Feds Find Criminal Wrongdoing in GM Ignition Defect
The development could result in a record fine and potential criminal charges, The New York Times reported.
Oculus VR's founder sued over alleged confidentiality breach
The founder of Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey, has been hit with a lawsuit from his former employer Total Recall Technologies. According to the lawsuit, Luckey used confidential information he acquired during his job at Total Recall to later launch his own Oculus Rift headset. As a result, Total Recall is
Cop killed a day before maternity leave
New mom. Coach K at the local Boys and Girls Club. Girl Scout leader. Special Olympics volunteer. Omaha, Nebraska, police officer. Kerrie Orozco was all of those things and much more.
IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday.
The purge, which relied mostly on info
Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda As Fast Track Passes Senate
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's trade agenda suffered a setback Friday evening during a series of last-minute maneuvers in the Senate. While the upper chamber eventually passed a bill that would help Obama streamline a trade pact with 11 Pacific nations, the final product threw a wrench into
China Rebukes US For 'Risky' Naval Standoff
China has warned the US against "provocative actions" following a tense encounter with an American surveillance aircraft over the contested South China Sea.
Tourist falls off 6-foot cliff while taking a selfie in Bali
A Singaporean tourist fell off a cliff on Lembongan Island in Bali while trying to take a selfie, according to local police.
Mohamed Aslam Shahul, 21, was taking a selfie as a wave crashed against the cliff, causing him to lose his balance and fall into the sea from a height of about six feet. His
Report: Man convicted in Levy case may get new trial
The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after government attorneys withdrew their opposition, The Associated Press reported.
Wan Azizah to clarify shadow cabinet with PR partners
Opposition leader plans to speak with PKR, PAS and DAP leaders to clarify that the idea of a shadow cabinet is ideal.
Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal discipline
RIO DE JENAIRO: The IMF urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as South America’s largest economy Friday unveiled a package of budget cuts in a move to kickstart a recovery. Brazil has lost ground since a period of high growth largely fueled by Ch
Aaron Quintal: Child poverty unexpected focus of Budget
Could business have expected more from a Budget labelled by Finance Minister Bill English as "a plan that's working"?The focus of Budget 2015 was, unexpectedly, on addressing child poverty. After days of talking down the prospect...
Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow.A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem.Prosecutors cited Jean Kasem's
Mike Huckabee Defends Child Molester Josh Duggar: "Good People Make Mistakes"
It's a political match made in heaven: Republican candidate for president Mike Huckabee took to Facebook to publicly affirm his support for the Duggar family in the wake of reports that eldest son Josh Duggar molested five young girls, including his own sisters.Josh Duggar admits to wrongdoing in ..
Huckabee stands by Duggar family amid molestation scandal
GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee said Friday he is standing by the Duggar family following an admission by the eldest son, Joshua, that he molested five girls when he was a teenager.
Birds Cleaned After Calif. Oil Spill
Veterinarians in Los Angeles are cleaning six pelicans that were found covered in oil following a spill in California that has leaked more than 100 thousand gallons along the coast near Santa Barbara. (May 22)
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Incredible before-and-after photos show how much New York City has changed since the 1800s
There's a new map that will help you chart exactly how much Manhattan has changed over the years. This week, the New York Public Library released an interactive website that allows users to travel back in time using the Library's historical photography database. The site, called Old
GM could be held criminally liable for deaths related to its massive ignition switch recall
The Justice Department says it has found criminal wrongdoing on the part of General Motors for its failure to publicize an ignition defect responsible for the deaths of at least 104 people. Investigators are now negotiating what could be a record penalty for the automaker, the Times reports. A settl
Pregnant NSW women urged to get flu shots
PREGNANT women are being urged by NSW Health to get a flu shot, as those who contract influenza are at greater risk of developing complications.
White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq
Despite the Islamic State militant group's taking this week of Iraqi city Ramadi and Syria's Palmyra - the White House has made clear President Barack Obama has no plans to send U.S. troops into the region to "re-invade Iraq or invade Syria." VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from the White House
White House: No Plans to Send US Ground Troops to Iraq
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday he could not corroborate Islamic State's claims it was responsible for a blast at a Shi'ite mosque in the eastern Saudi Arabian governate of Qatif that killed at least 21 people.
"We obviously mourn the loss of life and condemn this violenc
Would-be IS Martyrs Arrested in California
Two California men have been charged with conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State.
Muhanad Budawi and Nader Elhuzayel, both 24, appeared in federal court Friday, a day after they were taken into custody, one at Los Angeles International Airport.
Email error reveals bank's EU project
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
First Look At Bill Murray's Weird Netflix Christmas Special
Its official. Bill Murray is getting that Netflix Christmas special weve been vaguely hearing about for months. The subscription streaming service announced the news on Friday, noting the new special will nod at the classic variety show.
19 Kids And Counting Has Been Pulled From TLC's Schedule Following Scandal
TLC is no stranger to controversies, and the latest allegations that 19 Kids and Counting offspring Josh Duggar molested a handful of underage girls in the past has forced TLC to pull the hit reality series off the air.
Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill Win The Day For New Zealand
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor added an unbeaten 155-run stand for the third wicket after a 148-run opening stand to ensure New Zealand won all three sessions of day two of the First Test against England at Lord's.
Western Morning News commented Jeremy Clarkson back with a bang on new tour with James May and...
Sacked television star Jeremy Clarkson teamed up with his former Top Gear presenters during a live show tonight and hinted of a return to our screens.
He entered to the theme of boxing anthem Eye Of The Tiger as he made his first public appearance with Richard Hammond and James May since he was dro
'40 killed' in Mexico gunfight
About 40 people have been killed in a large-scale firefight between law enforcement officers and criminal suspects in western Mexico.
Three involved in serious crash
Three people, including a pregnant woman, are involved in a serious car crash between Carryduff and Ballynahinch, County Down.
VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out
At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.
VIDEO: Can Saudi coalition defeat IS?
The recent, dramatic gains by Islamic State fighters across Syria and Iraq are prompting fresh doubts over whether the coalition strategy to defeat them is working.
Councils urge blanket legal high ban
Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.
Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out
At least 39 people are killed in a gunfight between security forces and an armed gang in one of Mexico's most violent states.
Leeds Rhinos 36 Hull KR 16
Two tries from Ryan Hall and a masterclass from Danny McGuire helped the Rhinos overcome a very spirited Hull KR outfit at Headingley Carnegie to remain top of the First Utility Super League.
The Debate – Rohingya Muslims Plight
The world’s most persecuted minority can never seem to catch a break. Myanmar, their home country, doesn’t want them, nor do regional countries like Indonesia & Malaysia, who have in the past pushed their boats back out to sea. And then there is the Western world, seen as a role model of accepta
California farmers agree water deal
California regulators accept an offer from farmers to reduce water usage by 25% in an effort to avoid deeper cuts in the state's battle with drought.
RCMP officer was justified in fatally shooting man on Cold Lake First Nation: ASIRT
An agency that investigates serious incidents involving police says an officer will face no charges in the deadly shooting of a man on an Alberta First Nation.
Manitoba politician who fought with premier set to run again under NDP banner
A former Manitoba cabinet minister who was kicked out of caucus after criticizing Premier Greg Selinger is set to run for re-election under the NDP banner.