America’s Got Talent: Kenan Thompson Joins the Judges for Live Quarterfinals — Watch This Week’s Best Acts

RELATED STORIES Eleven more acts returned to the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday for another round of (mostly) live performances. But will the voters be as easy to win over as super-soft guest judge Kenan Thompson? “First of all, thank you all for having me here,” Thompson, the second celeb to step in for […]

America’s Got Talent Judge Cuts Recap: Which Season 15 Acts Are Going Live?

RELATED STORIES And then there were… fewer. Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent reunited the judges (in person!) to crush a few more dreams and reveal which acts will be proceeding to the Season 15 live episodes. As is the case with all difficult AGT decisions, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Sofia Vergara […]

America’s Got Talent Reveals the 10 Acts Going to the Season 14 Finale

With the Season 14 finale less than one week away, America’s Got Talent locked in the last five finalists on Wednesday, sending six others packing in the process. The 11 acts that performed on Tuesday — acrobatic group V.Unbeatable, magician Dom Chambers, singer Luke Islam, dog act Lukas & Falco, singer/guitarist Chris Klafford, the Detroit […]

Trump’s appointment of Whitaker is almost exactly like one of Nixon’s most brazen acts before Watergate, only worse

Steve Pope/Getty Images The interim appointment of a man unknown and unqualified, except for his open loyalty to the president, to one of the top law enforcement jobs in the federal government has happened before. In May 1972, President Richard Nixon elevated Patrick Gray III to the directorship of the FBI a month before the […]

America's Got Talent: Which Five Acts Made it Through to the Finals?

America’s Got Talent on Wednesday sent five acts through to the Season 13 finals, eliminating several fan favorites in the process. With Tuesday night’s performances still fresh in their minds, the judges — Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B, along with host Tyra Banks — revealed that the following acts will proceed […]

Israeli jets strike Hamas in Gaza in response to ‘terror acts & violent riots’ at border (VIDEO)

Israeli fighter jets have carried out strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza strip, in response to the violence and “terrorist acts” the group instigated at the border, as well as cross-border rocket launches, the IDF said. “Tonight, IDF fighter jets targeted an attack terror tunnel in southern Gaza, in addition to several terror sites […]

Eurovision 2018: Who were the last 10 UK Eurovision acts?

This year the UK is being represented by singer-songwriter SuRie, who will be performing the track Storm. She was selected by the British public back in February when she competed on the BBC show Eurovision: You Decide and fended off competition from a number of other hopefuls. SuRie doesn’t have to compete in the semi-finals […]

Trèbes supermarket attack joins long list of ‘Islamist terrorist’ acts in France (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The gunman who stormed a supermarket in the town of Trèbes, killing three people, had pledged allegiance to ISIS. The shooting joins a long list of attacks inspired or carried out in France by Islamist extremists. France has been rocked by a number of deadly terrorist attacks over the last three years. Friday’s supermarket standoff, […]

The Banana Trick and Other Acts of Self-Checkout Thievery

Beneath the bland veneer of supermarket automation lurks an ugly truth: There’s a lot of shoplifting going on in the self-scanning checkout lane. But don’t call it shoplifting. The guys in loss prevention prefer “external shrinkage.” Self-checkout theft has become so widespread that a whole lingo has sprung up to describe its tactics. Ringing up […]