Model who says Cosby sexually abused her meets with police

Jan 15, 2015

Model who says Cosby sexually abused her meets with police

A model who claims comedian Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 met with Los Angeles police on Wednesday to pursue criminal charges. An attorney for Chloe Goins, Spencer Kuvin, said she is the first woman accusing Cosby ...

Jan 9, 2015

Jackie Chan's son sentenced to six months for drug offense

The son of actor Jackie Chan pleaded guilty in a Beijing court Friday to providing a venue for drug users and was sentenced to six months in prison, following a major crackdown on illegal drugs in the Chinese capital. Jaycee Chan, 32, also was ...

Canada radio host faces more  assault charges

Jan 9, 2015

Canada radio host faces more assault charges

Three additional sexual assault charges were laid against former syndicated radio host Jian Ghomeshi on Thursday after more women came forward with abuse allegations in a scandal that has rocked Canada’s public broadcaster. Ghomeshi, 47, was in court to set a preliminary hearing date ...

Jan 8, 2015

Protesters shout at fans as Cosby returns to stage in Canada

Scandal-plagued Bill Cosby got applause from Canadian fans as he took the stage Wednesday for first time since November, but protesters outside shouted “Shame on you!” at ticket-holders streaming in. Cosby’s show in Kitchener was the first of three performances planned in Canada’s Ontario ...

Jan 6, 2015

Son of Jackie Chan to stand trial in China on drugs charge

Jaycee Chan, the son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, will stand trial Friday on a drugs charge, media reported Tuesday, the latest in a series of minor celebrities accused of narcotics offenses. The microblog post from the semiofficial newspaper, Legal Evening News, ...

Bono 'may never play guitar again'

Jan 3, 2015

Bono 'may never play guitar again'

Bono, the front man of the Irish rock group U2 who was injured in a cycling accident last year, said on Friday his recovery has not been easy and he may never play guitar again. In a blog on the group’s website, the 54-year-old ...

Dec 30, 2014

Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey are most admired women in U.S., poll says

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains the woman most admired by Americans, followed by television icon Oprah Winfrey and Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, according to polling agency Gallup. Clinton, a likely 2016 presidential candidate, won the honor for the 13th year in a ...

Dec 29, 2014

British chef Jamie Oliver turned down hobbit role

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has revealed that he was offered the role of a hobbit in exchange for cooking director Peter Jackson a birthday meal, but rejected the chance due to a work commitment. The British cook told U.S. actress Kate Hudson about ...

Scientists use smell to re-create famous deaths

Dec 26, 2014

Scientists use smell to re-create famous deaths

by Nicolas Delaunay

Dutch scientists are re-creating the deaths of some of the world’s most famous personalities by reconstructing their last moments using scents and sounds. From the sweet smell of Jacqueline Kennedy’s perfume mingled with the scent of John F. Kennedy’s blood to Whitney Houston’s last ...

Dec 12, 2014

U.S. model cries foul at Cosby, joining group of accusers

Trailblazing black supermodel Beverly Johnson came forward Thursday with new accusations that comedian Bill Cosby drugged her decades ago, joining a slew of women who have accused the 77-year-old of abuse. Johnson, 62, made her allegations in a first-person story published in Vanity Fair ...