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More Than 1 Million Without Power in Florida More Than 1 Million Without Power in Florida
- September 11, 2017

Florida Power and Light said on its website that more than half of those outages were in the Miami-Dade area, where about 600,000 people have been ordered to evacuate. Palm Beach County is faring better with 135,730 out of 739,000 customers without power. "We are preparing for the worst and will likely have to rebuild parts of our service territory", Silagy said, noting the kinds of winds expected could snap concrete poles. (more...)
Rihanna lays the foundation for her new Fenty Beauty empire Rihanna lays the foundation for her new Fenty Beauty empire
- September 09, 2017

The blonde beauty paired the short skirt with a white turtleneck, wearing a black denim jacket over the top. "There are so many different shades and undertones". The golden Trophy Wife highlighter - as featured on Ri Ri's Instagram account - is set to be the best-seller, giving customers Kardashian-worthy cheekbones. (more...)
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole by CA board Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole by CA board
- September 08, 2017

According to the Los Angeles Times , Leslie Van Houten was granted parole Wednesday by state commissioners. This just one day before other Manson followers murdered actress Sharon Tate . Nearly 50 years after committing the murders which resulted in a life sentence, Leslie Van Houten , is up for parole. She then took up a knife herself and added more than a dozen stab wounds. (more...)
Princess Mako, fiance all smiles as engagement is finally official Princess Mako, fiance all smiles as engagement is finally official
- September 04, 2017

Mako said she felt truly happy when he proposed a marriage in late 2013, while Komuro said he was aware of the responsibility that entails and expressed his desire to create a harmonious family. She is pursuing a doctorate and works as a museum researcher. Komuro, a resident of Yokohama, is working at a Tokyo law firm as well as studying business law at the Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy. (more...)
Just Kidding, Kathy Griffin Isn't Sorry For That Trump Decapitation Photo Just Kidding, Kathy Griffin Isn't Sorry For That Trump Decapitation Photo
- August 31, 2017

Griffin told the Australian program the "whole outrage was a BS" and that the incident was blown out of proportion. ( Griffin) "No I don't have to apologize for that photo anymore and I think the outrage is complete bs because we have real things to deal with ". (more...)
Kardashians Donate Half Million Dollars to Hurricane Harvey Relief Kardashians Donate Half Million Dollars to Hurricane Harvey Relief
- August 31, 2017

Hart, who grew up in Philly and attended George Washington High School, challenges fellow comic actors Chris Rock , Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld as well as TV/radio host Steve Harvey , musical couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé , actor/singer Justin Timberlake and actor/wrestler The Rock to pony up funds as well. (more...)
Taylor Swift makes biggest YouTube debut ever with new music video Taylor Swift makes biggest YouTube debut ever with new music video
- August 31, 2017

And, although she's no doubt basking in its success, she still found time to thank everyone involved for keeping the details of her highly-anticipated return to music under wraps. During the chorus, in which the music and power vocals are stripped away for simple drums and Swift ominously repeating, " Look what you made me do ", images of ouroboros flash in a hypnotic circle on the center of the screen. (more...)
'Star Wars' launches AR treasure hunt for Force Friday 'Star Wars' launches AR treasure hunt for Force Friday
- August 25, 2017

And though it was by no means the first product to harness AR, there's no denying that Pokémon Go brought augmented reality to the mainstream a year ago, so we're excited to see it incorporated in a Star Wars-themed treasure hunt. Those who would like to try the feature out before it goes live in stores can test it on the Find the Force website by scanning an image and seeing an early look at the porgs . (more...)
Toddler gives news anchor the runaround Toddler gives news anchor the runaround
- August 24, 2017

But it was George's little sister, Iris, who stole the show - literally - when she started her attempts to climb upon the studio desk. The presenter informed viewers the toddler "will do whatever she chooses to do for the next couple of minutes", before continuing with the interview. (more...)
Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November
- August 24, 2017

The US singer-songwriter unveiled the record's artwork on her social media accounts , hours after she had "reclaimed the snake" with cryptic clips. Swift's music crosses the gender divide. Taylor Swift is officially messing with our minds, but TBH, we're not mad about it. Swift has recently made a concerted effort to stay out of the public eye, but as always, she'll be along soon to make her message very clear. (more...)
Taylor Swift Tweets Cryptic Snake Video After Social Media Blackout Taylor Swift Tweets Cryptic Snake Video After Social Media Blackout
- August 23, 2017

We might have our answer by the week's end, when Swift's next single is reportedly dropping. Swift's former friend Katy Perry is set to host and perform at the star-studded ceremony on Sunday, August 27. Further fanning the flames was a tweet by music video director Joseph Kahn , who helmed Taylor's " Bad Blood " video. "She's aiming to release an album this fall", a source said . (more...)
EA releases Battlefront II's Starfighter Assault trailer following its leak EA releases Battlefront II's Starfighter Assault trailer following its leak
- August 21, 2017

Fans are no doubt hungry for any Star Wars promo material they can get with Force Friday II around the corner and only a teaser trailer for Last Jedi . Space battles are such a pivotal part of the Star Wars mythos and so it's great to see heroes worked into the fold. Here is where the creation of a clone army for the Galactic Republic took place. (more...)
Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen' Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen'
- August 20, 2017

We are hoping so", Kardashian said during the interview. "Guys, I see you being so petty bringing up things in his past where he was negative , but he's also apologised for those things", she said on Snapchat, "And I get it's a serious deal if you say racial things, but I do believe in people changing ". (more...)
Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags
- August 19, 2017

A statement explained the theme park's reasons for the move, after it had previously declined to remove the controversial Confederate flag. The park was named for the six flags that've flown over Texas. ARLINGTON-Six Flags is filled with tradition. The change came, park officials said, in response to the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., caused when Nazis and white supremacists "rallied" supposedly in support of Confederate monuments and symbols. (more...)
Sensex jumps 154 points in early trade Sensex jumps 154 points in early trade
- August 18, 2017

The Sensex is trading at 31,513.07 points up by 64.04 points or 0.20 percent. Indian shares rallied to close near the day's highs on Wednesday, with strong gains in Europe lending support. Among stock-specific action, Infosys ended 5 percent higher as the company said it will consider buyback of shares. At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty , which had closed at 9,897.30 points, was quoting at 9,924.60 points, up by 27.30 points or 0.28 per cent. (more...)
Natalie Cole's Son Dead at 39 Natalie Cole's Son Dead at 39
- August 16, 2017

The county coroner's office says the death was reported as due to natural causes but an autopsy is planned. Rest in peace, Robert Yancy . Yancy's father, Marvin, died of a heart attack at the age of 34 in 1985. Yancy and Cole-daughter of the late singer Nat (King) Cole-were Wednesday in 1976. In one of the interviews by Cole's sisters , they shared about the last remaining days which they spent together with the legendary singer shortly before her death . (more...)
60 children die in five days in Gorakhpur hospital 60 children die in five days in Gorakhpur hospital
- August 15, 2017

Both the Uttar Pradesh government and the centre said officials are investigating the matter even as political opposition has sought to blame the Bhartiya Janata Party for the sorry affairs of the hospital . Reports say the deaths were caused due to an oxygen shortage after a private supplier withdrew its equipment over unpaid hospital dues. Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply concerned and has offered complete support, Adityanath said that nobody can be more ... (more...)
Trump to launch investigation into China's trade practice Trump to launch investigation into China's trade practice
- August 15, 2017

Reuters cited US senior administration officials as saying on Saturday that President Trump will order his top trade adviser on Monday to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force USA firms operating in China to turn over intellectual property. (more...)
Four People Charged With Leaking Classified Info, Concealing Contacts - Sessions Four People Charged With Leaking Classified Info, Concealing Contacts - Sessions
- August 05, 2017

The Department of Justice told Albuquerque and three other cities that they needed to comply with federal immigration enforcement requirements or risk federal law enforcement funding for a new program to fight increased crime. "No government can be effective when its leaders cannot discuss sensitive matters in confidence or to talk freely in confidence with foreign leaders". (more...)
Trump's Approval Rating Craters, Down to Only 33% in Latest Poll
- August 04, 2017

Gallup shows Trump with a 36 percent approval rating and 60 percent disapproval rating . The poll was conducted from July 27 to August 1, with the university surveying 1,125 voters nationwide via telephone calls. FiveThirtyEight , the polling website spearheaded by statistician Nate Silver, estimated that Rasmussen had a mean-reverted bias that skewed conservative by two percentage points. (more...)
Gas Leak Causes Explosion, Collapse at MN School Gas Leak Causes Explosion, Collapse at MN School
- August 04, 2017

Fire was going". One person previously unaccounted for had been found safe and not at the site. Those inside the gymnasium at the time say there were only a few seconds between someone saying they smelled gas and the building exploding. (more...)
Long Island police department swears they don't tolerate 'roughing up of prisoners' Long Island police department swears they don't tolerate 'roughing up of prisoners'
- July 30, 2017

Trump said his administration is removing these gang members from the USA, but added: "We'd like to get them out a lot faster and when you see... these thugs being thrown into the back of the paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said , 'Please don't be too nice'". (more...)
First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate
- July 28, 2017

Mrs Murkowski was one of two Republicans earlier on Tuesday to vote against allowing the debate on healthcare legislation reform to go forward. While about 20 million people gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare , Republicans say the law has driven up premiums and forced consumers to buy insurance they do not want and can not afford. (more...)
Financial Crisis : Greece returns to debt markets after three-year hiatus Financial Crisis : Greece returns to debt markets after three-year hiatus
- July 26, 2017

Greece returned to the European bond market and was set to sell a 3.0 billion euros of five-year paper at a yield of 4.625 percent, laying the foundations for future trades as it weans itself off external aid. The return to the markets comes after tension over Greece's latest bailout programme in recent months eased. The IMF last week approved in principle a $1.8 billion standby loan arrangement for Greece, making a conditional commitment to help underpin the country's bailout program for ... (more...)
Cara Delevingne is supported by her big sister Chloe at
- July 26, 2017

Speaking from Leicester Square last night, Rihanna said Miss Delevingne "blew me away" with her acting skills, adding that competing with her made her "nervous". Having previously starred in Suicide Squad and Paper Towns , fans of the actress will be used to seeing her as an independent protagonist, and she has now revealed that these are the only role she will consider going forward. (more...)
'Wonder Woman' sequel is a go 'Wonder Woman' sequel is a go
- July 24, 2017

It was expected by many, but fans still rejoiced when the " Wonder Woman " sequel was confirmed. It doesn't matter that the film's (highly-talented) director is a woman. Buzz about the sequel has been picking up recently after Wonder Woman became a smash hit after it was released in early June. According to Just Jared , Ezra Miller , who is playing The Flash in Justice League , told Gadot's fan that she can "come join the Justice League whenever you're ready", an offer most of us ... (more...)
Usher Sued For $10 Million For Allegedly Exposing Another Woman To Herpes Usher Sued For $10 Million For Allegedly Exposing Another Woman To Herpes
- July 24, 2017

She goes on to assert that during their initial purported encounter, the woman performed oral sex on the 38-year-old and engaged in sexual intercourse. It turns out that the woman in question, Maya Fox-Davis, was a bridesmaid in Usher's wedding to his first wife, Tameka Foster. As the New York Daily News notes, California law states that it is illegal to knowingly transmit an STD to your sexual partner. (more...)
Chinese media accuses Sushma Swaraj of lying about border standoff Chinese media accuses Sushma Swaraj of lying about border standoff
- July 23, 2017

Even as the Chinese state media turned shriller on India and accused foreign minister Sushma Swaraj of lying to Parliament on the Doklam impasse, India and China are working together at the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) to get developed countries such as the USA and the European Union members to reduce subsidies for farm products that are detrimental to exports from developing and poor countries. (more...)
The remains of Salvador Dali exhumed 28 years after his death The remains of Salvador Dali exhumed 28 years after his death
- July 22, 2017

After the gates of the premises closed Thursday, a 1.5-ton stone slab was removed to open the crypt where Dali was interred 27 years ago. Dali died aged 84 in 1989 and was buried in the Dali Museum Theatre in his birthplace, Figueres . Lluis Penuelas Reixach, secretary general of the Dali Foundation, said the exhumation was "a moving moment for (Badalet) and for us". If Abel is confirmed as Dali's only child, she could be entitled to a slice of at least 25 percent of the huge fortune and ... (more...)
Delta Switched Ann Coulter's Seat, and a Political War Broke Out Delta Switched Ann Coulter's Seat, and a Political War Broke Out
- July 17, 2017

Coulter claimed she was upset over the alleged seat change because she took the time to "investigate" Delta's aircraft and meticulously chose her "pre-booked seat". "Suckiest @ Delta moved me from my PRE-BOOKED SEAT & gave it to some woman, not elderly, child, or sick". And we hold each other accountable when that does not happen. (more...)
Disney finally has found its live-action Aladdin Disney finally has found its live-action Aladdin
- July 16, 2017

After a week of controversy over who Disney might cast in its planned live-action version of Aladdin , the studio announced it has found its wish-maker. Scott and Indian actress Tara Sutaria were considered for the role of Jasmine. The live-action Aladdin was originally expected to begin a six-month shoot in July, however, casting delays appear to have altered the schedule. (more...)
Live Crew Founding Member Fresh Kid Ice Dead at 53 Live Crew Founding Member Fresh Kid Ice Dead at 53
- July 14, 2017

He and Campbell were arrested in 1990 after a live performance police deemed obscene and lewd. That ruling was overturned two years later. Vielot stayed behind, however, so 2 Live Crew added Mark Ross, aka Brother Marquis , who can be heard on the troupe's follow-up single, " What I Like ". (more...)
Psy's Gangnam Style isn't the most played YouTube video any more Psy's Gangnam Style isn't the most played YouTube video any more
- July 13, 2017

For the last five years, the insanely compelling dance video " Gangnam Style " has dominated the YouTube video leaderboards. Psy's song had been on top for the past five years, taking over from Justin Bieber's " Baby " in November 2012. (more...)
Witness Recounts Paige-Alberto Altercation At Orlando Airport Witness Recounts Paige-Alberto Altercation At Orlando Airport
- July 12, 2017

No arrests have been made as of this time, but the case remains open. She gets angry throws a drink on Pride of Mexico [Del Rio]. Several Twitter users responded to the alleged domestic violence. In regards to what may have started the argument, the witness stated that Patron said inflammatory comments about one of Paige's family members, adding " From what I gather, he said something like, 'I hope your f***ing uncle dies tomorrow, and grabs her wrist because he was mad she was on the ... (more...)
Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit
- July 10, 2017

Also looming over the gold price are the minutes of June's Fed meeting, which many awaiting for news about the Fed's plans for further interest rate hikes this year, Reuters reported. The European Union has pointed proudly at a wide-ranging trade deal with Japan, concluded just Thursday, as a retort to Trump's protectionist inclinations. (more...)