December 11, 2014

Film Review: Chris Rock’s stand up comes to life in the vibrant showbiz comedy ‘Top Five’

By Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Writer-director Chris Rock is not Andre Allen, the stand-up comedian turned movie star lead of “Top Five.” But, it’s almost […]
December 10, 2014

Black police in US straddle line between race and duty over black deaths at hands of officers

OAKLAND, Calif. _ As the U.S. grapples with turmoil over police killings of unarmed black men, some African-American officers feel caught in the middle, wondering whether […]
December 10, 2014

Former Scotland Yard commander appointed as new top cop in Britain’s Turks & Caico Islands

A former Scotland Yard commander has been appointed the new police commissioner in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Britain-appointed Gov. Peter Beckingham said Wednesday that James […]
December 10, 2014

Haiti commission calls for resignation of PM to pave way for new consensus government

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A commission recently appointed by Haitian President Michel Martelly is calling for his prime minister to resign so a new consensus government can […]
December 9, 2014

South African judge to respond on Wednesday to request for appeal in Oscar Pistorius case

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PRETORIA, South Africa _ A South African judge says she will respond to the prosecution’s appeal of the Oscar Pistorius […]
December 9, 2014

Dominica’s ruling party wins 4th consecutive term; opposition gains 3 seats

ROSEAU _ Dominica’s ruling party has won a fourth consecutive term following parliamentary elections in the tiny eastern Caribbean island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he […]
December 9, 2014

Q&A: Chris Rock on ‘Top Five,’ Obama and fame

NEW YORK _ With his latest and best film in tow, Chris Rock is back in the spotlight right when we most need him.There’s no more […]
December 9, 2014

Sly and Robbie produces No-Maddz new album

They have been on the musical scene for quite some time and now, the dynamic quartet, No-Maddz, has teamed up with the legendary duo of Sly […]
December 8, 2014

Magnitude 5 earthquake shakes St. Lucia; no immediate reports of damage, injuries

  CASTRIES, St. Lucia _ A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has rattled St. Lucia’s capital and surrounding areas, causing alarm but no reported damage or injuries on the […]
December 8, 2014

Last original members of The Temptations and The Four Tops eager to compete on Broadway

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When they’re offstage, members of The Temptations and The Four Tops _ two of Motown’s most iconic […]
December 8, 2014

Jamie Foxx says ‘uncomfortable conversations’ needed following killings by police and protests

December 8, 2014 | By Lauri Neff | NEW YORK _ Jamie Foxx is calling for a tough dialogue in the wake of killings by police […]
December 8, 2014

Super 6 get Grammy nod

SHAGGY, Sean Paul, Sly and Robbie, Ziggy Marley, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, and American band SOJA are nominees for the Best Reggae Album category of the 57th […]