On Friday, officers said they found a white powdery substance and a tiny drug balloon, or pellet, concealed in the casual footwear during a baggage inspection. The items weighed about 1.3 pounds and field tested positive for cocaine.
They also discovered that he swallowed more than two dozen pellets filled with cocaine.
Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAYFri, February 19, 2021, 7:09 AM
Memphis International Airport canceled all flights for Friday, though it wasn’t because of an icy airfield.
“The airport has experienced low pressure periodically this week, but levels dropped Thursday night to the point that passenger operations were no longer feasible,” officials said in a press release. “As a result, the airport is closed to incoming and outgoing passenger flights on Friday, Feb 19. Cargo operations remain unaffected.”
They added, “The terminal will remain closed until water pressure has been restored to acceptable operational levels,” explaining that “the airport requires a significant water supply for restrooms, operations, food and beverage, and the airlines.”
A newlywed South Korean couple say they are undergoing counselling after being told that the windows in the luxurious spa of their five-star resort hotel were of one-way glass – only to discover on the final day of their stay that they had been walking around naked in full view of other guests.
The husband posted a complaint online about the Grand Josun Jeju Hotel, on the island of Jeju off the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula.
He claimed that his wife had used the sauna on several occasions during their stay and had not bothered to use a towel to cover up because they had been told that the windows of the second-floor sauna were mirrored.
“While taking a walk around the hotel on the last day of our stay, we discovered the interior was visible from the outside”, the Korea Times quoted the man as saying. “We could even see the writing on a thermometer inside the sauna.
“There were a number of other guests using the facilities, including minors”.
(10 Feb 2021) A search and rescue operation for three climbers who went missing while attempting to scale K2 could not resume for the straight second day on Wednesday because of bad weather, said Karrar Haidri, the head of the Pakistan Alpine Club.
Guinea’s epidemic is the first resurgence of the disease in the region since the most deadly outbreak on record ended in 2016. Meanwhile a separate outbreak has been reported in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the CongoPhoto via @TelGlobalHealth
Rescuers from the State Disaster Response Force and other workers recovered 45 bodies after a bus veered off a bridge and fell into a canal in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Choudhary says six people were rescued.
MEXICO— What to do when winter hits your country and COVID pandemic restrictions forces you to stay home? The right answer should be stay home, but thousands of U.S. and Canadian tourists flocked to Mexico’s nudist beach of Zipolite to leave something more than their dollars behind.
“We were just dealing with too much. Lockdown affected us a lot, and specially my daughter because we live in a small apartment, with no possibilities of going out somewhere. I feel we really needed to go out,” said George Barrera, a 35-year-old Texan who traveled with his family to Zipolite during the last days of January.