Ex-Radford student said she ‘did cocaine with the devil’ before stabbing roommate to death

A former student at Radford University in Virginia pleaded guilty Monday to fatally stabbing her roommate. Luisa Cutting, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the Jan. 24 death of Alexa Cannon, a 20-year-old psychology major from Roanoke. Cutting was sentenced to 40 years in prison, half of which is to be suspended after she […]


When asked about NFL, Ohio State’s Ryan Day says ‘this is where I want to be’

It was only a matter of when, not if, this topic was broached. And likely not for the last time either. Given Ohio State’s 6-0 start to the 2019 season, and given his previous stints in the NFL, it was a given that Ryan Day‘s name would pop up when the big boy football league’s […]


How we met: ‘I looked at him one day and realised I couldn’t imagine life without him’

When Dee and Joe became neighbours in 1973, it wasn’t love at first sight. “He moved in to my block of flats with his wife and their two children,” says Dee, who was a single mother at the time. “I didn’t see him in a romantic way.” There were a lot of young families in […]


Thai central bank says needed to keep policy space for future risks: minutes

Thailand’s central bank saw a need to preserve monetary policy space to address possible future risks, when it kept its benchmark rate on hold last month, meeting minutes showed on Wednesday. The Bank of Thailand (BOT) remains worried about the impact of the strength of the baht THB=TH on Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy and will […]


Astronomers discover 20 new moons orbiting Saturn and you can help name them

A team of astronomers led by Scott S. Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, the second-largest planet in our Solar System. The announcement was made by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center on Monday. Sheppard, who discovered 12 new moons of Jupiter last year, held an […]


Jeffrey Epstein accuser names four women in his web of enablers

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers filed new court papers Tuesday identifying multiple women she says enabled the wealthy financier’s sexual assaults. Jennifer Araoz, accused four people by name of helping facilitate Epstein’s abuse of her starting when she was 14 years old. The four include Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s longtime companion; Rosalyn Fontanilla, a former housekeeper […]