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Trump, India's Modi to meet Monday in Washington


Anil Sharma of the organisation "Overseas Volunteer for Better India " said there are high expectations from the Modi- Trump meeting , especially against the backdrop of the uncertainty arising out of the Trump administration's H1B visa policies, and racist attacks against members of the Indian community . Read More »

Man buns and cornrows: Barbie's boyfriend Ken gets a makeover


Toymaker Mattel is giving its Ken doll a variety of new looks in hopes the makeovers will move the toys into the modern era. You can already get your hands on a new Ken doll via the Barbie official website . The makeover is part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse and try to appeal to today's kids, many of whom would rather pick up an iPad than a doll. Read More »

At least 7 U.S. soldiers wounded after Afghan soldier opens fire

At least three police and four militants were killed after Taliban stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's eastern city of Gardez on Sunday, officials said. Last Saturday, an Afghan commando fatally shot three USA soldiers and wounded a fourth during a joint U.S. An Afghan soldier was killed and another wounded. Read More »

Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial

Bill Cosby , left, exits the courtroom during jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial. She alleges that he drugged her and sexually assaulted her; a pattern the prosecution says the comedian has used for decades. The jury has asked the judge multiple times to rehear testimony , including what Cosby told authorities and what Constand said during her time on the witness stand. Read More »

Takata, brought down by airbag crisis, files for bankruptcy

Apart from the fatalities, they are also responsible for at least 180 injuries, and sparked the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Shigehisa Takada , chairman and CEO of Takata, said: " KSS is the ideal sponsor as we address the costs related to airbag inflator recalls, and an optimal partner to the company's customers, suppliers and employees". Read More »

Two Jurors Prevented a Guilty Verdict in Bill Cosby's Trial


The jury room insight came the same day that the judge presiding over Cosby's trial released the names of the 12 jurors and six alternates in his case. Jurors also spoke in the deliberating room about how the prosecution was "political" and had been revived after several years, the juror said. In reality, prosecutors reopened the investigation in 2015 after the public release of a deposition that Cosby gave in 2005 and 2006 as part of accuser Andrea Constand's lawsuit against him - ... Read More »

Cosby juror goes rogue: Result is 'ridiculously sick'


Although prosecutors previously asked that juror names not be made public until after the trial , Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele on Monday filed a motion opposing the request to release the names. One alternate juror, Mike McCloskey, 43, posted a picture of his jury badge on social media and spoke briefly with WDVE-FM in Pittsburgh. As one of the jurors in the first trial said during jury selection in this case so bereft of physical evidence, the saga boils down to a ... Read More »

Facebook looking to scripted TV content

It also is looking to spend $500,000 to $900,000 per episode on less expensive scripted fare. Facebook hopes to target audiences in the 13 to 34 age range, aiming for a large share of its enormous 1.94 billion-strong monthly user base. The company has already lined up " Strangers ", a relationship drama, and a game show, " Last State Standing ", the report said. An example of this is MTV's Loosely Exactly Nicole , which was canned after one year. Read More »

Lorde tops Billboard 200 chart


She even sat, with her legs hanging off the edge of the stage, to discuss the inspiration for her Melodrama ballad Liability , with the crowd. The album tops the chart with 109,000 in sales and streams during the week ending June 22, of which 82,000 were traditional sales. Read More »

Chance the Rapper Brings His Mom to BET Awards 2017!


Minaj never officially responded to the song. Mars, who will open the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles , is nominated for five awards. Before the 24-year-old rapper took the stage to accept the honor, he was introduced with a surprise video message from former First Lady Michelle Obama . Read More »

Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards


The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, was full of energy Sunday when he sang "Perm" onstage with six of his backup dancers at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles . Other strong competition Sunday include best female hip hop artist , where rivals Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma will go head-to-head. Minaj has won the honor consecutively since 2010. Read More »

Connecticut NBC station won't air Megyn Kelly interview

NBC responded early Friday morning to Jones' audio leak, saying that the network will still air Kelly's interview with Jones on Sunday night . She was sacked as the host of a Sandy Hook charity event, and JP Morgan Chase dropped their adverts from NBC until after the interview airs on June 18. Read More »

3 asked to leave Chicago LGBT march over Star of David flags


However, three Jewish members of the collective were not to be included in Saturday's festivities. One of the women bearing the flag says she wasn't simply told to fold up her banner -she was harassed, screamed at, and berated before being publicly ousted from the march. Read More »

Hot Air Balloon Promotion For Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's '2.o'


Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 has just started its promotions and the team has already stunned audience with their plan of action. A hot air balloon with life-sized images of @superstarrajini & @akshaykumar #2Point0 will float over "Hollywood" signage in LA on Tuesday. Read More »

'Transformers' tops box office but is biggest in China

China's box office specifically accounted for $ 320 million . Overall, there's not much to say about the latest installement of Transformers , boring characters , a conviluted plot, an overuse of explosions and a ridiculously long run time all made for a pretty tiresome movie. Read More »

Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says "Try Again"

Bradford Cohen, a Florida criminal defense attorney, said lengthy deliberations are common during highly technical cases with numerous counts and defendants as well as copious amounts of evidence. Johnson told jurors Cosby sexually assaulted her in strikingly similar fashion in 1996. One of Cosby's accusers and former guest star on The Cosby Show , Lili Bernard, was seen detailing her allegations against the comedian. Read More »

Cosby jury told to rely on 'recollection' after asking 12th question

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has listened again to the actor's statements about giving quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. Cosby, a 79-year-old comedian and television star, faces charges of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004. Read More »

Cosby Juror: 2 Holdouts Prevented Guilty Verdict


According to the juror, ten of them thought Cosby was guilty of digitally penetrating Constand without her consent and giving her drugs that would impair and prevent her from resisting. The juror who spoke to the AP confirmed an initial 10-2 vote, but said three people then changed their minds. The judge cited the media's First Amendment rights and Supreme Court precedent in ordering the release of the names. Read More »

Liam Gallagher Announces New Album As You Were for October 2017 Release


Gallagher and his band then launched into the Oasis song " Rock N Roll Star ", which has served as his opening song in his solo sets this year. The song, penned and performed by Gallagher's bandmate brother, Noel has become the unofficial anthem of Manchester after the recent bombing and Liam performed the song at the Glastonbury Music Festival over the weekend. Read More »