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Michael Keaton, Owen Wilson to star in two-part 'Documentary Now!' episode

Michael Keaton, Owen Wilson to star in two-part 'Documentary Now!' episode

Entertainment
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Cars castmates Michael Keaton and Owen Wilson are set to co-star with Necar Zadegan in a two-part episode of IFC's Documentary Now! Both chapters are scheduled to air back-to-back Feb. 20. Wilson will play a cult leader in 1980s Oregon, while Zadegan will be his assistant and Keaton portrays the FBI agent who tries to bring the enterprise down. Documentary Now! was co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas. It is executive produced by Lorne Michaels. "After years of trying to start a cult of our own, we have happily outsourced the heavy lifting to the brilliant team behind Documentary Now! and they have, as always, delivered," IFC Original Programming SVP Christine Lubrano said in a statement. "Seeing these episodes have caused the IFC staff to z...
BSEE: One-third of Gulf oil output remains 'shut-in' two days after Michael

BSEE: One-third of Gulf oil output remains 'shut-in' two days after Michael

Business
Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Some hydrocarbon producers that evacuated facilities and suspended extraction in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Michael had not yet fully restarted operations as of noon on Friday. As much as 32 percent of the area's crude oil production and 13 percent of the natural gas production still "shut-in," a U.S. agency said Friday. The volumes indicated in the Friday report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement corresponding to the 'shut-in' production were 550,313 barrels per day of crude oil and 334 million cubic feet per day of natural gas. As of 11:30 a.m. EST on Friday, personnel from only nine production platforms, or just over one percent of the total 687 manned platforms, remained evacuated. "The production percentages are calculated using informa...
Storm Michael: Record-breaking storm mauls US south-east

Storm Michael: Record-breaking storm mauls US south-east

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device The third-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US has battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees.Rescue services are waiting for daylight to assess the full impact of Hurricane Michael, which made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category four storm with 155mph (250km/h) winds.Two people, including a child, were killed by falling debris.Having weakened to a tropical storm, Michael is on its way to the Carolinas. Storm-surge warnings are in place between Panama City Beach and Keaton Beach in Florida, and between Ocracoke Inlet and Duck in North Carolina, the US National Hurricane Center says. There are fears for people who ignored evacuation warnings i...
Bradford City sack Michael Collins and confirm they will announce successor by Tuesday

Bradford City sack Michael Collins and confirm they will announce successor by Tuesday

Sports
SACKED The League One side have sacked their former youth coach after just seven games Michael Collins has been sacked by Bradford City just seven games into his reign with the Bantams. In a shock move, the club have announced in a statement they would reveal his successor as soon as Tuesday. Collins sacked by Bradford, who could announce a successor on Tuesday (image courtesy of bradfordcityfc.co.uk) The 32-year-old only took charge of the League One club in the summer but was let get go after Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Fleetwood. Collins was promoted from his position as a youth team coach to replace Simon Grayson as Bantams boss in June. His reign started with a 1-0 win at Shrewsbury but the Bantams lost four of their next five league ...
Michael Cohen: Trump ex-lawyer 'happy' to aid Russia probe

Michael Cohen: Trump ex-lawyer 'happy' to aid Russia probe

World
US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is said to be "more than happy" to speak to the inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia.Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to violating finance laws during the 2016 presidential election by handling hush money for Mr Trump's alleged lovers.Cohen is ready to "tell everything about Donald Trump that he knows", his personal lawyer, Lanny Davis, said. Mr Trump has argued that Cohen had made up stories in order to get a deal.The president denies there was any collusion with Russia to get him elected.In an interview with Fox & Friends, the president said he had found out about the payments "later on", and that they did not come out of the campaign.In July, Mr Cohen released audi...