Australian Parliament passes counterterror
Daily News & AnalysisAustralian Parliament passes counterterror lawsWashington TimesCANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The Australian Parliament has passed a raft of counterterrorism laws that extend secret service powers despite some lawmakers' concerns about its impact on press freedom. The National Security Legislation Amendment Bill, ...Australia passes security law, raising fears for press freedomReutersAustralia's national security bills threaten press freedomCPJ Press Freedom Onlineall 18 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:50 am
Australia to Fly Support Missions in Iraq -
Noosa NewsAustralia to Fly Support Missions in IraqWall Street JournalAn Australian refueling aircraft and a surveillance plane will take part in operations in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Parliament Wednesday. Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia—Australian aircraft will give support to the U.S.-led fight against Iraqi ...Aus PM Abbott not in favour of burqa in parliamentTimes of IndiaIslamic State: Australian refuelling, surveillance planes join campaign against ...ABC OnlineAustralia officially joins with US to fight Islamic StateJerusalem PostBusinessweek -Bangkok Post -Sydney Morning Heraldall 189 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:48 am
More bodies recovered as Japanese volcano
CNNMore bodies recovered as Japanese volcano spews lethal gas, rocksCNNTokyo (CNN) -- Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air. Police said 12 more bodies were discovered on Mount Ontake, bringing ...Japan volcano death toll rises to 48The HinduLuck, Instinct Determined Fates of Volcano HikersNDTVBodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48seattlepi.comZee Newsall 534 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:45 am
Saudi Arabia announces Hajj-free of
The Guardian NigeriaSaudi Arabia announces Hajj-free of contagious and epidemic diseasesXinhuaRiyadh, Oct. 1, (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia announced a Hajj-free of contagious and epidemic diseases so far, according to Riyadh newspaper Monday. All health sectors have increased efforts to provide preventative and other medical care for all pilgrims in ...Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city MeccaU.S. News & World ReportISIS is the Antithesis of the Holy PilgrimageTIMEMecca On Alert As Hajj Begins And ISIS Concerns GrowHuffington PostThe Daily Star -Zee News -The Guardian Nigeriaall 105 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:28 am
Indian media: Modi-Obama meeting - BBC News
BBC NewsIndian media: Modi-Obama meetingBBC NewsPrime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama will help improve Delhi-Washington ties, papers say. The US president hosted a dinner for Mr Modi on Monday in Washington and held official talks with the Indian leader on Tuesday.News Analysis: Modi's Washington visit could reset India-US tiesXinhuaModi lunches with Kerry, Biden on final dayThe HinduModi-Obama meet: India and US will jointly take on terror, take off for MarsTimes of IndiaFirstpost -Oneindia -Telegraph.co.uk (blog)all 4,788 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:23 am
Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy
Protest leaders vow to step up their actions if the territory's leader doesn't resign.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:40 am
Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race
No one expected the 2014 Colorado governor's race to be tight — or even much of a race. Now the contest between Gov. John Hickenlooper and former dairy farmer, community banker, and Congressman Bob Beauprez is a textbook tossup.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:20 am
Nationality trumps race in sentencing gap
Study after study has shown that black men do more time in jail than white men who committ similar crimes—an entrenched racial disparity in the nation’s justice system that Attorney General Eric Holder has decried as “shameful” and unacceptable.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:21 am
Royals slip past A's in epic 12-inning AL
K.C. scores a crazy, come-from-behind, 12-inning, walk-off 9-8 victory over the Oakland A’s.
Posted on 31 December 1969 | 4:00 pm
Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll
OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between huge boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered a dozen bodies on Wednesday portrayed a painful scene of death around the summit where hikers enjoying a weekend autumn hike were caught by the mountain's surprise eruption.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:16 am
ISIS Seizes Weapons After Overruning Iraq's
BAGHDAD — ISIS militants seized weapons and besieged hundreds of Iraqi soldiers after overrunning an army base northwest of the capital, a senior security official told NBC News. The attack on the Albu Aytha military camp, 50 miles outside of Baghdad ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:56 pm
Grenade attack 'kills three, wounds 10 in SW
A hand grenade exploded in a crowded barbershop in southwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 10 others in what police said was probably an ethnically-targeted attack. The blast occurred in the main market of Quetta ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:56 pm
Handcuffed man unlocks cruiser door, flees
Maxx Noble, 27, was handcuffed and put under a seat belt in a locked cruiser on Ahonen Road in Otistfield on Tuesday afternoon when he managed to flee. He got away in handcuffs and only socks on his feet into woods, said Stephen McCausland, spokesman for ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:54 pm
Standoff in Hong Kong on China's National
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience. (Sept. 30) AP HONG KONG ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:51 pm
Korean Intervention Seen as Samsung Bemoans
South Korea’s won is losing its appeal to a growing number of global investors who detect signs the central bank will step up efforts to weaken the currency as it marches to a third straight year of gains versus the yen. Japan and South Korea are major ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:50 pm
Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:41 am
UK's Lord Hill faces key EU job test
The UK's nominee to the European Commission for financial services oversight, Lord Hill, faces tough questioning in the European Parliament.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:39 am
In pictures: Hong Kong protests swell
Crowds gather on the streets of Hong Kong
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:36 am
Moazzam Begg terror charges dropped
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has seven terror charges against him dropped, including an allegation that he attended a training camp in Syria.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:35 am
Remains found in Disappeared search
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:29 am
Protests in HK on China's National Day
Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:17 am
More bodies found on volcano
Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:17 am
Turkey may send troops to fight ISIS
A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:14 am
Live, from New York! It's 'SNL' at 40
As "SNL" enters its 40th season, here's a look back at some memorable moments.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:12 am
World's most dangerous border?
Syrian refugees flee to the Spanish territory of Melilla, and there are fears ISIS has too. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:05 am
RAF Tornados In First Airstrikes On IS In
The jets hit a heavy weapon position and an armed truck in the first military action since MPs voted to back aerial attacks.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:53 pm
Drugs And Prostitutes Boost Economy By
The impact of illegal drugs and prostitution on the British economy has been revealed for the first time.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:25 pm
Clegg Summons China Ambassador Over Demos
Police have fired tear gas during protests in Hong Kong over China's vetting of all candidates for 2017 elections on the island.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:17 pm
DJ Neil Fox Arrested Over Sexual Assault
The Magic Radio presenter is questioned by police investigating four allegations of sexual assault against two women.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:53 am
Michael Phelps Arrested For Drink-Driving
The American swimming champion faces his second DUI charge after being stopped for driving nearly twice the speed limit.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:52 am
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:16 am
For Hong Kong Leader, Pressure Builds From
Leung Chun-ying is the man on whom China is relying to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. He has also become a main target of the protest.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:11 am
City Room: New York Today: Month of
Wednesday: A festival for every taste, clouds stick around, and a case of burglar vs. Swedish tourist.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:04 am
Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google
The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said the tech giant’s aggregation of data across its services risked creating “meaningful and comprehensive personal records” of individuals without their consent.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:03 am
Lens Blog: A Photographer’s Guide to
Traer Scott had to find her own path as an artist. She found it at night, making portraits of nocturnal animals.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:01 am
Turkey mulls military action against Islamic
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signaled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:34 am
At least 10 people killed in shelling on and
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and Reuters witnesses said.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:28 am
Japan volcano death toll rise to 48, worst
TOKYO (Reuters) - The death toll from Japan's volcanic eruption rose to 48 on Wednesday, the worst in 88 years, after more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:08 am
An environmentalist's calculated push toward
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:05 am
Coalition jets strike Islamic State near
MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters who are besieging a Kurdish town near the Syrian border with Turkey on Wednesday, Kurdish sources in the town and a monitoring group said, a rare daylight coalition attack.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:58 am
Ebola crisis response: Cuba sends doctors,
The tiny island nation of Cuba has shamed the world with its international medical missions; the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa a case in point.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:58 am
Cameron ‘hemorrhaging support':
Prime Minister David Cameron suffered yet another embarrassing defection on Wednesday, as former Tory donor and millionaire Arron Banks announced he will redirect his monetary allegiance to UKIP. The news follows a spate of Tory defections.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:47 am
Risky ride: RT travels to ISIS-Kurdish
Kurdish fighters have driven ISIS from key town of Rabia on the Iraqi border, with 120,000 Kurds currently on the frontier. RT’s Paula Slier made a hazardous journey to the border to find out what’s happening.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:46 am
California governor outlaws paparazzi
A bill preventing paparazzi from targeting celebrities with camera-equipped drones has been signed by California Governor Jerry Brown, just days after he was criticized for shooting down a bill requiring police to obtain a warrant to use a drone.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:37 am
Eurofighter hull hitch: Germany halves
The German Air Force has spotted a manufacturing fault in the hull of Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighter jet. The Defense Ministry ordered annual flying hours for each aircraft be halved due to the fuselage possibly becoming unstable.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:36 am
Australia sends aircraft to support US-led
Australia has announced it will send two air force planes to support the US-led military coalition in Iraq. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:09 am
Meet the armless ping-pong champion who says
no comment : Meet the armless ping-pong champion who says 'nothing is impossible'
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:29 am
Spanish caver rescued after 12 days
A Spanish man was finally rescued on Tuesday after spending 12 days trapped in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region. Cecilio Lopez Tercero was…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:02 am
Japanese volcano death toll over 45 as more
The death toll from Japan's worst volcaniceruption in decades is likely to rise to more than 45. Military searchers brought down more bodies on…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:10 am
Suicide bombers' deadly attack on Afghan
At least seven Afghan soldiers have died and more than 15 have been injured in the capital Kabul after a suicide bomber detonated explosives next to…
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:13 pm
British Gas owner posts huge profits
British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle
The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe
Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am