Amanda Bynes has been hospitalised for a mental health evaluation after a witness said he spotted flames on her pant legs from a small gasoline fire in the driveway of a California home. Deputies responding to an emergency call on Monday night (local time) said the 27-year-old actress had started the fire in the driveway in Thousand Oaks, county sheriff’s Captain
Mandawuy Yunupingu, the former lead singer of Australian indigenous band Yothu Yindi and one of the country’s most famous Aborigines, has died, Australia’s prime minister said Monday. He was 56
Amanda Bynes was reportedly taken into custody for raucous behaviour. The 27-year-old former children’s television star has been generating widespread concern due to her bizarre conduct in recent months.
Reality television star Kim Kardashian and NBA basketball player Kris Humphries have finally settled their divorce, avoiding a trial that was set for next month, a Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman said on Friday.
Reality show star Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are getting another chance to settle their divorce case, and this time a judge wants the professional basketball player to attend. Humphries did not appear for settlement talks Friday, and a Superior Court judge set another hearing for April 19 in Los Angeles.
Israel’s domestic culture war between religious communities and the secular courts took to the streets on Thursday as tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Ashkenazi Jews paralyzed the streets of Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv suburb of Bnei Brak in a protest march. The target of their outrage was the imprisonment of 43 couples for refusing to allow their daughters to attend a religious school where they would have to mix with the daughters of religious Mizrahi Jews .
WITH an almost manic abruptness, the nation seemed, as Yeats once wrote, “all changed, changed utterly.” With the killing of four Kent State University students by Ohio National Guardsmen last week, dissent against the U.S.
President Obama will host meetings Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the White House announced Saturday. The meetings come as hopes for renewed Israeli-Palestinian talks have dimmed despite diplomatic efforts of former Maine Sen.
Government lawyers urged a federal court judge late Friday to reject a proposed settlement which would allow Google to digitally scan massive libraries of books and place them online. In a highly anticipated announcement, Justice Department attorneys cited “class action, copyright, and antitrust” concerns in asking U.S
A global commodities trading company says it is considering a settlement to legal claims that it is responsible for the deaths of 15 people and thousands of illnesses after 500 tons of toxic waste were dumped in the African nation of Ivory Coast. The Dutch company Trafigura said studies by 20 experts it has hired conclude that the chemicals did not harm anyone