Mother killed with metal chair: court

Mother killed with metal chair: court

A MAN who got drunk playing drinking games bludgeoned his partner to death after she awoke him from a booze-induced coma, a court has heard.



Three killed as Australia battered by massive storm

Three killed as Australia battered by massive storm

Three people killed in flash flooding in the Hunter Valley township of Dungog were reportedly trapped in their residences unable to be reached by emergency services.

Utah mom admits killing 6 babies

Utah mom admits killing 6 babies

A Utah mom who admitted to killing six of her babies soon after giving birth was given a hefty prison sentence Monday.

Pilot arrested for carrying knives

Pilot arrested for carrying knives

Cathay Pacific was forced to cancel a scheduled flight from London to Hong Kong after one of the pilots was arrested after trying to board the airliner with knives in his luggage.

YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on Your Windows Desktop

YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on Your Windows Desktop

Social network and entertainment websites have slowly become a part of our daily routine, especially since you can access them from a large variety of devices. A common method to access them is via a web browser, and there are a lot of choices at your disposal. However, there's an easier way that le

Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns

Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the...

Wonga slumps into the red

Wonga slumps into the red

Payday lender Wonga has slumped into the red after revenues slumped by almost £100 million last year. The controversial business posted a loss of £37.3 milli...

Australia's first Android TV device arrives with Google Nexus Player

Australia's first Android TV device arrives with Google Nexus Player

The Google Nexus Player is finally arriving in Australian stores from next week. The player, which runs the Android TV platform, was released in the U.S. in October 2014. It will be sold at JB Hi-Fi and Dick Smith from Tuesday for A$129. The device sits in the same market as Apple TV, and is the fi

Primark's ultra cheap fashion just saved AB Foods from posting some shocking results

Primark's ultra cheap fashion just saved AB Foods from posting some shocking results

People across the world are going crazy for ultra cheap fashion at Primark, where you can buy clothing items for as little as £1. It's popularity is growing so much that it essentially saved its parent company Associated British Foods from posting some terrible results for the 24 weeks ending Febru

May 11th at MoMA: An Evening With David O'Reilly

May 11th at MoMA: An Evening With David O'Reilly

New Yorkers - do not miss this one-night only event at The Museum of Modern Art. Irish-born and Los Angeles–based independent animator David OReilly will be hosting an evening of his own work on Monday, May 11, 2015, at 7:00pm, in Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2). O'Reill

Strong Primark sales boost AB Foods

Strong Primark sales boost AB Foods

Primark posts a 15% increase in sales, boosted by a strengthening pound and a strong Christmas period.

'Online diet pills' inquest to open

'Online diet pills' inquest to open

An inquest into the death of a student from Shrewsbury thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online is due to open.

Google search will favor mobile-friendly sites starting today

Google search will favor mobile-friendly sites starting today

Google will soon be using its clout, weight, and ubiquity to push forward a cause that, on face value, should benefit many users. The web search giant has started a rather aggressive campaign to encourage website owners to make their pages more mobile-friendly. Starting April 21, however, that won't

UN: Rescue ship may have capsized migrant boat

UN: Rescue ship may have capsized migrant boat

The boat that sank in the Mediterranean over the weekend with hundreds of migrants on board may have capsized after being touched or swamped by a cargo ship that came to its aid, a U.N. official says.

Louis van Gaal can win the Premier League and Champions League next season... but Manchester United ...

Louis van Gaal can win the Premier League and Champions League next season... but Manchester United ...

ADRIAN DURHAM: It's a tough ask, but Louis van Gaal could win the Premier League and Champions League next season. Given his record of winning, I certainly wouldn't rule that out.

Perth taxis protest Uber, locals don't seem to care

Perth taxis protest Uber, locals don't seem to care

On Tuesday, taxi drivers in Perth, Australia, will take to the streets in protest against the on-demand ride share service, Uber. According to Perth Now, hundreds of drivers will convoy from Perth Domestic Airport to Parliament House from 2 p.m. local time. The demonstration, organised by the

Norway the first country in the world to announce it will phase out FM radio

Norway the first country in the world to announce it will phase out FM radio

Norwegians will no longer be able to tune into FM radio starting in 2017. Norway is slated to become the first country in the world to shut down its national FM radio airwaves, marking the end of an era for traditional FM/AM radio as more countries are expected to make the switch to digital broadca

ScottHarrison published Chilcot inquiry into Iraq War may not be published until 2016

ScottHarrison published Chilcot inquiry into Iraq War may not be published until 2016

A long-awaited report by the inquiry into the Iraq War may not be published this year, according to reports. BBC Newsnight said the much-delayed findings of the Iraq Inquiry into the background to the 2003 conflict had been held up by the process of Maxwellisation – giving individuals critici

ScottHarrison published Nessie hunters can now use Google to search for elusive creature

ScottHarrison published Nessie hunters can now use Google to search for elusive creature

Nessie hunters can use Google Street View from today to hunt for the elusive creature. When searching in the Loch Ness area, the usual yellow Google Pegman will change to a Nessie peg-monster, giving users the power to zoom into different areas of the loch. VisitScotland hopes the global initiativ

ScottHarrison published Jury to decide fate of Boston Marathon bomber

ScottHarrison published Jury to decide fate of Boston Marathon bomber

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are to begin hearing evidence about whether he should receive life in prison or the death penalty. The penalty phase of Tsarnaev's trial will begin in federal court in the city today. Tsarnaev's lawyers are expected to continue portra

Fear not, Radware is here to protect your cloud systems from DDoS attacks

Fear not, Radware is here to protect your cloud systems from DDoS attacks

As more apps move to the cloud business infrastructures are increasingly fragmented. This can make traditional on-site security tools ineffective in fighting off cyber attacks. The threat of attacks remains, however, and a new release from security software company Radware is aimed at protecting bot

Jon Stewart's final 'Daily Show' to air in August

Jon Stewart's final 'Daily Show' to air in August

The end is nigh Daily Show host Jon Stewart has officially set his a departure date of Aug. 6 See also: 13 times Jon Stewart was at his best The host made the announcement in the closing moments of Monday night's episode of The Daily Show "One quick thing before we go: I mentioned to you that

Andy Warhol's Mona Lisa sells for more than $4m at Art Cologne fair

Andy Warhol's Mona Lisa sells for more than $4m at Art Cologne fair

The three-level layout "helped tremendously; it gave the fair a nice flow and structure," said Daniel Hug, the fair's director.

Arkansas cities worried about business fallout push back against state laws cast as anti-gay

Arkansas cities worried about business fallout push back against state laws cast as anti-gay

After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections.

'You find a way to cope with it'

'You find a way to cope with it'

Tom Poynton on returning to cricket one year after the car crash that killed his father and nearly ended his career.

Shot fired into hotel courtyard

DRINKERS were lucky to escape injury when a shot was fired into a hotel courtyard in Melbourne’s east.

Death threats after first date, court told

A MAN accused of murdering his girlfriend had threatened to shoot her just weeks after they started dating, a jury has heard.

Sacked advisers still in the industry

Macquarie Bank advisers sacked for mismanagement are continuing to work in the industry, a Senate inquiry has heard.

Scandal of 300,000 Scots' benefits sanctions under David Cameron's Con-Dem government

SHOCKING results from studies show Con-Dem reforms are taking more than £1.6billion a year out of the Scottish economy.

Hillary Clinton defends family foundation amid Republican criticism

Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself on the defensive during her first campaign visit to New Hampshire in the 2016 presidential contest, pushing back against Republican questions about foreign donations to her family foundation.Clinton...

As Midtown prices soar, companies look Downtown for deals

A bit of wind has gone out of the city's sails, but downtown areas are undergoing a resurgence. Sky-high land, apartment, office and retail pricing, a strong dollar, a snow-slammed...

Stranded cruise ship rides huge swells outside Sydney harbour with 2500 passengers trapped on board ...

Sydney's wild weather is causing chaos for passengers on board a damaged cruise ship, stranded outside the harbour and riding the massive waves for several hours.

Jersey makes it into the top ten European holiday islands and tops a UK/Channel Islands list

Jersey beats Majorca and Tenerife in a poll of holiday isles but Santorini comes top in Europe, while the British top ten includes the Isle of Wight, St Mary's and Arran

27 survivors of Sunday's Mediterranean shipwreck reach Italy, death toll 800

Twenty-seven survivors of Sunday’s Mediterranean shipwreck arrived on a coast guard vessel at the Italian port of Catania on Monday night.

According to the UN’s latest figures, the disaster killed 800 migrants who had embarked on the perilous crossing from Libya, desperate for a bett

Auschwitz Bookkeeper Stands Trial In Germany

A former bookkeeper at Auschwitz will stand trial in Germany today accused of being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people.

Killing 6 newborns gives her life in prison

A mother who killed six of her newborn babies and hid their bodies in her garage was sentenced to up to life in prison More...

Mega Buzz: Is S.H.I.E.L.D. Going to Become Overrun with Superheroes?

Every week, Inhumans seem to play a bigger and bigger role in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. mythology. But don't worry: According to executive producer Jeffrey Bell, the ABC drama isn't going to become overrun by characters with superpowers any time soon.Check out all this week's Mega Buzz scoop!"

Can Adelaide sustain this hotel building boom?

ANOTHER day, another announcement of a new hotel. But does Adelaide have too many? Can the city sustain it?

'A recipe born of love and necessity'

THE first Anzac biscuits were long-distance messages of love and care. But guess how the Diggers used them when they arrived, hard and inedible? Plus, Maggie Beer’s recipe for the perfect Anzac Day bite.

'You selfish f***ing woman'

CYCLIST Kylie says she was hit by a car and verbally abused before the driver took off with her bike still mangled in the vehicle’s wheels.

Family, friends remember Norwood Flats shooting victim

Family and long-time friends of Garry Godson told CTV News, the man shot to death early Monday morning led a troubled life.

Leaks not to blame for $A jump: RBA

The RBA has for the first time addressed “unusual trading” in the Aussie dollar before its recent interest rate decisions.

New report vindicates Indian IT firms debunks antiH1B myths

A new report debunks arguments long touted by H1B critics to say foreign workers dont cost less dont replace natives and the US is actually short of STEM Science Technology Engineering and Maths workers and needs help

Police find body of ESPN writer Ivan Maisel's student son two months after his car was found abandon...

Max Maisel, 21, who was in his third year at the Rochester Institute of Technology went missing on February 21. His family issued a statement saying they were 'relieved' his body had been found.

Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls all products over listeria

Blue Bell Creameries voluntarily recalled all of its products after tests revealed more of its frozen treats may contain listeria.

Major: Labour-SNP Govt A 'Recipe For Mayhem'

A minority Labour government propped up by SNP votes would be a "recipe for mayhem", Sir John Major is expected to warn later.

Dayaks see red over Taman Medan cross issue

We can demand the removal of religious teachers in Sarawak because they are stationed in Christian areas.

6 Baltimore police officers suspended amid investigation of suspect's fatal spine injury

Baltimore's mayor, police officials, and prosecutor sought to calm their city Monday, while six officers were suspended as authorities investigated how a suspect suffered a fatal spine injury in police custody last week.

Video: US moves to block Iranian ships off Yemen

Rachel Maddow shows the consequences of collapsed governments, from a refugee crisis from Libya to war in Yemen. Dion Nissenbaum, Wall Street Journal Pentagon reporter, joins to discuss a U.S. move to intercept Iranian ships in the Gulf of Aden. (Rachel Maddow)

Dunedin hunter missing for two days in South Canterbury

A seach is under way for a Dunedin hunter missing in the Albury area in South Canterbury for two days.

Lydia Ko doesn't need power game to stay on top of the world, says Annika Sorenstam

Women's golfing great Annika Sorenstam believes Lydia Ko's supposed lack of power won't hinder her dominance of the current game.

New Zealand troops depart for Iraq

Iraq-bound New Zealand troops have left on the first leg of their deployment, it has been confirmed.

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products, Oklahoma facility to remain closed

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. The company "can't say with certainty" how the bac