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U.S. fighter jet shoots down 2nd Iranian-made drone over Syria

Australian officials say air operations will stay active in Iraq , and they'll later reassess the situation in Syria. It has six fighter jets based in the United Arab Emirates that strike targets in Syria and Iraq. "We do not seek conflict with any party in Syria other than Isis but we will not hesitate to defend ourselves or our partners if necessary". "At 6:43 p.m., a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and in ... Read More »

Modi does 'asanas' amid showers, says yoga connecting world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised other political parties for supporting the Goods and Services Tax (GST), to be rolled out on July 1, after arriving in Lucknow on Tuesday evening. Dressed in white t-shirt, pants and Assam's traditional Gamosa (a kind of white and red scarf) PM Narendra Modi , who shared the stage with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath , said Yoga was acting in a big way to bond people and the global community. Read More »

Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively in talks to star in 'A Simple Favour'

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Lionsgate is finalizing a deal to acquire the rights from Fox 2000 , who picked up the rights in January of a year ago. The adaptation of Darcey Bell's 2017 book, which centers on a mommy blogger whose best friend suddenly disappears from their small town, is being set up at Lionsgate . Read More »

Will Ferrell Surprises College Student With $100000 Tuition Check

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The Ithaca College student thought she was just a finalist in a scholarship contest to help a worthy student pay for school, but Kotb told her she was actually the victor. Nevertheless, the surprises didn't end there! When the young girl was accepting the payment, she said, "I'm flabbergasted". And what is Will up to these days? Perhaps, it's no coincidence that Will was partaking in the scholarship contest on the Today Show! Will's charitable act coincided with promotion for comedy ... Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , among others, have already been convicted. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes. "The Spanish government, at the time and through the revenue service, confirmed with a certificate that they had reviewed the situation and that we were up to date with our tax obligations", Gestifute said. Read More »

John Legend forced to postpone shows due to illness

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Interestingly, the musician, who has a 14-month-old daughter Luna with wife Chrissy Teigen , is still expected to perform his show on Friday in CT. John's wife Chrissy Teigen honored the milestone in a sweet Father's Day post on Sunday, also paying tribute to his dedication to their family. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' big victor at 2017 Tony Awards

Platt held back tears as he accepted the award on Sunday, calling the moment "insane" before thanking his family. "The things that make you odd are the things that make you powerful". Hosted by Kevin Spacey , the Tony show played special tribute to the American playwrights whose shows had been nominated for best play this year-another reminder that Broadway is going in exciting directions. Read More »

Bill Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault

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Cosby allegedly assaulted Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. She says the pioneering black comedian, whom she considered a mentor, gave her three pills and wine before sexually assaulting her on his couch after she sought his advice about moving to Canada and switching careers . Read More »

1 beer: Bell's Ale pushes out Pliny the Elder

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Two Hearted Ale, one of several creations by Bell's Brewery in MI, is the new No. 1 in Zymurgy Magazine's 15th annual Best Beers in America survey. "The "Best Beers in America" survey reveals which beers are leaving the biggest impression on the minds - and mouths - of these discerning beer drinkers", said Gary Glass, director, American Homebrewers Association. Read More »

No Confirmation Yet On Beyonce's Twins

We learnt that Beyonce delivered at a Los Angeles hospital. She had been due to headline the Coachella music festival in California in April, but pulled out on her doctor's advice. The power couple already have one child, five-year-old Blue Ivy , whom they had after suffering a miscarriage. The question everyone was asking was, So, girls or boys for Queen B? The twins - whose names have yet to be announced - are expected to be okay, but it is unclear when mommy and babies will be able ... Read More »

No Confirmation Yet On Beyonce's Twins

We learnt that Beyonce delivered at a Los Angeles hospital. She had been due to headline the Coachella music festival in California in April, but pulled out on her doctor's advice. The power couple already have one child, five-year-old Blue Ivy , whom they had after suffering a miscarriage. The question everyone was asking was, So, girls or boys for Queen B? The twins - whose names have yet to be announced - are expected to be okay, but it is unclear when mommy and babies will be able ... Read More »

Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas

Whole Foods will keep operating stores under its name. But it was the performance of a company not based here that grabbed everyone's attention early in the day and didn't let go of it by the time the stock market closed: Amazon shares rose 2.4 percent, to close at $987.71, after the online retailing giant said it would pay $13.7 billion in cash to acquire premium grocery-store chain Whole Foods Markets . Read More »

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after U.S. downed jet

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Ultimately, though Iran's missile strikes raised some eyes and were probably meant to show some toughness to the United States and Saudi Arabia, for Israel , they did little more than confirm Iran as an ongoing and relevant threat that must be carefully monitored. Read More »

Mexico warned over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Having secured a comfortable 2-0 victory over New Zealand in the 2017 Confederations Cup opener, Russian Federation take on Euro 2016 champions Portugal knowing that a win would secure their place in the semi-finals. Vidal angrily directed the referee - relying on his three video assistant referees (VARs) to interpret images he was not watching - to check them himself. Read More »

'John Wick' Comic Book Launch Will Reveal Character's Origin

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The first film, John Wick , debuted in theaters in 2014 and introduced the assassin mere moments before he loses everything of value in his life and sets out on a quest for revenge that leaves mounds of bodies in his wake. Comic book legends Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz have also contributed a cover for the first issue. That was astounding to me - we're not just telling another fun adventure with the character; we're actually going to be able to add to this character's and world's ... Read More »

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly retires after 18 seasons

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The bowl wins returned for Stoops after 2009, and he led Oklahoma to a No. 1 ranking for the final time in 2011 and broke Barry Switzer's school record of 157 victories two years later. "It's a little bit frightening, but I'm really a spiritual person, and I believe until you open yourself up to something, you don't know what the opportunities are that can come to you". Read More »

Cosby jury sent home after deliberating four hours

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Cosby did not take the stand to testify during the case. ALLYN: Cosby's lead defense attorney, Brian McMonagle , presented just one witness - a detective who he questioned for five minutes. They said Constand's initial statements to police were full of inconsistencies that undermine the truthfulness of her story. McMonagle did not spend much time discussing the night of the alleged incident at Cosby's home, in which the entertainer gave Constand one-and-a-half pills he contended ... Read More »

Death of student returned from North Korea a 'disgrace'

Warmbier's family and all who had the blessing of knowing him", Price, who has Obama's National Security Counsel spokesman during Obama's tenure in office, added in the statement . Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the US government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea . "But I realize what has happened to previous American citizens, including their deaths, '" McCain, R-Ariz., said in a brief interview. Read More »

Trump Says Diplomacy With North Korea Hasn't Worked

They reject North Korea's claim he contracted botulism, but he showed no signs of physical abuse. "We are discussing this matter frankly with our Korean travel partners, and the foreign organizations active in Pyongyang that we liaise with", Beijing-based Koryo Tours said in a statement . Read More »

Brad Pitt Reportedly Spent Time With His Children For Father's Day!

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Brad Pitt , who is caught up in a battle for custody of his children with former wife Angelina Jolie , got an early Father's Day gift by getting to spend time with their six children. Because of that, tabloids tried to make it sound like Brad has indeed planned that celebration with the children, but he was heartbroken when Angelina chose to take them out of the country instead. Read More »

New Chris Cornell music video, filmed before death, released

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If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. "Perhaps if you had not been the most unbelievable daddy always giving all your attention and love it would not be so excruciatingly hard". "Our special connection was always the arts ". "Who's going to introduce me to movies like " Purple Rain " and songs like "The Beautiful Ones" now?" she asks. Read More »

USA shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

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CENTCOM announced that a US F-15 Strike Eagle shot down the Shaheed-129 UAV in the early morning near At Tanf, where Coalition forces are training Syrian militias to battle the Islamic State . RC-135 was on a routine mission in worldwide airspace. Iran is particularly concerned with USA influence inside Syria, despite American insistence that its presence in Syria is focused on defeating ISIS . Read More »