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Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

CHICAGO — Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,” died early Sunday after a “medical emergency” at Chicago's Midway I
Idris Elba DJs, banana art sells for $120k at Art Basel

Idris Elba DJs, banana art sells for $120k at Art Basel

MIAMI — 3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami.
N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea said Sunday that it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it at the start of denuclearization talks with the Unite
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

LOS ANGELES — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop.
'Frozen 2' leads box office again; 'Playmobil' flops

'Frozen 2' leads box office again; 'Playmobil' flops

NEW YORK — “Frozen 2” blanketed multiplexes for the third straight weekend, continuing its reign at No. 1 with $34.7 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Walt Disney Co. animated sequel has already grossed $919.
Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

NEW DELHI — A fire believed to be caused by an electrical short circuit engulfed a building in India's capital on Sunday where handbags and other items were made by workers earning as little as 2 dollars per day, killing at least 43 people.
Kenya: 2 survivors found 2 days after building collapse

Kenya: 2 survivors found 2 days after building collapse

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan rescuers digging through the rubble of a six-story building found two survivors alive Sunday, two days after it collapsed in Nairobi and killed at least five people and injured 31 others.
'Simplicity is genius': Joshua boxes smart to reclaim titles

'Simplicity is genius': Joshua boxes smart to reclaim titles

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Anthony Joshua jumped up and down in the ring with his massive entourage, celebrating being around $70 million richer and having three world heavyweight belts back in his possession.
Pensacola naval base shooting tests US-Saudi relations

Pensacola naval base shooting tests US-Saudi relations

WASHINGTON — Top U.S. defence and military officials on Saturday reaffirmed America's continued commitment to and relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi Air Force student's deadly attack at a Navy base in Florida.
Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Princeton scholar held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges was freed Saturday as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a detained Iranian scientist, a rare diplomatic breakthro