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Trump named Time Person of the Year
- December 10, 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Person of the Year by Time magazine. Investors were relieved that Mr Trump's rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, who had been critical of rising drug prices during the campaign, had not won the White House. (more...)
Rolling Stone's Mick Jagger celebrates birth of 8th child Rolling Stone's Mick Jagger celebrates birth of 8th child
- December 10, 2016

Both parents are "delighted" and "mother and baby are doing well", a rep for the rock icon said in a statement. There's a good reason for the baby news to have made such big headlines - Jagger is 73-years-old, while his girlfriend , Hamrick is just 29-years-old. (more...)
Beyonce leads Grammys with nine nominations
- December 10, 2016

The British singer's fourth album has been a smash hit, selling more than 10 million copies in the USA alone. In other major categories, Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year both shape up as Beyoncé vs. Both received Album Of The Year nods, as did Drake's Views , Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide to Earth and Justin Bieber's objective. Adele will be shooting for a second for "25" after she won Album of the Year in 2011 with "21". (more...)
Defense Secretary Carter makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
- December 10, 2016

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that America will stick with Afghanistan for years to come as a new U.S. president takes over what is already America's longest war. According to U.S. estimates, less than two-thirds of the country's population is under the control of the Afghan government. At least 10% of the population is under the control of Taliban, while the status of the rest of the population is "contested". (more...)
'Spider-Man: Homecoming': Tom Holland swings into action in first trailer 'Spider-Man: Homecoming': Tom Holland swings into action in first trailer
- December 10, 2016

The major costume upgrades, along with the new Spider logo, are noteworthy features. Spider-Man: Homecoming will be released in Irish cinemas July 7th 2017 . A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man ( Tom Holland ) begins to navigate his new-found identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming . (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan`s `Raees` trailer creates history! Shah Rukh Khan`s `Raees` trailer creates history!
- December 10, 2016

The trailer has garnered over 12.7k views on Youtube as well as 200k likes, DNA reported. Given all this, we're also not surprised to learn that the Raees trailer is creating all sorts of records. The film showcases why Dubai is the actor's home away from home. Shah Rukh Khan was quick to reply, "You are too gracious". However, on the eve of the launch of the trailer of "Raess", Riteish Sidhwani, the producer of the movie informed media wing that " "I think when we start promotions ... (more...)
Breton Hill Capital Ltd. Invests $7673000 in Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)
- December 10, 2016

Shares of McEwen Mining Inc (NYSE: MUX ) inclined 4.76% to $3.08. Raymond James Trust Na has invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Reynolds American, Inc. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. Reynolds American's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 47.92%. 11 number of analysts also provided their insight on Reynolds American Inc, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $54.91. (more...)
F1 Abu Dhabi GP: Nico Rosberg clinches the 2016 F1 title F1 Abu Dhabi GP: Nico Rosberg clinches the 2016 F1 title
- December 10, 2016

Congratulations to Nico, he has driven a great season. If Hamilton finishes the race in second place, Rosberg needs only finish sixth, and if Hamilton places third, Rosberg needs eighth. "Lewis can Merc it happen", said one punning effort. He was thoroughly consistent, but Rosberg's title win lacked the "wow" factor in terms of pure driving. (more...)
Bristol Palin Pregnant With Third Child
- December 10, 2016

The official announcement came when Entertainment Tonight reported that Palin released an official statement concerning the pregnancy. This will be Palin's third child. "A springtime baby in the Meyer home and we can't wait!" After two children born out of wedlock, it seems that Bristol Palin feels she is finally in a place where she was meant to be. (more...)
Aditya Chopra taught me to love movies: Karan Johar
- December 10, 2016

After a year of living in together, they decide to part ways. Shyra's friend hook her up with her boss Anay and the two develop feelings for each other but Dharam continues to be Shyra's closest pal. Eleven years ago, producer Chopra tried to go very mod even for that era with "Salaam Namaste", but while that film failed to make a real mark in India and did well only in a couple of metros and overseas, over here, he goes a step ahead now. (more...)
Colorado Electors Sue In Last-Ditch Effort To Prevent Trump Presidency Colorado Electors Sue In Last-Ditch Effort To Prevent Trump Presidency
- December 10, 2016

I have heard many discussions since Donald Trump won the election about whether the USA should abolish the Electoral College and go to a popular vote system. According to the Post's Michael F. Cannon, the best hope for the Never Trump movement still lies in Hillary Clinton. but not to win the presidency. (more...)
Obama orders Obama orders "full review" of USA presidential election cyberattacks
- December 10, 2016

Many Democrats believe the hackings benefited Trump's bid. California Representative Adam Schiff, a senior-ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, applauded the Obama administration's announcement, and called for the President to declassify as much of the findings as possible. (more...)
Zack Snyder Firming Up Post-'Justice League' Plans with 'The Last Photograph'
- December 10, 2016

With all the heroes joining Batman and Wonder Woman (and Superman) in Justice League, plus nearly all of them getting their own solo movies, it's nearly impossible to find room for them all. The two " Justice League " movies are part of an ambitious expansion of the DC Comics Universe, launched this year with " Batman v Superman" and "Suicide Squad", followed by " Wonder Woman " next year and "Aquaman" in October, 2018. (more...)
Collins: Pruitt Will Roll Back EPA 'Overreach' Regulations
- December 10, 2016

Pruitt's office did not respond to interview requests, but in a 2013 interview with StateImpact, he said the Obama administration was working lock-step with environmental groups to hobble the coal and natural gas industries. The Sierra Club calls Pruitt, who has questioned man-made climate change, "unfit" to lead the EPA. Environmental groups have been quick to react to Mr. (more...)
Russian Federation pauses military operations in eastern Aleppo
- December 10, 2016

Rebel calls for a five-day cease-fire on Wednesday were echoed by six Western countries including the USA, U.K., France and Germany. Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government and rebel sides. Many civilians remain trapped in the shrinking rebel-held area, with food, fuel and medical supplies nearly exhausted and no safe route out. "Russia said they will definitely be discussing with us how to organise the evacuations, but they are not any more ... (more...)
Greg Lake, guitarist-singer with progressive rock bands, dies Greg Lake, guitarist-singer with progressive rock bands, dies
- December 10, 2016

Numerous influences on prog-rock heavyweights Tool have been cited throughout their two decade career, with Tool's use of elaborate stage shows as well as the jazz style of drumming incorporated by drummer Danny Carey. "It's more important to make some spiritual human contact, or visit someone lonely", The Guardian quoted him as saying. "You Turn Me On" from Brain Salad Surgery (1973) - If there was easy listening music during the Medieval era, it might sound like this. (more...)
Beyoncé, Kanye West, Drake & Rihanna Crush Competition, Grammy Nods Revealed
- December 10, 2016

Competing for the title of album of the year are Justin Bieber's Purpose , Adele's 25, Beyoncé's Lemonade , Drake's Views , and Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide To Earth . The late rocker did end up receiving four nominations overall: for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song (for the song " Blackstar "), Best Alternative Music Album (for the album " Blackstar "), and Best Engineered Album , Non-Classical. (more...)
Adele and Beyonce to compete for top awards at 2017 Grammys
- December 10, 2016

Beyonce leads Grammys with nine nominations; eight nods for Rihanna, Drake , Kanye was posted in Entertainment of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on December 06, 2016 and was last updated on December 06, 2016. She is also the most nominated woman in the history of the award with 62 nominations so far. Beyonce has won about 20 Grammys in her music career and she does not want to stop there. (more...)
Donald Trump To Remain A Producer Of 'Celebrity Apprentice', Despite Being POTUS
- December 10, 2016

As recently as last week , Trump also has continued his attack on Saturday Night Live , another show that NBC airs. The news comes as Trump is facing questions about what business ties, if any, he will keep as he assumes the presidency and criticism that he could face conflicts of interest. (more...)
Grammy Nominations for Song of the Year
- December 10, 2016

Despite being hailed as some of the best work of their respective years, the only track from those albums to be nominated for anything outside of the awards' rap categories was "All of the Lights" nabbing a Song of the Year nomination. Bon Iver , who's aired some grievances about the Grammys in the past, only got one nomination this year, for best alternative music album. Blackstar was David Bowie's last album. (more...)

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