Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist
LONDON (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with "a collective shrug" over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal...
Amal Clooney seeking Islamic State woman for Yazidi crimes
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said Tuesday she is requesting the transfer of a female member of the Islamic State extremist group to face justice for crimes against women...
Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rape
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on Tuesday demanded justice for victims of an "epidemic of sexual violence" in conflicts, especially rapes and other abuses perpetrated by...
German on trial over death of 5-year-old Yazidi slave girl
BERLIN (AP) — A German convert to Islam went on trial Tuesday on charges that, as a member of the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq, she allowed a 5-year-old Yazidi girl she and her husband...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday it has protested Brunei's plans to implement Islamic criminal laws that punishes gay sex by stoning offenders to death.
Flowers from Meghan Markle’s baby shower donated to charity
NEW YORK (AP) — Flowers from Meghan Markle's New York baby shower are getting a second life.
WNBC reports that the flowers from the Duchess of Sussex's shower on Wednesday were donated to...
Amal Clooney among the gang at Meghan Markle’s baby shower
NEW YORK (AP) — The not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Gayle King and Amal Clooney among an intimate group of friends gathered at a swanky hotel on...
Clooney: “There’s a long way from #MeToo to never again.”
BOSTON (AP) — Amal Clooney has told thousands of women gathered for a professional conference in Boston that there's still a long way to go to end sexual harassment and violence even after the historic #MeToo movement.
The international human rights lawyer said Thursday during her keynote address at the two-day Massachusetts Conference for Women that we are "living through a defining moment in the fight for gender equality." But Clooney said there's still a "long way from #MeToo to never again."
Yazidi women joining case against French firm over IS crimes
PARIS (AP) — Amal Clooney and two other lawyers say a group of Yazidi women victimized by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have applied to join a criminal case against French cement company Lafarge.
The Latest: Lawyer Clooney says client’s Nobel sends message
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to her client Nadia Murad "sends a message that survivors of sexual violence must not be ignored, and that their abusers must be held to account."
Amal Clooney: Pardon Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human Rights attorney Amal Clooney, who is representing two journalists from Reuters news agency sentenced to hard labor after they uncovered a military massacre, urged Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday to immediately pardon the reporters and reverse a miscarriage of justice.
Amal Clooney: Myanmar should release journalists
Kiersey Clemons was ‘accepted to the gates of heaven’ by Wintour at Met Gala
Clooney’s royal wedding: ‘There was no beer pong’
It’s all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests
Like every good royal wedding, it was all about the hats, the dresses and the posh tails, with some fashion standouts among the guests at Windsor Castle.
Amal Clooney was undeniably regal in a mustard yellow Stella McCartney dress with cap sleeves and a long tie in back that bordered on a train as she glided into St. George's Chapel on Saturday for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Her actor husband, George Clooney, was at her side in subtle grey and a pale yellow stripe tie.
Clooneys, Beckhams arrive for royal wedding
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney tells grads to have courage
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amal Clooney urged young students at Vanderbilt University to have courage, citing some of the human rights cases she has worked on, because it inspires others and creates rights for future generations.
The human rights lawyer spoke Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, for senior day, a part of the university's commencement activities. She was given the school's Nichols-Chancellor's Medal.
Amal Clooney tells grads to be courageous
Amid #MeToo, more colleges host women as graduation speakers
This graduation season, the podium is all hers.
For the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers, a shift that industry experts credit to the wave of female empowerment that has fueled the #MeToo movement.
Yale is bringing Hillary Clinton. MIT will host Sheryl Sandberg. Vanderbilt landed Amal Clooney, while Dartmouth chose Mindy Kaling.
George and Amal Clooney open Met Gala
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar police officer testified Friday that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters working for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists.
George Clooney, Amal Clooney pledge $500,000 toward ‘March for Our Lives’ anti-gun violence protest
George Clooney on Tuesday said that he and his wife are donating $500,000 toward March for Our Lives, an anti-gun violence demonstration in D.C. being organized by survivors of last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Nanny-to-the-stars Connie Simpson has a book deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Nanny-to-the-stars Connie Simpson wants to share some everyday advice.
The caretaker known as Nanny Connie has a book coming out in April, Gallery Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday. "The Nanny Connie" draws on Simpson's upbringing in Mobile, Alabama, and her time with clients such as Matt Damon, Emily Blunt and Justin Timberlake. The book also will include videos, available through a "Nanny Connie Way" app.
This weekend, families can learn about the life and career of legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, and get a sense of how he created some of his masterful work.
Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace to host Met Gala 2018
Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will host the 2018 Met Gala.
The trio will join forces with editor Anna Wintour to stage what is regarded as one of the biggest nights in fashion in New York on 7 May, 2018, and this year's event will be called 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination', Vogue has revealed.
Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to chair Met Gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will join Vogue editor Anna Wintour in chairing next year's star-studded Met Gala, which will take on a religious theme: "Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."
Adam Levine has more "respect" for women after borrowing his wife's clothes for Halloween.
The Maroon 5 singer nicked a lacy vest top, a short zebra print skirt and a cropped fur jacket from Behati Prinsloo's closet for the annual Casamigos Halloween party and quipped that wearing women's clothing for the night showed him how tough it is for women.
He joked on Instagram: "Raided my wife's closet. Wearing girl stuff is NOT easy. Respect to the females. (sic)"
George Clooney ‘scared’ of ‘breaking’ his children
George Clooney is "scared to death" he will "break" his children.
The 56-year-old actor has admitted he is terrified when he holds his four-month-old twins Ella and Alexander - who he has with his wife Amal Clooney - as he fears he will harm his kids because they are "so little" and fragile.
Speaking on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on Monday (10.23.17) about his concerns now he is a parent, he said: "Listen, I'm scared to death, it's terrifying. You're afraid of breaking them. They're so little."
UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes.
The council unanimously passed a resolution Thursday. It asks the world body to establish an investigative team to help Iraq preserve evidence "that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide" committed by the Islamic State group.
UN may vote soon to help Iraq collect evidence against IS
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council is putting the final touches on a resolution that would authorize U.N. investigators to help Iraq collect evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible war crimes.
A council diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity because negotiations are private, said Saturday the council hopes to vote next Thursday.
George Clooney didn’t want kids to have ridiculous names
George and Amal Clooney didn't want their children to have "ridiculous Hollywood names".
The 'Money Monster' star and the human rights lawyer welcomed twins Ella and Alexander into the world in June and were adamant not to give them unusual monikers because they will "already have enough difficulty bearing the weight of their celebrity".
Amal looks lovely in lilac in Venice
Clooney depicts American dream as nightmare in ‘Suburbicon’
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Affable, handsome George Clooney was all charm at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, but don't be fooled.
The actor says his latest directorial effort, "Suburbicon," is an angry movie for an angry country — his own. It's a twisted tale of darkness at the heart of the American dream.
George and Amal Clooney donate $1M to fight hate groups
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George and Amal Clooney are donating $1 million to fight hate groups.
The couple announced Tuesday that their Clooney Foundation for Justice is supporting the Southern Poverty Law Center with a $1 million grant to combat hate groups in the United States.
George Clooney says in a statement Tuesday that they wanted to add their voices and financial assistance to the fight for equality.
Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iraq is asking the U.N. Security Council for assistance in collecting evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible crimes against humanity.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said in a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres circulated Wednesday that his government and the United Kingdom are working on a draft Security Council resolution seeking assistance.
NEW YORK (AP) — George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children.
The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon.
George and Amal Clooney said in a statement Monday that the foundation's commitment of more than $2 million toward education for Syrian refugees aims to prevent thousands of young people from becoming "a lost generation."
George and Amal Clooney "love being parents".
The 56-year-old actor and his human rights lawyer wife - who tied the knot in 2014 - welcomed twins Ella and Alexander into the world last month, and whilst they are "very busy" with the two new arrivals, they are said to be loving every minute of their journey into parenthood.
A source said: "George and Amal are very hands-on. The babies keep them very busy, but they both seem to love being parents."
George Clooney threatens prosecution over pics of baby twins
George Clooney says photographers who captured images of him and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, cradling their newborn twins will be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."
The pictures published by French magazine Voici were taken at the Clooneys' residence in the Lombardy region of Italy. The magazine claims the photos are the first to be made public of twins Ella and Alexander, who were born June 6.
George and Amal Clooney are "very hands-on parents".
The 'Money Monster' star and the human rights lawyer welcomed twins Alexander and Ella last month and couldn't be more overjoyed with their babies.
A source told E! News: "They are very hands-on parents, but they also have some help. They also value their adult time and want to make sure that they are able to slip away for adult dinners and other things that they enjoy. With the help of their baby nurse, they are able to do that frequently."
George and Amal Clooney are "happier than ever" since becoming parents.
The 56-year-old actor and his human rights lawyer beau, 39, welcomed twins Ella and Alexander into the world last month and sources say things are "going great" for the happy family, who are relishing their first weeks together.
George Clooney is a "nine" in bed, according to his ex-girlfriend.
The 'Money Monster' star dated 'Real Housewives of New York City's Carole Radziwill in the late 90s, early 00s and she has revealed he was excellent when the pair got intimate.
In a truth or dare game on the show, she admitted: "He's definitely a nine [out of ten]. It was a long time ago!"
And Carole went on to praise George's wife Amal Clooney, who he has just welcomed twins Alexander and Ella with.
George and Amal Clooney have headed to Italy for their first family vacation with their twins.
The 'Money Monster' star was seen holding a baby carrier with one of his children - Ella and Alexander - in as he stepped off a private plane in Milan, Italy on Monday (03.07.17).
Amal was also seen getting some help to carry the other bassinet as she made her way down the stairs, TMZ reports.
The couple are regular visitors to Italy as they have a home in Lake Como.
George Clooney’s twins to go into humanitarian work
George Clooney's mother-in-law hopes his twins bring "harmony and human rights" to the world.
The 'Monuments Men' actor and his wife, lawyer Amal Clooney, welcomed babies Ella and Alexander into the world last week, and writer-and-broadcaster Baria Alamuddin is convinced the "beautiful" tots will grow up to work on humanitarian causes, much like their parents.
She said: "The babies are so beautiful and our family is complete.
Nick Clooney always knew George Clooney would be a "great parent".
The 83-year-old journalist is thrilled to see his son - who recently welcomed twins Ella and Alexander into the world with his wife Amal Clooney - has become a father because he knew George would eventually find a woman he wanted to settle down and have a family with.
He told People magazine: "I've been telling George since he was 30 that I thought he would be a great parent.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney's father says he is looking forward to meeting his new grandchildren in person but is waiting for the greenlight from his son and Amal Clooney before he packs his bags.
Nick Clooney told The Associated Press Wednesday that he has seen the twins, Ella and Alexander, who were born Tuesday morning in London.
He and his wife Nina are at their home in Kentucky and got their first look their grandchildren via Skype.
Salma Hayek thinks George and Amal Clooney's twins couldn't be in "better hands".
The 50-year-old actress - who has daughter Valentina, nine, with husband Francois-Henri Pinault - insists she has "no advice" to give her 'From Dusk Til Dawn' co-star and his wife after they welcomed twins Alexander and Ella into the world on Tuesday (06.06.17).
George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander
NEW YORK (AP) — George and Amal Clooney's twins have arrived — one of the most anticipated births since Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt were born in 2008.
Beyonce and Jay Z, you're next.
The Clooneys welcomed a son and a daughter on Tuesday morning, announcing in a joint statement that daughter Ella, son Alexander and mother Amal were all "happy, healthy and doing fine."
"George is sedated and should recover in a few days," the statement said.
Amal and George Clooney are parents.
"This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine," the couple said in a statement to CNN. "George is sedated and should recover in a few days."
These are the first children for both Amal and George.
George Clooney has become a dad for the first time.
The actor's wife Amal Clooney gave birth to the couple's twins on Tuesday morning, George's publicist Stan Rosenfield has confirmed.
The couple have named their children Ella and Alexander and according to Rosenfield mother and babies are all "happy, healthy and doing fine".
He said in a statement: "This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine."