Pope Francis addressed concerns that he may be assassinated on Tuesday by members of ISIS or other organizations making threats against him.
"Life is in God's hands," Francis said in an interview with La Carcova News. "But if it is your will that I die or something happens to me, I ask you only one favor: that it doesn't hurt. Because I am a real wimp when it comes to physical pain."
Francis is no stranger to being threatened by radical groups such as ISIS that call him the "bearer of false truth." The rumor of a potential bomb threat was testified to by former Special Action Force commander Getulio Napenas. The bomb was reportedly set by the Jemaah Islamiya, a Southeast Asian Jihadist organization, but the Vatican denied such an accusation. more >>
Veteran actress Maggie Smith has said she plans to leave British period drama, "Downtown Abbey" after the end of Season 5.
The "Harry Potter" actress has voiced her intention to depart from the critically acclaimed PBS period drama, "Downtown Abbey" when season 5 comes to a close. This news follows rumors the series was preparing to wind down after the show's writer, Julian Fellowes, had reportedly left the show in preparation for a move to New York.
"They say this is the last one, and I can't see how it could go on," Smith, 80, told The Sunday Times. "I mean, I certainly can't keep going. To my knowledge, I must be 110 by now. We're into the late 1920s." more >>
Real Madrid will try to move one step closer to defending their UEFA Champions League title as they host Schalke 04 in the second leg of their round of 16 tie. The game takes place on Tuesday night from 7.45 p.m. GMT (3.45 p.m. ET), and information about how to watch the game online through live stream can be found below).
In their first meeting at Veltins Arena, Madrid won 2-0 thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo finding the back of the net.
The Portuguese star scored in the 26th minute, while the Brazilian capped things off in the 79th. more >>
Kendall Jenner has a lot of Parisian fans, apparently. During Paris Fashion Week, the 19-year-old was mobbed by a very enthusiastic crowd of her adoring fans after she just finished walking the runway for Balmain on Thursday, March 5.
According to the Daily Mail, earlier that day, her sister, Kim Kardashian and brother in law Kanye West got the same treatment as they headed to see Jenner on the Balmain runway.
In video footage from the crowded streets, Jenner can be seen attempting to make her way through a massive mob of people looking very distressed. Fans attempted to touch her and take pictures of the model, while some attempted to get her to sign autographs. more >>
After getting announced at the Mobile World Congress earlier this week, the new Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet got a price tag right away. The Android-powered slate is now available for pre-order in Sony's French website.
The device costs €559 for the Wi-Fi only variant. Of course, the LTE version will be a little more expensive that at €659.
Considering EU and USD pricing for devices are often the similar, GSM Arena speculated that it will be cost around $559 as well in the U.S. more >>
Just after the HTC One M9 was announced, a new rumor suggests that there are more upcoming HTC phones this 2015.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the new HTC device will replace the previous flagship, the One M8, in the coming weeks. Dubbed as the HTC One M8i, the device will look exactly like the M8, but will offer slightly different specs.
In the report, the Android-powered device will pack a Snapdragon 615 chipset instead. The chip is powered by eight Cortex-A53 cores, four running at 1.7GHz and the other four clocked at 1GHz. more >>