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by | May 12, 2017 | 01:44

Variety has also learned that ABC has committed to broadcasting about 40 hours of Idol for next season - making it likely that the show will air over two nights most weeks, as it did during its 15-season run on Fox. Sign up for our Coffee Break newsletter here . Ryan's rep said he's only in conversations with the network and hasn't yet accepted the Idol deal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:46

With New York throwing their hat into the ring, the number of states that allow the testing of self-driving vehicles has increased to four, joining the likes of California, Nevada, and Arizona. Autonomous vehicles were not previously illegal-per-se in these states, but companies wanted the legal situation clarified in order to limit the risk of lawsuits.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:41

In a statement to TVLine last March, Salim Akil - who penned the series' pilot with Mara Brock Akil - shared why " Black Lightning " is special to him. When Black Lightning was scheduled for Fox, there was no chance of it being connected to the existing Arrowverse series like Fox's Gotham. The CW has officially ordered " Black Lightning " to series, and its stars China Anne McClain and Nafessa Williams couldn't be more thrilled with the news.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:40

According to USA Today , ABC, which confirmed the news on Tuesday, provided no details about the judges, host, when the show will return, or the duration of the series. There is no reason to speculate anymore in regards to the future of American Idol and the proposed revival of the series - it's officially happening.

by | May 11, 2017 | 17:53

The White House called the chat between Trump and Putin "very good" and said the US would send a representative to cease-fire talks set to resume in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday. Still, Trump has continued to express his desire for warmer relations with Russian Federation, albeit acknowledging that circumstances make the chance of improved relations much slimmer.

by | May 11, 2017 | 15:52

It now stands with a grand total of whopping 860 crores (approximately) at the global box office. Baahubali starring Prabhas, Rana, Anushka, Tamannah, Ramya Krishna and others, produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni. Meanwhile, Baahubali 2 has already crossed the lifetime collection of Baahubali 1 which had a gross lifetime collection of Rs 650 crore. Available in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi, the movie is a sequel to the visual wonder Baahubali - The Beginning.

by | May 11, 2017 | 15:36

Industry pundits predicted opening weekend figures of $140 million, which the film eclipsed. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opened this past weekend, and it blew away everything else at the domestic box office. F&F is tipping toward a major global play as the franchise ages; it's made $950 million everywhere else in the world, far outpacing the roughly 50/50 split that most Hollywood blockbusters still see these days.

by | May 11, 2017 | 11:42

Estimates varied. Some suggested that the fossils were beyond a million years old. "Of course we were surprised at the young age, but as we realised that all the geological formations in the chamber were young, the U-series and ESR results were perhaps less of a surprise in the end", added Professor Eric Roberts, from James Cook University and Wits, who is one of the few geologists to have ever entered the Dinaledi Chamber, due to the tight 18cm-wide constraints of the entrance chute.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:47

Olynyk knocked him to the ground on an illegal screen, and Oubre leapt to his feet, sprinted at him and bowled him over. "PESPTF00231-topic.html" class="local_link" >Kelly Oubre Jr. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Isaiah Thomas feels as though he was shut down by the Washington Wizards and the referees in Game 4. But then came the third quarter downpour by the Wizards to the tune of a 26-0 run that washed away any hopes the Celtics had of victory.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:38

That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and continued on Monday was a hopeful sign. A strike would have required almost all of the WGA's 13,000 members to stop work immediately - hitting late-night talk shows, daytime soap operas, and " Saturday Night Live ", and disrupting upcoming TV series and films.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:15

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III vowed to appeal minutes after Tuesday's ruling, which came in front of Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, who sat in the courtroom. A judge has overturned Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction three weeks after the former National Football League player died in prison. He was found hanging in his cell on April 19, just days after being acquitted of double-murder charges in a separate case.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:10

Other potential choices include Republican Representative Trey Gowdy , a former prosecutor who led a congressional inquiry into former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's role in the 2012 attacks on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:55

Buffett and Munger also spent considerable time focusing on trades they did not make and companies they did not invest in. Buffett told CNBC on Thursday he sold about one-third of Berkshire's 81 million share stake in IBM this year, and no longer values the computer services company as highly as before.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:39

The Buddhist devotees offered various gift items including fruits, flowers and candles to statues of Lord Buddha throughout the day. It is also believed that the day Gautama Buddha obtained Enlightenment and the day he passed away are the same.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:41

The stage veteran also opened up about the 1993 production of Sunset Boulevard in London, which she was famously fired from by Andrew Lloyd Webber and replaced by Glenn Close. LuPone and Madonna have only met once before (previous to her comments on the talk show). But she was downstairs at the Mitzi Newhouse when I was upstairs doing "Anything Goes" in the Vivian Beaumont, and a press agent actually put a sign up that there was only one diva allowed in this theater at a time.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:26

The actress and singer got her start on a singing competition, bursting on the scene during the third season of American Idol , where she finished in seventh place. Hudson is joining an already star-studded lineup from the previoius season with country superstar Blake Shelton , the newly rebranded Miley Cyrus and Maroon 5's Adam Levine .

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:43

The Pope also called on the United Nations to re-assert its leadership, saying it had become "too watered down". That said, Francis' support is likely to embolden el-Sissi, who earlier this month won a coveted White House visit with President Donald Trump.

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:42

The teams combined for 24 hits, 13 for Milwaukee . Jackie Bradley Jr .'s second home run of the season was the bright spot for a Boston lineup that stranded nine and went 2-for-16 with runners in scoring position. Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters in Milwaukee Wednesday that Price is scheduled to start for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox Sunday, taking on Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate, the Rochester Red Wings, at McCoy Stadium.

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:33

There is but one rule when it comes to sticking the landing of a Met Gala red carpet look - and it has nothing to do with aspirations of "Best Dressed". Earning some major fashion cred for sticking to the theme, she sported a bright red, armless creation straight from Comme des Garcons collection last season.

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:21

North Korea on Friday accused the US Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's intelligence service of plotting to attack its "supreme leadership" with a bio-chemical weapon. The North Korean statement did not provide details about how it allegedly broke up the assassination plot or if anyone else involved was in custody.

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:11

Nothing specific was cited by either Alderson or manager Terry Collins as for the action against Harvey. The New York Mets scrubbed Matt Harvey from his start on Sunday, suspending him for three games for what the Mets only would say was a violation of team rules.

by | May 11, 2017 | 08:10

It's the biggest municipal bankruptcy filing ever in the US. The U.S. -dominated island's economy has been in recession for almost an entire decade while the population has fallen by about 10 percent in the past decade. Puerto Rico's debt has been growing over the last few years and now stands at $70 billion. The control board said the move to restructure a portion of the debt in court will help Puerto Rico gain access to the capital markets after credit rating agencies downgraded the ...

by | May 11, 2017 | 07:58

However, James Gunn won't be doing it alone. Only Disney's Beauty and the Beast surpassed the £17.85 million in revenue that the Marvel Studios sequel received from United Kingdom fans since Friday. 2 , although it's nothing you couldn't learn with some quick googling. It is the sequel to 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy and the 15th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

by | May 11, 2017 | 07:47

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was a target of bio-chemical weapons, according to the country's Ministry of State Security. The ministry said after a series of contacts and payments, the agents told the North Korean last month that the type of biochemical substance had been decided and would be supplied by the Central Intelligence Agency.

by | May 11, 2017 | 07:41

Even as most of Trump's nominees faced steep Senate opposition, politicians on the left and right seemed pleased with Rosenstein getting his due. "I think we delivered it by hand and by email and that was - and I get it, but you asked me a question and that's the answer", he said .

by | May 11, 2017 | 07:34

She said: "The city chambers in Glasgow has been run by Labour for decades now, mismanaged some might say, and clearly the people of Glasgow thought it was time for a change, time for a fresh start, and they've put their faith in the SNP to deliver that fresh start".

by | May 11, 2017 | 07:31

Police say that unlike later victims, who appear to have been chosen at random, Romero had a personal connection to Saucedo: At the time he was killed, he was dating Saucedo's mother. Details of the evidence police gathered implicating Saucedo were not available because a judge temporarily granted a prosecution request to seal records related to his case, court spokeswoman Karen Arra said.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:56

Dianne Feinstein , the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino, California, shootings.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:43

The famous selfie taken by Ellen DeGeneres at the Oscar ceremony in 2014 has been overtaken as the most retweeted tweet of all time . Carter Wilkerson's attempt to get 18 million retweets in exchange for unlimited chicken nuggets from Wendy's for a year broke the record for most retweets ever.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:40

Actress Emma Watson was thrilled to win a gender-neutral honour at the MTV Movie and TV Awards on Sunday (07May17). "Firstly, I feel I have to say something about the award itself". "Black dudes don't mess with you ", said Howery, whose character in the film has reason to be scared of hers. Trevor Noah (" The Daily Show ") won Best Host , defeating Ellen DeGeneres, John Oliver, RuPaul and Samantha Bee, while "RuPaul's Drag Race" was dubbed as the Best Reality Competition.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:44

Shouts and boos disrupted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos during her first official commencement speech, with one student escorted out of the ceremony by security. DeVos praised HBCUs as " real pioneers when it comes to school choice " after meeting with school leaders in February . "We have not and will not seek to chill the free speech of our students and faculty, as we support the free exchange of alternative ideas in all academic efforts", a university statement said.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:32

Patti LuPone has just won Shade Queen Of The Year with the comments she just made about Madonna . Meanwhile, LuPone, who is now nominated for a Tony for her performance in War Paint, also had some not-exactly-kind words for the Oscar-winning movie adaptation of Les Miserables , admitting the bits and pieces she saw of it weren't exactly, you know, great.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:28

He gets ready to speak, but is interrupted by Kevin Owens. Ziggler declined by said he would face Nakamura at Backlash instead. Of course, Styles has to interrupt this segment as well. In a matchup that was made apparent weeks ago, Shinsuke Nakamura will take on Dolph Ziggler at the pay-per-view. Ziggler attacked Nakamura and tried to choke him, but Nakamura fought back with some stiff knee strikes and a kick to the face.

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:26

Fabregas said he is "proud" of his personal contribution in Chelsea's success through the season. Now we need to do another step. "But the opportunity to go for the Champions League with Chelsea would be very tempting". "Every game is a different story but at the end of it I hope we will win the title". This development of Cesc is our development. "We started the season not in the right way, with a lot of problems, and only through hard work and finding the right solutions together ...

by | May 11, 2017 | 06:20

A third part is already being planned as a crossover with Marvel's Avengers . That means that so far, the film has already pulled in $427.6 million. Oh, so we're saving the summer box office a second time? The eighth installment in " The Fast and the Furious " franchise has pulled in 207.1 million USA dollars to date in North America.