RCMP officer was justified in fatally shooting man on Cold Lake First Nation: ASIRT

RCMP officer was justified in fatally shooting man on Cold Lake First Nation: ASIRT

An agency that investigates serious incidents involving police says an officer will face no charges in the deadly shooting of a man on an Alberta First Nation.



Cameron launches diplomatic offensive on Britain's EU renegotiation

Cameron launches diplomatic offensive on Britain's EU renegotiation

Prime Minister David Cameron embarked Friday on a diplomatic push to renegotiate the terms of Britain's EU membership, meeting with eastern leaders at a summit in Riga before visiting Paris and Berlin next week.Cameron secured a resounding election victory...

Father charged with attempted murder being held in custody

Father charged with attempted murder being held in custody

A London man charged in the stabbing of his five-year-old daughter appeared in court via video on Friday.

California OKs Offer of Voluntary Water Cuts by Farmers

California OKs Offer of Voluntary Water Cuts by Farmers

California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses.

Polls Closed After Historic Irish Gay Marriage Vote

Polls Closed After Historic Irish Gay Marriage Vote

Voters went to the polls in Ireland Friday in a referendum on whether to allow gay marriage. Results will be officially declared Saturday.

'The virus will end with me': HIV-positive man with an HIV-negative family shares his story

'The virus will end with me': HIV-positive man with an HIV-negative family shares his story

Andrew Pulsipher of Phoenix, Ariz., was born HIV-positive. He lost both of his parents by the age of eight. But now he's being praised for sharing his story about living a happy, normal life.

Statins Linked to Diabetes and Complications in Healthy Adults

Statins Linked to Diabetes and Complications in Healthy Adults

Statin use was linked to an increased risk for diabetes, diabetes complications, and overweight/obesity, according to a retrospective cohort study examining a primary-prevention population for 6.5 years. Medscape Medical News

Nearly 800 irregular migrants detained as EU mulls refugee relocation plan

Nearly 800 irregular migrants detained as EU mulls refugee relocation plan

Nearly 800 undocumented migrants were detained in the Aegean Sea on Friday amid reports that the European Commission is set to propose plans for the redistribution of 40,000 asylum-seekers across the European Union.

How healthy is your community?

How healthy is your community?

Hawke's Bay residents are the nation's most dangerous drinkers, which has local health officials mystified.

Vacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senate

Vacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Barack Obama's high-profile agenda at risk, the White House cajoled the Senate in public and private Thursday to pass trade legislation and prevent a lapse in the anti-terrorism Patriot Act before lawmakers rushed off for a weeklong vacation. "We can do all this t

This on-demand drone service brilliantly lets us use drones without learning how to fly one

This on-demand drone service brilliantly lets us use drones without learning how to fly one

A company named Skycatch wants to be your on-demand drone service. Instead of buying your own (likely expensive) drone and learning how to pilot it, NBC details the San Francisco-based startup's desire for you to try a new program they've named "Workmode". "If we didn't have Workmode, we would have

Why Palmyra Is So Important

Why Palmyra Is So Important

International attention on its invaluable antiquities, now at risk with the Syrian city overrun by ISIS, may do more harm than good.

Red Arrows to fly over Liverpool during Cunard's Three Queens Salute

Red Arrows to fly over Liverpool during Cunard's Three Queens Salute

A RED Arrows fly-past this bank holiday Monday is part of Cunard's 175th birthday celebrations in Liverpool where its three cruise ships will meet on the Mersey for the first time.

U.S. Releases Video Of China Constructing New Islands In The South China Sea

U.S. Releases Video Of China Constructing New Islands In The South China Sea

The Pentagon released several videos on Thursday showing Chinese construction of man-made islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Since last year, China has been building previously submerged reefs into new islands by piling up massive amounts of sand from areas around the reef. Th

Obama Reaffirms Commitment To Israel Security To American Jews

Obama Reaffirms Commitment To Israel Security To American Jews

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of a June deadline to reach a potential deal to limit Iran's nuclear capabilities, President Barack Obama said his commitment to Israel was "unshakeable."

Can Splatoon be Nintendo's next blockbuster?

Can Splatoon be Nintendo's next blockbuster?

Splatoon will be released next week, on May 29. Last year, Nintendo released Mario Kart 8 was released on May 29.

Mich. pastor on Grindr told gay teen he was going to hell

Mich. pastor on Grindr told gay teen he was going to hell

The anti-gay Michigan pastor at the center of a Grindr controversy told a young parishioner he would go to hell for being gay.

PM: EU Reforms Require 'Patience And Tenacity'

PM: EU Reforms Require 'Patience And Tenacity'

David Cameron has warned that successfully reforming the EU may take some time as the President of the European Parliament told Sky News that changes might be possible.

Ex-Minister Admits Leaking Sturgeon Memo

Ex-Minister Admits Leaking Sturgeon Memo

Nicola Sturgeon has accused Alistair Carmichael of an election "dirty trick" after he admitted leaking a memo about her during the election campaign.

Hatton Garden Heist: Ninth Man Charged

Hatton Garden Heist: Ninth Man Charged

A ninth man has been charged with conspiracy to burgle in relation to the Hatton Garden jewellery raid last month.

Inside Palmyra: IS Video Shows Group's Takeover

Inside Palmyra: IS Video Shows Group's Takeover

A video posted on a militant website has shown Islamic State fighters arriving at the Syrian city of Palmyra, after the terrorist group took control of it earlier this week.

New Apple TV could be delayed over live local programming

New Apple TV could be delayed over live local programming

Apple's next-generation Apple TV could be delayed if the company is unable to strike a deal with content providers to get live local programming for its Internet TV service, according to a report from Re/code. The report claims Apple is aggressively courting local U.S. TV stations in hopes of getti

The shruggie made a cameo on the Senate floor

The shruggie made a cameo on the Senate floor

The shruggie is now a VIP on the Senate floor Sen. Chris Murphy (D.-Conn.) used the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ on Thursday to describe how the GOP is reacting to the possibility of millions of Americans losing their Obamacare subsidies, pending a Supreme Court case challenging the Affordable Care

TLC pulls '19 Kids and Counting' after Duggar molestation allegations

TLC pulls '19 Kids and Counting' after Duggar molestation allegations

TLC will drop airings of 19 Kids and Counting from its current lineup, the network announced on Friday, following child molestation allegations against one of the show's stars, 27-year-old Josh Duggar. Effective immediately, all episodes have been pulled from the air. "We are deeply saddened and tr

If 'Mad Max: Fury Road' happened in the world of 'Mario Kart'

If 'Mad Max: Fury Road' happened in the world of 'Mario Kart'

"It's-a me! Mad Max!" A new twist on the original Mad Max: Fury Road trailer imagines what the film might be like if it took place in the Mario Kart universe. What if Fury Road was littered with cartoon-like banana peels, and giant chain-chomps that cause explosions? The results are pretty awesom

What will happen to child soldiers?

What future awaits these children if ISIS is ever to be defeated? Can anything be done to help them recover from the scars of war, or will Iraq and Syria face the prospect of a lost generation, paralyzed by the memories and atrocities of their youth?

NHTSA: 100 million cars have been recalled since 2014

There have been roughly 100 million vehicle recalls in the United States since the start of last year. And most of the affected cars have yet to be repaired. There were a record 74.2 million recalls in 2014, according to the National Highway Traffic Sa...

Obama pitches Iran plan at Adas synagogue

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly defended his intentions with Iran, telling congregants at the Adas Israel synagogue in Northwest Washington that his reputation is on the line if the country ends up securing a nuclear bomb.

Victoria Crone: Stability, cost reduction for small business a big plus

It was pleasing to see the Government didn't have any major surprises for small business in the Budget. We know small businesses hate surprises.This year the Government continues its pattern of fiscal responsibility, generally a...

British PM kick starts EU reform negotiations

Cameron talked to former Soviet states at EU summit in Latvia to kick start his EU reform agenda before 2017 referendum.

TLC Pulls '19 Kids and Counting' Amid Molestation Revelations

TLC has pulled episodes of its reality hit “19 Kids and Counting” on the heels of revelations that the family’s oldest son was accused of molesting five underage girls 12 years ago when he was a teenager. TLC confirmed in a statement that the series had been yanked “effective

Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — In the Clinton administration's final months, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations

Fredericksburg Police officer resigns after use of force on suspect deemed 'not appropriate'

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WJLA) – A Fredericksburg Police officer has resigned after allegedly using excessive force during an arrest earlier this month. Officer Shaun Jergens reportedly used his Taser and pepper spray on a man police said was involved in a hit-and-run on May 4. Fredericksburg Po

Mother found pushing dead 3-year-old in swing at La Plata park

LA PLATA, Md. (WJLA) - A 24-year-old mother was found by police pushing her dead 3-year-old child in a swing early Friday morning in La Plata, according to authorities. Police said they received a call Friday morning saying the woman had been pushing the toddler for "an unusually long period of tim

Harrowing picture shows 200 dehydrated and exhausted migrants packed into tiny boat

The desperate migrants can be seen reaching out for help after the boat was brought ashore by Myanmar's navy today

Mum's fury at Poltergeist movie bus advert showing evil clown that left her terrified kids unable to...

The children are haunted by the advert for the 1982 movie remake that tells the story of a young girl left terrified by apparitions in a suburban home

Jeremy Clarkson and ex-Top Gear presenters LIVE - latest updates and reaction

Belfast plays host to the return of Top Gear's presenting trio James May, Richard Hammond and sacked Clarkson