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Daniel Craig pays tribute to Chris Cornell

Cornell's rep, Brian Bumbery, called the musician's death "sudden and unexpected" in a statement, adding that his family "would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time".



Brad Pitt, Billy Idol, Pharrell attend memorial for Soundgarden rocker Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage. On Friday, a cloudy sky that evoked the Seattle music scene Cornell helped shape in the 1990s blanketed the Hollywood cemetery where the two-time Grammy victor will be buried. Fans can stream a tribute to Chris Cornell via Howard Stern and Soundcloud below. Outside the gates, Melody Andrade and her 4-year-old son Jude paid their respects to Cornell.



Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

His publicist says music legend Gregg Allman has died. Gregg Allman, the rock and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band , is born in Nashville, Tennessee. While internal squabbles and other issues led to more roster shakeups - including the 2000 departure of Betts - the lineup solidified in the early 2000s and the group continued until calling it quits in October 2014.



London 'furious' at U.S. for Manchester bomb probe leaks

On Monday night, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of U.S. singer Ariana Grande's concert, leaving at least 22 people dead and dozens more injured. Mr Hopkins said: "Sadly we've seen an increase in hate incidents since the bomb from 28 on Monday, which is our normal average a day, through to 56 on Wednesday".


Trump orders Justice Department probe of U.S. leaks in Manchester bombing probe

Trump orders Justice Department probe of U.S. leaks in Manchester bombing probe

The 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent died in Monday's explosion, which killed 22 people and wounded dozens as crowds were leaving a concert by the American pop star Ariana Grande . They include five children at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. The new insight into Abedi's motivation came as Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids and the investigation extended across Europe into Libya, where most of the suspected bomber's family lived.



IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

An attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Coptic Christians on a religious pilgrimage has claimed the lives of 26, according to Egyptian authorities. Egypt's Christian minority, which makes up about 10 percent of the country's population, has repeatedly been targeted by armed groups.