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Frank Ocean Cancels Primavera Sound Performance

The official reason for the cancellation was "production delays beyond his control", which he has previously sited. The festival say that they will announce Ocean's replacement in the coming days, and are now offering single-day refunds to those who purchased tickets for June 2.

Alex Rodriguez not among ex-Yankees attending Derek Jeter Night

To celebrate his career, former teammates and various others have all taken a couple moments away from thanking their mothers to pay their re2pect to Jeter. From inside the Derek Jeter-inspired bodega outside Yankee Stadium, a look at today's New York Daily News back cover and special paper wrap dedicated to him.

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy

According to The Post , Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, reported to Moscow in a cable that was intercepted by American spies that Kushner had suggested to him using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the back channel.

Gregg Allman: Country Rockstar Dies at 69 - Celebs React

He blamed cancer for Allman's death . "Music is my life's blood, and I want to stay at it as long as I can". He announced on August 5 that he was "under his doctor's care at the Mayo Clinic" due to "serious health issues". They reached the pinnacle of the burgeoning music scene, partying to excess while defining a sound that still excites millions. His love for his family and his band was extraordinary, just as he loved his fans.

Cher devastated by the death of her ex-husband, singer Gregg Allman

Allman died in his Savannah home from complications from liver cancer. "Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul". In 1977, he and his then-wife Cher teamed up for Two the Hard Way . The two would go on to have one child, Elijah Blue Allman (also known as the musician P.

Cruise says Top Gun 2 'definitely happening'

On a related note, Tom Cruise will be next seen in 'The Mummy , ' which hit the theatres on June 9 in the US. What do you think the title will be? Top Gun , the film about boys and planes whose volleyball scene launched a thousand interpretations , is getting a sequel.

Joss Whedon Was Already Working on 'Justice League' Before Taking Over

Whedon's already penciled to direct Batgirl for the DC Cinematic Universe. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Zack Snyder had chose to pass the reigns of Justice League over to Joss Whedon following the tragic death of his daughter back in March .

Cornell killed himself by hanging

Soundgarden was the scheduled headliner for Pointfest on Saturday in Maryland Heights, Missouri. "In the interview that aired on Weekend Sunday , Martin noted Cornell was still recording with Soundgarden , and asked if he needed the band and the solo projects to make the whole?" He was scheduled to perform at the Rock The Range music festival in Columbus in OH over the weekend.

All that glorious goo: A primer to 'Alien: Covenant' (+trailer)

Of course, the requisite aliens are here, too , some in terrifying baby form, others in full-grown adult mode. It's a very new world now. Sometimes the audience is just better off not knowing. well , let's just say that it doesn't take long before things are bursting out of people in particularly vivid ways. Ah, the siren song of John Denver - who can resist it? At this point, megaplex devotees will remember the jolly Tarantinesque use of "Country Roads" in the bullet-riddled ...

Katrina Kaif works out with Salman Khan's nephews, calls them future 'tigers'

Now after a string of flops by Katrina Kaif , " Jagga Jasoos " could be a turning point in her life as her ex-beau Ranbir has been in the news for his awesome perform ances in his latest releases. If recent reports are to be believed then Karan Johar is keen on signing superstar Salman Khan for the lead opposite Katrina Kaif. " Jagga Jasoos " is finally releasing on 14 July, and Katrina has also bagged films opposite all the three Khans, Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh, "Thugs of ...

Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

Echoing concerns about a lack of significant change in policy, Sen. The Senate rejected that and asked for a conference committee on the issue - which Straus has now declined. Lawmakers agreed to dip into the state's savings account and to make use of an accounting trick using funds set aside last session for highway projects.

Louisville Palace pays tribute to the late Chris Cornell

A full autopsy, including toxicology reports , have not yet been completed. Before ripping into a cover of the Soundgarden classic Outshined , Mustaine added, "I don't sing like Chris , I could never sing like Chris , but we're gonna sing a song right now".

Party-goers bring dead dolphin to student accommodation in Cork

The revellers at a set of student digs can be seen messing around with the dead dolphin and dancing with it on their shoulders. Those involved have been heavily criticised on social media since the photos emerged. The mammal was then wrapped and disposed of safely. It is not believed that the men in the video are students at the university. A spokesman for the Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals branded the youngsters "idiots" and said: 'The mind boggles with people's ...

Pope Francis pays tribute to 'martyrs' who died in Egypt massacre

The ISIS terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack the Coptic Christians , the second major attack on Egypt's minority community in nearly two months. Majlis Mujahedeen Derna ousted IS from Derna in 2015 and also fights Haftar's forces. Egypt has defended attacking militant training camps in Libya, noting that the terrorists' facilities were completely destroyed .

Pope Francis Says Coptic Christians Killed in Egypt Bus Attack Were 'Martyrs'

It was the latest assault directed at Egypt's increasingly embattled Christian minority, following two church bombings last month that killed more than 45, also claimed by the group. Egyptian government fighter jets struck militant training bases in neighbouring Libya in retaliation for the incident. In a speech on Friday, Sisi said setbacks to IS in Syria were driving its fighters to try to relocate to Libya and Egypt's Sinai.

Senate Intelligence Panel Seeks Trump Campaign Documents

The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign, the AP confirmed. The request from the Senate Intelligence Committee arrived last week at campaign headquarters in NY. The GOP health care bill that passed the House faces uncertain prospects in the Senate, after a Congressional Budget Office analysis that it would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026.

Images of Manchester bomber released

The straps of a knapsack are visible on his shoulders. 'The flat is highly relevant as a location which we believe may be the final assembly place for the device'. Abedi's identity was known within two hours of Monday's attack, police said. Mohammed El-Hudarey, a friend of the landlord, said after Abedi moved out about six weeks ago there was a strong smell of chemicals and debris, including metal rods and cut-up fabric.

Miranda Kerr marries Evan Spielgel

According to sources, it was a private small ceremony for family and friends - around 40 guests total - and everyone was chauffeured to Spiegel's house in cars. We have little dinner parties for our friends - he loves my cooking. " Evan is more guarded and reserved. He listens to me and he understands me". Spiegel is Kerr's second husband after she was married to British actor Orlando Bloom from 2010-2013.

Emery's job is "200 per cent" secure, says PSG president

PSG also missed out on their main target of challenging for the Champions League , being knocked out by Barcelona in embarrassing circumstances at the last-16 stage, but they did end things on a high by beating Angers in Saturday's French Cup final.

UK stops sharing Manchester attack intelligence with US after leaks

The British government has expressed its anger at the release in USA media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack, including photographs of parts of the bomb which left 22 people dead, including children. Attacker's family linksUniversity dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Gadhafi.

UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

In Manchester , northwest England, feelings were still raw following Abedi's attack on a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande - especially so as the bomber was born in the city. A relative told AFP that Abedi had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before the bombing. The 20-year-old was also plotting a terror attack in Tripoli, the nation's capital, officials said.

United Kingdom reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

In light of these developments, JTAC - the joint terrorism analysis centre - has taken the decision to reduce the level from critical to severe". The threat assessment has now been returned to the level it was at prior to the attack in Manchester , northwest England, and means soldiers who have been assisting police, would be withdrawn from Britain's streets from midnight on Monday.

Mom shoots 2 kids in head, dumps them outside

A handgun was recovered at the scene of the shooting. "I yelled to the neighbor to give me a sheet and I covered her up". She wasn't aggressive. She wasn't anything. "This is one of the toughest", Biehl said. Police say Helton shot the children before dragging their bodies outside. A neighbor told WHIO said she saw a woman standing outside the home without any clothes on as officers were arriving.

CAMG Solamere Management LLC Takes Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. HighPoint Advisor Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 0.3% in the third quarter. WARNING: "Cigna Investments Inc". If you are viewing this story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global copyright laws.

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

On the show, Tom said: " It is definitely happening ". Cruise first teased a second instalment of Maverick could be coming fans way during an appearance on The Graham Norton Show a year ago where he confirmed that he producer Jerry Bruckheimer had been discussing brining the franchise back to life.

Manchester's Libyan community 'ashamed and devastated' by arena attack

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said, without elaborating, that searches of suspects' homes brought "very important" clues in the probe of the bombing. having received fresh assurances, we are now working closely with our key partners around the world", said Mark Rowley, Britain's lead officer for counter-terrorism policing.

Carrie Fisher Had to Slap Oscar Isaac While Filming 'The Last Jedi'

Isaac later remembered Carrie Fisher fondly and praised her work on the film. "It was definitely a heartbreak". Submit your Newswire tips here. You can watch the entire interview with Oscar Isaac below! Share your thoughts below! " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " is scheduled to release on Decemebr 15 in the US.

Bob Seger on Gregg Allman's Death: 'Lost Another Music Titan'

Gregg Allman alienated bandmates when he testified against a band employee on trial for drug charges, and the Allman Brothers split up in 1976. "I think it's because you're doing something you love", Allman said in a 2011 interview with The Associated Press.

SRK grateful for fans' love for son AbRam

While the "Student of the Year" director is soon going to launch Shah Rukh's elder brother Aryan he has also something in his store for this little prince. "Abram", wrote Karan when he Instagrammed an adorable picture of AbRam playing with flowers while seated on his father's lap. It seems that AbRam is already following in the footsteps of his famous father.

IS claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told the USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson that the extremists who attacked the Christian convoy had trained in Libyan militant camps. Egypt's government has been struggling contain an insurgency by Islamic militants led by an IS affiliate that is centered in the northern region of the Sinai peninsula, though attacks on the mainland have recently increased.

Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

The US president privately said to multiple people, related to the issue, including Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt that he plans to withdraw the country from the agreement, the Axios media outlet reported , citing three sources with direct knowledge.

Police arrest another man after Manchester attack

It followed searches at a separate property in Cheetham Hill and an address in the Longsight area in south Manchester . British police lifted the ban in less than 24 hours, but only after Prime Minister Theresa May personally confronted President Trump in Brussels, where both leaders are attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

G7 leaders divided over Climate Change

President Trump tweeted Saturday morning. Should Trump leave the pact, the US would be the first country to exit, which would also be the second time that America has signed onto a global climate deal under a Democratic president only to walk away from the same agreement under a Republican predecessor, as President George W.

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, report says

Mr. Kushner's relationship with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn - who resigned after it emerged that he discussed sanctions with Mr. Kislyak in a conversation wiretapped by U.S intelligence - could also come under the scrutiny of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor, dead at 89

She did not give the cause of death. "I just knew him as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have", she said on Instagram. Along with David Rockefeller, chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank, Brzezinski helped to found the Trilateral Commission, a private group that promoted closer ties between North America, Western Europe and Japan.