The Dutch intelligence service, the AIVD, has called off an operation aimed at infiltrating and sabotaging Iran's weapons industry due to an assessment that a US attack on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program is imminent, according to a report in the country's De Telegraaf newspaper on Friday.
A MAN is in a stable condition in hospital after fighting off an attacking kangaroo while jogging in Melbourne's northwest early Monday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers want CC Sabathia to be awarded the first retroactive no-hitter in major league history. After Sabathia tossed a 1-hitter on Sunday in which the only hit was an infield single that could have been called an error.
Hurricane Gustav lashes Houma, La
Once the leader in rentals and the place where practically everyone found time to stop after work and pick up a few movies, Blockbuster is now a shadow of its former self. Competitors, suspect management, and evolving industry dynamics have rocked the company, leaving it in a precarious position.
Police have found a third body at a mansion in Shropshire, England, which was destroyed by fire last week.
Engineers are readying a supercooled, record-setting 100-tesla magnet at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The magnet will have to withstand forces equivalent to 200 sticks of dynamite.
Hurricane Gustav is weakening slightly to a Category 2 storm as it nears landfall along the heavily evacuated Louisiana coast.
With Hurricane Gustav on course to hit the US Gulf of Mexico coast, the damage it does to the region's oil facilities could be a "worst case scenario".
Sitting in the center of the so-called Sun Belt, the country is part of a vast, rainless region reaching from the western edge of North Africa to the eastern edge of Central Asia that boasts the best solar energy resources on Earth.