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A Sessions Court in Mumbai on Wednesday held actor Salman Khan guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case 13 years after the incident. The Bombay High Court granted a two-day interim bail to the actor and asked him to furnish fresh bond. Earlier, pronouncing the judgement in a packed courtroom, sessions judge...
Despite President Trump's absence, White House Correspondents' Dinner headliner, Hasan Minhaj, didn't lay off the "liar-in-chief." The correspondent for The Daily Show had the audience rolling with his wisecracks about the commander-in-chief. Here are the best Trump jokes. 1. "I would say it was an honor to be here, but...
(NEWSER) – One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory—she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the celebrity...
A Pakistani man skillfully but funnily imitated famous Lebanese female singer Nancy Ajram when he sang her well known song “Ah wa Nos”. A YouTube film showed the bearded man, wearing traditional Pakistani clothes, swaying, twisting his body and moving his hands just as Ajram does. His articulation of the Arabic...
Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner has died, Playboy Enterprises confirmed in a press release on Wednesday night, he was 91. The organization said Hefner died of natural causes at his home while surrounded by friends and family. Hefner's son Cooper, the Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises, said in...
Americans welcomed 236 years of independence in spectacular style on Wednesday with dazzling displays of fireworks held across the country. Though many of the festivities were cancelled or scaled down due to weather-related power outages and wildfire concerns, it was business as usual in New York as the Manhattan skyline...
Enrique Iglesias will headline the closing night of next year’s Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival. The award-winning singer, songwriter and record producer will play on the third night (Friday) of the festival, which taking place at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre between February 22 and 24. Iglesias, who was the headline...
By Aja Romano o Marvel fans still have to wait for another month before the story of Kamala Khan, the comic label’s first Muslim-American solo title superhero, gets underway. But yesterday in Wired, fans got a first glimpse at the 16-year-old Pakistani-American who will take over the beloved role of Ms. Marvel. “It’s something that we...
An investor has officially requested a license from the Saudi General Commission of Audiovisual Media to establish cinemas in the country, a local business website reported Tuesday. The commission did not object to the idea in principle, and asked the investor to submit a study of the planned project,Maaal reported. Cinemas...
Norway is tuning out FM radio for good, and becoming the world's first country to put a date on the switchover to digital-only transmissions. With digital promising better sound quality, easier tuning, more stations and features as well as lower costs for broadcasters, Norway's government has decided its FM airwaves...
Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, has already gobbled up $17 million at the box office, and is expected to gross over $50 million this weekend. Interstellar, which follows a group of astronauts who go through a wormhole in an attempt to find a new habitable planet to save mankind, is...
NEW YORK — Disney's live-action Beauty was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. According to studio estimates Sunday, Beauty and the Beast blew past the previous record-holder for G- or...
After her emotional performance, she received a standing ovation from the judges and audience. Fostanes' younger sister, Nancy, and long-time partner, Mel Adel, were brought to Israel by the show and were present during the finals night. After she entered the top 3 following the elimination of the group Fusion, Fostanes also...
JEREMY Clarkson is set to make his BBC comeback just a month after being fired from Top Gear. BBC chiefs have decided to let the controversial host back on TV, despite dumping him from the incredibly popular BBC2 motoring show in March. Clarkson will guest host BBC1’s program Have I Got...
TWITTER was flooded with fans who rushed to defend X Factor winner Dami Im last night after the South Korean-born singer was criticised by some on the social media site. Those who believed Im was not worthy of winning the crown because "it's not Australian X Factor if an Asian...
One of Bollywood’s most-watched couples made an interesting choice when it came to naming their newborn baby. On Dec. 20 actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai, naming him Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. But the name Taimur sparked a raging debate...
If C-3P0, a stormtrooper and Darth Vader dancing to Pharrell's "Happy" don't make your Monday, you should probably just go back to bed. source: huffingtonpost
British Muslim TV, a new channel aimed at British Muslims will be launching in the UK this June. Its arrival joins an already growing number of specialized, niche channels for religious and ethnic minorities in recent years. But unlike most of these channels, the programme content of British Muslim...
MANILA - Filipina caregiver Rose Fostanes' runaway success in Israel's first "X Factor" competition is unlikely to improve her earning prospects in the Jewish state. An Israeli official told Agence France-Presse that Fostanes would not be allowed to put her talent to professional use in the Jewish state. "She can only...
An anti-Ben Affleck petition has been filed on change.org by Batman fans dismayed that the actor will portray the caped crusader in upcoming movie Superman vs Batman. Started by Kentucky resident John Roden, the petition claims Affleck is ‘not built or intimidating enough’ to play the superhero and doesn’t have the requisite...

Wahlberg’s Taj Mahal

Clearly, Mark Wahlberg is a man who needs his space. The Academy Award-nominated actor's new home, a 30,000-square-foot behemoth, was recently completed and is ready for its close-up. No word on whether the Wahlberg clan has moved in yet. Aerial photos of the mansion give gawkers an idea of the home's...
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles. The American, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the films, died in hospital where she had been receiving treatment after becoming unwell...
One Direction, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Adele and Justin Bieber are among the acts to have claimed places in the new Guinness World Records book. Former X Factor contestants One Direction booked their spot by becoming the first UK group to debut at number one on the US charts with their...
Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the GCC
It’s the last week of 2014 and your party plans should be in check. Will you be in the Gulf on New Year’s Eve? Whether you’re a resident or just visiting, here’s where you can go to ring in 2015 in style! DUBAI #DXBNYE Event: A lineup of international superstars – Pharrell...
Djinn, the horror movie produced in the UAE by Abu Dhabi’s Image Nation and directed by legendary Hollywood filmmaker Tobe Hooper, has been stung by highly negative reviews ahead of its official launch today. Nearly three years after it was announced at the Cannes Film Festival, the horror movie is...
Faiz al-Malki Saudi actors, comedians turn to waiters
Saudi actors and comedians worked as waiters for a day serving over 200 orphans from Ensan Charity Committee for Orphan Care at a Riyadh restaurant. The project “aims to activate the role of women in the Saudi society,” said one of the organizers. Female students under the age of 24 organized...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Mayweather, who improved to 48-0 by beating Pacquiao in May, missed a deadline by which he had...
Visual effects master Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion wizardry graced such films as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, has died aged 92. The American made his models by hand and painstakingly shot them frame by frame to create some of the best-known animated sequences in cinema. His death...