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May confronts Trump on intelligence concerns after leaks row

United Kingdom security services were said to be furious as their American counterparts apparently released sensitive information, including pictures of the arena crime scene, to the USA media. The latest raids were made early on Friday in Moss Side, a district of Manchester , and another in Merseyside, about 30 miles west of the city. Suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi had expressed a desire to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city a year ago, a source ...

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CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over gruesome Trump video as backlash builds

Griffin , an outspoken critic of Trump, likely knew the images would draw some negative attention. In a statement made before her termination, CNN said it found Griffin's actions "disgusting and offensive", and mentioned it was evaluating its New Year's Eve coverage.

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Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Bloody Decapitated Trump Image

The photo and video were first posted Tuesday morning by TMZ; Griffin apologized Tuesday evening but by then the image had already been widely shared and condemned. Donald Trump Jr ., the president's son, called the photo "disgusting but not surprising". Hillary Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine, urged Democrats soon after Trump's inauguration to "fight in the streets" against the president.

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Trump hits out at comedian over 'sick' beheading photo

Griffin joked during the shoot with celebrity photographer Tyler Shields that she'd probably have to flee to Mexico when the image became public, according to TMZ . It wasn't amusing. I get it", the 56-year-old comic said. But hours after the photo's release, Griffin apologized for the incident in a video saying she went "too far" and was wrong.

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Hillary Clinton Says Russian Misinformation Campaign Was "Guided" by Americans

Hillary Clinton believes that Russian Federation did not act alone in its effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. Beginning in December, Facebook began introducing tools to try to prevent fake news stories from spreading.

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Ariana Grande's Free Ticket Offer to Manchester Fans Leads to Eligibility Concerns

A suicide bomber detonated a device as fans were exiting the Dangerous Woman singer's show at Manchester Arena on May 22, killing 22 people and injuring 116 others. Arianators and Lovatics have been anxious that there may be resentment between Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande as of late, but fortunately, they could not be more wrong.

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Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

Gregg Allman , the organist and singer for the Allman Brothers Band which helped spawn the genre of southern rock , has died . The legendary founder of The Allman Brothers Band has died at age 69 on Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia.

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ISIS claims responsibility for auto bombing in Baghdad

They are competing to capture land held by Islamic State , which is retreating as it comes under intense attack in Iraq and along Syria's Euphrates basin. Maan al-Saadi, commander of special operations, said the forces have taken control of 70 per cent of al-Saha neighbourhood in north of the IS-held old city centre and killed around 70 IS militants, majority foreigners and non-Iraqi Arabs, in the battles during the past two days.

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How 'Wonder Woman' Built a World of Women, Onscreen and Off

Gadot's heritage and support for Israel is the driving factor in the Campaign's " Wonder Women " boycott. Wonder Woman also stars Danny Huston (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Children of Men ), Robin Wright ( The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo , Netflix 's House of Cards ), Ewen Bremner ( Exodus: Gods and Kings , Snowpiercer ), Saïd Taghmaoui ( American Hustle ), Elena Anaya ( The Skin I Live In ), Connie Nielsen ( Gladiator , Nymphomaniac: Vol.

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Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor

The New York Times is ditching the public editor position, created in 2003 as the paper sought to restore its credibility with readers after a plagiarism scandal. Spayd's columns were often based on reader complaints, and the topics that she chose to cover ("a New York Times culture writer, Sopan Deb, reacted to a vulgar tweet by the rapper Bow Wow with a comment Deb now wishes he hadn't made") received quite a bit of criticism and ridicule .

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Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Bombing

The attack is one of the deadliest in Kabul and comes at the start of the holy month of Ramadan. The official was not authorized to speak to the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The explosion destroyed or damaged more than 50 vehicles, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said . May 26- Taliban fighters attacked an army camp in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 15 soldiers.

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Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

Trump faced considerable pressure to hold to the deal during visits with European leaders and Pope Francis on his recent trip overseas. The anonymous official added there may be "caveats in the language" the U.S. Other nations have swiftly moved to take over the leadership role on climate that the United States would be abandoning. If Trump does decide to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement , the entire pact could crumble and open the door to high-polluting nations like China and ...

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Beaches, Bathing Suits, And Finally On The Big Screen, 'Baywatch'

The action comedy movie - which is based on the popular television show of the same name and stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron - hits theaters today , but producer Beau Flynn has said the production crew already have "an wonderful story" lined up for a second installment.

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Pres. Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

In a speech after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, he said "words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love or the totality of their courage". Byers lived in the Colorado Springs, Colo., area near Fort Carson, where he was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group. Their family members wept as the audience gave them a standing ovation.

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Dwayne Johnson introduced Baywatch castmates to 'butt glue'

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron star in the film, out in USA movie theatres tomorrow, which also features Kelly Rohrbach in the role made famous on television by the red-swimsuited Pamela Anderson, who was often filmed running along the beach in slow motion.

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Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Photo of "Decapitated Trump" After It Sparks Outrage

The rapport between Cooper and the unpredictable Griffin was a frequent point of discussion on social media during the countdown to the ball drop. "I was wrong", Griffin said in a Twitter post Tuesday evening amid calls for her to be removed from future New Year's Eve broadcasts on CNN.

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Trump expected to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv

President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to renew a six-month waiver that will keep the US embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv instead of moving it to Jerusalem, two USA officials confirmed to NBC News. During his campaign for office, Trump expressed support for moving the embassy and has appointed a strong supporter of such a move as his ambassador to Israel.

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'Top Gun' sequel is 'definitely happening,' Tom Cruise says

In addition, Cruise said that he might start filming the sequel of the 1986 classic movie next year, AceShowbiz said. When asked if he would be up for doing a Top Gun 2 , Val replied: "Hell yes, and what a hoot it will be". So let's just hope that this time " Top Gun 2" does happen. The movie won several awards including an Oscar for best music, Original Song awarded to Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock.

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Grande and friends returning to Manchester for benefit show

Grande announced the line-up last night, just eight days after the terror attack at her Manchester Arena show left 22 dead and hundreds injured. British police have so far arrested 16 people in their investigation following the attack on May 22 and has said they are "making good progress" with around 1,000 people working on the case.

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Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured In Bombing In Kabul

The U.S. -led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan said "the vigilance and courage of Afghan security forces prevented the VBIED from gaining entry to the Green Zone, but the explosion caused civilian casualties in the vicinity". As many as 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded in explosion on Kabul's diplomatic quarter. Following are the most deadly attacks in Kabul over the past year.

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Kathy Griffin Apologizes For Graphic Photo of Her Holding Trump Severed Head

She described the project as an "artsy fartsy statement " on Instagram and says she does not condone causing harm to others. "I just saw the reaction to these images. "I made a mistake and I was wrong". "She's actually begged for forgiveness, and I believe in forgiveness". CNN called the picture "disgusting and offensive" in a statement , adding that it was "evaluating our New Year's coverage".

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Darci Lynne Farmer Performs Ventriloquist Act for 'AGT' & Wins Our Hearts

But, following her dreams, she chose to enter the show. Her hard work paid off! But it was Spice Girl Mel B . who was so impressed with Darci's performance that she slapped her Golden Buzzer, sending the stunned girl straight to the live shows.

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New arrest in Manchester attack investigation as police search for accomplices

Police in Manchester say two more arrests have been made in connection with the investigation into the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert as British authorities threaten to not share any more information with the US after leaks to the media.

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Trump expected to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

According to Axios , the details of the pullout are being worked out by a team which includes Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt . They enabled regulators to rewrite key rules curbing United States carbon emissions, lift a temporary ban on federal coal leasing and scrap a requirement for federal officials to consider the impact of climate change when making decisions.

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Everything Deepika Padukone wore on Day 2 of Cannes 2017

This incident was captured ahead of the festival's opening ceremony on Wednesday when she had made her way on the red carpet at Ismael's Ghosts screening with dad Mohamed Hadid . Deepika at the red carpet. The 25-year-old actress and Bella , 20, wore strikingly similar gowns on the opening night of the annual film festival, before they slipped into more casual attire and indulged in some raunchy dance moves on a boat off the French coast.

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Andrew Garfield surprises audience at London drag show

The Amazing Spider-Man star attended the Werq the World Tour at the Troxy in London on Tuesday, and gave the audience a major surprise when he hopped on stage at the drag queen revue, completely stealing the show. The impromptu performance was brought about thanks to the show's Wig in a Box segment - and it's safe to say that the Oscar nominee brought his A-game for the number.

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Sportswriter apologizes for 'racist' tweet about Indy 500 victor

Frei has since deleted the tweet, which prompted an outcry, and issued an apology . Later that night, Frei tweeted a public apology in which he talked about his father's service in WWII. A spectacular crash between Scott Dixon and Jay Howard came in the first half of the race, with Dixon's vehicle flying through the air after colliding with Howard's.

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Wenger agrees two-year Arsenal extension

Although the Gunners have not won the Premier League title since 2004, Saturday's FA Cup victory over Chelsea is, according to Wenger, one of the reasons they should keep him on. "I think I have shown you that I have exactly the same commitment". He added: "Together, we are much, much stronger than we are when we are arguing and trying to prove who's right and who's wrong".

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Video of Chinese Factory Making Budweiser Beer is Seriously Disgusting

The second clip shows the counterfeit Budweiser beer packed in cardboard boxes and ready to be shipped out. The filled cans were then placed on a dirty conveyor belt leading to a canning machine, which sealed the contaminated cans. Then some officials in uniform appear in the picture, suggesting that the factory was being raided. Many people on Chinese social media have said they are disgusted by the video.

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The global consequences of Trump pulling out of Paris deal

The political news website Axios reported that he'd told confidants he plans to pull the US out of the deal. US President Donald Trump is reportedly pulling out the Paris climate accord. Climate change is unstoppable. "Four years of the Trump administration may have only modest consequences, but eight years of bad policy would probably wreck the world's chances of keeping warming below the global target of 2 degrees Celsius ", he explained .

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"Snow White" Spoof Called Out for Body Shaming

The movie follows seven princes on a quest to find a pair of enchanted red shoes that will lift a curse that transformed them into dwarfs. Yet the controversial plot hasn't gone down well with public figures like Holliday, who are all about promoting body confidence.

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Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

This is a developing story . The BBC said Nazir worked as a driver for the BBC Afghan Service for more than four years and was a "popular colleague". Windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a kilometre from the blast site. Zabihullah Mujahid , a spokesman for the Taliban , said that Wednesday's explosion had "nothing to do with the Mujahedeen of Islamic Emirate, " as the Taliban call themselves.

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Explosion kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

The ministry also said all staff members of the Indian embassy are safe in the explosion that took place in the close vicinity of the embassy premises. As of now, no group has yet claimed responsibility. He said more than 30 vehicles were destroyed or damaged. The British, Canadian, Chinese , Turkish and Iranian embassies and Afghanistan's foreign ministry are also in the area of the blast.

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President Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by global obligations. The precise mechanism for withdrawal hasn't yet been determined, and White House officials cautioned the plans could change until Trump makes his decision public.

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Trump to withdraw US from Paris agreement on climate change

They enabled regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions, lift a temporary ban on federal coal leasing and scrap a requirement for federal officials to consider the impact of climate change when making decisions. Also, earlier this month Musk joined other business executives who sent Trump an open letter urging him to stay in the Paris agreement . In an attempt to understand what could happen to the planet if the US pulls out of the Paris Accord, the Associated Press ...


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