Thai protesters retreat but crisis ‘not over’ – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaTensions eased in Thailand’s strife-hit capital on Saturday after protesters abandoned their attempted “shutdown” of Bangkok, but the move was seen as only a temporary reprieve for the…

Academy Awards 2014 Preview: Jared Leto is sure thing for Best Supporting … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBut it’s also due to the fact that Leto’s turn is a classic Oscar role, containing echoes of John Lithgow in “The World According to Garp,” William…

Flooding concerns continue after brief thaw, re-freeze – ABC7Chicago.com

Flooding concerns continue after brief thaw, re-freezeABC7Chicago.comFebruary 21, 2014 (CHICAGO) — After a brief respite of sunshine, winter returned to much of the nation’s midsection on Thursday, bringing a chilly…

Brit Awards 2014: David Bowie wins best British male trophy – BBC News

BBC NewsRock legend David Bowie has been named best British male at the Brit Awards in London, although he was not there in person to collect his award. Arctic Monkeys…

Fresh riots in Kiev, violent clashes, tires burn downtown (PHOTOS, VIDEO) – RT

RTUkrainian rioters are reigniting street clashes with police in the capital Kiev, with opposition MPs attempting to paralyze the work of the parliament. Protesters are stoning police, with law enforcement…

<b>Oscars</b>: Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer to Host Red Carpet Pre-Show <b>…</b>

By Ashley Lee ABC’s Oscar pre-show, Red Carpet Live, will be hosted by Good Morning America anchors Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer. PHOTOS: Inside THR’s Nominees Night Party: Leonardo DiCaprio…

Winning! Charlie Sheen engaged to girlfriend Brett Rossi – Today.com

Today.comThe “Anger Management star” proposed to his girlfriend, Brett Rossi, on Saturday in Hawaii, his publicist Jeff Ballard confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. No wedding date has been set. PHOTOS:…

Firefighters Knock Down Blaze Near Forest Lawn In Glendale – CBS Local

Firefighters Knock Down Blaze Near Forest Lawn In GlendaleCBS LocalPHOTOS: Glendale Brush Fire. The brush fire on Columbia Drive was reported shortly after noon. Both crews from the Glendale and…

Charlie Sheen Engaged to Former Adult Film Star Brett Rossi – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterThe Anger Management star proposed to his girlfriend, former adult film star Brett Rossi, on Saturday in Hawaii, his rep confirmed to People. PHOTOS: A Winning Day With Charlie…

Ukraine protesters offer goodwill gesture after detainees freed – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaProtesters occupying Kiev city hall said on Saturday they stood “ready” to vacate the premises, in a gesture of goodwill after authorities released all those detained in the…

Marc Jacobs Is on Cloud Nine – Daily Beast

Daily Beast“The New York fashion scene is crazy, madness, but I love the energy. I love everything about it—like the hair and makeup today, it’s incredible. I’ve never had my…

PHOTOS! Justin Bieber spotted in Atlanta – Access Atlanta (blog)

PHOTOS! Justin Bieber spotted in AtlantaAccess Atlanta (blog)Atlanta is a secondary (or tertiary) home for the Canadian born singer who’s been making news more for his encounters with law enforcement…

Shark fin demand down in S’pore amid extinction threat – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaThe demand for shark fin soup has been declining in recent years, according to restaurants, hotels and suppliers in Singapore, while observers say that sharks could still face…

Peace doves released by Vatican attacked mid-flight – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionIt was supposed to be a symbol of peace from the Vatican Sunday. But watch what happened after two doves were released following a prayer by Pope Francis.…

​War gear: Weaponry & armor of rioters in Kiev (PHOTOS) – RT

RTWhile thousands of people take part in anti-government protests in Kiev, a small group of radical fighters were at the core of the last days violent clashes. And judging by…

AP PHOTOS: Mavericks surfing competition underway – Washington Post

Washington PostHALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Forecasters had predicted that the…

Ukraine crisis: Clashes after thousands defy protest ban – BBC News

BBC NewsClashes have been taking place after large crowds of pro-EU demonstrators rallied in Ukraine’s capital against new laws restricting public protests. Stun grenades and flares were thrown as groups…

Drake on SNL: Rapper Recalls Bar Mitzvah in Skit With New Cast Member … – Us Magazine

Us MagazineSaturday, Jan. 18 was a big night for Saturday Night Live. Not only did rapper Drake host and serve as a musical guest, but it was also new cast…

Robin Wright, Ben Foster engaged – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsRobin Wright is a bride-to-be! The “House of Cards” actress is engaged to actor boyfriend Ben Foster, a rep for Wright confirmed to People Magazine. PHOTOS: INCREDIBLE…

Justin Timberlake celebrates People’s Choice wins at Taco Bell – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJustin Timberlake celebrated his People’s Choice wins by indulging in a little fast food. Instead of heading to a star-studded after party, the A-lister went straight to…

Exclusive: Backstage at the Palm Springs film festival – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPALM SPRINGS, Calif. — As Hollywood kicked into awards mode at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Saturday, USA TODAY was backstage to observe the first night of the…

13 dead, over 40 injured in Egypt clashes (PHOTOS, VIDEO) – RT

RTA picture taken on January 3, 2014 shows a vehicle burning after it was torched by protesters using petrol bombs in the upscale Maadi neighbourhood of Cairo, following clashes between…

Pretty in pink: Kaley Cuoco, Ryan Sweeting get married – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.com“The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco and boyfriend Ryan Sweeting, the pro tennis player, tied the knot on New Year’s Eve after six months of dating.…

Kim Kardashian’s Daughter North West Gets Matching Ferrari Car Like Dad … – Us Magazine

Us MagazineOnly the best for his little girl! Baby North West got her very own mini Ferrari sports car over the holidays — just like her dad Kanye West! Kim…

PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Lead The Way As Khloe Dashes … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseThey’ve just celebrated Christmas together but it looks like the Kardashians aren’t sick of each other yet as the close-knit group were spotted boarding a private jet to Aspen on…

Miley Cyrus wears bra and panties in racy ‘Adore You’ video clip – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsMiley Cyrus’s New Year’s resolution certainly does not include wearing more clothes. The 21-year-old singer released a racy clip from her upcoming “Adore You” music video via…

Justin Bieber tells fans ‘I’m retiring’ on LA radio show – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSorry Beliebers — Justin is calling it quits. The 19-year-old superstar went on Power 106, a Los Angeles hip hop station, and said his next album, “Journals,”…

‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ win LA Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAlfonso CuarĂ³n’s sci-fi thriller “Gravity” and Spike Jonze’s offbeat love story “Her” tied for best film honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. It was one of…

Selena Gomez curses, storms off stage at Jingle Ball – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt’s hardly language fit for the holidays. Former Disney starlet Selena Gomez cursed and stormed off stage at the KIIS-FM Jingle Ball concert in Los Angeles after…

Paris Hilton’s brother Barron claims Lindsay Lohan ordered his assault: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDid Lindsay Lohan seek vengeance on Paris Hilton’s little brother? That’s what Barron Hilton, the 24-year-old brother of the heiress and reality star, allegedly told police after…

Nelson Mandela Honored In New York City (PHOTOS) – Huffington Post

Huffington PostNew Yorkers are mourning the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95. Both Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo…