SYDNEY: Australian police uncovered a baby koala hidden in the bag of a woman they stopped in the street. The 50-year-old, who was being spoken to on unrelated matters on Sunday evening, stunned Brisbane officers when she revealed she had the creature in her canvas satchell. "Not quite believing their ears, the officers cautiously unzipped the bag and found this gorgeous boy," Queensland police said. "The koala - believed to be about six months of age - seemed to be in good health, although a bit dehydrated."…
NEW YORK: Police temporarily evacuated a terminal at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday as they investigated a report of a suspicious package, authorities said.
A controlled explosion in the luggage hold of an aircraft was successfully contained by a bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists. The technology shows how a plane's luggage hold may be able to contain the force of an explosion if a device hidden in an item of luggage detonates.
NEW YORK: A woman who took a bite out of another passenger in a dispute over a seat on a crowded subway was being sought for assault on Friday, the New York City police said.
KARACHI: Pakistani authorities are investigating after nearly two tonnes of freshwater turtle meat -- a record haul taken from more than 4,000 animals -- was seized from smugglers at Karachi port, officials said Friday.