• Akshay Kumar Is 'Bloody' Brilliant In The Absorbing Trailer Of Padman!
Akshay Kumar Is 'Bloody' Brilliant In The Absorbing Trailer Of Padman!

But Padman's journey was not an easy one, and Akshay Kumar brings this alive on celluloid. The trailer shows a short glimpse into the life of a real-life Indian superhero, who is referred to as Padman . Based on the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham -the man who invented low-priced sanitary napkins for women in rural areas, this film i...

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  • United States presents 'undeniable' evidence Iran arming Yemen's rebels with missiles
United States presents 'undeniable' evidence Iran arming Yemen's rebels with missiles

A missile that the U.S. Department of Defense says is confirmed as a "Qiam" ballistic missile manufactured in Iran by its distinctively Iranian nine fueling ports and that the Pentagon says was sacked by Houthi rebels from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on July 22, 2017 is seen on display at a military base in Washington on December 13, 2017.

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  • Tavis Smiley suspended by PBS for 'misconduct'
Tavis Smiley suspended by PBS for 'misconduct'

Smiley allegedly had sexual relationships with multiple staff members, some of which reportedly felt that their relationship with the TV host was connected to their employment status. "But let me assure you, I have never groped, inappropriately exposed myself or coerced any colleague in the workplace ever in my 30-year career". Smiley, 53, is the...

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  • Facebook to add pre-roll ads and other changes to videos
Facebook to add pre-roll ads and other changes to videos

Further, the mid-roll ads aren't being abolished entirely with Facebook stating it is only the longer videos that qualify to have them. In August, it introduced Watch, a platform created to let users more easily watch videos within Facebook's mobile apps, TV apps and on computers.

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  • Draft legislation banning instant triple talaq cleared
Draft legislation banning instant triple talaq cleared

The Cabinet cleared a draft law that criminalises instant " Triple Talaq ", a divorce practice among Muslims on Friday, ahead of it being taken up during the Parliament's Winter Session. He expressed concern that the government's attempt to expedite the introduction of legislation criminalising triple talaq without any attempt to appreciate the...

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  • AccuWeather Alert: Snow for the evening commute
AccuWeather Alert: Snow for the evening commute

The snow on Friday is expected to begin mainly after 2 p.m., according to forecasters, and will continue into the evening, tapering off before 10 p.m. South wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Friday's temperatures are expected to reach into the 50s before falling to over night lows at or below freezing, according to the weather service.

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  • Will Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai be banned in Pakistan?
Will Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai be banned in Pakistan?

Tiger Zinda Hai director Zafar told the IANS in an earlier interview that the film is largely a story about humanity. He said they were verbally advised that Ministry of Information has decided not to issue NOC for import of " Tiger Zinda Hai " with "no reasons assigned".

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  • Somali journalist killed in front of his children
Somali journalist killed in front of his children

Mohamed Hussein, the bomber, with the explosives strapped around his chest and waist, ran into the Kahiye Police Academy straight to the officers who were gathering for the morning exercise. The terrorist cell has carried out several bombings and other acts of violence in the Somali capital. Al-Shabab has converted itself into the deadliest Islam...

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  • Wreaths Across America to honor veterans at Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery
Wreaths Across America to honor veterans at Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery

A Wreaths Across America ceremony has been scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 16 at noon at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, located at 10 W. Stevens Ave. Wreaths Across America ceremonies will honor veterans Saturday and you are invited. The program begins at 9 a.m.in the chapel at the cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive. At the Bath VA, a shuttle...

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  • There's an elaborate Washington Redskins name change hoax
There's an elaborate Washington Redskins name change hoax

The Rising Hearts Coalition , a group of Native advocates, came up with an elaborate prank that led many people to believe Washington had altered its controversial nickname. There was also a link to a website that had a new logo and information about the new team. The Redskins announced that they aren't changing their name anytime soon however...

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  • DA to lay criminal charges against Zuma after state capture ruling
DA to lay criminal charges against Zuma after state capture ruling

Last week, the High Court ruled that NDPP head Shaun Abrahams' appointment was unlawful and that he should leave office and that a new head should appointed by Ramaphosa within the next 60 days. The judge found that Zuma was compromised, and had a "clear personal interest in the outcome of the inquiry", and was at the center of the state capture re...

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  • Ky. State Rep. Johnson Kills Himself After Molestation Allegations
Ky. State Rep. Johnson Kills Himself After Molestation Allegations

He said an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning. Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published a story this week quoting a woman named Maranda Richmond as saying Johnson had drunkenly sexually assaulted her in his basement on the night of New Year's Eve 2012.

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  • Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation
Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation

The former " Apprentice " contestant held a bridal party in the White House this past spring for a photo shoot in the Rose Garden, but was banned from posting the photos online for security concerns. She was asked to leave, a former official said, because she was "so disruptive". Armstrong said that Trump was so fond of Newman that she once could...

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  • San Francisco mayor Ed Lee died unexpectedly this morning of cardiac arrest
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee died unexpectedly this morning of cardiac arrest

London Breed , president of the board of supervisors, is serving as acting mayor. That's when he became a friend of tech, particularly its chief San Francisco booster, Ron Conway. In 1978, Feinstein was the president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors when Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay public officials in America, was assassin...

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  • PM, Manmohan come face-to-face days after bitter war of words
PM, Manmohan come face-to-face days after bitter war of words

The former prime minister said he hoped that Modi will show "maturity and gravitas" as expected of the high office he holds, instead of concentrating his energy exclusively on scoring "erroneously conceived brownie points". Former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. Why did he not consider it appropriate to apprise GoI about such a m...

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  • UK Retail Sales Blast Past Forecast in November
UK Retail Sales Blast Past Forecast in November

Spending on household goods showed the strongest growth at 2.9% while retailers suggested that the annual mega-shopping event, Black Friday , contributed to the rise, with electrical household appliances making the largest contribution to the growth.

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  • Winter Storm Watch: Up To 7 Inches Of Snow Coming Wednesday
Winter Storm Watch: Up To 7 Inches Of Snow Coming Wednesday

Get your face masks ready: We could see 60 consecutive hours of wind chills in the single digits. It's behind this system that we move back into the lake-effect regime, with the potential for some heavy lake-effect snows Tuesday night through Wednesday night.

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  • Saakashvili Freed, Marched Home By Supporters
Saakashvili Freed, Marched Home By Supporters

Saakashvili was detained on December 8 on charges of "aiding members of criminal groups and covering up their criminal activity". The decision was announced by a judge of Kyiv's Pechersky district court at a hearing on Monday, December 11.

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  • Trump Calls on Washington Post to Fire Writer Dave Weigel
Trump Calls on Washington Post to Fire Writer Dave Weigel

And on Saturday, Trump demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump's Florida rally on Friday that made it look sparsely attended. Weigel apologised after another reporter told him that he had gotten it wrong. "Was confused by the image of you walking in the bottom right corner", he tweeted.

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  • Trump's accusers 'should be heard': Haley
Trump's accusers 'should be heard': Haley

One day after a panel of women convened to discuss their already-public accusations of sexual harassment and assault against him, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to refute the allegations. President Trump on Tuesday sought to discredit both the news media and some of the women who have accused him of sexual harassment, calling the alle...

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  • Trump wants to send man back to the moon - and eventually Mars
Trump wants to send man back to the moon - and eventually Mars

President Donald Trump has directed NASA to return astronauts to the moon, and eventually send them to Mars . Under Space Policy Directive 1, the moon is seen as a stepping stone toward the ultimate goal of Mars exploration. Statements from administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence , has have made clear their interest in h...

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  • Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Strong Chelsea a hard draw
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Strong Chelsea a hard draw

PSG were dumped out in the round of 16 by Barcelona last term as their 4-0 first leg advantage was spectacularly overturned in a 6-5 aggregate defeat. but at the end we lost and I think the most important thing tomorrow is to get the final result". It's a attractive challenge for the club. English champions Chelsea have also suffered for havi...

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  • Snow and ice could leave some rural communities cut off, forecasters warn
Snow and ice could leave some rural communities cut off, forecasters warn

In London the predictions are that there will be two inches of snow at around 6pm on Monday. Severe weather is forecast for a swathe of North Wales and central England on Sunday and snow has already fallen on parts of Powys, Herefordshire and Shropshire at a rate of several centimetres an hour.

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

Tried to return to Montgomery Field, says SDFD.The Beech BE 36 Bonanza touched down in empty schoolyard & crashed thru fence into home. Nobody was inside the home at the time of the crash, but a dog on the property was killed, KFMB reports.

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  • Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move
Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday described Israel as a "terrorist state" and vowed to use "all means to fight" against the USA recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital. On Saturday, Erdogan slammed Trump, with Hurriyet quoting him as saying that "leading the world is not so easy". "During the phone talks, the two leaders...

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

He did not elaborate on how Israel knew Hamas was responsible for the tunnel, which he said reached to within 1km (0.6 miles) of the nearest Israeli civilian community. "There seems to be a change, a paradigm here in how these terror tunnels will be able to threaten us in the future", he said. Hamas did not respond immediately to a request for comm...

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  • Lindsey Vonn Says She's Competing For America, Not Trump, In Olympics
Lindsey Vonn Says She's Competing For America, Not Trump, In Olympics

CNN's Christina Macfarlane asked her "how will it feel competing for an Olympic games for a United States whose president is Donald Trump? ". But I have to win to be invited. Instead, Vonn is looking to represent her fellow Americans. Vonn became a star in 2010, when she won the gold medal in the Vancouver Olympics. The 33-year-old skier from ...

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  • Palestine's Abbas Reportedly Refuses to Meet Pence: 'US Crossed All Red Lines'
Palestine's Abbas Reportedly Refuses to Meet Pence: 'US Crossed All Red Lines'

Washington addressed the PA warning it of the repercussions of cancelling meetings with Mike Pence , who appeared alongside Trump during his speech from the White House to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. On Friday, thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest and two Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli troops o...

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  • Winter storm warning remains in effect, 5-7 inches of snow forecast
Winter storm warning remains in effect, 5-7 inches of snow forecast

The storm moved through the South to the Gulf Coast and the panhandle of Florida. Snow accumulations will be dependent on temperatures and precipitation intensity. Light snow was predicted for the South Coast of MA, and Cape Cod and the Islands were even expected to get some wet snow before it changes over to rain.

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  • Twitter explodes as same-sex marriage legalised in Australia
Twitter explodes as same-sex marriage legalised in Australia

The bill cleared the Senate last week. "We thank all Australians for their support for saying yes, we thank all those who have campaigned for many years, for over 10 years, for fairness and equality". Many Australians took to Twitter to post a video of their TV screens as the bill was passed - and various videos of LGBT+ Australians reacting to t...

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