Turkey says Sweden was complicit in burning Quran amid tensions over NATO membership bid

Turkey says Sweden was complicit in burning Quran amid tensions over NATO membership bid

CNN — The Swedish government was complicit in the burning of the Quran during a protest in Stockholm last weekend, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reportedly said Thursday. Rising tensions between the two countries come as Sweden relies on Turkey to support its bid for membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) military alliance, … Read more

Israeli troops kill nine in Jenin clash with Palestinian gunmen, deadliest day in West Bank in more than a year

Israeli troops kill nine in Jenin clash with Palestinian gunmen, deadliest day in West Bank in more than a year

CNN — Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians, including an elderly woman, and wounded several others during a raid on the restive West Bank town and refugee camp of Jenin on Thursday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The death toll makes Thursday the deadliest day for Palestinians in the West Bank in more than a year, … Read more

Lance Kerwin, ‘Salem’s Lot’ actor, dies at age 62

Lance Kerwin, ‘Salem’s Lot’ actor, dies at age 62

CNN — Lance Kerwin, an actor best known for his role in the TV miniseries “Salem’s Lot” and other notable series in the 1970s, has passed away, his talent agent John Boitano tells CNN. He was 62. No information was provided about his cause of death. Kerwin started his career with appearances on several TV … Read more

Lemekani Nyirenda: Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine, buried

Lemekani Nyirenda: Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine, buried

CNN — The Zambian student who died fighting in Ukraine was buried in a private ceremony in his home country on Wednesday, a family spokesman told CNN. Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda died last September on the frontline of the war in Ukraine while fighting for the Russian mercenary group Wagner. His family representative Dr Ian Banda … Read more

Paris Hilton announces the arrival of her first baby

Paris Hilton announces the arrival of her first baby

CNN — Paris Hilton has announced the birth of her first child with husband Carter Reum. Sharing a photo of a baby’s hand holding a woman’s thumb, the media personality and heiress wrote on Instagram on Tuesday, “You’ve been loved more,” alongside a blue heart emoji. Hilton representatives confirmed the announcement to CNN. In an … Read more

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface perform at Super Bowl 2023 pre-show

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface perform at Super Bowl 2023 pre-show

CNN — The full entertainment lineup for Super Bowl 2023 has arrived. In addition to Rihanna’s much-anticipated appearance at the halftime show, a number of additional Hollywood heavyweights are taking part in the big sporting event as pre-show performers. The NFL announced Tuesday that Emmy-winning actor Sheryl Lee Ralph will perform “Lift Every Voice and … Read more

Hundreds of underage asylum seekers are missing in the UK, government admits

Hundreds of underage asylum seekers are missing in the UK, government admits

CNN — Hundreds of underage asylum seekers have gone missing since the UK government began housing minors in hotels due to a strain on the country’s asylum reception system, UK Immigration Secretary Robert Jenrick told lawmakers in Parliament on Tuesday, amid calls for an inquiry to the case. Jenrick said on Tuesday that about 200 … Read more

Julian Sands’ family praises the “heroic” search efforts to find the missing actor

Julian Sands’ family praises the “heroic” search efforts to find the missing actor

CNN — The family of missing British actor Julian Sands has thanked California’s “heroic” search teams for their efforts to locate him as crews search Mt. Continue to search Baldy area. The 65-year-old, best known for his roles in films “A Room with a View” and “Arachnophobia,” was first reported missing on Jan. 13 after … Read more

Taylor Swift: Live Nation exec will face lawmakers over concert ticket fiasco

Taylor Swift: Live Nation exec will face lawmakers over concert ticket fiasco

New York CNN — Legislators are set up to grill top executives the event ticketing industry on Tuesday after Ticketmaster’s inability to process orders for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour left millions of fans unable to purchase tickets or without their ticket even after purchase. Joe Berchtold, the president and CFO of Live Nation Entertainment, parent … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell claims Prince Andrew’s photo with Virginia Giuffre is ‘fake’

Ghislaine Maxwell claims Prince Andrew’s photo with Virginia Giuffre is ‘fake’

CNN — Convicted child sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has said in a series of interviews from prison that a decades-old photo of Prince Andrew with his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre is “fake.” The disgraced British socialite is currently serving a 20-year sentence in US federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with her … Read more