John William King execution: Texas man executed today for dragging James Byrd Jr. to death, a hate crime

John William King execution: Texas man executed today for dragging James Byrd Jr. to...

An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man. John William King, who was white, received lethal injection for the slaying nearly 21 years ago of James Byrd Jr., who was chained to the back of a…
How Trump Took the Shine Off Washington’s Glitziest Night

How Trump Took the Shine Off Washington’s Glitziest Night

John F. Harris is founding editor of Politico and author of "The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House." Daniel Lippman is a reporter for Politico and co-author of Politico’s Playbook. With the White House Correspondents’ Dinner fast arriving on the Washington social calendar, the standard pose in the capital is one of detachment and disavowal: Sure,…
Obama breaks primary silence to praise Biden but stops short of endorsement

Obama breaks primary silence to praise Biden but stops short of endorsement

Whether Former Vice President Joe Biden is able to leverage his close relationship with Former President Barack Obama to win a primary crowded with Democrats racing to the left remains to be seen. | J. Scott Applewhite/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama offered some warm words for Joe Biden on Thursday after his vice president…
Accused killer faces court after body found in Melbourne’s Chinatown

Accused killer faces court after body found in Melbourne’s Chinatown

Updated April 25, 2019 20:50:10 Photo: Christopher Bell is charged with murdering Natalina Angok. (Facebook) Related Story: Man charged with murder after Geelong woman found dead in Melbourne's Chinatown The sister of a woman who was this week found dead in a Melbourne laneway has revealed she was an aspiring dental nurse who was "always…
Pompeo says nuclear talks with North Korea will be “bumpy”

Pompeo says nuclear talks with North Korea will be “bumpy”

The full "Intelligence Matters" interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be available May 1, on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher. "Intelligence Matters" celebrates its first anniversary as a CBS News production since its relaunch last May. Excerpts of the interview will air on "Red and Blue" on CBSN. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that ongoing nuclear…
Man Utd 0-2 Man City: Pep Guardiola urges side to stay calm

Man Utd 0-2 Man City: Pep Guardiola urges side to stay calm

Guardiola praises Man City's 'incredible' second halfManchester City's players must remain calm after their derby victory if they are to retain the Premier League title, says manager Pep Guardiola. Goals from Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane gave City a 2-0 win at Manchester United to move above Liverpool at the top of the table. City…
Australia is a casual work nation and many jobs may be automated, OECD says

Australia is a casual work nation and many jobs may be automated, OECD says

Updated April 25, 2019 18:32:30 Photo: In Australia one-in-four workers is a casual, the OECD found in its report. (unsplash.com) About 36 per cent of Australian jobs face a significant or high risk of automation, according to a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report. Key points: The OECD estimates 14 per cent…
Sri Lanka bombings: Security camera captures attackers before Easter bombings

Sri Lanka bombings: Security camera captures attackers before Easter bombings

Colombo, Sri Lanka — In response to the Easter bombings, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena asked his defense secretary and national police chief to step down Wednesday. They're accused of failing to act on intelligence reports before a wave of attacks killed at least 359 people including four Americans. In new security camera video, two…
Live: Roosters, Dragons kick off NRL’s Anzac Day fixtures

Live: Roosters, Dragons kick off NRL’s Anzac Day fixtures

Updated April 25, 2019 17:59:52 The Sydney Roosters hold on to beat the St George Illawarra Dragons 20-10 at the SCG. Later, the Melbourne Storm play New Zealand's Warriors. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary. Roosters v Dragons The Roosters have held on to claim a 10-point victory over the St George Illawarra…
Morrison and Shorten’s leadership lingo reveals some insight into their distinct campaign tactics

Morrison and Shorten’s leadership lingo reveals some insight into their distinct campaign tactics

Posted April 25, 2019 15:08:55 Photo: While Scott Morrison goes for character assassinations, Bill Shorten prefers dismissiveness. (ABC News: Marco Catalano/Nicholas Haggarty) Have you paid much attention to how Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten refer to each other? It's pretty telling when you do. Australian elections have become more and more presidential in their tone…