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Hurricane Irma Rips Through Florida, Millions Left Without Power

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Before Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida over the weekend, the hurricane devastated islands in the Caribbean. The deadly storm is believed to have killed around 25 people, with the true extent of the damage not yet known. It's looking more likely that the eye of powerful Hurricane Irma will strike the Keys, southwestern Florida and the Tampa Bay region. Tropical storm conditions are expected Sunday in the Bradenton area, with hurricane conditions expected Sunday night, ... Read More »

Voting under way in Norway's general election

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Norway's Center Party is the biggest victor with a 4.0 percentage point improvement over the previous 2013 election. The government's chances of securing a majority in the 169-seat legislature partly hinges on the centrist parties clearing the 4-per-cent hurdle to enter parliament. Read More »

Joseph Duggar and Kendra Caldwell Are Officially Married

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Joseph's best man was Josiah, and his other brothers John David, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, and Justin served as groomsmen. "It is an unbelievable feeling to be husband and wife", he said. Among his famous siblings, Joe is only the second son to marry. Since then, the couple has already welcomed four children together-Macykenzie, Michael, Marcus and Meredith. Read More »

Boxing world set to freeze for Golovkin v Canelo super-fight

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Meanwhile, Canelo dominated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in May, with the middleweight title fight announced soon after the contest . Referencing when Mexico's Alvarez said he did not recognise the then-overweight Saunders, the 30-year-old added: "Canelo said he didn't even know who he was". Read More »

Almost 200k without power as Hurricane Irma moves in

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Chris Cardona and his wife Laurie left their mobile home near Miami on Thursday to seek refuge with friends near Tampa. The city of Jacksonville in northeast Florida ordered urgent evacuations on Monday as record floods from monster storm Irma were set to rise even higher with the oncoming high tide. Read More »

Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma

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One, the St. Lucie Power Station, is on Hutchinson Island near Port St. Lucie. But with "widespread, extensive damage" from the hurricane's wind and rain, the assessment and restoration process could take "several days, if not weeks, depending on the amount of damage and safe access to the area", as noted on the utility's outage and storm center website. Read More »

Hurricane Jose seen weakening

Most of the forecast tracks, though, still have the storm heading out toward Atlantic after the loop. It provides an overall sense of a storm's power. Scientists are increasingly comfortable connecting human-driven climate change to the ocean conditions powering these storms. Here's how hurricane forecasters put Jose's potential unusual maneuver Monday morning: "The expectation is that Jose will complete a small clockwise loop over the open waters of the western Atlantic the next couple of ... Read More »

Bears fear WR Kevin White suffered broken collarbone

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Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones caught his 500 National Football League pass on Sunday during the Falcons' game against the Chicago Bears . In the receving end, Marvin Hall posted 82 yards in three receptions while Darion Griswold added 51 yards in a catch. Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio is keen to play Marvel Comics' star Stan Lee

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HIS superheroes have injected millions into Queensland's film industry, and now Stan Lee is heading to the Sunshine State. Via Adventures in Poor Taste , Lee told the crowd at Hasbro's inaugural Hascon that the topic came up naturally when he was talking to DiCaprio. Read More »

Daniel Dae Kim Heads For The New Hellboy

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In a ideal convergence of two separate news events from this summer, former Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace Ed Skrein in the Hellboy reboot. Kim, along with Asian-American costar Grace Park, were unable to secure payment that was equal to their White colleagues, despite being as integral to the show as them. Read More »

Common Wins First Emmy Award, Only A Tony Away From "EGOT" Status

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The mass incarceration film was nominated for eight awards and won half of them- Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special , Writing for Nonfiction Programs, Outstanding Motion Design , and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for "The Letter to the Free " by Common , Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins . Read More »

The Chainsmokers to join BTS on new EP

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Sources described the collaboration as "an energetic dance track", with The Korea Herald adding the song features The Chainsmokers' typical "expressive harmonies". "In a statement released by BTS" agency Big Hit Entertainment, it was announced that The Chainsmokers and BTS collaborated on the upcoming track " Best of Me ". Read More »

Stocks Finish Mixed as Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida Coast

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It is still impossible to pinpoint where Irma will make landfall, and the states of Georgia , South Carolina and North Carolina need to join Florida in monitoring the path of the massive hurricane, he said . Hurricane Irma , expected to hit Florida this weekend, isn't expected to have any impact on gasoline prices nationally, Laducer said. Fuel supplies were already tight in in the state when Gov. Read More »

DeVos Moves To Rewrite Campus Sexual Assault Rules

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When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her Title IX address last Thursday at George Mason University, many expected the Department of Education was about to revoke the agency's guidance set forth in the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter. Read More »

Arkham games are done for now, says the voice of Batman

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And while it's obvious there will be more Batman AAA games in the future, perhaps by that point it makes more sense to start from zero instead of continue the current series. "They made literally billions of dollars on those games, but no, there's no plan to do another one". This could mean one of two things. For starters, we have to question just how much Conroy knows about the production of the games. Read More »

'Fox & Friends': Will People One Day Try to Take Down 9/11 Memorials?

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The purposefully dense hosts of "Fox & Friends" - Donald Trump's only news source - were up to their usual dipshitting on Monday morning, asking whether in 100 years people would try to take down the Flight 93 monument like they're trying to get monuments that celebrate hate, racism, or colonialism removed today. Read More »

Ernest Hemingway's cats are safe after Irma

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Ernest Hemingway's granddaughter, actress and model Mariel Hemingway, begged Sands to leave and be safe. "I think that you're a wonderful and admirable person for trying to stay there and save the cats, and save the house, and all that stuff", Hemingway told Sands. Read More »

Kid Rock responds on Facebook to calls to cancel concerts

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The rocker, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, posted a very long expletive-filled rant on Facebook on Monday, railing against a planned protest by the National Action Network's Detroit chapter, the "extreme left", football players who kneel during the anthem, Al Sharpton, a New York Post reporter and more. Read More »

Today marks 16 years since the 9/11 tragedy

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Not long after, he became the first recorded victim of the terrorist attacks. Almost 3,000 people were killed on that day in 2001, 343 of which were New York City firefighters, and 23 NYPD officers. After much deliberation it was decided that both were essential - the former, to show terrorists that Americans can not be intimidated by cowardly actions, and the latter, to ensure that the innocent lives lost will never be forgotten. Read More »

'SNL' hosts Dave Chappelle, Melissa McCarthy win Emmy Awards

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In an already memorable season with Baldwin making enough appearances that he was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (instead of Guest Actor in a Comedy Series), McCarthy's Spicer stole the show. But the Emmy, McCarthy's second after winning for Mike and Molly in 2011, could be seen as an award to her portrayal of Spicer in full. Both were on hand to accept their awards, while Chappelle and McCarthy skipped the event. Read More »

Patty Jenkins Closes Deal to Direct 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

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While much has been made of the criticism criticism Wonder Woman invited, during the making of the box office success, it's important to remember that there was also a lot of fun, laughter and jokes on set. After an unusually lengthy and tough negotiation, the director has closed a deal with Warner Bros.to direct, co-write and produce the sequel to the movie sensation of the summer. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Says Directing Other People Reveals "Their Greatness"

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As Jolie felt the vibes and heard the cheers of her many fans who were excited to see her, she stepped off the press line for a while and went to give them autographs and take pics with them! Angelina, who produced the animated movie The Breadwinner , also introduced her kids to director Nora Twomey and actress Saara Chaudry . Read More »

Watch the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" season 9 trailer and cringe

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A voice-over from David sums up the ethos of the series pretty well. The trailer below finds Larry clashing with a judge, dealing with an employee who failed to turn up to work due to constipation, pushing a perfume saleswoman, and being told to leave by, well, most of the people in his life. Read More »

Murder inquiry after woman's body discovered at Bestival

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He is now being questioned by the police, according to the BBC . Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Derbyshire said that an investigation has subsequently been launched. This past weekend, the United Kingdom festival Bestival came to Dorset . It is thought that Sunday night headline performance from The Pet Shop Boys will go ahead as planned however it is not yet known if the planned fireworks display will take place. Read More »

Jim Carrey's freaky red carpet interview is goes VIRAL

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There's the good news". He continued: "I don't believe in personalities". Before the interview comes to an end, Catt awkwardly comments on his outfit, before he says, "I didn't get dressed up". Carrey wore a groovy patterned, metallic blue-and-black suit to the event, which begged the standard question every reporter at style events asks. Jim Carrey summed up his Fashion Week experience in one word: meaningless. Read More »

Bob Dylan & His Band Headed To Xcel This October

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Bob Dylan announced a 21-date fall USA tour launching October 13th in Valley Center, California and concluding November 16th in Boston. Gospel legend Mavis Staples will open. Dylan was last here in April 2015 when he played Altria Theater. Dylan is known for many hits, including "Blowin' in the Wind", "Tangled Up in Blue", "Like a Rolling Stone ", and "The Times They are A-Changin'". Read More »

Colors confirms launch date of 'Bigg Boss 11'

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In the tenth season of Bigg Boss , Mouni had joined Salman Khan on a few episodes of Weekend Ka Vaar . With endless speculation surrounding the upcoming series, a source has now expanded more on the tasks. Besides, bonus points will be awarded upon completion of a task. If that wasn't enough, the latest reports suggest that the show will have tasks completely different from the previous season and involve dating padosis to keeping an eye on them. Read More »

It isn't clowning around: Stephen King horror smashes box office records

The movie's Friday take alone was bigger than the previous September crown holder, " Hotel Transylvania 2 ", which pulled in 48.5 million US dollars for the three days in 2015, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Regardless of whether there is an uptick when final numbers are reported Monday, "It's" success is still astounding, especially considering that the project from director Andy Muschietti cost only $35 million to produce. Read More »

Reese Witherspoon Shares Sweet Message To Daughter Ava On Her 18th Birthday

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Reese, 41, posted another photo of herself with Ava as a little girl. Your kindness, your grace, your intelligence and your humor never ceased to me amaze. Meanwhile, Ava took to her own photo sharing account to post a picture of an envelope with her name on it, and revealed that her "Big Little Lies" star mother had penned 18 letters - one for each of her birthdays - to mark her special occasion. Read More »

Trump speaks to more governors as Irma heads to other states

Virgin Islands on September 7, 2017, Federal funding was made available for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance at 75 percent Federal funding of total eligible costs", the office said in a statement. "We're doing everything possible to help save lives and support those in need". The president tweeted a video at the top of the meeting telling people to "get out of" the hurricane's way. Read More »

Common beats out Chance The Rapper for Creative Arts Emmy

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With the main ceremony less than a week away, the Emmys 2017 have hosted a separate two-day ceremony to celebrate outstanding artistic and technical achievements, as well as guest appearances in TV shows. The win will be some comfort to Trevor and his team after they missed out on a nomination in the Best Variety Talk Series category at this year's awards. Read More »

Here's the Real Reason Why Kylie Jenner Wanted Bigger Lips

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After months and months of denying plastic surgery and insisting her noticeably fuller pout was a result of over lining, Kylie finally admitted to having fillers in May 2015. Also on tonight's episode, momager Kris Jenner lectured Kylie on balancing work and fun while running an empire. Now Kylie has revealed the exact moment she made a decision to get fillers and, surprise, surprise, it comes down to a throw-away comment from a silly boy. Read More »

Taapsee Pannu & Diljit Dosanjh team up for a sports biopic!

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The latest film under Dosanjh's belt is Phillauri while Pannu's latest film is Judwaa 2 which will be released later this year. It would be the biopic of Sandeep Singh , but hardly it would cover one phase of his life. That's not all, he went to become the lead scorer between 2013 - 2015 in the Indian Hockey League. 178! She is the one who pushes him to taken on the sport again. Read More »