Nineteen people were killed in airstrikes in the northwestern
Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, the Aleppo Media Center
activist group said, as government forces kept pounding the
neighboring city of Aleppo to try to retake it from rebels.
The 10-minute conversation between US President-elect Donald
Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen was a major break in the
accepted protocol -- something that evidently does not much bother
Mr. Trump. It is, of course, too soon to guess whether it was a
fluke or a portent of a sea change in American policy.
The Oakland fire was 100% avoidable in the eyes of a woman
who worked in the building ... and claims she warned the boss about
safety dangers for years. Danielle Bourdeaux volunteered at
the so-called Oakland Ghost Ship art collective until…
One R. Kelly fan definitely made Santa's naughty list
when she got up close and personal with the singer's junk making it
a very, very merry Christmas in the D ... Detroit, that is.
Kelly kicked off his "12 Nights of Christmas" concert…
The Oakland warehouse that went up in flames Friday night was
a popular location for underground EDM shows ... and footage of a
previous concert shows the set up was extremely claustrophobic. The
Obscura Machina show -- featuring several DJs --…
Sammy Hagar's gotta be pissed -- a Cabo
Wabo restaurant that doesn't serve tequila sounds like a
ripoff, and that's exactly what it is ... according to a lawsuit
filed by Sammy's old brand. Campari America -- which bought the
The Oakland rave fire hit close to home for Blink 182 singer
Mark Hoppus, who says he and his band are probably lucky they
didn't suffer a similar tragedy. Mark was at the Grove in L.A.
Saturday night when we asked about his experience coming up in…
Take a deep breath, Patriots fans!! Losing Rob Gronkowski
isn't the end of the world ... so says New England legend Troy
Brown, who thinks the Pats are still Super Bowl bound THIS YEAR.
Gronk had season-ending surgery on his back Friday ... leaving…
Justin Bieber worked up a sweat in the boxing ring, and then
got all zen on photogs waiting for him outside the gym. Justin was
dripping wet on his way out of Ten Goose Boxing -- the Van Nuys, CA
gym where he's been sparring lately, and apparently…
The new wave of outrage in Oakland's tragic warehouse fire is
against Derick Ion -- the guy who ran the art commune that turned
into a death trap ... and TMZ has learned he's already had legal
troubles. Ion wrote a Facebook post saying the the fire…
The radio interview with the guy accused of grabbing Taylor
Swift's ass was abruptly removed from the station's website -- and
there are conflicting stories about who pulled the plug. Former
radio DJ David Mueller went on iHeart's "Mojo in the…
Kellyanne Conway lifted Donald Trump all the way to the White
House, but there's one thing even Superwoman couldn't do -- get the
Prez elect into a costume. Trump's campaign manager slipped into a
tight and leggy Super outfit herself for a "Heroes…
Anna Faith Carlson, the model who's a dead ringer for Elsa
from "Frozen," is claiming a website posted fake nude pics of her
... and says the proof is in the waistline. The site Celeb Jihad
posted a bunch of "before-and-after" nude selfies it claims…
Most of the OG '90210' cast got together for a huge fan
convention, which was probably good times -- right up until some of
them got stiffed on their paychecks. Rewind Con went down
last month in Chicago, celebrating the 80s and 90s with…
SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro was under the gun on
Monday, skidding to a 20-month low after Italian Prime Minister
Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on
constitutional reform that could destabilise the country's shaky
(Reuters) - U.S. equity index futures fell on Sunday after a
stinging defeat for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who said
he would resign following a referendum over his proposals for
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Panasonic Corp is in the final
stages of talks to buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group
for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive
electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported Monday.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Political uncertainty in Europe has
created fresh momentum for a "comprehensive and permanent" solution
to the Greek debt crisis before the year ends, a government
spokesman said on Sunday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on
Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by
submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization
talks aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than
VIENNA (Reuters) - Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez has
played down suggestions the Swiss drugmaker could bid for Swiss
biotech group Actelion, which is in talks with U.S. healthcare
group Johnson & Johnson about a transaction.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's wealthiest shoppers are
spending at home again, roused from a three-year slumber by a
weaker yuan, lower prices and a crackdown on overseas sales agents
- a welcome boost for the world's luxury brands.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States "absolutely must"
complete unfinished work ending the too-big-to-fail bank problem
that helped plunge the global economy into recession eight years
ago, an influential Federal Reserve policymaker said on Saturday.