UK 'It's a new type of shoplifter': Shoppers are 'using carrots to steal expensive avocados' at self-service tills

The deceptive technique reportedly started out in Australia before spreading across to Britain More

Australia Whitney Houston's cousin hits back at Kanye West for using photo for album

He spent $85,000 on a photo of Whitney Houston's drug-strewn bathroom to use as as Pusha T's Daytona album cover. And Whitney Houston's cousin Damon Elliott criticized him. More

US & Canada Who's at daggers drawn with whom on Britain's POSHEST housing estate

With Teutonic efficiency, the invitations went out weeks ago, cocktails chosen and champagne, if not yet on ice, is being readied in the royal wine cellars. More

US & Canada Troops at US nuclear facility convicted for using LSD, other mind-altering drugs

One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." More

Australia Grandmother, 78, escapes jail after pleading guilty to running public housing heroin ring

A Sydney grandmother caught supplying heroin inside water balloons from her public housing flat has escaped jail. More

Celebrity Woody Allen’s son Moses alleges mum Mia Farrow 'brainwashed family' into accusing dad of sexual abuse

Moses alleges their actress mum threatened them all into accusing Allen of an attack that never happened More

US & Canada Cashier films ‘fraudsters using trick to buy cigarettes and booze'

Revealing footage shows two men allegedly conning a cashier out of £65 worth of booze and cigarettes using a despicable card machine trick at a shop on Preston Road in Wembley on May 7. More

US & Canada Racial segregation persists in US housing market even diverse cities

Much of the U.S. housing market remains segregated based on race. Milwaukee, New York City, Chicago, St. Louis and Cleveland were at the top of the list of most-segregated cities. More

US & Canada High school student sues district after refusing to cover up pro-Donald Trump border wall T-shirt

Addison Barnes wore the T-shirt to a People and Politics class which was discussing immigration at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon but was told to cover up the garment. More

Science & Environment Hawaii volcano: Why Kilauea's lava is causing eerie blue flames

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing eerie blue flames as hot lava burns vegetation on the Big Island. More

Entertainment & Arts Viewers blast 'lazy and whining' 30-year-old man who was sued by his parents for refusing to leave home

Unemployed Michael Rotono has been ordered to leave his parents' house More

Entertainment & Arts Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Blasts Trump for Using the Term ‘Spygate’

The president is accusing the F.B.I. of embedding a mole in his 2016 presidential campaign, and he is calling it “spygate.” More

Australia The incredible pokies hack gamblers are using to play multiple machines at once non-stop

A whistleblower has handed over video to authorities of a small plastic pick being used to hold down poker machine buttons inside Crown Casino in Melbourne. More

Sports Some college football teams are using cutting-edge helmet technology to monitor hit data by position

College football programs across the country are further investing in new cutting-edge helmet technology to measure the hits that players take during practice. Earlier this month, Riddell unveiled... More

US & Canada Can YOU spot the liar? Play the online game an AI is using to analyze a million faces

University of Rochester researchers are using data science and online framework to further understanding of lies based on facial and verbal cues. More

Food 10 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes Using 5 Ingredients or Less

These Crockpot Chicken Tacos need only 5 ingredients and a crockpot, or slow cooker, to make incredibly moist and tender Mexican style chicken tacos for taco night or any night. Recipe HERE. When... More

Sports France coach: Adrien Rabiot made a 'huge mistake' by refusing to be on standby

The Paris Saint-Germain central midfielder was left out of France's 23-man World Cup squad last week and was instead named in a list of players who could be called up in case of injury. More

US & Canada The DC Cybersecurity Think Tank Caught Using Fake Twitter Accounts Has Lost Sponsors, And Its Shady Cofounder Is Gone

Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology cofounder James Scott has “voluntarily decided to step away” and a law firm will review claims about him.... More

Business Tech We’re Using: Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.

Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers. More

US & Canada Trump blames 'Criminal Deep State' for FBI using informants to snoop on his campaign

'SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!' the president tweeted on Wednesday, gloating that it could be a comeuuppance for a partisan FBI that is investigating him. More