George Michael won’t face criminal charges for falling out of a moving vehicle in England last month.
Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis has been found guilty of misdemeanor counts of assault and false imprisonment stemming from a dispute with three women after a night out at a Hollywood club in 2011. Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich said in a statement that after a two-week trial, a jury convicted the 40-year-old Francis of three counts of false imprisonment, one count of assault causing great bodily injury and one count of dissuading a witness.
This week was supposed to bring good news for Filipinos: Miss Philippines, Maria Venus Raj, a farm girl turned fashion model, was a big favorite headed into Monday’s Miss Universe final.
For Anwar Ibrahim, redemption must be feeling pretty sweet. On Aug
Really it’s a sad story. The Kissels are rich, or used to be, so it’s tempting to savor the elaborate murders and betrayals the family has endured as a long lost episode of Knots Landing.
Targeting Corruption, Egypt Goes After Mubarak’s Wife Suzanne Mubarak suffers what may be a heart attack as Egyptian prosecutors prepare to level corruption charges against her By Vivienne Walt / Cairo Egypt’s former First Lady Suzanne Mubarak who just three months ago was feted internationally for her charity work suffered what may have been a heart attack on Friday after being detained in an investigation into possible corruption during the 30 years when her husband Hosni was president. By Friday evening, she had been transferred to the intensive-care unit of a military hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik, and a source told al-Jazeera that she could be transferred soon to a women’s prison in Cairo.
Former French President Jacques Chirac must stand trial on corruption charges, French public radio reported Friday.
A high-stakes trial has kicked off to determine whether South Africa’s former police commissioner is a corrupt cop or a man wrongly accused of being in the pocket of criminals.
Disgraced South Korean cloning researcher Hwang Woo-suk on Monday was convicted of embezzling money and illegally buying human eggs, according to state media.
A Mexican cartel leader, best known as the brother of the man who killed DEA Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, pleaded guilty in Denver, Colorado, to drug trafficking charges on Friday.