Footage of an obstructive and disrespectful Justin Bieber has emerged of the singer being interviewed by a lawyer over an impending lawsuit.
A gambler who lost $500,000 (£298,000) in 17 hours at a Las Vegas casino has claimed he should not pay his debt because he was too drunk.
The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin has denied he had anything to do with the digital currency.
A US prison inmate who spent over 25 years on death row has been released after new evidence exonerated him.
Glenn Ford, 64, from Louisiana, was convicted of first-degree murder by an all-white jury in the 1983 robbery and murder of Isadore Rozeman, a 56-year-old watchmaker, who was found shot dead in his jewellery shop. He has been on death row since 1988.
"My minds going in all kinds of directions, but it feel good," Ford told NBC 6 News after his release.
Fors, who was sentenced to die by electrocution, filed multiple appeals, most of which were denied.
Last week prosecutors filed a motion to vacate Ford's conviction and sentence, saying that in late 2013 "credible evidence" came to their attention "supporting a finding that Ford was neither present at, nor a participant in, the robbery and murder of Isadore Rozeman."
The United States will not recognise the annexation of Crimea by Russia if residents of the region vote to leave Ukraine in a referendum next week, US national security official Tony Blinken said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has previously warned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that any steps taken by Russia to annex Ukraine's eastern region of Crimea, would close the door to diplomacy.
US sanctions against Moscow "would hit the United States like a boomerang", Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has warned the US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Mr Lavrov also warned Mr Kerry against "hasty and reckless steps" that could harm relations with Russia during a phone conversation.
A 75-year-old woman from New York has won $2m (£1.2m) lottery prize after using numbers she found in a fortune cookie from a Chinese takeaway.
Emma Duvoll told the New York Post: “You check the numbers and check again, just to make sure. You don’t believe it in the beginning.”
She added: "I was surprised, but pleased".
The grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of one has revealed what she will do with her millions: "I plan to invest most of it and maybe take a trip to Switzerland to visit family.”
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power wrote on Twitter:
The proposed referendum on the future of #Crimea would violate the Ukranian constitution. The U.S. will not recognize its results.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he believes it is "imperative" to act quickly and find a political solution to the Ukraine crisis.
Kerry addressed reporters at the US embassy in Rome following a day of talks with EU ministers and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
He said Lavrov was personally delivering their proposals to Putin.
"We have agreed to stay in close touch in order to see if there is a way forward to try to get to the negotiating table with the parties necessary to be able to stabilise this," he said, adding that acting quickly was key in resolving the crisis.