A Cirque Du Soleil acrobat has died after plunging 15 metres from a safety wire in front of a packed audience at the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas.
Tomorrow, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine in Manhattan.
Tomorrow, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St.
Michael Jackson’s personal doctor was in financial and legal troubles at the time of the singer’s death, a Los Angeles detective has testified in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Jackson’s family against concert promoters AEG Live.
Last June, author Adam Mansbach was teaching in the graduate writing program at Rutgers and working on a new novel. Life was good, except for the sleep habits of his daughter Vivien, then 2
Two international staffers supporting the peacekeeping mission in the volatile Sudanese region of Darfur were kidnapped Saturday morning, a spokesman for the peacekeeping force told CNN. The man and the woman, whose identities and nationalities were withheld, worked for UNAMID, a U.N.
Seconds after the news first hit the airwaves, your own shock merged with everyone else’s in the immediate vicinity. And you could feel it rolling through the rest of the planet like a runaway diesel. (CNN) — Seconds after the news first hit the airwaves, your own shock merged with everyone else’s in the immediate vicinity.
Swiss banking giant UBS confirmed a first quarter net loss of two billion Swiss francs ($1.75 billion) Tuesday and warned that the economy had continued to deteriorate despite a rebound in global stocks. In a statement, the Zurich-based bank said its losses were attributable to writedowns on risky investments now exited or being exited by its investment bank.
A woman was injured Saturday when a rocket landed in northern Israel, a spokesman for the Israeli police said. Charla Nash, 55, was in critical but stable condition Friday with “severe trauma to her face, scalp and hands” at the clinic, Dr. Daniel Alam, a facial and plastic and reconstructive surgeon, said in a written statement.