Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Zac Purton rides Admire Rakti during the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, November 4, 2014. Pre-race favourite Admire Rakti collapsed and died after finishing last in the race.

From Sports Nov 04

Flemington Wins Melbourne Cup 2014; Favourite Admire Rakti Finishes Last & Dies

It was a day of the unexpected at Australia's Melbourne Cup 2014 on Tuesday after punters' favourite Admire Rakti finished last and then died. German horse Protectionist won the race in Flemington. Protectionist's fourth-length victory is the best finish since Rain Lover won in 1967 with eight-lengths.

Favourite Fiorente (front) runs to win the A$6 million ($5.7 million) Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne November 5, 2013. Red Cadeaux was second with Mount Athos third in the 153rd running of the two-mile handicap, Australia's richest th

From Sports Nov 04

Only 22 Remaining Runners In Melbourne Cup After Cavalryman Withdraws From Race; Admire Rakti Is Favourite To Win

There are only 22 horses that would run in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, down from the original 24.

Models Adriana Lima (L) and Candice Swanepoel (R) at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013.

From Companies Nov 04

Over 16,000 Sign Petition Seeking Victoria’s Secret Apology Over Body-Shaming Ad

An online petition on initiated by three female British students to pressure Victoria's Secret, which allegedly promotes negative body image, has gathered so far 16,000 signatures.

Chris Algieri from the United States attends a news conference at Venetian Macao

From Sports Nov 04

Boxing News 2014: WBO Forces Algieri To Give Up Junior Welterweight Title Because Of Nov 22 Bout Against Pacquiao

Fame and a higher guaranteed purse has its price, and for undefeated American boxer Chris Algieri, the price is his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) junior welterweight title he won from Ruslan Provodnikov.

A woman looks at the painting 'The Banquet of Gina and Ginia' by artist Warren Lane at the Bald Archy Prize exhibition in Sydney April 6, 2013. The portrait depicting Australia's iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart eating a chocolate cake as her daughter Ginia

From Companies Nov 04

John Hancock & Bianca Rinehart File New Lawsuit vs Siblings Ginia & Hope

The four adult children of Gina Rinehart, Australia's richest person, are now evenly divided since the new lawsuit filed by the two eldest pit them against their two youngest siblings.

U.S. actress Sarah Shahi poses during a photocall for the TV series " Fairly Legal" at the 52nd Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco June 11, 2012.

From Tech Nov 04

Fappening: More Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks Of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Led By Sarah Shahi

After taking a few days off for the Halloween holidays, the Fappening returns. This time, the victims of the celebrity nude selfies that were hacked are current and former cheerleaders of the Dallas Cowboys.

A man uses his mobile phone outside an Australia and New Zealand bank branch in central Sydney August 16, 2013. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd met forecasts with a 12 percent rise in third-quarter profit as tight cost controls offset slower g

From Companies Nov 03

Mortgage Repayments To Go Up $100 Monthly If Australian Banks Are Forced To Hike Capital In Reserve

ANZ Bank opposes the plan by the Australian government to force lenders to have larger capital buffers because of its impact on consumers who would end up paying $100 more on their monthly amortisations.


From Global Markets Nov 03

LNG To Overtake Coal As Australia’s 2nd Biggest Export In 2018

An HSBC report confirmed previous speculations that Australia would dislodge Qatar as the world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in 2018. Its major markets would be mainly Asian nations, particularly China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and India.

People attend the "Sexo and Entertainment" adult exhibition in Mexico City October 31, 2014. Exotic dancers, strippers and adult movie actors present new trends of the erotic and porn industry at the three-day event.

From Sports Nov 03

Las Vegas Club Owners May Ban Mayweather From Joints Because Boxer Allegedly Sexually Harasses Strippers

Which is a more powerful motivator - the oodles of money that American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr brings whenever he visits establishments or pressure from the Las Vegas Metro Police Department?

A man sleeps next to railway tracks on a side of a road in Colombo October 24, 2014. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is expected to soon seek a third six-year term, announced a 2015 budget on Friday that trims the value-added tax and reduces t

From Law Nov 03

Electric Shock Kills 26-Year-Old Aussie Man At Brisbane Railway Yard

A 26-year-old Australian man was electrocuted at the Brisbane Railway Yard on Saturday night while trying to write graffiti in the area. One of them climbed on a commercial container that was on the rail line and within reach of an overhead line, leading to an electric shock.