Lesbian couple 'wed' amid calls to legalize same-sex marriage

Apr 19, 2015

Lesbian couple 'wed' amid calls to legalize same-sex marriage

A lesbian couple held a symbolic wedding ceremony Sunday as calls grow to legalize same-sex marriage. While their marriage will not be recognized under law, actresses Ayaka Ichinose, 34, and Akane Sugimori, 28 — both dressed in white — reportedly tied the knot anyway ...

U.N. gives 007 a new mission, to eliminate mines

Apr 15, 2015

U.N. gives 007 a new mission, to eliminate mines

Daniel Craig, who won international acclaim playing James Bond, received a special mission on Tuesday when Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the actor as the first U.N. Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards. In a brief ceremony at U.N. headquarters, Ban ...

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed over cancer fears

Mar 24, 2015

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed over cancer fears

Hollywood mega-star Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed over fears of cancer, following her double mastectomy two years ago. The actress, who has lost her mother, grandmother and aunt to the disease, said she had the ...