China says Philippines' 600-kg drug seizure was largest in shared crackdown

China says Philippines' 600-kg drug seizure was largest in shared crackdownPhilippine authorities last week seized more than 600 kg of methamphetamines in the largest such bust since China launched a crackdown on drug-smuggling in cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation, Chinese customs said on Monday. China is the main source of methamphetamine consumed in the Philippines, which is caught in the throes of a brutal war on drugs waged by President Rodrigo Duterte. Two people arrested in a May 12 raid on suspected smugglers told Chinese authorities they hid the drugs in five printing machines to smuggle them into the Philippines, customs officials in the coastal city of Xiamen said.

Queensland cop killer’s criminal history included torture

Cop killer Rick Charles Maddison, 41, had a violent criminal history which included charges of torture and deprivation of liberty as well as convictions for assault.

Gatton police shooting: Queensland cop killer shot dead

Accused cop killer Rick Charles Maddison has been shot dead by police after fleeing from a shipping container in bushland at Lockey Valley, west of Brisbane, following a near 24-hour stand off.

Banks forced to sack executives with drug convictions

Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced a new scheme that forces banks to register new executives and directors with the banking authority who will conduct background checks before selection.

Bryce Harper charges Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland 

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper charged San Francisco Giants's Hunter Strickland  after the pitcher hit the right fielder with a 98 mph ball in the eighth inning of their match-up tonight.

ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: Horrific Alameda rollover crash that killed 2 caught on video

ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: Horrific Alameda rollover crash that killed 2 caught on videoTwo people are dead and six are injured after a rollover crash in the city of Alameda Monday morning, according to police.

Makeup artist takes heat for turning white model black

A Los Angeles makeup artist who goes by the name Paintdatface took heat for transforming a white model into a black model. Though he said it wasn't about race, many said he'd used 'blackface.'

Harrowing triple-0 call of brave girl, 9, as dad burned

The harrowing moment a nine-year-old Melbourne girl Ebony called for an ambulance after her dad caught fire inside their house has been released to the public. She has been praised as a hero.

ISIS car bomb an ice cream parlour in Baghdad 

Horrifying footage showed the explosion tearing through the packed district in the Iraqi capital just after midnight as families sat at restaurants and cafes to break their fasts in Ramadan.

Tradie cut through gas line causing a massive explosion

Emergency crews were called to the scene in Neutral Bay on Tuesday morning after the road cutting machine ripped through the gas line.

Jeremy Corbyn’s protection officers pull GUNS on thieves

The incident happened outside The Beagle in Hoxton, East London, on Saturday, as the Labour leader enjoyed a meal before watching his beloved Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Claire Taylor calls people who win the Lotto for a living

Claire Taylor is the Brisbane-based PR executive who rings division one lottery winners each day. She said most people are initially skeptical or they 'scream.'

Wobble or not, Theresa is the only show in town

The Conservative Party isn't exactly brimming with talent, but anyone who seriously thinks Labour is a credible government in waiting should be sectioned, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN.

Cancer drugs that could help end women’s monthly agony

As if your abdomen ‘is being singed with a red-hot poker’ is how one woman describes the pain of endometriosis.

Wikipedia’s Switch To HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship

Determining how to prevent acts of censorship has long been a priority for the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation, and thanks to new research from the Harvard Center for Internet and Society, the foundation seems to have found a solution: encryption. From a report: HTTPS prevents governments and others from seeing the specific page users are visiting. For example, a government could tell that a user is browsing Wikipedia, but couldn't tell that the user is specifically reading the page about Tiananmen Square. Up until 2015, Wikipedia offered its service using both HTTP and HTTPS, which meant that when countries like Pakistan or Iran blocked the certain articles on the HTTP version of Wikipedia, the full version would still be available using HTTPS. But in June 2015, Wikipedia decided to axe HTTP access and only offer access to its site with HTTPS. [...] The Harvard researchers began by deploying an algorithm which detected unusual changes in Wikipedia's global server traffic for a year beginning in May 2015. This data was then combined with a historical analysis of the daily request histories for some 1.7 million articles in 286 different languages from 2011 to 2016 in order to determine possible censorship events. [...] After a painstakingly long process of manual analysis of potential censorship events, the researchers found that, globally, Wikipedia's switch to HTTPS had a positive effect on the number censorship events by comparing server traffic from before and after the switch in June of 2015.

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Sudanese refugee Akon Guode jailed for murdering children

Sudanese refugee mother Akon Guode, 37, has been jailed for 26 years after pleading guilty to murdering three of her children after driving a car into a lake in Melbourne in 2015.

Kangaroo saved from canal after jumping on kayak

Wildlife rescuers from Australia Zoo have captured the moment a kangaroo became helplessly trapped in a canal before he hopped onto a kayak and was pulled to dry land.

Summer movies: Strong female characters take the lead

Some action movie fans expect this summer to be a great time for strong female characters. Fandango correspondent Chris Witherspoon joined CBSN to discuss what movies to check out.

NHS and BA computer meltdowns are a taste of worse to come

EDWARD LUCAS: The £150m bill faced by BA for letting down tens of thousands of passengers over the weekend is a reminder of what happens when we put too much faith in technology.

Experiencing new things stretches time 

US neuroscientists say novel experiences such as visiting an unknown place or enjoying a new activity give the impression of stretching time.

Tragic schoolgirl’s sister dies of same heart condition

Pictured: Taylor Muir, 14, from Glasgow, Scotland, tragically died in hospital yesterday from the same genetic disorder her older sister Jodie died from three years ago.

Venezuela opposition leaders wounded in anti-government march

Venezuela opposition leaders wounded in anti-government marchTwo Venezuelan opposition leaders were wounded on Monday by security forces dispersing protests in the capital Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro, according to one of the leaders and an opposition legislator. Maduro's adversaries have for two months been blocking highways and setting up barricades in protests demanding he call early elections and address an increasingly severe economic crisis that has left millions struggling to get enough to eat. Fifty-nine people have died in the often violent street melees, which Maduro calls an effort to overthrow his government.

Men charged with murder after Brisbane party bashing

Two gatecrashers who allegedly bashed father-of-two Justin, 37, to death at a party in Brisbane have been charged with his murder after he died in hospital three days after the attack.

Japan household spending sags again in April

Japan household spending sags again in AprilJapanese household spending dropped again in April, official figures showed Tuesday, as consumers kept a tight hold on their purse strings despite years of government efforts to boost spending. The fresh data attests to what analysts believe is a broader picture of the world's third largest economy -- it is picking up steam overall but tepid consumption continues to act as a drag. Japan's prospects have been improving on the back of strong exports, with investments linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics also giving the economy a shot in the arm.

Seawood could be key to weight loss, new study reveals

University of Southern Queensland student Jessica Pahl, 22, received a busary from the State Government, which she will use to conduct three rounds of testing on albino rats.

How going garish saved Gucci

The more outré the look, the more publicity Gucci gets. In this Instagram age, an image has the power to invigorate a career. It doesn’t matter how chic it is — just ask Salma Hayek (pictured).

Implant for poor vision helps treat AMD

Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness. Bronwen Dunn, 83, a retired administrator from Stoke-on-Trent, had a new operation to improve her sight.

Jab to stop damage after a heart attack

The jab contains a protein, called insulin-like growth factor 1, that has been found to halt the damage and stimulate the growth of healthy new heart muscle.

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Poldark’s Demelza’s political views

Despite claiming she’s not political, Poldark beauty Eleanor Tomlinson has posted a picture online of Bert, her collie, sitting on a leather armchair with a Vote Labour sign behind him.

Best treatments to help those tormented by foot problems

If you treat the problem yourself, the difficulty is choosing the most effective product available over the counter.

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Advert at Charles’s project

Dumfries House, Prince Charles's magnificent Palladian property in Ayrshire, is to become the setting this summer for an event run by N.M. Gwynne, Old Etonian author.

Thousands of Beko tumble dryers linked to blazes recalled

Turkish manufacturer Beko last night said it would be recalling five models, including the DCS85W – responsible for at least 20 blazes and the death of housewife Mishell Moloney.

Richard and Tim have tense exchange about State Of Origin

Things got very awkward on Tuesday when talk turned to whether the Today show was being biased over how many Queensland-related State of Origin stories were aired.

Would YOU swallow a glassful of worms to banish allergies?

The idea of growing a colony of worms inside you may sound unappetising, but for thousands of people, it becomes an annual, or even weekly task they perform.

Father of girl, 2, who died should have known better

The uncle of a two-year-old Queensland girl who died a week after suffering severe burns to the bottom half of her body has revealed her father grew up in a 'bad home' and 'should have known better'.

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer enjoy day with their twins

Anna Paquin, 34, looked like she was enjoying her time with husband Stephen Moyer, 47, and the couple's four-year-old twins, Poppy and Charlie.

Tomasz Schafernaker voted Britain’s favourite forecaster

Tomasz Schafernaker, 38, has just been voted the nation’s favourite weather forecaster – beating off competition from BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood.

Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer reunite with children

Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer reunited Monday for pizza with their children in Los Angeles.

Dakota Johnson attends Gucci show with younger sisters

Dakota Johnson continued to send pulses racing as she attended the Gucci Cruise 2018 fashion show at Palazzo Pitti in Florence, Italy on Monday.

Asda move to axe loose fruit and veg met with fury

Consumers reported that local stores were no longer stocking loose potatoes, courgettes or apples, and others said carrots and mushrooms were unavailable to buy online as well.

Roman bathhouse discovered at Cumbria cricket site

Now, around 1,600 years later, this relic of a bygone era has been unearthed by work to build a new pavilion for Carlisle Cricket Club and has been hailed of 'national significance'.

St neots van driver reveals being used by thieves

Alan Hills, 26, from Cambridgeshire, recorded himself forcing the main lock of his van after having £650 worth of power tools stolen and his clip has been viewed £2million times.

Apple, Facebook and Google condemn Texas transgender bill

Proposed legislation in Texas has irked some of the biggest names in tech, sparking condemnation from the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and 12 other influential tech leaders. If passed, this controversial state law would only allow transgender s...

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade.

Roxy Jacenko drained after 3-day Instagram silence

PR Queen Roxy Jacenko returned to Instagram on Tuesday, after a rare three-day hiatus

Kate Wright puts on an EXTREMELY busty display in swimsuit

Featuring cutaway detailing to further emphasise her already teeny waist, the blonde babe looked every inch the screen siren as she looked away from the camera and pouted seductively.

Aidan Turner returned to Poldark set having gained weight

Aidan Turner admits he needed his Poldark costumes widened after returning from holiday 'a few pounds too heavy'.

Schapelle Corby passes Roxy Jacenko on Instagram

Schapelle Corby overtook Australia's PR maven and Instagram queen Roxy Jacenko on Instagram on Tuesday, who has 170,000 followers and has uploaded almost 4000 posts over the years.

Samantha Armytage’s colleagues tease her about Tom Cruise

On Tuesday Samantha Armytage's Sunrise colleagues have poked fun at a bizarre report in Woman's Day that she is dating Tom Cruise.

Alessandra Ambrosio spends Memorial Day fishing in Malibu

Alessandra Ambrosio kept it cool and casual for Memorial Day on Monday. The 36-year-old Victoria Secret model showed off her effortless style in a pair of fitted denim jeans.

MAFS Michelle Marsh finally unveils mystery new boyfriend

In April, Michelle Marsh was happily dating fellow Married At First sight co-star Jono Pitman. 

Almost 900,000 Britons are too fat to work

While the official number of those claiming sickness benefits for obesity is 160,000, the true figure is likely to be more than five times higher at around 880,000, Professor Dame Carol Black said.

Tiger Woods, Memorial Day, Chick Fil A, Happy Memorial Day, …

Tiger Woods Memorial Day Chick Fil A Happy Memorial Day Jamie Foxx Memorial Day Quotes Bryce Harper Frank Deford Sam Esmail Memorial Day Meaning LA fitness Memorial Day Sales NCAA baseball tournament Aaron Judge American flag Arlington National Cemetery JFK NASCAR Chivas vs Tigres French Open Harambe Mississippi shooting Monaco Grand Prix Indy 500 results

Lisa Oldfield upsets fans with waterboarding post

She's the Real Housewives Of Sydney star who is no stranger to controversy.

Kourtney Kardashian posts snap of her thong-clad bottom

While her head was hidden under a white baseball cap, her buttocks were on full display thanks to the tiny bikini bottom she was wearing.

Adorable moment cheeky panda cub sneaks out of enclosure

The clip shows the baby animal using its paws to open the door. After a few unsuccessful attempts, the panda manages to nudge it open with its nose and feet and squeezes past. It then strolls off.

Karl Stefanovic and Charlie bit my finger kids on Today

Today show host Karl Stefanovic has awkwardly asked the internet stars of 'Charlie bit my finger' to recreate their famous scene ten years on when they appeared on Australian television.

Bank of England called on Dr Seuess for help

In a move the Cat in the Hat will surely approve of, banking chiefs studied the classic children's books, which are praised for encouraging children to read, as a model for simplicity and clarity.

Texas Republican threatened a Democrat as ‘self defense’

Texas Republican Matt Rinaldi said he called ICE on protesters at the state capital and then allegedly threatened to shoot another lawmaker during a chaotic scene on the House floor Monday.

PICTURED: Navy SEAL who died after parachute did not open

The Naval Special Warfare Center released a statement from Remington Peters's family in which they expressed their 'heartbreak' over the 'passing of our courageous warrior'.

Drivers admit to ‘zoning out’ because of satnavs

One in four drivers who rely on satnavs have admitted that they can no longer navigate without one and most of the 2,000 motorists who took part in the study admitted to 'zoning out'.

Albino sparrow pair is spotted in Wiltshire

The result of a genetic mutation, the pure white sparrows are thought to be the first pair ever spotted. The fledglings hatched a few weeks ago.

Jim Shelley: Season 13 Made In Chelsea finale

A double bill of the season finale and the annual ‘pardy’ episode confirmed there were several reasons for the new low - not all of them to do with Sam Prince.

Tiger Woods claims DUI arrest was because of medication

Tiger Woods has claimed his DUI arrest in Florida early on Monday morning was because of an 'unexpected reaction' to his medication and not because he was drunk.

Dramatic rescue to save three men in a broken crane

Emergency services were called to Ryrie Street in Geelong at around 8.45am on Monday after the crane collapsed.

Shocking footage shows brazen thieves rob an Apple store

Brazen thieves made off with electronics by grabbing them off tables in broad daylight at the Apple store in Rancho Cucamonga, California as they were filmed by shocked customers.

Girl in triple fatality died day before her 18th birthday

Marina Pink, one of the teenagers killed in Monday's fiery crash in north-west NSW, died just 24 hours before her 18th birthday. Her mother Jaze posted a heartwarming birthday message online.

George Clooney on a tight leash before birth of his twins

George Clooney, 56, is co-founder of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, given annually to an individual whose actions have saved lives and advanced humanitarian causes.

What’s on TV: ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

This week the NBA and NHL are finally kicking off their final round of games, and it's time for the latest season of House of Cards to try and beat real-life political drama. AMC's The Walking Dead spinoff is back for another round, and HBO is about...

Queensland Rail worker killed train north of Brisbane

A Queensland Rail worker has tragically been killed after being hit by a train while repairing tracks north of Brisbane. The man, aged in his 60s, was working for a maintenance team when he was struck.

Gang of thugs attack police officer in Perth crime spree

An off-duty police officer has been left 'barely recognisable' after a gang of thugs 'savagely' assaulted him as he made attempts to halt their crime spree across the Perth suburb of Roleystone.

Convicted paedophiles to lose travel rights in Australia

Convicted paedophiles will be banned from travelling overseas and will have their passports cancelled under new measures to be introduced by Australia's federal government.

At 14ft, is this UK’s tallest garden flower?

This incredible flower was planted as a seed by John Philips in his back garden in Ilfracombe, Devon two years ago, and requires an entire watering canful each day in order to maintain its lofty height.

Walter Mitty war veteran is exposed as a NAZI

Hugo Plaun, 97, from Copenhagen, claimed he was a decorated SAS hero, but in fact he had worked writing Nazi propaganda for the Waffen SS during the Second World War.

British & Irish Lions sing for their supper at dinner

Lions coach Warren Gatland has been holding choir practice in camp for the last couple of weeks, and at their farewell dinner, led by captain Sam Warburton, they revealed their work.

Clegg’s Brexit security warning dismissed by terror chief

The former Lib Dem leader (pictured) claimed a ‘hard Brexit’ could see the UK lose access to the US Schengen Information System database – which contains ‘real time’ details about terrorism suspects.

Trump handshake war analysis by GYLES BRANDRETH

As Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, the new President of France, locked hands ahead of the Nato summit, their grips tightened, their knuckles visibly whitened.

Is next year’s Logies moving to TAMWORTH?

It's the glittering event that attracts the who's-who of Aussie celebs. 

Bryce Harper sparks mass brawl after being hit by pitcher

Washington Nationals' Major League Baseball clash with San Francisco Giants descended into chaos after Bryce Harper reacted furiously to being hit by pitcher Hunter Strickland.

Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfireBROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.

Theresa May dons sari to star in Hindi music video

Kissing babies and posing for selfies, politicians leave no opportunistic stone unturned on the campaign trail. Which may explain why Theresa May stars in this new Hindi music video (above).

Lily-Rose Depp looks tired as she arrives at Tokyo airport

Lily-Rose Depp looked as though she could be feeling the after-effects of the celebrations as she arrived at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday.

Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibilityBAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad just after midnight Tuesday, killing 13 people and wounding 24, hospital and police officials said.

BGT’s Daniel Graham enjoys attending fetish parties

Britain's Got Talent's dancing policeman Daniel Graham attends kinky fetish parties wearing rubber police uniforms.

Exeter Chiefs celebrate Aviva Premiership title

Thousands of fans gathered to celebrate Exeter Chiefs' Aviva Premiership triumph in Devon on Bank Holiday Monday. The Chiefs sealed their first ever title at Twickenham on Saturday.

Maine Officer in critical condition after boat flipped

Officer Nathan Desjardins, 20, (left) is in critical condition while Officer Dale Stout (right) was released from hospital today after boat crashed while looking for 38-year-old Jennifer Bousquet.

MIC: Steph Louise and Ollie organise Baby Shower for Binky

Having a child in Chelsea clearly means you get to have 23 parties to mark the occasion during the gestation period.

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: BA’s battle to restore its reputation 

In the past, this country had just reason to be proud of BA, with its reputation for customer service ranking among the best. After this weekend’s computer meltdown that good name lies in tatters.

Fred the Shred avoids grilling as RBS agrees £200m payout

Disgraced banker Fred Goodwin seems likely to escape a court grilling over his role in the collapse of RBS – to the fury of small investors.

Lord Lucan’s widow shares details of fraught relationship

Speaking from her Belgravia home. Lady Lucan describes how she became depressed during the breakdown of her marriage and how her husband would beat her on the bottom with a cane.

Ariana Grande’s mother speaks out after Manchester bombing

Joan Grande, the mom of pop singer Ariana Grande, tweeted on Monday that she 'stands with' all the families of the victims who died in the May 22 terror attack in Manchester, England.

MasterChef champ attacks plans to axe free school lunches

Thomasina Miers (pictured) risked making the attack personal by bringing up the sensitive issue of Mrs May's lack of children, saying 'if you had had children would you have done that?'

Woman creates luxury ‘mini mansion’ in her garden shed

Sonia Walker, 50, from Rushden in Northamptonshire, got the luxurious shed as a 50th birthday present from her husband Andrew so she could escape her male dominated home.

Bryan Robson backs our Mobiles for Manchester appeal

Manchester United legend Robson, 60, the longest-serving captain in the club’s history, urged readers to help those affected by donating unwanted mobile phones to be reused or recycled.

Players may boycott Aussie Open after Court’s comments

Stosur is passionately backing Casey Dellacqua in her stance against Margaret Court after the legendary 24-times major winner created a firestorm with her public opposition to same-sex marriage.

Teresa Palmer flaunts her post-baby body in New York City

She gave birth to her second child Forest Sage in December last year.

Indian cricketer sues Dreamworld $300k The Wedgie injury

An Indian cricketer is suing Dreamworld for $300,000 after suffering an injury on a waterslide that he says has ruined his love of the game and still gives him 'nightmares.'

Casey Donovan raised $10K fan donations on Kickstarter

Casey Donovan has now revealed that her new EP, Off The Grid And Somewhere In Between, was funded entirely by fans using a Kickstarter campaign she created in 2016.

Ray Hadley jokes Karl Stefanovic cross-dressing Titanic

Karl Stefanovic, 57, once again raised eyebrows this Tuesday morning during an interview with 2GB shock jock Ray Hadley.

Ex-minister apologise food bank users ‘not in poverty’

Former justice minister Dominic Raab claimed many people receiving food parcels had 'episodic' cash problems as he sought to defend the Government's record during a TV debate.
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