• South Auckland synthetic cannabis influx
South Auckland synthetic cannabis influx

A raid in Ranui last week saw nearly 50 bags (pictured) of synthetic cannabis seized, while a recent synthetic cannabis operation in Avondale resulted in 12 arrests. Middlemore Hospital toxicology expert Dr Chip Gresham says they are still treating people being admitted with extremely risky after-effects of a new batch of synthetic cannabis.

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  • One-month-old abducted in Yuma
One-month-old abducted in Yuma

Israel was taken from his mother in Yuma. The baby is identified as Israel Lopez. Police are looking for Alfredo Lopez. "Alfredo Lopez is described as a Hispanic male, 5'9", 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. According to the Department of Public Safety, Lopez also committed three counts of aggravated assault during the abduction. ...

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  • Gun man locks himself and woman in house
Gun man locks himself and woman in house

Trained police negotiators are now trying to talk down the man, who is reportedly armed with a gun. " As a precaution a number of nearby properties are being evacuated". The children, aged one and six, were soon released from the property unharmed, but the standoff with police involving Scholfield continued for almost 24 hours.

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  • European Union to start legal action against Poland over law reforms
European Union to start legal action against Poland over law reforms

WARSAW , Poland (AP) - The European Commission said Wednesday it is keeping the door open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence, despite the Polish president's surprise decision to veto parts of a controversial legal overhaul.

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  • Instinet Reiterates
Instinet Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)

First Manhattan Co. now owns 1,252,265 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $39,534,000 after buying an additional 999,750 shares during the period. SCHWAB CHARLES R sold $30.68 million worth of stock. 6,317 shares valued at $274,809 were sold by Chandoha Marie A on Thursday, March 16. Engineers Gate Manager Lp accumulated 13,...

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  • Marine parade will end Prince Philip's 65 years of service
Marine parade will end Prince Philip's 65 years of service

He will then meet representatives from the runners' contingent, including two Royal Marines who have completed the entire 1664 miles. The Queen has so far spent 49 days carrying out public engagements since January 1, up to and including July 25.

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  • 'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in Tractor Trailer at Walmart
'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in Tractor Trailer at Walmart

The nine victims that died were adult males, the Justice Department said. A ninth person was found Sunday morning in the woods near the store who later died in a hospital. Security camera footage from the parking lot showed several cars arriving to pick up people who had survived the journey. There is no confirmation of the truck's origin, but s...

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  • Man shot by NSW police 'attacked' florist
Man shot by NSW police 'attacked' florist

Ms Aryal said the police seemed "really worried" about the man, who she could not see moving or shouting after he was shot. A critical incident investigation has been launched. One witness said the man began to cut his own face during the dramatic standoff. Another witness said the man grabbed the owner of the Eddy Ave Florist during the violen...

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  • M'sians exempted from tourism tax, foreigners pay RM10
M'sians exempted from tourism tax, foreigners pay RM10

Nazri said today the Attorney-General Chambers and the Royal Customs Department are in the final stage of preparing the last technical details of the tax collection system. PARLIAMENT | Malaysians will be exempted from the tourism tax, regardless of whether they stay at luxury hotels or budget inns. Nazri said that tourism sectors in countries th...

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  • European Union migrant relocation reached record in June
European Union migrant relocation reached record in June

But the court's Advocate General Yves Bot rejected the procedural arguments presented by Bratislava and Budapest that obligatory quotas were unlawful. They said the council's decision did not respond to the migrant crisis nor was it necessary to that end. The relocation plan has had limited success so far, though the European Commission said Wedn...

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  • Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful
Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful

The court unanimously agreed with Unison's appeal. The action was brought against the lord chancellor and justice secretary, Liz Truss. The Ministry of Justice said it would take "immediate steps to stop charging fees in employment tribunals and put in place arrangements to refund those who have paid".

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  • U.S. 'applauds' Israel's decision to remove new Temple Mount security measures
U.S. 'applauds' Israel's decision to remove new Temple Mount security measures

Immediately after the July 14 attack, Mr. Abbas's mainstream Fatah party whipped up emotions by calling on Palestinian Muslims via Twitter and Facebook to turn out in large numbers to pray at Al Aqsa in defiance of the Israeli decision to close it, and called the next week for a "Day of Rage".

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  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bidita Bag raise the temperature in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz's Barfani
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bidita Bag raise the temperature in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz's Barfani

Composed by Gaurav Dagaonkar, whose music accentuates Ghalib Asad Bhopali's attractive lyrics, the words of this romantic track are evocative, yet subtle. Starting with a role in the 1999 film "Sarfarosh", Nawazuddin has carved his own niche bit by bit and is today perhaps among one of the most visible faces from Indian cinema at global film circui...

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  • Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested
Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

Those arrested include the son-in-law of top separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani. Authorities at the Trade Facilitation Centre near the border town of Uri in Baramulla said they had received a letter from Pakistan which gave no reasons for suspending the trade that takes place from Tuesday to Friday every week.

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  • Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions
Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions

He's now not allowed to shave it off until filming is over. While most of the set pieces staged by Zack Snyder will remain in the movie, the reshoots are all about connective tissue and character work between those set pieces. Justice League's Man of Steel had expected to be able to finish shooting the sixth Mission: Impossible film before nee...

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  • Gujarat floods: CM Vijay Rupani undertakes aerial survey
Gujarat floods: CM Vijay Rupani undertakes aerial survey

Flood situation continues to remain grim in north Gujarat due to incessant rains. Various agencies including IAF, NDRF , SDRF and BSF carried out rescue and relief work. Around 11,000 people have been evacuated in Banaskantha district alone. Water-logging on tracks forced the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to return to Ahmedabad from Mehsana.

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  • Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16
Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

The state has been one of the most affected by the flooding. While reviewing the situation PM Narendra Modi inspected the devastation in the parts of Gujarat that are badly hit by the floods and heavy rains. 915 buses originating from the major roads connecting north Gujarat have also been cancelled. Mayank Rawal, a senior official in the dis...

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  • Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski On Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks
Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski On Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks

About an hour earlier, he had also tweeted out an unappealing screenshot of Huckabee Sanders with the caption, "As I told Sean Spicer when I pulled his plug, this is a one woman show!" I thought integrity is just that - no more, no less.

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  • ANC should follow party procedures: Analyst on Khoza
ANC should follow party procedures: Analyst on Khoza

Mothapo said following a security analysis‚ representatives of parliament and the SAPS met with Khoza last Friday to brief her on security arrangements for her. But what she's doing is acting outside what's a disciplined ANC, speaking out while you are part of the policy meeting. The KZN ANC has previously said she "crossed the line and must imme...

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  • Moscow warns new sanctions take US-Russia ties into 'uncharted territory'
Moscow warns new sanctions take US-Russia ties into 'uncharted territory'

Russian Federation warned on Wednesday that new US sanctions against Moscow approved by the House of Representatives take already battered ties into uncharted waters and said it was close to taking retaliatory measures of its own. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier this month that too many American spies operated in Russia under diplomatic c...

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