The Taoiseach has expressed confidence in the Garda Commissioner following the publication of the report by the Garda Inspectorate into the penalty points system which found "consistent and widespread breaches ...
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's former national security adviser says he should approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline as a matter of national security.Retired Gen. James Jones tells the Senate Foreign Relations that approving... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Danish police say they have arrested about 100 people in several drug raids in the capital, Copenhagen, seizing hundreds of kilograms of hashish and up to 14 million kroner ($2.6 million) in cash.Chief... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP) Eight gay couples and a top civil rights group have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in states where they are legal.The... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
NEW YORK (AP) An FBI agent says Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman said he heard before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that "something big was going to happen," but he didn't know what it was.Special ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Israeli warplanes have hit several targets in the Gaza Strip in response to heavy Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state, Palestinian eyewitnesses say.Aircraft hit bases of the strip's Hamas rulers and the armed wing of Islamic... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald