What Happened on 13 August 2013

Toronto mayor linked to prisoner

There have been details regarding the Toronto Mayor Rob Ford visiting jail late-night in March. He had asked for a… Read More.

Mass shooting kills 44 in Nigeria

Suspected Islamic militants are said to be responsible for shooting 44 people praying at a mosque in Nigeria. At the… Read More.

Dutch prince dies after being in coma

The royal family announced that the 44-year-old Dutch prince has died and the family described him as being in a… Read More.

Bribes routinely paid by pharmaceutical firms

Drugs salesmen for foreign pharmaceutical companies in China have admitted to their firms paying bribes to increase the sales of… Read More.

Blackberry to consider going private

Blackberry has confirmed it is considering selling the company. This announcement came after speculation regarding the company looking for new… Read More.

Gas prices drop on over-supply

The average price for a gallon of gasoline has dropped by more than 7 cents in the last two weeks… Read More.

Fan makes a racist gesture in San Francisco

After the game Sunday night, outfielder Adam Jones said a fan had thrown a banana towards him at the Giants'… Read More.

Brett Brown to coach 76ers

San Antonia Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown will soon be the new coach of 76ers.  The deal hasn't been officially… Read More.

Skype's iOS app to support HD video

People using latest iPhones and iPads will now be able to see their callers on Skype in high definition.  Skype… Read More.

City of London to stop ad firm from using spy cans in trash cans

An advertising firm, which uses spy cams to track people walking through the financial district in London, have been demanded… Read More.

Jennifer Lawrence always knew she'd be famous

Jennifer Lawrence said she knew she would be famous while growing up in Kentucky.  Lawrence told Vogue Magazine she used… Read More.