Eighteen sheriff's deputies and Los Angeles County Sheriff's employees were arrested and charged with abuse of jail inmates and visitors after a major investigation into corruption in the largest jail system in the country.
Former professional boxer and MMA contender Holly Holm won her sixth fight in a row on Friday and according to her manager she's ready to fight in the UFC as soon as the promotion offers her the right amount of money.
As Air Force One took off yesterday for Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, it carried not only President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama but also former President George W. Bush, former First Lady Laura Bush, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Javier Espinosa, the correspondent for the Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo, and Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, a freelance photojournalist were kidnapped about two months ago at a checkpoint in northern Syria.
As the term of current Lebanese President Michel Sleiman approaches its end this year, political figures in Lebanon have expressed concern that failure to elect a new leader to the post could result in the country's ruin.
A recent video of Brazilian fans kicking, beating and using metal bars to strike supporters of a rival team has gone viral, pushing officials to quickly assure people coming to the 2014 World Cup that they won't experience such violence next summer.
The forwards for FIFA's World XI have been named with two of the three players on the Ballon d'Or shortlist featuring. Lionel Messi and favorite Cristiano Ronaldo join other top soccer players around the world on the list of 2013's best forwards.
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