Leukemia takes a friend of the world, Etta James

She was 73.Her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon, first confirmed the news to CNN. “This is a tremendous loss for the family, her friends and fans around the world,” De Leon said. “She was a true original who could sing it all – her music defied category. I worked with Etta for over 30 years. She was my friend and I will miss her always.” Because of her health concerns, James had curtailed her concerts in January... Read More

The explosion of the capital of Norway, Oslo

A huge explosion shocked a government district in Norway’s capital Friday, killing seven people and injuring many more, and a shooter at a political convention on an island north of Oslo appeared to have inflicted more casualties, in incidents police are treating as connected, a police spokesman said. “Central Oslo looks more like a battlefield,” said Runar Kvernen, a spokesman for the police directorate who was reached by telephone. “The... Read More

Zsa Zsa Gabor returns to hospital in Los Angeles

(Reuters) – Actress and Hollywood celebrity Zsa Zsa Gabor returned to hospital on Tuesday after she began coughing up blood in the early morning. Her spokesman John Blanchette said doctors were treating her for a lung infection, and she is in critical condition. The star of 1950s films “Moulin Rouge” and “Lili” was in the hospital last month to have her leg amputated because of a gangrene infection. She had hip replacement... Read More