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Shah Rukh Khan's 'limited floatation' thanks on reaching 33 mn Twitter followers Shah Rukh Khan's 'limited floatation' thanks on reaching 33 mn Twitter followers
- February 12, 2018

The film revolves around an autistic individual named Rizvan Khan, who embarks on a journey to meet the president of the United States and attempts to change people's perception about his religion. "Lots of love to you all", Shah Rukh said while concluding the video. Shah Rukh is an avid user of social media platforms. Karan took them under his wings to teach them the art of storytelling and how a film set generally works as this knowledge only comes from experience and if someone is thrown ... (more...)
North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind
- February 12, 2018

Police in South Korea pushed their way through a protest rally being held in Seoul to put out fires started by activists opposed to the rapprochement with the North and its participation in the Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Some burnt North Korean flags and photos of Kim Jong Un at the rally. It warned against agreeing to talks before North Korea scrapped its nuclear program, saying it would only "benefit the enemy". (more...)
Peter Rabbit movie makers apologise to allergy sufferers Peter Rabbit movie makers apologise to allergy sufferers
- February 12, 2018

Sony Pictures said Sunday in a joint statement with the filmmakers that "food allergies and are a serious issue" and the film " should not have made light " of a character being allergic to blackberries " even in a cartoonish , slapstick way". (more...)
Gigi Hadid Slams Body Shamers Who Called Her 'Too Skinny' At NYFW Gigi Hadid Slams Body Shamers Who Called Her 'Too Skinny' At NYFW
- February 12, 2018

She adds that the medication helped her body become healthier, although it may be "too skinny" for critics and even for herself. Gigi Hadid modelled a futuristic look at New York Fashion Week. Hashimoto's Disease is the most common type of autoimmune reaction that causes an underactive thyroid. Hadid then doubled-down on the fact she shouldn't have to be defending her body to anyone and also shut down speculation she's thinner because of drug use. (more...)
Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Padman' banned in Pakistan Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Padman' banned in Pakistan
- February 12, 2018

Starting on ordinary levels, the momentum over the weekend helped put up a credible total... Turns out, it was an idea that Kumar and the makers were toying with, right through the development of the film that is based on social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, who devised a low-priced sanitary pad-making machine. (more...)
International Olympic Committee boss to visit North Korea after winter Games International Olympic Committee boss to visit North Korea after winter Games
- February 12, 2018

Take, for example, the following headlines - ones you'd normally expect to find in North Korea's state-run media. China and Japan showed mixed reactions to Pyongyang's overture. Pence's office didn't directly address Kim's invitation to Moon. "So the maximum pressure campaign is going to continue and intensify". Neither did Pence shake hands with Kim Yong Nam while making a brief appearance at a leaders' reception ahead of the ceremony - although Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did ... (more...)
Artist alleges her art was stolen for Artist alleges her art was stolen for "All The Stars" video
- February 12, 2018

Unsatisfied with the proposed conditions, Viktor turned them down. "And at the same time they're stealing from African artists ". After listening to Black Panther soundtrack, there is no doubt that the K dot produced album has come straight from his top drawer. (more...)
"Fifty Shades Freed" dominates North American box office
- February 12, 2018

The final installment of Universal's erotic trilogy based on the books of E.L. James is on track to debut with about $38.8 million from 3,768 theaters in the US and Canada this weekend, outpacing fellow newcomers Peter Rabbit and 15:17 to Paris while unseating Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle . (more...)
'Sex and the City' clash 'Sex and the City' clash
- February 12, 2018

Sarah has not yet responded to Kim's comments. Cattrall's brother Chris (55) was found dead last week after going missing from his home in Alberta, Canada. First, Cattrall was open about her decision not to make a third Sex and the City , telling everyone it was her own, empowered choice not to play Samantha one last time. (more...)
Omarosa returns to 'Celebrity Big Brother' after being treated for asthma attack Omarosa returns to 'Celebrity Big Brother' after being treated for asthma attack
- February 12, 2018

The season began Wednesday, Feb. 7, and the incident occurred following episode three, which aired Friday. In a nighttime conversation Marissa Jaret Winokur was seen gushing about the aftermath of a competition to fellow contestant Ross Mathews . (more...)
DGCA inspecting some IndiGo & GoAir planes following security alert DGCA inspecting some IndiGo & GoAir planes following security alert
- February 12, 2018

Airbus SE halted all deliveries of its best-selling aircraft, the A320neo narrow-body jets featuring the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared-turbofan engine, after the European Aviation Safety Agency issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) warning of potential in-flight engine failure. (more...)
NY state files lawsuit against Weinstein and Co NY state files lawsuit against Weinstein and Co
- February 12, 2018

Harvey Weinstein is now the target of a lawsuit brought by the State Attorney General of NY. The public discussion on sexual harassment and assault sparked by the allegations against Hollywood giant Harvey Weinstein has been chosen as the Canadian Press News Story of the Year, by reporters and editors across the country. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Spotted For The First Time Since Giving Birth Kylie Jenner Spotted For The First Time Since Giving Birth
- February 11, 2018

Stormi's nursery is covered in butterflies, Kylie frequently wears butterfly jewellery, Kylie and Travis have matching butterfly tattoos, and Travis literally released a song called "Butterfly Effect" previous year. The Kylie Cosmetics entrepreneur was only accompanied by best friend Jordyn Woods . Anyone who can do basic maths can see that Kylie conceived Stormi around the end of April, which makes the question of who her father is a hotly debated topic. (more...)
Apple Has Four New HomePod Commercials: Equalizer, Distortion, Bass, and Beat Apple Has Four New HomePod Commercials: Equalizer, Distortion, Bass, and Beat
- February 11, 2018

Apple's HomePod is now available in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Vocals were pure, bass deep. After months of anticipation, Apple on Friday finally released its HomePod smart speaker. With a well-designed woofer and dynamic processing, the device delivers quality sound and is more than up to such rigors. For sure, HomePod's $349 price will be a disqualifier for some of you. (more...)
Increased prices at Disney parks in Florida, California Increased prices at Disney parks in Florida, California
- February 11, 2018

The price of a ticket on peak demand days is $135, up from $124. That's a $2 bump over previous year. A one-day adult ticket for Disneyland or California Adventure is $99 for the low-demand days, such as weekdays in May. on the company's Q1 earnings call Feb.6, noting that "operating income was up 18%" over the prior year for its US operations. You pay more when the park expects bigger crowds because Disney is trying to steer you toward less-busy days to even its crowds through the year. (more...)
US Senate votes to re-open the government US Senate votes to re-open the government
- February 11, 2018

His one-man filibuster of a two-year budget deal led to a final vote on the package being held almost two hours after Thursday's midnight government shutdown deadline had already passed . The bill passed Friday does not address immigration issues, which have become a sticking point between Democrats and Republicans including President Trump , who has demanded money for a border wall with Mexico. (more...)
WH response to abuse claims shines light on victims' fears WH response to abuse claims shines light on victims' fears
- February 11, 2018

Nor, like his Oval Office remarks, did he mention the ex-wives who went public with the charges of domestic abuse . That stands in contrast to a Trump tweet the day before in which he lamented that people's lives were being ruined by "a mere allegation". (more...)
WH Refutes Reports That General John Kelly Is Leaving Position WH Refutes Reports That General John Kelly Is Leaving Position
- February 11, 2018

Given this president's history on women's issues - the "Access Hollywood" tape, accusations from women who say they were manhandled by Trump, his embrace of an alleged molester of teenage girls for a U.S. "I took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described ", Portman said. "3 American women are murdered every day by their husband or boyfriend". (more...)
Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' accused of plagiarism Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' accused of plagiarism
- February 11, 2018

Akshay Kumar's Pad Man opened worldwide on Friday with positive reviews from critics and the audience. Pad Man is the only one based on a true story, unlike others, though as Balki chronicles Muruganantham's journey to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village to setting up a small-scale industry. (more...)
Sorry Folks, Victoria Beckham Says That Spice Girls Reunion Ain't Happening Sorry Folks, Victoria Beckham Says That Spice Girls Reunion Ain't Happening
- February 11, 2018

Beckham told Vogue: "I'm not going on tour". Speaking to British Vogue today during a preview of her brand's autumn/winter 2018 collection, Beckham said, "I'm not going on tour". It comes after The Sun reported how the band are planning to set up their own label to support new female talent. The girls teased everyone with a picture of all five of them in one room - Mel B , Victoria , Geri Halliwell , Emma Bunton and Melanie C - despite the fact that for years they've been ... (more...)
Trump Decries Lives 'Shattered' After Week of Personnel Turmoil
- February 11, 2018

In a Saturday Twitter post , the president said, "There is no recovery for someone falsely accused - life and career are gone". Rob Porter "did a great job while he was at the White House ". That statement was updated later, after a photo of Porter's first wife, Colbie Holderness, with a black eye attracted attention. The White House announced later on Friday that speechwriter David Sorensen , who worked at the Council on Environmental Quality, had resigned after administration ... (more...)
Cardi B was 'attacked' by a cheetah while filming 'Bodak Yellow' Cardi B was 'attacked' by a cheetah while filming 'Bodak Yellow'
- February 11, 2018

The video, which has racked up over 456,491,100 views on YouTube to date, sees the rapper being a boss in scenes shot in both Dubai and NY. "I just felt like if we're going to be in Dubai then she's got to kind of relate to the culture", the director says in an interview with Genius , referencing the traditional garb Cardi wears while riding a camel in her Louboutins. (more...)
Second White House official resigns amid domestic abuse allegations
- February 11, 2018

No mention of two ex-wives Porter was accused of abusing. Porter's second wife detailed in interviews how Porter physically grabbed her during an argument, and later sought a restraining order against him. David Sorenson, a White House speechwriter, also resigned over domestic abuse allegations this week. President Donald Trump on Friday defended Porter , citing his proclamation of innocence, and said he did a good job in the White House and wished him well in his future ... (more...)
Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future
- February 11, 2018

Both Chen and two-time US national pair champions Alexa Scimeca Knierm and Chris Knierim contributed their short programs. He ran into trouble with his second jump, a second quad jump but doubled it instead. Israel's Alexei Bychenko was a surprising second after skating clean. "Hard work is the key for every performer and for every performance. I also got about three hours of sleep before the competition, so it was fine". (more...)
Amanda Bynes Makes Her Return to Twitter After 10-Month Hiatus Amanda Bynes Makes Her Return to Twitter After 10-Month Hiatus
- February 11, 2018

The star wore her long blonde hair down with flattering makeup and a black pleather top. "Dinner with friends at Girasol", Bynes captioned the photo, adding kiss mark emoji. 'I want to do TV, maybe a few guest spots on some shows that I'm a fan of and maybe another TV show where I'm the star of it in the future'. Amanda also plans on putting out a clothing collection following her graduation from Fashion Institude of Design & Merchandising, where she's studied merchandise product ... (more...)
Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

North and South Koreans marching together under a unified peninsula flag gave Thomas Bach goosebumps, the International Olympic Committee president told Reuters on Saturday. According to those who were at the venue to witness the scene, the North Korean cheerleaders did not stop chanting - "We are one!" USA officials have not ruled out the possibility that the vice president might meet a North Korean official at the Olympics. (more...)
Astronomers Spot Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Flying Through Space Astronomers Spot Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Flying Through Space
- February 11, 2018

The rocket carried SpaceX and Tesla CEO Musk's personal cherry red Tesla Roadster into space, over-shooting its intended goal of Mars's orbit. In what seems like an unprecedented advertising action, both for Tesla and for Space X, Elon Musk has sent one of his own cars into space instead of the satellite mock-ups that are commonly used. (more...)
Johann Johannsson, 'Arrival' and 'Theory of Everything' Composer, Dead at 48 Johann Johannsson, 'Arrival' and 'Theory of Everything' Composer, Dead at 48
- February 10, 2018

Jóhann Jóhannsson has sadly died at the age of 48. Known for blending electronic with classical orchestrations, Johannsson was nominated for an Oscar and Bafta for his soundtrack to Denis Villeneuve's 2015 film, Sicario , and collaborated again with the director on 2016's sci-fi film Arrival . (more...)
Rose McGowan Breaks Silence on Former Manager Jill Messick's Death Rose McGowan Breaks Silence on Former Manager Jill Messick's Death
- February 10, 2018

In an Instagram post Saturday, the actress/activist shared her condolences for her ex-manager, who killed herself Wednesday after getting caught up in McGowan's toxic struggle with accused sexual predator Harvey Weinstein . Weinstein maintains that McGowan's claim that she was raped by him at the Sundance Festival in 1997 is. Messick's name was included in a statement by Weinstein's attorney, Ben Brafman, on January 30 in defense of his client against McGowan's claims. (more...)
Did Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando sleep together? Did Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando sleep together?
- February 10, 2018

Rain Pryor isn't happy about the latest gossip swirling about her father. She rhetorically asked why everyone felt the need to "drag" her father through the mud. Marlon Brando poses with his arm around James Baldwin, author and civil rights leader, at Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington. (more...)

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