Wallabies sweat on big guns but team sticking tight: Drew Mitchell

Wallabies sweat on big guns but team sticking tight: Drew Mitchell

Injury woes continue to cloud the Wallabies' landscape ahead of their must-win clash with SouthAfrica on Saturday night but former Test back Drew Mitchell insists the playing group are still all-in behind coach Michael Cheika. On the eve of Thursday's team announcement,…

Young guns vie for Rising Star crown

Young guns vie for Rising Star crown

The 26th annual AFL Rising Star award winner will be crowned on Friday, and looks to be a race in three. Here’s a look at the leading contenders. Jaidyn Stephenson(Collingwood) A little more than nine months ago, Stephenson looked like he could…

Enough is enough, it’s time for Mueller to bring out the big guns

Enough is enough, it’s time for Mueller to bring out the big guns

Mueller has been extraordinarily deferential while Trump and his representatives engaged in their gamesmanship. Even as Special Counsel Robert Mueller marches forward with his prosecution of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and as the case that Donald Trump engaged in criminal…

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Over the course of a deadly weekend on Chicago’s South and West sides — during which 74 people were shot, 12 of whom were killed — there were, according to the Chicago Tribune, six shootings that “injured four or more people in…

Social media offers NRA ‘thoughts and prayers’ for going broke

Social media offers NRA ‘thoughts and prayers’ for going broke

They’re sending their “Thoughts and Prayers” to the NRA. The Twittersphere had a snarky response Saturday to the National Rifle Association’s claim that it’s going broke, responding by sending exactly the same cliche that gun-loving politicians use when every time there’s another…

3-D printed guns have been on TSA’s radar for years

3-D printed guns have been on TSA’s radar for years

Guns made on 3-D printers have been turning up at airport security checkpoints since 2016, according to a new report. The weapons have turned up at least four times at airports in Nevada and New Hampshire, the Transportation Safety Administration told CBS…

Bloodlines: Widden’s stallions mix it with the big guns

Bloodlines: Widden’s stallions mix it with the big guns

Widden Stud’s stallions have given the famous NSW breeding nursery one of its most pleasing seasons in its 150-year history.Taking on the might of the Hunter Valley breeding giants, Widden has competed with the big guns with its colonial-bred sires spearheaded by…

Armed man threatened teen over dog hair in kiddie pool: cops

Armed man threatened teen over dog hair in kiddie pool: cops

People in Mahwah, New Jersey, apparently take their kiddie pools very seriously. Cops responded to a call Monday about an armed man making “terroristic threats” against a teenager following a heated dispute over dog hair in a kiddie pool. Jamal Brown, 23,…

Eminem denies using gunshot sound effects amid backlash

Eminem denies using gunshot sound effects amid backlash

Eminem denied using gunshot sound effects during his Bonnaroo music festival set — amid fierce backlash from fans who said they were left traumatized when the noises made them duck in panic or run for the exits. “Contrary to inaccurate reports, Eminem…

Cuomo must stop picking gun control fights

Cuomo must stop picking gun control fights

With eight days left on the legislative calendar, Gov. Cuomo has introduced a “red flag”-order bill that adds teachers and school officials to the list of individuals who can ask a judge to remove firearms from someone exhibiting threatening and violent behavior….

Officer shoots armed former student at high school

Officer shoots armed former student at high school

DIXON, Ill. — A police officer at a northern Illinois high school was hailed as a hero Wednesday for shooting and arresting a former student who fired on him in a hallway while staff and seniors were meeting for a graduation rehearsal….

London shooting victim's mum left heartbroken after aspiring architect son was shot dead in drive-by attack

London shooting victim's mum left heartbroken after aspiring architect son was shot dead in drive-by attack

Officers were called to reports of gunshots on Cooks Road, Kennington, south London, at just after 6pm yesterday evening. The young victim – Rhyhiem Ainsworth Barton – was then found dying from gunshot wounds on nearby Warham Street. His mother, Pretana Morgan,…