Dennis Rodman allegedly implied that Mr Bae might deserve his punishment
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Friday 19 October 2012
Thousands of pages of once-private records detailing sex-abuse allegations within the Boy Scouts of America from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s were made public by an Oregon court Thursday, including internal reports of alleged child molestations by more than 1,200 scoutmasters and other adult volunteers nationwide.
Monday 15 October 2012
The hit drama Fresh Meat has created a new star
Wednesday 10 October 2012
The radical cleric Abu Hamza will face trial in the US next year after pleading not guilty to terrorism charges in a New York court.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Member of Terry Vance Garner's family found the farmer's dentures and parts of his body in his huge pigs' enclosure
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Aston Villa needed a penalty shootout to win their pre-season friendly against Portland Timbers after the game ended in a 2-2 draw.
Sunday 15 July 2012
United States athletics officials were yesterday beginning the search for a replacement 4 x 400m relay runner after the former world indoor 400m champion Debbie Dunn was withdrawn from their Olympic squad because of a positive drugs test. "We're looking into it," Jill Geer, the chief communications officer for USA Track and Field said.
Saturday 23 June 2012
In Patagonia made Bruce Chatwin famous overnight. On the book's publication in 1977, reviewers rightly compared it to Mandeville's Travels, to Alexander Kinglake's Eothen and Robert Byron's The Road To Oxiana.
Friday 22 June 2012
Former world triple jump champion Phillips Idowu today became the latest athlete to pull out of this weekend's Olympic trials in Birmingham, sparking injury fears just weeks ahead of the London Games.
Friday 08 June 2012
For years, the fishermen of Misawa, a small town on the north-eastern corner of Japan's main island, Honshu, set sail from one of four outwardly unremarkable floating docks, built using concrete and steel and adorned, for largely protective purposes, with several dozen old car tyres.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Residents of a small village called Dull are confident they will become a "sister community" with the US town of Boring today.
Monday 04 June 2012
Mo Farah ran the fastest 5,000 metres in the world this year in his first major race of the Olympic summer on Saturday.
Monday 28 May 2012
Mo Farah was back on home ground yesterday and back in winning form. Two months on from the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, where he was run out of the medal frame in the 3,000m final, the 29-year-old was a comfortable winner of the Bupa London 10,000 road race for the fourth successive year.
Thursday 12 April 2012
From Springfield, Ohio, to the city's namesakes in West Virginia, Vermont and Illinois, resounds the exclamation: "Doh!" The creator of The Simpsons has broken his silence and revealed that the real-life inspiration for the animated series is the Springfield in Oregon.
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Friday 23 March 2012
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Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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