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Father of suspected Manchester bomber says son is innocent
- May 26, 2017

He said last time he spoke to the 22-year-old Salman was five days ago as he was getting ready for a trip to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, a smaller pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. Chelsea Football Club have cancelled their Premier League victory parade, due to take place in London on Sunday. Lapan said the Homeland Security Department has shared some information about Abedi's travel with the British government, but declined to offer specifics. (more...)
Video shows man in Canada attacked by a bear Video shows man in Canada attacked by a bear
- May 26, 2017

He slowly moves back while still making noise when the bear suddenly charges at him. It doesn't work. Because the bear comes charging and doesn't stop. "I am so happy after this confrontation with a black bear during our spring hunt", Wesley wrote under the video of the incident, which he uploaded on May 22. (more...)
'Dancing with the Stars' watch party planned to support Rashad Jennings
- May 25, 2017

Ross said it was "almost uncomfortable" watching good dancers get eliminated , including third-place finishers Kordei and Valentin Chmerkovskiy . "It's been a handsome experience and one that I'll cherish for the rest of my life". David Ross and Lindsay Arnold came in second with Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy finishing in third place. The 40-year-old "Grandpa Rossy" already has an audition reel ready thanks to a sexy Vegas-inspired routine he performed on " Dancing with the ... (more...)
Best wishes on Mother's Day
- May 25, 2017

This year the theme is "Every Mother knows". The world is celebrating the International Mothers Day today which aims to honor mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. I do have one very special mom in my life and that is my wife. In 1876, the senior Jarvis said "I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will found a memorial mother's day commemorating her for the matchless service she renders to humanity in every field of life". (more...)
Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales
- May 25, 2017

That's confirmed by co-directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg , who earned names for themselves with a much more modest 2012 Norwegian sea adventure called Kon-Tiki. That's a fairly manageable premise, but Jeff Nathanson's screenplay quickly becomes an unruly thicket of storylines involving a budding young scientist, Carina ( Kaya Scodelario); the flamboyant pirate Hector Barbossa (an enjoyably hammy Geoffrey Rush); and the undead Captain Salazar ( Javier Bardem ). (more...)
Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe
- May 25, 2017

President Trump is said to have approached the Director of National Intelligence, Daniel Coats , and Adm. Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency separately, appealing to them to issue public statements denying a possible collusion with Russian Federation during the election. (more...)
Ellen heads to Netflix for first standup special in 15 years Ellen heads to Netflix for first standup special in 15 years
- May 25, 2017

The news was announced on Twitter, the free PR machine to the stars. Plan your weekend with our hand-picked list of the Quad Cities' best bets for entertainment. "I'm excited to do it; I'm excited for you to see it". Although she is entertaining viewers every day with her own form of comedy, a stand-up special is a different beast entirely. (more...)
Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o to star in meme-inspired film Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o to star in meme-inspired film
- May 24, 2017

Then after that in comes Issa Rae , Ava DuVernay , and Netflix to really bring it to life. It's turning into a reality what started as a meme about Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna playing scammers and computer geniuses, Entertainment Weekly reports . (more...)
Gold for island gardeners at the Chelsea Flower Show Gold for island gardeners at the Chelsea Flower Show
- May 24, 2017

The Blue Forest stand is located on the main street of the Flower Show the tree house sits in a garden of natural woodland planting that was designed by Architectural Plants. Ms Eberle is now Chelsea's most decorated designer with a total of 14 medals at the show - this year she celebrates three years in a row of gold medals. (more...)
Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"
- May 24, 2017

President Donald Trump , who is now in Bethlehem, delivered a press conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to address the tragedy. Monday's attack outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena killed at least 22 people , including children, and was carried out by a lone suspect carrying a bomb, Manchester Police said. (more...)
Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
- May 23, 2017

In a statement provided to the Sacramento Bee newspaper, Gehl officials said the Food and Drug Administration had notified them of the situation. We immediately retested samples from the relevant lot of cheese, and it remains clear of any contamination. (more...)
Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee
- May 23, 2017

The president's spokesman did not deny the report, but said Comey made it harder for the U.S. to engage with Russian Federation. "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation", he said. That includes "telling Comey to back off on the Flynn investigation, firing him when he wouldn't, and then admitting on national television that he dismissed Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation". (more...)
Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest
- May 23, 2017

Then it was off for champagne and, later, a short spin in a different Jaguar. Kate Middleton's sister would indeed have been frightened to be stole the spotlight on a day so important by the new darling of Prince Harry . Middleton first grabbed the world attention's at the wedding of her sister in 2011 to Prince William . Kate , who wore a peach dress by Alexander McQueen and matching hat by Jane Taylor, acted as a much-needed chaperone for the bridesmaids and page boys, although her ... (more...)
Will David Ross' finals scores secure him the mirrorball trophy?
- May 23, 2017

The final three couples first performed a redemption dance. He was asked which contestant from this season of Dancing with the Stars would make a good National Football League teammate. "I feel like I'm a different person walking out than when I came in". "The Bachelorette", 9 p.m. (KOMO): Season 13 premiere; Rachel turns to friends she made on "The Bachelor" to discuss her hopes; Rachel meets the bachelors, trying to make time to talk to each one; 23 men remain at the end of the evening. (more...)
Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody
- May 23, 2017

Lima-Marin and another man are convicted on multiple robbery, kidnapping and burglary charges in connection with two violent robberies of suburban Denver video stores. She told CBS that Lima-Marin came to the United States from Cuba when he was 1 year old. He was released, improperly, in 2008. The sentences were supposed to be served consecutively, but a court clerk marked them as a single term. (more...)
Ones to Watch During Rachel Lindsay's 'Bachelorette' Premiere Ones to Watch During Rachel Lindsay's 'Bachelorette' Premiere
- May 23, 2017

So far Rachel herself has already offered up a big spoiler by announcing she is happily engaged . "He was able to go into the house with a little momentum because she thought it was pretty clever how he introduced himself", Chris revealed. (more...)
Watch Celine Dion Dancing to Cher Backstage in her Poofy White Dress Watch Celine Dion Dancing to Cher Backstage in her Poofy White Dress
- May 23, 2017

Celine Dion in Stephane Rolland Spring 2017 Couture. "Everybody thinks it's my clouds [that get in the way]", she joked. "I said, 'Forget about the rest of all the 15 racks you brought me, this is it'". "I knew when she saw it and she tried it on, it was just [gasp], and when you have that [gasp], you know it's the right one". Dion had a tough year last year when she lost her husband after a long battle with throat cancer. (more...)
Miley Cyrus doesn't want to let Liam Hemsworth go
- May 23, 2017

Fans flooded social media with their praise of how Cyrus, 24, is no longer aiming a wrecking ball at anything and everything, including her own personal life. "They're going to talk about me if I come out of a restaurant with Liam ", Cyrus told Billboard . "I like talking to people that don't agree with me, but I don't think I can do that in an aggressive way", the singer said. (more...)
Rolf Harris back in court days after release Rolf Harris back in court days after release
- May 23, 2017

He returned to his home in Berkshire on Friday after being released from Stafford Prison where he had been serving time for previous convictions. Harris did not speak to reporters outside but gave a wave towards the cameras as he walked into court with his niece Jenny Harris. (more...)
Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show in Manchester kills 22 Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show in Manchester kills 22
- May 23, 2017

The singer , who was not injured, tweeted hours later: "Broken. I'm so sorry to hear this", said Nikki Minaj. "I don't have words". Police were called to the scene at 2133 GMT. "The people of the United Kingdom and the United States have suffered together through war and triumphed together over adversity to build a peace that is now under threat once more", he said. (more...)
Cannes 2017: Sonam Kapoor's first look out! Cannes 2017: Sonam Kapoor's first look out!
- May 22, 2017

I am very proud of " Piku " and I would have loved to show it here", she says. Deepika is not disheartened as she believes it will change next year. Deepika received mixed response for her white satin dress at Met Gala in NY last month but she says people should not be so critical all the time and should allow others the liberty to experiment. (more...)
Nicki to open Billboard Music Awards Nicki to open Billboard Music Awards
- May 22, 2017

Vanessa Hudgens will join the rapper as co-host. The official red carpet pre-show begins at 6 p.m. EDT, and it will be live streamed exclusively on twitter . Miley Cyrus will make her appearance with her new single, Malibu . Billboard Music Awards's executive producer Mark Bracco wouldn't divulge on what song or songs Drake will perform tonight, but he did promise that Drizzy's performance will be one of the biggest moments on the show. (more...)
Hugh Jackman's secret? He didn't know wolverines are real Hugh Jackman's secret? He didn't know wolverines are real
- May 22, 2017

I literally, embarrassingly did about two weeks of research on wolves . If you're one of the many fans who's been hoping to see Hugh Jackman don those adamantium claws one more time to reprise Wolverine in Ryan Reynolds' upcoming " Deadpool " sequel, it looks like you're out of luck. (more...)
Notre Dame Students Walk Out Of Pence Speech Notre Dame Students Walk Out Of Pence Speech
- May 22, 2017

Seconds before the students walked out, the administrator said that people could disagree with Pence's politics, but still respect him as an official. Pence is scheduled to be the last speaker at the event, but the soon-to-be graduates of the prestigious Catholic university will miss the tassel-turning that symbolizes their commencement, reports WGNTV. (more...)
Timeline: SAFD firefighter Scott Deem killed in shopping center blaze Timeline: SAFD firefighter Scott Deem killed in shopping center blaze
- May 21, 2017

Two other firefighters were sent to the hospital with injuries, but Hood said they were expected to be fine. In the wake of Deem's death, friends have told KENS 5 that Deem and his family were Spurs fans. He leaves behind two children and a wife who is pregnant. Hood said it was important for people to know that SAFD is a good fire department, a safe fire department, a resilient fire department. (more...)