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Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival has never had a juror quite like Will Smith, who strode into the Palais to roars of applause that brought to mind the premiere of one of his action movies (think "MIB in Paris"). The festival got off to a rocky start earlier Wednesday as Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, head of the jury, fired a warning shot at Netflix - declaring that the movie taking home the Palm d'Or should be shown in cinemas.



Severe weather batters through Wisconsin, Oklahoma

He also added that when the responders first came to the scene there were a lot of people yelling and asking for help. One of the tornadoes that touched down Tuesday night destroyed about 20 homes in central Kansas. Barron County sheriff's department officials say 46-year-old Eric Gavin was killed Tuesday evening by the tornado that destroyed the Prairie Lake Estates Mobile Home Park near Chetek.



Google Assistant Announced for iOS in Google I/O 2017

With its new machine learning thrust, however, it nearly feels as if Android has been pushed to the sidelines. Both are shots at penetrating the hardware-software walls Apple has built in when it comes to using its devices. Android O will also bring in Google's Autofill service, which automatically fills in online forms, to Android with the ability for developers to integrate their feature into their third-party apps.



Embattled Trump says treated 'unfairly'

His national security and foreign policy staff have been spending much of their time planning for his coming eight-day trip to the Middle East and Europe - his first major overseas trip as President, and an opportunity, they thought, to reset the narrative of his presidency after the controversy of Mr Comey's sudden dismissal last week.


Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in Katrina: American Crime Story

Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in Katrina: American Crime Story

The FX production, helmed by producer Ryan Murphy, will focus on the tragedies that occurred after Hurricane Katrina . The total property damage was estimated in 2005 at $108 billion. The TV miniseries which starred David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding Jr and Sarah Paulson , went on to win 22 Emmy Awards . Quaid has played political figures in the past.