Texas police probe identity of Prophet cartoon contest suspects

Texas police probe identity of Prophet cartoon contest suspects

US police say they have shot dead two gunmen who had opened fire outside an event in Texas featuring a contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

According to the authorities, the men drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland near Dallas and began shooting at a



Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

MOST of the bikies charged over a mass brawl on the Gold Coast have pleaded guilty in the hope of receiving reduced sentences.

Negotiations at All Nations continuing

Negotiations at All Nations continuing

UPDATE: POLICE continue to communicate with the man who remains armed and up a tree at All Nations Park in Northcote.

Relatives of Boston bomber to testify at trial

Relatives of Boston bomber to testify at trial

Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life.

Palmer prevails in Citic case

Palmer prevails in Citic case

A judge has found in Clive Palmer’s favour in civil proceedings brought by Chinese corporate giant Citic Pacific.

Earthquakehit Nepal urges foreign workers to return home or work in rural areas

Earthquakehit Nepal urges foreign workers to return home or work in rural areas

Nepals government urged foreign workers in the quakehit capital to return home on Monday asnbsp major rescue work in Kathmandu and surrounding areas have been completed and that the remaining operations can be handled by local workers However work remained in the villages and remote mountain areas a

Logies give girl power anthem a boost

Logies give girl power anthem a boost

PRECOCIOUS teen singer and songwriter Grace was the accidental winner of the Logies, thanks to those relentless promos for the return of Nine’s Love Child.

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

Greece intends to meet debt payments this month and reach a deal with its international lenders to unlock remaining bailout aid but the International Monetary Fund insists on tough labor reforms, the country's labor minister said on Monday.

Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter

The Bronx A University Heights man has been charged with murdering his roommate with a baseball bat, law-enforcement sources said Sunday. Cleto Chalche-Rivera, 39, beat the victim to death over...

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

The development team behind the popular UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD) project have announced recently that they are working on a Live version of Ultimate Boot CD, which is currently based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system and has the ultimate goal of becoming a Parted Magic replacement. In

Browser Extensions Won't Be Available in Windows 10 RTM

Browser Extensions Won't Be Available in Windows 10 RTM

Microsoft confirmed at BUILD 2015 that the new Edge browser, which will be part of Windows 10, would also receive support for extensions, but there's one little thing that everyone should have in mind when planning to give up on Chrome or Firefox and move to this new browser. Microsoft Edge w

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop in India

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop in India

Lenovo is one of those device makers that usually take their sweet time when it comes to providing the latest software updates even to the most high-end models from their portfolio. Android 5.0 Lollipop has been out and about for more than half a year, and phone makers like Motorola and Samsu

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Donald Andrews became the only non-murderer to be jailed for life without the possibility of release in 2012

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

JAMES Heron O'Hara, 42, told Royal British Legion Scotland he served more than six years in the Royal Marines and was wounded in action with Arbroath-based 45 Commando in Iraq.

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

TEL AVIV -- Last week's viral video showing an Israeli policeman beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier triggered mass protests in Tel Aviv during Sunday's rush hour. Thousands of Israelis poured into the streets to demand an end to recurring racism, particularly within the government and police f

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

A 55-year-old man was hit in the torso, a 25-year-old man and a woman, 22, were shot in their left legs, and a fourth victim was grazed across the shoulder when bullets started flying.

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

A police officer was wounded in a shootout with two men who were killed outside a controversial contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, officials said Sunday night. The exhibit was organized by the New York-based American Freedom Defense Initiative run by right-win

Australians wear beanies for brain cancer after TV star's emotional speech

Australians wear beanies for brain cancer after TV star's emotional speech

Australia's darling of the silver screen, Carrie Bickmore, gave a moving acceptance speech at the Logie Awards, drawing attention to brain cancer. The Project's presenter, who lost her husband to brain cancer in 2010, donned a blue beanie after winning the coveted Gold Logie award — the hig

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas later this year, it is going to be a pretty big deal — but the world's largest Lego Millennium Falcon built in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend has to come a close second. As Han Solo once said, "You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Four dead in Wisconsin park

Four dead in Wisconsin park

Menasha, Wisconsin, police said Sunday that four people are dead after a shooting on Trestle Trail Bridge in Menasha. Authorities responded to reports of the shootings at about 7:30 p.m., WISN12 News reported Sunday. Police said four people are dead, including the suspected shooter. They said

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

"As the nation waits, why the Princess must be called Diana" read a headline on the front page of The Telegraph.

US defends cluster bomb transfers

US defends cluster bomb transfers

WASHINGTON: The United States defended its supplies of cluster munitions Sunday, pointing to restrictions on the transfers, after Human Rights Watch said the bombs had been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. HRW said it had gathered photographs, video and other evidence indicating that cluste

Myvi club to support orphaned sisters

Myvi club to support orphaned sisters

No cover up for any member, we will cooperate with police, pledges club representative Hairul Safuan.

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

The minister's offer of agricultural approvals, subject to the BN candidate winning the by-election, is seen as an attempt at election bribery.

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

LONDON: ┬áChelsea won the Premier League title on Sunday as former champions Manchester City strengthened their bid for direct entry into next season’s Champions League. Eden Hazard┬áscored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in front of their own fans at Stamford Brid

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

New Zealand commodity prices had their biggest decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008, led by falling dairy product prices.The ANZ Commodity Price Index fell 7.4 per cent in April, the biggest decline since...

The Diary: Kiwi Logies winner Danielle Cormack gets straight back to work

Wearing a plunging black jumpsuit and a proud grin, Kiwi actress Danielle Cormack scooped the best actress gong at last night's Australian TV's awards in Melbourne for her role as Bea Smith in the prison drama Wentworth .As she...

Duo invest in Collingwood's future

Collingwood has continued its winning ways, this time away from the field, announcing the signings of Jamie Elliott and leading credit and funds management organisation La Trobe Financial.

Militants' rockets kill 4 Syrians, Syrian govt. airstrikes kill 7

Foreign-backed militants in Syria have renewed rocket attacks on residential areas in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four civilians.

Syrian state TV says a child and a woman are among the victims of the shelling that also left 35 people injured. The deadly attacks follow

US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor

The governor of Maryland says the National Guard has started pulling out of Baltimore after a nightly curfew was lifted.

The mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has thanked people for their patience, adding that she rescinded the order of a wide curfew. The curfew was imposed a

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

NEW YORK >> A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.Demetrius Blackwell was arrested Saturday night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospi

2 killed after opening fire at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

GARLAND, Texas -- Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed, authorities in the Dallas suburb of Garland said Sunday night.The City of Garland said in a statement posted on its Facebook page Su

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

LONDON >> Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?Britain's newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues Sunday over what her name w

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; death toll climbs to 7,250

KATHMANDU, Nepal >> Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.The death toll climbed to 7,250, including six

Pattern of rioting in nation is rooted in race and economic inequality

Freddie Gray dies in police custody and Baltimore riots ensue last week. Michael Brown is fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson last year and violent protests follow.The names change. So do the places. But it also seems all so very familiar.In 1965, Watts erupted into a riot after 21-ye

David De Gea ready to pen new Manchester United deal? Transfer news and gossip from Monday's papers

PLUS: Liverpool keen on snapping up Barcelona star, Tottenham interested in Chelsea outcast and a United starlet on the move

Royal Baby name: Live updates as world waits to hear from Kate and William

Royal gun salutes are planned at parks and the Tower of London today to mark the birth of a new princess