Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — unless you’re Prince Harry and TMZ publishes pictures of you cavorting naked during a game of strip billiards. The tabloid website posted the photos online Tuesday night. It said the romp featuring the royal, who is third in line to the throne, took place four days earlier..
Prora building complex on Ruegen island in Germany. Built as one of the so-called Strength Through Joy camps set up by the Nazis for the party faithful, it was to sleep up to 20,000 Germans in a pioneering attempt at mass tourism 300 kilometres north of Berlin. (AFP Photo/Jens Koehler) It is one of the..
Miss Hong Kong 2012 finalist Kayley Chung has been caught in a photo scandal. In the picture, the 26-year-old is seen in a hotel bathtub while her boyfriend, Man Yu, takes a nude photo of himself. Kayley says the photo was taken when they were holidaying in Thailand a few years ago. "I have not..
The 53-year-old was performing her track Human Nature in Istanbul, Turkey, when she started taking off her clothes. But after ditching her shirt, she caught the crowds by surprise when she went on to peel down her lacy bra, revealing her nipple to the audience. And the pop legend soon re-thought her decision, pulling an..
The Miss Universe Organization says a former contestant should be made to pay for her "defamatory" claims that this year’s Miss USA pageant was a sham. The New York-based organization made a filing with a dispute resolution company over the former Miss Pennsylvania USA’s assertion that another contestant spotted the list of finalists on a..
If deserted city scenes from zombie/apocalypse movies creep you out don’t visit Lea County, NM. A company called Pegasus is planning on building a $1 billion dollar ghost town in New Mexico for the purpose of testing a variety of latest and greatest technologies. This could cover anywhere from latest renewable energy tech to terrorist..
The first-ever transgender contestant to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant strutted the runway Saturday night, making it to the penultimate round before losing her bid to win the title. Jenna Talackova, 23, competed with 61 contestants and was among the final 12 contestants before failing to make the final five in the glitzy..
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg updated his status to "married" on Saturday. Zuckerberg and 27-year-old Priscilla Chan tied the knot at a small ceremony at his Palo Alto, Calif., home, capping a busy week for the couple, according to a guest authorized to speak for the couple. The person spoke only on the condition..
It’s the magazine cover that sparked a worldwide debate, with politicians, historians and celebrities all taking time to voice their opinions. And the latest famous face to make his own unique comment on TIME magazine’s image of a woman breastfeeding her three-year-old son is American Pie star Jason Biggs. The actor and his wife Jenny..
In the frantic world of financial news reporting, it’s best to be ready for whatever comes your way. Be it a market crash, or a news camera in your face when you least expect it. Because that’s what happened to Bloomberg’s Sara Eisen who was caught on camera fixing her skirt during a pan through..