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A 'Pirates' life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film

Fans hoping the latest installment of the Pirates franchise won't be the last will be pleased to learn that the film is off to a strong start at the global box, grossing a total of $34.5 million ahead of the film's domestic release. This connects to overall Pirates of the Caribbean legacy "because we see [Will] in the earlier movies getting the torched passed to him by his dad and [Will] trying to save [Bootstrap Bill], and Henry is kind of doing the same thing in number five". Read More »

Services to have 4-slab GST rates, no decision on gold

Five-star rooms and restaurants to attract maximum tax rate of 28 %. Prices of foodgrains, especially wheat and rice, will come down as they will be exempted from the GST. Popular cab services like Ola and Uber would also get cheaper as they would move from the current 6 per cent to 5 per cent tax slab. Mobile phones manufactured in the country will be 4-5% costlier as GST rate has been fixed at 12%. Read More »

It Just Sucks - Ajax Star Left Super Frustrated By Manchester United's Tactics

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Wednesday night saw Jose Mourinho's side complete the - dare we say it - treble by defeating Ajax in the Europa League final. "But even he said , 'Lads, I hope you win'". But he fielded the youngest team ever to start a major European final, so he acknowledged: "For all the players, this was the first final". "There are lots of offers on the table, both in England, overseas and, really, that's what I have to decide on", Rooney said. Read More »

After intel leak, United Kingdom freezes out U.S. on Manchester bombing

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In a statement , the National Police Chiefs' Council also criticised the actions of U.S. intelligence officials. According to a New York Times report, two U.S. The arrests take the total number of men in custody to eight after a series of raids across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Additional arrests were made both in Britain and in Libya in the bombing that killed 22 people and wounded scores more . Read More »

Chris Cornell laid to rest in Los Angeles

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Dozens of fans congregated outside the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to say goodbye to the grunge rocker. The latest comes from Ron Laffitte , Cornell's manager, who recalled the singer being "happy and optimistic" in recent months, looking forward to the release of Soundgarden's long-awaited follow-up to 2012's King Animal . Read More »

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg: Adapting workforce to tech is our defining challenge

Zuckerberg , who, like the graduates, is a millennial, started Facebook in his Harvard dorm room in 2004. "When our parents graduated, the objective in their lives came through their work, their church, their community". "It wasn't. But without Facemash, I wouldn't have met Priscilla, and she's the most important person in my life , so you could say it was the most important thing I built in my time here". Read More »

Supernatural: Mark Sheppard says it's 'time for something new'

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Season 12's finale, titled " All Along the Watchtower ", saw the tragic ends of two of the series' main characters. Supernatural will return Thursdays this fall at 8/7c on The CW . thanks for the ride". Crowley as featured to have a more intense and emotional death, sacrificing himself for Sam and Dean Winchester. However, after the recent finale, Mark Sheppard will not be returning as series regular . Read More »

Jared Kushner had STILL MORE undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador

Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November past year, two of the sources said. The December meeting was also attended by Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, who resigned after just 25 days on the job and who is at the centre of the FBI's Russian Federation probe into whether there was any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. Read More »

May to 'make clear' to Trump shared intelligence must remain 'secure'

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Operation Temperer, which was first revealed in 2015, was described as "unusual" by Britain's senior counter-terrorism officer, but he added that it would allow police to "stretch our armed capability". Amber Rudd told Sky News that United States officials provided information to media that Britain preferred to keep confidential for reasons of operational security. Read More »

Manchester attack: Bomber's father, brother arrested in Libya

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Yesterday, police accelerated their hunt for co-plotters of the bombing, making more arrests, searching for a possible clandestine bomb factory and extending the investigation to Libya . The note suggested a severe rupture in trust between Britain and the United States, who have traditionally shared intelligence at the highest levels. Read More »

United, City pledge £1 million to Manchester attack fund

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At least 22 people died and 59 were injured after a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device at a concert by the American pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena in northwestern England on Monday night. "We've met with UEFA (European football's governing body) and sat with them and gone through different things we can do around the game, and they accepted we can wear black armbands and have a minute's silence for the victims", Woodward said. Read More »

Manchester terror attack: Police arrest another suspect in probe

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The BBC said Manchester police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but were furious about the leaks. Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were hurt Monday night in a bombing at the Manchester Arena, which occurred shortly after the singer's concert concluded. Read More »

Manchester Bomber Caught on Surveillance Shopping Days Before Attack

Soldiers were being deployed to key sites in Britain on Wednesday to prevent attacks after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people , including children. The brother of Salman Abedi , the suspect accused of carrying out a bombing in Manchester, England , that killed 22 people , allegedly said he knew his brother was going to carry out an attack, but did not know where or when, according to a spokesman ... Read More »

United's Pogba helps ease burden of world record price tag

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Paul Pogba: The world's most expensive player has struggled to live up to his lofty price tag this term, but he impressed, particularly in the first half, at the Friends Arena . "So the season was the victory of pragmatism and the people who respect the opponent and try to exploit the opponents' weakness". Mourinho has been planning for a return to Champions League football for months, but was only assured of that fate when his team beat Ajax to win the Europa League . Read More »

Companies pull ads from Sean Hannity's show

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Speculation ran wild earlier this week when the network announced Hannity would be taking a mid-week vacation amid controversy over the host's promotion of unverified reports suggesting a link between murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich and his alleged contact with Wikileaks . Read More »

United Kingdom police stop sharing information on Manchester attack with USA after leaks

German authorities are now trying to determine whether Abedi had contact with Islamic extremists in Germany before flying to Manchester last week, the magazine said. In a speech at the summit , Mr Trump said the attack in Manchester demonstrated the "depths of the evil we face with terrorism". The bombing has caused revulsion across the world for targeting children and teenagers. Read More »

UK police arrest two more after Manchester attack

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to express her country's concerns about the matter to President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting on Thursday in Belgium, according to multiple published reports. Read More »

Two more arrests in Manchester bomb probe as police raid new address

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A teenage boy and a woman arrested by British police this week have since been released without charge, leaving nine in custody on United Kingdom soil who were arrested "on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act". British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Home Secretary Amber Rudd this morning confirmed it was unlikely bomber Salman Abedi was acting alone. Read More »

Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored

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Cuomo's announcement came as NBC 4 NY and Telemundo 47 also said they'd boycott the parade, scheduled for June 11, which marches up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan from 44th Street to 79th Street. "It became clear that the debate about this year's parade was dividing the community", JetBlue Airways Corp said in a statement on Monday. Lopez Rivera wasn't convicted in any of the bombings, but a former FALN member testified that he instructed members on how to make bombs, detonators and silencers. Read More »

Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

This has sparked a major row across both sides of the Atlantic, and a BBC report claims United Kingdom authorities have now stopped passing information to the USA as a result. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May raisedi the country's terror threat level from "severe" to " critical " Tuesday after law enforcement raided the home of the Abedi. Read More »

Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans

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Grande tweeted after the bombing she was "broken" by the attack by British-born Salman Abedi that was claimed by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ). "The British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise", Rudd said. Read More »

Celine Dion Met Drake in a Canadian Celebrity Mashup For the Ages

Check out the full list of Drizzy's accolades from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards below. Beyonce earned top female artist award, while Zayn Malik bagged top new artist trophy. With countless of artists nominated for numerous awards and countless more attending the show, Drake went home as the big victor. Starting with actress Vanessa Hudgens , the More Life artist sang admiration for her handsome ensemble and presence at the award show. Read More »

US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

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The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency responsible for the system says an interceptor will be launched Tuesday from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Californiaand soar toward the target that will be fired from a test range in the Pacific . Read More »

Celebrities wish new father Karan Johar on birthday

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Aamir Khan also turned up, wearing a "Mr Perfect" t-shirt, along with his wife and filmmaker Kiran Rao. Actress Deepika Padukone was all smiles when she attended the event. All the celebs from Bollywood attended the party, except Kangana Ranaut, Kajol and Salman Khan . Karan Johar had started off his Bollywood career assisting Aditya Chopra in the blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Read More »

Liam Payne Updates Everyone on How He's Dealing With Changing Dirty Diapers

The 23-year-old also shared that his friends, who had relentlessly teased him after video of him winking Cheryl during his audition for The X Factor as a 14-year-old emerged, were now dumbstruck in his famous girlfriend's presence. "The moment that little boy or girl looks in your eyes your life is changed forever", he gushed. He went on, "It's not something I would partake as a hobby". Read More »

Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

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Thursday's meeting was far more cordial, though, with the President taking to Twitter afterwards to express his satisfaction. Having famously described climate change as a "hoax", Trump may learn important lessons from the Pope's writings, which he promised to read. Read More »

NBA Free Agency 2017: Clippers should let Chris Paul walk away

League sources told ESPN that the Spurs are exploring options in what could be a tricky task for the franchise to form a star trio in having Paul team up with Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge in San Antonio . Golden State has owned the Western Conference for the last three years, and there might not be an end in sight with Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green likely to remain with the team for the foreseeable future. Read More »