Home-wrecker: Dutch man's proposal destroys neighbor's house

Dec 14, 2014

Home-wrecker: Dutch man's proposal destroys neighbor's house

An overamorous Dutchman became a home-wrecker — literally — when a crane he was using to have himself lowered into his girlfriend’s garden for a marriage proposal fell through the neighbor’s roof. The unnamed man hired a crane in the central town of Ijsselstein ...

American wife wins record British divorce settlement

Nov 28, 2014

American wife wins record British divorce settlement

The estranged wife of a London financier was awarded £337 million ($530 million) on Thursday in one of the biggest divorce settlements seen in a British court. Details of the payment to U.S.-born Jamie Cooper-Hohn, 49, emerged after a draft judgment was given to ...

'Sherlock' star Cumberbatch announces engagement

Nov 18, 2014

'Sherlock' star Cumberbatch announces engagement

Benedict Cumberbatch fans might be weeping on the inside over the “Sherlock” star’s engagement — but he’s seeing nothing but their love, he says. “It’s a crazy old love bomb to drop and the amount of love that comes back to you, that was ...

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Nov 18, 2014

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison. The marriage license obtained Monday by The Associated Press was issued Nov. 7 for the 80-year-old Manson and Afton Elaine Burton, who left her Midwestern home ...

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in private ceremony in Venice

Sep 28, 2014

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in private ceremony in Venice

George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Saturday, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. A smiling Clooney traveled up the spectacular Grand Canal to his wedding standing aboard a water taxi, waving to hundreds of well-wishers on shore and ...