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July 14, 2018 9:47 AM Frank Sinatra's first wife, Nancy, dies at 101

WASHINGTON: Nancy Sinatra Sr, the teenage sweetheart and first wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, has died. She was 101. The announcement was made by Nancy Sinatra Jr who wrote on her website that her mother had died at 6:02 pm on Friday but did not say where. "She fought hard to remain on this earth but time got the better of her," she wrote, adding 12

July 7, 2018 9:40 AM Stephen Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at 90

NEW YORK: US comics artist Stephen Ditko, co-creator of Marvel superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, has died. He was 90. Police in New York said he was found in his apartment on June 29, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No cause of death has been confirmed. Born in 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Ditko worked alongside the then-future Marvel 9

July 5, 2018 4:40 PM Moscow wanted to sow confusion with fresh attack, says Novichok chemist

NEW YORK: A Russian chemist living in the United States who first revealed the existence of Novichok believes Moscow orchestrated the poisoning of a British couple to sow confusion about the origin of an earlier attack. Britain says the couple were exposed to the same nerve agent used on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter last March in the English market 12

July 5, 2018 12:06 AM A night in Mandela's prison cell – yours for US$300k

JOHANNESBURG: For rich corporate executives, fine food, expensive wine and five-star hotels come as standard. But one discerning top boss with a spare US$300,000 (RM 1.2 million) will give up creature comforts for a night in the cramped prison cell that was Nelson Mandela's home for 18 years. That is according to organisers of the annual CEO sleepout 9

July 1, 2018 2:39 AM Drake smashes streaming record with new album

NEW YORK: Drake has smashed streaming records with his new album "Scorpion," with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day. Apple Music said on Instagram that the Canadian hip-hop superstar's fifth studio album was streamed 170 million times in the 24 hours since its release Friday. The worldwide figure is the highest 8

June 30, 2018 6:35 AM Ibrahimovic, Villa to power MLS All-Stars against Juventus

NEW YORK: Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Spanish striker David Villa will lead the Major League Soccer All-Stars against Italian giant Juventus in the MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Friday. The select squad from the North American league for the August 1 showdown at Atlanta includes players from a record 16 nations, including five from this year's 6

June 29, 2018 6:22 AM Michael Jackson returns posthumously on Drake album

NEW YORK: Michael Jackson returned posthumously Friday with new music as the late King of Pop starred on the new album by Drake. The Toronto hip-hop star, one of the top-selling artists in recent years, had kept fans in suspense for weeks as he prepared the release of his fifth full-fledged studio album, entitled "Scorpion". As he put out the 25-track 11

June 26, 2018 1:25 PM Harley-Davidson using trade war as 'excuse' for move: Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his attacks on Harley-Davidson, accusing the motorcycle manufacturer of using the trade war as an "excuse" to move production for the European market out of the United States. "Early this year Harley-Davidson said they would move much of their plant operations in Kansas City to Thailand. That was long before 11

June 26, 2018 7:23 AM US suspends key part of zero tolerance policy

WASHINGTON: The director of US border control has said migrant parents crossing in from Mexico illegally will for now no longer be referred for prosecution, US media reported, effectively suspending a key plank of the "zero tolerance" policy. US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who made the announcement Monday to reporters 6

June 25, 2018 1:31 AM Big, mean and making the green: 'Jurassic' tops N. America box offices

HUGE, green and scary stomped on cute, young and funny in North American theatres this weekend as new release Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom took in a healthy US$150 million (RM602 million) to leap past last weekend's leader, "Incredibles 2." The dinosaur sequel, from Pixar and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment studio, fell short of the then-record 10