• OMG finally! Pahlaj Nihalani removed as CBFC Chief, replaced by Prasoon Joshi
OMG finally! Pahlaj Nihalani removed as CBFC Chief, replaced by Prasoon Joshi

In 2015, Pahlaj Nihalani chopped intimate scenes in the James Bond film Spectre . Pahlaj then in an interview to the TV channel that, "You take voting from the public and I will clear the word (intercourse) on the promo and the film also".

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  • Christians Rescued From ISIS in Syria's Raqqa
Christians Rescued From ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-Arab alliance backed by an global coalition battling IS, entered Raqqa city two months ago. So far the Western-backed fighters, under the cover of US -backed coalition airstrikes, have captured half the city and linking up forces from the eastern and western fronts would be a major milestone in the battle...

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  • Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) CFO Buys 500 Shares of Stock
Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) CFO Buys 500 Shares of Stock

Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Air Lease Corporation by 0.9% in the first quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share . Analysts forecast that Air Lease Corporation will post $3.45 earnings per share for the c...

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  • Real-life wedding crashers gave the newlyweds a very memorable card
Real-life wedding crashers gave the newlyweds a very memorable card

The unknown couple also included a photo of themselves wearing the same clothing they wore to the wedding reception and a dollar bill with "Buck for luck!" written above it. These newlyweds are looking for a couple that crashed their wedding and became the life of the party. But her best friend and maid of honor, Aimee Boardman, was always susp...

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  • Sonia Gandhi calls opposition meet for joint action
Sonia Gandhi calls opposition meet for joint action

NCP leader Praful Patel said even when his party had issued a three-line whip to its MLAs to vote for the Congress, leaders of that party are accusing it of not supporting its candidate. Patel said the NCP is not part of alliance in Gujarat or elsewhere with the Congress, "still we supported Congress". "We are not the B-team of the Congress".

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  • Luann de Lesseps heads to Switzerland after filing for divorce
Luann de Lesseps heads to Switzerland after filing for divorce

Perhaps she just needed some time away to deal with her emotions and to get back to who she was prior to getting married. The ex-couple Wednesday on New Year's Eve in Palm Beach where some of her "The Real Housewives of New York " co-stars were in attendance.

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  • Egypt train collision kills at least 20: health ministry
Egypt train collision kills at least 20: health ministry

The health ministry put its preliminary toll at 20 dead and 84 wounded. "The rescue team is now searching for survivals while ambulances are transferring the injured to nearby hospitals", Magdy Hegazi, undersecretary of the ministry of health, said.

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  • BMW falls seven stories
BMW falls seven stories

A woman inside the BMW 4 Series vehicle was seriously injured but is expected to survive. According to officials, a woman's BMW went through retention wires, hitting the building across the alley as it fell and rupturing a gas line. "So I just immediately just put it in drive and started driving forward and as I started driving forward, the auto la...

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  • Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump with opening monologue on The Late Show
Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump with opening monologue on The Late Show

While North Korea started it, Colbert noted, testing all those missiles for the express goal of attacking the US, and a firm response is called for, maybe not "fire and fury, the likes of which the world has never seen". "Love and rage? A paper cut and a lemon?" "We'll see?" Colbert shot back. But there is one world leader who thinks Trump did no...

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  • Wife of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his parliament seat
Wife of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his parliament seat

Sharif has specifically referred to the five judges on the bench of the Supreme Court that passed the verdict to disqualify him under Article 62 of the Constitution in the Panamagate case. "Millions of people rendered sacrifices during Pakistan's creation [too].He is our child; if he joined [the rally meant] for Pakistan, [then] God bless him", he ...

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  • Penny Wong: Some MPs will never accept people like me being equal
Penny Wong: Some MPs will never accept people like me being equal

It is exposing our children to that kind of hatred. Senator Wong, who is openly gay and has two young children with her partner, Sophie Allouache, described the proposed motion as a "weakness" that transcended the issue at its core. The government will now proceed with a $122 million postal vote which does not require legislation. "The whole po...

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  • Beijing protests USA navy destroyer's freedom of navigation operation in disputed waters
Beijing protests USA navy destroyer's freedom of navigation operation in disputed waters

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS John S. McCain travelled close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands , among a string of islets, reefs and shoals. In a joint statement after a meeting Monday of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Australian and Japanese counterparts, the three officials "expressed seriou...

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  • ISIS sent terror money to United States operatives through eBay, PayPal
ISIS sent terror money to United States operatives through eBay, PayPal

The money was sent to a 30-year-old USA citizen who had pledged allegiance to ISIS through allegedly fraudulent transactions on the eBay platform. A recently unsealed affidavit, filed in a federal court in Baltimore, alleges that US citizen Mohamed Elshinawy pledged allegiance to ISIS and received about $8,700 from the terrorist organization th...

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  • Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament
Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament

Sharif's supporters showered rose petals on his vehicle and waved national and party flags, chanting: "My Lion, your lion, Nawaz Sharif, Nawaz Sharif" — the lion was Sharif's election symbol when he won the 2013 vote. They [the dictators] break the Constitution and the law and then the judges give them legitimacy. Earlier, Nawaz's convoy departed...

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  • Rifle believed to be used by Ian McCarthy recovered
Rifle believed to be used by Ian McCarthy recovered

The charge alleges that Noble threw the rifle used in the murder of Officer Michael into a body of water North of Clinton, knowing that it had been used in the crime and with the intent to hide it from investigators. Michael and McCarthy had exchanged gunfire before the officer died and the driver fled. Lowe said that the relationship between McC...

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  • 'Japan Could Intercept Guam-bound N. Korean Missiles'
'Japan Could Intercept Guam-bound N. Korean Missiles'

The day before, North Korea ratcheted up the threat even further as Kim Rak-gyom, commander of the Korean People's Army Strategic Forces, specified the timing of the strike (mid-August), the flight path of the missiles and the point of impact (in the ocean 30 to 40 km from Guam) in a statement by the spokesperson of the Strategic Forces.

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  • US Airstrikes In Somalia; High-Level Al-Shabab Leader Killed
US Airstrikes In Somalia; High-Level Al-Shabab Leader Killed

Last Friday, at least 6 people, including women and children were killed, several wounded by a massive vehicle bomb explosion near Ambassador hotel on Makka Al-Mukarama street in Somali capital. Somalia's government said President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed authorized a "coordinated operation with global partners". The first airstrike occurred in Ju...

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  • The other player in the North Korea crisis: Iran
The other player in the North Korea crisis: Iran

A day before Kim's Guam threat, the semi-official Fars News Agency ran a retrospective on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in which they defended most nuclear countries including North Korea: "So much is said every day about nuclear weapons and threats from nuclear-armed states, but that one historic fact remains among all the blather", went the piece.

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  • Hope Doklam is resolved peacefully, says Bhutan
Hope Doklam is resolved peacefully, says Bhutan

The United States said on Friday that it wants India and China to have a dialogue over the Dokalam stand-off. After the meeting with EAM Swaraj, Bhutan Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji hoped for peaceful resolution of the Doklam standoff between India and China.

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  • Isaac Makwala Returns From Illness, Qualifies for 200m Final
Isaac Makwala Returns From Illness, Qualifies for 200m Final

But the manner of his exclusion from Tuesday night's 400m final still rankles. "I am still motivated to break that record." he said. It was a tough week for myself, so after the 400 metres there was quite a lot of people that felt I didn't deserve it.

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  • Applebee's To Close Up To 135 Restaurants
Applebee's To Close Up To 135 Restaurants

On the profit side, the company posted net income of $20.9 million, or $1.18 a share, down from $26.4 million, or $1.45 a share. Zacks Investment Research's sales averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for DineEquity.

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  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) closed with a change of -0.56%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) closed with a change of -0.56%

Wal Mart Stores Inc now has $245.80B valuation. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $57.6. About 4.81 million shares traded. A negative earnings surprise will usually result in a decline in share price. Citizens And Northern Corp has 0.16% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) for 3,135 shares.

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  • Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) - Lookout Watch List stock
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) - Lookout Watch List stock

The Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America holds 160,800 shares with $16.67M value, up from 116,600 last quarter. Sm Energy Co Com now has $1.63B valuation. Highland Capital Management Llc decreased Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) stake by 32,416 shares to 47,163 valued at $3.38M in 2016Q4. Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC) was reduce...

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  • Tour operators requested to adjust holidays to China's earthquake-hit area
Tour operators requested to adjust holidays to China's earthquake-hit area

The area's hard geography - and travel restrictions quickly imposed by authorities - have so far prevented a clear picture of the scale of the disaster from emerging, but there were no reports of catastrophic damage or large-scale casualties by Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Trump says opioids are a national emergency. Here's what happens next
Trump says opioids are a national emergency. Here's what happens next

The president said the best way to avoid opioid addiction is to never use the drug from the beginning. You know when I was growing up they had the LSD and they had certain generations of drugs. While not giving specifics, declaring a national emergency will allow for federal funds to be allocated to the problem. April Caraway, executive dir...

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  • TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions
TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

The Stoxx Europe 600 was down 1.1% in morning trade, while futures signal the S&P 500 would open down 0.2% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average would open 0.1% lower. Investors opted for the perceived safety of US Treasuries, which pushed the yield on the 10-year note three basis points lower to 2.21%. Shares of Macy's tumbled 8.3 percent and...

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  • Calvin Harris Continues to Top Forbes Highest-Paid DJs List
Calvin Harris Continues to Top Forbes Highest-Paid DJs List

Calvin Harris released " Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 " in June via Columbia Records, which reached number two in the United Kingdom and the U.S. charts. Harris released his fifth studio album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2, while The Chainsmokers earned $38 million, bolstered by the chart-topping success of pop hits " Closer " with Halsey and " Somethin...

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  • Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat
Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat

The FTSE 100 index UKX, -1.04% slumped 0.8% to 7,332.52. The pan-European STOXX 600 was down 0.7% at closing, France's CAC 40 fell 1.4% after a vehicle hit a group of soldiers in Paris in what is thought to have been a deliberate act, and a fall in bond yields saw Germany's DAX down 1.1%.

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  • Senior police official, guard shot dead in Pakistan
Senior police official, guard shot dead in Pakistan

The slain DSP's vehicle was sacked upon from the front side. Police said that DSP Hanif Khan along with his driver was targeted when he was going to his Office in the vehicle. Last month, a traffic police warden was martyred and another critically injured in a firing incident on Karachi's Abul Hassan Isphani Road. On July 21, three police per...

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  • Navy pilot rescued near Key West after plane crash
Navy pilot rescued near Key West after plane crash

The pilot was rescued and taken to Lower Keys Medical Center. A Navy pilot has been rescued after his aircraft went down near Key West. The F5 is an aircraft known to have been used by the Navy to act as the enemy during training exercises.

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  • Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Debt Trading 0.7% Higher
Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Debt Trading 0.7% Higher

It is down 39.77% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.03% the S&P500. Gargoyle Investment Advisor Llc increased Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 4,903 shares to 38,403 valued at $4.06M in 2016Q4. 41 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 5.91% and Weekly Volati...

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  • Natural disaster measuring 6.2-magnitude hits Philippines
Natural disaster measuring 6.2-magnitude hits Philippines

The institute said the epicenter was 16 kilometers (10 miles) southwest of Batangas province's resort town of Nasugbu, which is around 65 kilometers southwest of Manila . The Philippines sits on the highly seismically active zone "Pacific Ring of Fire" where many continental plates on the earth's crust keep colliding.

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  • One in four homeless people in Ireland are aged under 18
One in four homeless people in Ireland are aged under 18

Women were 26.8 years of age, compared with 33.2 years for men. Over 413 were 60 years or older. Of those aged 15 and over - 17 percent were at work and over 2000 were either unemployed or looking for a first time job. More than 12pc were divorced or separated, compared with 5.9pc in the general population. CSO figures released today from Censu...

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  • What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?
What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?

Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers fly from Andersen Air Force Base , Guam, with an escort of a pair of Japan Self-Defense Forces F-2 fighter jets near Kyushu island on August 8. While already taking up 30 percent of the island, the American military has been seeking to increase its presence by relocating to Guam thousands of Marines who are now based...

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  • Explosion in Sunderland: Residents horror as police rush to scene
Explosion in Sunderland: Residents horror as police rush to scene

Another view of the scene of the explosion. . Northumberland Police said it is not believed to be terror related at this time. They include an operational support unit and a dog trained to search for injured people. More updates to follow'. One reader told the Echo: "Big explosion at Rosslyn Avenue in Ryhope - a house has been completely le...

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