Iran’s Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes


Iran's president has criticised Saudi Arabia for continuing to carry out air offensive against the Houthi rebels, warning that its regional rival will harvest "the hatred" it is sowing in Yemen. "You [Saudi Arabia] planted the seeds of hatred in the hearts of people's region and you will see the response sooner or later," Hassan Rouhani told... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]

Osborne sounds alarm over Greek crisis as EC gives May deadline- live updates


UK chancellor has warned that one misstep in the Greek debt negotiations could return Europe to the ‘perilous state’ of 2011 and 2012Osborne: Mood at IMF is ‘notably’ more gloomyEC: Greece must deliver by May 11Schauble: No deal soonEuropean stock markets fallingCity hit by Bloomberg outage 5.02pm BST After a day of heavy selling, European stock markets have all closed deep in the red tonight.The German DAX, Spanish IBEX and Italian FTSE MIB all tumbled more than 2%, as fears over Greece Read more [...]

Carlo Ancelotti and Manchester City Reportedly Hold Talks Over Real Madrid Exit


If Carlo Ancelotti gets dumped by Real Madrid just one season after winning La Decima, his next destination could be Manchester City. That's according to GianlucaDiMarzio.com reporter David Amoyal. He's stated talks are already taking place between Ancelotti and the club that won last season's Premier League title, although the Italian may not be City's most desired option: While Manchester City's top choice to replace Pellegrini is Pep Guardiola, it's very unlikely Bayern Munich will let him go- Read more [...]

Rafael Dos Anjos Tore MCL 4 Weeks Before UFC 185 Title Win over Anthony Pettis


Rafael dos Anjos shocked the MMA universe by dominating now-former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 185. Not just beat, mind you. Dominated. While winning a UFC title without breaking a sweat is impressive all on its own, dos Anjos' victory turned out to be even more impressive than it initially seemed, as multiple reports surfaced that the Brazilian had suffered an MCL tear just a few weeks prior to Fight Night. From Twitter: RDA just let me know he has an injured MCL and DIDNT wrestle Read more [...]

Brian Williams wanted to take over for Jay Leno on the ‘Tonight Show,’ but NBC said no


Suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams wanted to switch to a career in late night television, according to an extensive profile on NBC's recent trouble by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman. Sherman writes that Williams asked his bosses at NBC to take over Jay Leno's spot on the "Tonight Show" when Leno retired, but NBC's CEO Steve Burke denied the request. Later, Williams met with CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and asked to take over for David Letterman when Letterman retired from the "Late Show," but Read more [...]

Southampton Players Give Ice Hockey a Go, Cue Lots of Falling over


Southampton FC are enjoying a fantastic season in the Premier League so their mid-season trip to Switzerland is richly deserved.  However, it is a good thing they are good a football because an alternative career in ice hockey most certainly does not await.  The team swapped their boots for skates in Switzerland and the hilarious results were put up on YouTube by the club.  We've seen Premier League players fall to the ground with nobody near them before, but this is just ridiculous!  Read more [...]

Louis C.K. Loses Court Battle With Union Over Pension Plans


The joke may be on comedian Louis C.K. this time around. A judge in New York federal court on Thursday told Louis C.K.’s production company, Pig Newton Inc., that it owed unpaid contributions to union-affiliated benefit plans for the star’s work editing his Louie series on FX. Louis C.K., a celebrity comedian, who’s real name is Louis Szekely, is Pig Newton’s sole owner, and the company employs him and Louie’s cast and crew under a collective bargaining agreements with Read more [...]