Southern Australia is experiencing an extreme heat wave. The baking heat has triggered dozens of blazes, killing at least one person and prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.
One person has died and two others have been injured after being stabbed by a man in the center of the southeastern Australian city of Melbourne. Police said they are treating the attack as terrorism.
The high-speed train line between the German cities of Cologne and Frankfurt has been closed after fire engulfed two carriages of an express. All 510 passengers were evacuated safely, with some slight injuries reported.
Australia's ANZ bank says it will take a tougher stance on bad banking, following the findings of a public inquiry. CEO Shayne Elliott said the impact ANZ had on individual customers "was embarrassing and shocking."
With the death toll rising to 42, the devastating "Camp Fire" raging in northern California has become the deadliest in the state's history. The blaze has leveled thousands of homes with crews still battling the flames.
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