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US: Plot to hijack plane, join ISIS

The flag of the terrorist group ISIS. Photo: Wikimedia Commons   BY ANASTASIA FINDLATER Three men have been arrested and charged overnight after plotting to carry out a hijacking and divert it to Syria to join the terror group, ISIS, gifting them with an American plane and hostages. Abror Habibov, 30, Abdurasul Hansanovich Juraboev, 24, […]

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Breaking news | February 26

Crystal methamphetamines, aka “ice”. Photo: Queensland Police     Ice-related crimes soar in NSW BY MATTHEW TRIPLEY The increasing use of the illicit drug “ice” has seen a rise in crime take place – particularly break and enters – on the mid North Coast. In the past five years the number of arrests has almost tripled, […]

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Breaking News | February 24

Patricia Arquette arrives at the 2015 Oscars ceremony. Photo: Disney| ABC Television Group/flickr     Best Actress, worst comments? BY SOPHIE HUNTER Patricia Arquette used her win of Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars to promote feminism – but only for white women. Comments Arquette made backstage after the official ceremony excluded women of colour, […]