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Arts&Culture Drake topples Adele's record after scooping 13 gongs at Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Drake topples Adele's record after scooping 13 gongs at Billboard Music Awards

Drake won 13 awards, including that for the Top Artist, Top Male Artist , Top Billboard 200 Artist , Top Hot 100 Artist , Top Song Sales Artist , Top Streaming Songs Artist and Top Rap Artist . Even Drake took notice in his acceptance speech, adding that Hudgens looked "amazing", which drew envious looks from Nicki Minaj. Once known for her shocking performances of twerking and dangling naked from a wrecking ball, the singer performed the slow-burning love song "Malibu", without much of ...

Author: 0 Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Trump may talk about "Palestinian self-determination" in his public comments, a nod towards statehood.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

In a show of support, Circus World invited the performers in Ringling Bros Circus to be the Grand Marshalls in Baraboo's annual Big Top Parade this July. America's most celebrated circus Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus has staged its final performance in NY, as emotional performers, and wistful crowd-goers bid farewell to an institution in U.S.

Arts&Culture Congressional panels pledge full probe into Comey firing
Author: 0 Congressional panels pledge full probe into Comey firing

The former national security adviser was sacked in February for reportedly misleading Vice President Pence and other White House officials about conversations with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Chaffetz said he expects to speak with Comey on Monday and that if there are any notes of White House meetings, "we're certainly pursuing them". A source told CNN that Mueller had been briefed on memos Comey had written about his interactions with Trump, including his recollection of ...

Author: 0 These Are The Victims Of The Manchester Terror Attack

But police have not said who was responsible for the bombing and ISIS routinely claims attacks it has no proven links with. Brian Kennedy , general operations manager at the Irish World Heritage Centre, which is a few kilometres from the Manchester Arena , said he has received no word of any Irish caught up in the attack .

Author: 0 Manchester attacker is Salman Abedi: security sources

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, but USA officials drew parallels to the coordinated attacks in November 2015 by Islamist militants on the Bataclan concert hall and other sites in Paris that killed 130 people.

Author: 0 James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

As per his wishes, Moore will have a private funeral in Monaco . "The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it can not be quantified in words alone", they added . The actor and activist was 89. Michael Ball said: "My dearest uncle Roger has passed on". Already so sad this day. - " Roger Moore , loved him". He was so amusing, kind and thoughtful to everyone around him and in that Roger taught me what a movie star really was and should be.

Author: 0 Liberal group targets Hannity advertisers over conspiracy theory

Right-wing media have exploited Rich's murder to raise questions about whether Russian intelligence was the source of emails that Wikileaks dumped during the 2016 presidential campaign. Other Fox News employees criticized the network's role in peddling the conspiracy theory, but they did so anonymously while speaking to CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy.

Author: 0 Loud explosion heard at UK Ariana Grande concert

The bombing is the latest in a string of attacks that have hit Europe in recent years, several claimed by the Islamic State group. Other drivers were also out offering rides to people stranded in Manchester - including cake shop CakeAway, who said all its delivery drivers were available for lifts.

Author: 0 Charlie Hunnam rejected offer from Game of Thrones

On Wednesday, Humman spoke at the London premiere of the movie in Leicester Square. "I thought it was a lark, I thought he was just going to show up for a laugh because he is Guy's friend, but he took it all very, very seriously", he noted.

Author: 0 Katy Perry opens up about Taylor Swift feud: 'She started it'

The superstar readily admits that last year's US Presidential Election - which saw Donald Trump unexpectedly storm to victory over Hilary Clinton - has helped the transformation fans will see on her album. "There's a situation", Perry admitted. "It's so insane!" Perry confirmed , revealing that she had three backing dancers on her " Prism Tour" who then went to dance for Swift while her show was on hiatus.

Author: 0 Some killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

Late Monday, Greater Manchester Police confirmed the bombing at the arena was a suicide attack and officials believe it was carried out by a lone male suspect. Jonathan Yates, 24, said on the concert floor, there was pandemonium. A representative for Grande confirmed the singer was unharmed from Monday's incident.

Author: 0 UK's May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker

President Donald Trump addressed the attack while overseas in Bethlehem, saying, "So many young, attractive innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life". I won't call them 'monsters, ' because they would like that term. "But especially when there are so many children at this concert tonight". Concert goers wait to be picked up at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack in Manchester .

Author: 0 PM shocked at deaths in Manchester attack

Following the deadly attack , Isis supporters on Twitter and Telegram were celebrating . Those with no news from those inside amid the mayhem took to social media, appealing for help. "I thought what if there's a second bomb because I know sometimes that happens and I just wanted to get to safety for my girls", the 29-year-old homemaker added.

Arts&Culture Nicki Minaj and Nas are dating, I guess
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj and Nas are dating, I guess

Minaj later called him "a rap legend", saying, "I have a lot of respect for him". The TV host asked if they've had any sleepovers. I wanted to go a year without dating any men, I hate men. She also bluntly noted that she comes over to his place instead of him coming to her, so that she can leave anytime she wants. Nicki Minaj thinks rumored boyfriend Nas is "so dope".

Author: 0 Eight-year-old among those missing after Manchester terrorist attack

A witness who attended the concert said she felt a huge blast as she was leaving the arena, followed by screaming and a rush by thousands of people trying to escape the building. "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated causing this atrocity". "Ariana is OK. We are further investigating what happened ", he said.

Arts&Culture Bhanot family had refused to accept profits, claims
Author: 0 Bhanot family had refused to accept profits, claims "Neerja" makers

The movie earned a whopping Rs 125 Crores and as per the news , the filmmakers did not share 10% of the box-office collection with the Neerja Bhanot Trust and the family to honour the family's commitment. "This is effectively a retrospective negotiation and not as per what is signed by them years ago", read an excerpt from the statement. It is unfortunate that despite having a clear contractual arrangement the Bhanots have made a decision to dispute the financial understanding at this ...

Arts&Culture Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on
Author: 0 Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

The kingdom "has never seen a ballot box", Rouhani told a press conference following a landslide vote in the country's presidential election on May 19, in which almost 42 million voters participated. "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack", he added. That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts.

Arts&Culture Senior Telugu Actor Chalapathi Rao's derogatary comments on women
Author: 0 Senior Telugu Actor Chalapathi Rao's derogatary comments on women

Rarandoi Veduka Chudham is produced by Nagarjuna and stars his son Naga Chaitanya , "Respecting women is a way of life for me.The reactions shown on TV weren't for the statement made.Do I agree with it?Absolutely NOT!". Stars of the movie, Naga Chaitanya and Rakul Preet Singh , were present in the audience. Rakul , in a statement, said that she would have responded to Rao on the stage itself if she had known the meaning of what the actor had said.

Arts&Culture If Israelis and Palestinians make peace it may spread across region
Author: 0 If Israelis and Palestinians make peace it may spread across region

British officials have said they are treating the blast as an act of terrorism. Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are". On Monday, Trump held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . "Never mentioned the word Israel ". Netanyahu played down what has appeared to be a violation of an intelligence-sharing agreement with his country, saying U.S.

Arts&Culture Case against seven Tamil actors after failing to appear in court
Author: 0 Case against seven Tamil actors after failing to appear in court

The warrant was issued as the actors failed to appear before the court in connection with a case where they made defamatory remarks against journalists. Meanwhile, the actors approached the Madras High Court and filed dispense and quash petitions, which were recently dismissed, said Mr. Vijayan. Film actors also staged protest demonstration against the journalists.

Arts&Culture Nandita Das' 'Manto': Nawazuddin Siddiqui's first look poster out!
Author: 0 Nandita Das' 'Manto': Nawazuddin Siddiqui's first look poster out!

Featuring Rasika Dugal and Nawazuddin Siddiqui , the picture captures the Badlaapur actor trying to explain his views to his on-screen wife Safia Manto . Both actors have definitely got the look right, and bear a striking resemblance to the real Manto and his wife. A red-coloured broad brushstroke mars the portrait of Nawazuddin's Manto , perhaps to symbolise the bloodshed associated with the Partition that deeply affected the " Thanda Gosht " writer.

Author: 0 Star Wars 8 Cast Takes Over Vanity Fair and It's Epic

The second shows the three First Order heavies - Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson), and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver). This cover offers fans their first look at Phasma without her helmet and their best look yet at Kylo Ren's new scars.

Arts&Culture Drake beats Adele's Billboard Music Awards record with 13 wins
Author: 0 Drake beats Adele's Billboard Music Awards record with 13 wins

The top victor of the night was rapper Drake (pictured above and below) who took home 13 prizes, beating a previous record of twelve awards given to Adele . Another throwback moment saw Celine Dion give a powerful performance of her classic hit My Heart Will Go On which celebrates its 20 anniversary this year.

Arts&Culture Miley Cyrus gets emotional while singing 'Malibu' at BBMAs
Author: 0 Miley Cyrus gets emotional while singing 'Malibu' at BBMAs

Miley was introduced by her younger sister Noah and father Billy Ray , with Noah cheerfully announcing her big sister would take the stage "for the first time with trousers on!" As tears filled her eyes and balloons rained down on the audience, it was evident that Miley was delighted to be back.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

He said: "Saffie was simply a attractive little girl in every aspect of the word". He told The Associated Press that the school confirmed Callander's death with members of her family. "They are being treated at eight hospitals across Greater Manchester". Charlotte Campbell was among the parents still looking for their children. Many people who attended the concert are still unaccounted for, like 15-year-old Olivia Campbell.

Arts&Culture Relatives search for loved ones still missing after Manchester attack
Author: 0 Relatives search for loved ones still missing after Manchester attack

Police also said officials arrested a man at the Arndale shopping center in central Manchester , but that the arrest is not believed to be connected to Monday night's attack. "Everyone started running and we just saw people dropping", said the woman. United Kingdom politicians around the country have expressed their shock and sadness over the attack, while General Election campaigning was suspended.

Author: 0 Here's How Much Fox Spent Marketing Alien: Covenant

Warner Bros .'teen romance " Everything, Everything " opened in third place with an estimated 12 million USA dollars in its debut weekend. The Prometheus follow-up kicked off its domestic run with estimated takings of $38-$40.2 million, having raked in $4.2 million from Thursday night preview showings and a further $15.35 million on Friday.

Author: 0 OPEC set to prolong oil cuts as delegates predict smooth meeting

He said the new deal would be similar to the current one "with some amendments" without elaborating. We believe global oil markets are rebalancing, as supply cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC allies started since January. The Saudi oil minister secured the nation's backing for a longer extension after talks with his counterpart Jabbar Al-Luaibi. "The market is gaining confidence from the agreement being adhered to and the material difference to the supply balance that's expected over time", ...

Arts&Culture Cher wows in revealing outfit before accepting Billboard Icon Award
Author: 0 Cher wows in revealing outfit before accepting Billboard Icon Award

The rapper broke Adele's record with 13 wins for the night as well as an eye-catching performance in the middle of famous Fountains of Bellagio. Cher also accepted the Icon Award that evening from Gwen Stefani who, though we know she is a fashion icon in her own right, looked like a wee plebeian standing next to Cher's glow.

Arts&Culture Cannes apologizes for projection snafu with Netflix's 'Okja'
Author: 0 Cannes apologizes for projection snafu with Netflix's 'Okja'

Okja is released on Netflix and select cinemas from June 28th 2017. A recent controversy at the Cannes Film Festival cuts to the heart of a larger conflict in the entertainment industry: what role should streaming services play? The Cannes Film Festival offered an apology following the incident.

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra to miss her own special screening of Baywatch in Mumbai?
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra to miss her own special screening of Baywatch in Mumbai?

Johnson and Efron certainly have a chemistry, but by placing them at odds for the majority of the film Baywatch does itself a disservice by not allowing these two to truly connect. "But I was so young, I don't even know what drew me to " Baywatch " in particular". Given a chance Efron can be very amusing, but half-a-chance is all this film seems able to manage.

Author: 0 Pleasure working in 'King Arthur': David Beckham

It features Jude Law, which should have been a draw, but lead actor Charlie Hunnam was more of a risk, and David Beckham's cameo has not gone over great with critics. Beckham assured fans that he has no plans to take up acting full time . Guy shared: "He was fantastic, I love old Becksy". "I've always liked a challenge, and usually it's to do with sport, but with this I didn't know if I was going to be OK".

Arts&Culture Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review
Author: 0 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

While Johnny Depp's portrayal of Jack Sparrow has become iconic - and pops up when you least expect it - it's perhaps the most debated aspect of the new film. The part with the mermaids, from the series' 2011 entry, is excellent, as programmatic big-budget adventure filmmaking goes. Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg from a script by Jeff Nathanson, with Jerry Bruckheimer serving again as producer, the movie hits theaters on Friday.

Arts&Culture Citigroup's Banamex pays $97M fine to settle criminal probe
Author: 0 Citigroup's Banamex pays $97M fine to settle criminal probe

The bank claims that it has already reserved the quantity for the expense. "Citi previously announced a BUSA settlement in July 2015 with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and California's Department of Business Oversight". Citigroup affiliate Banamex settled a criminal investigation into its weak anti-money laundering practices and will forfeit $97.4 million. Citi, which previously announced it was winding down Banamex's US operations, entered what's known as a "non-prosecution ...

Author: 0 Drake beats Adeles Billboard Music Awards record

Drake has yet to speak publicly about his Celine tattoo plans, but he recently had soul star Sade's likeness inked onto his torso after meeting the reclusive British singer backstage while on tour in London in March (17). During her performance, she said, she thought there were technical issues because all of a sudden, she couldn't hear herself very well. But the singer, who is engaged to Liam Hemsworth, couldn't hide her emotion by the end when her eyes teared up.

Arts&Culture Sam Mendes in early talks to direct live-action Pinocchio film
Author: 0 Sam Mendes in early talks to direct live-action Pinocchio film

Experiencing live-action Disney remake fatigue? It was reported a year ago that Mendes might be directing a live-action remake of James and the Giant Peach - but it looks like that's going to be left on the back burner for now. " Pinocchio " became the first animated feature to win a competitive Academy Award , winning two for Best Music, Original Score and for Best Music, Original Song for "When You Wish Upon A Star".

Arts&Culture Trump says it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week
Author: 0 Trump says it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. Asked whether it was the right time to have someone such as Mr Rogers or Mr Cornyn, Mr Graham flatly said "no". May 16, 2017: A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Comey wrote a memo after the February 14 meeting with the president that said Trump had asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into Flynn.

Arts&Culture The Voice 2017 Spoilers: Who Performs on The Voice Finale Tonight?
Author: 0 The Voice 2017 Spoilers: Who Performs on The Voice Finale Tonight?

As for the entertainment scheduled on the grand finale episode tomorrow, NBC reports that: The exciting season finale of "The Voice" will feature an array of musical collaborations. Chris Blue's voice channels Usher as well as Bruno Mars, and his movement on stage can stand up to that of to both artists. Team Blake's Aliyah Moulden debuted her original song, "Never Be Lonely".

Author: 0 Trump, Netanyahu all smiles in joint remarks

President Donald Trump arrived in Israel Monday morning to begin the second phase of his first foreign world trip. During his presidential campaign, Trump advocated breaking with decades of precedent and moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , deeply alarming Palestinians .

Author: 0 Trump says he never mentioned Israel in leak to Russians

After the two stood up and shook hands, Netanyahu briefly mentioned that Israel-US intelligence cooperation was "terrific". "You have another story wrong", he said. Trump has also backed off of a vow made during his presidential campaign to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The Palestinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

Author: 0 President Trump blames 'evil losers' for Manchester attack

We've looked at what other people have done. "So many young, handsome people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers", Trump said, alongside his Palestinian Authority counterpart. He sent his condolences to those affected by the "horrific" terror attack, a "heinous attack upon humanity". "Young, beautiful, innocent lives". Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are".

Arts&Culture Minister Brown, Eskom execs to face MPs over Molefe reappointment
Author: 0 Minister Brown, Eskom execs to face MPs over Molefe reappointment

The Eskom board made a decision to offer Molefe his job back due to a dispute over his R30 million pension payout, which Brown was unhappy about. The Eskom board chose to offer Molefe his job back due to a dispute over his R30 million pension payout, which Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was unhappy about.