Defence minister backs destroyer projectFEDERAL Defence Minister Kevin Andrews says the government is determined to complete the air warfare destroyer project, which has overshot its budget.
Vic minister stood down over threat claimsVICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews says his small business minister has been stood down following allegations of intimidation.
UNÂ to investigate alleged executions of civilians in MaliBamako (dpa) – The United Nations is sending a team to investigate the alleged executions of nine civilians, including an aid worker, by soldiers after pro-government militiamen clashed with separatist rebels in the north-east, the UN mission in...
Feds Find Criminal Wrongdoing in GM Ignition DefectThe development could result in a record fine and potential criminal charges, The New York Times reported.
Dozens Killed in Cartel Area Shootout in MexicoThe confrontation occurred near the border of Michoacan and Jalisco states, an area known as being dominated by the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
Oculus VR's founder sued over alleged confidentiality breachThe founder of Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey, has been hit with a lawsuit from his former employer Total Recall Technologies. According to the lawsuit, Luckey used confidential information he acquired during his job at Total Recall to later launch his own Oculus Rift headset. As a result, Total Recall is
Cop killed a day before maternity leaveNew mom. Coach K at the local Boys and Girls Club. Girl Scout leader. Special Olympics volunteer. Omaha, Nebraska, police officer. Kerrie Orozco was all of those things and much more.
IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalistsBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday. The purge, which relied mostly on info
Oklahoma unemployment insurance law changes let businesses fight claims more quicklyBY PAULA BURKES Q&A with Vic Albert Unemployment reform changes help businesses challenge claims Q: The Unemployment Insurance Reform Bill was signed into law on May 6.Read more on NewsOK.com
Hydro hire a blatant patronage appointment, Dix chargesB.C. Hydro’s decision to hire Energy Minister Bill Bennett’s chief of staff to a newly-created senior management position is a blatant patronage appointment that comes at the expense of taxpayers, says NDP critic Adrian Dix. Chris Sandve, who has served as chief of staff to the minister
SONY: New information revealed on game and TV show ahead of E3 announcementsSony could be revealing an exciting new project as this year's E3 if this latest news is anything to go by.
Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda As Fast Track Passes SenateWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's trade agenda suffered a setback Friday evening during a series of last-minute maneuvers in the Senate. While the upper chamber eventually passed a bill that would help Obama streamline a trade pact with 11 Pacific nations, the final product threw a wrench into
China Rebukes US For 'Risky' Naval StandoffChina has warned the US against "provocative actions" following a tense encounter with an American surveillance aircraft over the contested South China Sea.
Tourist falls off 6-foot cliff while taking a selfie in BaliA Singaporean tourist fell off a cliff on Lembongan Island in Bali while trying to take a selfie, according to local police. Mohamed Aslam Shahul, 21, was taking a selfie as a wave crashed against the cliff, causing him to lose his balance and fall into the sea from a height of about six feet. His
Stroud Life published Elderly shoppers targeted by distraction criminals in supermarket...Police in Gloucestershire are investigating a series of distraction thefts targeting elderly women shoppers at supermarkets in the county.Five incidents, each involving similar methods of operation, have been reported in Cheltenham, Stroud and Gloucester since January.The latest happened at a superm
Report: Man convicted in Levy case may get new trialThe man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after government attorneys withdrew their opposition, The Associated Press reported.
Wan Azizah to clarify shadow cabinet with PR partnersOpposition leader plans to speak with PKR, PAS and DAP leaders to clarify that the idea of a shadow cabinet is ideal.
Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal disciplineRIO DE JENAIRO: The IMF urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as South America’s largest economy Friday unveiled a package of budget cuts in a move to kickstart a recovery. Brazil has lost ground since a period of high growth largely fueled by Ch
Aaron Quintal: Child poverty unexpected focus of BudgetCould business have expected more from a Budget labelled by Finance Minister Bill English as "a plan that's working"?The focus of Budget 2015 was, unexpectedly, on addressing child poverty. After days of talking down the prospect...
Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal chargesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow.A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem.Prosecutors cited Jean Kasem's
Mike Huckabee Defends Child Molester Josh Duggar: "Good People Make Mistakes"It's a political match made in heaven: Republican candidate for president Mike Huckabee took to Facebook to publicly affirm his support for the Duggar family in the wake of reports that eldest son Josh Duggar molested five young girls, including his own sisters.Josh Duggar admits to wrongdoing in ..
Huckabee stands by Duggar family amid molestation scandalGOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee said Friday he is standing by the Duggar family following an admission by the eldest son, Joshua, that he molested five girls when he was a teenager.
Birds Cleaned After Calif. Oil SpillVeterinarians in Los Angeles are cleaning six pelicans that were found covered in oil following a spill in California that has leaked more than 100 thousand gallons along the coast near Santa Barbara. (May 22)
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