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After a decade online, YouTube redefines celebrity


It’s a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.

Omar Sharif suffering from Alzheimer’s

Lawrence of Arabia star Omar Sharif is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease his son has revealed.

US Indian kid, 11, graduates from college

Tanishq Abraham

Creating a record of sorts, an 11-year-old Indian-American scho-olboy has surprised one and all by graduating from a California college with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign langu

Separating earthquake fact from fiction in San Andreas


This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson as Ray and Carla Gugino as Emma in a scene from the action thriller San Andreas. — Courtesy Warner Bros. (Photo: AP)

Kobe Bryant may quit Lakers next season

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant will make next season his last with the Los Angeles Lakers after 20 years that have produced five NBA titles, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said.

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby

Model and television personality Janice Dickinson sued Bill Cosby for defamation on Wednesday, alleging the comedian falsely called her a liar after she publicly claimed that he sexually assaulted her

Einstein’s notes on God, religion to be auctioned

Albert Einstein

Rare and intimate letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein, including two that reflect his views on God and religion, are set to fetch between $15,000 to $40,000 each at an auction in the US.

Self-driving cars are getting totalled in California


Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.

Floyd Mayweather eyes Pacquiao rematch

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather has said he is willing to grant Manny Pacquiao a rematch following the Filipino boxer’s disclosure that a shoulder injury hampered his performance in last weekend’s world title showdo

Manny Pacquiao slapped with law suits

Manny Pacquiao

Call it the fallout of the century.

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re