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Author: 0 Ringling Bros. Says Goodbye After 146 Years

The circus had also fought a running battle with animal rights activists, who had claimed that forcing animals to perform and transporting them around the country amounted to abuse. Feld Entertainment will continue with other productions such as Frozen on Ice, Marvel Live, Supercross, Monster Trucks and Disney on Ice. The animal rights group, PETA, spent years petitioning against the treatment of circus animals.

Author: 0 Chris Cornell, Soundgarden frontman, dies aged 52

The Detroit News cited Freeman in a similar report. Cornell, 52, was born Christopher John Boyle on July 24, 1964, in Seattle. He was found in a bathroom with a band of some kind wrapped around his neck. Daniel Craig has paid tribute to Chris Cornell, who passed away on Wednesday night (17.05.17). Soundgarden were one of the leading bands in the grunge music movement in the 1980s and '90s, releasing albums such as Badmotorfinger and the Grammy-winning Superunknown, which brought the band ...

Author: 0 Tom Morello, Josh Brolin eulogize Chris Cornell

Brad Pitt , James Franco and Pharrell Williams were also among those who joined Chris Cornell's widow Vicky and their two young children at the memorial. The 52-year-old was found unresponsive in a Detroit hotel room on May 18 , hours after performing a concert with Soundgarden . "I just feel like his life was cut short", she added.

Author: 0 Attack was revenge for USA airstrikes on Syria, Abedi's sister claims

Prime Minister Theresa May said that she would be sure to discuss this with President Donald Trump while the two attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. Greater Manchester police said four other people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with Monday night's attack . Abedi was named after armed officers carried out a raid and controlled explosion at an address in south Manchester where he was registered as living.

Author: 0 Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

Drummer Butch Trucks, another founding member of the band, died aged 60 on January 24. He formed the band with his brother Duane Allman in 1969 and continued with the band after his brother's fatal 1971 motorcycle accident. Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates for health reasons. The Allman Brothers reunited a few times during the ensuing years. Allman also toured and recorded as a solo artist, most memorably resulting in his 1987 hit "I'm No Angel".

Culture Manchester bombing: 8 held in United Kingdom, threat level still critical
Author: 0 Manchester bombing: 8 held in United Kingdom, threat level still critical

Police hunting the "network" behind his attack said they had made "significant" arrests and seized "very important" items in raids linked to the investigation. More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major events including the FA Cup Final on Saturday evening and the Premiership Rugby Final are expected to draw tens of thousands of people.

Author: 0 Egypt shooting: ISIS claims massacre of 29

Minya Province Bishop Makarios said numerous victims were shot at point blank range, the New York Times reported . Egypt resumed airstrikes on militant camps in eastern Libya on Saturday, which were launched after masked gunmen attacked Friday a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 29 people.

Culture Rouhani secures resounding victory in Iran presidential election
Author: 0 Rouhani secures resounding victory in Iran presidential election

Of the 41 million votes cast, the Interior Ministry said, Rouhani won 23 million (or 57 percent), soundly defeating his chief opponent, Ebrahim Raisi , who received 15.7 million (38.5 percent). "This is an internal Iranian matter", Saudi Arabian Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said of the election result during a joint USA briefing with reporters Saturday night.

Culture Chicago's Cars.com To Pull Advertising From Fox News' 'Hannity' Show
Author: 0 Chicago's Cars.com To Pull Advertising From Fox News' 'Hannity' Show

The speculative report, published a week earlier, quotes a private investigator suggesting that Seth Rich had some connection to WikiLeaks and its leaks of DNC emails past year. The investigator has since recanted and FoxNews.com retracted their story . Fox News staffers have told CNNMoney that they are frustrated and embarrassed by Hannity's peddling of the conspiracy.

Author: 0 Trump son-in-law sought secret comms with Moscow

This would involve using Russian diplomatic facilities to prevent the monitoring of conversations between top Trump officials and Russia , according to the Post , which cited USA officials briefed on the intelligence. Less than two weeks later, Kushner backed off the idea of the communications channel when Trump announced Rex Tillerson, a former chief executive of Exxon Mobil who had worked closely with Russian officials on energy deals, as his choice to become secretary of state.

Author: 0 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan To Star in Mani Ratnam's Next?

If rumours are anything to go by, Mani Ratnam's next will be a Hindi-Tamil bilingual. Word has it that Aishwarya will next be seen in Mani Ratnam's next. I'm glad I did. On work front, Aishwarya was last seen in KJo's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil that also starred Ranbir and Anushka Sharma. So, as and when we feel the need and the time is right, we will share the news with you.

Culture Chris Cornell's Funeral Guest List Includes Brad Pitt & More
Author: 0 Chris Cornell's Funeral Guest List Includes Brad Pitt & More

Friday's funeral programme featured a quote from Cornell: "We are neighbours in a modern world where proximity is relative and the threshold to our hearts moves outside time and space". However, the toxicology reports are not yet in and his family has disputed the findings, indicating that he may have taken too much of an anti-anxiety medication that, according to their attorney, can cause paranoid or suicidal thoughts.

Author: 0 More Manchester terror suspects arrested

Eight men are in custody in connection with Monday's atrocity, with police and security agencies working at pace amid fears of further attacks. The paper says the pictures show the bomb was a highly powerful device full of shrapnel including nuts and screws.

Culture Meghan Markle attends Pippa's wedding reception with Prince Harry
Author: 0 Meghan Markle attends Pippa's wedding reception with Prince Harry

Guests included her older sister Kate Middleton and husband Prince William , as well as their two children Prince George and Princess Charlotte . People also has a shot of her ring. The couple walked hand-in-hand along the church path led by a group of young page boys and bridesmaids, including three-year-old Prince George and two-year-old Princess Charlotte .

Culture Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'
Author: 0 Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

The movie already triggered controversy a year ago when the character of Wonder Woman was chosen as an honorary United Nations ambassador to fight for gender equality. "This is a celebration of a character that's meant a great deal to many women since 1940", the theater's official Facebook account posted. Everyone working at this screening - venue staff, projectionist, and culinary team - will be female.

Culture There should be no comparisons between
Author: 0 There should be no comparisons between "Dangal" and "Baahubali 2": "Aamir

Aamir Khan's film has been overwhelmingly received by the China audience. In his journey to make his daughters world wrestling champions, the father holds a mirror to a society gripped with certain prejudices and parochial mindset. But I don't think there should be any comparisons. The revenue tracking website Boxofficeindia.com has put the total collections of Hindi version of Baahubali 2 at a staggering Rs.489.17 crore, indicating the strong possibility of the film minting more than ...

Author: 0 Jared Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

Kislyak reportedly told higher-ups in Moscow that Kushner suggested the proposal in a meeting at Trump Tower - which former national security adviser Michael Flynn also attended - in December. While Kushner has yet to set the record straight about his meetings with high-level Russian officials, the FBI's interest in Trump's inner circle has caused quite a stir in Washington .

Author: 0 Italy says no progress at G7 on climate change row with US

European leaders have used Trump's stops on the continent this week, including at the Group of 7 meeting in Sicily, to launch a last-ditch campaign for Trump to stay in the climate accord. Environmental chief Scott Pruitt and top strategist Steve Bannon are pushing for a pullout. On the other side, President Trump. Trump refused to say he would adhere to the mutual defense pact, known as Article V, though the White House later claimed that his very presence alongside twisted World ...

Culture Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

I see a direction here as to where this is going. I am telling you - that's what I do. It's not surprising that Trump wants to try. The papers printed pictures of Israeli forces cracking down on Palestinian protesters against the parade, which was described by Amnesty International as a violation of international law and Palestinian rights, according to al-Ayyam.

Culture Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network
Author: 0 Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network

A source said investigators were hunting for accomplices who may have helped build the suicide bomb and who could be ready to kill again. Forensic officers work near the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Armed police patrolled outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London, another popular tourist spot. The episode is testing one of the world's closest intelligence-sharing partnerships and could have wider implications for collaboration between the U.S.

Culture Trump Asking US Justice Dept. to Launch Complete Review of Leaks
Author: 0 Trump Asking US Justice Dept. to Launch Complete Review of Leaks

News reported the Greater Manchester Police will no longer share information about the Manchester Arena bombing with USA authorities. Senior UK government officials lambasted the United States over a series of high-profile leaks to USA media of details surrounding the Manchester bombing investigation.

Culture Floriana Lima Steps Down as 'Supergirl' Series Regular
Author: 0 Floriana Lima Steps Down as 'Supergirl' Series Regular

With Lima not continuing on as a series regular, does this spell trouble for Sanvers? While she is returning for a third season, she's not planning to be a series regular. Want more stuff like this? In a bit of shocking news, Floriana Lima has stepped down as a series regular on " Supergirl "... Fans and press including here at KryptonSite noticed when Lima was missing from the Season 3 synopsis .

Culture Trump's climate change stance is 'evolving'
Author: 0 Trump's climate change stance is 'evolving'

As the G-7 summit came to a close Saturday, the six other members - Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan - renewed their commitment to the accord. The president thanked the troops and their families for their service to America, and said the USA will win the fight against terrorism . Cohn told reporters that Trump was struck by "how important it is for the United States to show leadership" and how even in massive worldwide agreements, there's "a big gap when you take the ...

Author: 0 Manchester terror probe: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest

As a huge inquiry into the attack continued, the father of perpetrator Salman Abedi claimed his son was innocent, saying: "We don't believe in killing innocents". Queen Elizabeth visited the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where some of the casualties have been treated. A minute's silence was observed in honour of the victims at a square in central Manchester and other places across Britain.

Culture G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism
Author: 0 G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

Almost 200 nations, including the USA, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The summit, being held near Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna, is the final leg of a nine-day tour for Trump - his first foreign trip since becoming president - that started in the Middle East.

Culture Saldana and Del Toro help open new Disney 'Guardians' ride
Author: 0 Saldana and Del Toro help open new Disney 'Guardians' ride

The attraction opens to the public Saturday. The elevator's movements change depending on which song is playing. As "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" plays, riders are thrown up and down, seeing the rest of the Guardians in precarious positions along the way.

Author: 0 BA computer problems cause worldwide delays on bank holiday weekend

British Airways has not outlined how many flights were canceled, nor how many people were affected. The "severe disruption" is extended to parts of British Airways' website as well, with passengers unable to check-in for upcoming flights, and the airline unable to reschedule or move travelers to other flights.

Author: 0 Lawyer: Kushner 'has no recollection' of reported undisclosed Russian contacts

Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications", the Post reported . If he were a "target", it would suggest Kushner was a main suspect in the investigation. The State Department, the White House National Security Council and USA intelligence agencies all have the ability to set up secure communications channels with foreign leaders, though doing so for a transition team would be unusual.

Culture Vettel on top after second practice, Hamilton eighth
Author: 0 Vettel on top after second practice, Hamilton eighth

Indeed Palmer was almost one second slower than his Renault team-mate Nico Hulkenberg , who comfortably progressed to Q2 before posting the 12th best time. "It was by no means ideal but it was good enough and l was very happy with the auto", said Raikkonen. Jenson Button , returning from retirement for one race to replace Fernando Alonso who is competing at the Indy 500 this weekend, took to the wheel of the McLaren with a very solid performance.

Culture Texas lawmakers advance anti-LGBT adoption, bathroom bills
Author: 0 Texas lawmakers advance anti-LGBT adoption, bathroom bills

Rep. Moody said, "This bill now hurts kids by exclusion and discrimination". Under it, transgender students at public and charter schools would not be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, but could be directed to separate, single-occupancy restrooms.

Author: 0 Sean Hannity Loses Advertisers Over Seth Rich Story

Others quickly followed suit, according to ThinkProgress , including Peloton, Leesa Sleep , Casper, USAA , Ring, and Crowne Plaza Hotels . After Fox News retracted their coverage of the story, and the Rich family begged for people to stop talking about the conspiracy, Hannity said he would stop talking about it on his Tuesday night show.

Culture Father of three young girls shares heartfelt open letter to Ariana Grande
Author: 0 Father of three young girls shares heartfelt open letter to Ariana Grande

If some jack*ss had gotten drunk and killed someone with his auto next to your hotel in Manchester, would you feel responsible? "You see, you are no more responsible for the actions of an insane coward who committed an act in your proximity than you would be for a devastating natural disaster or acts of morons near your hotel".

Culture Leak-hit Trump jumps at British ire
Author: 0 Leak-hit Trump jumps at British ire

Police in Tripoli on Wednesday arrested Abedi's younger brother and his father, who said he did not expect the attack. The BBC said Manchester police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but were furious about the leaks.

Culture Pogba helps ease burden of world record price tag
Author: 0 Pogba helps ease burden of world record price tag

For winning finals, you first have to play finals and learn from it. In each of those games, the team lined up defensively, seemingly happy to leave with a 0-0 draw or to nick a goal on the break. Rooney , who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first team football.

Culture Kendall Jenner Kicks Back in Cannes With Sis Kourtney Kardashian
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner Kicks Back in Cannes With Sis Kourtney Kardashian

Younes Bendjima is now dating one of the most eligible women on the planet, Kourtney Kardashian, but by his own admission, he's "still the same" person he was before being thrust into the spotlight. 33-year-old Disick and 19-year-old actress Bella Thorne were seen enjoying each others company at a West Hollywood restaurant, before reportedly hitting up other evening hot spots and then heading home in his vehicle together.

Author: 0 United Kingdom interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

But Manchester United fans stood together in defiant mood as their team's triumph in European football's Europa League final brought some much-needed smiles to a city still in pain. A relative told AFP that Abedi had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before the bombing. Don't forget that intelligence services (and investigations, for that matter) are comprised of human beings too, who are just as outraged and just as needful for people to know that justice will be done for the ...

Culture Joy Duggar's Honeymoon Plans Revealed After Austin Forsyth Wedding
Author: 0 Joy Duggar's Honeymoon Plans Revealed After Austin Forsyth Wedding

Meanwhile, another Duggar sibling is about to say "I do". This weekend is turning out to be a Duggar wedding extravaganza! "Finally being married to her is just a tremendous weight lifted off". Friends of the family report the wedding had an outdoorsy, rustic theme with blue and orange as the main colors. The pair, who had been friends since toddlerhood - some 15 years - made a decision to take it up a notch after becoming closer thanks to "lots of church ministries, road trips, ...

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 trailer previews 'the great war'

Stark has been on the mission to kill the deadly Cersei ever since the very first season, so we are excited to see what she is capable of during this season. But Daenerys targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke arrives at Dragonstone declaring that she was "born to rule the Seven Kingdoms". Cersei Lannister in particular seems to be in a bit of a pinch, as last season left off with her being crowned as the queen after her son committed suicide.

Culture Trump orders Justice Department to launch review of leaks after United Kingdom complaints
Author: 0 Trump orders Justice Department to launch review of leaks after United Kingdom complaints

The report says that members of Abedi's own family contacted authorities, saying that he was "dangerous". "We now have eight people who have been arrested in connection with Monday's attack", Hopkins said . May said the national threat level from terrorism remains at critical - the highest level, meaning that another attack may be imminent. "Abedi stood up and shouted at the imam, "'You are talking bollocks.' And he gave a good stare, a threatening stare into the imam's eyes".

Author: 0 Latest 'Pirates of the Caribbean' is boatloads of the same

Are you excited to see the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film? But it comes down to this: Capt. Jack Sparrow ( Johnny Depp ) is targeted by ghostly pirate Capt. Captain Jack is back and so is the prosperous pirate "Barbosa", but it's definitely Johnny Depp who floats this particular boat, with a leer and a laugh.

Author: 0 GST rates finalised: All you need to know

The council postponed the decision to June 3 on the GST rate for gold. 28% Motorcycles, baby carriages and razors will face a 28 per cent rate. "We have finalised tax rates for a majority of the items as well as the exempt list (at today's meeting)", Jaitley told reporters.

Culture Wayne Rooney to quit Manchester United in favour of Chinese Super League
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney to quit Manchester United in favour of Chinese Super League

The club earned 6.5 million euros (7.29 million USA dollars) for beating Ajax , three million more than their opponents, and will collect 12.7 million euros for entering the group stage of the Champions League . United was the 2-0 victor, bringing home the prestigious trophy and, ever so briefly, providing a small lift. But this now looks an increasingly forlorn hope for Rooney , England s record goalscorer with 53 goals and their most capped outfielder with 119 appearances for his ...

Author: 0 Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

Manchester-born Abedi , a 22-year-old whose family is of Libyan origin, killed 22 people - including children - and injured 75 people when he carried out a suicide bombing on Monday evening at the Manchester Arena as an Ariana Grande concert had just finished.

Culture The Final Season of 'Game of Thrones' Is 6 Episodes
Author: 0 The Final Season of 'Game of Thrones' Is 6 Episodes

Since GoT is known for its secrecy especially after those pesky leaks a couple of seasons ago, the trailer doesn't actually reveal anything we didn't already know. George R.R. Martin recently confirmed that the cable network is developing five separate pilots set in the same world as Game of Thrones , all of which would take place before the main series.