Female Contender Banned From BBC Reality Show for Being a Woman

A female contender has been banned from a newly-launched reality show on the BBC, The World's Toughest Army, because she is a woman; the contest is strictly for men.

// Feb. 01, 2015 - 21:40 GMT


Kim Kardashian's Stepfather Happy With His Alleged Sex Change

Bruce Jenner, stepfather of American model and actress Kim Kardashian, is reportedly happy about his new identity as a woman.

// Jan. 31, 2015 - 15:13 GMT


Eastwood's Controversial 'American Sniper' Gets Mixed Reaction in Baghdad

American Sniper, a controversial war film based on true events, has been pulled from some theaters in Iraq.

// Jan. 30, 2015 - 22:45 GMT


Stray Cat Sneaks Into Ukrainian Meat Plant, Eats $400 Worth of Delicacies

A feline fiend in Kharkov, Ukraine went on a one-cat taste-testing party at a local meat processing plant, consuming nearly $400 US worth of premium delicacies over several days.

// Jan. 30, 2015 - 21:02 GMT


Seven Seconds Cost Canadian Man Over $10 Mln in Lottery Winnings

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadian Joel Ifergan will not be able to get the other half of the multi-million-dollar lottery jackpot he claims he won; the other half will remain with another winner because Ifergan's ticket was registered seven seconds too late.

// Jan. 30, 2015 - 20:37 GMT


Russia's Mariinsky Ballet to Discuss 2016 Visit to Washington This Week

The Mariinsky Ballet is on its six-day tour to Washington performing with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.

// Jan. 28, 2015 - 19:27 GMT


Things You Should Never Say Unless You Want to #RuinAWeddingIn5Words

The humorous #RuinAWeddingIn5Words hashtag was created to find the most inappropriate phrases that would most likely ruin one of the most important events in people's lives.

// Jan. 28, 2015 - 00:49 GMT


Tampon Shortage Ignites Criticism Over Argentina's Import Regulations

A tampon shortage in Argentina has prompted a wave of fierce criticism over the governments import regulations, with high temperatures outdoors adding fuel to the fire.

// Jan. 27, 2015 - 02:01 GMT


Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies Aged 68

One of the most famous Greek singers, legendary Demis Roussos has died at the age of 68 in Athens.

// Jan. 26, 2015 - 18:30 GMT


Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe, Miss USA and Ukraine Runners Up

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out contestants from 87 other countries.

// Jan. 26, 2015 - 17:33 GMT