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Why do we name tropical storms and hurricanes?
- September 01, 2016

Widespread damaging winds are not expected, but gusts to tropical storm force will be possible in most areas. Tropical Storm Hermine may impact the Baltimore area over the Labor Day weekend. I promise you we'll keep you posted! Hurricane conditions are expected to reach the coast within the warning area beginning Thursday night. That entire area is also under a HURRICANE WATCH . (more...)
London to host major Pink Floyd retrospective exhibit in 2017 London to host major Pink Floyd retrospective exhibit in 2017
- September 01, 2016

It is timed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd's first ever single follows on from the V&A Museum's incredibly popular David Bowie exhibition back in 2012, and is said to be "immersive, multi-sensory and theatrical". Its visitors will be surprised with a laser light show and previously unseen concert footage. Pink Floyd are one of the most influential and successful British bands, having sold over 200 million records. (more...)
Tyga's Ferrari Reportedly Reposessed While He Was Shopping For a Bentley Tyga's Ferrari Reportedly Reposessed While He Was Shopping For a Bentley
- September 01, 2016

The rapper's financial woes continued Tuesday when his red Ferrari got repo-ed as he shopped for cars at the Bentley dealership in Calabasas with his girlfriend, Kylie Jenner . It was a pretty believable rouse, as Tyga has reportedly had a number of cars repossessed previously - which he denies. The landlord said Tyga poured ink down the drain and left without giving notice. (more...)
Selena Quintanilla Wax Figure Unveiled in Hollywood, Leaves Sister & Family 'Speechless' Selena Quintanilla Wax Figure Unveiled in Hollywood, Leaves Sister & Family 'Speechless'
- September 01, 2016

Selena's fans clamored for it, at one point sparking a Change.org petition calling for the museum to add her to its collection that garnered more than 10,000 signatures. "I just met Selena's mama...literally speechless", she shared on Instagram . "At Madame Tussauds, our figures represent icons who have made a significant impact on our culture. (more...)
Daisy Ridley In Dark Over Star Wars: Episode VIII Title
- September 01, 2016

Star Wars: Episode VIII is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski. One of the most exciting parts of any new "Star Wars" chapter is finding out what the title will be. (more...)
Cue the cuteness: Baby gorilla debuts at Philadelphia Zoo Cue the cuteness: Baby gorilla debuts at Philadelphia Zoo
- September 01, 2016

The zoo, for its part, seems to be trying to stem the Harambe tide that's been swiftly coursing toward its new baby gorilla. It appeared publicly for the first time Wednesday alongside its parents at the zoo's PECO Primate Reserve. This birth is an opportunity to engage our visitors in caring about the future of gorillas in the wild". It's the second birth Honi , and the first birth for Honi and Motuba together, the Zoo announced . (more...)
Mexico Wonders Why Its President Is Meeting With Trump
- September 01, 2016

Donald Trump was expected in Mexico Wednesday to meet its president, in a move aimed at showing that despite the Republican White House hopeful's hardline opposition to illegal immigration he is no close-minded xenophobe. Peña Nieto said the North American region as a whole must become more competitive, underlining that 6 million U.S.jobs depend directly on exports to Mexico. (more...)
Finding Prince Charming star opens up about his past as an escort Finding Prince Charming star opens up about his past as an escort
- September 01, 2016

Lance Bass, the reality dating show's host, tried to ease the tension by saying: 'We all have our past. "This is a show that I would die to watch, so the fact that I get to host this is a dream come true", Bass told ET. Meanwhile, Robert and Lance recently confirmed to People Now that one of the contestants on the show is HIV-positive, and that this will feature as a major plot point. (more...)
Matt Bomer taking on transgender role in Anything Matt Bomer taking on transgender role in Anything
- September 01, 2016

Backlash was heard throughout social media about the casting. Ruffalo has since responded to the controversy, tweeting his sympathy to the trans community and writing "I'm glad we are having this conversation", apparently not realising that this conversation has already been going on for years. (more...)
'The Bachelor': Luke Pell opens up about Nick Viall hire 'The Bachelor': Luke Pell opens up about Nick Viall hire
- September 01, 2016

A preview for next week's 2-part finale shows Nick Viall meeting with jeweler Neil Lane, Jen saying that Nick could lose her if he doesn't open up more to her, and Jen walking towards Nick at the engagement podium. He is now a part of The Bachelor in Paradise, making the 21st Bachelor season his fourth time in the franchise. The new star of " The Bachelor ", Nick Viall , recently shared his thoughts on dating and women with "Extra's" Charissa Thompson. (more...)
Com To Be Discontinued Under New Ownership
- September 01, 2016

It hasn't finalized plans for what will happen to its archives, but its employees will be transferred to positions within Gawker Media or Univision's other properties. The site was controversial in part due to its aggressive reporting on celebrities, which at one point included the " Gawker stalker" - a crowd-sourced celebrity sighting effort that turned the site's readers into paparazzi. (more...)
Gawker flagship website to close after Hulk Hogan sex tape lawsuit
- September 01, 2016

Gawker's legal battle with Bollea began after the site published a short clip from a video that showed him having sex in 2012 and Bollea sued the site for invasion of privacy. Discuss on our Facebook page, HERE. The New York Post reported earlier this week that the flagship site likely would cease operations because neither of the two bidders, including Ziff Davis , wanted to take possession of the "toxic" asset. (more...)
Notting Hill Carnival ends with 440 arrests over United Kingdom bank holiday weekend
- September 01, 2016

This year colleagues were assaulted, abused and spat at. As of 10pm last night, officers had made 105 arrests including some people who had been detained for more than one offence. A 14-year-old boy was arrested on Warmington Road in Kensington and Chelsea on Sunday on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and a 15-year-old was rushed to hospital. (more...)
Source of False LAX Shooting Reports Remains a Mystery
- September 01, 2016

He followed and videoed the results. After the NY panic, police said they were investigating whether an overly boisterous celebration of the Olympics on August 14 led to noises that were misinterpreted as gunfire, with the ensuing chain reaction turning into a panic as crowds ran to evacuate. (more...)
Remembering Comedic Great Gene Wilder, Who Delighted Audiences For Decades
- September 01, 2016

Mel Brooks, who made many films with Wilder, already tweeted about the actor's passing. Remembering Wilder from his Wonka days, Cole said: "I think people think that he'd be kind of insane and leaping around, but no, he was just quiet, but gently amusing and patient". (more...)
Chris Brown released from jail on $250000 bail Chris Brown released from jail on $250000 bail
- September 01, 2016

He claimed that they would not find anything inside his home once they obtained a search warrant, and said the LAPD did not have the same urgent response time when he contacted them in the past about his home intruder. When she tried to leave members of Brown's entourage demanded she not leave with her cell phone until she signed a non-disclosure agreement. Curran allegedly snatched a $1,000 Louis Vuitton purse from one of the girls and ran out of the hotel. (more...)
Tesla Improves Range, Acceleration With New Vehicle Options
- September 01, 2016

The Tesla Motors Model S P100D with Ludicrous mode is the third fastest accelerating production auto ever produced, according to the company, with a 0-60 miles per hour time of 2.5 seconds using max power based on the Motor Trend benchmark. (more...)
Lochte mum on Rio return, offers to repay S.A.'s Feigen Lochte mum on Rio return, offers to repay S.A.'s Feigen
- September 01, 2016

During an interview on " Good Morning America " on Tuesday, Lochte owned up to his wrong-doing, though he quickly blamed journalists and reporters for taking his "huge mistake" and turning it into "the worst weeks of his life". Softish Throat Drops. Pine Bros. said people should be more understanding of the swimmer and said he will appear in ads that say the company's product is "Forgiving On Your Throat". (more...)
Britney Spears Wasn't Nervous To Follow Beyonce At VMAs
- September 01, 2016

I would have to say she was my favorite because of everything that was involved. "Whatever the hell that was it was bad". "To have her in such great form with a huge hit, she's super relevant and current - I think the young people watching MTV now are as connected to her as they were back in the TRL days", Ignjatovic adds. (more...)
$10M 'Don't Breathe' opens with weekend box-office take of $26M $10M 'Don't Breathe' opens with weekend box-office take of $26M
- September 01, 2016

Moviegoers gave the picture an overall B-plus CinemaScore (A-minus from the under 35 crowd) while 87 percent of Rotten Tomatoes critics rated the film positively. As it now stands, ticket sales could be the lowest in roughly two decades, according to Box Office Mojo . Global grosses rose to $353.1M putting the new worldwide haul at $636M on track for about $730M in the end which is terrific considering it will not include any grosses from China which was BvS's number one foreign ... (more...)

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