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Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria' Stunning video of the incident was shot by a Bay Area man. One of the police officers received minor injuries as a result of a hammer blow. "No tourists to be seen anywhere". Today, there is a strong police presence everywhere in the capital city. She said police had sectioned off an area around the cathedral and down the street. [Full Article...]

Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo to Reteam for CMT Music Awards Performance

Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo to Reteam for CMT Music Awards Performance Miranda's trip to the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas back in March (17) was another near-disaster when the plane she was a passenger in hit a little turbulence and was forced down in Laughlin, Nevada. IF that wasn't enough, she's also called in to counsel the very disturbed Janine (Madeline Brewer), who suffers a breakdown when forced to hand over her infant daughter to her hosts. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros Funds raised will benefit the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , which was set up by the city council and the British Red Cross . Grande organized the concert in the 13 days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured many others outside of her concert at Manchester Arena. [Full Article...]

Sailing-New Zealand capsize in America's Cup semi, crew safe

The conditions took their toll on all four teams and proved the most challenging day of competition yet in the 35th America's Cup . A forecast for stronger winds could see racing cancelled on Wednesday, and therefore buy Team NZ some extra time for any running repairs. [Full Article...]

Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Andy Murray

Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Andy Murray Invited to explain exactly what "Svitolina mode" is, the Ukrainian replied: "Well, I heard that after 2-5 I missed only four points, so probably this is Svitolina mode!" She won 20 of the last 24 points. In both matches, he suffered 6-0 "bagels". As for Nishikori, the Japanese tennis star was pushed to the limit in his last two games at the French Open when he was up against Hyeon Chung and th... [Full Article...]

ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

Last month, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals largely affirmed a federal judge's decision from March, which found the core provision of the revised executive order - temporarily blocking foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. [Full Article...]

Resilient Wawrinka ends French men's challenge to reach last eight

Resilient Wawrinka ends French men's challenge to reach last eight The 32-year-old was made to work by the French but still managed to pick up a straight sets win over the 15th seed 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2. Previously, the pair have faced off five times , with Wawrinka winning three of the five including their only match at a grand slam. [Full Article...]

US mayors back Sadiq Khan in Trump Twitter row

US mayors back Sadiq Khan in Trump Twitter row Speaking to Channel 4 News , Khan said Trump had been wrong about "many things". Ministers in the Tory government criticised Trump's tweets , and prime minister Theresa May defended Khan by saying he's doing an " excellent job " after the tragic events. [Full Article...]

Cyndi Lauper to Help Turn 'Working Girl' Film Into a Musical

Cyndi Lauper to Help Turn 'Working Girl' Film Into a Musical The 1988 Twentieth Century Fox film Working Girl is getting the stage musical treatment. This time around, the source material is Mike Nichols' film that starred Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin and Joan Cusack. [Full Article...]

Kesha denied a hug by Jerry Seinfeld

Kesha denied a hug by Jerry Seinfeld After he was told who Kesha was, he said, "Well I wish her all the best". "Can I give you a hug?" "Not ready to give up, Kesha persisted, requesting just 'a little one". "Please?" Kesha implored, who which he responded, "No thanks...yeah, no thanks...." I certainly wouldn't, either. He turned her down with a brisk "no, thanks", not once, not twice, but three times before she ran off. [Full Article...]

Selena Gomez lauds Justin Bieber's moving speech at Manchester charity gig

Numerous players were back at their United States and Canadian homes as it is off season but Paul Swindlehurst arranged for some of his teammates to be there to play with the "Sorry" hitmaker, who has trained with the side on two previous occasions while in the UK, and in return, Justin donated his hockey stick to be auctioned at a charity game at a later date. [Full Article...]

George And Amal Clooney Have Welcomed Their Twins!

George Clooney said he and his wife were "really happy and really excited" at the prospect of parenthood. Ella and Alexander are the first children born to Amal and George . Amal's father Ramzi Alamuddin, reached in Beirut, said he had spoken with his daughter and son-in-law after the twins' birth and hoped to travel to London soon to meet them. [Full Article...]

Anthony Joshua- Klitschko Rematch May Take Place in Lagos

Anthony Joshua- Klitschko Rematch May Take Place in Lagos George Gigney of the Boxing News has reported that promoter Eddie Hearn has said the rematch will definitely happen and that four venues have already bid on the fight. "I feel like it's Wladimir Klitschko ", he told Sky Sports . Tyson said: "He's just one of those happy fighters always saying nice things to people". [Full Article...]

Packers fans give lift to stranded Davon House to Green Bay

Packers fans give lift to stranded Davon House to Green Bay And now that I'm here, I'm not taking any days for granted. "I don't want to be that guy". This is a pretty wonderful story, and it would only happen with the Green Bay Packers . "I didn't let them put them on, though", House said with a laugh. Mere hours later, House joined his teammates on the practice field as a full participant. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Media Trying to Sell 'Pathetic Excuse' from London Mayor

Donald Trump: Media Trying to Sell 'Pathetic Excuse' from London Mayor Meanwhile, the ISIS claimed responsibility for the London terror attacks , which rattled the city a day before killing seven and injuring 48. A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday's London attack , the statement said. [Full Article...]

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins

The Clooneys welcomed a son and a daughter on Tuesday morning, announcing in a joint statement that daughter Ella , son Alexander and mother Amal were all "happy, healthy and doing fine". "Obama arrived around 7:15 in the evening [local time] and left at around 11:30", a source told People of the former president's May 27 visit. The Clooneys have been married for two and a half years, aft... [Full Article...]

Apple launches 'do not disturb while driving' for iPhone

You will be able to integrate third-party cloud storage systems-Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive-with Files so you can access your files no matter where they are stored. Not much here aside from some nice improvements to Siri integration, more iCloud functionality and a more reasonable way to categorise files and folders. [Full Article...]

James Corden's Passionate Message About London Following Attacks

James Corden's Passionate Message About London Following Attacks The trip began with the talk show host ringing Sheeran to tell him that he left his guitar at Corden's house the previous night. 'We went to a bar called Train Bar and did some shots, then we went to a karaoke bar and sung our own song. [Full Article...]

'Hunchback', Phantom of the Opera to join Universal's 'Dark Universe'

'Hunchback', Phantom of the Opera to join Universal's 'Dark Universe' It's worth noting that the next film in the Dark Universe , Bill Condon's Bride of Frankenstein , still doesn't have its title character, and I could easily see the studio eager to cast Lawrence, Theron, or Jolie in the role. Other projects that are in development for the setting include reboots of Van Helsing , Creature from the Black Lagoon , Frankenstein , The Invisible Man , Wolf Man ... [Full Article...]

Wonder Woman breaks records, lassoing in over $200 million internationally

The previous mark was Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey , with $85.1 million U.S. in 2015. Wonder Woman burst onto the sluggish summer blockbuster scene this weekend, exceeding box office projections. The film, which has received universally positive reviews, was controversially banned from screening in Lebanon thanks to the casting of Israeli actress Gadot. [Full Article...]


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