Alabama judge: Death row inmate seeking freedom got 'raw deal' in murder trial

Alabama judge: Death row inmate seeking freedom got 'raw deal' in murder trial

An Alabama inmate who has spent almost 30 years on death row for a murder he denies committing has an unusual supporter in his bid for freedom: A state judge who represented the man's co-defendant while working as a defense lawyer.



Paul vows to return to Capitol Hill on Sunday to block bill, end NSA spying

Paul vows to return to Capitol Hill on Sunday to block bill, end NSA spying

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul says he'll try to block last-ditch efforts Sunday to renew NSA and other anti-terrorist and surveillance programs.

Farrell apologises for high tackle

Farrell apologises for high tackle

Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell apologises for the high tackle that ended Anthony Watson's Premiership final early.

Arsenal win FA Cup final

Arsenal win FA Cup final

London (AFP) - Holders Arsenal retained the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the final at Wembley on Saturday.Arsene Wenger's side took the lead through Theo Walcott's first half strike and further goals after the interval from Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud ensured

The McLaren 570S is here to challenge Ferrari and Lamborghini

The McLaren 570S is here to challenge Ferrari and Lamborghini

.Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: How Elon Musk saved Tesla in just two weeks when Google was about to buy it

16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri

16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri

At least 16 people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's northeastern Maiduguri city on Saturday

Rights Group: Syrian Barrel Bombs Kill 71

Rights Group: Syrian Barrel Bombs Kill 71

Syrian activists said an airstrike by Syrian government forces has killed 71 people, most of them civilians, in the northern province of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said military helicopters dropped barrel bombs – crude weapons made of oil drums, gas cylinders or water tan

Obama Pressures Senate for Renewal of Surveillance Measures

Obama Pressures Senate for Renewal of Surveillance Measures

President Barack Obama said there are Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate who think the compromise bill is the way to go. He said the only thing in the way is a handful of senators who are resisting reform.

WMNdellis published TV Tonight: The best things to watch on Saturday, May 30

WMNdellis published TV Tonight: The best things to watch on Saturday, May 30

MOTD Live: The FA Cup (BBC1, regions vary) Arsenal v Aston Villa (Kick-off 5.30pm). Gary Lineker presents coverage of the final from Wembley Stadium, where the Gunners will be trying to retain the title, and the Villans will aim to lift the trophy for the first time since 1957. Tim Sherwood has rev

Western Morning News published MATCH REPORT: Arsenal 4 Aston Villa 0

Western Morning News published MATCH REPORT: Arsenal 4 Aston Villa 0

Arsenal broke records and the hearts of the 25,000 Aston Villa fans as they coasted to the biggest FA Cup final win in 21 years. After escaping relegation, Tim Sherwood brought his Villa side to Wembley looking to win the FA Cup for the first time since 1957, but left in dejection following a 4-0 h

Promotion can heal pain - Houston

Promotion can heal pain - Houston

Falkirk manager Peter Houston urges his players to learn from their Scottish Cup heartache and secure promotion.

VIDEO: Footage of moment quake hit Tokyo

VIDEO: Footage of moment quake hit Tokyo

A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan has shaken buildings in Tokyo and been felt across the country.

Sinn Féin warns of 'grave' situation

Sinn Féin warns of 'grave' situation

Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness says the political situation at Stormont as "very grave" due to the row over welfare reform.

Bath 16-28 Saracens

Bath 16-28 Saracens

England fly-half Owen Farrell stars as Saracens beat Bath at Twickenham to become Premiership champions for a second time.

England would back World Cup boycott

England would back World Cup boycott

England ready to back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup after Sepp Blatter's Fifa re-election, says Greg Dyke.

Anti-Islam protest is '#NotMyAmerica'

Anti-Islam protest is '#NotMyAmerica'

AFTER armed bikers gather outside a US mosque to protest Islam, Americans have taken to Twitter to let Muslims know the anti-Islamists’ views are a minority.

Raising the roof for charity

Raising the roof for charity

HUNDREDS of dazzling ladies and gentleman came together to raise the roof in Brisbane last night, in an effort to raise funds for Brisbane’s first children’s hospice.

Brothers in arms in fight for life

Brothers in arms in fight for life

EACH day little Kade fights for his life. He’s been forced into a situation no child should endure but he knows his big brother is always with him.

Reef scare tactics a disgrace

Reef scare tactics a disgrace

THE campaign over the Great Barrier Reef has erupted into all-out war between the Federal Government and Greenpeace,with a senator moving to punish the organisation.

Egypt court postpones verdict in Port Said football retrial

Egypt court postpones verdict in Port Said football retrial

An Egyptian court has postponed the verdict in the Port Said football tragedy until the 9th of June.

The retrial concerns 73 defendants, more than a month after a death sentence was handed down for 11 of them.

Legal sources say the verdict was delayed after three fugitive def

'Lovable giant' dies after on-field collapse

'Lovable giant' dies after on-field collapse

UPDATE: A YOUNG footballer who died after suffering a heart attack on the field on Saturday has been remembered as a lovable giant with a passion for life.

Hints of room to move on wilderness

Hints of room to move on wilderness

PARKS Minister Matthew Groom has left the door open for mining exploration to be removed from the draft wilderness management plan.

Kerry, Zarif meet as nuclear inspections issue slows Iran talks

Kerry, Zarif meet as nuclear inspections issue slows Iran talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday in Geneva in an effort to bridge differences on a far-reaching nuclear deal that is to be sealed by the end of next month.Iran and six world powers agreed...

US Democrat O'Malley joins presidential race

US Democrat O'Malley joins presidential race

The former governor of the eastern US state of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, Saturday declared his bid for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for 2016.O'Malley, 52, enters the race against Hillary Rodham Clinton, the one-time first...

Industrial accident sends St. John's man to hospital

Industrial accident sends St. John's man to hospital

Occupational Health and Safety officials are investigating an industrial accident that occurred Friday in St. John's.

West coast man owes $18,000 in traffic fines

A 39-year-old man from Barachois Brook was charged with a number of offences after being arrested on Friday afternoon for impaired driving.

Impaired driver in crash that killed taxi driver, passenger to stay in jail until bail decision

Judge to make bail decision in case of 20-year-old man charged with impaired driving after a taxi driver and his passenger were killed earlier this month.

Thousands of Sites Block Congress in Protest to NSA Laws

Thousands of sites are blocking Congress from viewing their webpages in an online demonstration against the Patriot Act.

Bulgaria's Ilian Vassilev Put on Russia's Travel Ban List

Bulgaria's former ambassador to Russia Ilian Vassilev is on Moscow's list of 89 European Union politicians barred from entering Russia, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Saturday. The Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow informed the ministry on Friday afternoon that a list of nationals of EU member sta

Powerful Quake Hits off Sothern Japan

A  7.8-magnitude earthquake deep under the ocean off Japan's southern coast shook buildings in Tokyo on Saturday but no casualties or significant injuries and damage were immediately reported. No tsunami alert has been issued.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake

Italy Rescues Over 4,200 Migrants in Mediterranean in 24 Hours

A total of 4,243 migrants have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours while trying to reach Europe in inflatable dinghies and fishing boats, the Italian coast guard has said. Seventeen migrants were found dead. The reasons for their death was not immediately known, acco

Death toll from Texas storms hits 25, 11 still missing

Heavy rain was pounding Dallas on Saturday as U.S. authorities searched for 11 people still missing in the record-setting storms that have submerged highways and flooded homes across Texas. At least 29 people have been killed nationwide in the storms, 25 of them in Texas.

Europe migrant crisis: More than 4200 rescued in Mediterranean

More than 4200 migrants trying to reach Europe have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean since Friday, the Italian coastguard says.

Tokyo shaken by powerful earthquake

A strong earthquake has shaken buildings in Tokyo, setting off car alarms as it rattled the Japanese capital.

Martin O'Malley announces presidential campaign

BALTIMORE – Underdog former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley officially launched his presidential campaign with takedown of the "bullies of Wall Street" — a line of attack meant to link Hillary...

Nicki Minaj can teach you how to orgasm

"I have a friend who's never had an orgasm in her life. In her life! That hurts my heart. It's cuckoo to me," Minaj said.

Boko Haram attacks city with RPGs

Nigeria may have a new president, but one thing hasn't changed: the violent threat posed by Boko Haram.