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What to expect from the 'American Idol' premiere

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Seacrest emphasized that the show is "America's gold standard of music competitions ". But Idol had, like much of broadcast television, hemorrhaged viewers by the end of its 15-year run. They need it badly. However, her American Idol journey won't be revealed until the episode premieres on March 19. Why did super-busy music superstars Katy, Luke, and Lionel want to join the show? Lionel Richie: "I love the quality of your voice". Read More »

Michael Porter Jr talks injury after loss

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But I think we'll be fine . "That doesn't feel good ". There is a long history of frustration at Mizzou from the Third Down Game to Norfolk State to the Flea Kicker and so on. Blame it on Porter Jr . if you'd like, but he was the second-best offensive option this team had tonight, and he shot 5 of 17. When the SEC's No. 5 seed loses to the No. Read More »

False information travels 6 times faster than the truth on Twitter

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Falsehood diffused farther and faster despite these seeming shortcomings. The study was conducted by researchers at MIT, and published on Thursday in the journal Science . They noted increases in false political stories during the 2012 and 2016 U.S. presidential races. Twitter provided the data for the study and funded the work. Read More »

The Protectionists Are Coming: Assessing The Fallout From Gary Cohn's Resignation

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Some Republicans are so blinded by the idea of "free trade" that they would do nothing about China's subsidizing, dumping, stealing and protectionism. "The bulk of Quebec's exports are concentrated in aluminum, so if producers in that sector are able to pass on much of any tariff through higher prices, the economic impact would be relatively modest", BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic wrote . Read More »

Angolan oil exports drop, IEA says worse to come

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Saudi Arabia said last week it hoped the agreement could be relaxed next year and followed by a permanent framework to stabilize oil markets after the deal expires. We could find out more this evening. So far the country has proven to be OPEC's second-most compliant member, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Read More »

Populist parties surge in Italy election

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Bond investors have also been spooked by fears of a looming trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled plans for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "In terms of programs, one could actually argue that there is more that separates Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia from the League than the Five Star Movement from the League". Read More »

Projecting the NFL Draft Class: Lamar Jackson

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Mayock raved over Jackson, calling him the most "spectacular athlete in this draft". Jackson talked about the idea of switching to wide receiver at the combine on Friday, stating "That's insane, you know, I thought I did a good job at quarterback!". Read More »

Shape Of Water wins big at Oscars on activism-fuelled night

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When J.Law asked Foster what happened to her, Foster cracked, "Streep!" "And now I want to get some perspective", she continued. Lawrence: "She tripped me once". But this year is already off to a strong start, thanks largely to Ryan Coogler's " Black Panther ", which many analysts believe will play a prominent role at next year's Oscars . Read More »

U.S. commerce secretary says world leaders call Trump about tariffs

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An advocate of "Made in America", Trump has been a harsh critic of his predecessors' trade agreements, which he says have taken millions of jobs away from the U.S. The chairman of the Japan Iron and Steel Federation sent a letter on Friday to Trump, urging him not to impose tariffs on steel and risk triggering a trade war. Read More »

Baker Mayfield, Josh Rosen both say they're best QB in the draft

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Still, their every pass on Saturday will be scrutinized closely as QB-needy teams try to figure out which ones they like the best and how early they have to consider drafting them. "I think if you can get to three, four reads into your progression you give yourself more opportunities to get the ball down the field", he said. Louisville's Lamar Jackson , the 2016 Heisman victor, needs to prove he's a better pro prospect throwing the ball than catching it. Read More »

President for life? Xi Jinping's power grab is not good news

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Married to a literal rock star, a famous People's Liberation Army singer, he is a much more cautious scholar of Confucian political theory, which promotes stability, and fears the political disorder allowed under democracy. Indian military planners must already be watching Xi's landmark reforms unfold. Traditionally, the vice-presidency is largely ceremonial and devoid of real power or in a suppliant position for the president-elect to observe and be observed. Read More »

Wegner admits Arsenal are going through a "difficult period"

Cape Town - Pep Guardiola is delighted that his Manchester City side are keeping their foot on the gas, as they close in on the Premier League title. Would you have Henrikh Mkhitaryan over Leroy Sane? You wiped the smile off Fergie's face, especially in the 1997-98 season, when that fantastic team of yours won the Premier League and FA Cup double. Read More »

Gold extends its fall, as Jerome Powell's comments lift dollar

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However, with higher inflation comes interest in all three of those. Jobless claims fell to the lowest level since 1969, underscoring a tightening labor market. But the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank could act as counterweights - euro zone inflation for February at 1.2 per cent showed on Wednesday that the ECB's near-2-per cent target remains years away. Read More »

When do the 2018 Winter Olympics end?

Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall edged Sweden and Norway to bring home the gold in the team cross-country event. "People had high expectations and when you have the largest delegation of athletes (241), it's understandable because it's a sheer numbers game in that respect", said Hayes. Read More »

Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA Members

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Merczynski says the young people in America do not all agree with what is being shown on mainstream media, which is nearly exclusively pro gun control. "My friends and I have been playing video games our whole lives, and seen, of course, violent movies", Samuel Zeif told CNN, "but never have we ever felt driven or provoked by those action in those games to do something as terrible as this". Read More »

Optimism for Investors as South Korean Officials State They'll "Support Normal Transactions"

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However, it is has been declining. Finally bulls lost their momentum after a two-week rally - which doubled the Bitcoin (BTC) price from the lows seen on Feb 6. Perhaps sensing competition, banks, the places that usually keep traditional assets, have turned on cryptocurrencies of late. According to some experts, his remark is just another reiteration of the South Korean government's basic stance on cryptocurrencies . Read More »

Klaasen and Duminy half-centuries set up T20 decider

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The knock was made more special for Klaasen by the fact that he got it on his home ground. His power-packed knock, which included six boundaries and three sixes, provided the late impetus to the Indian innings. Duminy and Phehlukwayo also scalped a wicket each for the hosts. He could manage just one wicket in these two matches. It will be an interesting contest as if India wins series-decider, it will be a rare feat for an Indian side to win two series on foreign soil. Read More »

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

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This means that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for VZ stocks. BHP made an after-tax profit of $US2.01 billion ($2.55 billion) for the six months to the end of December. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend. This short time frame picture represents an upward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. Read More »

President Trump Meets With State, Local Officials on School Safety

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Scott on Tuesday said he intends to roll out a legislative package by Friday that would, among other things, require schools to hold active shooter drills, "significantly increase" funding for school safety and mental health, and make it harder for people with a history of mental-health problems, like Cruz, to have guns. Read More »

Strong growth boosts chances Federal Reserve will raise rates

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Investors shifted from doubting the Fed's resolve to raise interest rates three times this year to thinking it is likely to tighten policy four times in 2018 . Still, the yield has climbed more than 80 basis points from 2.04% in early September. Gold prices fell on Tuesday, trading near a one-week low as the U.S. Read More »

Gold prices climb following release of Fed minutes

The Japanese government nominated Kuroda to serve another five-year term starting in April, a sign that Premier Shinzo Abe has confidence in the governor's efforts to boost Japan's economy . The 10-year yield now sits at about 2.9%, with the U.S. Treasury poised to kick off a big week of issuance by auctioning $151 billion of short-term notes and $28 billion of two-year debt on Tuesday. Read More »

Here's Why QTS Realty Trust Is Plunging Today

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Chart patterns can be hard to read given the volatility in price movements of ISBC. We have taken technical analysis of Investors Bancorp, Inc. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. (NYSE:DLR). Dupont Cap Mgmt Corp holds 0.07% or 27,459 shares in its portfolio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's NY segment consisted of 28.3 million square feet in 86 properties. Read More »