Long snubbed, women of rap break old molds and claim their due

LONG-STEREOTYPED as a boys’ club, not least for its braggadocious lyrics and objectification of women, the rap world has seen a bevy of female stars reclaim their space. Over the…

Comeback king Mahomes sparks Chiefs to Super Bowl win

PATRICK MAHOMES led a thrilling late comeback as the Kansas City Chiefs ended their 50-year wait for a Super Bowl crown with a 31-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers…

Birdie barrage boosts Clark to Phoenix Open lead

WYNDHAM Clark fired 10 birdies in a 10-under par 61 on Thursday to grab a two-shot lead over fellow American Billy Horschel in the US PGA Tour’s Phoenix Open. Amid…

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $344mn over pelvic mesh claims

A US JUDGE on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $344 million for false and deceptive marketing of pelvic mesh products used by tens of thousands of women in…

Sexual assaults rise at US military academies: Pentagon

INCIDENCE of sexual assault in US military academies rose again last year, the Pentagon said Thursday, despite efforts to combat the problem. During the 2018-2019 school year, there were 149…

Vanessa Bryant says ‘completely devastated’ by death of Kobe and daughter

VANESA Bryant spoke out Wednesday for the first time since her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed in a horrific helicopter crash, saying the family is “completely devastated”…

Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay $1.1bn for patent infringement

A LOS ANGELES jury on Wednesday ordered Apple and Broadcom to pay $1.1 billion to a California university for infringing wifi technology patents in what is thought to be one…

Kobe Bryant’s helicopter not equipped with vital warning system

TH helicopter that crashed into a Los Angeles hillside killing NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight others, was not equipped with vital software that alerts pilots when aircraft are too…

Battle for witnesses looms as defense rests in Trump trial

THE fight over calling witnesses to testify in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial intensified Tuesday after Trump’s lawyers closed their defense calling the abuse of power charges against him politically…

Bolton revelations roil Trump trial, witness push grows

DONALD Trump’s lawyers, eager to attain his swift acquittal, pushed back forcefully Monday against explosive new allegations from former national security advisor John Bolton, insisting the US president’s dealings regarding…