After two years as a runner-up, Oprah Winfrey was named the most powerful celebrity on Wednesday by Forbes, heading the six women and four men who make up the top 10. It was the fifth time the former talk show host who runs her own TV network has headed the annual ranking of 100 celebrities
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson will star as a cartoon detective, with a pigeon as a sidekick, in a new animated series, US cable network Adult Swim has said.
Angry gay rights campaigners say 53-year-old ‘should get out a bit more,’ remarks likely to offend couples such as Sir Elton John and David Furnish. However, Rupert Everett says, ‘I’m not speaking on behalf of the gay community in fact, I don’t feel like I’m part of any “community.” Was Seen As A Champion […]
Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s exiled former Prime Minister, likes to compare himself to Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement.
The veterans of the Olympic Games cede the victory dais to a younger generation of swimmers who tumble records as easily as turns By They are too young to know fear, but already have the work ethic of mature professionals; they have a young person’s hopes and the obsessiveness of those that have perhaps not yet dreamed enough.
Can Dominique Strauss-Kahn salvage a future in French politics? Despite his legal problems in the U.S., observers say his most optimistic backers are keeping alive scenarios of their champion somehow extricating himself from the catastrophic turn in his once-brilliant career.
Why aren’t you letting Watson speak for himself today?Watson is trained to answer questions for Jeopardy! It’s not an interactive dialogue system, so it can’t conduct its own interviews. You can imagine giving it information so it could answer [impromptu] questions, but it would still be responding only from content it’s been given and analyzed
John Aglialoro is on a quest.
Defending champion Venus Williams reached the semifinals of the $4.55 million WTA Championships in Qatar on Friday without hitting a ball
Valentino Rossi was crowned MotoGP world champion for the sixth time as he took third place in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang behind Casey Stoner of Australia.