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With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House

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They are among almost a dozen candidates President Donald Trump is considering to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr said he doesn't think the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation was the reason for the firing. Among those interviewed was McCabe, though it's not clear how seriously he's being considered. Read More »

Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

It was the biggest return yet on United's world-record £89.3 million ($115.8 million, 103.2 million euros) investment in Pogba, who celebrated by pointing to the sky. "Yesterday morning we were devastated". We take a look at the team Mourinho could play against the Dutch giants. United had to settle for sixth place in the Premier League table following a hard season, but the victory in Stockholm saw United lift a third trophy this season after their Community Shield and EFL Cup successes. Read More »

Ariana Grande's mum helped gets fans to safety after Manchester bombing

Twitter and Facebook lit up with heartbreaking appeals for the missing. "We were all praying for her to be found safely", Shelby Wharton, a 17-year-old friend, told the Evening Standard. In Rome, the lights of the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain were darkened. President Trump, speaking in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, appropriately called on leaders from across the Muslim world to counter a "wicked ideology" and purge the "foot soldiers of evil" from their societies. Read More »

UK says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

May on Tuesday placed the country on its highest level of terror alert - "critical" - meaning a new attack is believed to be imminent. She said she had heard from her daughter during the concert. Rudd also told the BBC television channel that Abedi was likely to act with accomplices. The deadliest bomb attack on British soil took place on July 7, 2005 when four British suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London's transport system, killing 52 people and wounding 700. Read More »

Kate Beckinsale Sports A Plunging Neckline For The Billboard Awards

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The record was previously held by Adele who went home with 12 prizes in 2012. The name BTS may not be familiar to the majority of Americans, but that didn't stop the South Korean boy band from making history Sunday night, when they became the first K-pop group to clinch a Billboard Music Award . Read More »

Netflix told their films should not win Cannes as festival opens

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Netflix was not mentioned in name but the new rule is clearly aimed at the US-based company that is seen as a threat to the ancient business model that the film industry operates under. This year's program also points to changes shaking up the film industry, including the march on Hollywood by streaming giants Netflix and Amazon and the arrival of virtual reality. Read More »

Trump Responds To Manchester Attack In Meeting With Palestinian Leader

During a plenum session marking the passage of 50 years since the Six Day War and the reunification of the city's western and eastern halves, Netanyahu pointed to the USA president's visit to the Western Wall as having "destroyed UNESCO's propaganda and lies", referring to a series of resolutions by the United Nations cultural body that ignored Jewish ties to the city and Israeli sovereignty. Read More »

First look at Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro's Star Wars

We finally have at least a bit of an idea about who Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro will be playing in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Ever since we first saw Benicio Del Toro mumble and improvise that classic lineup scene in The Usual Suspects, the Oscar winning actor has consistently turned in some brilliant performances. Read More »

How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Celtics

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Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue called it "a weird game, a weird-feeling game". "I didn't have it", said James following the game. Cleveland scored the game's first five points. Another James jumper extended the lead to 110-97. He had six rebounds and six assists, but also committed six turnovers, including a costly miscue down the stretch when his pass was stolen by Jae Crowder . Read More »

UK slams US over Manchester attack intelligence leak

In addition to those killed in the concert bombing, Manchester officials raised to 119 the number of people who sought medical treatment after the attack. British counter-terrorism police have said they are making on average an arrest every day in connection with suspected terrorism. The suicide bombing at a packed concert in Manchester was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on ... Read More »

Guy Ritchie is a big fan of David Beckham's acting

The British actor, 37, has previously shown off his body on-screen and is shirtless in the trailer for Guy Ritchie's new movie, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword . But once he pulls the Excalibur sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy. "Where do you want me?" "Hands on the hill, stupid". Read More »

'Destiny 2′ on PC can be played at 4K and 60 fps

Bungie , the company behind Destiny and Destiny 2 , is an American video game developer located in Bellevue, Washington, United States. If you have a powerful enough PC, you can run Destiny 2 at almost five times the frame-rate of the console versions. Read More »

Mother's love, the most unconditional love

She takes care of what you eat, what you wear, how you feel, how you sleep. Around the world, regardless of culture or creed, moms get up every day and do the same thing; they give unconditional love to their children. And to our moms, in all their forms, happy Mothers Day. What incredible strength mothers have, what profound love, what deep mercy and compassion. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres is making a new stand-up comedy special with Netflix

It seemed like a reach, even for a company as powerful as Netflix . The Ellen Degeneres Show, which was Ellen's third TV show following two sitcoms, premiered in 2003, and she has been doing it ever since. Netflix has been aggressive in its push into the stand-up space in recent years, where it faces competitors including HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime, among others. Read More »

Sean Connery pays tribute to Roger Moore after his disappearance

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You represented a large part of my life (...) You and your unique sense of humor will miss the world for years to come. The Scottish actor, 86, said in a statement: "I was very sad to hear of Roger's passing, we had an unusually long relationship by Hollywood standards, that was filled with jokes and laughter. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra: Meghan Markle is more than a girlfriend

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Chopra's riposte didn't stop Wendy quizzing the actress further on her friend's love life, as she asked whether she could see a wedding in Meghan's future. "She seems happy", Chopra added. The first thing she does when she flies into Mumbai is "take the long drive home from the airport and I put the windows down and let the wind flirt with my hair". Read More »

'Alien Covenant' Box Office Edges 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

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Alien's lukewarm reception follows last weekend's disastrous rollout of Warner Bros./Village Roadshow's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword , which launched to $14.7 million domestically against a reported production budget of $175 million, before marketing costs. Read More »

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

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One man has been arrested in connection with the haul - even though they were searching the area in connection with a completely separate crime. "When he knocked on the door, the guys said 'I guess you're here about the opium'". Xiong was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $45,000 bond. In North Carolina, it is illegal to grow them. The acre of poppy plants were in rows, similar to how corn would be planted, in a field behind a home. Read More »

Manchester bombing: Olivia Campbell, 15, named as fourth victim of attack

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The upgrade comes as authorities try to figure out if the suspected suicide bomber of Monday night's attack , named Salman Abedi , acted alone or as part of a network. It is the latest in a series of deadly incidents across Europe claimed by IS jihadists that have coincided with an offensive on IS redoubts in Syria and Iraq carried out by US, British and other Western forces. Read More »

If Kushner has a Mideast peace plan, it's a secret

Trump's remarks came during his first foreign trip as president, a sweep of five countries over nine days. Among other issues, the two leaders discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to the White House. Trump's statement was largely interpreted in Israel as a sharp rebuke to the Palestinian Authority (PA) practice of paying salaries to jailed Palestinians and to the families of those who were killed while trying to carry out attacks against Israel . Read More »

Couple charged in toddler's death after 'wrestling moves'

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The investigation determined Gamache's "wrestling moves" were believed to be connected to her injuries and death. Authorities have not named the youngster, but she died May 19, three days after the Jefferson Sheriff's Office got a call that she was having seizures at a home in the 3800 block of Dorchester Court in House Springs , the report said. Read More »

Donald Glover Finally Appears in New 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Trailer

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On that front, the good news is that this new trailer doesn't seem to have almost the number of story spoilers that the second trailer did. It also reveals more about the film and its plot. Danny Glover also finally gets to speak in the trailer. There's also a better look at Zendaya's Michelle, one of Parker's classmates and a close friend. Read More »

Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture

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The shorts would come out daily, would feature voiceover by Stewart and would potentially be distributed for free through HBO's digital channels. Additionally, Stewart has also been making guest appearances on late night television, including regular spots on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert", the New York Times reported . Read More »

Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

Israel has no diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia despite informal ties on certain levels, particularly around shared concerns over Iran. Although White House spokesmen answered no when reporters asked whether the president had made a decision to terminate Comey before receiving a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Read More »

Pres. Trump Visit to Israel

The Palestinians also claim east Jerusalem as their capital and previous US administrations have said the area's fate must be decided through negotiations. "I think the president has indicated he's willing to put his own personal efforts into this, if the Israelis and the Palestinian leadership are ready to be serious about engaging as well". Read More »

'Jagga Jasoos' to release near Katrina's birthday

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However, Anurag Basu's upcoming directorial, the long delayed 'Jagga Jasoos , ' has been giving her some major career discomfiture. Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted about the release date, as the film had been stalled for quite some time now. Read More »

Vivek Oberoi gifts a house to acid attack survivor

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The founder of Udyami Maharashtra, Rushikesk Kadam along with his friends sponsored Lalita and Rahul's wedding. 'I am feeling very happy. "I told her I was in love with her and would like to get married". Staying true to his word, he not only attended Lalita's wedding but also gifted her the key to her new house on the occasion of her wedding whereas designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla gifted her a wedding dress and necklace. Read More »

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

Abbas, whose popularity among Palestinians has been declining. Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors". He made history today, becoming the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. He could be seen entering the holy site along with First Lady Melania Trump under heavy security. Read More »