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A Vancouver man who beat his wife over 200 times will spend only four years in prison

12/22/2013

The Vancouver Province reports that a Vancouver man who beat his wife between 200 and 300 times will spend only four years in prison But he’ll be out even sooner than that because of the time he spent in custody before sentencing. Despite years of public education and consciousness-raising, family violence remains a major...

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Jurgen Klinsmann bans from Gold Cup final 2013 by CONCACAF disciplinary committee

07/27/2013

USA Xoach Jurgen Klinsmann will not be on the touchline for the Gold Cup final against Panama after being given a one-match ban for getting sent off in the final minutes of his side’s 3-1 semifinal win against Honduras. Here’s the CONCACAF statement in full: Following a review today by the CONCACAF Disciplinary Committee,...

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Off-duty Arizona cop accused of pointing gun at clerk

07/18/2013

Off-duty Arizona police officer has been fired after authorities say he pulled a gun on a gas station attendant while off duty and apparently intoxicated

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Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio AKA Francis is the current pope of the Catholic Church

03/14/2013

Francis (/ˈfrænsɨs/, /ˈfrɑːnsɨs/; Latin: Franciscus ; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio; 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. In 1998 he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and in 2001 a cardinal. He was elected...

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Venezuela President Hugo Chavez Dies a

03/05/2013

The Associated Press reports that Hugo Chávez, who led a leftist revolution and served as Venezuela’s president for nearly 14 years, has died at 58 years old. Chavez had been fighting cancer since 2011, and had chosen Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro as his heir-apparent when it became clear that health concerns might force...

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Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized

03/03/2013
Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized

According to CNN, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was hospitalized Sunday after experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis that had already sidelined her weekend plans, Buckingham Palace announced. The 86-year-old monarch was taken to King Edward VII’s Hospital in London “as a precautionary measure” and is expected to stay for two days, said a palace spokesman, speaking...

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