Two Israeli soldiers have been killed by a Hezbollah missile fired at at an Israeli military vehicle in the Shebaa farms are on the border with Syria and Lebanon. The Israeli military confirmed that seven soldiers were also injured in Wednesday’s strike. In response to the attack, Israeli forces fired shells across the border into […]

Football’s world governing body Fifa has announced that global annual transfer spending has broken the $4bn mark for the first time. They’ve revealed in 2014, $4.1bn were spent, including around $90m from Real Madrid for James Rodriguez. That’s a total increase of 2.1 per cent from 2013. Source: Al Jazeera Source

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry sustained a legal and political setback Tuesday when a district court judge refused to dismiss the two-count indictment against him, a decision that could pose complications for Perry’s potential presidential campaign. On August 15, a Travis County grand jury indicted then-Gov. Perry on felony charges of abuse of power and […]

This weekend, more than 100 million will watch Super Bowl XLIX. Most of them basically agree with Ditka. (President Obama certainly does.) America’s most famous fan, Grantland.com founder Bill Simmons, summed up the situation this way: “That’s what the NFL is banking on these next few years—hypocrisy, basically—as more stories emerge about the tortured lives […]

North Korea leader ‘to visit Russia’

January 28, 2015

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has confirmed he will attend celebrations in Russia in May marking the Soviet victory over Germany in World War II, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said, citing a Kremlin spokesman. The trip would mark Kim’s first foreign trip since taking power in 2011 after the death of his father, Kim […]

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Serena through, Venus out of Australian Open

January 28, 2015

An ill Serena Williams remained on track for her 19th grand slam title at the Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-2 demolition of Dominika Cibulkova. However, sister Venus was sent spinning out of the tournament, beaten 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 by by teenage compatriot Madison Keys, who overcame the re-occurrence of a thigh injury that forced her out […]

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Canada Faces Dual Challenges On Solitary Confinement

January 28, 2015

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Yanis Varoufakis – Who Called Austerity "Fiscal Waterboarding" – Appointed Greek Finance Minister

January 28, 2015

As the Syriza Party took the helm of the Greek government in earnest on Tuesday, the Guardian newspaper described its selection of top cabinet ministers, announced by the new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, as “a formidable coterie of academics, human rights advocates, mavericks and visionaries.” Among the most discussed appointments to the more than 40-member […]

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