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Frank Vincent Dead at 78 From Heart Surgery Complications

Frank Vincent Dead at 78 From Heart Surgery Complications Frank Vincent , the actor who played in " The Sopranos ", " Goodfellas ", " Casino ", and " Raging Bull " died today from complications after undergoing heart surgery according to TMZ . Vincent was a career "mobster", and had roles in other classics like, " Goodfellas " and " Casino ". Pastore says Vincent was his mentor and inspiration. [Full Article...]

Kurt Angle throws shade at Daniel Bryan, comments on Vince McMahon/KO incident

Kurt Angle throws shade at Daniel Bryan, comments on Vince McMahon/KO incident When Owens suddenly head-butted McMahon - which drew blood from McMahon's forehead - the crowd gasped. When you combine his in-ring and promo abilities, a strong case can be made that he's the best all-around performer in the business today. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical depression

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical depression The areas south and west of Interstate 26 remain at the greatest risk in the Midlands for tropical storm-force winds and tornadoes, forecasters said . In the U.S., where it made landfall in Florida state on Sunday, has caused heavy flooding, left about 10 dead and about 6.5 million households without electricity. [Full Article...]

Fatal Troy Gentry helicopter crash due to engine failure

Fatal Troy Gentry helicopter crash due to engine failure The report states that several minutes after takeoff, the pilot reported that he was unable to control the RPM (revolutions per minute) of the engine. Gentry was removed from the wreckage at the scene but was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Robinson, 30, who recently moved to Medford from Georgia to work at the helicopter flight school, was pronounced dead at the scene. [Full Article...]

Cruz says aide inadvertently caused his porn Twitter post

Cruz says aide inadvertently caused his porn Twitter post Jimmy Kimmel: " Ted Cruz is the guy who famously supported a law banning sex toys, so he's a lot of fun". He's been bullied by Trump, he didn't get a Cabinet position. Cruz said it wasn't "malicious", just simply that a staffer "accidentally hit the wrong button". And now, the actress who starred in the porn video liked by Ted Cruz' Twitter account responds harshly to the Texas Senator. [Full Article...]

Baseball 'can benefit from LA 2028 Games decision'

Baseball 'can benefit from LA 2028 Games decision' Despite the certainty of the outcome, both cities made presentations to the International Olympic Committee that set out their plans for the Games. The evaluation commission signed off on those Monday, saying that although details need to be finalized, it is confident LA can host in 2028. [Full Article...]

1 dead, 30 evacuated at Hollywood nursing home

1 dead, 30 evacuated at Hollywood nursing home Around 9.5 million people, roughly half the state's population, remain without power. Officials across Florida are warning people to keep generators outside their homes. "It points to the need for having plans in advance when it comes to emergency preparation". Officials said 115 people have been evacuated to other facilities and additional residents were in process of being evacuated. [Full Article...]

Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia

Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia A hurricane warning is in effect for Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde. Besides hurricanes Jose and Irma there is another Atlantic hurricane, Katia - a Category One storm - in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Irma's landfall in the Florida Keys with 130 miles per hour winds on Sunday morning clinched this historic event. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for north of Cabo Rojo t... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Hits Southwest Florida Then Moves North

In Naples, near where Irma made its second landfall in southwest Florida after initially striking the Keys, winds reached as high as 142 miles per hour. Some 6.3 million people in Florida had been told to evacuate. "We may have been a little bit lucky in that it went on the west, and it may not have been quite as disruptive, but we're going to see, it's going to play out over the next five... [Full Article...]

Battered Florida tries to assess scope of Irma's destruction

Battered Florida tries to assess scope of Irma's destruction Hurricane Irma continued to hit Florida's coastline Sunday night, where heavy rainfall and powerful winds reigned. Jose is to move farther from the islands into the northern Atlantic. The islands of the Florida Keys and western parts of the state bore the brunt of the category-four hurricane. FPL said it was still assessing the damage and could not yet say when it would restore service to mo... [Full Article...]

Beyonce, Clooney highlight NBC's Harvey benefit telethon

Beyonce, Clooney highlight NBC's Harvey benefit telethon Braun said he hoped the telethon could be a unifying event for a country that has seen so much division. He said the Gulf Coast is special place for a lot of people. Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida are estimated to have caused between $150 and $200 billion in damage, but now some of the biggest stars in America are coming together for a telethon - " Hand in Hand " - to... [Full Article...]

British theater director Peter Hall dies aged 86

British theater director Peter Hall dies aged 86 His work includes the premieres of the Harold Pinter plays The Homecoming (1965), No Man's Land (1975) and Betrayal (1978), Peter Shaffer's Amadeus (1979), and the London and Broadway premieres of Alan Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce (1977). [Full Article...]

Peter Hall dead: Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company dies aged 86

Peter Hall dead: Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company dies aged 86 Sir Peter had a long relationship with the Mirvish family, bringing many of his productions to the Royal Alexandra Theatre, beginning in 1964 with the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Hollow Crown. Stephens said: "So sad to hear of the death of Sir Peter Hall. He was - and is - the godfather (in both senses) of British theatre and like countless directors, writers and actors of several generation... [Full Article...]

The Lawsuit Over the Monkey That Took a Selfie Is Finally Settled

The Lawsuit Over the Monkey That Took a Selfie Is Finally Settled Slater, who says he lost thousands in income as a result of the court action, has agreed to donate 25 per cent of any future revenue. PETA general counsel Jeffrey Kerr said in a statement that the case "sparked a massive worldwide discussion about the need to extend fundamental rights to animals for their own sake, not in relation to how they can be exploited by humans". [Full Article...]

Parents Face Backlash for Opposing Church of England School's Transgender Policy

Parents Face Backlash for Opposing Church of England School's Transgender Policy However when they approached the Church of England school, which has not been publicly identified, the couple was told "if a child wants to do that then we just have to accept it" . "We feel that there's a political agenda that's driving and pushing this". "We have a social understanding that we have boys and we have girls", Nigel said. [Full Article...]

Gigi Hadid's New York Fashion Week runway mishap

Gigi Hadid's New York Fashion Week runway mishap But instead of causing a fuss, Gigi continued her walk for the rest of the way, making up the difference on the other foot by standing on her tippy-toes. We're not sure if the crew just didn't have time to get that second heel properly secured or what, but the blonde was forced to continue on through the finale looking like a high-fashion flamingo. [Full Article...]

How Singapore elected a president without a vote

How Singapore elected a president without a vote The election, which had been scheduled for September 23, will no longer be held and Yacob is expected to be formally declared the victor on Wednesday. The Chinese form the majority in Singapore and often dominate in positions of power and influence. Yet the reserved election has also injured some pride. [Full Article...]

FPL Making Progress In Powering Up Miami-Dade & Broward

FPL Making Progress In Powering Up Miami-Dade & Broward As the drone of portable generators became the lullaby of South Florida, progress was not moving rapidly enough to keep the misery factor from rising for more than 1.5 million customers still without power in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties in the sweltering aftermath of the storm. [Full Article...]

UC Berkeley reviewing campus police conduct in viral food vendor incident

UC Berkeley reviewing campus police conduct in viral food vendor incident Aranas then appears to take Matias' money in order to anger Flores and other standing nearby making sarcastic comments such as, "thanks for protecting us". One MitĂș blog from 2015 highlights this issue, focusing on a crackdown in San Bernadino of fruteros (fruit sellers) and flower vendors . "He doesn't have a permit", the officer responded. [Full Article...]

'The Disaster Artist' Could Turn 'The Room' Into An Oscar Contender

'The Disaster Artist' Could Turn 'The Room' Into An Oscar Contender Dave Franco stars alongside his brother as Greg Sestero , the co-star and line producer of The Room . In a separate interview with The Los Angeles Times , Tommy Wiseau revealed that he trusted his story to James Franco because he is a big fan of the 2002 Nicolas Cage film Sonny , a crime drama that received nearly universally negative reviews at the time of its release. [Full Article...]


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