Tom Hays

Trustee agrees to sell part of Madoff’s business

A court-appointed trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard Madoff's assets announced on Friday he has reached a potential -million deal.

Ledger decided ‘to forge his own way’

Actor Heath Ledger was found dead at a Manhattan apartment, naked in bed with sleeping pills nearby, police said. He was 28. Ledger, who moved to the United States at age 19, quickly turned away from typical teen films and instead started to build a career on more challenging roles.

Fugitive CEO captured in Namibia

United States officials are expected to seek the extradition of the indicted former chief executive of voicemail-software maker Comverse Technology during a hearing on Thursday in Namibia, the south-west African country where he was captured following a two-month international manhunt.

Smelly problem of New Orleans’s fridge graveyard

The discarded refrigerators have dotted the wealthiest and poorest neighbourhoods for weeks like fly-infested tombstones, some sealed with duct tape yet secreting foul odours. They are more than an eyesore. Authorities say the appliances pose health and environmental risks.

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