• Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are U.S. 'myth'

    By Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week. Khamenei, the highest…

    • According To Vikram Bhatt, Emraan's Kisses Are Not The Focus Of 'Mr. X'

      The film revolves around Emraan's character Raghuram Rathod, a righteous office with the anti-terrorist squad who undergoes an unimaginable transformation. The film's director, Vikram Bhatt says that this film is a lot of fun and Emraan is at his naughtiest in this movie. Vikram however, clarifies…

      Movie Talkies
      • Miranda Lambert: Women in country have to stick together

        Miranda Lambert is one of the few women nominated at the Academy of Country Music Awards this year, so she says the ladies of country music need to help one another. "I really support female artists in any genre, especially country music right now," Lambert said in an interview Friday. Lambert is…

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        • Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship

          It was the 22-year-old's second LPGA Tour win of the year following victory in Bahamas in February. Kim's win, following her final round one-over 73, was the sixth by a South Korean in nine events on Tour this year.

          • Saudi soldier killed in Yemen border clash

            Fighting along Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen has killed a soldier from the kingdom, the Saudi-led coalition spokesman said on Saturday. The soldier is the seventh to die since coalition aircraft on March 26 began air strikes in Yemen to stop a southern advance by Iran-backed Huthi rebels.…

            • Dubai Police help acid attack victim

              An Asian man was arrested by Dubai Police for pouring acid on a 21-year-old Asian model after she refused to marry him. Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said the police received a call about a man pouring acid on a…

              Gulf News
              • Sarah says her parents more accepting now

                In a previous interview, Matteo said his family adored Sarah, and that this pleased him to no end. Sarah knows all about the positive comments from netizens about herself and Matteo. Asked to describe her relationship with Matteo, Sarah said: “We’re both very young when it comes to love matters.

                Philippine Daily Inquirer
                • Fed Cup: Russia on brink of final with 2-0 lead over Germany

                  Russia was on the brink of making the Fed Cup final with a 2-0 lead after Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova saved a match point to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki on Saturday. Pavlyuchenkova saved the match point in the second set before going on to beat Lisicki 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3, after Svetlana Kuznetsova…

                  Associated Press
                  • Dubai house prices facing further falls in 2015 amid new supply

                    Residential house prices in Dubai are likely to feel more downward pressure throughout 2015 as 25,000 new properties are slated to enter the market. This may force owners to offer lucrative incentives to prospective tenants, like rent-free periods and special allowances in the form of reduced…

                    • Man jailed for kissing colleague’s hand during exam

                      An employee was sentenced to three months in jail for grabbing his colleague’s hand and kissing it when she tried to pick up her pen. The 43-year-old Indian airline employee, M.A., was helping his 26-year-old Emirati colleague while she was undergoing an online aviation test when he touched and…

                      Gulf News
                      • Floyd Mayweather on Conor McGregor's taunt: He's a joke

                        When UFC fighter Conor McGregor said earlier this week he would “kill” boxing’s Floyd Mayweather in less than 30 seconds, more than a few people wrote it off as hyperbole – a bit of gamesmanship on the part of the vocal Irishman. Mayweather once famously said, “I don’t know who he is,” when asked…

                        • Gold pares gains after U.S. inflation data

                          By Marcy Nicholson and Jan Harvey NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold pared gains on Friday, heading for a second weekly drop, after data showing U.S. consumer prices rose in March tempered speculation the Federal Reserve will delay its first interest rate rise in nearly a decade. The metal held above…

                          • This chart shows why China thinks it can take over the South China Sea without triggering a war

                            China might have plenty of reasons to be confident about its expansionist ambitions in the South China Sea, according to a recent US Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) report that lays out China's long-term strategy for dominating its neighborhood. China wants to project its military power deep…

                            Business Insider
                            • Revathi: I don't want MARGARITA WITH A STRAW type of films to happen on regular basis

                              By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial Actress and filmmaker Revathi has always been part of sensitive subjects but the recently released Kalki Koechlin starrer MARGARITA WITH A STRAW, saw her in a much complicated and delicate role. Revathi, who has been very selective about her work, enjoyed doing…

                              • Wal-Mart suddenly closed 5 stores and laid off thousands of workers and no one knows why

                                The closures could last up to six months and affect roughly 2,200 workers in Texas, California, Oklahoma, and Florida, CNN Money reports. Wal-Mart employees say they were completely blindsided by the news, having been notified only a couple hours before the stores closed at 7 p.m. Monday. After…

                                Business Insider
                                • Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty

                                  "Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine," said a letter the 10 physicians sent to a Columbia dean earlier this week. Oz first came to public attention as a frequent television guest of Oprah Winfrey. Oz was not reachable Thursday night at his Columbia office…

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                                  • Iraq PM's spokesman resigns over pro-Saddam song

                                    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's spokesman Rafid Jaboori has resigned over a video showing him singing the praises of dictator Saddam Hussein more than a decade ago, he said Saturday. Twelve years after Saddam was overthrown by the US-led invasion, many Iraqis still despise him for the abuses…