‘We’ll turn them into wins’: Defiant Cheika won’t walk away

Embattled Wallabies coach Michael Cheika maintains he’s still the man to take Australia to the World Cup despite falling to a ninth defeat of a miserable 2018. Cheika’s side sank to a 37-18 loss — their joint second biggest against England — in a game where they were largely second-best at Twickenham. The defeat was […]

Meet the defiant young Iranians swapping Sharia law for life on the road

Nicola Zolin March 12, 2018 Share this article Determined not to have their dreams defined by their conservative government, a new generation of Iranians are hitchhiking and couchsurfing their way to freedom. Even if, for now at least, that freedom can only be found in private. The air in this tiny bar is thick with […]

Defiant Drive: Taking a Spin, Almost Literally, in Prestone’s 1036-HP, Hellcat-Powered ’72 AMC Javelin AMX

– At the 2017 SEMA show, Mopar released the Hellcat engine into the wild, so to speak, announcing that it would sell crate ’cats to anyone with 15 grand and a skateboard large enough to strap it to. Also at SEMA, the Ringbrothers of Spring Green, Wisconsin, showed a car that could serve as the […]

Joe Root sends defiant message to England flops: Captain issues double warning

But just days after sickness cruelly knocked him out of the last Test in Sydney, England’s skipper delivered a defiant message to his tormentors. Root told them: “Enjoy it for two years because we’ll be ready for you when you come to England.” And he vowed to be “in a completely different place talking about […]

ISIS moral police ‘whipped, beat & jailed’ defiant Al-Mayadeen residents, survivors tell RT

Islamic State terrorists’ efforts to whip, beat and torture people into submission for the tiniest violations of their perverted laws failed, locals in recently-liberated Al-Mayadeen in Syria told RT, recalling their disturbing experiences. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists captured the city of Al-Mayadeen, located just 45km southeast of Deir ez-Zor, in July 2013. Raising […]

FC Barcelona plays in empty stadium as defiant Catalans go to polls despite crackdown

One of the most popular teams in world sport had the bizarre experience of playing in a deserted 99,000 seater stadium on Sunday as FC Barcelona faced off against Las Palmas while Catalans voted in an independence referendum amidst a violent police crackdown. Barcelona, featuring Lionel Messi and numerous other soccer superstars, took to the […]

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a ‘complete surprise’

Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick appointed Xerox chairwoman Ursula Burns and former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain to the company’s board of directors on Friday, a surprise move that’s almost certain to re-ignite the bitter internal fighting that has destabilized the ride-hailing giant for months. Uber quickly decried the move as “a complete surprise” to both the company and its board. “That is precisely […]

Defiant McGregor questions early 'Money Fight' stoppage

Conor McGregor was defiant after his 10-round loss to the undefeated Floyd Mayweather, questioning whether the fight at the T-Mobile Arena should have been stopped at all. Mixed martial arts champions McGregor opened strongly in the first four rounds of his professional boxing debut before visibly tiring. Mayweather then came into his own and by […]