AFP - Horses from Britain, France, South Africa and the USA will oppose a five-strong domestic team of runners in the $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan racecourse on Saturday.
The world’s richest race, which is run over 2,000 metres, has proved a magnet for some of America’s finest thoroughbreds.
Dual Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta fronts a challenge that also embraces 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and multiple Grade 1 [...]
Prince Harry tried to end Ryan Lochte’s championship reign Monday, duking it out with the Olympic hero in an after-hours race at a boozy Las Vegas pool party.
The wild Windsor jumped in the water around 3 a.m. still wearing his jeans and cleared a path through the Wynn hotel’s XS Nightclub pool, exclusive video obtained by the Daily News shows.
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U.S. swimming star Ryan Lochte may have to capitalise on his Olympic winnings sooner rather than later to help out his parents who are allegedly so deep in debt they may lose their home.
According to a lawsuit, CitiMortgage claims Steven and Ileane Lochte took out a $258,000 mortgage on their Florida home in 2007 and were meant to pay $1,609.58 a month, reported TMZ.
However, the swimming champion’s parents allegedly stopped making [...]
South Korean Olympic weightlifter Jaehyouk Sa was forced to abandon the competition today after his elbow snapped back while he was attempting a 162kg lift.
The reigning champion in the men’s 77kg category was taken to hospital after his second attempt at the snatch ended in disaster.
The 27-year-old successfully lifted 158kg (348.33 lbs) but tried to push it up to 162kg (357.15 lbs) the second time round.
But Sa encountered a problem [...]
BOSTON – Democratic Rep. Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony and added some levity by saying Frank, 72, and Ready, 42, had vowed to love each other through Democratic and Republican administrations alike, and even through appearances on Fox News, according to Al Green, a Democratic congressman from Texas.
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A birther lawsuit alleging that President Barack Obama is ineligible to serve as commander in chief kicked off in Florida on Monday, with members of both legal teams providing arguments.
The suit was filed by Michael Voeltz, a car salesman and self-proclaimed registered Democrat in Florida. Voeltz was represented by conservative activist Larry Klayman, who presented the quintessential conspiratorial claim that he had proof Obama wasn’t born in [...]
In a dramatic finish, American Bubba Watson outshot Louis Oosthuizen in a nail-biting sudden-death playoff at the Masters.
The two had tied at 10-under-par 278 during the last day of golf at the Augusta National Golf Club.
Watson won his first major and cried hard on his mother Molly’s shoulder as they embraced on the 10th green.
The new champion’s success is even more impressive given that he has never had a formal [...]
A group of former elite young gymnasts have come forward to expose sexual and physical abuse they claim to have suffered at the hands of their coach.
The five women, now in their 40s and 50s, say that Doug Boger allegedly raped, kicked and burnt them with cigarettes when they were aged as young as eight-years-old.
Boger, 63, who trained gymnasts in Southern California for the National teams, had denied the claims.
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered whether the rest of President Obama’s health care law can stand on its own if the justices were to strike down the individual mandate for Americans to purchase insurance, as the justices held their third and final day of oral arguments in the landmark case.
Opponents of the law want the court to overturn it in its entirety, and said there is no way to make the other parts [...]
He can memorize the order of a full deck of shuffled cards in 63 seconds and more than 300 numbers in just five minutes, yet Nelson Dellis claims he has no special or photographic inherent memory.
The 2011 USA Memory Championship winner, who is defending his title in New York today, says that anyone can do what he does.
The 28-year-old from Miami claims that all it takes, like any other physical challenge, [...]
HOUSTON — Long after tiny Miguel Morin disappeared in late 2004, the infant’s family still paused to mark the milestones of his life, holding a celebration every year on his birthday and praying for his safe, swift return.
Now that wished-for reunion may be only days away after police arrested the boy’s former babysitter on charges she abducted him and began raising Miguel as her own.
“It’s kind of hard to believe,” [...]
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Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks to supporters at a rally organized by …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tea Party champion Sarah Palin, who has already ruled out a 2012 presidential run, on Monday attempted to dangle her name anew as a possible Republican candidate, although it’s probably too late.
In an interview to air on Fox Business Network’s “Follow the Money” program, the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president was asked whether [...]
If you have read Dr. Martenson’s article, America Is Being Looted, then consider the following to be a story from the trenches…
The Woman Who Knew Too Much
“Millions of Americans hoped President Obama would nominate Elizabeth Warren to head the consumer financial watchdog agency she had created. Instead, she was pushed aside. As Warren kicks off her run for Scott Brown’s Senate [...]
President Barack Obama will honor NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and the 11 other Chase drivers from last year in a White House ceremony on Wednesday – but nearly half of the 2010 playoff contenders won’t be there.
NASCAR said Thursday that five drivers – Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart – will not be attending the White House visit due to [...]
by Chris Martenson
Joel Salatin, proprietor of Polyface Farms and highly-visble champion of sustainable farming, thinks modern humans have become so far removed from a natural connection to the food they eat, that we no longer have a true understanding of what “normal” food is.
The rise of Big Ag and factory farming over the past century has conditioned us to treat food mechanically (as something to [...]
Brundtland, who led three Labour Party governments in the 1980s and 1990s and is often called “mother of the nation”, gave a speech on the island the day of the slaughter and left before Anders Behring Breivik arrived.
“Anders Behring Breivik had plans to come to Utoeya (island) while Gro Harlem Brundtland was visiting on Friday, but claims under [...]
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