Isis: Nuclear Smugglers Attempt To Sell To Islamic State And Other Terrorists – US federal agents have stopped four attempts in the last five years by nuclear smugglers who tried to sell radioactive materials to the Islamic State (Isis) and other terrorist organisations in the Middle East. [ibt]
Volkswagen’s Massive Recall Will Start In January – After an emissions scandal that knocked $25 billion from its market value, German car manufacturer Volkswagen is ready to start the largest recall in its company history. [verge]
South Africa Central Bank Chief Sees No Point In Forex-Market Intervention – The head of South Africa’s central bank said he sees no point in intervening in the foreign-exchange market, even as the country’s currency recently hit its weakest level on record and the economy grapples with plunging commodity prices. [wsj]
Bob Hewitt’s Lawyers To Appeal Rape Conviction – The lawyers are reacting to claims by the SABC that Hewitt’s victims colluded before his rape trial. [ewn]
IMF Downgrades SA Growth To Below 1.5% – South Africa’s growth is projected to be below 1.5% both this year and next year, according to a report by die International Monetary Fund (IMF). [f24]
U.S. To Release 6,000 Inmates From Prisons – The Justice Department is preparing to release roughly 6,000 inmates from federal prisons starting at the end of this month as part of an effort to ease overcrowding and roll back the harsh penalties given to nonviolent drug dealers in the 1980s and ’90s, according to federal law enforcement officials. [nyt]
Springboks Feel Pressure As They Prepare To Face Much-Changed USA – To outside eyes their crisis may have been averted but within the South Africa camp the eyes remain cold with focus as they approach their final pool match against the USA. If they win, they will top the group; lose, and they may yet be out. [guardian]
Model Sues Bill Cosby Over Alleged 2008 Sexual Assault at Playboy Mansion – A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault. [time]
Cape Boasts 7 Blue Flag Beaches – Seven of Cape Town’s most popular beaches have been awarded blue flag status, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday. [iol]
Europe’s Highest Court Just Rejected The ‘Safe Harbor’ Agreement Used By American Tech Companies – The European Court of Justice has just ruled that the transatlantic Safe Harbour agreement, which lets American companies use a single standard for consumer privacy and data storage in both the US and Europe, is invalid. [busins]
Pistorius’s Parole Case Likely To Be Heard Soon: Correctional Services – The Correctional Services Parole Board (CSPB) is likely to consider jailed Paralympian track star Oscar Pistorius’s application for release soon, the department of correctional services said on Tuesday. [enca]
Pistorius Family Questions Fairness Of Oscar’s Parole Delays – Issuing a statement on the Parole Review Board’s decision yesterday to set aside his release on parole into correctional supervision‚ and ordering him to undergo psychological treatment‚ the family accused the authorities of being unfair to the former Paralympian due to the hype around him. [tlive]
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Hout Bay Township Ready For Revamp – The Imizamo Yethu township, a hotbed for crime and vigilante attacks in Hout Bay, is getting a revamp. [enca]
Ashley Judd Reveals Sexual Harassment By Studio Mogul – Ashley Judd: I was sexually harassed by one of our industry’s most famous, admired-slash-reviled bosses. [more]
Twitter Is Now Throwing Its Support Behind Perez Hilton’s Baby Bath Pic – Perez Hilton caused a storm when he posted a picture of himself in the bath with his son. [metro]
Billionaire Richard Branson’s Favorite Productivity Hack Is Simple – To be more productive, Virgin Group’s billionaire founder Richard Branson says you need to pay attention to the clock and get to places on time. [bi]
Pirates Fan Busts Man Raping His Goat On Victory Night – A Limpopo man whose goat was raped until it died two months ago believes the suspect he caught raping a second goat on Sunday night was responsible for the first incident. [tlive]
Madeleine McCann Parents ‘Deny Spat’ With Ben Needham Campaign – Madeleine McCann’s parents support the campaign to find Ben Needham and there is no “spat” between the two campaigns, their spokesman has said. [bbc]
Rihanna Confesses She’s ‘Horny’: ‘I Won’t Have Hollow Sex’ – Rihanna gets super candid about her sex life in the new issue of ‘Vanity Fair’ but she say she doesn’t just sleep with anyone and that she actually holds out because one night stands are lonely. RiRi says she hasn’t had sex in a while and she’s super ‘horny’! [hl]
Kourtney Kardashian Poses Nude – And bares her derrière in artsy photograph by Brian Bowen Smith. [dm]
Kendall Jenner Walked Chanel’s Airport-Themed PFW Show – Kendall Jenner had a first-class ticket on Chanel Airlines at Paris Fashion Week this year. She walked the Chanel runway for the designer’s airline-themed show Tuesday. [usat]
Kendall Jenner Goes Braless In Sheer Shirt – Throughout her time at Paris Fashion Week, Kendall Jenner has proven that she likes to keep things sheer. [huff]
Man Drives Car Into Ocean To Evade Police, Because It’s Australia Mate – Australia has around 34,218 kilometres (21,262.08 miles) of coastline, so it was only a matter of time until someone took their police chase to the beach. [mash]
Hout Bay Cycling Club Gets New Kit – EvoTec Plastics, a South African company specialising in the production of precision plastic parts and components for the medical, cosmetic and industrial technology sectors, handed-over brand new, much needed, cycling kit to the Hout Bay Cycling Club (HBCC). [evotec]
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