What Happened on 05 August 2013

Iran's Rouhani sworn in as president

Iran's new moderate president took the oath before parliament at a ceremony on Sunday. The ceremony was attended for the… Read More.

Morocco's king revokes his pardon

It is the first time time in recent history that a Moroccan sovereign has reversed his pardon. This happened after… Read More.

U.S. embassies to stay closed all week

Sunday's closure of US embassies and consulates has been extended in 19 cities. The State Department said the closure is… Read More.

Little Chef bought by Kuwaiti firm

The Little Chef chain of roadside restaurants have now been bought by a Kuwaiti restaurant group. The company went up… Read More.

Banks to put human tellers in ATM machines

The Interactive Teller technology from NCR now allows customers to interact with humans while using ATM machines. The teller on… Read More.

Newsweek sold to IBT Media

Newsweek is being sold to an online news company after going all digital less than a year ago. IBT Media… Read More.

Kyle Seager receives a touching letter from young Astros fan

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager lost control of his bat at some point during Saturday's game and the bat… Read More.

Mystery of Usain Bolt's speed unraveled

Usain Bolt's time of 9.58 seconds in a 100-meter race in 2009 proved that he's the fasted human in the… Read More.

Bar shames man over unpaid tab using social media

The Brewer's Cabinet bar in Reno, Nev. filed a police report and posted a picture of the man who had… Read More.

Woman gets two apples instead of iPhones for $1,300

A woman in Australia, who searched for iPhones in the classifieds Web site Gumtree got into an agreement with another… Read More.

Michael Jordon's alleged baby mama fined

The woman who falsely accused Michael Jordon to be the fathering her now 17-year-old son has been ordered by a… Read More.

'Masterchef' finalist arrested

The 'Masterchef' finalist was arrested after his bizarre encounter with the cops. Josh Marks has been reportedly arrested in the… Read More.