Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

Weak passwords or a vulnerability in Apple's iCloud platform may have been exploited by a hacker who posted private nude photos of a number of Hollywood female celebrities.


Pop star's attorneys entered a no-contest plea on a single misdemeanour vandalism charge before Los Angeles County Superior Court over eggs thrown at neighbours, with Bieber facing further legal challenges in other US jurisdictions.  


At least four people were wounded in a shooting on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, police said on Thursday.

French blockbuster Les Intouchables and Austrian Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winner Love are hot tips for best foreign language Oscar, from a long-list of candidates. Hong Kong movie master Johnnie To and China’s Chen Kaige are also among films from 71 countries which could be vying for an Academy statuette.

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi wrapped up a landmark two-week US trip praising democratic transition – but maintaining Myanmar must find its own path.