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Author: 0 Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Once selected, the jurors will be transported 300 miles (480 km) to Montgomery County near Philadelphia and sequestered during the trial, which begins on June 5. One person in Wednesday's jury pool says they know Cosby or his family. The jury makeup of 17 percent is higher than the 13 percent black population in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania .

Author: 0 Cannes 2017: Ruben Östlund's The Square wins the Palme d'Or

Sofia Coppola picked up best director for her remake of the American Civil War thriller " The Beguiled ", starring Colin Farrell as a soldier who bewitches several Southern women including Nicole Kidman . Art world satire The Square , directed by Ruben Ostlund, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival . The film tracks a war veteran's attempt to save a young girl from a sex trafficking ring, although his rescue mission goes horribly wrong.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly fearless city of Manchester' for benefit show

Eight men have now been detained in connection with Monday's attack. The security alert was later lifted. He said police now have a "much better understanding" with a "lot of the risk contained". A minute's silence was observed in honour of the victims at a square in central Manchester, after which crowds broke into an emotional chorus of "Don't Look Back in Anger", an old hit song by the band Oasis who are from the city.

Author: 0 Cher performs in pasties at Billboard Music Awards

Making his way on stage for his third victory, the Top 200 Billboard Album with Views , Drake used his award acceptance speech this time to send nods to fellow A-listers. Drake has made a habit of skipping awards shows in recent years - even the 2016 Grammys, for which he was a top-nominated artist. And I just have to say I think luck has so much to do with my success.

Arts&Culture Tom Cruise says
Author: 0 Tom Cruise says "Top Gun 2" is happening

Cruise made the announcement Wednesday in response to questions from anchors on the Australian morning news show " Sunrise ". Nevertheless, we are excited for what's to come for Top Gun 2 and once there is more information to share, you will be the first to know from SD Entertainer.

Author: 0 'The Square' bags Palme D'Or, Sofia Coppola Best Director at Cannes

Joaquin Phoenix was named best actor for his portrayal of a psychologically damaged hitman in You Were Never Really Here by Lynne Ramsay, who shared the prize for best screenplay with the writers of The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou .

Author: 0 Brazil president vows to stay on amid corruption probe

Temer stressed he did not "buy the silence of anybody" and said he was confident he could demonstrate he had "no involvement" in the allegations . "No one has come to ask me to resign". Adding fuel to the fire was the release yesterday of plea bargain testimony by executives at the huge JBS meatpacking company indicating that they had given Temer US$4.6 million (RM19.9 million) in bribes.

Arts&Culture New arrest in Manchester bombing as hate crimes rise
Author: 0 New arrest in Manchester bombing as hate crimes rise

Over the past three days, several key details of the investigation, including the name of the bomber , first came out in U.S. media , angering British police who feared such leaks risked compromising their investigation. I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all, non stop over the past week. He criticized media for publishing such material. The leaks are thought to have come from U.S.

Arts&Culture Prince William 'sad' Princess Diana never met his family
Author: 0 Prince William 'sad' Princess Diana never met his family

The unconfirmed departure of Ms Rice - who used to work for the Prince of Norway according to the Daily Star - comes as William and Kate seek to boost the size of the team who work to keep life at Kensington Palace running smoothly. "The Royal Highnesses are keen to increase their official work on behalf of the Queen and for the charities and causes they support, which will require greater time spend in London ".

Arts&Culture Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig in Logan Lucky trailer
Author: 0 Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig in Logan Lucky trailer

In comes Joe Bang (Craig, a far cry from his suave Bond looks), a tatted up, incarcerated felon who they bust out to help them with the ambitious heist. Below, watch the Logan Lucky trailer. The first trailer for Steven Soderbergh's next film, the summer-released Lucky Logan, has just dropped online, along with the film's official [Stateside] poster.

Arts&Culture Darsheel Safary to make Bollywood comeback with 'Quickie'
Author: 0 Darsheel Safary to make Bollywood comeback with 'Quickie'

She further revealed that Palak's debut may just happen opposite Taare Zameen Par fame Darsheel Safary . Shweta Tiwari has a daughter from ex-husband Raja Chaudhary and she has grown up to be a lovely and gorgeous 17-year-old. Darsheel has also performed in films like Bumm Bumm Bole (2010) and Midnight's Children (2012) while he had also participated in the fifth edition of the popular reality dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2012.

Arts&Culture Chhattisgarh: Maoists threaten Akshay, Saina for helping CRPF
Author: 0 Chhattisgarh: Maoists threaten Akshay, Saina for helping CRPF

The Indian Express translated an excerpt of the pamphlet as saying, "We condemn the financial assistance given to the families of CRPF jawans killed in PLGA attacks". The pamphlet also suggested that the actor and the shuttler should not have stood by the side of jawans that were deployed to guard corporate houses and political patrons.

Arts&Culture Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday
Author: 0 Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday

A Downing Street representative said the government "would not comment on leaks" when British journalists asked about the USA reports in a parliamentary briefing shortly before 4 p.m. As soldiers replaced armed police at Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament, London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate".

Author: 0 Pirates Sail, Baywatch Sinks At Box Office

The first place finish also can not cover up a serious case of franchise fatigue. The film saw the largest opening of all time in Russian Federation with $18.1 million ($18.6 million including previews). The strong turn out forces Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron's Baywatch movie reboot to settle for third place. Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Thomas Lennon, and Robert Ben Garant all have story credits.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande announced Manchester benefit concert

Libya arrested Abedi's father Ramadan and younger brother Hashem, who was also born in Britain, a relative and security sources said on Wednesday. British police investigating the lethal concert bombing in Manchester say they have made two more arrests.

Arts&Culture Kevin Love on Cavs-Warriors:
Author: 0 Kevin Love on Cavs-Warriors: "I don't feel like we're underdogs".

Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No. 1 option right now". The Boston Celtics have won the most league titles, at 17. Of course, it's not as if the Cavaliers were the only ones out killing time before the finals get underway. Durant certainly wasn't the first player to seek an instant championship through free agency.

Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner shuns Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Andy asked Kim the reason for her ill-fated, short-lived marriage to basketball star Kris Humphries . In fact, the former Olympian, 67, then said that despite her only bedding a total of five people her entire life - adding that she ended up marrying three of them - her "appetite" for sex is gone.

Author: 0 Sir Paul McCartney replaced Keith Richards in Pirates

Courtesy of DisneyPaul McCartney recently confirmed that he'll appear in the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film . He also said that as he has already worked with Hollywood's 2 popular film franchises, it might be hard for his fans to accept him in a superhero movie.

Author: 0 Swedish Satire Takes Top Prize at Cannes

The jury also presented a special prize to Nicole Kidman to celebrate the festival's 70th anniversary. Although absent from the ceremony, Sofia Coppola - who won the best director prize for " The Beguiled " - paid homage to her parents in a pre-written statement read by jury member Maren Ade.

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola second woman to win Best Director at Cannes

Sofia Coppola has won the Cannes Film Festival best director prize for " The Beguiled ", her remake of Don Siegel's 1971 Civil War drama. The Un Certain Regard sidebar of the 70th Cannes Film Festival announced its winners over the weekend, with the jury awarding the top prize to "A Man of Integrity" (" Lerd ") by Mohammad Rasoulof.

Author: 0 Caitlyn was never comfortable with Kris in bed

After their drama hit the headlines previous year following that pretty nasty back and forth of Kanye West's rap "Famous", now Kardashian is revealing if she ever heard from Swift following the drama and revealing if things were ever awkward between sister Kendall and Taylor.

Arts&Culture Missing People Choir qualifies for Britain's Got Talent semi-finals
Author: 0 Missing People Choir qualifies for Britain's Got Talent semi-finals

He said: "This year there will be no judge vote". This year there will be no judge vote. Do we fancy seeing dancers Grace and Ali again? Sorcha Lyness, principal of St Patrick's Primary School, said the choir, made up of pupils aged from eight to 12, had worked hard to prepare for their live appearance on the show on Monday night.

Arts&Culture North Korean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology
Author: 0 North Korean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

Abe swiftly condemned Monday's launch and vowed "concrete action" with the US. North Korea on Monday fired an appare. This launch of a suspected Scud-type missile, which the South Korean military said flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles), may also be an attempt to demonstrate North Korea's ability to strike USA and South Korean troops in the region.

Author: 0 Drake Is Planning On Getting A Celine Dion Tattoo

Cher! Drake! Celine! The Billboard Music Awards were a parade of stars so famous they only go by one name. Wearing a dress with large shoulders resembling angel wings, Dion held nothing back during her performance of the song that, even the singer admits, can grow old sometimes.

Author: 0 Concert bomber asked mom to forgive him hours before attack

The New York Times defended its decision to publish detailed images of the Manchester Arena crime scene following Monday's terror attack . "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", the statement said .

Arts&Culture 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
Author: 0 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner. A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed because of "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule. The talks between Mr Kushner and the Russians, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with Moscow, which U.S. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the property tycoon's favour.

Author: 0 Police arrest 19-year-old over Manchester attack

The police noted that 14 people have been arrested since a suspected suicide bombing killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night. With the latest arrests, the number of those in custody in this connection has gone up to 13. British authorities are racing to round up the terror network behind the Manchester concert bombing after Home Secretary Amber Rudd revealed some of those involved could potentially still be at large.

Arts&Culture Salman Khan keeps 'The Kapil Sharma Show' on-Air on Sony
Author: 0 Salman Khan keeps 'The Kapil Sharma Show' on-Air on Sony

Meanwhile, ever since Sunil and the key members of The Kapil Sharma Show - Sunil Grover, Ali Asgar , Chandan Prabhakar - quit the show, the show is strugging to maintain its top position. As its peak, the show garnered an average six million impressions. While Kapil is trying hard to maintain the ratings of the show. We will have to wait and watch for at least a fortnight if the upward trend continues.

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola Makes History at Cannes After 56 Years

Robin Campillo's film 120 Beats per Minute gets the Grand Prix. The award recognizes a strong film that missed out on the Palme d'Or . Chinese art film director Li Ruijun was also present at the renowned worldwide film festival, after his film "Walking Past the Future" ("Lu Guo Wei Lai") was chosen as an official selection for the "Un Certain Regard" category.

Arts&Culture Camilla describes 'horrid' time after reuniting with Charles
Author: 0 Camilla describes 'horrid' time after reuniting with Charles

The Duchess could not have survived that time without the support of her children, Tom and Laura, her sister Annabel, to whom she speaks on the phone daily, and her brother Mark Shand, who died in 2014 after a fall in NY. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images) Princess Diana And Prince Charles watch an official event during their first royal Australian tour 1983 IN Newcastle, Austrlia.

Arts&Culture 28-year-old Kerala model, Gaanam Nair, mysteriously disappears in Chennai
Author: 0 28-year-old Kerala model, Gaanam Nair, mysteriously disappears in Chennai

Deputy Commissioner of Police, T.Nagar, P. Saravanan said, "Our teams traced her today and she is normal". "We understand she had marriage related issues with her family and had some health issues as well". "I know her personally she is really bold girl ... hope she is found soon.", she wrote on her Twitter page. Her family began to worry when she never reached her workplace and her cellphone remained not reachable ever since.

Arts&Culture Salman Khan to replace Fawad Khan in KJo's next
Author: 0 Salman Khan to replace Fawad Khan in KJo's next

The charismatic duo of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif is probably one of the most loved couples of Bollywood, especially for all Salman Khan fans. The long due release of Anurag Basu's " Jagga Jasoos " starring ex lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif will finally hit the theatres on July 14th.

Author: 0 Kuwait next to back oil production cap extension

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ), of which Saudi Arabia is the de-facto leader, and other producers led by Russian Federation, pledged late a year ago to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of 2017.

Author: 0 70-Year-Old Susan Sarandon Flaunts Cleavage at Cannes

Yep, so high was her slit, that she ended up showing more than what she meant to, but she didn't really care about her brief wardrobe malfunction and much like her appearance past year, she laughed it off. Emily revealed, too, that she's turned down a lot of film roles because she doesn't want to be in a "big studio movie" which only really requires her to look good in a bikini.

Author: 0 London chaos lingers as British Airways revives computers

BA said it would run a full schedule at Gatwick, and the airport website showed no disruption. British Airways said it will operate a full flight schedule from Gatwick and most global flights from Heathrow on Monday. British Airways has been cutting costs to respond to competition on short-haul routes from Ryanair and easyJet and recently faced criticism for starting to charge passengers for their in-flight snacks.

Author: 0 Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'

There had been allegations that Kushner was involved with some Russian officials during campaign for the Presidential elections while Trump was on his first foreign trip. During the Monica Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton White House brought on a dedicated group of lawyers and a created a separate media operation to handle investigation-related inquiries so they didn't completely subsume the president's agenda.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Police have already arrested four men in Manchester as part of the investigation. Abedi's father claims his son had no terrorist connections, but images taken from security footage are believed to show the 22-year-old at a shopping center three days before the attack where he may have bought a blue backpack he's seen wearing to later carry the bomb, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported.

Author: 0 Who picked up the major prizes at the Cannes film festival

He led the crowd in a cheer, too. Art gallery satire The Square , about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival . He said his leather shoes had been flown ahead of him. The movies will not gain wide theatrical distribution and therefore seem unlikely to win after Almodovar opened the festival by saying the prize should not go a movie not shown on the big screen.

Author: 0 Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's 'The Square'

The movie centres on Claes' character Christian, who runs a gallery that is preparing to stage a new exhibition. Sofia Coppola scooped best director at the Cannes film festival on Sunday night for her star-studded remake of " The Beguiled ".

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes

Coppela is the second woman to win the award in the festival's 70 year history. the first was Russia's Yuliya Solntseva , who won in 1961 for her film Chronicle of Flaming Years. Though Coppola and British director Lynne Ramsay were represented in the prizes, jurors lamented the lack of female story-tellers. "Please know that you are not forgotten".

Arts&Culture Britain's MI5 to review handling of Manchester bomber
Author: 0 Britain's MI5 to review handling of Manchester bomber "warnings"

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. Three people were arrested, but quickly released during the operation at Moss Side, leading them to post an outraged sign on their front door. "There are 11 people in custody, the operation is still really at full tilt in a way".

Author: 0 Israel Reaches Deal With Palestinian Prisoners to End Hunger Strike

Support for the prisoners is an emotional consensus issue; hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been jailed by Israel since 1967. By the end, more than 800 prisoners were still on strike. This would have rapidly exacerbated their condition. WATCH: What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike? . But, as Arab news outlets pointed out, none of those prisoners' demands had in reality been met -the right to pursue higher education, improved medical care, an end to solitary ...

Arts&Culture Emmy Rossum marries in New York
Author: 0 Emmy Rossum marries in New York

American actress Emmy Rossum has married director Sam Esmail in New York City. They worked together on 2014 film Comet , in which the actress starred alongside Justin Long. Rossum's gown was an off-the-shoulder, true-white Carolina Herrera dress with a flowing veil. Stay tuned for more details on the wedding this Memorial Day Weekend! "Weirdly, I feel like so many times in my life are about dressing up for a film premiere or for a fashion show, so this is the one kind of time in my life ...

Arts&Culture Harry Went to Great Lengths to Bring Girlfriend to Reception
Author: 0 Harry Went to Great Lengths to Bring Girlfriend to Reception

According to PEOPLE , the pear shaped diamond earrings were designed by Robinson Pelham and were made for Pippa ahead of her sister's wedding . Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was almost able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's private wedding reception without being photographed.

Author: 0 Satire The Square takes Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or prize

The actor wore sneakers on stage as he collected the prize. Photocall for the film "Lerd" (A Man of Integrity ) in competition for the category " Un Certain Regard " - Cannes , France . Australian actor Nicole Kidman won the Cannes film festival's 70th Anniversary Award . It was good news for Irish cinema, in the form of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lantimos; his film The Killing of a Sacred Deer , also starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman , won " Best Screenplay ".

Author: 0 BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations

Those who go to Heathrow must not arrive more than 90 minutes before their departure time, given that there are restrictions on entering the terminals. Thousands of bags remain at Heathrow Airport , but BA has advised passengers not to return to collect them as they will instead be couriered to customers.

Arts&Culture Man City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes
Author: 0 Man City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes

Jose Mourinho earmarked Benfica stopper as a potential replacement for David de Gea, should the Spain worldwide decide to leave the Red Devils for Real Madrid . Monday's edition of A Bola also reports Ederson's imminent travel to Manchester, and the newspaper points out their March report which said Pep Guiardiola had telephoned the goalkeeper to sweet-talk him into the move.