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  • 23.05.2017 20:08

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. – Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea in what became one of the storm’s most enduring images, the ride has been replaced — safely inland this time. Hydrus opened this month at th

  • 23.05.2017 20:08

    Here’s a general rule of thumb: If you’re going to rely heavily on voiceover to tell your movie’s story, and exclusively so in the first 15 minutes with an assault of colorful character introductions, you’d do well to make sure tha

  • 23.05.2017 20:08

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89: — “The world has lost one of its great champions for children — and the entire UNICEF family has lost a great friend. In his most famous roles as an actor, Sir Roger

  • 23.05.2017 18:56

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or “the other woman,” has died. She was 93. Merrill died Monday, according to a family spokeswom

  • 23.05.2017 18:56

    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: ___ Saffie Roussos, aged 8, was the youngest of the 22 victims

  • 23.05.2017 18:20

    MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:55 P.M. The band Take That has cancelled their Tuesday night concert in Liverpool “out of respect” for the victims of the

  • 23.05.2017 17:44

    LONDON – Roger Moore, the longest-serving movie star to play iconic British spy James Bond in the famed film series, has died in Switzerland after a brief bout with cancer. He was 89. A message from his family shared on the actor’s official Tw

  • 23.05.2017 16:32

    PHOENIX – Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s session of the Arizona

  • 23.05.2017 16:32

    BERN, SWITZERLAND (NEWS 1130) – Sir Roger Moore has passed away in Switzerland after what his family describes as a “short by brave battle with cancer”. He was 89. Moore played the iconic James Bond character between 1973 and 1985, in fi

  • 23.05.2017 16:32

    CANNES, France – The Cannes Film Festival said it will hold a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. The festival invited all festivalgoers to “show their solidarity with the

  • 23.05.2017 16:00

    With YouTube crowded by over a billion users, it can be difficult for anyone new to get noticed. That’s why Vancouver-based startup StarBeat created an alternative media platform for teenagers to showcase their talent. Aimed at performers between 13 and 18 years old, StarBeat hosts online talent shows through its StartBeat.tv website using videos uploaded by users, typically featuring singing or dancing, ...

  • 23.05.2017 15:56

    MANCHESTER, England – For the young crowd of music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a night of high-energy candy pop and fun on a school night. The scene quickly turned into sheer terror when a bomb went off at the end, sending ter

  • 23.05.2017 15:20

    MANCHESTER, England – UK police arrest 23-year-old man in Manchester in relation to concert attack. More coming.

  • 23.05.2017 14:08

    Reaction to the fatal explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England: “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.” — Ariana Grande, via Twitter. “My thoughts, prayers and tears for all

  • 23.05.2017 12:20

    Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, May 23 ——— APPARENT SUICIDE BOMBER AT U.K. CONCERT KILLS 22 An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended in Manchester, England on Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of

  • 23.05.2017 12:20

    BEIJING, China – The Aamir Khan film “Dangal,” about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers, has become China’s biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. The Indian film, whose name translates as “Let

  • 23.05.2017 11:44

    MANCHESTER, England – An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers, some still wearing the star’s trademark kitten ears as they fled. Teen

  • 23.05.2017 11:44

    The deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of recent major ones: —April 7, 2017: A man driving a hijacked beer truck struck pedestrians at a Stockholm department store, killin

  • 23.05.2017 09:56

    MANCHESTER, England – Police in Manchester in northern England have raised the death toll in the Ariana Grande concert blast to 22. About 50 people were wounded in the explosion near the end of the American pop star’s concert Monday night. Man

  • 23.05.2017 08:44

    May 28: Actress Carroll Baker is 86. Actor John Karlen (“Cagney and Lacey”) is 84. Singer Gladys Knight is 73. Actress Sondra Locke is 73. Singer Billy Vera is 73. Singer John Fogerty is 72. Musician Jerry Douglas of Alison Krauss and Union St

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