Thousands of New Zealanders have been told they can return to their homes after a powerful earthquake prompted tsunami warnings. Islanders on the east coast fled to higher ground following the series of quakes off North Island. Small tsunami waves were triggered by the earthquakes - with footage posted on social media showing surges of water entering a marina in Northland and on the North Island's East Cape region. #Tsunami rolling into #TokomaruBay #eqnz pic.twitter.com/G7hVA9AcoM — Manu Caddie (@manucaddie) March 4, 2021 The largest waves have now passed and the threat level has been downgraded, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. "All people who evacuated can now return," it added. Advertisement Workers, students and residents were told to leave their homes in areas like Northland and Bay of Plenty - amid warnings tsunami waves could reach as high as 3m (10ft) above tide levels. The final quake had a … [Read more...] about New Zealand earthquake: Tsunami warnings ease after one of the strongest tremors in modern history
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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 10 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A San Francisco Giants fan who was brutally assaulted 10 years ago outside Dodger Stadium on opening day threw out the first pitch at Oracle Park on Friday. Bryan Stow received a standing ovation when he stepped in front of the mound with help from his walker and delivered the ceremonial pitch to Giants assistant coach Alyssa Nakken. Giants manager Gabe Kapler also came out to greet Stow before the team’s 3-1 victory against the Colorado Rockies. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Stow was viciously attacked on March 31, 2011, outside Dodger Stadium. He was wearing a Buster Posey jersey at the time and the Giants had just started their World Series title defense. PADRES' JOE MUSGROVE THROWS FRANCHISE'S FIRST-EVER NO-HITTER He suffered a severe brain injury from the … [Read more...] about Bryan Stow throws out first pitch at Giants’ home opener 10 years after vicious beating
IMAGE: Aussie Jason Behrendorff played for Mumbai Indians in the 2021 season. Photograph: BCCI Chennai Super Kings have signed Australia pacer Jason Behrendorff as a replacement for Josh Hazlewood for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The left-arm quick has featured in 11 ODIs and seven T20Is so far. This is Behrendorff's second IPL team, having represented Mumbai Indians in 2019 where he played five matches and picked as many wickets. Earlier in the month, Hazlewood pulled out of the IPL. He was set to depart for India with Australia's IPL-bound players, but the pacer decided to give this year's IPL a miss in order to spend some time with his family. "It's been a long 10 months in bubbles and quarantine at different times, so I decided to have a rest from cricket and spend some time at home and in Australia in the next two months. We've got a big winter ahead too. The West Indies is going to be a long tour, with Bangladesh T20 tour potentially … [Read more...] about CSK sign Behrendorff as Hazlewood replacement
PITTSBURGH - Mitch Keller’s stuff has never been in question. It’s a lack of command that sometimes handcuff the pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates view as one of the cornerstones of what they’re trying to build around. The 25-year-old has been searching for it all spring, with little progress to show for all the work he was putting in on the side. The search came to an end on Saturday night against Chicago. Working effectively up in the strike zone, Keller threw five efficient innings as the Pirates used an early burst to chase Zach Davies in an 8-2 win over the Cubs. Keller (1-1) bounced back from a rocky 2021 debut by allowing one run on five hits with seven strikeouts and just one walk. “I mean, had a rough spring, rough first outing,” Keller said. “So it felt really good to just kind of have a good one out there. Just all the hard work I put in just kind of finally paid off tonight and really excited to keep going after this one.” Keller’s fastball can touch the high 90s. … [Read more...] about Keller shines, Pirates end 6-game skid, tag Davies, Cubs 8-2
IMAGE: Rishabh Pant with Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: BCCI India head coach Ravi Shastri is enjoying the ongoing IPL 2021 during his time off. Shastri is eagerly waiting to see the much-awaited clash between Mahendra Singh Dhoni's CSK and Rishabh Pant's Delhi Capitals, to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. Bahot Maza aayega aaj . Stump Mic suniyega zaroor (the Master vs Disciple, it will be so much fun. Don't miss the chatter on the stump mic) #DhoniReturns #Pant #IPL2021," tweeted the India head coach. Captain Pant has also said that it will be very special for him to lead an IPL team for the first time in a match against Dhoni's side. … [Read more...] about India coach Shastri can’t wait to watch this IPL clash!
Each UK nation has set out a roadmap out of lockdown with specific dates. From Monday 12 April, England's lockdown eases significantly. Here are the timetables for lifting COVID-19 restrictions in each UK nation: England There are four steps to easing England's lockdown. Advertisement The prime minister hopes to be able to lift the majority of rules by 21 June, but this is dependent on cases, deaths and hospital admissions continuing to fall so the dates are the earliest any of the stated rules could be lifted. There will be no regional tier systems - England will be treated as one in the easing of lockdown. Step one was completed in two parts on 8 and 29 March. Boris Johnson has confirmed England will progress to the next planned stage of lockdown lifting from Monday as he said the roadmap was on track. The next steps are as follows: Step Two - 12 April: Mr Johnson has confirmed this will take place on 12 April thanks to a … [Read more...] about COVID-19: What’s allowed from 12 April as lockdown eases in England?