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  • The new Jaguar F-Type Coupe has been leaked, and it’s smoking hot

    November 19, 2013 6:55 PM 127

    The sexy, beastly F-Type Coupe has been leaked before its debut and it has the whole world drooling Thanks to our buddies over at Jalopnik, we can now see what the Jaguar F-Type Coupe looks like, and I think the whole entire world can agree that it’s the sexiest thing to have ever crossed our computer screens. Jaguar has been teasing us over and over with cryptic

  • World Bank Earmarks N2bn to Tackle Erosion in Imo

    November 19, 2013 6:25 PM 116

    The World Bank on Tuesday said it had earmarked more than N2 billion to tackle erosion in Imo. The Sector Manager on Environment and Climate Change Matters, World Bank African Region, Beniot Bosquet, disclosed this in Owerri. A statement issued by Sam Onwuemeodo, the Special Assistant on Media to Gov. Rochas Okorocha, quoted Bosquet as making the pledge

  • The GMO labeling battleground moves to Oregon

    November 19, 2013 1:40 PM 147

    Advocates for genetically modified food labeling are not dwelling on recent losses in California and Washington. Instead they are moving on to the next battleground state, Oregon. Oregon advocates are moving forward with a couple of GMO labeling initiatives for the 2014 general election. Oregon is not the only state pushing ahead with GMO labeling bills

  • KP Boateng benched for Egypt clash

    November 19, 2013 1:30 PM 149

    Page last updated at Tuesday, November 19, 2013 15:15 PM // Coach Kwasi Appiah has benched Kevin Prince Boateng ahead of Ghana’s final World Cup qualifier against the Pharaohs of Egypt later today (Tuesday). The Schalke 04 midfielder will start from the bench as Asamoah Gyan partners Abdul Majeed Waris upfront. The 26 year-old could play for the Black

  • World Cup 2022 organizers promise welfare standards for workers in Qatar

    November 18, 2013 6:20 PM 156

    LONDON -- Companies building projects for the 2022 World Cup will be forced to guarantee welfare standards for workers, Qatari organizers pledged Monday in response to a critical report alleging abuses. The rights group Amnesty International on Sunday condemned human rights abuses in Qatar, cataloging the alleged exploitation of migrant workers building

  • Nelson Mandela remains stable but critical, informs South African government

    November 18, 2013 1:33 PM 133

    Nelson Mandela remains "stable but critical" and is responding to treatment, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Monday after he visited the ailing 95-year-old anti-apartheid icon. "The health of the former President remains much the same," a statement from by Zuma's office said. Mandela, who spent 27 years in apartheid jail before becoming South

  • Watch Live as NASA Launches MAVEN to Mars! [Updated]

    November 18, 2013 12:26 PM 170

    Fun Fact: The MAVEN will carry poetry and the names of Earthlings to the red planet. At 1:28PM ET Monday, November 18th NASA will launch MAVEN, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN spacecraft; you know, the one loaded up with our Earthling names and haikus. MAVEN’s mission is to determine how Mars went from wet and warm to the terrifying rock of death

  • Charles Taylor faces sentencing

    May 30, 2012 2:03 AM 112

    FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2008 file photo former Liberian President Charles Taylor is seen in court as his trial reopened at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague, Netherlands. Prosecution witnesses accused former Liberian President Charles Taylor of atrocities ranging from cannibalism to commanding Sierra Leone rebels who hacked of villagers'

  • South Korea & North Korea to hold talks over loudspeaker broadcasts

    February 3, 2001 12:00 AM 128

    South and North Korea have agreed to hold top-level talks as a North Korean deadline loomed for Seoul to halt loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts across the border or face military action. Four high-ranking officials will meet at the border truce village of Panmunjon at 6pm (10am Irish time), a spokeswoman for the presidential Blue House in Seoul