This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, left, and Zac Efron as Matt Brody in

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."

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Dwayne Johnson shaves Beau Ryan's head.

Seiuli shows off hair cutting skills

If you have a family photo shoot next week and you don't want to look bald, don't ask Seiuli Dwayne Johnson for a haircut.

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Elton John and Parris Goebel.

Parris Goebel and Sir Elton John’s video released

Goebel was brought on by John for his project called The Cut to help him produce a new video for his hit Bennie and the Jets.

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Brad Pitt attends a memorial service for Chris Cornell at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Friday, May 26, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Brad Pitt, Pharrell among mourners at Chris Cornell memorial

Brad Pitt, Pharrell Williams and numerous members of rock royalty joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's memorial service at a storied Hollywood cemetery.

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Bill Cosby, center, arrives with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated.

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Members of the Manchester Sikh Community attend a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wiggle

Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices

Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons.

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Ariana Grande.

UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Several people have died following an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police and witnesses said. The singer was not injured, according to a representative.

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Director Clint Eastwood, left, talks to film critic Kenneth Turan during a masterclass at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Clint Eastwood tells Cannes he might act again some day

Clint Eastwood regaled the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with stories from his long career, predicted a possible return to acting and decried the rise of political correctness.

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Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Sorry, not sorry: Jennifer Lawrence owns up to pole dancing

Jennifer Lawrence has acknowledged that a tabloid site's video of her dancing on a stripper pole is the real thing, but the actress says she's not sorry about it.

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Katy Perry attends the Chanel dinner in Santa Monica, Calif.

'Roseanne' returning to ABC, Katy Perry to join 'Idol'

"Roseanne," one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest of the cast intact, the network said Tuesday in announcing its 2017-18 season plans.

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Musician Jon Bon Jovi performs during a surprise appearance at the Fairleigh Dickinson University commencement ceremony.

Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show

Bon Jovi entertained graduates and guests at Fairleigh Dickinson University's commencement exercises Tuesday by putting on a surprise performance.

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In this May 11, 2017, photo, Miss New Jersey USA Chhavi Verg, right, competes during a preliminary competition for Miss USA in Las Vegas. Very emigrated from India with her parents. Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title this year were born

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title have a message to immigrant girls and women watching the pageant this weekend: Set goals, work hard and don't stay in the shadows.

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Dwayne Johnson.

Rock nation? Dwayne Johnson considering run for White House

After conquering Hollywood, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson may have his sights set on the White House. The actor and former pro wrestler tells GQ that a presidential run is "a real possibility."

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In this Sept 16, 2014 file photo, Michael Parks arrives at the LA Premiere Of

'Kill Bill' and 'Twin Peaks' actor Michael Parks dies at 77

A prolific character actor and a favorite of directors Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith has died in Los Angeles. Michael Parks was 77.

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Snoop Dogg.

Snoop Dogg wants to create music festival in dad's hometown

Rapper Snoop Dogg says he wants to create a music festival in his father's hometown so he can perform in Mississippi.

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Miley Cyrus.

Miley Cyrus takes to Instagram to clarify hip-hop remarks

Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to "more uplifting, conscious rap," with an eye to giving the younger generation a more positive message with her own music.

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Kanye West.

Kanye West's Twitter, Instagram accounts go dark

Kanye West has apparently deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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Actor and author Alec Baldwin.

Alec Baldwin: Trump is 'Saturday Night Live' head writer

Alec Baldwin welcomes the chance to share the screen with President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live."

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Eminem performs at the MTV European Music Awards in Sant Jordi palace in Barcelona, Spain.

Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand political party begins

They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday.

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Lady Gaga performs a tribute to David Bowie at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby Awards

Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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