The Colombian model Angie Sanclemente Valencia, who was accused at the trial in Argentina of recruiting drug mules. Photograph: Reuters Angie Sanclemente Valencia, nicknamed narcomodelo, sentenced to six years and eight months in prison in Argentina They call her the narcomodelo – a one-time Colombian beauty queen who dreamed of catwalk fame and a life..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
Johan Ku’s spring/summer 2012 collection, which he named ‘The Two Faces,’ features dresses which shine brightly, in greens and blues, in the dark Coming at the wrong end of a month of fashion weeks, it must be a struggle for Japan-based designers to make their collections stand out. But Taiwanese couturier Johan Ku managed to..
America’s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks lands the number two spot in the New York Times bestseller list. Earlier this year, supermodel and host of TV show America’s Next Top Model , Tyra Banks, published the first in a series of books entitled Modelland , which has stormed in at number two on the..
ESPN pulled Hank Williams Jr.’s classic intro song from its broadcast of Monday night’s NFL game after the country singer famous for the line "Are you ready for some football?" used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama. In an interview Monday morning on Fox News’ "Fox & Friends," Williams, unprompted, said..
Flawless: Kelly ensured her skin was clear with a £250 diamond facial When she arrived at the Emmy Awards earlier this month, Kelly Osbourne wowed fans with her sleek and sophisticated appearance. But it has now been revealed that preparing for the ceremony didn’t come cheaply for the 26-year-old star. In fact, Kelly is thought..
The Best Shot at collecting an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. Let’s take a look at some quadruple threats with the potential to earn all four awards Hot on the heels of her Emmy win for Mildred Pierce, Kate Winslet is now just a Tony away from completing her EGOT run. Let’s hope she takes..
First, prosecutors showed a photo of Michael Jackson’s pale and lifeless body lying on a gurney. Then, they played a recording of his voice, just weeks before his death. Slow and slurred, his words echoed Tuesday through a Los Angeles courtroom at the start of the trial of the doctor accused of killing him. As..
Michael Jackson’s personal physician, Conrad Murray, has gone on trial in Los Angeles, charged with involuntary manslaughter of the singer. Prosecutors said he acted with "gross negligence" and gave Jackson a lethal dose of the sedative propofol that caused his death in June 2009. The defence said Jackson gave himself too much of the drug,..
Yara Mashour is the editor in chief of the magazine Lilac, has broken the shell of customs and tradition. As established 10 years ago Lilac has become the first Arabic magazine to show a cover with a bikini. The 22 year old model, Huda Naccache, from Haifa, is pictured posing in a black sequinned bikini..
David Beckham is a good sport, makes a terrible parfum salesman named Ricky, and is easily manipulated by puppet master Ellen DeGeneres in this video from her talk show. Becks is a good sport, but man did Ellen use him like her own personal comedy prop. Between the leg sniffing, the accents and the chanting,..
Mom and Dad warned that television would rot your brain, and a new study suggests it’s true — at least from certain frenetic-style cartoons. Kids who watched just nine minutes of the fast-paced children’s cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants" did worse afterward at tasks requiring focus and self-control than did kids who watched a slow-paced cartoon and..
Elizabeth Taylor’s "The Mike Todd Tiara," estimated at $60,000 – $80,000, is shown in this photograph at Christie’s, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2001. Christie’s auction house is selling her complete jewelry collection in New York on Dec. 13-14. (AP Photo) Actress Elizabeth Taylor’s world-renowned collection of jewelry will be auctioned off in December..