Avon Products Inc , the world's biggest direct seller of cosmetics, reported a higher quarterly profit on Tuesday, as strength in emerging and developing markets offset the impact of a weak economy and service problems in North America.
"Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus took a drubbing on Monday in the media and from some parents of her young fans who were angry over sexually provocative pictures of the 15-year-old superstar despite her apology one day earlier.
Using powerful radio telescopes, scientists have captured a supermassive black hole just as it was belching out a jet of supercharged particles, offering a first look at how these cosmic jets are formed, they said on Wednesday.
Actress Megan Fox was named the world's sexiest woman on Wednesday by an annual online poll, while the world's most Googled woman, Britney Spears, barely scraped in at No. 100 after a shocker of a year.
By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Jennifer Lopez will executive produce and star in a documentary series at cable channel TLC about her life as an actress and singer, new mother of twins and entrepreneur launching a fragrance line.
Scientists said on Tuesday they have proved the world's first ever oil paintings were in caves near two destroyed giant statues of Buddha in Afghanistan, hundreds of years before oil paint was used in Europe.
A striking brunette sashayed down the catwalk, showing off her simple yet elegant white robe and black headgear to the enraptured audience. Sister Lucja of the Order of the Sacred Heart of Jesus smiled as the crowd burst into applause.
Richemont, the world's second-biggest luxury goods group, said Wednesday April 23th its sales had risen by 16 percent to 5.301 billion euros (8.471 billion dollars) in the financial year which ended March 31.
By Marie-Louise Gumuchian MILAN (Reuters Life!) - A clock made out of a pan, a bed that suspends from the air and sleek sofas -- Milan's furniture fair has something for everyone wanting to add a creative streak in their home.