The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is
under investigation for allegedly inappropriate communication
with a woman at the centre of the scandal involving former
CIA Director David Petraeus.
Green Moon thundered down the straight to win the A$6.2
million ($NZ7.8 million) Melbourne Cup, upsetting a host of
highly-fancied foreign entrants to bring Australia's most
coveted racing prize back into local hands.
Ten maids, six Sher-minators (female Terminators), five
chickens, one blue Avatar, one mummy, three genies, doctors,
nurses and an airline pilot were among 73 arrested overnight
as Christchurch students celebrated the end of lectures.