Wan Azizah to clarify shadow cabinet with PR partners

Wan Azizah to clarify shadow cabinet with PR partners

Opposition leader plans to speak with PKR, PAS and DAP leaders to clarify that the idea of a shadow cabinet is ideal.



Aaron Quintal: Child poverty unexpected focus of Budget

Aaron Quintal: Child poverty unexpected focus of Budget

Could business have expected more from a Budget labelled by Finance Minister Bill English as "a plan that's working"?The focus of Budget 2015 was, unexpectedly, on addressing child poverty. After days of talking down the prospect...

Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow.A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem.Prosecutors cited Jean Kasem's

Mike Huckabee Defends Child Molester Josh Duggar: 'Good People Make Mistakes'

Mike Huckabee Defends Child Molester Josh Duggar: "Good People Make Mistakes"

It's a political match made in heaven: Republican candidate for president Mike Huckabee took to Facebook to publicly affirm his support for the Duggar family in the wake of reports that eldest son Josh Duggar molested five young girls, including his own sisters.Josh Duggar admits to wrongdoing in ..

Huckabee stands by Duggar family amid molestation scandal

Huckabee stands by Duggar family amid molestation scandal

GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee said Friday he is standing by the Duggar family following an admission by the eldest son, Joshua, that he molested five girls when he was a teenager.

Birds Cleaned After Calif. Oil Spill

Birds Cleaned After Calif. Oil Spill

Veterinarians in Los Angeles are cleaning six pelicans that were found covered in oil following a spill in California that has leaked more than 100 thousand gallons along the coast near Santa Barbara. (May 22)

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Incredible before-and-after photos show how much New York City has changed since the 1800s

Incredible before-and-after photos show how much New York City has changed since the 1800s

There's a new map that will help you chart exactly how much Manhattan has changed over the years.  This week, the New York Public Library released an interactive website that allows users to travel back in time using the Library's historical photography database.  The site, called Old

GM could be held criminally liable for deaths related to its massive ignition switch recall

GM could be held criminally liable for deaths related to its massive ignition switch recall

The Justice Department says it has found criminal wrongdoing on the part of General Motors for its failure to publicize an ignition defect responsible for the deaths of at least 104 people. Investigators are now negotiating what could be a record penalty for the automaker, the Times reports. A settl

Pregnant NSW women urged to get flu shots

Pregnant NSW women urged to get flu shots

PREGNANT women are being urged by NSW Health to get a flu shot, as those who contract influenza are at greater risk of developing complications.

White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq

White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq

Despite the Islamic State militant group's taking this week of Iraqi city Ramadi and Syria's Palmyra - the White House has made clear President Barack Obama has no plans to send U.S. troops into the region to "re-invade Iraq or invade Syria." VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from the White House

White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq

White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday he could not corroborate Islamic State's claims it was responsible for a blast at a Shi'ite mosque in the eastern Saudi Arabian governate of Qatif that killed at least 21 people. "We obviously mourn the loss of life and condemn this violenc

Would-be IS Martyrs Arrested in California

Would-be IS Martyrs Arrested in California

Two California men have been charged with conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State. Muhanad Budawi and Nader Elhuzayel, both 24, appeared in federal court Friday, a day after they were taken into custody, one at Los Angeles International Airport. Acc

Email error reveals bank's EU project

Email error reveals bank's EU project

The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

First Look At Bill Murray's Weird Netflix Christmas Special

First Look At Bill Murray's Weird Netflix Christmas Special

It’s official. Bill Murray is getting that Netflix Christmas special we’ve been vaguely hearing about for months. The subscription streaming service announced the news on Friday, noting the new special will nod at the “classic variety show.”

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill Win The Day For New Zealand

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill Win The Day For New Zealand

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor added an unbeaten 155-run stand for the third wicket after a 148-run opening stand to ensure New Zealand won all three sessions of day two of the First Test against England at Lord's.

Western Morning News commented Jeremy Clarkson back with a bang on new tour with James May and...

Western Morning News commented Jeremy Clarkson back with a bang on new tour with James May and...

Sacked television star Jeremy Clarkson teamed up with his former Top Gear presenters during a live show tonight and hinted of a return to our screens. He entered to the theme of boxing anthem Eye Of The Tiger as he made his first public appearance with Richard Hammond and James May since he was dro

Three involved in serious crash

Three involved in serious crash

Three people, including a pregnant woman, are involved in a serious car crash between Carryduff and Ballynahinch, County Down.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out

At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.

VIDEO: Can Saudi coalition defeat IS?

VIDEO: Can Saudi coalition defeat IS?

The recent, dramatic gains by Islamic State fighters across Syria and Iraq are prompting fresh doubts over whether the coalition strategy to defeat them is working.

Councils urge blanket legal high ban

Councils urge blanket legal high ban

Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.

Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out

Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out

At least 39 people are killed in a gunfight between security forces and an armed gang in one of Mexico's most violent states.

Leeds Rhinos 36 Hull KR 16

Leeds Rhinos 36 Hull KR 16

Two tries from Ryan Hall and a masterclass from Danny McGuire helped the Rhinos overcome a very spirited Hull KR outfit at Headingley Carnegie to remain top of the First Utility Super League.

The Debate – Rohingya Muslims Plight

The Debate – Rohingya Muslims Plight

The world’s most persecuted minority can never seem to catch a break. Myanmar, their home country, doesn’t want them, nor do regional countries like Indonesia & Malaysia, who have in the past pushed their boats back out to sea. And then there is the Western world, seen as a role model of accepta

California farmers agree water deal

California farmers agree water deal

California regulators accept an offer from farmers to reduce water usage by 25% in an effort to avoid deeper cuts in the state's battle with drought.

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.

Manitoba politician who fought with premier set to run again under NDP banner

A former Manitoba cabinet minister who was kicked out of caucus after criticizing Premier Greg Selinger is set to run for re-election under the NDP banner.

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...

Defence counsel in Lora war crimes case appeal to state leaders

Defence counsel for the accused in the Lora war crimes case and several Homeland War veterans' associations have sent a letter to Croatian state leaders and several foreign embassies warning that the defendants' human rights and the Constitution are being...

Recent Croatian films to be presented in Sarajevo

The 6th festival of Croatian and Bosnian cultures in Sarajevo is set to be held May 25-29, presenting the best of the two countries' cultures, including seven new films from Croatia. The festival is organised by a Bosnian association for the promotion...

Police block protesters from setting up tent settlement, again

For the second straight day the FRAPRU social housing lobby group was forced to end its bid to set up a tent settlement downtown as an expression of protest against budget cuts to social housing.

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.

Man struck by train may have just crashed car

A 19-year-old was hit by a train in Maple Ridge Friday morning about an hour after a car rolled over nearby.

Man killed, another seriously injured in crash in Fundy National Park

One man is dead and another is seriously injured following a two-vehicle collision in New Brunswick's Fundy National Park.

Hibernia charged with 2013 crude oil spill

Charges have been laid against Hibernia Management and Development Company more than a year after a crude oil spill was reported from the offshore platform on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland.

Taxpayer-funded Liberal pamphlets blasted as by-elections loom

The McNeil government is being accused of hypocrisy for a partisan mail-out being sent to areas of the province that will soon be electing new provincial politicians.

ONA questions safety at Guelph General Hospital after shooting

The Ontario Nurses' Association is questioning the safety record of Guelph General Hospital after a man was fatally shot by two police officers who opened fire in the hospital's emergency room on Wednesday.

Aboriginal, immigrant students plant Saskatoon community garden

Two Saskatoon teachers are working to bridge gaps between First Nations and immigrant students at Mount Royal Collegiate.