US Justice Department reaches settlement with Cleveland over police conduct

US Justice Department reaches settlement with Cleveland over police conduct

The US Justice Department and the city of Cleveland have reached a settlement over what federal authorities said was a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive use of force.



Tornado tears through Mexican border town killing at least 11

Tornado tears through Mexican border town killing at least 11

A tornado which ripped through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna has left at least 11 people dead..

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Family and friends pay emotional tribute to superfit jogger hit by cyclist in freak accident

Family and friends pay emotional tribute to superfit jogger hit by cyclist in freak accident

NEWLYWED Peter Craig, 49, appeared to only have minor injuries at first but was later taken to hospital where it was found he had serious brain injuries.

Malaysian human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves

Malaysian human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves

Malaysian authorities say a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves.

Didcot: Triple-Murder Suspect's Body Found

Didcot: Triple-Murder Suspect's Body Found

Detectives who were searching for Jed Allen say they are satisfied that a body found in Oxford is that of the triple-murder suspect.

Puerto Rican taxi driver sat in his cab, holding the wheel, at his own wake

Puerto Rican taxi driver sat in his cab, holding the wheel, at his own wake

Puerto Rican taxi driver Victor Perez Cardona didn't want a traditional wake He traded the typical coffin for his beloved beige cab. Propped up in the front seat, he gripped the taxi's steering wheel while wearing a hat and tie. A wooden cross hung from his rearview mirror. A floral wreath lay in h

Sikh man who removed turban to save young boy receives a surprise thank you gift

Sikh man who removed turban to save young boy receives a surprise thank you gift

Sikh man Harman Singh, who won global praise when he overlooked religious protocol to remove his turban and cradle the head of an injured boy, has been surprised with a new suite of furniture for his home. On May 15, Daejon Pahia, 5, was struck by a car in Auckland, New Zealand, and was left with a

38 killed in fire at China nursing home

38 killed in fire at China nursing home

Thirty-eight people were killed and six others injured after a fire broke out at a nursing home in central China late Monday, authorities said. Two of the injured were seriously hurt, the Administration of Work Safety in Henan province said in a state...

'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times

'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the New York Times of meddling in Turkey’s affairs with a critical editorial, angrily telling the US daily to “know your place.” In a growing controversy over media rights in Turkey ahead of June 7 legislative polls, Erdoga

Japan and Malaysia bolster defense ties, with eyes on China

Japan and Malaysia bolster defense ties, with eyes on China

TOKYO: Japan and Malaysia agreed to bolster security ties and start talks on transfers of defense equipment and technology, their leaders said on Monday, as both separately wrangle with China over territorial spats. “I’ve agreed with Prime Minister Najib to raise our bilateral ties to st

No human trafficking camps left in Thai south, police say

No human trafficking camps left in Thai south, police say

BANGKOK: Thai police said on Monday there were no human trafficking camps left in southern Thailand following a month-long crackdown and the discovery of seven camps in mountainous jungle near the Thai-Malaysian border. The comments came hours after Malaysia’s police said they had uncovered 13

Southeast Asia maritime build-up accelerates, raising risks in disputed seas

Southeast Asia maritime build-up accelerates, raising risks in disputed seas

SINGAPORE: Southeast Asian nations are prioritizing spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, but as their capabilities grow, so does the risk that any confrontation in the contested waterway will be harder to contain. Annual defense spending in Southeast

Alleged rapist even sent 'sweet dreams' message

Alleged rapist even sent 'sweet dreams' message

A modelling director acted to gain the confidence of a woman before raping her when they were alone.

IPL 8: Ponting Said it was Always About Winning, Says Harbhajan

IPL 8: Ponting Said it was Always About Winning, Says Harbhajan

Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 8 to lift the title for the second time. Coach Ricky Ponting played a key role in the team's success.

Photo of Marine praying with bride-to-be goes viral

Photo of Marine praying with bride-to-be goes viral

NEW YORK (ABC News) - A photo of a young Marine praying with his bride-to-be quickly went viral after it was posted on Facebook by the wedding photographer. U.S. Marine Cpl. Caleb Earwood wanted to pray with his bride Maggie before their ceremony in Asheville, North Carolina, on Saturday. So with t

Neighbor rescues 7-year-old boy from community pool in Rockville, gives life-saving CPR

Neighbor rescues 7-year-old boy from community pool in Rockville, gives life-saving CPR

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) - A seven-year-old boy is alive and well thanks to a quick thinking neighbor who jumped to action and performed CPR. Around 1:30 p.m. Monday, Ijay Nelson was playing with his family and friends at the Eaves Rockville Apartments community pool along the 1600 block of Yale Place

Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border

Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border

Mexico City (AFP) - A tornado ripped into a town in northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and flattening hundreds of homes in a deadly six-second blast of carnage, officials said.The savage twister roared through the Mexican border town of Ciudad Acuna at dawn, tossing cars and big rig trucks

Militants kill UN soldier in Mali's capital: security sources

Militants kill UN soldier in Mali's capital: security sources

Bamako (AFP) - Militants opened fire on two Bangladeshi United Nations peacekeepers in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday, killing one and wounding the other, security sources said."Armed men that we have not yet identified shot at two peacekeepers who were on board a UN vehicle on Monday night. One of

Qld govt won't meet Carmody conditions

Qld govt won't meet Carmody conditions

QUEENSLAND'S government says Chief Justice Tim Carmody can't set judicial policy from the bench because it could breach the separation of powers.

Spy Trial of Washington Post Reporter Opens Tuesday in Tehran

Spy Trial of Washington Post Reporter Opens Tuesday in Tehran

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian goes on trial in Tehran Tuesday on spy charges in a court that will be closed to the public, press and family. Rezaian was arrested last July and held in the Iranian capital's notoriously dangerous Evin Prison. He was held in solitary confinement for part

Deadly tornado batters US-Mexico border

Deadly tornado batters US-Mexico border

A tornado raged through the US-Mexico border on Monday, destroying homes and flinging cars into the air in one Mexican city, where at least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl admits 'obsession' with Taylor Swift

Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl admits 'obsession' with Taylor Swift

Rock god Dave Grohl has revealed he has an unlikely crush on Taylor Swift during the BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend music festival in the UK on Sunday.

WMNDavidWells published WMN in Nepal - how a birthday girl saved her little sister in an...

WMNDavidWells published WMN in Nepal - how a birthday girl saved her little sister in an...

Sharing a little girl's birthday chocolate just weeks after she was almost crushed to death when her house was destroyed by an earthquake is beyond humbling, writes David Wells, in his latest dispatch from the frontline of a disaster relief mission with Cornwall-based ShelterBox in Nepal.The little

Betts joined Crows 'way before Blues exit'

Betts joined Crows 'way before Blues exit'

Embattled Carlton coach Mick Malthouse claims Adelaide cult hero Eddie Betts had signed with the Crows 18 months before he left the Blues.

Warriors co-owner sets up grassroots trust

Warriors co-owner sets up grassroots trust

Sir Owen Glenn's half-share in the Warriors rugby league franchise has been transferred to set up a grass roots charitable trust.

Blues set to sack Malthouse

Mick Malthouse is set to be sacked as Carlton coach on Tuesday after slamming the club's board and executive in an interview.

TV appeal in takeaway murder hunt

The murder of man shot dead outside a Tyneside takeaway where he worked is to be featured on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Health board facing GP shortage

Dumfries and Galloway could be facing a serious shortage of GPs unless 25 new recruits are hired by the end of next year, BBC Scotland can reveal.

John Healey joins Labour deputy race

Former Labour housing minister John Healey announces his bid to become deputy leader after being "dismayed" by the debate within the party since the election.

VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds

A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.

China nursing home fire kills 38

A fire at a nursing home in China's Henan province kills 38 people and leaves six injured, state media report.

Mick's Betts claim '100 per cent false'

THE MANAGER of Carlton fan favourite Eddie Betts has angrily denied Mick Malthouse’s claim Adelaide stitched him up 18 months before he signed a deal with the Crows.

Kim's makeover: 'I started crying'

SHE is known for wearing body-con dresses, plunging necklines and sky-high heels. But Kim Kardashian’s style didn’t alway impress husband Kanye West.

Jony Ive anointed Apple's first ever Chief Design Officer

There's no question that Apple's Senior Vice President of Design and great tech innovator Jonathan Ive has become the company's chief visionary since Steve Jobs' passing, bringing the Apple Watch into existence and turning Mac OS X and iOS and the beautiful user experiences they are today. Now, a pr

Siege gunman's creepy letters

HE 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 loose

ANALYSIS: 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 complaint

After 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.