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Academy of Motion Pictures chief accused of sexual misconduct: reports


LOS ANGELES The president of the Academy of Motion Pictures, the body that hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual misconduct, Hollywood trade publications reported on Friday. | Video

'Life of Pi' actor Irrfan Khan reveals battle with tumor

Indian actor Irrfan Khan, whose roles in Hollywood films such as "Slumdog Millionaire", "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Life of Pi" have brought him fame, has been diagnosed with a tumor and is traveling overseas for treatment, he said on Friday. | Video

16 Mar 2018

Givenchy, tower of French fashion and tailor to the stars, dies at 91

PARIS French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, an aristocrat who founded the house of Givenchy in the 1950s, becoming famous for dressing the likes of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Grace Kelly, has died at the age of 91, the Givenchy label said on Monday. | Video

Life 12 Mar 2018

Meghan Markle carries out first royal engagement with UK's Queen Elizabeth

LONDON Prince Harry's American fiancée Meghan Markle on Monday took part in her first official royal engagement with Britain's Queen Elizabeth since the couple announced they were getting married last year. | Video

Life, 12 Mar 2018

Famed French fashion designer Givenchy dies at 91

PARIS French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who dominated the industry for more than three decades and whose clothes were worn by movie stars Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly, has died at the age of 91.

Life 12 Mar 2018

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

LONDON British comedian Ken Dodd, well-known to the country's television audiences for his spiky hair, buck teeth and "tickling stick", has died aged 90, his publicist said on Monday.

12 Mar 2018

TV special to show 'charismatic' but 'manic' O.J. Simpson

LOS ANGELES The O.J. Simpson double murder case returns to U.S. television on Sunday with a 2006 interview that producers say will give viewers an unprecedented glimpse into the mind of the former football star.

09 Mar 2018

The force turns out for Mark Hamill's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES Flanked by two Storm Troopers, "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday with the enthusiasm and humility that has endeared him to fans four decades after his first turn as Luke Skywalker. | Video

09 Mar 2018

"Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" dies before starting sentence: Spiegel

BERLIN The man known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz" who in 2015 became one of the last people to be convicted for crimes in the Nazi genocide of Europe's Jews during World War Two, has died aged 96, magazine Der Spiegel reported on Monday.

12 Mar 2018

Zambia deports racey South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu

LUSAKA Zambia on Saturday deported a controversial female South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, who is popularly known for performing without underwear, on the grounds that her performance would "undermine national values".

10 Mar 2018