Clinton's new challenger: Ex-Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 race

Clinton's new challenger: Ex-Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 race

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Saturday joined the Democratic presidential race with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination and tried to stake a position to her left on the economy and Wall Street reform.



In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume, book review: Disaster strikes thrice but the jukebox plays on

In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume, book review: Disaster strikes thrice but the jukebox plays on

It's fitting that Judy Blume has returned to her own childhood as the setting for her new novel. Mention Blume's name to most women under 50, and they will immediately become misty-eyed about the teen angst of Are You There God, It's Me Margaret or giggle at the mention of "Ralph" (an appendage, no

Kell Brook vs Frankie Gavin: Boxing on TV this weekend, plus Kevin Mitchell vs Jorge Linares and Ant...

Kell Brook vs Frankie Gavin: Boxing on TV this weekend, plus Kevin Mitchell vs Jorge Linares and Ant...

Kell Brook vs Frankie Gavin, Saturday night 5.00pm, Sky Box OfficeTo PPV or not PPV? That is the £16.95 question as Matchroom Boxing present their first major event of the year, and it takes place just under a month after Sky Sports asked fans to part with £19.95 to watch Floyd Mayweather vs Mann

Rand Paul Vows That He Will Force PATRIOT Act To Expire

Rand Paul Vows That He Will Force PATRIOT Act To Expire

Rand Paul plans to force the expiration of the PATRIOT Act Sunday by refusing to allow Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to expedite debate on a key surveillance bill. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for pe

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says corruption probe won't lead to him

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says corruption probe won't lead to him

ZURICH — Invigorated by his FIFA election win, association president Sepp Blatter dismissed any suggestion on Saturday that the American investigation into soccer corruption could lead to his door. Blatter insisted he had nothing to fear from a U.S. federal case, which alleged a $150 million

Somerset Standard published Freak tornado damages property in village near Frome

Somerset Standard published Freak tornado damages property in village near Frome

A tornado has caused damage to a property in Somerset.Mark Davis, 43, from the village of Binegar, has said freak weather during the afternoon of Friday, May 29, damaged his roof, garage and greenhouse.He told the Daily Mail Online that he saw a mini-tornado in the village, which is just 13 miles aw

Flood-ravaged Texas receives federal disaster designation

Flood-ravaged Texas receives federal disaster designation

Every drop of rain is a drop too many in much of Texas where 22 people have died and President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster. Showers are in the forecast for Saturday.

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley launches presidential bid

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley launches presidential bid

Martin O'Malley launched his presidential campaign Saturday with an appeal to the party's progressive base that he hopes will upend the conventional wisdom that Hillary Clinton is destined to clinch the Democratic nomination. The former Maryland gover...

16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri

16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri

The source told Anadolu Agency that 16 corpses were brought to Umaru Shehu General Hospital and Borno State Specialists Hospital in the city.

Urge Cricket-Playing Nations to Tour Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to NDTV

Urge Cricket-Playing Nations to Tour Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to NDTV

Zimbabwe became the first nation to tour Pakistan in six years since the 2009 terror attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus. Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has now urged the other nations to also start touring.

Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

TOKYO, Japan — A powerful but extremely deep earthquake has struck off Japan's Ogasawara islands, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the offshore earthquake struck Saturday at 8:24 p.m. at a depth of 590 kilometers (370 miles). The U.S. Geologica

Crash victim's parents slam 6-year sentence for 142mph Snapchat brag driver who killed their only so...

Crash victim's parents slam 6-year sentence for 142mph Snapchat brag driver who killed their only so...

Ian and Dawn Brown-Lartey say speeding Snapchat driver Addil Haroon 'should have got 25 years' over horrific smash which killed their boy Joseph

A look at the expiring surveillance provisions

A look at the expiring surveillance provisions

A look at the post-Sept. 11 surveillance provisions that, barring a last-minute deal in Congress, are set to expire when Sunday turns into Monday: Section 215 of the Patriot Act This has been used to authorize the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic telephone records, although an

O'Malley returns to Baltimore, set to seek Democratic nomination of 2016 White House

O'Malley returns to Baltimore, set to seek Democratic nomination of 2016 White House

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is set to announce Saturday morning that he running for president in 2016, posing a long-shot challenge to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

VIDEO: No rivalry with George Ford - Farrell

VIDEO: No rivalry with George Ford - Farrell

Saracens' Owen Farrell plays down talk of a rivalry with Bath fly-half George Ford ahead of Saturday's Premiership final against Bath.

Carter sidelined with knee injury

Carter sidelined with knee injury

Australia lock Sam Carter could be out for three months after suffering a knee injury playing for the ACT Brumbies.

Kerry, Zarif launch key nuclear talks in Geneva

Kerry, Zarif launch key nuclear talks in Geneva

Geneva (AFP) - Top US diplomat John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif began key nuclear talks in Geneva on Saturday ahead of a June 30 deadline to reach a historic deal.Kerry and Zarif arrived simultaneously on the first floor of a leading Geneva hotel in opposite elevators and

Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

A powerful but extremely deep earthquake has struck off Japan's Ogasawara islands, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami

De Silva gets Socceroos call-up

De Silva gets Socceroos call-up

TEENAGER Danny De Silva says he’s pinching himself after being called into the Socceroos squad for Australia’s World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan next month.

Man flashed teenage Perth girl: police

Man flashed teenage Perth girl: police

POLICE are searching for a man who exposed himself to an 18-year-old woman as she walked alone on a beach path in Ocean Reef.

Esperance surfer's brave rescue attempt

Esperance surfer's brave rescue attempt

A HERO surfer has told how he came agonisingly close to saving a drowning man who slipped off rocks at Esperance — only to lose him as pounding waves dragged the victim under.

Dustin Diamond found not guilty of felony reckless endangerment for stabbing incident

Dustin Diamond found not guilty of felony reckless endangerment for stabbing incident

Karen ButlerMILWAUKEE, May 30 (UPI) -- Former child actor Dustin Diamond -- who was charged with stabbing a man during a 2014 bar brawl -- has been found not guilty of felony reckless endangerment.

Muhammad Cartoon Protest Ends Without Incident

Muhammad Cartoon Protest Ends Without Incident

Police separated anti-Islam protesters from demonstrators defending religious rights outside an Islamic community center Friday in Arizona. The demonstration in Phoenix was billed as a Prophet Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest and ended without any arrests or violence. Phoenix police estima

US, Iran Meet One Month Before Nuclear Deal Deadline

US, Iran Meet One Month Before Nuclear Deal Deadline

The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats are meeting in Switzerland in an attempt to hammer out a historic nuclear deal that could give international inspectors access to Iran's military sites and scientists. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif Saturday

Strong Quake Rocks Pacific Ocean Floor South of Japan

Strong Quake Rocks Pacific Ocean Floor South of Japan

An extremely powerful earthquake rocked the Pacific Ocean floor Saturday, about 900 kilometers south of Tokyo. Scientists said there is no danger of a tsunami because the quake was centered 600 or more kilometers below the surface. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the earthquake at magn

VIDEO: Fifa's Blatter faces media questions

Sepp Blatter faces hostile questioning about allegations of corruption in his first news conference since his re-election as Fifa president.

Canberra Raiders under-20s knock off Brisbane Broncos

The Canberra Raiders' Holden Cup side have claimed their biggest scalp of the season against Brisbane.

Darren Lehmann undecided on team for first Test

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has made it clear that the selectors are yet to decide on the bowling attack for the first Test against West Indies despite an impressive performance from Josh Hazlewood in the tour game in Antigua.

WMNlynbarton published No fine for late tax returns as HMRC accepts 'reasonable excuses'

People who filed late tax returns have been let off a £100 fine for missing the deadline, it has been reported.Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has waived the penalty for those who provided a "reasonable" excuse for being late, according to the Daily Telegraph.An internal mem

Western Morning News published Give peace a chance - CPRE campaigns to save South West tranquil...

As a leading campaign group urges the Government to do more to save precious places of tranquillity Martin Freeman examines the issues and goes in search of the South West's top peaceful locations All they are saying is 'give peace a chance' – the Campaign to Protect Rural England is c

WMNlynbarton published Blatter bounces back with vendetta accusations

Fifa president Sepp Blatter today criticised US attorney general Loretta Lynch and an American federal investigation into football corruption which could yet lead directly to his door.In a defiant interview with his local Swiss broadcaster, Blatter said "there is something that smells" abo

McGuire defends AFL comments on Goodes

Prominent AFL commentator Eddie McGuire said he would call Adam Goodes to clear the air over comments he made about the Swans player.

2022 World Cup stays on 32 teams: Blatter

There are no plans to change the share between the regions for the 2022 World Cup, which will remain a 32-team competition, says FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is 'rotten'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.

Fox switch from Firhill to Dingwall

Ross County sign Scott Fox on a two-year contract after the goalkeeper rejects a new deal with Partick Thistle.

Headline-grabbing bull is not gay

A supposedly-gay bull saved from slaughter and re-homed in Norfolk is "not gay", his new owners reveal.

Man arrested over boxer's murder

A 29-year-old man is arrested over the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr on the outskirts of west Belfast.