Turkish pop star jailed for mocking religious schools

Ankara, Turkey – Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested for “inciting hatred and enmity” by joking about Turkish religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Kolakoglu, was taken from her home in Istanbul for questioning and formally arrested late Thursday. He was then … Read more

Russian shells in eastern Ukraine, 3 killed

Kyiv, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials said on Monday that at least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and about 20 others wounded in the Russian military’s latest artillery barrage. The eastern region of Donetsk, one of the two provinces that make up the country’s industrial heartland Donbass, which has been the center of the Russian … Read more

Rapper Mystical again accused of rape; held without bond

Rapper Mystical was jailed in Louisiana on Monday for more than a year on rape charges after prosecutors dropped charges that had jailed him for 18 months in another part of the state. Michael “Mystical” Tyler was arrested on charges including rape and domestic abuse battery, outside Baton Rouge, Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webere said … Read more

Nickel Nichols on ‘Star Trek’, Lt. Uhura’s 89. has died on

Nichol Nichols, who broke down barriers for black women in Hollywood who played communications officer Lieutenant Uhura in the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico, his son Kyle Johnson said. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, died of natural causes and … Read more

Inside Mariah Carey’s Gorgeous Hamptons Rentals

Mariah Carey is the latest celebrity to show the Hamptons some love this summer. The superstar singer and her twins, Moroccan (“The Rock”) and Monroe — two of whom she shares with her ex, Nick Cannon — rented this $20 million Hamptons compound for two weeks, Gimme Shelter said. learned. She left on Sunday. The … Read more

Life of Ivana Trump to be Celebrated at Funeral Mass in NYC

FILE – Ivana Trump arrives at the AmfAR Cinema Against AIDS Benefit Hotel du Cap-Eden-Rock, Cap d’Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 20, 2010. Ivana Trump, who formed one half of a publicity power couple as former President Donald Trump’s first wife and mother of their eldest children in the 1980s, has died in New York … Read more

American basketball star Griner due on Russian court

Moscow — More than four months later he was arrested at Moscow airport for cannabis possession, US Basketball Star Brittany Griner is due to appear in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial. The Phoenix Mercury star, considered by some polls to be the United States’ most talented female athlete, could … Read more

2 deputy disciplined after investigation into Bob Saget’s death

FILE – Bob Saget arrives at a screening of “McGruber” on December 8, 2021 in Los Angeles. Saget’s family released a statement last month on the cause of his death in Florida, citing authorities as saying the actor-comedian died from an accidental head injury. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/InVision/AP, FILE)

Bill Cosby Civil Trial Jury Should Begin Deliberations

Santa Monica, Calif. , After two days of deliberation, in which they reached a verdict on almost all the questions put before them, the jury in a civil trial to decide on the sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby will begin Monday. By the end of the court’s day on Friday, a Los Angeles County … Read more