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Generators linked to Dhaka collapse

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 17:17
Four generators inside the Bangladesh garment factory building that collapsed last month may have caused the disaster, a top investigator says.
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Week in pictures: 27 April - 3 May 2013

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 17:03
A selection of photos from the news
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Drugs testing 'needs ramping up'

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 17:02
Drugs testing out of competition needs "ramping up" after the Godolphin doping scandal, says BHA chief Paul Bittar.
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Latest developments in case: July 4 was original target?

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:58
Here are the most recent developments in the investigation into the April 15 Boston Marathon bombs:
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Cooke urges vote against Madrid bid

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:44
Olympic cycling champion Nicole Cooke calls for a vote against Madrid's bid for the 2020 Games in the wake of Spain's doping scandal.
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School team raffles gun, cupcakes

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:36
KUTV reports about a high school fundraiser that had some controversial items up for sale.
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Disabled row councillor re-elected

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:31
Collin Brewer, who quit Cornwall Council after saying disabled children should be "put down", is re-elected to the authority.
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Lost sea lion pup found on doorstep

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:29
A sea lion pup was rescued by a SeaWorld crew after it was spotted sitting outside of a home in San Diego.
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Bogus meat, including rat, seized

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:20
Police in China have spent three months seizing bogus meat, some of it fake beef or mutton made out of fox, mink and rat.
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US Navy launches drone 'squadron'

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:20
The US Navy has launched a squadron combining unmanned drones as well as manned aircraft, amid a national debate over the role of drones in warfare.
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Obama in Mexico: End the stereotypes

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:19
President Barack Obama said Friday he came to Mexico to break down stereotypes between the United States and its neighbor to the south.
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Woman shakes off 170 pounds

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:14
In less than two years Deidre Robinson dropped more than half her body weight -- going from a size 24 to a size 2 -- and was ready turn her healthy lifestyle into her livelihood.
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10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:07
Japan holds crying baby contests and other nuggets
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Cameron pledge 'to win back voters'

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:59
David Cameron pledges "to work really hard" to win back former Conservative voters who backed the UK Independence Party.
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Ten clubs consider SFL breakaway

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:53
Ten clubs are ready to quit the Scottish Football League in time for next season, BBC Scotland learns.
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Derby a history test for black jockey

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:44
History is against Kevin Krigger. A black jockey hasn't won America's most prestigious race -- the Kentucky Derby -- for over a century.
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Super Secretariat

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:41
Mike Downey: The Kentucky Derby needs a superhorse to make our hearts pound the way Secretariat did 40 years ago.
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Madagascar president to contest poll

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:33
Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina has registered as a candidate for elections in July, documents show, despite an assurance he would not stand.
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What made a plane fall out of the sky?

CNN - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:33
Did shifting cargo throw a 747 off balance & cause it to crash? CNN's Chris Lawrence looks at possible causes.
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'Dozens killed' in Syria village

BBC - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:32
At least 40 people were killed by pro-government gunmen in north-west Syria on Thursday, activists say, prompting opposition claims of a "massacre".
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