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Swedish film The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Fest

Coppola won best director for The Beguiled , her remake of Don Siegel's 1971 Civil War drama. Among others she thanked her father, the "Apocalypse Now" director Francis Ford Coppola, who she sa...

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Swedish satire "The Square" wins top prize at Cannes

She won for The Beguiled , a remake of a Southern gothic starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman and set during the Civil War. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Director Ruben Ostlund with his Palme d'O...

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Two more arrests in Manchester attack

Two more arrests in Manchester attack

Salman Abedi killed 22 people when his home-made suicide device tore through crowds leaving an Ariana Grande concert. He died in the attack, Britain's worst for more than a decade. British officia...

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Palestinian hunger strike ends as Israel yields to prison demands

Last year, the organization reduced the number of visits it coordinated, citing a lack of funds and little family interest in the initiative. According to the Israel Prison Service , the parties ag...

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Pippa Middleton's Wedding Earrings: Recycles Royal Wedding Jewelry For 'Something Old'

Pippa Middleton's Wedding Earrings: Recycles Royal Wedding Jewelry For 'Something Old'

Spencer accompanied his older brother, hedge fund manager James Matthews , to the ceremony this morning in Englefield as he Wednesday Pippa, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge . Either way, we...

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Satire The Square takes Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or prize

The post Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival appeared first on Vanguard News . Actress Diane Kruger with her Best Actress award for her role in the film " In The Fade " poses for pho...

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BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations

The breakdown, which also affected call centers, prevented passengers from rebooking or from retrieving luggage that had been loaded onto planes, and some travelers reported having to wait on ground...

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Manchester City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes

Manchester City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes

Ederson has been linked with Real Madrid in the past, but it looks as if Pep Guardiola has his man, and is closing in on a £45million move. Benfica overcame dogged resistance from Vitoria Guimarae...

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The Ramblin' Blues Of Gregg Allman

The band's main songwriter early on, Allman contributed expansive, emotionally fraught compositions like "Dreams" and " Whipping Post " to the Allman Brothers repertoire. They were greeted by the ...

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Pope Francis prays for Manchester blast victims, Coptic Christians in Egypt

Pope Francis prays for Manchester blast victims, Coptic Christians in Egypt

In addition to those killed, 116 people received medical treatment at local hospitals for wounds from the blast. The UK s terror threat level had been lowered to "severe" from "critical" yesterday a...

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Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

She said the victims would be "on my mind and in my heart everyday. for the rest of my life". The star said she would reveal further details once the gig had been confirmed. Mr Hopkins also warned...

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UK Police Show Photo of Bomber, Ask Public for Info

The 19-year-old was arrested in a raid on the former home of Salman Abedi , the suicide bomber behind Monday night's bombing at the Manchester Arena that claimed 22 lives. His father and brother ...

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'The Square' bags Palme D'Or, Sofia Coppola Best Director at Cannes

'The Square' bags Palme D'Or, Sofia Coppola Best Director at Cannes

The period drama, a remake of Clint Eastwood's 1971 film of the same name, stars Colin Farrell as a wounded soldier during the American Civil War, featuring alongside Nicole Kidman , Kirsten Dunst...

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Cannes Film Festival: Swedish satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or

Cannes Film Festival: Swedish satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or

Speaking in English, Kruger said that she was "overcome with emotion" and thanked "Fatih, my brother". American director Sofia Coppola won the Best Direction prize for " The Beguiled " starrin...

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Actress Priyanka Chopra Talks About 'Baywatch' Movie, 'Quantico' On '22 Minutes'

Baywatch , directed by Seth Gordon, releases this week in US and on June 2 in India. Baywatch is one of the least rated films at the USA box office, with 42 reviews, it has a 14% "rotten" ratings ...

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning walks free today

She used her military access to leak over 750,000 documents to WikiLeaks , defending her action as an attempt to start a conversation about what she viewed as compromising US tactics and intervention...

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Model Bella Hadid wears daring dress at Cannes Film Festival

Yep, so high was her slit, that she ended up showing more than what she meant to, but she didn't really care about her brief wardrobe malfunction and much like her appearance a year ago, she laughed i...

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director, 'The Square' Wins Palme d'Or

Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director, 'The Square' Wins Palme d'Or

Jury member Will Smith made the best of the situation, pretending to be Kidman. The film's satire and exploration of moral dilemmas culminated in one of the festival's most eye-catching scenes. He a...

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Cannes 2017: Swedish art gallery satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or

Michael Haneke's family drama Happy End , set against the backdrop of the European refugee crisis, was a leading favourite in the competition section, but Haneke missed his chance to win three Pal...

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Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar heads a jury that includes Hollywood stars Will Smith and Jessica Chastain and has spent the past fortnight watching an eclectic mix of 19 movies from around the worl...

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Published new photos of the Manchester terrorist

Published new photos of the Manchester terrorist

A Greater Manchester Police statement said: "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and Unite...

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Police release CCTV of Manchester bomber on his way to arena

LONDON (AP) - British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salm...

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane eyes Premier League century

Kane missed eight games with two separate ankle injuries, and his 26 goals in 29 games gives him a goals-to-game ratio of.89, an astounding number. "We are so calm about our key players". I think t...

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Wenger eyes bright future post FA Cup win

I don't think it should affect the media because I don't change my commitment. Reports suggest the 67-year-old is leaning towards staying, but he refused to disclose any information about his future...

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Ariana Grande suspends European tour in wake of Manchester bombing

The Five Eyes intelligence sharing group includes Britain, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Manchester police would not comment on information-sharing, but said at a news conference th...

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

These images, taken from CCTV cameras, were released yesterday by detectives piecing together the final movements of the callous killer. Only the straps of the rucksack - a bag containing tricyclic ...

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North Korea on trajectory to nuclear-armed ICBM - US intel official

North Korea on trajectory to nuclear-armed ICBM - US intel official

This comes amid escalated military tensions as North Korea conducted another ballistic missile launch Sunday, its eighth such test this year. "At the same time, we hope all parties can maintain ...

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Devastated Kidman awarded special Cannes prize, misses ceremony

Bang plays the curator of an art museum, who sets up " The Square ", an installation inviting passers-by to acts of altruism. Early on, Christian meets with a group of eager marketing experts who can'...

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Taylor: Montana Voters' Choice on Gianforte Should Be 'Honored'

House seat to Republican candidate Greg Gianforte at the DoubleTree Hotel, Thursday night, May. Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses said he slammed to the...

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LeBron, Cavs crush Celtics to reach NBA Finals

Irving scored 42 points in Game 4 to lead Cleveland to a 3-1 series lead with James having to spend more time on the bench than usual after being whistled for four fouls in the first half for the fi...

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Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert

Since then, Grande's fans-known as "Arianators"-have come together to form a support system and fundraise for those affected by the terror attack". In a update posted to Twitter this afternoon, po...

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Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman

Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman

Often overshadowed in the band by guitar heroes or his own awesome voice, Allman's songs seemed to blossom out of the mud at the magical MS crossroads: " It's Not My Cross to Bear ", " Whipping Post...

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Police arrest 19-year-old over Manchester attack

The straps of a backpack are visible on his shoulders. Police said they had built up a "detailed picture" of his movements since he returned to British shores on May 18, reportedly from his family's...

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8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says the 35-year-old Godbolt has been arrested and is in custody. He was treated at the scene at 312 East Lincoln Road for the gunshot, then transported to a ...

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Iraqi forces begin last battle for Mosul as population starves

Mosul is a large city comprised of dense built-up neighborhoods, ancient, congested districts and agricultural suburbs. All three neighborhoods are located north of the Old City, a warren of closel...

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