Robert Mugabe’s Wife Grace Sparks Succession Speculation With Move Into Politics – Mrs Mugabe nominated as secretary of the ruling Zanu PF party’s Women’s League as her 90-year-old husband sees out twilight years of more than three decades in power. [telegraph]
Coordinated Sanctions Aim at Russia’s Ability to Tap Its Oil Reserves – The United States and Europe kicked off a joint effort on Tuesday intended to curb Russia’s long-term ability to develop new oil resources, taking aim at the Kremlin’s premier source of wealth and power in retaliation for its intervention in Ukraine. [nyt]
Bose Is Suing Beats Over Headphone Patents – Bose is suing Beats Electronics over the noise-canceling technology in Beats’ headphones. [time]
SA’s Unemployment Rate Spirals Further Into The Record Books – The unemployment rate in South Africa has risen to 25.5% – the worst rate of joblessness seen since the first labour force survey in 2008. [m&g]
Driverless Cars to Hit Public Roads in Britain by January 2015 – On Wednesday, the British government will announce its plans to test autonomous vehicles on public roads by January 2015, but first the Highway Code will need to be revised to allow the driverless cars on the streets. [time]
Hamas Rockets Stored In Gaza School – UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday that a stockpile of Hamas rockets was found in one of UNRWA’s Gaza schools — for the third time since the onset of Operation Protective Edge. [timis]
Masterchef Finalist Dies – Ross Burden, the celebrity chef famous for his appearances on BBC shows including MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook, has died aged 45 after losing a year-long battle against cancer. [guardian]
Japanese Schoolgirl ‘Confesses’ To Killing Classmate – The Japanese high school girl who was arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media. [bbc]
Microsoft Faces China Antitrust Probe – Authorities say they’re investigating the company for possible violation of China’s anti-trust laws. The government says Microsoft has not fully disclosed information related to its Windows and Office systems, without providing more details. [cnn]
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Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror – Officially, Germany had budgeted the money as humanitarian aid for the poor, landlocked nation of Mali. In truth, all sides understood that the cash was bound for an obscure group of Islamic extremists who were holding 32 European hostages, according to six senior diplomats directly involved in the exchange. [nyt]
WikiLeaks Publishes ‘Unprecedented’ Secret Australian Court Suppression Order – WikiLeaks has struck again, releasing the text of a secret court order that cannot be published in Australia. [smh]
Puma Gets Boost From World Cup, Arsenal Deal – German sportswear firm Puma (PUMG.DE) said sales of World Cup soccer boots and national team shirts as well as new Arsenal jerseys beat its expectations as it reported second-quarter earnings that fell less than feared and reiterated its outlook. [reuters]
Usain Bolt Reckons The Commonwealth Games Are A Bit Shit – Just as well that he can run, because he won’t be able to hide after that controversial remark, Katie Gibbons reports. [times]
Rugby Star Guilty Of Assaulting Ex-Miss Wales – Magistrates find Ian Gough guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend days after she got engaged to Another Level singer Dane Bowers. [sky]
Mtembu Named First Black Captain For Sharks – Lubabalo Mtembu became the first black captain of the Sharks after the franchise confirmed his appointment on Tuesday. [tlive]
Oh La La! The Nude Models of Paris Go on Strike – Stung by a ban on collecting tips, artists’ models in Paris respond in typically Gallic fashion with a work stoppage. [beast]
Zoe Saldana Poses Nude For Women’s Health UK – Before rumors of her pregnancy surfaced this month, Zoe Saldana stripped down for the September 2014 issue of Women’s Health UK. While Saldana has yet to confirm any reports, her cryptic interview with the magazine seems to hint at baby news. [huff]
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