American Idle: Oilfield Equipment Heads to Auctions

American Idle: Oilfield Equipment Heads to Auctions

As oil prices stay low and worker layoffs surpass 100,000, equipment used by the oil industry is starting to pile up at auctions, where it’s becoming a buyer’s market. Photo: Eric Kayne for The Wall Street Journal

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David Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

David Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

After a picture emerged showing Labour leader Ed Miliband coming out of comedian Russell Brand's flat, Prime Minister David Cameron responds. Report by Fudgea. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Another 14 trainers banned for life

Another 14 trainers banned for life

THE Queensland greyhound industry is on its knees tonight after another 14 trainers were banned for life for live baiting.

Who does Nick Clegg imagine kickboxing?

Who does Nick Clegg imagine kickboxing?

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg reveals who he imagines on the face of his kickboxing coach. The clue is he's from Labour. Report by Fudgea. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

He murdered partner for waking him up

He murdered partner for waking him up

A MAN who played drinking games before bludgeoning his partner to death when she woke him from a booze-induced coma found guilty of murder.

Burundi: Protests continue against President Nkurunziza

Burundi: Protests continue against President Nkurunziza

In Burundi, President Nkurunziza's plan to run for a third term stirs up a second day of unrest. Top activists say they've been roughed up by police and that several protesters have been killed by the ruling party's youth wing. Meanwhile, in Togo, following the presidential vote over the weekend,

8 Million Affected by Nepal Earthquake

8 Million Affected by Nepal Earthquake

The deadly earthquake in Nepal has affected around 8 million people across 39 of the country's 75 districts, according to estimates of the United Nations. According to the UN, 1.4 million are in need of food aid after the massive earthquake on Saturday. The death toll of the magnitude 7.8 earthqua

Police Officer Killed in Bosnia Police Station Attack

Police Officer Killed in Bosnia Police Station Attack

One police officer is dead and two have been left wounded after an alleged Islamist attack in Zvornik, northeastern Bosnia-Herzegovina.The gunman, identified as Nerdin Ibric, parked his car by the police station, got out and opened fire shouting "Allahu Akbar", according to BalkanInsight. Ibric was

Milat TV drama takes us to a dark place

Milat TV drama takes us to a dark place

It's one of the best-known and most notorious images of serial killer Ivan Milat, and even its recreation chills.

Top US breakfast show to host from Sydney

Top US breakfast show to host from Sydney

ICONIC images of Sydney will be beamed across the United States next week when the country’s top morning show is partly hosted from the city.

Life for captain in South Korea ferry disaster

Life for captain in South Korea ferry disaster

The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them teenagers, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison in an appeals court ruling that convicted him of murder.

Women fleeing violence only able to afford one suburb in Melbourne: Melton

Women fleeing violence only able to afford one suburb in Melbourne: Melton

The critical shortage of housing for families fleeing violence is the big, expensive issue the Royal Commission into Family Violence will be forced to confront.

UFC champ Jon Jones arrested in alleged hit-and-run

UFC champ Jon Jones arrested in alleged hit-and-run

UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones was in police custody Monday after he allegedly fled a car crash in Albuquerque, NM. He allegedly returned only briefly, to grab a handful of...

Families make their final goodbyes

Families make their final goodbyes

THE families of Bali Nine duo Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have said their final goodbyes to the men and are expected to front the media soon.

Wellington man raises earthquake relief funds for small Nepal village

Wellington man raises earthquake relief funds for small Nepal village

A Wellington man helping out in a Nepali orphanage when the quake struck is asking Kiwis to donate to a bank account set up to help those directly affected.

Apple has only shipped 22 per cent of Apple Watch pre-orders so far

Apple has only shipped 22 per cent of Apple Watch pre-orders so far

Apple Watch went on sale last Friday, with the first lucky buyers receiving their pre-ordered devices over the weekend. [see_also] Apple's latest product line hasn't had the smoothest of launches, but at least some purchasers finally got to see what they had ordered online. However, according to dig

Base camp flattened after Everest avalanche

Base camp flattened after Everest avalanche

Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake unleashed an avalanche engulfing Everest Base Camp, killing at least 17 people.

Still pictures have emerged showing how the camp was flattened.

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Come April 30, NASA's MESSENGER Probe Will Crash into Mercury

Come April 30, NASA's MESSENGER Probe Will Crash into Mercury

This coming Thursday, April 30, NASA scientists will say goodbye to the MESSENGER probe, launched in early August 2004 as part of the agency's second mission to Mercury, after the Mariner 10's flybys of the planet in 1974 and 1975.  The probe, whose name stands for MErcury Surface, Space ENv

Local tribe's planned whale hunt draws criticism, support

Local tribe's planned whale hunt draws criticism, support

The Makah Indian tribe has the legal right to hunt gray whales, but some say the practice is cruel and outdated and should no longer be allowed.

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter. Gorkha, which would barely count as a

Scots couple on holiday of lifetime among those to make call home from disaster-hit Nepal.. but one ...

Scots couple on holiday of lifetime among those to make call home from disaster-hit Nepal.. but one ...

BRIAN Allan and his wife Seobhan were given aid by Gurkha soldiers drafted in to help stranded tourists - and were last night in a rescue camp being run by the regiment.

Is Russell Brand backing Ed Miliband? Labour leader pictured leaving comedian's home in east London

Is Russell Brand backing Ed Miliband? Labour leader pictured leaving comedian's home in east London

MILIBAND recently said in a magazine interview that "a number of people are thinking" what Brand believes and last night was spotted leaving the comedian's home.

TEAM NEWS: Chelsea's Costa to RETURN against Leicester, Oscar doubtful, Remy OUT

TEAM NEWS: Chelsea's Costa to RETURN against Leicester, Oscar doubtful, Remy OUT

CHELSEA could welcome back striker Diego Costa from his four-match absence for tomorrow night's trip to Leicester City.

Bournemouth promoted: Chairman drops the F-bomb live on Sky Sports amid Premier League celebrations

Bournemouth promoted: Chairman drops the F-bomb live on Sky Sports amid Premier League celebrations

Bournemouth all but guaranteed their place in the Premier League last night thanks to a 3-0 victory over Bolton.

Nepal Prime Minister Says Earthquake Death Toll Could Reach 10,000

Nepal Prime Minister Says Earthquake Death Toll Could Reach 10,000

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, April 28 (Reuters) - The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines. "Th

All Climbers Stranded At Camps High Up Mount Everest Airlifted To Safety

NEW DELHI, April 28 (Reuters) - All of the climbers who had been stranded at camps high up Mount Everest by a huge earthquake and avalanches have been helicoptered to safety, mountaineers reported from base camp on Tuesday. Taking advantage of Monday's clear weather, three h

Bobby Brown files for guardianship of Bobbi Kristina estate

The New Edition singer made the move as Bobbi Kristina, 22, remains hospitalized with brain damage after a bathtub accident almost three months ago, the source said.

EXCLUSIVE: NBC News chief wants Brian Williams back

NBC News chief Andrew Lack is looking for a way to put Brian Williams back behind the "Nightly News" desk, sources tell the Daily News — and Williams has told confidants he won't leave the network unless he's fired.

Editorial: Put the Supreme Court on camera

The nation's highest court is set on Tuesday to hear arguments of vital importance to American law and society.

Colorado Cinema Killer 'Came To Slaughter'

The killer behind the Colorado cinema massacre considered a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so he could inflict more "collateral damage", a court has been told.

How this startup helped the 'New York Times' create a virtual New York City

Technology-powered visual storytelling is the new frontier in journalism. But that doesn't just refer to video-streaming apps such as Snapchat and Periscope; there are also ways you can report in virtual reality For example, The New York Times recently collaborated with virtual reality production c

It began with hope. It ended with fire: Baltimore's day of chaos

BALTIMORE — The lasting images from Baltimore on Monday are likely to be those of people clashing with police in the streets, of riots and looting, and of fires burning into the night See also: Photos: Violence erupts in Baltimore But the day of Freddie Gray's funeral began on a somber yet h

Blogger uses gay dating app Grindr to poll Scots about UK election

LONDON — Grindr wouldn't be the first social network you might think of using to run a political poll, but a blogger in Scotland has been contacting people on the gay dating app ahead of the UK general election to see what way they're going to vote. See also: 7 reasons why politicians should

Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 4,400

More than 4,400 people dead. Over 8,000 injured. Eight million affected across Nepal. One million children urgently in need of help. Those are the startling numbers that indicate the scale of the devastation from the huge earthquake that struck Nepal...

Why are we not shocked at our rape stats?

An average of eight women are raped every day in Malaysia, yet too many continue to take the issue lightly.

Ireland and Luxembourg would be biggest Brexit losers

Ireland and Luxembourg would be hardest hit economically if the UK decided to leave the EU, according to a new report.

EU diplomats push other states to set climate targets

Countries outside the European Union are becoming more interested in discussing climate change at a higher political level, according to an internal EU document.

Lord of the Rings cinematographer Andrew Lesnie dies at 59

An award-winning Australian cinematographer who won an Oscar for his work on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy has died at the age of 59.Andrew Lesnie, who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for The Fellowship...

E! confirms Bruce Jenner reality spin-off to document his new life as a woman

Bruce Jenner's transformation to living life as a transgender woman will be filmed or a docu-series, E! has confirmed in a statement to MailOnline. The Sky channel has announced an eight-part series, which will document Bruce's...

Summations expected to be held in trial of NYC executive accused of raping woman in Hamptons

Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island.

US, Japan highlighting common ground on trade as Obama confronts opposition in US

Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties further while confronting stiff resistance from the U.S. president's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.

Violence erupts in Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral

Maryland governor declares state of emergency and activates National Guards to help quell Baltimore riots

Did quake that moved Kathmandu, lower height of Mt Everest?

The earthquake that devastated Nepal and left thousands of people dead shifted the earth beneath Kathmandu by up to More...

Nepal quake toll could reach 10,000

The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, More...

Watch the Smutty, NSFW Trailer for Ted 2

Ted is on a quest to defend his civil rights in what is Ted 2's raunchiest trailer yet. Definitely NSFW.The foul-mouthed bear teams up once more with Mark Wahlberg, this time to first get a sperm sample from Tom Brady (because he's obviously the best sperm donor around)... and then to defend the ...

John Stamos Calls "Bullsh--" On the Olsens Not Knowing About Fuller House

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen may say that they knew nothing about the upcoming Full House revival, but John Stamos is calling the twins out on their claim. During an interview with Women's Wear Daily the two said that they "just found out" about the reboot, and that they were "shocked&q

Karen Buckley: Hundreds of people expected to attend student's funeral in her home town today

A large police search was launched for Miss Buckley, 24, when she was reported missing after a night out in Glasgow on April 12

Baltimore riots: City on fire as violent protests continue after black man died in police custody

The death of Freddie Gray has sparked the latest anti-police violence in the US, with the governor declaring a state of emergency

Attorney Colorado theater shooter studied the brain to find answers to his own mental problems

After nearly 3 years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings.

Maryland Gov. Declares State of Emergency

The governor of Maryland declared a state of emergency Monday following an outbreak of violent riots in response to the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man who died in police custody. (April 27)

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

It's official: Tim Cook named 2015 as "the year of Apple Pay." Apple's flagship mobile payment platform is off to a running start in the U.S., with support for an impressive number of banking partners and retail stores that's practically growing by the day. And iPhone users are rampantly using

Best Buy to accept Apple Pay, wants to give customers options

Best Buy said its customers could start using Apple Pay from Monday to make purchases on its app through the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, thus appearing to break ranks with a group of leading U.S. merchants who are backing an alternative payment system. "The acceptance of Apple Pay in the Bes

Jeffrey Toobin calls out Baltimore's 'shocking display of incompetence'

Legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said on CNN Monday night that the city of Baltimore had "really disgraced itself" with its response to the looting and fires that ravaged the city on Monday. "The disappearance of the police for hours this afternoon is something that is going to haunt this city for decad