Cop hit by police car seriously injured

Cop hit by police car seriously injured

A CRITICAL incident investigation is underway after a NSW police officer was hit by a police car during a pursuit in the state's north.



Family mourns 'large-hearted' B.C. man who died in Mexico

Family mourns "large-hearted" B.C. man who died in Mexico

The mother of a British Columbia man who died in a boating accident in Mexico says he was a big-hearted, generous man who always reached out to help others.

Raw: Gay Marriage Supporters Cheer Irish Vote

Raw: Gay Marriage Supporters Cheer Irish Vote

Thousands of Irish citizens gathered at Dublin Castle and exploded with joy when it was revealed 62.1 percent of Irish voters had said "yes" to changing the nation's constitution to allow gay marriage. (May 23)

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Murder Probe As Three Bodies Found In House

Murder Probe As Three Bodies Found In House

A murder investigation has been launched after a man, woman and girl were found dead at a house in Oxfordshire, police say.

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland.

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration of sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen leading up to Memorial Day.

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood. Tens of thousands of people crowded El Salvador's Savior of the World Plaza...

Protests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Protests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Relatives of two unarmed people shot to death by Cleveland police in 2012 had harsh words Saturday after Officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of all charges. "We were expecting him to be convicted of at least one of the charges," said Jackie Ru...

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."Friday's...

Sydney: Day two at Vivid Sydney: Arty ideas

Sydney: Day two at Vivid Sydney: Arty ideas

Vivid is an annual festival that helps brighten up Sydney, Australia, as it heads into winter. It features an array of art, music, idea talks and more. Here are Rachel Bache's highlights from day two of Vivid Sydney: 1. Arty...

Fitting tribute for music legend

Fitting tribute for music legend

B.B. King drew a 45-second standing ovation amid reflections and remembrances about his life and legacy at a memorial for more than 350 family and friends in Las Vegas.Eight of the blues legend's 11 adult children and more than...

Stephie Key launches into the world of film (+behind the scenes)

Stephie Key launches into the world of film (+behind the scenes)

Stephie Key has launched her first foray into film - and she says it's so bad, it's funny.The Prime Minister's daughter told the Herald on Sunday she wrote, directed and managed the set design and costumes for the 30 minute short...

Jamie Donaldson shoots third round 67 to trail by eight shots at BMW PGA Championship

Jamie Donaldson shoots third round 67 to trail by eight shots at BMW PGA Championship

A hole-in-one from Miguel Angel Jimenez and an albatross from Tommy Fleetwood provided a spectacular boost to the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday

Saudi mosque bomber associated with Daesh: Ministry

Saudi mosque bomber associated with Daesh: Ministry

The man, called Saleh al-Qashaami, was wanted by Saudi security agencies, the official Saudi press agency quoted the ministry spokesman as saying.

Cleveland Officer Acquitted in Two Shooting Deaths

Cleveland Officer Acquitted in Two Shooting Deaths

A white Cleveland patrolman was acquitted Saturday in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire in 2012. WSJ's Carly Marsh reports. Photo: AP

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Highlanders win JUCO opener 3-1

Highlanders win JUCO opener 3-1

The McLennan Highlanders opened the JUCO World Series with a 3-1 win over the San Jacinto Gators this morning at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, Colorado.Highlander ace Jack Finnegan picked up the win on the mound with Nathan Bertness getting the save. Finnegan recorded nine strikeouts and gave up

Operator of pipeline in Calif. oil spill defends shutdown procedure

Operator of pipeline in Calif. oil spill defends shutdown procedure

The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.

The Debate - Arming Terrorists (23.5.2015)

The Debate - Arming Terrorists (23.5.2015)

Denial after denial by the Turkish government, but more evidence points to Ankara aiding and abetting terrorism inside of Syria. The latest proof is coming from the Turkish gendarmerie itself, as guards who searched a Turkish truck heading to Syria admit that they found weapons. Well the Turkish gov

Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Jimenez's record-breaking hole-in-one

VIDEO: Jimenez's record-breaking hole-in-one

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez makes a hole-in-one during the third round of the PGA Championship at Wentworth and sets a European Tour record of 10 aces.

Burundian opposition leader murdered: residents

Burundian opposition leader murdered: residents

Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was on Saturday shot dead along with his bodyguard, residents said, the latest unrest in a country gripped by weeks of anti-government demonstrations.Zedi Feruzi, the head of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) was ki

Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' debuted 35 years ago today — here's what it was like behind the sc...

Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' debuted 35 years ago today — here's what it was like behind the sc...

Stanley Kubrick's landmark psychological horror film "The Shining" was released 35 years ago on Saturday.  The movie was met with popular and critical acclaim and remains widely viewed today.  Kubrick's daughter, Vivian, who was 17 years old when the movie was being made, made a short movie docu

I just went to Wegmans for the first time ever — now I get what all the fuss is about

I just went to Wegmans for the first time ever — now I get what all the fuss is about

It seems every time someone mentions Wegmans, the insanely popular grocery store chain prevalent in upstate New York (as well as parts of New England, Virginia, and Maryland), people go absolutely nuts. Wegmans has 85 locations, and tens of thousands of enthusiastically loyal customers at each one.

Federal cop will head welfare crackdown

Federal cop will head welfare crackdown

A SENIOR AFP officer will lead a taskforce targeting welfare fraud, a move the government hopes will net $1b in savings.

Lindt Cafe siege inquest to resume

Lindt Cafe siege inquest to resume

FIVE months on from the Sydney Lindt Cafe siege an, inquest will ask, among other things, if the tragedy could have been avoided.

Support for Qld Labor rising: poll

ANNASTACIA Palaszczuk has received a ringing endorsement as Queensland premier, leading Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg 55 to 30 per cent.

Liberal senator calls for gay referendum

LIBERAL senator Zed Seselja is backing a referendum on gay marriage in Australia, after Ireland overwhelming voted Yes.

With 10K rooms, world's largest hotel coming to Saudi Arabia

Doug G. WareMECCA, Saudi Arabia, May 23 (UPI) -- The two largest hotels in the world are located in Las Vegas, but Saudi Arabia will take the top spot in two years when the Abraj Kudai hotel is completed.

G.M. may face criminal charges over faulty ignition switches

Doug G. WareDEARBORN, Mich., May 23 (UPI) -- General Motors might face criminal charges due to its handling of a defect involving certain ignition switches, which has been linked to more than 100 deaths.

Shi'ite Militias Battle Islamic State Militants in Beiji

The U.S. military said the international coalition it leads conducted 22 strikes in Iraq overnight, focusing on Ramadi, the IS stronghold of Mosul, and the area near the oil refinery of Beiji, as a convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against Islamic S

Putin Signs 'Undesirable' NGO Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law Saturday legislation giving prosecutors the right to declare foreign and international non-governmental organizations "undesirable" and to fine or jail Russians who are involved with them. The law, which was passed by both chambers of Russia's pa

Robert Mugabe and the Crocodile

President Robert Mugabe is 91, and the country's politicians are preparing for the post-Mugabe era. One, nicknamed the Crocodile, is looking in a strong position.

VIDEO: Helicopter flight to Panama border camp

The Colombian army and the Panamanian border police have built a joint border post called La Union. BBC News flew there by helicopter.

Friday Box Office: 'Tomorrowland' and 'Poltergeist' Fail to Equal Past Memorial Day Openers

While the Summer box office has been well under way for several weeks with multiple strong hits, Memorial Day weekend, in the U.S. at least, is usually considered a major date to open major new...

Zac Purton back as a winner ... with a little help from Jim Cassidy

Zac Purton returned home to Brisbane a winner on Strawberry Boy in the Lord Mayors Cup on Saturday with a little help from his father-in-law Jim Cassidy.

Jo Weston waiting in the wings to spread her own

When the much-loved and respected Bianca Chatfield runs out onto Margaret Court Arena on Sunday for her last home game as a Melbourne Vixen, her understudy will be in the familiar  position of not knowing if, or when, her own opportunity will come.

ScottHarrison published Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after head-on crash in North...

A motorcyclist is tonight in hospital after head-on collision which has closed the A386 near Little Torrington in North Devon. Police were called to the scene shortly after 6pm where they discovered the biker lying in the middle of the road with leg injuries after being thrown from their bike in