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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-06-11 08:01:07
Singer Christina Grimmie, who had competed on the US TV programme The Voice, has died of her wounds after being shot in Florida, police say. They say a man opened fire on her when she was signing autographs after a concert in Orlando. The assailant - who was tackled by Ms Grimmie's brother - then shot and killed himself. The 22-year-old singer died in a local hospital. In 2014, Ms Grimmie finished third during season six of The Voice. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-06-05 09:00:13
Tributes have poured in from across the world for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who has died at the age of 74. "Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it," said US President Barack Obama. The three-time world heavyweight champion - one of the world's greatest sporting figures - died on Friday night at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He died from "septic shock due to unspecified natural causes", said a spokesman for the Ali family. The boxer had been suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson's disease. "I am happy my father no longer struggles. He is in a better place. God is the greatest," his daughter Maryum said on Saturday. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-06-04 07:22:43
Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose record-setting boxing career, unprecedented flair for showmanship, and controversial stands made him one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, died on Friday aged 74. Ali's death was confirmed in a statement issued by family spokesman Bob Gunnell late Friday evening, a day after he was admitted to a Phoenix-area hospital with a respiratory ailment. The cause of death or the name of the hospital where he died were not immediately disclosed. Ali had long suffered from Parkinson's syndrome, which impaired his speech and made the once-graceful athlete almost a prisoner in his own body. Even so, Ali's youthful proclamation of himself as "the greatest" rang true until the end for the millions of people worldwide who admired him for his courage both inside and outside the ring. "A part of me slipped away, the greatest piece," George Foreman, a former heavyweight boxer and one of Ali's most formidable opponents in the ring, said on Twitter after the news of Ali's death. Roy Jones Jr., a former champion boxer who grew up during Ali's prime, also said in a Tweet: "My heart is deeply saddened yet both appreciative and relieved that the greatest is now resting in the greatest place." Few could argue with his athletic prowess at his peak in the 1960s. With his dancing feet and quick fists, he could - as he put it - float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. He was the first person to win the heavyweight championship three times. But Ali became much more than a colorful and interesting athlete. He spoke boldly against racism in the '60s, as well as the Vietnam War. During and after his championship reign, Ali met scores of world leaders and for a time he was considered the most recognizable person on earth, known even in remote villages far from the United States. Ali's diagnosis of Parkinson's came about three years after he retired from boxing in 1981. His influence extended far beyond boxing. He became the unofficial spokesman for millions of blacks and oppressed people around the world because of his refusal to compromise his opinions and stand up to white authorities. In a realm where athletes often battle inarticulateness as well as their opponents, Ali was known as the Louisville Lip and loved to talk, especially about himself. "Humble people, I've found, don't get very far," he once told a reporter. His taunts could be brutal. "Joe Frazier is so ugly that when he cries, the tears turn around and go down the back of his head," he once said. He also dubbed Frazier a 'gorilla' but later apologized and said it was all to promote the fight. Once asked about his preferred legacy, Ali said: "I would like to be remembered as a man who won the heavyweight title three times, who was humorous and who treated everyone right. As a man who never looked down on those who looked up to him ... who stood up for his beliefs ... who tried to unite all humankind through faith and love. "And if all that's too much, then I guess I'd settle for being remembered only as a great boxer who became a leader and a champion of his people. And I wouldn't even mind if folks forgot how pretty I was." Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on Jan. 17, 1942, as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a name shared with a 19th century slavery abolitionist. He changed his name after his conversion to Islam. Ali is survived by his wife, the former Lonnie Williams, who knew him when she was a child in Louisville, along with his nine children. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-06-02 09:55:16
Political satirist Bassem Youssef’s new promotional video for his upcoming show went viral on social media Tuesday. The three-minute clip entitled “Breath Easy” mocks American Islamophobia. The Democracy Handbook, Youssef’s new web series, will be aired for the first time on 7 July, according to Youssef’s official Facebook. “After more than two months of shooting, [the show] is done and ready to air. We also shot a couple of sketches last March directed at the problem of Islamophobia but in a satirical way,” a Sunday statement said. Youssef, who is often referred to as the “Jon Stewart of the Middle East”, left Egypt shortly after his show on MBC was shutdown in June 2014, after it came under fire for airing ”sensitive” content. This is despite the fact that Youssef had been running  “Al-Bernameg” for two previous seasons. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-31 09:09:45
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber and the co-writers of his 2015 smash hit "Sorry" are being sued for allegedly stealing a vocal riff from another artist who said she used it on her own song a year earlier. In a complaint made public on Thursday, Casey Dienel, an indie artist who performs under the name White Hinterland, accused Bieber of infringing her copyright to the song "Ring the Bell" by using a "virtually identical" riff without permission. Among the other defendants are the producer Skrillex and Vivendi's Universal Music Group. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Nashville. Spokespeople for Bieber, Skrillex and Universal had no immediate comment or did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Dienel said "Sorry," which appears on Bieber's album "Purpose" and has more than 1.42 billion YouTube views, adopted the "specific and unique characteristics of the female vocal riff" from her song, sampling it for the first eight seconds of "Sorry" and several times thereafter. She said even The New York Times Magazine noted the riff's distinctiveness, when it praised Bieber's song for its "cooing arpeggio that feels like a gentle breeze on your brain" in a March 13 article titled "25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going." Bieber's song ranked No. 1. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-23 08:17:36
Veteran actress Jaclyn Jose has become the first Filipino to win the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in "Ma' Rosa" as a mother who falls prey to corrupt police after she was forced to sell drugs to survive. The movie was directed by Brillante Mendoza, who in 2009 became the first Filipino to win best director at the festival for "Kinatay." "I am so surprised. I just went to have the red carpet walk with my daughter, my real-life daughter and my daughter in the movie also," Jose said as she accepted the award Sunday, referring to her daughter Andi Eigenmann. "To Cannes, thank you so much, thank you to the jury, thank you that you liked our film." More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-23 08:01:36
British director Ken Loach's film I, Daniel Blake has won the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. It was the 79-year-old's second award for best picture at the festival after 2006's The Wind That Shakes the Barley. Loach attacked the "dangerous project of austerity" as he accepted the award for his film about a middle-aged widower and the UK welfare system. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-23 07:25:03
Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi and actor Shahab Hosseini have won the rewards for the best screenplay and the best actor at Cannes respectively. Starring Hosseini, “The Salesman” got the Best Screenplay during the 69th edition of the festival Sunday and brought the Iranian superstar the Best Actor. Iranian actress Taraneh Alidousti was also present at the closing ceremony of the festival in the southern French city. Premiered Saturday, the movie (titled Forushande in Persian) portrays Ra’ana (Alidousti) and Emad (Hosseini), a couple who are acting in the Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-11 09:45:18
Walt Disney Co, an investor favorite for consistently beating Wall Street earnings targets, reported a rare miss on Tuesday as advertising and subscriptions declined at sports channel ESPN and theme park revenue came in weaker than expected. The home of Mickey Mouse got a boost from animated hit film "Zootopia" but it announced an exit from the console video game business as it dropped the Infinity title it launched less than three years ago. Shares of the world's best-known entertainment company fell more than 5 percent in extended trading. Disney and other media companies have been hit by the trend of "cord-cutting" as younger viewers opt for streaming services over cable and satellite TV channels. Investors are particularly focused on how ESPN, one of the strongest cable brands, weathers the storm. "Cable networks continue to face meaningful headwinds and Disney has yet to really answer how they are going to restore growth," BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield said. Excluding some items, Disney earned $1.36 per share, missing analyst average expectation of $1.40 per share. Revenue rose to $12.97 billion from $12.46 billion, below the Wall Street target of $13.19 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts he does not "currently have any plans" to stay at Disney beyond his contract's expiration in June 2018. The company's board is searching for Iger's successor after the unexpected departure of Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs. Some industry analysts believe Iger could be asked to stay longer. For the quarter that ended April 2, revenue missed expectations at cable networks, theme parks and consumer product divisions, according to data from FactSet StreetAccount. Revenue in Disney's cable networks business fell 1.86 percent to $3.96 billion. Operating income in the division rose 12.34 percent, mainly due to lower programing costs and higher fees from pay TV distributors. ESPN subscriptions fell. Ad revenue also dropped, which Disney attributed to a change in timing of college football playoff games. Disney took a $147 million charge for abandoning its Infinity game. The company will focus on licensing its characters for video games rather than publishing its own titles, Iger said. Studio revenue for the quarter increased 22 percent to $2.1 billion, powered by the box-office success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and animated movie "Zootopia", which has grossed nearly $1 billion worldwide. Revenue in the company's theme park business rose 4.5 percent to $3.9 billion. Attendance was "weaker than expected, a meaningful surprise for investors," analyst Greenfield said. Higher pre-opening expenses for its Shanghai theme park, which opens next month, also dragged down the unit's results, Disney said. Net income attributable to the company rose to $2.14 billion, or $1.30 per share, in the second quarter ended April 2, from $2.11 billion, or $1.23 per share, a year earlier. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-04-16 14:54:16
Pioneering Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose powerful black and white images of local life won him international acclaim and top awards, has died aged 80, his family said Friday. Sidibe's vibrant images of life in the Malian capital Bamako in the 1960s, when the country gained independence from France, were a social commentary chronicling both pop culture and traditional society. In 2007, he was the first African and the first photographer to be awarded the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice film festival. His nephew Oumar Sidibe said the photographer had been ill for some time and died on Thursday, paying tribute to a man who remained "a model" for others. "He was a pious man, who remained so modest despite his success," Sidibe said. "It's a great loss for Mali. He was part of our cultural heritage," said Mali's Culture Minister N'Diaye Ramatoulaye Diallo. "The whole of Mali is in mourning," Diallo added. Sidibe was the first African to have a solo exhibition in Paris's prestigious Grand Palais museum, and his works adorn the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Getty Museum and several more across the world. He captured candid images in his studio as well as on the streets of Bamako, including at nightclubs, beaches and sporting events. More»