Power Failure Causing Massive Delays Affecting ALL NYC Subway Lines

Commuters are experiencing massive MTA delays over a power failure at rail control.

Travelers were warned Wednesday to expect “extensive delays” on all subway lines, according to the MTA’s online service tracker.

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The outage was reported at 1:30 p.m. on the MTA’s website.

In addition to the power outage, signal problems were further stalling trains on the Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines, the agency said. Continue reading

4.3 Earthquake Rocks Lucerne Valley CA

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit 22 miles east, north east of Lucerne Valley on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at 10:13 p.m. and had a depth of 1.5 miles. The temblor was first reported as a magnitude-4.4 but was revised soon after.

4.3 Earthquake Rocks Lucerne Valley CA

Eyewitness News viewers in Victorville, Apple Valley, Joshua Tree, Big Bear and Yucaipa reported feeling the quake. Continue reading

Fun Facts Q & A! How Many Can You Get Right?

Q: How far back is the holder on a field goal?

A: In American football the holder is the player who receives the snap from the long snapper during field goal attempts made by the placekicker. The holder is set on one knee approximately 7 yards behind the line-of-scrimmage.

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Q: What is a Pale Ale?

A: Pale ale is a beer made by warm fermentation using predominantly pale malt. Continue reading

Courteney Cox Looking, Um How You Say, Different

Cougar Town star, Courteney Cox, has claimed she is not getting any work done, but these picture from a recent red carpet may say otherwise. We say she looks great as usual.

The ex-Mrs David Arquette, told Closer magazine: ‘It’s no secret I’ve had some Botox in the past, but I won’t go under the knife.’

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Cox was attending the premiere of Amazon’s drama series The Hand of God in Los Angeles. Continue reading

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Justin Bieber: ‘I Don’t Care If People Poke Fun At Me Over Weed’

Justin Bieber has given the proverbial green light to Saturday Night Live writers, telling them that it’s totally cool if they goof on him over marijuana allegations.

 Justin Bieber: I Dont Care If People Poke Fun At Me Over Weed

Sometimes primadonna types can forbid show writers from tackling certain topics, however it seems Ball-Z Bieber has put nothing off-limits.

TMZ is saying it may be a smart move:

It worked for Paris Hilton, who appeared on SNL right after her sex tape was released.  Alec Baldwin also scored right after the whole Words with Friends thing.

By the way, if you’re wondering who the musical act is on the night of Bieber’s appearance, you guessed it, it’s him.