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Dairy cows to combat global warming?

GALT, California (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and...
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Russian chess champion Yuri Yeliseyev dies in Moscow fall

bbc.com - Russian chess champion Yuri Yeliseyev, 20, has died after apparently plunging from a balcony on the 12th floor of a Moscow apartment block. A fellow chess grandmaster, Daniil...
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Trump: Flag burners should lose citizenship or be jailed

ABC News:-President-elect Donald Trump suggested today in a tweet that burning the American flag should result in "loss of citizenship or year in jail." Flag burning is legal in the...

Brazil football club in plane crash

BBC:-A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia's civil aviation body says only six...
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Trump claims millions voted illegally in presidential poll

bbc.com - US President-elect Donald Trump has asserted he won the popular vote on 8 November "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally". The Republican, who won the...
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Castro to get historic send off

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – Cuba on Sunday prepared a grand send-off for its revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, with a four-day funeral procession planned for a giant figure of modern...
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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, dies at 90

BBC.COM - His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the...

Morocco: Girls on trial for homosexuality

RABAT, Morocco (AFP) — Two teenage girls allegedly caught kissing on a roof appeared in court in Morocco's Marrakesh on Friday charged with homosexual acts, one of their lawyers...

UK:Football sex abuse claims increase

BBC:-Four ex-footballers have appeared together in an emotional interview to tell of their torment after being abused as children by a coach. Andy Woodward, who was the first to go...

India: Film star takes piglet to bank

BBC:-A south Indian film star has caused a sensation after being photographed standing in a bank queue with a live piglet tucked under his arm. Ravi Babu said the piglet...