Australian market set to open higher

Australian market set to open higher

THE Australian market looks set to open higher, after the Nasdaq index on Wall Street bolted to a fresh record peak.



Abuser priest says he never told Pell

Abuser priest says he never told Pell

AUSTRALIA'S worst pedophile priest says he never told then-Father George Pell he was abusing children.

Pincourt man fined $120 ticket for using Apple Watch while driving

Pincourt man fined $120 ticket for using Apple Watch while driving

Most of us know it's against the law to use a smartphone behind the wheel – but what about a smartwatch? A Pincourt man learned the hard way that police won't tolerate those either.

Canadian Hurricane Centre predicts below average hurricane season

Canadian Hurricane Centre predicts below average hurricane season

This year's hurricane season will likely be quieter than average due to the so-called El Nino effect and cooler ocean temperatures, but the Canadian Hurricane Centre warned Wednesday that Canadians shouldn't let their guard down.

Santorum Begins Second Underdog Presidential Campaign

Santorum Begins Second Underdog Presidential Campaign

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said the surprise success of his 2012 White House run changed the debate within the Republican party, but he's "ready to change this nation" with his second presidential bid.

Is this the beginning of the end of FIFA corruption?

Is this the beginning of the end of FIFA corruption?

FIFA bribery scandal discussed on Americas Pregame.

Pentagon accidentally ships live anthrax to up to 9 labs

Pentagon accidentally ships live anthrax to up to 9 labs

The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. The labs were supposed to receive dead — or inactivated — anthrax samples for research use.

US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states and South Korea

US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states and South Korea

A US military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in nine US states and to a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

White House: Ethics of Human Genome Editing Needs Further Review

White House: Ethics of Human Genome Editing Needs Further Review

The White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved. Reuters Health Information

U.S. military sent anthrax to wrong lab

U.S. military sent anthrax to wrong lab

CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.

Microsoft Outlook for iOS Gets New and Improved Login Screens

Microsoft Outlook for iOS Gets New and Improved Login Screens

Microsoft will have a very busy year in 2015 since the company will launch Windows 10 on PC and mobile phone. But the Redmond has quite a few apps and services in the pipeline as well, most of them being tested internally for the moment. Some of these apps will arrive on iOS as well, though i

Drilling cutbacks drag down job growth in oil patch

Drilling cutbacks drag down job growth in oil patch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota. In Oklahoma, mining and logging jobs, which mostly include oil and gas drilling, fell for the fifth straight month in April.Read more on NewsOK.com

New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticized

New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticized

WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far. The White House says the rules, issued Wednesday, will provide much-

From Lance Armstrong to Tiger Woods: Five scandals that forced sponsors to abandon star athletes

From Lance Armstrong to Tiger Woods: Five scandals that forced sponsors to abandon star athletes

When scandal strikes, companies can be quick to sever ties to save corporate face. Here's a look at athletes whose bad behaviour lost them millions

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

It's a busy week for candidates, as Bernie Sanders, Rick Santorum, and George Pataki all kick off their campaigns.

FIFA arrests: Jack Warner turns himself over to Trinidad police amid corruption allegations

FIFA arrests: Jack Warner turns himself over to Trinidad police amid corruption allegations

The former FIFA vice president and CONCACAF president has since been released on a $2.5million bail but has been asked to surrender his passport

How now crown vow: The Queen unveils Scotland Bill to ensure referendum Vow of more powers is delive...

How now crown vow: The Queen unveils Scotland Bill to ensure referendum Vow of more powers is delive...

THE Prime Minister says he's delivered on the terms by putting the Scotland Bill as the centrepiece of his new government's Queen's Speech.

Rod Stewart urges fans to buy Glasgow twin sisters mental health charity single

Rod Stewart urges fans to buy Glasgow twin sisters mental health charity single

ROCKER Rod Stewart has urged his fans to buy a charity single recorded by twin sisters from Glasgow which pays tribute to their tragic friend who took her own life.

England's Dylan Hartley banned for first World Cup game after head butt

England's Dylan Hartley banned for first World Cup game after head butt

ENGLAND hooker Dylan Hartley will miss the first game of the Rugby World Cup after being banned for head-butting Jamie George in Saturday's Premiership semi-final.

UEFA threaten election boycott as scandal grips FIFA

UEFA threaten election boycott as scandal grips FIFA

UEFA ARE threatening to boycott the FIFA presidential elections after branding the indictment of nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for "racketeering conspiracy and corruption" by the US Department of Justice as a "disaster" for the organisation.

Obama Administration Will Not Seek Supreme Court Stay On Immigration Block

Obama Administration Will Not Seek Supreme Court Stay On Immigration Block

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will not ask the Supreme Court to review a judge's decision that put on hold President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The decision came one day after a federal appeals court panel refused to lift a Texas ju

Baby Seal Found On Australian Cattle Farm 21 Miles Away From Ocean

Baby Seal Found On Australian Cattle Farm 21 Miles Away From Ocean

A baby fur seal is recovering at the zoo after an Australian cattle farmer found him on his land Tuesday. Eric Neumann told The Advertiser that he discovered the seal pup, which veterinarians estimate to be 18 months old, in a cattle paddock earlier this week. He said he went to check on the liv

103-year-old twins die

103-year-old twins die

They lived together for more than a century, and ultimately twin sisters Florence Davies and Glenys Thomas proved they couldn't live apart.

Texas Floodwaters Give Up More Dead Bodies

Texas Floodwaters Give Up More Dead Bodies

The death toll from flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has climbed to 19, as fresh downpours hindered the search for more than a dozen people missing, presumed dead.

A Singapore Airlines flight fell 13,000 feet after losing power in both engines

A Singapore Airlines flight fell 13,000 feet after losing power in both engines

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330 aircraft lost power in both engines while on a flight from Singapore to Shanghai on Saturday, causing a loss in altitude of about 13,000 feet before power was restored. The pilots followed procedures to restore power to the Rolls Royce engines, regaining some altitu

People lash out at FIFA sponsors for worker deaths during stadium construction

As the death toll grows among construction workers at the future site of the 2022 World Cup, protesters are channeling their creativity into the Internet's custom of shaming: corrupting the logos of FIFA's rich corporate sponsors More than 1,400 migrant workers have reportedly died building the inf

Nebraska becomes 1st traditionally conservative state to eliminate death penalty since 1973

Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. See also: American execution: A brief history of the death penalty in the U.S. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted 30-19 to over

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart settle crash lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J. — Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides. See also: Tracy Morg

Forecasters predict below normal hurricane season

The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.

Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

Four Defense Department workers have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the last several days. CNN learned on Wednesday a Maryland-base...

The Debate - FIFA Corruption (May 27th)

FIFA in crisis: Bribes, kickback, “corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted both abroad and here in the United States, spanning at least two generations of soccer officials. Sr. Fifa officials face extradition from Switzerland to the US on federal corruption charges, while Swiss author

UEFA wants FIFA vote to be called off amid corruption turmoil

European football’s governing body UEFA has called for Friday’s FIFA presidental election to be postponed.

Incumbent Sepp Blatter is standing for reelection to the FIFA presidency.

UEFA’s secretary general Gianni Infantino said the FIFA event risks turning into a farce

Tiny parasite may contribute to declines in honey bee colonies by infecting larvae

A tiny single-celled parasite may have a greater-than expected impact on honey bee colonies, which have been undergoing mysterious declines worldwide for the past decade, researchers have discovered. Since 2006, beekeepers in North America and Europe have lost about one-third of their managed bee co

Tracy Morgan, Walmart Settle Lawsuit Over Highway Accident

Tracy Morgan and Walmart have reached a settlement in the suit Morgan filed against the corporate giant over the New Jersey highway accident in June 2014 that killed one man and severely injured Morgan and two others. Details of the settlement have not been disclosed. “Walmart did right by me

Police search for wannabe bank robbers in Savannah, Garden City

The FBI and two local police departments are searching for the people they say tried to rob banks in Savannah and Garden City on Wednesday. At 1:55 p.m. the FBI and Savannah-Chatham police responded to an attempted bank robbery at the Wells Fargo branch on the 3500 block of West Bay Street. Investi

103-year-old Welsh twins die within weeks of each other

ABERTRIDWR, Wales (ABC News) - Twin sisters Florence Davies and Glenys Thomas, both 103, have died within weeks of each other at their home care center in the United Kingdom. "It was a huge privilege for all of us at Abermill to care for two such wonderful ladies," said Christine Tipper,

Pentagon inadvertently shipped live anthrax to labs in nine states

WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- The Pentagon confirmed today that samples of live anthrax were inadvertently shipped to private research laboratories in nine states that were supposed to have received dead anthrax samples. There is no known risk to the general public and there have been no suspected or co