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.
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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-
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’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
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
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.
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
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.