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
US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor
The governor of Maryland says the National Guard has started pulling out of Baltimore after a nightly curfew was lifted.
The mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has thanked people for their patience, adding that she rescinded the order of a wide curfew. The curfew was imposed a
NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge
NEW YORK >> A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.Demetrius Blackwell was arrested Saturday night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospi
Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
LONDON >> Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?Britain's newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues Sunday over what her name w
Nepal shuts airport to big jets; death toll climbs to 7,250
KATHMANDU, Nepal >> Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.The death toll climbed to 7,250, including six
Pattern of rioting in nation is rooted in race and economic inequality
Freddie Gray dies in police custody and Baltimore riots ensue last week. Michael Brown is fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson last year and violent protests follow.The names change. So do the places. But it also seems all so very familiar.In 1965, Watts erupted into a riot after 21-ye
Royal Baby name: Live updates as world waits to hear from Kate and William
Royal gun salutes are planned at parks and the Tower of London today to mark the birth of a new princess
Miracle in Nepal as three more people are pulled out alive from the rubble
Fresh hope in Kathmandu after three people were pulled alive from the rubble of their home, eight days after Nepal’s devastating earthquake.
#NepalEarthquake 105-year old among three found alive 8 days after quake http://t.co/p1S7VvqQ9H pic.twitter.com/YVvy2HidVG— Gulf News (@gulf_n
Ethopian Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against police brutality and racism
Thousands of Ethopian Israelis have protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality.
The rally was sparked after footage emerged purporting to show an Ethiopian Israeli in an army uniform being beaten by police.
A link to the original video that sparked tonight’s
Two gunmen are shot dead outside an anti-Islam art show in Texas
Two gunmen have been shot dead in a shooting incident in Texas.
The men had opened fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland where an anti-Islam art exhibition was being held. It included images of the Prophet Mohammad.
A policeman was injured.
US says no Syrian civilians killed in coalition air strike
Washington (AFP) - The US military denied a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor director Rami Abdel Rahman had told AFP that seven children w
AFP 'agony' over Bali Nine decision
AFP deputy commissioner Mike Phelan says he has agonised for 10 years over the decision to hand information about the Bali Nine to Indonesian authorities.
Two shot dead, one wounded in Texas
POLICE in Texas are checking for bombs in the car of two men who were shot dead after shooting a security guard outside a Mohammed cartoon contest.
Prince Harry says he can't wait to meet his new niece
Karen ButlerLONDON, May 3 (UPI) -- Prince Charles, his wife, Camilla, and Pippa Middleton were among the visitors who stopped by to meet the newborn princess Sunday.
Nepal Quake Death Toll Tops 7,200
Four more people have been rescued from underneath rubble, days after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, including a 101-year-old man.
Police on Sunday said the man was found about 80 kilometers northwest of the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu.
Rescue workers earlier reported three other sur
Two gunmen shot dead at anti-Islam art show in Texas
Two gunmen were shot dead on Sunday after they opened fire at an art exhibit in Texas that was organised by an anti-Islamic group and featured caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, city officials and police said.
Title a reward for risk - Mourinho
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Premier League title is his reward for the risk he took in returning to Stamford Bridge.
Most 'unaware' of skin cancer signs
More than three-quarters of people in the UK would not recognise signs of skin cancer, a survey by British Association of Dermatologists suggests.
VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'
Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.
Australian budget a 'horror story'
The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.
IPL 8 Parthiv Patel on thrashing Mitchell Johnson
IPL 8: Parthiv Patel on thrashing Mitchell Johnson
How the hell did Kate do it?
IT’S official. Kate is the World Champion of post-birth bounce-backs. Em Rusciano ponders how Kate was so radiant 10 hours after pushing out a baby.
We got complacent, says Smith
KANGAROOS skipper Cameron Smith accused Australia’s embarrassed Test team of thinking the job was done after just one try.
Pitt: What we want from Budget
QUEENSLAND Treasurer Curtis Pitt has called for the Commonwealth Budget to hand down a “no surprises budget” next week, unless that surprise is one thing ...
What's sending rates sky-high
RESIDENTS of an apartment tower were unaware they were paying an extra $120,000 in rates due to a problem that’s relatively easy to fix — but hard to spot.
Man allegedly filmed women showering
POLICE are asking women who used a public shower at a popular Sunshine Coast beach to come forward, with fears they may have been filmed.
Elderly man found in NSW bushland
GRAHAM Sawbridge, 76, who disappeared on a Sunday afternoon walk has been found in scrub not far from his home on the NSW south coast.
More Qld bikie brawlers plead guilty
ANOTHER two men involved in a public bikie brawl on the Gold Coast have pleaded guilty to riot, including former senior Bandido Adam Christopher White.
Qld premier flags stronger flood warnings
SOME motorists are still ignoring flood warnings and Queensland's premier says more needs to be done to stop deaths in dangerous waters.
Suspicious package at Indonesian Embassy
A HAZMAT team has been called to the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra after reports of a suspicious package, police have confirmed.
Two killed at US cartoon conference
Two gunmen are shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, police say.
Education role in cutting poverty
DISADVANTAGED children must be supported educationally to reduce the number of Tasmanians living in poverty, says The Smith Family.
Fatal crash near Spalding, Sask.
RCMP officers are on scene of a fatal four-vehicle crash on Highway 6, about five kilometres south of Spalding.
West Kelowna dog mauled by coyote in second brutal attack of the week
When they went back inside the house, they noticed Beanie was missing. Moments later, a man appeared at the door holding their dog.
43-year-old woman charged with robbing an elderly couple
Niagara Regional Police have charged a 43-year-old woman with robbing an elderly couple by posing as a personal health care worker.
Victim and suspect in hospital after bloody Abbotsford fight
Police were called to a home on Crescent Way at 2:45 a.m. for a fight involving bear spray and a machete.
Runners march in honour of dead Cape Breton teen
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Sydney River, Nova Scotia Sunday morning to remember Emma van Nostrand.