Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

(L-R) Brazil's Neymar fights for the ball with Colombia's Juan Cuadrado and Mario Yepes during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza July 4, 2014.

From Sports Sep 01

British PM Pushes For FIFA To Revoke Russia’s Hosting Of 2018 World Cup As Part Of Political Sanction Over Ukraine Troops Deployment

There is a growing clamour for Russia to be stripped of its winning the bid to host the 2018 World Cup as part of political sanction over Moscow's deployment of troops in Russia. British Prime Minister David Cameron is spearheading the move, reports Daily Mail.

Shoppers browse for video games near a poster advertising a FIFA soccer video game played on Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console, at an electronics retail store in Tokyo

From Companies Sep 01

British Mum Seeks More Regulation Of Mobile Games On Phones After Son Incurs £7,000 Phone Bill

British mum Theresa Cox blames the mobile phone game Clash of Clans for almost emptying her bank account of £7,000 which was automatically debited from her funds.

Confiscated cocaine

From Law Sep 01

3 Years Jail In Australian Prison For Former Playboy Model Brandi Brandt Over Cocaine Smugglng

Sydney District Court Judge Peter Zahra sentenced former Playboy model Brandi Brandt to at least three and a half years jail for her role in cocaine importation.

Reports suggest that all men in North Korean are required to get the same hairstyle as their supreme leader Kim Jong-un (Photo Reuters)

From Companies Aug 30

North Korea Banker Who Manages Money of Kim Jong-un Defects to Russia With $5 Million

A North Korean official of the Korea Daesong Bank, identified by JoohnAng Ilbo newspaper as Yun Tae Hyong, left the country with $5 million and is in Russia, seeking asylum in a third nation.

A student working on her laptop

From Law Aug 30

Islamic State: Seized ISIS Laptop Yields Videos How to Make Bomb, Steal Car, Disguise To Avoid Arrest

A laptop seized from an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighter yielded details on how jihadists would operate in their terrorism campaign. Among the files found in the computer in an ISIS hideout raided in earlier part of 2014 were instructions on how to make bombs, how to build biological weapons of mass destruction, steal a vehicle and use disguise to avoid arrest.

An ISIS agent condustcs an Announcement

From Law Aug 30

Islamic State: ISIS Now In Mexico To Prepare For US Attack; UK Raises Alert Level to ‘Severe’

Amid a second video posted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Friday showing the beheading of a Kurdish Peshamar fighter, a report on the same day by Judicial Watch warned that members of the extremist militant group are in Mexico and preparing to attack the US.

Kurdish Peshmerga fighter

From Law Aug 30

Islamic State: ISIS In Another Beheading Frenzy, Decapitates Kurdish Fighter

Barely two weeks after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shocked the world by posting a video of the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, the extremist group again lopped another head off and posted the video.

Malaysian Airlines Jet

From Companies Aug 29

Malaysia Airlines to Axe 4,000 Employees, Including CEO; Suspends Trading of Shares

The inevitable, as a result of the two tragedies that hit Malaysia Airlines four months apart, just happened. The embattled air carrier announced on Friday that it would axe up to 4,000 employees, including its chief executive officer, The Telegraph reports.

Qantas Airlines

From Science Aug 29

Papua New Guinea’s Mount Tavurvur Erupts, Qantas Reroutes Flights

Mount Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea erupted on Friday morning, sending a giant ash cloud, which affected flights to and from Australia. With an estimated height of 19 kilometres for the ash plume, the Bureau of Meteorology of Australia issued an advisory to air carriers on the direction the cloud is spreading.

Real estate

From Global Markets Aug 29

Analyst: Slowdown in Home Prices is Good, the Final Stage to Economic Recovery

Despite naysayers crying the stunted recovery of the U.S. real estate market due to a slowdown in home price increase, one expert notes that the slowdown is actually good for the economy.