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Reports surfaced this past weekend that North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un had his uncle stripped naked, thrown into a cage, and eaten alive by a pack of 120 ravenous hounds, this according to a Chinese press report.
The Sydney Morning Herald on Friday profiled former NBA star Dennis Rodman’s visits to North Korea and how online gambling – of all things – helped make it happen.
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman has landed safely in North Korea along with a documentary film crew to help coach the rogue nation’s men’s basketball team.
Rodman, whose trip is being sponsored by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, arrives just days after the execution of supreme leader Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song-thaek.
Rodman was met at Pyongyang's airport by Vice Sports Minister Son Kwang Ho.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is on his way to North Korea where he will meet with his so-called “friend for life”, the Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. The timing couldn’t be any better. Kim Jong-un, it is believed, just had his uncle executed and his aunt, the one believed to be responsible for the purging and subsequent execution, is reportedly missing.
The uncle of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has been executed after being charged with disloyalty to the regime.
There has been a lot of talk about Israel possibly striking Iran some time in 2012 should they fear an advancement of that regime’s nuclear program. The betting public remains somewhat skeptical, however, as only 40 percent believe a strike is imminent by year’s end.
BetUS.com is the latest online gambling site to offer odds on Libya strongman Muammar Gaddafi.
With Gaddafi slowly gaining ground once again and taking control of cities previously occupied by opposition forces, the oddsmakers still believe he will be forced from power with odds of 1/8. His remaining in power would pay out $40 for every $10 bet (see website for exact time frame on this bet).
There will not be any Web filtering in Australia, at least not in the foreseeable future.
Wyclef Jean for President of Haiti? Stranger things have happened and one online gambling site may begin offering odds
The tiny Caribbean island nation of Antigua plans to take sanctions against the United States in its quest to have full compliance of a World Trade Organization decision on Internet gambling. To
Boxing great Manny Pacquiao has just been sworn in as the Philippines latest Congressman. He joined the House of Representatives on Monday in the southern province of Sarangani.
"He wants change," Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, said of Pacquiao before the boxer won the election. "I think it's genuine. People see that he wants to help his country, and that's why they're voting. That's why they support him."
Spain's credit rating was cut as government efforts to reduce debt would weigh down economic growth.
The prospect of Internet filtering in Australia is highly unlikely in either the May or June sittings of Federal Parliament. Online gambling websites were among those that appeared on a leaked li