NASA aids response to Nepal quake

NASA aids response to Nepal quake

NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian operations. Organizations using these NASA data products and analyses include the U.S. G



Lego masters build world's largest Millennium Falcon for Star Wars Day

Lego masters build world's largest Millennium Falcon for Star Wars Day

May the fourth be with us all, especially the Star Wars fans who turned up to Melbourne Australia's Southland Westfield over the last two days.These Lego padawans arrived en masse to help Lego Master Builders Dan and Chris Steininger construct a huge Millennium Falcon in time for today's Internation

Texas police probe identity of Prophet cartoon contest suspects

Texas police probe identity of Prophet cartoon contest suspects

US police say they have shot dead two gunmen who had opened fire outside an event in Texas featuring a contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

According to the authorities, the men drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland near Dallas and began shooting at a

Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

MOST of the bikies charged over a mass brawl on the Gold Coast have pleaded guilty in the hope of receiving reduced sentences.

Negotiations at All Nations continuing

Negotiations at All Nations continuing

UPDATE: POLICE continue to communicate with the man who remains armed and up a tree at All Nations Park in Northcote.

Relatives of Boston bomber to testify at trial

Relatives of Boston bomber to testify at trial

Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life.

AFP: Bulgaria's Working Poor Struggle to Make Ends Meet

AFP: Bulgaria's Working Poor Struggle to Make Ends Meet

Some 48% of Bulgaria's 7.2 million people live in "material deprivation" with 7.8% of them being the so-called "working poor", AFP reminds citing an EU-wide survey.according to Business Insider, an online news outlet which has run the story of AFP. The author, Diana Simeonova, met Katia Kolesheva, a

Palmer prevails in Citic case

Palmer prevails in Citic case

A judge has found in Clive Palmer’s favour in civil proceedings brought by Chinese corporate giant Citic Pacific.

Earthquakehit Nepal urges foreign workers to return home or work in rural areas

Earthquakehit Nepal urges foreign workers to return home or work in rural areas

Nepals government urged foreign workers in the quakehit capital to return home on Monday asnbsp major rescue work in Kathmandu and surrounding areas have been completed and that the remaining operations can be handled by local workers However work remained in the villages and remote mountain areas a

Logies give girl power anthem a boost

Logies give girl power anthem a boost

PRECOCIOUS teen singer and songwriter Grace was the accidental winner of the Logies, thanks to those relentless promos for the return of Nine’s Love Child.

Ethiopian Israeli protests turn violent in Tel Aviv

Ethiopian Israeli protests turn violent in Tel Aviv

Violence erupted on the streets of Tel Aviv as a demonstration by Ethiopian Israelis protesting what they said was police brutality against their community spiralled out of control.

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

Greece intends to meet debt payments this month and reach a deal with its international lenders to unlock remaining bailout aid but the International Monetary Fund insists on tough labor reforms, the country's labor minister said on Monday.

Varoufakis should be heard

Varoufakis should be heard

I have never met or spoken to Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister. Yet I feel I have gotten to know him through his writing and interviews, and by reading about his interactions with both the official and private sectors in Europe.

Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter

The Bronx A University Heights man has been charged with murdering his roommate with a baseball bat, law-enforcement sources said Sunday. Cleto Chalche-Rivera, 39, beat the victim to death over...

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

The development team behind the popular UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD) project have announced recently that they are working on a Live version of Ultimate Boot CD, which is currently based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system and has the ultimate goal of becoming a Parted Magic replacement. In

Browser Extensions Won't Be Available in Windows 10 RTM

Browser Extensions Won't Be Available in Windows 10 RTM

Microsoft confirmed at BUILD 2015 that the new Edge browser, which will be part of Windows 10, would also receive support for extensions, but there's one little thing that everyone should have in mind when planning to give up on Chrome or Firefox and move to this new browser. Microsoft Edge w

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop in India

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop in India

Lenovo is one of those device makers that usually take their sweet time when it comes to providing the latest software updates even to the most high-end models from their portfolio. Android 5.0 Lollipop has been out and about for more than half a year, and phone makers like Motorola and Samsu

Marshall gives up HR to Grandal in 13th as D-Backs lose 1-0

Marshall gives up HR to Grandal in 13th as D-Backs lose 1-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This was one trip to Dodger Stadium that beleaguered Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Evan Marshall won't soon forget — if ever. The 25-year-old right-hander gave up a leadoff homer to Yasmani Grandal in the 13th inning, less than 24 hours after surrendering a tying solo shot by

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Donald Andrews became the only non-murderer to be jailed for life without the possibility of release in 2012

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

JAMES Heron O'Hara, 42, told Royal British Legion Scotland he served more than six years in the Royal Marines and was wounded in action with Arbroath-based 45 Commando in Iraq.

Royal baby: Live updates as world waits to discover name of Kate and William's new arrival

Royal baby: Live updates as world waits to discover name of Kate and William's new arrival

THIS afternoon will see gun salutes in parks and the Tower of London to mark the birth of the new princess and could today be the day we find out the name?

Game of Thrones season 5 episode 4 - review: Sansa is in danger of becoming another footnote in West...

Game of Thrones season 5 episode 4 - review: Sansa is in danger of becoming another footnote in West...

Rhaegar Targaryen sounds like he was a jolly old cove. One minute the Prince of Dragonstone was busking for the plebs like a common-or-garden minstrel, the next he was pulling a classic Trojan manoeuvre and chuffing off with Robert Baratheon's betrothed, starting a war in the process. It's one way

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

TEL AVIV -- Last week's viral video showing an Israeli policeman beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier triggered mass protests in Tel Aviv during Sunday's rush hour. Thousands of Israelis poured into the streets to demand an end to recurring racism, particularly within the government and police f

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

A 55-year-old man was hit in the torso, a 25-year-old man and a woman, 22, were shot in their left legs, and a fourth victim was grazed across the shoulder when bullets started flying.

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

A police officer was wounded in a shootout with two men who were killed outside a controversial contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, officials said Sunday night. The exhibit was organized by the New York-based American Freedom Defense Initiative run by right-win

Australians wear beanies for brain cancer after TV star's emotional speech

Australia's darling of the silver screen, Carrie Bickmore, gave a moving acceptance speech at the Logie Awards, drawing attention to brain cancer. The Project's presenter, who lost her husband to brain cancer in 2010, donned a blue beanie after winning the coveted Gold Logie award — the hig

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas later this year, it is going to be a pretty big deal — but the world's largest Lego Millennium Falcon built in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend has to come a close second. As Han Solo once said, "You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

101-year-old man pulled alive from Nepal rubble after one week

An 101-year-old man has been pulled from the rubble of his collapsed home in Kathmandu, one week after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed the capital of Nepal on April 25. In a miracle survival, Funchu Tamang was discovered buried in the debris in Nuwakot's Kimtang village on Saturday

Four dead in Wisconsin park

Menasha, Wisconsin, police said Sunday that four people are dead after a shooting on Trestle Trail Bridge in Menasha. Authorities responded to reports of the shootings at about 7:30 p.m., WISN12 News reported Sunday. Police said four people are dead, including the suspected shooter. They said

Two killed outside Mohammed event in Dallas

Two men who opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb were shot dead by police Sunday night, authorities said. The men drove up to the Culwell Event Center in North Garland, got out of their car and began shooting...

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

"As the nation waits, why the Princess must be called Diana" read a headline on the front page of The Telegraph.

US defends cluster bomb transfers

WASHINGTON: The United States defended its supplies of cluster munitions Sunday, pointing to restrictions on the transfers, after Human Rights Watch said the bombs had been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. HRW said it had gathered photographs, video and other evidence indicating that cluste

Myvi club to support orphaned sisters

No cover up for any member, we will cooperate with police, pledges club representative Hairul Safuan.

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

The minister's offer of agricultural approvals, subject to the BN candidate winning the by-election, is seen as an attempt at election bribery.

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

LONDON:  Chelsea won the Premier League title on Sunday as former champions Manchester City strengthened their bid for direct entry into next season’s Champions League. Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in front of their own fans at Stamford Brid

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

New Zealand commodity prices had their biggest decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008, led by falling dairy product prices.The ANZ Commodity Price Index fell 7.4 per cent in April, the biggest decline since...

The Diary: Kiwi Logies winner Danielle Cormack gets straight back to work

Wearing a plunging black jumpsuit and a proud grin, Kiwi actress Danielle Cormack scooped the best actress gong at last night's Australian TV's awards in Melbourne for her role as Bea Smith in the prison drama Wentworth .As she...