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Culture Trump assures Israel Iran won't have nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Trump assures Israel Iran won't have nuclear weapons

Speaking before Trump, Netanyahu warned of Iran's "unbridled ambition to become a nuclear state" while also expressing his optimism over what he called "a real hope for change" in the Middle East. The Trump Administration is looking to resolve that by courting top Labor figure Isaac Herzog from the opposition to try to get him to back the peace process.

Author: 0 British PM to cut short G7 program after Manchester attack

Emergency response vehicles at the scene of an attack during a concert by USA star Ariana Grande in Manchester, north-west England on 23 May 2017. Neighbors recalled him as tall, thin and quiet, and said he often wore traditional Islamic dress. They said one thread of the inquiry involved pursuing whether Abedi could have been part of a larger terror cell that included Mohamed Abrini, otherwise known as "the man in the hat", with connections to the Brussels and Paris attacks.

Author: 0 Sorry, Ridley Scott: The 'Alien' Franchise Is No 'Star Wars'

At first glance, that would give the film about $61 million of ground to make up. The sixth installment in the " Alien " franchise directed by Ridley Scott cost 97 million USA dollars to make and opened 29 percent behind the first prequel, " Prometheus ", which debuted to over 51 million US dollars in North America in August 2012.

Culture Hidden dragon: Cannes eyes elusive Chinese movie market
Author: 0 Hidden dragon: Cannes eyes elusive Chinese movie market

Irina Shayk made her post-baby red carpet debut like only a supermodel could at the Hikari premiere at Cannes Tuesday night! Stars including Nicole Kidman , Will Smith , Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek joined directing giants such as Cannes jury chief Pedro Almodovar and Ken Loach earlier Tuesday for a "family photo " to mark the festival's 70th birthday - many snapping their own selfies for posterity.

Culture Roger Ailes hit his head one week before he died
Author: 0 Roger Ailes hit his head one week before he died

Ailes wife Elizabeth issued a statement saying her husband had passed away at the age of 77. Former President George H.W. Bush tweeted: "He wasn't ideal, but Roger Ailes was my friend & I loved him". "He has dramatically and forever changed the political and the media landscape singlehandedly for the better", Hannity tweeted. Mr Ailes served as a consultant to presidents from Mr Richard Nixon to Mr Ronald Reagan to Mr George H.W.

Author: 0 Manchestor bomber's father, brother arrested in Tripoli

The 22-year-old "has not yet been formally identified and I wouldn't wish, therefore, to comment further", said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police force. Cities, including Paris, Nice, Brussels, St Petersburg, Berlin, and London, have suffered militant attacks in the last two years. Another 59 people were taken to hospital, many with life-threatening conditions.

Author: 0 Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: Spokesman

The 22 people killed in the Manchester bombing included elementary school students, with the youngest just eight years old. It described the order as "a signal of sympathy and solidarity after the cruel attack in Manchester ". A crowd-funding campaign has raised thousands of dollars for a homeless man who said he pulled nails from the arms and faces of injured children minutes after the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena Monday night.

Author: 0 Celine Dion wore dress packed with tissues

Anchor: South Korean sensation BTS , have become the first K-Pop group to win a Billboard Music Award . The rapper-singer, who was also joined by Jason Derulo at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, performed "No Frauds", her song that was a response to fellow rapper Remy Ma's infamous diss track against Minaj.

Author: 0 May to cut short G7 programme after Manchester attack

Of the crime scene images being published in the United States, a Whitehall source told the Press Association: "We are furious". He denied ties to any militant groups or suggestions of extremism. In Manchester , where residents continued to place floral tributes to the dead and injured, police arrested a man at a house near Abedi's home. Speaking to the Associated Press , Abedi's father said he did not believe his son was involved in the attack.

Culture Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking
Author: 0 Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

What's more, peace advocates across ethnic and ideological lines have struggled to come up with ways any American president, of any political persuasion, can shift growing skepticism among both Israelis and Palestinians as to whether a two-state solution is achievable.

Culture Survivor Game Changers 2017 Predictions: Finale - Who Wins Tonight?
Author: 0 Survivor Game Changers 2017 Predictions: Finale - Who Wins Tonight?

However, despite the addition of rules and new twists over the years, Survivor has always remained at its core a social, cultural, and psychological experiment with contestants trying to best their opponents in a way that still makes their opponents want to vote for them to win a million dollars and the title of Sole Survivor .

Culture British police arrest seventh suspect in connection with Manchester attack
Author: 0 British police arrest seventh suspect in connection with Manchester attack

Rudd said that Abedi had been known to intelligence forces "up to a point", noting authorities are now investigating his recent trips to Libya, where his parents are from. Police have given no information about how they may be connected to the bombing. He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children.

Culture Duterte considering nationwide martial law
Author: 0 Duterte considering nationwide martial law

If there's an open defiance you will die and if it means many people dying, so be it. Details from inside Marawi were sketchy because the largely Muslim city of more than 200,000 people appeared to be largely sealed off and without electricity.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. wraps final shows in 146-year history at Nassau Coliseum

Falling ticket sales and high running costs have taken their toll. The show had a tough time bouncing back after the show was forced to phase out its famous elephant performance due to harsh criticism from animal rights group. Almost all of the folks at the bar said they were headed to the final 7 p.m. performance, but first, they needed a trip down memory lane with people who were, and always will be, part of a unique family.

Author: 0 UK school confirms student, 15, killed in Manchester blast

The 15-year-old went to Tottington High School and had been to the concert with her friend, Adam, who has received treatment in hospital. "It's the most disgusting feeling ever - to know that your daughter's there, you can't find her, you don't know whether she's dead or alive", she told CNN's Don Lemon shortly after the Monday night blast.

Author: 0 Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

No director is now attached, though we'll obviously keep you posted . Cruise smiled his Tom Cruise smile and said "It's true". "I'm here and you asked me and so I'm telling you it's going to happen". The screen star, whose movies have grossed over $12 billion worldwide, played young Naval aviator Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun , which became a cult classic.

Culture Duterte vows 'harsh' martial law in southern Philippines
Author: 0 Duterte vows 'harsh' martial law in southern Philippines

The president "has already declared martial law for the entire island of Mindanao", Abella said. The emergency declaration took immediate effect and will last for 60 days, according to presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella, who made the announcement on Tuesday from Russian Federation, where Duterte was on a scheduled four-day official visit.

Culture Castlevania becomes an animated series on Netflix, here's the first trailer
Author: 0 Castlevania becomes an animated series on Netflix, here's the first trailer

Adi Shankar , who is producing the Netflix Castlevania series alongside Fred Seibert and Kevin Klonde, has promised a " super violent " take on the source material. If there's one thing that's sure to please old-school Castlevania fans, it's the first part of this teaser, which includes a familiar puff/blow of an NES cartridge and an 8-bit Netflix series menu.

Author: 0 Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

As they shook hands in farewell, Trump told the pontiff, "I won't forget what you said ", adding that the pope should call on him for help. Francis then gave Trump several books, including a book on the environment that he said he gives to all Catholics on family, the gospel and "care of our common home, the environment".

Culture Justin Bieber Getting Ready To Make Every Kendrick Lamar Fan's Jaw Drop
Author: 0 Justin Bieber Getting Ready To Make Every Kendrick Lamar Fan's Jaw Drop

Justin, who now has the number 1 song in the country with " Despacito " alongside Luis Fonso and Daddy Yankee , was a guest at the 1OAK nightclub in New York City along with The Chainsmokers last night (May 23). Ironically, last night was also the The Voice finale, on which top ten finalist and Spanish speaker Mark Isaiah flawlessly performed Bieber's part with Fonsi and Daddy Yankee .

Author: 0 Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

A lawyer for Dani Mathers said she's planning to show up at a hearing Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. On the subject of changing her plea from "not guilty" to "no contest", Cole noted: "I think she wanted to be done with this and accept responsibility for what occurred".

Author: 0 Nicole Kidman vows to support female filmmakers

Just 4.2 per cent of the major motion pictures of 2016 were directed by women, she said, and in the same year only 183 of the more than 4,000 episodes of TV were female-helmed. "Hopefully it will change over time, but everybody keeps saying "oh it's so different now, oh it's so different now", and it isn't". But Coppola's take is more interested in the boarding school's all-female residents' personal struggles to accept that they're allowed to be sexually attracted to an enemy soldier.

Culture Luftballons: South Korean Troops Open Fire on DPRK Balloon Crossing Border
Author: 0 Luftballons: South Korean Troops Open Fire on DPRK Balloon Crossing Border

An unidentified flying object was spotted crossing the military demarcation line on Tuesday. The spokesman noted that the objects were in the shape of balloons and a lot of them disappeared while flying on winds eastward from the west. The most recent reported case of a North Korean drone near the inter-Korean border happened in January past year. South Korean authorities caught sight of the object and shot at it with machine guns, firing about 90 rounds in total.

Culture Ariana Grande suspends her tour after deadly attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends her tour after deadly attack

Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by USA security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it. - In 2006, officials thwarted a plot to simultaneously blow up as many as 10 jets leaving Britain for the US. As the vigil ended, the crowd chanted: 'Manchester! Among those killed and wounded were children and young people.

Culture There Was Some Juicy Taylor Swift Gossip In Katy Perry's Carpool Karaoke
Author: 0 There Was Some Juicy Taylor Swift Gossip In Katy Perry's Carpool Karaoke

This marks the second time Perry openly discussed her long-rumored battle with Swift. "Cause, like, as much as, like, whatever we say behind people's backs, cause the internet can be a little bit ruthless as far as fanbases go, but I think that the greatest thing we can do is just unite and love one another".

Author: 0 Missile launched by North Korea was difficult-to-detect Pukguksong-2

US officials said it appeared to have been a test of a reentry vehicle, a key technology North Korea must master before it can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the USA mainland with a nuclear weapon. Security Council meeting on North Korea, set to take place on Tuesday. The appeal followed the launch on Sunday of a missile - the latest in a series this year as Pyongyang steps up its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting ...

Author: 0 What we know about Salman Abedi, the Manchester bombing suspect

The attack came just minutes after pop star Ariana Grande finished her concert, and Kardashian shared a picture of herself with the 23-year-old as part of her tribute to the victims. The area in south Manchester , home to a number of tidy-looking buildings, is less than a kilometre from the supermarket where police reportedly arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the attack.

Culture Donald Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week
Author: 0 Donald Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Comey promised only that he could be honest, The New York Times reported. The head of the Republican Study Committee, Rep. Mark Walker, said that if the report is true, then it's concerning to him. Trump once denied doing so. Their counterfeit hysteria knows no bounds. Democrats quickly seized on the dispute, demanding the White House turn over any tapes that might exist of the president's conversations with Comey .

Author: 0 3 more arrests in Manchester

Ramadan Abedi told the AP that when he spoke to his son Salman five days ago, he sounded "normal". An independent body which sets the threat level recommended it be raised to "critical" from "severe" for the first time since June 2007. Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks.

Author: 0 Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 for Europa League title

Pogba put a volley fractionally wide in the first minute and in the 18th minute he found the target, albeit with a helping hand. It was an uphill battle after that, made harder when Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored United's second three minutes after the break.

Culture Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup Final: Arsene Wenger hints at formation change
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup Final: Arsene Wenger hints at formation change

I want to win the cup for my club and that is all I care about. The occasion could mark Wenger's final game as Arsenal manager, with the Frenchman yet to make an announcement on whether he will be in charge next season. There was more positive news, however, regarding Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who is back in training after recovering from a hamstring injury, and Alexis Sanchez , who limped off against Everton but is expected to pull through.

Author: 0 Iranian president calls United States relations "a curvy road"

Mr Trump began a trip to Israel on Monday by saying that it shared a "common cause" with its Arab neighbours in "the threat posed by Iran". Saudi Arabia said that President Donald Trump " s speech at the Arab-Islamic summit held here contained key indicators of the US policy on the Middle East and the horizon of cooperation that exists today with those communities.

Culture Elton John presents winners of music video contest during Cannes Film Festival
Author: 0 Elton John presents winners of music video contest during Cannes Film Festival

With their experimental treatment of " Bennie and the Jets ", director Jack Whitley and choreographer Laura Brownhill imagine the formation of Bennie and Her Jets. The final video, " Rocket Man " fuses the idea of a lonely man in outer space with experience of refugees in the world today. Each victor of " the Cut " competition will receive $10,000 to support their future projects.

Author: 0 United Kingdom investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

Saffie Rose RoussosChris Upton, the headteacher at the Tarleton Community Primary School, where Saffie was a student, released a statement calling the girl's death a "tremendous shock", according to ABC News . Heavily armed police raided an apartment building in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon, blasting the door open with a controlled explosion. Neighbours recalled him as a tall, thin young man who often wore traditional dress and did not talk much.

Author: 0 United Kingdom 'irritated' by Manchester attack details leaked to US

Chelsea soccer club said it had cancelled a victory parade that had been scheduled to take place on Sunday to celebrate its Premier League title. But Hashem Abedi had been in touch with attacker Salman Abedi , Bin Salem said, and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital.

Culture And Now, Let's Appreciate Drake's Billboard Music Awards Thirst
Author: 0 And Now, Let's Appreciate Drake's Billboard Music Awards Thirst

Celebrating 20 years since the release of Titanic , Dion took centre stage - in a miraculous white gown shall we add - and performed My Heart Will Go On . For her next performance, she wore a very revealing black jumpsuit that resembled one she wore nearly 30 years earlier, reports express.co.uk. But Cher was not done impressing the socks off us: her acceptance speech for the Icon Award was amusing and full of charm.

Author: 0 Philippine president cuts short Russia trip

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of emergency and martial law on the island of Mindanao, where Marawi is located. Martial law allows Duterte to harness the armed forces to carry out arrests, searches and detentions more rapidly.

Culture India ex-minister, 82, passes school exam
Author: 0 India ex-minister, 82, passes school exam

For the exam conducted in the prison by a government institute for open learning, Mr Chautala had to return in the middle of his parole in April. As per a report in the Indian Express , his younger son has claimed that Chautala has scored first grade and is now planning to pursue his graduation.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber 'likely' did not act alone

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said the first phase would allow soldiers to replace police officers at fixed locations but after that they could "augment our patrols" at sites such as transport hubs and major events. In London , police said extra armed officers would be on the streets as a precaution. Twitter users circulated the MissinginManchester hashtag to help people looking for family and friends.

Author: 0 UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester concert attackers

Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed in a news conference that it was "very clear that this is a network that we are investigating". The interior minister said that up to 3,800 soldiers could be deployed to take on guard duties so that police can focus on patrols and investigation.

Author: 0 Tom Cruise brings his Mummy to Australia for premiere

One person who wasn't in attendance was Russell Crowe , who will appear in this movie as none other than Dr Jekyll , kicking off the whole franchise/shared universe thing - because The Mummy is definitely where it starts. "I've been working on it and studying it". Wallis was also at the Sydney premiere as was the mummy herself, Sofia Boutella , who signed on to the movie before Cruise.

Author: 0 If Bond movies were Australian - Roger Moore memorialised Down Under

The actor took the character of James Bond in a more humorous direction than his predecessor Sean Connery . Moore gained global fame for playing famous secret agent James Bond in seven films released between 1973 and 1985, including Live and Let Die and The Spy Who Loved Me .

Author: 0 Trump Tosses Out Obama Playbook In The Middle East

President Trump, the president of our biggest ally", Netanyahu added. Trump, on a tour that has already taken him to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Palestinian territories, touched down in the Italian capital aboard Air Force One just before 1630 GMT, an AFP staffer travelling with the presidential team said.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande 'offers to pay for funerals for Manchester bombing victims'

Unfortunately, this week's attack proved no different, with people on social media suggesting the horrific incident is linked to immigration and religion. Authorities have discovered no evidence of a link between the attacker and an established terror group, a British counterterrorism official told CNN.