Top Stories Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Top Stories. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 20,122,958 in Top Stories

  1. Australian mom suspected in deaths of 8 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother of seven of them might be able to explain what happened. Police have charged the 37-year-old woman in Friday's deaths in a suburb of Cairns.

    Comment?

  2. Kurds push into Sinjar; Iraqis battle for airportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Kurdish fighters are pushing their way into the town of Sinjar, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State militants who captured the town last summer. Kurdish peshmerga fighters last week launched the operation to retake Sinjar and opened up a passageway to Mt.

    Comment?

  3. Tesco customers donate to help the homeless at The GatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    IN THE BAG: Tesco Metro staff with sleeping bags for The Gatehouse, funded by cash gifts. Pictured, left to right, are Fiona Hurman, Chris Rogers, Jason Marc-Frater, Francis Thomas and Katrina Horna.

    Comment?

  4. Choir sings praises of generous priestRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    A COMMUNITY choir in Thame pulled off a "minor miracle" by finding a new venue just hours before their Christmas concert. After three months of rehearsals, Thame Choral Society were looking forward to performing their annual Christmas concert at St Mary's Church last Saturday.

    Comment?

  5. Smith paces UT-Martin past PresbyterianRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Deville Smith scored 23 points and dished out nine assists to lead Tennessee-Martin past Presbyterian 77-60 on Saturday. Smith was 9 of 15 from the floor and hit five of the Skyhawks' 11 3-pointers.

    Comment?

  6. Oxfam 'accepts' tweet rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    OXFAM has said it accepts criticism from charity regulators over an alleged "party political" tweet about a "perfect storm" of poverty. An MP complained to the commission over a June tweet of a stormy wave that warned of issues like"zero hour contracts", "high prices" and "benefits cuts".

    Comment?

  7. Rail excitement at Bicester's new link to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    AFTER six years of planning, work has started on rebuilding Bicester Town Station as part of the new A 130m railway link to London. Rob Brighouse, managing director of Chiltern Railways , the operators of the station, helped lay the first set of foundations for the new station, which is set to open next September.

    Comment?

  8. Train passengers happy despite service alterations for holiday engineering workRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    An earlier than usual finish on Christmas Eve and reduced services up to January 4 will affect those using trains to and from Oxford. The viaduct will mean high-speed trains travelling between London Paddington and Oxford will be carried over freight trains, speeding up services.

    Comment?

  9. 'Gobsmacked' grandmother wins Mail's Christmas prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    The 74-year-old was the lucky winner of the Mail's festive competition, which gave readers the chance to get some extra Christmas cash. And after being left "gobsmacked" by her win, Mrs Hodgkins said she was completely stunned by the prize and has no clue what she will splash out on.

    Comment?

  10. Hoodie robbers soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    The woman was walking outside the Lamb and Flag pub on Monday at 10pm when the pair tried to take her handbag. Police say one of the thieves is 5ft 6in with shoulder-length "scraggly" hair.

    Comment?

  11. Turning terrible tragedy into an inspiration for every one of usRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    IN THE face of tragedy, Skye Hall's family have proved a true inspiration to us all.What a testament to the brave young lad, who touched hearts across Oxfordshire, that his family have done so much for charity since their boy passed away in August. As Mr and Mrs Hall, along with younger brother Jesse, steel themselves for their first Christmas without their beloved Skye, they are ensuring his legacy lives on.

    Comment?

  12. A nice warm glow as the Mail fixes itRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    IT'S the season of goodwill, so we should all be making an effort to go that one step further. But when it comes to getting the service you pay for, that should be standard at any time of year.

    Comment?

  13. Family gets heating fixed for Christmas thanks to the Oxford MailRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    A FAMILY have been told their heating will be fixed before Christmas after the Oxford Mail contacted their housing association landlord. Rebecca Speke said her heating system broke last month, leaving her family without water and her three-bedroom home in Jerome Way, Shipton-on-Cherwell, near Kidlington, frozen.

    Comment?

  14. Man charged over bus shelter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Ryan Donald, 25, of Burns Avenue, Wallasey, Merseyside, was charged on Thursday with one count of driving a motor vehicle when above the alcohol limit, Thames Valley Police spokeswoman Hannah Williams said. It followed a crash between two cars on the dual carriageway near Botley which destroyed the bus shelter and put one person in hospital.

    Comment?

  15. Decision boosts Witney Museum move to acquire Langdale HallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    PLANS to turn Witney's Langdale Hall into a museum took a step forward with yesterday's announcement that the building has been lodged as an Asset of Community Value. But the decision could delay the town council's planned sale of the building to fund the revamp of the town's Corn Exchange in Market Square.

    Comment?

  16. London Welsh's mascot breathes some fire into ward visitRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    London Welsh squad visiting the Oxford Children's Hospital to give out presents with club mascot Dewi the Dragon. From left, Darren Waters, patient Tray Sam from Oxford, Tim Molenaar, Jimmy Litchfield and Alan Awcock.

    Comment?

  17. Oxford Brookes University leads way in researchRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    The Research Excellence Framework study also found 94 per cent of research conducted at the university to be "internationally recognised," a rise from 78 per cent in 2008. Pro-vice Chancellor Alistair Fitt said: "The results demonstrate the real difference that research at Oxford Brookes is having on the wider world."

    Comment?

  18. Comedy filmed in Wallingford to air on TV on Christmas Eve + videoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    A TV comedy filmed at Wallingford Town Hall has been given one of the BBC's top slots in the Christmas schedule. In October, fake smoke surrounded the town hall after it was selected as a backdrop for Professor Branestawm, a comedy show pilot episode featuring Harry Hill and David Mitchell.

    Comment?

  19. 2014-12-17 10:50 AM. Theft on 1700 BLOCK OF SW 16 TERR, Miami, FLRead the original story

    Yesterday | SpotCrime

    LARCENY/THEFT - MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

    Comment?

  20. 2014-12-17 10:24 AM. Burglary on 3600 BLOCK OF CHARLES AV, Miami, FLRead the original story

    Yesterday | SpotCrime

    BURGLARY - FORCIBLE ENTRY

    Comment?