Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
CHICAGO: Oprah Winfrey is selling the furniture, artwork, household items and clothing that once filled her Chicago home.
LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius is under consideration to take on a comedy-musical film with Tom Cruise titled “Bob the Musical,” the Frenchman said Thursday at a film festival
UNITED NATIONS: Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees. Jolie brief the council as special envoy for the UN on refugee issues.
NEW YORK: Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano’s twin sons in the CBS comedy “Everybody Loves Raymond,” has died. He was 19.
GAZA CITY: When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city.
UNITED NATIONS: Jordan’s 20-year-old crown prince has become the youngest person ever to chair a meeting of the UN Security Council, to applause and some “He’s cute!” sighs.
A connection between books and Bollywood? Yes, very much.
LOS ANGELES: Sony Pictures said Wednesday it is working on an animated “Spider-Man” film for 2018 which will be conceived by “The LEGO Movie“’s creators.
LOS ANGELES: Sandra Bullock was named the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2015 by People magazine Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts and last year’s Lupita Nyong’
NEW DELHI: A major Indian jewelry chain has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding a parasol over her after it was slammed by activists
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