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Bumrah keeps his cool as Mumbai edge Super Over thriller Bumrah keeps his cool as Mumbai edge Super Over thriller
- April 30, 2017

MI will win this match against GL. As is the case in a tournament like IPL, it's not about racking up wins in the first half of the tournament but sustaining the momentum and making it count at the business end of it. Kieron Pollard gave Mumbai a promising start in the Super Over , hitting James Faulkner for a boundary to long-off and a six over long-on off consecutive balls. (more...)
Parvati aka Sonarika Bhadoria's harasser arrested Parvati aka Sonarika Bhadoria's harasser arrested
- April 30, 2017

So finally the police arrested the harasser for sending her vulgar messages and harassing her through them. The stalker is a 23-year-old male fan from Kurkheda in Maharashtra, and was allegedly sending the actress lewd text messages, in addition to making phone calls. (more...)
Chuck Clark Drafted in the Sixth Round of the 2017 NFL Draft Chuck Clark Drafted in the Sixth Round of the 2017 NFL Draft
- April 30, 2017

Clark is physical at the point of attack, and a sure-fire tackler. "Just watching him, he always seems to be around the ball and in the right position to make plays". Instead, what you are getting is a developmental talent and hopefully some presence on special teams. For Clark, it is undoubtedly the cherry on top, as he capped off a successful four years in Blacksburg by unexpectedly becoming the first player from the Hokies selected in this year's NFL Draft. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association council member denies bribery claims Federation Internationale de Football Association council member denies bribery claims
- April 30, 2017

Sheikh Ahmad, a former Kuwaiti oil minister, has in unconfirmed reports been linked to bribes accepted by Lai in exchange for backing an Asian candidate in FIFA's 2011 presidential election. Lai admitted some of the bribes he took from an "Asian faction" were in order to identify other officials who would be open to bribery. Given his various roles, Lai's case - he admitted two counts of wire fraud and one count of failing to disclose a foreign bank account - will raise eyebrows across Asian ... (more...)
Child killed, 3 adults injured when truck hits auto in Bronx Child killed, 3 adults injured when truck hits auto in Bronx
- April 30, 2017

Police said the truck rear-ended the sedan pushing it into a metal pillar supporting the Bruckner Expressway in the 300 block of Bruckner Boulevard. All four occupants were rushed to Lincoln Hospital, with two in critical condition and two in serious but stable condition, an FDNY spokesman said. (more...)
Razorbacks Salvage Doubleheader Split Razorbacks Salvage Doubleheader Split
- April 30, 2017

Due to inclement weather expected all day Saturday in Fayetteville , Arkansas , the two teams agreed to play two games Friday afternoon beginning at 12 p.m. The Rebels and Razorbacks will wrap up the three-game series with a doubleheader tomorrow. The home run from the right side of the plate doubled the Ole Miss cushion. (more...)
Freedom Caucus backs revised Obamacare repeal bill in significant development Freedom Caucus backs revised Obamacare repeal bill in significant development
- April 30, 2017

Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters after meeting with his caucus members about their votes on a potential repeal of Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., March 23, 2017. Before the Easter break, Dent said that members of the Tuesday Group had asked leaders of the group not to negotiate one-on-one with Meadows. Although the Republicans' health care plan to repeal and replace Obamacare failed miserably, the new amendment introduced recently vastly favors ... (more...)
Fast & Furious Film 8 Sits Atop Box Office Fast & Furious Film 8 Sits Atop Box Office
- April 30, 2017

Not only this, when we talk about the English movies released in India recently, Fast and Furious has emerged as the biggest release and strongest performer. The film follows the crew as they grapple with Diesel's betrayal and alliance with a mysterious hacker (Theron). The $25 million comedy reached $24.1 million in 11 days in the U.S., likely looking at a final domestic total of about $35-40 million. (more...)
'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Issues Statement Following Deadly Car Crash 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Issues Statement Following Deadly Car Crash
- April 30, 2017

According to KWWL , Soules was driving in his truck about 15 miles from his Arlington, Iowa , farm when he rear-ended a man driving a John Deere tractor at around 8 p.m. KWWL reports Soules bond was set at $10,000 during a Tuesday morning court appearance. Since his turn on TV, Soules has continued to be a public figure and advocate for agriculture issues. (more...)
'The Silence of the Lambs', director Jonathan Demme dies 'The Silence of the Lambs', director Jonathan Demme dies
- April 30, 2017

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme died on Wednesday in NY of esophageal cancer complications. Cutting his teeth under the wing of legendary producer Roger Corman during the B-Movie heyday of the '70s, Demme would go on to create a body of work that defies easy characterization. (more...)
Another Watt joins J.J. and Derek in NFL Another Watt joins J.J. and Derek in NFL
- April 30, 2017

Garrett stayed close to home in Texas, and he promised Cleveland fans "great things are coming". "It's a special story for a young man who battled back, beat cancer, had to spend time out, and it took a little while to get his game back because at one point, remember he was the ACC Player of the Year ", Davis said. (more...)
Star Wars: Episode IX, Frozen 2 & Indiana Jones Get Release Dates Star Wars: Episode IX, Frozen 2 & Indiana Jones Get Release Dates
- April 30, 2017

The Mouse House have slotted in releases for the likes of Star Wars: Episode IX , the new Indiana Jones movie and lots more. Director J.J. Abrams (C), cast members John Boyega (L), Daisy Ridley (3rd L), Adam Driver (4th R) and Star Wars character R2-D2 (2nd L), stormtroopers, and BB-8 (4th L) attend a red carpet fan event for their upcoming movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Tokyo, Japan, December 10, 2015. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence on Fox News Firing Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence on Fox News Firing
- April 30, 2017

O'Reilly explained that he wouldn't say anymore because he didn't want to give the media any more ammunition to use turn against him. However, the "Loyal O'Reilly" listeners deserve to know the truth and he and his team are now working in that direction. (more...)
Vinod Khanna passes away Vinod Khanna passes away
- April 30, 2017

Condoling his demise, the Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said Khanna's contributions to the Indian cinema is tremendous and it will be very hard to fill the void caused by his untimely death. Vinod started his career with Mann Ke Meet and after giving series of hits, he stayed away from films for five years at the peak of his career and joined the ashram of Osho in Rajneeshpuram. (more...)
The Fate of the Furious breaks global box office record The Fate of the Furious breaks global box office record
- April 30, 2017

Universal Pictures' eighth chapter in the pulpy carracing franchise, which stars Vin Diesel, was released in 63 countries last weekend, including China and Russian Federation, bringing its worldwide total to an estimated US$532.5 million (S$742 million). (more...)
Holocaust Denial Continues To Haunt Le Pen's Presidential Bid Holocaust Denial Continues To Haunt Le Pen's Presidential Bid
- April 30, 2017

Polls give him a commanding lead of up to 20 points over Le Pen in the runoff but show the gap narrowing slightly after Macron's sluggish start to his second-round campaigning. On Friday, Macron visited Oradour-sur-Glane in central France, where Waffen-SS troops murdered 642 people in June 1944 in the worst Nazi massacre in occupied France. (more...)
Alyssa Rosenberg: Ann Coulter is gaming liberals and conservatives alike Alyssa Rosenberg: Ann Coulter is gaming liberals and conservatives alike
- April 30, 2017

University police erected barricades and refused to let any protesters enter the campus. University of California, Berkeley police made two arrests earlier in the day for possession of a knife and for obstructing an officer and wearing a mask to evade police. (more...)
Trump Slams Ruling On Funding For 'Sanctuary Cities' Trump Slams Ruling On Funding For 'Sanctuary Cities'
- April 30, 2017

Then there's this. The White House released a very long statement Tuesday evening saying "the rule of law suffered another blow", a probable reference to Trump's at least so far unsuccessful battles in court over two iterations of an executive order seeking to ban immigrants from several countries from entering the U.S. (more...)
Last killer whale is born at a SeaWorld park
- April 30, 2017

Animal rights protests and falling ticket sales had beset SeaWorld's controversial captive killing breeding programme, leading to it bringing down the curtain last March. In the film, former SeaWorld trainers blamed the company, saying the stress of captivity is unsafe for both whales and trainers. The calf, her mom, and other whales will also be monitored by a research team from St. (more...)
Marvel publishing Captain Phasma series to bridge Force Awakens and Last Jedi Marvel publishing Captain Phasma series to bridge Force Awakens and Last Jedi
- April 30, 2017

Perhaps the biggest mystery leftover from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with the exception of Luke Skywalker's recent past, is the question regarding the identity of Rey's parents. Much like the newly revamped characters, vehicles will have unlockable abilities and weapons as well. In "Star Wars Battlefront", players could play part of a massive battle on Jakku, the planet where " Star Wars: The Force Awakens " begins. (more...)