During today ''s HBO TCA panel for The Plot Against America, actress Zoe Kazan gave an emotional response when asked about her grandfather Elia Kazan and his actions during the McCarthy era, when the two time Oscar winning filmmaker named former colleagues before the House Un American Activities Committee.
Ethereum is up more than 15% and it broke the key $150 and $160 hurdles versus the US Dollar, while bitcoin jumped above $8,800. However, the current price action suggests ETH could correct towards $160 before it continues higher.Yesterday, we discussed the chances of an upside break in Ethereum above the $148 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price did climb above the $148 and $150 resistance levels, opening the doors for a sharp rise.
(For more stories on the continuing fight against ISIS in Syria, buy the latest issue of THE WEEK, dated January 19, 2020)On October 26 last year, the world s most wanted man, Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, blew himself up. The leader of ISIS may be dead, but the ISIS crisis is still not over.
The first German line of defense against colds is usually tea. Brews of all kinds will be prescribed to you by doctors and neighbours alike. Garlic tea, ginger tea, elderberry tea, thyme tea, lime blossom tea and onion tea are all preferred for colds and flus. The extra liquid is meant to help lubricate irritated mucous membranes, and the herbs are believed to soothe coughs or sore throats. Onions
Two gay men claim they were told by hotel guests that they were an "abomination against the Bible ".
In an unusual win of sorts, a California judge on Thursday ordered that 22 women be paid $12.7 million or Rs 91 crore in damages. 22 women had come out four years ago, against a porn site called GirlsDoPorn and said that they were coerced into making porn videos.The women said that were lured to San Diego in the pretext of being offered modelling projects and pressured to sign contracts. And then were pushed into doing porn under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
We had urged the Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Board (MSAMB) to act against illegal weekly vegetable markets, but they have put the onus on us. So we will carry out a survey of the weekly vegetable markets and take action against those operating illegally, said Madhav Jagtap, deputy municipal commissioner.In 2016, the Maharashtra government had launched a programme to put farmers in direct touch with consumers by setting up weekly vegetable markets. The programme was to be implemented by the MSAMB on land provided by respective civic bodies.
Facebook has finally pulled adverts concerning PrEP that sexual health organizations slammed as misleading and harmful.The adverts, placed by personal injury lawyers looking to launch legal action against the makers of PrEP, highlighted the potential side effects of Truvada. Seeking people to join a class action lawsuit, they presented Truvada as something detrimental to health.
The number of countries experiencing conflict is the highest it has been since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, withdozens of violent armed conflicts killing and maiming children and forcing them from their homes. Conflicts around the world are lasting longer, causing more bloodshed and claiming more young lives, said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director. Attacks on children continue unabated as warring parties flout one of the most basic rules of war: the protection of children. For every act of violence against children that creates headlines and cries of outrage, there are many more that go unreported.
Akshay Kumar: There is a certain formula to make movies successful and Akshay Kumar surely knows them all. His diversity as an actor could be seen specifically in 2019 when he delivered films like Kesari, which was a movie based on patriotism, and Mission Mangal, or a completely different genre of comedy with Housefull 4. He ended the year by pairing up with Kareena Kapoor Khan for Good Newwz. Overall, one can say that Akshay promised to win hearts in 2019 with all these major releases. He has already unveiled his looks from upcoming release Sooryavanshi and Laxmmi Bomb. Both of them promise to be two major bombs to be dropped by Khiladi Kumar next year. He recently announced that he has completed shooting for cop movie Sooryavanshi. Amitabh Bachchan: Age may be slowing down the spirit of megastar Amitabh Bachchan and this became evident recently when he announced his thought of retiring from films to his fans through his personal blog. Yes, the announcement may have left millions of his fans across the globe shattered. But, they should not feel so much worried as Big B is currently busy shooting for his upcoming important projects like Brahmastra and Chehre and Gulabo Sitabo. So, it is time for us to sit back and cherish his next magical creations before that day finally arrives when he decides to hang his boots. This is also the year when he is receiving the 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Ayushmann Khurrana: If you argue that 2018 was his best then think again as Ayushmann Khurrana, Bollywood;s present poster boy, delivered it even bigger this year with three consecutive hits. The Ayushmann mania has been sweeping the Bollywood shores for the past couple of years and this time it started with the thriller Article 15. Then came Dream Girl, with its hidden soft message against the trouble of loneliness faced by people today. With his last release Bala, Ayushmann remained the hit maker of the year, creating probably a new formula for upcoming stars to follow in the coming days. Now, 2020 promises to be another Ayushmann Khurrana year when he will be seen in two major releases Gulabo Sitabo and Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. Surely, these content driven movies, which Ayushmann specialises, can once again create certain magic and evetually establish this Chandigarh born actor as the next biggest superstar. Aamir Khan: After a poor show in 2018 with his Thugs of Hindostan, Aamir Khan did not appear on the big screen this year. He will be seen in 2020 with the movie Laal Singh Chaddha. He has already unveiled his first look from the film. In his Sikh man avatar, Aamir Khan once again aims to deliver a hit next year. Anushka Sharma: A controversy following a Farokh Engineer;s remarks against her might have ended the months on a sour note but Anushka and her heart warming images with husband Virat Kohli from their various trips surely kept netizens busy across the months. However, away from her personal life, she was not seen in any Bollywood releasesin the past 12 months. Ajay Devgn: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn was seen romancing actress young Rakul Preet in the romantic comedy De De Pyar De early in the year. He will soon be seen in historical film Tanhaji The Unsung next year. Ajay Devgn looks dominating in the first looks of the movie released. Deepika Padukone: Deepika and Ranveer completed a year of togetherness in 2019 as they marked their first marriage anniversary. She might be away from the big screen in 2019 but in 2020 Deepika will come back with films like Chhapaak and 83. Both the films are crucial. In 83, Deepika is pairing up with Ranveer to play sports icon Kapil Dev;s wife Romi Bhatia;s character. Ranveer, of course, will play the character of Kapil. Away from the world of sports, Deepika will be seen playing the role of an acid attack victim in Chapaak. The Meghna Gulza directed movie is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Hrithik Roshan: Hrithik Roshan was back in 2019 in his best possible form where picked up momentum to deliver hits with Super 30 and War. In Super 30, Hritik played the character of a teacher for the first time in his career. With beard and simpleton look, Hrithik was far away from the glamour icon he is known to play generally onscreen. War witnessed the much awaited pairing up of Tiger Shroff and Hrithik together as they fought against each other in the action thriller. Both emerged as Box Office hits. Salman Khan: Bollywood s super rockstar, known for delivering a hit year every year, was back in 2019 with Bharat . Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have always united to create an onscreen magic and Bharat did not fail to deliver at the Box Office. The entertainer remained one of the biggest hits of the year. For Salman Khan, the promise to keep one hit every year remain unbreakable. Jacqueline Fernandez: From her vlog to working in Bollywood movies, Jacqueline, the Sri Lankan diva of Bollywood, spent a busy 2019. She appeared in an item number in this year;s major release Saaho. Jacqueline and Sushant Singh Rajput;s Drive released online on Netflix but went mostly unnoticed. Kareena Kapoor Khan: The gorgeous Indian celebrity #8216;Bahu; Kareena Kapoor Khan was back onscreen with comedy flick Good Newwz. She absolutely stunned her fans with her still youngish looking figure and dance moves, giving a perfect competition to her colleague in the movie Kiara Advani. Kareena will surely have a much busy 2020 with movies like Angrezi Medium and Laal Singh Chaddha on the line. Katrina Kaif: Her 2018 movie Zero, which also featured Jab Tak Hai Jaan co stars Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, might not have performed dominantly as was expected, but 2019 saw #8216;Cikni Chameli; Katrina Kaif pair up with hit machine Salman Khan in Bharat. The movie released during Eid festivity and emerged as one of the biggest Box Office collectors of the passing year. Kangana Ranaut: The gutsy Bollywood lady continued to make controversial remarks in between attending the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi or attending his function on the Gandhi project. Her releases were two films. Judgementall Hai Kya got critical acclaim while Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, co directed by her, did well internationally. Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Away from Bollywood, Nawazuddin Siddiqui earned accolades in the international arena playing Dilly Mahmood in British crime drama TV series McMafia. It won the best drama series award at the 47th International Emmy Awards. In Bollywood, he appeared in movies like Thackeray, Photograph and Housefull 4. Nawaz surely left his fans laugh their lungs out with his funny dance steps in a special song for Housefull 4. The song was a remake of popular Bollywood number #8216;Bhoot Raja;. In this age of content driven Bollywood movies, Nawaz also appeared in a lead role in comedy movie Motichoor Chaknachoor. Ranveer Singh: Ranveer Singh only gets bigger and bigger. This year, he was seen giving life to the character of a Mumbai rapper Murad Ahmed in the movie Gully Boy. He even performed #8216;Apna Time Ayega; with such perfection that professional rap artists will get a run for their money. He was seen pairing up with Alia Bhatt in the movie, a first in their careers. The movie, which promises to remain evergreen for generations ahead, was even selected as India;s entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. In 2020, he will be seen playing onscreen Kapil Dev in 83. It will also feature his wife Deepika Padukone. Several images of the movie, with Ranveer in his Kapil avatar, have been released. He will also be seen in a movie named Jayeshbhai Jordaar where he will play the character of a Gujarati man. The first look of the movie is already out. Priyanka Chopra: Finally, India;s international star Priyanka Chopra made her Bollywood comeback with the movie #8216;The Sky Is Pink. Pairing opposite Farhan Akhtar, the film may not have emerged as a serious Bollywood box office money churner, but the storyline and of course her performance in the movie were appreciated. Away from the onscreen world, Priyanka, who recently completed her one year marriage anniversary with Nick Jonas, was named as the top star of Indian cinema and television series in 2019 in a list released by IMDb. In Hollywood, her film Isn;t It Romantic released amid mixed response from moviegoers. She had earlier appeared in Hollywood movie Baywatch in 2017. Ranbir Kapoor: After delivering a major hit like Sanju in 2018, Ranbir Kapoor may not have appeared in any Bollywood movie this year but he was busy shooting for his 2020 releases like Shamshera and Brahmastra. In Brahmastra, he will seen sharing the screen space with Amitabh Bachchan and his lady love Alia Bhatt. Shah Rukh Khan: Shah Rukh Khan did not appear on the Big Screen this year. He was last seen in 2018 movie Zero. The film had featured actors Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, making a reunion for them ever since the release of the 2012 movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Sunny Leone: Apart from appearing in several item numbers and music videos, Sunny once again made her comeback in Bollywood movies with the movie Arjun Patiala. However, the movie and Sunny grabbed headlines for a strange reason this time. In one of the scenes of the movie, Sunny gives her contact number to lead actor Diljit Dosanjh and it so happened that the number is an active one, in service, and belongs to one Puneet Agarwal of Delhi. Puneet was deluged by lewd calls since then. Puneet, 27, received 100 to 150 calls from random people every day. From obscene talk and people asking for video calls to verbal abuses, Puneet was subjected to all sorts of strange requests because people thought it was Sunny Leone;s phone number. Sushant Singh Rajput: Sushant appeared thrice this year in movies like Sonchiriya, Chhichhore and Drive. However, his most successful movie remained Chhichhore. The friendship drama made it remarkably big at the Box Office and remained as one of the major success stories of the year. Shahid Kapoor: From his chocolate lover boy image in 2007 release Jab We Met, Shahid has walked a long journey in Bollywood and this time Kabir Singh did the magic for the star. The crazy portrayal of a doctor, who is in love with intoxication and his beloved, played by Kiara Advani, surely earned the appreciation of youth in India. Infact, Kabir Singh, the character, has emerged as one of the most controversial in the Hindi film industry in recent times and dubbed utterly misogynistic. Shahid surely did not fail to deliver once again. Mr. Bollywood of the Year One movie, patriotism and Box Office glory, Vicky Kaushal and his iconic dialogue from the movie How is The Josh had emerged as the next big thing Bollywood generated in this nation at the beginning of the year. The film won hearts across the country. Uri surely gave Bollywood one strong start to the year and the momentum was eventually maintained as several hit films released and shined at the Box office in 2019.
Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan faced slogans and placards for criticising demonstrators against the CAA NRCKerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan faced slogans and placards while inaugurating the Indian History Congress at Kannur University on Saturday, with delegates, including historian Irfan Habib, protesting his public support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
Chandigarh UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would #39; #39;gherao #39; #39; Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh ''s official residence in Chandigarh on January 7, in protest against the government #39;s decision to hike electricity tariff in the state, party MLAs Aman Arora and Meet Hayer said here on Friday.
A Twitter user shared a picture from the Netflix documentary 'Inside Bill''s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates', that reminded businessman Anand Mahindra why he is still "a loser to his kids." The old black and white picture shows Anand Mahindra in a meeting with the world''s richest man, Bill Gates. Responding to it on Twitter Anand Mahindra revealed that it was clicked in 1997, during Bill Gates' first visit to India. "Thank you for sharing, because this meeting was in '97 during Bill''s first ever trip to India amp; I had no record of it since there were no cell cameras at the time," Mahindra tweeted.
Protests against the CAA and NRC will continue until an official notification is issued to stop the ongoing process: CPMThe CPM on Monday demanded an official notification to stop the ongoing process of the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register, asserting that misleading statements like the one Narendra Modi made at a rally in Delhi wouldn t suffice to end the pushback against these three measures.
The first game, Pokemon Tower Battle, allows players to compete against each other to see who can create the largest Pokemon tower by stacking creatures on top of one another. Pokemon Tower Battle is available now for Facebook users worldwide.The second game, Pokemon Medallion Battle, is now available in the Asia Pacific region (though not currently in Oceania and Vietnam). The card battle strategy game allows players to collect Pokemon in "medallion form " and work to fill their Pokedex and win gym badges.
Don #039;t Miss: Today;s best deals: Free Starbucks, $15 Wi Fi extender, $199 Roomba, $14 Echo Dot for cars, free Echo Show 5, morePutting skepticism aside, Mac Otakara stacked the mockup up against an iPhone 11 Pro Max to see what specifically Apple might have altered for its 2020 flagship. Notably, the height and the width of the mockup were virtually identical to those of the iPhone 11 Pro Max ndash; 159mm x 78mm for the iPhone mockup and 158mm x 77.8mm for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The most notable change was actually the thickness of the device, which was 7.1mm ndash; one full millimeter thinner than the iPhone 11 Pro Max. This may even line up with previous reports.
Politics20 hours agoGuwahati: Voicing his strong opposition against the amended Citizenship Act, former Assam chief minister and senior AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Sunday said India is moving in the same direction as that of "Hitler ''s Nazi Germany ".
Two cage fighters dressed in drag famously defended themselves against an unprovoked attack, but they have now said that they #8216;haven ''t dressed as women ' in the decade since.