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Trump's tweeted 'covfefe' becomes a NY vanity license plate


Mr. Trump's Twitter critics were sidetracked from their mission - which is to obsess about the President's alleged secret connections with Russian President Vladimir Putin - but only momentarily. During Trump's nine-day trip overseas, there was a concerted White House effort to keep wayward tweets from distracting from the presidential images, according to two people with knowledge of the administration's plans but not authorized to discuss them publicly. Read More »

Captain America Gives Wonder Woman An Explosive Congratulations

You want to do a movie like this because you believe in it. To ensure everything was fair, she asked Hemsworth what he thought via Couric's Twitter account , and it didn't take long for the Australian actor to reply. The box office reporting site revealed on Sunday its estimations for the film's first-weekend profits, pegging the domestic total at just more than $100.5 million and the global total around $122.5 million. Read More »

Apple takes on Amazon with voice-activated speaker

The speaker is the company's first brand-new hardware product since it's innovative Apple Watch. Here's everything you need to know. Potentially indicative of what Apple probably will come up with its next smartphone, expected to come out later this year on the 10th anniversary of its initial rollout of iPhone, is its plan to release an augmented reality (AR) kit to developers, so as to encourage the creation of AR apps to work with the new device. Read More »

The Secret Service Is Investigating Kathy Griffin


Griffin has been sacked from CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast, a gig she'd held for more than a decade, and criticised by everyone from Chelsea Clinton to good friend, Anderson Cooper , saying that her joke went too far. Bloom backed Griffin's sexism charge, noting that male musician Marilyn Manson, and all-male bands Municipal Waste and Gwar, have shared graphic images depicting the death of President Trump - with relative impunity. Read More »

Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens

MARYCLAIRE DALE: Yes, the first witness called by prosecutors was the - what we call a prior bad act accuser. He told jurors that the 44-year-old had changed her story multiple times , changing the date of the encounter from mid-March to mid-January, and initially claiming she had not spoken to Mr Cosby after the encounter. Read More »

London suspect had been known to police, MI5

Salahudeen, a 40-year-old driving instructor and one of the neighbours, said Butt's had changed lately. However, their formal identifications are still pending. People attend a vigil to remember the victims of the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market . One of Butt's neighbours, Ikenna Chigbo, told Reuters he had chatted with Butt - known locally as "Abz" - just hours before the attack on Saturday and said he appeared "almost euphoric". Read More »

Samoa Joe has a message for Brock Lesnar

Goldust and R-Truth are still beefing. The Kickoff show will begin at 7pm ET with the main show being at 8pm. At WWE Payback , The Hardy Boyz defeated Sheamus and Cesaro . They've been pretty careful about who has been able to get a match with Lesnar, so just the fact that Joe is getting into that match is a good sign for the future. Read More »

Ariana Grande to release Over the Rainbow for Manchester

The event sold out in 20 minutes. She has proven over and over again that she is a class act, from offering to pay for victims' funerals to personally calling them to holding a benefit concert back in Manchester. During her set, Miley also celebrated Manchester's strength and beauty. Artists like Enrique Iglesias, who also had a concert that same night, promoted the event with the hashtag #onelovemanchester and sent his respect to the people there. Read More »

What we know about the assailants in the London terror attack


Butt, who reportedly went by the name Abu Zaitun, was known to neighbours by the nickname "Abs/z" and was allegedly an associate of radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary . Law enforcement agencies in Pakistan raided a restaurant and home overnight belonging to a man they believe is a relative of Butt, a 27-year-old British citizen who was born in Pakistan, a source told CNN. Read More »

Disgruntled man releases bedbugs in Maine city office


Matt Nazar , city development director, said inspecting a facility that had been sprayed recently would affect the dog's ability to smell. The building was closed for the remainder of the day as a precaution and exterminators were contracted to treat the building. Read More »

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund passes £10 million mark

To the families we love you so much", he said, holding back tears. "It's for everyone here tonight and around the world". Miley Cyrus joined Grande for a version of the Crowded House classic " Don't Dream It's Over ", and Pharrell Williams for a performance of "Happy". Read More »

Box office report: Pirates of the Caribbean 5 sails into first place


The worldwide tally was more than three-fourths (76.9%) of its global haul, so we'll have to wait and see if this pirate adventure can pull in similar numbers, even with a lower debut. With a competitive summer movie season ahead, it remains to be seen if these Marvel heroes will be able to surpass $1 billion at the box office. I should note that that global revenue for the franchise has grown steadily for the franchise and the last film, On Stranger Tides , more than 75 percent of box ... Read More »

The iOS App Store is being overhauled

That means the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c , along with the fourth generation iPad, have dropped off the compatibility list. Previously, users would have to deal with double the notifications or delete conversations twice. The new operating system includes a new feature to automatically uninstall unused apps. Although users won't be able to use iOS 11 on these older iPhones, the devices will still be able to run iOS 10 , and won't be rendered useless. Read More »

Music Special: One Love Manchester Benefit Gig

It'll be just under two weeks after a bomber killed 22 people at a Grande concert in Manchester . "More than 25,000 people applied for [the 14,200 free tickets]", said Ticketmaster , in a statement . Ticketmaster said its website experienced "remarkable demand" when tickets went on sale at 10:00 BST on Thursday. All ticket proceeds from the benefit gig are meant to go towards the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund " set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the ... Read More »

Family of Manchester attack victim pay tribute in London

Grande spoke to her audience directly: " I love you guys so much, and I think that the kind of love and unity we're displaying is the medicine that the world really needs right now, so I want to thank you for being just that". But while Liam surprised everyone with his set, and "Don't Look Back in Anger" gave fans another taste of the Britpop legends, the fully-fledged Oasis show didn't happen, and it was for the best. Read More »

How Wonder Woman Lassoed Its Skeptics Into a $223 Million Fan Club


To ensure everything was fair, she asked Hemsworth what he thought via Couric's Twitter account , and it didn't take long for the Australian actor to reply. "That scene was just a slightly tense scene of them walking". "The surreality of, 'I can't believe we're getting to make Wonder Woman ,' and also, 'Oh my God, we have to make the greatest Wonder Woman of all time!' " she said . Read More »

One Love Manchester attracts record TV audience

Around 10.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the charity concert, which was held in honour of the victims of the Manchester terror attack on 22 May. Miley Cyrus also praised Ariana - who she dueted with on " Don't Dream It's Over " - for her work on the concert. According to a tweet from the British Red Cross , money raised via text and online donations during the concert climbed over £2.35 million - and that's not even taking ticket sales into account. Read More »

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert raises more than £2 million

Around 50,000 people attended the event on Sunday night, with all proceeds going to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross . She also performed her own heartfelt renditions of Over The Rainbow and One Last Time. "I don't see, hear or smell any fear here this evening". After his performance, Bieber honoured the victims of the deadly Manchester attack on May 22 with an emotional speech. Read More »

One Love Manchester News, Pictures, and Videos

Singers Chris Martin of Coldplay and Ariana Grande perform at the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the families of the victims of the May 22, Manchester terror attack , at Emirates Old Trafford, in Greater Manchester on Sunday. Read More »

Dark Universe Grows with 2 More Rebooted Titles

The script is by Jon Spaihts and Christopher McQuarrie . In addition, the studio has confirmed that Oscar victor Bill Condon ( Beauty and the Beast ) will direct the next Dark Universe movie, Bride of Frankenstein , from a screenplay by Koepp. Read More »

George and Amal Clooney welcome birth of twins

George and Amal married at a star-studded ceremony in Venice just five months after the Ocean's Eleven star popped the question. Amal Clooney , left, and George Clooney arrive at the world premiere of "Hail, Caesar!" in Los Angeles in 2016. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette: 'I could wait for Atletico Madrid'

But Lacazette could opt to follow the path taken by Aleix Vidal and Arda Turan , who both signed with Barcelona in the summer of 2015 but had to wait until the following January to make their debuts. Lacazette continued by flirting with a move to the Premier League, with reported interest from Liverpool and Arsenal described as "an interesting option". Read More »

Arsene Wenger advises £118m Kylian Mbappe on his next club


Somewhere where he has a good chance to play and is sure to play. "That is why I think Deschamps made that statement", Wenger said in an interview with BeIN Sports . And the French tactician believes the sky is the limit for the youngster, adding: "You have the generation of players now between 24 and 28 years old who should come in next for the Ballon d'Or". Read More »

Liam Gallagher slams brother Noel for Manchester gig no-show


Still, fans hoped for an onstage reunion of the famously fractious siblings, who have not performed together in public since 2009. On Tuesday morning, Martin tipped the scales with a string of Tweets thanking Noel for his approval of their performance (punctuation added). Read More »

DJ Khaled & Drake - "To The Max"


DJ Khaled has also announced a June 23rd release for his forthcoming project, Grafeful . Grateful includes Khaled's smash hit single, " I'm the One ", featuring Lil Wayne , Chance the Rapper , Justin Bieber , and Quavo from rap trio Migos . Read More »

Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review & Rating

So intrinsic is the character of Jack Sparrow to the function of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, that it's hard to imagine the films without his presence. Crew-less and broke, Jack's situation declines further when he learns one of his greatest foes, the evil Captain Salazar ( Javier Bardem ) is coming for him. Read More »

Kathy Griffin Says She's Getting Death Threats After Controversial Video

Earlier in the day, Griffin and her lawyers spoke out days after the comedian shared an image of herself holding up a prop meant to represent President Trump's severed, bloody head. I consider her a friend and I'm glad she realized she crossed the line and apologized . "He wants to mess with me?" the comedian said. The secret service also launched an investigation into the matter saying that the photo could be perceived as a threat. Read More »

Cosby arrives at courthouse for 2nd day of trial


She said she lost consciousness soon after Cosby pressured her to take a large white pill. "My dress was pulled up from the bottom, and it was pulled down from the top, and my breasts were out", she said, crying. Prosecutors and the defense were to give their opening statements later in the day. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Andrea Constand's case is obviously echoed by dozens of women who have said over the years that Bill Cosby did similar acts to them. Read More »

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Raised Over $12 Million for Victims' Families

Performers like Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Cold Play, Black Eyed Peas and Grande's boyfriend Mac Miller were just a few of the star-studded acts that graced the stage on Sunday. A reporter for The Guardian noticed her hugging fans and telling them, "Do not be afraid". Later, he took a swipe via Twitter at his brother and former Oasis bandmate, Noel, for not attending the concert. Read More »

Ariana Grande leads star-studded One Love Manchester concert

At one point, she wore a One Love Manchester sweatshirt and commended the audience saying: "I want to thank you for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified". Part Of Me best summed up the mood of defiance and strength at the show, as did her chart-topping single Roar. Organisers of the event have said the night raised £2m for victims and families through text and online donations, taking the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund's total to more than £10m. Read More »

United Kingdom police name third attacker as new search gets underway


He said the investigation into Butt began two years ago but "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". - Britain's most senior police officer Cressida Dick said police resourcing needed to be revised. Global leaders sent messages of support, though US President Donald Trump raised British hackles by attacking Khan on Twitter and enlisting the attack to defend his thwarted travel ban. Read More »