Read the full LNP election report
LNP stalwart Rob Borbidge has delivered a scathing review of the party’s performance at the January state election, outlining five major problems. READ THE FULL REPORT
Man arrested for Melbourne shooting
POLICE have arrested a man following a shooting in Melbourne on Friday that allegedly left a woman with a gunshot wound and facial injuries.
Priest used confession to admit abuse
THE chair of the child abuse royal commission has revealed at least one priest reconciled his offending after confessing to his confessor.
Sepp Blatter expected to be reelected as FIFA president despite corruption scandal
Sepp Blatter appears relaxed about his reelection as FIFA president, even as world soccer’s governing body is engulfed in corruption charges.
Blatter said the probes launched by the United States and Switzerland this week had brought “shame and humiliation” on the game. But he has
Panic Room: Blues could lose one more
ANOTHER Carlton midfielder could pull out of tonight’s clash against Sydney as a key Bomber battles a bout of gastro. Late selection and SuperCoach mail.
A look at the voting blocs in the FIFA president balloting
A look at the regions and the voting blocs in Friday's balloting between Sepp Blatter and Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein
Volcano erupts in southern Japan; islanders ordered to evacuate
Tokyo (dpa) – A volcano on a southern Japanese island erupted Friday morning with authorities issuing an evacuation order for islanders.The 9:59 am (0059 GMT) eruption on Kuchinoerabu Island off Kagoshima Prefecture caused a pyroclastic flow to...
Canada will not vote for Sepp Blatter in FIFA presidential election
Canada will not vote for beleaguered incumbent Sepp Blatter in Friday's presidential vote at the FIFA Congress in Zurich.
Ex-PM Demands Lukoil Bulgaria's Crude Import Contracts
Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov has asked the head of a Burgas-based Lukoil refinery for access to import contracts of crude oil.
The latest development comes as part of a dispute between Lukoil Bulgaria and Kostov's think-tank, the Risk Management Lab, which alleges that the Russian oi
Aussie firms back gay marriage
More than 50 of Australia’s biggest companies join the campaign for marriage equality, with an ad in The Australian.
'Milestone' Rules Would Limit Profits, Score Quality for Medicaid Plans
Sweeping proposals disclosed Tuesday would create profit guidelines for private Medicaid plans as well as new standards for the plans' doctor and hospital networks and rules to coordinate Medicaid insurance more closely with other coverage. Kaiser Health News
Face-transplant recipient meets dead donor's sister
Rebekah Aversano was meeting Richard Norris for the first time, but she had seen his face before — on her brother. After Aversano's brother, Joshua, was tragically killed in a...
Devoted doc killed cycling to kids' ward
A DEVOTED doctor dad was killed on his way to work when he was run over by a semi-trailer in Rose Bay yesterday. A driver in front of the truck performed CPR on paediatric ophthalmologist Henri Sueke, 36, but he was dead when paramedics arrived.
Woman found in Melbourne flat shot in leg
A 22-YEAR-OLD woman has been found bleeding from a gunshot wound, and with facial injuries, in her Melbourne flat.
Iraqi refugees: Must flee or join ISIS
CNN's Arwa Damon speaks to refugees in Anbar province who fled ISIS and tell tales of loved ones being forced to join the terror group.
Psychiatrist: Colorado mass murderer 'knew what he was doing'
A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that "whatever he suffered from" that night, he knew what he was doing.
Google Photos Delivers Unlimited Storage Across Platforms
Google is far from satisfied with the announcement of just Android M alone, as the technology giant too, has taken a keen interest in organizing your collection of photos. Earlier this year, we did learn of how Google+ has split into Google Photos and Streams, and here we are with word that the Goog
Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal
ZURICH (AP) — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body.
"We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all of the time," Blatter said in his first public rema
Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable.
The upgrade will give Android's pe
High school basketball: Western Heights' Gerard Giles more comfortable playing basketball
By Jacob UnruhDEL CITY — Gerard Giles never felt comfortable with his decision to play junior college football.
A standout on the football field for Western Heights, Giles' first love is basketball.
He remembers the moment he fell in love with the sport — the sixth grade.Read more on NewsOK.co
Android M gets its first fingerprint-ready password manager
Google on Thursday announced Android M, its next major Android release that focuses on significantly improving overall user experience across the operating system. One of the new features the company announced is fingerprint sensor support, which will let users both securely pay for products with An
U.K. wants to force Internet companies to decrypt messages
The U.K. government has not given up on the idea that its secret services must be given access to communications between individuals who are suspects in an ongoing investigation, even if said communications are protected by encryption. DON'T MISS: SanDisk has lightning-fast SSD drives that are as
Edward Reid: Mexican holiday is much-needed after manic month of May
THE voice of Monklands showbiz with his latest weekly column for Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser and www.dailyrecord.co.uk readers.
The Connection, film review: French thriller has gritty realism and an impressive level of detail
It's a battle of the sideburns in this enjoyable if highly derivative French thriller, set in 1970s Marseille and dealing with the same material that inspired The French Connection.
Texas Could Face Even More Flooding As Rain Continues
HOUSTON (AP) — This week's record rainfall in Texas eased the state's drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to normal levels until July, scientists said Thursday.
Just weeks ago, much of the state was parched with varying levels of drought. But the same dren
Senate leader's bill ties mayoral control, charter schools
A bill in the Senate would extend mayoral control of city schools for just a year and lift the charter schools cap.
EU Reform: Cameron To Meet Merkel For Talks
David Cameron will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today as he continues to seek support from European leaders for reforms to Britain's arrangements with the EU.
Keke Palmer will play a Pink Lady in 'Grease: Live'
Keke Palmer is your newest Pink Lady.
The actress is joining the cast of the live Fox musical Grease: Live. Palmer will star as Marty Maraschino, a Pink Lady in Rizzo's crew. The live adaptation will air on Jan. 31, 2016. Actress Julianne Hough is slated to play as main character Sandy and Vanessa
Watch the 2-hour Google I/O keynote in under 2 minutes
Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference on Thursday and showed off a lot of updates coming to Android
If you're familiar with keynote presentations from big tech companies, you know they can be long — Google I/O's keynote was no exception. But there's good news: Rather than si
There's more to this year's Spelling Bee contestants than just words
Profile bios don't have any affect on who wins this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, but these kids are all winners in our book.
The Spelling Bee's championship finals air tonight and while the finalists are brushing up on their vocabulary, life for these children isn't all about memorizing wo
Google plans to introduce hands-free mobile payments later this year
SAN FRANCISCO — Google just showed off what might be its most promising mobile payments app yet, and it's not Android Pay.
The company will begin testing a new standalone app called "Hands Free" that allows people to make purchases without ever touching their phones or a point of sale termi
The P-A-I-N and J-O-Y of the 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee
These are the faces of concentration. These are the faces of relief. These are the faces of disappointment.
These are the faces of kids who have yet to realize spell check is a thing
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The 2015 National Spelling Bee was held Thursday nig
2015 Scripps Spelling Bee crowns two winners, again
Your 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N is Vanya Shivashankar ... and Gokul Venkatachalam. Yes, for the second year in a row, two smart kids took home the top prize
In the final round of competition, Shivashankar, 13, and Venkatachalam, 14, confidentially battled back and forth spelling word
Report: Eruption evacuates Japanese island
Residents of a small island in Japan were ordered to evacuate after a volcanic eruption, The Associated Press reported.
James Holmes: I had 'regrets' over deadly shootings
In an initial meeting with a psychiatrist two years after killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater, James Holmes told the doctor he sometimes had tears and regrets over the shooting.
Two tie as winners of National Spelling Bee
Until last year, it hadn't happened for more than five decades.
Now, they've done it for the second year in a row: Two competitors tied to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.
Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatach...
Crying baby gets Canadian singer kicked off flight
OTTAWA: A Canadian singer-songwriter was kicked off a United Airlines flight in San Francisco because her two-year-old toddler would not stop crying, triggering outrage from her supporters. “Just got kicked off a @united flight because my son was crying really loud,” Sarah Blackwood from