Celebrity psychic Uri Geller is the beaming new face of Israeli disaster-readiness, starring in army-sponsored TV and Internet advertisements on how to take shelter from missile attacks or earthquakes.
Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe was suspended for three weeks on Wednesday after being found guilty of striking Waratahs prop Paddy Ryan, further deepening the crisis the South African franchise is facing among its second rowers.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
"Clearly, the costs have to come down. It's not just in the interests of the poor and disadvantaged but the economy as a whole," Carrim said in a statement following a meeting with the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa).
A somewhat more restrained prosecutor Gerrie Nel continued to probe Oscar Pistorius's forensic expert Roger Dixon on the 25th day of the Blade Runner's trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation" to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday.
In the mid-1970s, a handful of brave students decided to fight back against a system that was designed to make them feel inferior, worthless, and without aspiration; a system that was designed to take away their future, freedom, and dignity.
A fan is held by his feet as he tries to reach for a home run ball in the outfield bleachers during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game Home Run Derby in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2011 Image by: Jeff Haynes / REUTERS
A man is thrown into the air as fans await the victory parade for the Mexico's U-17 World Cup winning soccer team in Mexico City July 11, 2011. Mexico won the U-17 World Cup after beating Uruguay in the final on Sunday Image by: Tomas Bravo / REUTERS
People watch a live broadcast of the first round Copa America soccer match between Argentina and Costa Rica on a TV screen in Salta, July 11, 2011. Argentina won 3-0 Image by: David Mercado / REUTERS
A woman in a bikini watches the MLB All-Star Game Home Run Derby from near a swimming pool over the outfield wall in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2011 Image by: Rick Wilking / REUTERS
Revellers run from the "Fire Bull", a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises", take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights Image by: Eloy Alonso / REUTERS