Video shows car getting swept away in deadly Texas flood
A torrent of water washed away a car, after deadly floods hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma over the weekend.
Eyewitness videos show the surge of flood water catching the white SUV, and flipping it upside down at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort and Spa near Boerne, Texas, on Saturday. A witness w
New Orleans police officer fatally shot
A police officer for New Orleans' housing authority was fatally shot while inside his car Sunday morning, police said.
The officer, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was working overtime at a construction site in New Orleans.
Police hunt Oxford University groundsman as three victims named
Police are searching for a 21-year-old former Oxford University groundsman following the murders of his mother, her six-year-old daughter and a man believed to be her partner.Jed Allen has a distinctive spider tattoo on his left...
Concert review: Sufjan Stevens, Sydney Opera House
Swelling echoes of Sufjan Stevens' voice filled the Sydney Opera House to the delight of those attending. The American singer-song writer, brought to Australia by Vivid Sydney to showcase his latest album Carrie and Lowell , did...
Tour news: Lauryn Hill joins Soulfest line-up
Soulfest is adding some hip-hop royalty to its line-up, with former Fugees star Lauryn Hill and reformed duo Blackstar added to the bill.R&B star Miguel and Jazmine Sullivan also join the line-up today, which already includes Mary...
Canoga Park's small parade plays big role in L.A.
It's the small parade that plays a big role. Today there will be ceremonies, memorials, street fairs and festivals aplenty around the city but only one parade -- the Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade and Celebration of the Military.
Box Office: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Tops $200 Million in China
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” continues to attract crowds in China, where the Marvel sequel has earned a massive $210 million since opening in the People’s Republic two weeks ago. The superhero adventure now ranks as the fourth highest-grossing film release in Chinese history. “A
Official: Syrian army preparing for counterattack on Islamic State
DAMASCUS, Syria >> The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.Gov. Talal Barazi of the central province of Homs, which includes Palmyra, told The Associated Pres
Comedienne Anne Meara, Mother of Ben Stiller, Dies at 85
Anne Meara, who formed one-half of the comedy duo Stiller & Meara with her husband Jerry Stiller, died Saturday, The Associated Press reports. She was 85 and the cause of death was not made public.She and Jerry Stiller were married for 61 years. Meara is also the mother of Ben Stiller.Born in ..
1.5m European migrants living here barred from voting on whether Britain should leave EU
British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens over 18 who are resident in the UK will be eligible to vote, as well as UK nationals resident overseas for less than 15 years
Horace - 25th May 2015
Horace, the gormless cowboy, has been delighting Mirror readers for over 20 years. Follow our hero as he blunders his way through the Wild West
Boston University prof at center of racist tweet flap was charged with felony ID theft in 2008
A newly hired Boston University professor, who apologized over racially charged comments and allegedly ridiculed a white rape victim in Facebook posts, reportedly was charged in 2008 with felony identity theft.
Congressional Dems, Republicans agree Obama's Islamic State strategy is now, at best, stuck in neutr...
Top congressional Democrats and Republicans agreed Sunday that President Obama is not winning the fight against the Islamic State, with one of his top House supporters acknowledging a "stalemate" at best.
An artist is selling other people's Instagram photos for $100,000 each
The latest exhibition by New York artist Richard Prince is raising ethical questions in the art world. The reason? He's selling canvases that feature other people's Instagram photos. "New Portraits," first exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery in New York last year, features portraits of subjects that
Apple has a crazy idea for the iPhone's home button that could make it much more powerful and useful...
The iPhone's home button is already a crucial part of the experience — in addition to using it when you want to exit an app, the fingerprint sensor in newer iPhones lets you unlock your phone and verify your identity. Now, a recently published Apple patent application provides more evidence that the
Watch this guy attempt to eat 9,000 calories in one sitting for this over-the-top British food chall...
The Ambrosia "Food of the Gods" challenge, hosted at Huckleberry's American Diner in York, England, tasks competitors with consuming over 9,000 calories in less than 60 minutes. That's almost 14 pounds of food and over three times the recommended daily caloric intake. The meal includes pulled tu
Conservative newcomer Duda wins Polish presidential cliffhanger
Warsaw (AFP) - Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on Sunday won Poland's presidential run-off, exit polls showed, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski on promises of generous social spending.An MEP and lawyer with a populist streak, Duda scored 53 percent support ahead of Ko
US police arrest 71 protesters in Cleveland
Police in the US city of Cleveland say scores of protesters have been arrested following the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed African Americans.
The Kimye pictures you've never seen
KIM Kardashian has celebrated her one-year wedding anniversary to Kanye West, sharing some unseen photos of their Italian ceremony with fans.
Did Powerball winner do the unthinkable?
A group of Geelong workers are taking Tattersalls to court because they believe a mystery Powerball winner was one of their syndicate — but took the money without telling them.
Greece can't make €1.6B IMF payment, refuses to budge on rescue aid terms
Doug G. WareATHENS, Greece, May 24 (UPI) -- Greece may default on a payment of more than €1 billion to the IMF next month, an official said Sunday -- highlighting a spiraling cash shortage.
Parking fines make record profit
Scottish councils have made a record profit from parking charges and fines, figures from the RAC Foundation show.
VIDEO: The papers: Monday's headlines
Playwright and author Bonnie Greer and Ben Chu of the Independent join the BBC News Channel to look at Monday's top stories.
Polish president concedes election defeat to conservative challenger
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda (pictured) in Sunday's presidential election, a result reflecting voters' frustration that Poland's new-found prosperity was not being more evenly shared.
Cannes 2015: The Kering Foundation Sponsors Round Table Discussion To Address Gender Equality & Rape
Cannes is much more than the glitz and glamour of the red carpet. It's a place where filmmakers gather to share important perspectives of a changing world, where the issues of a global society and human rights can be addressed through creativity, conversation and media.
The 'Women in Mo
Top 10 Takeaways: Memorial Day Previews Summer 2015, Why 'Tomorrowland' is like 'The Lone Ranger'
Plum release date Memorial Day Weekend launches the crucial summer season, with Independence Day in the middle and Labor Day wrapping it up. But this year, for a combination of reasons, the weekend...
Vixens' ANZ Championship season ended by the Swifts in Bianca Chatfield's last home game
Bianca Chatfield's final home game for the Melbourne Vixens has ended with a dramatic, courageous but ultimately season-ending 52-48 loss to the NSW Swifts.
Star jockey James McDonald looks forward to dream English summer
Premier jockey James McDonald will not be seen in Sydney again this season as he takes an opportunity to ride the English summer after Brisbane's Stradbroke meeting on June 6.
Song of the Sea claims top prize at IFTA awards
Animation Song of the Sea has been named Best Irish Film of the year at this evening's IFTA awards in Dublin.
Hodges cleared of bizarre Origin injury
Justin Hodges has been given the thumbs up along with fellow star centre Greg Inglis after a bizarre bike crash at Queensland's Origin camp.
VIDEO: 'Our army has the will to fight'
Iraq hits back at a US claim that its army was routed at Ramadi by Islamic State because soldiers lacked the will to fight.
AUDIO: Independence "more likely than ever"
Prof Sir Tom Devine believes Scottish independence is "more likely than it's ever been since 1707".
Bruce admits Hull 'not good enough'
Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his side were "not good enough" after being relegated to the Championship.
Major search for missing diver
A major search is being carried out in an area of the English Channel off Dorset after a diver failed to resurface.
VIDEO: Is Modi still India's cup of tea?
BBC News visited some tea stalls around Mumbai and asked ordinary Indians to rate Narendra Modi's first year in office.
VIDEO: Iraqi PM: Ramadi recapture 'in days'
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.
VIDEO: On the trail of Myanmar's Rohingya
Jonah Fisher has been to Rakhine state in Myanmar to meet Rohingya migrants who are being forced to return home - but at a cost.