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Palestinian leader goes to the UN to counter US on...

Palestinian leader goes to the UN to counter US on...

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas will urge world powers at the UN Security Council on Tuesday to stand up to the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as...

Barnaby Joyce loses support of Western Australia Nationals

Barnaby Joyce loses support of Western Australia Nationals

Western Australia Nationals leader Mia Davies has told Barnaby Joyce he has lost the support of the party in her state, and is urging him to step down as leader.

African tribal division holding up youth crime taskforce

African tribal division holding up youth crime taskforce

A tribal division in the African Gang Taskforce is delaying the process of the taskforce. However, Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says the taskforce is running to a certain extent.

US beats Slovakia 5-1, will play Czechs in Olympic...

US beats Slovakia 5-1, will play Czechs in Olympic...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Ryan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round...

Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold...

Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers...

Beattie can bring NRL together: Meninga

Beattie can bring NRL together: Meninga

The expected appointment of Peter Beattie as chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission can heal the game's bitter factions, according to Kangaroos...

Tree strikes firie battling Hunter blaze

Tree strikes firie battling Hunter blaze

A firefighter battling a massive fire in the NSW Hunter Valley has been struck by a falling tree.A rescue helicopter has been tasked to the Putty State...

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez attend his Dad's wedding

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez attend his Dad's wedding

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have taken a trip together - to Justin's dad's wedding in the Caribbean. The 23-year-old Sorry Hitmaker 'flew to Texas on Sunday' to pick up his 25-year-old girlfriend.

The Latest: US men's team beats Slovakia in Olympic hockey

The Latest: US men's team beats Slovakia in Olympic hockey

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):2:30 p.m.The United States' men's hockey team has beaten Slovakia...

Shibutani siblings win bronze in winter Olympics

Shibutani siblings win bronze in winter Olympics

US figure skaters Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani (pictured) have won bronze after an emotional performance that stole the hearts of their audience in South Korea.

Chelsea's Hazard dismisses comparisons to Messi and...

Chelsea's Hazard dismisses comparisons to Messi and...

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has played down comparisons with Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he is...

Kenya prevents two opposition activists from travelling...

Kenya prevents two opposition activists from travelling...

NAIROBI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Kenya prevented two opposition activists from travelling abroad because it had not been formally sent a court order reinstating...

HSBC's 2017 profit jumps but below view, plans $5...

HSBC's 2017 profit jumps but below view, plans $5...

HONG KONG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings' pre-tax profit for 2017 more than doubled due to the absence of hefty restructuring costs incurred in the...

Oil markets mixed as U.S crude, Brent move in opposite...

Oil markets mixed as U.S crude, Brent move in opposite...

By Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with U.S. crude pushed up by reduced flows from Canada while...

Thai court grants custody to Japanese father of 13...

Thai court grants custody to Japanese father of 13...

BANGKOK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Thai court on Tuesday said it ruled in favor of a wealthy Japanese man who had fathered 13 surrogate children in Thailand,...

Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals heads to...

Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals heads to...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The state of Minnesota is heading to trial in an effort to force manufacturer 3M Co. to pay $5 billion to clean up environmental damage...

White House official says Florida shooting was a reprieve

White House official says Florida shooting was a reprieve

'For everyone, it was a distraction or reprieve,' the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told the Washington Post.

Kings hold off Blackhawks for 3-1 win

Kings hold off Blackhawks for 3-1 win

CHICAGO (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have owned the third period this season. The first period has been a bit of an adventure, but it's coming around.Torrey...

Tahs Beale ready to pick his big moments

Tahs Beale ready to pick his big moments

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale says he'll be more selective in attempting trademark big plays as he begins his third Super Rugby stint with the NSW...

The best lines on the SA election trail

The best lines on the SA election trail

BEST QUOTES ON THE SA ELECTION CAMPAIGN:"I think going down there the choices are awful, awful and terrible." - Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis talking about the...

Peru´s ex-president Fujimori can be tried again, court...

Peru´s ex-president Fujimori can be tried again, court...

He had been given a pardon in December from a lengthy prison sentence.

Leaders of USA swimming ignored sex abuse reports

Leaders of USA swimming ignored sex abuse reports

The Orange County Register reports that the governing body did little to stop widespread sexual abuse and failed to take the multiple warnings seriously.

Bindi Irwin posts flashback picture of Chandler Powell

Bindi Irwin posts flashback picture of Chandler Powell

They are the wildlife lovers who grew up oceans apart but were destined through their mutual love for animals and conservation.

Olympics-Freestyle skiing-Burke legacy lives on with...

Olympics-Freestyle skiing-Burke legacy lives on with...

By Jack TarrantPYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) - As the dust settled following the ladies ski halfpipe final on Tuesday, thoughts turned to the...

New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against...

New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve...

Marchand scores in OT to lift Bruins over Flames 2-1

Marchand scores in OT to lift Bruins over Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday.After...

Hodgson hopes for early Raiders NRL return

Hodgson hopes for early Raiders NRL return

Josh Hodgson says his recovery from knee surgery is ahead of schedule and he could be back playing NRL for Canberra by the start of June.The star hooker...

One finger salute as Carnival Legend group are kicked off

One finger salute as Carnival Legend group are kicked off

He was already in trouble - getting kicked off a cruise ship following allegations of a days-long 'reign of terror' at sea involving members of a family.

Woman, 26, plunges 28 floors to her death in Manhattan

Woman, 26, plunges 28 floors to her death in Manhattan

Police do not suspect foul play in the unnamed woman's apparent suicide at around 6.50am on Monday at the Clinton Towers in Hell's Kitchen, at the corner of West 54th Street and 11th Avenue.

Commonwealth Games: 'Quadzilla' qualifies for 100m sprint

Commonwealth Games: 'Quadzilla' qualifies for 100m sprint

Trae Williams, 20, accepted his nickname 'Quadzilla' on Friday after he qualified for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast with a 100m time of just 10.10 seconds.

Arvidsson scores twice, Predators beat Senators 5-2

Arvidsson scores twice, Predators beat Senators 5-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville's power play is back, and the Predators are back in first place.Viktor Arvidsson scored twice to reach 20 goals this...

Papua New Guinea LNG partners set plans for big expansion

Papua New Guinea LNG partners set plans for big expansion

By Sonali PaulMELBOURNE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Global giants ExxonMobil Corp and France's Total SA have reached broad agreement on plans to double gas exports...

Japan hopes U.S. returns to TPP but overhaul tough -...

Japan hopes U.S. returns to TPP but overhaul tough -...

By Kaori Kaneko and Ami MiyazakiTOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Japan welcomes a positive stance by the United States toward an Asia-Pacific trade pact, but ...

Small steps for alpine skiing in Australia

Small steps for alpine skiing in Australia

It's going to take some digging but Greta Small wants to help lift alpine skiing "out of the graveyard" in Australia.Twenty years ago the sport, along with...

Lupita Nyong’o redoes Chadwick Boseman's magazine cover

Lupita Nyong’o redoes Chadwick Boseman's magazine cover

The Academy Award-winning star, who appears in the Marvel film as Naika, took to Instagram on Monday with a side-by-side comparison with her shot and the magazine cover of Boseman.

Smaug the Crocodile whips about wallaby before eating it

Smaug the Crocodile whips about wallaby before eating it

Smaug the Crocodile is known for his acting roles but he's made headlines again this week after being snapped tossing about a wallaby before tearing the animal apart and devouring it near Darwin.

Married At First Sight's Mat shares cryptic Alycia post

Married At First Sight's Mat shares cryptic Alycia post

Throughout his time on the show, and in his social media prescence following his exit, Married At First Sight's Mat Lockett has been a hard man to get a read on.

Former 2Day FM employee claims he was raped

Former 2Day FM employee claims he was raped

Blake Phillips wrote in a blog post which was shared to social media on Monday that the alleged attack took place in late 2013 at the Sydney radio station.

French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe...

French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe...

NEW YORK (AP) - Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Gabriella Papadakis took no chances. Her ice dancing costume...

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

NEW DELHI (AP) - The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who...

NSW prison visitor caught with contraband

NSW prison visitor caught with contraband

A man visiting a woman in a NSW prison has been hospitalised for "rapid intoxication" after he allegedly swallowed contraband rather than hand it over to...

Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Utah Senate seat

Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Utah Senate seat

Trump tweeted his endorsement on Monday night, writing that he 'will make a great senator and successor to @OrrinHatch.'

The Nationals who can decide Barnaby Joyce's future 

The Nationals who can decide Barnaby Joyce's future 

The Nationals who can decide Barnaby Joyce's future

Why the flu vaccine was a flop: Depends on immune history

Why the flu vaccine was a flop: Depends on immune history

The flu shot's effectiveness depends more on your personal immune history than on how much it mutated in production, Harvard University and University of Chicago research suggests.

Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins stop by a market in LA

Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins stop by a market in LA

Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins have been seen together on several occasions. Their trip to the market on Monday comes just after the two spent time at the racetrack on Sunday.

Longtime RSL defender Wingert retires

Longtime RSL defender Wingert retires

Chris Wingert announced his retirement Monday after a 14-year career spent entirely in Major League Soccer.The 35-year-old defender broke the news on his...

Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test...

Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will set off a new legal...

North unsure about Henrique AL return

North unsure about Henrique AL return

The Slippery Fish might be back in the River City but Brisbane defender Jade North is unsure when Henrique will make an A-League return for the...

MAFS' Davina Rankin breaks her silence about 'affair'

MAFS' Davina Rankin breaks her silence about 'affair'

She's become one of the most controversial characters Married At First Sight has ever introduced.

Offspring star Asher Keddie goes makeup free

Offspring star Asher Keddie goes makeup free

She's the Offspring star who never misses the mark in glamorous gowns on the red carpet.

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