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Best Bollywood Films 2017: When indies saved the day and the mainstream hit an all-time low

Dec,29 2017 14:21:08 IST<p>2017 has been a mixed bag for the Hindi film industry a.k.a. Bollywood*. It has been a year in which mainstream filmmakers …

14 Memorable Performances From Indian Cinema That Prove 2017 Was The Year Of The Underdog

2017 is almost over and looking back, we found some memorable gems from our films, characters that really helped change the narrative of Indian …

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Former CIA officers on Trump Russia dossier: The intel community 'is not in the business of reporting vague rumors' to the president

"Most of the information that passes across the CIA's desk throughout the day ends up on the cutting-room floor because it's not deemed to be credible or relevant," said Evan McMullin, a former CIA operations officer who ran as an independent during the 2016 presidential election.<p>McMullin, who …

Donald Trump

Fox News host Shep Smith defends CNN in monologue: No journalist 'should be subjected to belittling' by president-elect

Fox News anchor Shep Smith on Wednesday defended CNN after President-elect Donald Trump belittled one of the network's journalists at a press conference over a controversial report.<p>"President-elect Trump today told CNN's Jim Acosta that his organization amounts to fake news," Smith said.<p>Smith …

CodeMade.io is a place to find open-source Internet of Things Inspiration

Most people who learn to code typically encounter the same problem during their first few months. They’ll read a book or two and learn the basics of a programming language. They’ll write a few short programs. They’ll figure out how to print <i>“Hello World”</i> to the screen, and then they’ll figure out …

Republicans tell Trump to quit claiming rigged election

The struggling GOP nominee is urging supporters to fight the system, and officials nationwide are fuming over it.<p>It’s not just the Democrats who are frustrated by Donald Trump’s “rigged election” talk.<p>Republicans have started warning their increasingly ostracized nominee to stop stoking his …

Florida Official Kenneth Lewis Suspended Over Anti-Orlando Facebook Post

U.S. news<p>A Florida assistant state attorney was suspended Friday for posting an offensive Facebook rant about Orlando in the hours after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in the city.<p>"Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be leveled," wrote Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis …

Black Americans incarcerated five times more than white people – report

• Data analyzes racial disparities in state prison population<br>• Oklahoma and New Jersey among states where disparity is 10 times or more<p>“You can’t work in the justice system and not know just by looking that there are racial disparities in the system,” said Baz Dreisinger, the creator of the …

Why the US never fully adopted the metric system

Mitchell has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by Barnes & Noble, RadioShack, and the Boy Scouts of America. She's also won numerous awards, including the American Chemical Society's James Bryant Conant Award, which recognizes outstanding high-school chemistry teachers. She says the recent …

US introduces resolution backing India's bid for permanent spot in UNSC

<b>Washington:</b> A resolution has been introduced in the US House of Representatives supporting India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security …

Donald Trump and the destruction of America's political norms

On December 7, Donald Trump strode out in front of the assembled television cameras and did something unusual: The stream-of-consciousness candidate read a prepared statement.<p>It said: "I, Donald J. Trump, am calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our …

Major Iowa poll shows Trump, Clinton holding narrow leads

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has a five-point lead on Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in what is likely to be the final major poll before the Iowa caucuses, while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are virtually tied.<p>The Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll gives the billionaire businessman 28% …

Progressive Brothers: You Don’t Have to Hate Hillary to Love Bernie (and Don't Drag Elizabeth Warren Into It)

My political career was forged in the flame wars that followed the (s)election of George W. Bush. In 2001, I discovered a community of like-minded …

Palin praises Trump's immigration policy

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin praised Donald Trump’s immigration plan on Tuesday night.<p>“The immigration plan of his — especially the wall, that’s common sense — it’s a real shot in the arm to constitutionalists and conservatives who want America to be put first,” Palin said on Fox’s “On the …

“Fox & Friends” just can’t stop the spin: In the wake of Charleston, we must arm our pastors and priests

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>It’s “extraordinary” that it’s being investigated as a hate crime, Steve Doocy said — it’s an attack on Christians<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>June 18, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>On "Fox & Friends" Thursday morning, co-host Steve Doocy said it was "extraordinary" that Police Chief Gregory Mullen referred to …

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …