Bail hearing resumes for diplomat's son in Florida shooting case
The bail hearing for the teenaged son of a Canadian diplomat charged in a double killing resumes today in Miami, Fla.
Double hotel bombing strikes Iraqi capital Baghdad
A coordinated bomb attack hit two of the Iraqi capital's most upmarket hotels on Thursday night, hitting targets frequented by foreigners and wealthy Iraqis.
Shaky Ben Bishop reveals his Game 7 approach vs. Rangers
Henrik Lundqvist has experienced this moment so many times, and owned it so many times, establishing such a remarkable big-game reputation that he enters Game 7 of the Eastern Conference...
Allahshukur Pashazade: We have done everything possible to prevent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict from tu...
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov - APA. We have done everything possible to prevent the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict from turning into a religious war, Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade said on Friday.
Can an ex-dictator clean up Nigeria?
The victory of a 72-year-old former general, Muhammadu Buhari, in the Nigerian elections represents a moment of maturity in West African politics. Buhari, who some 30 years ago was Nigeria's harsh military leader, could of course prove to be a disaster; so many self-described reformers have been. sw
Google Simplifies User Authentication with the New Identity Platform
At the Google I/O 2015 conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new set of developer tools aimed at improving password management and user authentication procedures. The Google Identity Platform, as the collection of services, was named, comprised three new tools: Google Sing-In, Identity Too
Watch: World's Most Powerful Engine Being Built
It was just the other day that we talked about NASA's ambitious plan to build the most powerful rocket the world has ever seen and have it launch astronauts on a space adventure all the way to Mars.
To qualify as the most powerful rocket that ever was, NASA's Space Launch System will have t
7 Stocks You Should Be Watching Today
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Wall Street expects Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) to report its Q1 earnings at $0.59 per share on revenue of $1.28 billion. Big Lots shares climbed 3.15 percent to $46.50 in after-hours trading.
[I/O 2015] Google's Cardboard Now Works With Phablets And iOS, Pushes For 360 Degree Videos, And Bri...
What everyone thought was an innocent little experiment from Google during last year's I/O has turned into a full-on Virtual Reality venture from the company. Cardboard, a piece of actual cardboard that you fold and insert your phone in for a make-shift low-cost VR display, has been getting more f
Android M and more at Google I/O
A new Android for phones, an unlimited photo storage service, a smarter watch, highlights of Google's I/O conference
Andy Murray timing it right at Roland Garros but alarm bells ring for Heather Watson
ANDY MURRAY refused to get ticked off by a key time violation penalty as he came through a difficult match against Joao Sousa 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Fifa presidential election live updates: Sepp Blatter stands against Prince Ali amid corruption scan...
The Fifa president Sepp Blatter will stand for re-election in a vote today as an FBI investigation into long-standing corruption continues.These are the latest updates so far:The 161-page dossier exposing Fifa's dark heart.Blatter's Presidential address: 'You can't just ask people to behave ethical
Man critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Bronx: cops
The man, whose identity was not immediately known, was slammed on the Grand Concourse at E. 182nd St. around 8:45 p.m. by a car that fled the scene, police said.
Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in tie again
It was an un-bee-lievable ending as the Scripps National Spelling Bee finished Thursday evening with a tie for the second straight year.
Boy, 16, Arrested Over Two Colchester Murders
A teenager has been arrested over the murders of a Saudi student and a man who was stabbed 102 times in Colchester last year.
Blatter Appeals For Unity Ahead Of FIFA Election
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has appealed for "unity" as he fights for re-election amid corruption allegations engulfing the governing body.
Dan_Biggane published FILM: Man Up and San Andreas
Man Up (15)Man Up opens with thirty-something singleton Nancy (Lake Bell) trying to convince herself to "be more deviant... engage with life".She retreats from a party full of potential suitors to spend the evening alone in a hotel room. "Put yourself out there," suggests her hap
Islamists seize govt. stronghold in Syria's Idlib: activists
Abu Mohammed al-Julani said al-Nusra Front was focused on capturing Damascus and toppling President Bashar Assad.
Myanmar refuses sole responsibility in Rohingya migrant crisis
Myanmar has rejected exclusive responsibility for the Rohingya crisis, at an international meeting in Bangkok.
Indonesia and Malaysia in recent weeks have also been at a loss over how to handle more than 3,000 arrivals of Rohingya Muslims, among the world’s most persecuted minorities.<
Volcano erupts on Japanese island
The 136 residents of the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu have been ordered to evacuate to get out of the path of an erupting volcano.
Metro ends issue ads after Mohammed proposal
The Washington Metro board voted to stop showing issue ads throughout its system, just a few days after Texas activist Pamela Geller requested the system place ads showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Robinson named to debut
The Sydney Swans are set to blood their second debutant of 2015 with the inclusion of Dan Robinson for Friday night's clash against Carlton.
US says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin
BANGKOK: The United States said on Friday that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as Myanmar told a regional meeting on the crisis that it was not to blame. More than 3,000 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar have landed in Indonesia and Malaysia s
Civilians emerge as pawns in South China Sea legal chess game
HONG KONG/MANILA: On tiny specks in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, Vietnamese and Filipino children skip to school each day. Not far away, China is building lighthouses and weather stations on reclaimed land. Further north, a Chinese cruise ship takes “patriotic”
Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair Reunite at 'Cruel Intentions' Musical
Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair, stars of ’90s teen seduction tale “Cruel Intentions,” reunited Thursday in Los Angeles at Rockwell Table & Stage’s “The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Cruel Intentions.” Roger Kumble’s 1999 pic
United States welcomed as liberators by soccer fans around the world
Call it "spreading democracy," call it a liberation, call it a toppling of dictators, call it whatever the heck you want. America just saved football -- which the whole world can now start calling "soccer," thank you very much.Football fans around the world rejoiced on Wednesday after a US-led coali
Here's what FIFA's corporate partners are saying about the indictments
When times get tough, you lean on your friends.FIFA's best friends are multinational corporations, and theirs is a friendship rooted in helping one another make lots and lots of money.So what are FIFA's corporate partners and World Cup sponsors saying today -- a day when the US Justice Department ha
Colchester murders: Teenage boy arrested at same river path where student was knifed to death
The 16-year-old was initially arrested on suspicion of an offensive weapon before he was further held on suspicion of murder
Liverpool news and transfers: Reds end pursuit for Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto?
PLUS: Roma are set to battle the Anfield side for Manchester City's Edin Dzeko, and City have dealt them a blow by offering James Milner a new deal
FIFA arrests: Sepp Blatter forced to call in security as protester heckles 'call for unity' speech
The embattled FIFA president called for "transparency" and "fair play" as he opened FIFA's election congress
FIFA election LIVE: Will Sepp Blatter beat Prince Ali despite corruption crisis engulfing football?
The Swiss has faced calls to resign after officials were arrested on Wednesday, but the could win a fifth term in office today, despite opposition from UEFA - follow the latest developments here
Woman stabbed with fork for 'taking the last rib,' police say
An Indiana woman was arrested Sunday night after stabbing another woman in the eye with a fork in a fight over the last rib at a barbecue.
US survillance reportedly shows Chinese artillery on artificial islands
U.S. surveillance images reportedly show that China has positioned weaponry on at least one of the artificial islands it is developing in the South China Sea, apparently confirming suspicions that Beijing has been building up the area for military use.
Suu Kyi sidesteps Rohingya migrant crisis for political pragmatism
Yangon (AFP) - Aung San Suu Kyi was once an unassailable champion of Myanmar's powerless. But the opposition leader's refusal to speak up for a persecuted Muslim minority at the heart of a migrant crisis has cast doubt over her moral force -- and even earned a gentle rebuke from fellow Nobel laureat
Buhari to be sworn in as Nigeria president after historic win
Abuja (AFP) - Muhammadu Buhari becomes Nigeria's new head of state on Friday, in an unprecedented ceremony after he won the first opposition victory over a sitting president in the nation's history.The 72-year-old takes charge of Africa's most populous nation, which is facing crises on several front
Cameron urges 'flexible and imaginative' EU reforms
Berlin (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron prepared Friday to lobby German Chancellor Angela Merkel for "flexible and imaginative" EU reforms, but faces an uphill battle against Franco-German plans for a more integrated eurozone.The second day of Cameron's European tour came as his governme
China's explosive stock market looks more and more like a bubble — while international cash surges...
Foreign cash is streaming into China's stocks even as the market shows signs of extreme volatility — while analysts pile on to warn that Shanghai equities are in a bubble. Here's the Financial Times on Friday morning, citing data from fund flow-watchers EPFR: China equity funds took in $4.6bn from