Dr Dre rocked the stage whilst performing with friend and fellow rapper Snoop Dogg.
Proposed pay cuts, declining ticket sales, dire reviews and threatened strike action, the Metropolitan Opera in New York is embroiled in perhaps its ugliest crisis in 30 years.
The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, said a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou.
American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.
Frightened residents of the east Ukraine city of Donetsk filed into a humanitarian aid centre on Thursday to collect clothes, food and medicine as others fled the city amid fierce fighting on the outskirts.
General Motors is crying and Ford is laughing: The top US automakers posted wildly different earnings Thursday, the first hurt by recalls, the second lifted by new cash from Europe.
The United States has evidence that Russian troops are firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian military positions, a US official alleged Thursday.