The prosecution has told the jury in the trial of a 30-year-old man accused of murdering a father-of two, that the case is based in circumstantial evidence. Eugene Cullen of Derry Road, Crumlin has pleaded not guilty to murdering Seamus ...
Connections of Lord Windermere survived a lengthy stewards' inquiry to take glory at Cheltenham after the eight-year-old came from last to first to snatch victory in the Betfred Gold Cup. Trained by Jim Culloty, who won three Gold Cups on ...
A teenage father has been arrested after police in California said he bit the nose off his one-month-old son because he was frustrated with the infant's crying. Police in Fairfield said 18-year-old Joshua Cooper is being held in jail ...
WASHINGTON (AP) Lawmakers are pushing the Obama administration to strengthen relations with Taiwan and voicing concern that U.S. defense budget cuts will affect planned upgrades to the self-governing island's fleet of F-16s.Both... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. official says investigators are examining the possibility that someone caused the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, and that it may have been "an act of piracy."The official... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
BOSTON (AP) The maker of Sam Adams beer announced Friday that it is withdrawing its sponsorship of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade because organizers exclude gay groups.Boston Beer Co.'s decision came a day after a bar ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times.The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1o0O1NF )... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman is so frustrated with the lack of renovations at Merriweather Post Pavilion, he wants to force developer Howard Hughes Corp. to transfer ownership of the outdoor music venue to a nonprofit organization to speed up ... FULL ARTICLE AT Baltimore Business Journal
Ten of the worst musical crimes committed by footballers. With the World Cup on the horizon, it won't be long before the airways will be polluted by all of those Eurovision style Official World Cup songs. And with that ... FULL ARTICLE AT Caught Offside
Chief Minister Katy Gallagher, whose party controls the Australian Capital Territory's Lilliputian 17-member Legislative Assembly, could become the nation's sole surviving Labor Premier tonight.The Labor Governments of Tasmanian... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
In a row reminiscent of a notorious incident just before a key federal poll, the Labor Party has been accused of whipping up racism against a Liberal candidate standing in a marginal seat in today's South Australian election.A ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Almost a month has passed since leading conservative politician Troy Buswell left a wedding reception and drove home in his ministerial car.The Western Australia treasurer didn't have far to go - just over two kilometres. But it... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
As we've heard many times, we're safer on an aircraft than in our car or kitchen, and technological advances are making this truism ever truer. Yet every time an airliner goes down, the reverberations are felt around the ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
LONDON (AP) A British Muslim couple has been sentenced for posting "offensive" videos praising the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby.The couple had earlier pleaded guilty to charges related to the posting of YouTube videos.Royal... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
TUNISIA, Tunisia (AP) Tunisia's tourism minister says the prevention of 14 Israeli tourists from entering the country was a procedural problem and shouldn't detract from the North African nation's openness to visitors.On Sunday,... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
We recently surveyed the Charlotte-area’s financial-planning firms for our Top 25 list. We also asked the firms’ top executives to name their biggest concern about the economy. Check out the accompanying slideshow to see how they responded. FULL ARTICLE AT Charlotte Business Journal