United States

Multi-state meth, pot ring involving the US mail is busted

Two suspected leaders of a multi-state drug trafficking ring have been charged for their role in the operation, as investigators said the pair sent hundreds of pounds of crystal meth and marijuana through the US Postal Service.


2017 marked a turning point for capital flows, China currency regulator says

China's cross-border capital flows reached a turning point last year, the country's foreign exchange regulator said.


Facebook attacked by critics over 'fake news' — but outside the US this time

The case "is a tragic reminder to Facebook of the central role it plays in shaping political discourse," an expert said.

United States

Tillerson: US military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria – video

The US signalled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader strategy to prevent Islamic State's resurgence, pave the way for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran's influence. Continue reading...


Mum hits out after finding bubblegum in pick ’n’ mix bag with a camel’s testicles on its wrapper

A MUM has hit out after finding bubblegum in a bag of pick ’n’ mix sweets  —  with a cartoon camel’s testicles on its wrapper. The unsuspecting mum bought the £1 bag for her two-year-old son, but foun

United Kingdom

A&E safety risks 'unacceptable' first minster warned

Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.


Tasmania launches roadkill campaign to reduce 500,000 native animal deaths

Drivers urged to stop throwing food out of windows, which attracts wildlife to the roadsideThe motorists lobby in Tasmania has launched a joint campaign to reduce roadkill, saying that 500,000 native animals are killed on the state’s roads each yea


PM loses patience with calls for Brexit rethink after Austria’s new leader quizzes her about second referendum

THERESA May has lost patience with calls for a Brexit rethink after it emerged Austria’s new leader quizzed her about a second referendum. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz brought up the prospect of another vote in a call with the PM. But Mrs May’s

Showbiz & TV

TV scientist Professor Brian Cox gets bad reviews from his students for boring lectures

TV boffin Professor Brian Cox has been given bad grades for “very boring” lectures – by his own university students. BBC presenter Cox, 49, who teaches physics at the University of Manchester, was slammed online. The Wonders of the Sola


Australia PM Turnbull in Japan for economic, security talks

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited a Japanese military training camp outside Tokyo at the start of a one-day visit to Japan.

United Kingdom

One in five teenagers have NEVER met their boyfriend or girlfriend, new poll shows

CHILDREN are happy to have online-only relationships without meeting in real life, a poll shows. One in ten say they keep things strictly digital with a friend and one in five say they would be willing to do so. A third also spend time making pictures loo

United States

Slain Washington state deputy honored at memorial service

More than 1,000 law enforcement members paid their respects Wednesday at the memorial service for a slain Washington state sheriff’s deputy who died in the line of duty.

United States

Doctor allegedly drugged by strippers off the hook for $135G Scores strip club bill

A prominent cardiologist who would get his heart racing playing doctor with strippers at Scores is off the hook for the $135,000 tab he racked up there, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

United Kingdom

Wacky presents gifted to the Royals include an APRON for Meghan Markle from a mystery admirer — and glitter balls for the Queen

MEGHAN Markle has received her first official gift — an apron. The royal bride-to-be got the present from a mystery admirer in Finland. It was handed to Prince William to pass it on to his soon-to-be sister-in-law, 36 The gift was made a couple of

United Kingdom

Britain’s most prolific female crook back behind bars after 278th conviction

A ONE woman crimewave is back behind bars after racking up her 278th conviction. Joanne Jones – thought to be the most prolific female serial crook ever in the UK – nabbed £70 worth of kids’ coats from a girl in Wilko. The 41-year-


KeVaughn Allen scores season-high 28, Florida beats Arkansas 88-73

Florida Gators KeVaughn Allen ended a three-week shooting slump by scoring a season-high 28 points, reaching double figures for the first time in 2018.


'Vikings' Season 5, Episode 9 Review: 'A Simple (Convoluted) Story'

'Vikings' offers up another disappointing episode in 'A Simple Story.'

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President Trump’s Medical Exam Is Spawning a Conspiracy Movement of ‘Girther’ Naysayers

A conspiracy movement is trying to cast doubt on Trump's official height and weight

United Kingdom

Nuclear power plants are more vulnerable to 9/11-style attacks than officials think

NUCLEAR power plants are more vulnerable to a 9/11-style attack than officials think, a study says. Scientists say testing of reinforced concrete walls focused on smaller planes, rather than passenger jets. In a trial 30 years ago, an F-4 Phantom flown in


Labour chiefs discuss whether the word “yid” is offensive at private meeting

LABOUR’s antisemitism crisis reignited yesterday after it emerged party chiefs discussed whether the word “yid” was offensive at a private meeting. The shocking claim was made at a closed gathering of the party’s powerful ruling


China is destroying imports that say 'Made in Taiwan' as part of its massive political crackdown

The news comes days after China pressured international companies, including Zara, Marriott, and Delta Air Lines, to change the way they reference Taiwan.


Peugeot CEO outlines ambitious plan to re-enter U.S., go electric

DETROIT (Reuters) - Peugeot SA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Wednesday the French automaker is using the know-how of former Opel engineers acquired from General Motors Co to develop vehicles to re-enter the U.S. market, and said Peugeot will of


Fake News Awards: CNN 'wins' taking 4 out of 11 'accolades' announced by Donald Trump

Donald Trump gave the broadcaster CNN four of his "fake news" awards on Wednesday as he used the gimmick to escalate his attacks on media.


President Trump reveals winners of his ‘Fake News’ awards

President Trump revealed the winners of his self-proclaimed ‘Fake News’ awards Wednesday night on Twitter with The New York Times topping the list.


WTA Finals to move to Shenzhen from Singapore in 2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - China's growing influence over women's tennis moved up a notch on Thursday when the southern metropolis of Shenzhen was announced as the new venue for the season-ending WTA Finals from 2019 to 2028.

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A fight with China that Trump may want to avoid

President Trump has a chance to hurt China on trade this month -- but he could hurt U.S. jobs, too.

United Kingdom

Uninsured motorist, 34, split his friend’s Ford Focus ST in half after crashing it at twice the speed limit

A DRIVER split a pal’s Ford Focus ST in two after crashing it at twice the speed limit. Uninsured Andrew Clegg, 34, borrowed the £25,000 car a day before it careered into a bus shelter at 60mph. He and passenger Daniel O’Connor escaped se


Cocaine found in fresh pineapples

Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples.


Olivia Buckland’s sideboob reigns supreme in severely slashed dress

OLIVIA Buckland showed that the asset-flashing trend continues to be the number one celeb accessory in 2018.


US vital in stabilizing Northern Iraq says Archbishop of Erbil

One of the most predominant religious heads in the ISIS-scarred region of northern Iraq says that assistance from the US in stabilizing the region is vital in ensuring a safe return for the Christian and Yazidi residents of the Nineveh Plain.


The Most Popular Street Fighter Character, According To The Fans

The results of Capcom's recent Street Fighter character poll are in and the fans have spoken. Out of a whopping 109 series characters, only one could be crowned the all-time favorite.

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