• Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end
Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

While Leavell would eventually go on to play with the likes of George Harrison , Eric Clapton and The Rolling Stones (who he's played with for decades), it was Gregg Allman in 1971 who was the first major rock star to ask him to join his band.

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  • 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' Scores $34.5M At International Box Office
'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' Scores $34.5M At International Box Office

As if this mission weren't tough enough, Captain Salazar ( Javier Bardem ) isn't making things easier for the trio. Keith plays the father of the pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the movie franchise but when scheduling issues meant he couldn't fly to Australia to film a cameo in the latest film, the filmmakers made a decision to have Paul play ...

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  • Police arrest another suspect in Manchester terror probe
Police arrest another suspect in Manchester terror probe

Britain's security level has been upgraded to "critical" meaning officials believe another attack may be imminent. The number of people in custody in connection with this week's deadly suicide attack in Manchester increased to nine with the arrest of a 44-year-old man, police said.

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  • US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution
US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution

Arthur was originally scheduled for death by lethal injection at 6 p.m. Arthur was charged with killing riverboat engineer Troy Wicker, who was fatally shot while he was asleep in his bed in the north Alabama city of Muscle Shoals. Stone said her father was hampered in the early days of his case by inadequate legal counsel as he missed key filing...

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  • Almodovar: Cannes deliberations went 'very fast'
Almodovar: Cannes deliberations went 'very fast'

Jessica Chastain has decried the "disturbing" portrayal of women in film as she called for more female directors in cinema. The prestigious Palme d'Or went to Ruben Östlund for his new film The Square , starring Elisabeth Moss . Taking to the stage of the Palais de Festivals, the actor apologised for attending the event in trainers, ex...

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  • A father's touching message to Ariana Grande post Manchester attack
A father's touching message to Ariana Grande post Manchester attack

Patrick Millsaps , 44, who lives in Georgia, USA wrote a public letter to the 23-year-old singer urging her not to blame herself. In it, he begins by saying, "I am the father of three daughters - ages 13, 12 and 12". The post further read , "Music is the global language of peace. I love you all so very much and thank you for your strength duri...

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  • Selena Gomez excited about 13 Reasons Why season 2
Selena Gomez excited about 13 Reasons Why season 2

I consider myself to be the type of girls who love infinitely strong. "I just have always been that girl", she explained . "I will give my heart and my soul to the person that I love... It all started after someone updated Martin's Wikipedia page to include Gomez's upcoming single, "In Her Element", as featuring the Starboy singer.

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  • Iraqi forces push into last ISIL pocket in W. Mosul
Iraqi forces push into last ISIL pocket in W. Mosul

While U.S. -backed forces have fought inside Mosul during the operation to retake it from ISIS, Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have largely operated in the deserts to the west cutting supply lines and attempting to begin securing Iraq's border with Syria.

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  • Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber
Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

There were three more arrests overnight and we now have 11 men in custody. Prime Minister Theresa May downgraded the terror threat in Britain from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday morning, but said troops will remain deployed on the streets until Monday.

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  • Dissident Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof wins Cannes award
Dissident Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof wins Cannes award

Kidman wasn't at the French Rivera ceremony, but sent a video message from Nashville, saying she was "absolutely devastated" to miss the show. Jury member Will Smith made the best of the situation, pretending to be Kidman. The film was a deeply personal project for director Robin Campillo, who was himself an activist in the French branch of...

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

Ostlund previously won the Jury Prize in the 2014 festival's Un Certain Regard section for " Force Majeure ". Director Ruben Ostlund with his Palme d'Or award for his film The Square poses for photographers during a photo call following the awards ceremony at the 70th worldwide film festival, Cannes , southern France , Sunday, May ...

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  • Trump calls for unity among nations, faith to vanquish terrorism
Trump calls for unity among nations, faith to vanquish terrorism

During his speech at the first trilateral US-Arab-Islamic Summit, Donald Trump forgot to talk on the sacrifices rendered by the courageous soldiers of Pakistan Army despite being given status of frontline ally by US. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri on Sunday refuted the comments by US Secretary...

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  • Ariana Grande Has Released an Official Statement on Manchester Arena Bombing
Ariana Grande Has Released an Official Statement on Manchester Arena Bombing

In her Instagram posting, she said that her "Dangerous Woman" concert tour was meant to be a "space for my fans, a place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves". A place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves. "This will not change", she said. Police in Manchester, Eng...

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  • Celine Dion Met Drake in a Canadian Celebrity Mashup For the Ages
Celine Dion Met Drake in a Canadian Celebrity Mashup For the Ages

The singer, who turned 71 the day before, was handed the icon award by Gwen Stefani at the Las Vegas award ceremony. Cher accepts the Billboard Icon on Sunday in Las Vegas . Drizzy's wins also include Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, and Top Rap Tour.

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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

The Arsenal board will meet next Tuesday and a decision as to whether the Frenchman will remain at the club will be decided. I think it's a special day for a football club... "I thought I was playing very, very well in the last few months", he said. I love this competition. That's what I did not accept during the season, and I will never accept i...

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  • Sri Lanka floods: almost 500000 displaced as death toll rises
Sri Lanka floods: almost 500000 displaced as death toll rises

INS Kirch operating in South Bay of Bengal, has been diverted to Colombo in Sri Lanka to render immediate assistance in flood relief operations. The military stepped up search operations in landslide-hit areas and the airforce deployed five aircraft for rescue operations and another five to transport emergency supplies to villagers who could ...

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  • Iranian film wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes
Iranian film wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

Taking to the stage in a custom creation by Jonathan Simkhai , Kruger celebrated her achievement in style. Ostlund shouted from the stage after besting a raft of favourites for one of global cinema's most coveted honours with a rare comedy.

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  • Scottish Cup Final Starting XI's and analysis
Scottish Cup Final Starting XI's and analysis

Stuart Armstrong made sure Aberdeen's lead was short-lived, though, restoring parity inside two minutes with a superb finish, before a stray elbow from Jayden Stockley forced Kieran Tierney off injured. I want to play every week and enjoy playing football, like I did when I was a kid. The heavy burst of rain before the game slickened the sur...

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  • New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation
New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation

Troops will be gradually withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers, the Prime Minister said. British police investigating the Manchester bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search several properties.

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  • Priyanka Chopra raises the temperature with her new Instagram pic
Priyanka Chopra raises the temperature with her new Instagram pic

The plot is flimsy but enough to get the movie from point A to point B (if not much beyond): Stalwart lifeguards defend their stretch of the beach against criminals hoping to seize it for their own nefarious purposes. Johnson and Efron make quite the pair and the comedic timing they bring is nothing but exceptional and even when the jokes weren't t...

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  • Swedish satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
Swedish satire '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. Joaquin Phoenix with his best actor award for You Were Never Really Here . Joaquin Phoenix was named best actor for his portrayal of a psychologically damaged hitman in " You Were Nev...

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  • Ringling Bros. circus performs final show after 146-year run
Ringling Bros. circus performs final show after 146-year run

Big-cat trainer Alexander Lacey halted his performance to address, if indirectly, the animal-rights groups whose protests and lawsuits against Ringling led the circus to pull its Asian elephants from all shows in May 2016. The allegations of elephant abuse prompted municipalities around the country to ban elephant bullhooks - a sharp metal tool use...

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  • Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly courageous city of Manchester' for benefit show
Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly courageous city of Manchester' for benefit show

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester to stage a benefit concert for the victims of the terrorist attack at her gig earlier this week. A teenage boy and a woman arrested by British police this week have since been released without charge, leaving 11 in custody on United Kingdom soil who were arrested "on suspicion of offences contrary to the t...

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  • United Kingdom police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11
United Kingdom police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

Police released the final image of the Manchester attacker last night following more raids against his terror network. Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, all are being held on suspicion of offenses violating the Terrorism Act.

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  • Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims
Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims

However, on Friday she broke her silence on the tragic ordeal with a message on Twitter , vowing to hold a fundraising concert when she returns to the city. Grande plans to resume her "Dangerous Woman" tour in Paris on June 7. She said that she viewed her concerts as places for her fans "to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be t...

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  • CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released
CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released

In attacking the concert, the bomber targeted an audience full of teenagers and 'tweens - Grande fans who call themselves "Arianators". Investigators say they have dismantled a large part of his network, but expect to make more arrests. "It might be just a question mark about one of them or something serious with that top list", she said. Greater...

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  • Manchester terror attack: Police arrest another suspect in probe
Manchester terror attack: Police arrest another suspect in probe

The 25-year-old man was detained in the southwest of the city on suspicion of terrorism offences. Police say they are now holding 11 suspects in custody. "I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all, nonstop over the past week". "Our priorities are to understand the run up to this bad event and to understand if more people were involved".

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  • Iranian film
Iranian film "A Man of Integrity" wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

The award recognizes a strong film that missed out on the top prize, the Palme d'Or. The experience at Cannes , Khoo said, has been "amazing", from the parties to "meeting his favourite directors" such as Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, whose competition film, Okja , stars Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyl...

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  • Luis Enrique: Barcelona ace Lionel Messi
Luis Enrique: Barcelona ace Lionel Messi "is from outer space"

The lead lasted last than three minutes before Theo Hernandez equalized with a free kick which Barca keeper Jasper Cillessen maybe could have done more to stop. Anything but a win in Madrid will mean the season will be seen as a major disappointment, though, after they surrendered their La Liga crown to bitter rivals Barcelona and were knoc...

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  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

Despite the fact that Baywatch has all the intriguing elements put into it, which includes an amalgam of high-profile stars such as Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra and Alexandra Daddario alongside comedy-action formula which is favoured by the audience.

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  • Cannes Film Festival winners revealed
Cannes Film Festival winners revealed

She is only the second woman to win that prize, after Soviet director Yuilya Solntseva in 1961. However, Smith expounded that together with fellow jury member Park Chan-wook, both are pitching Cannes chiefs Thierry Fremaux and Pierre Lescure on a coalition at the festival that will spotlight films "by women, people of color and communities that...

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  • Eighth person arrested in connection with deadly Manchester terror attack
Eighth person arrested in connection with deadly Manchester terror attack

Home Secretary Amber Rudd complained the leaks could cost police "the element of surprise" in their bid to prevent future attacks. The allegations clashed with what Abedi's father said a day earlier in an interview with the AP. Nine people are now being held by police in connection with the bombing after an arrest in Rusholme, Greater Mancheste...

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  • Ariana Grande to have a benefit concert for Manchester bombing victims
Ariana Grande to have a benefit concert for Manchester bombing victims

The Manchester concert killer used taxpayer-funded student loans to learn how to build the nail-filled bomb he detonated outside of an Ariana Grande show, according to a report on Friday. But he added: "Manchester has come together this week. but it is important we continue to stand together, particularly against some of the hate-filled views tha...

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  • Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes
Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes

Because no, it's not 2016 again and yes, Bella Hadid really has had another close shave where her crotch is concerned. But the red carpet elite have some historical fashion moments to compete with, whether we're talking about Princess Diana's elegant debut appearance on the red carpet back in 1987 or Bella Hadid's memorable red carpet walk ...

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  • Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500
Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

He has now won three of the last four Indy 500s. Takuma Sato won the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, holding off Helio Castroneves in the closing laps to claim just his second IndyCar victory. It's going to be huge. "This will be mega big", Sato told reporters. One of IndyCar's all-time greats will lead the field ...

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