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by | May 24, 2017 | 13:39

At this year's Billboard Music Awards , which happened last night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Drake collected no less than 13 prizes - more than any other artist has won in a single year. "I've wanted to do what I do since I was 4 years old and I've been doing it for 53 years", she said. "I got the love of my life up here too", the Degrassi alum said while accepting the award for Top Artist.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:55

The singer, who turned 71 the day before, was handed the icon award by Gwen Stefani at the Las Vegas award ceremony. During tonight's (May 21) Billboard Music Awards , the Queens rapper performed a nine-minute medley of some of her top hits and made a decision to open up with some shade, performing her Remy Diss "No Frauds".

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:00

The status means armed soldiers could be deployed instead of police at public events including sports matches. "It has now concluded, on the basis of today's investigations, that the threat level should be increased, for the time being, from severe to critical".

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:46

Exiled Venezuelans continue to share videos showing Venezuelan National Guard soldiers and Bolivarian National Police officers who are meeting protesters with violence. "We haven't really seen a problem like that... in decades, in terms of the kind of violence that we're witnessing", Trump told a press conference with visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:19

Geoffrey Rush reprises his role as Barbossa. We started in September 2002. "I never met Boo and Pistol - nice names I thought", Rush lightheartedly continued in his always theatrical prose. It's the villainous Javier Bardem and the surprisingly emotional turn from Geoffrey Rush that ultimately steal the show. He's great isn't he? We wanted to explore him, too , so that's why we created the backstory.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:47

According to police, Salman Abedi , 22, was the man behind the explosion that killed 22 people and injured 59. Islamic State claimed responsibility for what it called revenge against "Crusaders", but there appeared to be contradictions in its account of the operation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:00

You could tell by the tone of the President that he meant business when he thinks they're a lot more than "losers". "We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people, and in today's attack it was mostly innocent children".

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:52

Ginobili, who did not start a game during the regular season and has started only three times over the past five seasons, was in the starting lineup for Game 4 against the Warriors. He entered Game 4 averaging 18 points, but was held to 4-for-11 shooting in 22 minutes in the series finale. "We've been preaching certain things, and for the most part, they've been doing it, but to get to our ultimate goal of winning the whole thing, we've got to be better on both ends of the floor".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:48

As Israel hosted U.S. President Donald Trump , the terrorist murder of kids in the United Kingdom underscored Israel's own security concerns. It's not easy, but we agree with him - peace is possible. Trump arrived in Bethlehem in a motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the presidential palace, The Washington Examiner reported .

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:46

Before finding out whether they won the Mirrorball trophy or were dethroned by one of their competitors, the Fifth Harmony singer and her pro partner perform their 24-hour fusion. Naturally, Erika Jayne is sitting on a giant unicorn. They poured everything they had into every dance, exposing an entirely new group of people to the power of dance.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:13

Police have said that a 23-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the bombing, but it is unclear whether the man was arrested during this raid or at another location. Grande, 23, was seen in photographs posted on the Daily Mail website walking down the steps of a private plane at an airport in her hometown of Boca Raton, Florida, and being met by family members.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:51

Briefing reporters here following the meeting, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that under GST, services will get the benefit of input tax credit for the goods used, effectively making the real incidence of taxation lower than the headline taxation rate.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:29

Previous U.S. presidents have declined to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem as it would provide a powerful symbolic rejection of Palestinian - and Arab - aspirations for their own capital inside a separate state. Abbas said the Palestinians' struggle is not with the Jewish religion, asserting that the "fundamental problem is with the occupation, the settlements, and Israel's failure to recognize Palestine".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:56

Cornell was found unresponsive in his room's bathroom floor by a family friend who had gone to check up on him after the concert . Cornell's family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause, representative Brian Bumbery said in a statement .

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:07

The White House said Trump was being updated on the attacks in Manchester , England, by his national security team. The president met earlier Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Netanyahu did not share such a close relationship with former President Barack Obama , who was not as outspoken as Trump in unequivocal support for Israel .

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:51

Earlier on Thursday, a representative for the Detroit Police Department told Variety that the death was being investigated as a suicide. Cornell, a key figure in Seattle's '90s grunge scene, founded Soundgarden in 1984 with guitarist Kim Thayil, drummer Matt Cameron, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:58

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. Even Drake took notice in his acceptance speech, adding that Hudgens looked "amazing", which drew envious looks from Nicki Minaj . For her performance of "If I Could Turn Back Time", the singer re-created a look she wore back in 2010 at the VMAs - a black see-through jumpsuit with jeweled detailing that revealed her ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:50

He began performing onscreen in his teens as a spear-carrying extra on the set of a 1945 Shakespeare production. Moore's take on the beloved film character generated mixed reactions, as reflected in surveys and polls done in 2012 to mark the 50th anniversary of Bond films.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:04

The Washington Post broke the story , which is said was based on interviews with several current and former us officials who spoke to the newspaper on background. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats refused on Tuesday to say whether he rejected a request from President Donald Trump to deny evidence of collusion between the president's associates and Russian Federation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:58

Something Colbert views as a victory, after spending months making the president the central focus of his monologues. 'You see a no-talent guy like Colbert. Colbert came under fire for the joke, which he told during a " Late Show " episode last week. "But you're not wrong", he continued. Trump was " admirably restrained", though, said Colbert, but "now you did it.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:09

Residents of Elsmore Road in Fallowfield where he lived described being ordered to remain indoors as more than 20 officers, all armed, swooped on the house, carrying out a controlled explosion on the front door. Manchester Arena stressed the incident had taken place "outside the venue in a public place", suggesting that the attacker had exploited a weak point by targeting the venue's foyer area, which connects to the Victoria train and tram station.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:29

According to NBC News , ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Stories of random acts of kindness are emerging in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, with many people and Sikh temples offering free food and rooms for the night.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:14

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing , but Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said the US has not verified that information. "It was a horrendous end to a ideal night", Joseph Harris, 16, told the BBC . He had been near the front of the stage and was just turning to leave the arena when the explosion rang out.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:59

It did not immediately provide more details. Seoul's military said the North Korean projectile crossed the border with South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a " major, major conflict " with North Korea is possible over its weapons programmes, although U.S.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:00

Mrs May described the bombing as "one of the worst terrorist incidents we have ever experienced in the United Kingdom" and said it "stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice - deliberately targeting innocent, defenceless children and young people who should have been enjoying one of the most memorable nights of their lives".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:14

Temer, who took over after the impeachment previous year of Dilma Rousseff , was reported late Wednesday by O Globo newspaper to have been secretly recorded agreeing to payments of hush money to Eduardo Cunha , the disgraced former speaker of the lower house of Congress .

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:26

When Trump said on Monday, "We're going to get there... eventually". His speech at the Israel Museum touched on the Jewish connection to the Holy Land, earning applause from the audience, which included Sheldon Adelson, a USA billionaire and active political supporter of both Netanyahu and Trump.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:10

The two countries are addressing the matter privately through. In that incident, the two planes flew within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of each other in the area of the contested Scarborough Shoal, just 230 km (140 miles) from the Philippine coast, media reports said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:11

The suicide bomb attack in Manchester , which claimed the lives of children and also injured 59 people , struck after a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena . Ms Robinson said she took dozens of teenage girls to the nearby Holiday Inn Express hotel and tweeted out her phone number to anxious parents telling them to meet her there.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:57

At a joint appearance with Donald Trump , Netanyahu clobbered Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for the payments that are at odds with the principles he outlined earlier in the day at his own meeting with the USA president. It is true that Trump believes in a grand bargain that would lead to peace between Israel and the larger Arab world, but he apparently differs with Netanyahu on the direction: inside-out versus outside-in.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:26

Secretary of State for the Middle East Stuart Jones said a crematorium at the infamous Sednaya military prison is destroying the corpses at a rapid rate. The ministry also suggested that the USA government is using the allegations as an attempt to acquire leverage during political negotiations in Geneva and Astana aimed at ending the six-year Syrian civil war.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:32

I adore her. And obviously Barbra Streisand - they've always been these role models for me growing up, and it made me work harder and take better care of myself to just be the best that I can be". She just lost the love of her life, and she holds herself with such poise; and she's taking care of her voice and trying to stay true to herself. "This is a dress that I want to wear".

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:13

New Zealand also doesn't have the gun crime that plagues the United States, so "it's nothing you expect or even really see", he said. He is fourth all-time on the series' career list for wins (40), is tied for second in most series championships (four) and is now one of five drivers to win the Indy pole three times.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:27

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing and has threatened more bloodshed. Reports said the suicide bomber was the second youngest of four children, including another son and one daughter. The Manchester bombing is the worst terrorist attack in the United Kingdom since the 7/7 London attack in 2005, but it seems especially awful because it targeted a venue full of children.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:01

The arrested accused have been identified as Vivek Harishchandra Shetye (47) and Avinash Manohar Naik (37). According to reports, the police has recovered a large number of cheat chips, electronic parts of petrol dispensing units, 189 receivers, a laptop and 50 cells of remote devices.