Hijacked Plane Claim Causes Alarm At OR Tambo – A hijacking claim delayed an SAA plane on the tarmac at OR Tambo, while police tried to determine whether the captain was not in fact a hijacker. [mail&guardian]
Tough Deal On Cards For Casino Junkies – The government is ramping up efforts to stamp out problem gambling, including tightening legislation and reviewing advertising guidelines. [timeslive]
Russia’s Putin Wants Snowden To Go, But Asylum Not Ruled Out – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he wanted Edward Snowden to leave after three weeks holed up at a Moscow airport, but also signaled that the former U.S. spy agency contractor was moving towards meeting Russia’s asylum conditions. [reuters]
‘Guardian’ Journalist Says Snowden Has ‘Blueprints’ to NSA – Edward Snowden has highly sensitive documents on how the National Security Agency is structured and operates that could harm the U.S. government, but has insisted that they not be made public, a journalist close to the NSA leaker said. [time]
Graeme Smith Welcomes Baby Biff – Proteas Test skipper Graeme Smith has confirmed that he’s become a father to a baby boy. Smith tweeted on Monday: Myself and @MorganDeane welcomed our boy Carter McMorrin Smith into the world today! 3,2 kg mom and baby doing well.so excited. [sport24]
Apple Investigates Electrocution-By-iPhone Report – Apple has said it will “fully investigate” reports that a woman was electrocuted in China while trying to use an iPhone while it was recharging. [bbc]
Thom Yorke Blasts Spotify On Twitter As He Pulls His Music – Radiohead star says ‘new artists get paid fuck all’ on streaming service, as producer Nigel Godrich adds ‘it’s bad for new music’ [guardian]
Controversial King Now A DA Member – AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has joined the DA, the party’s Eastern Cape leader said on Monday. [iol]
Mbeki, Manuel To Appear As Witnesses At Arms Commission – Prominent ANC figures Thabo Mbeki, Trevor Manuel and Alec Irwin will be appearing as witnesses at the arms procurement commission public hearings. [mail&guardian]
Bangladesh ‘Hitler’ Gets 90 Years – A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal has found a top Islamist party leader guilty of masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence against Pakistan. [aljazeera]
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Dave Matthews Hitchhikes To His Own Concert – A Pennsylvania couple was on their way to a Dave Matthews concert in Hershey when they noticed the rock star stranded on the side of the road. [wpxi]
A New Language Has Been Born In The Aussie Outback – There are many dying languages in the world. But at least one has recently been born, created by children living in a remote village in northern Australia. [nytimes]
Shark Kills 15-Year-Old Girl In Reunion – A teenage girl tourist was killed in a shark attack on Monday while swimming off the Indian Ocean island of Reunion, the second such attack this year in the French overseas territory. [afp]
Jennifer Lopez Accused of Accepting $10 Million From ‘Dictators and Crooks’ – Following the singer’s performance for the Turkmenistan president, the Human Rights Foundation unearths at least three other instances where Lopez crooned for seven-figure paychecks. [hollyrep]
Andy Murray’s Ancestors May Have Made The First Calendar – Scotland’s prehistoric huntergatherer tribes, widely seen as civilisation’s late starters, may have been among the first humans to form a concept of time – including creating an annual calendar. [theaus]
Kate Upton Sizzles In New Ad Shot In Namibia – Kate Upton parades the two assets that have propelled her to stardom. The American model is on her finest form as she poses for Italian label Redemption Choppers’ summer 2013 campaign. [thesun]
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