Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Police shift ‘trajectory’ of Jussie Smollett probe, seek follow-up interview with actor

Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers...

Israeli film Synonyms wins Berlin fest’s top Golden Bear award

Israeli director Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself...

Mommy Blogging 2.0: Business is booming, complete with perks and pitfalls

Mommy blogging is evolving into a lucrative industry, with bloggers making money from "sponsored posts" and ad deals. But there are challenges:...

2 arrested in connection to alleged hate attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett

The investigation into black actor Jussie Smollett's account of being beaten in a racist, anti-gay attack took a sharp turn Friday when...

2 men questioned about alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett released without charge

Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting Empire...

Oscars scrap plan to award some winners during commercials after Hollywood outcry

Following an outcry from many of the movie industry's most prominent figures, the Academy of Motion Pictures has reversed its decision to...

Thief admits to heist involving Sweden’s royal crown jewels

The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA...

Rapper 21 Savage says he was ‘targeted’ in ICE arrest

Rapper 21 Savage says he was "definitely targeted" in his arrest Feb. 3 by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/21-savage-immigration-interview-1.5021066?cmp=rss

Andrea Levy, novelist who portrayed lives of Jamaicans in U.K., dead at 62

Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-Second World War generation of Jamaican immigrants in...

Can’t copyright the Carlton dance, Fresh Prince star told

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro, who's suing two video-game makers over the so-called Carlton dance he popularized during the...