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Grand Ole Opry to host celebration of Troy Gentry's life

Grand Ole Opry to host celebration of Troy Gentry's life

The 30-year-old's body was pulled from the wreckage of the Schweizer 269 in a field south of the airport, nj.com reported. "Lonely and Gone" comes from Montgomery Gentry's debut album, 1999's Tattoos and Scars . The ceremony will be followed by a private interment. In a release about the services, Gentry's management said, "Known for his wide smile, Gentry was personally driven by faith, family and living life to the fullest".


Melissa McCarthy wins Emmy for her 'SNL' Sean Spicer parody

Melissa McCarthy wins Emmy for her 'SNL' Sean Spicer parody

Dave Chapelle, who hosted the first " SNL " show after the November 2016 election, won the Emmy for Oustanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on the NBC show. Spicer quit his post as White House communications director in July after six months of stormy encounters with the media that, along with McCarthy's sketches, turned him into a figure of ridicule.


Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations

Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations

Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando both made it through Hurricane Irma without suffering significant damages, USA Today reported . The park did not lose power, but was hit with high winds and rain. The National Weather Service said Orlando and outlying areas experienced winds up to 58 miles per hour and gusts up to 78 miles per hour. Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios will reopen at 9 a.m., but Disney Springs opens at 10 a.m.


Did climate change affect hurricanes Irma, Harvey?

Did climate change affect hurricanes Irma, Harvey?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is running out of disaster relief funds as Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean Island nations and heads toward the US mainland, NBC News reported . "Harvey was a rapidly intensifying storm that did bring Category 4 winds for a small duration for the Texas coast, but then lost steering current for the next five to six days which means copious amounts of rainfall", said Long.


TIFF lays out red carpet for Deborah Ellis and The Breadwinner

TIFF lays out red carpet for Deborah Ellis and The Breadwinner

It looked like the actress and five out of her six children with estranged husband Brad Pitt had a lot of fun on the red carpet. The source also said: "Even though it was Angelina's decision to split with Brad, she still feels possessive when it comes to him, and Angelina has a jealous streak in her, so if Brad has moved on to another woman, it's definitely going to sting".


Desmond Tutu chides Suu Kyi over silence on Burma 'ethnic cleansing'

Desmond Tutu chides Suu Kyi over silence on Burma 'ethnic cleansing'

Suu Kyi on Tuesday blamed "terrorists" for "a huge iceberg of misinformation" on the strife in the northwestern state of Rakhine but made no mention of the Rohingya who have fled. She received the award for "her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights" while standing up against military rulers. The military could still return to power if military leaders believed it was necessary for the country.