Woman Being Held Captive Sends Distress Message Through A Pizza Order

Woman Being Held Captive Sends Distress Message Through A Pizza Order

A woman was able to free herself and her children from a hostage situation by including a message for help with a pizza order.

Pizza delivery people rescue customers from the grips of hunger everyday, but an alert group of workers recently helped save a woman in a much more dire situatio



Giants hit back at Eddie's academy fight

Giants hit back at Eddie's academy fight

GWS Giants chairman Tony Shepherd has hit back at Collingwood president Eddie McGuire’s continued calls to have the northern states academies abolished.

University grants are tactless

University grants are tactless

THE Australian Catholic University will award scholarships honouring Andrew Chan and Myarun Sukumaran. It’s an absurd idea that ignores the facts.

Interview: Unemployment in Europe | Made in Germany

Interview: Unemployment in Europe | Made in Germany

Many European countries do not offer unemployment insurance, something which trade unions have long wanted to change. Made in Germany speaks to Holger Schäfer from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research about EU-wide insurance and the job market.
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Nepal Earthquake Aid Delivered by U.S. Marines

Nepal Earthquake Aid Delivered by U.S. Marines

U.S. Marines fly Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to deliver tents to remote villages in earthquake-ravaged Nepal. They are racing to provide shelter to thousands of homeless Nepalese before the monsoon arrives in June. Photo: Sean McClain/The Wall Street Journal

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Baltimore Mayor Asks DOJ to Investigate Police

Baltimore Mayor Asks DOJ to Investigate Police

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she's asked the Department of Justice to investigate the city's police department and determine whether it discriminates or exhibits patterns of excessive force. (May 6)

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Atty: TX Shooting Suspect Was Kind, Respectful

Atty: TX Shooting Suspect Was Kind, Respectful

An Arizona attorney who previously represented one of the two suspects in a deadly shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons remembers him as kind and gentle, devoutly Muslim man. (May 5)

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Legend slayer? Can Kyrgios topple master?

Legend slayer? Can Kyrgios topple master?

IT is certainly a unique clash of the tennis generations. Aussie young gun Nick Kyrgios is getting ready to face Roger Federer for the first time ever.

Nev: Chelsea the example

Nev: Chelsea the example

Other Premier League clubs should take Chelsea's lead if they are to be more successful, says Gary Neville.

What Di Natale's rise signifies for Greens

What Di Natale's rise signifies for Greens

THE Greens have gone for an ex-VFL footballer and doctor in choosing Richard Di Natale as leader. In doing so, they have taken a step away from their historic strengths.

Council to probe $1.5m hipster flop

Council to probe $1.5m hipster flop

MELBOURNE City Council has launched an internal investigation into how a $1.5 million video on hipsters getting hypnotised ever got off the ground.

Hockey accepts GST carve-up recommendation

Hockey accepts GST carve-up recommendation

TREASURER Joe Hockey has approved the Grants Commission's recommendations on how GST revenue will be carved up next year.

Alan Jones upset at use of Struggle St

Alan Jones upset at use of Struggle St

BROADCASTER Alan Jones says SBS shouldn't be airing the controversial docuseries Struggle Street, saying it's unfair to residents.

MH370 search to change in winter

MH370 search to change in winter

AS the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 shifts gears for winter, authorities say the plane may never be recovered if it's inaccessible.

'Bandt told me he would not run'

'Bandt told me he would not run'

UPDATE: New Greens leader Richard Di Natale says it was Adam Bandt’s decision not to run for leadership quelling speculation the Melbourne MP was “shafted”.

Kiwi waves slam California coast

Kiwi waves slam California coast

A storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away.

US man caught 50 years after escape

US man caught 50 years after escape

A convicted killer who escaped from a prison camp has been arrested in Florida after more than 50 years on the run.

SpaceX tests launch abort system

SpaceX tests launch abort system

SpaceX puts its Dragon astronaut capsule through a practice abort - a demonstration of how the ship would cope with a pad emergency.

Baltimore police in new race probe

Baltimore police in new race probe

The mayor of Baltimore has asked US investigators to see if the city's police department engages in routine discrimination or excessive force.

McKim may go for Senate seat

McKim may go for Senate seat

FORMER Tasmanian Greens leader Nick McKim has not ruled out a tilt at the Senate seat that will be left vacant by Christine Milne.

UK £5,000 electric car grant to run out in months

UK £5,000 electric car grant to run out in months

News 6 May, 2015 No replacement scheme in place yet for UK electric car grants with review not due until after the election

Counsell Replaces Roenicke With Brewers

Counsell Replaces Roenicke With Brewers

The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell. Milwaukee, a major league-worst 7-18, lost 40 of its final 56 games under Roenicke. (May 4)

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'French Patriot Act' criticised online

'French Patriot Act' criticised online

France's Parliament has voted in favour of legislation that will give the security services increased surveillance potential. It has been dubbed the "French Patriot Act" by critics. We take a look at some of the online reactions.



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Trudeau unveils Liberals' major economic plank

Trudeau unveils Liberals' major economic plank

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has released his economic plank ahead of the fall election, saying his government would introduce an income tax cut for the middle class and raise taxes for the wealthiest one per cent.

Murder victim's family has no idea why Sharif Said was murdered

Murder victim's family has no idea why Sharif Said was murdered

Ottawa Police continue the hunt tonight for a killer in connection with the city's third murder of the year. 21-year-old Sharif Said was gunned down early Sunday morning on Tremblay Road near the Ottawa Train Station. Today, Said's family spoke of the young man's accomplishments

'We might have made a little bit of history,' NDP Rachel Notley named premier-elect of Alberta

Just over 30 minutes after the polls closed across Alberta, the CTV Election Desk projected an NDP win in the provincial election – and a short time later, they projected an NDP majority government.

Jim Prentice concedes defeat: 'voters are always right in our democracy'

After the election results were clear, outgoing Alberta premier Jim Prentice stepped aside from public life, resigning -- effective immediately -- as leader of the provincial Progressive Conservatives.

Bill Clinton praises Liberia's progress on Ebola

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Monday he was pleased to see Liberia's progress in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease, and urged residents of the West African nation to support those who survived.

SpaceX crew capsule soars with dummy aboard

SpaceX has chalked up another test flight, this one for the capsule it will use to carry astronauts into orbit.

Vatican approves, Pope Francis OKs Junipero Serra sainthood

The Vatican's saint-making office has officially given its thumbs up for the Rev. Junipero Serra to be declared a saint -- four months after Pope Francis announced he would canonize the controversial 18th-century missionary during his upcoming visit to the United States.

Buyer, beware: Photos of Winnipeg landlord's home used in scam ad

Winnipeg landlord Dianne Wright is warning people about a fake ad listing her home for half the price of what she offered. At least one person was told to send a $400 damage deposit in exchange for keys to the home.

Florida woman held hostage uses Pizza Hut's online ordering to ask for help

A central Florida woman helped save herself and her children by sending a message in an online pizza order that asked employees to call 911 because she was being held hostage.

Melting Arctic ice changing weather patterns, scientists say

Scientists are warning of an increasing environmental chain reaction as the melting of Arctic ice hits a new record this year, following a winter in which the ice at the top of the northern hemisphere reached its peak thickness weeks ahead of normal.

Exes Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet Reunite on Red Carpet

Out of all the dazzling couples at the Met Gala, this one stopped us in our tracks! Yes, exes Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet walked the red carpet arm in arm. The former couple reunited to support their daughter Zoe but had no problem getting close for the cameras. In March, the two were spotted on th

Car jumpers compete in English countryside

With a day off for a national holiday on Monday, spectators at the race-track saw competitors jump over rows of 10 cars in the hope of winning the UK car jumpers title. The winner was Ruben Neves, jumping for the first time in an old purple car.
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Anti-racism protest becomes violent in Tel Aviv

Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most violent demonstrations of the city in years.
The protesters, mostly Israeli jews of Ethiopian origin, were demonstrating against police racism and brutality a

The strange death of Labour in Scotland – video

visits Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, once the safest seat in Britain, but now within the SNP's sights. The veteran Labour MP Tom Clarke says he's confident he can hold on. But his SNP challenger Phil Boswell says Labour has stopped representing the workers, and fancies his chances. It's tense