Children among 90 'executed' by ISIS in SyriaMore than 90 people -- including at least 11 children -- have been "executed" by ISIS fighters in the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last seven days, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN Sunday. Many of the people killed were fa...
Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'Julian Castro labeled the House Republican-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails a "witch hunt" and a "sideshow" from dealing with America's most pressing problems. The Housing and Urban Development secretary accused GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy of ...
Record rainfall floods Texas, Oklahoma"Right now is not the time to return to your homes" -- an urgent warning Sunday from Ken Bell, the emergency management coordinator for the city of San Marcos, Texas, where near-torrential rain turned streets into swift-running rivers and forced the ...
'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, wife killedJohn Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police. Nash, 86, and Alicia Nash, 82, were riding in a taxi near Mo...
Irish ayes smiling as Church loses faithA top Irish Catholic leader said the Church needs a "reality check" as the predominantly Catholic nation voted to approve gay marriage."I think the Church needs to do a reality check right across the board ... Have we drifted away...
Comedian offers stage stormer a proper gigBrendhan Lovegrove has offered the amateur comedian who rushed the stage in a drunken haze last week a proper stand-up gig.Cam Cumming was so keen to do stand-up, he stormed the stage at an event on Thursday night, to the initial...
'Beautiful Mind' Nobel Prize winner John Nash killed in a car crashUS Nobel Prize winner John Nash has died in car crash along with his wife Alicia.
The mathematician whose life story was turned into the Oscar-winning film ‘A Beautiful Mind’ was travelling in a taxi in New Jersey when the accident happened.
Actor Russell Crowe, who playe
Cannes: Jacques Audiard's 'Dheepan' Wins Palme d'OrCANNES — French auteur Jacques Audiard's "Dheepan," an intimately observed, mostly Tamil-language drama about a makeshift family of Sri Lankan refugees in Paris, was the unexpected winner of the Palme d'Or at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on Sunday night. “Thank you, Michael Haneke,
Jed Allen Didcot murders: First pictures of three members of same family found stabbed to deathThe manhunt for 21-year-old Jed Allen wanted in connection with the killings in Oxfordshire has continued today, with armed police sealing off an Oxford city centre park
England v New Zealand quizWhich player only has seven toes? Who has the number of the beast? Who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.
Pentagon slams Iraqi forces for 'failing to fight' in RamadiWashington (AFP) - Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces "failed to fight" in Ramadi, which has fallen to Islamic State militants, and said the troops lacked the will to defend themselves."What apparently happened was the Iraqi forces showed no will to fight. They were not outnu
71 Protesters Arrested After Cleveland Police Officer AcquittedA total of 71 people have been arrested in the central U.S. city of Cleveland during protests following the acquittal of a white policeman in the shooting deaths of two unarmed blacks in 2012.
VIDEO: Didcot deaths: Police name victimsPolice have named the three people - a man, woman and young girl - who were found dead in a house in Oxfordshire.
WMNGAdams published WMN Travel: Daredevil adventures in Aveyron for allMy heart is in my mouth as I watch my two children run off the slope into the void of sky beyond, just a parachute stopping them from plunging hundreds of feet below.Of course, there's an instructor strapped in with each of them, which allays my fears somewhat, and within a minute they are little sp
Western Morning News published Newly designed cross country fences ready for Cornish event...The organisers of a Cornish one-day-event are urging riders to come and put their new cross country fences to the test, as the deadline for entries is fast approaching. The East Cornwall Hunt Pony Club will host their annual open one-day-event on Sunday, May 31 at Trengrove Farm near Merrymeet,
Western Morning News published Didier Drogba enjoys winning Chelsea farewell at Stamford BridgeChelsea bade farewell to Didier Drogba before coming from behind to beat Sunderland 3-1 and lift the Premier League trophy on a day of celebration, farewells and potential goodbyes. The title was sealed with three matches to go after a defeat of Crystal Palace and there was a strange atmosphere on
Greece unable to make €1.6bn IMF paymentsGreece says it cannot make a repayment to the International Monetary Fund, which is due on June 5, as it does not have the money.
Nobel prize winning mathematician, who inspired film, dies in crashNobel prize winner and subject of 'A Beautiful Mind', John Nash, has died with his wife, Alicia, in a taxi crash in New Jersey.
Allardyce to leave HammersSam Allardyce's contract as West Ham manager will not be renewed and he will leave the club with immediate effect.
Waters: Referendum result 'catastrophic' for IrelandJohn Waters of First Families First, says the result of the Marriage Equality Referendum is "catastrophic" for Irish society.
Yes group claims Church 'contributed to a muddying' of #MarRef issuesThe Yes Equality campaign says it is disappointed in how the Catholic Church participated in the Marriage Equality Referendum debate.
Tourism Ireland targets LGBT community after emphatic #MarRef YesTourism Ireland have launched a campaign targeting the LGBT community around the world for weddings and honeymoons in Ireland.
Spaniards vote in regional, municipal electionsVoters are going to the polls in Spain’s regional and municipal elections that could break the grip of the main political parties.
They'll choose mayors for over 8000 towns and cities, as well as new governments for 13 of Spain's regions. The newly-emerged Podemos and Ciudadanos part