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FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida

FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida

The company expects power to be restored to western Florida - more heavily damaged by the storm - by September 22. By the end of Sunday, Duke said power should be restored to "essentially all" customers in Alachua, Bay, Brevard, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Leon, Levy, Madison, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia and Wakulla counties.


'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' was whitewashed

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' was whitewashed

Emily Somers, Vice President of Marketing, McDonald's United Kingdom, said: "I grew up on the magic of Roald Dahl and his extraordinary characters so I'm delighted that one of the most iconic children's authors is back at McDonald's". She added: 'It's a great pity'. The 1964 children's novel had previously been accused of racism. In the 1971 film, starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka and Peter Ostrum as Charlie , the Oompa Loompas had orange skin and green hair to save any offence.


Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

Here's some of what we learned. "Do you think that is what got you off to kind of a bad start with the press corp?" The briefing was widely mocked. "I had known Anthony from the campaign", Spicer told Jimmy Kimmel . "It's what makes our country great, that we have the ability-and so many places on Earth don't have that ability-to speak freely, to have a free press".


Restoring power to Florida will take 'weeks, not days' in some areas

Restoring power to Florida will take 'weeks, not days' in some areas

A closer look at utilities in Texas In Houston, utility company, CenterPoint Energy was able to quickly get power restored to thousands of its customers because of a smart meter network that was keeping it up to date on which customers were without power, according to its Twitter feed.


At least 18 dead as boat capsizes in river Yamuna in India

At least 18 dead as boat capsizes in river Yamuna in India

So far, six bodies have been fished out. The police rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation, News Nation reported. According to the official, the boat was carrying around 60 people when it capsized. The police and other concerned authorities have reached the spot and rescue operation is underway. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the victims.