A former governor is urging a federal judge to let him call up to ten character witnesses during his upcoming trial. Federal prosecutors are telling the same judge they want to limit Bob McDonnell (pictured right) and his wife Maureen (pictured left) to three witnesses apiece. The former governor and first lady are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting his products. The trial is slated to begin July 28th.
An obsessed fan of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been arrested and charged with sending death threats to the rocker and his family.
Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.