• Emirates24|7

    Rita Ora 'rekindles romance with Andrew Watt?'

    Rita Ora has reportedly hooked up with her music producer ex Andrew Watt again following a brief fling with 'Spider-Man' actor Andrew Garfield. The 28-year-old star and the record producer went their separate ways last October, but they are now thought to have given things a go because they "know what they have is the real deal". A source close to the singer said: "Rita and Andrew split because they were so busy, but they've realised they want to make things work. "Both of their schedules are crazy - Rita with her 'Phoenix World Tour' and Andrew as one of the most in-demand producers in pop. "But they re-connected this year and are making time to see each other when they can. They know that what

  • Emirates24|7

    Feds won't charge suspect in deadly Texas school shooting

    Federal prosecutors say they will not pursue charges at this time against the teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 18, faces a state capital murder trial for the deadly shooting last May at Santa Fe High School that also wounded 13 people. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas says prosecutors and FBI agents met with the victims and family members Tuesday and that no federal charges will be filed at this time. A spokeswoman declined to say whether Pagourtzis might face future federal prosecution. If convicted in state court, Pagourtzis could be sentenced to life in prison. But he has the possibility of parole after

  • Emirates24|7

    When snakes strike, lives shatter

    On June 15, 2015, four-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat's life changed forever. Bitten by a snake as she slept, she permanently lost the use of the left side of her body. Sleeping beside her on a mattress on the floor of their modest, mud-walled home, Chepchirchir's two-year-old sister Scholar was also bitten. She did not survive. "It was hard to tell what had happened because the children were crying from the pain," their father Jackson Chepkui, a 39-year-old livestock farmer, told AFP at home in the tiny village of Embosos in Kenya's remote western Baringo county. "We saw two blood spots on her (Chepchirchir's) wrist, that's how we were able to conclude that they were bitten by a snake." With

  • Arab News

    Three Germany fans filmed shouting racist abuse at Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan turn themselves in

    WOLFSBURG:Three men who shouted racist abuse at Germany's Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan during the friendly with Serbia turned themselves in after another fan posted a video on Facebook, police said Friday. After the images, taken during Germany's 1-1 draw with Serbia in Wolfsburg on Wednesday, appeared online, “they presented themselves and confessed they were the three alleged perpetrators,” confirmed local police spokesman Thomas Figge. “They gave a preliminary statement presenting their version of events.” Another supporter, identified by German tabloid Bild as Andre Voigt, a journalist who had gone to the match as a fan, filmed the trio insulting Manchester City players Sane, whose father

  • Emirates24|7

    Sridevi's daughter lauds Madhuri for replacing her mother

    Janhvi Kapoor has been elated after watching Madhuri Dixit in the Kalank trailer and in the poster of the film. After all, she was the one who had let the cat out of the bag first stating that Madhuri has stepped into her late mother Sridevi's shoes in the film. “Who was I to welcome her? But I was very excited as an audience to see her in that role. I have been a huge fan of her work. The songs, the trailers and everything about that film was so good. She is looking wonderful. And yes, so I am very excited now for the film as well,” says Janhvi about the film bankrolled by her film mentor - Karan Johar. Janhvi attributes everything she has to her parents specially fame -  “Fame is important

  • CNN

    World's most scenic airport landing revealed

    According to the 2019 edition of an annual poll by PrivateFly, Ireland's Donegal Airport is the world leader when it comes to breathtaking landing strips. The beautiful rugged coastline seen on the approach at the regional airport in Carrickfinn came out on top for the second year in a row in the annual poll from the UK-based booking platform for private jet charters. Scotland's Barra Airport approach, which offers stunning coastal views, just missed out on the number one spot, coming in second place. "Too often travelers hurry through the journey to get to their destination; this poll encourages those to stop, take a look through their aircraft window and be awestruck by the joy of flying," said Adam Twidell, CEO of PrivateFly.

  • Al Jazeera

    Pompeo tells Lebanon to choose Hezbollah or independence

    Beirut, Lebanon - A seven-minute media address by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday was dominated by his country's preoccupation with Hezbollah and, in effect, its patron Iran. Pompeo read out his statement during his visit to Beirut as his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil watched with an unwavering gaze. The top US diplomat minced no words while declaring the intentions of President Donald Trump's administration to take on Hezbollah for its "criminal activities and terrorist network" albeit by "peaceful means".  Referring to a recent televised speech by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, Pompeo claimed success of US sanctions against the group, saying "Nasrallah begged