Arts&Culture 'American Idol' Auditions Details and Cities Announced
Author: 0 'American Idol' Auditions Details and Cities Announced

Do you think you have what it takes to be the new " American Idol? ". There will also be an audition in Orlando two days earlier. Auditions will be held in 19 cities between August 17 and September 14. Submit a video online or post to Instagram , Facebook, Twitter or using the hashtag #TheNextIdol. The hit TV show debuted 15 years ago, making it the same age as the youngest eligible contestants.

Author: 0 Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

While some GOP senators have indicated they could have questions for Trump, but Senator Lindsey Graham has voiced concern about the matter becoming a "circus". White House spokesman Sean Spicer didn't address questions about potential recordings on Monday. During his January confirmation hearing, he failed to disclose meetings he held with Russian officials.

Arts&Culture Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses
Author: 0 Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses

According to the Red Cross, the building had been evacuated before the collapse. But at 6pm, Nemati said, his wife called him saying tenants had been ordered to leave immediately as the building was coming down. Residents said the ill-fated building had earlier shown imminent signs of collapse. "There has been delays because of the state of the roads", a police officer in charge of the operations said noting that the operations were still ongoing.

Author: 0 Cosby Lawyer Challenges Accuser's Credibility In Sexual Assault Trial

If it was supposed to a dramatic Perry Mason-like moment in Cosby's sexual assault trial, it fell short. MS ANDREA CONSTAND , on Bill Cosby . (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). Temple is Cosby's alma mater, and he was a powerful trustee there at the time. Why would you... you were very good friends... why didn't you call 911, why did she sleep there; what if she had died? She says Cosby became more flirtatious and suggestive over time, once grabbing her thigh and later ...

Author: 0 Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy

Granted, it opened in over 60 countries to garner that amount of cash, but still, it brings the film's total box office to $174 million after one weekend. Baywatch saved another $4.6 million to bring its three-week total up to a rather disappointing $51.1 million. "So, all of those films are part of the history of the Universal monsters, and as such I thought, rather than say it's not part of the canon, let's say, "No, it is part of the canon; we're just taking it somewhere new".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant named Finals MVP

It was Durant's dribble speeding up as he prepared to sink yet another crushing three-pointer. The series could end in Game 5, and someone was willing to pay a record price in order to potentially see history made. "Some people would say that he's on the toe of - like he's on the line of greatness", Irving said. The Cavaliers' 24 three-pointers set a Finals record, their 49 first-quarter points set a Finals record and so did their 86 first-half points.

Arts&Culture Lindsay Lohan joins Rupert Grint in Sick Note comedy
Author: 0 Lindsay Lohan joins Rupert Grint in Sick Note comedy

His life gets even worse when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness by incompetent Dr Glennis ( Nick Frost ), only to learn his diagnosis is a mistake. This new gig will mark Lohan's first TV appearance since a guest spot on CBS's Two Broke Girls in 2014. If you're like me, you've been waiting for that sweet moment - always hovering on the horizon - when the freckled face, chainsmoker's voice and impeccable comedic timing of Lindsay Lohan would return to our screens.

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift Gives Katy Direct, Surprise Hit as 'Witness' Drops
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Gives Katy Direct, Surprise Hit as 'Witness' Drops

Now her musics on Spotify . coincidentally the same day as Katy Perry drop Witness . In 2014, Swift pulled her music from Spotify , claiming that it doesn't compensate what the artist deserves. She continued: "But, what I wanna say is that I'm ready for that be done". After a temporary absence, Taylor Swift is returning to Spotify, as well as other music streaming platforms like Tidal and Amazon Music Unlimited, the popular singer announced on Thursday.

Author: 0 USA attorney general to testify in ongoing Russian Federation probe

When he was asked if Trump had colluded with the Russians, he said he couldn't answer in a open setting. Sessions didn't mention any meeting with Kislyak as a senator during his confirmation process but later as attorney general he recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the election.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' has biggest film opening ever for female director

The previous record holder, " Fifty Shades of Grey ", brought in $85.2 million in 2015. It debuted at number one in many countries, including China, where its $38m total made it the fourth largest opening of all time at the country's box office .

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' keeps Tom Cruise's 'Mummy' in check at box office

And while drawing just over half the number of opening-weekend viewers may not sound impressive on the surface, that figure is actually really great news for Warner Bros. With a reported production budget of $149 million, Wonder Woman has already made bank and continues to break records. Critics weren't kind to Cruise's The Mummy , with the film's Rotten Tomatoes rating now standing at a disastrous 17% fresh.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses ex-FBI director Comey as a 'leaker'

However, Comey didn't say that the president's words were part of an effort to obstruct his investigation. But even merely asking the Department of Justice to investigate Comey could land Trump in hot water, said Richard Painter, a former George W.

Author: 0 Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer

British singer-songwriter Adele has slipped from number nine to 18th place with annual earnings of 69 million United States dollars (£54.5 million). And even with taking a break from touring to welcome her twins , Beyonce jumped from No 34 last year to No 2 this year, thanks to her Formation World Tour , which grossed a quarter of a billion dollars, and the release of her visual album Lemonade .

Author: 0 Katy Perry changes Swish Swish lyrics to bless 'baby girl' Taylor Swift

Katy explained that there are better things for her to be focusing on and that they should be paying more attention to the world, rather than constantly blasting each other. During the livestream marathon, the singer had a live chat with the Late Late Show host James Corden and ranked her exes Diplo , John Mayer and Orlando Bloom based on their sexual performance.

Author: 0 Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

At the annual meet-up for environment ministers from Group of Seven (G7) countries including Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom, one of the main agenda items was advancing the goals of the Paris climate agreement . The real driver behind dropping US emissions has been the shale boom, which has unlocked vast quantities of cheap shale gas that has displaced coal as the country's dominant source of energy.

Arts&Culture US Attorney General to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Author: 0 US Attorney General to appear before Senate intelligence committee

The Justice Department said Monday that Sessions requested Tuesday's committee hearing be open because he "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Comey's father says his son turned over "one of his own documents" to a friend, which the elder Comey says isn't leaking. James Comey was in his New Jersey hometown of Allendale with his father on Sunday, days after testifying before a Senate panel on his meetings with Trump.

Author: 0 Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

Comey branded the president a liar and said he believed he was sacked over his handling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian election meddling, allegations that Trump denied on Friday. Conway stressed that Democratic Sen. The Trump administration has given numerous reasons for Comey's firing, including his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.

Author: 0 Cruise's different Mummy character

Warner Bros .' 'Wonder Woman , ' meanwhile, slipped to second place while crossing $70 million. The Patty Jenkins film - starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine (who coincidentally starred opposite Boutella in "Star Trek Beyond") - grossed $57.2 million, topping this weekend's domestic box office.

Arts&Culture Has Disney's 'Pirates' Lost the Treasure Map? Movie Does Only $77 Million
Author: 0 Has Disney's 'Pirates' Lost the Treasure Map? Movie Does Only $77 Million

Though the exact film was not revealed, sources indicate that the hackers claimed to be in possession of Disney's newest franchise entry " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales". Pirates of the Caribbean 5 and Baywatch are great counter-programming to the horror film that barely took the top spot at the box office last weekend .

Arts&Culture Trump Revised Travel Ban Blocked By Another Appeals Court
Author: 0 Trump Revised Travel Ban Blocked By Another Appeals Court

Another federal court has ruled against President Donald Trump's revised executive order limiting travel from six predominately Muslim countries - and like other courts, used his tweets against him. They decided there was a high likelihood of irreparable harm if the travel ban went into effect, and that the executive order "does not offer a sufficient justification to suspend the entry of more than 180 million people on the basis of nationality".

Author: 0 Three ways to celebrate Pride Month on Facebook

Pride month is being celebrated with a streak of the LGBT flag artwork that is hidden to the normal eyes. To access it, you must like this page. The rainbow reaction is also being used to troll politicians who have expressed their anti-LGBTQ views, including Alabama's former Supreme Court Judge Roy Moore .

Author: 0 Gal Gadot was 5 months pregnant during shooting of 'Wonder Woman'

Wonder Woman is the first female superhero to be given the "big screen treatment" in the modern superhero era and according to Warner Bros "is the ideal movie to bring us into summer". Pictures, actress Gal Gadot and actress Lynda Carter attend the premiere of Warner Bros . Director Patty Jenkins had joked that she would tell Gal Gadot's daughter Maya when she would be born that the actress filmed a battle scene with Maya in her belly.

Author: 0 Roman Polanski victim Samantha Geimer tells court to drop her rape case

A lawyer for Polanski says Geimer, a sex crime victim, will appeal to. Gordon, who commended Geimer for her courage and eloquence, said Friday that he would take the matter under consideration. " Samantha Geimer is exhausted of this". LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski won't take his chances to return to court to resolve his sexual assault case, so his victim is going to stand up for him.

Author: 0 Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

He says what they did was consensual. She sued Cosby after prosecutors declined to press charges in 2005. In 2015, Steele cited the Cosby deposition as new evidence in reopening the long-abandoned case against Cosby stemming from the Constand accusation.

Author: 0 Cosby trial jurors hear testimony on quaaludes

Reape also read part of the deposition in which Cosby is asked to recall his 2005 phone conversation with Gianna Constand, the mother of alleged survivor Andrea Constand . The 79-year-old could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. Earlier in the trial, Constand's mother testified that she wasn't looking for money from Cosby.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby's lawyer attacks one accuser as sexual assault trial opens
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's lawyer attacks one accuser as sexual assault trial opens

Agrusa also questioned Constand's 2004 police account that she did not spend time alone with Cosby before the incident in his home . She initially said she went to Cosby's house and was assaulted after a dinner out with other people . I wanted it to stop. Cosby had attended Temple, and Constand had met him when she worked for the women's basketball team. She also said Cosby was mentoring her for a career in sports broadcast.

Arts&Culture Brock Lesnar And Samoa Joe Come To Blows
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar And Samoa Joe Come To Blows

Will it be Joe or Lesnar? And that problem is with Samoa Joe . The close of the match saw Balor get the upper hand on Reigns and almost get a pinfall, but Samoa Joe snuck it to put a Coquina Clutch on Balor. Below are the Quick Hits they are looking at going in to tonight's episode. We see RAW General Manager Kurt Angle bringing security out. A challenger has come up to threaten to take the title belt away from him, as Samoa Joe qualified to contend for the belt after winning the main ...

Arts&Culture Wonder Woman Gal Gadot challenges Thor for fight
Author: 0 Wonder Woman Gal Gadot challenges Thor for fight

Opening over the weekend, " Wonder Woman " outperformed estimations of $80 million to $90 million and brought in $100.5 million in the US and Canada. In the case of most franchises, especially superhero movies , sequels perform better at the box office than the first installments.

Arts&Culture Jordyn Woods Opens Up About Friendship With Kylie Jenner:
Author: 0 Jordyn Woods Opens Up About Friendship With Kylie Jenner: "It's Draining Sometimes"

A rep for Kylie Jenner did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. Now, she's launched the Kylie Cosmetics Vacation Edition collection with tons of new products. "@kyliecosmetics thank you for all the love & constant support it really means the world to me xoxo (sic)". She also admits that she doesn't want to look back someday and regret not being a teenager and she just wants to live her life to the max.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

Sure, the critics didn't like the film , but when taking into consideration how much money it made globally, there is no doubt more movies similar to The Mummy will be made. "Woman" has now accrued about $205 million domestically and another $230.2 from foreign markets. The Gal Gadot-starrer will also make more during its second frame than did both " Suicide Squad " and " Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice ", despite those films having larger opening weekends than " Wonder ...

Arts&Culture UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June
Author: 0 UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

The results confounded those who said Labour's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. The results show the Conservatives with 318 parliamentary seats and Labour with 261, with other smaller parties gathering a combined total of 70.

Author: 0 Cosby defense gives closing argument in sex assault case

McMonagle opened with the oft-covered "She's a liar", trying to convince the jury that Constand's account was unreliable by picking apart the timeline of her story and going over lines crossed out from her interviews with police, including one "in which she'd said that the cognac was fantastic".

Author: 0 Intimate, wrenching 'Evan Hansen' takes top honors at Tonys

The legendary singer then joked by saying that she had "actually dated" numerous Tony voters, laughingly implying that her victory in the Best Lead Actress in a Musical category may have had something to do with her private life. Dressed as Glenn Close, who stars in that revival, Spacey sang, "I'm coming out." and then added, "Of makeup". Spacey also poked fun at United States presidential candidate Hilary Clinton during the ceremony.

Author: 0 Swift returns to Spotify

Swift's management said Thursday on social media that the singer would release her music to Spotify in celebration of the success of her last album, which was released a year ago. Her music will also appear on Tidal and Amazon Music. Swift has not publicly addressed her Perry feud at any point, although she did strongly hint that her single Bad Blood was about her.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' Repeats Box Office Victory, Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Misfires

Considering that this is the opening salvo for a brand new universe for the classic Universal monsters (who get subtle nods), it's rather a damp squib of a film , one that disappoints in terms of tone, performance and spectacle. Despite hard start in North America, Universal's The Mummy opened to an incredible $52.2 million in China over the weekend , a career-high launch for Tom Cruise in the country.

Arts&Culture Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Trailer: Social Message
Author: 0 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Trailer: Social Message

A furious Jaya leaves Keshav's house. Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani had in a tweet said that he had been impressed by the trailer of the film. The trailer surely promises that the film will be something unique to watch. Their love, marriage and how the issue of building a toilet in the village hits their life is all the trailer deals with.

Author: 0 Gal Gadot blows audiences away as Wonder Woman

In the wake of Wonder Woman's staggering success at the box office this weekend, word circulated that both Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins were signed for the inevitable sequel , and there was much rejoicing. Facebook/WonderWomanfilmA promo image of DC Films' " Wonder Woman ", showing favorable reviews, used as the cover photo on the movie's official Facebook page.

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

Kelly replied , "When you say parents faked their children's death, people get very angry". When Jones tried to pivot to talk about "evil wars", Kelly responded with a soft smile, "That's a dodge". This is one reason Jones's audience is growing: Jones is now broadcast on some 150 radio stations, with a website that reaches more than 6 million unique US users each month and a YouTube channel that has more than 2 million followers - numbers that rival those of mainstream media outlets.

Arts&Culture Maryland, DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments
Author: 0 Maryland, DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments

The lawsuit alleges his continued ownership has left the president "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic actors" and violates the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, which bars federal officials from accepting payments from foreign interests without congressional approval.