Nepal earthquake: How India and China vie for influenceIndia and China's quick response to the Nepal earthquake is another example of the two Asian giants are vying for influence in the Himalayan state, writes Soutik Biswas.
Newcastle's Nick Forbes says 'don't forget local councils in rush to devolve power to Scotland'Failure to devolve powers to English councils could breed resentment over Scottish devolution, says Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes
Bosnia police shoot dead a gunman in suspected terror attackA man was shot dead after he killed one police officer and wounded two others in a suspected terror attack in eastern Bosnia .
Witnesses said the man broke into a police station shouting “Allahu Akbar” or “God is great”.
The attack took place in Zvornik, a town in Bo
Ferry captain found guilty of murderTHE captain of a ferry that sank a year ago in South Korea, killing 300 people — mostly schoolchildren — has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Greyhound trainer granted bailA HIGH-PROFILE greyhound trainer has been granted bail in a Brisbane court after having two previous applications for his freedom struck down.
Ryther murder accused 'drinking since 10am'UPDATE: The teenager accused of killing pregnant Logan woman Joan Ryther while she was on her way to work a shift at McDonald’s was drinking with friends since 10am on the day of the murder, a court has heard.
Why 'I can't remember' is the worst excuseRADIO star John Burns’ use of the “I can’t recall” defence over claims he called Bachar Houli a “Muslim terrorist” is a total cop-out, writes Susie O’Brien.
Father attacked by graffiti vandalsGRAFFITI vandals have attacked a man in front of his children after the victim criticised their activities.
Ryther accused 'probably' drunk: courtA MAN accused of murdering Queensland woman Joan Ryther had been drinking most of the day before he allegedly killed her, an associate has told a court.
Celeb video shows hatred, not compassionSOME of the claims made in a celebrity video aimed at saving Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are offensive, vicious and idiotic.
Rats spotted feasting on debris at Emterra siteAlthough people are only supposed to put things like paper, cardboard and tin cans in their recycling carts, Emterra said garbage like food waste and even animal parts are being sent to the facility. And in pictures obtained by CTV News, large numbers of rats have moved in to feast on the items.
Montreal couple anxious after not hearing from son in NepalA Montreal couple is trying to keep their hopes alive after not receiving news from their son in Nepal since the earthquake.
Leggette's letters describe Loretta Saunders' murder from killer's perspectiveJournal entries written by convicted murderer Blake Leggette, and obtained exclusively by CTV News, paint a gruesome picture of how he killed Loretta Saunders, and why.
Hockey to Hollywood, Daryl Katz now in movie businessThe owner of the Edmonton Oilers announced Monday he will partner with long-time movie producer Joel Silver to create Silver Pictures Entertainment, a new company to develop, produce and finance feature films, television programs and digital projects.
Bar Owner Defends Two-Way Mirror in Women's RestroomA bar owner in suburban Chicago is defending the years-long use of a two-way mirror in the women's restroom with full view of the toilet.
Global Effort for Earthquake Victims IntensifiesNepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything from shelter, to food to power and rescue supplies Monday as the desperate search for survivors and bodies continued. The death toll from Saturday's quake surpassed 4,000 people. (April 27)
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What the internet is doing with My Idol app is scary and hilariousMy Idol is the internet's latest, and perhaps creepiest, obsession. The avatar generator, currently trending in the app store, is a Chinese application written in Chinese. The language barrier is causing some confusion for increasingly hooked users, and it may be what's making some o
Baltimore riots prompt state of emergencyBaltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, set buildings on fire and injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody.
Nepal earthquake toll rises to 4310 crisis looms due to shortage of essential commoditiesRescuers raced against time to pull survivors out of the rubble and rush food and water to tens of thousands displaced by the massive quake that devastated Nepal even as the death toll rose to 4310 on Tuesday
90-year-old man's 'heroic' fire actionsA 90-year-old man has helped save an elderly neighbour from a fire that ‘totally destroyed’ her Woy Woy unit
Gosford vigil to protest against Bali executionsBali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran appear certain to face the firing squad within hours. A Gosford vigil will be held tonight to protest against the executions.
Nicole spotted in Sydney during hard timesTHREE days after the death of her former brother-in-law, Nicole Kidman has been spotted pounding the pavement in Sydney.
'I had no opportunity to fight back'HE was entrusted with their care at their most vulnerable moment. A nurse who recorded himself raping 27 unconscious patients has been sent to jail.
Transition to Adulthood Exceptionally Difficult for ASD YouthTransition from high school to young adulthood is exceptionally difficult for many youth with autsim. Medscape Medical News
Low Serotonin, Depression Link a Myth?The efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in treating depression is a myth that has distracted doctors and patients alike for decades, says a UK psychiatrist. Medscape Medical News
Bruce Jenner threatens to sue over dress photosJenner's attorneys complained the photos, published in the New York Daily News and shown on CNN, violated his privacy because they were taken via a telephoto lens from as far as a mile away.
Fotis says Knox reference was 'underwhelming'A FORMER Knox Grammar School teacher forced to resign after being caught masturbating in front of another school asked for a reference.
PM needs to be tough on Saudi Arabia - LittleLabour leader Andrew Little is calling on the Prime Minister to take a harder stance on Saudi Arabia's atrocious human rights record during his trip to the country.
Bali 9 executions: Final insult as condemned pair denied pastor, outraging familiesIndonesian authorities have refused Bali nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran the right to have a pastor of their choice to witness their executions, outraging their families and Australian diplomats.
Bali nine executions: Myuran Sukumaran to look his executioners in the eyeMyuran Sukumaran will refuse to wear a blindfold so he can look his executors in the eye when he faces the firing squad on Tuesday night, a close friend has revealed.
The living honor the deadNepal struggles to come to terms with its loss: in both human and heritage terms. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Police: Rioters looting at Baltimore mallCNN's Erin Burnett speaks to the Baltimore Sun's Justin Fenton about how fliers and social media encouraged looting and rioting.
White House faces new racial crisis in BaltimoreNewly sworn-in Attorney General Loretta Lynch met Monday evening with President Barack Obama to discuss the riots unfolding in Baltimore, the White House said.
Baltimore rocked by violence and fireA state of emergency is declared in Baltimore amid violent clashes, that have left 15 police officers injured. Baltimore's mayor announces a mandatory curfew. FULL STORY | LATEST UPDATES | TIMELINE • Watch raw, live video: CNN ON THE GROUND | AERIALS
Seattle teenage trekkers among the missing in NepalBailey Meola and Sydney Schumacher, both 19, were trekking the Langtang Valley in Nepal when the earthquake hit, their families said Monday.
Redskins hope third season's a charm for RGIIIThe team's general manager said Monday it will use the fifth-year option on Griffin's $16 million contract, which is guaranteed against injury.
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Apple Watch App Store Now Boasts Over 3,500 TitlesAt the start of the month before the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple's CEO Tim Cook revealed that over a 1,000 apps had been submitted for the Apple Watch, although like we noted at that time, having an app submitted does not mean that it will be approved and put up for sale/download as there are c
How to make your own gold Apple Watch for just $399 and some changeThe Apple Watch officially launched on Friday and you may have already snagged yours, either from one of the select fashion stores that stocked the device on Friday, or as a direct delivery from Apple to your house. But most Apple Watch buyers have purchased one of the more affordable models, incl
Watch: Stephen Hawking uses theoretical physics to comfort heartbroken One Direction fansStephen Hawking is incredibly cool for a whole host of reasons and one of them is his terrific sense of humor. During an appearance at the Sydney Opera House over the weekend, the legendary physicist was asked what his advice would be for any young fans who are still heartbroken because Zayn Malik
Woman left horrified after discovering TWO-WAY MIRROR in bar toiletTHE mirror placed on the door of the toilet meant people on the opposite side could see what you were doing while in the loo.
General Election 2015: Ed Balls warns SNP surge would put David Cameron back in Downing Street and s...LABOUR'S Shadow Chancellor tried to shore up support among No voters by raising the prospect of another independence referendum if SNP win power on May 7.
Newly Discovered Dinosaur Is The T-Rex's Vegetarian RelativeEvery family has one. A recently unearthed relative of the infamous T-Rex shares features with its voracious cousin -- including small hands with two fingers -- but there's one noticeable exception: The newly discovered Chilesaurus diegosuarezi is a vegetarian (gasp!). Seven-year-old Diego
Baltimore Streets Erupt in ViolenceViolent confrontations between demonstrators and police broke out for the second time in three days on Monday, hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody on April 19. Photo: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters
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