Key China diplomat defends Pakistan's role in Afghanistan in call to US Secretary of State


The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media China 's Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week after President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about militants using safe...

Charlottesville Riots White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Turns Himself in to police


8/23/2017 9:00 PM PDT White supremacist and one of the organizers of the Charlottesville Riots Chris Cantwell has turned himself in to police Multiple reports say Cantwell turned himself in Wednesday after the University of Virginia Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest earlier in the week The warrants were for two counts of illegal use of tear gas and one count of malicious bodily...

Father fighting for his life after being struck with flu 


Father-of-three is now fighting for his life after coming down with the flu in July Doctors discovered he had an undiagnosed bacterial streptococcal infection He suffered toxic shock syndrome, where all of his organs shut down in surgery The young man is now unable to work; a GoFundMe page has been set up to help Josh Neuendorf is fighting for his life after the flu turned out to be something...

India told investors to calm down with bonds, but overseas buyers haven't listened


Indian capital controls are proving deeply insufficient as overseas investors continue to snap up corporate bonds in the country India currently caps total foreign investments into corporate bonds at 244 trillion Indian rupees ($381 billion) India has frequently been cited as an attractive emerging market for investments in both the debt and equity space by money managers such as BlackRock and...

John Ibrahim bookkeeper Margaret Staltaro caught with ice


John Ibrahim's right-hand woman Margaret Staltaro caught driving while on ice The 44-year-old admitted to driving under the influence of the drug in March She did not attend sentencing hearing, recovering from surgery in Thailand Ibrahim met Ms Staltaro in 1990s, she has been his financial controller ever since Ibrahim calls her his 'work wife' who helped him build his nightclub empire She owns...

TV News Roundup: Gordon Ramsay to Produce Cocaine Docuseries for ITV


In today’s roundup, Gordon Ramsay explores the world of cocaine in a new documentary, Showtime acquires rare footage of a Prince concert, and more… Ramsay, who lost a friend to the drug in 2003, said, “I’ve wanted to understand the world of cocaine ever since I lost one of my chefs…and I wanted to learn why it’s becoming such an epidemic not just globally but specifically in the culinary...

Mariah Carey Dropping New Hook for French Montana's 'Unforgettable'


8/23/2017 5:59 PM PDT French Montana 's hit, " Unforgettable ," is about to be just that -- or even more so -- now that Mariah Carey is adding her vocals to a remix TMZ got this clip of the new version, which drops Thursday morning, and Mimi's taking over the hook She drops the lines, "It's not good enough for me since I been with you It's not gonna work for you Nobody can equal me I know" Almost...

James Damore Case Could Spawn More Legal Headaches for Google


Google fired Damore earlier this month after he posted a memo on an internal discussion board questioning women’s fitness to be engineers Damore has filed an unfair-labor-practice charge against the company and said he may sue “It’s a much stronger story and something that Google really has to respond to by actually changing their policies, rather than giving me hush money,” Damore says Dhillon...

Venture investor Palihapitiya mimics Warren Buffett, creating a new tech holding company


Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder and CEO of Social Capital, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, May 8, 2017 Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is about to try his hand at being Warren Buffett Palihapitiya, the founder of Social Capital, is listed as CEO of a new "blank check company" called Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings, according to a filing with the Securities...

Katy Perry Medley, Multiple Stages: MTV Video Music Awards Gets Super-Sized for 2017 Edition


According to set designer Ric Lipson, whose firm Stufish Entertainment Architects has worked on three VMAs shows, the Aug “At a normal rock show, you might hang 150 things,” he tells Variety The set also features five stages — more than ever before, with three major performance areas and two extras Pink, Kendrick Lamar , Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, 30...

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