Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

TONY Abbott says Joe Hockey won’t be sacked if the Budget is a flop and that all ministers involved in the decision making need to be held responsible.



Florida fugitive won't fight extradition after 55 years on the run

Florida fugitive won't fight extradition after 55 years on the run

A fugitive who had been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 won't fight his extradition back to Ohio after his arrest in Florida.

Read the Revealing Texts Between Pats' Alleged Deflaters

Read the Revealing Texts Between Pats' Alleged Deflaters

Among the most incriminating Deflate-Gate evidence against the New England Patriots is a series of text messages between two team workers.

'Shawshank prisoner' on the run for 56 years

'Shawshank prisoner' on the run for 56 years

IN A case of life imitating art a convict once jailed at the prison used to film The Shawshank Redemption has been captured after 56 years on the run.

New $435,000 luxury car lands Turkey's religious head in hot water

New $435,000 luxury car lands Turkey's religious head in hot water

    ANKARA — Turkey’s top religious authority is in hot water over the purchase of a new car. Mehmet Görmez head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has rid himself of a $435,000, a Mercedes S500 luxury sedan. According to Hurriyet

Azerbaijani FM: 'The fact of occupation shall be ceased for the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh c...

Azerbaijani FM: "The fact of occupation shall be ceased for the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh c...

Baku - APA. Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has received Ambassador Dejan Šahovi?, Head of the Task Force for the OSCE Chairmanship of Serbia, said the Ministry, APA reports. 

Video: Curious koala visits Australia emergency room

Video: Curious koala visits Australia emergency room

An acute case of the "warm & fuzzies" struck a hospital in Australia last month, when a curious koala walked into the hospital's emergency unit and took a brief stroll before exiting, becoming a viral video sensation in the process. (msnbc quick cuts)

How the UK election mirrors New Zealand's poll

How the UK election mirrors New Zealand's poll

If you thought September's New Zealand election was nuts, welcome to Britain's General Election 2015. It's equally bonkers.

RBA tipped to cut rates

RBA tipped to cut rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely tipped to cut interest rates for the second time this year when its board meets on Tuesday, despite signs the economy is improving and fears about stoking house price inflation in Sydney.

Facebook pushes Oculus Rift commercial launch back to 2016

Facebook pushes Oculus Rift commercial launch back to 2016

Facebook has confirmed we won't be seeing the commercial version of the Oculus Rift this year, although it should be completed within the first quarter of 2016. [see_also] "Extremely excited to announce that the Oculus Rift will be shipping Q1 2016! We can’t wait to get it in your hands," said

MicroRNA, the puppet master of the genome

MicroRNA, the puppet master of the genome

We all know how irritating it is to have an inbox flooded with junk mail. Fortunately email providers these days contain filters to keep the junk mail at bay. As a result the junk mail folder tends to pile up with never-to-be-read emails.

T-Mobile Shaves Off $100 From The iPad For Mother's Day

T-Mobile Shaves Off $100 From The iPad For Mother's Day

Nothing comes quite as close as a brand new iPad Air 2 to profess your affection for your mother, does it? That’s what T-Mobile believes anyway. Magenta has kicked off a new promotion in time for Mother’s Day, customers can pick up Apple’s tablet for $100 off the regular price. Sin

The women who questioned Wall Street

The women who questioned Wall Street

A trio of Wall Street's toughest critics talks about gender and taking on what's been called America's ultimate boys' club.

General Election 2015: David Cameron WRONG in claims Ed Miliband can only be PM if Labour largest pa...

General Election 2015: David Cameron WRONG in claims Ed Miliband can only be PM if Labour largest pa...

The PM claimed it would be a "con trick" if Mr Miliband gets into Downing Street with support from the Lib Dems and the SNP

Mark Warburton worries over job prospects as he prepares for Brentford play-off battle

Mark Warburton worries over job prospects as he prepares for Brentford play-off battle

FOR former City trader Mark Warburton, promotion to the Premier League is just another £130million opportunity to be clinched.

Graham Taylor denies claims he was told to limit the number of black England players

Graham Taylor denies claims he was told to limit the number of black England players

GRAHAM TAYLOR has denied claims he revealed to a former player that he was pressured to limit the number of black players he picked for the England national team while he was manager between 1990-93.

Errol Brown: Frontman of Hot Chocolate and one of Britain's most successful musicians dies

Errol Brown: Frontman of Hot Chocolate and one of Britain's most successful musicians dies

Errol Brown, the singer who as the ultra-smooth frontman of Hot Chocolate became one of Britain's most successful musicians, has died from liver cancer. He was 71.

In Oklahoma, Designated School Employees Will Be Allowed To Carry Guns

In Oklahoma, Designated School Employees Will Be Allowed To Carry Guns

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 6 (Reuters) - School districts in Oklahoma would be able to designate an employee to carry handguns on school property under a bill approved on Wednesday by the state Senate and sent to Governor Mary Fallin. Backers said the measure that easily passed in the

Man Robs Subway Sandwich Shop Before Heading Across The Street For A Potbelly Sandwich: Police

Man Robs Subway Sandwich Shop Before Heading Across The Street For A Potbelly Sandwich: Police

A Chicago man reportedly shunned a Subway twice by robbing the restaurant at knifepoint and then going across the street moments later to buy a sandwich -- at Potbelly. Police told DNAinfo Chicago that Fredrick Warren was still eating his Potbelly sandwich when police arrested him on April 26 in

Wells Report on Tom Brady no surprise for NFL sources

Wells Report on Tom Brady no surprise for NFL sources

Tom Brady's pristine image might have taken a colossal hit in the wake of findings in the Wells Report released Wednesday, but there were some people who weren't exactly shocked by the strong suggestion that the Patriots quarterback stretched the boundaries of fair play.

Men should have veto power over abortions: Keith Ablow

Men should have veto power over abortions: Keith Ablow

Men should be able to override women's abortion decisions, according to Fox News psychiatrist Keith Ablow.

Bronx man pleads guilty to pointing laser at planes

Bronx man pleads guilty to pointing laser at planes

A mentally ill Bronx man pleaded guilty Tuesday to pointing a laser at planes arriving and departing from LaGuardia Airport.

Ex-Portsmouth Boss Fails To Block Extradition

Ex-Portsmouth Boss Fails To Block Extradition

Vladimir Antonov, the ex-owner of Portsmouth FC, has failed to block extradition to Lithuania, where he faces £400m fraud charges.

How to talk about hobbies in a job interview

How to talk about hobbies in a job interview

This question originally appeared on Quora. How do I answer if an interviewer asks me what my hobby is? Answer below by Quora user Soumadeep Mazumdar. When an interviewer asks you what your hobby is, first and foremost, don't lie; they will recognize this. Secondly, your hobby should actu

Singer and former owner Errol Brown dies aged 71

Singer and former owner Errol Brown dies aged 71

JENNY PITMAN has paid tribute to Errol Brown, the lead singer of pop group Hot Chocolate and owner of one of her former stable stars Gainsay, who has died at the age of 71.

Andrew Neil politicians are frightened of me

On the eve of the 2015 General Election the BBCs political interviewer says hell be the man to fear come election night

Former House Speaker dead at age 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright died early Wednesday morning at a nursing home in Fort Worth, Texas. Wright was 92 years old, according to a representative from Thompson's Harveson and Cole, a funeral home in Fort Worth, who confirmed his death to CNN...

Netanyahu forms coalition government

With just an hour to spare before a deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced late Wednesday that he has succeeded in forming a coalition government. According to Israel Radio, Netanyahu came to an agreement with the final party re...

FAA may expand drone use

The Federal Aviation Administration is considering how it might allow businesses to expand the use of drones. It has tapped three companies that want to use drones - CNN, Burlington railroad and drone maker PrecisionHawk - to help it craft new rules governing unmanned aircraft.

Man caught in Florida after 56 years on lam

For 56 years, Frank Freshwaters was a free man -- though he shouldn't have been. But not anymore. The 79-year-old's life on the lam ended Monday when he was taken into custody at his Melbourne, Florida, mobile home. Freshwaters, who was living under th...

Blocking obesity-associated protein stops dangerous fat formation, mouse study shows

By changing mouse genes to block a protein associated with obesity, scientists have prevented fat from forming around the animals' internal organs, even when the animals eat an unhealthy diet. The study found that these genetically engineered mice also retained their sensitivity to insulin (normally

3 in Santa Clarita accused of impersonating police via bogus 'Masonic' group

SANTA CLARITA -- Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of impersonating police officers, the sheriff's department announced Tuesday, but detectives have not determined their motive.According to the sheriff's department, letters from the "Masonic Fraternal Police Department" were sent to chi

NFL finds it likely that Patriots deliberately deflated balls, Brady 'aware'

NEW YORK (AP) - An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. The NFL began investigating after the Patriots defe

Baylor WBB Quartet Invited to Various USA Basketball Tryouts

Four Baylor women's basketball players have accepted invitations to try out for various USA Basketball Women's teams, the organization announced today.JuniorsNina DavisandAlexis Joneswill attend the 2015 USA Basketball Women's Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials while incoming

General election 2015 live: Final day of campaigning as party leaders tour Britain for votes

The polls open in less than 24 hours - but will Ed Miliband or David Cameron win the keys to Number 10? Follow today's updates here

Spectacular space photos capture solar filament eruption

NASA has released stunning images of a solar filament bursting out of the sun.  The "elongated solar filament," extended almost half the sun's visible hemisphere, according to NASA, and erupted into space on April 28 and 29 in a large burst of bright plasma.

Md. governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has rescinded a state of emergency for Baltimore and all National Guard and state police have been pulled out.