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American Idol 2018 Starts Tonight On ABC

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That kind of hypocrisy is something American Idol is particularly good at. He will be the something old, but there are three new judges . But the show, at its core, works in format and works in premise. So even though some of the singers might win you over with their personal style or charm, they're not all going to make it to the meat of the competition . Read More »

Voters must support GOP in Pittsburgh-area House race

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The president tweeted Friday night that he is looking forward to speaking publicly in support of the GOP candidate. This was Trump's first campaign rally in more than three months, breaking his pattern of gathering with his strongest supporters as often as twice in a month. Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide backtracks on Mueller: 'I'm going to

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Most recently, Sam Nunberg was a member of a coalition headed by Donald Trump , its mission was to get Trump elected in the 2016 presidential election. John Pistole, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director, said Mueller is "apolitical and follows the rule of law, and follows the evidence wherever it leads, regardless of political outcomes". Read More »

Washington's 18 points lifts Kentucky over Georgia, 62-49

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But in the games following his three-game absence, he rarely played. Three Wildcats registered double-digit points (Kevin Knox, PJ Washington and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander) in the game. The Bulldogs have only been to the NCAA tournament twice under Fox and have never won a tournament game. During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 73.4 points per game (0.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.8 points per game (6.5 above their season ... Read More »

The next step after a primary election

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Democrats should be concerned about their ability to mobilize populists in the races "establishment" figures won. Democratic runoffs will be held in 11 congressional districts. Turnout was high across the board, but Democrats in particular are feeling good this morning. All propositions on both sides received positive approval. Read More »

More than 110000 without power in Pennsylvania after storm

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The small western CT town of Warren got 28 inches of snow, while Adams in western MA received 26 inches as of 6:30 a.m. Thursday . Workers in a coastal MA town hit particularly hard by last week's nor'easter were working frantically to head off further damage from another severe storm coming this week. Read More »

Lawrence High School students to participate in gun violence walkout

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The schools have made a decision to hold a prayer service, followed by a mass and all students are writing letters to the Parkland School community. The bill raises the age to purchase firearms to 21, bans bump stocks and gives schools an extra $400,000,000.00 in funding. People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on February 14, 2018, in Parkland , Florida . Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Support International Women's Day

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Meghan Markle might not be a royal quite yet, but she's already using her powerful podium to inspire the masses, with a particular focus on the feminist issues that are most important to her. Here we spill the beans on her other memorable outfits. Meghan and Kate both opted for striking blue designs at the Royal Foundation Forum in London, which perfectly showcased their individual styles. Read More »

What Makes the Tournament Exciting — March Madness

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The Big Ten Tournament took place over the weekend. Here's what several basketball analysts are saying about ASU's NCAA Tournament chances, heading into the Pac-12 Tournament . 16 seed to ever beat a No. 1 seed (as Princeton nearly did, above). St. Bonaventure (24-6) isn't assured of an NCAA bid, but getting to the conference final will make the Bonnies a lock. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence swearing off sex over STI fears

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Thus the budding spy goes to meet the "Matron" (Charlotte Rampling, treading on our memory of her sadomasochistic relations in "The Night Porter"). My choice was Dominika's roommate (Thekla Reuten), but you could easily choose her mother , an American turncoat (Mary-Louise Parker), or Jeremy Irons, who somehow manages to make his voice sound more evil than usual by adding a Russian accent. Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

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The former Trump campaign aide took over the news cycle yesterday in a series of televised interviews where he said he would not cooperate with a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller . Cable networks MSNBC and CNN devoted wall-to-wall coverage to Nunberg's allegations , granting him several interviews throughout the day. "I don't think I require any protection", Stone said Tuesday. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane: 'Gareth Bale still important to Real Madrid'

But while his goal threat would obviously have given PSG a sharper cutting edge, there were too many players in the home team who were simply outdone by their Real opposite number. PSG need to find ways to balance the books, after being placed under investigation by UEFA for potential breaches of Financial Fair Play rules over the signings of Neymar for 222 million euros and Kylian Mbappe for 180 million euros. Read More »

Arsenal fans group votes for Wenger to go

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Why am I including the last two to the list? "Earn the right to play and then your skill will come out". "Overall, on top of that, we made some defensive mistakes, where they took advantage of it as well". The stars would have to align for Arsenal, but there's a way for Arsene Wenger and co.to deny Tottenham Champions League football next season. The end of the current season should be a good time for Arsene Wenger to step down though last season would have been ideal after the FA ... Read More »

See Winners of 2018 Texas Primary Elections

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At least 700,000 people voted in the Democratic primary election for U.S. Senate won Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke. Picking on the lesser Paris wasn't the smartest move because Moser was returning home to Texas to run for Congress in the Democratic Primary. Read More »

Left protests against razing of Lenin statue

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Remains of a five-feet statue of Lenin that was demolished by a payloader at Belonia in south Tripura district on Monday afternoon. Before, any conclusion can be drawn; another Lenin Statue was razed in Tripura today. A senior district police official said the two vandalised a bust-size statue of the Dravidian rationalist in an inebriated state. According to The News Minute , several other party members in the state, including vice president of the BJP's youth wing S.G. Read More »

Here's how much Meghan Markle's wedding dress costs

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You can reserve your box of Crown Jewels on their website now . The outlet reports that Palace aids made plans for Markle's baptism shortly after her November engagement to Prince Harry was made public. Tom revealed Meghan said: "Harry said he didn't know about his". But then again, a lot of people aren't surprised that Meghan Markle is fast becoming the most popular member of the British royal family. Read More »

"With 'A Wrinkle in Time", Ava DuVernay Hopes to Inspire Young Girls

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Meg explodes whenever her classmates tease her about Charles Wallace Murry, her 5-year-old brother who refuses to speak in public, despite his expansive vocabulary. I look at her proud. I felt like I was giving it over to good hands. Meg is going through challenges in her life. I feel like I'm a really artsy person. Read More »

Mexican Guillermo del Toro wins Best Director and Best Picture Oscar

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Peele went home with both an Oscar for best original screenplay and the most retweeted tweet of the night. "That is the kind of man we need more of", he said. Allison Janney won her first Oscar for best supporting actress , sweeping the major awards shows with her unflinching portrayal of Tonya Harding's abusive mother in " I, Tonya ". Read More »

Hughie Fury Gives His Take on Wilder's KO of Ortiz, Joshua-Parker

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Parker and trainer Kevin Barry sat down together at their Las Vegas base to watch the Wilder v Ortiz fight, which was held in Brooklyn in front of a crowd of about 14,000. But only a couple of minutes after Wilder arrived, the question everyone knew was coming was asked: Do you want to call out Anthony Joshua? It means that Wilder is sure to face Anthony Joshua next, should the Brit beat Kiwi Joseph Parker on April 1, while if Parker wins Wilder will have to wait for a likely rematch ... Read More »

Who Did Arie Luyendyk Jr. Pick in The Bachelor Finale?

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Shortly after this happy moment with Becca , longtime Bachelor Host Chris Harrison told viewers and the audience that the happy ending was not the end of the story, teasing ahead to an unedited scene. Becca admitted there were so many emotions happening. Becca didn't enjoy answering a million questions about Lauren , who she felt is so different from her "it's like trying to compare an apple to a starfish". Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel teases PwC in Oscars opening monologue

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The ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles late on Sunday for the 90th time . The only time the show did worse was back in 2008, when a sad 31.8 million watched. TV households. The 90th Academy Awards were full of a number of firsts- giving credits where it was due, accepting the fact that women and minority are poorly represented and the willingness of the industry to change and also that art knows no boundaries and there should be a free flow of ... Read More »

Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern

The concern for many in Europe is that they may decide to join forces, producing a Eurosceptic, anti-establishment, and anti-immigrant coalition government. "N.O. No, underlined three times", Salvini told reporters. Any government based on that combination would be eurosceptic, likely to challenge EU budget restrictions and be little interested in further European integration. Read More »

Tiffany Haddish honors late father wearing Eritrean dress on Oscars red carpet

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Oscars' new darling, Tiffany Haddish , who broke out after starring in hit comedy Girls Trip , revealed that she had met Brad Pitt backstage at the 90th Academy Awards , held on Monday morning, and struck a deal with him. "I might Elizabeth Taylor this thing", she said . Everyone loves Meryl Streep , but no one has made that love a part of their brand quite like Tiffany Haddish . Read More »

China boosts military budget citing 'profound changes'

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The outlay compares with a seven percent increase last year and 7.6 per cent in 2016, which marked the first time in six years that spending growth was not in double figures. In his opening report to parliament, Li said the army must be "strong as stone" in the face of "profound changes in the national security environment". Read More »

Academy Awards Ratings Down to Possible All-Time Low

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Allow me to be frank here: The Oscars happen once a year, so I don't care how long the thing goes. Actresses Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra and Salma Hayek Pinault - three of the women who accused Weinstein of sexual harassment - introduced a #Time'sUp-themed documentary to celebrate trailblazers in gender, race and representation in film. Read More »

Oscar ratings likely to set an all-time low

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The liberal comedian then set his sights on the Vice President, saying "We don't make films like " Call Me By Your Name " for money". As you might expect, host Jimmy Kimmel kicked off his monologue for the 90th Academy Awards by making fun of last year's epic best picture mix-up, when " La La Land " was briefly awarded the prize instead of the real victor, " Moonlight ". Read More »

Sridevi honoured at the Oscars

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Shashi Kapoor , who passed away on December 4th, 2017 was an iconic actor and producer, who acted in over 168 Bollywood films, from Muhafiz, to Junoon. Her impeccable contribution to multi-lingual films garnered her state honours before cremation. We pray for the soul of Srideviji and that her family may get the courage to go on with life, despite the void that'll now rest in their hearts. Read More »

Manchester United fans uncertain after Chris Smalling's performance vs Crystal Palace

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It felt like an inevitability that they'd somehow get a result of some sort, and after a scramble in the box with 14 minutes to play Romelu Lukaku kept his cool, took an extra touch and rammed the ball home. Jeffrey Schlupp's quick thinking at a free-kick just inside the United half allowed Van Aanholt to charge clean through on goal and he produced an emphatic finish to beat De Gea, who was rooted to the spot. Read More »

MVP from The Walking Dead episode 810: The Lost and the Plunderers

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As summarized by Carl's father Rick, the kid was asking for Negan to stop fighting everyone and make peace with those around him. Michonne and Rick lifelessly wander Alexandria to scavenge what they can. What would The Walking Dead look like without one or both of these actors? Why would they want to help her? He was just starting to work out deals with the Hilltop and the Kingdom, and he wants that to continue without the interference from Negan . Read More »

Gary Oldman Thanks America in Academy Award Acceptance Speech

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He told Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel: "We were down in the war rooms and I took her into the back room. Kick it open and come in". Frances McDormand is a shoe-in for Best Actress in Three Billboards . We're all very friendly. Rather surprisingly for the year of #MeToo, though, Oldman's past hasn't been a major story going into the Oscars . McDormand gave an energetic speech as she collected her prize, in which she encouraged all the female nominees from the night to stand up with her. Read More »