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Author: 0 Allman Brothers singer and southern rock legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

According to The New York Times , Allman's publicist confirmed that the rockstar died in his Georgia home from complications related to liver cancer. Since his brother's death in 1971, Allman has released a total of seven solo studio albums, his latest being Low Country Blues . Oakley died in another motorcycle crash - both accidents were in Macon - a little more than a year later.

Arts&Culture UK: Manchester Police Arrest Another Suspect in Bomb Probe, Total 12
Author: 0 UK: Manchester Police Arrest Another Suspect in Bomb Probe, Total 12

The UK s terror threat level had been lowered to "severe" from "critical" yesterday as a result of the arrests, which means an attack is still highly likely if not imminent. The Times newspaper said on Saturday that intelligence officers had identified 23,000 jihahist extremists living in Britain. And extra security measures were in place for Saturday evening's gig by the Courteeners, an indie rock group, at Old Trafford cricket ground - where 50,000 music fans attended the city's first ...

Arts&Culture Another arrest in connection with Manchester Arena attack
Author: 0 Another arrest in connection with Manchester Arena attack

The star said: "I'll be returning to the incredibly fearless city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour and raise money for the victims and their families". Two men aged 20 and 22 were held on suspicion of terror offences after officers used an explosive device to gain entry to the property, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.

Author: 0 Man arrested on south coast of England in connection with Manchester bombing

As runners pounded the streets of the northwestern English city, police arrested a 25-year-old man in the eastern Old Trafford area, bringing the number now detained on United Kingdom soil in connection with the attack to 12. "A threat level of "severe" means an attack is highly likely". Meanwhile, police have released CCTV stills of Abedi in a plea for new information about his movements between 18 May and Monday's attack.

Arts&Culture 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
Author: 0 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The director of Julieta and All About My Mother said the festival was "the birth of a lot of wonderful movies" and that he had been "completely mesmerised" by some of the films in competition. To those "who have to go on living" after losing someone, she said, "please know you are not forgotten". Actress Nicole Kidman was awarded a special 70th anniversary award.

Arts&Culture Surreal Anglo-Swedish film, The Square, wins Palme d'Or
Author: 0 Surreal Anglo-Swedish film, The Square, wins Palme d'Or

Meanwhile, Sofia Coppola - who has previously helmed hits such as "The Virgin Suicides" and " Lost in Translation " - won the Best Director prize for " The Beguiled ". You Were Never Really Here director Lynne Ramsay tied for the Best Screenplay prize, sharing the honor with Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou of The Killing Of A Sacred Deer , which also stars Kidman.

Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson introduced 'Baywatch' castmates to 'butt glue'

It has released in the U.S. today and is scheduled to release on June 2 in India. Following Dwayne Johnson's "official" announcement for a presidential run during his host monologue on Saturday Night Live over the weekend, ET made a decision to take a look at how much support the actor would have in Hollywood, and who better to ask than his Baywatch co-stars? She laughs: "He was patting himself on the back".

Arts&Culture Chelsea Manning Celebrates First Steps of Freedom on Instagram
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning Celebrates First Steps of Freedom on Instagram

In a recent interview with NPR, Steven Nelson, a reporter with U.S. News and World Report, clarified why Obama chose to significantly shorten the original 35-year sentence handed to Manning. Army spokeswoman Cynthia Smith says The transgender soldier was released from Fort Leavenworth on Wednesday. (Manning was deployed in Iraq in the time ).

Author: 0 Warriors: Kerr's status for NBA Finals unclear

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well. Subsequently, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, with the two rivals squaring off once again, history repeated itself.

Author: 0 Almodovar: Cannes deliberations went 'very fast'

The Camera d'Or , awarded to best first film from any section of the entire festival, went to Leonor Serraille for Jeune femme (Montparnasse-Bienvenue), which premiered in Un Certain Regard . Taking to the stage of the Palais de Festivals, the actor apologised for attending the event in trainers, explaining that he didn't expect to win at all.

Author: 0 Bella Hadid takes the plunge in daring Cannes Film Festival gown

Unfortunately for Bella , a similar malfunction occurred previous year at Cannes Film Festival; as she took to the red carpet a gust of wind blew the skirt on her floor-length gown (also with added thigh split; our Bella likes a thigh split) and her nether regions were almost on full display.

Arts&Culture Swedish Drama
Author: 0 Swedish Drama "The Square" Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Actress Diane Kruger with her Best Actress award for her role in the film " In The Fade " poses for photographers during the awards ceremony at the 70th worldwide film festival, Cannes , southern France . Organizers have declared that next year, streaming-only films will not be accepted for the competition. To those "who have to go on living" after losing someone, she said, "please know you are not forgotten".

Arts&Culture Sofia Coppola Takes Directing Prize At Cannes
Author: 0 Sofia Coppola Takes Directing Prize At Cannes

Three female filmmakers had movies among the main competition. Ramsay, whose last movie, the high school massacre drama "We Need to Talk About Kevin", competed at Cannes in 2011, told reporters she was still editing " You Were Never Really Here ", prompting one journalist to beg her not to cut too much from the 85-minute version shown to the press.

Author: 0 Swedish art gallery satire "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Triple Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for playing a traumatised hitman in Lynne Ramsay's ultra-violent " You Were Never Really Here ". "When we have more female storytellers we will have more of the women recognize in my day-to-day life, who are proactive, who have their own agency, don't just react to the men around them, but have their own point of view", she said.

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola makes history with best director win at Cannes

The president of the Cannes jury, Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar, praised the film for exploring the "dictatorship" of political correctness and those trapped by it. Diane Kruger was named best actress for her performance in Fatih Akin's In the Fade . The actor wore sneakers on stage as he collected the prize.

Author: 0 Fresh arrests made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

On Saturday , Britain lowered its official terrorism threat level from "critical" to "severe" after police said they had dismantled a large part of Abedi's network. "The intelligence services are still collecting information about (Abedi) and about the people around him", Rudd said. British authorities say they have disrupted five plots since March 22, when a terror attack outside Parliament in London left five people dead.

Author: 0 Two more arrests in Manchester attack

Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, killed 22 people and himself on May 22 at an Ariana Grande concert. Greater Manchester Police said men, aged 20 and 22, were held on suspicion of terror offences after officers used an explosive device to gain entry to the Cheetham Hill property they were living in.

Author: 0 Kane wants 100 Premier League goals next season

His compatriot Ahmed Musa came off the bench in the second half for his 21st league game since the start of the season in August. He is now two in front of Lukaku in the race for the golden boot. Spurs' keeper, Lloris, had rushed out of his box to clear the ball. However, Kane scored Spurs' third goal of the night just four minutes later when he rose high to beat the goalkeeper with a ideal header.

Author: 0 Defiant Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal's FA Cup triumph has silenced the doubters

They had beaten Chelsea 2-1 in the Cup final. They clashed when Costa reacted to the barrage of instructions from the touchline by daring his manager to replace him in a home game against Leicester in October. "Hopefully one day I'll be back here as a manager, that's kind of the ambition". Now I have to praise some players starting with a guy I've been a massive fan of and that's Nacho Monreal.

Author: 0 Manchester Terrorist May Have Made His Own Bomb

Hopkins said the "fast-moving investigation" at a number of addresses across the United Kingdom had led to eight arrests, all men. Ramadan Abedi was interviewed from Libya while in detention, and he denied that his son was a follower of ISIS, who claimed responsibility for the attack on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Castroneves runs near-perfect race, ends 2nd again at Indy

It was a sweet win for Takuma Sato after he crashed while trying to beat Dario Franchitti on the final lap of the 2012 race. There was a whole lot of talk about a Formula 1 driver coming in and winning the 101st running of the Indy 500 .

Author: 0 North Korea border object was balloon, says South

Around 1600 KST on Tuesday, the South Korean army responded with a warning broadcast and "warning shots" to what it later described as an "unidentified" flying object crossing the military demarcation line (MDL) into the South in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province.

Arts&Culture Is filmmaker's Cannes callback an award omen?
Author: 0 Is filmmaker's Cannes callback an award omen?

Leonor Serrail's Jeune Femme was given the Camera d'Or award, which recognises directors' first feature films. The film's highlight is a dinner for the museum's well-to-do patrons, with a performance artist leaping from table to table impersonating an ape in a freakish, tense and ultimately violent scene.

Author: 0 Gianfonte Apologizes To Reporter He Choke Slammed

Three Montana news publications withdrew their endorsements, and even House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned Gianforte's actions. Gianforte also specifically apologized to Ben Jacobs , the reporter from The Guardian whom he attacked. The technology entrepreneur unsuccessfully ran for governor previous year, and many political insiders in Montana expect him to make a second bid in 2020, when the current governor leaves office due to term limits.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Scores 42 Points, Leads Cleveland to Game 4 Win

Cleveland's 4-1 series win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

Arts&Culture Cher Reacts to Death of Ex-Husband Greg Allman
Author: 0 Cher Reacts to Death of Ex-Husband Greg Allman

Gregg walked through fire, over and over, and survived". Read the full statement below. He lived through the death of his brother, guitarist Duane Allman , three bassists, and a marriage to Cher (his career even outlived the couple's '77 LP " Allman and Woman").

Author: 0 Sheriff's Deputy Among The Eight Dead In Rural Mississippi Shooting

The shootings took place in three separate locations in Lincoln County, south Mississippi. According to authorities, Godbolt's run of terror started Saturday night at a house in Bogue Chitto (the same area Godbolt holds residence) where police found four dead bodies, three females and the male deputy.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

On Friday, Iraqi forces dropped thousands of leaflets over western Mosul , telling those in their homes to flee. Multiple security forces are attacking what remains of the unliberated areas on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.

Arts&Culture Art world satire The Square wins Palme d'Or
Author: 0 Art world satire The Square wins Palme d'Or

She closed her short, emotional speech by invoking real victims of terrorism: "Please know that you're not forgotten". The Camera d'Or, awarded to best first film from any section of the entire festival, went to Leonor Serraille for Jeune femme (Montparnasse-Bienvenue), which premiered in Un Certain Regard.

Arts&Culture Bad start but Conte livid with referee
Author: 0 Bad start but Conte livid with referee

But once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team. Some of what has been going on during games this season has been unacceptable in my view, if you are a fan you should support your team. Yes, that future. For all that, it's equally hard not to think that this might be the right way to say goodbye, given there were so many times this season when it seemed like he was in danger of leaving in humiliation; that it was only going to get much worse.

Arts&Culture Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's
Author: 0 Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"

It's a huge achievement - not only because Cannes is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, but because Sofia Coppola is only the second woman to win Best Director there. But after he reacts foolishly to the theft of his phone, the respected father of two finds himself dragged into shameful situations. A stunning performance from Joaquin Phoenix in the noir thriller You Were Never Really Here took the best actor award, much to his surprise.

Arts&Culture Celtic win Scottish FA Cup to secure treble, end season unbeaten
Author: 0 Celtic win Scottish FA Cup to secure treble, end season unbeaten

However, Sutton insists that if there is to be any chance of Aberdeen keeping McInnes then they will have to make him promises regarding players. "Maybe it was meant to be". But they made their fans sweat at Hampden in the very last game of the season. "Those guys are legends, but hopefully we can build as a team, keep going year by year, keep winning things and keep a tight group together", added Sinclair.

Author: 0 Almodovar: Cannes Deliberations Were Fast

Two of the most daring films in the festival, Yorgos Lanthimos' " The Killing of a Sacred Deer " and Lynne Ramsey's " You Were Never Really Here ", shared the screenplay award. In 2014, the 43-year-old director also won Un Certain Regard's prize at Cannes for his drama Force Majeure . It is scheduled to open in Chicago sometime in June.

Arts&Culture Ringling Bros. wraps final shows in 146-year history at Nassau Coliseum
Author: 0 Ringling Bros. wraps final shows in 146-year history at Nassau Coliseum

Because of the criticism from animal rights groups, the Ringling Bros. phased out the elephant acts entirely. The final "Greatest Show on Earth " was held at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in NY. The allegations of elephant abuse prompted municipalities around the country to ban elephant bullhooks - a sharp metal tool used by the handlers - or to prohibit wild animal performances altogether, as Los Angeles recently moved to do.

Arts&Culture Barcelona win Copa del Rey for Enrique
Author: 0 Barcelona win Copa del Rey for Enrique

Deportivo Alaves' midfielder Manuel Alejandro (left) vies with Barcelona's Argentinean forward Lionel Messi during the Spanish Copa del Rey ( King's Cup ) final football match FC Barcelona vs Deportivo Alaves at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid .

Author: 0 Special Cannes prize for Nicole Kidman

But after he reacts foolishly to the theft of his phone, the respected father of two finds himself dragged into shameful situations. In a 70th edition marked by raging debate over sexism in the movie industry, Sofia Coppola became only the second woman in history to win best director for her battle-of-the-sexes thriller " The Beguiled " with Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell .

Author: 0 Sato Holds Off Helio to Give Andretti Another Indy 500 Win

When Sato saw Castroneves in his mirror during the final three laps , he didn't think he had assured a race win. It was the third time in four years that Honda had reached victory lane. "Finishing second really sucks so close to getting my fourth", said Castroneves. Veach and the other 32 drivers in Sunday's race acted as honorary grand marshals for the parade, riding in their traditional rows of three.

Author: 0 Egypt: Daesh claims attack on Coptic Christians killing 29

He said that "all countries that support terrorism, should be punished, without any courtesy or conciliation". The airstrikes continued on Saturday, the Egyptian state television reported . Friday's attack is the third against Christians in Egypt in six months. "Terrorists are engaged in a war against civilisation, and it is up to all who value life to confront and defeat this evil", US President Donald Trump said in a statement.

Author: 0 Gregg Allman, rock pioneer of The Allman Brothers Band, dies aged 69

Gregg Allman and his older brother, Duane, were born in Nashville, Tenn., but raised in northern Florida. He was a kind and gentle soul with the best laugh I ever heard. Gregg died at the age of 69 from health issues he has been struggling with for years. Since the 1960s, his music has been considered one of the defining sounds of blues, country and rock, so it's no surprise that over the course of his lifetime he has been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1995) and the Georgia ...

Author: 0 Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales

While most actors prepare to take on a role before stepping on stage, Johnny Depp unwinds and relaxes as his alter-ego is released. "So Johnny's very close with Paul McCartney , they worked together in the past, he picked up the phone, called Paul and said: 'Paul, you wanna be a pirate?' Paul said, 'Sure, I'll be a pirate!' ".

Author: 0 Star Wars Celebrating 40 Years Since The Release of Episode IV

But Johnson said the Luke/Rey relationship is not totally analogous to the Yoda/Luke relationship. Johnson declined to give details on the aliens, simply noting they are "not Ewoks ". Hope Corrigan is a freelance news writer for IGN. Star Wars: Episode IX has been dealing with what to do with the character of Leia since the tragic passing of actress Carrie Fisher back in December.

Arts&Culture Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years
Author: 0 Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years

However, the buyer is not disclosed yet. It did, however, come with red velvet seats , a shag carpet, and woodwork which, according to the auction house, were designed by Elvis. McKay said that when he purchased the jet, it had a two-toned gray interior and "kind of looked like a casket". Federal Aviation Administration records show no interior changes were ever made to the jet, Carter said.

Author: 0 Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night

The latter took the Grand Prix while Sweden's two-hours and twenty minute socio-political comedy The Square shockingly pulled ahead for the festival's top prize. An Iranian filmmaker struck gold at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday. The actress told broadcaster Canal Plus, "We saw lovely films". Moved, Almodovar then broke down into tears, saying "The majority of us loved Robin Campillo's movie, I'm sure it's going to be successful everywhere.

Author: 0 Cavaliers look to finish off Celtics

The Celtics pulled off the improbable comeback upset in Game 3 before Kyrie Irving and James combined to bring the defending champions back from 16 points down to win Game 4 Tuesday night. The Celtics also announced that Jae Crowder (left groin strain) and Amir Johnson (right shoulder sprain) are both probable. It's an indication that despite still being in a dire 3-1 hole, the resolve inside Boston's locker room remains strong.

Author: 0 Alabama Executes Murderer Dubbed 'Houdini Of Death Row'

She said she paid him $US10,000. In a statement before the execution, Arthur read out the names of his children. The petition asks the Alabama Department of Corrections if Arthur's attorney, one of his designated execution witnesses, could have access to a telephone during his execution for the sole goal of communication with the courts or co-counsel.

Arts&Culture US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution
Author: 0 US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution

Supreme Court said the planned execution of an Alabama inmate could proceed. Washington -Tommy Arthur was executed late on Thursday after his eighth, and final, rendezvous with the U.S. "While Arthur cherry-picks a few of these executions to seize on exaggerated accounts of movement or labored breathing, he wholly ignores the overwhelmingly majority of these executions, which by all accounts were unremarkable and proceeded smoothly", the state said in court filings this week.

Author: 0 Police arrests two more Manchester attack suspects

Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, died in Monday's explosion, which killed 22 others and wounded almost 120 as crowds were leaving an Ariana Grande concert. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it was the "responsibility" of governments to minimise the risk of terror by giving police the funding they need, after cuts made while Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May served as interior minister.

Arts&Culture Reported Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing
Author: 0 Reported Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing

United Kingdom police have identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the individual they suspect of having perpetrated the attack. Johnson played down any lasting rift between British and American intelligence authorities, praising the "vital importance" of work between US and British authorities, including intelligence sharing.