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The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The victor of the Cannes Film Festival will be announced on Sunday, with a French movie about AIDS campaigners and two dark Russian dramas among the hottest tips. The award for the Best Screenplay...

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Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director At Cannes

Director Sofia Coppola is among the big winners at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival . Meanwhile, Sofia Coppola - who has previously helmed hits such as "The Virgin Suicides " and " Lost in Trans...

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Baywatch Producer Already Has Sequel Plans

Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut, the Zac Efron-Dwayne Johnson-starrer Baywatch , is opening in Indian theaters on June 2, but reviews from Hollywood publications have already started pouring in. "...

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Things to Know About the Chelsea Manning Release

Things to Know About the Chelsea Manning Release

And her lawyer, Chase Stranglio of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), indicated as much in a statement he made on Manning's release . Chelsea is expected to move to Maryland, where she ha...

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Nicole Kidman gets special prize at Cannes

Sofia Coppola , the acclaimed director known for her works The Virgin Suicides , Marie Antoinette and Lost In Translation among others, has just become the second women to win the Best Directo...

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Trump's Speech on Radical Islam Praised by US Jewish Groups

Trump's Speech on Radical Islam Praised by US Jewish Groups

Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia , declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran . A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for th...

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Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night

This year's victor Ruben Östlund's The Square is the successor to Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake . The Camera d'Or, which is given to the best first film from any section of the festival, went to L...

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United Kingdom bomber network could be still at large

The explosion at the Manchester Arena on Monday killed 22 people as crowds were leaving an Ariana Grande concert. The attack left at least 22 people killed. Prime Minister Theresa May said devel...

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Sachin Tendulkar wants Aamir Khan to act in his biopic

Sachin Tendulkar wants Aamir Khan to act in his biopic

Baahubali 2 , meanwhile, earned Rs 1,623 crore ($243.9 million) globally, including 1,024 crore ($153.9 million) net and 1,321 gross ($198.5 million) in India. Bahubali2's Hindi dubbed version became ...

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Ariana Grande to play charity show for Manchester attack victims

A British official, who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity, said Manchester police would stop sharing information about their bombing investigation until they received a guara...

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Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford

Police made two more arrests in Manchester on Saturday on suspicion of terrorism offenses, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11. Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent died in M...

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China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on USA sanctions push

China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on USA sanctions push

Tensions remain high on the Korean peninsula in the wake of Pyongyang's latest missile launch on Sunday. The council met behind closed doors to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea followin...

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Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"

Many won big at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival's closing ceremony, but few did with as much grace as Diane Kruger . Similarly, Diane Kruger's first German-language production (Fatih Akin's In T...

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G.O.P. Candidate Cruises to Victory After Allegedly Assaulting Reporter

Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was elected to the House of Representatives yesterday, and this is monumental for at least two reasons. The incident in question happened W...

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Swedish satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

As the results pour in from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, history is made. She also brought up that only one woman filmmaker in the form of Jane Campion ( The Piano , 1993) won the Palme d'Or , th...

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British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks

The investigation into the deadly bombing continues to center around a network of terrorists, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins from Manchester Police force confirmed . Britain's terror threat assessm...

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Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, Russia

KELLY: I would just tell you, Chris, that I think any channel of communications, back or otherwise, with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing. "If these reports are accurate, right afte...

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Gregg Allman, the pathfinder of Southern Rock, passes away at 69

Gregg Allman, the pathfinder of Southern Rock, passes away at 69

Editor's Note: Gregg Allman died May 27, 2017 , at the age of 69. Check out the electrifying moment in the video above. Allman cancelled some tour dates previous year because he was "under his...

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Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

And they won't even be back among Europe's elite in September after finishing fifth in the Premier League; the lowest finish since Wenger took charge in 1996. On an afternoon when so much bucked the s...

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Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision

But one artist took on the challenge of drawing each contestant live as the competition took place, and the results are fantastic. The 27-year-old singer performed a heartfelt rendition of "Amar Pel...

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