Additionally, John Legend was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Of Movie for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar.
Another streamed series, Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale", earned 20 nominations and a chance to defend its title as best drama series at the 70th Primetime Emmy ceremony airing September 17 on NBC. "Atlanta" will face newcomers including "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, " "Glow" and "Barry".
Syrian army hoists national flag in Dara'a city
A Russian military delegation earlier held negotiations with the militants in Dera'a to persuade them to surrender their weapons. Latest estimates say some 2,000 militants are still holed up in Dara'a city, along with their families.
WWE did not get any of the Emmy nominations they were gunning for. "I share this moment with my community", Oh said in a statement. Atlanta leads in comedy series nominations with 16, and RuPaul's Drag Race and The Voice each had 10 nominations to lead in the reality-competition category. "I think my mother at this moment may actually be satisfied".
The last time there were no freshman dramas in the top category was 2009 when sophomore Mad Men won its second straight best series title. With the nod - his seventh in a career that's spanned more than two decades - Dinklage becomes the most-nominated actor ever in the Emmys' best supporting actor category. Saturday Night Live and Westworld both grabbed 21 nominations each, while The Handmaid's Tale secured 20 nominations.
Lead actress in a drama series: Claire Foy (The Crown); Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black); Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale); Sandra Oh (Killing Eve); Keri Russell (The Americans) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld).
Massive fuel tank explosion rocks Cairo airport
Cairo International was the scene of a terrorist attack in 2015 when a passenger smuggled a bomb on to Metrojet Flight 9268 . A number of local tweets poured in with users claiming to have heard a loud explosion followed by the sounds of ambulances.
Explosion in Wisconsin town injures firefighters, officer
Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, identified the firefighter who was killed as Cory Barr. Multiple videos from the area show that the explosion turned a section of Sun Prairie into a smoldering, burning hazard area.
USA threatens to impose fresh tariffs on China
On Wednesday, the Trump administration said ZTE took another step toward ending a us ban after ZTE signed an escrow agreement. The International Monetary Fund has warned that a full-blown trade war could undermine the broadest global upswing in years.
Sacha Baron Cohen fires back at Sarah Palin
On Thursday, Baron Cohen responded - sort of - with a crass in-character statement telling his side of the story. Palin said a man she believed to be Cohen "heavily disguised himself as a disabled U.S.