WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced the planned separation of the $76-billion conglomerate into two distinct publicly traded companies, with one to be renamed 21st Century Fox and the publishing firm to retain the News Corp brand. The split has been formally approved by the Board of Directors. The Company announced appointments to the Boards of Directors of both ...
CANNES - A second suspected jewellery heist was reported at the Cannes Film Festival, with a single necklace by Swiss jeweller De Grisogono worth nearly $2.6 million reported missing. In the case of the first gem loot at the Cannes Film Festival, thieves literally tore out a safe filled with roughly $1 million-worth of jewels from a hotel room. The second time around the event took place ...
After locking lips with Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Jennifer Lawrence told him he is a "wet kisser". Cooper didn't take it as a compliment. "After the second take she said, 'You're a wet kisser,'" dailystar.co.uk quoted Cooper as saying. "You don't want to hear that. It was not a compliment,'" he added. The actor also denied dating Lawrence. "I could ...
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has split from her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson, reports thesun.co.uk. Contostavlos had been dating the Newcastle United defender for six months. But reports that emerged earlier this week indicated that their relationship had hit the rocks. According to friends of the 24-year-old singer and Simpson, 26, the duo decided to end their romance after a ...
Movie stars are no longer attracting moviegoers to theatres with steamy scenes, as film studios pour cold water on the idea that sex sells. But as the number of nude bodies appears to be dropping on cinema screens, TV producers are picking up the slack and titillating viewers in an effort to keep them on plot. A recent market report commissioned by Warner Bros identified that it is females who ...
89.7°F Mostly Cloudy
Winds: From the ESE at 7.0 MPH Gusting to 13.0 MPH
The Shootist [DVD]
When, at the age of 69, the legendary John Wayne starred in The Shootist as John Bernard Books, an aging gunslinger dying of cancer at the turn of the 20th century, he himself was dying of cancer. Having already had half a lung removed to stop the spread of what he referred to as "the Big C," Wayne was in poor physical health during the shooting of the movie, constantly sick with gout, flu ... ...
News Corporation Board has approved the split of its company into two publicly traded entities putting a step forward in separating its entertainment businesses from the publishing division. The board announced the terms of share distribution, named the board of directors for both the firms, and a 500 million dollars stock-buypack program for the new corporation. In a report by Fox News, the ...
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes, who was arrested for drug possession, does not need to go to a rehabilitation centre, according to her parents. Her mother Lynn and father Rick want her to seek treatment at a psychiatric hospital instead, reports contactmusic.com. "Amanda has been clearly using drugs, yes, including marijuana, but that is just the symptom. The fact is Amanda suffers from severe ...
Hollywood actress Winona Ryder believes that a woman's choice of dressing, especially footwear, speaks volumes about her personality. "What you wear - and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ryder as saying. "A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps ...
Singer Mariah Carey suffered a wardrobe malfunction while chatting with a TV host, but she carried on with the show despite it. During her appearance on the show, she blurted out "my dress just popped", and quickly placed her hands over her chest to cover her bosom, reports thesun.co.uk. Soon, she was helped to zip it back. She checked the label and said: "I love you, Donatella (Versace), but ...
UK singer Myleene Klass has said that sleaze is rife in show business. The 35-year-old pianist told the Mirror that in her opinion, there is not a single person in the entertainment industry who has not come across casting couch. She said that she hears stories all the time and since she's a boss now it happens less to her, but people still say sleazy things to her. Klass said that in this ...
Making the news
We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
Sweet Home Hotel
It is not often we review a hotel of this size, or of this budget range, so it was a ...Keep reading
Record Your Vote
The Boy Scouts of America National Council has resolved to accept gay members. Do you agree with this policy?
Las Vegas HeraldLas Vegas Herald | Source for Las Vegas, U.S. & Global News
The Las Vegas Herald is essentially a local Las Vegas newspaper, but with a national and international perspective, designed to provide readers with a one-stop shop for Las Vegas, national US, regional, and world news coverage, weather and sports information, with live updates on breaking business stories, and what's happening in the financial markets.
The biggest advantage we have is that we are an online newspaper, which means we are constantly refreshing our stories as more and more information comes to hand. Often when a story breaks the initial details are sketchy.
We and our sources around the world work hard to gather more information, verify facts, and provide a perspective of the major stories. Expert opinion often accompanies our articles to better inform readers, and provide a more complete understanding
of the news we deliver.
Financial markets and business reports are regular features as we pin down what's happening, and constantly refresh stock market indice readings, dollar currency rates, and breaking business news reports. Our world sports coverage is a priority, as is our regional news.
We like to think if you're looking for breaking news out of Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States, or the world, you'll look for it first at the Las Vegas Herald.
Justin Bieber surprised the young students of a Las Vegas primary school on Friday after he visited the place to declare that he had partnered up with Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.
The 19-year-old singer, who dropped by Whitney Elementary School ahead of his performance at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, spent time giving food donations to the children as they shed tears of joy after meeting their idol, Contactmusic reported.
Bieber's trip was documented by the cameras of US breakfast show Today and in one clip, the artist can be seen consoling a star-struck girl, saying, "Don't cry, how are you? Give me a hug."
The singer also chatted with headmistress Sherrie Gahn, who has made it her job to provide disadvantaged students and their families with food and clothes throughout the year.
He also promised to fill the school's pantry with endless treats for the whole year, as part of his work with the charitable trust.
Gahn said that the singing sensation's visit meant a lot to the kids and they got to see that someone really important to them believed in them.
Bieber, who had a great time at the institution, thanked the school and Gahn for letting him visit, on Twitter.
"Thanks to Whitney Elementary and Sherrie for letting me come by again. ...
- North Korea envoy hands over China's Xi a note of peace
- Suspected international arms dealer joins Bout in America
- Court rules against tough sheriff
- UK defends security services over Woolwich murder
- US bridge collapses sending vehicles into water
- Sharjah gambling den raided in police sting
- LDS Churchs Bible Video series leaves legacy of history and faith
- Police arrest Asian gamblers in Abu Dhabi
- Jimmie Johnson chasing NASCAR history not legacy
- Fox reality TV exec Mike Darnell leaves a legacy
- Amazon ventures into fan fiction promotion
- Moon dust gathered by Neil Armstrong discovered in warehouse after 40 years
- Blackstone Notifies Cohens SAC It Intends to Pull Funds
- Military should conduct drone strikes Powell
- Why DOJ didnt need a super search warrant to snoop on Fox News e-mail
- Diversion of flight fails to save passenger from Ireland
- Letter from Shanghai Scent of a Hotel Toasted Loo and Lobster in a Jar.
- Carlson-Rezidor boosts APac portfolio in Q1 2013.
- Total Revenue and Profit Growth for European Hoteliers During April 2013
- US Hotel Occupancy Up 1.3 Week Ending May 18th - 2013
- Adults can learn just like kids
- Whose cat is beautiful Chechen leader vs TV celebrity
- Doug Ford says drug allegations against him are not true
- Leading scientist attacks university over outrageous IVF treatment patent
- Polanski laments leveling of sexes as idiotic
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Las Vegas Herald headlines delivered to your inbox.
- Museum starts night tours of signs from Vegas past
- Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse
- Wheelchair lift out of Wisconsin promises more access
- As Lake Mead shrinks California uses more than its share of water
- Legislation tasks campus authority with defining designing new UNLV stadium