At least 91 dead after earthquake hits Indonesia

At least 91 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit the island of Lombok, near Bali in Indonesia. Dozens more have been injured, while thousands of people were evacuated from buildings to outdoor shelters. Most of the victims were killed by falling rubble, according to the country’s National …

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Steven Seagal appointed as US special envoy by Russia

RUSSIA has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy for humanitarian ties with the United States. The Foreign Ministry announced the move Saturday on its Facebook page, saying Seagal’s portfolio in the unpaid position would be to “facilitate relations between Russia and the United States in the …

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Stand-up paddleboarder makes Avon Descent history

It’s the whitewater rapids race WA is known for and this year a new piece of Avon Descent history was written. For the first time ever a stand-up paddleboarder finished the race with Albany father Paul Hepworth taking his place in race history.​ Josh Kippin was the first kayaker across …

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