- After Gottfrid Svartholm was arrested in Cambodia, the Internet was awash with rumors of governments working together to combat online piracy. Those rumors appeared to be confirmed Wednesday when it was announced Sweden would give Cambodia $59 million after the news broke that the Pirate Bay co-founder would be extradited.
- Usually, it's women who suffer violence from men in Turkey. Now that a rape victim has reacted, killing and beheading her attacker, the debate in the country isn't about the murder she committed. It's about whether she can abort the child of her alleged rapist.
- The Spanish star is recovering from a knee injury.
Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai’s Former Deputy, Will Go To Trial , Setting The Stage For Major Political EventsNew legal developments in China’s largest recent political scandal show that the government is moving ahead with efforts to bring Bo Xilai's inner circle to justice.
US Open Tennis 2012: Watch Live Stream Online of Federer, Murray and Roddick in Wednesday’s Action; PreviewWatch live coverage and get a full preview of day 10's play at the US Open, featuring the likes of Roger Federer and Andy Murray.
- Senussi fled Libya soon after the uprising that removed Gaddafi from power last year.
- Late Monday, word leaked out that Draghi is now saying the ECB should pursue a policy of monetizing sovereign debt of periphery countries -- that is, printing reams of new euro to buy bonds issued by those governments -- even though such a policy path exceeds the central bank's mandate and has been adamantly opposed by the German political establishment.
Pre-Market Movers (Pluristem, Facebook, ARM Holdings, BP plc, Netflix, Nokia, Francesca's, Alcatel, Capital One, Lennar)Pluristem Therapeutics, Facebook Inc, ARM Holdings Plc, Francesca's Holdings Corp, BP Plc, Nokia Corp, Alcatel Lucent SA, Capital One Financial Corp, Netflix and Lennar Corp. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Wednesday.
Top After-Market Nasdaq Movers (Wendy's, Santarus, Sarepta, Glu, Facebook, FEI, Education Management, ONYX, Bloomin' Brands, Francesca's Holdings)The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Tuesday were Wendy's Company, Santarus Inc, Sarepta Therapeutics Inc, Glu Mobile Inc and Facebook.
- Transgender and convicted murderer Robert Kosilek has been granted a sex-change surgery by US District Court Chief Judge Mark Wolf. That's right, tax payers will be funding the soon-to-be transsexual's gender reassignment.
- The landmark hearing follows six years of legal battles and tribunals for the four plaintiffs, whose high-profile cases are seen as a polarizing dividing line between British Christians who want to express their faith in the workplace and employers who assert their right to impose dress codes and guidelines for workplace conduct.
- The Democratic National Committee's 2012 platform, released Monday night, will be officially adopted on Tuesday night.
- Sales of the Galaxy S3 from Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930)in August surpassed those for the I Phone 4S in the U.S. for the first time, said analyst T. Michael Walkley, of Cannacord Genuity.
- Demonoid could be making a comeback, but after the founder of the Pirate Bay was arrested, the BitTorrent site might not be as inclined to return.
- While most people were focused on the hard court in the Louis Armstrong Stadium, much attention was also given to Serena's ex-boyfriend Common, who came to cheer her on
- Cambodia has decided to deport popular BitTorrent site Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, who was arrested Aug.30, for violation of copyright laws and enabling illegal downloading of music and films.
‘Arrested Development’ Season 4 Spoilers: Henry Winkler And Scott Baio To Bring The Bluth Family More Bad Legal Advice? [PHOTO]When "Arrested Development" returns for its fourth season it looks like the Bluth family will still be in a heap of legal trouble! How do we know this? Henry Winkler, who played Bluth family attorney Barry Zuckerkorn, is tweeting up a storm!
- A female news presenter appeared on the Egyptian state television wearing a headscarf Sunday for the first time since an unwritten ban on women covering their head during telecast was lifted after the Muslim Brotherhood-led government took charge.
- While Apple Inc. recently concluded one of its high-profile legal disputes with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the American tech giant may be entering another court case soon, this time in a tussle with Bruce Willis. The "Die Hard" actor is apparently preparing to sue Apple over the rights to his iTunes music library after his death.