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Senate Republicans start version of Obamacare repeal

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Abbott has said he wants to sign a bathroom bill into law, but he's also indicated he'd rather not call a special session on this or any issue. The Texas legislative session ends Monday - unless Abbott orders lawmakers back to work once it's over. Read More »

Japan's Sato wins Indianapolis 500

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But Sato , 40, passed the 42-year-old Castroneves with three laps to go, and while Castroneves had one look to pass on the outside of Turn 1, he just couldn't slip past the driver from Tokyo in the red, white, and blue No. Buddy Lazier has made hard impact with Turn 2 at the Indianapolis 500 . Takuma Sato had been close to winning the Indianapolis 500 before, but he never had a chance to see the finish line. Read More »

United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

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Pop star Ariana Grande said Friday she is planning a charity concert in Manchester after a suicide attack on her show in the English city earlier this week killed 22 people . The story has helped fuel a growing diplomatic dispute between the United Kingdom and U.S. over intelligence leaks from the Manchester attack, which killed 22 people. Read More »

Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

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After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday, the officers said they had taken three more men into custody on Wednesday from south Manchester where Abedi lived. The BBC has reported that two people who had known Abedi at college had made separate calls to a hotline to warn police about his extremist views. Read More »

Celtic secures trophy treble, ends Scottish season unbeaten

The wide player, who hit the post against Aberdeen after some great skill at the edge of the box, said: "All I can do is just thank them for the support they have given me since I came here last January". Celtic attacker Tom Rogic says that he is "amazingly proud" after helping his side to an unbeaten domestic treble. While the Dons will want to make sure they don't finish runners-up to the Hoops for the third time this season. Read More »

Baywatch 2 Already Planned, Entire Cast Will Return

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At any rate, it wouldn't be the first time a critically panned movie delivered the goods at the box office. First things first: " Baywatch " is a likable film in and of itself. When some drugs and a dead body wash up onto the shore, the Baywatch team decides to go above the law and conduct its own investigation. This leads to a series of pointless, loud action scenes at nightclubs, aboard yachts, and in a morgue that stretch the film to nearly two hours. Read More »

Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500

I think not many race-car drivers in this world are fearless enough to do what Fernando just did. One difference he noted between being part of the Andretti Autosport team and his experience with F1 teams was sharing information. "But nowadays, a lot of Japanese, the fans following IndyCar Series, particularly for the Indy 500 ". "We showed finally a great result today, so I'm very, very pleased about it". Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse Doubles Down on Women-Only Screenings After Complaints of Sexism

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I'm in LA, so excited to be attending the premiere of the new Wonder Woman movie, directed by my friend, Patty Jenkins , . It stars Gal Gadot as the eponymous heroine , with Chris Pine playing love interest Steve Trevor . Her portrayal is the one people seem to be most familiar with to this day, and despite her numerous other roles, it's hard not to see her as Diana. Jenkins has an impressive resume and obviously knows how to tell a compelling story as shown by Monster . Read More »

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

The meeting's final declaration noted the deadlock between the US and the six other member countries. As Donald Trump flew back to the United States, completing his first trip overseas as president, he left key allies waiting in exasperation on a decision over whether the United States will pull out of the Paris climate accord. Read More »

Advertisers flee Hannity over debunked Seth Rich conspiracy

The boycott campaign was launched by liberal-leaning group MediaMatters after Hannity propagated unfounded stories about the unsolved killing of Seth Rich . Shortly after the broadcast, the Rich family, in a statement, thanked Hannity for "not giving a venue to conspiracy theorists" and said they hoped Hannity would join Fox News in a "rededicated commitment to editorial integrity". Read More »

Humorists' comments on politics and public affairs — Laugh Attacks

What's wrong with that? He was referring to his unproven allegations that ex-President Barack Obama tapped his phone. At one point, Pope Francis gave Mr. Media noted that most of all smiled macron. "If Israeli and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East", he said , adding, with his characteristic precision, which "would be an amazing accomplishment". Read More »

Ariana Grande I'm Going Back to Manchester for Benefit Show

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It raised fears that more bomb-making materials still have to be found. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins hailed "significant progress" in the investigation, following disclosures that "key players" allegedly connected to the attack had been arrested . Read More »

Tensions, clashes as Israel marks 50th Jerusalem Day

Israel claims it but the Palestinians insist that they want the wall to be included in any final peace talks. "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East, and that would be an unbelievable accomplishment". Read More »

Manchester attack: 'Fury' at U.S. 'evidence' photos leak

Britain police have released CCTV footage of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the attack as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in the Great Manchester Run today. 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. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra reveals she still hangs on to her ex's jacket

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So for her, the only option left is working very hard. "She certainly gave it her best effort while answering this and other pageant-style questions from Chelsea on this week's episode". Chopra's best "Pinch Me" moment was when she heard she was on the cover of Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential in the world. Global critics have "accused" the makers for under-utilising the actress, who reportedly "owns every little scene" she is in. Read More »

Britain Resumes Sharing Bombing Intel With US After Leaks

Manchester Police also confirmed two more men were arrested this morning (local time ) bringing the total number of people in custody to eight. The leaks make matters worse for British authorities who, as a result of the investigation into the bombing, are under pressure to prevent yet another attack they believe is imminent. Read More »

Dwayne Johnson Jokes About 'Baywatch' Movie's Bad Reviews

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The movie is expected to bring in somewhere between $30 million and $40 million in the opening weekend, squeezing in behind Pirates of the Caribbean 5 for second place and likely pushing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. "I think it was very important for all of us - the cast and obviously the producers and director [ Seth Gordon ] - to create female characters that weren't just dumb and amusing because they were dumb", Alexandra said . Read More »

British Police Release Photo of Manchester Bomber From Night of Attack

The pop sensation made her plans clear through lengthy statement posted on Twitter . Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over USA leaks about the investigation to the media. Read More »

Jury begins deliberations in trial of Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby

In closing arguments, defense attorney Shannon McMurray called on jurors to acquit Shelby, saying police have to make split-second decisions in tense situations. According to the instructions, the jury must consider charges based on what happened at the time of the shooting, not after. "There can be no doubt that the decision rendered by this jury was only after a long and deliberative process", the statement continued. Read More »

Arrow Season 5 Ends With Explosive Finale

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I'm not going to try and recap it as much as talk about what happened in the episode... because it was a bit insane. Every single season was represented perfectly, with the Season 1 moments being especially heartfelt and powerful; I was getting very teary eyed when Oliver called his mother during the flashbacks after five years of not being able to talk to her. Read More »

Police arrest man in connection with Manchester blast

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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. Manchester is slowly returning to normal, though dozens of people remain hospitalized and the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remain closed. Read More »

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run'

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The U.S.is the world's second leading producer of greenhouse gasses and the largest single contributor to the United Nations budget for climate action. "It was implicit in the speech", McMaster said of Trump's address to the alliance, in which he recalled that Article 5 had only once been invoked, following the September 2001 terrorist attack in the United States. Read More »

Rock Legend of The Allman Brothers, Gregg Allman Dies At Age 69

In a post to social media, Warren Haynes shared his thoughts on the death of fellow Allman Brothers Band member Gregg Allman . There he joined Duane and the other musicians - Dickey Betts (guitar), Berry Oakley (bass), Butch Trucks (drums) and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums) - comprising the Allman Brothers Band's earliest incarnation. Read More »

Gregg Allman Dies At 69

It was an otherworldly experience, a moment where time and space were suspended and I was just right there. Cher said via Twitter on Saturday, "IVE TRIED.WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE". "We didn't know no different, we didn't know no other way". The band's 1971 set " At Fillmore East ", recorded at Bill Graham's NY hall, was a commercial breakthrough and sailed to the top of the charts. Read More »

Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

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Allman cancelled all his 2017 tour dates in March, at the time of his death he was working on a solo album, Southern Blood , recorded with his back up band at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals and produced by Don Was. "I remember going down a road with oaks meeting overhead", he said. "I'm never wrong.'" - Jason Isbell , former member of the Drive-By Truckers, via Twitter . Read More »

KISS Concert in Manchester Canceled after Terrorist Attacks

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As a result, soldiers who have been assisting police, would be withdrawn from Britain's streets from midnight on Monday. Britain's terror alert level was raised to critical during a massive counter-terror operation - meaning another attack is "imminent" - as six suspects were held in raids, says the Scottish Daily Express. Read More »

Gregg Allman dies at age 69

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Allman's longtime manager and close friend Michael Lehman added, "I have lost a dear friend and the world has lost a brilliant pioneer in music. The guitar tech says, 'Hey, man. "Then I remembered something that my brother [Duane] had said when we first met Dowd". Gregg Allman had one of the most recognizable voices of his generation. Read More »

Prime Minister backtracks on social care as Labour close in

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Suddenly, only four days after the Tory manifesto was published, Theresa May has added one rather crucial proposal to her social care plan - a limit, or a cap, to the amount of money one individual could be asked to pay. A poll by Survation published yesterday showed Labour up five percentage points to 34 per cent while ICM had the party also up five points to 33 per cent. Read More »

Ariana Grande Pledges to Return to Manchester for Benefit Concert

Security in the area remains increased and Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins during a press conference on Friday said 12 locations were in the process of being searched. Emotions were still raw in the north-western city, three days after Salman Abedi's attack on the concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande - especially so as the bomber was born in the city. Read More »

Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk

Mr Trump, seeming subdued, said "it is a great honour". They spoke privately for about 30 minutes with translators. Following the meeting, Ivanka wrote on Instagram "It was an incredible honor to have an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis today". Read More »