More than 1,500 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $186 million, were seized from a yacht in the state of New South Wales, Australian police said.
Three men were also arrested in Australia as part of a multi-agency investigation into drug trafficking, according to the Australian Federal Police.
All eyes were locked on Lot 9 in a packed salesroom at Christie's auction house in New York during 19 minutes of feverish bidding Wednesday night.
But it was an anonymous bidder who called in to secure the haunting painting depicting Christ, believed to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci, for a cool $450.3 million.
Sen. Al Franken is the latest person to be accused of sexual misconduct, in this case by a female radio host who worked with him as part of a USO tour to entertain the troops in Afghanistan.
Leeann Tweeden alleged today in an online post that Sen. Al Franken forced her to kiss him several years ago when they were both in Afghanistan.
She is a radio anchor at Los Angeles station KABC (owned by Cumulus Media) and has worked in sports broadcasting.
The fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal has been reverberating far beyond the United States’ borders, and in France, where male chauvinism is ingrained in the culture, the allegations of sexual misconduct have inspired women here to speak out.