AB de Villiers is all set to make his de Brisbane
AB de Villiers is all set to make his debut in BBL for Brisbane Heat.
AB de Villiers has recently arrived in Brisbane on Sunday night. He didn’t waste any time and started training with his teammates on Monday. He is going to make his Big Bash League debut for Brisbane Heat against Adelaide Strikers. He was presented with a Brisbane Heat cap by former Aussie cricketer Andrew Symonds before the start of the match. In the latest sting for the Tshwane Spartans in the Mzansi Super League, he made 325 runs while batting at a strike rate of over 150. He said in a statement that he has been in his best form recently and hopefully will continue to play at his best in this tournament as well. He said that he knows what the team expects from him. While talking about Chris Lynn, he mentioned that he knows him from chatting at IPL, but the dynamics between them may work or may not work on the field. He is going to work hard in the match and hopefully will watch him play from the non-striker end.
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CDB Tower bought by Germans.
The CBD office market located in Brisbane has continued its strong run. A German property investment company has agreed to purchase the tower. The company is going to invest $380 million in the tower. Though the state government land tax surcharge on foreign investors is not in favor of the company, they still went ahead and made the offer. The tower is located in a strategical location, and it will help the company in establishing its business in Brisbane.
A woman donated her entire house to bushfire victims
A family from Brisbane has planned not to demolish their house. They are now planning to donate it. A lot of requests have poured from the bushfire victims across Australia. A fire chief is on the hunt for a suitable receiver for the house. Once selected, the house will be shipped to Australia. Stephanie Michelle has offered to transport the house to Australia. The house is made up of two separate flats. As per the reports, almost 2000 homes have been destroyed in the fires. The family was planning to demolish their home, but then they decided to put it to better use. She said in a statement that it would be unfortunate if they knock down the house while someone could have used it. A fire chief contacted them from the Blue Mountain area of NSW, who said that he would help them in finding a family and deciding on the logistics.
The ace record scored by Osaka survived Kenin in Brisbane.
Third saw Naomi Osaka put on a serving masterclass and defeated Sofia Kenin. She moved into the Brisbane International quarterfinals. This is her longest winning streak with 13 straight wins. She bounced back after Kenin snatched first set from her at the last minute. She sends down a career-high 18 aces and struck 42 winners on the route to posting her second win over Kenin, who is an opponent which she met for the first time and lost to almost five years ago. She said in her statement that she was serving very well throughout the entire match, and she is pleased about that. She said that since she had that shoulder injury, she hadn’t been able to practice much on her serve, and she feels that every serve should count.
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Fr Joe Flannery was all for God in Ireland and Brisbane.
Irish-born Fr Joseph Francis Vianney Flannery came on Christmas Eve as a young priest in a foreign land in 1956, and he was sent straight to St Stephen’s Cathedral. He spent his first day in Brisbane’s summer in heat in the confessional and served at the cathedral all day until the midnight mass. On November 27th, he left the world and was remembered as one of the most excellent pastors and dear friend. Brisbane Auxiliary Bishop Ken Howell said during the memorial mass that his ideas formed his mission as a priest. He was intent on serving Christ, but he also understood that this meant holding the people Christ had entrusted to him always within his care. Those who know him for all these years at Everton Park and in East Brisbane, along with many other places, would have a look beyond his human imperfections and knew he was fantastic by heart.
Residents took a ride with South Brisbane Police.
South Brisbane District Crime Prevention staff and the members of the Rail Squad and Cultural Support Unit joined the commuters from Queensland Rail and riding the Cleveland line to Brisbane City as part of Operation Wake Up, targeting safety. They want to give them a morning message about personal safety on public transport. Many commuters used the opportunity to have a word with the police during the ride. The children were given a small token to wear. The passengers were happy to see the outreach program of the police and have positive reviews. Ricki Brudenell, who is a senior constable, said that it was nice to see so many commuters responding in such a positive way to the police and chatted with them. These activities help in breaking the barriers between the police and the public.
Brady stunned Ash Barty in the belated first match in Brisbane.
2020 didn’t begin at a happy note for World No 1 Ashleigh Barty as she lost her opening match to American giant-killer Jennifer Bardy at the Brisbane International. Brady, backed up by her victory over Maria Sharapova on Tuesday, defeated Barty in straight sets on Pat Rafter Arena 6-4, 7-6 (7-4). Barty had to wait until Tuesday to begin her Australian summer. The Men’s ATP cup is having a mortgage on the center court, which delayer her match. This is the first time three matches that Brady defeated Barty. It is her first win over a top 10 opponent. Her baseline game was crucial for success. She was swinging hard throughout with a rusty Barty who was unable to break her rhythm.
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A dog died during the flight from Sydney
The Australian airline apologized for kay Newman's dog, a passenger, dying during their flight and for delaying the flight.
The owner of the dog wrote on a social network that her dog, Duke, was dying on the landing strip a few minutes before departure. Duke had a very high fever. Nevertheless, Miss Newman took him on a plane. After landing, it became known that the dog was dead. Hostess Duke was desperate and said that he died due to a flight delay, since he spent a lot of time on the bare pavement. She wrote on the net that this is the exact cause of his death
According to airline rules, animals are invited last and are unloaded first. It is still unclear whether Qantas will provide compensation to the passenger.
Car flipped onto Bondi footpath
A famous and always very busy corner of Sydney has become a place for a strange situation. A luxurioгs car drove out of the edge of the cliff. It flipped just onto the footpath near the toilet block and created pretty big crowd of gapers and a traffic jam. Fortunately there was no one in the Range Rover during a small accident in which two more cars took part. No one of pedestrians suffered too. By the way, the car was absolutely new and cost about $90,000. Its owner still has no idea how to pull the car out of the road.
You don't need to work now
Secretary of the CFMEU's in New South Wales said that people in most professional branches do not have to attend work because of extreme weather condition. More than 100,000 workers are not to visit their work place when the temperature of air is higher than 35 degrees. Forecast for Sydney is still much higher. Meteorologists inform it will be about 40 degrees this week in Sydney and NSW. There will be also mist because of the bushfires again.
Secretary adds everyone should understand that many people die every summer because of extreme heat in Australia more often than because of bushfires and other natural phenomena.
Forecast is not favourable. It is expected that previous records of heat this summer would be broken.
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LGBT STUDENTS TO FACE ANOTHER ASSAULT
Sexual education should be all about identifying truth and providing information, understanding and support for all children, which also include LGBT children. Several members of parliament of Arizona are not really satisfied necessarily with being naive. We really want every schools teach racism. One explanation of this would be the unending assassination attempt on LGBT kids. Sadly, legislators are trying to imply they are not against the LGBT people. According to a report in the Capital times in Arizona, the senator wants to prevent especially prior to grade 7 sexual education and perhaps even prevent homosexuality debate during classes on sexual education.
That is an indicative of certain Republican politicians ' organized effort to denigrate or prohibit any LGBT debate of school activities. In the endeavor, the senator is not alone. However, the stark reality to do such a thing is that it is about advising LGBT kids that they do not really exist. Research by researchers at University in San Diego showed that estimated 1 per cent of children aged 9 and 10 responded to the survey ego-identified as lesbian, gay or transsexual. A 2016 CDC survey found about 8 percent of America's university students, 1.3 billion men and women reported that they're homosexual, gay or transgender. Sexual education should be provided to children for the acknowledgement of truth and supporting the LGBT community.
HEAVY RAIN APPROACHES CHICAGO
Early this Sunday morning, the Weather Briefing was slipped with much of the frozen sleet / heavy snow transferring east as well as the temporal cold air eroding since it moves overhead. Temperatures throughout the low 30s are floating, however most administered highways / roads are damp. Commuters and individual people running errands might still have to be watchful on non-managed main roads, alleys, footpaths and parking spaces for ice covered / snazzy locations.
When cold air pushes eastwards and builds up each morning, an accompanying low storm level is likely to continue while the remaining day will mostly be cloudy, yet rainfall-free. Temperatures probably won't change significantly in the center. A Weather Warning has also been released until early Sunday morning for the whole area of Chicago. Consequently, the peculiar report issued earlier today was refurbished to the region-wide Environmental assessment.
With an average 20s to subordinate 30s temperatures, bumpy frozen drizzle coupled to snow would exacerbate snazzy / hazardous traveling situations along with normal outdoor sports overnight throughout the whole area of Chicago. Physical signs were that heavier rainfall and resulting hazardous glazing would be most probable to appear in the region.