• Hayden dies after cycling accident - Italian media

    American former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died of severe brain damage five days after he was hit by a car while cycling in eastern Italy, Italian media reported on Monday. There was no immediate confirmation from his Red Bull Honda team or the hospital treating him. Hayden, 35, was struck by a car while training on his bicycle along Italy's Adriatic Coast, the force of the impact shattering the car windscreen.

  • Mafia boss executed in Cosa Nostra show of power

    Killers gunned down a Mafia boss in Sicily on Monday as the Cosa Nostra flexed its muscles on the eve of the 25th anniversary of one of its most notorious murders. Giuseppe Dainotti, 67, was shot in the head as he cycled along a street in Palermo, almost 25 years to the day since anti-Mafia magistrate Giovanni Falcone was killed in a bomb blast on a motorway on the Italian island. Palermo prosecutor Francesco Lo Voi said the slaying was a warning to the state that Cosa Nostra ("Our Thing") may have been lying low, but was far from beaten.

  • I Drank a Nearly 4 Litres of Water a Day For 3 Weeks (and Why I'll Never Do It Again)

    I'm not sure where I heard about this "drinking a gallon of water a day" thing, but I thought, hey, I'll give it a try and see what happens. I'd heard it creates radiant skin, but I wanted to see if it would help curb my appetite and help with weight loss.

  • Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho bets house on Europa League glory

    Though he denies it, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has gambled the club's season on the outcome of Wednesday's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm. Having missed out on Champions League qualification via the Premier League, United must beat Ajax at the Friends Arena to secure a return to Europe's elite competition. Mourinho has made his priorities clear in recent weeks by resting players for league fixtures, but he claims United's injury problems left him with no choice.

  • Lewd Trump tape brought TV host's daughter to tears

    The infamous 2005 videotape in which Donald Trump boasts to celebrity interviewer Billy Bush about groping women brought the TV show host's daughter to tears, Bush told ABC on Monday. Bush -- who at the time was with the NBC show "Access Hollywood" -- is seen on the video bantering with Trump, then the billionaire host of the hit reality show "The Apprentice," when the conversation turns to women. "I don't even wait," Trump tells a laughing Bush.

  • Moyes resigns as Sunderland manager after relegation

    (Reuters) - Sunderland manager David Moyes has resigned following their relegation from the Premier League this season, the north-east club said in a statement on Monday. "I would like to thank (chairman) Ellis Short and the board for giving me the opportunity to manage Sunderland and the fans for always being so passionately supportive of their club," Moyes, 54, said in a statement. “I wish the players and my successor well in their efforts towards promotion back to the Premier League”.

  • Cathay Pacific sacks 600 staff in major shakeup

    Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific said Monday it would cut 600 staff including a quarter of its management, as part of its biggest shakeup in two decades to repair its bottom line. In March the company posted its first annual net loss in eight years, citing intense competition as lower cost airlines, particularly from mainland China, eat into its market share. It pledged at the time to slash costs by 30 percent after its $74 million net loss in 2016 reversed a $773 million profit in the previous year.