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Life&Culture FPL estimates power restoration for SWFL
Author: 0 FPL estimates power restoration for SWFL

In Manatee County, 34,970 Florida Power and Light customers and 279 cooperatives customers were still in the dark, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Restoration teams continue to face challenges including downed trees, blocked roads and bridges that had to be inspected by the state following flooding.

Life&Culture Jamie Lee Curtis has confirmed she's coming back to Halloween
Author: 0 Jamie Lee Curtis has confirmed she's coming back to Halloween

However, this one actually might have some merit behind it, as original cast member and star of Halloween , Jamie Lee Curtis , was just announced to be returning to the franchise. And yes, she'll be reprising the iconic role of Laurie Strode . Curtis took to her Twitter account this afternoon to say, "Same porch". She's back! The upcoming Halloween reboot is really picking up some steam and now Blumhouse Productions has released some new, exciting, official details on the movie.

Life&Culture Watch the first trailer for assassin movie
Author: 0 Watch the first trailer for assassin movie "Red Sparrow" starring Jennifer Lawrence

Joel's character, a Central Intelligence Agency officer named Nathaniel Nash, narrates the trailer. It's not exactly Jennifer Lawrence's usual fayre, but " Red Sparrow " looks like a welcome change for the young actress. Notably, Lawrence doesn't speak a single word throughout the entire trailer. Sex, violence, double-agents, and Russian accents. The film reteams Lawrence with Francis Lawrence (no relation, apparently), who directed Catching Fire and Mockingjay, and features a strong ...

Life&Culture Joseph Gordon-Levitt will cameo in 'Star Wars
Author: 0 Joseph Gordon-Levitt will cameo in 'Star Wars

Based on some of the promotional material for the upcoming film, it is known that Porgs are a species of penguin-like creatures that are caretakers on the island in Ahch-To - the planet where Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has remained in after his nephew Ben Solo (Adam Driver) betrayed him and became Kylo Ren.

Life&Culture Jennifer Lawrence Has Axe-Throwing Contest with Jimmy Fallon!
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence Has Axe-Throwing Contest with Jimmy Fallon!

Lawrence says she's so passionate about the Housewives , she even give producer Andy Cohen directing tips, advising him after hearing about LuAnn's divorce to, "get the camera in Ramona's face right now". "Do you make a difference in the show like me?" She confessed to playing a drinking game while watching Beverly Hills with her friends whenever Lisa Rinna says her husband's full name.

Life&Culture A woman has been arrested for allegedly breaking into Prince George's school
Author: 0 A woman has been arrested for allegedly breaking into Prince George's school

The Telegraph reports she remained on the premises for a short time before leaving unchallenged. Both William and Kate are reportedly committed to dropping George off at school as often as possible in light of their royal duties. Palace officials did not issue any public comment on the incident. Holding hands with his dad, Prince William , the little prince was dressed smartly in the school's uniform of navy shorts and a v-neck jumper, ankle socks and black shoes as he shook hands ...

Life&Culture Over a quarter of a million still without power in Georgia
Author: 0 Over a quarter of a million still without power in Georgia

Georgia EMC customers can find more information on their website . They say this is likely to be one of the largest electric industry restoration efforts in U.S. "Companies will continue their storm restoration efforts around the clock until the last customer who can receive power is restored". Customers using generators should plug appliances directly into the generator and follow all safety warnings.

Life&Culture Husker Du's drummer, singer Grant Hart dies of cancer
Author: 0 Husker Du's drummer, singer Grant Hart dies of cancer

He added, "Godspeed, Grant". Be with the angels. Hart passed away at the age of 56, The Current reports . Throughout high school, Grant played in a series of bands and, while working at a record store, met Mould who was attending local Macalester College.

Life&Culture Rangers Finally Spot Rare White Giraffe and Look-Alike Baby After Rumored Sightings
Author: 0 Rangers Finally Spot Rare White Giraffe and Look-Alike Baby After Rumored Sightings

Conservationists have spotted two white giraffes in northern Kenya, a rare sighting that will warm your heart. Usually hard to spot due to their small numbers and lack of spots, a pair of rare white giraffes were filmed in Kenya. Interestingly, the baby giraffe still had prominent traces of reticulation that appear to be fading away, while the mother's skin is quite bare. The very first report of a white giraffe in the wild was in January 2016 in Tarangire National park, Tanzania and the ...

Life&Culture Sampha wins the 2017 Mercury Prize
Author: 0 Sampha wins the 2017 Mercury Prize

Sampha then thanked his parents for giving him and his family "the best possible upbringing" and returned to the stage at London's Hammersmith Eventim Apollo to perform '(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano' from his debut album . The deck of 2017 nominees was a murder's row of talent, including grime phenomenon Stormzy , the XX , who had won the award in year's past, and Ed Sheeran .

Life&Culture Priyanka Chopra receives flak for calling Sikkim insurgency-hit
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra receives flak for calling Sikkim insurgency-hit

It was after her calling Sikkim an insurgency-hit state that social media lost its cool. Soon after her interview resurfaced, many Twitter users started slamming the actor for being "politically illiterate". "In fact, I am doing a cameo in her new movie, Pahuna , which got standing ovation at TIFF", he wrote. On the other hand, Priyanka's statements have attracted a backlash online and people are asking her to get her facts right.

Life&Culture JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX
Author: 0 JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

J. Abrams behind the camera, replacing Colin Trevorrow up for Star Wars: Episode IX . Director J.J. Abrams arrives as a guest at a premiere of the film Arrival in Los Angeles, California, US, November 6, 2016. Star Wars: Episode IX now hits cinemas 20 December 2019 . It was rumored that Last Jedi director Johnson might come back for the sequel, but he ruled himself out over the weekend, leaving Abrams to take over.

Life&Culture Rihanna Fenty Beauty Gets Rave Reviews For It's 40 Shades
Author: 0 Rihanna Fenty Beauty Gets Rave Reviews For It's 40 Shades

Slicks of Gloss Bomb, as well as mystery pink and orange lip shades from Fenty's forthcoming Spring 2018 collection, were the flawless finishing touch. Thanks Rihanna . Everyone's favorite highlighter seems to be " Trophy Wife ", including Riri who wore it to the launch party. But, as mentioned, there is one bronze lip gloss which has gold specks of glitter and a subtle, fruity vanilla scent.

Life&Culture Mahesh Babu's Spyder trailer is out
Author: 0 Mahesh Babu's Spyder trailer is out

Now, from the watermark on the leaked trailer of Spyder , it can be assumed that the copy sent to producer Tagore Madhu got leaked somehow. Mahesh Babu looks restrained in his acting, which is a welcome relief. His world changes dramatically when his brain child becomes the reason for conflict. Spyder will be Mahesh's debut film in Tamil, while it has also been shot in Telugu and dubbed into Malayalam.

Life&Culture Lady Gaga hospitalised, cancels concert
Author: 0 Lady Gaga hospitalised, cancels concert

Entertainment Tonight reported that Gaga was hospitalized and the singer took to Instagram on Thursday to share the news with her followers. She went on, "I'm so sorry, and I love you so much". Here's hoping Lady Gaga gets the rest and care her body needs right now. The Grammy victor, who is now touring her 2016 record Joanne , promised her fans that she is being properly cared for.

Life&Culture Simran movie review: Will Kangana Ranaut emerge as a Queen?
Author: 0 Simran movie review: Will Kangana Ranaut emerge as a Queen?

But the once bitten, twice shy Praful's resolve to buy her own house and not rely on a man (be it her father or a husband) ever only gets stronger with each gibe that her father throws her way. Marked by a sparkling performance by its lead, the film is definitely charming in parts.But can it, like its tagline says, break free and fly? She pretty much holds the entire film on her solo shoulders and does a decent job.

Life&Culture South Park Season 21 Episode 1 Review - 'White People Renovating Houses'
Author: 0 South Park Season 21 Episode 1 Review - 'White People Renovating Houses'

Many viewers took to Twitter to share their South Park viewing experiences. The decision to open the new season of South Park by skewering white nationalists is a bit of a surprise, even though it's right up the show's alley. But South Park managed to troll anyone who has one of these devices in the same room as their television. Another viewer said he got so sick of his smart home device going off while listening to the episode that he had to unplug it.

Life&Culture Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before
Author: 0 Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before

And this throwback video that Jen just posted has us loving her even more ... "They did the sad part of Hamilton ", she said, slightly slurred. While Jennifer isn't questioning the reality of the world, her "review" of Hamilton still has fans laughing.

Life&Culture Jennifer Lawrence thinks her boyfriend Darren Aronofsky is
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence thinks her boyfriend Darren Aronofsky is "brilliant"

Lawrence recalled a time during an intense scene, she hyperventilated, dislocated a rib, and had to be given oxygen. She explained of her new movie: "I believed in the metaphor and the message that Darren wanted to get across". Did you hear that? "That's exactly what I witnessed - even more so". The 'Mother!' star - who is dating the psychological thriller's director Darren Aronofsky - has admitted having a family is no longer the top of her list and she's actually concerned ...

Life&Culture Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more years
Author: 0 Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more years

Noah had the following to say about the new deal... Fresh off receiving his first Emmy (R) Award (for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for the series' " Between the Scenes " digital exclusives), and approaching the two-year anniversary of his September 28 debut, Noah finds himself at the helm of one of the hottest and fastest-growing series in the late night landscape.

Life&Culture Angelina Jolie's Son Maddox Is Praising Mom and We're Melting
Author: 0 Angelina Jolie's Son Maddox Is Praising Mom and We're Melting

Dramatically speaking, apart from the fact that no child should experience what Loung had to witness, she's not an especially compelling character - although Jolie's interest in her is nearly parental, and unconditional, creating a dynamic of presupposed empathy different from the vast majority of male-directed movies.

Life&Culture Gay rights activist Edith Windsor passes away
Author: 0 Gay rights activist Edith Windsor passes away

Edith Windsor , the NY woman whose successful challenge to a federal law that defined marriage as between one man and one woman helped pave the way for gay marriage nationwide, died on Tuesday at age 88. "Edie was my close friend, supporter and a mentor", said Quinn, in a statement. "From that day on, I had this incredible gratitude", Windsor told New York University's alumni magazine of the protests in 2011.

Life&Culture Fergie And Josh Duhamel Announce Their Separation
Author: 0 Fergie And Josh Duhamel Announce Their Separation

The couple revealed the news in a joint statement on Thursday. The couple are parents to their son Axl (4). "With absolute love and respect we made a decision to separate as a couple earlier this year", Fergie and Duhamel told E! They said in a statement that they would always be united in their support of each other and their family.

Life&Culture Woman found dead in U.S. hotel freezer
Author: 0 Woman found dead in U.S. hotel freezer

The footage, however, will not be made public until the completion of the investigation, Rosemont spokesman Gary Mack said, according to Chicago Tribune . "I said could somebody please look into the cameras to see if they see my daughter in the hotel.manager said there's nothing we can do", she told reporters at a press conference Sunday.

Life&Culture Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested
Author: 0 Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested

In a press release, West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon said all of West Sacramento is shocked and heartbroken, "by the vile domestic murder of three children in our community". Details as to how they were killed have not yet been released. It's horrific, and it's very hard to deal with. 'Obviously, she's traumatized, and it's going to take some time to find out what's going on , ' Kinney said.

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox Inc

According to Financial Times, The 23 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc have a median target of 35.00, with a high estimate of 39.00 and a low estimate of 25.10. TheStreet downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 15 Buys and 1 Sell among 26 analysts.

Life&Culture Country music mourns singer killed in copter crash
Author: 0 Country music mourns singer killed in copter crash

In a preliminary report , the NTSB says several minutes after takeoff the pilot radioed that he could "roll" the grip, but that there was no increase in RPMs. Gentry". Gentry, the lone passenger, was cut from the wreckage and transported to Virtua Marlton in Evesham, where he was pronounced dead. The NTSB report also went into detail about the pilot's calls for help as he tried to hover until emergency crews arrived.

Life&Culture Paul Auster among diverse 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist
Author: 0 Paul Auster among diverse 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist

Two first-time female authors feature on the shortlist which comprises three women and three men including best-selling United States writer Paul Auster. "We judge the books that are submitted to us", she said. From its inception, the prize was only open to Commonwealth, Irish, and South African, and, later, Zimbabwean citizens; in 2014, the eligibility was widened to writers of any English language novel.

Life&Culture Angelina Jolie Says Kids Are
Author: 0 Angelina Jolie Says Kids Are "Getting Better" After Split From Brad Pitt

Check out what else Angelina has to say about her past and her future in the video below, and please SHARE if you hope this devoted mom is feeling batter after such a hard year! Maybe I'm too lazy to take on a traditional "parent" role and our friendship feels more natural (and easier) to me than constantly disciplining a child and reminding them of their boundaries, but, for now, it works and I'm in full agreement with Angelina Jolie , your children should be your friends.

Life&Culture What's your favourite Roald Dahl Book?
Author: 0 What's your favourite Roald Dahl Book?

Roald Dahl intended the hero of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to be black, the author's widow has revealed. The 1964 children's novel had previously been accused of racism. As with many of his books, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory made it to the silver screen in 1971. Roald Dahl died in 1990 and is still one of the most popular children's authors.

Life&Culture Seattle's mayor resigns after fifth sex abuse claim emerges
Author: 0 Seattle's mayor resigns after fifth sex abuse claim emerges

The mayor stayed in his office Tuesday and didn't address his staff at large before his resignation announcement, according to a source. "These accusations are unspeakable and require the utmost attention from our legal and social-service system no matter how long ago they might have occurred", he said.

Life&Culture Irma: Enormous hurricane hits Florida
Author: 0 Irma: Enormous hurricane hits Florida

To the south, winds knocked a utility pole and power lines onto a sheriff's cruiser late Sunday in Polk County, illustrating the risky conditions for emergency personnel. With winds at 25 to 30 miles per hour and rain coming down steadily on the drive up to Spring Hill, it brings back memories associated with other hurricanes Taylor has experienced as a Florida resident.

Life&Culture Prince William, Kate Middleton expecting third child
Author: 0 Prince William, Kate Middleton expecting third child

The Palace are said to have released the news early because the Duchess is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum and is unable to attend to her royal duties. The Royal family have announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child together. "[I'm] very, very happy for them", he told reporters in Manchester, England, at an event where he met victims of the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in May.

Life&Culture Clemson beats Auburn - and looks like that other Alabama team
Author: 0 Clemson beats Auburn - and looks like that other Alabama team

Clemson spent time this offseason trying to avoid pass interference calls but struggled doing so early on in Saturday's game. Alabama-like defensive pressure was the formula. PITTSBURGH 14: Trace McSorley threw for three touchdowns, including Saquon Barkley's 46-yard catch and run, and the Nittany Lions (2-0) rolled past the Panthers (1-1) in State College, Pennsylvania.

Life&Culture Trump addresses U.S. state governors about Hurricane Erma
Author: 0 Trump addresses U.S. state governors about Hurricane Erma

Martin". " Landscaping, roofing, walls , painting, leaks, artwork in the-you know, the great tapestries, tiles, Spanish tiles, the beach, the erosion", he said then. Alexander Acosta - at Camp David, the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains. Florida Gov. Rick Scott mentioned the call to CNN anchor Jake Tapper on "State of the Union".

Life&Culture Janet Jackson promises she's planning
Author: 0 Janet Jackson promises she's planning "something special" for victims of Hurricane Harvey

On Wednesday, the star declared that she would be performing in Houston in spite of the destruction left in the territory by Hurricane Harvey . The superstar vowed to press on with her planned show in Houston on Saturday. The 51-year-old gave birth to her first child, Eissa in January. 'We're in the second leg of the tour and there actually has been a sudden change, ' she said in a video that year.

Life&Culture Rush Limbaugh will now evacuate days after questioning legitimacy of Irma
Author: 0 Rush Limbaugh will now evacuate days after questioning legitimacy of Irma

But, Limbaugh continued, he was something of a hurricane analyst, having lived and broadcast for 20 years in Palm Beach County , Fla., a perennial target of sea storms, now directly in the predicted path of Hurricane Irma . Hurricane Irma has already claimed lives in the Caribbean. The latest National Hurricane Center forecast map , the track, which was released at 11 a.m.

Life&Culture Kim Kardashian does nude photo-shoot for book, pic goes viral
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian does nude photo-shoot for book, pic goes viral

The confirmation comes months after rumors spread about the couple trying to expand their family with the help of a surrogate. " Kanye always has his family around and people who look like my daughter - that's important to me". January 2018 is cited as a due date. It's also been claimed by People that sources have confirmed the news , with Kim , Kanye and the entire Kardashian clan said to be ecstatic.

Life&Culture Marvel and Star Wars Movies Are Officially Leaving Netflix in 2019
Author: 0 Marvel and Star Wars Movies Are Officially Leaving Netflix in 2019

The announcement ends speculation about what would happen to the Marvel and Lucasfilm titles now being streamed on Netflix . The direct to consumer service that the Walt Disney Co. Disney is one of the most recognized names on Netflix , but it is not the company first to pull away. Iger did not announce how much the service will cost.

Life&Culture Manson family member Leslie Van Houten granted parole in California
Author: 0 Manson family member Leslie Van Houten granted parole in California

Brown rejected release a year ago under similar circumstances. Charles Manson dodged the electric chair when California backdated a ban on the death penalty in 1972, sentencing the maniac serial killer to life imprisonment instead, spending almost a decade in the minimum to medium security state prison, the California Medical Facility.

Life&Culture Jennifer Lawrence Reveals She Ripped Her Diaphragm While Filming 'Mother!'
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence Reveals She Ripped Her Diaphragm While Filming 'Mother!'

Meanwhile, Aronofsky has a son with actress Rachel Weisz . The plot follows a young woman whose tranquil life with her husband at their country home is disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious couple. "Nothing is safe about 'mother!' And that's thrilling for an artist like Aronofsky ". The " Black Swan " director's latest psychological thriller divided festival-goers but earned positive reviews and is being compared to " The Shining " and " Rosemary's Baby ".

Life&Culture 6 hurt when SUV smashes into NY laundromat
Author: 0 6 hurt when SUV smashes into NY laundromat

Six people on Staten Island are recovering after a wild crash. "Before I could grab my daughter, he pinned her and my father against the dryer", she said. "So that's... not only just the vehicle but the tables and the carts were just ramming into everyone", said Alessia Simoncelli, another eyewitness. Police have not charged anyone in the incident, which appears to have been an accident.

Life&Culture Taylor Swift BOOED For Hiding from Fans After Wedding
Author: 0 Taylor Swift BOOED For Hiding from Fans After Wedding

A red-lipped Taylor Swift served as a lovely bridesmaid in her childhood best friend's wedding on Martha's Vineyard, on Saturday. The American singer looked lovely in a maroon gown as she helped her childhood friend into the church at Martha's Vineyard, a MA islands that sits in the Atlantic Ocean.

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