Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

May 9, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes a selfie during game three of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center.

From Tech Dec 10

Fans Criticise Mayweather For Paying Tribute To Earl Hayes Hours After Murder Of Stephanie Moseley; LAPD To Question Boxer For ‘Goading’ Friend

Fans are angry and shocked at Floyd Mayweather's paying tribute to rapper Earl Hayes hours after the boxer's friend gunned his wife Stephanie Moseley out of jealousy and then committed suicide.

A Pokot girl cries after being circumcised in a village about 80 kilometres from the town of Marigat in Baringo County, October 16, 2014. The traditional practice of circumcision within the Pokot tribe is a rite of passage that marks the transition to wom

From Law Dec 10

NSW Supreme Court Schedules 1st Female Genital Mutilation Trial In August 2015

An old woman will stand trial in August 2015 before the New South Wales Supreme Court over charges of performing genital mutilation on two young girls. The case, allowed by Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, could set a precedent and result in a landmark decision since it is a first in NSW and possibly in Australia.

Senators Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino (L) and Mar Roxas (R) flash the "laban" (fight) sign during a joint meeting with the Liberal Party National Executive Council and National Directorate in Manila November 16, 2009. Aquino, the son of Philippines d

From Politics & Policy Dec 10

Attention Shifts To Fall Of Husband Of News Reader Who Wanted ‘Ruby’ To Hit Japan

ABC-CBN chose to ignore the social media storm created by the remarks of its news reader Korina Sanchez that Super Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) would hopefully only batter Japan and spare the Philippines. The comment even spawned a hoax report that Japan has declared her a persona non grata.

A Japan Airlines airplane takes off during a groundbreaking ceremony for a second terminal of the Incheon Airport in Incheon, west of Seoul September 26, 2013. South Korea's Incheon Airport has begun a $4.6 billion expansion to increase its passenger hand

From Global Markets Dec 10

Overbearing Korean Air Executive Resigns Over Macadamia Nuts Rage

A day after unintentionally elevating macadamia nuts as reason for air rage, a chastised Korean Air executive resigned from her post. Cho Hyun-ah quit her job as vice president responsible for cabin service on Tuesday.

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (R) of the U.S. complains that Marcos Maidana of Argentina bit him as referee Kenny Bayless examines his glove during their title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 13, 201

From Law Dec 09

Mayweather Wins Lawsuit vs New Orleans Wine Bar, But Damage Is Only A Measly $2,250

Floyd Mayweather won on Monday a lawsuit he filed against a New Orleans wine bar called The Wine Bistro, which profited by placing his name on a poster for the Super Bowl Takeover event on Feb 1, 2013. Also on the same poster was DJ Drama who would star the next day.

Japan's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe speaks during a debate session with seven other party leaders ahead of the December 14 lower house election in Tokyo December 1, 2014. Abe said on Monday he wants th

From Tech Dec 09

Hoax Alert: Japan Didn’t Declare Filipina News Reader ‘Persona Non Grata’

Like the fake news that Malia Obama is pregnant, Japan did not declare ABS-CBN news reader Korina Sanchez a "persona non grata" for saying on air that super typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) should spare the Philippines and hit Japan instead.

A wave, caused by typhoon Hagupit, splashes the coast in Atimonan town, Quezon province, south of Manila, December 8, 2014. Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos began to return to their homes battered by a powerful typhoon at the weekend, but the nation col

From Science Dec 09

Ruby Death Toll Rises To 27

There are conflicting numbers as to the number of people who have died because of the fury of typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) which slammed Eastern Visayas on Saturday night, destroying more than 1,500 homes. It took the same path as super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) that battered the country in November 2013.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) is pictured on the floor of Australia's House of Representatives with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) and Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten following Abe's address to both houses of parliament in Can

From Politics & Policy Dec 09

Latest Poll Shows Bill Shorten Considered By Aussies As Stronger, More Trustworthy & Competent Than PM Tony Abbott

In just a little over a year in power, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's honeymoon with Aussie voters is definitely over.The latest survey by Fairfax Ipsos showed that Opposition leader Bill Shorten had not only overtaken Mr Abbott in terms of voting intentions if an election would be held today as the PM's personal approval rating tumbled down by 12 points.

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From Sports Dec 08

Marquez Tells Mayweather To Stop Using Him To Taunt Pacquiao

American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr may have to find another way to get under the skin of Filipino eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao.

Male competitors sit in a sauna at the Sauna World Championships in Heinola, Finland August 9, 2008. The aim of the competition is to find out who can endure sitting in the sauna for the longest period of time.

From Law Dec 08

Austria Requires Guards To Be Naked To Catch Sauna Steam Room Customers In ‘Action’

There are some instances when cops have to be in disguise to catch suspects. In Austria, to stop people who use the sauna's steam room from engaging in hanky-panky behaviour, the owners of a fitness club in Linz needed special guards who must be present in the steam room to catch violators of the "no sex" policy.