• CNN

    John Cena and Nikki Bella end engagement

    In September 2017, Fergie and Josh Duhamel announced they were separating after eight years of marriage. "To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public," the couple said in a joint statement. "We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family."

  • CNN

    Pompeo sets an irreversible course to meet Kim that Trump may not want

    The possibility that Trump may be able to walk away at the last minute was made even harder on Wednesday, when North Korea announced that Chinese President Xi Jinping was preparing to visit Pyongyang "soon," according to an official with knowledge of ongoing discussions between the two countries. The official added that Russia has also requested a summit with Kim, but the North Koreans have yet to respond. Pompeo returned empty-handed The news of Pompeo's meeting with Kim, which occurred over Easter weekend (sometime over the end of March and the beginning of April) also raised eyebrows that unlike Clapper, Pompeo went to North Korea and didn't come back with Americans being held captive by the

  • CNN

    The Southwest Airlines victim was a Wells Fargo executive and mom of two

    Riordan had dedicated her life to philanthropy, helping others in Albuquerque and the Southwest region, colleagues said. In her role as vice president of community relations at Wells Fargo in Albuquerque, Riordan managed the volunteer service of more than 1,000 employees since 2008, according to her LinkedIn profile. In a statement, Wells Fargo called her "a well-known leader who was loved and respected." Government officials in New Mexico mourned Riordan's death. "This is a tremendous and tragic loss for Jennifer's family and many others throughout our city," Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller said in a statement. "Her leadership and philanthropic efforts made this a better place every day and she

  • CNN

    Three US men face life in jail over murder-for-hire killing of Filipino woman

    (CNN)Three men, including a former US soldier, were found guilty in a New York court Wednesday of taking tens of thousands of dollars to murder a woman in the Philippines in 2012. Speaking after the verdict, US Attorney Geoffrey Berman described the case in a statement as "horrifying," with details "usually seen in action movies." "(These men) conspired to end the lives of people overseas whom they had never met. Today a unanimous jury convicted them for their craven indifference to human life," he said. US citizens Joseph Manuel Hunter, 52, Adam Samia, 43, and Carl David Stillwell, 50, were all found guilty of conspiring to kidnap and murder as part of a murder-for-hire scheme following the

  • CNN

    Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press

    London (CNN)Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to UK media reports. Willow was the last in a long line of royal corgis owned by Britain's longest-serving monarch, reported British newspaper the Daily Mail. Buckingham Palace declined to comment on the dog's death, telling CNN it was a private matter. The Queen's fondness for corgis is well known, with Willow and the monarch even appearing beside James Bond actor Daniel Craig for a sketch shown during the 2012 London Olympic opening ceremony.

  • Kuwait Times

    Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theatre yesterday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. A red carpet invitation-only gala event attracted senior government officials, foreign dignitaries and select industry figures to watch Marvel’s superhero movie “Black Panther” on a 45-foot screen at a converted symphony concert hall in Riyadh. Tickets will go on sale today for the first public viewings tomorrow, according to Adam Aron, chief executive of operator AMC Entertainment Holdings. Confetti rained down through the multi-storey atrium as he and the Saudi information minister announced the official launch of the theatre and proceeded into the 450-seat movie hall.

  • Kuwait Times

    Matthysse vows fight 'to the death' against Pacquiao

    MANILA: World champion Lucas Matthysse yesterday vowed a fight “to the death” in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star. But the 35-year-old Argentine-who took the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title in January-said it was still a “dream-come-true” and “an honour” to face Pacquiao, winner of eight unprecedented world titles in different weight classes. “Obviously he is still a very great fighter but since the knockout of Marquez, I think he is not the same fighter anymore,” Matthysse said at a joint news conference in Manila, referring to the Filipino’s sensational 2012 knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez. “He is