Australian market set to open higherTHE Australian market looks set to open higher, after the Nasdaq index on Wall Street bolted to a fresh record peak.
Abuser priest says he never told PellAUSTRALIA'S worst pedophile priest says he never told then-Father George Pell he was abusing children.
Pincourt man fined $120 ticket for using Apple Watch while drivingMost of us know it's against the law to use a smartphone behind the wheel – but what about a smartwatch? A Pincourt man learned the hard way that police won't tolerate those either.
Canadian Hurricane Centre predicts below average hurricane seasonThis year's hurricane season will likely be quieter than average due to the so-called El Nino effect and cooler ocean temperatures, but the Canadian Hurricane Centre warned Wednesday that Canadians shouldn't let their guard down.
Santorum Begins Second Underdog Presidential CampaignFormer Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said the surprise success of his 2012 White House run changed the debate within the Republican party, but he's "ready to change this nation" with his second presidential bid.
Is this the beginning of the end of FIFA corruption?FIFA bribery scandal discussed on Americas Pregame.
Pentagon accidentally ships live anthrax to up to 9 labsThe Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. The labs were supposed to receive dead — or inactivated — anthrax samples for research use.
US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states and South KoreaA US military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in nine US states and to a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
White House: Ethics of Human Genome Editing Needs Further ReviewThe White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved. Reuters Health Information
U.S. military sent anthrax to wrong labCNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.
Microsoft Outlook for iOS Gets New and Improved Login ScreensMicrosoft will have a very busy year in 2015 since the company will launch Windows 10 on PC and mobile phone. But the Redmond has quite a few apps and services in the pipeline as well, most of them being tested internally for the moment. Some of these apps will arrive on iOS as well, though i
Drilling cutbacks drag down job growth in oil patchWASHINGTON (AP) — Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota. In Oklahoma, mining and logging jobs, which mostly include oil and gas drilling, fell for the fifth straight month in April.Read more on NewsOK.com
New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticizedWASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far. The White House says the rules, issued Wednesday, will provide much-
From Lance Armstrong to Tiger Woods: Five scandals that forced sponsors to abandon star athletesWhen scandal strikes, companies can be quick to sever ties to save corporate face. Here's a look at athletes whose bad behaviour lost them millions
The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat SheetIt's a busy week for candidates, as Bernie Sanders, Rick Santorum, and George Pataki all kick off their campaigns.
FIFA arrests: Jack Warner turns himself over to Trinidad police amid corruption allegationsThe former FIFA vice president and CONCACAF president has since been released on a $2.5million bail but has been asked to surrender his passport
How now crown vow: The Queen unveils Scotland Bill to ensure referendum Vow of more powers is delive...THE Prime Minister says he's delivered on the terms by putting the Scotland Bill as the centrepiece of his new government's Queen's Speech.
Rod Stewart urges fans to buy Glasgow twin sisters mental health charity singleROCKER Rod Stewart has urged his fans to buy a charity single recorded by twin sisters from Glasgow which pays tribute to their tragic friend who took her own life.
England's Dylan Hartley banned for first World Cup game after head buttENGLAND hooker Dylan Hartley will miss the first game of the Rugby World Cup after being banned for head-butting Jamie George in Saturday's Premiership semi-final.
UEFA threaten election boycott as scandal grips FIFAUEFA ARE threatening to boycott the FIFA presidential elections after branding the indictment of nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for "racketeering conspiracy and corruption" by the US Department of Justice as a "disaster" for the organisation.
Obama Administration Will Not Seek Supreme Court Stay On Immigration BlockWASHINGTON (AP) — The government will not ask the Supreme Court to review a judge's decision that put on hold President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The decision came one day after a federal appeals court panel refused to lift a Texas ju
Baby Seal Found On Australian Cattle Farm 21 Miles Away From OceanA baby fur seal is recovering at the zoo after an Australian cattle farmer found him on his land Tuesday. Eric Neumann told The Advertiser that he discovered the seal pup, which veterinarians estimate to be 18 months old, in a cattle paddock earlier this week. He said he went to check on the liv
103-year-old twins dieThey lived together for more than a century, and ultimately twin sisters Florence Davies and Glenys Thomas proved they couldn't live apart.
Texas Floodwaters Give Up More Dead BodiesThe death toll from flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has climbed to 19, as fresh downpours hindered the search for more than a dozen people missing, presumed dead.
A Singapore Airlines flight fell 13,000 feet after losing power in both enginesA Singapore Airlines Airbus A330 aircraft lost power in both engines while on a flight from Singapore to Shanghai on Saturday, causing a loss in altitude of about 13,000 feet before power was restored. The pilots followed procedures to restore power to the Rolls Royce engines, regaining some altitu
People lash out at FIFA sponsors for worker deaths during stadium constructionAs the death toll grows among construction workers at the future site of the 2022 World Cup, protesters are channeling their creativity into the Internet's custom of shaming: corrupting the logos of FIFA's rich corporate sponsors More than 1,400 migrant workers have reportedly died building the inf
Nebraska becomes 1st traditionally conservative state to eliminate death penalty since 1973Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. See also: American execution: A brief history of the death penalty in the U.S. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted 30-19 to over
Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart settle crash lawsuitNEWARK, N.J. — Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides. See also: Tracy Morg
Forecasters predict below normal hurricane seasonThe coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.
Live anthrax inadvertently sent by militaryFour Defense Department workers have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the last several days. CNN learned on Wednesday a Maryland-base...
The Debate - FIFA Corruption (May 27th)FIFA in crisis: Bribes, kickback, “corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted both abroad and here in the United States, spanning at least two generations of soccer officials. Sr. Fifa officials face extradition from Switzerland to the US on federal corruption charges, while Swiss author
UEFA wants FIFA vote to be called off amid corruption turmoilEuropean football’s governing body UEFA has called for Friday’s FIFA presidental election to be postponed.
Incumbent Sepp Blatter is standing for reelection to the FIFA presidency.
UEFA’s secretary general Gianni Infantino said the FIFA event risks turning into a farce