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'Glee' Star Charise Announces Name Change to Jake Zyrus

The singer and former " Glee " star changed his name on his social media accounts over the weekend and deleted his prior photos on Instagram . He removed all his previous posts on both Twitter and Instagram and thanked fans for their support in his first tweet as Jake on Tuesday (June 20).

'Downton Abbey' Movie Could Begin Production Next Year!

While this all sounds positive, he wasn't able to give a precise date to lock in the calendar, adding that, "We're hopeful to make a movie sometime next year". The TV finale aired in the U.K.in 2015 and bosses at NBC are hoping they can bring the hit period drama to the big screen. The comments came at the Singapore exhibition of the show, where cast members and producers came together to share costumes, sets and never-before-seen footage.

Volvo Cars' Performance Arm to Develop Electrified Brand

Goodman moves from his position as Senior Vice President Corporate Communication at Volvo Cars . The new Polestar will have its own branding, distinct from Volvo's - though it'll still produce performance versions of Volvo cars in addition to its own models, Slashgear reports .

Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Godofredo A. The center of the storm is expected to move into southeastern Arkansas and into Tennessee on Friday. Tropical storm force winds of 39 miles per hour or higher are expected closer to the coast, but Cindy is expected to gradually weaken as it tracks toward the ArkLaTex.

Taylor Hawkins Takes Lead Vocal in New Foo Fighters Song 'Sunday Rain'

Could any of those superstars be making a secret contribution? And you would never know it was them. And so we recorded an 11 song record with him. "We were listening to each other's records just like, rock and roll is alive and well". "It's definitely the hugest thing we've ever done". "It sounds like the Foo Fighters , EXCEPT for the seven part harmonies on everything!" "The Sky Is A Neighborhood " 5.

Are 'Drake & Josh' really feuding?

If the stars of " Drake & Josh " and social media are to be believed, the beloved Nickelodeon series won't be getting a reboot anytime soon. A source exclusively told Us that " Josh was really hurt", by Bell's public message. They then ask him: "Where's Drake? " and he often doesn't have an answer for them. "I go, 'I wish I had a better answer but probably at home". Although sources suggest that Peck's bothered by Bell's rant, he's yet to personally address it.

JK Rowling revealed there is no one, but two Harry Potters

Because Henry's friends called him "Harry". If you were wondering how Harry Potter got his name, then J.K. Rowling has finally given an answer. Author JK Rowling recently revealed that there were two Harry Potters , The Independent reported on Friday.

Autistic kids holding others back - Pauline Hanson

Instead, she shared footage of her entire missive, and, uh. look. Emma Husar, a federal Labor MP and mother of an autistic child, said Senator Hanson's comments "call on people to be divided, and to segregate those people who are different".

Kim Kardashian makes $14.4m in few hours

Nothing shady there, but rather than tagging Kendall in the post, he tagged her sister, Kylie Jenner . Twitter user @dstfelix posted a screen shot of the mishap to the 140-character site, which has since gone viral after being retweeted by more than 20,000 other Twitter users.

Deliberations continue in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

O'Neill told the defence that until the jury says it is still deadlocked, there was little he could do but provide them with any evidence they request. Quaaludes were the party drug of young people in those days, he said. Cosby has said he gave Constand the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before their sexual encounter at his home in 2004.

Accuser called Bill Cosby more than 50 times after assault: defense

The mother of a Bill Cosby accuser is telling jurors about the day her daughter told her Cosby had drugged her at a hotel bungalow. Cosby is being tried on three counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from an encounter with Constand - a former Temple University basketball manager who considered him a friend and mentor - at his nearby home in 2004.

DJ Khaled's 'Grateful' Has Arrived

Grateful has already produced major singles like JAY-Z and Beyoncé's " Shining ", Drake's "To the Max", Bryson Tiller and Rihanna's " Wild Thoughts ", and " I'm The One " featuring Chance the Rapper , Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, and Quavo's.

Court releases dash cam video of Castile shooting

Castile , who was a cafeteria worker at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. Paul, had a permit to carry the weapon. The squad-car video was shown in court but not released publicly until Tuesday. Now-fired Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was wearing a wireless microphone at the time of the shooting. The video includes audio from a microphone Yanez was wearing and a conversation he had with his supervisor about the shooting.

Anonymous Cosby Juror Says Two Holdouts Caused Deadlock; One Punched a Wall

On count one and count three, the juror claimed that the holdouts would not budge, saying they were "not moving, no matter what". Jurors initially voted overwhelmingly to acquit Cosby on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault , the juror said.

Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

The new Bill won't change the Obamacare as drastically as the House legislation passed in May, but demands significant cuts that would likely benefit the uninsured. The Senate Bill would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid programme for the poor more gradually than the House version, waiting until after the next presidential election in 2020, but would enact deeper cuts starting in 2025.

As global refugee population hits record high, Canada needs to do more

Turkey stands at first with 1,587,374 refugees and majority of whom are from Syria. "This huge imbalance reflects several things including the continuing lack of consensus internationally when it comes to refugee hosting and the proximity of many poor countries to regions of conflict", the United Nations agency said.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Depp jokingly asked the crowd if they could bring Donald #trump to the festival. However, President Trump probably shouldn't hold his breath for Hollywood to rush to his defense. He acknowledged that his question would inflame some and definitely drive a media conversation, but wanted to make it clear that he was not suggesting anything by his comments.

Depp Raises Eyebrows With Assassinating The President Joke

The Secret Service said Friday it was aware of Depp's remark but declined further comment. Trump has not spoken or tweeted about the comments himself, but a response has already been released by a White House spokesperson. CNN ultimately fired Griffin from its annual New Year's Eve broadcast over the controversy. "I don't think I will have a career after this". He acknowledged the backlash he was likely to face in the wake of his speech.

Jaguar Land Rover readies its Autonomous Urban Drive for public roads

Level 0 indicates the driver is the sole operator of the vehicle, while Level 5 signals the vehicle can drive itself in all situations without the need for a human. The self-driving Range Rover is scheduled to be unleashed at a testing facility in Nuneaton, Great Britain on Thursday, alongside autonomous tech from the likes of Ford and JLR parent Tata Motors, according to Autocar .

CNN chief: Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled

He promised to release the entire audio before NBC's broadcast. The interview is scheduled to air on NBC on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. Jones has asked the news station not to air the interview "because they're misrepresenting who I am", he said in a video posted on Twitter .

Potential picks gear up for 1st round of National Basketball Association draft

James was one of the outstanding players of the NBA Finals, but ended up on the losing team as Golden State Warriors picked up the championship for the second time in three years. The lead up to tonight has been hectic - trade rumors involving already-established stars have been circulating for days, and we've even seen the top selection in the draft go from Boston to Philadelphia.

Duke of Cambridge turns 35 in year when he becomes full-time royal

The Queen had 332 engagements, Prince Philip with 219 and Prince William at 188. His son, Prince George , will also be starting his schooling this September, and with their big move to London , the royals will be residing at the Kensington Palace and will be using their mansion, Anmer Hall, for weekend retreats in Norfolk.

British police: Manslaughter charges will be considered following deadly London fire

Tests so far have fou. Seventy-nine people are missing or presumed dead following a horrifying blaze at the tower block in north Kensington, London . Police are looking at all parts of the cladding system and its installation, McCormack said. To help the recovery effort, police will install an elevator on Grenfell Tower's exterior next week.

North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier

His family asked the local coroner not to perform an autopsy . Two months later, he was found guilty of committing "hostile acts" against the North Korean regime and sentenced to 15 years' hard labor in a trial that reportedly lasted about an hour.

Jury deliberations continue in Bill Cosby trial

The jury this week has asked to rehear large excerpts of trial testimony, including several versions of the incident that both Cosby and Constand have given over the years. The panel also asked to rehear parts of the 79-year-old comedian's deposition testimony. He says it was consensual. Upon hearing the jurors' requests lead defense lawyer Brian J.

Qemah claims second Royal Ascot win

The most celebrated of Ward's entries could give him an early success. French filly Qemah secured back-to-back Royal Ascot victories in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes. In the second carriage came Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, followed in a third by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

Grenfell Tower fire survivors given just £10 to live on, volunteer says

He says it may be necessary for numerous outmoded tower blocks built in the 1970s to be demolished because of safety concerns. The latest images were captured by a police recovery team sent in to find the bodies of victims and evidence of what caused the fire.

Go See 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

The film also stars Isabela Moner , Laura Haddock , Anthony Hopkins , Santiago Cabrera, Liam Garrigan, Jerrod Carmichael , and Mitch Pileggi. While we have plenty of photos above of the premiere, it appears the festivities weren't quite fan friendly.

Alexis Bledel Set as Series Regular for The Handmaid's Tale Season Two

When we last saw Bledel's character, she had driven a vehicle into a crowd of people and was taken away by men in uniform. It seems that because Ofglen is a Handmaid - a woman able to bear children - the regime can not kill her in good conscience.

Jessica Shears and Mike Thalassitis had sex hours after leaving Love Island

And I couldn't talk to my coach before going on the show anyway, as you have to keep it quiet. I can easily get another team. "If I don't give this a shot, I could potentially have lost something that could have gone somewhere". A friend of Jess told The Sun on Thursday: "Jess and Mike fancied the trousers off each other from the minute they met - last night was the ideal opportunity to enjoy time together in private off-camera and they didn't waste a moment".

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

They accuse Qatar of supporting the extreme vision of groups such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Abdullah al-Muhanadi, a retired public sector shopping for groceries in Doha on Friday morning, said the boycott must be lifted before negotiations to resolve the dispute could start.

North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

Also attending will be Ambassador Joseph Yun, the USA special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, the Department of State said . President Donald Trump did not attend the funeral, but has blasted Warmbier's death as "a total disgrace". North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government.

'The Bad Batch' Takes A Slow Trip Through The Wasteland

The audience isn't given the luxury of knowing Arlen's backstory, or how she wound up in the Bad Batch in the first place, but character development clearly wasn't the focus here. She's faring well in Comfort, but wants to go back into the wasteland to seek revenge on Miami Man. Or maybe they'll wind up together and create one of the most dysfunctional families ever! When Arlen gets to Comfort, she finds a odd and intoxicating and disturbing community fueled by hedonism and self-medication.

Traders Watch list: Fifth Third Bncp (NASDAQ:FITB)

Oppenheimer maintained the shares of FITB in report on Tuesday, October 6 with "Outperform" rating. JP Morgan maintained the shares of FITB in report on Thursday , April 7 with "Neutral" rating. 15,000 shares were sold by Leonard James C . Also, CAO Teresa J. Tanner sold 26,010 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday , May 4th. Buy rating has been given by 0 analysts to the company stock whereas 1 given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 4 given HOLD rating.

'Come From Away' wins Tony for best director of a musical

Hello, Dolly took home four wins, including Best Lead Actress as mentioned above, Best Feature Actor in a Musical, Best Costume Design of a Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, with the original premiering on Broadway in 1964. Andy Blankenbuehler dedicated his award of best choreography in a musical for " Bandstand " to his grandfather, and proudly displayed his grandfather's war tags in homage.