“Topple” in the news

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The Age
· Ship's master faces court over cargo spill  
The Singapore-flagged ship was en route to Melbourne from China when rough seas caused some 50 shipping containers to topple overboard off the coast of Sydney on Sunday, May 24.
Malay Mail
· Is Pakatan prepared to helm again? — Chang Lih Kang  
JUNE 1 — The legitimately-elected Pakatan Harapan (PH) government lasted barely two years before being toppled by rapacious political bandits via the infamous “Sheraton Move”.
The Wall Street Journal
· Venezuela, in Historic Shift, Moves to Scale Back Fuel Subsidy  
The measures, which take effect on Monday, are a gamble for Mr. Maduro as he struggles with a devastating economic crisis and tries to outlast U.S.-led sanctions meant to topple his authoritarian administration.
The China Post
· Israeli police probe false claims in case against PM’s wife  
A lawyer for the prime minister, Yossi Cohen, accused Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit of “manipulating the Israeli police for an obsessive and systematic chase after the Netanyahu family in an attempt to topple the prime minister of Israel.”
The Independent
· George Floyd protesters target confederate monuments in numerous cities  
A nearly two-year battle was waged over the fate of the “Silent Sam” statue after it was toppled by protesters at the University of North Carolina's flagship Chapel Hill campus in 2018.
The Independent
· Katarina Johnson-Thompson can become a British great, says Daley Thompson  
Johnson-Thompson toppled Thiam for the first time in Doha last October in what was expected to be a dress rehearsal for a showdown in Japan this year.
The China Post
· Protesters in some cities target Confederate monuments  
A nearly two-year battle was waged over the fate of the “Silent Sam” statue after it was toppled by protesters at the University of North Carolina’s flagship Chapel Hill campus in 2018.
The China Post
· The Latest: L.A., S.F. under citywide curfews overnight  
Protesters also sprayed graffiti on a statue of former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, tried to topple it and set a fire at its base.
The Independent
· 'Die in the streets like cockroaches': The truth behind Rio's record year of police killings  
But within seconds, they toppled over in a barrage of 38 bullets fired by the police.