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Author: 0 Kathy Griffin releases photo holding a severed Trump head

Representatives for Kathy Griffin and Tyler Shields did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment . According to TMZ , Griffin was photographed by Tyler Shields , who has a reputation for shocking pictures.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby jury selected

Bill Cosby , center, pauses in the courtyard as one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

Arts&Culture Catchy political parody song overtakes Ed Sheeran in the United Kingdom charts
Author: 0 Catchy political parody song overtakes Ed Sheeran in the United Kingdom charts

The Big Top 40 show on Capital FM and Heart has also opted not to play the song. "When there's nurses going hungry and schools in decline I don't recognise this broken country of mine" is just one of the scathing digs. Elsewhere, Ariana Grande's track has moved from just outside of the top 10 to number three following the Manchester attack on May 21. Previous Captain Ska songs include What's the Point of Nick Clegg? , War Crime , Shame On You and US Healthcare Explained .

Arts&Culture Cher Wore 2 Wild Outfits at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Cher Wore 2 Wild Outfits at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards 2017 just concluded after it was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris hosted the evening in an unexpected yet pleasant pairing. There was a moment's silence to pay respect to the late Audioslave and Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, who died at the age of 52 last week. As well as Drake's many victories, the night belonged to some classic divas, with performances from both Celine Dion and Cher .

Author: 0 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the disturbing drama sees Farrell and Kidman as the parents of children whose lives are endangered by the revenge-seeking son (Keoghan) of a man who died under the care of a surgeon, played by Farrell. "Merci beaucoup madames et monsieurs!" The festival has handed out its first award: the Golden Camera prize to Leonor Serraille for her French movie "Young Woman".

Arts&Culture Concert bomber asked mom to forgive him hours before attack
Author: 0 Concert bomber asked mom to forgive him hours before attack

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. He was later arrested and it emerged he was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group - a terror group banned in Britain, but covertly backed by the United Kingdom to overthrow Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, according to foreign policy historian Mark ...

Author: 0 United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

Taylor W. Lawrence. Coyle, one of the most vocal critics of the interceptor program, says it needs more development and testing. Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. With news of North Korea continuing to test their long range missiles it appears that the U.S.is taking added precautions in the event that they succeed.

Author: 0 Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

The 60-year-old insisted that she was determined to do the right thing for the country, referring to her reputation as a "bloody hard woman". The pair each faced 20 minutes of questions from the audience with a further 18 minutes in front of interviewer Jeremy Paxman, with Mr Corbyn going first.

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes

Bang plays the curator of an art museum, who sets up " The Square ", an installation inviting passers-by to acts of altruism. The first - and until now, only - female victor of the best director prize was Soviet director Yuliya Ippolitovna Solntseva in 1961.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

More than 146 years of dazzling audiences, the Ringling Brothers circus will still go down as " The Greatest Show on Earth ". On Saturday afternoon, under cloudy skies, fans streamed into the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY to pay their last respects to the iconic show.

Arts&Culture Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat
Author: 0 Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

The great white was measured at nearly 9 feet long. The coastguard crew rescued Mr. Selwood, but left the shark alone. "I just caught a blur out of the corner of my eye", Selwood told ABC . "There's a shark in me boat". "This thing was beside me and I looked over and thought, 'Oh, a bloody shark.' So I just climbed - he was doing a mad dance around, he was thrashing everywhere", he added.

Arts&Culture Chris Cornell Laid to Rest Beside His Friend
Author: 0 Chris Cornell Laid to Rest Beside His Friend

Cornell's Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello and his Soundgarden pals Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron also paid tribute with heartfelt speeches at the event, as did Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament, and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Brad Delson.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel says Europe must step up as diplomatic player

The tweet comes on the heels of Trump's visit to Europe last week, where he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a summit of the leaders of the world's largest economies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that India would not backtrack on pledges the country made previous year to help reduce the world's greenhouse gas levels, a source with knowledge of the meeting told reporters .

Author: 0 Woods: Alcohol 'not involved in my arrest'

Officers said Woods was cooperative but failed a roadside sobriety test. Breath and urine tests showed no alcohol in his system. "The vehicle was running and the brake lights were illuminated as well as the right blinker flashing". "I don't know what's going to happen (now)", Nicklaus said. He was released from custody on his own recognizance, meaning no bail money was necessary, at 10:50 a.m.

Author: 0 Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon

Wonder Woman will hit cinemas on June 1st in the United Kingdom and June 2nd in North America, with Patty Jenkins ( Monster ) directing a cast that includes Gal Gadot ( Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ), Chris Pine ( Star Trek ), Connie Nielsen ( Gladiator ), Robin Wright ( House of Cards ), Danny Huston (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), David Thewlis ( The Theory of Everything ), Ewen Bremner ( Snowpiercer ), Said Taghmaoui ( American Hustle ), Elena Anaya ( The Skin I Live In ), Lisa ...

Arts&Culture US Box Office Had Worst Memorial Day Weekend Since 1999
Author: 0 US Box Office Had Worst Memorial Day Weekend Since 1999

Combine that figure with the movie's post-credit scene, and no one should be surprised if Disney announces a sixth " Pirates " film . Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and attractive astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British Navy.

Author: 0 Jury selection ends for day in officer's trial

Yanez, who is Latino, is also charged with two counts of endangering safety because girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her young daughter were in the auto. Philando Castile's death came the day after Alton Sterling, 37, was shot at close range in Baton Rouge, La., while two officers pinned him to the pavement.

Author: 0 Almodovar: Cannes deliberations went 'very fast'

Kidman wasn't at the French Rivera ceremony, but sent a video message from Nashville, saying she was "absolutely devastated" to miss the show. In a 70th edition marked by raging debate over sexism in the movie industry, Sofia Coppola became only the second woman in history to win best director for her battle-of-the-sexes thriller " The Beguiled " with Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell.

Arts&Culture Godzilla vs. King Kong Lands A Director
Author: 0 Godzilla vs. King Kong Lands A Director

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Wingard will be helming Godzilla vs. Kong for Warner Bros. The movie is slated for a May 22nd 2020 release, but we won't have to wait that long for a big-monster fix, since the next Godzilla solo film is already underway, Godzilla: King of the Monsters , which will be starring Kyle Chandler , Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown .

Arts&Culture Parvathamma Rajkumar, Wife Of Late Dr Rajkumar, Passes Away
Author: 0 Parvathamma Rajkumar, Wife Of Late Dr Rajkumar, Passes Away

Marking the unfortunate passing, the entire Kannada film industry has declared a day off in honour of Parvathamma who was one of the most strongest and most influential women producers the industry has seen. Parvathamma's eyes have been donated to the Narayana Nethralaya, as per her wish. She has produced over 80 films. However, in some interviews , Parvathamma indicated that her mother had been against the idea of her marrying an actor with a travelling theatre company.

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher's Advice To Daisy Ridley Is So, So Important

On Tuesday, Vanity Fair released the four stunning magazine covers coming in June for its special Star Wars issue, all photographed by the legendary Annie Leibovitz . He added, "It's a gift, and something I will never take for granted". "I bore witness in a million ways to her sharing her wisdom with Daisy too". Star Wars: Episode IX has been dealing with what to do with the character of Leia since the tragic passing of actress Carrie Fisher back in December.

Arts&Culture Gregg Allman's manager on details of singer's final days, album
Author: 0 Gregg Allman's manager on details of singer's final days, album

So much soul; I mean, he dripped soul, just oozed soul. "He could have held on for a long time, or he could have gone pretty quickly - as we saw". The group took up residence in a Macon, Ga., mansion nicknamed "the Big House" (which has now become the Allman Brothers Band Museum) and began cooking up a style that was at once rock, blues, country and jazz.

Author: 0 Music legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

Co-founded with his brother Duane in 1969, the band's first two albums did well commercially. The Nashville-born musician, known for his long, blond hair, originally began playing music with his brother, Duane , when the two were teenagers.

Author: 0 Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

On Thursday, it was reported that Abedi had called his mother on the phone to ask for forgiveness just 15 minutes before blowing himself up at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring dozens of others. The New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene , including the remains of the suspected bomb and the rucksack worn by the suicide bomber.

Arts&Culture Scott Pelley Is Done As CBS Evening News Anchor
Author: 0 Scott Pelley Is Done As CBS Evening News Anchor

The departure, first reported by Page Six , had been in the works for some time, the sources said, and was due in part to the fact that Pelley was struggling to generate ratings. Further, Glor simply bid the audience farewell: "That is the CBS Evening News for tonight". No replacement anchor has been named, and CBS News declined comment.

Arts&Culture WWE Smackdown Results LIVE IN PROGRESS! JOIN THE DISCUSSION, USE #Wrestlezone
Author: 0 WWE Smackdown Results LIVE IN PROGRESS! JOIN THE DISCUSSION, USE #Wrestlezone

The United States Champion opened the show, stating that he was the new host of the highlight reel. Owens begins talking about Jericho, but quickly gets interrupted by the crowd chanting for AJ Styles . Sami comes out and saves Shinsuke before they clear the ring as we go to commercial. Sami is in control of Owens until he rollout of the ring, then gets caught coming back in, Kevin stomping on him before tagging in Corbin.

Arts&Culture Scott who? Bella Thorne posts saucy snap with ex-bf Gregg Sulkin
Author: 0 Scott who? Bella Thorne posts saucy snap with ex-bf Gregg Sulkin

Bella Thorne is back! "Let's party you old man!" she wrote on social media. While in Cannes, the pair was spotted heating things up in the hotel pool. Thorne and Sulkin are longtime friends who gained fame on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up and Wizards of Waverly Place , respectively. "After much thought and soul-searching, we have made the hard decision to end our relationship", Thorne and Sulkin had said in a statement obtained by Us Weekly .

Author: 0 'Top Gun 2' Is Happening, Tom Cruise Confirms

Tom Cruise has finally confirmed that a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun is in the works. Okay, it isn't necessarily a bombshell. "It's happening. Bruckheimer sparked more sequel rumors previous year when he tweeted a photo of himself alongside Cruise. If you are a fan of the 1986 military action film, Top Gun , you're in luck because a sequel is brewing.

Arts&Culture 2nd leg of Triple Crown: Always Dreaming the favorite
Author: 0 2nd leg of Triple Crown: Always Dreaming the favorite

With Preakness champion Cloud Computing uncertain to start in the Belmont Stakes , the thoroughbred racing world faces the strong possibility of a second straight year with three different winners of the three Triple Crown races. "No regrets. I think possibly some of the reasons we won today was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in the Derby on a very hard track", Klarman said referring to the rain-soaked track at Churchill Downs two ...

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

It turns out that the real prognosis is much more worrisome. Newton-John is not taking interview requests at this time. We are rescheduling as soon as possible. Entertainer Olivia Newton-John has postponed tour dates following a breast cancer diagnosis. Some of the natural therapies Olivia used during treatment were acupuncture for nausea as well as yoga, meditation, and massage.

Arts&Culture Apple's Carpool Karaoke Set For August 8 Launch
Author: 0 Apple's Carpool Karaoke Set For August 8 Launch

If you've enjoyed the original series which was a segment on The Late Late Show with James Corden , then this could be worth looking forward to. It has proven to be a very popular segment and it is not surprising that Apple was interested in it.

Arts&Culture 'Justice League' Promo Art Offers A New Look At Superman
Author: 0 'Justice League' Promo Art Offers A New Look At Superman

Nonetheless, it is probably safe to assume that the formation of the Justice League , as well as the battle between the heroes and the film's primary antagonist, who is expected to be Darkseid, will leave a lasting mark on the world and, perhaps, even Aquaman's kingdom of Atlantis.

Arts&Culture Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation
Author: 0 Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation

A source reportedly told People the couple had been "having issues for a while now" but their attempts to work through them had failed. Letourneau's attorney David Gehrke confirmed it was Fualaau who filed for separation, adding "When one person is unhappy in the relationship, the other person can't be happy either".

Arts&Culture To many, Memorial Day loses meaning
Author: 0 To many, Memorial Day loses meaning

It starts at 2 p.m. One nation under God will remain rhetoric, if we don't act and feel a sense of oneness with fellow Americans. Onlookers say Memorial Day is about American ideals. The Veteran cemeteries I have been to are usually in hills and valleys - a place of serenity and heaven on the earth for our veterans. Memorial Day is being marked in North Dakota with the annual ceremony at the state Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan.

Arts&Culture Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie
Author: 0 Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie

A boycott group, called Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel-Lebanon, has campaigned against showing the film in Lebanon. Posters of the movie and digital billboards have sprouted up around the Lebanese capital. Before she was Wonder Woman ( Gal Gadot ), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Wonder Woman positive she can defeat Superman .

Author: 0 Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'

While he has called his first trip overseas a "home run", it was shadowed by reports about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates. Though he had not seen evidence of collusion when he stepped down on 20 January, Clapper said all the signs made an FBI investigation not only appropriate but necessary.