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3 Hollywood execs deny accusations of teen sex abuse
Los Angeles Times - 13 Hours ago
Advertisement Three Hollywood executives accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy in the late 1990s say the allegations against them are false.  Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard were
Three Hollywood executives deny accusations of teen sex abuse DailyMe.Com
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Possible Malaysia plane debris on Australia coast
Chicago Tribune - 4 Hours ago
_ Unidentified material washed up on the Australian coastline is being investigated for possible links to a Malaysian jetliner that disappeared more than seven weeks ago with 239 people on board, the
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In Syria, U.N. agency distributes most food in government-held areas
Los Angeles Times - 17 Hours ago
Advertisement The World Food Program gives out most of its food aid to Syria in government-held areas, with only a quarter of the distributions occurring in rebel-controlled territory, according to
In Syria, UN agency distributes most food in government-held areas Fresno Bee
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Uma Thurman's engagement off again
IAfrica.com - 5 Hours ago
Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson have reportedly split up again. The Nymphomaniac star got engaged to French billionaire 'Arki,' with whom she has 21-month-old daughter Luna, for the second time in 2011
Need To Know: Uma Thurman Calls Off Engagement MTV
Uma Thurman & Arpad Busson Call Off Engagement [Rumor] Latinos Post
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Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claim
BBC - 10 Hours ago
An ex-IRA man has made new allegations about Gerry Adams, in which he raises questions about the Sinn Féin leader's claim to have never been in the IRA. Peter Rogers has alleged that Mr Adams and his
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When Albert Pujols hits No. 500, the ball is retrieved by Angels fan
Los Angeles Times - 11 Hours ago
Advertisement WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols didn't hit his 500th home run in front of a hometown crowd, but at least he was able to hit it to an Angels fan. Tom Sherrill, a 29-year-old Air Force staff
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Two L.A. Asian American banks near top of national stock ratings
Los Angeles Times - 13 Hours ago
Advertisement Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant
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UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case
Los Angeles Times - 13 Hours ago
Advertisement University of California regents agreed to pay $10 million to the former chairman of UCLA's orthopedic surgery department, who had alleged that the well-known medical school allowed
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Army reprimands general for mishandling sex-assault case
Washington Post - 14 Hours ago
The sexual misconduct complaints piled up on the desk of Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., the commander of U.S. Army forces in Japan. A colonel on his staff had been accused of having an affair with
Army general reprimanded for mishandling sex-assault case NewsOK.com
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’24: Underground’ writer Ed Brisson sends Jack Bauer to Ukraine
Los Angeles Times - 14 Hours ago
Mary Lynn Rajskub and Kiefer Sutherland in “24: Live Another Day.” (Kelsey McNeal / Fox) Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer doesn’t return to the screen until May 5, whcn “24: Live Another Day” premieres
'24: Underground' writer Ed Brisson sends Jack Bauer to Ukraine AllVoices
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Blake Griffin says staying calm helped Clippers in Game 2 win
Los Angeles Times - 15 Hours ago
Advertisement Blake Griffin's word of choice to describe the Clippers' turnaround was "relaxed." The Clippers blew out the Golden State Warriors, 138-98, on Monday night to even their Western Conference
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Suit alleges shoe boxes contain ingredient in rat repellent
Los Angeles Times - 15 Hours ago
Advertisement A major manufacturer of anti-fungal products has filed suit in Los Angeles against a competitor, contending that hundreds of thousands of shoe boxes coming into U.S. ports each day could
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President meets with relatives of mudslide victims
Chicago Tribune - 15 Hours ago
_ OSO, Washington - President Barack Obama on Tuesday visited the Washington state community slammed by a deadly mudslide last month, offering condolences to the families of victims, encouragement to
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Alexei Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message
San Francisco Chronicle - 15 Hours ago
Moscow -- A Moscow judge on Tuesday left open the possibility of jailing President Vladimir Putin 's main critic for years, a sign of Putin's increasingly hard-line rule against opponents. Russian
Critic’s conviction in Russia sends chilling message Akron Beacon Journal
Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message Metro Broadcast
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Ship seizure deepens China's rift with Japan
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
The Japanese government has reacted with restraint after the Shanghai Maritime Court on Saturday (20.04.14) ordered the seizure of the Baosteel Emotion, an iron ore carrier owned by Japan's Mitsui OSK
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Schengen guarantees a borderless Europe
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
, in the village of Schengen in Luxembourg, EU member states Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed an agreement which provided for the gradual abolition of controls at their
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A random person to taxi you around?
Sydney Morning Herald - 10 Hours ago
On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10. I didn't know this woman prior to her driving me
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Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoin users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator
PC World - 3 Hours ago
The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over $23,000 of the virtual currency to him. Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto again denied being the
Dorian Nakamoto thanks users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator PC World
Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoiners for donating $20000 Birmingham Star
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US condemns S Sudan massacre as 'abomination'
Al Jazeera - 11 Hours ago
The US has called the massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan an "abomination" and appealed to rebel and government leaders to condemn those responsible and bring them to justice. The statement
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Catherine's different look
Sydney Morning Herald - 14 Hours ago
William and Kate have unveiled a plaque at a plaza, now named Prince George Plaza, outside the Playford Civic Centre before heading into a reception hosted by Acting Premier John Rau and South Australian
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The wonder material
Sydney Morning Herald - 16 Hours ago
Kids, do not try this at home: scientists have found that they can create high-quality graphene sheets using a kitchen blender and ordinary dishwasher detergent. The findings, published in the journal
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Mystery shadow at Gallipoli
Sydney Morning Herald - 17 Hours ago
Dusk had settled and night was closing in on Beach Cemetery at Hell Spit, on the old Anzac battlefields of Gallipoli, when Fairfax photographer Joe Armao opened the shutter on his last series of pictures
Mystery shadow at Gallipoli cemetery Sydney Morning Herald
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India Ink: Former Executive Sells Aam Aadmi Party as Pro-Business
AllVoices - 3 Hours ago
Recent Posts Meera Sanyal, a candidate in Mumbai who once headed the Indian unit of the Royal Bank of Scotland, contends her party's anticorruption platform is good for entrepreneurs. Read more A roundup
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Unexploded WWII bomb found in ancient church 400 meters from Kremlin
Russia Today - 3 Hours ago
13:32 St Cosmas and St Damian Church, Moscow (Image from maps.yandex.ru) A dud air bomb found in the ceiling of a 16th-century church is being deactivated by the Emergency Ministry engineer
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India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul
Russia Today - 4 Hours ago
13:11 It is a done deal and already under implementation, quietly but surely: securing India’s and Russia’s strategic interests in Afghanistan in the not-too-distant scenario of the drawdown of
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