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Personal effects owned by Ronald and Nancy Reagan, including gifts from Frank Sinatra and Margaret Thatcher, are to go on display in London on Friday before being offered for auction. When his widow Nancy died in March, Hollywood stars and political powerbrokers attended her funeral in California. Christie's is auctioning items from the couple's personal collection in New York on September 21-22, including jewelry, art, books and furnishings from their Los Angeles home and their time at the White House.
In a court order made public Thursday, the US judge deciding who should inherit the estate of late singer Prince ordered that many of the case documents be publically available. Judge Kevin Eide, who is presiding over the proceedings in a Minneapolis-area court, reversed an earlier order that had sealed many of the submissions and affidavits from at least 23 claimants to the pop icon's multi-million-dollar estate. Eide however made an exception for people claiming to be the children of Prince, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early on Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off.