British actor Bob Hoskins, whose roles ranged from London gangsters to FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover and who starred opposite a cast of cartoon characters in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, has died after a bout of pneumonia, his publicist said on Wednesday.
Veronika Houboi watched as a man in a cowboy hat and clogs wielded a sledge hammer to smash up and remove a dozen small cobblestones from a Berlin pavement.
Billionaire media executive David Geffen is interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, according to a person close to Geffen, after National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver banned Clipper owner Donald Sterling for life.
A Dutch Muslim group is planning to commemorate “the ethnic cleansing of Palestine” on Holland’s memorial day for victims of Nazism.
Every undergraduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology next fall will be offered $100 in bitcoins in an experiment spearheaded by two Jewish students.
Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, is a step closer to becoming vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
A New York City Council resolution calls on the State Legislature to bar companies that profited from the Holocaust and never compensated their victims from working in the state.
The basketball world was united in their support for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver following his decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fine him $2.5 million for racist comments.
A Hasidic man from Brooklyn was sentenced to five years probation for throwing bleach in the face of a rabbi who had accused the man’s father of being a sexual predator.5
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