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Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami
- September 15, 2017

Since it became clear that Irma was Florida-bound, authorities have urged residents to obey evacuation orders and to not take refuge in buildings near the cranes. Chopper4 was over what was believed to be the crane collapse in the afternoon, showing the twisted and mangled structure on the roof. The same videos showed his tower cranes spinning in the background. (more...)
Average of polls puts New Zealand's ruling Nationals just ahead Average of polls puts New Zealand's ruling Nationals just ahead
- September 15, 2017

The backdown is a smokescreen - Robertson wants the headlines to read "no new taxes", when Labour's policy is still to bleed New Zealanders dry with a water tax, higher income tax, regional fuel tax, and more. Foreigners with the right to live in New Zealand would be exempt from Labour's proposed ban, which would still be at odds with provisions in the TPP trade deal as well as New Zealand's free trade agreement with South Korea. (more...)
N-square: Nicki and Nas love up at Nas' birthday bash N-square: Nicki and Nas love up at Nas' birthday bash
- September 15, 2017

The rumored couple were photographed several times throughout the night. Nas celebrated his 44th birthday, which is actually September 14, in a night filled with fun good music and close friends, apparently so close that he felt comfortable enough to show PDA with his rumored boo Nicki Minaj . (more...)
Kathie Lee Gifford's Mom Dies at 87 Kathie Lee Gifford's Mom Dies at 87
- September 15, 2017

People reports that Gifford's father passed away in 2002. "We will miss you sweet Joannie xoxoxo", Kobt wrote . It gives me great comfort and I know a lot of people are hurting in the world today . "This is the IRS or whoever" ... just to get her to laugh. "And she was that", she said, explaining how Epstein hadn't lived an easy life growing up as an orphan and losing so many family members in life. (more...)
Jennifer Garner goes into anesthesia-fueled 'Hamilton' hysterics Jennifer Garner goes into anesthesia-fueled 'Hamilton' hysterics
- September 15, 2017

The result? A half-laughing, half-crying Garner recounting how hearing a song from the Hamilton soundtrack while she was in the dentist's chair just about made her lose her mind. Taken after a trip to the dentist's office, her words are slurred, jumbled and downright hilarious. And she can not stop crying! That honor goes to David Devore, who went viral on YouTube after his father posted a video of the then-7-year-old loopy from a dental procedure. (more...)
Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

Babies will not stop being born for anything, not even a hurricane. The family was safely transported to the Women's Hospital at Jackson Memorial around 8 a.m. "We made contact with the assistant medical director here". Miami residents are being urged to stay inside as the storm rips through Florida. Now she's safe and healthy, and she has the flawless name. (more...)
Big New York buildings would improve energy efficiency under mayor's plan Big New York buildings would improve energy efficiency under mayor's plan
- September 15, 2017

Legislation would set maximum levels of energy that a building could use. The penalties would increase with the size of a building and its fuel usage. "We need to go even farther especially because of the actions of President Trump", said de Blasio. Among them was how to prevent landlords from passing along the costs of the retrofits to tenants by raising rents, and how the mandate would apply to affordable housing. (more...)
Kelly Clarkson turned down 'millions' to avoid sharing credit with Dr. Luke Kelly Clarkson turned down 'millions' to avoid sharing credit with Dr. Luke
- September 15, 2017

She said that back in 2009, her label threatened to sit on her album All I Ever Wanted unless she would work with Dr. Luke , which she previously collaborated with for her 2004 smash "Since You've Been Gone". 'Musically it's been really hard for me because he will just lie to people and it makes the artist look bad'. "I never do that", she explained. The "Stronger" singer said that while the changes she made to " My Life Would Suck Without You " were enough to warrant a credit, she ... (more...)
Harrison Ford finally talks about affair with Carrie Fisher Harrison Ford finally talks about affair with Carrie Fisher
- September 15, 2017

Fisher, 60, died suddenly in December 2016 after suffering a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles just as she was enjoying a career revival with the re-invigorated " Star Wars " movie franchise that reunited her with Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill in " Star Wars : The Force Awakens ". (more...)
Sampha wins Mercury Prize 2017 Sampha wins Mercury Prize 2017
- September 15, 2017

Last year's Mercury Prize victor Skepta began the day of the awards at 10/1 and came down to 3/1. The victor of the best British album of the year was announced Thursday night during a ceremony featuring performances from Sampha as well as a number of other nominees. (more...)
Lady Gaga Cancels Performance in Brazil After Being Hospitalized for 'Severe Pain' Lady Gaga Cancels Performance in Brazil After Being Hospitalized for 'Severe Pain'
- September 15, 2017

The singer, who recently revealed she suffers from a pain disorder called fibromyalgia , canceled her upcoming performance there due to "severe" pain. "I'm in good hands w/ the very best doctors", she tweeted . "Please don't forget my love for you". "She sends her love to all her fans in Rio and thanks them for their understanding and support". (more...)
Before and after Hurricane Irma as seen from above Before and after Hurricane Irma as seen from above
- September 15, 2017

The city's concave coastline and the shallow water off the beach also made for a bigger storm surge buildup, funneling more water into Jacksonville, said storm surge expert Hal Needham of Galveston, Texas. - Two tornadoes touched down in Brevard County, Florida, destroying mobile homes in their path, officials said. Fires and trees falling on homes caused numerous injuries, though no deaths have been reported thus far. (more...)
Stan Lee: Marvel Will Get 'X-Men' & 'Fantastic Four' Rights Back Stan Lee: Marvel Will Get 'X-Men' & 'Fantastic Four' Rights Back
- September 15, 2017

Speaking at a convention on Friday, legendary Marvel writer Stan Lee has revealed that the actor wants to play him in a biopic. " Sooner or later , [Marvel is] going to get the rights back to all our characters", Lee said . Marvel's last film of the year, Thor: Ragnarok , hits cinemas November 3, 2017. Right now, the separation of certain titles from the Marvel brand has succeeded to varying degrees. (more...)
Frank Vincent Latest News, Photos, and Videos Frank Vincent Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- September 15, 2017

But fans of The Sopranos will remember him as NY mob boss Phil Leotardo. This includes playing Billy Batts in Goodfellas . Great actor. All I can say is we had a lot of fun. His latest project was the infamous Mr. Pickles , in which he played the voice of Jon Gabagooli. He was also seen in Law & Order: Victims Unit as Bishop Cattalano. (more...)
Ariel Winter details troubled childhood: I went through 'a really bad chapter' Ariel Winter details troubled childhood: I went through 'a really bad chapter'
- September 15, 2017

With her first year of college and the 9th season of her ABC sitcom on the horizon, keep reading for the biggest takeaways from her latest interview. "She was 12 and 13 years old and had to be on set at 6:30, 7". "I definitely want to continue being an actress". College isn't the college experience for me. Ariel said she hasn't spoken to her mom in five years. (more...)
Pakistan defeats World XI Pakistan defeats World XI
- September 15, 2017

Thisara Perera and Imran Tahir were among top trends too. Pakistan lead the three-match series 1-0 after their 20-run win Tuesday in a match which marked the return of worldwide cricket to the South Asian country. After eight years of isolation, Pakistan cricket team is playing against star-studded World XI team featuring worldwide players before home crowd at Gaddafi Stadium. (more...)
Fergie Splits with Husband Josh Duhamel after 8 Years of Marriage Fergie Splits with Husband Josh Duhamel after 8 Years of Marriage
- September 15, 2017

The couple shares a 4-year-old son, Axl Jack, and they "tried to conceive" another child in 2015. The news of their divorce comes as a surprise as just earlier this year, the two celebrated their eight-year anniversary. "I have no idea what's in the future. It didn't come from my belly but it came from my soul". They initially began dating when Fergie appeared on Duhamel's show, " Las Vegas ". (more...)
Prince George returns to school after attempted break in Prince George returns to school after attempted break in
- September 15, 2017

The four-year-old Prince, who started school last week, was back at Thomas's Battersea on Thursday morning as his father toured the Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool at the start of a day of engagements in Merseyside. Police still aren't sure what the woman was after, but have told the the school to review its security procedures. "Police are part of the protective security arrangements for the prince and we will continue to work closely with the school, which is responsible for ... (more...)
Grant Hart of Husker Du Dies at 56 Grant Hart of Husker Du Dies at 56
- September 14, 2017

After reminiscing about first meeting Hart and their relationship over the ensuing decades, Mould writes in part, "The tragic news of Grant's passing was not unexpected to me. Hart passed away at the age of 56, The Current reports . Ultimately, they cited "three people going their separate ways" as the reason to disband; Hart was recovering from a heroin addiction, Mould was in the process of quitting drinking and Norton was newly married. (more...)
Jessica Biel Hit With Lawsuit For Allegedly Stealing From Employees Jessica Biel Hit With Lawsuit For Allegedly Stealing From Employees
- September 15, 2017

The Total Recall actress has been named in a lawsuit filed alongside the co-owners of the kid-friendly restaurant in Hollywood, which opened early a year ago (16), by employees who claim they collected nearly hundreds of thousands of pounds in gratuities from their private events and didn't pass them along to the staff who had direct contact with the customers. (more...)