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Scott Walker, experimental singer-songwriter, dead at 76

Scott Walker, experimental singer-songwriter, dead at 76

Scott Walker, the singer, songwriter and producer who rose to fame as part of The Walker Brothers, has died aged 76, his record label, 4AD, has confirmed. Born in Ohio in 1943, Walker rose to idol status with The Walker Brothers in the 1960s, with their single “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” reaching number…MORE

Houston police sergeant arrested in death of his wife

Houston police sergeant arrested in death of his wife

A Houston police sergeant has been arrested in connection with the death of his wife, authorities said. Hilario Hernandez was arrested after his wife, Belinda Hernandez, was killed Saturday, CNN affiliate KTRK reported. Police responded to a report that the victim was found dead in a home in Pearland, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Belinda…MORE

It’s showtime for Apple

It’s showtime for Apple

The eyes of the entertainment industry are all on Apple. With a roster of stars and producers in its fold that reads like the guest list to the best Hollywood dinner party of all time, the questions going into its big presentation in Cupertino, California on Monday are what will the company unveil, who will…MORE

More than 1,000 Ebola cases reported in outbreak

More than 1,000 Ebola cases reported in outbreak

The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has surpassed 1,000 cases, according to the country’s health ministry. The number of confirmed cases stands at 1,009, of which 944 are confirmed and 65 probable, in an outbreak that started in August. The death toll is at 629 — 564 are confirmed from Ebola…MORE

US sails two ships through Taiwan Strait ahead of trade talks in Beijing

US sails two ships through Taiwan Strait ahead of trade talks in Beijing

The United States sailed two ships through the Taiwan Strait, Sunday, in an operation that comes as top officials from the Trump administration prepare to travel to Beijing for high-level trade talks. The US Navy destroyer, the USS Curtis Wilbur, and the US Coast Guard cutter, USCGC Bertholf, “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit March…MORE

Emboldened: Trump’s presidency enters new era

Emboldened: Trump’s presidency enters new era

Donald Trump now has a chance to recast the story of his presidency. Just as he did on election night in 2016, the President has won a victory over the conventional wisdom of his critics, this time after special counsel Robert Mueller found there was no evidence that Trump had conspired with a hostile foreign…MORE

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Pilots from the three American carriers that fly Boeing 737 MAX planes tested software changes developed by Boeing to a key stabilization system on Saturday, a person briefed on the tests said. The changes are intended to decrease the chances of triggering the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, which is believed to have played…MORE

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