North Korea fires three short-range missiles

Created: May 18th, 2013 | Hits:12 views | Category: YAHOO NEWS

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches was unknown. Launches by the North of short-term missiles are not uncommon, but the ministry would not speculate whether these latest launches were part of a test or training [...]

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ROLL CALL: Courtney Stodden Reveals She Made A Sex Tape

Created: May 18th, 2013 | Hits:12 views | Category: YAHOO NEWS

Courtney Made A Home Video : Not to be outdone by “Teen Mom” stars, America’s favorite teen bride Courtney Stodden has revealed that she also has a sex tape – but hers is a little different than the other celebrity tapes out there. She told E! News that her tape is “just me.” So when [...]

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Egyptians targeted with blasphemy charges

Created: May 18th, 2013 | Hits:1 views | Category: YAHOO NEWS

CAIRO (AP) — The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang in unison, “All except the Prophet Muhammad.” The case against Dimyana Abdel-Nour in southern Egypt’s ancient city of Luxor began when parents [...]

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Forty years of living in outer space

Created: May 17th, 2013 | Hits:4 views | Category: BBC NEWS

When Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space in 1961, he barely had time on his 108-minute flight to tuck into the tubes of meat paste provided in case he got peckish. Compare that with Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov, who clocked up 437 days in continuous orbit between 1994 and 1995. Space travellers like [...]

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How to save time and money at Disney

Created: May 17th, 2013 | Hits:3 views | Category: BBC NEWS

This year, more than 43 million people are expected to visit Disney’s theme park complexes in California, Florida, Paris, Hong Kong and Tokyo – and summer marks the start of the high season. But visiting can require a hefty commitment. A one-day admission to Anaheim, California’s famed Disneyland in June, for instance, starts at $87 [...]

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England v New Zealand: Hosts make slow progress in first Test

Created: May 17th, 2013 | Hits:0 views | Category: BBC NEWS

England battled to 160-4 as New Zealand enjoyed the better of an attritional opening day of the first Test at Lord’s. On a slow pitch – and an even slower outfield – England started in first gear and never got beyond second as the tourists’ bowlers put in a disciplined performance after losing the toss. [...]

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Japan mayor’s sex slave remarks ‘outrageous’ – US

Created: May 17th, 2013 | Hits:10 views | Category: BBC NEWS

The US has condemned recent remarks by Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto justifying Japan’s war-time use of sex slaves as “outrageous and offensive”. A US state department spokesman said such women had been victims of a “grave human rights violation”. Mr Hashimoto said on Monday that the use of such women had been “necessary”. Japan forced [...]

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