Rapper Young Thug, co-defendant ara accused of in-court drug transaction

CNN — Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug and a racketeering co-defendant conducted a hand-to-hand drug transaction during a court hearing, prosecutors said in a motion filed in Atlanta. Fulton County prosecutors say the alleged exchange was captured on courtroom surveillance video Wednesday. The rapper, whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, and Kahlieff Adams are charged … Read more

Lisa Marie Presley’s memorial to be held at Graceland

CNN — A public memorial has been planned at Graceland for Lisa Marie Presley. The singer and songwriter died last week after being hospitalized following an apparent cardiac arrest. She was 54. According to a statement on Graceland’s website, the memorial is open to the general public and will be held at 9 a.m. on … Read more

How to screen for colon cancer

CNN — Colon cancer has claimed another life. Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley, best known for her roles in the television sitcoms “Cheers” and “Veronica’s Closet,” died Monday at age 71 after battling cancer that was “recently discovered,” according to a family statement. A representative for Alley confirmed to CNN via email … Read more

Ringo Starr cancels all North American tour dates following positive Covid test

CNN — Ringo Starr has canceled the remainder of his North American tour after testing positive for Covid-19 again. The former Beatles drummer tweeted Thursday that he was “surprised” by his positive test result. On October 3, the musician postponed several tour dates across Canada and the US after being diagnosed with Covid-19, before tweeting … Read more

Jim Justice: West Virginia governor signs bill into law banning abortion with few exceptions

Washington CNN — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday that he had signed a bill into law that prohibits nearly all abortions except in certain medical situations or in cases of rape or incest. The GOP-led legislature passed House Bill 302 on Tuesday in a special session, making West Virginia the second state to … Read more

James Cromwell superglued his hand to a Starbucks counter to protest vegan milk charges

New York CNN Business — James Cromwell, one of the stars in “Succession,” superglued himself to a counter of a Starbucks in New York protesting the chain’s surcharge on vegan milks. The incident, which happened Tuesday, was a protest coordinated with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Cromwell is a longtime supporter of … Read more