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Lady Gaga made a serious statement

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The Netflix film Gaga: Five Foot Two is an intimate look into the personal life of Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Germanotta. "There's nothing you can do, beyond filming". 'I sold 10 million [records] and lost Matt. "Gaga made the announcement at a press conference while on tour promoting her upcoming Netflix documentary Gaga 5'2 ", according to The Hollywood Reporter . Read More »

Miss America 2018 crowned: Cara Mund slams President Trump, talks politics

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The newest Miss America is starting her term as a climate crusader. That's the fear of some on the right in response to how Cara Mund , the new Miss America , and some pageant participants answered questions. Up first for the second question round was Miss Louisiana, followed by Miss New Jersey, Miss District of Columbia , Miss North Dakota , Miss Missouri , Miss Alabama and Miss Texas. Read More »

Residents rescue manatees stranded by Irma

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Michael Sechler posted that the animals, known as sea cows, were far too massive to be lifted, so they gave them water. Of all the destructive impacts of a hurricane , with its life-threatening storm surges and massive flooding, the sudden lack of aquatic habitat is not a typical concern. Read More »

Google appeals £2.2bn Brussels fine

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The owner of the world's largest search engine said it filed its appeal on Monday at the EU's General Court, based in Luxembourg. The EU's competition commission had ruled that Google abused its dominant position to favor its own shopping comparison service in internet searches, ordering the company to stop the practice by September 28. Read More »

Pope Francis questions whether Trump is really 'pro

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Speaking of the recent decision by the US President Donald Trump to rescind an Obama administration immigration policy known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), Pope Francis said he had not read enough to express an opinion. Read More »

Ukrainian police launch criminal proceedings as Mikhail Saakashvili crosses border illegally

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Another supporter told France24 she believed Saakashvili was the man to "finish the war" with Russia in the nation's east, which continues years after Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. I, as president , will surely comply with any court ruling. "I want to say that this is the beginning of my fight", he said, adding that he had a plan to turn Ukraine's economy and politics around and was determined to tour the country. Read More »

UFC 215 Results: Amanda Nunes Pulls Out Decision Vs. Valentina Shevchenko

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She didn't hit me with one punch. "Look at her face". Her nose is red from my punches. Nunes (14-4) is the champion looking to make her second title defense. In the co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos locked in arm-triangle in the first and submitted Neil Magny . He transitioned to mount easily and after landing an elbow; he forced Magny to move and locked up a head and arm choke as he transitioned. Read More »

Mexico is braced for tsunamis after its biggest natural disaster in a century

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Tsunami waves hit the southern coast of Mexico after a magnitude 8.1 quake struck shortly before midnight local time. "It was a major quake in scale and magnitude , the strongest in the past 100 years", President Peña Nieto said in an address from the National Disaster Prevention Centre's headquarters, where he was supervising the emergency response. Read More »

Trump Offers to Mediate Talks on Qatar Crisis

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The Saudis, along with Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and other countries in the region, have broken all commercial and diplomatic ties with Qatar over its alleged financing of terrorism and close ties to regional rival Iran. It also features a giant, golden "Trump" logo along the side. Trump plans to meet both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the U.N. Read More »

Cranes Atop High-Rises Collapse as Irma Lashes Miami

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So far no injuries related to the crash have been reported . Even more powerful could be the storm surges that threaten to swallow Florida's coastal cities. The boom of the crane collapsed at the Vice Tower in Miami , The Miami Herald reported. But the county mayor said that number could surge today depending on the information officials receive from the National Hurricane Center , which is tracking the Category 5 storm. Read More »

Schools, universities prep ahead of Irma

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Rick Scott, all public K-12 schools were closed Friday, Sept. 8, and will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11. The School District of Newberry County will be closing all schools and canceling all activities on Monday, according to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Deputy dies in vehicle crash after leaving hurricane shelter

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A press release from FHP said the deputy died after a crash with another vehicle driven by a Department of Corrections officer who was heading to work. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hardee County Sheriff's Department, the Florida Department of Corrections and their families", the Highway Patrol said in a statement. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Beach In Shocking Video

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As of Friday night, the storm was honing in on Hurricane Irma as a Category Four storm, packing extremely unsafe winds of 150 miles (240 kilometers) per hour. She posted "There is no more ocean!" Hurricane Irma passed through the Bahamas on Friday and struck other Carribean islands late last week. Fritz reassures readers that the water will return, and not in any risky fashion, stating that the storm is not a "tsunami" and by Sunday afternoon or so, the ocean should be back to normal. Read More »

Western's Weather Wrap: Nice Sunday Here, while Irma Hits Florida

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Look for highs on Sunday Afternoon to top out in the low to perhaps a few mid 70s. TUESDAY: Increasing clouds. Low: 67. Rain will be most likely Tuesday and Wednesday . High: 87. Wind: NE 10 miles per hour. This is still on the western side of Florida, which could lead to more damage across the state. In addition to the winds, tornadoes will be possible, particularly to the east of Irma's center. Read More »

Rescue efforts continue as Mexico quake death toll reaches 61

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The sharp increase came as civil defence authorities in the state of Oaxaca said that 71 deaths had been confirmed in that state alone. "With the rains it gets much more complicated because the homes were left very weak, with cracks", a human rights worker from the state of Chiapas told AP. Read More »

Hillary Blames "Millions of White People" for Losing Election

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But she's not done with politics, she assured. 'It still is very painful. "I couldn't help but ask where those feelings of solidarity, outrage, and passion had been during the election", a teaser excerpt from the book reads. "And he turned out to be a very effective reality TV star", she said. While her speeches to investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and other companies were meant to be "interesting" to her audiences, they weren't newsworthy, she wrote. Read More »

South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war

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North Korea's hydrogen bomb test on September 3 is a "grave violation" of United Nations resolutions and threatens regional security, the Russian president said on Wednesday. "Stop all energy exports so people freeze and ambulances have no fuel to reach the sick?" asks Georgy Toloraya, a Russian diplomat who spent many years in North Korea. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm

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Hurricane Irma continued its deadly sweep through the Caribbean on Friday as residents of Florida waited with frazzled nerves and growing fears over just how bad the storm will be. Hurricane Irma has destroyed the world famous St. Martin's airport on the Dutch side of the island. Another four people were killed on the US Virgin Islands , with the governor's office saying a number of badly injured people had been airlifted to Puerto Rico . Read More »

Spencer Gallagher No. 23 Allegiant Chevrolet Camaro Richmond Race Recap

Byron, who is in second place in the point standings, has fewer top-five (eight) and top-10 finishes (17) than Sadler, but his three wins already got him a total of 17 playoff points. Jones and Suarez both are in Toyotas, but both are series rookies. Chase Elliott , Matt Kenseth and Jamie McMurray now hold the last three playoff spots and can not be passed in the points standings. Read More »

South Carolina Gov. may issue evacution orders for Saturday

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The hurricane's track remains uncertain, but category 5 Irma is taking aim at the East Coast and could make landfall between Florida and SC. Hurricane warnings were issued for several southern counties in Georgia, with tropical storm warnings for other sections to the north. Read More »

As Irma approaches nuclear plants in Florida, lessons from Andrew resonate

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Hurricane Irma has been downgraded a notch in the early morning Friday as a category 4 on a scale of five, with winds that blew at 240 km/h. "Once restoration begins in earnest, our goal is to get as many customers up and running as soon as possible and we will not stop until all power is restored", the company's statement said. Read More »

Couple bears names of two hurricanes, Harvey and Irma

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After marrying in 1942 and returning to Washington, the pair made a decision to become foster parents, ultimately opening their home to 120 children-many with physical and mental disabilities-over the years. According to the New York Times , there are six master lists of storm names, and they are used in rotation. "They're the most loving, wonderful, giving people I know", their adoptive child Dona Schluter, 47, told the newspaper. Read More »

Man gives last generator to crying Lowe's customer

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Brekke's 87-year-old father-in-law , Richard Robinson, is battling congestive heart failure and needs his nightly oxygen supply to survive. A generous man has handed over the last generator in a U.S. She later said, "I don't know him at all". During each hurricane, they were without electricity for around seven days. Brekke started crying, thinking about returning home empty-handed to a father who needed oxygen if the power went out. Read More »

Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf clubs close as Irma approaches

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This Twitter collection of leftist tweets, cheering Hurricane Irma for harming Florida's supposedly Trump-supporting residents really shows the disgusting malice that still exists in the by-any-means-necessary crowd. The President also owns three golf courses in the counties that have been forced to evacuate and an 11-bedroom mansion in St. Martin, which experienced widespread devastation when Irma hit the island earlier this week. Read More »

SC governor gives update on Hurricane Irma preparations

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster Friday evening ordered barrier islands in three counties along the state's southern coast to evacuate ahead of potential impacts from Hurricane Irma . Earlier Friday, McMaster rescinded a portion of an executive order issued Thursday calling on health care facilities and nursing homes to evacuate from coastal counties. Read More »

Lincoln Electric System heading to Florida in advance of Hurricane Irma

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It then appears increasingly likely to rip into heavily populated South Florida early Sunday. "We were called out on the 24th of August", Captain Kevin Ganger of the Piqua Fire Department said. The Pennsylvania task force has more than 200 members, so Sladek said they could send more people if necessary. Lincoln Fire and Rescue Chief Michael Despain says they are reporting to Eglin Air Force Base near Pensacola. Read More »