Panama Searches N. Korea Ship For Drugs, Find Nuclear Weapons As Captain Tries To Commit Suicide – A North Korean ship stopped by Panama with undeclared military hardware aboard was carrying “obsolete defensive weapons” that were to be repaired and returned to Cuba, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said. [bloomberg]
Glee Star’s Cause Of Death Revealed – According to the coroner, everything surrounding Cory Monteith’s death seems normal, except of course the alcohol and heroin in his system. [npr]
Egypt Turmoil: Interim Cabinet Sworn In – A new interim Egyptian government has been sworn in, with army chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who led the ousting of Mohammed Morsi, becoming deputy PM as well as defence minister. [bbc]
SA Customs Seizes Coke Worth R17m – Crystal cocaine worth an estimated street value of R17m was seized on Tuesday at the Beit Bridge border post with Zimbabwe, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said. [news24]
Edward Snowden Seeks Temporary Asylum In Russia – The US whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia, telling immigration officials he fears for his life, three weeks after landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. [guardian]
Now That Fe’s Free, Can Zimmerman Make A Living? His trial’s over. And now it turns out that George Zimmerman might need the same thing millions of Americans are looking for: a job. [cnn]
Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida, Other ‘Stand Your Ground’ States – The George Zimmerman trial highlighted the legal and moral complexity of Florida’s “stand your ground” laws. Stevie Wonder, for one, thinks it’s time to fight back against them. [latimes]
Tiger Woods Recalls Unforgettable Aura Of Nelson Mandela – Golf superstar Tiger Woods has remembered how his first meeting with Nelson Mandela 15 years ago was an experience like no other. [mail&guardian]
Scientists Charge A Mobile Phone With Urine – British scientists on Tuesday reported they had harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the Internet. [busins]
Tonight’s Powerball Lotto Jackpot Is R1.1 Billion – Those of you who haven’t automated the process should remember to get tickets for tonight’s $116 Powerball lottery. [here]
Driverless Cars To Be Tested On UK Roads By End Of 2013 – Driverless cars will be tested on public roads by the end of 2013, says the UK government. [bbc]
Oprah Giving Lindsay Lohan $2 Million and Two Full-Time Assistants – Life is looking up for Lindsay Lohan, former child star, current legally entangled rehab inhabitant, and, hopefully never again, Elizabeth Taylor impersonator. [vanityfair]
Yahoo Revenue Falls As Outlook Lowered – Yahoo Inc. reported further weakness in its key display advertising business on Tuesday, though CEO Marissa Mayer touted improvements in traffic and plans to invest further in technology and video offerings. [marketwatch]
Sizzling Victoria’s Secret Models Give A Sneak Peek Of New Bikini Collection – With their killer abdominal muscles, endless legs and curves in all the right places, the Victoria’s Secret Angels have figures that make them the envy of many women. [dailymail]
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Justin Bieber Accused Of Spitting In DJ’s Face – An Ohio DJ has alleged Justin Bieber spit in his face at a nightclub over the weekend, after the pop star thought the man was taking pictures of him. [washtim]
SA Executives Still Raking It In – Total remuneration levels for executive directors on the JSE continue to increase and vary considerably from industry to industry and across large, medium and small-cap companies, according to a report by PwC for the period May 1 2012 to April 30 2013. [fin24]
Pippa Middleton May Sue Writers Who Teased Her Over Obvious Party Tips – So Kate’s sister can’t take a little mockery? Tom Sykes reports on Middleton’s legal bid to shut down the @Pippatips Twitter feed, a sendup of her ridiculous book of party tips. [beast]
MTV to Reveal VMA Nominees in Instagram and Vine Videos – Ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards — which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 25 — MTV will reveal the ceremony’s Video of the Year nominees and contenders for other categories on Wednesday through videos on Instagram and Vine. [mashable]
Beyoncé Orders Terrified Man to “Put That Damn Camera Down” Mid-Song [Video] – Pretty much the greatest thing that can happen at a Beyoncé concert, other than spontaneously replicating on stage, is Beyoncé taking a little time out in the middle of a song to yell at someone in front of 20,000 people. [gawker]
The Karate Kid Has A 21 Year Old Daughter – At first you will think these pics are of Daniel LaRusso and his babe – because that’s what you think the Karate Kid gets all the time – 21 year old babes. But it’s not. It’s his daughter. Be amazed. [dailymail]
Amber Heard Hangs With Johnny Depp’s Kids in Tokyo [Pics] – Looks like Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are getting serious. The on-again couple was spotted in Tokyo today with the actor’s two children—14-year-old Lily-Rose and 11-year-old Jack—in tow. [eonline]
Average American Penis Size Revealed – The average American man’s penis is 5.6 inches (14.2 centimeters) long when erect, a new survey of 1,661 men finds. [huffpo]
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David Tlale On Imbo Live At 10h30 – Imbo Live on a Wednesday is all about fashion and blogging. Addition to that will be inspiring listeners to think about how they’ll be spending their Mandela Day this Thursday. Special guest, South Africa’s favourite designer, David Tlale joins the team to discuss he’s plans for Mandela Day. Don’t Miss it! [imbolive]
Mark Haze WIth Bailey Schneider, 2pm – Mark Haze is an exceptional artist, and well before Idols he was in the trenches with his band, gigging night after night. He has never been a conformist and this comes through in his music, pushing the boundaries of his genre and beyond. He joins Bailey for a full hour today, playing all Mark’s latest tracks. [baileyschneider]
Bass Instinct With Candice Heyns, 20h00-22h00 – Candice is one half of the unstoppable musical duo Blush ’N Bass – two South African females that bring a tasteful, yet sexy, music experience to electro nightclubs in SA. Candice promises a professionally delivered show with music that will tantalize anyone’s ears. She takes you through a musical journey and without you even realizing it, you will be off your couch, tapping your feet, clapping your hands or dancing in front of your mirror singing to yourself! [bassinstinct]
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