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17th arrest made in Manchester terror attack

Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old man, was identified as the suicide bomber. Hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes and workplaces while bomb disposal experts examined a white Nissan Micra, before it was towed away. Salman Abedi, 22, whose family are believed to be of Libyan origin, died after detonating an improvised explosive device as people began leaving a show by USA singer Ariana Grande .

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How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies

That handily defeats the previous record for a movie directed by a woman - $85.1 million for Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey . That record now belongs to Fifty Shades of Grey directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson which earned $93 million (€82.5 million) on its opening weekend.

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"Wonder Woman" Movie Inspired by "Superman: The Movie"

While sitting down for an interview with Katie Couric , the Israel-born actress was asked who would win in a battle between Thor and Wonder Woman . And yes, Diana will be placed amongst the men of the Justice League later this year, but she will be much more likely to take charge after sealing herself as a true symbol of female empowerment and leadership.

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Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate diplomatic rift

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, bahrain , Egypt , Yemen and the maldives severed ties with Qatar yesterday over accusations it supported extremism. Turkey, which has good relations with Qatar and other Persian Gulf countries, has offered to mediate the diplomatic conflict.

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Female-powered 'Wonder Woman' leaps to record $100.5 million opening

While skewing somewhat female, it drew a fairly evenly split audience. Unusually for a superhero film, the majority of Wonder Woman's audience was female. Not only did Jenkins topple the box office opening record for a female director, which was previously held by 50 Shades of Grey'sSam Taylor-Johnson at $82.5 million , the film was widely praised and garnered high Rotten Tomatoes scores, especially in light of how Zach Snyder's Batman v.

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DA to Announce Charges in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

ABC7, a TV station covering San Francisco Bay Area, said a source told the news outlet that Derick Almena , Ghost Ship's master tenant and founder, and Max Harris , its "creative director", were arrested by authorities Monday morning.

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May could lose majority in June 8 election - YouGov projection

But by the end of the day, it was trading 0.4 per cent up at a little above $1.29, although it was still marginally down against the euro. The selloff was largely triggered by a poll that shows the margin of victory for the Conservatives declined to just 6 percent after this month's deadly bombing in Manchester that has taken the lives of 23 people.

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Police name 2 of 3 London attackers

Rachid Redouane claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar. ISIS blamed the attack on Australia's membership in the US-led coalition against the militant group. Even though Mr Khan has roundly condemned the attack and said there was no reason for people to be alarmed by the sight of armed police officers, Mr Trump had said: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!' ".

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GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

Aside from the Republicans' ambitious legislative agenda, which includes an overhaul of the US tax code, Congress must also soon turn to funding the government through fiscal 2018 and addressing the approaching debt ceiling deadline, among other funding cliffs.

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UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

The latest development comes a day before an all-star benefit concert led by United States singer Ariana Grande, who was performing on the night 22 people were killed at the Manchester Arena. U.S. pop star Ariana Grande visited young fans injured in the suicide bombing on Friday night. Grande shared an image of her visit to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital with her 107 million Instagram followers.

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Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy steals show at dance recital

But this latest footage already has the Beyhive prepping for Blue Ivy's world tour come 2032. 'They're anxious that their daughter might feel left out when the twins arrive, so they're trying to make sure she feels involved every step of the way, ' a source told Britain's Daily Star Sunday newspaper.

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Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Cruz said the new independent air traffic control system would be more modern and efficient. Yet, more than a half a century later, the government is still using much of the exact same outdated technology. The new ATC entity must be fully and financially self-sufficient through the collection of user fees that cover both its costs of operations and recapitalization.

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Bill Cosby goes on trial, his legacy and freedom at stake

He says Cosby also hoped to help her rethink her career. Prosecutors had wanted to call as many as 13 of Cosby's more than 60 accusers as witnesses, but Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled that only Constand and the other woman could take the stand.

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May seen 21 seats short of majority in June 8 elections: YouGov

Prime Minister Theresa May will return to her core theme of leadership after being criticised by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over police cuts. In a question and answer session on the campaign trail on Monday, Mrs May repeatedly refused to say she was wrong to cut police numbers while she was in the Home Office .

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United States mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Other elected officials in Arkansas felt differently. "The president has made America weaker and the world less safe". "I'm appalled that the president used my city to justify his unacceptable decision, as most other Pittsburghers are", the mayor said in a statement .

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Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself in Orlando

Authorities had confronted Neumann once before at the Fiamma Inc . awning factory, when he was accused of battering a co-worker in June 2014. There are no links to terrorism. The massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 2016 killed 49 people and left dozens more injured. Sen. Bill Nelson called for more action to address mental health issues.

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Tight Security and Tears at Benefit Concert for Manchester Bomb Victims

Pop singer Ariana Grande has returned to Manchester for a benefit concert, already raising more than $100,000. In this photograph released by One Love Manchester on June 4, 2017 , music fans gather at the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the families of the victims of the May 22, Manchester terror attack, at Emirates Old Trafford in Greater Manchester on June 4, 2017.

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Kellyanne Conway's husband swipes at Trump on Twitter

George Conway's displeasure over Trump's obsession with social media may be part of the reason he withdrew his name from consideration for a Justice Department post . On the other side of the political lawyers realm, Neal Katyal, the Hogan Lovells partner who is representing Hawaii in its challenge to the travel ban and argued against the Trump administration at the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was practically giddy over the tweets.

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Tears as Ariana Grande leads 'night of love' at Manchester benefit concert

Other stars who took to the stage included Pharrell Williams, One Direction star Niall Horan, Justin Bieber, Little Mix and Imogen Heap while Katy Perry performed her hit Roar, saying: "We will not be silenced, Manchester ". He said: "Throughout the day we have stood united, welcomed visitors from across the country and paid tribute to those who tragically lost their lives in the attack at Manchester Arena".

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Swedish Academy says to receive Bob Dylan Nobel lecture

With the speech , Dylan will collect over $900,000 in prize money and presumably move on from one of the weirder prize sagas in recent memory. It is easily Dylan's most fascinating talk since his 2015 Grammy Awards MusiCares Person of the Year acceptance speech in Los Angeles, where he spoke for almost 40 minutes about his singular career.

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Does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

The U.S. was supposed to provide an additional $2 billion, but Trump has balked at that idea, and his proposed budget includes cuts to global climate programs. After the USA withdrawal from the Paris deal sparked pledges of money and solidarity, Figueres said via Twitter on Friday, "Thank you Trump". He also targeted India and China on the issue.

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President Trump Announces Plan to Overhaul Air Traffic Control

That effort picked up steam past year when the union that represents air traffic controllers agreed to support a proposal by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster , R-Pa., to spin off air traffic operations into a private, nonprofit corporation.

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Piers Morgan issues apology to Ariana Grande

So far a whopping £10million has been raised for the 'We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , ' with £2million raised during just the first three hours of One Love Manchester through text and donations. Justin Bieber, a guitar on his chest, led a chant of "love". Speaking to hosts Piers Morgan , 52, and Susanna Reid, 46, Charlotte said: "She [Ariana] wanted to play the non-hits, she didn't feel it appropriate to play the big ones that everyone wanted to dance to".

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Hacker leaks episodes of ABC's 'Steve Harvey's Funderdome'

Now, Disney-ABC vets each partner's security systems whereas previously Disney-ABC often wasn't even aware when an outside studio contracted with a third-party company for production services. On Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter was in contact with The Dark Overlord , which confirmed the latest leak. The hacker stole a number of shows and movies from multiple studios during that incident, and initially threatened the post-production vendor directly, demanding ransom payments to not release ...

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot Wants to Fight Chris Hemsworth's Thor

The big performance for " Wonder Woman ", a product of Time Warner's ( TWX ) Warner Bros . studio, was never a sure thing , given the tepid reactions to prior DC films. "We just felt like a team of women that had each other's backs". Like the United States box office , the worldwide box office was washed away by the Wonder Woman tide.

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Wonder Woman's Most Fantastic Scene Nearly Didn't Get Made at All

With $100.5 million in North America and an additional $122.5 million internationally, Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman can boast the biggest-ever opening weekend for a film directed by a woman, Variety reports . And though she didn't name-drop the latter, Jenkins reaffirmed that Wonder Woman 2 - or whatever title Warner Bros. settles on - will feature something of a homecoming for the Immortal Warrior: "The story will take place in the US , which I think is right".

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First Teaser for WONDER WOMAN Creators' Biopic

Annapurna Pictures doesn't have a release date yet but considering the box office last weekend that is going to change very soon. What ideal time to release a teaser trailer for the biopic of Wonder Woman's comic book creator Dr. However, the crux of the film seems to be the societal predicament that William's comic creation placed upon the threesome. Her body of work includes films such as the 2004 action comedy D.E.B.S.

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London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday blamed "evil" Islamist ideology and vowed to crackdown on extremist content online worldwide, warning that attackers were "copying one another". At least 12 people were arrested on Sunday, including five men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 60. Eleven people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack and one person has been released without being charged, according to May.

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Terry Gilliam finishes The Man Who Killed Don Quixote after 17 years

A fully shot film is far from a complete one, but it's a major hurdle cleared, and hearting news for Gilliam fans who been longing to complete his dream project. The filmmaker initially tried to shoot the movie almost two decades ago, but production was sidelined by weather and budget woes, as well as an ailing leading man in Jean Rochefort.

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Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Opening Wasn't Smooth Sailing

On May 15, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter , Iger told ABC employees at a town hall meeting in NY that someone claiming to have stolen an upcoming movie would release the film on the internet unless the company paid a ransom.

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Hollywood Reacts To Wonder Woman Release

The first major female superhero film since the disappointing Catwoman and Elektra franchises of the mid-2000s, Wonder Woman was made for $150 million and stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. Jenkins has already hinted at ideas for a sequel . " Wonder Woman " came on the heels of disappointing DC Comics films and a lackluster early summer box office where little besides " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

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Ariana Grande performs 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow', consoles sobbing fan in Manchester

A suicide bomber killed 22 adults and children outside Ariana's concert at the Manchester Arena . This was Ariana's first stage appearance since the attacks on May 22. Today's concert went on despite another terror attack in London that killed seven. "And this is so handsome, you guys made that decision, you looked fear right in the face and you said "no we are Manchester and the world is watching".

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

The three male attackers were gunned down by armed police in a barrage of bullets within eight minutes of the officers receiving the first report of the atrocity. ISIS has often made such claims not just when it has sent attackers, but when extremists carrying out deadly plots were inspired by the group's ideology.

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Wonder Woman breaks box office record with impressive debut

The first instalment of the latest DC Extended Universe franchise only hit cinema screens last week, but director Patty Jenkins already knows exactly what's going to happen in the sequel, including where in the world she'd like the story to be set.

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WWE Monday Night Raw Preview: 5th June, 2017

Joe outclassed the likes of Finn Balor, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt at the pay-per-view to win the match. So far no matches have been announced for tonight's show, but WWE is teasing that we'll be hearing more about the controversial text that could ruin Kurt Angle's career, and The Miz also announced that he will be holding a big celebration to kick off his Intercontinental Title comeback tour on Raw .


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