Grammy Awards 2019: Crowd Erupts in Cheers As Michelle Obama Makes a Surprise Appearance

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance during the opening address at the 61st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday and was met with a standing ovation from the star-studded crowd. Reuters Updated:February 11, 2019, 9:56 AM IST Image courtesy: Reuters Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance during the opening address at the 61st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday and was met with a standing ovation from the star-studded crowd. Grammy host Alicia Keys kicked off the show by inviting…

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LG Sees Fourth-Quarter Profit Plunge as Rivals Crowd TV Business

South Korea’s LG Electronics posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in two years on Thursday citing higher marketing costs and tougher competition in the television business. Fourth-quarter operating profit plummeted 80 percent from a year earlier to KRW 76 billion ($68.5 million), in line with its earlier guidance, the company said. Revenue fell 7 percent to KRW 15.8 trillion, matching the company’s estimate. Widening losses in the company’s struggling mobile business also dragged down profit, analysts said. “LG Electronics‘ mobile business has not been generating profits at all. On top of that,…

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Man Drives Car Into crowd in Germany, 4 Injured in Suspected Racist Attack

Berlin: A man has been arrested in Germany after ploughing his car into a crowd of people on Tuesday, injuring at least four in what appears to have been an intentional attack directed at foreigners, police said on Tuesday. The 50-year-old driver of a silver Mercedes first attempted to hit a group of people in the western city of Bottrop shortly after midnight, but the pedestrians were able to jump out of the way, Muenster police said. The man, who wasn’t named, then drove into the centre of Bottrop where…

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8 Killed 22 Injured in East China After Hijacked Bus Crashes Into Crowd

A policeman was among the five confirmed dead after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians. A hijacker was being investigated by the local police. AFP Updated:December 26, 2018, 12:04 AM IST Five killed in China as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians. (Image: Twitter) Beijing​: At least five people were killed and 21 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China’s Fujian province on Tuesday afternoon, state media reported. A hijacker carrying a knife had been detained and was being investigated by local police, state television CGTN reported.…

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5 Killed 21 Injured in East China After Hijacked Bus Crashes Into Crowd

A policeman was among the five confirmed dead after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians. A hijacker was being investigated by the local police. Five killed in China as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians. (Image: Twitter) Beijing​: At least five people were killed and 21 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China’s Fujian province on Tuesday afternoon, state media reported. A hijacker carrying a knife had been detained and was being investigated by local police, state television CGTN reported. The incident happened at about 3:20 pm…

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11 Killed, 44 Others as Driver Intentionally Crashes into Crowd in China

The attack took place on Wednesday night and injured mostly elderly people who had gathered in the square by the river in Hengdong county. PTI Updated:September 13, 2018, 5:52 PM IST Representative image: Reuters Beijing: A driver of a SUV vehicle deliberately crashed into crowds at a busy public square in central China’s Hunan province, killing 11 people and injuring 44 others, state-media reported Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday night and injured mostly elderly people who had gathered in the square by the river in Hengdong county. The…

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9 killed, 46 Hurt in China as Man Goes on Stabbing Spree After Ramming Car Into Crowd

The driver, 54-year-old Yang Zanyun, was detained by the police who said he has a criminal record and has been jailed several times. PTI Updated:September 12, 2018, 11:30 PM IST File photo of Chinese policemen. (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter) Beijing: Nine people were killed and 46 others injured when a man drove his SUV into a crowd and later went on a stabbing spree in China’s Hunan province on Wednesday evening. The attack took place as people had gathered in a square by the river in Hengdong county. The driver, Yang…

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Photographer Admits he Edited Trump’s Inauguration Photos to Make Crowd Look Bigger

A government photographer told investigators that he intentionally cropped photos of President Donald Trump’s inauguration to remove empty space and make the audience look larger, according to newly released documents. The admission, contained in newly released records from a 2017 investigation, shed new light on what happened after the National Park Service shared a social media post comparing the crowds that attended the inaugurations of Trump and former President Barack Obama. Trump claimed footage of the event did not jive with the number of people he saw from the stage.…

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This Lesbian Couple Got Engaged at the NYC Pride March and the Crowd Went Nuts

The NYC Pride Parade is one of the many events that celebrates the LGBTQI+ community in high spirits and colours in the US. However, amidst the swarm of rainbow pride flags, glitter, colourful floats and festivities of more than 48,000 marchers that poured over streets for Pride this year on Sunday, one moment in particular stood out. When Trudy Mermudez, a fire-fighter working with the New York Fire Department (FDNY), decided to propose to her long-time girlfriend right in the middle of the parade route, the crowd erupted with waves…

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Moscow Police Say Seven Hurt as Taxi Ploughs Into FIFA World Cup Crowd

Moscow’s traffic management authority said the taxi driver had a driver’s license issued in Kyrgyzstan, a mainly Muslim ex-Soviet republic. The authority cited the driver, who was in police custody, as saying he had not driven into the crowd on purpose. Reuters Updated:June 16, 2018, 11:48 PM IST A damaged taxi, which ran into a crowd of people, is evacuated in central Moscow, Russia. (Image: Reuters) Moscow: A taxi drove into a crowd of people near Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, injuring seven people including Mexicans in the city for…

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