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  • Kevin James set to star in 'The … ANI - 59 minutes ago

    Washington, May 7 (ANI): Kevin James has been cast in comedy flick 'The True Memoirs Of An International Assassin.' The Merced Media and PalmStar Media project will be helmed by Jeff Wadlow from a Black List script by Jeff Morris. The film will be produced by Todd Garner with PalmStar Media's Kevin Frakes, Raja Collins, Justin Begnaud and Media Media's Raj Brinder Singh, while Hey Eddie's Jeff Sussman and PalmStar Media's Mark Fasano and Buddy Patrick act as exec producers.

  • 17 arrests in Canada linked to international … IANS - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Toronto, May 7 (IANS) Canadian police have announced the arrest of 17 people linked to an international network of child pornography spread across 16 countries. The arrests were made as part of "Project Hydra", running since Canadian police found child porn being uploaded to the internet from a computer located in York near Toronto in April 2014, Efe news agency reported. Images on that computer were being uploaded to a social network unknown to authorities, which was used to share content around the world, Canadian police said in a press conference on Wednesday.

  • Flaunt expressions of life on footw … IANS - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Want to step out in style? Ederra brand's new collection titled 'Expression' consists of expressions of life hand-painted on the handcrafted heels and ballet flats in black and nude shades. 'Expression' is the projection of colours painted on the black and nude canvases of shoes," Saloni Handa, fashion Consultant, Ederra told IANS. "Even though all the designs are abstract, still the portraits can be related to various expressions by everyone and anyone.

  • Australian man could face death penalty … Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
    Australian man could face death penalty …

    By James Pomfret GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - An Australian man faced a possible death sentence on Thursday on charges of attempting to smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs out of China. The trial follows Indonesia's high-profile executions last week of two convicted Australian drug smugglers, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, alongside six others from several countries, despite international criticism of its use of the death penalty. Chinese authorities arrested New Zealand-born Peter Gardner, 26, at the international airport in the southern city of Guangzhou last November, carrying bags of nearly 30 kg (66 lb) of methamphetamine, known as "ice". Customs officials put the market value of the drugs at several million dollars.

  • China warns Philippine military planes … Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
    China warns Philippine military planes …

    By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - China has warned Philippine air force and navy planes at least six times to leave areas around the disputed South China Sea, the Philippine military commander responsible for the region told a Senate hearing on Thursday. While Vice Admiral Alexander Lopez gave no timeframe, a senior Philippine air force official told Reuters the warnings had come in the past three months. China could be "testing the waters" to see if it can enforce an air exclusion zone above the Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, said the air force official, who declined to be identified. Recent satellite images show China has made rapid progress in reclaiming land around seven reefs it occupies in the Spratlys, including building what appears to be an airstrip on one of the artificial islands.

  • Hesson says Southee-Boult duo set to … ANI - 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    Wellington, May 07 (ANI): New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes that his heralded new-ball attack of Tim Southee and Trent Boult will successfully be able to dismantle the threat of England's embattled skipper Alastair Cook when the two sides face each other in the forthcoming two-match Test series. Earlier this week, England suffered a shock defeat against West Indies in the third and final Test in Barbados, as the tourists managed to secure only a 1-1 series draw. Cook was at the receiving end of criticism with former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott slamming the left-hander for being 'up his own arse' and 'living in cloud cuckoo' land about his leadership. While being aware of Cook's potential as an opener, Hesson said that new ball bowling was important for them as Boult and Southee start sets the tone for the Test match.

  • Serbian Gudelj moves from AZ to Aja … IANS - 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    Amsterdam, May 7 (IANS) AZ footballer Nemanja Gudelj has signed a five-year contract until mid-2020 at Ajax. The 23-year-old had a contract until the summer of 2017 at AZ but interested clubs could have taken him over for a limited transfer fee of around six million euros. The deal with Ajax, currently second in Eredivisie behind champions PSV, starts on July 1, reports Xinhua. "This is the right moment to join Ajax.

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