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Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for election probe

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump has hired a prominent Atlanta criminal defense attorney known for defending famous rappers to represent him in matters related to the special grand jury that's investigatin...

ReAwaken Tour host says he feels harassed by NY prosecutor

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — A Christian pastor in western New York said he felt intimidated and harassed after the state's attorney general, a Democrat, sent a letter saying she believed a planned far-right ...

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won ...

Twitter responds to Musk's claims, calls them 'excuses'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter denied in a court filing that it had deprived its would-be acquirer, billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, of necessary information or misrepresented details about its busi...

'Titanic' and 'The Omen' actor David Warner dies at 80

LONDON (AP) — David Warner, a versatile British actor whose roles ranged from Shakespearean tragedies to sci-fi cult classics, has died. He was 80. Warner’s family said he died from ...

U2, George Clooney, Amy Grant among Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's going to be a “Beautiful Day” for the band U2 and four other artists when they receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors in December. The John F. Kennedy Cente...

Taiwan ends mask rule for scooter riders, cyclists, and outdoor workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 19) announced it will end the mask requirement for scooter riders, cyclists, and people working in outdoor open...

Fellaz Paves the Way for Web3 Entertainment Platform for Major K-pop Artists, Influencers, and Fans

SINGAPORE - News Direct - 19 July 2022 - Fellaz, a multi-chain Web3 entertainment ecosystem, announces the upcoming launch of their social media platform for artists and their fanbases. Through month...

Taiwan actress Phoebe Huang files for divorce from Canadian actor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress and singer Phoebe Huang (黃嘉千) has filed for divorce from her Canadian husband and fellow actor, Christopher Downs, after 16 years of marriage. They ma...

Taiwanese singer Miu Chu dies from breast cancer aged 40

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer Miu Chu (朱俐靜) died on Sunday (July 3) at the age of 40 from breast cancer. At 7:31 p.m. on Monday (July 4), Chu's family issued a statement on her ...

Celtics add their voices to those asking for Griner's return

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brittney Griner hasn’t been forgotten at the NBA Finals. The WNBA star has been detained in Russia for more than 100 days — wrongfully so, U.S. officials insist ...

Shakira and soccer star Gerard Piqué confirm split

MADRID (AP) — Colombian pop star Shakira and her partner, Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué, are splitting up, the pair said Saturday. “We regret to confirm that we are separating,...

Jerusalem holds annual Pride Parade despite threats

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people attended the annual Jerusalem Pride Parade on Thursday amid heavy protection by Israeli police, who arrested three people suspected of threatening the event. ...

History on City's side as EPL title race heads into last day

Manchester City has history on its side ahead of the final-day title showdown with Liverpool in the English Premier League. Sunday will mark the ninth time in the Premier League era ...

Taiwanese comedian Chen Bing-nan dies at 88

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese comedian Chen Bing-nan (陳炳楠) passed away at age 88 on Monday (May 9). Chen suddenly lost consciousness after eating dinner at around 6 p.m. that evening and h...