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Freddy Lim invites Richard Gere to Taiwan for talks on human rights and film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After independent legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) invited U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan on Wednesday (June 22), the former rock star welcomed Am...

Today in History: June 7, court rejects contraceptive ban

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 7, the 158th day of 2022. There are 207 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 7,...

Drunk Robots Finds New Partners and Increases the Prize Pool in $METAL

LONDON, UK - Media OutReach - 6 June 2022 - The epic and cool NFT game Drunk Robots has been fueled by the success of IDO and continues to find new friends in the crypto industry. The project tea...

Hinckley, who shot Reagan, says thanks after winning freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, is saying thank you to the people who helped him win freedom from court oversight. U.S. District Court ...

Company to Las Vegas chapels: No more Elvis-themed weddings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas chapels of love that use Elvis Presley's likeness could find themselves becoming Heartbreak Hotels. The licensing company that controls the name and image ...

Rocker Ronnie Hawkins, dies at 87, patron of Canadian rock

Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly star from Arkansas who became a patron of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band, has died. ...

Alan White, longtime drummer for prog rock's Yes, dead at 72

SEATTLE (AP) — Alan White, the longtime drummer for progressive rock pioneers Yes who also played on projects with John Lennon and George Harrison, has died. He was 72. White’s death...

Rapper Kidd Creole sentenced to 16 years for fatal stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Kidd Creole, who was a founding member of Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for stabbing a homeless man to death on a New Yor...

Retirement looms for Fury in homecoming fight against Whyte

So much comes out of Tyson Fury’s mouth during fight week that it’s hard to know which aspects to gloss over and what to take seriously from one of boxing’s most colorful and controversial characters....

Red Hot Chili Peppers added to New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The group Red Hot Chili Peppers has been added to the lineup of the 2022 New Orleans Jazz Fest, organizers announced Friday. The rock band's appearance is set for ...

Kidd Creole convicted of manslaughter in 2017 stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan jury found rapper Kidd Creole guilty of manslaughter Wednesday in connection with the 2017 fatal stabbing of a homeless man on the street. The rapper, who...

Thousands to commemorate Warne, cricket's 'box office' star

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Shane Warne mixed with Mick Jagger and Elton John, bowled to Ed Sheeran in the practice nets at the spiritual home of cricket, and for a while was engaged to be married to L...

Ryan and Reich could be a winning match in Indianapolis

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For a few weeks, the Indianapolis Colts had a huge void at quarterback. Then the Deshaun Watson carousel began spinning, and soon enough, Matt Ryan was available. ...

Kidd Creole's murder trial opens with self-defense claim

NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of rapper Kidd Creole has begun in New York City with his lawyer telling a jury it was self-defense when the hip-hop pioneer stabbed a homeless man to death in 2017. ...

Two-way star Ohtani chosen as Angels' opening day pitcher

PHOENIX (AP) — The full Shohei Ohtani experience will be on display when the Los Angeles Angels take the field on opening day. The two-way star was picked to be the team's starting p...