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Westworld creators turning sci-fi novel The Peripheral into Amazon series Westworld creators turning sci-fi novel The Peripheral into Amazon series
- April 18, 2018

The studio apparently gave Joy and Nolan a script-to-series order (there won't be a pilot) for their Warner Bros. -affiliated production company Kilter Films . " The Peripheral " also has a sequel, " Agency ", which will be published this month. Most famously, it's spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a Lord of the Rings prequel series , but it's also developing adaptations of science fiction classics Ringworld and Snow Crash . (more...)
Senate committee proposes bill on use of military force authorizations Senate committee proposes bill on use of military force authorizations
- April 18, 2018

Constitution . The resolution from Kaine and Sen. That's pretty clear with the 2018 AUMF's (just like the 2002 version) use of a catch-all clause of giving the president authorization to go after " associated forces ", which not surprisingly, are to be determined by the White House, not Congress. (more...)
Contestant brings Katy Perry to her knees on 'American Idol' Contestant brings Katy Perry to her knees on 'American Idol'
- April 18, 2018

Luke Bryan said he felt like she was "chasing" the song at first, and Lionel Richie remarked that Amelia always "shows another side". The Monday duets performance with Allen Stone should be very special, too. The duo sang a cover of "Lucky" by Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat . Though Effie was nervous about singing country music, she belted the tune just fine, but fell short of making the cut. (more...)
First Access Entertainment Terminates Relationship With Zayn Malik First Access Entertainment Terminates Relationship With Zayn Malik
- April 18, 2018

Speaking to Variety , a number of sources have revealed Malik is challenging to work with, declining many promotional opportunities and not touring behind his last album. The former member of One Direction (the first one to exit the group) is no longer on the management group's roster, CEO Sarah Stennett told Variety , adding, "Sometimes in life you have to make extremely hard decisions to effect positive change for everyone". (more...)
Lauryn Hill Announces 20th Anniversary Tour For Lauryn Hill Announces 20th Anniversary Tour For "The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill"
- April 17, 2018

The concert is set to open on July 5 in Virginia Beach and run through October. The festival takes place July 20-22 at Chicago's Union Park; Lauryn Hill closes out the festival on Sunday night. The tickets go on sale at 2:00 PM Eastern Time, so hopefully by the time you've read this you'll still have time to pick one up. Over the past two decades, the record has been canonized as a genre-bending modern day classic of hip-hop and R&B. (more...)
Seven prison inmates killed, 17 injured in SC Seven prison inmates killed, 17 injured in SC
- April 17, 2018

A two-day riot and hostage-taking at the New Mexico State Prison in 1980 left 33 inmates dead and 200 injured, one of the worst in modern U.S. history. Pastor Thomas Dixon pointed the finger at the weapons, not the cell phones which caused the issue. Gov. Henry McMaster said these types of incidents are avoided, or kept to a minimum, by rules and regulations, protocol and training. (more...)
Royals Family: Decision over new head of Commonwealth expected this week Royals Family: Decision over new head of Commonwealth expected this week
- April 17, 2018

Before Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 92nd birthday on Saturday, her son and heir Prince Charles' fate as the head of the Commonwealth will reportedly be decided on Friday. Asked whether May believed Charles should be the Commonwealth's next head, the spokesman said: "This is obviously a decision that is taken later in the week, a decision taken by all the members together". (more...)
Flashy Morning Stocks-:- Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) Flashy Morning Stocks-:- Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX)
- April 17, 2018

About 508,678 shares traded. The Price Range of Lam Research Corporation (NasdaqGS: LRCX ) over the past 52 weeks is 0.891000. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 46.99%. Renaissance Ltd Liability Com holds 158,451 shares or 0.99% of its portfolio. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 28th. (more...)
Eva Longoria honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Eva Longoria honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
- April 17, 2018

Proving the pregnancy glow is real, the former Desperate Housewives star beamed alongside husband Jose Baston , who celebrated his 50th birthday with a blowout bash just days earlier, where she sported yet another gorgeous maternity dress . (more...)
Beckham family reunite as Victoria celebrates her 44th birthday Beckham family reunite as Victoria celebrates her 44th birthday
- April 17, 2018

Another said: 'What a beautiful family love the Beckhams!' The former Spice Girl celebrated turning 44 out in LA surrounded by her family , and has said that it couldn't have been more "perfect". She posed with hubby David before heading off to see Eva accept her accolade. 'I, uh, I, I don't know.,' Victoria stammered as James, 39, and fellow guest Shaquille O'Neal, 46, looked on. (more...)
Jordan Peele Made a Convincing Fake News Awareness Video 'Featuring' Barack Obama Jordan Peele Made a Convincing Fake News Awareness Video 'Featuring' Barack Obama
- April 17, 2018

The 72-second segment begins as what appears to be a message from Obama. "We're entering an era in which our enemies make it look like anyone is saying anything at any point in time, even if they would never said those things", Peele says in his Obama-impersonating voice, which he perfected for years on his Comedy Central show Key and Peele . (more...)
Duterte won't abolish NFA Council Duterte won't abolish NFA Council
- April 17, 2018

The Evasco-led Council had already approved the G2P importation of 250,000 MT of rice after Duterte ordered fast-tracking the process due to the NFA rice shortage. Evasco and the rest of the council had rejected Aquino's previous requests for G2G approval since Filipino farmers had a good harvest at the time, and the council preferred to buy rice locally. (more...)
Amy Schumer in Talks for Hard-hitting Film About Female Boxing Champ Amy Schumer in Talks for Hard-hitting Film About Female Boxing Champ
- April 17, 2018

This would be a marked career change for the 36-year-old stand-up comedian, who is now starring in " I Feel Pretty " about a woman who suffers a blow to the head which results in her believing she is the most handsome person in the world. Spurred by Christy's romance with another female, Jim horrifically attacked his wife upon hearing the news that she planned to end their marriage. When she made a decision to leave him he stabbed and shot her. (more...)
Steve Harvey: Kim Kardashian 'Didn't Know Nothing' On 'Family Feud' Steve Harvey: Kim Kardashian 'Didn't Know Nothing' On 'Family Feud'
- April 17, 2018

Harvey also hinted that Kim didn't seem to know numerous right answers, but still described it as the "best episode" of the show so far. Harvey explained that Kim hopped on one side with Kanye and three of his family members, while the opposing team consisted of her mother Kris Jenner , Khloe , Kendall , Kylie , their grandmother MJ, and family friend Johnathan Cheban. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran lead Billboard Music Award nominations Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran lead Billboard Music Award nominations
- April 17, 2018

Post Malone received 13 nominations including Top Male Artist , Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, plus two nominations in the Top Streaming Song (Audio) category. the Man and Twenty One Pilots . Top Hot 100 Song: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. 21 Savage joins Camilla, Cardi, Kodak Black and Khalid , who announced the nominees alongside Bebe Rexha on Tuesday (17Apr18), in being up for Top New Artist . (more...)
Bayern Munich midfielder major doubt for Real Madrid clash Bayern Munich midfielder major doubt for Real Madrid clash
- April 17, 2018

The Chilean suffered a setback on Sunday in his first training session since he sustained a knee injury against Sevilla earlier this month. Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes provided an update on the fitness of Vidal on Monday, with the German tactician playing down fears of a long-term absence for the South American: "I've met Dr Müller-Wohlfahrt telephoned". (more...)
Cathy Yan to Direct Harley Quinn Spinoff Starring Margot Robbie Cathy Yan to Direct Harley Quinn Spinoff Starring Margot Robbie
- April 17, 2018

She made her feature film debut with this year's Dead Pigs , which screened at Sundance and won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Ensemble Acting at the 2018 festival. The script was written by Christina Hodson , who just got hired to write the " Batgirl " movie. Production is expected to begin at the end of this year after Robbie wraps filming on Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood . (more...)
Domhnall Gleeson in talks for DC mob drama The Kitchen Domhnall Gleeson in talks for DC mob drama The Kitchen
- April 17, 2018

Gleeson is set to play Gabriel O'Malley, who is described as "an intense Vietnam vet who works for the neighborhood gangsters as a hitman before skipping town to avoid the police", and who returns to "settle scores" with the film's main characters. (more...)
WWE Reveals What The Winner Of The Greatest Royal Rumble Will Receive WWE Reveals What The Winner Of The Greatest Royal Rumble Will Receive
- April 17, 2018

However, Brad Shepard of Bodyslam.net has revealed the details of the whole situation from why Rusev was taken out in the first place, to why the company chose to place him back in the match instead of announcing Jericho. Championship to Jeff Hardy. The Greatest Royal Rumble will be streamed live in North America at 11 a.m. CT (noon ET, 9 a.m. PT) on WWE Network. The Middle Eastern event revolves around one very big match for the evening: a 50-man Royal Rumble match. (more...)
Rapper Kendrick Lamar takes home Pulitzer Prize for music Rapper Kendrick Lamar takes home Pulitzer Prize for music
- April 17, 2018

Rapper Kendrick Lamar's " DAMN ." has won the Pulitzer Prize for music . The Pulitzer board rarely awards mainstream music , past year giving the prize to the experimental opera composer Du Yun. Previous Pulitzer music winners include jazz musicians Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman. For vivid and timely reporting that masterfully combined text, video, podcasts and virtual reality to examine, from multiple perspectives, the difficulties and unintended consequences of fulfilling ... (more...)
Tiger Roll wins 2018 Grand National in dramatic finish at Aintree Tiger Roll wins 2018 Grand National in dramatic finish at Aintree
- April 17, 2018

I won the National a thousand times in the back garden but never like that! The virtual race, which was uniquely developed to feature the 40 declared runners and riders from the 2018 Grand National field, used complex data algorithms to eventually predict Tiger Roll as the victor of the 2018 Grand National. (more...)
Mark Hamill to guest star in Big Bang Theory season finale Mark Hamill to guest star in Big Bang Theory season finale
- April 17, 2018

The May 11 season ender will focus on the marriage between Sheldon ( Jim Parsons ) and Amy ( Mayim Bialik ) and feature a roster of new and returning faces to the nerdy comedy from Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steve Molaro. We have seen her mother (played by Annie O'Donnell) briefly a few seasons back, but we've yet to meet her father, so it will be interesting to see if any of these guest stars will be a part of the Fowler family. (more...)
Katy Perry wardrobe malfunction: American Idol judge flashes butt at audience Katy Perry wardrobe malfunction: American Idol judge flashes butt at audience
- April 17, 2018

She then stood up to prove that she wasn't joking by showing her tear. As they looked away and feigned disgust, Katy demanded a crew member come and DIY fix her outfit, as a backstage hand ran in with some sticky tape to save the day. The " Roar " hitmake took to her Twitter account to share the footage of her splitting her trousers, captioning it, "I have good news and bad news today". (more...)
John Cena, Nikki Bella end engagement John Cena, Nikki Bella end engagement
- April 17, 2018

Meanwhile, according to People magazine , a source close to Bella says she is heartbroken over the split and says that Cena "shouldn't never proposed". "Hardship, loss, and humility are extremely hard waters to navigate, but perseverance thru them builds a strength to withstand anything life throws your way", he wrote. (more...)
Beyonce to Donate $100000 for Scholarship to HBCU Students
- April 17, 2018

Through her BeyGOOD initiative , Beyoncé will give four $25,000 grants to Wilberforce, Tuskegee, Bethune-Cookman, and Xavier Universities. HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community. (more...)
DTE Energy (DTE) Research Coverage Started at Citigroup DTE Energy (DTE) Research Coverage Started at Citigroup
- April 17, 2018

The stock of DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Barclays Capital. DTE Energy has a 1-year low of $97.66 and a 1-year high of $116.74. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, April 15 by Jefferies. DTE Energy says early Tuesday about 145,000 of its customers had no electricity after service to 245,000 others was restored. (more...)
On May, 7 Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) EPS Estimated At $0.43
- April 17, 2018

The stock increased 0.81% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $51.99. About 885,466 shares traded. (NYSE:CRM) has risen 39.46% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:RYAM) to report $0.43 EPS on May, 7.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 186.67% from last quarter's $0.15 EPS. The rating was downgraded by Vertical Research on Thursday, June 1 to "Hold". (more...)
Baby girl True joins the Kardashian clan Baby girl True joins the Kardashian clan
- April 17, 2018

Kim's trainer Melissa is a bodybuilder who has helped Kim to transform both her diet and fitness routine, focusing on eating all-natural foods and using a mix of low-intensity and high-intensity interval training with weight training to shred fat and build lean muscle. (more...)
Mariah Carey's ex-manager plotting Mariah Carey's ex-manager plotting "blockbuster exposé lawsuit"
- April 17, 2018

Stella Bulochnikov - who has hired lawyers Pierce O'Donnell and Bert Fields ahead of a possible lawsuit against the singer for breach of contract and other issues - has claimed in documents filed in NY that Mariah is a "train wreck" who still owes her former manager millions of dollars. (more...)
Mahira Khan recreates Raj Kapoor's song in most adorable way Mahira Khan recreates Raj Kapoor's song in most adorable way
- April 17, 2018

Originally picturised on Raj Kapoor and Nargis Dutt or the 1956 film, Chori Chori , the song is a lighthearted exchange between lovers, where the woman says that the man follows her everywhere. Check out the video here. Recently, she was spotted setting the dance floor on fire at her friend's wedding as she jived to Bollywood numbers. Last seen in her film Verna, the actress will now essay a character named Neeli in the film. (more...)

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