IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000

IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000

IRS says thieves used online agency service to get access to 100,000 tax returns. (May 26)

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AFL cannot let Betts question stay unanswered

AFL cannot let Betts question stay unanswered

THE AFL must — for the sake of the game — thoroughly investigate Mick Malthouse’s claims about how the Crows came to sign Eddie Betts, says Michelangelo Rucci.

Kochie quits: 'Get a backbone'

Kochie quits: 'Get a backbone'

DAVID Koch took aim at an investigation by his own network on this morning - and announced a fiery resignation as well.

Kochie quits: 'Get a backbone'

Kochie quits: 'Get a backbone'

A FURIOUS David Koch took aim at an investigation on his own network on air this morning, resigning as chairman of the Organ and Tissue Authority Advisory Council.

Kabul comes under late night insurgent attack, police confirm

Kabul comes under late night insurgent attack, police confirm

Afghan police said an insurgent attack was ongoing in Kabul as heavy gunfire and dozens of explosions rock the Afghan capital late Tuesday."I can confirm that there is an attack ongoing in Wazir Akbar Khan area," said Ebadullah...

Yet another N.L. millionaire with $2M scratch-ticket win

Yet another N.L. millionaire with $2M scratch-ticket win

There's been a string of million-dollar lottery winners in this province recently, and Jim Hynes is the latest person to claim a big jackpot.

Suncorp seeks more efficiencies

Suncorp seeks more efficiencies

Suncorp’s Patrick Snowball says a $75m technology investment will put the company in a stronger position and help it confront disruption.

Marcell Willis, 21, ID'd as suspect in North Dakota Walmart shooting

Marcell Willis, 21, ID'd as suspect in North Dakota Walmart shooting

Police say the suspect in the North Dakota Walmart shooting death of two people Tuesday was an active-duty member from the nearby Grand Forks Air Force Base.

Family tricked son from joining ISIS

Family tricked son from joining ISIS

A MAN, who had living with relatives in Sydney, has been arrested for terrorism offences after his own family tricked him to stop joining ISIS.

Oil dips on strong dollar

Oil dips on strong dollar

    LONDON — World oil prices fell on Tuesday as traders mostly took their cue from the rebounding US dollar, dealers said. In early afternoon London deals, Brent North Sea crude for July reversed 66 cents to $64.86 per barrel, compared with last Friday's closin

China to project its military further and stronger

China to project its military further and stronger

    BEIJING — China said on Tuesday it would project its military power further beyond its sea borders and more assertively in the air, defending the construction of artificial islands which sparked concern in Washington. The People’s Liberation Army nav

Taiwan proposes plan to ease South China Sea tensions

Taiwan proposes plan to ease South China Sea tensions

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou proposed a plan on Tuesday to ease tensions in a vast, resource-rich Asian ocean where China has chafed against its neighbors by using landfill to expand islets to solidify its claims in the region. Ma&rsqu

A scientist's mission: LED bulbs that don't attract bugs

A scientist's mission: LED bulbs that don't attract bugs

You turn on the porch light to complement your relaxing evening outdoors, only to have the light serve as a beacon for every insect in the region. The same happens in the middle of the night when you've one light on and the window screen fills with bugs hoping to get inside because of it. That can b

Video: The deadliest month in Baltimore since 1999

Video: The deadliest month in Baltimore since 1999

Rev. Jamal Bryant joins to discuss the gun violence besieging his city of Baltimore and the alarming amount of shootings over the Memorial Day weekend. (Thomas Roberts)

Video: Severe storms hit Texas, Oklahoma

Video: Severe storms hit Texas, Oklahoma

Extreme weather races across the south-central U.S. after menacing Texas and Oklahoma with historic flooding. Ed Schultz, Jay Gray and Charles Hadlock report on the latest. (The Ed Show)

Video: First SCOTUS decisions of new term

Video: First SCOTUS decisions of new term

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued three rulings on Business cases, so what do they mean? Gabe Roth, Fix the Court, Executive Director joined the panel to discuss. (The Cycle)

Video: Record flooding hits parts of the South

Video: Record flooding hits parts of the South

At least 14 people are dead across Oklahoma and Texas and at least 16 more are reported missing after storms rolled through the area. Rev. Sharpton talks to a school superintendent in Texas who's student was killed in over the weekend. (PoliticsNation)

Man's body found in Rotorua to be identified

Man's body found in Rotorua to be identified

 Police believe they know the identity of the man whose body was found in Rotorua, but they won't release details until relatives are informed. 

Birth control an option to reduce pigeon numbers

Birth control an option to reduce pigeon numbers

Pigeon birth control might be imported to deal with the out-of-control bird population in a seaside suburb on Auckland's north shore.

Sky to offer day and week passes to Sky Sports

Sky to offer day and week passes to Sky Sports

Sky Television will let people who don't subscribe to Sky Sports buy day and week passes to watch the channels over the internet.

Data thieves gain access to 100,000 U.S. taxpayers' information: IRS

Data thieves gain access to 100,000 U.S. taxpayers' information: IRS

(Reuters) - Tax return information for about 100,000 U.S. taxpayers was illegally accessed by cyber criminals over the past four months, U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of data thefts that have alarmed American consumers. From February to May, attackers so

Jason Rezaian's brother: 'We know that Jason is innocent'

Jason Rezaian's brother: 'We know that Jason is innocent'

On May 26, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian went on trial in an Iranian court. His brother, Ali Rezaian, spoke with The Washington Post about what lies ahead and his family's hope for the future.

Until Dawn Hits PS4 This August 25th

Until Dawn Hits PS4 This August 25th

Well, well, what do we have here? Apparently, there is a brand new update on Until Dawn for the PS4 which is bound to be thrilling news for those who have a keen interest in the game. Basically, the release date for Until Dawn has been announced, and that would mean you can start to circle August 25

Baptists offering training for proper cleanup and mold removal of flooded properties

Baptists offering training for proper cleanup and mold removal of flooded properties

Carla HintonThe Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma's Disaster Relief Office is offering special training Wednesday through Friday, May 27- May 29 in several locations across the state "to teach Oklahomans who have had homes or businesses flooded how to care for their properties by properly clean

Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for the missing

Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for the missing

HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city. Meanwhile, the search went on for at le

Best ever? Kendrick Perkins says LeBron James needs 'a couple more titles and that's it'

Is LeBron James close to being the best ever, dethroning Michael Jordan? Some of his teammates believe so. Northeast Ohio Media Group's Chris Haynes wrote that some of James' Cleveland Cavaliers teammates are among the believers that King James is nearing Jordan's long untouchable status. One of t

'Stateless' man argues deportation before Court of Appeal

Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn't make him "stateless," a lawyer for Citizenship and Immigration Canada argues.

David Cameron's brutal new cuts will leave four million families £1,400 a year WORSE OFF

The Prime Minister – supplying the first all-Tory Queen's Speech for nearly 20 years – will claim his new laws will offer "security and opportunity" for all

Multiple sclerosis sufferers waiting too long for diagnosis, say campaigners

More than 80% of people with the condition were initially misdiagnosed, says the MS Society as it highlights the benefits of early treatment

Joan McAlpine: Super-fast trains are on the wrong track for a united Britain

SCOTS having to contribute almost £5bn towards super-fast trains that will never reach Scotland is hardly putting us on the right track for a United Kingdom, says JOAN MCALPINE.

BB King death: Coroner says there is no initial evidence of foul play amid claims music icon was 'po...

The coroner investigating the death of music legend BB King amid claims from two of his daughters that he was poisoned, said there was no initial evidence of foul play but that he would pursue a thorough probe.

Gary Lineker on the Road to FA Cup Glory, BBC1 - TV review: A surprisingly spine-tingling documentar...

Do people still care about the FA Cup? Gary Lineker does, loads. So did everyone he spoke to in Gary Lineker on the Road to FA Cup Glory, "where milkmen dream about playing against millionaires".

Stunning Projections Turn The Sydney Opera House Into A Vibrant 'Living Mural'

by Karissa Rosenfield Universal Everything has transformed the Sydney Opera House into a "Living Mural," as part of Vivid Sydney, held in Australia from May 22 to June 8, 2015. Drawing inspiration from the early pioneers of animation –- Len Lye, Norman McLaren and Walt Disney –- the globa

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Vetoes Bill That Would Repeal The Death Penalty

Days after Nebraska lawmakers approved a bill that would repeal the death penalty in their state, Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts followed through on his promise to veto the legislation. Lawmakers last Wednesday voted 32-15 on LB268, a bill that would replace the death penalty with life without par

Scott Walker Suggests He May Skip Florida Primary To Let Jeb Bush And Marco Rubio Destroy Each Other

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) suggested Tuesday that, if he decides to run for president, his campaign would sit out the Florida Republican presidential primary and let the Sunshine State's two native sons -- Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio -- duke it out in the expensive political market. "If we get

Federal Court Refuses To Lift Hold On Obama's Immigration Executive Action

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. The U.S. Justice Department had asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of A

Obama Promises Quick Federal Aid For Texas Areas Affected By Floods

President Barack Obama spoke with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Tuesday to offer his condolences to those affected by deadly floods that tore through parts of Texas. Obama said he has directed Federal Emergency Management Agency resources to the area. "I assured Governor Abbott that he could c