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'The Square' wins Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival

'The Square' wins Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival

Christian's next show is " The Square ", an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. News conference for the film "120 batteme...

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Montana Republican waits to apologize for assaulting reporter until after he wins

The altercation occurred when Jacobs tried to ask Gianforte about the CBO score of the Republicans' health care bill. Gianforte apologized directly to Jacobs Thursday night and the Fox News crew...

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

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

The story revolves around a Union soldier, hurt in the Civil War, who is taken in by a group of women at a girls' school in the Southern United States. The president of the awards judging panel, dire...

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Swedish film "The Square" takes Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Other winners included Best Actress Diane Kruger for In the Fade , Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix for You Were Never Really Here , Jury Prize victor Andrey Svyagintsev's Loveless , and Grand P...

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Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

The arrests were among a total of 13 that have been made in recent days. The attack, which has been claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, targeted concertgoers at the end of a show by USA t...

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Lue: Celtics tougher to defend than Warriors

Lue: Celtics tougher to defend than Warriors

James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's fearless effo...

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Cannes Day 2 Pictures: Deepika Stuns In Thigh High Slit Dress

Bella looked so old-Hollywood glam as she swept her short little bob into gorgeous, tousled waves and added a subtle cat eye, with barely any other makeup, going for a very natural look. This means, ...

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Tributes paid to the Allman Brothers Band star Gregg Allman

Tributes paid to the Allman Brothers Band star Gregg Allman

Gregg walked through fire, over and over, and survived". He wrote several of them - It's Not My Cross to Bear , Midnight Rider , Ain't Wastin' Time No More and Melissa - while others were rendit...

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Police Say Mississippi Gunman Kills 8

The lives of Willie Cory Godbolt's victims were taken in three separate crime scenes in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi . The slain deputy was identified as 36-year-old William Durr , a...

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Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary advances toward Syria border

Iraq's United Nations humanitarian relief co-ordinator Lise Grande told the BBC that civilians are being hit the hardest by the conflict in Mosul as Isis are directly targeting families. "Adults ea...

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

Kidman, who appeared in four different projects at the French Riviera festival, accepted a special anniversary award with a video message. "I can not accept this award without thinking of everyone w...

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Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states on Sunday, during a meeting between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi women, a member of the U.S. He boldly stat...

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Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

The 23-year-old singer promised to come back in a powerful and heartfelt statementreleased Friday, in which she preached solidarity and promised to never let the terrorists win. In the wake of the att...

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Ariana Grande's Brother Frankie Pays Tribute to Victims of Manchester Concert Bombing

A suicide bomber killed 22 people , including children, outside the city's stadium following Ariana's concert Monday. Two cop cars have been stationed outside Joan's home since she returned to Fl...

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Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win at Wembley

Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win at Wembley

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has admitted that he wants Arsene Wenger to stay at the club after playing his part in the FA Cup final victory over Chelsea . Courtois said Sanchez's goal...

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Landslide, floods claim 91 lives in Sri Lanka

Landslide, floods claim 91 lives in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center reported that 122 people have been killed with 97 others missing as of Saturday local time. Meanwhile, the motorists have been cautioned on the flooding ...

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

Sofia Coppola scooped best director at the Cannes film festival last night for her star-studded remake of The Beguiled . Actor Joaquin Phoenix poses for photographers upon arrival at the scre...

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'The stars were aligned' for Celtic - Brendan Rodgers

'The stars were aligned' for Celtic - Brendan Rodgers

One, it's a one-off game and, two, they showed in the last match at Pittodrie that they can give Celtic problems. Brendan Rodgers became the third manager, after Jock Stein (1967, 1969) and Mart...

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Zac Efron Says His 'Baywatch' Kiss With Dwayne Johnson Tasted 'Winterfresh'

Zac Efron Says His 'Baywatch' Kiss With Dwayne Johnson Tasted 'Winterfresh'

He said that the original cast would be brought back, and there's potential to take it away from the iconic Emerald Bay to an overseas location. "We have an unbelievable story already", Flynn told ...

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Ostlund's "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

An Iranian film-maker who was jailed for "anti-regime propaganda" won the top prize at the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes film festival Saturday. Before the ceremony kicked off, stars cam...

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Curtain falls on the 'world's greatest show'

On Saturday afternoon, under cloudy skies, fans streamed into the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY to pay their last respects to the iconic show. The circus's final show will be broadcast live on Fac...

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Copa del Rey: Luis Enrique hails 'extraterrestrial' Messi

Copa del Rey: Luis Enrique hails 'extraterrestrial' Messi

Other than Rafinha, there are two more players who will not feature for Barcelona on Saturday, with Sergi Roberto , who has played as a makeshift right-back this season, and Luis Suarez servi...

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The Square by Sweden's Ruben Ostlund wins Palme d'Or

The award recognizes a strong film that missed out on the top prize, the Palme d'Or . And Scottish director Lynne Ramsay won the best screenwriting prize for You Were Never Really Here , in a tie ...

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Sato wins Indy 500

Another former F1 driver , Max Chilton , led with seven laps to go but eventually had to settle for fourth behind Sato, Helio Castroneves and Dubai-born fellow Briton Ed Jones . It was definite...

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ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

President Donald Trump vowed Friday to crush "evil organizations of terror" following an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that killed more than two dozen people near Cairo and prompted the cou...

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Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

The brothers spent a good bit of time in Jacksonville where they connected with drummer Butch Trucks , bassist Berry Oakley and guitarist Dickey Betts . In March 2017, Allman announced that he was...

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Javier Bardem on how to 'create a human being behind a monster'

Javier Bardem on how to 'create a human being behind a monster'

Sparrow, Henry and Carina seek to recover the Trident of Poseidon, which breaks all curses in the sea. We should honour the tradition of showing a Jack Sparrow family member. It has a good story tha...

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Photos, Characters And Locations Revealed For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Speculation about Leia's role in the film has been rife since the passing of Carrie Fisher in December. "You'll see-there's a reason why we call him DJ", he said . Mark Hamill , who plays one of th...

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Cannes 2017: Ruben Östlund's The Square wins Palme d'Or

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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New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation

Greater Manchester Police said in a tweet on Saturday that two new people had been arrested after a raid on an address in Cheetham Hill. Residents were evacuated from streets in the south Manchester...

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