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Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn flounders in Woman's Hour interview over policy cost

Mr Corbyn said: "I think what is important for the voters to understand is that if we don't invest in our children, and we don't invest in them for the future, then they do less well in primary school, less well in secondary school and less well in the future".

Culture USAA says it will reinstate ads on 'Hannity'
Author: 0 USAA says it will reinstate ads on 'Hannity'

Regardless, the company made a decision to reinstate its ads on Hannity and the other shows from which it had pulled its ads, The Associated Press reported . USAA had originally pulled its commercials after liberal watchdog Media Matters for America launched a campaign to pressure Hannity's advertisers.

Author: 0 Steven Spielberg Bringing Back Beloved Animaniacs in Series Reboot

Though, we can assume Wakko, Yakko and Dot will be back in the water tower housed on the Warner Bros. lot where they've reportedly been since the 1930s. Well, now that you know what the Animaniacs reboot is all about, it's time to spin the wheel of morality and watch it turn, turn, turn... Though this is definitely not set in stone, with Disney's recent DuckTales reboot, not to mention pretty much everything people loved has been getting a revived nostalgia series, it wouldn't surprise ...

Culture Manchester: Britain stops sharing intelligence with USA after leaks
Author: 0 Manchester: Britain stops sharing intelligence with USA after leaks

Spokeswoman of Greater Manchester Police was quoted by the Independent as saying that "we have made an arrest in Wigan this afternoon in connection with the investigation into the horrific incident at Manchester Arena". "I didn't expect that to happen, never", Abedi said, adding that he thought there were "hidden hands" behind the attack. Libyan media and bloggers reported alleged connections between Abedi and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), a militant Islamist organisation ...

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mum speaks out about the Manchester bombings

The mother of Ariana Grande , the popstar who was playing at the Manchester Arena when a devastating terror attack took place on May 22, has joined her family in speaking out against the "evil" that rocked the city. The Side To Side hit-maker is said to be working with her manager Scooter Braun to gather a host of chart-topping names for the gig. "I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all, non stop over the past week", she wrote.

Culture Russia's Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival with Loveless
Author: 0 Russia's Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival with Loveless

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. The Grand Prize recognizes a strong film that missed out on the top prize. A special prize was awarded to homegrown talent Nicole Kidman , who appeared in four films at this year's competition .

Culture Swedish art gallery satire The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
Author: 0 Swedish art gallery satire The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

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. Kruger said. "Thank you a thousand times". Looking down at his sneakers, which are usually a no-no on the red carpet, the vegetarian explained: "As you can see from my shoes, I don't wear leather".

Culture Cannes Film Festival: Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win best director
Author: 0 Cannes Film Festival: Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win best director

Ostlund, whose breakout feature, " Force Majeure ", garnered the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize here in 2014, is only the second Swedish director after Alf Sjoberg to win the Palme d'Or . Best Actor prize laureate USA actor Joaquin Phoenix , Best Screenplay co-laureates British director Lynne Ramsay and Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, Palme d'Or laureate Swedish director Ruben Ostlund , Best Actress Prize laureate German actress Diane Kruger , French actress and ...

Culture Nicole Kidman honoured with special Cannes Film Festival prize
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman honoured with special Cannes Film Festival prize

Coppola's remake is a feminist adaptation of Clint Eastwood's 1971 version of the film, which is about a girls school in 1864 Virginia and the events that take place when some of the pupils discover a wounded Union Army soldier. Coppola's win not withstanding, the number of female filmmakers represented at the festival this year left quite a bit to be desired. He apologised for his appearance, saying the prize was "totally unexpected".

Author: 0 If Wenger leaves, it's disastrous for Arsenal

Wenger's future, which has been up in the air for months, will be settled at a board meeting on Tuesday, but the 67-year-old said he could not say for certain whether or not the club's decision-makers will back him. "I said last week, this team will be in contention to win the title with one or two good buys". Following a hard weekend for Chelsea Football Club as a whole, manager Antonio Conte has today come out in defence of one of his players, following a post-FA Cup Final backlash.

Author: 0 Climate protection is part of India's ethos: PM Modi

In Berlin , Merkel reiterated her position that "we in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands". The German leader suggested recently that Europe's relationship with the US had shifted significantly following North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing results.

Author: 0 Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer; cancels tour

The "Hopelessly Devoted to You" singer had already pulled the first half of her " Liv On " tour after suffering from back pain, but has now learnt that it was the cancer. Those with tickets to Newton-John's affected tour dates can contact their show's venue directly to inquire about refunds. The 68-year-old star, who was due to tour around the United States and Canada next month, has postponed the dates to focus on getting better.

Culture 'The Bachelorette' Contestant Michael Nance Dead at 31
Author: 0 'The Bachelorette' Contestant Michael Nance Dead at 31

Nance appeared on Season 8 of "The Bachelorette ", which featured Emily Maynard . The former Bachelorette sent her condolences via Twitter . "So sad waking up to the news about Michael Nance ", she wrote . "I will always remember my friend Michael Nance for his kind and fragile soul", Luyendyk Jr. During his run on The Bachelorette , local news station KAMC caught up with Nance's mother , who revealed about his experience on the show: "He said it was the best thing that ever ...

Culture Bill Simmons' The Ringer Inks Advertising, Tech Pact With Vox Media
Author: 0 Bill Simmons' The Ringer Inks Advertising, Tech Pact With Vox Media

The Ringer can move away from its uneven presentation on Medium, where it's been hosted since going live last summer, and align itself with a company well-versed in monetizing content. He was suspended in 2014 after criticizing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and he left the network in a public divorce in May 2015. Simmons was a sports journalist at ESPN for 15 years.

Author: 0 Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

Pedro Almódovar, the acclaimed director of "Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" and "Talk to Her", headed this year's jury , which also included Will Smith , Jessica Chastain , Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, South Korean director Park Chan-wook and Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

Author: 0 Kruger's Wins Best Actress At Cannes & Ex Pays Tribute

He signed the message "Josh" (in case there was any confusion) and also used the hashtag #DianeKruger (again, no confusion here). Jackson and Kruger split after 10 years together last July . The Inglourious Basterds actress wagered that she'd get an anchor tattoo if she lost. "It's not far from where I live (in Hamburg)". At the time, a rep told People magazine the two "have chose to separate and remain friends".

Culture This time, Sato gets Indy win
Author: 0 This time, Sato gets Indy win

ROOKIES RULE: One year after Rossi won as a rookie, Ed Jones almost made it two straight. As for the difference between 2012, when Sato crashed in the first turn of the final lap racing Franchitti, Sato said his strategy this year was ideal.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'asleep at the wheel' of stopped auto before arrest

Woods said in an update last week on his website that the fusion surgery provided instant relief and that "I haven't felt this good in years". However contrary to reports on Monday which said Woods refused a breathalyzer test, the golfer agreed and "blew zeroes" indicating there was no alcohol in his system.

Author: 0 Gregg Allman, Soulful Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer, Dies at 69

Gregg Allman's early aspiration was to become a dentist. Nonetheless, it would seem that Gregg Allman was so dedicated to his craft and his fans that there were no posts on his Facebook page suggesting that he was close to death , or suffering from health problems in the days leading up to Saturday.

Author: 0 Report lists 4 medications for Woods

This case is far from over, but the filing of this affidavit by the Jupiter Police Department suggests that the state intends to prosecute Woods. Woods said in an update last week on his website that the fusion surgery provided instant relief and that "I haven't felt this good in years".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mother breaks silence on Manchester attacks

The pop star's mom reportedly gathered up roughly 10 fans and ushered them backstage, away from the chaos of the blast and into the arms of security. "My prayers, thoughts, meditations & strength has been focused on those families and victims affected by the horrific tragedy in Manchester", Frankie started his series of tweets .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Mom Shares Message After Manchester Attack

And just like that, the young songstress has finally made a decision to show her strength through her music as TMZ reports about her planning a star-studded concert for a cause in Manchester with the help of her manager, Scooter Braun. Following the incident, the "One Last Time" hitmaker also took her thoughts to Twitter and said that she was feeling "broken". Ariana , who was physically unharmed, flew back to her hometown in Boca Raton, Florida, hours later.

Author: 0 Jury selection starting in trial of officer who shot driver

Anthony police officer stands trial for the death of Philando Castile. Authorities later found Castile had a permit to carry. USA TODAY reports that jury selection is now underway and is expected to last for a couple of days. Yanez replies, "OK, don't reach for it then" and repeatedly tells Castile not to pull out the gun. Yanez told state investigators that he feared for his life, but Choi argues Castile never threatened the officer.

Culture Robert Pattinson says he was almost fired from 'Twilight'
Author: 0 Robert Pattinson says he was almost fired from 'Twilight'

Pattinson said his time in the " Twilight " saga was "an incredible luxury". But while claiming that he was a "sell-out" for playing Edward Cullen for so long, the star actually had nothing but praise for the franchise that made him a household name.

Culture Salman Abedi a soccer-loving college dropout turned terrorist
Author: 0 Salman Abedi a soccer-loving college dropout turned terrorist

A statement released by singer Ariana Grande on Friday expresses grief for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing earlier this week, which killed almost two dozen people and injured dozens more. "This is not us", the 51-year-old Abedi said in a telephone interview from Tripoli. University dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Culture Stapleton remains in Billboard top 10
Author: 0 Stapleton remains in Billboard top 10

The Beatles , The Rolling Stones , Bon Jovi , Led Zeppelin , U2, Dave Matthews Band , Metallica , and The Eagles have also achieved the feat. Only eight other rock bands have at least six number-one Billboard 200 albums. " Linkin Park are always pushing themselves and pushing us to break new fresh creative ground, and this album is certainly no exception", said Dan McCarroll, President, Warner Bros.

Author: 0 Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

She says Christian was talking on his cellphone and was visibly upset when he got on the train. "He told us to go back to Saudi Arabia, and he told us we shouldn't be here, to get out of his country", Mangum told KPTV . The friend was wearing a hijab. Online funding pages have emerged for the families of the two slain men, the injured man and the girls who survived the attack.

Culture Nas, Lauryn Hill join forces for North American Tour
Author: 0 Nas, Lauryn Hill join forces for North American Tour

Nas' last album came in 2012 with Life is Good , though he has teased a new release for 2017. Nas and Lauryn Hill announced a joint tour on Tuesday slated for this fall. 09/15 - Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live &. 09/20 - Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater #. 09/22 - Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater &. 9/23/17 - Jacksonville, FL - Daily's Place ^.

Culture Manchester bombing: Leaked pictures show bomb parts, shrapnel
Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Leaked pictures show bomb parts, shrapnel

It said the database was built around a longstanding US-British system. The singer has returned to Twitter after flying home to Florida following the tragedy and postponing a handful of European dates, writing a heartfelt and stirring letter to her followers, in which she states, "We won't let hate win".

Culture Controversy: Theaters Holding 'Women-Only' Screenings Of 'Wonder Woman'
Author: 0 Controversy: Theaters Holding 'Women-Only' Screenings Of 'Wonder Woman'

Last night it showed the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick on a boat . "Apologies, gentlemen, but we're embracing our girl power and saying "No Guys Allowed" for one special night at the Alamo Ritz", the announcement read. It appears both screenings in the Denver metro area have sold out , but there is still an overwhelming demand from fans on the theater's Facebook page .

Author: 0 Kim Kardashian reveals why she parted ways with Monica Rose

ANYWAY, Kylie's sister Kim Kardashian (you may have heard of her) opened up about the split while appearing on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen . Jenner , 67, has been candid about her long battle with gender identity in the new tome which is said to have left the 61-year-old momager fuming.

Culture Lynyrd Skynyrd's Rickey Medlocke on Gregg Allman
Author: 0 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Rickey Medlocke on Gregg Allman

Best known for performing in Allman Brothers Band , which he formed with his late brother Duane in 1969, the singer-songwriter and keyboardist was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 1999 and had a liver transplant in 2010 . The Allmans, led by Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts, have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. "Playing music lifted him up and kept him going during the toughest of times".

Author: 0 Manchester police search new property related to bombing

The singer vowed to return to Manchester after 22 people were killed and dozens more injured when terrorist Salman Abedi detonated an explosive device at the end of her Manchester Arena gig on 22 May. "Where did you see him with it during that time?" The latest - a 23-year-old - was arrested in the early hours of Monday at an address in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, Greater Manchester Police said.

Author: 0 Grande and friends returning to Manchester for benefit show

It's been announced that concert will take place Sunday, June 4. Grande, 23, is offering free tickets to the charity concert to all of those who were at her Manchester show on May 22. Tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Thursday, beginning at 10 a.m. "We will not quit or operate in fear". "It would just have caused utter traffic chaos, let alone the security issues for us".

Culture Tillerson: US takes 'full responsibility' for leaks during Manchester probes
Author: 0 Tillerson: US takes 'full responsibility' for leaks during Manchester probes

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to meet United States President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting today, and it is reported she will be raising concerns over the leaks with him there. Authorities are investigating whether Abedi could have been stopped, after Libyan community members in Manchester reported concerns about his views.

Culture Bella Thorne Hits the Pool with Gregg Sulkin for His Birthday
Author: 0 Bella Thorne Hits the Pool with Gregg Sulkin for His Birthday

For his part, Gregg posted a photo soaking up the sun. Yesterday, Bella posted a photo a snuggly photo with her ex-boyfriend and captioned the shot, "Happy birthday Gregg! ". According to Just Jared , Gregg was spotted going shirtless while saying goodbye to his ex at the end of the shindig. Well, well! In case you forgot, Bella and Gregg called it quits back in August after dating for a little more than a year.

Author: 0 Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble

President Trump on Tuesday retweeted a news article based on one anonymous source who disputes other reporting that Jared Kushner sought to establish a secret communications line with the Kremlin. Reports about alleged contacts between Trump's aides and Russian officials during last year's presidential campaign coincided with accusations by United States intelligence agencies that Moscow sought to boost Trump's chances of defeating his presidential rival Hillary Clinton through computer ...

Culture Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester in passionate letter to fans
Author: 0 Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester in passionate letter to fans

In a speech Thursday in Berlin, former U.S. President Barack Obama condemned the bombing, saying it was "a reminder that there is great danger and terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different". "We have to be unequivocal, that no amount of excuses, no amount of twisted reasoning about a foreign policy here, a foreign policy there, can be an excuse".

Culture WWE Raw: Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins clash
Author: 0 WWE Raw: Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins clash

Reigns is really the only superstar that has no chance in this match. He's getting into Cena territory where he's going to be the favorite to win every big time match he's in, and you're either pleasantly surprised if he loses or telling everyone I told you so when he wins.

Culture Ariana Grande will return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande will return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert

The nine people who remain in custody are men ranging in age from 18 to 44, including a brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi , the British-born son of Libyan immigrants. US pop star Ariana Grande said on Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the English city.

Culture Baahubali 2 star Prabhas set to marry this industrialist's granddaughter?
Author: 0 Baahubali 2 star Prabhas set to marry this industrialist's granddaughter?

In the past too, many stories were written about her marriage. It has been reported that the prospective bride's parents have approached Prabhas' family to fix the marital alliance. After ruling the hearts of nearly every girl of the country with his portrayal as Baahubali , the actor is all set to get settled. Clearly, Anushka is upset about these link-up rumours and is in no mood to entertain them.

Culture Delta Goodrem pays tribute to victims of Manchester attack
Author: 0 Delta Goodrem pays tribute to victims of Manchester attack

TRT World's Oliver Whitfield-Miocic reports . The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the barbaric attack, which involved a home-made device packed with nuts and bolts which exploded in the venue's foyer as thousands of young people were leaving.

Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Noriega acknowledges a cheering crowd in Panama City , Panama , in March 1988. Former dictator of Panama, General Manuel Antonio Noriega , has died aged 83. A USA military helicopter flies over a burning building in Panama City on December 20, 1989. The death toll among Panamanians was never clear but ranged from several hundred, according to the United States , to several thousand, according to human rights groups that criticized the invasion.

Author: 0 UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

The leaders did not appear together, as Mrs May declined to take part in a head-to-head encounter. "Doing what is the right thing by the country. So the central question in this election is: who has the will - and crucially the plan - to make a success of Brexit so that we can build the stronger, fairer, more prosperous Britain we want and need?" she will say.

Author: 0 After Viral Video, Experts Say Don't Feed Sea Lions

As for how people should react when encountering sea lions, Trites gave the CBC simple advice. Suddenly, the sea lion emerged from the water again. "They have teeth, they can bite and even unintentionally you can get bitten so you want to keep your distance from them", says Andrew Trites , a Marine Mammal Researcher.