When New Zealand-born country singer Keith Urban announced he would be jumping ships from The Voice Australia to American Idol, host Darren McMullen was sceptical about finding a suitable replacement. However, when it was announced that Latin singing sensation Ricky Martin would be joining fellow coaches Seal, Joel Madden and Delta Goodrem on the show, McMullen was livin’ la vida loca
Lindsay Lohan must adhere to a strict rehab programme during her stay at the Betty Ford Center, new documents reveal. The 26-year-old actress has started court-ordered treatment at the facility in Rancho Mirage, California to fulfill the terms of her plea deal in connection to a 2012 car crash in which she was charged with reckless driving and lying to police.
There are several things you don’t expect to hear at a funeral, especially at the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. “This event is in desperate need of a Pippa Middleton” would be one of them
Shuffle under some Star of David stained glass windows and a rack of prayer shawls in a corner of the off-Broadway Actors Temple Theatre for this high-volume command at the start of its latest show: “Strap in! Strap on! And if it vibrates, put it between your legs!” There may not be enough exclamation points – or groans, depending on your fan status – for Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey (Unauthorised) Musical Parody, one of a few stage spoofs to take on the naughty books in song, and the first to hit New York.
Of all the trials in human history, none has had greater consequences. In Jerusalem, in April of either the year 30 or 33, Jesus of Nazareth was arrested, hauled before a religious court, tried by a Roman governor, sentenced to death and crucified
Three experts–the Rev. George Handzo, a chaplain with the HealthCare Chaplaincy of New York City; Dr
Four days before Christmas in 1994, John David Edington, 22, the adopted son of a Presbyterian minister named Howard Edington, was driving home through an Orlando, Fla., downpour when he lost control of his car and ran into a tree.
In the 1997 film Seven Years in Tibet, the character of Austrian mountaineer Peter Aufschnaiter escapes an Indian POW camp and declares that he is heading for China to find work.
“We Muslims are one family even though we live under different governments and in various regions.” Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran’s revolution “The real force of Islam is the feeling that you belong to a brotherhood with the obligation to serve that brotherhood and thereby serve God.” Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum “Islam judges, Islam protects, Islam urges resistance when there is injustice.” Anwar Gamall, Egyptian university student Those are only a few of the voices of Islam, as powerful and compelling today as the muezzin’s ancient call of the faithful to prayer. The voices speak Russian and Chinese, Persian and French, Berber and Malay, Turkish and Urdu—and Arabic, of course, the mother tongue of the Prophet Muhammad and language of Islam’s holy book, the Koran
It’s blistering hot, and I’m walking a stone labyrinth, wending toward a central clearing lined with crystals and chanting to angels. This is the Angel Valley Retreat outside Sedona, Ariz., and the New Age minister who runs it has instructed me to walk this maze while repeating the words “my higher self is guiding me.” Only then will I feel the power of the land beneath me, the red-walled mountain behind me and the angels above me