U.S. Military And Civilians Are Increasingly Divided

U.S. Military And Civilians Are Increasingly Divided

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EU Migrants Banned From Vote On Europe

EU Migrants Banned From Vote On Europe

David Cameron has signalled he will not be deflected from his EU referendum plans by setting out the rules that will dictate who is eligible to vote, and committing to a breakneck schedule of diplo

Diver Fails To Resurface In English Channel

Diver Fails To Resurface In English Channel

A search for a diver who failed to resurface during a trip in the English Channel has been suspended for the night.

Netflix customers charged up to 8 times in billing error

Netflix customers charged up to 8 times in billing error

Over the weekend, a number of Australian and New Zealand Netflix customers were charged multiple times by the U.S. streaming video company in an apparent billing error. Netflix users took to social media to voice their concerns, with some complaining the excessive subscription charges had drained t

Google files patent for smart teddy bear that listens and obeys

Google files patent for smart teddy bear that listens and obeys

A spokesperson for Google didn't say whether the device would ever be made when asked by BBC News.

Texas, Oklahoma flooding continues Monday

Texas, Oklahoma flooding continues Monday

A day after record-setting rains left three people dead and washed away hundreds of homes in Texas and Oklahoma, the heavens are easing up. But that doesn't mean the threat is gone. But the torrents that those storms dumped are still too much for rive...

Former Israeli PM sentenced for fraud

Former Israeli PM sentenced for fraud

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust, the Associated Press, the BBC and other news outlets report. Olmert was convicted in March and his lawyers said they would appeal the ruling.

Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after Mercedes gaffe

Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after Mercedes gaffe

MONACO: Germany’s Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needless pitstop. The result, with Hamilton finishing third after leading most of the way, slashed th

Capitol Police bomb squad blows up pressure cooker from ?suspicious? car near Capitol, Memorial Day ...

Capitol Police bomb squad blows up pressure cooker from ?suspicious? car near Capitol, Memorial Day ...

WASHINGTON (WJLA/AP) - A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building and that the vehicle's owner has been arrested. Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press b

Body recovered in Hudson River identified as murdered kayaker

Body recovered in Hudson River identified as murdered kayaker

A body found in the Hudson River Saturday has been identified as a missing kayaker who cops say was killed by his fiancée.

Malaysia PM 'deeply concerned' by mass graves

Malaysia PM 'deeply concerned' by mass graves

Wang Kelian (Malaysia) (AFP) - Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday he was "deeply concerned" by the first discovery of mass graves of suspected illegal migrants in northern Malaysia and vowed to find those responsible."I am deeply concerned with graves found on Malaysian soil, purportedly conn

Poland election: President Komorowski concedes to rival Duda

Poland election: President Komorowski concedes to rival Duda

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has conceded the election to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda following the release of exit polls.

Budget reprieve for small business

Budget reprieve for small business

THE Federal Government’s small business budget came just in time, with small business confidence across Australia hitting an all-time low in April.

Labor challenged to release budget data

Labor challenged to release budget data

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Labor should release data it commissioned on the impact of budget measures if it is to be taken seriously.

Montoya holds off teammate Power for second Indianapolis 500 win

Montoya holds off teammate Power for second Indianapolis 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya won the Indianapolis for the second time in his career on Sunday when he passed Will Power, his Team Penske teammate, in the closing laps and then beat Power to the finish line by just 0.1 seconds.

Rooney Mara, Vincent Lindon, 'Dheepan' win big at Cannes

Rooney Mara, Vincent Lindon, 'Dheepan' win big at Cannes

Karen ButlerCANNES, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Director Jacques Audiard's feature "Dheepan" took the top prize of the Palme d'Or at France's Cannes Film Festival Sunday.

Activists: IS Executes 217 Civilians, Soldiers Near Palmyra

Activists: IS Executes 217 Civilians, Soldiers Near Palmyra

Syrian observers say Islamic State militants have executed 217 people, including children, in the eastern region of Homs since they captured the historic city of Palmyra more than a week ago. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said the victims include nurses, women,

Mario Kart: Fury Road Is The Best Mad Max Parody Yet

Mario Kart: Fury Road Is The Best Mad Max Parody Yet

Someone took the time to completely redo the Mad Max: Fury Road two minute trailer as a Mario Kart: Fury Road trailer. It's pretty badass and features a lot of replacement items in the trailer with Mario Kart-themed items and colors.

George Smith named in BaaBaas squad

George Smith named in BaaBaas squad

Wallabies legend George Smith has been included in a Barbarians' squad to play at Twickenham this weekend.

Dellavedova in NBA controversy

Dellavedova in NBA controversy

Atlanta Hawk Al Horford has been ejected after throwing an elbow at the head of Australian Cleveland Cavalier Matthew Dellavedova.

VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.

Hunt for stab deaths suspect goes on

Hunt for stab deaths suspect goes on

The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.

No referendum vote for EU citizens

No referendum vote for EU citizens

EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar, the government says.

Details emerge about Sydney gunman

Details emerge about Sydney gunman

Details about the isolated life lead by gunman Man Haron Monis emerge from an inquest into last December's siege at the Lindt cafe in Sydney.

Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves'

Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves'

A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.

Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days'

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".

McMurdo: I stand by my decisions

JUSTICE Margaret McMurdo has spoken out about the possible resignation of Chief Justice Carmody, saying she stands by her decisions during the “sorry saga”.

A-G: Ball is in Carmody's court

UPDATE: Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath will fly back to Brisbane from Rockhampton later today in a bid to arrange a meeting with Chief Justice Tim Carmody to discuss his offer to resign. MCMURDO’S RESPONSE

Hoons banned from driving

THREE men have been banned from driving for 90 days after being charged with hooning offences south of Brisbane after being filmed by the police chopper.

Broadbeach brawl bikie found not guilty

A GOLD Coast mechanic has been found not guilty of rioting over his role in the infamous Broadbeach bikie brawl.

Finn murder may not be solved: WA top cop

A 2002 royal commission was the golden opportunity to solve the Shirley Finn murder case, and a fresh probe may not reveal her killers, WA's top cop says.

Review: Updated: Foxtel Play

IntroductionUpdate: Foxtel has expanded its lineup for Foxtel Play, updating the channels offered in each package and adding new shows to the Boxsets channel, so we've updated our review. It seems like an age since the TV through the internet craze took Australia by storm. While ABC iview and SBS On

Delly cops body slam, player ejected

MATTHEW Dellavedova is once again the talking point of the NBA playoffs, this time for being on the end of an Al Horford body slam.

Prisoner may go to mother's funeral

CONVICTED killer Susan Neill-Fraser may be released from prison for a day later this week to attend her mother’s funeral.

Conservative challenger ousts Polish president

Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda ousted incumbent President Bronislaw Komorowski in a run-off election in Poland Sunday, initial projections showed.Komorowski has conceded defeat after Duda of the right-wing Law and Justice Party secured 53 per cent...

Suspicious garage fire sparks investigation

The Regina Fire Department is investigating a string of garbage fires, including an incident that they say is suspicious.

Boating sales soar to start the season

The boating season has just begun across the region and already businesses are booming thanks to the weather and reasonable gas prices.