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  • 24.05.2017 20:44

    LONDON – British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan, a town to th

  • 24.05.2017 20:10

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – After 14 years, do audiences still love Captain Jack Sparrow? That’s the question many in Hollywood will be asking this weekend as the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise sets sail Fr

  • 24.05.2017 20:08

    The criticism of Lou Reed’s classic hit “Walk on the Wild Side” as “transphobic” at an Ontario university has reignited the long-simmering debate around the impact of cultural sensitivity on campuses and whether there’s

  • 24.05.2017 20:08

    DENTON, Neb. – At the sound of a tap, dozens of young men clad in black cassocks and white surplices rise from kneeling positions to watch two of their brother priests begin a chant. With a gentle wave of the Rev. Zachary Akers’ arm, the other

  • 24.05.2017 20:08

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The duos of Florida Georgia Line and the Chainsmokers will pair up for a cross-genre performance at the CMT Awards, which will also include performances by Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, and Lady Antebellum with Earth, Wind 

  • 24.05.2017 19:32

    BRUSSELS – NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters w

  • 24.05.2017 18:56

    Mayor Gregor Robertson will host a public discussion regarding the opioid crisis starting at 7 p.m. at the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema.

  • 24.05.2017 18:20

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – HBO is scrapping a web-delivered satirical project it was developing with Jon Stewart, a change of plans that keeps the popular political humorist on the sidelines as the Trump administration continues to provide his fellow comedian

  • 24.05.2017 18:20

    VIENNA – The OPEC oil cartel and other producers, notably Russia, are this week expected to extend last year’s production cut in a concerted attempt to prevent oil prices from falling. With prices likely to fall because of an oversupply in the

  • 24.05.2017 17:08

    TORONTO – Avid concertgoer Mark Churaman can’t shake the disturbing images of the suicide bombing that tore through the Manchester Arena on Monday night. He was at the venue himself a few years ago and remembers filing out of the same rows of

  • 24.05.2017 17:08

    British authorities say Salman Abedi "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester.

  • 24.05.2017 17:08

    Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the openings of Disney World’s Pandora-World of Avatar and Universal’s Volcano Bay water park. But plenty of new attractions are opening el

  • 24.05.2017 16:32

    LONDON – The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Manchester police made an arrest early Wednesday at a house just a 10-minute walk from the home of suicide bomber Salman Abedi. O

  • 24.05.2017 16:32

    SYDNEY – The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he’s about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to “Top Gun” is a sure thing and should start shooting soon. Cruise made th

  • 24.05.2017 15:56

    CANNES, France – Nicole Kidman criticized Hollywood’s rate of hiring women directors and vowed to support female filmmakers at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. Kidman said that women “have to support female filmmakers — that’

  • 24.05.2017 15:20

    LONDON – The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what’s known about them so far: ___ Teenager Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who went to a school near M

  • 24.05.2017 14:08

    TORONTO – In looking at the path of his fellow “That ’70s Show” alumni, it seemed a natural fit for Topher Grace to wind up on Netflix. Grace stars opposite Brad Pitt in the streaming service’s new original military satire &#

  • 24.05.2017 13:32

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Musical performances, a memorabilia auction and a candlelight vigil are among events planned this Elvis Week, the annual celebration honouring Elvis Presley. Every year around the anniversary of the crooner’s death, Presley

  • 24.05.2017 12:56

    PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to extend a state of emergency, in place since Islamic State attacks on France in 2015, following this week’s attack on a concert in Manchester, Macron said in a statement that he will ask pa

  • 24.05.2017 12:20

    Five stories in the news for Wednesday, May 24 ——— TRUDEAU HEADS TO EUROPE FOR NATO, G7 SUMMITS Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves today for Brussels for the NATO leaders’ summit, the first such meeting since Donald Trump became U.S. President. Tr

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