Australia extreme heatwave: Victoria and Tasmania face bushfire threat – live

A reminder that authorities are asking people in Victoria to reduce their power consumption to ease demand on the network. That means avoiding the use of dishwashers, pool pumps and washing machines where possible. It is predicted that the peak demand period will be between 1pm and when a cool change hits later in the…

Pompeo is keeping US diplomats in Venezuela to break Maduro’s military alliance – Washington Examiner

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected Nicolas Maduro’s demand that he withdraw U.S. diplomats by Saturday afternoon. I suspect he’s done so in order to encourage a systemic breach between Maduro and the Venezuelan military that keeps him in power. Pompeo knows that the Venezuelan military’s support for Maduro is not, ultimately, ideological in…

Anton Yelchin’s Parents Reflect on Losing Their Son at 27: ‘It’s Hard to Live’

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Former Scottish leader Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape, sexual assault – Fox News

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Thursday denied committing any crimes after appearing in court on multiple sex offenses include two counts of attempted rape. (AP) Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Thursday denied committing any crimes after appearing in court on multiple sex offenses include two counts of attempted rape. Salmond, who…