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    Jennifer Lopez was 'in shock' after concert cancellation

    Jennifer Lopez was "in shock" when her Madison Square Garden show was cancelled after a power cut. The 'On The Floor' hitmaker was in the middle of performing at the New York show when the city was plunged into darkness and the concert was forced to be rescheduled. Speaking in a YouTube vlog, she said: "This is crazy. This only happened one other time in 2011 during the 'On the Floor' tour at the Staples Centre. I feel so bad for everybody, they were so ready, so hype. This sucks! I'm in shock. I was so ready to go back when the lights come back, everybody just jump right in." Jennifer explained what happened in a video clip subsequently posted on Twitter, sharing: "They just told me to get off

  • Arabian Business

    Bus carrying 52 pilgrims from Makkah crashes in UAE

    A bus carrying 52 pilgrims has crashed in the UAE this morning (Tuesday). A statement from Abu Dhabi Police said the pilgrims were on their way back from the Holy City of Makkah - after performing Umrah - to Oman, when the bus they were travelling in hit a metal barrier. The accident happened on Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road. No injuries were reported. The Director of the Department of Traffic of the Outer Region at Abu Dhabi Traffic Police said that first responders immediately reached the site of the accident to rescue the pilgrims, who have been provided with accommodation, meals and drinks until an alternative transportation is arranged.

  • Uproar at Trump's tweets, but Republicans mostly stay quiet

    Amid the uproar at Donald Trump's attack on four Democratic congresswomen - an attack which was widely described as racist - there was a notable silence from the president's Republican Party colleagues. With a few exceptions, they kept quiet as the world reacted to his suggestion that the four Congresswomen - all women of colour - should "go back" and "fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came". All four are US citizens; three - Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rashida Tlaib - were born in the US, and one - Rep Ilhan Omar - came to the country from Somalia as a child refugee. For many, the president's remarks went a step beyond anything

  • Emirates24|7

    'The Lion King' London premiere brings out Meghan Markle and Beyonce

    Entertainment royalty rubbed shoulders with the real thing at "The Lion King" premiere in London on Sunday evening. Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry, walked the yellow carpet at the Leicester Square premiere, as did a starry lineup from the US. and UK. Among the many stars in attendance were Beyonce, who voices Nala in the film, and her husband, Jay Z. They warmly greeted the British royals, with Beyonce congratulating the couple on the arrival of their first child, Archie. "We love you guys," the singer reportedly told the royal couple. Beyonce had already taken her eldest daughter, Blue Ivy, to the U.S. premiere of the movie. Jay-Z reportedly imparted some

  • Arab News

    Malaysia's 'Phoenix': hijab-wearing wrestler breaking barriers

    KUALA LUMPUR: A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as “Phoenix” cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world. Dressed in flame-patterned trousers, a black and orange hijab and top, Nor Diana uses sophisticated moves to throw and pin down her larger rivals in front of hundreds of cheering spectators. Standing just 155 centimeters (five foot, one inch) tall and weighing 43 kilograms (six stone, 10 pounds), her speed and agility make her a match for almost any opponent. And far from being criticized by conservatives for throwing herself into wrestling, the 19-year-old has become a hit on social media and spurred

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    Iran's Zarif says talks on ballistic missiles possible

    Iran's foreign minister has for the first time suggested his country's ballistic missile program could be on the table for negotiations with the US - if America stops selling arms to its Gulf allies in the Mideast. Mohammad Javad Zarif's comments came in an NBC News interview that aired Monday night. Iran long has maintained its ballistic missile program, under the control of its Revolutionary Guard, is for defensive purposes only. The 2015 nuclear deal that Tehran struck with world powers did not include its missile program.

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    Spotted: Kareena Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, Siddhant Chaturvedi

    Aditi Rao Hydari Siddhant Chaturvedi Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Amrita Arora Photo: Instagram Varun Dhawan Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber along with a friend. Kangana Ranaut poses for photographs as she attends the promotion of her upcoming Hindi film 'Judgementall Hai Kya', in Mumbai. (AFP) Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan (Instagram) Sidharth Malhotra (L) and Parineeti Chopra pose for a picture during the promotion of their upcoming romantic comedy Hindi film "Jabariya Jodi" in Mumbai. (AFP) Kriti Sanon (L) and Diljit Dosanjh pose during a promotion of their upcoming romantic comedy Hindi film 'Arjun Patiala' in Mumbai. (AFP) Ekta Kapoor Rajkummar Rao Kangana Ranaut