Beyonce, not everyone’s a fan. The pop star/fashion icon/actress/She-ra in the flesh is everywhere, doing, it seems, almost everything, but overexposure can have its drawbacks.
What a juxtaposition on Easter Monday: The programme widely derided as the end of public service broadcasting as we know it stages a sentimental farewell to an emblem of the golden age of old-fashioned quality television.
For the past couple of years, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has been shaking the trees on Wall Street.
There are no downsides to fame, said Lady Gaga, the singer and currently one of the hottest things in pop.
Japan dissolved its lower house of parliament Tuesday ahead of general elections in August.
Japan’s Prime Minister Taro Aso will dissolve the lower house of parliament this month and call for a general election in August, the government said Monday. The lower house of the Diet will be dissolved the week of July 21; elections for new lawmakers will be held on August 30, said Jun Matsumoto, the chief Cabinet spokesman
A son of a pro-Taliban cleric who negotiated a controversial peace deal in Pakistan’s Swat Valley was killed Thursday morning, Pakistani and Taliban officials said. Kafayatullah, the son of Islamist fundamentalist leader Sufi Muhammed, died when mortar shells from Pakistani security forces hit a home in the Lower Dir district of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, said Mehmood Khan, a Taliban commander, and a Pakistani intelligence official who asked not to be identified. The attack took place in the Maiden area.
Taliban militants have suspended talks with the provincial government in the midst of fighting in the country’s volatile northwestern region. “Due to the military operation in Lower Dir ..