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Dubai International Film Festival opens 14th edition with a star-studded Gala

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The Red Carpet was abuzz with talent and entertainment as legends of the big and small screen as local, regional and worldwide talent graced the red carpet on the inaugural night of the eight-day festival. Stewart, however, used his time on stage to add his voice to the growing chorus of discontent about the current state of global affairs. She's one of the world's most style-savvy stars (as well as an internationally acclaimed actress), and Cate Blanchett certainly brought her A-game to ... Read More »

EBay TV advert moves the needle on Pink Christmas Tree sales

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He said the shortages have resulted in customers purchasing his stock of shorter trees, which could wipe out his potential supply of the bestselling 8-foot trees for 2018. She figures many Citrus Countians are driving to her farm to get a tree due to the market. Some people choose to buy these upside-down trees on a stand that can be set on the floor like any other, while others find creative ways to mount their trees from the ceiling for a chandelier-like look. Read More »

Hero cop of Pulse shooting is being terminated from force

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Delgado was lauded as a hero for saving a Pulse nightclub shooting victim on June 12, 2016. The Eatonville Town Council also voted Tuesday night to pay some of Delgado's accrued sick time before he is dismissed from the police force on December 31. Read More »

Polish PM resigns after two years in office

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Earlier in the day, the lower house of parliament rejected a vote of no confidence in the government, submitted by the opposition, and the visibly changed Szydlo was awarded with an enthusiastic round applause and flowers from her party. Despite the criticism from overseas, Szydlo's eurosceptic government, in power for two years, was one of the most popular in Poland since the 1989 collapse of communism, largely due to low unemployment, increases in public spending and a focus on traditional ... Read More »

Tahirul Qadri urges PAT workers to remain ready for protest

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However, people in Pakistan were surprised to see today's development - an alliance between Dr. Qadri and Asif Zardari - as the cleric is widely known for his past statements against the PPP leader. Commenting on the Model Town Tribunal inquiry report, Shah said, "The report is public and now it is the task of the state institutions and the judiciary to look into it". Read More »

Police arrest suspected gunman in Yosif Al-Haswani murder case

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We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. "Unfortunately, he has not contacted us at all and instead removed the GoFundMe link from his Facebook page", said Doerr. King was wanted in the death of Yosif Al-Hasnawi who police say was trying to do the right thing when he was shot intervening as two men accosted an older man in downtown Hamilton on Saturday night. Read More »

Global observers appreciate Nepal for conducting fair and peaceful Parliamentary, Provincial elections

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Officials said more than 200,000 soldiers and police had been deployed to maintain security at polling centers after one person was killed and dozens wounded in a series of small blasts in the run-up to the polls. "If they can not fulfil their promises then the groups that have been part of the struggle will not stay quiet". Over two decades of political turbulence have hampered development in the impoverished country, which is still recovering from a powerful quake that hit in April 2015, ... Read More »

UN Syria Envoy to Assess Progress as Peace Talks Hang in Balance

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The unified Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva on Wednesday urged the regime to participate in ongoing peace talks. "If they are quite serious about bringing peace to Syria , well they should show up". Syria's ambassador to Geneva, Hussam Edin Aala, told The Associated Press that Damascus was "studying" the invitation. The delegation returned to Damascus to "consult and refresh", but Ja'afari initially threatened not to come back, which the opposition said would be "an embarrassment ... Read More »

Cooking Neapolitan pizza made to the UNESCO world heritage list

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Food culture already on the UNESCO list includes Turkish coffee culture and tradition, the gingerbread craft of northern Croatia and the traditional ancient Georgian method of Qvevri wine-making. On Thursday it was given the coveted status by the United Nations cultural body's world heritage committee meeting this week on the South Korean island of Jeju. Read More »

Purchases New Position in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

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Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 714,125 shares of company stock valued at $58,119,381. Cvs Health Corp Com now has $72.31 billion valuation. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 68% are positive. Read More »

Woman's body washes ashore at Juhu beach, husband held

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Mumbai police on Thursday arrested a 38-year-old autorickshaw driver for killing his wife, whose body was found in Juhu earlier. According to the Santacruz police, they received information about the body at around 10.30 a.m. The police have registered a case of murder and are searching for any clues to find her identity and her killer/s. As per preliminary investigation, the woman, who appears to be in her 20s, was killed and her body was dumped on the beach. Read More »

Israeli Army Strikes Targets In Gaza In Response To Rocket Fire

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Around two hours later the army said that another rocket, fired form the enclave's north, exploded in southern Israel. "The security forces will continue acting to ensure the safety of civilians in the area", an IDF spokesman said. According to CNN, a fresh wave of violence has erupted following United States President Donald Trump' decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Dr BR Ambedkar International Centre

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But such people failed to wipe out his ideals from people's memory. Modi, who laid the foundation stone of the centre in April 2015, dedicated it to the nation, saying it will play "a key role" in the dissemination of Ambedkar's teachings and vision. Read More »

Actor Vishal cries foul, alleges candidacy proposers are missing

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In Tamil Nadu, late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is referred to as Amma. Vishal turns up the heat in Tamil Nadu: Though it is a suprise that Vishal announcing that he would contest in the RK Nagar by-polls, his nomination process created a stir of controversies along with surprises. Read More »

AoL guilty of damaging Yamuna flood plains, says NGT

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However, no additional penalty has been levied on the organisation. The green tribunal directed the Delhi Development Authority to utilise Rs 5 crore, paid by the Art of Living Foundation previous year as fine, for restoring the floodplains. Read More »

Kate Winslet Says Woody Allen Really Gets Women

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Farrow restated facts about the alleged abuse by her father that she said are public knowledge but that have been silenced by Allen's massive PR machine, which she said deploy money and power "to make the simple complicated, to massage the story". Read More »

Serena Williams crowdsources breastfeeding advice on Twitter

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She married her sweetheart Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian in an extravagant New Orleans wedding , had a attractive baby daughter and now Nike will literally erect a building in her name . But come 2019, the American will have another honor to add - this one being a bit more unique. The space will cover three city blocks. Nike also is feting several other major athletic names. Read More »

ACA Subsidized Health Insurance Sign-Ups Expected to Fall Short

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That's about 20 percent higher than the comparable period a year ago. Unless there's a sudden surge in sign-ups in the next week, experts expect the final tally to fall short of the 12.2 million sign-ups seen a year ago. If you have a public health insurance program like Medicare or Medicaid, this doesn't apply to you. The Senate tax bill approved last weekend eliminates the penalty for those who choose not to enroll in health insurance. Read More »

Supreme Court Affirm Runoff Elections, Orders NEC To Make Preparations

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The Liberty Party candidate came in third. The runoff should go ahead, Justice Philip Banks said in his ruling Thursday in the capital, Monrovia . That request was denied by the court which said it was "not convinced that burden of proof was met", thereby paving the way for the planned runoff between former worldwide footballer George Weah and current Vice-President Joseph Boakai to move forward. Read More »

State reps ring bell for Salvation Army

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The fundraiser is the biggest toy fundraiser for the organization of the year. The Salvation Army is also accepting toy donations at its church location and thrift stores until December 15. Barri and Eril Muhs, corps officers/pastors, Salvation Army, Steubenville. The donation is believed to be the largest cash donation in a single kettle in the Portland area. Read More »

Today Marks Attack On Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941

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President Donald Trump and Governor Kay Ivey have ordered all US flags in the state to be flown at half-staff today. She says these services help younger generations remember those who came before them. He missed an opportunity to right what many have seen for years as a censure of Miller's acclaim as a World War II hero. Almost half were on the USS Arizona , which exploded and sank after it was hit by two bombs. Read More »

Arizona's Trent Franks Expected to Resign

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Franks told Roll Call that a statement would be forthcoming. Politico's Jake Sherman reported on Thursday that Franks was the subject of attention on the House floor. He is considered one of the most aggressive anti-abortion lawmakers in Congress. Franks' statement is expected to come Thursday night. He's also a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. Read More »

29 horses burn to death at ranch destroyed by Creek Fire

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Los Angeles Fire Fighters are fighting a fire that erupted Tuesday morning due to Santa Ana winds and has already burned 2,500 acres in Sylmar County. But by early Tuesday afternoon, the eastern boundary of the evacuation area had been expanded to the Haynes Canyon area. An evacuation center had been opened at the Sunland Senior Center at 8640 Fenwick St., but that center was closed as the fire expanded toward that area. Read More »

Iran denies US accusation of destabilizing region

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran will seek to resolve problems in the region through "dialogue instead of confrontation", but added both "diplomacy and military power" were necessary for the country in order to realise its foreign policy goals. Read More »

French Superstar Johnny Hallyday Dead at 74

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Although he was little known outside the French-speaking world, Mr. Hallyday sold more than 100 million records, acted in more than 30 films and appeared on the cover of the magazine Paris Match dozens of times. A respected musician, Hallyday played with Jimmy Hendrix during the 1960s and once recorded a song with Led Zeppelin founder Jimmy Page. His capacity to sing a wide variety of music genre is often cited as one of the reasons for his tremendous popularity in France. Read More »

Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Kirchner

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Using "unofficial channels of communication and negotiation" with Tehran, Ms. Fernandez concocted an "orchestrated criminal plan" to shield the Iranian citizens behind the attack on a Jewish community center, which killed 85, Judge Claudio Bonadio wrote. Read More »

Cal Fire issues mandatory evacuations in San Diego County due to fire

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The Lilac Fire has charred approximately 500 acres of land. Air and ground resources are assisting. It had destroyed two structures and damaged another 12, according to the tweet. The evacuations include a mobile home park, a golf course country club and two schools. West of I-15 Freeway East of Green Canyon Rd. Officials have ordered mandatory evacuations due to a fast-moving fire fanned by Santa Ana winds that is burning in the Bonsall area of northern San Diego County. Read More »

Riley returns to Oregon State as assistant coach

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Nebraska dismissed Riley last month after three seasons. Riley went 93-80 in two stints as the head coach of the Beavers (1997-98, 2003-14), was the Pac-10 coach of the year in 2008 when the Beavers went 9-4 and upset then-No. "His commitment to detail, which is an especially valuable trait for a special teams coach, and knowledge of the high school programs in the region make him a tremendous asset in recruiting". Read More »

Crews Still At Scene of Massive Industrial Fire in Burlington

No injuries had been reported to employees of the building or emergency personnel as of 7 p.m. but the Office of the Fire Marshal had been called for a fire likely to involve significant dollar damage. Heavy smoke and bright flames could be seen from the highway during the traffic rush home, causing a visual distraction for drivers. Witness Tim Dyson, who was leaving work at the time of the fire, said it broke out quickly. Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi throws Modi, Rahul, Shah plans haywire

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With only two days left before Gujarat votes in the first of two-phase elections, mysterious posters have appeared in the state asking the Muslim community to vote for the Congress, projecting Ahmed Patel as its chief ministerial face, which the party says is a mischievous bid to polarise voters. Read More »

What Message Are Tredegar Corp (TG)'s Technicals Sending?

Seaward Management Limited Partnership sold 7,010 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. Over the last half-year, shares have changed -8.64%. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Tuesday, June 20. Macquarie Research has "Neutral" rating and $47 target. Meeder Asset Management Inc. Read More »

Haryana removes Fortis hospital from govt panel

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Following this, the Health Department had constituted a panel under the chairmanship of Additional Director General Dr. Rajiv Wadhera to probe the case. "In simple words, it was not a death, it was a murder", Vij had alleged at crowded press conference in Chandigarh . The Minister further said that as per rules, the hospital has to provide information about dengue patient to the local civil hospital, but the Fortis hospital did not do this. Read More »

Trump condemns Saudi blockade of Yemen in rare rebuke

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Mr Trump said in a statement on Wednesday that he has asked U.S. officials "to call the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to request that they completely allow food, fuel, water, and medicine to reach the Yemeni people who desperately need it". Read More »

Rockets fired into Israel near Gaza strip

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According to initial reports, "a red alert was activated" by the app in that region. The Israeli Defense Forces issued a statement holding Hamas accountable for the attack, as Israel considers the group responsible for any actions coming from Gaza. Read More »