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Disappearance of Las Vegas hotel security guard deepens shooting mystery


Hickey said it was Campos who wanted to go public and tell his story so he could move on. David Hickey , president of the Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America union that represents the security guards at Mandalay Bay, previously told USA media he was in a meeting with MGM executives in one room of the suite as Campos waited with a security guard - hired by MGM - and another union member in the living room. Read More »

Vijay's Mersal — Twitter Review


Watch this space for Mersal's movie review. Having assisted S Shankar for many years, he won much praise for his handling of multiple starrers, as Raja Rani and Theri have been. Besides Vijay , the film, helmed by Atlee, stars Kajal Aggarwal , Samantha Akkineni and Nithya Menon in pivotal roles. Now that the release is confirmed, here are five reasons as to why you shouldn't give this film a miss. Read More »

McDonald's offers to lock up your smartphone for more family time

Nearly all parents and 91% of kids use their mobile devices when they are with their families, according to a survey conducted by McDonald's Singapore in September. Earlier this month, a restaurant in southern France made the news by banning diners from using their mobile phones. With 100 individual spaces for customers to leave their phones, McDonalds claims this new initiative, branded "Family Playdate" will help families used to spending too much time on their devices and reconnect. Read More »

Ed Sheeran cancels shows after bike accident


Ed himself also left a post in Instagram, however, posted a photo, which depicted his arm in plaster. While one arm was wrapped in a cast, the other was being supported by a sling. The Shape of You crooner posted a picture on Instagram just yesterday with the following caption: "Ive had a bit of a bicycle accident and I'm now waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows". Read More »

United States author wins Booker for novel inspired by Lincoln's grief


Baroness Young of Hornsey, chairwoman of the judging committee, said that it was an utterly original novel with a "witty, intelligent and deeply moving narrative". He was in contention for the prize with two British, one British-Pakistani and two American writers. It is the second successive victory for an American author since the prize was thrown open to writers from beyond Britain, the Commonwealth and Ireland in 2014. Read More »

Thor: Ragnarok May Have Been Spoiled By An Australian Talk Show


Thor's world is about to explode in Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok . Through his official Twitter account, Tom Holland called his Infinity War co-star the worst secret keeper from the Avengers team, a title that Holland could have easily had before Ruffalo's Instagram accident - though Spider-Man is not an official Avenger yet. Read More »

Blac Chyna Is Suing The Entire Kardashian Family


Blac Chyna fired back at Rob Kardashian in an explosive new lawsuit , in which she calls her baby daddy, Kris Jenner , Kim Kardashian and all of his sisters "predators" who conspired to ruin her life after she ended the relationship, has exclusively learned. Read More »

Human-like 'cultures' exist among whales, dolphins


Whales and their smaller relatives, dolphins, have vibrant social lives. It found overwhelming evidence that Cetaceans have sophisticated social and cooperative behaviour traits, similar to many found in human culture . They, however, have different brain structures from us, leading some researchers to argue that whales and dolphins could not achieve higher cognitive and social skills. Read More »

Designer and Project Runway Alum Mychael Knight Has Died at 39


Sad news to report. "His family asks that their privacy is respected during this time of grieving". Knight was among the finalists of " Project Runway " Season 3 and a fan favorite, ultimately coming in fourth place. He was generous and so full of life. On top of his success with Project Runway , he appeared on BET's Rip the Runway and designed a line of custom tees for Starbucks . Read More »

Elliott's attorneys set for emergency hearing at federal court


Elliott's outlook remains as clear as mud. Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas has no choice now but to throw out the Elliott ruling that was ordered by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals last Thursday before Elliott's lawyers asked for the mandate to be recalled and requested for re-hearing before the full appellate court. Read More »

Brendan Rodges: 'Celtic will cope without Jozo Simunovic at Bayern Munich'


After losing in Paris , Bayern go into Wednesday's game level on three points with Celtic , who beat the Belgian champions 3-0 away from home in their last match. "We're used to playing in front of 60,000 every week, so that shouldn't phase us". Brendan Rodgers says his Celtic squad are in Germany to play football and score goals against Bayern Munich. Read More »

Amazon entertainment executive resigns in wake of harassment allegations


While Hackett's allegation had been previously reported, she described the incident in detail to the Hollywood Reporter last week. Price had been at the helm of Amazon Studios since September 2014 during which it became the first streaming platform to get a Golden Globe, for the film Transport, and it won at the Oscars for Manchester by the Sea. Read More »

Lena Headey Felt 'Powerless' After Refusing 'Furious' Harvey Weinstein's Advances


In addition to writing that " The Brothers Grimm " director Terry Gilliam "bullied" her, Headey says Weinstein - the cofounder of the film's studio Miramax at the time - asked her to talk a walk with him. After marching her out to the auto park, Lena recalls Weinstein telling her not to tell her manager or agent about their exhange. "It'd be like kissing my dad!", Headey said she told Weinstein , before suggesting they return to the others in their group. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar urges Twitter to delete kids' fake profiles


Alarmed by a fake Twitter account under his daughter Sara's name, former India cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar appealed the social media platform to remove all accounts under her and his son Arjun's name. He even went on to recall his tweet in2014 when he had requested Twitter to pull down the fake accounts. In 2014, Sachin in an Facebook post had verified that Sara and Arjun are not on Twitter. Read More »

Another Look! Watch The Latest 'Black Panther' Trailer


Forest Whittaker, Danai Gurira , and Lupita Nyong'o also make their debuts in the trailer, alongside returning appearances from Martin Freeman as government agent Everett Ross, and Andy Serkis as shadowy villain Ulysses Klaue. Taking to her Twitter account after watching the film's latest trailer, Jenkins said she couldn't wait to see the movie when it drops next year, as it looks "really great and powerful". Read More »

Riz Ahmed in talks to play Hamlet in Netflix film

As per the reports in Deadline , "The actor is sealing a deal with Netflix to star in this contemporary adaptation of Hamlet ". Riz, whom Time named one of 2017's top 100 most influential people by has developed this new Netflix adaptation with his writer college friend Mike Lesslie , who's also worked on things like Assassins Creed . Read More »

Witherspoon reveals Hollywood assault; Lawrence talks abuse


In response to the lengthy accusations made against the mogul, a spokesperson for Weinstein said, "Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Ferrera used the #MeToo hashtag that became a war cry on Twitter over the weekend, when victims of sexual harassment and assault took to social media to share their stories. Read More »

'Games of Thrones' Star Sophie Turner Engaged to Joe Jonas


In Williams' comment on Turner's Instagram post, the actress called Turner "my handsome girlfriend". The 21-year-old Turner has starred as Sansa Stark on " Game of Thrones " since she was 15. Congratulations to my brother. and sister in law to be on your engagement. I very much isolated myself for a while and forgot what was fun. "Love you both", she added. Read More »

Prince George's future schooling may break with royal tradition


William and pregnant Kate were meeting with 130 children from around a dozen of the 30 organisations supported by their royal charities forum. Speaking to a young boy aboard the Belmond British Pullman train, Prince William revealed that his son favours a Disney classic in a video captured by Sky New's Rhiannon Mills . Read More »

Real Reason Kevin Can Wait Killed Off Kevin James' Wife

So far, other mentions of Donna on Season 2 have been minimal to say the least. Remini is now a series regular on Kevin Can Wait , and per the Daily News , neither she nor James is ruling out the possibility that their characters might end up in a romantic relationship, perhaps even reprising their turn as a husband and wife in their long-running CBS sitcom King of Queens . Read More »

'Star Wars' Han Solo Stand-Alone Movie Gets A Title


Howard has been active on social media since taking over for original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller in June, and it's only fitting that he got to be the one to announce the title. Han Solo is such an iconic character, so it would have been rather unwise to try and come up with a clever alternative title for a movie that is basically all about him. Read More »

'Anne Frank' Halloween costume branded tasteless in online backlash


Anne Frank's famous diary tells of her life as a German Jew in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam in World War II. The costume features a green beret, blue overcoat, brown satchel, and a name tag . The marketing text touts the costume as a bit of an homage to the historical hero, saying that the young victim of the Holocaust "could become an inspiration to us all". Read More »

Anupam Kher takes charge as FTII chairperson


Anupam Kher held discussions with the students on a range of issues raised by them. After meeting the director, he visited the acting department and conducted a class with the second-year students for around 20 minutes, following which he met students from various batches and listened to the issues they have been facing. Read More »

Columbus MLS team could be heading south to Austin in 2019

The Crew's Mapfre Stadium was MLS's first soccer-specific stadium when it was built in 1999. "Soccer is the world's game, and with Austin's growing presence as an worldwide city, combined with its strong multicultural foundation, MLS in Austin could be an ideal fit". Read More »

Zaira Wasim shines in Secret Superstar


Eventfully, she gets support from a music composer Shakti Kumar, played by Aamir Khan , who gives her the chance to shine. Bollywood has appreciated actor Aamir Khan's upcoming movie Secret Superstar . The actor made an appearance on the GQ Men of the Year special as they tagged him as the Creative Maverick of the year for the contribution his production house, Aamir Khan Productions has made to cinema. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence was forced to do 'nude line-up' by female producer


When the " mother! " actress tried complaining about the experience, she said she was met with sexual harassment from another producer who deemed her as "fuckable". "We are stood side-by-side with only tape on covering our privates". "I asked to speak to a producer about the unrealistic diet regime and he responded by telling me he didn't know why everyone thought I was so fat, he thought I was "perfectly 'f*ckable", Jennifer remembers. Read More »

Kashmir: Soldier beaten up by mob on suspicion of braid chopping


The locals also thrashed a Territorial Army man, suspecting him to be the braid-chopper. Asked that people claim that he was a braid chopper, the officer said: "There is nothing of that sought". "We have been trying to counsel people in the valley over the braid-chopping for a long time now". "People catch anybody doing his duty". In one such incident last week, a 70-year-old man died of grievous injuries when he was mistaken as a braid chopper and attacked with a brick by his nephew in ... Read More »

Why Kylie Jenner Wasn't in 'KUWTK' Christmas Special Set Photo


All the Kardashian-Jenner girls have reunited to shoot for the American magazine and one of the pictures was also used as the cover for the August issue. According to People , Kylie was in fact there but chose not to ice skate. "She kept in the background, but seemed great", a source tells PEOPLE . Read More »

Domino's Pizza's (DPZ) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Guggenheim

William Blair Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Domino's Pizza in the 2nd quarter valued at about $113,818,000. The Dock Street Asset Management Inc holds 27,609 shares with $5.84M value, up from 25,617 last quarter. Castlight Health, given 2 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 5 holds. Domino's Pizza Group PLC. has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 331.27 ($4.36). Read More »

Bye bye Blade - Zuma snubs Nzimande in Cabinet reshuffle, brings in Mkhize


UDM leader Bantu Holomisa wondered what difference the new cabinet ministers will make. Ayanda Dldodlo has been moved as Communication Minister to the Minister of Home Affairs. This is a desperate attempt to force through the nuclear deal. It was expected that presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, after she was sworn into parliament a few weeks ago, would also be included in the Cabinet but Zuma left her untouched. Read More »

Björk opens up about her own experience with sexual harassment


Björk did not name the director in her post , although considering she only ever starred in the 2000 movie Dancer In The Dark , it's very likely that director Lars Von Trier is the subject of the post. "According to my recollection, we were the victims, this woman was stronger than Lars von Trier , and I, and our company together". Björk writes, "5 fabricated stories in the press about me being hard by his producer. Read More »

BCCI's birthday message to Kumble: 'Former bowler' tweet offends fans


Apart from the board, current and former cricketers like Virender Sehwag . The fiery leg-spinner captained India in 14 Tests and oversaw three victories, five defeats and six draws. He made his ODI debut in April earlier that year against Sri Lanka in Sharjah. Kumble had quit as Team India captain in June this year, shortly after India lost to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final. Read More »