A Swedish court has approved a request by prosecutors to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for questioning on suspicion of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion.
The elusive Australian behind the biggest leak of U.S. war documents in history is wanted by Sweden in a drawn-out rape probe, and could soon face an international arrest warrant curtailing his ability to jump from one country to another.
Lionel Messi secured a 1-0 friendly win for Argentina over traditional rival Brazil on Wednesday, while World Cup champ Spain slumped to a 4-0 defeat at Portugal.
An accent of mushrooms merged with sweet notes of honey in a sampling Wednesday of what's been billed as the world's oldest champagne, salvaged from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea.
Lime blossom, coffee, chanterelles. That's what sommeliers detected sampling two centuries-old Champagne salvaged from the wreckage of a schooner at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. The flavors that came to my mind were yeast, honey and _ I dare say _ a hint of manure.
The squiggly little "at" symbol that makes our e-mail go is more colorful in translation.
Astronomer Tycho Brahe uncovered some of the mysteries of the universe in the 16th century _ and now modern-day scientists are delving into the mystery of his sudden death.
China has pulled off a tricky and uncommon feat in space flight, maneuvering one of its satellites to within about 300 yards of another while they were orbiting Earth, space analysts say.
The recent Wikileaks Iraq war-data dump was meant, apparently, to embarrass the Pentagon, do some damage to our national security and expose our armed forces to the possibility of new enemy attacks.