Stagecoach 2015: Country music festival is boot-stompin' good time

Stagecoach 2015: Country music festival is boot-stompin' good time

INDIO >> Gusty winds and even rain-threatening clouds couldn't put a damper on the eighth annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival as thousands of fans kicked up dirt for a boot-stompin' celebration of all-things Americana.The festival, the largest outdoor country music event of its kind in Southern



Obama: Trade Pact Won’t ‘Destroy' Middle Class

Obama: Trade Pact Won’t ‘Destroy' Middle Class

President Obama is trying to rally Democratic support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. What would this trade pact do? How is Mr. Obama answering critics from within his own party? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.

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$246m on offer for nanny payments

$246m on offer for nanny payments

THE government will run a two-year trial of paying for nannies to see if it is viable to offer more widely to working parents.

What You Missed On TV Last Night

What You Missed On TV Last Night

IN a packed night, magazine shows debated nasty incidents involving Alastair Clarkson and Bachar Houli, grilled Richmond and toasted the Bulldogs.

Bournemouth almost there

Bournemouth almost there

Bournemouth all but secured promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton on Monday night.

Gilmore injury worse than expected

Gilmore injury worse than expected

TYLER Wright and Sally Fitzgibbons may be Australia’s best hopes of a surfing world crown in 2015 with news Stephanie Gilmore has multiple fractures and bone bruising in her leg.

Aust, France boost counter-terror effort

Aust, France boost counter-terror effort

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott and French President Francois Hollande have agreed to stronger co-operation between the countries on counter-terrorism efforts.

Police injured in Baltimore protests

Police injured in Baltimore protests

Seven officers in the US city of Baltimore have been injured, while a store has been looted and a car set alight, during violent protests in Baltimore.

Ottawa woman feared missing in Nepal is safe, but injured

Ottawa woman feared missing in Nepal is safe, but injured

An Ottawa woman who was feared missing in Nepal has contacted her family and let them know she is safe.

Accused teen terrorists must wait until June for bail hearing

Accused teen terrorists must wait until June for bail hearing

Federal prosecutor Richard Roy has said the Crown will oppose bail because it believes the pair are flight risks and a danger to the public.

Nuclear powers gather at UN to talk disarmament

Nuclear powers gather at UN to talk disarmament

The hard work of reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran is "far from over, and key issues remain unresolved," Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran's foreign minister were meeting on the sidelines.

US, Japan boost defence ties with eyes on China, North Korea

US, Japan boost defence ties with eyes on China, North Korea

The United States and Japan are boosting their defence relationship, allowing Japan to play a bigger role in global military operations with an eye on potential threats from China and North Korea.

Nuisance cats - St. John's is going on the offensive

Nuisance cats - St. John's is going on the offensive

The City of St. John's is going on the offensive against nuisance cats. If your cat's been roaming the neighbourhood it could end up being taken to Humane Services in a cage

'Walls fell around us,' says Halifax dentist in Nepal

'Walls fell around us,' says Halifax dentist in Nepal

As the road heaved beneath the wheels of the van, Karen Furlong thought her group was under attack.

How Nova Scotians are helping with the Nepal earthquake relief effort

How Nova Scotians are helping with the Nepal earthquake relief effort

As the death toll continues to rise in Nepal following this weekend's earthquake, Nova Scotians, both in the devastated country and here at home, are trying to support the relief effort.

John Tory offering developers city land for affordable housing

John Tory offering developers city land for affordable housing

Mayor John Tory stood in front of an unused plot of land in downtown Toronto on Monday to make the point there's been a lack of action on affordable housing.

'All of a sudden, all the houses collapsed': Quake kills 3 relatives

'All of a sudden, all the houses collapsed': Quake kills 3 relatives

An Edmonton-Nepalese man is asking the international community to join forces in helping the thousands of Nepalese still reeling after Saturday's earthquake.

Anger over Wildrose defections still simmers among southern Alberta voters

Anger over Wildrose defections still simmers among southern Alberta voters

With about a week to go until voting day, there are indications in the ridings south of Calgary that the mass defection of Wildrose MLAs to the Tories is not water under the bridge for many voters.

From Calgary to Kathmandu, personal stories from Nepal earthquake

From Calgary to Kathmandu, personal stories from Nepal earthquake

CBC Calgary is hearing from many Albertans affected by the deadly quake — either because they are in Nepal or have family living, or visiting, the country.

Death Toll in Nepal Quake Nearing 4,000

Death Toll in Nepal Quake Nearing 4,000

Close to 4,000 people are known to have died in Nepal and neighbouring, India and China as a result of Saturday's earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, the CNN has reported. By nightfall on Monday in Nepal's capital Katmandu more than 7,000 people were known to have been injured. Power bl

Apple rides the iPhone wave

Apple rides the iPhone wave

Apple has posted a 33pc increase in quarterly profit on the back of surging iPhone sales and explosive growth in China.

Bizarre vegetarian T. rex cousin discovered by boy, 7

Bizarre vegetarian T. rex cousin discovered by boy, 7

Meet T. rex's strange new cousin: a long-necked, vegetarian dinosaur with just two fingers on each hand.

How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

A number of charities are accepting donations from Canadians for Nepal earthquake relief. Here is a list of some of the agencies taking donations.

Apple profit soars 40% on strong iPhone sales

Apple profit soars 40% on strong iPhone sales

Apple reported record second-quarter profit on Monday, saying its performance was driven by a surge in sales of iPhone and Mac products, as well as strong app sales.

Drone reveals quake devastation

Drone reveals quake devastation

INCREDIBLE drone footage has emerged showing the extent of the earthquake devastation in Kathmandu, as the death toll passes 4000.

Brachytherapy Boosts Survival in Inoperable Endometrial Cancer

Women with inoperable early-stage endometrial cancer survive longer if their treatment includes brachytherapy rather than external beam radiotherapy alone. Medscape Medical News

Physicians' Political Donations Slightly Favor Democrats

During the 2013-2014 election cycle, about 45% of physician's federal campaign contributions went to Republications, and 55% went to Democrats. Medscape Medical News

Mideast hospitals to use modular design

    BUILDINGS in healthcare should be designed and developed with the principal goal of improving the experience of the main users: patients and healthcare staff. More often than not, while perfectly sterile and healthy environments, healthcare facilities in the GCC can be

'Pumped up' Cameron ditches suit to answer campaign critics

    British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron, gives a speech during a UK general election campaign visit at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in London on Monday. — AFP   LONDON — Prime Minister David Camero

Nepalis spend third night in open as quake toll passes 4,000

    Kathmandu — Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis spent another night in the open Monday after a massive quake which killed more than 4,000, as officials warned the final toll could yet rise sharply once rescuers reach cut-off areas. With fears rising of food and w

iPhone sales leap 40% over past year

Today Apple reported their second quarter 2015 financial results with iPhone, Mac, and the App Store at the head of their release. In addition to an "all-time record performance" of the App Store, Apple reported that iPhone and Mac sales were amongst the best in any 2nd quarter in the history of the

It's war on cops as riots grip Baltimore

Seven Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday as rioters threw bricks and stones and burned patrol cars in violent protests after the funeral of a black man who died...

Video: How to get 'Your Financial Life Together'

Financial journalist Nicole Lapin joins Morning Joe to discuss her new book, which is a "12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally." (Morning Joe)

Video: Terrifying moment an avalanche hit Everest

Watch the moment of impact of the avalanche that hit Mount Everest after the massive earthquake in Nepal. (MSNBC Now this News)

Obama on Hillary Clinton's Stance on Trade Deal

Hillary Clinton has not yet spoken out in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. President Obama tells WSJ's Jerry Seib he's confident that the key standards in a trade agreement can be met. Photo: T.J. Kirkpatrick for The Wall Street Journal

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'Batman' massacre trial to start

James Holmes will stand trial Monday in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting where he allegedly killed 12 people and injured 58 more in 2012. The trial could last until autumn.

Inside Clinton's Benghazi emails

The day after the Benghazi terror attack, a staffer for Arizona Sen. John McCain emailed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's office to convey praise for her remarks to State Department employees after the attack.

Here's the Best Reason to Wear the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is here. Or, at least, in a few lucky countries that can order it in the first batch. A month ago I was still trying to figure out why would I need to wear the new smart watch from Apple. My main point was: I do not wear any jewelry, nor a regular watch. Why would I get this

Unemployment in France rises again

There has been a second consecutive monthly rise in the number of people out of work in France. Data from the Labour Ministry showed the number of registered job seekers in mainland France rose by 15,400 last month to just over 3.5 million.

That’s a jump of 0.4 percent on the previous

Skype Offers Free Calls To Nepal

It looks like the world is being mobilized to help those who are suffering from the aftereffects of the earthquake in Nepal, and several companies such as Viber has offered earthquake victims free international calls from Nepal, but here is something that goes the other way around – Skype is m

Google To Launch Portal For Patent Sales

Google is no stranger when it comes to patents, but it looks as though they are interested in doing more than the status quo. In fact, the technology company with search and advertising as its bread and butter, has taken the bold move to launch a new portal – which is definitely experimental i

Photo Captures Emotional Moment Between Mom Battling Cancer and Her Newborn Son

A photographer's powerful photo, showing a beautiful moment between a mother battling cancer and her newborn baby, is touching so many people. According to photographer Kate Murray, the mom, who is not identified, was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer halfway through her pregnancy.Read more

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers urged a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's opening statement in the penalty phase of

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine. Help poured in after Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake, with countries large and

Oklahoma Nepalese students rally support for home country after 7.8 earthquake

BY ADAM KEMPThe answer an OU sophomore got after hours of waiting for news about her family following a devastating earthquake was brief but reassuring. "We are OK." As a 7.8 earthquake destroyed parts of the country of Nepal in southwest Asia, Sangita Rai watched helplessly from her apartment in

If you have no idea when your Apple Watch will finally ship, you're not alone

The Apple Watch started shipping on Friday to some of the early buyers who were quick enough on the draw when preorders started, but many customers who have purchased the smartwatch still have to wait quite some time before their Watch finally ships. A new report from Slice Intelligence reveals that

Apple sold a whopping 61 million iPhones in Q2 2015, disappoints with 12 million iPads

Apple's quarterly earnings are in and it's a huge result for iPhone. In the three months of Q2 2015, Apple sold an incredible 61 million iPhones. That's up from 43 million iPhones during the same quarter in 2014 and is the second biggest quarter for iPhone ever. This period is always a relatively

Murder Trial Of 'Batman' Shooter James Holmes Kicks Off –– Watch Livestream Here

The murder trial of accused theater shooter James Holmes kicked off in Centennial, Colo. Monday, and RadarOnline.com has a livestream of the proceedings. As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Holmes is charged… READ ON

Ex-Mirror man attacks Met police as Elveden charges dropped

Greig Box Turnbull said he felt "completely vindicated" after the "ill-conceived case" was dropped

Giles Scott wins gold at the Sailing World Cup

The domination of Giles Scott in the heavy Olympic singlehanded Finn class brought another gold medal at the inaugural re-launch of the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres. Another Brit, Ed Wright, secured the bronze, sandwiching Vasilij Zbogar of Slovenia and confirmed Britain's authority in the class whi

Raheem Sterling wants you to vote Labour in the 2015 General Election

Raheem Sterling made a surprise visit to a Labour candidate in the upcoming General Election to send a message of support.

Demi Lovato Dedicates 'Warrior' To Bruce Jenner

Actress and singer Demi Lovato took some time during her New Zealand concert on Saturday, April 25, to dedicate a song to Bruce Jenner following the athlete's 20/20 interview about his gender identity. Lovato joked during the introduction to her song "Warrior" that she didn't know who Jenner was

Teen Collin Burns Absolutely Destroys Rubik's Cube, Sets New World Record

In the land of high-stakes Rubik's cubing, three-tenths of a second can make you famous. Teenager Collin Burns absolutely obliterated the world record to solve a Rubik's Cube on Saturday at a World Cubing Association competition held in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Burns' time, a mind-boggling 5.25