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FPL, LCEC working to restore power to millions

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Consumers should be aware that as crews work in the coming weeks, neighborhood to neighborhood, power may come back on and then go off again, FPL said. The process will require several weeks of risky restorations of power plants, substations, and transmission lines. FPL has about 17,000 utility workers ready to help its restoration efforts, which could be significant. Read More »

Falcons keep defeat at arm's length thanks to Hooper

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The biggest problem for the Bears is that once again Kevin White looked lost on an National Football League field and managed to get hurt, with a suspected broken collarbone that could see him miss the rest of the season. Still not cleared to play after last season's ankle injury, his absence on the field was undoubtedly felt. "We'll evaluate moving forward whether he can return or not", Fox said Monday. Read More »

No plans for Rian Johnson to direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

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I believe they can take the next step and make a great " Star Wars " movie. I can't help thinking that perhaps we'll hear Gordon-Levitt's voice over a comms channel, or maybe lending his voice to a random stormtrooper or otherwise-helmeted First Order officer. Read More »

Hemingway's six-toed cats keep all nine lives after braving Irma

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As the storm made its way to the U.S. last week, officials ordered a full evacuation of the Florida Keys. While Key West remains without water and electricity, the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum , sitting on one of the highest points in the area, was undamaged, curator Dave Gonzales said on Monday. Read More »

Troy Gentry: 8 Things to know about the country music superstar

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Pilot James Evan Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene. Gentry, one half of the famous country duo Montgomery Gentry , was killed in helicopter crash in New Jersey on September 8. A private, family internment will follow the public service. Gentry's family has asked for donations to the T.J. Martell Foundation or the American Red Cross . Read More »

Len Wein On Why He Created Wolverine

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He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008. After spending most of his later career in television, Wein returned to DC Comics as a writer in the late 2000s. He's in search of something else and she goes, 'Well if you leave me here, where do I go? RIP the great #LenWein . He also introduced DC's very first Russian superhero, Red Star, and co-created Swamp Thing in 1972. Read More »

McCarthy Wins Emmy for SNL Hosting, Spicer Impression

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During the sketch comedy show's wildly successful 42nd season, McCarthy played Spicer four times, including bits featuring the now former press secretary hiding in the bushes, riding a motorized podium and wearing high heels. Her performances also had real-life consequences. Despite giving audiences one of the best comedy series to hit TV, Dave Chappelle was never an Emmy award victor until now. Read More »

Jim Carrey doesn't believe in icons, or red carpet interviews

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She then acknowledged that he's one of those such icons (which is probably how he scored an invite to the party), to which he replied "Get on the Good Foot", in a James Brown-esque voice. There are clusters of tetrahedrons moving around together". Carrey branches out from their to the realms of the deeply transcendental, talking about how none of this world is actually real and "we don't matter". Read More »

Kylie Jenner reveals the sad reason she got lip fillers

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I didn't even know when she first did her lips. Here's what I mean: Being raised on television since the age of 9 in arguably the most famous family of all time has gotta mess with your mind and sense of reality. Kylie Jenner's lips have always been the topic of conversation amongst make-up artists, reality TV fans, showbiz journalists and multiple WhatsApp groups. Read More »

Common beats out Chance The Rapper for Creative Arts Emmy

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HBO series " Big Little Lies " won the Emmys in three categories - casting for a limited series and contemporary costumes, along with the first-ever music supervision award. Westworld picked up awards for visual effects, sound mixing, interactive programming, hairstyling and make-up. Stranger Things also took the main title theme music win, for TV newbies Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon. Read More »

Universal Orlando to reopen Tuesday

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Universal Orlando said Monday that all three of its parks will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday . "Water Parks will remain closed tomorrow and will reopen later this week". Universal said its facility suffered relatively minor damage to fences, trees and building facades. Cross your fingers that we never see sights like this at Disney World ever again. Read More »

YouTube star PewDiePie uses racial slur during video

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He has previously thought it would be amusing to pay people to hold up signs that read " Death to all Jews " and alleges that all his anger has been fuelled by how the mainstream media treat him. Brianna Wu, another game developer, also hit back at PewDiePie for his latest racist behavior, pointing out that it's entirely possible to get worked up over a video game without using racist slurs. Read More »

Harvey, Irma wreak havoc on gas prices, supply

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FEMA ) is about to run out of money . "This is why we ask and plead with people to be ready for multiple days, and unfortunately this is coming into reality". Churches are playing a vital role in helping Texas recover from Harvey , and deserve to receive assistance from FEMA. "We're not going to let money get in the way of saving lives", FEMA director Brock Long told broadcaster CBS on Wednesday. Read More »

Storm Katia weakens after reaching Mexican coast

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Unlike Hurricane Irma's path , Hurricane Jose is forecast to move north and away from Puerto Rico and remain in the Atlantic Ocean, avoiding numerous chains of Caribbean islands that Irma has wrecked. Gretchen and Peter Bogacz found themselves stuck on St. Martin as they tried to make their way back to Florida from Saba, where they celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. Read More »

Patty Jenkins officially set to return for 'Wonder Woman' sequel

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In June, it was reported that Jenkins was working on a script for the sequel and she even told Entertainment Weekly she had thoughts about what it might look like. "We've got a cool idea for the second one". Wonder Woman now has an 84.52 ComicBook.com Composite Score, the eighth-highest ComicBook.com Composite Score for a comic book movie. Read More »

Directing allows Angelina Jolie to 'champion other people'

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A year after the split from Brad Pitt , Jolie is continuing her career, on Sunday night, she celebrated the debut of The Breadwinner , the actress and producer walked the red carpet with her entire brood. "Father", which has opened theatrically in Cambodia, is based on the memoir by human rights activist Loung Ung , who tells her story of survival living under the Khmer Rouge regime from a child's point of view. Read More »

Is Kate Middleton alright? Prince William gives an update on her health

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The Queen and both families are said to be "delighted with the news". She is being cared for by medics at Kensington Palace , but Harry shared that he believed the 35-year-old was coping with the illness. Bookies are already taking bets on what the name of the baby will be, with Alice , Victoria and Elizabeth being the most popular for a girl and Philip, James and Arthur for a boy. Read More »

Weekend box office: IT makes over 10 times more than second place

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It made $117.2 million during its opening weekend and another $62 million overseas. IT smashed records over the weekend raking in an outstanding $117.2 million, making it (or IT) the biggest opening weekend of any horror film ever! It, a new adaptation of the fantastic Stephen King book after the movie cult of the 90s, has dominated the u.s. Read More »

Despite Hurricane Disruption, Wyoming Gas Prices Stable

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AAA's weekly survey found that the average price for a gallon of gasoline in New Jersey is up one cent over last week. Monday morning's average, however, is 2.2 cents more than a week ago, 48.3 cents more than last month and 64.2 cents more than a year ago, the technology company's survey shows. Read More »

Being politically correct is overrated says Kangana Ranaut

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Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut never fails to grab attention, be it because of her wonderful acting skills or her blunt statements. It's not the first time Kangana has been accused of using her romantic history to generate publicity for Simran - singer Sona Mohapatra wrote her an open letter calling her various headline-making remarks 'PR in bad taste '. Read More »

Jai Lava Kusa Trailer: Tarak's triple treat

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The trailer is much interesting than expected as the characters in it look very fascinating as Jr. The two-minute-long video introduces the triplets (all played by Jr NTR), who have different lifestyles and ambitions. Celebs like Sai Dharam Tej, Eesha Rebba and Shobu Yarlagadda have also shown appreciation for the film. Kusa wants to go to the US, Lava desires to be successful in his corporate world, while Jai has become a dreaded underworld don. Read More »

Military hysteria over N.Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

Abe attended the Eastern Economic Forum for a second straight year after proposing to Putin last year holding annual bilateral summits in Vladivostok. Protesters shout slogans during a rally against the deployment of an advanced USA missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. Read More »

Kanepi still motivated after defeat by Keys in US Open quarterfinals

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Neither was even playing at the start of the season, due to their respective surgeries. You'd like to see Vandeweghe clean up on 32 unforced errors she had in her last match, but this is easily the best we've seen her play yet. There is increasingly a camaraderie between these young American women. Stephens is 4-0 in WTA finals, having won titles in 2015 at Washington and a year ago in Auckland, Acapulco and Charleston. Read More »

Stoke's Mark Hughes tried to get Jose Mourinho sent off

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But like Stoke's lead in the first half, United's in the second was short-lived. Team to play Manchester United: Butland, Cameron, Zouma, Wimmer, Diouf, Fletcher, Allen, Pieters; Shaqiri, Jese, Choupo-Moting. The performance of players like Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford , Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba speaks volumes about the improvements to Mourinho's side so far this season. Read More »

TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma

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Every incident will be investigated. Squads of thieves out to help themselves saw Hurricane Irma as an opportunity instead of a threat. "Evidence collected will be used to pursue charges after the fact". After thousands of people fled their homes, the crooks moved in on their homes and businesses. "I didn't think we would be dealing with looters until after the storm cleared", said Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler. Read More »

Kristen Bell 'literally saved' Josh Gad's family

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Back at the hotel (or Bell's emergency home-away-from-home), a bunch of senior citizens have also wound up under its roof to ride out the storm , and she's taken it upon herself to make the situation as enjoyable as possible for them, too. Read More »

Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on N.Korea

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He accused North Korea's leaders of "needlessly and recklessly (putting) millions of people at risk including its own citizens already suffering drought, hunger and serious violations of their human rights". government", Bob Sutter, the principal Investigator for the National Bureau of Asian Research's study on Russia-China cooperation and a professor at George Washington University, told Sputnik. Read More »

A fan's heartfelt letter almost brought Lady Gaga to tears in Toronto

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We get to see every-girl Gaga - crying over a breakup, causing a fender-bender, bitching about haters ("If I've got a problem with somebody, I tell it to their face") and even going to Walmart. "I don't know how long", she added. "There's nothing you can do, beyond filming". "My pain does to me is of no use unless I transformed it into something that I enjoys". Read More »