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)
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NEW DELHI: A major Indian jewelry chain has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding a parasol over her after it was slammed by activists
NEW YORK: Unveiled with backing of some of music’s top stars, the Tidal streaming service led by rap mogul Jay Z has gotten off to a rocky start.
NEW YORK: PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of “Finding Your Roots” may have violated the network’s editorial standards after a request by Ben Affleck that the
CAIRO: Egyptian poet Abdel Rahman Al-Abnudi, widely known for his revolutionary verse and criticism of two toppled presidents, died Tuesday at the age of 76, his wife said.
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