• 'PadMan' trailer: Akshay Kumar emerges as the new Indian superhero
'PadMan' trailer: Akshay Kumar emerges as the new Indian superhero

The film's highly anticipated trailer released today and has received a huge response, in fact over 3 million views for the trailer in a matter of just a few hours. He plays a simpleton who loves his wife and the women in his life and wants to bring a healthy change in their lives. The trailer opens with Amitabh Bachchan's narration which intro...

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  • Iran says weaponry displayed by Haley is 'fabricated'
Iran says weaponry displayed by Haley is 'fabricated'

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of smuggling missiles to the Houthis through ports used to deliver humanitarian aid and food shipments to Yemen. "The U.S. The only known short-range ballistic missiles that don't have those fins are Iran's Qiam missiles, Haley said. The US mission to the United Nations said its ambassador, Nikki Haley, would hold a...

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  • Korea as S. Korea & US escalate activity
Korea as S. Korea & US escalate activity

North Korea's latest missile test, which US experts say indicated an increasing technological sophistication, did not demonstrate an imminent threat of nuclear attack on the United States, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. Japan's foreign minister is urging the worldwide community to maximize pressure on North Korea "by all means available"...

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  • Facebook trials ads before videos in its
Facebook trials ads before videos in its "Watch" section

These are basically ads that play before the video starts, which viewers on YouTube would be familiar with, by now. Facebook's algorithm will prioritize videos from publishers and creators that people regularly watch or actively seek out.

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  • Congress may oppose triple talaq bill
Congress may oppose triple talaq bill

Almost four months after a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court deemed it as unconstitutional , the Union Cabinet has cleared a Bill to criminalize the practice of instant Triple Talaq , according to news reports . In August, the Supreme Court struck down the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce or "talaq- e-biddat" as arbitr...

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  • Winter weather advisory issued for parts of MA ahead of evening snow
Winter weather advisory issued for parts of MA ahead of evening snow

Light snow is expected to fall late this afternoon into this evening, and could leave one to two inches on the ground, according to the National Weather Service . Most areas should see below an inch of snow accumulation, the National Weather Service states . The high temperature Friday will hover around the freezing mark, and Hoffman said early...

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  • Wreaths Across America event set for this weekend in Rock Hill
Wreaths Across America event set for this weekend in Rock Hill

Veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice will be honored at the annual Wreaths Across America event in more than 1,200 cemeteries across the USA during a national day of remembrance on December 16. Each branch of the USA military will be honored by a representative to receive a wreath on their grave to ensure that the individuals who served to...

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  • Activist group stages elaborate hoax to announce Washington Redskins changed team name
Activist group stages elaborate hoax to announce Washington Redskins changed team name

Fake pages mimicking Bleacher Report , ESPN , Sports Illustrated , and Washington Post articles on the name change were also created. The debate over the name, which opponents see as offensive to Native Americans, had quieted since the Department of Justice gave up its legal fight over the issue in June.

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  • Zuma files court papers to appeal #ShaunAbrahams judgment
Zuma files court papers to appeal #ShaunAbrahams judgment

Delivering a unanimous judgment on behalf of a full bench of High Court judges, Judge President Dunstan Mlambo said the stance adopted by Zuma in 2016 on the status of the report was "completely unreasonable". "In our view this is a case where a personal order of cost is justified and should be granted‚" he said. The court ruled that Madonsela's ...

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  • North Korean defector 'forced to have abortion' after being caught
North Korean defector 'forced to have abortion' after being caught

The US' Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-missile system is the most advanced missile interceptor known to date, created to shoot down ballistic missiles as they approach their target. Another photographer from the Maeil Business newspaper was beaten up shortly afterwards as a scuffle broke out again between journalists and securit...

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  • Four people seriously injured by Israeli fire at Gaza border
Four people seriously injured by Israeli fire at Gaza border

Residents who witnessed the incident identified the two men as members of the Islamic Jihad militant group. The Israeli army says it holds Hamas responsible for all attacks originating from the territory under its control. Soldiers stationed at Nahal Oz military base, along the border with Gaza, opened live fire at Palestinian protesters who appr...

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  • Saakashvili escapes pretrial detention in Ukraine on a judge's ruling
Saakashvili escapes pretrial detention in Ukraine on a judge's ruling

Ukraine's prosecutor general has said Kiev court's decision to free opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili from pre-trial detention will be appealed. He served two terms as Georgian president in 2004-2013, winning broad acclaim for his anti-corruption efforts, but drawing criticism over a disastrous war with Russian Federation and what his opp...

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  • Trump wants reporter fired for posting phoney photo
Trump wants reporter fired for posting phoney photo

According to U.S. media reports , these pictures instantly went viral on the web thus attracting the President's attention. Trump has since called for the Post to fire Weigel. They are out of control - correct reporting means nothing to them. The topic of "fake news", a favorite of the president's coined for that which paints him unfavorab...

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  • Trump Dismisses Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct As 'Fake News'
Trump Dismisses Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct As 'Fake News'

It said "the timing and absurdity of these false claims speak volumes". Over the past two years, more than a dozen women have accused Trump of making unwanted sexual advances against them years before he entered politics. Trump also fired off a tweet laced with sexual innuendo against US Sen. Al Franken and Rep. John Conyers as well as...

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  • Donald Trump signs directive to send astronauts back to Moon
Donald Trump signs directive to send astronauts back to Moon

He said the directive turns the focus of the nation's space program to "human exploration and discovery". Trump said the initiative would create many jobs and he hoped to see a lunar mission serve as a stepping stone to Mars. With this, Trump is also putting the vision of former president George W. Bush back on the map. NASA says work toward th...

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  • Michael Owen states his prediction for Huddersfield v Chelsea
Michael Owen states his prediction for Huddersfield v Chelsea

The reigning Premier League champions sit 14 points behind leaders Manchester City after suffering a fourth defeat of the top-flight season at West Ham on Saturday. "I think we're ready for that". "We are very optimistic, we are confident and want to keep going in this competition". We will see how we arrive at the games.

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  • Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego
Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego

The wreck occurred at about 4:30 p.m.in San Diego's Clairemont neighborhood. From Montgomery Field, about a half mile to the east, this six-seat Beech BE36 Bonanza had taken off and the pilot, as well as a passenger, was taken to the hospital with burns whereas two passengers died on the spot as the reports given by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

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  • Thousands rally in Morocco against US Jerusalem move
Thousands rally in Morocco against US Jerusalem move

As for Israel, it is a terrorist state, yes, terrorist! Trump's move has been hailed by Israel, but has outraged Palestinian leaders who say president Mahmud Abbas will refuse to meet US Vice President Mike Pence when he visits the region this month.

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  • IDF destroys Gaza terror tunnel being built by Hamas
IDF destroys Gaza terror tunnel being built by Hamas

Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on December 8 in violence linked to US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The system was first used to detect a tunnel that was destroyed on October 30, but other aspects of the system were used this...

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  • Actually, Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi Will Be Acquired By Abu Dhabi
Actually, Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi Will Be Acquired By Abu Dhabi

While it was reported yesterday that the painting was purchased by a Saudi prince, it turns out that it was actually acquired by Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism. At Christie's Da Vinci auction, the salesroom was full of millionaires and billionaires, including Point72 Asset Management's Steve Cohen, Blackstone Group LP's Tom Hill, w...

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  • Season's First Snow Expected To Fall Saturday Morning
Season's First Snow Expected To Fall Saturday Morning

The first winter storm of the season and come and gone, leaving parts of North Carolina with a blanket of snow. Although much of the snow is now falling off the Eastern Seaboard, according to the National Weather Service , a front in the Great Lakes and another in the Gulf Coast will merge later and impact the region this afternoon and tonight ...

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  • Australia says yes to single-sex marriage
Australia says yes to single-sex marriage

The Bill passed the senate last week, before moving to the lower house on Monday. "What a day, what a day for love, for equality, for respect", he said. But after lengthy debate, both houses of parliament knocked back any religious freedom amendments. "What an unbelievable day, I'm a little bit delirious, it's extraordinary", said Szubanski, wh...

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  • Mahira Khan bags 5th spot in Sexiest Asian Woman list
Mahira Khan bags 5th spot in Sexiest Asian Woman list

Full credit should be given to my genetics and optics. The Quantico star has been setting Instagram on fire with some sizzling photoshoot, candid pictures and flaunting her gorgeous smile. badass.(sic)", posted Nia on her twitter. He further added, "Priyanka Chopra has become an incredible worldwide ambassador for India and is smashing throug...

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  • Los Angeles fire chief: 'Our people are getting tired'
Los Angeles fire chief: 'Our people are getting tired'

One elementary school was also evacuated, LAFD Deputy Chief Charles Butler said . The fire, which was entirely uncontained, was being whipped by unpredictable Santa Ana winds , which blow in from the California desert. The fire broke out before dawn Wednesday on the east side of Interstate 405 in the Sepulveda Pass and raced up steep slopes int...

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  • Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause
Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause

Jeter and businessman Bruce Sherman took over a franchise that was saddled with debt when they bought the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria for $1.2 billion. "I don't comment on speculation", Hill said. "It's absolutely a goal of mine - to be under". But at last, we're finally here. The Cubs getting Stanton is a longshot but it is interesting that most...

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  • White House dismisses questions over Donald Trump's slurring as 'ridiculous'
White House dismisses questions over Donald Trump's slurring as 'ridiculous'

But White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that Trump simply was suffering from a dry throat. The Internet was set abuzz by the slurred speech at the end of Trump's speech on Wednesday, particularly the way he said "God bless the United States".

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  • Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona to resign amid 'inappropriate behavior' allegations
Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona to resign amid 'inappropriate behavior' allegations

Republican Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign, Roll Call reported on Thursday based on a source with knowledge of the Arizona congressman's plans. Biggs said he would not comment until Franks announced his plans. "I'll let the statement speak for itself", he said, according to Roll Call. Franks was first elected to Congress in 2002 from ...

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  • Flynn Said Russian Sanctions Would be 'Ripped Up,' Whistle-Blower Says
Flynn Said Russian Sanctions Would be 'Ripped Up,' Whistle-Blower Says

Cummings asked Gowdy to meet with the whistleblower and to subpoena White House officials and figures connected to the project, a proposal to build nuclear power plans across the Middle East. But it's not. Cummings provided hard evidence that he wants to form the basis of a subpoena created to uproot what really happened. As part of his plea deal...

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  • Congressional investigators discover more emails related to infamous Trump Jr. meeting
Congressional investigators discover more emails related to infamous Trump Jr. meeting

According to a subsequent Washington Post report , President Trump "personally dictated " a misleading statement Trump Jr. released about the meeting. "If it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer", Trump Jr. wrote to the intermediary, in reference to obtaining the compromising information about Clinton.

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  • House Democratic leaders oppose Texas lawmaker's Trump impeachment effort
House Democratic leaders oppose Texas lawmaker's Trump impeachment effort

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called impeachment a waste of time and energy, while Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged patience for frustrated Democrats who wanted to bring impeachment proceedings against Trump. Green's effort is also certain to be opposed by all Republicans. Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee of MI says Democ...

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  • Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'
Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'

Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could move forward with their project, which aimed to construct a network of nuclear reactors across the Mideast with support from Russian and other global interests, the whistleblower said.

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  • North Korea's Missile Launch Gave Airline Pilots a Jolt
North Korea's Missile Launch Gave Airline Pilots a Jolt

Though the airline does not have images of video of the incident, there cameras mounted beneath the fuselage, which passengers can view live from their seats. But North Korea's tendency to launch without warning is "worrying", he added. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in October condemned North Korea for the repeated launch...

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  • Starbucks opens largest store in the world
Starbucks opens largest store in the world

Starbucks Corps views China as passing the United States as its biggest market within the next ten years as it believes the growing number of affluent consumers in the country will offset sluggish growth across the rest of the globe. Starbucks plans to open other Roastery cafes in New York , Tokyo , Milan and Chicago . Starbucks "partners"...

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  • Mumbai rains: Schools, colleges closed as Cyclone Ockhi threat looms
Mumbai rains: Schools, colleges closed as Cyclone Ockhi threat looms

Singh held a review meeting with the top officials. Cyclonic Ockhi, whose landfall is expected Tuesday midnight along the Gujarat coast, has brought some much-needed calm to the election campaigns in the State. Our Karyakartas should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens", Mod...

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  • Russian Olympic Team Banned From 2018 Games
Russian Olympic Team Banned From 2018 Games

Thomas Bach , the president of the IOC, has said he was perturbed not only by Russia's widespread cheating but by how it had been accomplished: by corrupting the Olympic laboratory that handled drug testing at the games, and on orders from Russia's own Olympic officials.

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