Colombia, leftist rebels putting final touches on peace dealHis party, Colombia's main opposition group, announced earlier this month it would back a "no" vote in the plebiscite. Most of the abuses have allegedly been committed by right-wing paramilitary militias.24 August 2016
'Law & Order' actor Steven Hill dead at 94He also said that while Hill was no longer with us, he would be "missed" and still seen in reruns of Law & Order. Hill is survived by four children from his first marriage and five children with his current wife, Rachel.
Volvo And Uber Strike Partnership To Develop Autonomous VehiclesThat has to be the logic behind Uber starting to test its self-driving cars this month in Pittsburgh using real passengers. Volvo is teaming up with ride-sharing company Uber to develop next-generation driverless cars, in a $300 million project.
Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86The news of Sonia's death was later confirmed by her 60-year-old daughter Nathalie Rykiel, the artistic director of the brand. The Sonia Rykiel manifesto was that she wanted "women to be eccentric, seductive, mysterious, and to create their own style".25 August 2016
Michigan pro-marijuana group loses challenge over access to ballotA total of 67,761 signatures were gathered for the proposed State Question 788, Initiative Petition 412. The petition still must satisfy other requirements before it can be placed on the ballot.
25 August 2016
Sam Allardyce Confirms Joe Hart Will Be In His England SquadFormer Sunderland manager Allardyce however believes a return to action would be a boost for both Team GB and football in general. Asked to explain England's recurrent failings at major tournaments, Allardyce said the collective problem was "psychological".24 August 2016
'N Sync and Backstreet Boys founder Lou Pearlman dead at 62In spite of all this, Lou Perlman was the man that gave many famous artists an opportunity in the show business. Faced with various charges including money laundering and conspiracy, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison.23 August 2016
Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugsOfficers searched the area and found a naked man hiding in the backyard of a residence on Bluecoat, Hallinan says. In recent years, the father of two has worked as an artist, painting public murals and other pieces.
26 August 2016
International Space Station to become a private enterpriseYou don't have to go to Rio to see Americans breaking records - you can find one orbiting 250 miles above Earth. Williams, 58, a retired Army colonel, rocketed into orbit in March along with two Russians.
Mike Pence Says He'll Release His Tax ReturnsThe Connecticut Republican Party said the visit shows the state's importance in this year's presidential election. The New York Times catalogued a culture of crisis inside the Trump campaign on Sunday.23 August 2016
Frank Ocean debuts second album 'Blond' after four-year hiatusMeanwhile, Frank's producer Malay recently insisted the delay on his new music was because "art can not be rushed". This is Frank Ocean's second album released to date, with Endless being his first visual album.