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  • Les femmes (and les blockbusters) are all the talk at Cannes

    This year's Cannes Film Festival is about halfway through, but one thing is already clear: This festival belongs to les femmes. From the word go, this year's Cannes has been dominated by women and debate about gender equality in the movie industry. Yearly topics regularly grip the festival, raging through the Cannes cacophony like wildfire.

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  • We finally know how George Clooney proposed to Amal Alamuddin

    (Getty Images/Mike Coppola) "We'd never talked about marriage," said Clooney. Eight months after their Venice nuptials, George Clooney has spilled the beans on how he popped the question to Amal Alamuddin.  This Tuesday, during an appearance on "CBS

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  • Fight of century is now battle in court as fans sue Pacquiao

    Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 U.S. lawsuits seeking class-action status allege Pacquiao should have disclosed a shoulder injury to fans before the fight, which Mayweather won in a unanimous decision after 12 rounds that most fans thought didn't live up to the hype. A lawsuit filed on behalf of Flights Beer Bar near Los Angeles International Airport in California said Pacquiao and his promoter's actions were "nothing but a cash-grab." The bar paid $2,600 to broadcast the fight.

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  • Is Salman Khan Missing Katrina Kaif?

    We had reported that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is currently shooting for Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan in Kashmir, has fallen in love with the place and has been gushing about it during media interactions. Now, it seems that shooting in Kashmir

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  • Iran's Khamenei rules out interviews with nuclear scientists

    By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would not accept "unreasonable demands" by world powers over its disputed nuclear program and ruled out letting inspectors interview its atomic scientists. The comments, broadcast live on state TV, were the latest in a series of forthright statements on inspections in the countdown to a June 30 deadline to resolve a decade-old standoff over Iran's nuclear work. "We will never yield to pressure ... We will not accept unreasonable demands ... Iran will not give access to its (nuclear) scientists," Khamenei said.

  • Couple in Dubai court over kissing in car

    Meanwhile the couple has denied kissing and admitted to drinking alcohol when they defended themselves before the Dubai Misdemeanours Court. According to her statement before prosecutors, the woman suspect confessed that she kissed you on the cheek?” the presiding judge asked the salesman. The duo was taken to the police station for interrogation for kissing in the car and being drunk.

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  • Sunny Leone: I will do anything Daniel wants me to

    By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial Sunny Leone has been entertaining us in the Bollywood movies since quite some time and now her husband, Daniel Weber is all set to make his full-fledged debut in Bollywood with DANGEROUS HUSN. Ask Sunny if we will see her play a cameo in his film, and she says, "I am not sure, if Daniel asks me, I will do anything he wants me to. When asked her if she wishes to team up with Daniel for a film, she said, "I would like to.

  • Hillary Clinton on the Iraq war: 'I made a mistake, plain and simple'

    Clinton's Tuesday statement comes as many Republican presidential hopefuls have offered ambiguous or even conflicting judgments on former President George W. Bush's decision to invade the country. Clinton, who voted to authorize the 2003 invasion as a New York senator, previously said it was a mistake in her book.

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  • Sudden rise in MERS cases in Saudi Arabia sparks new alert

    A sudden rise in cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has led the Saudi Arabian health ministry to issue a new alert for residents to be vigilant. Twelve infections of the potentially deadly virus were recorded between May 10-16, the ministry said. About 1000 people have been diagnosed with MERS in the kingdom since it was first detected in September 2012, with more than 430 people dying.
  • China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

    Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said. According to reports a woman passenger in Tang Weitian's green Lamborghini was left with a broken spine in the accident. The other driver Yu Muchun, 20, drove a red Ferrari.

  • Lonely man finds a home in Islam, and then in Islamic State

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Before he left New Zealand, Mark Taylor spoke with a local television network. "I've been lonely all my life," he said. "Been rejected by people. Used by people. Abused by people."He said that by converting to Islam, he

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  • On Syria-Lebanon border, Hezbollah in 'hardest' battle

    On a windy hilltop overlooking the mountainous Syrian border, a fighter from Lebanon's Hezbollah says the battle against militants in the area is among the toughest the group has ever faced. The powerful Lebanese Shiite movement, a key ally of the government in Damascus, has fought across Syria in the years since an uprising began in 2011. In the past two weeks, Hezbollah says it has secured around a third of the Qalamun region, territory on both the Lebanese and Syrian sides of the porous border.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez: I love looking good while I'm working out

    By Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham Editorial Jacqueline Fernandez is one of the fittest actresses we have in Bollywood today. And her fitness regime is pretty interesting and can inspire all of us to stay fit.Says the actress, "I love looking good while I

  • Here's why some scientists are convinced there's life on Mars

    (NASA ) Mars V. Earth — could they both have life? Mars is no Earth. Our planet is swaddled in a nice atmospheric blanket that protects us from dangerous blasts of radiation that permeate space. Mars barely has any atmosphere and its surface is constantly

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  • Dubai visitor loses appeal over smuggling heroin

    A visitor lost his appeal on Wednesday and will be jailed for 10 years for smuggling 80 capsules of heroin into Dubai inside his intestines for promotional purposes. A Customs inspector caught the 25-year-old Afghan visitor, M.A., after a special detecting device showed he was carrying the capsules inside his body at Dubai International Airport in October. The Dubai Appeal Court rejected M.A.’s appeal and confirmed his 10-year imprisonment for smuggling and possessing 960gm of heroin with intent to promote the drug in the UAE.

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  • Samsung is in a pickle and its newest phone isn't helping

    Samsung's bet on a new, well-designed flagship phone isn't paying off as well as the company had hoped. The company told the Korea-based Yonhap News Agency that it has shipped 10 million units of the new Samsung Galaxy S6, which launched about a month ago. It's important to note that these are shipments, not sales, for the Galaxy S6.

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  • U.S. vows to continue patrols after China warns spy plane

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States vowed on Thursday to keep up air and sea patrols in international waters after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea. The Chinese navy issued eight warnings to the crew of a U.S. P8-A Poseidon, the U.S. military's most advanced surveillance aircraft, when it conducted the overflights on Wednesday, according to CNN, which was aboard the U.S. aircraft.

  • Indian men apologise to British tourist for harassment

    London, May 20 (IANS) British tourist Lucy Hemmings received numerous apologies among 600 replies to her viral blog post describing sexual harassment she faced during a trip to India. "If I'm honest, I was nervous to publish something that shows India in a negative light -- in no way did I want to suggest that India as a whole is like this. Hemmings wrote a blog post about a man touching himself in front of her, which went viral prompting hundreds of replies, with dozens of apologies from innocent Indian men for the behaviour of "scumbags" and others defending their country.

  • Israeli lawyer wins $2.9 million pay claim against Orthodox church

    An Israeli court has ordered the Greek Orthodox church to stump up $2.9 million in fees owed to a local lawyer for cases dating back to 2002, court authorities said Wednesday. The Israel Courts Administration said Tel Aviv District Court on Tuesday ruled in favour of attorney Moshe Lipke's claims for settlement of bills totalling 11.3 million shekels for representing the Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem in property dealings and in a stormy dispute with former Patriarch Irineos I. It said the oldest claim was from November 2002 and related to legal work concerning a luxury seafront apartment complex in Jaffa, northern Israel. The church elected the incumbent patriarch, Theophilos III, in August 2005 after dismissing Irineos over an alleged multi-million-dollar sale of church land in a mainly Palestinian area of Israeli-occupied east Jerusalem to Jewish investors.

  • IS executes Iraqi journalist accused of apostasy

    Mosul (Iraq), May 20 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist outfit executed Iraqi journalist Feras Yasin on charges of apostasy and showing no remorse, according to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. The execution took place on Tuesday night in central Mosul, northern Iraq, and the IS delivered the body to the relatives of the victim at a forensic institute on Wednesday morning, according to Sufian al-Mashhadani, a member of the syndicate. As the IS deemed the executed journalist an apostate, the jihadi group prohibited the family from holding funeral services for the victim.