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‘Secret Millionaire’ pays off for ABC

‘Secret Millionaire’ pays off for ABC

NEW YORK – ‘Secret Millionaire’ paid off handsomely for ABC. The short-run series, in which a wealthy person goes undercover in a community and rewards someone doing good work, reached 12.7 million viewers for its debut on ABC during a busy night of reality TV on Sunday, the Nielsen Co. said.
That crushed NBC’s hope to start a franchise in that time slot, ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant.’ That series was seen by only 4.6 million people. ‘Secret Millionaire’ also had a larger

Secret hands at play in Balochistan, Rabbani tells NA

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly was Thursday informed that situation in Balochistan was not in government’s complete control as some secret hands were at play to create unrest in the province.
During the Question-Hour session, Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination, Senator Raza Rabbani said that some hidden players were fueling insurgency in Balochistan; therefore, the intelligence agencies could not be blamed.
Responding to question raised by MNA Usman Khan,

LDA holds ‘secret’ meeting for fear of disclosures

LAHORE – Being scared of any disclosure after CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif warning, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Saturday held an in-camera governing body meeting at a committee room of its head office in Johar Town.
Sources revealed that the meeting mulled over a number of decisions taken by former LDA DG Umer Rasool including 100 percent waiver for the second time in building period to Nazaria-e-Pakistan Trust flouting its own decision issued in 2001 and mocking

Israeli ex-soldier admits leaking secret papers

TEL AVIV – A former Israeli soldier pleaded guilty on Sunday to leaking classified military documents to a newspaper which later reported allegations of a policy to assassinate Palestinian militants. Tel Aviv district court accepted a plea bargain with Anat Kamm, 24, dropping some of the original charges including harming state security, but convicted her of possessing and distributing secret information.
Kamm had taken about 2,000 military papers during her mandatory army

Winfrey reveals secret sister

NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey’s big secret is out – she has a long lost sister. The media mogul announced on Friday she would start this week by making a personal confession during ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’. On the programme, due to air in the U.S. on Monday afternoon, the TV mogul opens up about her family history and reveals she has a secret half-sister called Patricia, who was given up for adoption by Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, in 1963 when the star was nine years old. Winfrey says,

US and Germany developing secret spy satellites: cable

OSLO – The US and Germany are jointly developing secret spy satellites under the guise of a commercial programme despite opposition from France, leaked US diplomatic cables showed on Monday.
The project, named HiROS, envisions the construction of an undetermined number of high-resolution observation satellites capable of spotting any object on the planet down to a size of just 50 centimetres (about 1.5 feet), according to classified cables from US embassy in Berlin leaked to

Lohan to move to a secret place

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan will move to a secret location with her mother and siblings soon after being released from rehab. A friend of Lohan said that she would be staying at a secret location with her family, mother and siblings.
The actress’ father, Michael Lohan, too is happy that she is not returning to her Hollywood home. “Being away from her old so-called friends and haunts in Hollywood would only behoove Lindsay as long as when she gets to New York, she stays away

Kuwait opposition grills PM in secret session

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwaiti opposition lawmakers on Tuesday began quizzing the oil-rich emirate’s prime minister behind closed doors over allegations of breaching the constitution and suppressing freedoms.
“I am ready to be questioned and I want the debate now,” Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad al-Sabah, a senior member of the ruling family, told parliament speaker Jassem al-Khorafi as the session opened.
But the government promptly demanded the questioning be held

Taseer shows up at exhibition quashing secret departure reports

LAHORE: Governor Salmaan Taseer attended Benazir Bhutto’s photo exhibition on Tuesday quashing media reports about his secret departure to Dubai along with his family. A private TV channel reported that Taseer had once again gone abroad without informing any government department and giving charge to the Punjab Assembly speaker. After the reports started raising speculations, journalists contacted the Governor’s House whose spokesman said that he was also unable to trace Taseer.

Pattinson’s past secret revealed

Robert Pattinson is hiding an embarrassing past – he previously pursued a rap career, forming a band and recording hundreds of demos. The Twilight star admits he didn’t always dream of becoming an actor and his goal at the age of 13 was to become a hip-hop artist.
Pattinson and his friends became a “crew” and called themselves Big Tub and the Tappy Cats and he hoped to follow in the footsteps of his hero, Eminem. He told a British magazine, “I’ve got a whole collection of tapes

Stockholm blasts ‘a terrorist crime’: secret service

STOCKHOLM: Twin blasts that rocked central Stockholm killing one man were on Sunday described as a “terrorist” attack by Sweden’s domestic intelligence agency Saepo. “We are opening an investigation into a terrorist crime,” Anders Thornberg, head of Saepo’s security unit, said a day after an apparent car bomb and a separate blast targeted Christmas shoppers in the Swedish capital.
The suspected bomber, whose identity has not been made public, was killed but Thornberg told a press

Sienna denies secret marriage

Hollywood actress Sienna Miller has denied reports that she secretly married actor Jude Law earlier this year. The couple took part in a spiritual ceremony in Laos in April.
Many reports suggested the Baci ritual was a cover for a secret wedding. However, Miller insists she did not marry the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ star and just had their relationship ‘blessed’.
“It wasn’t a marriage ceremony at all. It was a blessing from a monk. The whole thing (about a wedding)

Secret space plane ‘goes missing’ in orbit

US Air Force’s X-37B reported missing again
Last seen ‘in orbit over landing base’
Missing since October 7
Has the US Air Force landed its secret space plane? The X-37B has been orbiting the Earth for 173 days since its launch on April 22.
An unmanned vehicle with unknown intent, it’s captured the imagination of sky-watchers, military experts and conspiracy theorists worldwide.
It has the payload of a medium-sized truck, so maybe its purpose is to ferry spy

Pattinson, Stewart plan secret wedding

Hollywood stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are reportedly planning a commitment ceremony to be performed by a voodoo priestess in December.
The couple, who has refused to confirm they are dating since meeting on the set of the ‘Twilight Saga’, reportedly want to show their commitment to each other at the unusual ceremony in December.
“Kristen is quite dark so she wants a ceremony performed by a New Orleans voodoo priestess,” a source told.
“They’ve both had