Some regions have received more than a month's rainfall in just 24 hours, according to local reports.
A 4-year-old springer spaniel named Taylor has been performing a special kind of search and rescue effort as bushfires rage across much of Australia — she’s a detection dog who has helped locate and rescue 15 koalas from scorched regions of New South Wales this fire season.
Two U.S. officials suggested it could well have been a mistake.
Police in Australia say a total of 183 people are facing legal action for more than 200 bushfire-related offenses since Nov. 2019.
A mother and her two daughters, ages 30 to 60, went to police after authorities held a news conference about the fire.
The fire killed apes, monkeys, bats and birds. Police said it may have been caused by sky lanterns launched to celebrate the new year.
The Paris cathedral will not celebrate Midnight Mass this year for the first time in more than two centuries.
Five people were sentenced to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist and royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered by a team of Saudi agents.