again due to the new case.Dr Young revealed this morning that Queensland pharmacies will begin taking deliveries of the Moderna vaccine starting next week, urging as many people as possible to come forward for vaccination.Queensland Health Minister Yvette D'Ath and Health Director Jeannette Yo...

SpaceX mission reveals incredible photos as civilian crew orbits Earth

Incredible images from SpaceX have revealed the unique perspective that four civilians have of planet Earth as they participate in a historic mission in space.The crew aboard the Dragon spacecraft mission, known as Inspiration4, currently flies 575 kilometers from Earth.Tracking maps show the journey as the Inspiration4 crew orbits Earth approximately every 90 minutes.A view from the dome of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, known as Inspiration4, as it orbits Earth. (SpaceX)Inspiration4 is commanded by Jared Isaacman, an accomplished pilot and adventurer. Also on board are Medical Officer Hayley Arceneaux, Medical Assistant at St Jude Children's Research Hospital and a pediatric cancer survivor; mission specialist Chris Sembroski, Air Force veteran and aerospace data engineer; and missio...

IMF director denies altering World Bank report to appease China

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva disagreed with research showing she pushed for changes in a World Bank report to favor China.IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday challenged an independent investigation that found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressured staff to modify a report to avoid angering China.Based on the findings, the World Bank announced that it would immediately suspend its Doing Business report after the investigation found irregularities in the 2018 and 2020 editions."I fundamentally disagree with the findings and interpretations of the Data Irregularity Investigation as it pertains to my role in the World Bank's 2018 Doing Business report," he said in a statement."These are serious findings," the US Treasury said in a statement, noting th...

Virat Kohli to step down as captain of India T20: Cricket 2021 news

Virat Kohli has made a surprising decision about his future as captain of India as the hitter's priorities begin to change.Star batsman Virat Kohli announced that he will step down from the India T20 captaincy after the World Cup that begins next month."Understanding the workload is a very important thing ... I feel like I need to give myself space to be fully ready to lead the Indian team in Test and ODI Cricket," said Kohli, whose leadership has been the subject of increasing speculation in recent months. .Watch all the matches of the season LIVE IPL 2021 live with FOX SPORTS in Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14 days for free now>"I decided to step down as the T20 captain after this T20 World Cup in Dubai in October," he added in a Twitter post.The 32-year-old, who became a limited overs cap...

Celtic de Postecoglou suffers the defeat of the Europa League against Real Betis

A 'naive' defensive performance cost Celtic in the Europa League, but manager Ange Postecoglou praised his defeated side's display.Despite his team being accused of a "naive" defense, Celtic coach Ange Postecoglou was proud of his players 'performance in the Hoops' 4-3 Europa League loss to Real Betis.Postecoglou's men got off to a dream start in the Group G clash at the Estadio Benito Villamarín, winning 2-0 in the 27th minute thanks to goals from Swiss forward Albian Ajeti and Croatian defender Josip Juranović, who scored from the point penalty.However, the locals took control and in the 53rd minute they went ahead 4-2 thanks to a double by Juanmi and goals from Juan Miranda and Borja Iglesias.Celtic Socceroos playmaker Tom Rogic had a chance to cut Betis' lead in half in the 65th min...

Cricket News: Test Captain Tim Paine Will Be Ready For Ashes After Invasive Surgery

Surgeons had to move test captain Tim Paine's larynx aside in a seriously invasive surgery that will leave the captain recovering for six weeks.Test captain Tim Paine believes he could be cricket ready in seven weeks and be ready for the Ashes after successful surgery on a bulging disc this week left him feeling "pretty sore." Surgeons cut a hole in his throat to repair a bulging disc high in his spine near his neck that had left him with severe pain in his left side. But Paine spoke with former NRL and Wallabies star Matt Rogers and recently retired Melbourne AFL captain Nathan Jones, who had similar surgeries. Rogers was back in playing at the NRL in six weeks, a timeline that gave Paine confidence that he would be ready for the first Ash Test scheduled to begin Dec. 8. “Matt Rogers p...

NRL 2021 Finals: James Tedesco vs Tom Trbojevic, Ryan Papenhuyzen, Manly Sea Eagles vs Sydney Roosters

James Tedesco has twice had other players looking to steal his leading fullback crown, but his lack of ego has kept him on top.Roosters superstar James Tedesco has twice had other players looking to steal his leading fullback crown this season, but it's his lack of ego that keeps him on top. The Sydney Morning HeraldAndrew Webster revealed that Tedesco sent a two-word text message to Blues coach Brad Fittler after Ryan Papenhuyzen starred in the Storm's season-opening victory over the Rabbitohs in March. "I'm nervous," said the Tedesco text. Watch all the NRL 2021 Telstra Final Series matches before the Grand Final. Live & Ad-Break Free in Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14 days for free>The Blues and Kangaroos fullback then came out and scored a hat-trick as the Roosters crushed the Sea Eagle...

Awkward Moment at President Joe Biden’s Alliance Announcement, ‘That Guy Down Under’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison this morning laughed at the President of the United States who seems to have forgotten his name during the announcement of a historic military pact.Social media users suggested the stumble occurred because Biden forgot Morrison's name. Check out the video above and judge for yourself.US President Joe Biden appeared to forget Prime Minister Scott Morrison's name in announcing the AUKUS deal. (9News)But speaking about the apparent mistake in Today this morning, Morrison said he "didn't pay much attention to it.""I mean these things happen," Morrison said."They happen frequently, from time to time, you know? I have forgotten some strange name, that is quite normal in our line of work, I have to be honest."The prime minister said he was not offended by Biden's...

2021 NFL news: Jordan Mailata wins Way to Play award, Philadelphia Eagles block vs Atlanta Falcons

If anyone doubted whether Australian giant Jordan Mailata would make it to the NFL, this latest accolade has proven them wrong.If anyone doubted whether Australian Jordan Mailata would make it to the NFL, this latest accolade has proved them very wrong.Earlier this month, the 24-year-old signed the richest contract ever won by an Australian in the NFL, securing a four-year deal that could be worth up to AUD $ 108 million, if he meets the performance bonus clauses.Mailata started for the Eagles in their sweeping 32-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons and made a massive impact, setting up two touchdowns with some brutal blocks that left NFL fans in awe.Watch the NFL live every MONDAY, TUESDAY and FRIDAY Australian time with ESPN on Kayo. 6 live games every week + all postseason games. New to...