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Disaster areas can now access funds to tackle drought

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Mkhize said SA "should continue to save water, as water is one of the indispensable commodities". "The drought in South Africa is, in some provinces, showing no signs of abatement", said Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Tuesday. Read More »

Miley Cyrus sued for $300 million over 'We Can't Stop' copyright claim

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The suit goes on to claim that " We Can't Stop " came at a time when Cyrus was trying to reinvent herself as "edgy", and that her album Bangerz is filled with traces of urban and Caribbean sound. May is seeking a trial by jury, plus a halt to sales and performances of Cyrus' song as well as damages and legal fees. Cyrus has yet to publicly comment on the issue. Read More »

These are 2018's James Beard Award finalists from the Twin Cities

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Outstanding Restaurant Design: Corey Lee's In Situ, the signature restaurant at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has been nominated in the "75 seats and over" category. Cogswell, who is originally from North Carolina, now acts as Zahav's pastry chef. Katie Button of Nightbell in Asheville is a nominee for Best Chef of the Southeast. Read More »

Madonna Is Turning Director Again With Ballerina Drama Taking Flight

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DePrince would go on to make her debut at the Joburg Ballet in South Africa, but more recently, she's appeared in stunning Beyoncé's Lemonade . Adopted by Elaine snd Charles DePrince at the age of four, she lived and studied in the USA and debuted as a professional dancer at 17 in South Africa's Joburg Ballet. Read More »

The Crown's Claire Foy was paid less than her co-star Matt Smith

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Foy stars as Queen Elizabeth II, taking home a Golden Globe for her performance and clearly garnering more screentime than Smith, who plays Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip. They did not reveal either salary - Foy's was put at $40,000 an episode by Variety previous year - but told a panel event in Jerusalem that Smith's 2010-2013 starring role on the BBC's " Doctor Who " had been the decisive factor. Read More »

Lynda Carter reveals harassment on Wonder Woman set, her own #MeToo story

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Though Carter was unwilling to name any names, she did confirm that he was dealt with accordingly. "I can't add anything to it". I wish I could, ' Carter told The Daily Beast . Aspiring and rising actresses would keep quiet in fear of being blacklisted from Hollywood, Carter reveled. Carter alleges that a cameraman drilled a peep hole into the wall of her dressing room. Read More »

Omerta: Want to leave viewers with sense of hate, says Hansal Mehta

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He has been warned about the unsafe path but Omar takes up the assignment with sheer confidence. He appears quite convincing for his role. The baffling dark world of terrorism is explored in the trailer of Omerta . Without a doubt, Rajkummar has once again left us stunned by his phenomenal performance in this captivating trailer. Also, we get to see the sneak-peek references to 1994 Delhi Kidnappings, the 9/11 World Trade Centre attack and the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike-and the kind of ... Read More »

Charles Manson's grandson wins legal battle over cult leader's body

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Jason Freeman, Charles Manson's purported grandson, speaks to reporters outside court in Los Angeles on January 26, 2018. Manson, who spent almost 50 years behind bars and was denied parole a dozen times, died November 19 at age 83 at Bakersfield Mercy Hospital of heart failure triggered by colon cancer that had spread to other areas of his body. Read More »

WWE Announces 1st-Ever Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 34

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So today WWE announced The Fabulous Moolah Battle Royal that will be taken place at the grandest stage of them all, WrestleMania 34 . Dave Meltzer discussed the announcement of the match on today's installment of The Wrestling Observer and how this match was created to allow all of the women to be part of the show, much like the Andre The Giant Battle Royal worked for the men. Read More »

Fantastic Animals 2 : Dumbledore and Hogwarts back in the first trailer

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Joining the cast for the first time is Jude Law , who will portray a young version of beloved Hogwarts professor Albus Dumbledore. The film did quite well at the box office earning a whopping $814M worldwide. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald takes the action from 1920s NY to Paris. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald once again has Yates directing off a script penned by Rowling herself and also stars Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, and Ezra Miller. Read More »

Deepika Padukone finally opens up about Piku co-star Irrfan's health

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Despite being a legendary actress herself, Rekha couldn't stop herself but appreciate Ranveer Singh's incredible versatility and his nearly ideal acting talent, saying that it is an honour to receive the award from him. Talking about Irrfan at an awards ceremony, the actress said, "He is someone I love, not just as an actor, but also as a person. But I'm really hoping and praying that we hear some good news from him soon", Kirti said. Read More »

Aamir Khan's first post on his birthday is endearing!

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Aamir Khan yet to post his first photo . Well, the actor did make his debut on Instagram, but not on his birthday. Aamir had tweeted dismissing a fake Instagram account operating in his name. Through his career spanning thirty years in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema. Read More »

Salman Khan's co-actor- to-be Narendra Jha dies of cardiac arrest

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If reports are to be believed, Jha was in Wada as he needed some rest after he suffered a minor attack a few days ago. "He had no health issues and last night he was fine". He ventured into Bollywood with 2003's Funtoosh . He was also seen in Hrithik Roshan starrer Mohenjo Daro . Earlier this month, Narendra Jha shot for a new film De Ijaazat Rahun Tujhme in Vadodara before he returned to Maharashtra. Read More »

48 flights from Indigo and GoAir canceled today

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However, the Wadia Group-promoted GoAir said it had cancelled a total of six flights due to the grounding of three of its A320 Neo planes, as against 18 on Tuesday. With the DGCA directive coming into force with immediate effect, hundreds of passengers were stranded at various airports on Monday also as the two carriers grounded aircraft that were to operate flights. Read More »

Prize-winning architect Richard Meier accused of sexual harassment

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Following the sexual harassment revelations, Cornell University announced it would "decline his new gift to name the chair of the Department of Architecture". Judi Shade Monk, 41, accused Meier of playing with her underwear through her dress at an office party two months after she started her job. Carol Vena-Mondt, a furniture designer who worked on the Getty in the 1980s, said she was invited by Meier to what she thought was a dinner party, but she turned out to be the only guest. Read More »

Sarah Drew and Michelle Hurd Cast in Cagney & Lacey Reboot

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Drew, who recently departed the long-running ABC medical drama " Grey's Anatomy ", is represented by Innovative Artists, LINK Entertainment and attorney Alex Kohner. CBS Television Studios will produce alongside MGM Television. CBS' reboot of the 1980s police procedural will move the show from NY to Los Angeles, but major plot points are expected to remain the same. Read More »

After Collapse, Tim McGraw Jokes That He Needs to Limit His Workouts

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After McGraw fell, Hill appeared on stage to let fans know how McGraw was doing, adding that she had made the decision that her husband would not return to the stage. Rolling Stone magazine reports McGraw collapsed while performing Sunday night in Dublin. On Sunday night, McGraw, 50, reportedly dropped to his knees and took a seat after singing his song "Humble and Kind" as part of the annual Country to Country festival . Read More »

CT Cycle Tour organisers confirm third death

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We went a million-and-a-half litres over that in terms of putting back into the reticulation system and again that is all being audited. Organisers of the Cape Town Cycle Tour have sent their condolences to the families of two cyclists who died during the event. Read More »

Leo Varadkar promises Schwarzenegger: 'I'll be back'

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The two nations share a rich history dating back to 1847, when the Choctaw Nation sent money to Ireland during the great starvation. Although the meeting was brief Mr Schwarzenegger was more than welcoming as he told Mr Varadkar that he was more than welcome in Santa Monica . Read More »

Ronda Rousey basically announces she's forever done with MMA

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Rousey talked about teaming with Kurt Angle to face Stephanie McMahon and Triple H at WrestleMania 34 . Ronda Rousey is now training for her in-ring WWE debut at WrestleMania , but she recently took some time out to make the media rounds where she stopped by "The Ellen Show" to sit down with Ellen Degeneres to discuss a number of topics. Read More »

Solar storm could hit Earth this week

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Rutledge went on to say that he's unsure what "equinox cracks" are, and that the SWPC doesn't use that term. In fact, NOAA admits that a geomagnetic storm will hit the Earth on March 18th but this one will not even reach the G1 magnitude, therefore, it can't affect the satellites, the Global Positioning System equipment, or other communication means, as the Russians informed. Read More »

This Is Us: our expectations for the Season 2 finale

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If the flash forwards that put a very ominous stamp on this finale are any indication, things will only get bleaker, which means that it's time to accept the fact that This Is Us is officially no longer the feel-good weepy show that it's known for being. Read More »

Why We Don't Need a Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reboot

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer took what could have been a gimmick ("high school is hell") and turned it into one of the best TV shows in history. However, the network has built up a reputation for bringing back their successful series. It is fun to remember that, technically, Buffy is now a Disney princess in the aftermath of the Fox/Disney acquisition, but that means the Fox network wouldn't be the default home for it. Read More »

Jay Z And Beyonce Officially Announce Dates For Their Joint Tour

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Their latest tour is a sequel to their 2014 On The Run Tour which raked in $109 million. While we already appreciated the campaign's artistic vision, Sierra Leonian-Guinean multidisciplinary artist Ejatu Shaw pointed out another detail that makes the tour's aesthetic vision even more noteworthy. Read More »

The Flash: Fans Haven't Figured Out Mystery Girl's Identity

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The character shared an unusual amount of enthusiasm when meeting the couple but never gave her name. "I don't think anybody ever is going to guess exactly what it is ". Are viewers in for another appearance from the Mystery Girl? As such, the prevailing theories are that she's either their daughter, Dawn Allen, or their granddaughter, Jenni Ognats. Read More »

Australia: Win Tickets to See 'A Quiet Place' in Cinemas!

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The monsters seem to leave you alone if they can't hear you, however as soon they hear a squeak they are coming for you. The flick was directed by the Office star, and it featured him and wife Emily Blunt as a couple trying to survive in an apocalyptic United States after it was attacked by blind monsters who hear everything and seem to eat even more. Read More »

Rajya Sabha Polls: Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan File Nominations

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Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot threw his hat into the ring from Madhya Pradesh. Former home minister Rajni Patel has also filed his nomination as a back-up candidate for BJP. Chandrababu Naidu has chose to play it safe and avoid mudslinging over the RS seats. In Gujarat 3 candidates have been fielded where the party is certain of winning 2. Read More »

Blake Shelton says you should "Hide the Wine" from Kelly Clarkson

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Putting his own spin on Brett Young's "In Case You Didn't Know", he eventually earned turns from both Shelton and Levine. I literally talked to my husband about her house for hours. Blake Shelton also added two more contestants to his team in the previous episode , taking the total number to 11. "I know what NY sounds like". Read More »

Heather Locklear charged with battery of first responders

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When cops attempted to arrest the 56-year-old, she reportedly became violent. One source said the " Melrose Place " actress won't face any domestic violence charges at all - only misdemeanours involving allegations she kicked and shoved sheriff's deputies responding to a call at her Thousand Oaks residence February 25. Read More »

Jaya Bachchan declares assets worth INR10bn

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She is pro-active in Parliament, takes her files to Rajya Sabha like a child taking a slate to school, and stays inside the House till the final gong sounds. Poll panel officials say that with assets adding up to nearly Rs 1,000 crore, Jaya Bachchan could well be walking into the Rajya Sabha as the richest lawmaker at present. Read More »

Selma Blair says Cameron Diaz 'retiring' comments were meant as a joke

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The pair played Jane Burns and Christina Walters in The Sweetest Thing , which opened in theaters in 2002. She then joked: "For more breaking news: I am NOW retiring from being Cameron Diaz's spokesperson". Guys please, I was making a joke in an interview . "I felt the need to make myself whole". She has a pretty great life. Instead, Cameron is said to be eager to make the most of her new-found "freedom". Read More »

Jake Gyllenhaal To Reunite With 'Nightcrawler' Director For Star-Studded Netflix Film

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Betsy Danbury is on board as an executive producer. The film is now going before the cameras in Los Angeles and is set to land on the streamer before the year is out. Stranger Things starlet Natalia Dyer, best known as Nancy Meyers on the smash series, has been cast in the movie - an addition that's clearly created to tap into the streaming giant's most successful original offering. Read More »