Cuba formally removed from U.S. terrorism blacklist

Cuba formally removed from U.S. terrorism blacklist

The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.



What You Need to Know About the Anthrax Blunder

What You Need to Know About the Anthrax Blunder

U.S. officials are trying to figure out how anthrax from a batch containing live spores got sent to labs in nine states, Australia and South Korea.

Kyle calls in sick after Joyce drama

Kyle calls in sick after Joyce drama

THE day after it emerged that Kyle Sandilands is being investigated by ACMA for sledging agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce on his radio show the shock jock has failed to front for work.

Bernie Sanders wrote an essay saying that women fantasize about rape

Bernie Sanders wrote an essay saying that women fantasize about rape

WASHINGTON — Just as Sen. Bernie Sanders’ progressive presidential challenge to Hillary Clinton is gaining steam, an old essay of his has surfaced in which he says women fantasize “being...

Regional Paper Talk: Ki move for Arsenal

Regional Paper Talk: Ki move for Arsenal

Arsenal are targeting Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng, while Bournemouth and Wolves are battling it out for the signature of Dwight Gayle.

Why are Chinese companies investing big in US start-ups?

Why are Chinese companies investing big in US start-ups?

Even though we live in the times of globalization, where information from all over the world is in the palm of our hand, we somehow always end up with information about what’s going on in the West. The East, however, is as powerful as any other part of the world, especially when it comes to [&

ISIS claims 2nd Saudi mosque blast

ISIS claims 2nd Saudi mosque blast

An explosion outside a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday killed at least four people, the Arab nation's official Saudi Press Agency reports.

Cuba off U.S. terror blacklist

Cuba off U.S. terror blacklist

The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday, setting the two nations up for a full renewal of diplomatic ties.

Surge in female recruits to terror group reported

Surge in female recruits to terror group reported

Experts are tracking more than 100 women who have left the West to join ISIS using posts on online platforms. Who are these women and who arranges their move to join the terror group?

Face transplant patient meets donor's sister

Face transplant patient meets donor's sister

The sister of a man who died in a car accident has met the patient who now has her brother's face. Richard Norris had the transplant in 2012. Report by Mcnallyc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Latest on flooding: River's threat reduced for Texas city

Latest on flooding: River's threat reduced for Texas city

10 a.m. (CDT) The Colorado River is expected to crest two feet lower than previously expected in and around the southeastern Texas city of Wharton, where residents have been asked to evacuate about 300 homes. City spokeswoman Paula Favors said Friday that river level is expected to crest Saturday

Anheuser-Busch Halts Beer Production to Provide Water for Texas, Oklahoma Storm Victims

Anheuser-Busch Halts Beer Production to Provide Water for Texas, Oklahoma Storm Victims

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch stopped production at its Georgia brewery this week to instead produce drinking water for those affected by a deadly bout of historic flooding and storms in Texas and Oklahoma. Anheuser-Busch said it had stopped beer production at its Cartersville brewery in Georgia la

Google's killer cloud storage offer isn't perfect: The biggest problem with Google Photos

Google's killer cloud storage offer isn't perfect: The biggest problem with Google Photos

As the old saying goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Google’s big I/O 2015 keynote took place on Thursday, and it lasted for more than two hours. As you might imagine, there was plenty of news shared on stage during the lengthy event and much of it was intriguing. When i

Two pedestrians rescued from under double decker bus in Glasgow city centre taken to hospital

Two pedestrians rescued from under double decker bus in Glasgow city centre taken to hospital

EMERGENCY services were scrambled to rescue an elderly man and woman after reports two people were caught under the bus.

Britain's Got Talent 2015: Calum Scott, Beat Brothers and Misstasia in last semi-final

Britain's Got Talent 2015: Calum Scott, Beat Brothers and Misstasia in last semi-final

IT'S been quite a week on Britain's Got Talent as the contestants have been narrowed down ahead of Sunday.

England vs New Zealand second Test: Rain delay leaves Alastair Cook and James Anderson frustrated at...

England vs New Zealand second Test: Rain delay leaves Alastair Cook and James Anderson frustrated at...

Morning showers left England facing a frustrating delay on the first morning of the second Investec Test against New Zealand at Headingley.

Fifa presidential election: Who will vote for Sepp Blatter or Prince Ali bin al-Hussein?

Fifa presidential election: Who will vote for Sepp Blatter or Prince Ali bin al-Hussein?

It's the question that everybody with the slightest interest in football wants to know – who will win the Fifa presidential election as the world votes for Sepp Blatter or Prince Ali bin al-Hussein?

Fifa presidential election: Ex-Manchester United chief executive David Gill named vice-president kno...

Fifa presidential election: Ex-Manchester United chief executive David Gill named vice-president kno...

David Gill took to the stage at the Fifa Congress meeting in Zurich to shake hands with president Sepp Blatter and accept his role as vice-president of the world governing body for football – knowing that he will reject the post if Blatter is re-elected this evening.

Crunch time for Sepp Blatter | Journal

Crunch time for Sepp Blatter | Journal

Read more: http://www.dw.de/blatter-vows-to-fix-things-at-fifa/a-18485035

Sepp Blatter is standing for re-election as the head of football's governing body, FIFA. His organization is entangled in corruption investigations. Those have lead to a string of high-profile arrests, and calls for

SEE IT: Crowd lifts double-decker bus off man in London

SEE IT: Crowd lifts double-decker bus off man in London

This is the moment hordes of bystanders lifted a double-decker bus on a London street to free a pinned unicyclist.

Teen Jailed For Lee Rigby Copycat Attack Plot

Teen Jailed For Lee Rigby Copycat Attack Plot

A teenage terrorist has been jailed for trying to persuade a man with learning difficulties to carry out a Woolwich-style attack.

Unicyclist gets trapped under a London bus, bystanders rush to the rescue

Unicyclist gets trapped under a London bus, bystanders rush to the rescue

Footage captured by an eyewitness shows about 100 people moving a London bus as they rushed to the aid of a unicyclist who found himself trapped on Thursday evening during rush hour. Eyewitnesses captured the scene in Walthamstow, east London, as bystanders came to the aid of the man stuck under

Another deluge wreaks havoc across Texas, Oklahoma, with more rain to come

Another deluge wreaks havoc across Texas, Oklahoma, with more rain to come

After an extraordinary swing from drought to deadly flooding, the last thing the southern Plains need now is more heavy rain. But that's exactly what it got on Thursday night into Friday morning, as another massive area of thunderstorms congealed late Thursday and rumbled slowly across the Lone Star

14-year-old spelling bee contestant tries, fails to dodge the mom kiss

14-year-old spelling bee contestant tries, fails to dodge the mom kiss

Third place in a national spelling competition is NO excuse for going for the cheek kiss, mom. When Cole Shafer-Ray, a 14-year-old from Oklahoma, was eliminated from the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, his proud mother tried to lean in to kiss her accomplished son on the cheek. Cole was

Rowing down the street: When the swollen Seine river put Paris underwater

Rowing down the street: When the swollen Seine river put Paris underwater

Two men travel down the street in an improvised boat.Image: ND/Roger Viollet/Getty ImagesParis and its environs has regularly experienced flooding previous to 1910. But that year, after months of rainfall, the city experienced one of the most severe episodes of flooding in its history.On Jan. 21, t

North Wales Crusaders coach warns about cup hangover

It will be Crusaders' first outing since they lifted the iPro Sport Cup last weekend in Blackpool, after a superb second-half display saw off Swinton Lions

Stocks Extend Drop After Report Shows Economic Contraction

U.S. equity markets extended their slide after the second reading on first-quarter GDP showed the economy shrank, and corporate profits dropped most in a year.

Merkel will work constructively with Cameron to reform EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will work constructively with British Prime Minister David Cameron on reforming the European Union, reaffirming her desire to keep the UK in the bloc.

British Prime Minister David Cameron was in Berlin on Friday (May 29) where he was greeted with military

Nepal’s Kumaris Change With the Times

Nepal’s kumaris are little girls who are worshipped as embodiments of Durga, the Hindu goddess of protection. While the tradition is centuries old, many of today’s kumaris represent a changing Nepal. Photo: Simon de Trey-White for The Wall Street Journal.

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Governor O'Malley 2016 supporters launch super PAC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Supporters of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the formation a super PAC on Thursday to raise money to help his expected presidential campaign. The launch of Generation Forward came two days before a scheduled news conference in Baltimore where O'Mal

Freddie Gray activists plan protest at O'Malley presidential announcement

BALTIMORE (AP) - Some Baltimore police accountability activists say they'll protest former Gov. Martin O'Malley's announcement of a possible presidential bid in the city Saturday morning. Duane Davis of Baltimore Bloc said Thursday that police brutality flourished under O'Malley's "ze

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair Reenact Cruel Intentions Kiss and We Can't Handle It

Cruel Intentions fans got a big surprise when not only did Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair show up to the musical inspired by the movie, but Gellar and Blair also reenacted their famous kiss.The cult film, which was released in 1999, featured the now-famous lip-lock that ...

Dem hopeful Sanders once penned essay on women's rape fantasy

Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders once penned an essay claiming that men fantasize about abusing women and women fantasize about being raped.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch for sale for $100 million

The 12,000 square-foot home where Michael Jackson and his numerous exotic animals once lived is now on the market.On 2,700 acres in Los Olivos, 40 miles outside Santa Barbara, the King of Pop's Neverland Ranch, now the Sycamore Valley Ranch, is being priced at $100 million, according to The Wall Str

VIDEO: 'Premiership win would be a dream'

England centre Jonathan Joseph tells BBC Points West that winning the Premiership title with Bath "would be a dream" for the players.

Google Photos' algorithm makes the manual sorting of images a quaint pastime

Think of Google Photos as Gmail for pictures, said Google vice president Bradley Horowitz. Before Gmail existed, Horowitz recalled, he'd obsessively file away every email. But as the emails started to pile up, that practice became unsustainable. "E-mail would have been all I did if that mode

Stocks are lower (SPY, DJI, IXIC, USD, UST)

Stocks are lower after a second estimate showed that the US economy shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter. Near 9:35 a.m. ET, the Dow was down 56 points, the S&P 500 was down 4 points, and the Nasdaq was down 7 points. Following the GDP data, the US dollar index firmed, rising to as much as 97.27.