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'Game of Thrones' and Netflix Tipped to Sweep Emmy Nominations

"Game of Thrones" and Netflix are tipped by TV industry watchers to dominate Tuesday's Emmy nominations as Hollywood gears up for awards season. 

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Cancellation of Minaj Saudi Concert Stirs Online Anger

The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm on Wednesday, with many fans in the ultra-conservative kingdom voicing disappointment and demanding ticket refunds.

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Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Concert over Women's Rights Concerns

Nicki Minaj has canceled a performance in Saudi Arabia in a show of support for women's and gay rights in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the U.S. rapper said Tuesday.

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Amal Clooney to Join Legal Team of Philippine Journalist Ressa

Prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she will join the legal team defending Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose news site has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte.

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From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning the eight decades since 1938.

It has been: a part of Germany's darkest hours as a never-realized Nazi prestige project. A symbol of Germany's postwar economic renaissance and rising middle-class prosperity. An example of globalization, sold and recognized all over the world. An emblem of the 1960s counterculture in the United States. Above all, the car remains a landmark in design, as recognizable as the Coca-Cola bottle.

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How Conspiracy Theories Followed Man to the Moon

It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term "fake news" was even invented.

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Depardieu Puts Contents of Paris Restaurant Up for Auction

French actor and legendary gourmand Gerard Depardieu is putting the entire contents of one of his Paris restaurants under the hammer on Thursday.

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Ex-French Leader Hollande Finds Second Career -- On Stage

Former French president Francois Hollande made the first tentative step into what may or may not be a second career this weekend when he trod the boards at one of the world's biggest theatre festivals.

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Stevie Wonder Says Will Have Kidney Transplant

Stevie Wonder has revealed he will take a break from music to undergo a kidney transplant later this year.

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Michael Jackson Fans Sue in France over HBO Documentary

Michael Jackson fan clubs moved to sue two alleged victims of the late singer in a French court on Thursday over their claims in the hit HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland".

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