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We want to hear your reaction to the abortion referendum result

We want to hear your reaction to the abortion referendum result

With Ireland voting overwhelming to repeal the ban on abortion, the question now turns to what will happen next? More than 170,000 women traveled from Ireland to access abortion services another cou...

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Prime minister, abortion rights groups claim win in Ireland

Prime minister, abortion rights groups claim win in Ireland

In Belagavi, meanwhile, the parents of late dentist Savita Halappanavar - whose death sparked the debate on abortion laws that led to the voting - spent the day patiently answering calls from all ov...

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Meetings on potential North Korea summit going 'very well'

Meetings on potential North Korea summit going 'very well'

Read the full story here. Moon on Sunday announced the outcome of Saturday's surprise talks with Kim at the truce village of Panmunjom, which were held in an effort to ensure the landmark meeting ...

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Subtropical storm Alberto enters the Gulf of Mexico

Subtropical storm Alberto enters the Gulf of Mexico

Rules against parking on neutral grounds in the city will be suspended starting at 7 a.m. Saturday so that vehicles can be moved to higher ground, Cantrell announced Friday evening. Its top sustained ...

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15 injured in blast at Indian hotel in Canada

15 injured in blast at Indian hotel in Canada

Three persons have suffered " critical blast injuries " and were rushed to a Toronto trauma centre, the report said. The two male suspects fled after detonating their improvised explosive device...

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Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

The article cites work by Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, who has demanded information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investiga...

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Some analysts think Kim Jong-un desperately needs a deal with Trump

President Trump said on Friday that the summit might even be held on the originally scheduled date of June 12. "We are attempting to make sense of what, precisely, President Trump means", South Kore...

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Macron and Putin to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Syria

Macron and Putin to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Syria

During the forum in St. Petersburg today, Putin also said that he is not planning to cut off the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine and was ready to talk to Ukraine on the issue that has b...

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Cyclone Mekunu intensifies as it pounds Oman

Cyclone Mekunu intensifies as it pounds Oman

The centre said in its latest warning that the eye of Mekunu was expected to hit Salalah , the main city in Dhofar province, at around 1600 local time (1200 GMT). "The coastal areas were submerged by...

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'We are lucky to be alive': Yulia Skripal in first interview

'We are lucky to be alive': Yulia Skripal in first interview

Ms Skripal thanked the Russian embassy for its offer of assistance. A lethal nerve agent developed in Russian Federation during the Cold War was blamed for the attack. She added that she was "shocked"...

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Anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll rises to 13, govt wants plant shut

Anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll rises to 13, govt wants plant shut

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board cut the power to the smelter on Thursday, saying that last week it found the company preparing to resume production without permission. Protesters allege the p...

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Trump strikes deal with China on ZTE

Trump strikes deal with China on ZTE

President Donald Trump said he was ordering a reconsideration of penalties against ZTE as a favor to the country's president, Xi Jinping, after the company estimated losses of at least $3.1 billio...

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Landslide to lift Irish abortion ban

Landslide to lift Irish abortion ban

Like Brexit, the vote has divided families. Yes campaigners were last night confident they have won over enough support to secure victory in today's divisive vote. What does the current law say? Th...

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Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging

Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging

She fell for the scam after starting an online relationship with a supposed American soldier who had served in Afghanistan, lawyers claimed. Professor Monica Whitty's testimony helped secure Maria E...

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Police Are Investigating This Sledgehammer Attack in Port Richmond

Police Are Investigating This Sledgehammer Attack in Port Richmond

But we're certain that whatever the driver of the SUV did didn't warrant a sledgehammer attack that took out all his windows. Also, Philadelphia Police Spokesperson Captain Sekou Kinebrew said the v...

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Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Even the smoke rising from the lava appears to take on a red tinge as it plumes into the sky. PGV is the Puna Geothermal Venture . That steam is then directed into a turbine generator that produces...

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Missile that brought down MH17 belonged to Russian military, say investigators

Missile that brought down MH17 belonged to Russian military, say investigators

However, the investigators have apparently failed to move any further than British online investigative activist group Bellingcat , which presented their report almost one year ago and made the sam...

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Rusal warns sanctions 'materially adverse' to company; CEO, seven directors to resign

Rusal warns sanctions 'materially adverse' to company; CEO, seven directors to resign

The mass exodus is part of a bid to alleviate sanctions imposed on the company by the US Treasury. Washington said he and fellow tycoons were profiting from association with a Kremlin conducting "ma...

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Police Search for Suspects in Wake of Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

A bombing at an Indian restaurant in Mississauga injured 15 people Thursday night. Several injured were taken to local hospital and 3 in critical condition were taken to a Toronto Trauma Centre. Other...

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Armed civilian shoots, kills gunman at Oklahoma restaurant

Armed civilian shoots, kills gunman at Oklahoma restaurant

Two of those shot are at the hospital undergoing surgery, police say. Ron "Spinozi" Benton, 54, an Oklahoma City radio show host on WWLS, was at Louie's on Thursday night sitting at the bar when h...

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Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million

Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million

State across the country now have the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. In 1992, the federal government barred states from authorizing sports gambling on the grounds that it threatened the i...

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Baby Dies In Hot Car After Dad 'Forgets About Her'

Baby Dies In Hot Car After Dad 'Forgets About Her'

The girl's mother is reported to have found the baby in the vehicle seat in the pickup truck, outside their home, ABC reports . The truck that the 1-year-old girl was found in. Records indicated th...

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Rachel Dolezal, woman who posed as Black, charged with welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal, woman who posed as Black, charged with welfare fraud

The investigation into Dolezal began in March of previous year when an investigator from the Washington Department of Social and Health Services learned she had written a book that had been publishe...

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Trump Lawyer Attended DOJ Meeting On Confidential FBI Informant

Trump Lawyer Attended DOJ Meeting On Confidential FBI Informant

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation disclosed the discovery of Clinton emails on Anthony Weiner's laptop weeks before the election, the only major story on the probe into her rival that leaked l...

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Library summer programs, events geared toward kids of all ages

Library summer programs, events geared toward kids of all ages

Participants can sign up and track the amount read either by minute for children and teens or pages for adults. The Vermilion Parish Library will be hosting almost 50 programs to keep children act...

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2 wounded in Indiana middle school shooting; student suspect detained

2 wounded in Indiana middle school shooting; student suspect detained

According to published reports , the student is a 13-year-old girl. They were in critical condition. The student has not yet been identified. The Noblesville, Indiana, fire department tweeted sh...

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Dutch, Australia name Russia as behind MH17 downing

Dutch, Australia name Russia as behind MH17 downing

In a written statement , Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said: "That a sophisticated weapon belonging to the Russian Army was dispatched and used to shoot down a civilian aircraft should b...

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In change of tone, Trump says North Korea statement is 'good news'

In change of tone, Trump says North Korea statement is 'good news'

He said that the North Korean leader has made all-out efforts to prepare for the summit with the US, saying his meeting with Trump will serve as a good start. The next morning, Mr Trump reveals the da...

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Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, and everyone on board survives

Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, and everyone on board survives

The plane, a Gulfstream G200 Galaxy N813WM jet, is said to have crashed at the end of a two-kilometer runway at Toncontin International Airport, known as one of the world's most risky airports due to ...

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Meghan Markle's coat of arms revealed

Meghan Markle's coat of arms revealed

However, given Thomas Markle's situation in the days leading up to the royal wedding , the coat of arms was gifted directly to the Duchess of Sussex , herself, and makes no reference to the Markl...

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