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A jury decided on Thursday that pop star Ed Sheeran did not copy "Let's Get It On" when he wrote "Thinking Out Loud." Sheeran sat at the defense table between his lawyers in a suit and tie. When the decision was read, he hugged his lawyers. The jury in Ed Sheeran trial goes into deliberation for some time.
Astronomers have observed a rare event where a star consumed a nearby planet in our own galaxy, located around 12,000 light-years away near the constellation Aquila. The star experienced a sudden outburst, becoming more than 100 times brighter in just 10 days before fading away, followed by a colder, longer-lasting signal.
Belarusian activist Roman Protasevich sentenced to eight years in jail, who was arrested last year after his Ryanair flight was diverted to Minsk, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Produced by Sphere Origins, Balika Vadhu 2 cast is impressive, including Shivangi Joshi, Randeep Rai, and Samridh Bawa, and explores the issues of child marriage and its impact on society. With its powerful storyline and exceptional performances, the show has gained a massive fan following in India and beyond.
A suborbital rocket carrying a NASA astronaut's cremated remains explodes after launch. The rocket from UP Aerospace failed shortly after launch on May 1, exploding over the New Mexico desert just seconds after liftoff.
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner have decided to end their marriage. After 18 years of marriage, the "Yellowstone" star, Kevin Costner wife files for divorce. On May 2, Kevin Costner's rep told that the story was true.
The US debt ceiling crisis is increasing as the country's Treasury Department approaches the limit of its borrowing capacity.
On May 5, a lunar eclipse will occur and it's important to know what to expect. Although the moon will not completely disappear, its appearance will darken during the eclipse.
Some of the performers at King Charles III's Coronation Concert will be Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. So, they are keeping two spots on the American Idol judges panel open for now. It was recently announced that the two spots will be filled by "big time" guests as part of an "American Idol" royal shakeup.
During James Corden's long time as host, "The Late Late Show" on CBS could not afford 'The Late Late Show With James Corden'. Cordon, a British comedian whose "Carpool Karaoke" skits made him a huge star, left "The Late Late Show" last week after eight years as shown.
First ViaSat-3 satellite launched by SpaceX Falcon Heavy, which focuses on providing services to the Americas. The launch was delayed due to severe weather conditions, including lightning and tornado warnings.
200 officers launch manhunt for Texas suspect accused of killing five of his neighbors in a violent shooting. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 30th, in the town of Cleveland, about 45 miles northeast of Houston.
Red Cross delivers urgently needed aid to Sudan by weeks of intense fighting and unrest, leaving many people in desperate need of aid.
King Charles III and the Queen Consort Camilla will be formally crowned on May 6 in a coronation ceremony steeped in centuries of history, with a few minor modernizations anticipated. King Charles III has been the reigning king of Britain since September of last year. Here are King Charles III coronation service details.
NASA hacks Voyager 2 to keep the 45-Year-Old probe studying interstellar space after a glitch caused it to shut down unexpectedly. The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, is one of NASA's most iconic missions, and it has been sending back valuable data about the universe for more than 45 years.
The US and South Korea sign historic nuclear weapons agreement, in a move that is set to have far-reaching implications for both countries and the wider international community.
The Ed Sheeran copyright trial says that he used parts of Marvin Gaye's famous song "Let's Get It On" in his song "Thinking Out Loud." Griffin got sick on the second day of evidence when a musicologist who was one of her expert witnesses were being questioned by the other side.
A groundbreaking image captures a jet of material emerging from a black hole for the first time. The black hole in question is a supermassive one located at the core of Messier 87 (M87) galaxy.
Prince Harry and a number of other A-list celebrities are fighting the British press in a phone-hacking case, but his lawyers, Prince Harry drops a bombshell that he wasn't the only royal family member who was targeted. The lawyers for the Duke of Sussex let slip that Prince William had a similar problem and got a deal for it.
President Joe Biden announces 2024 Presidential run on Monday, April 24, 2023. The announcement was met with both enthusiasm and skepticism from the public and political analysts.
Japanese moon lander might have crashed on the Moon's surface. The Japanese firm aiming to execute a unique private landing on the Moon has stated the communication link was severed with Hakuto-R just before it was supposed to land at about 16:40 GMT on Tuesday.
Nick Cannon, who is friends with Jamie Foxx, says that Jamie Foxx is awake and aware after having a "medical complication" earlier this month that no one knows what it was.
Don Lemon CNN host announces sudden termination on Monday, April 24, 2023, leaving viewers and industry professionals stunned. The sudden termination of the highly-rated news host is making headlines across the globe.
Severe solar storm creates dazzling auroras farther South which were visible than usual. The auroras, also known as Northern Lights, are a natural phenomenon that occurs when charged particles from the sun collide with the Earth's atmosphere, creating a colorful display of lights in the sky.
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.