Tom Petty Says No Hard Feelings Over Hit That 'Borrowed' From His Song
January 30 2015 3:17 AM
Petty and Jeff Lynne have struck an agreement that will see them get co-writing credits and receive royalties from Sam Smith's song.
Four Women Win Court Battle Over Illegal Signs In Israeli City
January 30 2015 1:51 AM
The signs, erected in a community that is home to ultra-orthodox Jews, were illegal, but authorities feared violence if they removed them.
Dramatic Video Shows Armed Police Capturing Gunman Who Stormed TV Studio
January 29 2015 11:31 PM
The man handed presented a letter claiming that bombings and cyberattacks would be carried out if his demands weren't met.
Flight 8501 Pilots Cut Power To Critical Computers Before Crash: Report
January 29 2015 10:09 PM
Safety experts say the plane's manufacturer discourages pilots from cutting systems power, as it can have a knock-on effect.
Germany To Greece: Don't Burden Europe With Your Politics
January 29 2015 6:09 AM
The new Greek government said it will renegotiate the terms of the country's multibillion-dollar bailout to the consternation of its creditors.
China Launches Survey Of Suicides By Officials
January 29 2015 4:25 AM
The government's anti-corruption drive has been slammed by critics as an excuse to purge opponents.
McDonald's CEO To Step Down Amid Worst Sales In A Decade
January 29 2015 2:26 AM
The CEO's ouster comes as the company has endured months of declining sales and just posted dire fourth-quarter results.
Hezbollah Attack Kills Three To Avenge Golan Heights Airstrike
January 29 2015 12:16 AM
Two Israeli soldiers and one Spanish UN peacekeeper were killed after Hezbollah fired anti-tank missiles at their vehicles.
Sick Child's Father Wants To Ban Unvaccinated Students
January 28 2015 10:28 PM
Carl Krawitt's son has undergone years of chemotherapy, which has left him susceptible to infection and unable to be vaccinated.
Boko Haram Militants Launch Attack On Key Nigerian City
January 25 2015 5:53 AM
The extremist group is reportedly engaged in fierce fighting with the Nigerian military, which is responding with airstrikes and ground troops.
China Party Magazine Blasts 'Western Values' In Universities
January 25 2015 2:25 AM
The comments come as universities in the country face increasing pressure to teach in line with the ideological diktats of the government.
Police Hunt 12-Year-Old Girl Over Multimillion-Dollar Diamond Heist
January 24 2015 4:11 AM
The girl and her three accomplices managed to remove a diamond necklace worth US$4.6 million from a Hong Kong store.
Mystery Attacker Slashing Pelicans' Throats In Florida
January 24 2015 12:56 AM
At least a dozen birds have been found with their throat pouches slashes, which causes them to starve to death.
China Blocks VPNs In Online Censorship Crackdown
January 23 2015 6:01 AM
Virtual private networks are commonly used to skirt China's Internet restrictions.
Ebola Vaccine On Its Way To Liberia For Trials
January 23 2015 4:52 AM
Experts warned, however, that with the number of cases in decline, it may not be possible to determine the drug's efficacy.
Uncertainty in the Oil Patch
January 23 2015 3:56 AM
King Abdullah's death has prompted speculation about how his successor will treat the country's oil policy.
Prince Andrew Publicly Denies Sex Allegations
January 23 2015 12:59 AM
The prince's denial came as court documents revealed that his accuser's lawyers have requested to interview him under oath.
Rosetta Probe Sends Back Amazing New Photos Of Comet 67P
January 22 2015 10:10 PM
Scientists have discovered a crack in the rubber duck-shaped comet, which they believe may cause it to break apart one day.
UK Tabloid The Sun Brings Topless Women Back To Its Page Three
January 22 2015 6:19 AM
The longstanding practice of publishing photos of topless women on the paper's third page was widely reported to have been discontinued.
Two Deaths Reported After Disneyland Rides In Last Quarter
January 22 2015 4:32 AM
The visitors' deaths were not thought to be related to the rides they went on, both of which were gentle and suitable for children.