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Zoe Saldana finally admits pregnancy

Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Avatar actress Zoe Saldana has for the first time acknowledged that she is pregnant via a video of her ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, an activity where people dump a bucket of ice water on one's head. While Saldana couldn't take the Challenge herself due to her pregnancy, she got her husband, Marco Perego, to complete it on her behalf, reports femalefirst.co.uk. ...

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US admits failure to rescue journalist in Syria

Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US had recently attempted to rescue a number of American hostages, including slain journalist James Foley held in Syria by the Islamic State, but the mission failed, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Wednesday. This operation involved air and ground components and was focused on a particular captor network within IS. Unfortunately, the secret ...

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Egypt to have three new provinces

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) Egypt is to establish three new provinces and demarcate others including Cairo, Giza and Suez, a government official said Wednesday. The new three provinces will be Middle Sinai, Alamin and Wahat, Xinhua quoted Development Minister Adel Labib, as saying. The intended Middle Sinai province will be deducted from North Sinai and South Sinai provinces eastern Eg...

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Sports meet in Kenya cancelled over Ebola fears

Nairobi, Aug 21 (IANS) The International Netball Federation (INF) cancelled an international meeting in Nairobi owing to deadly Ebola virus attack that has visited parts of Africa, Xinhua reported Wednesday. Kenya Netball Federation Secretary Lilian Anupi said Wednesday the INF has revoked sending its instructors to Africa with the main reason being the scare that the deadly virus has el...

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UAE president issues anti-terror law

Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS) UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan issued the country's anti-terrorism law Wednesday, state media reported. Though the media report did not specify the details of the law, but so far no law in the UAE existed that defines the consequences for planning or committing terrorism in the country, Xinhua reported citing WAM report. Since the outbreak of t...

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UN chief hails destruction of Syrian chemicals

United Nations, Aug 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday welcomed the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons material on board the US Maritime Vessel Cape Ray. This marks a significant achievement in the international community's efforts to eliminate the chemical weapons programme of the Syrian Arab Republic following the framework agreement between the Russia...

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Israel to step up Gaza offensive: Netanyahu

Jerusalem, Aug 21 (IANS) Israel will step up the offensive in the Gaza Strip until rocket firing from there into Israel stops, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in response to renewed Gaza rocket attacks against central and southern Israel earlier in the day. Our policy is simple, if they (Hamas) will shoot, they will be hit back seven-fold, Xinhua quoted Netanyahu as sayi...

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Mark Wahlberg likely to star in 'Deepwater Horizon'

Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg is set to star in Deepwater Horizon - a cinematic retelling of the BP oil disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. J.C. Chandor is directing the film, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian co-producing it. Script is written by Matthew Michael Carnahan. The adaptation will focus on the infamous incident in which ...

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Rihanna, Drake back together?

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Rihanna and her on-again, off-again boyfriend Drake were recently spotted flirting at a party here. The duo, who were rumoured to have split in May, spent almost two hours in deep conversation inside a nigh club before leaving 10 minutes apart at 3 a.m., reports femalefirst.co.uk. Their night out comes one month after Drake hinted he was still casua...

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Russia suspends four McDonald restaurants

Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) Russia's consumer rights watchdog said Wednesday it has temporarily shut down four McDonald's restaurants here, including the first ever outlet in the country, citing sanitary violations. During the snap inspections on Aug 18-20, sanitary rules violations have been detected in those fast-food outlets. Administrative cases have been initiated and will be passed to th...

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Humanitarian convoy to Ukraine ready to advance: Russia

Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after Ukraine agreed to ensure safe passage for the humanitarian aid convoy in areas controlled by government forces, a senior diplomat Wednesday said the Russian convoy for Ukraine's eastern regions is ready to resume its travel. Common understanding of readiness to start the convoy has been registered, Xinhua quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Rya...

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UN chief condemns American journalist's killing

United Nations, Aug 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of American journalist James Foley by extremist Islamist militants, calling it an abominable crime. The secretary-general condemns in the strongest terms the horrific murder of journalist James Foley, an abominable crime that underscores the campaign of terror the Islamic State of Ira...

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Nicki Minaj gives lap dance to Drake in video

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has spiced up the video of her song Anaconda with a lap dance for Canadian rapper Drake. The new clip features Minaj and some more ladies. In the climax, Drake gets a lap dance, and then he even dares to lay his hands on Minaj's posterior, reports nypost.com. ...

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World appalled by American journalist's beheading: Obama

Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, US President Barack Obama said Wednesday. Obama said he had spoken to the Foley family and told them that we are all heartbroken at their loss, and join them in honouring Jim and all that he did, Xinhua reported. The statement came shortly after the authenticity of a video sho...

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Lindsay Lohan's credit card declined

London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Lindsay Lohan had an embarrassing moment when her credit card was declined at a nightclub here recently. Lohan, who is going to work in David Mamet's play Speed-the-Plow, was dismayed when the incident happened. She was attempting to pay the $2,500 bill for her table and bottles of vodka, but her card got rejected. Lindsay freaked out ...

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Why Aguilera named daughter Summer Rain Rutler?

Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Christina Aguilera chose a name as unique as Summer Rain Rutler for her newly born daughter because it sounded creative, said a source close to the Beautiful actress. Aguilera gave birth to her daughter Aug 16 and announced the name next day. Christina wanted something different and unique for the baby's name, eonline.com quoted a source as saying. <...

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Pakistan government holds talks with Imran Khan, Qadri teams

Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) After talking to Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party of Tahir-ul-Qadri, the Pakistan government has begun a dialogue with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party of Imran Khan, Geo News reported late Wednesday. The dialogue between the PTI and the government side began at a private hotel in Islamabad in which the government is being represented by Federal Informatio...

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Pakistani government holds talks with Tahir-ul-Qadri

Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistan government Wednesday held talks with Tahir-ul-Qadri, a cleric and opposition leader, who is leading thousands of supporters in a sit-in in Islamabad and demanding resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Qadri, leader of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek(PAT), who launched anti-government protest Aug 14, had earlier refused to hold talks with the government....

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White House says beheading video authentic

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS/EFE) The Barack Obama administration Wednesday confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the decapitation of a US journalist who was abducted in November 2012 while covering the civil war in Syria. The US intelligence after analysing the recently released video showing James Foley and Steven Sotloff have reached the judgment that this video is authentic, Nati...

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Pakistan SC restrains Imran, Qadri amid political crisis

Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Wednesday restrained Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri from illegal trespassing of prohibited zones even as the PTI agreed to hold talks with the government. The petition was filed by the Lahore High Court's Multan Bar Association, Dawn online reported. The petitione...

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