Just for a moment, let’s put aside our memories of Mel Gibson’s haggard mug shots and raging, bigoted meltdowns. Instead, imagine him fresh off a new Lethal Weapon movie, or even a bloody religious epic that triumphed at the box office
Raj Rajaratnam, the New York-based billionaire and hedge fund manager charged in an alleged insider trading scheme on Friday, was funding the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, which is considered a terrorist group by the US, the Sri Lankan government claimed on Sunday. Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara, spokesman for the Sri Lankan defence ministry, told the Financial Times that the government had been monitoring Mr Rajaratnam for several years.
John Travolta’s lawyer testified Tuesday that the paramedic who drove Travolta’s son to a hospital the day he died later wanted money for documents the driver suggested could be detrimental to the actor. Paramedic Tarino Lightbourne and former Bahamian Sen.
Actor Henry Gibson, who played roles ranging from loopy poets to vengeful Illinois Nazis and cranky judges during a 40-year film and television career, has died at age 73, his representatives said Wednesday. Gibson was a regular on “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In,” where he was known for popping up to read short, humorous poems during the show’s 1968-71 run
It’s Good Friday, the day that Christians believe Jesus was crucified. Jerusalem’s Old City is crowded with the faithful, retracing the steps of Jesus along the Via Dolorosa — the Way of Suffering — to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Christians believe he was crucified. But they’re all taking the wrong route, according to Israeli archaeologist Shimon Gibson