Tokyo Wins Bid To Host 2020 Olympics

News BriefTokyo Wins The Right To Host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo wins the right to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games ahead of Istanbul and Madrid.

The announcement was greeted with jubilation by groups of supporters in Japan.

This is the second time Japan has earned the right to host the Games.

Tony Abbott Wins Big In Election

The governing Labor party in Australia suffered a heavy defeat at the polls as the Tony Abott led Liberal-National coalition returns to power for the first time in six years.

The coalition won 88 seats to Labor ‘s 57 in the 150-seat parliament.

US Judge Stops Apple In Its Track

A US judge has imposed restrictions on agreements that Apple can engage in with book publishers in order to prevent the company from fixing the price of e-books.

This decision follows a court ruling in July that Apple conspired with five publishers to control e-book prices.

Lung Cancer One Of The Main Causes Of Death

Lung cancer is the number-one cause of cancer deaths in both the men and women in the U.S. and worldwide.

In Europe, lung diseases causes one in 10 deaths and smoking is one of the principal risk factor.

A recent report reveals that deaths from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will rise over the next twenty years because of past smoking rates.