Forest fire hazard high to extreme across the northwest

Forest fire hazard high to extreme across the northwest

Forest fires closed three separate highways in northwestern Ontario on Saturday, but police say traffic is flowing again on the roads to Shoal Lake, Dryden and Sioux Lookout.



Modi criticism renewed Rahul Kejriwals freedom Omar speaks out

Modi criticism renewed Rahul Kejriwals freedom Omar speaks out

A combative Omar Abdullah lashed out at Narendra Modi on Sunday saying it was wrong for the Prime Minister to attack the opposition during his foreign toursThe former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also backed Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in his turf war with the lieutenant governor over a

Islamic State executes at least 400 people in Syrias Palmyra

Islamic State executes at least 400 people in Syrias Palmyra

Islamic State fighters have executed at least 400 people in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago Syrian state media said on Sunday

Cheer up, Steve Bruce: Relegation may loom but there's always the 'Steve Bruce at Weddings' Twitter ...

Cheer up, Steve Bruce: Relegation may loom but there's always the 'Steve Bruce at Weddings' Twitter ...

The amazing and strange new Twitter account @bruceatwedding has Hull City fans in hysterics despite facing the drop

Golden Cone Awards: Nardini's named best ice cream parlour in Scotland

Golden Cone Awards: Nardini's named best ice cream parlour in Scotland

NARDINI'S, which has been a Largs landmark for 80 years, has scooped the Sunday Mail's Golden Cone award for 2015.

Didier Drogba announces he is set to leave Chelsea after second spell at Stamford Bridge

Didier Drogba announces he is set to leave Chelsea after second spell at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has announced that today's clash with Sunderland will be his final appearance for Jose Mourinho's side.

Hull vs Manchester United and Newcastle vs West Ham LIVE - Latest scores and updates from the final ...

Hull vs Manchester United and Newcastle vs West Ham LIVE - Latest scores and updates from the final ...

It's the final day of the 2014-15 season and whilst it's all settled at the top, two teams in the North East are fighting to avoid the drop. It's an absolutely massive day for both Newcastle United and Hull City, one of whom will join Burnley and Queens Park Rangers in the Championship next season.

John Nash Dead, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Killed In Car Accident

John Nash Dead, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Killed In Car Accident

Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash was killed in a car accident on Saturday, New Jersey State police told The Huffington Post. The Princeton University scholar was 86 years old. His wife was also killed in the crash. According to police, they were riding in a taxi on the New Jersey

Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly At Army Corps - NYTimes.com

Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly At Army Corps - NYTimes.com

NEW ORLEANS — Nearly 10 years on, one might assume that the case of Hurricane Katrina is closed. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Editorial: You've got mail

Editorial: You've got mail

Gov. Cuomo has belatedly come to his senses and stopped erasing state-generated emails after just 90 days.

Teachout and Williams: Strengthen rent laws, Cuomo

Teachout and Williams: Strengthen rent laws, Cuomo

New York City is in a dire housing crisis, one that must be attacked before our rent laws expire next month.

IS Behead Civilians 'As 400 Killed In Palmyra'

IS Behead Civilians 'As 400 Killed In Palmyra'

IS fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Palmyra - amid reports they have killed hundreds of women and children.

Church Needs 'Reality Check' On Gay Marriages

Church Needs 'Reality Check' On Gay Marriages

The Archbishop of Dublin has said the Catholic Church needs a "reality check" following Ireland's landslide vote to legalise gay marriage.

Gloria Steinem and other activists cross DMZ between Koreas, but not on foot

Gloria Steinem and other activists cross DMZ between Koreas, but not on foot

DORASAN STATION, South Korea — Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Sunday, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark event.

Lyons confirms Royal Ascot aim for Endless Drama

Lyons confirms Royal Ascot aim for Endless Drama

A POSSIBLE rematch with Gleneagles in the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot is the plan for Irish 2,000 Guineas second Endless Drama, his trainer Ger Lyons confirmed on Sunday morning.

Sunday Recovery: Luke Parker

Sunday Recovery: Luke Parker

Star midfielder Luke Parker spoke to the media at Sydney Airport on Sunday morning following the four point win over Hawthorn at the MCG.

Thailand rejects US offer to help in boat people crisis

Thailand rejects US offer to help in boat people crisis

US requested that its surveillance aircraft remain on Phuket island to help provide aid to Bangladeshi, Muslim Rohingya migrants

Josh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Monday

Josh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Monday

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers.The slugger is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the day after Texas finalized

Didier Drogba announces today will be his last ever game for Chelsea

Didier Drogba announces today will be his last ever game for Chelsea

In an interview with the Chelsea website, Drogba announced his intention to leave Stamford Bridge this summer

Jurgen Klopp asked if he's learning Spanish - his answer makes us love him even more

Jurgen Klopp asked if he's learning Spanish - his answer makes us love him even more

This exchange from Klopp's last press conference as Borussia Dortmund boss just proves why he is the coolest manager in world football

Malaysia home minister 'says mass graves found'

Malaysia home minister 'says mass graves found'

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia's home minister has announced that mass graves have been found in the country's north near detention camps run by human traffickers, a report said Sunday.Home Minister Zahid Hamidi was quoted by The Star newspaper's website as saying the graves were found along the bord

Here's how George W. Bush handled the big question that's dogging Jeb

Here's how George W. Bush handled the big question that's dogging Jeb

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) could learn a lessen from his older brother on how to field questions about the Bush family political dynasty.  As Bush considers a 2016 presidential bid, he has tried to insist "I am my own man," in order to differentiate himself from his older brother, fo

Iran grants 'managed' access to military sites

Iran grants 'managed' access to military sites

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that the country has agreed to grant the International Atomic Energy Agency a "managed" access to its military sites.

Kazakhstan intends to connect Europe and Asia

Kazakhstan intends to connect Europe and Asia

A number of important and interesting proposals and initiatives were made at the eighth Astana Economic Forum.

Iranian speaker says implementation of Additional Protocol requires parliament approval

Iranian speaker says implementation of Additional Protocol requires parliament approval

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the implementation of Additional Protocol requires the parliament's approval, Javad Karimi Ghoddousi, the member of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said.

Mass Graves Discovered in Malaysia, Likely of Migrants

Malaysian authorities say police have found numerous mass graves containing the remains of people believed to be migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh. Home Minister Zahid Hamidi told reporters on Sunday that the graves had been found along the border with Thailand near villages that had been us

Ethiopia Goes to the Polls

Ethiopia's ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front ( EPRDF ) party, in power for more than two decades, is expected to be the big winner Sunday in the country's general election. Analysts say Prime Minister Hailemarian Desalegn is certain to retain his office. Initial resu

Women Activists for Peace Cross Korean DMZ

Crossing the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone is normally strictly forbidden for all travelers. However, the governments of North and South Korea gave an international delegation of women peace activists permission to pass through the heavily fortified boarder Sunday. But some critics say their

VIDEO: Man sought after three found dead

A murder investigation is under way after the bodies of a man, a woman and a six-year-old girl were found at a house in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

VIDEO: 'We want EU reforms' - Harriet Harman

Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman says the party has dropped its opposition to a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

ScottHarrison published Labour performs U turn over EU referendum

Labour has dropped its opposition to an in/out referendum on EU membership, the party's acting leader has said. Acting leader Harriet Harman said her party would now support David Cameron's planned referendum bill, clearing a path for a UK-wide ballot by the end of 2017. It marks an about-turn for

ScottHarrison published Cameron signals ministers will face further five year pay freeze

Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay as David Cameron insists that "we will all play our part" in balancing the books. The move will save £4 million by 2020 and the Prime Minister said it sent a clear signal that he was intent on showing that his "all in this toge

ScottHarrison commented Lord Dannatt: UK must consider sending in ground troops to combat...

A former head of the Army has called on the Government to "think the previously unthinkable" and consider sending ground troops to combat Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq. Lord Dannatt, the former chief of the general staff, said he felt air strikes had "failed" to stop the advance of the extre

Western Morning News published Police confirm death of man after being hit by train in St...

A man has died after being hit by a train on the Trenance Viaduct in St Austell, police have confirmed today. The incident happened just after 1pm on Saturday afternoon, just minutes after the 11.58am Paddington to Penzance train had pulled out of St Austell station. The man's death is not be

Police hunt for tattooed man after finding three dead bodies, including girl, 6

Police in England are hunting for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead.

Gardaí to conduct door-to-door interviews to investigate Dublin body find

Gardaí are going door-to-door in Rathcoole in Dublin today after the discovery of a body there yesterday.

Gardaí launch murder inquiry as Dublin stabbing victim is named

A murder inquiry has been launched after the discovery of a man's body in Dublin in the early hours of yesterday.