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

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

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.

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.

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...

Recent Croatian films to be presented in Sarajevo

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...

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.

Taxpayer-funded Liberal pamphlets blasted as by-elections loom

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.

Aboriginal, immigrant students plant Saskatoon community garden

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.

Oil industry pushing for carbon tax in Alberta

Oil industry pushing for carbon tax in Alberta

Alberta's largest oil and gas company wants Alberta to step up its environmental policy and introduce a carbon tax

Albertans need not fear royalty review, says former Saskatchewan premier

Albertans need not fear royalty review, says former Saskatchewan premier

Former Saskatchewan NDP premier Lorne Calvert says oil and gas companies shouldn't panic or lash out over the new Alberta government's plans to review royalty rates.

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.

Hillary Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi attack

Hillary Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi attack

Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed. Portions of her personal emails were also classifi

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.

NaSt1 'Nasty' star blasts gas disk in death display

NaSt1 "Nasty" star blasts gas disk in death display

NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center use the Hubble Space Telescope to watch the Wolf-Rayet star NaSt1 blow its outer layers. This star isn't exactly new - in fact its thousands of years old, and it was first discovered by humans several decades ago. What's strange about this star and what makes

How healthy is your community?

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

West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract

The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract.

PayPal CEO: 'We Want To Be More Than Just A Button'

Millions of consumers rely on PayPal to conveniently pay for their online purchases. The PayPal branded button on a merchant website offers consumers the peace of mind that their online transactions will be secure and hassle free.

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

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

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

Modern Mama! Julie Bowen Goes Without Makeup — And A Bra! — For Her Hike: See 10 Photos Of Her ...

Modern Family actress Julie Bowen was fresh-faced and makeup-free on a hike in Los Angeles and RadarOnline.com has a gallery of her braless exercise session.… READ ON

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of Scots world champion racing driver Keir Millar, 11, who died aft...

THE youngster died after being involved in a crash at a racing track in Lochgelly earlier this month and was today laid to rest in Lochmaben, near Dumfries.

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.

Bath vs Leicester Tigers: Freddie Burns is a maverick no more

The last time Freddie Burns played a serious game of hometown rugby, the experience was entirely foreign to him. "I'd say it was the worst day I've ever had on a rugby field," he mutters, squirming in his chair as he reflects on the 45-0 shellacking he and his new friends from Leicester suffered at

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

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."