Suicide Bombers Kill 11 In Pakistani Capital
A group of armed men, including two suicide attackers, stormed a court complex in the Pakistani capital on Monday in a rare terror attack in the heart of Islamabad that killed 11 people and wounded dozens. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the assault, which came just days after the Pakistani Taliban announced a one-month ceasefire, raising questions about the group's ability to control its various factions. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been trying to negotiate a peace settlement with militants in the northwest who have waged a bloody war against the government for years.
Justin Bieber -- Friend Gets Lighter Sentence Because He Kept His Mouth Shut
Justin Bieber did not get celebrity justice when he copped a plea in his Miami Beach DUI case. Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Khalil, Biebs lesser known friend who was also busted for DUI will pled guilty to careless driving and his punishment will be a $500 fine and enrollment in a drug and alcohol program. Justin, on the other hand, pled guilty to careless driving and resisting an officer without violence. He now has to fork over $50,000 and attend 12 anger management classes. A $50,000 lesson learned.
50 Cent To Mayweather -- DON'T HATE ME ... Hate Nelly!
50 Cent has a message for Floyd Mayweather -- YOU SHOULD HATE NELLY'S GUTS ... claiming the rapper banged TWO of Floyd's chicks. The rapper posted a video online -- saying he heard that Floyd talked smack about 3 rappers ... He implied that all 3 guys were irrelevant -- saying, "Hip-hop artists, they come and go. But I'm still here." 50's response...Floyd has no business throwing shade on him. He's not the one who dated Floyd's first baby mama Melissa. Then started dating his fiance. That was all Nelly. FYI -- Nelly is currently dating Shantel Jackson ... who broke up with Floyd earlier this year.
Start-up Keeps Eye On Social Media For Threats
Social Sentinel is the successor of Campus Sentinel, a Burlington, Vt.-based business founded by former University of Vermont police chief Gary Margolis and his partner Steven Healy, the former police chief at Princeton University. Campus Sentinel was a mobile app that provided crime statistics and safety information to colleges throughout the United States.
Microsoft’s Windows 9 Unveil Said To Be Coming September 30
According to the Verge, Windows 9 has been leaked, and seems to show a backing away from the aggressively touch-focused Windows 8, with a mini start menu and dropping of the Charms bar, but users will get a better look September 30. The blog reports Microsoft is planning an official unveiling of what’s next for its desktop OS for that date, with a technology preview available for early adopters following quickly after that. The upcoming Windows 9 release is codenamed ‘Threshold,’ and expectations are that the public will see it arrive for the general public as a stable release sometime early next year.
Taylor Swift And John Mayer Seen At Chateau Marmont--Did They Cross Paths?
Not everything is at it seems! Taylor Swift was spotted grabbing a bite to eat at Los Angeles hot spot Chateau Marmont last night at the same time as one of her very famous exes, none other than John Mayer. The two were seen leaving the hotel at separate times, with both being driven away from the chic hangout, and photogs caught the singer-songwriters appearing to be in good spirits in their respective vehicles. According to eyewitnesses, the Grammy-winning duo arrived separately at Chateau at the exact same time and left around midnight. But it turns out that their timing was just a coincidence, as T.Swift's rep exclusively tells E! News, "Taylor was with Lily Aldridge and never saw Mr. Mayer at Chateau Marmont."
Brooklyn Beckham Supports Chloë Grace Moretz By Attending Her If I Stay Movie Premiere
All eyes were on Chloe Grace Moretz at Wednesday's If I Stay premiere. The film's leading lady arrived at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatre wearing a strapless Schiaparelli Spring 2014 Couture dress and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels. Chloë's rumored boyfriend, Brooklyn Beckham, showed up to share that experience with her. Though they didn't pose for pictures together on the red carpet, a source tells E! News that David Beckham and Victoria Beckham's 15-year-old son "missed Chloë so much when he was at sleep-away camp." In fact, the California-based teen "cut his stay short and came home early" to spend more time with the actress.
'Ambiguous Warfare' Providing NATO With New Challenge
Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow. The threats it now believes it faces, however, are distinctly different to those of the latter half of the 20th century. The West then was defending against the risk of Soviet armor pouring across the North German plain. Now, officials and experts say, it is "ambiguous warfare" that is focusing minds within NATO.
Kevin Sorbo -- I'm Sorry ... I Was Stupid To Call Ferguson Rioters 'Animals'
Kevin Sorbo now says he made a bonehead move in the middle of the night by trashing Ferguson protesters. Sorbo went on TMZ Live to address his Facebook post, which claimed the rioters were using the shooting of Michael Brown, "as an excuse to be the losers these animals truly are." But ... he didn't fully backtrack his comment that Obama was elected by black people .
Report: Ebay Considering Spinning Off Paypal
Citing sources, news website The Information reported that EBay Inc is considering spinning out its fast-growing payments unit PayPal as soon as next year. The company has told potential recruits for the position of PayPal CEO about a possible spin-off of the payments unit, the website reported. Whether eBay has decided to spin off all or part of PayPal, and what structure that could take, remains unclear, the website said. Icahn backed off from his demand in April, saying that while he supported a PayPal split in the near future, now was not the time.