Italy’s World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro has failed a doping test for cortisone, Italian media have reported. Juventus defender Cannavaro, 36, reportedly tested positive after using a cream containing the banned substance to treat an allergic reaction to a bee sting.
Manchester United’s signing of teenage defender Michele Fornasier could be investigated after the player’s former club Fiorentina contacted football’s world governing body FIFA about the move. The Italian club are contemplating a formal complaint to FIFA following the departure of the 16-year-old player to the English Premier League outfit in July, though United remain confident of their legal position.
Janet McBride had to send someone to fetch lunch for her Saturday. The cheerful auto dealer receptionist didn’t dare leave her switchboard during the waning hours of the federal government’s "Cash for Clunkers" program.
Miss California Carrie Prejean, who declared her opposition to same-sex marriage during the Miss USA pageant, will star in a new $1.5 million ad campaign funded by the National Organization for Marriage. He didn’t find his mother, but what he did see made him hide under a pile of clothes with other children for days in the prison
Kaing Guek Eav is an elderly former math teacher and a born-again Christian.
A former member of Cambodia’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime became the first from the ultra-Maoist movement to stand trial before a U.N.-backed tribunal on Tuesday. Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, faces charges that include crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva conventions during the regime’s 1975-1979 rule. He is standing trial just outside the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, which is made up of Cambodian and international judges.