Lindsay Lohan is taking 270 different outfits to rehab.
The American man who swam to Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in Myanmar said Thursday he still believes he did the right thing, even though his visit led to an extension of the pro-democracy leader’s house arrest.
Science fiction flicks featuring aliens can be a little formulaic: Aliens invade American territory, mass destruction ensues, and nine times out of 10, Will Smith rides to the rescue But the alien-infested “District 9,” opening in theaters Friday, takes things in a different direction — if the producer may say so himself. “It’s utterly original,” producer Peter Jackson — yes, “Lord of the Rings” helmsman Peter Jackson — told Entertainment Weekly. “In an industry that’s looking to make movies out of every obscure TV show, or sequels, or video games, you look at ‘District 9’ and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen,” he said.
A lot of congratulations were passed around by lawmakers a few weeks ago when the federal hourly minimum wage was increased to $5.85, a 70 cent uptick. But wages are just part of the problem for workers in bottom-rung jobs.
The mood at Hong Kong’s Metropark Hotel was subdued Thursday — but only because most of the guests were in their rooms nursing hangovers from a night of partying the evening before. And with good reason
When one traveler packed a kinky nurses’ uniform in her luggage, she had no reason to suspect a photo of it would end up on the Internet. But there it is, in full color, on a new Web site called isthisyourluggage.
Walking into the Khatmul Nabeen Masjid Mosque, you can for a moment forget that you’re in Afghanistan. Beautiful buildings, walkways, flowerbeds and even a grass soccer pitch.
People who knew the suspected gunman in Friday’s shooting at an immigration services center in Binghamton, New York, were not surprised by his actions, the police chief said. “From the people close to him, the actions that he took were not a surprise to them,” Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski said Saturday. Wearing body armor and carrying two weapons, Jiverly Wong, 41, used his car to barricade the back door of the American Civic Association, which provides services to immigrants and English classes, authorities said
Authorities in Northern Ireland say they have arrested three more people in the killings of two soldiers and a police officer in the province last week. A total of four people are now in custody over the killing of soldiers Cengiz “Pat” Azimkar, 21, and Mark Quinsey, 23, at the Massereene barracks March 7. Five people have been detained over the shooting of policeman Stephen Carroll, 48, in Craigavon on March 10.
Three men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murders of two soldiers in Northern Ireland last week, a spokeswoman for the Northern Ireland police said Saturday.