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Hackers claim to have 12 mn Apple device IDs


September 5th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) A group of hackers has released a set of identification numbers of one million Apple devices and claimed to have obtained 12 million Apple device IDs ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bollywood salutes ‘pure genius’ Tony Scott


August 20th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) "Pure genius" - that's how Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Neha Dhupia remember Hollywood filmmaker Tony Scott, who ended his life by ... Read more...

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‘Top Gun’ director jumps to death


August 20th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here.According to witnesses, Tony jumped off the bridge in San Pedro Sunday ... Read more...

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Hendricks doesn’t want kids


August 12th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 12 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks has no plans to start a family with husband Geoffrey Arend.The 37-year-old actress plays a single mother in the hit TV show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Gone with the Wind’ actress Ann Rutherford dies at 94


June 14th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian-American actress Ann Rutherford, who is perhaps best known for her role in the 1930s movie 'Gone with the Wind', died at her home in California ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama’s comment on Michelle taken as oral sex joke


June 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) A comment made by US President Barack Obama on first lady Michelle beating a TV host in push-ups has been interpreted by many people as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NATO won’t pay $5,000 per truck to Pakistan: Panetta


May 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has ruled out paying Pakistan $5,000 for each truck carrying supplies via its territory for NATO troops in Afghanistan.In an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama gets Hollywood backing at star-studded event


May 12th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Surrounded by Hollywood stars, President Barack Obama was the leading character in an exclusive fundraiser held at George Clooney's California home, where he admitted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pentagon condemns US soldiers posing with Afghan corpses


April 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon E. Panetta Wednesday rejected the conduct depicted in two-year-old photos of several US soldiers posing with corpses of Afghan militants, released in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lohan laughs at her troubles


March 6th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actress-singer Lindsay Lohan poked fun at her troubled personal life when she hosted "Saturday Night Live".With stints in rehab and a string of legal problems ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oscar statuettes sold for $3 mn in auction


February 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (IANS) A collection of 15 Oscar statuettes which were handed out to recipients, including the writer for "Citizen Kane", fetched more than $3 million at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Simpsons’ aired their 500th Episode


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly successful animated series The Simpsons reached a milestone on Sunday when the 500th episode was aired on FOX. The show has thus become the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hudson to pay tribute to Whitney Houston at Grammy’s


February 12th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Jennifer Hudson will perform at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night and will pay a tribute to late singer Whitney Houston.Ken Erhlic, executive producer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elton John want Timberlake for his biopic


January 4th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Singer Elton John wants Justin Timberlake to play the lead in his biopic.The veteran musician is moving forward with plans to turn his life story into ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man sets over 20 fires in LA


January 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS/EFE) Los Angeles police are searching for a man suspected to have caused at least 28 fires that have burned vehicles and buildings around the city.At least ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gunman opens fire in Hollywood before being killed by police


December 10th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by BNO News
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the famous Los Angeles district of Hollywood on Friday, randomly shooting at people before being killed by police, local media reported.The gunman, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US reopens investigation into the Natalie Wood case


November 18th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles Police Department has reportedly re-opened investigation into the death of Hollywood star Natalie Wood, 30 years since she drowned under mysterious circumstances. Los ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

U.S. police re-open investigation into 1981 death of actress Natalie Wood


November 18th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on late Thursday evening confirmed it has re-opened the investigation into the 1981 drowning death of actress Natalie Wood.A statement from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dangerous exotic animals deliberately freed in Ohio


October 20th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The owner of an exotic animal farm in Ohio deliberately released the animals and then killed himself, Muskingum county Sheriff Matt Lutz said Wednesday, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mexican Drug lord’s wife gives birth to twin babies


September 27th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wife of one of the most notorious Mexican drug lords has given birth to twins. Emma Coronel reportedly gave birth to two baby girls at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

`Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ gets top notice in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) The latest Bollywood release "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", starring Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif, is getting stellar notices and reviews from Hollywood with top critics calling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liberal media paints debt deal as Obama’s capitulation


August 1st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the world heaved a sigh of relief over a deal to raise America's debt limit to avoid a catastrophic US default, liberal media ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Actor G.D. Spradlin dies


July 27th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oklahoma, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Godfather II actor G.D. Spradlin has died at the age of 90. Spradin is famous for his role in the second installment of the Oscar-winning movie where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barbie doll creator dead


July 24th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The creator of the Barbie doll and Hot Wheels miniature cars, Elliot Handler, died here this week after dedicating most of his life to his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Justin Timberlake to promote MySpace


June 30th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Pop star Justin Timberlake will be the new face of MySpace which has been bought by online advertising network Specific Media from Rupert Murdoch's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

News Corp sells MySpace for $35 mn


June 30th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS/EFE) Media conglomerate News Corporation has sold MySpace to online advertising network Specific Media in a deal valued at $35 million, the Los Angeles Times ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Johnny Depp to act in ‘Carter Beats the Devil’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp will reportedly play the lead role in Warner Bros adaptation of 2002 novel "Carter Beats the Devil".The "Pirates of the Caribbean" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Double Dhamaal’ earns big in North America


June 29th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood's new all-star comedy "Double Dhamaal" has opened at number 18 on North American box office charts with a weekend gross of $301,831 despite only ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Minaj suffers on stage wardrobe malfunction


June 24th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj was left embarrassed after her dress "broke" during her performance with pop diva Britney Spears in Los Angeles.Minaj, who joins Spears in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US woman kills baby in microwave oven


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (IANS) A woman in the US state of California has been arrested on suspicion of killing her six-week-old baby by burning her in a microwave oven, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US mom charged with killing baby in microwave


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) A US woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her six-week-old baby by putting her in a microwave oven, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Ka Yang, 29, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet to be thrown open to new names


June 20th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) The body that controls internet domain names Monday agreed to open up the naming system so that any organisation with enough cash can apply to create ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan tipped off militants, let them flee: US


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US officials have claimed that Pakistan tipped off militants at four bomb-building sites in its tribal areas, allowing the terrorists to flee, after Americans shared intelligence ... Read more...

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Pattinson still in line for Jeff Buckley biopic


June 19th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is still being considered to play the lead in a biopic of musician Jeff Buckley.Reports suggested the role had already been given to ... Read more...

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