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Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

All three neighbourhoods are located north of the Old City, a warren of closely spaced buildings and narrow streets that has posed significant challenges to Iraqi forces seeking to oust IS. Fighting, especially in the city's west, has been ferocious, leaving Iraqi forces with thousands of casualties. Iraq's military has described them as "cautious" and the coalition has warned that the most hard battles in the Mosul operation could be ahead. Read More

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Ariana Grande takes stage at 'One Love Manchester'

Ariana Grande takes stage at 'One Love Manchester'

Confetti burst following the performance. The "Dangerous Woman" singer also joined other acts on stage, including Victoria Monet, Coldplay and the Black Eyed Peas to sing, " Where Is the Love? ". She then launched into "Roar", telling the crowd: You ready to roar? "As soon as I met her I started crying, and gave her a big hug", Grande said. Read More

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'Wonder Woman' takes over the globe

'Wonder Woman' takes over the globe

Gal Gadot's exquisite Wonder Woman interpretation can be now seen in theaters as well as in the upcoming Justice League , set to be released on November 19. Overseas is a different matter, where the movie remains a potent player and could beat Wonder Woman in some markets. She IS the ambassador for freedom, liberty, democracy, equality, sisterhood, truth, faith, hope, love, and justice: the bridge between Paradise Island and our imperfect world of man. Read More

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Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

Holding back tears, Grande didn't say much between her songs but repeatedly thanked the audience for coming out in the face of fear to triumph over evil. She had promised Grande that she would be there, when the pop star turned up at her bedside on Friday night, unannounced. The Guardian reported that Lily was released from the hospital in time to attend the benefit concert. Read More

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Wonder Woman 2 Might Already Be In The Works

Warner Brothers and DC also have a lot on the line with this film , as they need it to be successful to help shift the tone set by previous movies that are found in this universe. If you find yourself in the queue this weekend deciding between this and any other film, can I suggest you pluck up the courage and proudly say "one ticket for Wonder Woman , please". Read More

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Kendall Jenner Sides With Kardashians Over Caitlyn Jenner Tell All

Kendall Jenner Sides With Kardashians Over Caitlyn Jenner Tell All

Rather than making up stories, Kendall said that she "really thinks that's what happened for some weird reason". Kim recounted comments that Caitlyn wrote in her book , in which she claimed that some of the kids didn't support her transition, adding that when she did her first sit-down interview with Diane Sawyer - where she first revealed she was transgender - she specifically avoided the name "Kardashian" because research showed people would think it was a publicity stunt. Read More

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Ariana Grande Returns to Manchester for Triumphant Benefit Concert

The former Oasis frontman performed two of the band's classics, " Rock N Roll Star " and "Live Forever" in memory of those who perished in the attack, as well as singing solo single "Wall Of Glass". Police asked fans not to bring bags and there were lengthy searches of each person admitted to the cricket stadium amid fears that there could be yet another attack just 24 hours after the incidents in London. Read More

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Rock Legend Gregg Almann

Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Rock Legend Gregg Almann

Eulogizing Allman at the service were his children - Devon, Layla and Delilah Island - his niece Galadrielle, his friend Chank Middleton and his manager Michael Lehmen, Variety said . Fans lined the streets from the funeral to the cemetery to pay tribute to The Allman Brothers Band frontman. While the burial was also private, hundreds of fans gathered on a hill overlooking Allman's grave while the rocker was taken to his final resting place. Read More

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Wonder Woman's a full-on box office hit!

Wonder Woman's a full-on box office hit!

Some still had issues with " Wonder Woman ". As of Sunday morning it had shattered the record for highest opening weekend for a female director, with more than $ 100 million in ticket sales, beating out Fifty Shades of Grey . Goldstein said the studio knew they had "something special" after the reception to Gadot in " Batman v Superman ". Despite leading the domestic box office last weekend , " Dead Men Tell No Tales " was only able to grab about $22 million this time around. Read More

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CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

Griffin, a CNN co-host for the network's New Year's Eve programme, had shared the image in a now-deleted tweet. Griffin quickly posted a video on Twitter asking for forgiveness and saying "I am sorry". "She not only asked for forgiveness but begged for forgiveness, and I believe in forgiveness". A New Mexico casino, the Route 66 Casino Hotel west of Albuquerque, said it had cancelled an appearance by Griffin scheduled for July 22. Read More

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Transport police report casualties in London

Transport police report casualties in London

London police say they are responding to an incident at Borough Market , a popular tourist area with restaurants and bars a short distance from London Bridge . The first incident was reported at London Bridge when a van swerved off the road into a crowd of pedestrians, BBC reported. "Then we heard three gunshots, definitely gunshots, and we ran". Read More

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Sanjay Dutt's biopic to release March 30, 2018

Sanjay Dutt's biopic to release March 30, 2018

Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the film's release date has finally been announced by the makers. The untitled Dutt biopic is set to release on 30 March 2018. Manisha Koirala is essaying the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother, veteran actress Nargis Dutt in the biopic. When quizzed on his choice of actor for the protagonist's role, he promptly replied, saying Sanjay Dutt . Read More

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Gregg Allman dead at 69

Gregg Allman dead at 69

Allman died in his Georgia home at the age of 69, a publicist confirmed Saturday. Allman died in his Savannah home from complications from liver cancer. Although Gregg was the first to pick up a guitar, it was Duane who excelled at it. That overall vibe and aesthetic continues to reverberate through the work of prominent, modern bands like Drive By Truckers, My Morning Jacket, Alabama Shakes, and many, many more. Read More

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London terror attack: Bulgarian embassy collecting information

London terror attack: Bulgarian embassy collecting information

Police said they were called shortly afterward to reports of stabbings in nearby Borough Market . One told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people. - Police originally revealed they were investigating an incident in Vauxhall, but they have now confirmed this is an unconnected stabbing. Jones later said that she saw a man being arrested by the police. Read More

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Jose Mourinho 'Cools' Interest in One Transfer Target-But Reignites Another

Jose Mourinho 'Cools' Interest in One Transfer Target-But Reignites Another

Atletico Madrid will not be able to register any new players until January 2018 after the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld their appeal against a Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban. Griezmann now has a buyout clause of £87 million, but Giggs does not think United's interest has died down. The attacker hinted that he will remain at Atletico when he tweeted: " Now more than ever ". Read More

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Ariana Grande Visits Bombing Victims Before Benefit Concert

A fearless Ariana Grande has touched down in London for her return to Manchester after the horrific bombing last Monday, which saw 22 people lose their lives at the end of her Manchester Arena gig. Surely this visit meant a lot to all of her young fans who are still recuperating from this tragic event. She brought the children presents and signed autographs during her visit. Read More

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CNN Fires Kathy Griffin

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin

USA television network CNN on Wednesday fired comedian Kathy Griffin from its annual New Year's Eve coverage after she provoking outrage for being photographed holding up the prop depicting Trump's bloodied severed head. After Trump called Griffin's actions "sick" and Melania Trump openly questioned Griffin's mental health , the comedian claims she faced a series of brutal death threats, and that you "shouldn't have to die" over comedy. Read More

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Tickets to Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert sell out

The concert is being staged to raise money for the victims of the attack that killed 22 people after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on 22 May. Sunday's concert will be held at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground and will be broadcast on BBC One, the BBC reported . Shocked social media users have hit out at ticket scalpers, labelling them "scum of the earth" and "sickening". Read More

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National Doughnut Day deals in Northern Virginia

The holiday has been recognized for nearly 70 years. OK, OK... it means a little more than that. Nickname "Donut Lassies", these women served coffee and donuts to soldier in the trenches during WWI and WWII. Ninety cents of every dollar donated to the local Salvation Army goes directly to the programs and services offered to people in our Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky neighborhoods. Read More

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Kathy Griffin: "Trump Is Trying to Ruin My Life"

But in Friday's press conference she said, "it's not right", explaining that she's been getting explicit and detailed death threats. Griffin fought back tears and said: "I don't think I will have a career after this". I am not going to threaten him, I have no desire to harm him. Since the video was posted on Tuesday, the stand-up comedienne and star of NBC sitcom, Suddenly Susan , has lost her job co-hosting CNN's New Year's Eve special and had all her upcoming comedy shows cancelled. Read More

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