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New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation

A third of those killed in Monday's bombing were children, and another 116 people were injured. On Saturday, Britain lowered its official terrorism threat level from "critical" to "severe" after police said they had dismantled a large part of Abedi's network.

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Rockstar Gregg Allman dies at 68

The group took up residence in a Macon, Ga., mansion nicknamed "the Big House" (which has now become the Allman Brothers Band Museum) and began cooking up a style that was at once rock, blues, country and jazz. When Allman's valet, Scooter Herring, was arrested for drug dealing in 1976, Allman, then married to singer-actress Cher, accepted immunity and testified to a grand jury against the man who acquired drugs for him.

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House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

Mr. Kushner is now reportedly a focus of the ongoing investigation into Russian collusion in Mr. Trump's election campaign over the meetings he had with Mr. As Trump and his entourage prepared to return to the US from Italy on Saturday, McMaster and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn fielded questions at a news briefing about reports that Kushner discussed establishing a backchannel line of communication between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.

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Salman Abedi may have built other explosives

But British police have stopped sharing information with USA authorities, after earlier warning their efforts were being hampered by continuing leaks to USA media, the BBC has reported . The UK government is also looking at the rumours and hoaxes that have been spread online. In Manchester's St. Ann's Square, where a sea of floral tributes grows by the hour, a crowd sang " Don't Look Back in Anger " - a song by the Manchester band Oasis.

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Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night

The competition included several stand-out performances such as Hollywood-based British star Robert Pattinson as a bank robber on the run from risky criminals in Benny and Josh Safdie's " Good Time ". "And I really liked Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories , which I thought was his most mellow film in a long time". This film, directed by director Humberto Solas, was one of the 20 films chosen for the 2017 Cannes Classics section, dedicated to showing the recovered movies that marked ...

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Manchester Police Make Arrests, Criticize Leaks

Floral tributes and messages of support left around the statue at St Ann's Square in Manchester . While Home Secretary Amber Rudd said he was on the radar of the intelligence service "up to a point", it was not clear how much attention officials had paid to his activities, where he was radicalized and whether authorities could have stopped him.

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Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network

United Kingdom police have identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the individual they suspect of having perpetrated the attack . Singer Ariana Grande announced Friday that she will perform a benefit concert in Britain in response to the terrorist attack at her show earlier this week.

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Hacker threat about stolen movie was a hoax, says Disney CEO

If not for global appeal, that would be a let down for a movie riding on a $230 million production budget . Just for context: Prometheus finished its domestic theatrical run in 2012 with $126.5 million in ticket sales, plus an additional $276.9 million from foreign audiences - and it never even opened in China.

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Hollywood stars at Chris Cornell funeral

According to reports rows of white chairs and floral arrangements were set out on the cemetery's lawn and Audioslave's Like a Stone was played from speakers. But his wife, Vicky , said last week she did not believe the singer meant to kill himself, suggesting that an anxiety drug he was taking may have played a role in impairing his judgment.

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More arrests in Manchester bombing as UK lowers threat level

In the pictures he can be seen wear a black puffer jacket, a grey cap, and carrying a backpack. British police say they have arrested a 14th suspect in connection with the Manchester attack. Rowley said, "Broadly speaking, as with any investigation of this nature, we are focusing on understanding Abedi's life; forensically examining a number of scenes, reviewing hours of CCTV from the night itself and the hours and before, financial work, communication, digital exhibits, the accounts from ...

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Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

This image reportedly shows Abedi carrying the backpack he allegedly used in the bombing. The straps of a knapsack are visible on his shoulders. A British voter angrily confronted Interior Minister Amber Rudd over the cuts, prompting her to deny that the attack was linked to falling police numbers.

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Chelsea's Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

It is a weird rule but nevertheless, forget the offside, for me I thought it was very lucky to not be given as a handball. Thibaut Courtois is hoping to be rewarded with a new Chelsea contract after helping his team to win the Premier League title.

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United Kingdom reduces threat level from Critical to Severe

The national threat level for terrorism has now been reduced from "critical" to "severe". Police also released two still images of Abedi, taken from CCTV, on Monday evening, the night of the attack, reports CNN . However, the Prime Minister warned that the "country should remain vigilant" during the hundreds of events taking place over the coming days - including the FA Cup final at Wembley and the Premiership Rugby final at Twickenham.

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The Shooting Of Terence Crutcher Verdict Is Met With Peaceful Protest

The Crutcher case was another in a string of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in the United States that has spawned periodic protests and the Black Lives Matter movement. Following the verdict shortly after 9pm local time (3am BST), about 100 demonstrators gathered in a plaza outside the courthouse chanting: "No Justice, No Peace.

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Pirates of the Caribbean review: A tale not worth telling

Brilliantly, this put the not-yet-self-indulgent talent of Gore Verbinski behind a camera, but let's be honest, it was Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow that made the film. Despite many, many odds - being the fifth film in a trilogy - " Salazar's Revenge " turns out to be something of a hoot. With director-duo Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning at the helm, the movie is a series of action set pieces.

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UK police say "large part of network" behind Manchester attack arrested

Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast that killed 22 people . In total, 10 people were arrested, but a man and a woman were later released. Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe.

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Man shot in Bangor supermarket auto park

It is understood the victim had been shot four times after he had just got out of a vehicle. "It is believed that one man has sustained gunshot wounds". Steven Agnew, the Green MLA for North Down, lives about two miles from the scene of the shooting. The gun attack on Sunday afternoon, in which multiple shots are believed to have been fired, happened at a branch of Sainsbury's.

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Fans at odds with judges' choices for Britain's Got Talent semi-finals

With the live semi-finals beginning on Monday, Stephen confirmed that the judges will no longer have any power to vote for which acts go through to the final, meaning the top two semi-final performances will be selected by the public vote alone.

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Cher leads tributes to Gregg Allman

After news of his death was announced, singer Cher , to whom he was married in the 1970s, tweeted "words are impossible", before sharing a picture of the two together. Bassists Allen Woody and Otiel Burbridge brought their own distinct styles as Allman Brothers. "When we started to record, I think it was a selfish daydream we had: How great would it be to have Gregg Allman on this song?" he recalled.

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Appreciating the retired single-digit numbers of the New York Yankees

Tino Martinez. Andy Pettitte . Jeter was once a young, touted player - he immediately made his mark in the baseball world. Finally, on Mother's Day, the Yankees held the mother of all ceremonies. Sunday was originally slated to feature the ceremonies for Jeter followed by a nationally televised night game, but heavy rains in NY created the need to play two games.

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KISS concert in Manchester cancelled after terrorist attacks

The attack on Manchester Arena was staged by 22-year-old Salman Abedi , a Manchester resident of Libyan descent. Separately, Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, and brother Hashem have both been detained by a powerful UN-affiliated militia in Libya.

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'Baywatch' is like 'The Avengers' on the beach: Zac Efron

The Bollywood star, who is back in the U.S. after a break in India, speaks about her Baywatch experience . There will be a new character, Victoria, who is Baywatch's villian - and is played by Priyanka Chopra . None of them are given much of anything to do, either". However, nearly every reviewer was impressed by Priyanka. Radio Times wrote, "Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra judges the mood perfectly, playing the villain with exactly the right amount of dramatic flair ("I'm not ...

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Media loses mind over Trump NATO speech

Another official who served in the Bush administration applauded Trump's call for more defense spending from allies. "His obsession with the matter has reinforced the impression that he sees North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as essentially a transactional arrangement, not as an indisputably important alliance that has kept the peace for 70 years and whose value can not be measured in dollars and cents", The Times wrote.

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Mother's Day: The most Special day of all

You're obviously waiting for the last-minute sales, so you're applying her lessons about saving money in real time. But perhaps in some small way, I'll find a way to celebrate my first Mother's Day without my Mom, knowing with certainty that I'm really not without her, but that she's still in my heart, and that one day we'll be together again.

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Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dies

It's really hard to overstate the impact of The Allman Brothers Band . Undaunted this toughest of American bands survived to find commercial success away from the bars and halls with the splendid Eat A Peach and the groundbreaking Brothers and Sisters which includes the perennial favourite "Ramblin" Man' .

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Top Gun sequel set to fly

Maybe you haven't noticed but it's been more than 30 years since Top Gun was released and now we certainly know that its sequel will become a reality. "I'm gonna start filming it probably in the next year". "I'd love to work on it if we can figure it out". Producer Jerry Bruckheimer teased a revival of the military-action drama when he posted a picture of himself and Tom on Twitter in January 2016 after they had a discussion about the sequel.

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UK police release photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

British officials confirmed that Abedi recently returned from Libya on May 18, and that police were seeking more information about his movements upon his return. "I have a few, like, holes in my legs. but compared to other people I'm quite lucky really", says Manchester bombing victim Millie Robson who had met Ariana Grande on the night of Monday's concert.

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Kaala Karikaalan: Nana Patekar lands a key role in Rajinikanth's film

The principal shooting of the Pa. Ranjith-directed film began here on Sunday. Set in Mumbai , Rajinikanth will play a gangster who fights for the rights of the Tamils living in the Dharavi area. "On a budget of almost ₹5 crore, a set of Dharavi slum has been recreated for the film". As as far as the film's technical team is concerned, barring editor Sreekar Prasad, Ranjith has retained all the members of his Kabali crew, including music composer Santhosh Narayanan .

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Senate To Start Drafting Health Care Bill Over Upcoming Recess

The Kansas House has approved a bill that would phase in a $280 million increase in the state's spending on public schools over two years even though some members said the extra money isn't enough to satisfy a court mandate. "The big difference in Texas is, they have been taken seriously". Abbott is expected to sign the law. Socially conservative governors in Arkansas and Kentucky rebuffed proposals as unnecessary and South Dakota's Republican governor vetoed a proposal in March.

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Brad Pitt, Billy Idol, Pharrell attend memorial for Soundgarden rocker Chris Cornell

Cornell was creamated this past Tuesday, May 23rd, and his final resting place, which is open to the public, is next to his friend Johnny Ramone. Along with Cornell's wife, Vicky , and his three children, Pharrell , Brad Pitt , Metallica's James Hetfield , Dave Navarro , Joe Walsh , Josh Brolin , Audioslave's Tom Morello and Cornell's Soundgarden bandmates were also in attendance.

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The Billboard Music Awards dazzle at T-Mobile Arena

Drake won 13 awards, including that for the Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist and Top Rap Artist. Upon accepting the award, Drake tipped his hat to Adele saying, "I just want to say hold tight Adele because when a new thing drops you will crawl your way back to get the record back".

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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

Interior minister Amber Rudd said Salman Abedi had likely not acted alone, and troops were being deployed to key sites across Britain to help prevent further attacks after the official threat level was raised to " critical ". "We have strict guidelines on how and in what ways we cover sensitive stories". "Our coverage of Monday's horrific attack has been both comprehensive and responsible", the newspaper said.

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Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Found Dead at 52

Cornell , who was on tour with Soundgarden , had performed a concert in Detroit on Wednesday night. Soundgarden reunited in 2010. Billboard says in their glowing review of the gig that he was in "high spirits" and that "at no point during [the] concert could anyone at Detroit's Fox Theatre have guessed that lead singer Chris Cornell would be dead just a few hours later".

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Militants kill 16 civilians in Philippines siege city

Duterte's aides frequently explain away his most controversial comments as being "merely rhetoric" or an "exaggeration" or comments only ordinary Filipinos would appreciate. "Together we pray for an end to terrorism that falsely claims to advance Islam and seeks to subjugate our land to the brutal IS", Abella said in a statement .

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Robert Pattinson ditches his British accent for roles

Since his breakout in the Twilight movies as vampire Edward Cullen, Robert has been trying to distance himself from romantic lead roles and in Good Time , he plays a tattooed bank robber with a goatee beard and pockmarks who is trying to save his arrested brother after a robbery goes wrong.


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