One of the largest drug busts in US history at Philadelphia port

Philadelphia: US authorities seized more than $US1billion ($1.4 billion) worth of cocaine on Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. Authorities search a container along the Delaware River in Philadelphia.Credit:AP The US attorney's office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, saying law enforcement […]

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'One of the worst cases': Alabama man accused of girl's rape

Steven Sarandon Barnes faces charges of first-degree rape, chemical endangerment of a child and second-degree possession of marijuana.  (Millbrook Police Department) MILLBROOK, Ala. – An Alabama man is accused of raping a 5-year-old girl, who was hospitalized and underwent surgery following the alleged attack last Thursday, according to reports. Steven Sarandon Barnes, 28, was arrested over the weekend on charges including […]

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One in 10 Japanese men are 40-year-old virgins, study finds

One in 10 straight Japanese men are still virgins when they reach their 40s, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Tokyo say the findings are partly linked to social and economic status – poorer men were more likely to be virgins than those on high salaries. Men with lower incomes were up to 20 times more likely […]

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One free agent target for all 32 NFL teams

We're exactly one month out from the start of NFL free agency (March 13). With teams across the league re-assessing their roster ahead of the offseason signing period, let's take a look around the league and pick one free agent target each team should pursue next month. These evaluations are done by need, but we're also factoring in money where […]

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Capitals one win from grand final, but it’s a tough road

There are only two places the all-conquering Canberra Capitals haven't won this season and they might need to overcome both road trips to break a decade-long title drought. The Capitals can go to their first WNBL grand final series since 2011-12  with a road victory against the Perth Lynx on Thursday night. Capitals skipper Marianna Tolo drew plenty of attention […]

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Judge slams father-of-one who flew model aircraft near Heathrow

‘You did not engage your brain’: Judge slams ‘stupid’ father who flew £160 model plane near Heathrow days after Gatwick drone chaos as he slaps him with £2,000 fine (and his wife destroys his other toy aircraft) George Rusu operated the aircraft from a park just under a mile from the airport  Judge Robert Roscoe said he should have thought […]

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