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Malaysia Airlines attack: Lankan fails to appear in court

Passengers were forced to endure a 30-minute ordeal while the plane returned to the airport. Armed officers from an elite police unit boarded the flight, handcuffing the man and escorting him off the plane. Police determined Marks - who is studying to be a chef in Australia on a student visa - had no "terrorist" links or associates, Ashton said. Cabin crew and passengers tackled the man and restrained him with seat belts. Read More »

Comedian Bill Maher Under Fire For Using Racial Slur On HBO Show


During their conversation, Maher said , 'I've got to get to Nebraska more'. Yeah, we don't do that quite as much. I knew Bill Maher was a bad person when he got all frustrated with an audience at Howard and called us "you people". "Senator, I'm a house..." then used the word that drew gasps from the audience. In response to the students, Maher said he still planned to go. To many, the fact that Mill Maher himself said it was a joke seems to be good enough. Read More »

Three Mile Island Power Plant needs bailout or it will close

Exelon wants its nuclear plants included in the state's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), which directs utilities to source about 18% of their power from resources like wind, solar and hydro by 2020. Astronomical costs have made construction of new reactors almost impossible, and existing plants have been undercut by the natural gas boom that has slashed electricity prices in competitive markets. Read More »

All BA flights out of London grounded


It didn't say what was causing the problem but said there is no evidence of a cyberattack . Airlines depend on huge, overlapping and complex IT systems to do just about everything, from operating flights to handling ticketing, boarding, websites and mobile-phone apps. Read More »

Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russia


The chants at the D.C. march were clever and cumbersome, taking wonky and specific aim at what the protesters believe have been White House attempts to cover up its connections with the Russian government. A few hundred protesters also demonstrated against Trump near one of his New Jersey golf clubs. Only a day after he took office on January 20, millions of people pour to the streets in cities around the world for the Women's March. Read More »

Missing People's Choir and Daliso Chaponda for BGT final


The dance troupe includes 15-year-old Julia Carlile, who suffers from scoliosis and needs to travel to the USA to correct a curve in her spine. Watch the " Britain's Got Talent " final tonight at 7.30pm on ITV. The little magician has admitted she would like to get her brother involved during her performance in the final. It just brought the whole missing community together. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Plotting To Take Over Family Empire From Sister Kim Kardashian


Kylie has not withdrawn from Keeping Up With The Kardashians - the source confirmed that she will still be appearing on that show. There was also this video of Kylie and Travis hanging out in a club. She said: "The first Koko Kollection 4 piece had to be my favourite project I've done thus far". Kylie also thinks Travis is more faithful. What do you think of Jenner embracing emojis to #FreeTheNipple? A source tells Hollywood Life , "They are having the best sex ever at all ... Read More »

Manchester bomb police find 'significant' vehicle in Rusholme

The new arrest follows the evacuation Friday afternoon of an area in Rusholme after police identified a vehicle they said "may be significant to the investigation". This is a handout photo taken from CCTV made available on Friday June 2, 2017 and issued on by the Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi, at an unknown location in Greater Manchester, England in the days just. Read More »

British police makes fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

Police had earlier cordoned off an area around the vehicle near Rusholme Place, in the south of Manchester. The attack at Grande's concert last week killed 22 people and injured dozens of others, many of them teenagers. Eleven men remain in custody for questioning. Other pictures from her visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital show her hugging youngsters on the ward, with one father left in tears by the visit. Read More »

Kathy Griffin breaks down, says President Trump 'broke me'


She was trying to interpret the "sexist" remarks Trump made past year after a Republican debate in which he said moderator Kelly had "blood coming out of her eyes".Sen. The comic and Bloom were joined by criminal defence attorney Dmitry Gorin, who confirmed reports suggesting secret service officials had opened an investigation following Griffin's actions. Read More »

Brad Pitt, Pharrell and Lars Ulrich attend Chris Cornell's funeral


Cornell, 52, was found dead in his hotel in Detroit last week hours after his band played a concert in the city. Cornell's ashes were reportedly placed next to his friend Johnny Ramone's remains, TMZ reported . Kanan Sanchez places a folded sheet of paper with the word "Sound" over the stone at the Garden of Legends section of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery where Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was buried at a funeral service in Los Angeles, California on May 26, 2017. Read More »

Kathy Griffin fired by CNN over Trump photo controversy


CNN's communications Twitter handle shared the news and wrote, "CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program". "I made a mistake and I was wrong". Soon after realising her gaffe, she issued a video apology on Twitter saying: "I sincerely apologise". "I am just now seeing the reaction to these images". Read More »

Police make 17th arrest in Manchester bombing

The man was arrested Friday on suspicion of offenses contrary to the Terrorism Act after police cordoned off an area in southern Manchester visited by the bomber, Salman Abedi. when your daughter asks after her 2nd operation is ariana ok?" Never seen Jaden so happy! The singer also took to social media to share some images, posting a picture of herself and Jaden on Instagram. Read More »

National Doughnut Day: Where to get free doughnuts


Doughnuts at Gateau are buy one, get one from 10 8 p.m . Manager Sharon Hall says free doughnuts and coffee will be given away beginning at nine Friday morning at the Salvation Army on Commercial Street. Some of your favorite shops are offering deals. Donuts & Noodles : Buy one dozen glazed donut holes, get another dozen free. Another heavy-hitter involved in National Doughnut Day . Read More »

Bill Maher's use of racial slur on HBO show draws criticism


So, while Bill Maher's use of a racial slur warrants accountability, the truth is that he crossed that line many times before. "It's frowned upon", Sasse said. "There are no explanations that make this acceptable", tweeted Deray McKesson, activist and Black Lives Matter leader. Strangely, some have compared Maher's insensitive incident to that of comedian Kathy Griffin's from earlier this week. Read More »

UK police investigate car in Manchester

Investigators are appealing for help tracing a blue suitcase carried by Salman Abedi as he prepared for the atrocity, while making visits to the Wilmslow Road and Banff Road areas of Rusholme. LONDON — British police investigating the Manchester Arena attack cordoned off an area around a vehicle significant to the investigation as they hunted Friday for clues about the suicide bomber's movements. Read More »

Drake Smashes Adele's Record With 13 Wins At Billboard Music Awards


Singer Beyoncé Knowles earned Top Female Artist , Zayn Malik was awarded Top New Artist and Blake Shelton (Country), Beyoncé (R&B), Twenty One Pilots (Rock), Juan Gabriel (Latin), The Chainsmokers (Dance/Electronic) and Lauren Daigle (Christian) and Kirk Franklin (Gospel) won top artist honours in their respective genres. Read More »

The pound is falling after a new poll predicted a hung parliament

The set-piece event, which took place in Cambridge, featured Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, UKIP's Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson, Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood. Further worry will be added by figures released Thursday which show the now the worst-performing advanced economy in the world, with growth slumping to just 0.2 percent in the first three months of the year. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' lassos $11 million Thursday night

Wonder Woman is claiming the box office as the film rises to top with an expected $97.1 million opening weekend. " The invisible jet is very important and ultimately we have to have the invisible jet, that's a very big part of Wonder Woman ". Read More »

Ireland set to have first openly gay Prime Minister


The Dublin TD is now expected to be appointed Taoiseach if he gains the backing of the Dáil, which sits again on June 13. Within the rules of Fine Gael, the party's MPs, members and MEPs vote on their leader. "When my father travelled 5,000 miles to build a new home in Ireland, I doubt he dreamed his son would grow up to be its leader ". Varadkar, 38, is the son of an Irish nurse and a doctor from India. Read More »

French Open: Dominant Rafael Nadal moves into fourth round

You know, I have had many situations like this before where just, you know, having a day to recover is more than enough. Roland Garros breathed a sigh of Gallic relief on Friday when defending champion Garbine Muguruza navigated her way through a draw bereft of star appeal to reach the French Open fourth round. Read More »

Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for more security


On Wednesday, 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a sewage tanker packed with explosives blew up near the entrance to Kabul's secure Green Zone area in what was the city's deadliest attack since 2001. Masood's son, Ahmad Zubair Masood, who is also among the protesters, used the term "Afghan Spring" to describe the demonstrations in Kabul . A statement from Mr Ghani's office urged demonstrators not to allow "opportunists to disrupt their civic movement and use this opportunity ... Read More »

Manchester United bid for Ivan Persic has been accepted by Inter Milan


Manchester United are close to making their first signing of the season after Serie A giants Inter Milan accepted a €52million (£45.3m) bid for Croatian star Ivan Perisic . Among those pushed towards the exit are Andrea Ranocchia , Yuto Nagatomo, Marcelo Brozovic, Ever Banega, Jonathan Biabiany and Rodrigo Palacio. Jose Mourinho has allegedly stepped up interest in the Croatia worldwide after Antoine Griezmann announced he was staying with Atletico Madrid this summer after ... Read More »

Ariana Grande surprises fans in hospital ahead of benefit concert

Meanwhile, Karen Mills said her daughter Evie, 14, was "buzzing" from meeting the "lovely, adorable and humble" star, who she said gave her daughter "half an hour of pure happiness". He wrote he was so happy, "i could burst!" The singer freed up her time to reach out to the victims and their families. Millions of fans across the world will be able to watch Ariana Grande's benefit concert from Manchester as it will be broadcast live in more than 50 countries across five continents on Sunday. Read More »

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande visits injured fans

The benefit concert, which is raising money for victims and their families, will take place tomorrow night at Old Trafford cricket ground. The attack killed 22 people and injured over 100, with many of those still in hospital. Peter Mann, the father of Jaden, who was injured during the attack, only had good things to say about Grande. No1 deserves this more than her. The Ariana Grande-fronted Manchester benefit concert will stream live on YouTube. Read More »

Chris Cornell's Wife Vicky Gives Chilling Account Of His Last Moments


Outside the gates, Melody Andrade and her 4-year-old son Jude paid their respects to Cornell. "I needed some closure on this". According to organisers, the private service was attended by the musician's former band members as well as A-list of celebrities which included Brad Pitt , Courtney Love and Christian Bale , who starred in " The Promise ", a movie about the Armenian genocide that Cornell composed the music for. Read More »

Germany's Rock am Ring music festival cleared due to terror threat

An organiser of the Rock am Ring festival, which attracts 90,000 music fans, appeared suddenly at the microphone to announce that police believed there was a "concrete terror situation". Rock am Ring is one of Germany's largest music festivals, held annually at a racetrack in the city of Nuremberg . Der Spiegel magazine said that all those attending were asked to leave the concert and head to nearby camping grounds "in a controlled and orderly fashion". Read More »

Pop star Ariana Grande visits fans in hospital

Grande will be joined by a number of pop stars for the One Love Manchester concert on Sunday, including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry , Coldplay, Take That and Miley Cyrus. "When I rang Bryony she said it was awesome", said Kym. Those who were at Grande's May 22 concert when the suicide bombing took place were offered free tickets; the remainder went on sale for $52. Read More »

Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night

Germany's biggest rock festival will resume after being disrupted by fears of a possible " terrorist threat " which have proved to be unfounded, the organisers said Saturday. The police said there was no agreed timeline "for us to give the all-clear signal". Authorities took the precautionary measure less than two weeks after 22 people were killed as they left an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Read More »