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Aamir Khan hails demonetisation, says all must support PM Modi
- December 18, 2016

I am the "tadka in dal" in "Secret Superstar". The Bollywood actor also said that he is eagerly looking forward to the actor's next film 2.0, which is popularly being called Enthiran 2. Produced by Aamir and Kiran Rao along with Zee Studios, the film is set to release on August 4, 2017. "At the moment I am not getting any offers but I am open to things". (more...)
Why Christmas with the Queen Is a 'Tall Order' for Meghan Markle
- December 18, 2016

The 32-year-old British royal and 35-year-old American actress were photographed together for the first time as they made their way to a West End production of " The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ". News of the royal and his relationship with the biracial actress first went public in October. Prince Harry arrives for a visit to the Double Jab Boxing Club to support Sport for Social Development initiatives on June 6, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (more...)
India enters finals of Junior Hockey World Cup
- December 18, 2016

But interestingly, India took a revenge of sort when they defeated Argentina 6-1 in the finals of the next world cup in Hobart, Australia in 2001. With senior global players like goalkeeper Vikas Dahiya, defender Harmanpreet Singh, captain and midfielder Harjeet Singh and striker Mandeep Singh bringing their experience to the fore, India have found a way to get out of tricky situations in matches against South Africa in the league stages, and Spain and Australia in the knockouts. (more...)
Selena Gomez returns to studio for new music? Selena Gomez returns to studio for new music?
- December 17, 2016

Looks like Selena Gomez is back to creating new music! "You guys are so damn loyal, but if you are broken you do not have to stay broken", she told the crowd at the AMAs. The "Close" hitmaker commented an emoji of hands raised in celebration mode to simply but effectively convey what we're all thinking right now. No matter the length of your hair, you want healthy, strong strands, and the Pantene Daily Moisture Renewal Shampoo and Conditioner does just that. (more...)
Mariah Carey, Adele and More on Christmas Carpool Karaoke Mariah Carey, Adele and More on Christmas Carpool Karaoke
- December 17, 2016

Sir Elton John and Selena Gomez also get involved in the festive sing-a-long, as do Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga . At the start of the segment, Corden is seen with Mariah Carey , both of them decked out in Christmas gear. But, 2016 graced the internet with some great things, including James Corden's now iconic segment Carpool Karaoke . Tell us, HollywoodLifers - Which one of these EPIC Carpool Karaokes was your favorite? It is fantastic and made us all get into the holiday spirit ... (more...)
David Tennant will voice Scrooge McDuck on the new 'DuckTales' series
- December 17, 2016

The casting was announced Friday through a new promotional video featuring the cast performing the show's signature theme song . The new series, which will air on Disney XD, is set to premiere in summer 2017. (In other words, #RichDuckProblems.) Saturday Night Live's Beck Bennett will voice Launchpad McQuack, Scrooge's personal pilot; Toks Olagundoye will play Mrs. (more...)
Underwater drone in South China Sea Underwater drone in South China Sea
- December 17, 2016

In May, a USA military reconnaissance plan was intercepted over the South China Sea by two Chinese aircraft, and China has complained that the United States is "militarizing" the South China Sea , as NBC News noted in a report . But the Philippines' new president, Rodrigo Duterte, has signaled a shift away from the USA and made overtures to China. Trump has rankled Beijing with recent comments that indicate he will not respect the "one China policy", which stipulates the US recognizes ... (more...)
Duchess of Cambridge meets Cub Scouts on King's Lynn visit
- December 16, 2016

Whether your part of the huge Cub Scout alumni or you're still part of a pack send us your anecdotes and photographs. "Being a Cub Scout is all about doing your best and I try to do this every day". Tomorrow, December 16, is the 100th birthday and like the Cubs from Warrington I will be renewing my Cub Scout promise. Today, there are more than 150,000 Cub Scouts in the United Kingdom, and nearly a quarter are female, 25 years after girls were first welcomed into the Scout Movement. (more...)
First pics of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry emerge First pics of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry emerge
- December 16, 2016

Prince Harry and Markle were dressed casually, and held hands as they walked to Gielgud Theatre. According to reports, they weren't shy or afraid to be seen together in public. Markle has visited Harry in London a reported four times during their estimated five-month relationship, while Harry is said to have diverted his plane journey back to London from the Caribbean, where he was paying a royal visit, to spend a few days in Canada with his girlfriend. (more...)
'Godzilla 2' Gets A New Title, Details About Upcoming Movie Revealed Here!
- December 16, 2016

The Godzilla sequel is now titled Godzilla : King of Monsters , something that has always been Godzilla's nickname and was hinted at in the reboot. Of course, you're still free to call them Pacific Rim 2 and Godzilla 2 anyway, because that's less confusing... but even so. It's too bad Pacific Rim won't be using the word " maelstrom ", since it's such a cool word, but maybe they'll use it for some other future project. (more...)
Fifth Harmony member charged with marijuana possession at Dulles Airport
- December 16, 2016

Fans took to social media to react to the pretty shocking news, with many Harmonizers expressing their sadness that Jauregui was not able to join her band mates on stage for their latest show, while some even claimed that Lauren doesn't care about the girls' fans. (more...)
Here's the trailer for Christopher Nolan's WWII drama that features Harry Styles
- December 15, 2016

After the Battle of France, a whole bunch of British, French, and Belgian soldiers-around 300,000, in fact-found themselves surrounded by German forces on the beaches of Dunkirk, France. Other cast members include Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles , Aneurin Barnard , James D'Arcy, Jack Lowden , Barry Keoghan and Tom Glynn-Carney. (more...)
Uber staff accused of spying on celebrities and politicians
- December 15, 2016

A former senior security engineer at Uber , Michael Sierchio, said private information was easily accessible. The function dates back to 2011, The Guardian says, and amounted to similar concerns in 2014, when Buzzfeed reported that Uber's NY general manager used it to track a reporter's journey. (more...)
"La La Land" and Natalie Portman top Critics' Choice Awards
- December 15, 2016

The star-studded event was the first major televised awards show of the season, airing about a month before its date in previous years. - " La La Land " for best picture. The show was nominated for a Critics' Choice Award , and although it didn't win, it will have another chance at the Golden Globes - nominations were announced this morning, and the NBC show is up for statues in three categories, including a supporting actress nod for Mandy. (more...)
Harley Quinn Returns, Margot Robbie to Star in All-Female Villain Film Harley Quinn Returns, Margot Robbie to Star in All-Female Villain Film
- December 15, 2016

David Ayer is back in the business of DC comic villains. "Since Poison Ivy and Catwoman were both a mainstay of Paul Dini's 'Gotham City Sirens " comic book series it's hardly surprising that they're involved in the cinematic adaptation. (more...)
Arctic Cold arrives for Thursday and Friday Arctic Cold arrives for Thursday and Friday
- December 15, 2016

The leading edge of the arctic air will sweep from the northern Plains to the rest of the Midwest on Tuesday night and into the Northeast Wednesday . After an expected Wednesday morning low of 10 degrees or so, temperatures were expected to rebound into the 20s. Tonight: Mostly clear. Wind: NE/E 5-10. (more...)
Baahubali 2: The strapping look of Rana Daggubati revealed! Baahubali 2: The strapping look of Rana Daggubati revealed!
- December 15, 2016

It is about an executive naval officer and his team who had remained underwater for 18 days. Daggubati plays a naval officer in the film and looks dashing in a rugged yet confident avatar in the navy uniform. " Ghazi is first of its kind Indian film made on underwater action". See when you make a period war film, the reason you cast somebody so big is because you want the antagonist to be far far bigger and more powerful than what the protagonist is. (more...)
Terminally ill 5-year-old boy dies in Santa's arms Terminally ill 5-year-old boy dies in Santa's arms
- December 14, 2016

Schmitt-Matzen said he'd be there as soon as he got his Santa gear on. A Tennesse Santa Claus had a heartbreaking experience with a terminally ill boy. "Before I could say anything, he died right there", Mr Schmitt-Matzen said. " I let him stay, just kept hugging and holding on to him ", he recalled. (more...)
2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14
- December 14, 2016

The pair of arsonists face aggravated arson charges, and additional charges may be forthcoming. The fires that ravaged Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee are believed to have been connected to the two teenagers. Many fire evacuees returned to their homes for the first time since being forced to leave on November 28. "Could there be more charges?" It is possible they will be transferred to adult court. (more...)
Netflix Debuts Trailer for 'The OA,' Streaming Premiere Set for December 16 Netflix Debuts Trailer for 'The OA,' Streaming Premiere Set for December 16
- December 14, 2016

But the network has high praise for its eight-episode show, calling it "a powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death". Marling also stars as Prairie, the woman at the center of the mystery, while Brad Pitt's Plan B ( Moonlight , Selma , 12 Years a Slave ) collaborated as executive producers. (more...)
Natalie Portman Wins Best Actress for Jackie at Critics' Choice Awards
- December 14, 2016

Natalie Portman, who won a gong, covered her bump in a flowing dress. Game Of Thrones won best drama series , while Silicon Valley picked up the best comedy series prize. It comes after the USA president-elect tweeted that the sketch show is "totally biased, not amusing and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse". (more...)
Beijing faces decision on how to respond to Trump's tweets Beijing faces decision on how to respond to Trump's tweets
- December 13, 2016

China considers itself to be the only legitimate government of China, including the land that is now Taiwan, while the Taiwanese see themselves as an independent nation. When American foreign-policy elites are more upset than China, perhaps it's time for some introspection. Clumsiness could trigger more than a diplomatic rebuke from Beijing . (more...)
Telltale Games Unleash 'A New Frontier' With 'The Walking Dead' Trailer Telltale Games Unleash 'A New Frontier' With 'The Walking Dead' Trailer
- December 13, 2016

The episode will be available on the same day for compatible iOS and Android devices. This latest season will also be running on Telltale's new and improved game engine, so we'll see if they've improved on the animations and graphics, something that's been needing a bit of a facelift for a while now. (more...)
Mariah Carey and Beyoncé duet...on Instagram
- December 13, 2016

He flew into Scotland to prepare for the first show, and stopped by her dressing room to say "hello" and ironically congratulate her on her engagement. In the picture, Mariah is seen flaunting her sensational figure in a plunging, diamante gown, while Beyonce looks significantly more casual in a black top, zip up jacket and hat. (more...)
Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey Plot Joint 'All the Hits' Tour
- December 13, 2016

It hits Toronto's Air Canada Centre on March 30 , and Vancouver's BC Rogers Arena on April 27 . Both Richie and Carey have a string of hits that remain popular today. These hits include "Fantasy", "Always Be My Baby", "Hero", "Touch My Body", "One Sweet Day" and "We Belong Together". The South Florida show is the closing date of the duo's 35-city tour, which opens March 15 in Baltimore, Maryland. (more...)