LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
A lover's eyes compared to a drone strike, a smile to a suicide bomb and lips to fire. The violence of Pakistan's bloody insurgency has been injected into catchy pop lyrics after more than a decade of war against Islamists opposed to all forms of song and dance. "Come, look straight into my eyes, attack my heart, come destroy everything, come destroy everything," croons popular singer Rahim Shah in the video to "Shaba Tabahi Oka" (Come On Destroy Everything), as the famous Pashto-language film hero Arbaaz Khan dances.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual Fourth of July party.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For 29 years, the summer race at Daytona International Speedway was a part of the nation's birthday.