Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Devices Unit In A $7.2 Billion Bid For Its Mobile Future – One of the most enticing “what-ifs” of recent years has come true: Microsoft has purchased Nokia’s Devices and Services unit, bringing the Lumia lineup under the Redmond roof. [verge]
‘Shoot The Jew’ Song Slammed – The controversial “Shoot the boer” struggle song has taken on a new form, “Shoot the Jew”, which even pro-Palestinian activists have condemned. [mailguardian]
Gupta Plane Case: Officer Wants Zuma Subpoenaed – A Waterkloof Air Force Base officer plans to call President Jacob Zuma to testify in a military court about the Gupta plane landing scandal, a trade union said yesterday. [timeslive]
‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Hacks Marines Website – Pro-Assad computer hackers today broke into the Marine Corps recruiting website, redirecting visitors to a screed that called President Barack Obama “a traitor who wants to put your lives in danger to rescue al- Qaida insurgents.” [nypost]
Noam Chomsky Says Syria Strike Would Be A War Crime – A U.S.-led attack on Syria without United Nations support would be a war crime regardless of congressional approval, Noam Chomsky, the antiwar activist and author, said in response to President Barack Obama’s announcement that he would seek Hill approval. [huff]
And Today’s British Pedophile On The Front Pages Is.. – Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell raped a six-year-old girl while she was holding her teddy bear, a court has heard. The star placed a second teddy bear over his victim’s mouth as he sexually assaulted her, prosecutors claimed in their opening statement. [skynews]
Is Pippa Engaged? – Pippa Middleton may be officially off the market if the latest reports turn out to be true. Rumors are swirling that Nico Jackson has proposed to Prince George’s aunt over the summer, and that the couple has been keeping it under wraps ever since. [eonline]
Obama Will Meet With Gay Activist Groups In Russia – President Obama will include members of Russian LGBT groups among the NGO leaders, democracy activists and human rights advocates he meets later this week when he is in St. Petersburg, Russia, for the G-20 summit. [abc]
Australian Woman Pregnant After Pioneering Ovarian Transplant – An Australian woman is pregnant after undergoing a pioneering operation in which ovarian tissue was transplanted into her abdomen. [telegraph]
Is This The End Of Roger Federer? – More than just an unsettling defeat, Roger Federer’s U.S. Open departure was unraveling. We’ve grown accustomed to seeing the great man in shambles, erratic to the point of concern, but Federer’s Labor Day loss to Tommy Robredo was downright disturbing. [spil]
Novak Djokovic Hits Out At Syria Strike Plans – Novak Djokovic, the world’s top tennis player who grew up in Belgrade as NATO air strikes blasted the Serbian capital in 1999, hit out Sunday at US plans to take military action against Syria. [smh]
Joost Moving Back In With Amor – In an exclusive interview with heat magazine, singer Amor Vittone revealed that her previously estranged husband Joost van der Westhuizen, who suffers from motor neuron disease, will be moving back into their home permanently. [chan24]
North Korea Nlames US Military Provocation For Withdrawal Of Invitation To American Envoy – North Korea has withdrawn its invitation to a U.S. envoy to visit the country over a detained American because Washington perpetrated a “grave provocation” by allegedly mobilizing nuclear-capable bombers during recent military drills with Seoul. [washpo]
The Image John Kerry WON’T Want You To See – U.S. Secretary of State pictured dining with Assad and his wife at Damascus restaurant before war broke out in Syria. [dailymail]
Bull Terriers Blamed For Killing Man, Ripping Off His Ears – A Northern Cape man was found dead on Monday, apparently after being attacked by three bull terriers, on a farm near Jan Kempdorp, police said. [news24]
Kanye West Paid Millions To Play Gig For President Of Kazakhstan – Kanye West raked in millions of dollars this weekend to play a gig in Kazakhstan. Kanye was invited by President Nursultan Nazarbayev to perform at his grandson’s wedding Saturday night in Almaty at the Hotel Royal Tulip. Stunning. [tmz]
British Soldiers Arrested Over Alleged Assault Of New York Policeman – Six members of the Royal Regiment of Scotland on a rugby tour allegedly became involved in bar argument. [guardian]
Peeper Who Hid In Tank Of Portable Toilet To Spy On Women Sentenced To Three Years In Prison – Luke Chrisco, arrested in 2011 after a woman at a yoga festival saw him emerge the tank and run away, is also suspected of hiding in other bathrooms around Boulder to watch women use the toilet. [nydaily]
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