• Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Sweden's top prosecutor said Friday she would drop the investigation into a rape claim against Julian Assange after nearly seven years - but the controversial WikiLeaks founder isn't a free man just yet. Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over the rape allegation, which he denies. But she said that because ...

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  • Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her death
Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her death

We certainly remember watching that Death Star explode for the first time . He said: "After I had a draft, I would sit down with her when I was working on re-writing". "The minute she finished [filming The Last Jedi ], she grabbed me and said , 'I'd better be at the forefront of 9!'" Kennedy said. That movie nobody thought would amount...

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  • Sir Roger Moore, actor known for James Bond role, dies
Sir Roger Moore, actor known for James Bond role, dies

In the announcement, they not only emphasized his work in television and film but also his commitment to UNICEF , "which he considered to be his greatest achievement". He came to the role in 1973 after fan-favourite Sean Connery grew exhausted of playing the part. Other notable appearances throughout the years include his turn in the 1996 Jean-Cl...

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  • Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids
Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Texas lawmakers call it a push for conservative values. Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D, said the restrictions were akin to Jim Crow-era segregation. He said, "That could be because you're transgender , that could be because you're shy". This, of course, does not allow transgender individuals to use the bathrooms that accord with their true gender iden...

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  • Dave Mustaine dedicates Soundgarden cover to Chris Cornell at gig
Dave Mustaine dedicates Soundgarden cover to Chris Cornell at gig

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell's death has officially been declared a suicide, the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said in a statement Thursday. Cornell has also rolled out five solo albums in 16 years. The group's debut album, 'Ultramega OK, ' released a year later. Soundgarden bagged Grammys in 1995 for their songs Black Hole ...

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  • Sachin: A Billion Dreams Movie Review
Sachin: A Billion Dreams Movie Review

But the man himself is shown to remain blissfully distanced from the adulation. I don't know Sachin . Sachin A Billion Dreams box office collection day 1: Sachin Tendulkar's biopic saw houseful board at many places on Friday. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the latter, a cricketer of seemingly limitless gifts who's ranked among such deities ...

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  • Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive
Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

The day will feature a welcoming ceremony and concert at the remains of an ancient Greek temple, as well as a relentless number of meetings, many of which White House aides are hoping to keep short in order to keep Trump's attention. However, European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, have suggested he is warming to trade talks ...

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  • 'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire
'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

In the early 1990s, near the end of his final trial in Wicker's death, Arthur requested the death penalty, insisting he was innocent of the crime , but had not yet been able to prove it because of "inadequate preparation". "When they opened the curtain, (Arthur) winked at his daughter and gave her a thumbs up". The US Supreme Court on Thursd...

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  • Oscar Isaac Recalls Working With Carrie Fisher On 'The Last Jedi'
Oscar Isaac Recalls Working With Carrie Fisher On 'The Last Jedi'

Isaac revealed that much of his work on the film was with Carrie Fisher and recalled a scene where the late actress was required to slap him on multiple occasions. Not so bad, except that director Rian Johnson chose to shoot the scene for 27 takes , with Fisher hitting a different part of Isaac's face each time to "keep the scene fresh".

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  • Manchester Attack: New York Times 'Undermines' Counter Terror Investigation
Manchester Attack: New York Times 'Undermines' Counter Terror Investigation

Police have conducted a number of raids and arrested eight people as they hunt for the network connected to Abedi. A woman was arrested late Wednesday but was later released without charge. Spokeswoman of Greater Manchester Police was quoted by the Independent as saying that "we have made an arrest in Wigan this afternoon in connection with t...

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  • Noah Cyrus slept through sister Miley's TV duet plans
Noah Cyrus slept through sister Miley's TV duet plans

Noah Cyrus is following in the musical footsteps of her sister Miley and country singer Billy Ray Cyrus , the latter of whom she got a little help from during a performance on the Today show this week. "Now I think I take that more seriously", she said of security concerns. And when it comes to the Cyrus family, the feelings are mutual. B...

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  • Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man
Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man

A woman called the Sheriff's Office Friday morning and said her husband and her son spotted the statue when they were fishing in a nearby pond. In one video, the man is seen carrying a bucket in front of him as he approaches the storage facility.

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  • John Glenn's remains were disrespected at the military's mortuary, Pentagon documents allege
John Glenn's remains were disrespected at the military's mortuary, Pentagon documents allege

The inspectors reportedly declined to view the body of the American space hero and former congressman. The website claims it obtained a memo - written by the Defense Department's director of casualty and mortuary affairs Deborah Skillman - summarizing the alleged incident, which then spurred outraged Pentagon officials to kick off a top-level ...

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  • Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack
Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

With this agreement in place, everything will calm down, i.e. "peace" will have been achieved and the newly formed Israel with the Gulf States, Egypt and Jordan can go about the business of defeating terrorism and containing Iran . While both Mr Netanyahu and Mr Abbas have made positive noises about their readiness to negotiate, both also face...

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  • Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert
Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

Concert goers wait to be picked up at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by USA star Ariana Grande in Manchester A tweet from USA singer Ariana Grande is seen as she makes her first comment since a bombing at her concert in Manchester Armed police man roadblocks outside the arena after reports of an explosion...

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  • Ariana Grande suspends tour after Manchester attack
Ariana Grande suspends tour after Manchester attack

Eight men have now been detained in connection with Monday's attack. The name of the bomber, Salman Abedi , was disclosed to USA media just as raids were underway both in Manchester and in Libya , where the bomber's father lives. British home secretary [interior minister] Amber Rudd had already made clear her annoyance after American media pub...

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  • Britain resumes intelligence sharing with the USA after pause
Britain resumes intelligence sharing with the USA after pause

British security services were also upset that 22-year-old Abedi's name was apparently leaked by USA officials while police in the United Kingdom continued withholding it and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya . media. Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: "I think it's very...

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  • GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic

The seat - in the rapidly changing suburbs that largely rejected Trump despite historically voting Republican - is more of the type of seat Democrats will need to flip in order to win back the House in 2018. "But I'm just saying, history is on our side", Pelosi said. "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't l...

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  • Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28
Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

A suicide bombing at a chapel next to St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo on 11th December 2016 killed 29 people. The ministry said there were between eight and 10 attackers dressed in military uniforms, according to witnesses.

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  • SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture
SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

Mr Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, had not endorsed any civilian contacts since the North's fourth nuclear test . Established in 1996, the Korean Sharing Movement has worked on agricultural assistance and nutrition projects for North Korean children.

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  • Priyanka Chopra wants to make Bollywood movie with David Hasselhoff
Priyanka Chopra wants to make Bollywood movie with David Hasselhoff

It's saving grace is that it does the same with the men and the cinematography looks absolutely gorgeous - Florida (not California this time around) has never looked so good. In fact, he's more of a superhero than a mere lifeguard. Alexandra Daddario told PEOPLE that on top of being eye candy, the 29-year-old actor's workouts show his dedic...

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  • Manchester attacker 'likely' travelled to Syria: French minister
Manchester attacker 'likely' travelled to Syria: French minister

They said one thread of the inquiry involved pursuing whether Abedi was part of a larger terror cell that included Mohamed Abrini , otherwise known as "the man in the hat", with connections to the Brussels and Paris attacks. "There's sort of ash and the smell of smoke", that resident, Adam Prince, tells Frank. The government said almost 1,000 sold...

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  • Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding: all the details revealed
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding: all the details revealed

Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was almost able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's private wedding reception without being photographed. The guests wore the most hatsiest hats they could find. Well, if things seem to be going great for Harry, apparently we can not say the same thing about William.

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  • UK's Theresa May raised intelligence concerns with Donald Trump after leaks row
UK's Theresa May raised intelligence concerns with Donald Trump after leaks row

Azzouz is reported to be an expert bomb-maker. " The focus is still the search for accomplices and the network but he could have made this bomb himself ", the source said. The episode follows last week's revelation that Trump personally divulged highly classified information in an Oval Office meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister that could...

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  • 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' lands with a thud
'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' lands with a thud

He said: "When I did "Man of U.N.C.L.E" Ritchie said, 'It will be small and I'll make you look ugly.' With this he said, 'You have a few more lines, ' and then he put me in the middle of about 150 people and made me shout at Charlie Hunnam".

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  • 'The Voice': Finalists Sing for the Win
'The Voice': Finalists Sing for the Win

Miley Cyrus showed her support for Ariana Grande and the victims of the recent Manchester terror attack on Tuesday's season finale of " The Voice ". This means that Chris Blue is only just starting his career in music . "We have a choice every single day that we wake up to what you can put into the world, and I ask you to please choose lo...

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  • Sheldon Whitehouse: Rod Rosenstein's memo could be part of criminal investigation
Sheldon Whitehouse: Rod Rosenstein's memo could be part of criminal investigation

Trump chose to fire Mr. Comey, although Mr. Trump later said in an interview that he had already made a decision to fire Mr. Comey after taking office. It later emerged that Comey made note of Trump's request in a memo that was saved. Former FBI Director James Comey was "disgusted" by a hug the President Trump tried to coax out of him, a f...

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  • Sophia Bush Departs 'Chicago P.D.' After Four Seasons
Sophia Bush Departs 'Chicago P.D.' After Four Seasons

Erin Lindsay , to return next season for a multi-episode story arc that would wrap up the character's story. Sophia Bush is hanging up her uniform at Chicago P.D after four seasons. Back in March, "P.D." showrunner and co-creator Matt Olmstead stepped down for an overall deal with ABC Studios. All three of the other shows have been renewed...

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  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 trailer: War is coming - very soon
'Game of Thrones' Season 7 trailer: War is coming - very soon

While that's happened before, it's notable that Drogon is much , much more enormous than we saw him last season. We're well outside the books at this point, so all Game of Thrones fans - books only, TV only, both - are pretty much on equal ground when it comes to making guesses.

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  • 5th suspect in bombing arrested near Manchester
5th suspect in bombing arrested near Manchester

Rudd has said it is " likely, possible " that the attacker was not acting on his own. "Until now my son is a suspect, and the authorities haven't come up with a final conclusion", Ramadan Abedi said in an interview at his home in Tripoli, insisting on his son's innocence.

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  • Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling
Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

Any immunity agreement, he said, would only take place after speaking with former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the executive branch's investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's associates.

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  • Jamie Foxx says Oprah staged an intervention for him
Jamie Foxx says Oprah staged an intervention for him

Jamie Foxx has been able to avoid the bad behaviour and nasty vices that have bogged down so many young stars over the years, but he admits he was on a downward spiral until someone gave him a much-needed wake up call to tell him he was "blowing it".

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  • Manchester bomber's travels may signal an 'ISIS trajectory'
Manchester bomber's travels may signal an 'ISIS trajectory'

British officials are particularly angry that photos detailing evidence about the bomb used in the Manchester attack were published in The New York Times , though it was not clear where those came from. The Financial Times reported that such images are available across a restricted-access encrypted special global database used by government ord...

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  • Hold Your Breath: Salman Khan's Tubelight Trailer Will Be Released Today
Hold Your Breath: Salman Khan's Tubelight Trailer Will Be Released Today

Salman Khan starrer Tubelight movie is all set to release today. Salman Khan said " Tubelight " is the story of two brothers essayed by him and Sohail Khan . It is a phenomenal success and it is awesome. Tubelight is based on the Sino-Indian war in 1962. The storm of Baahubali 2 collection has not ended yet and the film is doing great...

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  • Celine Dion Pays Tribute to Manchester Victims During Her Las Vegas Show
Celine Dion Pays Tribute to Manchester Victims During Her Las Vegas Show

Thank you so much for this handsome moment'. The songstress asked everyone in the audience at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace to stand and hold hands in honor of the 22 people who were killed and the other 50-plus who were injured after Ariana Grande's Monday, May 22, concert.

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