NI Assembly in 'uncharted waters'

NI Assembly in 'uncharted waters'

The DUP says the Northern Ireland Assembly is entering "uncharted waters" after the Welfare Reform Bill failed to pass on Tuesday.



Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.

Irish smacking law violates charter

Irish smacking law violates charter

The European Committee of Social Rights rules that the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.

Israel strikes Gaza after alleged militant rocket attack

Israel strikes Gaza after alleged militant rocket attack

Israeli aircraft have struck a number of sites in Gaza. It comes after Palestinian militants allegedly fired a rocket, which landed near the Israeli port city of Ashdod.

The Israeli military says it struck four “terror infrastructures” in Gaza after the rocket attack.

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Tories could 'place North East armed forces jobs in jeopardy', claims Kevan Jones

Tories could 'place North East armed forces jobs in jeopardy', claims Kevan Jones

Prime Minister David Cameron is put under pressure over his commitment to defence spending ahead of Queen's Speech

Tipu Sultan killing: Police receive 'good' calls following Crimewatch appeal

Tipu Sultan killing: Police receive 'good' calls following Crimewatch appeal

Detectives probing the killing of the 32-year-old takeaway boss are encouraged after a reconstruction appeared on the BBC show

Herpes used in cancer treatment

Herpes used in cancer treatment

A MAJOR breakthrough in cancer treatment has been achieved in a world first. Scientists have used herpes to pave the way for new cures.

Was Kochie's tirade out of line?

Was Kochie's tirade out of line?

FIONA Nash, who copped a pasting from Kochie on air over organ donations, has hit back saying the Sunrise host knew about the review a week ago.

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich

UPDATE: police have arrested six high ranking FIFA officials, including its Vice President, and plan to extradite them to the USA on corruption charges.

Swiss arrests over Fifa 'corruption'

Swiss arrests over Fifa 'corruption'

Six football officials are arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption allegations involving the sport's world governing body Fifa.

Cancer cases slated to climb 40 per cent by 2015, Canadian report warns

Cancer cases slated to climb 40 per cent by 2015, Canadian report warns

The number of cancer diagnoses in Canada is slated to steadily climb by 40 per cent in the next 15 years, according to a new report released Wednesday morning.

Parts of Texas deluged; Oklahoma, Mexico also badly hit by storm

Parts of Texas deluged; Oklahoma, Mexico also badly hit by storm

Parts of east central Texas on Tuesday were inundated by water after heavy rainfall turned highways into rivers that swept away bridges, cars and homes.More than 20 people were killed in Texas, Oklahoma and northern Mexico, where a tornado spawned by...

Kabul guesthouse siege ends, 4 Taliban insurgents killed

Kabul guesthouse siege ends, 4 Taliban insurgents killed

Kabul (dpa) – The six-hour siege of a Kabul guesthouse ended early Wednesday with four insurgents killed, police said. No security forces or civilians were hurt in the six-hour gunfight, city police spokesman Ebadullah Karimi said.The target was...

Fire crews spend hours battling house fire south of Saskatoon

Fire crews spend hours battling house fire south of Saskatoon

A fire south of Saskatoon kept crews busy for several hours Tuesday. Just before 4 p.m. CST firefighters were called to a house on Baker Road, about 2 kilometres east of Highway 11.

Soccer Officials Arrested in $100M Corruption Probe

Soccer Officials Arrested in $100M Corruption Probe

Questions have swirled for years over whether top FIFA officials were paid large bribes to select host cities for World Cup finals.

FIFA Officials Arrested in Zurich Specialized Operation, NYT

FIFA Officials Arrested in Zurich Specialized Operation, NYT

Several top officials of FIFA were arrested early morning Wednesday in Zurich on account of corruption accusations. Swiss authorities conducted a specialize doperation and arrested more than ten officials, the New York Times reported. Among them were Vice Presidents of the Executive Committee Jeff

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges

Top officials of footballs world governing body FIFA were arrested on corruption charges by Swiss authorities in Zurich on Wednesday Following the early morning arrests the officials may be extradited to the United States the New York Times reported

Hartcher takes on property development lobbying role

Hartcher takes on property development lobbying role

ICAC target Chris Hartcher is under fire after taking on a lobbying job for a NSW property development company.

PomPom Mirror reflects your furry side

PomPom Mirror reflects your furry side

Sometimes it feels as if there is nothing new under the sun, and then something like the PomPom Mirror happens. This is a mirror made of cream-colored and black handfuls of fur, and it uses the contrasting colors to reflect the people and objects that stand before it (in silhouette form, that is). I

The challenge that turned Derick Brassard into a Game 6 hero

The challenge that turned Derick Brassard into a Game 6 hero

TAMPA — Challenge accepted. Challenge accepted by the resilient Rangers, who staved off elimination for the fourth time this spring and for the 15th time over the last four tournaments...

Fifa arrests part of US Justice Department corruption probe

Fifa arrests part of US Justice Department corruption probe

Swiss police have begun making arrests as part of a US Justice Department investigation into corruption involving individuals at Fifa, football's ruling body.

Campbell Live replaced with Road Cops repeats before new show begins

Campbell Live replaced with Road Cops repeats before new show begins

Axed current affairs show Campbell Live will be replaced with repeat episodes of reality show Road Cops from next week until TV3's new current affairs show starts.

Wörthersee 2015 - Weltpremiere der Studie „GTE Sport“

Wörthersee 2015 - Weltpremiere der Studie „GTE Sport“

Köln 19.05.15: Der Golf GTE Sport transferiert die Volkswagen GT-Tradition in die Welt von morgen. Insgesamt drei Motoren - vereint in einem 295 kW/400 PS starken Plug-In-Hybridantrieb - treiben den weitgehend aus Karbon gefertigten Hightech-Golf an. Die 280 km/h schnelle Studie lässt die übliche

Senior FIFA officials to be charged

Senior FIFA officials to be charged

The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, law enforcement officials say. CNN's Evan Perez has more.

GParted Live 0.22.0-2 Switches to Linux Kernel 4.0, Offers Better UEFI Support

GParted Live 0.22.0-2 Switches to Linux Kernel 4.0, Offers Better UEFI Support

Steven Shiau, the creator of the Clonezilla Live and GParted Live projects, has made a new version of the GParted Live distro, as announced on May 26 by Curtis Gedak. GParted Live 0.22.0-2 is the first release of the well-known Live CD built around the powerful, open-source GParted disk part

Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland agreed to sweeping changes in how its police officers use force, treat the community and deal with the mentally ill, under a settlement announced Tuesday with the federal government that will put the 1,500-member department under an independent monitor. The settlement w

APNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday. The thieves accessed a system called "Get Tr

BREAKING: FIFA officials face US extradition after being arrested on corruption charges

TOP FIFA officials are facing extradition to the US after being arrested on corruption charges at a hotel in Zurich, according to reports.

Viral Wedding Photo Of A Marine Praying With His Soon-To-Be Wife Will Move You

A photo of U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Caleb Earwood and his bride Maggie sharing an emotional moment before their wedding in Asheville, North Carolina this Memorial Day weekend has gone viral. One look at the powerful shot and it's easy to see why: Credit: Dwayne Schmidt Photography Photograph

Central Pacific Hurricane Season To Be More Active, NOAA Says

HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water. Tom Evans, the acting director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Central Pacific Hurricane Center, said at

Bristol Palin Speaks Out On Her Canceled Wedding

One week after former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) announced that her daughter, Bristol, would no longer marry Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, the daughter of the 2008 vice presidential candidate is breaking her silence on the canceled nuptials. "I guess you have seen by now that the weddin

FIFA Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges; Face Extradition To U.S.

Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may

'Wolverine' killer Jed Allen told friends about family woes

Britain's depraved "Wolverine" killer Jed Allen supposedly told friends over pizza earlier this month he was in a "desperate situation" with his family — soon before he stabbed three family members to death.

Cleanup and Search Continues in Wimberley, Texas

Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area. In central Texas, the search continued for people missing in deadly flooding. (May 26)

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MTA gets $4.8B from city taxpayers

The state-controlled MTA is running on the backs of New York City taxpayers, Controller Scott Stringer said.

FIFA Officials Held On Corruption Charges

Several top FIFA officials have been arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, according to reports.

Teacher promises to cancel final exam if Taylor Swift calls him

Since the first final exam was administered, students have tried everything in their power to get out of the testing process. Turns out you just need Taylor Swift to pick up the phone Ike Stoner (real name), a sophomore at Skyview High School in Billings, Montana, pitched the idea to his teacher,