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Miley Cyrus: latest ex-child star headed for a fall?

Miley Cyrus is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons again. A public row with pop veteran Sinead O'Connor is raising questions over whether she may be the latest onetime child star heading for a fall.

US soul singer Lauryn Hill released from jail after tax dodge

Grammy-winning American soul singer Lauryn Hill was released from a US prison Friday after being jailed in July for failing to file her tax returns on time, her lawyer said.

Russian imam says Elton John fans face 'divine retribution'

A leading Russian Muslim cleric warned Thursday that fans who attend upcoming concerts by openly gay singer Elton John face divine punishment, after the star spoke out in support of Russian gays.

Jury finds Michael Jackson promoter not liable for icon's death

A California jury dismissed a lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson's family seeking massive damages from tour promoter AEG Live over the pop legend's 2009 death.

US panel: some gadgets should be allowed in flight

An advisory panel to the US Federal Aviation Administration has urged regulators to allow some personal electronics to be used throughout flight, a move hailed by consumer groups Tuesday.

YouTube launches first music awards

Video-sharing service YouTube has announced its first music awards, which will be presented at a live event November 3 featuring Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire and others.

Tokyo gadget show offers glimpse of tomorrow

A car that drives itself and glasses that translate a menu as you read it are some of the glimpses of tomorrow on offer at a gadget fair near Tokyo that began on Tuesday.

Hunger-striking Pussy Riot member 'held incommunicado'

Jailed Pussy Riot punk band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is entering the eighth day of a hunger strike, has been held incommunicado for 90 hours, her husband said on Monday.

Hunger-striking jailed Pussy Riot member moved to hospital

Jailed hunger-striking Pussy Riot punk band member, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is refusing food in protest over what she has called murder threats and "slave labour conditions," was on Sunday moved to a hospital, an official said.

Panasonic to abandon consumer smartphones

Japanese electronic giant Panasonic said Thursday it will abandon research into new smartphones for retail consumers at home as it struggles to make inroads in a sector dominated by Apple and Samsung.