DJ Khaled on recording 'Higher' music video with Nipsey Hussle: 'He's like a prophet'
DJ Khaled on recording 'Higher' music video with Nipsey Hussle: 'He's like a prophet'

'Higher' is the latest single from Khaled's new album 'Father of Asahd'. Khaled, 43, is donating all proceeds from 'Higher' to Nipsey Hussle's children, 10-year-old Emani and 2-year-old Kross.

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Tarantino returns to Cannes with a fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles
'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Tarantino returns to Cannes with a fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles

The film's two stars, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, brought a fittingly old-school Hollywood glamour to the Cannes red carpet before the premiere

'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million at box office in opening weekend
'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million at box office in opening weekend

The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has taken the top spot at the North American box office and ended the three-week reign of 'Avengers: Endgame'

Princess Charlotte to attend Thomas's Battersea School in London with older brother George
Princess Charlotte to attend Thomas's Battersea School in London with older brother George

The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother to lean on if necessary

Kenyan court upholds archaic laws criminalizing same-sex relations
Kenyan court upholds archaic laws criminalizing same-sex relations

Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same

Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall
Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency

US challenges part of a ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states
US challenges part of a ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states

The case before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals involves more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park. It comes after a judge in Montana restored protections for the animals last September.

We blame you, America tells Iran as it sends in 1500 additional troops to the Middle East
We blame you, America tells Iran as it sends in 1500 additional troops to the Middle East

A senior Pentagon officer says the US blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq.

Alabama's abortion ban challenged by Planned Parenthood and ACLU in federal lawsuit
Alabama's abortion ban challenged by Planned Parenthood and ACLU in federal lawsuit

Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents
Jake Patterson sentenced to life for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents

21-year-old Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one of kidnapping.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks
Missouri Governor Mike Parson signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks

Under the law that comes into force Aug. 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison. Women who terminate their pregnancies cannot be prosecuted

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announces resignation, to step down on June 7
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announces resignation, to step down on June 7

Pressure on May to quit over her failure to get Parliament's approval for a European Union divorce deal reached a critical point this week as House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom quit and several Cabinet colleagues expressed doubts about her Brexit bill.

81-year-old North Carolina man, wrongfully convicted of murder, freed after he served 43 years in prison
81-year-old North Carolina man, wrongfully convicted of murder, freed after he served 43 years in prison

In January, an appeals court ruled that evidence casts doubt on Charles Ray Finch's murder conviction.The North Carolina man's conviction was overturned and that prosecutors have 30 days to decide whether to retry him.

Judge orders Jussie Smollett's case file be unsealed after actor 'voluntarily' speaks to media about alleged racist attack
Judge orders Jussie Smollett's case file be unsealed after actor 'voluntarily' speaks to media about alleged racist attack

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins said Smollett's actions before and after his case was dismissed did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy.

Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle 2012 lawsuit after a five-day trial
Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle 2012 lawsuit after a five-day trial

Michael Jackson's manager Tohme had sought nearly $20 million from the Jackson estate in the lawsuit filed in 2012, saying he was entitled to a 15% commission on funds generated by deals he arranged for Jackson that were received after Jackson's death in June 2009.

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative $44m compensation deal with sexual assault accusers, film studio: reports
Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative $44m compensation deal with sexual assault accusers, film studio: reports

If finalized, the deal will help resolve a civil rights lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general’s office last year that accuses the company's executives and board of failing to protect employees from a hostile work environment and Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long who terrorized Florida in 1984 has been executed
Serial killer Bobby Joe Long who terrorized Florida in 1984 has been executed

Authorities say the 65-year-old was pronounced dead at 6:55 pm Thursday following a lethal injection at Florida State Prison.

Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi claw at each other, she suggests an 'intervention' he calls her 'crazy'
Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi claw at each other, she suggests an 'intervention' he calls her 'crazy'

At an afternoon press conference on Thursday, the president retorted to Pelosi's questioning of his fitness for office by saying, "I'm an extremely stable genius"

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces new US charges that raise questions about media freedom
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces new US charges that raise questions about media freedom

Assange is in custody in London after being evicted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in April. The US is seeking his extradition.

Woman who helped put away Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long awaits his execution
Woman who helped put away Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long awaits his execution

Ahead of his execution, a survivor recalls her time with a Florida serial killer before he was arrested in a 1984 murderous spree

Rotten Tomatoes will verify ticket purchases to ensure audience members have seen a movie before leaving a review or rating
Rotten Tomatoes will verify ticket purchases to ensure audience members have seen a movie before leaving a review or rating

The review aggregator says that users who purchase tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their review, beginning with films out this weekend like Booksmart and Aladdin

Geoffrey Rush wins $2 million in defamation case against newspaper over reports of inappropriate behavior with actress
Geoffrey Rush wins $2 million in defamation case against newspaper over reports of inappropriate behavior with actress

67-year-old Australian had sued Sydney's The Daily Telegraph's publisher and journalist Jonathon Moran in the Federal Court over two stories and a poster published in late 2017

 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh who was captured post 9/11 has been released from prison after 17 years
'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh who was captured post 9/11 has been released from prison after 17 years

His early release was opposed by the family of Mike Spann, who was killed during an uprising of Taliban prisoners shortly after interrogating Lindh in Afghanistan.

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face criminal charges in Boston for allegedly kissing and groping a woman in 2017
Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face criminal charges in Boston for allegedly kissing and groping a woman in 2017

It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that have crippled his career.

Clotilda, the last known slave ship from Africa, has been located off the Alabama coast: Officials
Clotilda, the last known slave ship from Africa, has been located off the Alabama coast: Officials

The wooden vessel, known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, was scuttled the year before the Civil War to hide evidence of its illegal trip and hasn't been seen since.

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding former client Stormy Daniels, lawyer denies accusation
Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding former client Stormy Daniels, lawyer denies accusation

Federal prosecutors in New York City say Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal, then used the money for personal and business expenses.

Washington becomes first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost
Washington becomes first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost

Washington's eco-friendly governor, Jay Inslee, signed the bill in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations

'Party of Five' reboot to focus on Latino family with parents who have been deported to Mexico
'Party of Five' reboot to focus on Latino family with parents who have been deported to Mexico

A reboot of the 1990s teen drama 'Party of Five' will center on a Mexican American family with parents who have been deported to Mexico. The show will air on the Freeform network

Nevada's female-majority legislature passes pro-choice abortion bill bucking national trend
Nevada's female-majority legislature passes pro-choice abortion bill bucking national trend

Democrats in the Assembly passed the bill in a largely party-line vote on Tuesday, the same day protesters across the country decried actions in other statehouses that toughen abortion laws

Grand jury revises Poway synagogue shooting suspect's indictment, adds four counts of discharging a firearm
Grand jury revises Poway synagogue shooting suspect's indictment, adds four counts of discharging a firearm

He earlier pleaded not guilty to 109 federal charges, including committing a hate crime, and to state charges, including murder. A grand jury handed up a revised indictment against him that adds four counts of discharging a firearm during crimes of violence.

NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere hid in a closet during his arrest but was a bully when it came to his followers: Witness
NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere hid in a closet during his arrest but was a bully when it came to his followers: Witness

The harsh portrait of Raniere was provided by Lauren Salzman, a former member of his inner circle in a group called NXIVM. She has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with the government.

Shocking details emerge as ex-NFL player goes on trial for allegedly raping homeless woman, hitchhiker, unconscious teen
Shocking details emerge as ex-NFL player goes on trial for allegedly raping homeless woman, hitchhiker, unconscious teen

Prosecutors say Kellen Winslow Jr., once the highest-paid tight end in the NFL, raped 54-year-old hitchhiker and 59-year-old homeless woman, while defense lawyers argue the sex was consensual

New Zealand police charges Christchurch mosque gunman with terrorism
New Zealand police charges Christchurch mosque gunman with terrorism

The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism laws, which came onto the books in 2002 following the terrorist attacks in the US on September 11, 2001.

Football coach recalls wrestling the gun away from a student in class and foiling a shooting at Parkrose High School
Football coach recalls wrestling the gun away from a student in class and foiling a shooting at Parkrose High School

The armed student, 19-year-old Angel Granados-Diaz, pleaded not guilty Monday during a brief court hearing to a felony count of possessing a weapon in a public building and three misdemeanors.

Former military man arrested for shooting and killing an Auburn police officer, death penalty sought
Former military man arrested for shooting and killing an Auburn police officer, death penalty sought

Grady Wayne Wilkes, 29, is being held without bond in the shooting death of Officer William Buechner, a 13-year veteran of the Auburn Police Division

Governor Mike DeWine orders probe of medical board in Ohio State abuse, terms Richard Strauss a 'monster'
Governor Mike DeWine orders probe of medical board in Ohio State abuse, terms Richard Strauss a 'monster'

A report conducted by a law firm and released by the school last Friday found that Strauss sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Donald Trump tells ex-counsel Don McGahn to defy congressional subpoena citing immunity from testifying before Congress
Donald Trump tells ex-counsel Don McGahn to defy congressional subpoena citing immunity from testifying before Congress

The House Judiciary Committee had issued a subpoena to compel McGahn to testify by Tuesday, and the committee's chairman has threatened to hold McGahn in contempt of Congress if he doesn't testify.

Betsy DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, reveals federal investigation
Betsy DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, reveals federal investigation

The Education Secretary has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation

16-year-old boy from Guatemala is fifth migrant child to die after detention by US Border Patrol
16-year-old boy from Guatemala is fifth migrant child to die after detention by US Border Patrol

US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that Border Patrol apprehended the teenager in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley on May 13

Risk that Ebola will spread remains 'very high', warns UN health chief as second deadliest outbreak claims 1,100 lives
Risk that Ebola will spread remains 'very high', warns UN health chief as second deadliest outbreak claims 1,100 lives

The current Ebola outbreak, which is the second deadliest on record and has been confirmed to have taken nearly 1,100 lives, is so far contained to two provinces of eastern Congo

Emanuel Samson, 27, accused in 2017 Tennessee church shooting, set to begin trial as prosecutors seek life without parole
Emanuel Samson, 27, accused in 2017 Tennessee church shooting, set to begin trial as prosecutors seek life without parole

27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, who has been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, faces a 43-count indictment, including a first-degree murder charge. Earlier in April, a 90-minute hearing was held when lawyers were arguing about factoring his mental health when it came to his May trial.

'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony
'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony

The Temple of Time public art installation was set afire at a ceremony attended by the families of several Parkland victims. The ceremonial fire was supposed to symbolize the release of pain still left inside.

Hundreds march to Alabama state capitol to protest abortion ban, chanting 'My body, my choice!'
Hundreds march to Alabama state capitol to protest abortion ban, chanting 'My body, my choice!'

Alabama is part of a wave of conservative states seeking to mount new legal challenges to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide

11 people reported dead in gun attack at bar in Brazil, officials confirm 'massacre'
11 people reported dead in gun attack at bar in Brazil, officials confirm 'massacre'

Seven gunmen were involved in the attack, which saw six women and five men dead. State offcials have confirmed that a 'massacre' has occured.

Actor and stand-up comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, dies at age 92
Actor and stand-up comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, dies at age 92

In 1972, Shore, his first wife Mitzi and writing partner Rudy Deluca founded the world-famous Los Angeles comedy club, the Comedy Store

Arnold Schwarzenegger gets shockingly drop-kicked from behind while posing for selfies with fans in South Africa
Arnold Schwarzenegger gets shockingly drop-kicked from behind while posing for selfies with fans in South Africa

The actor was quick to recover and posted on Twitter that it was nothing to worry about and 'I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat'

Louisiana governor breaks with Democratic Party on abortion, indicates he will sign 'heartbeat' legislation
Louisiana governor breaks with Democratic Party on abortion, indicates he will sign 'heartbeat' legislation

Edwards, who has repeatedly bucked national party leaders on abortion rights, is about to do it again. He's ready to sign legislation that would ban the procedure as early as six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant, when the bill reaches his desk.

Missouri lawmakers pass bill banning abortion after 8 weeks of pregnancy
Missouri lawmakers pass bill banning abortion after 8 weeks of pregnancy

Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has passed a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it

'The Caine Mutiny' author Herman Wouk, who won a Pulitzer Prize, dies at 103
'The Caine Mutiny' author Herman Wouk, who won a Pulitzer Prize, dies at 103

Despite massive success, Herman Wouk was an author often on the outside in the literary world, a respecter of authority in a field of rebels

Ohio State officials knew that sports doctor was sexually abusing athletes, called him 'Dr. Jelly Paws': Report
Ohio State officials knew that sports doctor was sexually abusing athletes, called him 'Dr. Jelly Paws': Report

The claims about Richard Strauss span from 1979 to 1997 — nearly his entire time at Ohio State — and involve athletes from at least 16 sports, plus his work at the student health center and his off-campus clinic.

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