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