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Towns cut off and 18,000 people evacuated as downpours intensify in Australia

Towns cut off and 18,000 people evacuated as downpours intensify in Australia

World
Hundreds of people have been rescued and around 18,000 evacuated as record rain brought more extreme flooding to Australia's east coast.Emergency services fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced, with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison told parliament that 35 communities in northern New South Wales had been isolated and emergency services had conducted more than 700 flood rescues. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Aerial footage shows flooding in New South Wales "We are gr...
Deutsche Bank staff pack up as global cull of 18,000 jobs begins

Deutsche Bank staff pack up as global cull of 18,000 jobs begins

Business
By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Deutsche Bank has begun the process of culling 18,000 staff worldwide, with members of its 8,000-strong UK workforce among those facing the axe.The German lender is scaling back its investment banking division - which has its biggest centre in London - as part of the plans to cut a fifth of its global headcount. Chief executive Christian Sewing declined to give a breakdown of where the jobs axe would fall, but insisted that London would remain a "critical part" of its plans.Staff in Sydney, Hong Kong and elsewhere in Asia were the first to learn that they were set to lose their jobs, as the global working day began.Later, an IT worker in London told the Reuters news agency: "I was terminated this morning. Ther...
Cyclone in Mozambique kills 5, displaces over 18,000

Cyclone in Mozambique kills 5, displaces over 18,000

World
April 27 (UPI) -- A cyclone in Mozambique has killed five people, destroyed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 18,000 people since Thursday's landfall, authorities said Saturday. Tropical Cyclone Kenneth had the strength of a Category 4 hurricane when it arrived late Thursday in the southeast African nation of Mozambique packing 125 mph sustained winds. It made landfall between the districts of Macomia and Mocimboa da Praia, in Cabo Delgado Province of Mozambique, a U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs report shows. Kenneth has left at least five people dead, authorities said. Before reaching Mozambique, Kenneth killed three people in the island nation of Comoros on Wednesday. Kenneth has destroyed at least 3,384 houses and displaced more than 18,000, initi...
Here are the top 10 coolest cars you can buy for around $18,000

Here are the top 10 coolest cars you can buy for around $18,000

Finance
Starting MSRP: $ 18,740The Honda Civic earned the title of "Overall Best Buy for 2017" in KBB for receiving 5 stars across the board (overall, front, side and rollover) for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and fuel efficiency, topping out at 42 miles per gallon on the highway. The updated model is the best seller on the list and one of the best-selling vehicles in the country, according to KBB. Let's block ads! (Why?) Personal Finance