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Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin In New Biopic

Jennifer Hudson blew us away with her turn as Effie White in Dreamgirls , and apparently, we weren't the only ones: The Grammy and Oscar victor has just been ...


United Nations envoy arrives in Sochi to attend Syria dialogue talks

Western powers and some Arab states believe Sochi is an attempt to create a separate peace process that would undermine the United Nations' efforts while laying...


Dead, 235 Wounded in Afghan Terror Attack

Afghan security forces have struggled to combat the Taliban since the U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat mission at t...


Trump mentions rejoining climate change accord

US President Donald Trump's stance and remarks on climate change have once again left social media users shocked after he said polar ice caps have hit a "re...


Snow expected for Tuesday-morning commute

AccuWeather forecasters say a storm moving up from the south mixed with a push of cold air is responsible for the chance of snow early next week. The weather...


Britain's European Union days are 'over', French FM tells Japan firms

In his first global interview since assuming office in January 2017, Trump pledged to conclude a trade deal with the United Kingdom. He stressed that after Ma...


Water crisis could trigger Cape Town junk status

Earlier on Saturday morning the City's Water and Sanitation Department was notified that some shops are selling municipal tap water. It points out that the ...


Marc Short disputes reports that Trump ordered Mueller fired

Senator Chuck Schumer of NY, the top Democrat in the Senate, said the report detailing an effort by Trump to fire Mueller in June demonstrated the urgency...


Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight

We expect passing clouds and possibly some thick mountain wave clouds at times, but we will remain dry through Tuesday . Most of the day is cloudy. Wind chills...


Kovind hopes for passage of triple talaq bill

He said, the government will persuade all the parties to pass the bill in the Rajya Sabha unanimously. "We hope the triple talaq bill is passed in the Rajya...


Draymond Green addresses Michigan State controversy

Tom Izzo is a 62-year-old Hall of Famer who's been coaching college basketball for 39 years, the last 23 as Spartans' head coach. "And I hope we'll rally aroun...


Rubio fires his chief of staff over conduct

Rubio issued a statement shortly before midnight Saturday that said he had been made aware of the situation earlier in the day. The complaints were brought di...


Seine river reaches peak in flood-hit Paris

In total more than 650 people have been evacuated from their homes in the Paris region, according to police, while more than 1,400 were without electricity. S...


Karnataka ready for talks with Goa on Mahadayi water: CM Siddaramaiah

The project is being undertaken to improve drinking water supply to the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad and districts of Belagavi and Gadag. BJP state president...


UFC on FOX 27 Drew Live Attendance Over 10200 People

You can see an excerpt of our Fightful.com UFC Charlotte live coverage below. It might sound odd for a fighter to declare that there is only a title fight in ...


Michigan State basketball team ripped for tone-deaf 'We Talk We Listen' shirts

While Izzo was undoubtedly advised to pivot from (or simply refuse to answer) questions regarding Walton and other allegations from the ESPN Outside the Line...


Why was Russian Federation banned from the Olympics?

An independent review panel drew up a list of Russian athletes, invited to compete as independents, after carefully examining their doping records and testing h...


I'd be 'harder' in Brexit talks than UK's Might

Fears are growing over the government's ability to negotiate a satisfactory Brexit deal with the European Union, as a majority of leaders in the UK's largest ...


Unadkat becomes millionaire, Gayle stays in the IPL

Replying to the question of them going for the uncapped all-rounders, Ponting said, "I think all the teams want to invest and nurture young talent". "Last yea...


Pacific Division wins NHL All-Star Game

The league's returning to the warm weather and headed to San Jose for next year. Brent Burns, the lone Shark at the games this year, kicked off his All-Star We...


Pakistan dismisses claim murder suspect linked to porn ring

The summons to media representatives were issued at the heels of false allegations made by TV anchorperson Shahid Masood about the suspect recently arrested in ...


Hospital visit turns fatal as MRI machine sucks man in

The hospital is also investigating the incident. The disgusting incident occurred on Saturday evening in a hospital in central Mumbai when Rajesh Maru , 32...


Explosions hit area near the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul

Witnesses told AFP they heard several explosions and gunfire at around 5:00 am (0030 GMT) at the academy on the outskirts of Kabul where high-ranking military...


Afghanistan raises toll from Kabul attack to 103

The Health Ministry said 95 were killed and 158 wounded. He detonated his explosives at a second checkpoint, Rahimi said. " Taliban and Daesh are taking ad...


Calley calls on MSU to compensate Nassar's victims

Walton was placed on administrative leave Friday from his duties as assistant coach of the? MSU President Lou Anna Simon resigned Wednesday, and Athletic D...


Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire And Fury' In 2018 Grammys Skit

Clinton's delivery of the line was the capper of an otherwise lukewarm bit in which she was preceded by artists like Snoop Dogg , John Legend , Cher , and C...


Prospects for immigration deal dim as Trump taunts Schumer over shutdown fight

But the plan - put out by the White House on Thursday - would, in effect, pit Dreamers against other groups of immigrants. But Republican leaders in Cong...


Trump calls Mueller firing story 'fake news'

In addition, 28 people connected with the campaign have been interviewed by the special counsel in what John Dowd, Trump's attorney, called "an unprecedented di...


Finland's President Elected to 2nd Term, Avoiding a Runoff

Of Niinisto's seven rival candidates - whom local media have dubbed the "Seven Dwarves" - perhaps the most striking is the populist Finns Party's Laura Huhtas...


Collins says Trump talking of firing Mueller was not obstruction

From their perspective, why take action and cause a confrontation with the president (and jeopardise their agenda) if they don't absolutely have to? The New ...


Kabul terror attack: Donald Trump calls for 'decisive action' against Taliban

That attack was claimed by the Islamic State. At least 95 people were killed and 158 wounded in the blast, which was claimed by the Taliban. Emergency Hospi...


Cecile Richards to step down as president of Planned Parenthood

The president of Planned Parenthood, longtime activist Cecile Richards , will step down this year after leading the women's health organization for more th...


Watch the Grammy Awards for free online with this super smart hack

Aside from performing, Lamar is also up for seven nominations following Jay-Z, who has been nominated for eight awards. And it's not just the date that'...


Melania Trump denies reports of marital trouble following porn star scandal

According to spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham , Melania had encountered "too many scheduling and logistical issues" to accompany Trump on his official business....


Graham shows support for Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling

The Times reported Thursday that Trump had mulled firing Mueller last June, a month after he was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. House Ma...


J&K police question Pune woman

According to a message circulated from the office of Inspector General of Police-Kashmir to all district police heads and chief of security wing in Kashmir, "th...


Olympics: IOC confirms 169 Russians cleared to compete in Pyeongchang

The world's finest athletes will be vying for 102 Olympic gold medals and 80 Paralympic gold medals in the PyeongChang 2018 in a variety of winter sporting co...


Federer Reaches 30th Slam Final

It got no better in the second set with Federer again breaking in the fourth game before the trainer was called on to the court to treat Chung for his foot ...


Virginia State Police seizes 10 pounds of marijuana, arrest two

A 24-year-old Alaskan has been arrested in Nebraska allegedly carrying 227 pounds of marijuana. Local media report that a traffic stop Thursday on Interstate ...


Malala Yousafzai spoke on women empowerment and lambasted Donald Trump

The women's rights campaigner, who is now an undergraduate at Oxford University, was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos. "So you have to keep on re...


Kabul Attack: Death toll rises to 103

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the US condemns the attack and offers condolences to the family and friends of those killed. The blast sh...


Yemen's PM calls for cease-fire in Aden

Clashes erupted between forces loyal to Yemen's elected government and secessionists in the south, exacerbating the divisions splintering a country already deva...


Kimmel books Stormy Daniels on night of Trump speech

MELANIA Trump has reportedly been staying at a posh hotel in Washington D.C. after allegations emerged that her husband, U.S. president Donald Trump , ha...


Two Canadians among those arrested for 'dancing pornographically' in Cambodia

Police in the town of Siem Reap, close to the world-famous ancient temples of Angkor Wat, said a group, including the six Brits, was being questioned. One anony...


Trump apologises for retweeting racist videos by far-right group

If you follow Piers Morgan on Twitter - and, for better or worse, over six million people do - you'll know that he's spent most of this week flagging an i...


LS Speaker seeks cooperation from parties for smooth Budget session

My colleagues and I will leave no stone unturned in talking to and convincing the political parties. "Like GST was passed by consensus, this bill seeking to ban...


Youth dies in MRI machine in Mumbai hospital

After he was pulled from the machine he was rushed to the emergency ward, but died within minutes. Dr Saurabh Lanjrekar, 24, and ward boy Vitthal Chavan , 35...


Britain sets out European Union transition plans as Brexiteers cry foul

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been criticised after he appeared to be pushing a soft Brexit agenda during a speech in Davos on Thursday. Brexit minister...


287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op

Cockburn said the YPG are now concerned the USA might turn their back in an effort to maintain relations with their North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner...


AIC reacts to the 11th U.S. school shooting of the year

Whenever the high school team got to play there, I believe past year, he said that was a memory that they are going to hang onto forever", Jackie Reid said. "I'...