NEW YORK A Chechen acquaintance of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has confessed to slashing the throats of three people in a 2011 gruesome triple murder, federal law enforcement officials have said. Ibragim Todashev, who made the confession, was killed early Wednesday during a confrontation with the FBI and Massachusetts State Police in Orlando, Florida, a federal law ...
WASHINGTON - In a major counter-terrorism speech, President Barack Obama Thursday defended the covert US drone program and stressed that despite the controversies around it, the strikes are legal and save lives. He also said the use of lethal force extends to U.S. citizens as well. This disclosure comes a day after his administration acknowledged publicly for the first time that four US ...
JERUSALEM - US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday separately began meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials but appeared doubtful about his success on getting the two warring sides back to peace negotiations. This is Kerry's fourth trip to the Middle East in as many months of his assuming the office of the top US diplomat. He was been trying to revive a peace process that has been ...
Former American president Abraham Lincoln's scribbled note ordering a disabled 14-year-old boy to be released from the Army in response to the boy's father's plea, has been put on sale at 15000 dollars as part of a rare collection of Lincoln's children-related documents. Lincoln's order on a telegram from Col. Thomas W. Harris about his son, Perry said 'Let this boy be discharged', Fox News ...
HSBC's controversial 1.9 billion-dollar settlement deal with American authorities over money laundering charges, has been stalled after a row between the Department of Justice and the judge overseeing the case. The deal - known as a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) - would have exempted HSBC from prosecution and triggered a storm of criticism, reports the Guardian. Judge John Gleeson is ...
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After the counterculture smash success of his sophomore film El Topo, which invented the midnight movie and enraptured an entire generation of head cinephiles, Alejandro Jodorowsky did exactly what we might have expected from him: He tried to top it. Of course, for those who ha ... ...
A massive Lego model of the Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter was unveiled in Times Square, New York City on Thursday. Made out of a whopping 5.3 million Lego pieces, the craft weighs in at nearly 46,000lbs and is 43 feet (13.1 metres) long. Its wingspan measures 44 feet (13.44 metres) across, and is the largest Lego model ever built, Sky News reported. The ship is the work of 32 master Lego ...
A Mexican woman received Latin America's first transplant of ovaries in a hospital in the western city of Guadalajara, the director of the Mexican Infertility Institute, Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba, announced. Ruvalcaba told EFE by telephone that the patient is a 32-year-old women who had developed cervical and uterine cancer that was detected and treated in France. "The ethics committee of the ...
History-making Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan's unanimous Senate confirmation as the first South Asian judge on the powerful appeals court for the American capital has been widely hailed. Senate Judiciary Committee's Democratic Chairman Patrick Leahy, welcomed Srinivasan's confirmation, but criticised "Republican efforts to delay a floor vote of the highly qualified ...
Chandigarh-born "trailblazer" Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has made history with the US Senate unanimously confirming him as the first South Asian judge on the powerful appeals court for the American capital. Srinivasan, 46, currently principal deputy solicitor general of the US, was Thursday confirmed by the Senate by a 97 to 0 vote, as a judge on the US Court of ...
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Actors Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix will reportedly team up again for a crime thriller, to be directed by Paul Thomas.
The popular duo was last seen together in the 2005 movie "Walk The Line", for which Witherspoon even won a best actress Academy Award.
They are now set for a big screen reunion in upcoming movie "Inherent Vice", reports dailystar.co.uk.
The film is based on Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel of the same name, with Phoenix playing a pot-smoking private detective named Doc Sportello, working a missing persons case in 1970s Los Angeles.
Others who will feature in the movie are Martin Short, Owen Wilson and Benicio Del Toro.
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