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Romania`s first female, Muslim PM rejected
- December 27, 2016

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis rejected today the leftist Social Democrat Party's (PSD) proposal to name Sevil Shhaideh for prime minister designate. The leader of the PSD, Liviu Dragnea, had withdrawn his own bid to become prime minister because of a conviction that bars him from office. According to the non-profit investigative journalism group the Rise Project, he has several times expressed support for the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, and for the Lebanese Shia movement ... (more...)
Trump Tweets Apparent Call for More US Nuclear Weapons Trump Tweets Apparent Call for More US Nuclear Weapons
- December 27, 2016

He's also rejected the findings of the US intelligence community that Moscow was behind the hacks and release of emails from Democratic officials that embarrassed Hillary Clinton during the height of the presidential campaign. Although the U.S. deployed its tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, namely, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, Russia has for a long time had a significant advantage in this field, according to Mangott. (more...)
Tata Sons sues Cyrus Mistry; alleges breach of confidentiality Tata Sons sues Cyrus Mistry; alleges breach of confidentiality
- December 27, 2016

Tata Sons, the holding company of all Tata group of companies, has slapped a legal notice on ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry for alleged breach of confidentiality clauses. Tata Sons' legal notice claimed that Mistry's actions had caused wrongful loss to it and amount to "criminal breach of trust". "Such reckless failure on your part in discharging your fiduciary, legal and contractual duties has caused irreparable harm and damage to Tata Sons and Tata Group and our client intends to exercise ... (more...)
Watch the music release of Balakrishna's film online Watch the music release of Balakrishna's film online
- December 27, 2016

Rumours say that the makers are shelling out Rs 1 crore on the audio launch function alone. Also, this is reportedly one of the first Telugu movies to create a special QR code for the fans just so that they have access to the teaser, songs, official Facebook page and posters. (more...)
Eddie Vedder gives mother $10000 after Craigslist plea for help Eddie Vedder gives mother $10000 after Craigslist plea for help
- December 27, 2016

Tyshika Britten recently composed a Craigslist post about the many setbacks her family has endured this year, calling herself a "failure" for having difficulty providing for her children. "I thought those kids must be so proud of their mother for reaching out", the rocker told the Post . Vedder was compelled to help after reading about her hardships. (more...)
Abe's Pearl Harbor gambit is not likely to pay off
- December 27, 2016

His visit comes seven months after Mr Obama became the first serving United States president to visit Hiroshima, where the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the closing days of the war in 1945. Another headline says that Nobusuke Kishi, Abe's grandfather, visited the harbor on June 28, 1957, where he laid a wreath at the flagpole at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. (more...)
Man Suing Versace For Racial Discrimination Man Suing Versace For Racial Discrimination
- December 27, 2016

The lawsuit , seen by MailOnline, reads: 'The manager instructed Plaintiff to say D140 in a casual manner when a black person entered the store. A former Versace employee is suing the luxury retail operation, accusing the fashion business of discrimination for its use of a secret "black code" to alert staff and security when a black shopper is in the store, according to the court action. (more...)
Richard Hammond sparks backlash after suggesting only gay men eat ice cream
- December 27, 2016

On the sixth episode of the first season, which was broadcast on 23 December via Amazon Prime, Hammond he didn't eat ice cream, which had "something to do with being straight". "You're saying all children are homosexual?" "It's easy. It's in front of you", he continued. '99, but you couldn't have the chocolate thingy, ' said Clarkson. (more...)
Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Veteran with Home Visit and Performance
- December 27, 2016

When she wasn't surprising an entire family beyond oblivion, it looks like Swift spent Christmas Eve with her childhood best friend, Abigail Anderson, based on the Instagram shots in front of the Christmas tree. 'Memphis and St Louis. "S$3 he puts on a show no one else puts on", he told local publication Ozarks First this month. One of Swift's latest singles is "I Don't Wanna Live Forever", which she sang together with Zayn Malik. (more...)
Let's devote our love towards all; President says in Christmas message
- December 27, 2016

He is the proof to all of humanity that God loves us. "Because without the virgin birth, you end up with a very different Jesus than the fully human, fully divine savior revealed in scripture". Christmas reminds us that no one has monopoly over God. If God did not care about us, why would he come to carry all of our cares? We become experiences of all these for them. (more...)
Thomas Scores 27pts, Leads Celtics Over Knicks 119-114 Thomas Scores 27pts, Leads Celtics Over Knicks 119-114
- December 27, 2016

Crowder made 'em both, and the two teams traded scoring possessions on their next trips, with Anthony hitting a layup and Thomas splitting a pair of freebies. Only a handful of teams can allow 119 points and win, and the Knicks can't count on being one of them. Anthony gave the auto to Jarell Lara, a 17-year-old who just finished 18 months of chemo with a rare form of cancer called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis . (more...)
Ricky Harris Dead - Comedian Passes Away at 54
- December 27, 2016

He was the man behind the legendary voice characters DJ EZ Dicc, TaaDow and Saul-T-Nutz in albums by Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound . Harris has had his share of health scares; a few years ago he suffered a heart attack which came sudden as well . (more...)
Kim Kardashian Kristmas Krisis As Marriage Split Rumours Intensify Kim Kardashian Kristmas Krisis As Marriage Split Rumours Intensify
- December 27, 2016

The couple then had to deal with divorce rumors amidst their personal struggles, Kim for her robbery trauma and Kanye for his mental stress and depression. "But he made a late show and spent the last hour just sitting on the couch talking to Scott Disick [dad of Kourtney's kids] - he was a total wallflower", the source continued. (more...)
IndiGo, SpiceJet flights come face-to-face at Delhi airport
- December 27, 2016

It said the matter was being investigated by the IndiGo safety department and the regulator DGCA. All 176 passengers along with the crew are safe. SpiceJet also put out a statement in which it said at no point were its passengers at risk. (more...)
Tamannaah Bhatia lashes out at her director Suraaj Tamannaah Bhatia lashes out at her director Suraaj
- December 27, 2016

His reply created an uproar in the social media, with the "Baahubali" star herself seeking an apology from the filmmaker to all women in the cinema industry. Suraj was speaking with reference to his movie Kaththi Sanda starring Tamannaah Bhatia in a glam avatar. Images from News 18. Nayanthara slammed Suraj for his derrogatory comments on heroines. (more...)
Bigg Boss 10: Bani or Gaurav, who will win the secret task?
- December 27, 2016

Bani J and Gaurav Chopra's test: Gaurav and Bani are made to belive that they are answering LIVE questions by audience. Next day, the housemates wake up to the song " Om Shanti Om " and all the contestants are seen dancing merrily. When the task ended, Bigg Boss revealed that actually the questions were asked by the inmates and not by any live audience. #Nitibha reads out the new task handed out by Bigg Boss. (more...)
Deepika Padukone praises Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif Deepika Padukone praises Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif
- December 27, 2016

The self-proclaimed "anti-social" Katrina Kaif was not her usual self on Koffee with Karan . Well, though Karan Johar had always averred that whatever is spoken on his chat show is just for humor, but Anushka's revelation indeed left him in an awkward space. (more...)
Goa: Jet Airways flight skids off runway
- December 27, 2016

Authorities said they immediately diverted two charter flights to Bangaluru and Mumbai while the Oman Air flight was also diverted to Mumbai after the incident occurred. "Jet Airways flight whilst taking off from HANSA runway 26 aborted take off and spun around 360 degrees." said Indian Navy. ANI reported they were being taken to hospital. (more...)
Cowboys don't plan to slow down against Lions
- December 27, 2016

Can they make these adjustments? Tyron Smith has been battling with nagging injuries the majority of the season, but this past week he missed almost every practice so that he could hopefully be available to suit up tonight against the Detroit Lions. (more...)
Trump Aide Changes His Mind, Won't Serve As Communications Director Trump Aide Changes His Mind, Won't Serve As Communications Director
- December 27, 2016

Miller said the job would be too demanding and that his growing family was more important. "My wife and I are also excited about the arrival of our second daughter in January, and I need to put them in front of my career". Miller had already been caught up in one embarrassing moment during the campaign - with Delgado in tow. He had been named communications director on December 22. (more...)