Simon Cowell and the other judges on ‘American Idol’ will not have Paula Abdul to kick around anymore. Abdul announced late Monday night on her official Twitter page that she will not be returning to the highly popular show
Guitarist Carlos Santana signed on as the first rock ‘n’ roll resident artist at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s new concert hall, The Joint.
Somali President Sharif Sheikh Hassan said Saturday he will give in to a rebel demand that he impose Islamic law, or sharia, in an effort to halt fighting between Somali forces and Islamic insurgents. However, Hassan told a news conference he won’t agree to a strict interpretation of the law, which forbids girls from attending school, requires veils for women and beards for men, and bans music and television. The president, speaking at his palace in the capital, Mogadishu, said local elders and religious leaders, acting as liaisons with the militants, brought him a message saying the rebels wanted a truce in the two-year-old fighting.