Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.

From Companies Jul 18

Aussies Enjoy Free Grocery Due to Woolworths Glitch That Priced Items Below 10 as Free

A computer glitch hit Australian grocery giant Woolworths on Thursday afternoon, causing scanners to charge as free items with price tags below $10.

Jul 14, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. reacts during press conference at Times Square.

From Sports Jul 18

Boxing New 2014: Mayweather Wins Over Pacquiao, But Only for ESPY Best Fighter Award

It's official! Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Manny Pacquiao. Not in the ring but on stage at the Nokia Center in Los Angeles, California.

Tony Abbott

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

Australia Repeals Carbon Tax Law; Labor Promises to Revive Levy

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott finally fulfilled his campaign promise on Thursday, July 18, to repeal Julia Gillard's carbon tax law. To do that after two years when the tax was collected, the PM had the backing of the new crossbenchers in the Senate, along with the Palmer United Party.

Jul 14, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana (right) promote their upcoming welterweight rematch during a press conference at Times Square.

From Sports Jul 17

Boxing News 2014: Mayweather Senior Confirms May 2015 Bout of Son vs Pacquiao, Eyes 2 Million PPV Buys

The two pound-for-pound kings finally announced their opponents in their Sept 13 and Nov 22 bouts, with Floyd Mayweather opting for a rematch with Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana and Manny Pacquiao picking WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri.

Manny Pacquiao Ruled The MGM Grand Arena

From Sports Jul 17

Boxing News 2014: Chris Algieri Agrees to Fight Manny Pacquiao on Nov 22 in Macau

New WBO junior welterweight title holder Chris Algieri accepted the offer of eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao to fight him in the latter's defense of his WBO welterweight belt on Nov 22 at the Cotai Arena in Macau.

China exports

From Companies Jul 17

Sydney Business Leaders Push at B20 Summit for Freer Trade to Boost Growth, Create Jobs

Sydney business leaders sought freer trader to boost growth in trade and capital and to create jobs. However, they stayed away from the issue of profit-sharing and climate change, which are considered vital issues by many G20 nations.

Student kills two in Moscow school in possible revenge attack

From Education Jul 17

PM Tony Abbott’s Adviser Advocates Return of Using Cane to Discipline Students

"Spare the rod and spoil the child" is apparently the guiding principle of Kevin Donnelly, an adviser of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott who is advocating the return of corporal punishment among Aussie students to instill in them discipline. Donnelly is the co-chair of the Australian curriculum review, together with Kenneth Wiltshire.

Gay couple Andrew Wale (R) and Neil Allard. April 11 is The National Day of Silence celebrated to create awareness about the effect that bullying on basis of sexuality and gender expressions, brings to its victims (Photo: Reuters)

From Society Jul 17

72% of Australians Support Same-Sex Marriage

More Australians are being open to accept different forms of marriage aside from the traditional male-female relationship. Results of the survey made by Crosby Textor, the national pollster for Prime Minister Tony Abbott's Liberal Party, said 72 per cent of 1,000 Aussies polled support marriage equality or recognising same-sex marriages.

Ian Thorpe

From Sports Jul 16

Mark Spitz Says Impact of Ian Thorpe Coming Out Would Have Been Greater If He Did It While Still Competing (VIDEOS)

Australian champion swimmer Ian Thorpe cold have made a greater impact had he came out to admit his being gay when he was still competing, American fellow Olympic medalist Mark Spitz said on Tuesday.

Juan Manuel Marquez

From Sports Jul 16

Boxing News 2014: Freddie Roach Accuses Juan Manuel Marquez of Using Steroids, Slams Mexican Boxer for $20 M Asking Purse for Rematch 4

The apparent reason why Top Rank offered WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri $1.5 million to fight eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao on Nov 22 at Macau is because the 30-year-old boxer's guaranteed purse is considerably lesser than what Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez is reportedly asking.