Fisherman killed by swordfish in Hawaii

Fisherman killed by swordfish in Hawaii

A Hawaiian fisherman is dead after a swordfish he had speared in a harbour on the Big Island struck him in the chest with its sharp bill.



83 of American's newest citizens celebrate end of journey in OKC

83 of American's newest citizens celebrate end of journey in OKC

By Josh Wallace, Staff WriterThunderous applause, waving of flags, and a courtroom packed with friends and family greeted 83 new citizens of the United States. The individuals — representing 28 nationalities spanning four continents — were awarded citizenship after taking an oath of allegiance

Irish Open 2015: Soren Kjeldsen refuses to be blown off course for two-shot lead

Irish Open 2015: Soren Kjeldsen refuses to be blown off course for two-shot lead

The good news at the Irish Open was the wind changed direction. The bad news was it still blew, so instead of going left to right along the coast the kite surfers of the Irish Sea went right to left.

Fifa President Sepp Blatter warns his opponents: 'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

Fifa President Sepp Blatter warns his opponents: 'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

Sepp Blatter has warned his opponents that he would never forget the campaign of "hate" they had orchestrated against him, as United States tax authorities revealed that further corruption charges are expected.

Escaped Violent Convict 'Has Fled To Spain'

Escaped Violent Convict 'Has Fled To Spain'

A violent criminal who escaped from a high-security prison in Staffordshire has fled to Spain, Sky News understands.

7.8-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Japan

7.8-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Japan

A powerful and extremely deep earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands, and shook most of the country Saturday evening. However, officials said there was no threat of a tsunami, and no injuries or damage were immediately reported. The earthquake struck near the Ogasawara islands at a depth of

Muslim chaplain says she faced discrimination aboard United Airlines flight

Muslim chaplain says she faced discrimination aboard United Airlines flight

A chaplain from Chicago's Northwestern University claims she faced anti-Muslim discrimination aboard a United Airlines flight on Friday, while en route from Chicago to Washington, D.C. Tahera Ahmad said a United flight attendant refused to give her an unopened can of Diet Coke because she said it c

Guy who proposed at another couple's wedding isn't terrible after all

Guy who proposed at another couple's wedding isn't terrible after all

When a photo of a man proposing to a woman at another couple's wedding appeared on Reddit earlier this week, commenters were quick to dismiss it as a tacky upstaging. But as it turns out, the man behind this now-viral proposal may not be the attention-seeker everyone thinks he is The Iowa woman pic

May's rain enough to cover Texas in 8 inches

May's rain enough to cover Texas in 8 inches

So much rain has fallen this May on flood-ravaged Texas that it could cover the entire state with 8 inches of water, meteorologists say. And it ain't over yet. Every drop of rain these days is a drop too many in much of Texas, where 22 people have died...

At least 27 dead in US storms

At least 27 dead in US storms

More heavy rain has added to damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 27 people in the US and left 13 missing.Thunderstorms that stalled over Dallas dropped up to 18cm of rain on Friday. Firefighters in a Dallas suburb...

Three years after Kurtley Beale heartbreaker... the Rugby World Cup has finally come into view

Three years after Kurtley Beale heartbreaker... the Rugby World Cup has finally come into view

With the season at an end, rugby correspondent Simon Thomas says attention swiftly turns to the greatest rugby show on earth

China dispute, investment top Phillipines, Japan talks

China dispute, investment top Phillipines, Japan talks

Spokesperson says Philippines president expected to raise issue of Chinese reclamation in South China Sea in Tokyo talks

Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

BALTIMORE, Md. — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped into the race for the Democratic nomination for president. It'll be a longshot challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. But O'Malley is calling for new leadership. O'Malley made the announcement Saturday in a Baltimore par

Female student sparks debate with 'I don't shave' essay

Female student sparks debate with 'I don't shave' essay

NEW YORK (ABC News) - A UK student has worked online readers into a lather, after writing about her refusal to shave her body hair and perpetuate what she described as unfair expectations of women. In an essay that appeared in the The Tab Liverpool, titled, I Dont Shave and Im Not Going To Start,

1 dead, 1 injured in overnight car crash in Accokeek

1 dead, 1 injured in overnight car crash in Accokeek

ACCOKEEK, Md. (WJLA) - One man has died and another person was injured after an overnight car crash in Accokeek early Saturday morning, authorities said. The unidentified man was pronounced dead on the scene and the other person, who was not identified, was injured and transported to an area hospit

Governor O'Malley announces he's running for president in 2016

Governor O'Malley announces he's running for president in 2016

BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) - Former Maryland Governor Martin OMalley announced Saturday he will seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for the presidency during a rally this morning in Baltimore. "Today, to you, and to all who can hear my voice, I declare that I am a candidate for the president of the

Teen Mom OG's Maci Bookout Gives Birth

Teen Mom OG's Maci Bookout Gives Birth

Teen Mom OGstar Maci Bookout and her longtime boyfriend Taylor McKinney have welcomed a baby girl. They've named their daughter Jayde Carter. Bookout shared the news on Twitter Friday, writing that the baby "is beautiful and as healthy as can be!" Jayde made her grand entrance at 1:59pm

EU chiefs vow to draw up anti-poaching action plan in major win for Sunday Mirror fight against vile...

EU chiefs vow to draw up anti-poaching action plan in major win for Sunday Mirror fight against vile...

The European Commission will step up the fight against poachers in Africa and in Europe following pressure from Sunday Mirror and Euro MPs

Czechs re-enact 1945 march in gesture to remember Germans dying in post WWII expulsion

Czechs re-enact 1945 march in gesture to remember Germans dying in post WWII expulsion

In a rare gesture of reconciliation, hundreds of Czechs have participated in a 20-mile walk to remember some 1,700 ethnic Germans who died 70 years ago during their expulsion from the Czech city of Brno.

Alabama judge: Death row inmate seeking freedom got 'raw deal' in murder trial

Alabama judge: Death row inmate seeking freedom got 'raw deal' in murder trial

An Alabama inmate who has spent almost 30 years on death row for a murder he denies committing has an unusual supporter in his bid for freedom: A state judge who represented the man's co-defendant while working as a defense lawyer.

The Latest on flooding: Brazos River expected to rise; San Jacinto, Colorado rivers to recede

The Latest on flooding: Brazos River expected to rise; San Jacinto, Colorado rivers to recede

2:45 p.m. (CDT) Forecasters predict more flooding from the Brazos River in the Houston area as the waters from recent storms continue to work downriver.

Paul vows to return to Capitol Hill on Sunday to block bill, end NSA spying

Paul vows to return to Capitol Hill on Sunday to block bill, end NSA spying

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul says he'll try to block last-ditch efforts Sunday to renew NSA and other anti-terrorist and surveillance programs.

Farrell apologises for high tackle

Farrell apologises for high tackle

Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell apologises for the high tackle that ended Anthony Watson's Premiership final early.

Arsenal win FA Cup final

Arsenal win FA Cup final

London (AFP) - Holders Arsenal retained the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the final at Wembley on Saturday.Arsene Wenger's side took the lead through Theo Walcott's first half strike and further goals after the interval from Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud ensured

The McLaren 570S is here to challenge Ferrari and Lamborghini

The McLaren 570S is here to challenge Ferrari and Lamborghini

.Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: How Elon Musk saved Tesla in just two weeks when Google was about to buy it

16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri

At least 16 people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's northeastern Maiduguri city on Saturday

Former Maryland Governor O'Malley enters 2016 U.S. presidential race

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Saturday announced his bid for the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar to talk to Fox News about son Josh's molestation scandal

Karen ButlerNEW YORK, May 30 (UPI) -- Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar say they will sit down with Fox News' Megyn Kelly for their first TV interview since news broke of their son's molestation scandal.

Rights Group: Syrian Barrel Bombs Kill 71

Syrian activists said an airstrike by Syrian government forces has killed 71 people, most of them civilians, in the northern province of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said military helicopters dropped barrel bombs – crude weapons made of oil drums, gas cylinders or water tan

Italy's Coast Guard Rescues More Than 4,000 Migrants

In some of the most intense Mediterranean migrant traffic of the year, a total of 4,243 people were saved from fishing boats and motorized rubber dighies. The 22 operations took place Friday and involved ships from a host of European nations including Italy, Ireland, Germany, Belgium and Britain. Re

Obama Pressures Senate for Renewal of Surveillance Measures

President Barack Obama said there are Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate who think the compromise bill is the way to go. He said the only thing in the way is a handful of senators who are resisting reform.

New Zealand fight back after Alastair Cook and Adam Lyth Dominate

Adam Lyth reached his maiden Test century on his home ground to give England a solid foundation before New Zealand fought back late in the day as England finish the second day of the Second Test at Headingley 97 runs behind New Zealand’s 350 with five wickets in hand.

Western Morning News published Christian Wade excited to play for England against Barbarians

Christian Wade views Sunday's uncapped fixture against the Barbarians at Twickenham as the opportunity to keep his name fresh in the minds of England selectors. Wade was omitted from the 50-man World Cup training squad named by head coach Stuart Lancaster on the grounds of his leaky defence with ve

WMNdellis published TV Tonight: The best things to watch on Saturday, May 30

MOTD Live: The FA Cup (BBC1, regions vary) Arsenal v Aston Villa (Kick-off 5.30pm). Gary Lineker presents coverage of the final from Wembley Stadium, where the Gunners will be trying to retain the title, and the Villans will aim to lift the trophy for the first time since 1957. Tim Sherwood has rev

Western Morning News published MATCH REPORT: Arsenal 4 Aston Villa 0

Arsenal broke records and the hearts of the 25,000 Aston Villa fans as they coasted to the biggest FA Cup final win in 21 years. After escaping relegation, Tim Sherwood brought his Villa side to Wembley looking to win the FA Cup for the first time since 1957, but left in dejection following a 4-0 h

Promotion can heal pain - Houston

Falkirk manager Peter Houston urges his players to learn from their Scottish Cup heartache and secure promotion.

VIDEO: HMS Bulwark joins migrant rescue mission

The Royal Navy ship HMS Bulwark has helped to rescue more than 4,000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea between Friday and Saturday.