Rand Paul video violated Senate rulesThe presidential campaign of Sen. Rand Paul took down a web video Monday after the Senate Rules Committee determined its use of Senate floor proceedings in the posting violated the chamber's rules.
Ally of Germany's Merkel: Britain's EU treaty change plan is unrealisticLONDON: An ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it would be unrealistic for British Prime Minister David Cameron to expect to achieve changes to European Union treaties before the country holds a referendum on its membership of the bloc. The comments come days after Cameron, who ha
Top FIFA Aide Linked to Money Transfer Key to Indictment: NYTU.S. authorities believe FIFA President Sepp Blatter's top lieutenant made $10 million in bank transactions that are central to the bribery investigation of the world soccer body, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed law-enforcement officials.
Taraji P. Henson's 'Empire' Win Highlights Critics' Choice Awards' Diverse SelectionsAnother day, another awards show… But what made Sunday's Critics’ Choice Television Awards different was the array of American talent taking home trophies and nominations. BET Networks made their Critics' Choice debut with the "Book of Negroes.” The 35-year-old channel — which ex
Dog dies after being left in Petco drying cagePOWHATAN, Va. (AP) - A Virginia woman says her dog died while being groomed at a Petco store, and the company says it's investigating the incident. Multiple media outlets report that Allison Marks dropped off her 2-year-old golden retriever, Colby, at the store in Chesterfield for a regular groo
French Open: Serena Williams rallies to edge Sloane Stephens, advance to quarterfinalsPARIS -- For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the start and dropped the opening set.And for the third match in a row, almost as though this was the plan all along, Williams righted herself to pull out a victory.In a riveting showdown between the
Body found Canyon Country Honda is of young Hispanic manAuthorities this morning said the body found in the trunk of an abandoned car in the Santa Clarita Valley is that of a young Hispanic man.The victim is in his 20s, and officials are trying to locate his family, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-
Romance! Babies! Secrets! Here's Everything You Need to Know About Royal Pains' New SeasonRoyal Pains kicks off its seventh season this week, but producers already have their eyes on the finish line. The USA drama was renewed for two eight-episode seasons last November, and executive producers/showrunners Andrew Lenchewski and Michael Rauch say the show's future beyond Season 8 is ...
Get Ready to Scream! Sleepy Hollow, Scream Queens and More Are Coming to Comic-ConWe hope you're ready for a fright! Twentieth Century Fox Television has unveiled its 2015 San Diego Comic-Con lineup, with a roster of panels that promise to amp up the fear. Veteran shows American Horror Story and Sleepy Hollow will be joined by Omen-inspired series Damien, Salem, and Scream Queens
Fat police officers will have to lose weight or face losing their jobsMet Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe described the standard of an annual fitness test that officers must complete as "too low"
Investigation: Undercover agents snuck fake explosives, banned weapons past TSAUndercover agents were able to sneak fake explosives and banned weapons through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints, in an investigation that revealed a massive, system-wide security failure at America's airports.
Caitlyn Jenner breaks Barack Obama Twitter record for fastest to one million followersStep aside Barack Obama, Caitlyn Jenner is the new queen of Twitter. In just about four hours, Jenner has amassed one million followers -- one hour faster than President Obama's record in May when he established the @POTUS Twitter account. Jenner's first written tweet has been retweeted more than 18
Here's the easiest way to undo the harms of sitting all daySitting all day is terrible for you. So terrible, recent studies have found, that regular exercise isn't enough to counteract its many harms. So what's someone with an office job to do? As it turns out, you may not have to do much. Even a standing desk is likely not required. Instead, simply make su
Report: US prosecutors believe FIFA president's top deputy transferred $10 million in bribe moneyLaw enforcement officials believe FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke moved money related to an alleged World Cup vote bribe from FIFA bank accounts to an account controlled by arrested FIFA official Jack Warner, William K. Rashbaum and Matt Apuzzo of the New York Times report. Valcke,
Ellen Pao will continue her fight in courtEllen Pao has filed a notice to appeal the result of her gender discrimination case against her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to court documents filed today. Pao lost all counts of her case against the venture capital firm on March 27, 2015 when a jury found t
Ship carrying over 400 people sinks in China's Yangtze: state mediaBeijing (AFP) - A passenger ship carrying more than 400 people has sunk in the Yangtze river in central China, state media reported Tuesday.The ship named "Eastern Star" was headed from Nanjing to Chongqing when it sank in the Jianli section of the river, Xinhua said.Eight people have been rescued,
Gay marriage vote might 2016: senatorLIBERAL Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm says gay marriage legislation will be "done and dusted" by June next year.
Europe Mulls Boycott as FIFA Corruption Scandal Divides FootballThe world of football continues to be rocked by allegations of corruption at FIFA, the sport's world governing body. There are new questions over whether bribes were paid to secure votes for hosting the World Cup. It comes days after the re-election of controversial FIFA President Sepp Blatter. Euro
China: Ship with Hundreds On Board Sinks in Yangtze RiverChina says a passenger ship traveling the Yangtze River with more than 450 people on board sank Monday night in the Hubei region of central China. Early accounts from China's Xinhua news agency were sketchy. The agency said the vessel (Dongfangzhixing or Eastern Star) was headed from Nanjing to
Sanctions target 'rip-off' NHS tempsThe government announces measures to clamp down on "rip-off" staffing agencies used by the NHS to plug gaps in nursing and doctor rotas.
Boat with more than 400 people sinks in China's Yangtze RiverA passenger ship carrying 444 people sank overnight in the Yangtze River in southern China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday. Eight people have been rescued.
Olympics funding boost: cycling, table tennis winAustralian sports are set to receive a $2 million financial injection in the countdown to the Rio Olympics.
NSW racing officials to oppose any moves for independent integrity authorityNSW's racing codes are lining up to oppose any move to implement an independent regulatory authority in the state after an inquiry into the embattled Queensland greyhound racing industry recommended a similar model.
Western Morning News published Rail strikes called off following 2% pay rise offerCommuters have been spared a day of disruption, as rail workers call off strike action in response to a proposed 2% pay rise. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union were due to walk out for 24 hours on Thursday afternoon and for 48 hours next week. But following talks with the
Intel-Altera Deal: Part of a Record M&A YearIntel's $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera is just one of more than 120 global deals in the semiconductor sector this year alone as companies look to consolidate amid an excess supply of chips.
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VIDEO: Parents' anger over SAS hike deathsAn inquest hears about a family's anger after being told it would have been "too much paperwork" to cancel SAS training which led to three deaths.
PC 'disregarded screams for help'The father of a boy crushed in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster said a PC seemed to take "no notice" of screams for help.
VIDEO: Johnson praises PM's 'schmoozathon'In his first Commons speech since returning as an MP, Boris Johnson "reminds" David Cameron that he should be prepared to campaign for the UK to leave the European Union, if talks on renegotiating the terms of membership are unsuccessful.
Chinese ship sinks with 450 on boardA ship carrying more than 450 people sinks during a storm on the Yangtze River in southern China, according state media reports.
Gateshead road closed after gale-force winds rip chimney from building roofEmergency services closed Saltwell Road after the incident at around 8.30pm on Monday at a building in Stephenson Street
Hermès Birkin Bag Sells for Record $220K At AuctionA fuchsia Hermès Birkin bag set a record as the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction, fetching nearly $222,000 at Christie’s Hong Kong sale. Photo: Menglin Huang\The Wall Street Journal.
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American tourist killed in lion attack at South Africa parkAn American tourist has been mauled to death by a lion at a popular wildlife park near Johannesburg, South Africa.
Despite park signs, staff believed that the lioness attacked the women through an open window of the car she was travelling in.
“We hand them a slip of paper a