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Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen team up with Spotify for podcast

25 Feb 2021

Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen team up with Spotify for podcast

Spotify has signed up two behemoths in American political and entertainment culture to collaborate on a podcast.

Lady Gaga, Barack Obama's discussion has netizens guessing about content

24 Jan 2021

Lady Gaga, Barack Obama's discussion has netizens guessing about content

United States' President Joe Biden's inauguration was an unprecedented event, but with minimal guest attendance.

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

20 Jan 2021

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

On Biden's Inauguration Day, Trump to hold farewell for himself

19 Jan 2021

On Biden's Inauguration Day, Trump to hold farewell for himself

United States President Donald Trump is planning to hold an early morning sendoff ceremony for himself on Wednesday, the day President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office.

Tom Hanks, JLo, Gaga to light up Joe Biden's inauguration

14 Jan 2021

Tom Hanks, JLo, Gaga to light up Joe Biden's inauguration

"Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'

08 Jan 2021

Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'

After peddling misinformation since November, claiming that Democrats stole the election, and approaching courts, United States President Donald Trump came the closest to conceding on Thursday (local time), a day after the violence at Capitol shamed his country and shocked the globe.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

Viola Davis's Ma Rainey's wigs were made of horse hair

23 Dec 2020

Viola Davis's Ma Rainey's wigs were made of horse hair

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is out on Netflix.

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

05 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

#ComicBytes: The time when a group of pets defeated Thanos!

02 Dec 2020

#ComicBytes: The time when a group of pets defeated Thanos!

Here is a fascinating story for you.

Guess who Barack Obama wants to play him on celluloid?

30 Nov 2020

Guess who Barack Obama wants to play him on celluloid?

It's little wonder that Drake's ascent from a Canadian Jewish background through his popular wheelchair-bound role of Jimmy Brooks to rap legacy is indeed a success story that Started From The Bottom.

Obamas partner with Netflix for comedy series on Trump

27 Nov 2020

Obamas partner with Netflix for comedy series on Trump

Former US President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle Obama's production house has partnered with Netflix to produce a comedy series on President Donald Trump.

Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

26 Nov 2020

Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

#ComicBytes: What makes Miles Morales the Ultimate Spider-Man?

26 Nov 2020

#ComicBytes: What makes Miles Morales the Ultimate Spider-Man?

For many years, Peter Parker was the most recognizable Spider-Man in Marvel. But, since the entry of Miles Morales, things have changed.

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

24 Nov 2020

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

Former President Barack Obama to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

18 Nov 2020

Former President Barack Obama to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

The tall, dark, and handsome former US president will be back on TV again.

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

13 Nov 2020

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or passion" to master a subject.

Trump or Biden? US elections headed for a tight finish

03 Nov 2020

Trump or Biden? US elections headed for a tight finish

As the world watches who the United States will pick as its next President, the latest opinion polls indicated on Monday that the contest is headed for a nail-biting finish, with the margin between White House hopeful Joe Biden and incumbent Commander-in-Chief Donald Trump shrinking.

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' tears into world politics with brutal mockery

28 Oct 2020

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' tears into world politics with brutal mockery

Borat 2 is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

08 Oct 2020

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, sitting 12 feet apart, participated in the only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 elections, and unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic dominated the interaction.

Coronavirus-positive Trump's return to White House raises concerns about staff

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus-positive Trump's return to White House raises concerns about staff

United States President Donald Trump returned to the White House as he checked out of a hospital on Monday after four days of emergency treatment for COVID-19.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

20 Aug 2020

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

20 Aug 2020

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

18 Aug 2020

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

On Monday, the Democratic National Convention, to formally choose former US Vice-President Joe Biden as the challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump, started, in a manner unknown to America's long history.

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

17 Aug 2020

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

07 Aug 2020

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

25 Jul 2020

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface on 'SNL' in 2000

28 May 2020

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface on 'SNL' in 2000

Comedian and television host Jimmy Fallon has been under fire lately after a video of him doing a skit while wearing blackface on Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 2000 resurfaced online.

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

19 May 2020

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

11 May 2020

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

Alec Baldwin once again reprised his famous imitation of US President Donald Trump on the recently-concluded season finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to release on Netflix this May

28 Apr 2020

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to release on Netflix this May

Netflix has announced its latest collaboration with the Obamas: Becoming, a documentary film that chronicles former US First Lady Michelle Obama's journey during her blockbuster book tour.

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

13 Mar 2020

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

19 Feb 2020

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

Thalaiva is all set to make his television debut.

Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

19 Feb 2020

Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

United States President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25, indicated the much-talked-about trade deal will not be signed.

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

15 Feb 2020

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

Before his maiden visit to India as the United States President, Donald Trump has sort of compared his Facebook popularity with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

08 Feb 2020

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish sweeps awards; Stars remember Kobe Bryant

27 Jan 2020

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish sweeps awards; Stars remember Kobe Bryant

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night.

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for 'Becoming' audiobook

27 Jan 2020

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for 'Becoming' audiobook

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama added yet another feather in her cap, as she won her maiden Grammy award.