Wrestling officials around the globe are condemning the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop the sport from its list of "Core Sports" beginning with the 2020 Summer Olympic Game. The wrestling tradition, Greco-Roman and Freestyle, goes back to the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896.
Don't do the crime if you can't do the time. Nor if you're not willing or able to pay the $2.25 that would have pretty much allowed you to get away without anyone knowing what was hidden in your pocket.
Authorities in Nigeria arrested three radio journalists for inciting violence by claiming that polio immunisations were an anti-Islam Western conspiracy. Shortly after their broadcast, terrorists on motorbikes murdered 9 healthcare workers associated with the immunisation program. The Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which condemns education and what it sees and western conspiracies, is suspected.
Two Customs Officers are among five people arrested as part of a two-year investigation into drug trafficking at Sydney Airport. This raises the number of arrests linked to the investigation to 17.
At least 14 people have been killed and 26 others wounded following a bus-bomb explosion along the border between Turkey and Syria. The busy crossing is used by Turkish trucks delivering goods south, and Syrian refugees going north.
Dozens are dead after rebel forces in Syria stormed and seized a key military base that was supposed to protect the international airport in the northern city of Aleppo. The raid netted several warplanes for the rebels.
Even North Korea’s only ally in the world is against the Hermit Kingdom’s 3rd nuclear weapons test. China joins Australia, America, NATO, and pretty much everyone who isn’t a fan of a secretive, rogue state having the ability to act on its leadership’s explosive temper with weapons of mass destruction.
North Korea Tuesday confirmed its third test of a nuclear device, raising new concerns over the stability of Northeast Asia. Earlier, seismologists detected a "suspicious seismic event has taken place in North Korea", according to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization. The temblor occurred in the same far northeastern mountain range that North Korea used for nuclear tests in the previous decade. And it followed last month's threats from Pyongyang to test a "high level" device and make the United States its prime target.
A "suspicious seismic event has taken place in North Korea" according to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization. The temblor occurred in the same far northeastern mountain range as a number of North Korean nuclear tests in the previous decade and follows threats from Pyong Yang to test a "high level" device.
Despite a $1,000,000 reward leading to the capture of former LAPD officer Chris Dorner, police have no new confirmed sightings of the alleged revenge killer. The 33-year-old Navy veteran and sniper is suspected of fatally shooting three people and wounding two others.
Australia’s consumer watchdogs are announcing an investigation into the high price of products from Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe. Simply put, these products are more expensive in Oz than in other parts of the world.
In a plot twist right out of a TV Police Science drama, French Cops in the southern city of Marseilles have narrowed the field of suspects in a series of rapes to two men: Identical Twins.
The number of Mutant Toads found in Queensland's mineral city is far greater than the norm. Researchers are concerned about the number of mutated Cane Toads found in Gladstone, Queensland.
President Barack Obama will describe his plan for spurring the economy in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, offering proposals for investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, clean energy and education, a senior administration official said on Saturday.