Wednesday, December 1

Tokyo records record number of new cases amid nationwide surge

Authorities in Japan capital reported nearly 500 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the biggest daily increase in Tokyo since the pandemic began, amid a surge in infections nationwide and as the country discusses with Olympic officials how to safely host next summer's games.The Tokyo metropolitan government said there were 493 new cases, surpassing the city's previous high of 472 recorded on August 1 during the peak of Japan's first wave of infections.People wearing face masks to help slow the spread of the coronavirus underpass in Tokyo, November 18, 2020. (AP)The new cases occurred when the president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, ended a visit to Japan to discuss how to safely host the games, which were postponed for a year until next July due to t...

Strongman Troy Conley tries to get Guinness World Record of 16 cars

As the morning sun breaks through the clouds over Bankstown Airport, strongman Troy Conley paces its southern runway, stretching with the help of a thick plastic band, preparing to haul 23,737 kg of car.Sixteen cars, from small urban fugitives to family sports utility vehicles, each linked nose to tail with a chain, the front car also slanted with metal links, but attached to an upper body harness.Ten meters ahead, an airport lynx with a thick marine rope tied around its rear axle, providing the fixed point Troy will use to drag the 23 tons behind him. It is the same rope that is used to tie the ferries to the docks of the port.Strongman Troy Conley tried to break a Guinness World Record for pulling cars. (9News)"It has a nice thick handle, which I like to grip," says Troy."So for me, ...

Beijing government complaint list with Canberra

The toxic state of the Canberra-Beijing relationship has been exposed in a list of 14 complaints that Chinese officials have submitted to 9News.At the top of the list are decisions to ban Huawei from deploying the 5G network, foreign interference laws, and the request for an investigation into the origins of COVID-19.An official told 9News "Why should China care about Australia?"The Chinese government has published a list of its complaints with Australia. (AP)"China is angry," the official said."If you make China the enemy, China will be the enemy."It's the strongest assessment of the relationship ever made by a Chinese government official, and the list is a clearer indication of how deep the fracture in the relationship runs.Ban Huawei from 5G rollout over "unfounded" national security...

Man buried clothes to commemorate his court said

When Joseph McGirr buried American polo star Lauren Biddle's clothes shortly after they were found lifeless in his spa pool in New Zealand, he was doing it not to hide evidence, but as a commemoration of his life, a jury was told.Biddle, 22, died in the early hours of October 22, 2018, shortly after he was found unconscious after taking drugs at a meeting at McGirr's home in Clifton near Sumner in Christchurch.McGirr, 39, testified in Christchurch District Court Wednesday during his trial in which he faces two charges of supplying Biddle and his friend, Guy Higginson, with a class B drug and perverting the course of justice.Lauren Biddle, 22, had been in New Zealand just 10 days before she died in the coastal suburb of Clifton, near Sumner, in October 2018. (Things)He previously denied ...

Spiritual Healer and CEO Accused of Major Money Laundering Scam

A spiritual healer and executive director of Southern sydney they are accused of working together to divert millions of savings from Australian investors to overseas accounts.Comprehensive health advisor Jamie Close and the CEO of an international investment firm Mark Estephan have been accused of using $ 2.3 million of investor funds as part of an intricate international money laundering operation.The pair are accused of attracting investors under the guise of Estephan's successful company, ACE Global Consultancy, which offers low-risk, high-yield investments.Two men have been charged after allegedly using millions of investor dollars as part of an international money laundering operation. (9News)Detectives tracked the money throughout a nine-month investigation and claim to have fo...

Disappearance of white matter disease Rare brain disease kills 12-year-old girl in NSW

Chloe Saxby, the young woman from New South Wales whose battle to find a cure for an extremely rare brain disease affected the lives of thousands of people around the world, has died.Chloe, who lived with Missing White Matter Disease since the age of three, passed away peacefully in her parents' arms last night. He was only 12 years old."We are devastated to share with you that our beautiful Chloe passed away peacefully last night in our arms," ​​Chloe's family said in a statement on Facebook."She was surrounded by her family in the beautiful fairy garden at Sydney Children's Hospital.Chloe Saxby with her mother Nyree. (Facebook)“We know that she touched the hearts of thousands of people in her local community and around the world, with a smile that lit up the room, with so much love t...

Canberra Mocked And Threatened By Chinese Propaganda By ‘Asian NATO’ Alliance

A Chinese newspaper has disparaged Australia and Japan as "American tools" in what is becoming an increasingly contentious Indo-Pacific scenario."It is inevitable that China will adopt some kind of countermeasures," he said. Global times wrote, in an opinion piece, about Australia's close alliance with Beijing's oldest enemy.Chinese navy ships take part in a drill in the waters off Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang province. (AP / AAP)The English language Global times is a nationalist and pro-military propaganda media outlet, aimed at a western audience.Global times He warned that Australia "will pay a price" if it continues to move towards an Asia-NATO alliance with the United States, Japan and India."When the military confrontation in the region intensifies, as far as all th...

Victoria Tightens Border Measures With South Australia After COVID-19 Outbreak

Travelers from Adelaide, including areas of the city, will need to be tested for COVID-19 and self-quarantined upon arrival in Victoria as the state tightens its border measures.The Department of Health confirmed today that travel advice and border measures had been revised, and it was recommended not to go ahead on all non-essential travel to South Australia.It comes as Victoria recorded her 19th day of zero coronavirus cases and zero deaths."We are, as the South Australian government, requesting that not all non-essential travel from South Australia to Victoria be made," said Victoria's Health Minister Martin Foley.Adelaide travelers face additional screening at Victorian airports, with the state divided into three "risk zones."People in critical areas of Adelaide, known as the 'red z...

The mother received the flu vaccine instead of the contraceptive injection

A federal judge in Seattle awarded A $ 13.7 million to the family of a severely disabled child who was born after a nurse at a community clinic gave the mother a flu shot instead of a contraceptive shot without giving herself bill.A U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik last week awarded the girl $ 10.3 million for her medical, educational and other expenses, in addition to $ 3.4 million in damages to her parents, The Seattle Times reported.After a trial earlier this year, Judge Lasnik found that the mother, Yeseni Pacheco, did not want to get pregnant and would not have gotten pregnant in 2011 if the nurse at the Neighborcare Health clinic had given her the correct injection.Yeseni Pacheco received a flu shot instead of a contraceptive injection, which resulted in the birth of her disabled...

State Confirms Five New Coronavirus Cases and More Hotspots, Including Adelaide Schools and Woodville Pizza Bar Alert

Long lines are forming at test sites for South Australia this morning, with waiting times currently three hours.Some folks arrived at the Parafield test site at 5 am AEDST to secure their place in line, ready for another gigantic day of testing.The overwhelming number of people queuing to get tested has prompted authorities to advise South Australians not to get tested unless they show symptoms or have been instructed to do so.Meanwhile, anyone who has eaten pizza at a single restaurant in Adelaide for the past two weeks is being told to isolate himself immediately and seek proof of coronavirus as authorities rush to contain the new outbreak across the state.SA Health has issued new alerts for locations visited by potentially infected people. (Nine / Today)SA Health has linked more t...