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Drake Beats Adele's Record by Taking Home 13 Billboard Music Awards

The Jewish rapper also won as top male artist, top Billboard 200 artist and top rap artist on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the way to snapping the Billboard awards mark of 12 held by Adele . Despite the success of " Titanic " and " My Heart Will Go On ", Celine - who performed in a giant chandelier while clips from the movie were shown on a screen behind her - admitted director James didn't initially want her iconic theme to be a part of his film. Read More »

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' sails into new franchise waters

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Pirates Of The Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge will be screened on Friday and will run until June 3. " Jack Sparrow is so authentic and irreverent and I'd say that's true of Johnny Depp as well". It's a whole re-invention of the making of a " Pirates' movie, in the way that they approached it, how they did it and how they do the music". Unfortunately for the underwritten Thwaites, his vanilla presence is nearly entirely forgettable, but at least this much is consistent with his ... Read More »

PM Modi condemns Manchester Arena attack, expresses grief over loss of lives

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Police on Tuesday raided his house, using a controlled explosion to blast down the door. And, as I said, it continues at apace. We are with you Manchester . leaks possibly harming the United Kingdom police operation. May, who will press for members to increase defence spending in line with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments, will cut short the next leg of her trip to Sicily, where the Group of Seven major powers will hold a two-day meeting, and instead leave on Friday. Read More »

Katy Perry Is Ready to Make Up With Taylor Swift

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Katy admitted to a situation which kicked off when Swift reportedly stole some backup dancers from the Fireworks singer. "Absolutely", Perry said. "By the way, I am ready because I think when women unite, the world is going to heal". Speaking to Rolling Stone in 2014 , Swift explained that someone in the music industry "did something so horrible" to her. "If this gets out to anyone I just want to say that I love all of you out there and I just know that some of our fan bases go both ways". Read More »

Tom Cruise Officially Confirms That 'Top Gun 2' Is Happening

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Variety reports that although there's been no official offer as yet, one is very much imminent. Top Gun star Tom Cruise announced that the sequel will happen Tuesday on Sydney's Sunrise . Rumours of a sequel have been rampant since 2008 but in 2016 producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that he had been discussing a potential sequel with Cruise; the prolific filmmaker, who co-produced the first movie, tweeted a photo of himself with "old friend" Tom and revealed they've spent time ... Read More »

Roger Ailes Is Dead At 77

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In a statement announcing Ailes' departure last year, Rupert Murdoch , executive chairman of 21st Century Fox , the parent company of Fox News , praised Ailes for his "remarkable contribution" to the company and said he "shared my vision of a great and independent television organization and executed it brilliantly over 20 great years". Read More »

House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

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The committee also sent a letter to Flynn's lawyer Tuesday addressing concerns that their original subpoena lacked specificity. That comes after Flynn claimed his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination to try to fend off subpoenas from the Senate Intelligence Committee, leading that committee to issue a new pair of subpoenas this time aimed at Flynn's companies, which as corporations can't plead the Fifth , and warned they may move to hold him in contempt of Congress. Read More »

Armed counterterrorism force detain Manchester bomber's dad during media interview

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While the investigation continues, British officials are furious at their American counterparts for leaking intelligence relating to the terror attack. Authorities say Hashem was preparing his own attack in the city and knew about his brother's plot. CIARAN JENKINS: The threat level is at its highest for the first time in 10 years, the army enlisted to protect key landmarks at Buckingham Palace and in Westminster. Read More »

Broken Social Scene perform in Manchester, 2 km from terrorist attack

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The 32-year-old rapper doesn't have any shows in the immediate future, but said she won't make any extreme alterations to the way she schedules performances. Neighbors told the Independent that his home had hosted "rotating" groups of young men. Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Abedi was born and brought up in Britain. Read More »

Ariana Grande cancels world tour stops through June 5

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She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Fans of Justin Bieber, who has many young fans like Grande, have pleaded with the singer to cancel his upcoming United Kingdom tour dates . British authorities were also exploring whether the bomber, who grew up in Manchester, had links with other cells across Europe and North Africa, according to two officials familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the ... Read More »

Ariana Grande cancels concerts after Manchester attack

He is now a manager for the Central Security force in Tripoli . Britain is criticizing USA intelligence officials for leaking information to journalists after a suicide attack Monday in Manchester . Manchester health officials announced Wednesday that 20 people remained in " critical care" after suffering from "horrific injuries". Britain is on its highest terror alert level following Monday's bombing, meaning another attack is thought imminent, and police are searching for the ... Read More »

More bombs uncovered after Manchester blast

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Salman Abedi , a Manchester-born 22-year-old, blew himself up outside Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on Monday, local time , killing 22 people and injuring more than 120. "The concern is that there may be others out there who helped him to make the bomb. This is not us", he said in the interview. Ms Rudd said she had told Washington "it should not happen again". Read More »

Predators lose injured C Ryan Johansen for rest of playoffs

Though he finished the period, backup goalie Jonathan Bernier began the second period. Anaheims Rickard Rakell was out with a lower-body injury , while Nashville was missing captain Mike Fisher because of an unspecified injury. Ryan Johansen left game 4 and required emergency hip surgery which will cost him and the Preds the remainder of the playoffs. Teammates celebrate with Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 in the ... Read More »

'Game of Thrones' Season 7 trailer debuts

You can check out a few of the exclusive new images below, but you should head over to EW for all of them. And not only her army and dragons, Daenerys might also get a help from someone who knows the place very well. Reception to the trailer has sparked the Game Of Thrones mania in fans. Then we hear the sage words of Ser Davos Seaworth ( Liam Cunningham): "If we don't put aside our enmities, and band together, we will die". Read More »

After rain and showers, weekend looking good

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A coastal flood advisory is also in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday through 1 a.m. Friday for the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. A storm system is now impacting the Cumberlands; a tornado watch was even in effect for a short time this afternoon (and McCreary and Campbell counties remain under a tornado watch until 8 p.m.). Read More »

Chris Cornell, 1 of rock's respected voices, dies at 52

Before a home game that evening against the White Sox, the Mariners honored the memory of the grunge-era icon with a pregame tribute and by playing his music during the contest. Later, Cornell and Soundgarden reunited and in 2012 released the band's sixth studio album, King Animal . " Cornell , the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audiolave, had tweeted earlier on Wednesday: "#Detroit finally back to Rock City! He went on to form Audioslave in 2001 with Rage Against the ... Read More »

British police make sixth arrest after Manchester bomb attack

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British police say they are now confident they know the identities of all the people who lost their lives in Monday's concert attack in Manchester . So far there have been seven arrests - two in Tripoli, of Abedi's father and brother , and five in the UK. Officials have also said that Salman also had a younger sister named Jomana Abedi, meaning Salman would be one of four siblings. Read More »

Game Changers a hit or miss — Survivor

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But there was one twist left: Host Jeff Probst unveiled a new final Tribal Council format. I'm going to keep Tai and get rid of Sarah .' We would have had a tie. Despite Brad's impressive winning streak, he failed to impress the members of the jury because his social and strategic skills were questionable. Read More »

Taiwan's top court paves way to legalise same-sex marriage

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If that deadline passes without a new amendment or law being enacted, same-sex couples will be allowed to register for marriage and obtain "the status of a legally recognized couple". Both the ruling and major opposition parties support legalization of same-sex marriage, as do a majority of the public and President Tsai Ing-wen. Gay marriage is now legal in only around 20 countries around the world, 13 of which are in Europe. Read More »

President Trump to meet leaders of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which he once called 'obsolete'

NATO's former secretary general has told Sky News that the Manchester attack illustrates the importance of a coordinated global effort to tackle terrorism and highlights NATO's reluctance to take on a counter-terrorism role. The Vatican said afterwards that the two men shared a commitment to "life, and freedom of worship and conscience" and expressed hope that they could collaborate "in service to the people in the fields of healthcare, education and assistance to migrants". Read More »

Kashmir: India to keep pressure on Pakistan troops at the LoC

The video was released a day after the Indian Army released a video claiming that it destroyed Pakistani posts along the Line of Control (LoC) with "punitive fire assaults". Director Coats told the committee that relations between India and Pakistan remained tense following two major attacks past year by militants who he claimed had crossed over from Pakistan. Read More »

Ivanka Trump asks trafficked women what USA can do to help

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During the election campaign, Mr Trump declared that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, of which the United States is a principle member, was "obsolete". The Vatican described the discussions as "cordial" and emphasised the two men's joint opposition to abortion and shared concern for persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Read More »

Here are the gifts Trump and Pope Francis exchanged

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Catholic Church and the U.S. government. Trump's motorcade rolled into the Apostolic palace at 8:20 am. " "If and when the Vatican is attacked by ISIS..." ..." Much was made in the media of their differences in the weeks leading up to the meeting . Read More »

Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

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Mick Mulvaney, Trump's top budget official, said for the first time the budget looks at spending from the point of view of the taxpayers, rather than the people who get government help. policy shift. More Military; Less for Social Programs - The president is proposing major changes in the way Washington's $4.1 trillion budget is spent, with more money for the military, border security, and veterans. Read More »

'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office

Rounding out the top five was the weekend's third new film and Fox's third release in the top five: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul . Next was Snatched from Fox, starring Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer as a mother and daughter on a wild jungle adventure. Read More »

Victims of Manchester Bombing Identified: 8-Year-Old Girl Among the Dead

After UK's terror attack on Monday night that left 22 people killed and at least 59 injured, Prime Minister Theresa May on late Tuesday said the threat level was now considered "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. This release is the latest leak by US intelligence services to the American media following the Manchester terror attack . In the interview, Ramadan said that he last spoke to Salman two days before the Manchester attack, and that Salman was about to go on a ... Read More »

Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

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On Wednesday morning, Manchester police arrested three men in the south of the city in connection with the bombing, taking the total number of suspects in custody in the United Kingdom to four. The suspected bomber grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and once attended Salford University there. An 8-year-old girl was among the dead. However, the terror outfit did not offer any evidence. Read More »

Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

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To avoid a filibuster, Senate Republicans plan to take the bill up under budget-reconciliation rules, which only require a majority vote, but it means the legislation can not increase the federal deficit within a 10-year window. CBO said states adopting those waivers could destabilize coverage for people with medical problems. Insurers in these states would be allowed to charge higher premiums to those with pre-existing conditions if they let their coverage lapse. Read More »

Not even Dwayne Johnson can rescue 'Baywatch'

Fortunately, this movie replaces the bad acting with the skilled comic banter of Efron and Johnson, even if the script never settles what the deal is with Mitch, who keeps investigating crimes despite everyone outside of Baywatch telling him to leave it to the cops. Read More »

Even The Rock's biceps can't lift up 'Baywatch'

It shouldn't. Baywatch shoots for an elevated level of meta comedy, but finds itself weighed down by transplanted cop tropes and subpar humor. " Baywatch ", filmed at sun-drenched beaches in Savannah, Ga., as well as Miami, Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton, Fla., won't make anyone think about anything, except maybe about where to plan their next vacation. Read More »

'Dirty Dancing,' 'Fire Island' Fights and More TV This Week

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Much of the corniness is camouflaged with one musical number after another, many of which work well. But to be fair, even if ABC's reboot is a dud, it's not an exception; all other previous reboots have never come close to capturing the magic that Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swazye sparked. Read More »