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Ringling Bros. Circus gives final performance after 146 years

Ringling is "the grandparent" of the circus art form and many other kinds of modern live entertainment, according to Scott O'Donnell, a former performer with Ringling and now executive director of Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey performers ride camels during a performance Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Ringling Brothers' elephants are now being housed at a special facility outside Orlando.

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NSW stay low-key for Origin opener

The Roosters famously signed Napa as a teenager after he knocked out two rivals with shoulder charges and the Maroons believe Napa's aggression is tailor-made for State of Origin. " NSW have got that tag at the moment and probably rightly so with the changes to our side". Already Hayne has scored the most amount of tries (nine) for NSW since 1998 - nine more than O'Neill, who has been unable to score a try for Queensland or club-side the Cowboys, since April a year ago.

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WWE Smackdown! Live Results 5/30 WWE Smackdown! Women's

Styles again. He then introduces his guest, Shinsuke Nakamura, who is also in the Money in the Bank ladder match and who pinned Owens last week. Before the match starts, all five women brawl all over the place. Corbin and Owens beatdown Nakamura until Zayn ran down to make the save. In the house show match, the team of Nakamura and Zayn grabbed the victory, as one Twitter user provided some of the takeaways, including that Nakamura spent 80 percent of the match on the apron.

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Musicians and Actors Pay Respect to Chris Cornell at Memorial Service

Vicky Cornell penned an open letter to her husband that was posted online by Billboard on Wednesday in which she promised to fight for him and take care of their children. A private memorial took place at the cemetery, located at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd.in Hollywood, before a public viewing of the Soundgarden frontman's burial site at 3 p.m.

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Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel, Modi cite mutual values

With all President Donald Trump has on his plate this week - staff shakeups, the Russian Federation probes and Jared Kushner; health care, budget, debt ceiling and the Paris climate deal - Trump on Tuesday morning made a decision to escalate his attack on Germany over trade.

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Tiger Woods breaks silence after arrest, claims 'alcohol was not involved'

Police say Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel but had no alcohol in his system when officers spotted his auto stopped along a Florida road. The first, more-detailed report shows the initial officer arriving to Woods' still-on Mercedes-Benz and having to wake the 14-time major victor.

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Gal Gadot helps deliver DC's first great superhero movie

Gadot's Diana/Wonder Woman is brilliant but unsophisticated; fearless but sometimes reckless; compassionate yet stubborn; idealistic yet capable of deadly force when there's no other choice; endowed with astounding powers but as yet unsure of how to harness and master all her gifts.

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How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital facelifts

Though that was more than the next five films combined, the Friday-to-Sunday take of $62.6M marked the lowest opening weekend by far for any of the Pirates sequels which fell in the range of $90M to $136M. During certain weekends at the box office this summer, some summer movies will have the advantage of being the only major newcomer and having moviegoers' undivided attention.

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Swedish Comedy 'The Square' Wins Palme d'Or Top Prize at Cannes

Spanish irector Pedro Almodovar presided over a jury that included German director Maren Ade, American actress Jessica Chastain , Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, French multi-hyphenate Agnes Jaoui, South Korean director Park Chan-wook, American megastar Will Smith, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino and French composer Gabriel Yared.

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The Fight Is On! Godzilla Vs. Kong Finds Its Director

Kong . The story for Godzilla vs. Kong has not yet been shared, but we'll hopefully know more after King of the Monsters is eventually released. Michael Straczynski ( Babylon 5 ). Like those individuals, Wingard has cut his teeth on mostly low budget and indie features to date, and nearly primarily in the horror genre.

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Veteran producer and late legend Dr Rajkumar's wife, Parvathamma, passes away

Parvathamma was the only woman producer-distributor-exhibitor of Kannada films. He was 76-year-old. Speaking about Parvathamma, she had produced around 80 films by 2012. Her banner was called Poornima Enterprises . She was credited for introducing many actresses to Kannada like Sudharani, Malashri, Prema, Anu Prabhakar, Rakshita and Ramya.

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Scott Pelley departs as anchor of the CBS Evening News

Pelley succeeded Katie Couric as anchor and managing editor of CBS Evening News in June 2011. At the time, the network denied the story, telling us, "There's no truth to this". The three evening news programs on ABC, NBC, and CBS are a relic of the past, however, and their market share has been dwindling. Watch this space for updates on the apparent removal of Scott Pelley as CBS Evening News anchor.

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Guentzel's late goal gives Penguins Game 1 over Predators

P.K. Subban scored for the Predators early in the game, but the Penguins challenged the play to see if it was offsides. Guentzel then scored to bring PPG Paints Arena back to life and Bonino put away his second of the night into an empty net for the night's final score.

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Preakness Stakes victor, payouts: Superfecta brings in huge money

Cloud Computing trainer Chad Brown held his horse out of the Derby and pointed specifically toward the Preakness . "It has sunk in", he said of his first classic win. "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day". In doing so he was only the fourth horse in 34 years to win the Preakness Stakes without first running in the Kentucky Derby .

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Lynda Carter, Gal Gadot shine on "Wonder Woman" carpet

But did you know Wonder Woman once ran for president ? "Like many people out there, I had no shortage of excitement and goodwill towards this female-led superhero project, but in the event it's plagued by the same problems that dragged down previous visits to the DC movie world: over-earnestness, bludgeoning special effects, and a messy, often wildly implausible plot", he added.

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Memorial Day parades, ceremonies honor fallen military

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Monday that Ohioans have defended the United States in wars throughout the years on behalf of past and current generations of Americans and "future generations not yet born". This year I will miss visiting the National Cemetery in Grand Prairie, where my friend and father figure Mr. Everett Blauvelt is resting. The stars and stripes flew at half-mast across the Carolina Field of Honor in Triad Park on Memorial Day.

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Sportswriter Tweets Japanese Indy 500 Winner Makes Him 'Uncomfortable'

I would consider coming back here to race now that I know all the procedures". On a powerhouse Andretti Autosport team that included twice Formula One world champion Alonso , last year's victor Alexander Rossi , 2014 victor Ryan Hunter-Reay, Briton Jack Harvey and Marco Andretti , it was easy to overlook the soft-spoken Sato .

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We need more female film directors, says Jessica Chastain

He played a tormented war veteran trying to save a teenage girl from a sex trafficking ring. Spanish director Pedro Almodovar , who chaired the jury, said the winning film was a rich and "completely contemporary" tale about "the dictatorship of being politically correct".

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Trump's communications director set to leave White House - Trump adviser

The communications operation - and Dubke and Spicer specifically - have come under sharp criticism from Trump and many senior officials in the West Wing, who believe the president has been poorly served by his staff, in particular in the aftermath of the Comey firing.

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Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation

One of the scandalous love affairs of the last 20 years is ending. Fualaau was only in the 6th grade when he was groomed and seduced by Letourneau, a 34-year-old teacher he met while he was in her class at Shorewood Elementary School in Burien, Washington .

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Everything you need to know about the Manchester attack so far

At least 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester , the country's deadliest terror attack in 12 years. A British official said that Abedi had been on the periphery of the intelligence radar before the massacre. "We take full responsibility for that and obviously regret that that happened", the secretary of state told reporters.

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Ariana Grande's Brother Frankie Emotionally Speaks Out About 'Horrific Tragedy' in Manchester

Joan Grande had been in the audience at Manchester Arena for the pop star's Dangerous Woman Tour stop on 22 May (17), when an explosion rocked the venue moments after the show wrapped, killing 22 people and injuring many others. "As the chaos of people fleeing for exits started. I don't have words", she wrote. "You see, you are no more responsible for the actions of an insane coward who committed an evil act in your proximity than you would be for a devastating natural disaster or acts of ...

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Kathy Griffin draws ire over gruesome anti-Trump photo shoot

I've made a lot of mistakes in my career. I crossed the line. In her tweet, Griffin said she captioned the photo "there was blood coming out of his eyes, blood coming of his. According to the gossip site , Griffin joked with Shields on set they would need to move to Mexico after the photos were released or fear imprisonment.

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Trump condemns fatal OR stabbings; says victims stood against hate

One of the victims of the hate speech is sending her thanks to those who came to her defense, according to KPTV . "Our prayers are w/ them", Trump said in a Twitter message. "He told us to go back to Saudi Arabia and he told us we shouldn't be here and to get out of his country. He was just telling us that we basically weren't anything and that we should just kill ourselves".

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British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

Police said the attacker had the suitcase in at least two Manchester neighborhoods. "I want to stress that this is a different item than the one he used in the attack", Superintendent Jackson said. Additional information has revealed that, prior to the bombing , two people familiar with Abedi separately contacted the police warning of his extremist views , the BBC reports.

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G7 summit fails to close gulf with U.S. on climate

She added: "Here we have a situation of six against one, meaning there is still no sign of whether the U.S. will remain in the Paris accord or not". The G7 leaders met late last week in Taormina, Italy , and naturally climate change was on the agenda.

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Dead men may spell the end of Pirates

But you still go out to eat. " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ", out in theaters worldwide this weekend, sees Johnny Depp reprise his role as the hapless, swaying, slurring pirate Captain Jack Sparrow , once again roped into an adventure on the high seas.

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Kell Brook Reacts To Errol Spence Jr Defeat In Sheffield

The uncle, who first came up with the idea of a huge Bramall Lane match for Kell Brook 23 years ago, says the beaten Sheffield fighter did the city and his family proud - but hopes his nephew now goes to a higher weight division. Instead, Spence looked to fight on his own terms. The 27 year-old overcame some big shots and bullying tactics from Brook early on to break the Briton's OTHER eye socket during the fight's mid-rounds.

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Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun' sequel

The long-mooted sequel to his 1986 classic looks set to begin filming in 2018 with the actor telling Australian morning show Sunrise: " It is definitely happening ". I know, I know, it's happening. You are the first people that I've said . Despite mixed reviews, the original Top Gun was a massive success a the box office - earning more than $450 million worldwide against a budget of less than $30 million.

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Stapleton remains in Billboard top 10

The band's seventh album sold 111,000 equivalent album units (including the streaming metric) in its first week with 100,000 in actual album sales, reports Billboard . Harry Styles' debut self-titled album, "Harry Styles", falls to No. 3 in its second week with 67,000 units. Drake's More Life saw a return of listeners, jumping up three spots to number four.

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Ariana Grande Announces Benefit Concert To Take Place In Manchester

British police identified Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British citizen of Libyan descent, as the Manchester Arena bomber on Tuesday. May and US President Donald Trump "noted that there had been strong agreement in discussions so far that the G7 should do more collectively on counter terrorism", Downing Street said in a statement .

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Former contestant on 'The Bachelorette' dead at 31

Tragedy has fallen another member of Bachelor Nation with news that Michael Nance , who competed for the heart of Emily Maynard on Season 8 of " The Bachelorette ", died Monday of causes that have yet to be determined. "He'll be missed but not forgotten", Bukowski wrote. "Addiction is a awful disease, may he finally find peace", he wrote. He was a very sweet and kind man.

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An 'Animaniacs' Reboot In the Works With Steven Spielberg to Develop

IndieWire reports an Animaniacs reboot is in the early phases of development over at Amblin TV and Warner Bros., with Spielberg producing. After almost two decades in captivity, the Warner Bros. Are you glad to hear Animaniacs is coming back? Animation. Fans can thank Netflix if this new version ultimately comes to pass, because the original series has apparently "experienced a new surge in popularity" since it became available on the streaming service past year.

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Swedish art gallery satire The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Actor Joaquin Phoenix , who was named best actor for his role in the film " You Were Never Really Here ", reacts next to jury member Jessica Chastain . Robin Campillo's 120 Beats Per Minute , a French film about AIDS activists in the 1990s, won the grand prize (effectively second place). The director of Julieta and All About My Mother said the festival was "the birth of a lot of wonderful movies" and that he had been "completely mesmerised" by some of the films in competition .

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Ruben Ostlund's 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

But despite his praise for the winning film, the I'm So Excited director , known for his interest in female-focused and LGBT storylines, broke down with emotion when asked about 120 Beats Per Minute . Ruben Ostlund's satirical drama inspired by the arts world, which stars British actor Dominic West and Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss , beat a host of top films to pick up the coveted title.


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