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Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

Police say they do not expect to file charges against the girlfriend of a gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas in October. Marilou Danley, girlfriend of gunman Stephen Paddock, had previously been named a person of interest in the case. Sheriff Joe Lombardo told a news conference that police still do not know the motive for the mass shooting. Paddock opened fire on hundreds of concertgoers from a 32nd floor window of the Mandalay Bay hotel. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Sheriff Lombardo…

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Coca-Cola to cut bottle size but increase price in face of sugar tax

Coca-Cola has announced it will cut the size of a 1.75l bottle to 1.5l and put up the price by 20p in March, because of the introduction of a sugar tax on soft drinks from April this year. However, the company said it has no plans to change its classic recipe. “People love the taste… and have told us not to change,” a spokesman said. Coca-Cola Classic contains 10.6g of sugar per 100ml. Under the terms of the government’s new tax, it will be subject to a tax of 24p…

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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position. As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical marijuana program, with the first dispensary on track to begin sales next month, authorities are warning patients that federal law bars marijuana users from having guns or ammunition. “They’re going to have to make a choice,” said John T. Adams, president of the Pennsylvania District…

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Tributes flow for young face of Akubra as father hits out at bullies

Thousands have paid tribute to the former face of Akubra Hats, “Dolly” Amy Jayne Everett, who took her own life at 14 after being bullied. Father Tick Everett used Facebook to describe his grief, saying his beloved daughter felt she had no other option. Amy Jayne Everett had been the young face of Akubra hats as a girl. Photo: Ben Bissett “I know for some suicide is considered cowardly but I guarantee those people wouldn’t have half the strength that my precious little angel had, Doll had the strength to do…

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Manchester United face competition to sign Paris Saint-Germain outcast Lucas Moura

The 25-year-old has not started a single Ligue 1 game this season Monday, January 8, 2018 Nantes have been given the green light from Paris Saint-Germain to sign Manchester United target Lucas Moura this month. The 25-year-old has not started a single Ligue 1 game for PSG this season after completely falling out of favour at the club. He is expected to leave the French capital during the window and it has been widely reported that he is hoping to join United. The Old Trafford giants have been linked with…

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Even if you don't know you're sick yet, your face will give you away

People can judge whether someone is sick by looking at a photo for just a few seconds. That may not sound remarkable –– until you consider that the sick people in the photos were in the very early stages of illnesses. They were participants in a scientific experiment and had agreed to be infected with a bacterium that would cause an inflammatory response. Their portraits were taken just two hours after infection. Participants could distinguish between tired and sick. Photo: Stocksy Those pictures, along with portraits of the same people taken…

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Skin Deep: Olivia Wilde Doesn’t Do a Painted-on Face

By BEE SHAPIRO Olivia Wilde, 33, is known for her work as an actress, but these days she is trying on multiple roles. Recently she was the executive producer of “Fear Us Women,” a documentary that follows a volunteer soldier in the YPJ, an all-female Kurdish army. Also keeping her busy: acting in and producing the crime drama “A Vigilante,” out later this year, and touting True Botanicals, a skin care line she has invested in. Born in Manhattan, raised in Washington, D.C., and now living in Brooklyn, Ms. Wilde…

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