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With bank sanctions and arms sales, United States hardens line on China

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The United States imposed sanctions on two Chinese citizens and a shipping company on Thursday for helping North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and accused a Chinese bank of laundering money for Pyongyang. The sanctions bar Americans from doing business with the bank, which is based in a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that serves as a gateway for trade with the isolated nation. Read More »

United States dad takes down man caught sexting his underage daughter

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When speaking to reporters from local KOCO, the Oklahoma dad said he discovered the inappropriate conversations between the grown man and his young teenage daughter by using the Family Time app. According to the father, once the 33-year-old man was detained, he admitted he was there to have sex with his daughter. News 9 Now reports the family kept the man detained - and unharmed! - until Del City police arrived to apprehend him. Read More »

Adele has 'damaged' vocal cords, cancels final shows

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However, following the first two shows - which Adele called "the biggest and best shows of my life" - the singer "struggled vocally" and had to "push a lot harder than I normally do". The statement concludes, "I'm sorry". The 29-year-old singer blew up the internet earlier this week after a handwritten note in her tour program hinting she would never tour again went viral. Read More »

Greetings on 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China

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President Xi Jinping is set to end his landmark visit to Hong Kong with a further promise of continued prosperity - as long as the city embraces China's rise. The gala brought together artists from both the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the mainland, showcasing patriotism and Hong Kong's cultural diversity. Read More »

Intense moment woman is trapped in garage with wild bear

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The woman, who was safely in her auto at the time, recorded her attempts to get the bear to leave, which included shouting, "Shoo", and "Get out of my garage", accompanied by horn honking. CPW has said they would euthanize the bear once they catch it. Authorities believe it could be the same bear. "This bear has clearly learned that people can provide food and that garages are a place that it can find food", Frank McGee, area wildlife manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, told KRDO. Read More »

U.S. blacklists Chinese bank for helping North

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In a statement released on June 29, the US Treasury said: "Bank of Dandong acts as a conduit for North Korea to access the US and global financial systems, including by facilitating millions of dollars of transactions for companies involved in North Korea's WMD [Weapons of Mass Destruction] and ballistic missile programmes". Read More »

Four days later: Friends intensify search for woman last seen leaving RDU

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In a news release, RDU police said "Airport police have thoroughly reviewed the video and there is no evidence that she is under any distress". She never showed. Apart from the FBI, RDU police is also working with the State Bureau of Investigation, City of Raleigh Police Department, Durham County Sherriff's Office, Wake County Sherriff's Office and the Transportation Security Administration to search for Cope. Read More »

Olivia de Havilland Suing FX and Ryan Murphy over Feud Depiction

The complaint alleges infringement of the right of publicity, invasion of privacy and unjust enrichment. So far, there's been no comment from FX regarding the lawsuit. The series shows Crawford as consumed by jealously over the fact that Davis received a best actress nomination but she didn't. She said, "On principle, I am opposed to any representation of personages who are no longer alive to judge the accuracy of any incident depicted as involving themselves". Read More »

Seahawks defensive end and brother win BET's 'Shine a Light Award'

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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his brother Martellus Bennett, tight end for the New England Patriots, were honored during Sunday night's BET Awards with the " Shine a Light Award ". After seeing the post , many users online have asked Jones to elaborate on her claim , but she has yet to give a response . She didn't provide further detail and her rep didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Telecom services and mobile phones will become expensive in India post GST

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who heads the GST Council comprising representatives of states, said the decision to reduce the tax rate on fertiliser was taken because of apprehensions that price of the crop nutrient may go up. Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) stated that the GST tax rate would hamper the public transport. This can further help bring the costs down. Read More »

US Vice President Mike Pence to visit India

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Pence praised Ayers' "keen intellect and integrity" and welcomed him into the new role. Ayers most recently was advising an outside political group, America First Policies , that supports President Donald Trump. He was Pence's chief of staff when the Vice President was a member of Congress, ran the DC Office when he was Governor and was Pence's senior advisor during the presidential campaign and transition. Read More »

Lyon Sign Real Madrid Striker Diaz

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However, according to The Telegraph , Arsenal have moved closer to Lyon's valuation of £57m, with a bid of £44m plus add-ons said to be on the table. "The case would obviously be the arrival of a player capable of scoring 25 to 30 goals per year", he added. Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz Mejia has joined Lyon on a five-year deal for a fee of eight million euros ($9.1 million), the French club announced on Friday. Read More »

Hamilton: Vettel controversy shows Ferrari feeling the pressure

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Race stewards imposed a 10-second stop and go penalty on Vettel after he hit the back of race leader Hamilton's auto and then angrily pulled alongside and banged wheels while both were behind the safety vehicle. Although the Vettel said he wants to sort out the incident with Hamilton , he might not get to talk to nybody in the Mercedes camp besides Wolff. Read More »

Netflix's 'To the Bone' could trigger anorexia, critics say

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Speaking to the movie's director, Marti Noxon , she said: "I got to go to an anonymous group with you and share my story and get told the facts for the first time. Working on To the Bone was a deeply personal experience for the 28-year-old, who knows firsthand what it's like to suffer from an eating disorder . Read More »

Fourth mini trailer of Jab Harry Met Sejal released

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The beginning of her search for " the ring " has begun, and it looks fantastic. The way she bobs her head to the music, the way she talks to Harry and the way she can't catch the keys - basically everything about Sejal is amusing and attractive. Read More »

Disney retiring Pirates of the Caribbean ride's most sexist scene

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The Walt Disney Company plans to make changes to the auction scene in the classic attraction at Disneyland , Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris in the coming year, according to Suzi Brown, spokeswoman for the Disneyland Resort. "This is NOT a change we want", writes a commenter named Heather. It will only be the latest change to the Pirates ride. In fact, in order to be politically correct, we would probably have to close down the whole ride'. Read More »

Kanye West reportedly in talks to start touring again in 2018

You'll remember the rapper's Saint Pablo tour went into a tailspin post Kim's robbery in November a year ago as Kanye was forced to confront his mental health issues in front of audiences. Although Kim Kardashian is happy about her husband's recovery from his previous meltdown, she still finds it unnerving for him to hit the big stage again. Read More »

Maersk suffers cyber attack

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Media speculation surrounds terminals being affected at some of APMT's biggest operations including the Gateway Terminals India (GTI) at JNPT, the Port of Los Angeles and NY in the US. pharmaceutical giant Merck, Russian state oil giant Rosneft, British advertising giant WPP and the French industrial group Saint-Gobain. According to sources, the country's nodal cyber security agency CERT-In is also in touch with global agencies in this regard. Read More »

Manchester attack: Martyn Hett's funeral to take place

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The funeral is to take place at Stockport Town Hall at 12:30 BST and will be screened outside for those who can not fit into the venue. I know that you're shining down on us from heaven and I'm happy that all your family and friends could gather together in honour of you. Read More »

Last Day For Lawmakers To Reach Budget Agreement

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Several sources close to the budget making process have acknowledged a growing suspicion that Madigan could be tempted to force a deal beyond the June 30 deadline in order to permanently brand Governor Rauner as "Governor Junk", a moniker first printed by the Wall Street Journal's editorial board last week. Read More »

Annie Lennox shares spectacularly cringeworthy email from 'new music coordinator'

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The writer offered Annie the opportunity to get her music played on the radio station which boasts 100,000 unique listeners each month and offered to help her with her PR and marketing. The Scottish singer is also then asked about what "support campaign" she now has for latest single. "I came across your music online and I really like what I heard!" Kylie continues, "Also, what sort of support campaign do you have going for your single (press, video, licensing, etc)?" You can check ... Read More »

Michelle Rodriguez threatens to leave 'Fast & Furious'; director responds

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Previously, Universal has brought on MMA fighter Ronda Rousey, Charlize Theron , Gal Gadot, and Helen Mirren in its Fast and Furious projects. "I think that's pathetic and its lack of creativity". Rodriguez said in an interview with NY magazine's Vulture blog in 2013 that she nearly left the franchise while shooting that year's " Fast & Furious 6". Read More »

Key Republican senators want the GOP healthcare vote delayed

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According to CBO , individuals over age 64 making $56,800 a year could see their premiums for a silver plan triple from $6,800 to $20,500. The Senate's bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act , was unveiled by GOP leadership Thursday, drawing immediate dissent from a swath of health care and patient groups, including the American Medical Association and AARP. Read More »

Woman dies after throat is slit in auto

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Eye-witness Ash Tucker said: "I was just pulling into Dockside Chatham, ten police cars race past with flashing lights, as I've locked the door I hear shouting and commotion". A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: "A Seacamb spokesman said: " We were called at 11.10pm to the vehicle park at the Dockside Outlet Centre in Maritime Way in Chatham. Read More »

Lady Gaga Is Reviving Bud Light's Popular Dive Bar Tour

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Staples also launched the Staples for Students program, which will award a $50,000 scholarship and tickets to Gaga's upcoming tour. The clip shows her interacting with students (many of them incredibly amazed to see her), encouraging them to go after their dreams. Read More »

Sohail Khan: Eid is time to share joy of togetherness

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Nevertheless, Tubelight has beat Shah Rukh Khan's Raees and has got the second highest weekend collection of the year after Baahubali 2- The Conclusion. And from Salman Khan movie it is expected that on the very first day of its release it will cross the mark of Rs. 50 crore atleast. Salman Khan's new movie has released " Tubelight " all over India on Friday . Read More »

Thrilling 'Baby Driver' a fun romp with a killer soundtrack

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The TriStar pictures filmed debuted at South By Southwest and is already picking up some serious critical traction thanks to its over-the-top auto chase scenes, eccentric soundtrack, and Edgar Wright's trademark quirky direction. It's nothing insane new. The two most impressive stunts come early, and if you're so inclined, you can see how they trained for it behind the scenes here . Read More »

'AMC Premiere' will let you stream 'The Walking Dead' ad

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Instead of catering to cord-cutters, AMC Premiere is created to keep consumers inside the big cable womb (a.k.a "the bundle") by offering an upscale experience available only through your friendly neighborhood cable conglomerate. In April, AMC announced it will make shows exclusively for Charter Communications Inc., the second-largest US cable provider behind Comcast. The service will also include bonus scenes and interviews with casts and writers. Read More »

Malayalam actress assault case: AMMA backs actor Dileep

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The Women in Cinema Collective, a recently launched forum, on Tuesday strongly condemned the alleged attempt to tarnish the image of the victim after, Dileep in a recent media interview allegedly suggested that the victim was in friendly terms with the key accused once. Read More »