South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go ‘urgently’

South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go ‘urgently’ AFP Jacob Zuma has been president of South Africa since 2009 South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign “for the sake of the country”.But despite the ANC’s top leadership deciding to “recall” him “urgently”, the scandal-hit Mr Zuma was … Read more

Russia Saratov crash: Ice on sensors ‘may be cause’

Russia Saratov crash: Ice on sensors ‘may be cause’ Media captionWreckage was strewn across a wide areaSpeed sensors that were iced over may have caused a passenger jet to crash near Moscow, killing all 71 people on board, investigators say.The faulty instruments could have given the pilots wrong speed data, Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee said.The … Read more

Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian viral slap video teen goes on trial

Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian viral slap video teen goes on trial Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

Chibok girls kidnapper Haruna Yahaya jailed in Nigeria

Chibok girls kidnapper Haruna Yahaya jailed in Nigeria Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share … Read more

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un calls for further reconciliation

Asia Asia Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un thanks South Korea for ‘impressive’ effort Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this … Read more

Marty Allen, Comedian and Game Show Regular, Dies at 95

Marty Allen, a beloved comedian and staple for TV variety shows and game shows, has died. He was 95. Allen’s death was confirmed to the Associated Press on Monday by his spokeswoman Candi Cazau. He passed away from complications from pneumonia in Las Vegas with his wife and longtime performing partner, Karon Kate Blackwell, by his … Read more

Ronda Rousey Will Sign WWE Contract at ‘Elimination Chamber’ Pay-Per-View in 2 Weeks

Getty Images Ronda Rousey will officially sign a contract with WWE in two weeks at the “Elimination Chamber” pay-per-view, it was announced on Monday’s “Raw.” “Raw” general manager Kurt Angle shared the news from the ring at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, as the roaring crowd rejoiced. BREAKING NEWS: Per @RealKurtAngle, @RondaRousey will sign … Read more

If Weinstein Co Bidder Withdraws, Expect ‘Instant Bankruptcy’

Getty Images If Maria Contreras-Sweet abandons a bid to buy the Weinstein Company because of a lawsuit from the New York Attorney General’s office, the company will likely file for “instant bankruptcy,” a knowledgeable insider told TheWrap. Contreras-Sweet, the former Small Business Administrator under Barack Obama, had seemed like a potential savior who could rescue … Read more

Hannah Simone to Lead ABC’s ‘Greatest American Hero’ Reboot

Mike Windle/Getty Images Hannah Simone is ABC’s new “Greatest American Hero.” The “New Girl” alum will star in the network’s remake of the 1980s comedy series, which was ordered to pilot last month. Simone will play Meera, a 30-year-old woman who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life searching and failing to find … Read more

Ava DuVernay, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Roll Out Entertainment Jobs Fund for Minority Communities

Getty Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett announced on Monday the start of the Evolve Entertainment Fund, a partnership with filmmakers like Ava DuVernay and groups like Film Independent with the goal of offering youth in underprivileged communities a chance at a job in Hollywood. The new fund was created as an addendum to Garcetti’s Hire … Read more