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High society: Pippa Middleton marries at almost-royal event

A downpour erupted minutes after the ceremony started and ended just seconds before the 45-minute ceremony concluded. The bride's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, have had an elaborate glass marquee built on the grounds of their estate for the reception.

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See Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Try to Save His Job on 'SNL'

And so, too, is Melissa McCarthy's impression of him as the bullying, prop-wielding, obfuscating "Spicey". The Spicer would be back on SNL. "Let me put this whole Russian thing to bed: Trump is innocent", he seethed at the press corps.

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It's Officially Blockbuster Season: 'Guardians 2' Opens With $145M

Billboard 200. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stars a band of misfits played by Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana , Dave Bautista , Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper . Fearing the might of " Guardians ", no other major studio releases debuted over the weekend. It has brought in 156.7 million USA dollars in North America after 38 days in theaters.

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan top 10 photos from Cannes Film Festival 2017

L'Oreal Paris, the brand Aishwarya represents, posted a series a photos of her red carpet look on Twitter . While Aishwarya looked ravishing in an off white dress with colourful floral prints, Longoria sported a casual look in a grey track suit.

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Netflix told their films should not win Cannes as festival opens

Netflix, which streams films and television shows to subscribers, has two of the hottest movies in contention for the Palme d'Or - its first time in competition at the festival. The battle ― which has divided film-makers ― has prompted French directors and producers to appeal to their government to change the rules. Security at this year's Cannes is higher than ever.

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Jammu and Kashmir: National Investigation Agency quizzes separatist leaders over subversive acts

The spokesperson said Advisor Foreign Affairs has written a letter to the UN inviting its attention towards demographic changes being engineered by India in Occupied Kashmir in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. "Yes, Pakistan is a basic party to the Kashmir dispute and it is supporting the freedom struggle in Kashmir", Khan told the media. The NIA team will be reviewing evidence collected in connection with the burning of schools a year ago after the Hizbul Mujahideen's poster ...

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Iran: Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout

An Iranian woman flashes a victory sign as she waits to cast her ballot in the presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran on Friday. The election Friday is largely viewed as a referendum on the 68-year-old cleric's more moderate policies, which paved the way for the nuclear accord despite opposition from hard-liners.

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Pippa Middleton's Wedding: All The Details We Know (So Far)

However, while Pippa served as Kate's maid of honor at her wedding to Prince William in 2011, Kate will reportedly be Pippa's matron of honor since maid of honors are traditionally unmarried women. Does the Queen have a role? Prince Charles and his wife Camilla also plan to miss the event, which is drawing only the younger royals. It was not known if they were invited or not.

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Alien: Covenant Gets Psychosexual In a Bloody, Baroque, Deeply Weird Story

After Scott hit the big time directing the first movie in 1979, Avatar's James Cameron , Fight Club's David Fincher, and ( most bizarrely) Amélie's Jean-Pierre Jeunet all took a crack at continuing the story. Danny McBride was easily the standout actor. Covenant finds itself sandwiched between the worst and the best movies in the series: forced to continue the dangling story threads of a backstory nobody ever asked for and somehow connect it to a film that always worked best ...

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X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack

Microsoft's chief lawyer, Brad Smith, said the attacks should act as a "wake-up" call to governments worldwide and laid part of the blame on U.S. intelligence agencies the CIA and National Security Agency for "stockpiling" software code which could be exploited by hackers.

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Nick and Aaron Carter's Dad Dies at 65: Read Their Tributes

The 29 year old wrote alongside a selfie with his dad: "My heart is completely shattered I'm in shock and I loved my dad so much". It is unknown whether Nick and Aaron were on speaking terms with Jane, although sources told TMZ that the whole family was on good terms with Bob at the time of his passing.

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Sonam excited for Cannes, but has no advice for Deepika

On Day 1, for the red carpet she stunned everybody by wearing jewel-toned maroon creation by Marchesa Notte for her red carpet appearance at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival. Besides her, Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will also be representing the brand at Cannes 2017 . Shruti, who was at Cannes for the screening of her movie, Sangamithra , teamed up the sombre outfit with a pair of studded, silver Christian Louboutin pumps, which was probably the most peppy ...

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Kim Kardashian Celebrates Reaching 100 Million Followers on Instagram

As most Kardashian fans know, the star took a social media hiatus following her Paris robbery in late 2016 where she was held at gunpoint. Many of Kim's most popular Instagram uploads are pictures of her family. Apart from Gomez, pop singers Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Beyonce , along with European soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo , are the other users to hit the 100 million mark.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat's Untitled Sells for a Staggering $110 Million

Only 12 paintings are believed to have fetched more than $100 million. The canvas was bought by entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa , founder of e-commerce giant Start Today, after a protracted, old-school bidding war that included four participants beyond the $60 million pre-sale estimate.

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Ex-US Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

Of his actions, Weiner reportedly told the courtroom , " I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse ". NBC News reports that Weiner sent pornographic videos to the girl and asked her to reciprocate with nudes and masturbation videos.

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At least two dead as tornadoes tear through US Midwest

There were reports of possible tornadoes in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center said. State emergency officials are juggling multiple responsibilities, severe weather damage in Barron County and more severe storms moving into Southern Wisconsin Wednesday night.

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Fox News Channel founder Roger Ailes dies aged 77

Mr. Ailes died after a fall at his Palm Beach, Fla., home on May 10 caused bleeding on the brain, the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office said. Democrats also weighed in on someone they often saw as a foe. LawNewz.com founder Dan Abrams discussed the legal implications of Ailes' death on Friday's "Good Morning America".

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Aishwarya dons princess look for Cannes red carpet appearance

The moments captured at the red carpet are nothing short of magical, and Aishwarya is the princess of this fairytale land. The green-eyed beauty is all set to walk the red carpet on May 19 and 20, and we are eagerly waiting to see the magic she weaves this year.

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Key events in ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner's career, downfall

The government recommended between 21 and 27 months imprisonment, which Weiner's counsel agreed to, though ultimately it is up to a judge to decide. Weiner, 52, was released on bail pending sentencing, which is scheduled for September 8, the release said.

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Jason Chaffetz announces date for his early departure from Congress

Mr. Chaffetz won 73% of the vote in the 2016 election and Utah's entire congressional delegation is Republican. The Utah congressman demanded in a letter to the FBI on Tuesday that all communications between former Director of the FBI James Comey and President Donald Trump after The New York Times claimed that Trump pressured Comey to discontinue the investigation of former national security adviser Gen.

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Pleasure working in 'King Arthur': David Beckham

Guy Ritchie's monumentally thudding "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" comes across like an Arthurian mashup of " Game of Thrones " and "Lord of the Rings". Broadcaster Piers Morgan called his performance "Oscar-level excellent", going on to say "he could be the third Mitchell brother!" Beckham's character answers: "Bouncing on me knee - where do ya think I want ya?" Beckham, who also had a cameo in Ritchie's previous movie, "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", said it was "nice to be involved" in ...

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Mamma Mia movie musical sequel is happening

Universal Pictures has dated the film, titled " Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! ", for July 20 next year, according to The Hollywood Reporter . No official word on a story line for the sequel but upcoming film will reportedly include hits from ABBA and Euro-pop OGs Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus are reportedly going to provide music and lyrics, as well as serve as executive producers.

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North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Kim accused the council of playing "to the tune of the US again" and protested the Trump administration's demand for countries to choose allegiance between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, his country's official name.

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Mark Frost reveals new Twin Peaks book is on the way

And don't get me started on 1992's " Fire Walk With Me ", a movie prequel that reunited most of the series cast and featured a drug orgy and a cameo by David Bowie, not at the same time . There is an argument to be made that attempts at this kind of dot-connecting are facile, or that efforts to get inside Lynch's head are both futile and unnecessary.

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Russia's Putin pledges to send food to Venezuela

Clashes at street demos have left 47 people dead since the protests erupted on April 1, according to prosecutors, who yesterday updated an earlier toll of 43. The South American nation has been subject to an imperialist-backed economic war, including sanctions, as well as weeks of right-wing opposition protests that are increasingly sinking to the level of violent riots.

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Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy

That's unclear. Assange suspects there is a secret USA indictment against him for WikiLeaks' publication of leaked classified American documents, which has infuriated US officials. He said he has suffered a "terrible injustice", without ever being charged with a crime. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday that "any decision that is taken about United Kingdom action in relation to him (Assange) would be an operational matter for the police".

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GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

Mr Trump met Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, and the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, at the White House on Wednesday last week. Citing anonymous officials, USA media reported on May 15 that during his May 10 meeting with Lavrov, Trump had disclosed highly classified information received from a us ally - reportedly Israel - about a planned operation by the extremist group Islamic State (IS).

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Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

He neither confirmed nor denied the existence of tapes of the conversation. James Clapper, who retired in January as director of national intelligence, told NBC's Andrea Mitchell that Comey told him on the night of the dinner the president had invited him - and he was uneasy about it.

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Ryan says no rush to judgment on Comey firing

Trump removed Comey in the middle of a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian interference in the the 2016 US presidential election, and possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia. The White House disputed Comey's account of the February conversation concerning Flynn, but did not offer specifics. Ryan declined to wade into whether Trump obstructed justice - a crime under USA law.

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Firefighter dies while fighting massive blaze at San Antonio strip mall

Over 100 firefighters responded to the blaze. At least one of the firefighters was airlifted to San Antonio Military Medical Center, according to initial reports . The six-year department veteran was later found dead among the debris. Firefighters were seen forming two columns and saluted an ambulance that departed the scene just after midnight Friday morning.

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Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski show leg at Cannes International Film Festival

Hailey, 20, also posted a photograph of the three women on the yacht in the south of France, where the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival is now being staged. She flashed even more underwear and crotch as she ascended the stairs of the Palais des Festivals. Deepika at the red carpet. But it was Gone Girl actress Ratajkowski's social media post to her fans that revealed just how much they were getting into the Cannes party spirit.

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Over 3 feet of snow falls in Colorado's mountains

The winter storm warning is in effect until 3 p.m. on Friday for Denver and the urban corridor and 6 p.m. for the high country. Heavy snow is also expected in the foothills west of Denver and in the mountains. Rusch said no roads are now closed and there were 81 reported power outage areas, that were small pockets of outages. I-70 saw intermittent closures typical during the height of winter.

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Noonan to relinquish Finance role and retire at next election

Mr Kenny revealed his decision to stand down at a private meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party and after delaying the announcement for several months. Meanwhile, the party has revealed details of how Enda Kenny's successor will be chosen, with the party using an electoral college system for the first time.

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Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

Eventually Erdogan turns away and slowly walks into the embassy. Video shot during the melee showed at least one person getting kicked in the head as police scrambled to subdue the crowd. The US agrees with Turkey in designating the PKK as a terrorist organization, but rejects the idea that Kurdish forces in Syria or Iraq should be treated in the same fashion.

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Will Smith, Pedro Almodovar open testy Cannes Film Festival

Jessica Chastain and Paolo Sorrentino are also on the jury, alongside German director Maren Ade ( Toni Erdmann ), South Korean helmer Park Chan-wook ( The Handmaiden ), Chinese star Fan Bingbing ( Iron Man 3 ), French actress Agnes Jaoui ( The Taste of Others ) and Oscar-winning composer Gabriel Yared ( The English Patient ).


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