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Ducati's Badovini Earns Maiden Pole at Nurburgring Superbike

<b>2013 Nurburgring World Superbike Qualifying Results</b><p>At the end of an extremely hard-fought Superpole, which took place in wet conditions Saturday at …

First ride: Yamaha MT-09 review

If you’ve ever been on a motorcycle internet forum, you might have noticed that the question ‘Do you nod to other bikers?’ is the most heavily …

Roads

African Union urges ICC to defer Uhuru Kenyatta case

<b>The African Union summit in Ethiopia has demanded a deferral of The Hague trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, due to start in November.</b><p>It also agreed a resolution stating no sitting African head of state should appear before an international court.<p>With both Kenyan and Sudanese presidents …

Africa

Parties agree state controls on the press

Newspaper industry criticises politicians' plans for the state to "impose" rules on the press for the first time in more than 300 years<p>Maria Miller, the Culture Secretary, announced on Friday that the main political parties had agreed rules for regulating journalists’ conduct and dealing with …

Associated Press News

California environmentalists, logging industry lock horns over burned trees

A new gold rush may be on in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, but this time the treasure is burned trees to salvage for lumber.<p>The Rim Fire that charred a quarter-million acres of the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park over the summer left an estimated one billion board feet …

Vietnam holds state funeral for General Vo Nguyen Giap

A state funeral iss held in Hanoi for Vietnam's former army commander General Vo Nguyen Giap who died last Friday at the age of 102.<p>Dignitaries including <b>Vietnam's</b>Communist Party Chief Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended Saturday's service in the …

Grand Canyon And Other National Parks Reopen, On States' Dime

Thanks to agreements between the Department of the Interior and several states, a dozen popular national parks are open again, at least temporarily. The parks range from the Statue of Liberty to the Grand Canyon; the states are paying to keep them open for up to 10 days.<p>State officials say it's …