Siege gunman's creepy lettersHE WROTE to the Pope and the UN Secretary-General, but the Sydney siege gunman’s birthday message to the Queen was the most shocking.
Blues have to cut rogue Mick looseANALYSIS: CARLTON Football Club has been left with no option but to sack coach Mick Malthouse after his appearance on SEN this morning.
WATCH: Pennsylvanian teen told to tear down tree house after complaintAfter she spent two months building a treehouse for a school project, Elise Truchan is being told to tear it all down after a neighbour filed a complaint.
Memorial Day is first in 14 years when US is not in major ground warUS President Barack Obama said the Memorial Day observed Monday is especially meaningful because it is the first in 14 years that the US is not engaged fighting a major ground war.Obama marked the day, which is set aside as a holiday to remember members...
Guelph barrel discovery: Cleanup costs estimated at $300,000As work to remove chemical drums from a water main construction site in Guelph and clean up the contaminated soil left behind continues, people living in the area say they're just ready for it to be over.
'I wanted to cry': N.S. tenants concerned about inaction over racist graffitiA racist slur spray-painted on the side of a Sydney apartment building has some residents upset it stayed there so long.
Russia's bizarre World Cup prison plotA POLITICIAN from Vladimir Putin’s party has come up with a controversial plan that would help keep World Cup construction costs down.
Tornado, floods as storms wreck havoc from Mexico to the US Great LakesA tornado ripped through a city on the Mexico-US border on Monday, killing at least 10 people as first responders in Central Texas searched for a dozen people believed to be missing after the vacation home they were staying in was swept away in torrential flooding.
Under fire from opposition, Modi tries to shed anti-poor imageNEW DELHI — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi told thousands of supporters his government was devoted to the poor on Monday, directly tackling criticism he has governed for the rich and failed farmers in his first year in office. On the eve of the government&rsqu
Spilling the truth on the fight for a $15 minimum wageDid The New York Times just inadvertently tell us what the real goal of the raise-the-minimum-wage campaign is? A Times editorial last week cheered Los Angeles' enactment of a $15-an-hour...
Monis claimed connection to Iranian rulersA SHOPPING centre manager and a former lawyer for Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis are among witnesses who will give evidence about him at an inquest.
A vanishing country as climate changesYou're probably heard climate change will cause stronger storms, drier droughts and possibly mass extinctions. But one of the clearest -- and far-less-talked-about -- injustices of climate change is that it threatens to disappear entire countries.
Sunset Review (PC)Sunset is a video game created by Tale of Tales that tries to do something new with the idea of narrative in the video game space, using just one character that gamers control and actually interact with while also making an apartment a sort of medium that allows others to express themselves.
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate is calling the claims ridiculous. Three doctors determined that King was appropriately cared-f
Why the BlackBerry Storm was the single biggest disaster in smartphone historyWe’ve seen a couple of high-profile smartphone flops in recent years, including the Amazon Fire Phone and the Facebook-centric HTC First. However, neither of those phones bombed quite so spectacularly as the 2008 BlackBerry Storm, which was RIM’s first attempt at launching a genuine iPh
Inmate sentenced to two more years for intimidating witnessAn inmate convicted of threatening and intimidating a witness who was supposed to testify at his preliminary inquiry has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Cold case: Police again hoping to ID body found 40 years ago in Fraser RiverRichmond RCMP are once again hoping to identify a body found floating in the Fraser River nearly 40 years ago. On June 23, 1976, crew members aboard the Samson V found a man’s body floating in the south arm of the Fraser near the No. 4 Road dyke.
Chief Palmer officially takes over reins of Vancouver Police DepartmentVancouverites probably won’t notice much change as the baton was officially passed to new police chief Adam Palmer on Monday. Palmer and Mayor Gregor Robertson, who also is head of the police board, indicated it will be stay-the-course on policies initiated by outgoing chief Jim Chu.
Women who donate blood too often at risk, study showsIn her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her sleeve to donate 500 millilitres four or five times a year. But last fall she had to take a break when she discovered her altruistic act was making her sick.
Obsessed With 'Wolverine' — Deranged Man Slaughters Family — Mom, Stepdad and Little GirlA British man who was obsessed with knives and comic books allegedly slaughtered his family Saturday, and was found dead today in a wooded area near Oxford University Parks. The… READ ON
Trial Of Washington Post's Jason Rezaian In Iran To Be Closed To PublicWASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - The trial in Iran of jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian will be closed to the public when it starts on Tuesday, his brother said on Monday. Rezaian, who is Iranian-American and faces unspecified charges, will be in Revolutionary Court
Three Children Injured When Bounce House Flies Into The AirFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three children have been injured after a waterspout made landfall on a Fort Lauderdale beach and sent an inflatable bounce house flying into the air. Fort Lauderdale Police spokesman Keven Dupree says when the waterspout came ashore Monday afternoon,
Vatican Bank Reports A Jump In ProfitsAccording to a recently released financial report for 2014, the Vatican’s official bank, the Institute for Religious Works, disclosed net profits of approximately $76.1 million which is about 25 times the $3.1 million from the previous year.
The Vatican's bank has reported a significan