Terrorists could lose citizenship: PM

Terrorists could lose citizenship: PM

TONY Abbott says the Commonwealth is entitled to strip the citizenship of terrorists but he's refused to detail new counter-terrorism laws to come.



Woman, believed to be world's oldest person, celebrates 116th birthday

Woman, believed to be world's oldest person, celebrates 116th birthday

Detroit-area native Jeralean Talley turned 116 Saturday. The Gerontology Research Group considers her to be the oldest person in the world, based on available records.

Saskatchewan NDP gives Broten 98 per cent support in review vote

Saskatchewan NDP gives Broten 98 per cent support in review vote

Saskatchewan New Democrats have voted overwhelmingly in support of their leader during the party's annual convention.

World's oldest living person celebrates her 116th birthday

World's oldest living person celebrates her 116th birthday

A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life. "There's nothing I can do about it," Jeralean Talley of Inkster said ahead of her birthday weekend.

Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks river

Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks river

Thousands of people have fled villages and towns along a mountain river in in northwest Nepal after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods.

Assassinated Salvadoran archbishop beatified, 1st step toward sainthood

Assassinated Salvadoran archbishop beatified, 1st step toward sainthood

Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials Saturday in an emotional ceremony elevating the once-controversial archbishop to the ranks of the blessed 35 years after his assassination.

Japan, S. Korea financial chiefs resume talks amid diplomatic row

Japan, S. Korea financial chiefs resume talks amid diplomatic row

  South Korean deputy Prime Minister and Strategy and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-Hwan, second right, reacts next to his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso, second left, during a photo session at the South Korea-Japan finance dialogue meeting in Tokyo on Saturday. — AFP  

Burundian opposition leader killed: AFP

Burundian opposition leader killed: AFP

Baku-APA. The leader of a Burundian opposition party has reportedly been killed by unknown assailants in the capital Bujumbura, APA reports quoting Press TV.

Cop hit by police car seriously injured

Cop hit by police car seriously injured

A CRITICAL incident investigation is underway after a NSW police officer was hit by a police car during a pursuit in the state's north.

College baseball: OKC, Tulsa going head-to-head to host Big 12 tournament

College baseball: OKC, Tulsa going head-to-head to host Big 12 tournament

BY RYAN ABER AND JOHN HELSLEY, Staff WritersTULSA — Oklahoma City has long been home to the Big 12 Tournament. This week, though, Tulsa is getting its chance, hosting the event for the first time. While three Texas cities – Round Rock, Frisco and possibly San Antonio – all reportedly having

Family mourns 'large-hearted' B.C. man who died in Mexico

Family mourns "large-hearted" B.C. man who died in Mexico

The mother of a British Columbia man who died in a boating accident in Mexico says he was a big-hearted, generous man who always reached out to help others.

Premier League relegation: Hull or Newcastle - Two into one won't go

Premier League relegation: Hull or Newcastle - Two into one won't go

The difference between Hull City and Newcastle United as they stand on the riverbank of Premier League relegation can be calculated in the difference between fear and loathing. While on the Humber there is angst, on the Tyne there is anger. The moods reflect time and expectation.

Raw: Gay Marriage Supporters Cheer Irish Vote

Raw: Gay Marriage Supporters Cheer Irish Vote

Thousands of Irish citizens gathered at Dublin Castle and exploded with joy when it was revealed 62.1 percent of Irish voters had said "yes" to changing the nation's constitution to allow gay marriage. (May 23)

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Shocking images reveal oil spill devastation along California coast

Shocking images reveal oil spill devastation along California coast

A ruptured pipeline dumped oil across Refugio State Beach in California on May 19, 2015. The devastating mess has covered over four miles of the beach with over 21,000 gallons of oil.

Murder Probe As Three Bodies Found In House

Murder Probe As Three Bodies Found In House

A murder investigation has been launched after a man, woman and girl were found dead at a house in Oxfordshire, police say.

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland.

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration of sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen leading up to Memorial Day.

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood. Tens of thousands of people crowded El Salvador's Savior of the World Plaza...

Protests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Protests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Relatives of two unarmed people shot to death by Cleveland police in 2012 had harsh words Saturday after Officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of all charges. "We were expecting him to be convicted of at least one of the charges," said Jackie Ru...

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."Friday's...

Sydney: Day two at Vivid Sydney: Arty ideas

Sydney: Day two at Vivid Sydney: Arty ideas

Vivid is an annual festival that helps brighten up Sydney, Australia, as it heads into winter. It features an array of art, music, idea talks and more. Here are Rachel Bache's highlights from day two of Vivid Sydney: 1. Arty...

Fitting tribute for music legend

Fitting tribute for music legend

B.B. King drew a 45-second standing ovation amid reflections and remembrances about his life and legacy at a memorial for more than 350 family and friends in Las Vegas.Eight of the blues legend's 11 adult children and more than...

Stephie Key launches into the world of film (+behind the scenes)

Stephie Key launches into the world of film (+behind the scenes)

Stephie Key has launched her first foray into film - and she says it's so bad, it's funny.The Prime Minister's daughter told the Herald on Sunday she wrote, directed and managed the set design and costumes for the 30 minute short...

Jamie Donaldson shoots third round 67 to trail by eight shots at BMW PGA Championship

Jamie Donaldson shoots third round 67 to trail by eight shots at BMW PGA Championship

A hole-in-one from Miguel Angel Jimenez and an albatross from Tommy Fleetwood provided a spectacular boost to the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday

Saudi mosque bomber associated with Daesh: Ministry

Saudi mosque bomber associated with Daesh: Ministry

The man, called Saleh al-Qashaami, was wanted by Saudi security agencies, the official Saudi press agency quoted the ministry spokesman as saying.

Several protesters in Cleveland march, block highway following patrolman's acquittal

CLEVELAND (AP) - 3 p.m. Protesters have blocked a highway in Cleveland that runs downtown and along Lake Erie. They have formed a line along the highway, blocking traffic in both directions. The group had originally gathered downtown, then marched through the streets and crossed a bridge.

Cleveland Officer Acquitted in Two Shooting Deaths

A white Cleveland patrolman was acquitted Saturday in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire in 2012. WSJ's Carly Marsh reports. Photo: AP

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Highlanders win JUCO opener 3-1

The McLennan Highlanders opened the JUCO World Series with a 3-1 win over the San Jacinto Gators this morning at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, Colorado.Highlander ace Jack Finnegan picked up the win on the mound with Nathan Bertness getting the save. Finnegan recorded nine strikeouts and gave up

Operator of pipeline in Calif. oil spill defends shutdown procedure

The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.

The Debate - Arming Terrorists (23.5.2015)

Denial after denial by the Turkish government, but more evidence points to Ankara aiding and abetting terrorism inside of Syria. The latest proof is coming from the Turkish gendarmerie itself, as guards who searched a Turkish truck heading to Syria admit that they found weapons. Well the Turkish gov

Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Jimenez's record-breaking hole-in-one

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez makes a hole-in-one during the third round of the PGA Championship at Wentworth and sets a European Tour record of 10 aces.

Burundian opposition leader murdered: residents

Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was on Saturday shot dead along with his bodyguard, residents said, the latest unrest in a country gripped by weeks of anti-government demonstrations.Zedi Feruzi, the head of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) was ki

Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' debuted 35 years ago today — here's what it was like behind the sc...

Stanley Kubrick's landmark psychological horror film "The Shining" was released 35 years ago on Saturday.  The movie was met with popular and critical acclaim and remains widely viewed today.  Kubrick's daughter, Vivian, who was 17 years old when the movie was being made, made a short movie docu

I just went to Wegmans for the first time ever — now I get what all the fuss is about

It seems every time someone mentions Wegmans, the insanely popular grocery store chain prevalent in upstate New York (as well as parts of New England, Virginia, and Maryland), people go absolutely nuts. Wegmans has 85 locations, and tens of thousands of enthusiastically loyal customers at each one.

Major rise seen in Iran's exports to EU

Figures released by Eurostat – the statistical office of the European Union – show the increase of Iran's exports to Europe were more than five times higher than the increase in its imports from the country during the same period

Federal cop will head welfare crackdown

A SENIOR AFP officer will lead a taskforce targeting welfare fraud, a move the government hopes will net $1b in savings.