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Man Claiming To Be Titanic's Jack Dawson Sues James Cameron

But it's not only the tale of the spontaneous and fun Jack Dawson that the defendant claims Cameron stole, he is also taking credit for the story of how the ship sank. For example, remember Aladdin? This is not the first time that a conspiracy theory has touched Titanic . In 2014, actor Vi Jay sued Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures , and others, including Walt Disney Pictures, for back pay he claimed he was due after working as an extra and being promoted to a principal ...

French foreign minister sees playing vital role

On Wednesday, a total of 22 ministers, including junior ministers, split equally between men and women, were named in his government. Macron on Monday named center-right politician Edouard Philippe of the Republicans as his Prime Minister.

Man who shot at officers likely died in house fire

Massachusetts State Police and several other departments were called in to assist with the tense standoff. Authorities said one officer suffered a minor injury to his hand during the chaos, but was not shot. "His condition is unknown". Just after 11 p.m., a fire broke out at the scene with thick, black smoke billowing into the night sky. A woman and her 10-year-old daughter were not home at the time and were safe, he said.

Trump flies out amid new storm clouds as Comey called to testify

The naming of Mueller as special counsel comes a week after Trump abruptly fired James Comey , the man who succeeded him as FBI Director. It did not deny the report that Mr Trump was critical of Mr Comey to the Russians the day after he fired him.

Immigration authorities cut Cuban Marielito's release short

She told CBS that Lima-Marin came to the United States from Cuba when he was 1 year old. He remained on the ICE hold as of Wednesday evening, and the Denver Post reports that immigration authorities indicated that he could be deported.

Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn

The BBC reported that May told activists in Wales: "We will make sure there's an absolute limit on what people need to pay". However Labour are now predicted to win 26 of the country's 40 seats - an increase of plus one on its total in the 2015 election.

Kendall Jenner bravely wears denim cut-offs to Cannes event

Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner led the fashionable pack at Naomi Campbell's annual Fashion for Relief Gala and fashion show in Cannes , where they managed to show off a slew of looks as they rocked the runway and the red carpet - but who do you think was best dressed? So many men, so many see-through dresses! Her ensemble is likely to be divisive - is it an audacious show of red-carpet non-conformity or just not in keeping with the festival's history of glamour? Most notably, ...

Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years

The 1962 red Lockheed JetStarOne, which has also been referred to as the "Lost" jet, is expected to rack up between $2 million (£1.5 m) and $3.5 million (£2.6m). Stark said the owner, whose name has not been released, recently chose to sell it. GWS Auctions Inc. did not immediately return a phone message and email from The Associated Press .

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden frontman, dies aged 52

In that CBS Sunday Morning appearance, Cornell performed an acoustic version of " Black Hole Sun ", Soundgarden's chilling 1994 anthem. His death was " sudden and unexpected , ' Brian Bumbery a representative for the singer told the Associated Press ".

Ariana Grande 'broken' after concert attack

City officials said the true spirit of Manchester would shine through despite the horrendous incident. A video posted on Twitter showed fans, many of them young, screaming and running from the venue. The attack sparked a nightlong search for loved ones - parents for the children they had accompanied or agreed to pick up, and friends for each other after groups were scattered by the blast.

David Bowie's popularity soars with fans after posthumous sales boost

While homegrown acts continued to dominate the U.K.'s domestic albums market, American artists collectively claimed the largest share of United Kingdom singles sales for the first time in five years, with tracks from Justin Timberlake , Mike Posner and The Chainsmokers all featuring in the year-end top 10, compared to just one from a British artist ( Calvin Harris ).

Pleads the 5th: Flynn attorneys cite 'public frenzy against him'

The former Army lieutenant general is invoking the fifth amendment to the United States constitution, which protects Americans from being legally compelled to testify against themselves in a criminal case. Former FBI director Robert Mueller was brought in last week to serve as special counsel overseeing the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. "I hope you can let this go".

Musicians react to explosion at Ariana Grande Manchester Arena concert

A representative said the singer was not injured. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron cancelled a campaign tour to Gibraltar after the explosion, which police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. "My deepest sympathies are with the victims, and with families who have lost loved ones, as well as those desperately waiting for news". Musicians such as Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry all offered supportive tweets.

Rihanna Glams Up as Chopard's Guest of Honor in Cannes!

Rihanna, 29, was the belle of the ball in a pale blue Victoriana gown with a tight corset bodice and draped off-the-shoulder sleeves, accessorised with striking tribal jewels in glistening teal and silver. Rihanna has had a long-standing relationship with Chopard ever since she accepted her first Grammy Award in 2008 wearing the brand's diamond and white gold lattice-cut bangle.

Drake breaks record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards

From fashion to performances to odd pairings of celebrities, the award show never fails to disappoint. After constantly teasing her upcoming solo performance on social media, Camila Cabello had a successful evening on Sunday night when she performed her new music for her fans twice.

Nicki Minaj's reaction to Drake's acceptance speech is hilarious

Drake proved his dominance of the music industry once again by winning a record 13 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. After concluding her performance , Cher was handed the Icon Award by fellow icon, Gwen Stefani. A leader of the grunge movement spreading out of Seattle, the 52-year-old will be buried Friday in Los Angeles . "I've been doing it for 53 years", she told the crowd, according to Rolling Stone .

Drake shatters Adele's record of Most Awards Won

Elsewhere in his speech, Drake gave Wayne credit for his success, calling the rapper "the man that's responsible for me being up here". This post was syndicated from Vanguard News. Rocking a Stephane Rolland haute couture gown with enormous sleeves, she sang the tune as scenes from the iconic film played on the big screen. Imagine Dragons, who will perform during the live show, will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words before they hit the stage.

British police: Fatalities after incident at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Mr Hopkins said: "At around 10.33pm we received reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena in the city centre". Video from inside the arena showed people screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Two U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said initial signs indicated that a suicide bomber was responsible for the blast.

UK Police: 19 Dead in Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

Unfortunately, in addition to the many people confirmed to be dead or injured, other concertgoers are missing in the wake of the explosion. Authorities in Manchester, England, are now saying that a "number of confirmed fatalities" have been reported after an explosion occurred at the venue of an Ariana Grande concert.

Drake wins early at the Billboard Awards

Drake was presented with the top artist award by Prince Jackson, the late Michael Jackson's eldest son. "I got the man responsible for being here, the love of my life", a triumphant Drake told the crowd while accepting the Top Artist trophy.

Celine Dion proves why she's the queen with EPIC awards show performance

With the streams of water and fireworks timed to his song, "Gyalchester", the Canadian rapper danced around a platform in the water. Rita Ora went all out with her ensemble at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (21May17), taking inspiration from honoree Cher by wearing a thong under her sheer skirt.

Truths about Madoff and 'Wizard of Lies'

As Andrew says, "It's hard to tell our story", acknowledging how challenging it is to muster tears for the three Madoff family members when "there are thousands of victims". In an interview with CNNMoney, Henriques described shooting scenes where she essentially reenacted her two in-person exchanges with the notorious Ponzi scheme operator as a "surreal" experience.

Manchester Arena blast: what we know so far

Investigators are looking into the possibility of a suicide bombing outside of the arena, according to a Western law enforcement official and a U.S. law enforcement official. A loud bang was heard minutes later. She said that chaos ensued as people are seeking their children and children were trying to locate their parents.

New Mexico unemployment rate remains at 6.7 percent

The unemployment rate has tumbled to 4.4 percent from 4.8 percent in January. The region added 18,200 jobs from April past year when the unemployment rate was 4.2 percent. However, he said a higher cost of living and housing the state could deter those thinking about moving here. Leading up to spring, the state was averaging more than 4,000 new jobs a month.

Obama's photographer trails 'House of Cards' President Frank Underwood

Entering its fifth season as a Netflix original, House of Cards documents the intrigue around fictional President Frank Underwood, who came to power despite a tangled web of secret overseas government dealings and scandal over his associates' personal business alliances.

British Police Confirm Deaths After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena Concert

Almost 60 people have been injured. Nineteen people have been killed and scores injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. One witness said Grande had just finished her final song and said "Thank you, Manchester ", before leaving the stage.

Priyanka, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, others condemn attack at Ariana Grande concert

Police raised the death toll to 22 and said children were among those killed. Hopkins said some of the dead were children but provided no further details. Britons are due to go to the polls on June 8. More than 50 people were wounded. The service could also be used by people trying to get to local hospitals to look for loved ones.

Theresa May issues statement on concert attack that killed 19

Within moments of the incident, people began sharing images from inside the arena as concertgoers rushed for the exits. "The bang echoed around the foyer of the arena and people started to run", said Oliver Jones, 17. They then confirmed the suspect items were just abandoned clothing. "It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news, that attacks like this can happen", he said.

My success 'mostly luck', says Cher as she collects Billboard icon award

Cher joins an esteemed list of past award recipients, including Celine Dion, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Stevie Wonder and Neil Diamond. When Cher got up to accept her Icon Award, she wasn't afraid to do a little bragging. Under a glittering chandelier and dressed in a Met-worthy white gown, Dion wowed the audience with her performance and earned one of the biggest cheers of the night.

'Alien: Covenant' Dethrones 'Guardians 2' At Box Office

The latest installment in the long-running Alien franchise brought in $36 million, which was just a bit over the week three total for Guardians of $35.1 million. "It's the R-rated yin to " Guardians' PG-13-rated, fun yang". This will be the last week Snatched is in the top five. Young adult movie " Everything, Everything ", which is based on Nicola Yoon's best-selling novel of the same name, sat at the third place, bringing in an estimated $12 million.

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Mulvaney said this is the first time a presidential budget proposed a fully-paid-for paid family leave proposal through building on the unemployment insurance system as a base, and allowing states to establish paid parental leave programs. The White House budget projections rely on the assumption that the president's economic policy will boost growth in the world's largest economy from the current level of about 2 percent per year up to 3 percent.

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

Her performance had the audience on its feet, singing and dancing. Award-winning singer and songwriter Camila Cabello has just shared her much-anticipated debut, which she co-wrote with Sia. While singing the song, he slayed the performance as he made the audiences sing and dance along with him. The Electronic Dance Music (EDM) duo picked up Top Collaboration Award for their hit track 'Closer' with Halsey.

Céline Dion gives 'Titanic' performance — Billboard Music Awards

Dion was first spotted center stage surrounded by gorgeous beads hanging from the ceiling as she sang her heart out. "The phenomenal sculpture-like dramatic shoulders showcases Dion's svelte 5'7" frame and the deep plunging neckline with silver hardware detailing adds a very modern touch to her monochromatic statement-making yet timeless piece.

Trump's visit to Western Wall brings praise, disdain on LI

He is the first sitting US president to visit Old City Jerusalem and go to the Western Wall. They included the development of some West Bank industrial zones, opening the Allenby Bridge crossing between the West Bank and Jordan 24 hours a day and increasing building permits for Palestinians living in Area C of the West Bank, where Israel has full control.

Miley Cyrus ditches shocking antics for toned down, emotional Billboard Awards performance

During one of his acceptance speeches, he called Lil Wayne "the man responsible for me being here" and Nicki Minaj as "the love" of his life. His son, Christopher Jordan Wallace, along with the late rapper's best friend Sean "Diddy" Combs made a surprise appearance at the awards show.