December 11, 2014

Corey Todd shot; gunman killed

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — The Jamaica Observer is reporting that one of two gunmen who shot and injured nightclub manager and dancehall promoter Corey Todd early […]
December 11, 2014

King James commits a personal foul by touching the shoulder of the future Queen of England

LONDON _ When King James touched the future Queen of England on the shoulder after a basketball game, royal watchers cried foul. LeBron James, whose nickname […]
December 10, 2014

Kanye West, Phylicia Rashad and Usher among those to receive BET Honours

NEW YORK _ Someone other than Kanye West is confirming his visionary status. The superstar rapper will receive the Visionary Award next month at the BET […]
December 5, 2014

Police: Rapper Beanie Sigel shot in home, being treated for ‘life threatening injury’

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. _ Rapper Beanie Sigel was shot in the stomach inside a home in New Jersey on Friday and was being treated for a life-threatening […]
December 3, 2014

Beyonce, Sam Smith smart bets to clean up at Grammy Award nominations

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Almost exactly a year after Beyonce surprised the world by suddenly dropping her self-titled “video” album, she will […]
December 1, 2014

The Boss becomes Bono: Springsteen sings with U2; Chris Martin, Kanye West also perform in NYC

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Bono has some top notch understudies: Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin of Coldplay acted as the U2 […]
November 29, 2014

Chance encounter at Portland’s Ferguson protest leads to hug between officer, 12 year old boy

By Gosia Wozniacka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore. _ A touching photo of a white police officer hugging an African-American boy at a Portland protest this […]
November 28, 2014

CBC unveils winter schedule; ‘Book of Negroes’; ‘Schitt’s Creek’ air in January

TORONTO _ CBC has unveiled its winter schedule, with anticipated miniseries “The Book of Negroes” and Eugene Levy comedy “Schitt’s Creek” set to premiere in January. […]
November 19, 2014

Model TV host Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill […]
November 19, 2014

Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response

  LOS ANGELES _ Bono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman and “The Walking Dead” actress Danai Gurira are among celebrities playing the waiting game in […]
November 19, 2014


KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ A Seattle-based company wants to make Bob Marley the face of marijuana. Privateer Holdings has announced it’s reached a licensing deal with […]
November 14, 2014

Hollywood’s awards season gets early TV start with Hollywood Film Awards inaugural broadcast

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ For those who feel like Hollywood’s awards season can’t start soon enough, you’re in luck. The Hollywood […]