Troubled actress Amanda Bynes seems to have a busy time ahead: First she’s planning to basically sue everybody – and then start a career as a rapper. The actress also claims that the drug related items discovered in her home do not exist.
Two days after leading Ugandan gay-rights activist David Kato was bludgeoned to death at his home in Kampala, his friends and family gathered for his funeral on Friday. As hundreds of Kato’s supporters mourned, they rejected the police line that he had been the victim of a violent robbery
If Barack Obama had not chosen a life in politics, he might have made a fine psychotherapist.
A few hundred newsmen in the small Jerusalem courtroom, and millions of televiewers outside, last week stared at a man in a glass cage. What they had expected was the embodiment of evil, a monster accused of having participated in the murder of 6,000,000 innocent men, women and children.
The image of seven corpses of young men and women who had been tortured, murdered and dumped in a car was depressingly familiar in drug war torn Mexico. But unlike thousands of other killings, one victim of last week’s multiple homicide in the spa town Cuernavaca had a well-known father and his grief gained national attention.
The murder by knife of three children, including an infant of 3 months, and both parents in a West Bank settlement late Friday night rocked Israel terribly.
One person was killed and 14 others injured when a bus carrying dozens of Dutch students, their teachers or monitors flipped over north of Barcelona early Monday, authorities said. A man carrying explosives blew himself up Sunday as participants headed to a conference between Shia and Sunni groups in southeastern Iran, killing at least 42, state-run Press TV reported.
His predecessor left office to become President but Rick Perry has now become the longest-serving and most powerful governor in the history of the state of Texas. That is very much due to his use of wide-ranging appointment powers that have allowed him to dominate state boards, commissions and courts that control many aspects of daily life in Texas
The videotaped beating death of an honors student in Chicago, Illinois, is “chilling” and one of the most shocking things “you can ever see,” White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday. At his daily news briefing in Washington, Gibbs said President Obama was concerned about the killing and the issue of violence in his former hometown
The Guinean government has rejected reports that security forces attacked and killed demonstrators at a peaceful rally, saying most of the victims were crushed in the crowd. The United Nations, citing media reports, said at least 58 people died Monday when security forces opened fire to disperse a demonstration at a stadium in the capital, Conakry.