Obama: There is No Secret Free Trade Deal

Obama: There is No Secret Free Trade Deal

In WSJ's full interview with President Obama, he discusses the controversy over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the economic benefits of a free-trade deal with Asia, competition with China and Congress' resistance to renew the Export-Import Bank. Photo: T.J. Kirkpatrick for The Wall Street Journal


Kim Kardashian 'Still Hopeful' for Second Child; Seeing a Fertility Doctor

Kim Kardashian "Still Hopeful" for Second Child; Seeing a Fertility Doctor

Kim Kardashian reveals she's seeing a fertility doctor after months of trying to get pregnant have failed.

Lynch sworn in, inherits hard work on community policing, cyber security, terrorism

Lynch sworn in, inherits hard work on community policing, cyber security, terrorism

Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as U.S. attorney general, inheriting a folder filled with such immediate and pressing concerns as community policing, cyber security and terrorism.

Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Minecraft's default female character Alex will be added to console versions of the game later this week, Mojang has revealed. Owners of PlayStation and/or Xbox editions of the game will receive the Alex skins as a free update this Wednesday, according to a post by Mojang's Owen Hill on the st

Kevin Love will miss Cleveland's entire 2nd-round series

Kevin Love will miss Cleveland's entire 2nd-round series

Kevin Love will miss a potential conference semifinal series against the Chicago Bulls after dislocating his shoulder in Game 4 against the Boston Celtics, the team announced on Monday. It's awful news for a Cavs team that was the runaway favorite in the Eastern Conference before the injury. Part of

Maryland National Guard on alert over Baltimore riots: governor

Maryland National Guard on alert over Baltimore riots: governor

Baltimore (AFP) - The Maryland National Guard was placed on alert Monday as riots and looting broke out in the streets of Baltimore following the funeral of an African American man who died in police custody."Today's looting and acts of violence in Baltimore will not be tolerated. In response, I hav

Tim Cook: We are on the verge of major changes to media, and Apple will be part of that (AAPL)

Tim Cook: We are on the verge of major changes to media, and Apple will be part of that (AAPL)

Tim Cook thinks we're on the edge of "major, major changes in media that are going to be really great for consumers" and he expects Apple to be a part of it. Apple made waves in April when it announced that Apple TV users could buy a $15 subscription to HBO Now to get all of the network's content wi

Take action, govt told over Bali Nine

Take action, govt told over Bali Nine

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop won't speculate on Australia's potential diplomatic response to the executions of two Australians in Indonesia.

Actress, TV personality Jayne Meadows dead at 95

Actress, TV personality Jayne Meadows dead at 95

Karen ButlerENCINO, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- Beloved actress and television personality Jayne Meadows has died at her home in Encino, Calif. She was 95.

Freddie Gray Laid to Rest

Freddie Gray Laid to Rest

Freddie Gray, 25, a black man who died from a mysterious spinal injury sustained while in police custody earlier this month, was laid to rest on Monday, April 27 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Gray's death has become the latest incident sparking questions and protests about interactions between minoritie

On Everest, Helicopters Rescue Stranded Climbers

On Everest, Helicopters Rescue Stranded Climbers

Efforts continued Monday to rescue climbers stranded on the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, where avalanches triggered by Saturday's earthquake have killed at least 18 people. Helicopters began ferrying out some of the more than 100 mountaineers trapped above base camp on the mountain, whi

Seven defends Samantha Armytage over comment during interview with twins

Seven defends Samantha Armytage over comment during interview with twins

Channel Seven has strongly defended Sunrise presenter Samantha Armytage after an online petition appeared calling on her to apologise over an interview with two British sisters.

Moeen Ali Ready To Open The Batting

Moeen Ali Ready To Open The Batting

England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who returned from injury in the second Test in Grenada, says he is ready to open the innings for his side if the need arises.

GDemianyk published Osborne on second homes, Cornwall stadium and putting  "rock...

GDemianyk published Osborne on second homes, Cornwall stadium and putting "rock...

George Osborne has said the Conservatives want to avoid Westcountry families being "crowded out" by second-homeowners, as he warned a Labour and Scottish Nationalist Party coalition would put higher mortgage rates "on the ballot paper". The Chancellor was the latest Conservat

Western Morning News published Eddie Howe is so grateful as top flight awaits his promoted...

Western Morning News published Eddie Howe is so grateful as top flight awaits his promoted...

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe dedicated his side's 3-0 Championship win over Bolton Wanderers on Monday, which saw them move to the brink of the Premier League, to the Dorset club's long-suffering supporters. Goals from Marc Pugh, Matt Ritchie and Callum Wilson mean, barring a virtually impossib

Brother 'behind Boston bomb plot'

Brother 'behind Boston bomb plot'

A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has accused Tsarnaev's late older brother of masterminding the 2013 bombing plot and providing the fuel to drive the plan.

VIDEO: Police clash with Baltimore protesters

VIDEO: Police clash with Baltimore protesters

Seven police officers in Baltimore have been injured after clashing with protesters in Baltimore demonstrating over the death of Freddie Gray.

Snooker: Stevens positive after loss

Snooker: Stevens positive after loss

Former beaten finalist Matthew Stevens is positive in spite of his 13-5 defeat by Ronnie O'Sullivan in Sheffield.

Homes planned for power station site

Homes planned for power station site

A large housing development is to be built on the site of the former Dalmarnock Power Station in the east end of Glasgow.

Kee sacked as Institute manager

Kee sacked as Institute manager

Institute axe Paul Kee as manager following the Drumahoe club's relegation from the Irish Premiership.

VIDEO: Scotland 'has put firecracker in election'

VIDEO: Scotland 'has put firecracker in election'

The BBC's Jeremy Vine reports on Scotland's key battleground seats, as polls suggests support for Labour is crumbling, and the Scottish National Party is on the rise.

Funeral for murdered Cork student

Funeral for murdered Cork student

A funeral for Irish student Karen Buckley, who was murdered in Glasgow earlier this month, is to be held in County Cork later.

Rare Spitfire sale could fetch £2.5m

Rare Spitfire sale could fetch £2.5m

A rare RAF Spitfire once flown by a Great Escape veteran and painstakingly restored over five years could fetch millions of pounds for charity.

Bank fines to 'fund apprenticeships'

Bank fines to 'fund apprenticeships'

The Tories will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron will say.

Ocean bacteria get 'pumped up': Team discovers new factors impacting fate of sinking carbon

Ocean bacteria get 'pumped up': Team discovers new factors impacting fate of sinking carbon

The ocean has been sucking up heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) building up in our atmosphere—with a little help from tiny plankton. Like plants on land, these plankton convert CO2 into organic carbon via photosynthesis. But unlike land plants that are held fast to terra firma, plankton can sink

'Paralyzed Bride' And Husband Welcome Baby Girl

After a freak accident left her paralyzed, Rachelle Friedman Chapman's dream of becoming a mother came true when her daughter was born via surrogate.

In 2010, a poolside accident at her bachelorette party left Rachelle Friedman Chapman paralyzed. As she’d lost mobility from her chest d

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Performs Brain Surgery During His Nepal Assignment

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who had gone to cover the earthquake story for CNN, was asked by the medical personnel in Nepal to lend a helping hand for a brain surgery on a young girl.

Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the medical staff in the country is overwhelmed and doesn't have e

Stagecoach 2015: Country music festival is boot-stompin' good time

INDIO >> Gusty winds and even rain-threatening clouds couldn't put a damper on the eighth annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival as thousands of fans kicked up dirt for a boot-stompin' celebration of all-things Americana.The festival, the largest outdoor country music event of its kind in Southern

Obama: Trade Pact Won’t ‘Destroy' Middle Class

President Obama is trying to rally Democratic support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. What would this trade pact do? How is Mr. Obama answering critics from within his own party? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.

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$246m on offer for nanny payments

THE government will run a two-year trial of paying for nannies to see if it is viable to offer more widely to working parents.

Review: Intel Compute Stick

Introduction and designIntel's Compute Stick will certainly go down in history as the first complete personal computer that the Santa Clara company, better known for manufacturing processors, has shipped to end users. The firm has been dabbling with barebones kits and DIY products (like its NUCs) fo

Updated: How to donate to Nepal earthquake relief efforts through iTunes, Facebook and more

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu on April 25, leaving more than 4,000 people dead, many still missing and countless without basic necessities and medical care. Rebuilding efforts are expected to total in the billions. There is a massive international ef

What You Missed On TV Last Night

IN a packed night, magazine shows debated nasty incidents involving Alastair Clarkson and Bachar Houli, grilled Richmond and toasted the Bulldogs.

Miss America 'Puts a Nail In' Domestic Violence

Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev recently hit the streets of New York to paint fingernails purple as part of a public campaign to end domestic violence. She talks about that, and her life in the spotlight since being crowned last September. (April 27)

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Bournemouth almost there

Bournemouth all but secured promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton on Monday night.

Gilmore injury worse than expected

TYLER Wright and Sally Fitzgibbons may be Australia’s best hopes of a surfing world crown in 2015 with news Stephanie Gilmore has multiple fractures and bone bruising in her leg.

Aust, France boost counter-terror effort

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott and French President Francois Hollande have agreed to stronger co-operation between the countries on counter-terrorism efforts.

Colorado cinema gunman 'was sane'

A man who shot and killed 12 people in a cinema in 2012 was found sane by two experts immediately following the attack, prosecutors say.

Police injured in Baltimore protests

Seven officers in the US city of Baltimore have been injured, while a store has been looted and a car set alight, during violent protests in Baltimore.

WATCH: Beneath the rubble, people survive against the odds

As times progresses, hope of finding more survivors in the rubble following the magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal may dwindle, but there are incredible survival stories from other earthquakes that may keep a spark of hope alive.

Ottawa woman feared missing in Nepal is safe, but injured

An Ottawa woman who was feared missing in Nepal has contacted her family and let them know she is safe.

Accused teen terrorists must wait until June for bail hearing

Federal prosecutor Richard Roy has said the Crown will oppose bail because it believes the pair are flight risks and a danger to the public.

Company found guilty of safety offences after employee electrocuted in Halifax

An electrical services company has been found guilty of two occupational health and safety offences after one of its employees was electrocuted while working at a job site in Halifax.

Nuclear powers gather at UN to talk disarmament

The hard work of reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran is "far from over, and key issues remain unresolved," Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran's foreign minister were meeting on the sidelines.

US, Japan boost defence ties with eyes on China, North Korea

The United States and Japan are boosting their defence relationship, allowing Japan to play a bigger role in global military operations with an eye on potential threats from China and North Korea.

Arson charge laid following Nunavut Arctic College dorm fire

A 34-year-old male has been charged with arson with disregard for life after a fire displaced 30 students at Nunavut Arctic College's Ukkivik Residence Friday night.

Nuisance cats - St. John's is going on the offensive

The City of St. John's is going on the offensive against nuisance cats. If your cat's been roaming the neighbourhood it could end up being taken to Humane Services in a cage

'Walls fell around us,' says Halifax dentist in Nepal

As the road heaved beneath the wheels of the van, Karen Furlong thought her group was under attack.

How Nova Scotians are helping with the Nepal earthquake relief effort

As the death toll continues to rise in Nepal following this weekend's earthquake, Nova Scotians, both in the devastated country and here at home, are trying to support the relief effort.

John Tory offering developers city land for affordable housing

Mayor John Tory stood in front of an unused plot of land in downtown Toronto on Monday to make the point there's been a lack of action on affordable housing.

'All of a sudden, all the houses collapsed': Quake kills 3 relatives

An Edmonton-Nepalese man is asking the international community to join forces in helping the thousands of Nepalese still reeling after Saturday's earthquake.

Anger over Wildrose defections still simmers among southern Alberta voters

With about a week to go until voting day, there are indications in the ridings south of Calgary that the mass defection of Wildrose MLAs to the Tories is not water under the bridge for many voters.

From Calgary to Kathmandu, personal stories from Nepal earthquake

CBC Calgary is hearing from many Albertans affected by the deadly quake — either because they are in Nepal or have family living, or visiting, the country.