Washington, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Delta IV rocket has successfully launched a Wideband Global SATCOM 5 satellite of the US Air Force from Cape Canaveral. The US Air Force's satellite is headed for a geostationary orbit off the east coast of the US and will take several months to reach it, Spaceflightnow.com reported.
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock has joked how her upcoming thriller film "Gravity" has a lot of "space sex", which is slower than real life. "Oh my gosh, there's so much space sex in this film," accesshollywood.com quoted her as saying. "It's a lot slower than in real life because of the whole zero gravity thing.
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several dozens of LGBT activists and their "opponents" were detained in the Russian capital Saturday during a string of gay pride events, Moscow police said. The majority were held during an attempted gay pride rally in front of the City Hall, which refused earlier to sanction the event. Several gay rights activists were also held near the State Duma building when attempting to stage consecutive solitary pickets, which require no official permits.
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A female suicide bomber in Russia's turbulent region of Dagestan blew herself up, killing one and injuring at least 14 others, including police officers, officials said. The attacker, later identified as Madina Aliyeva, a 25-year-old widow of two Islamic militants killed by security forces, attempted to target the regional police headquarters in Makhachkala, capital of the North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. Earlier reports put the number of injured at 12, but later the number mounted to 15, including five police officials
DBRS to rate all euro zone sovereigns by year-end. ECB official: New bank authority 'indispensable'. ECB seeks new tools while Fed toys with exit
London, May 26 (IANS) One Direction band members have announced that they will support a charity organisation, Stand Up To Cancer by donating 200,000 pounds from ticket sales of their 2014 stadium tour. The band members - Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik are also planning to add more dates to the tour if the first ones sell out.
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) "Hangover Part III" actress Heather Graham showed off her yoga skills at a talk show.
Former Palme d'Or winner Roman Polanski returns to the Croisette with 'Venus in Fur', a new adaptation of a play about the infamous sadomasochistic novel by Sacher-Masoch. Duration:
Law Minister Kapil Sibal said, in the fresh legislation, dishonest practices shall be clearly defined and will include any gesture or act, which can change the course or outcome of a sports event. He stated that the new law would deal with corporates, bookies, and criminals besides national and international players
TV and cinema are awash with vampire stories, so critics were surprised when quirky director Jim Jarmusch jumped on the bandwagon. But surprise turned to pleasure at press screenings, where "Only Lovers Left Alive" got enthusiastic applause from a hard-nosed audience