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Australia's "Worst Female Serial Killer" Freed 20 Years After Child Deaths

Australia's "Worst Female Serial Killer" Freed 20 Years After Child Deaths

Agence France-Presse | Monday June 05, 2023, Sydney

An Australian mother jailed for killing her four young children has been pardoned after 20 years behind bars, authorities said Monday, after an inquiry upended the high-profile case.

Watch: Dog Reacts To Thundering Sonic Boom As US Fighter Planes Fly Over House

Watch: Dog Reacts To Thundering Sonic Boom As US Fighter Planes Fly Over House

NDTV News Desk | Monday June 05, 2023

A sonic boom rattled US's Washington and Virginia on Monday after two F-16 fighter jets chased an "unresponsive aircraft" through the sky. As people took to social media to inquire about the strange noise, many residents also shared CCTV videos.

Nikki Haley Attacks Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis Over Ukraine

Nikki Haley Attacks Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis Over Ukraine

Reuters | Monday June 05, 2023, Washington

Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley, UN ambassador under former President Donald Trump, went after her ex-boss and 2024 rival Ron DeSantis on Sunday over their refusal to say whether they want Ukraine to win its war against Russia.

Sonic Boom Rattles Washington As Fighter Jets Chase Unresponsive Aircraft

Sonic Boom Rattles Washington As Fighter Jets Chase Unresponsive Aircraft

Victoria Cavaliere and Alan Levin | Monday June 05, 2023

US fighter aircraft set off a sonic boom that rattled the Washington area on Sunday as it chased an unresponsive Cessna jet that had flown over the region and then later crashed in Virginia.

Japanese Get Trained In "Hollywood Smiles" As Masks Slowly Come Off

Japanese Get Trained In "Hollywood Smiles" As Masks Slowly Come Off

Monday June 05, 2023, Tokyo

In one of Keiko Kawano's recent classes, more than a dozen Tokyo art school students held mirrors to their faces, stretching the sides of their mouths upward with their fingers: they were practising how to smile.

Saudi Arabia Announces Fresh Output Cut To Boost Oil Price

Saudi Arabia Announces Fresh Output Cut To Boost Oil Price

Agence France-Presse | Monday June 05, 2023, Vienna, Austria

Riyadh on Sunday announced it would slash output further by one million barrels per day in a bid to prop up prices, despite fears of a recession.

US Woman Arrested After Refusing Tuberculosis Treatment For More Than A Year

US Woman Arrested After Refusing Tuberculosis Treatment For More Than A Year

Edited by Ritu Singh | Sunday June 04, 2023

Under Washington state law, health providers are required to report cases and work with patients to make sure they get treatment to cure active cases of the disease.

Woman In South Korea Kills And Dismembers Victim ''Out Of Curiosity'', Arrested

Woman In South Korea Kills And Dismembers Victim ''Out Of Curiosity'', Arrested

Edited by Ritu Singh | Sunday June 04, 2023

The woman was obsessed with true crime TV shows and books and wanted to experience murder first-hand

Pregnant Driver Evacuates Students Seconds Before Bus Catches Fire, Hailed As A Hero

Pregnant Driver Evacuates Students Seconds Before Bus Catches Fire, Hailed As A Hero

Edited by Ritu Singh | Sunday June 04, 2023

Springing into action, she pulled over and calmly evacuated all 37 students from the vehicle.

Grammy-Nominated DJ Paul Oakenfold Sued For Sexual Harassment By Ex-Personal Assistant: Report

Grammy-Nominated DJ Paul Oakenfold Sued For Sexual Harassment By Ex-Personal Assistant: Report

Edited by Ritu Singh | Sunday June 04, 2023

The British trance DJ is accused of exposing and touching himself in front of his former assistant four times on four different dates.

"She Just Turned 2": Ukraine Official After Girl Killed In Russian Strike

"She Just Turned 2": Ukraine Official After Girl Killed In Russian Strike

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 04, 2023, Ukraine

Ukrainian rescuers outside the city of Dnipro on Sunday recovered the body of a two-year-old girl from the rubble left by a Russian strike on a residential area.

Tiananmen Square: Hong Kong Opposition Leader Detained On Anniversary Of Massacre

Tiananmen Square: Hong Kong Opposition Leader Detained On Anniversary Of Massacre

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 04, 2023, China

Hong Kong police detained several pro-democracy figures, AFP reporters said on Sunday, the 34th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, including the leader of a key opposition party.

14 Killed, 5 Missing In China Landslide, Government Says Rescue Ops On

14 Killed, 5 Missing In China Landslide, Government Says Rescue Ops On

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 04, 2023, China

Fourteen people were killed and five are missing following a landslide in southwestern China's Sichuan province on Sunday, the local government said.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Found In Giant Seaweed Mass Heading For Florida, Says Study

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Found In Giant Seaweed Mass Heading For Florida, Says Study

Edited by Ritu Singh | Sunday June 04, 2023

The study shows how the seaweed interacts with plastic debris found in the ocean and Vibriobacteria species, creating "the perfect pathogen storm".

Imran Khan May Be Tried In Military Court For Role In Riots: Report

Imran Khan May Be Tried In Military Court For Role In Riots: Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 04, 2023, Islamabad

Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said the chances were that former prime minister Imran Khan could be tried in a military court for his alleged involvement in the May 9 incidents.