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Alleged Bomb Scare Delays Cannes Film Screening

CANNES, France (AP) — A bomb scare has caused the Cannes Film Festival to briefly evacuate the Debussy theater before the first screening of director Michel Hazanavicius’ movie “Redoubtable,” a film in competition for the Palme d’Or prize.

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Cannes Film Festival Tightens Security As Terror Fears Escalate

Organizers behind the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival have spent millions of dollars to build out a historic level of security in an effort to prevent terrorist attacks during one of the film world’s most prestigious, star-studded events.

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French Court Upholds Cannes Burkini Ban

(AFP) – The French resort of Cannes won court backing for its “burkini ban” on Saturday as a judge refused to overturn its decision to forbid Muslim women from wearing the full-body swimsuit. Local authorities in the Riviera city, home

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WATCH: Trailer for Phil Robertson’s ‘Torchbearer’

Torchbearer — directed by Bannon and written by Breitbart Senior West Coast Editor Rebecca Mansour — examines what happens when civilized societies remove God from public life. Robertson serves as the film’s narrator and tour guide.

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Susan Sarandon attends Kering Talks Women In Motion At The 69th Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2016 in Cannes. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Kering)

Susan Sarandon: Donald Trump ‘Legitimized Racism and Homophobia’

Actress Susan Sarandon says Donald Trump’s biggest policy plans — including building a wall on the southern border and deporting illegal alien immigrants — are “not that threatening,” because he won’t actually be able to get them done if he is elected president.

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Cannes Film Festival Panicked By ‘ISIS Militia’ PR Stunt

A group of men dressed in black ski masks, bulletproof vests, and combat uniforms stormed a French hotel frequented by Hollywood heavyweights and journalists attending the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, spurring local law enforcement into action and scaring star-studded guests.

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Selfie Sticks Banned from Emmy Awards

Selfie sticks have been banned from all of the main events at this year’s Emmy Awards — from the pre-show red carpet to the actual ceremony to the after-party Ball.