PARIS (AP) — The laciest, if not raciest, catwalk event of the year — aka, the Victoria's Secret fashion show — took place Wednesday night in in the City of Light. Among the takeaways: performances by Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars, sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid joining forces, as well as a $3 million Fantasy bra modelled by Jasmine Tookes. Here are the highlights of the Paris show:
Eight assists, that's the number that's got Nice player midfielder Jean Seri to the top of the assists table across Europe's top five leagues. Not Andres Iniesta, not Kevin De Bruyne and not Mesut Ozil. Jean Seri. The Ivorian has been an instrumental figure in getting Nice to the top of the French league. The south coasters currently sit just one point ahead of PSG, the Ligue 1 champions for the past 4 seasons. His latest assist came in a 1-0 away win against Guingamp, where he provided the...
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed outside Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Six people initially survived, but one of them later died in a hospital.
Police are warning motorists that they’re not only at risk of getting their car stolen, but it’s also illegal. The warnings come after a spate of thefts earlier this week of cars that were left unlocked on the drive with their keys in the ignition. West Midlands Police said officers are now investigating 15 thefts after a further 11 vehicles, with a combined value of more than £200,000, were taken on the same morning after being left unlocked on the drive with their keys in the ignition.
A three-year-old boy’s friendship with his adorable labradoodle is set to be featured in a new book. Buddy and his pet dog Reagan have been best pals ever since the toddler was adopted by foster parents when he was 11-months-old. Cute pictures of the pair, who live in Portland, Oregon, hanging out have attracted more than 100,000 Instagram followers – here’s a selection of the cuteness you can expect…
No one, least of all Tim Elliott, expected this day to ever come. A few days after a loss to Zach Makovsky on Feb. 14, 2015, the flyweight received his walking papers from the UFC. The loss to Makovsky was his third straight in 21 months, and even Elliott believed he’d reached the end of the line in his mixed martial arts career.
Former NFL running back Joe McKnight has been killed in an apparent road-rage incident in New Orleans, according to The Times-Picayune. According to the report, there was a shooting on Thursday afternoon and that family members identified McKnight at the scene. McKnight, who went to high school in New Orleans, starred at USC, rushing for 1,014 yards and 8 touchdowns his final season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago experienced more than twice as many homicides in November as it did during the same month in 2015, and more than any November in nearly a quarter century, according to police statistics released Thursday.
Just because Justin Bieber deleted his Instagram doesn’t mean he’s not active on Twitter. And boy are we glad he’s all about this…
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of a building in Maine where six people died in a fire following a Halloween party two years ago was sentenced Thursday to three months in jail for his misdemeanor conviction.
Jamie Oliver has said he is baffled at the criticism he received after announcing his two eldest daughters were present for the birth of his youngest son. The celebrity chef revealed earlier this year that Poppy Honey, 14, and Daisy Boo, 13, watched and assisted mum Jools in the delivery of their brother River Rocket in August. Oliver said it was Poppy who cut the umbilical cord.
After enduring more frustration in the 1-1 draw against West Ham on Sunday, Manchester United may not be too enthused to be playing the east Londoners again. Continuing the theme of their season so far, United couldn’t take their chances on Sunday, despite creating plenty. Jose Mourinho’s men have produced 91 shots at Old Trafford in Premier League games since October 1, but have scored just three.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prison parole board heard arguments Thursday for and against mercy for a man set to die in January for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
When it comes to fashion (or anything, really), RiRi is no shrinking violet. On any given day, she's introducing a daring new trend or styling trick and making it look effortless. Here, find every single time the Barbadian bombshell left us awestruck with her head-to-toe look. From Marie Claire
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan is experiencing ethnic cleansing in several parts of the country and risks becoming a Rwanda-like catastrophe, a team of U.N. human rights investigators said Friday.
A California woman who was held captive for three weeks was branded with a message by her abductors before she was dropped at the side of a freeway, authorities have said.
Former world number one Roger Federer has refuted suggestions that he would have won more Grand Slams, if Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic had not been around and claimed that he would have the same number of slams with or without them. Todd Woodbridge, former Australian tennis player, had revealed last week that in his opinion Federer would have had 20 Grand Slam titles to his name if not for Nadal, while also calling the Swiss the best player of all time. The 35-year-old, who currently has won 17 Grand Slam titles, believes that such a statement is not true and that he would have the same number of major titles to his name irrespective of the opposition.
Sofia Harman's mother, Patricia Hannington, suffers from a rare condition that causes her heart rate to speed up and her heart pressure to plummet. Ms Hannington had previously told her daughter what to do in an emergency. Essex Police call handler Julie Buckley kept the little girl talking about her pet dog while trying to find her address.
Romina Pitton was faced with either cancelling her big day or going ahead with it anyway as a single girl – so she chose the latter, albeit with a twist. Refusing to dwell on the end of her relationship, Romina, from Argentina, decided to celebrate being single with her pet dog Regina instead. With Romina in her wedding dress and Regina dressed up to the nines, the day was still the magical event that had been planned all along – despite no one actually tying the knot.