• 'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office; 'Baywatch' sinks
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office; 'Baywatch' sinks

Audiences are hungry for some original blockbusters to bring some diversity to their pop culture diet ( Star Wars films stretching into the next decade aside). So far " Baywatch " has opened in only one foreign market, Taiwan, and the studio is hoping for better results overseas, thanks to the popularity of the TV show and Mr.

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  • Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial
Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Castile's vehicle also had a broken brake light. Now, Yanez heads to court to contest charges of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of risky discharge of a firearm. Phil Stinson, a professor of criminal justice at Bowling Green State University in OH, says police officers shoot and kill people about 900 to 1,000 times per year.

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  • Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes
Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes

Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar, who headed the jury of nine people that included Hollywood stars Will Smith and Jessica Chastain , said the film was about "the dictatorship of being politically correct". The Palme d'Or instead went to The Square , while 120 Beats per Minute had to be satisfied in picking up the Grand Prix award. Sofia...

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  • Epic monster clash Godzilla vs. Kong finds its director Adam Pockross
Epic monster clash Godzilla vs. Kong finds its director Adam Pockross

Kong , a crossover flick that sees two of cinema's most popular movie monsters go head-to-head in an epic brawl. He also notes on Twitter that he looks "really high" in the photo illustrating THR's story, so we've added that same photo above for your evening amusement.

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  • MP, veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao dies at 75
MP, veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao dies at 75

He also produced 50 films. "Dasari brought glory to Telugu films at the national level and had been a fatherly figure in the industry". Veteran Director and Actor Dasari Narayana Rao has expired today. Family members said the body will be later shifted to the office of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce where film industry will bid him adieu.L...

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  • Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away at 78
Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away at 78

Vajreshwari Combines and Poornima Enteprises, started by her, have produced numerous films starring her husband Rajkumar and sons Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkmar and Puneet Rajkumar. However, in some interviews , Parvathamma indicated that her mother had been against the idea of her marrying an actor with a travelling theatre company.

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  • Scott Pelley Is Reportedly Out as Anchor of CBS Evening News
Scott Pelley Is Reportedly Out as Anchor of CBS Evening News

His departure was sacked reported by The New York Post , which reported that Pelley will retain his role on " 60 Minutes ". Pelley will anchor the show for an indefinite amount of time before making the move to " 60 Minutes ". He has been in the anchor and managing editor chair for the CBS Evening News since June 6, 2011. There was no word on ...

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  • Vanity Fair's 'The Last Jedi' photoshoot is full of fascinating new details
Vanity Fair's 'The Last Jedi' photoshoot is full of fascinating new details

I was thinking, O.K., let's go ultra-glamour. After a successful re-launch with J.J. Abrams' " Star Wars: The Force Awakens " in 2015, fans also flocked to the first standalone "anthology" movie, 2016's " Star Wars: Rogue One ". At the end of The Force Awakens , we saw Rey finally find Luke, which means she'll soon begin her Jedi training, a...

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  • Jason Aldean Remembers Gregg Allman: 'One of My Heroes'
Jason Aldean Remembers Gregg Allman: 'One of My Heroes'

Allman was known for his loyalty to his players and Burnett's recording suggestion was almost a deal breaker. It's like two clicks from a damn insult and he knew it when he said it. While he was "very comfortable with Duane having that role from the very beginning", Haynes notes that Allman had to take more control after his brothers death , but s...

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  • Gregg Allman dies aged 69
Gregg Allman dies aged 69

Allman's official website announced his death on Saturday, saying he " passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Ga". His health problems, more or less, hindered his career; he last played with the band in 2014. Gregg made his solo debut in 1973 with the album titled Laid Back . The brothers moved to Los Angeles in the late '60s a...

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  • Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack
Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

But Ramadan Abedi denied Salman's involvement in Monday night's attack. The straps of a knapsack are visible on his shoulders. Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins gave a press conference on Thursday saying arrests made over the last few days were "significant".

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  • Tiger Woods to appear in court in early July
Tiger Woods to appear in court in early July

According to Woods' arrest report , viewed by CNN , the brake lights on Woods' auto were illuminated and the turn signal was on when Woods was found just miles from his home . His mug shot from the jail provided a stark illustration of how much Woods' mystique has been shattered since his decade of unprecedented domination of golf .

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  • Kevin Owens Opens SmackDown Live as New Host of The Highlight Reel
Kevin Owens Opens SmackDown Live as New Host of The Highlight Reel

After a shot at Corbin, the two heels started beating down Nakamura, and Sami Zayn came out for the save. Zayn and Nakamura clear the ring and Zayn gets on the mic and says he isn't done with Owens and Corbin. - The Usos are backstage with their Tag Title Belts getting ready to come out to the ring. Live debut before staking their claim for the ...

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  • Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court
Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

In a separate statement, Wheeler lauded the two men for their selflessness and bravery, calling it an "inspiration for everyone". Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, showed no remorse as he appeared in court Tuesday where one of the people he allegedly stabbed sat in the audience.

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  • Man City chairman Khaldoon dismisses 'ridiculous' speculation over Aguero future
Man City chairman Khaldoon dismisses 'ridiculous' speculation over Aguero future

MANCHESTER CITY have embarked on a new era under Pep Guardiola - but what might their line-up look like in 2022? Toure's future is still to be confirmed, with his contract set to expire at the end of June, although sources have told ESPN FC that club and player are close to agreeing a one-year extension.

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  • Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie
Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie

Lebanon is officially at war with Israel and has for decades had laws that boycott Israeli products and prevent Lebanese citizens from traveling to Israel or having contact with Israelis. The highest rated super hero movie doesn't take place in the DC or Marvel Cinematic Universe, though. Religious institutions also have a say in artwork with relig...

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  • Bella Thorne reunites with ex Gregg Sulkin on his birthday
Bella Thorne reunites with ex Gregg Sulkin on his birthday

After spending time together on Sunday at a pool party, the 19-year-old Famous in Love actress treated Gregg to some mini cupcakes from Sprinkles for his special day. "After much thought and soul-searching, we have made the hard decision to end our relationship", the two actors told the press back then. Thorne and Disick were hot and heavy...

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  • Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1
Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1

No question, the Predators' defense had a lot to do with that - Nashville was credited with 14 blocked shots and 37 hits - but the Penguins offered little resistance. Maybe, but the Penguins looked a step behind at the outset. Nashville Predators fans have copied the tradition of those who follow the Detroit Red Wings, adapting the Red Wings'...

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  • Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2' is a go
Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2' is a go

Cruise most recently starred in the action sequel " Jack Reacher: Never Go Back ". Cruise made a very clear answer when asked whether he was doing " Top Gun 2 ". Cruise played the cocky pilot Maverick in " Top Gun ", one of the top students in an USA training camp for elite military fighter pilots and engaged in a bitter rivalry with a fellow pil...

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  • House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney
House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Cohen confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday that he had been contacted by Senate and House investigators, but has so far shot down their requests. But he said he won't comply: "The request was poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered".

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  • Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes
Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes

Always Dreaming faded to finish eighth out of 10 horses. We knew he had a lot of courage and the hope was that the pace would set up, up front, and it did. "That's kind of what we anticipated Classic Empire would do, take it to us, but he just didn't have that reserve today". After Cloud Computing came third in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct ...

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  • Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer; cancels tour
Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer; cancels tour

Last week, she shared on Facebook that she was suffering from frightful back pain. It turns out that the real prognosis is much more worrisome. We are rescheduling as soon as possible. Newton-John confirmed she had consulted with her doctors, natural therapists and the medical team at her Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in ...

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  • Draymond Green thinks Warriors-Cavaliers is great for the league
Draymond Green thinks Warriors-Cavaliers is great for the league

The NBA has received harsh criticism from fans and some media members for a non-competitive postseason. The Celtics made some noise near the end of the first half, but Irving scored Cleveland's first 11 points in the first 3:18 of the second half before two baskets by James ballooned the lead to 25 with 6:39 left in the third quarter.

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  • Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final
Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final

A waved-off goal by P.K. Subban in the first period on a coach's challenge loomed large when Guentzel beat Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in the third on the Penguins' ninth shot. Unhappily for Nashville, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan immediately challenged the play, citing offside. Malkin made him and the Preds pay with a one...

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  • Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody
Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

Two men were arrested in Manchester Thursday morning in connection with Monday's lethal terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert which claimed the lives of at least 22 people and injured scores more. An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, first in London and then elsewhere . Soldiers were seen at the Houses of Parliament, Ms Ma...

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  • How will Kevin Durant handle his matchup with LeBron James?
How will Kevin Durant handle his matchup with LeBron James?

It's also the seventh-straight time that a team led by LeBron James has been crowned as the Eastern Conference champions. A year ago the Cavaliers' finals win was pretty much sealed by a show-stopping performance by Kyrie Irving . The Cavs would end up losing that series in six games. James and the Cavs pulled off the impossible ag...

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Ostlund's "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Elsewhere the Camera d'Or award for best debut film went to Léonor Sérraille's Jeune Femme (Montparnasse Bienvenue), while the Short Film award was handed to Qiu Yang's A Gentle Night. Before the ceremony kicked off, stars came together for a group photo, filling the bleachers with the likes of Adrien Brody, Ken Loach, Guillermo del Toro, Uma Thurm...

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  • Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe
Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

When Raddatz compared these leaks to Trump's reportedly sharing Israeli intelligence with the Russians in an Oval Office meeting earlier this month, Kelly resisted making any comparison. This was first reported by the Washington Post last week. During the Monica Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton White House brought on a dedicated group of l...

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  • Angelina Jolie: 'My mum set me up to become a great mother'
Angelina Jolie: 'My mum set me up to become a great mother'

Bertrand passed away from ovarian cancer at the age of 56 in 2007. Bertrand was alive to see her first natural-born granddaughter, Shiloh in 2006, and was enormously proud of all four of her grandchildren at the time. "And I always said I wouldn't get married until they got divorced". Betrand co-created the All Tribes Foundation to support th...

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  • At NATO Summit Macron Dodges Trump And Hugs Merkel Instead
At NATO Summit Macron Dodges Trump And Hugs Merkel Instead

After the awkward handshake, Macron met with a slew of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including Trump during a summit. "I'd like to see other world leaders follow Macron's example - walk towards Trump, body swerve, greet someone else".

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  • Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester
Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

Abedi did not have a job , but managed to pay for flights to Libya, where he received bomb-making training, and rented three apartments in Manchester, paying for one with cash. Rudd had earlier scolded USA officials for leaking details. The 23-year-old, who suspended her tour and returned to her Florida home to rest, said she planned a concert...

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  • 2 more arrested in Manchester bombing attack
2 more arrested in Manchester bombing attack

The Times reported that Abedi was also known to security services as an associate of Isis recruiter Raphael Hostey, also from Manchester , who was killed in a drone strike in Syria past year. The New York Times defended its decision to publish leaked photos from the scene of the terrorist attack. The source said the the issue was "bei...

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  • Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes Film Festival
Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes Film Festival

She unintentionally flashed her underwear while posing for photos and while greeting actress Susan Sarandon , according to AOL. She paired the luminous look with strappy Olgana Paris heels, as well as a massive diamond necklace with a large sapphire pendant from Chopard .

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  • Swedish Satire Takes Top Prize at Cannes
Swedish Satire Takes Top Prize at Cannes

Most odds makers didn't have " The Square " as a favorite to win the prestigious Palme d'Or, the top prize awarded at Cannes . Its highlight is a dinner for a museum's well-to-do patrons, with a performance artist leaping from table to table, impersonating an ape in a freakish, tense and ultimately violent scene.

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  • Zuma sidesteps no-confidence vote at turbulent ANC meeting
Zuma sidesteps no-confidence vote at turbulent ANC meeting

Opposition to Zuma within the ANC's ranks has mounted since he fired Pravin Gordhan as finance minister and made 19 other changes to the executive on March 31 - a move that sparked public protests and cost the country its investment-grade credit rating.

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