Wild mushroom warning following the rise of ‘potentially deadly’ varieties in South Australia

Wild mushroom warning following the rise of ‘potentially deadly’ varieties in South Australia

Updated May 15, 2018 15:04:26 Photo: The Yellow Stainer mushroom can cause abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. (ABC News: Matthew Smith) It can be almost impossible to tell the difference between a deadly wild mushroom and what is deemed as a delicious delicacy for the dinner table. With a significant …

Barricades of Fire Set Up Around University as Deadly Clashes Break Out During Protests

Gunmen shot a number of protesters at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in Managua, on May 11, after residents of nearby neighbourhoods set up barricades and stood watch to protect protesting students the night before. Students occupied the campus to protest the leadership and demand the restructuring of UNEN, …

Commuters Struggle Through Dust as Deadly Storms Hit Northern India

Dust storms have killed at least 77 people in northern India, officials told AFP on May 3. The India Times reported that the storms uprooted hundreds of trees and electricity poles and that many badly-hit areas were left without electricity. This footage is described as showing the storms hitting Mathura, …

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Posted May 03, 2018 08:49:36 A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to make an unscheduled stop after the outer pane of a window cracked. Key points: The glass did not break all the way through to the plane’s cabin Two weeks ago a passenger …

Broome’s Cable Beach closed after deadly irukandji jellyfish stings swimmer

Broome’s Cable Beach closed after deadly irukandji jellyfish stings swimmer

Updated April 25, 2018 13:41:02 Broome’s Cable Beach has been closed after a person was stung by one of the world’s deadliest jellyfish. Surf Life Saving WA said the person made their own way to hospital for treatment after being stung by an irukandji jellyfish. About 10 people are stung …

Former ASIO officer sues Queensland police, alleging deadly chokehold, threats and abuse

Former ASIO officer sues Queensland police, alleging deadly chokehold, threats and abuse

Updated April 23, 2018 15:28:37 Video: Video of officers detaining Paul Gibbons after he begins filming them on his phone. (ABC News) Related Story: ASIO investigator detained on honeymoon has no confidence in police complaint system Map: Surfers Paradise 4217 A former ASIO officer is suing Queensland police for $750,000 …

Falun Gong: Two decades after a deadly ban in China, adherents still face pressure in Australia

Falun Gong: Two decades after a deadly ban in China, adherents still face pressure in Australia

Posted April 21, 2018 07:43:29 Photo: A Falun Gong protest banner reads “stop forced organ harvesting in China” in Hong Kong. (Reuters: Bobby Yip) “Heaven will destroy the Chinese Communist Party” and “stop organ harvesting in China” read the slogans — for years, practitioners of Falun Gong have campaigned on …

Journalist Cynthia Banham describes how she rebuilt her life after deadly plane crash

Journalist Cynthia Banham describes how she rebuilt her life after deadly plane crash

Updated April 17, 2018 18:38:38 Video: Cynthia Banham says she tried to get back what she loved about her life before the plane crash. (ABC News) “I live with it every day. It’s never going to go away.” Australian journalist Cynthia Banham is talking about the plane crash she survived …

Deadly black-market booze is killing Indonesians who are being left vomiting, staggering and partially blind

Deadly black-market booze is killing Indonesians who are being left vomiting, staggering and partially blind

Posted April 15, 2018 09:12:41 Photo: A policeman steamrolls bottles of alcohol in front of Jakarta’s south Tangerang police station. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) On a clear Jakarta morning near the city’s airport, a group of VIPs stand solemnly in front of thousands of bottles of beer and spirits laid …

Donald Trump says ‘big price to pay’ for deadly Syria chemical attack – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump says ‘big price to pay’ for deadly Syria chemical attack – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 09, 2018 05:32:34 Photo: Mr Trump criticised Russia and Iran for their support of the Syrian government. (Reuters: Kevin Lamarque) US President Donald Trump says there will be a “big price to pay” for a chemical attack against a besieged rebel-held town in Syria where medical aid groups …