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Speaking to reporters Wednesday evening, Lee County Manager Roger Dejarlais (at left) ordered the curfew for all cities including Fort Myers in his jurisdiction, where the brunt of the hurricane was felt before it moved northeast to communities such as Orlando and Jacksonville. The county head said there will be some exceptions to the order - including those pertaining to work, health care, grocery shopping, or school - while also stressing that looting and violence in the storm's wake would not be tolerated. Staggering before and after photos, meanwhile show the extent of the destruction in county seat Fort Myers caused by Ian - leaving the door open for such vandals to capitalize on the unrest and turn a profit.

Trevor Noah is LEAVING The Daily Show after seven-year run - the latest late-night shakeup after James Corden announced his departure from CBS' Late Late Show and Samantha Bee's Full Frontal was axed

Trevor Noah plans to leave The Daily Show, the flagship Comedy Central series after a seven-year tenure. The news was announced on Thursday night to his audience, and came as a surprise. Noah said he had a feeling of 'gratitude' and thanked the audience. 'It's been wild,' he said. 'I remember when we first started, so many people thought it was a crazy bet, I still think it was a crazy choice, this random African… what a journey's it's been. It's been absolutely amazing,' he said. 'After the seven years, my time is up. In the most beautiful way. I've loved hosting this show.' Noah took over from Jon Stewart in 2015 who began the show in 1999. It was not immediately clear when his actual exit would take place, or whether the Paramount Global cable network had begun to consider a successor.

Dua Lipa, 27, and Trevor Noah, 38, were seen kissing and dining out together on a date night in New York City, setting rumors that the two are dating soaring.

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The Queen's death certificate raises intriguing questions after details on it confirmed that Prince Harry was not informed of his grandmother's death for more than three hours.

Wildly popular podcast star Joe Rogan, 55, has been AGAIN sledged by his estranged family, with his other half-sister, Rosa Rogan Lunelli, 43, backing her family and also calling him a liar.

Tributes have flowed for Emergency Medical Service Lieutenant Alison Russo-Elling, 61, who died after being stabbed multiple times by a man, 34, while rendering aid to a patient in Queens.

Oxytocin is produced by our bodies when we cuddle, have sex, and fall in love. Now scientists in Michigan have discovered it also appears to have the ability to repair cells in an injured heart.

Teen girl, 15, killed by cops during California shootout SAW her dad kill her mother - but still fired back at police and charged officers while wearing tactical gear after they caught up with her and fugitive father

Savannah Graziano, 15, top right, who was killed alongside her father in a shootout with California police had witnessed him murder her mother one day earlier. Anthony John Graziano, 45, bottom right, was accused of killing his estranged wife and abducting their teenage daughter. Savannah had been was seated in the back of her father's pickup truck when he got out to shoot her mother, Tracy Martinez, 45, to death. He had been living with the teenager out of his pickup truck and hotels for weeks before the violence, authorities said. Savannah and her father were both killed after a long chase along a desert interstate east of Los Angeles in Hesperia, left. Graziano died in the truck while Savannah, wearing tactical gear and a helmet, was fatally shot as she ran toward deputies amid a hail of gunfire.

The explosion in the Dashti Barchi neighborhood of Kabul took place Friday morning. The area is populated mostly by members of the Shiite community, a Taliban spokesman said.

Wisconsin news anchor shot herself in the head with a gun she bought HOURS before tragic

Neena Pacholke, 27, killed herself last month in the Wausau, Wisconsin, home she and fiancé Kyle Haase had bought together in July. He called off their wedding less than two months before they were due to wed. A police report reveals how Kyle requested police conduct a welfare check after receiving suicidal-like messages from Neena hours before her death. Police arrived on scene but were too late to save her life after she shot herself in the head with a 9mm handgun. A receipt on the bedroom dresser showed Neena had purchased the gun earlier that morning - about 90 minutes before she killed herself. In final text to Kyle, she apologized saying she 'couldn't take the pain any longer'.

Sarah Jessica Parker seen for first time since sharing heartbreaking news that stepfather

Sarah Jessica Parker was seen stepping out in New York City on Thursday afternoon, marking the first time she was spotted since she revealed that her stepfather had died. 'Our family is sad to announce that after an unexpected and rapid illness, Paul Giffin Forste passed away yesterday at age 76,' Parker's family said in a statement to Page Six earlier on Thursday. The 57-year-old And Just Like That... star was dressed casually as she left her home in the West Village, and she blocked out the outside sound with a large pair of Apple AirPods Max headphones. 

Last year DailyMail.com exclusively revealed that love rat Tristan Thompson  was set to become a father for the third time. Maralee Nichols decided to sue the athlete for child support.

Fans have theorized that Smith's character Daemon is bisexual after he was seen leering at a male server in episode 6, while a still from an unaired scene showed him getting intimate with a man.

Charleston braces for DIRECT HIT as Hurricane Ian swirls back in from Atlantic to pound historic city Friday morning: Thousands board up their homes and flee ahead of 7ft storm surge after 17 Floridians are confirmed dead

Monster tempest Ian has recharged from a tropical storm back into a Category 1 hurricane as it angles northwards towards South Carolina to pummel the state Friday morning, as well as neighboring North Carolina and Georgia. Landfall in Charleston is expected around 8am on Friday, with the surrounding states also being issued with several extreme weather warnings. A state of emergency has since been declared in Charleston County, which has a population of about 413,000, with officials changing operations to react to a disaster or emergency - which they warn is 'imminent'. Ian blasted Florida's southwest coast with catastrophic force Wednesday as a major Category 4 storm, before being downgraded to a tropical storm by the National Hurricane Center in an update early Thursday. It has since intensified off the Atlantic after battering coastal cities such as Florida and Naples with winds of 150 mph and life-threatening storm surge Wednesday, before moving north toward the state's center to cities such as Jacksonville and Orlando. At least seventeen have been confirmed dead from the various counties caught in the storm's devastating path.

The Sanibel Causeway, which provides the only link to Sanibel and Captiva Island off Fort Myers, will have to be rebuilt after Hurricane Ian wiped out multiple sections.

Aerial photos lay bare the devastation Hurricane Ian left in it  wake after it barreled through Florida with a combination of wind, rain and high storm surges that destroyed hundreds of homes.

Heroic hurricane reporter rescues Orlando nurse by carrying her on his BACK through waist-high water after her car was submerged in post-hurricane floods

The heroic act, captured by the journalist's camera crew, came during NBC affiliate WESH 2's live coverage of Hurricane Ian - and has since seen intrepid reporter Tony Atkins hailed as a hero. Posted to social media just hours after the heart-pounding rescue, the footage shows Atkins carrying the woman, who was reportedly a nurse on her way to work, out of the window of her almost fully submerged vehicle. Braving floodwaters that reached up to his waist, the selfless journalist carries the stranded citizen on his back in the heartwarming clip, wading through the raging current to bring her to safety. If that was not enough, Atkins accomplished the commendable feat all while dutifully clutching the woman's purse, keeping it dry above the floodwater. Photos show the extent of such flooding in Orlando, where first responders braved overflowed streets in seven feet of water to rescue residents left stranded in Ian's wake.

Biden warned Florida it could be facing the deadliest hurricane in its history on Thursday, as he praised emergency workers and warned gas companies not to use the devastation to raise prices.

Just keep swimming! Fishy viral video showing shark' wading through flooded Florida backyard turns out to be REAL - as shocked property developer who took the clip comes forward

Taking advantages of the floodwater, the large, dark colored fish with sharp dorsal fins was spotted thrashing around an inundated backyard near Hendry Creek, Fort Myers in Florida. The sensational footage - which has racked up more than 12 million views on Twitter within a day - showed the horrific extent that Hurricane Ian's storm has caused on the landscape in Florida. Dominic Cameratta, a local real estate developer, confirmed he filmed the clip from his back patio Wednesday morning when he saw something 'flopping around' in his neighbor's flooded yard. He guessed the fish - believed to be a shark - was about four feet in length. However experts were puzzled as to what the animal truly was - with some believing it was indeed a shark, and others thinking it may have been another large fish.

The legendary NFL figure took to Twitter to make the call on Thursday, shortly after it emerged his Tampa Bay Buccaneers team will play at the Raymond James Stadium on Sunday against Kansas City.

Waffle House, the 24-hour breakfast chain known for staying open - even during many natural disasters - temporarily closed 35 of their locations in Florida as Hurricane Ian battered the state this week.

Biden administration scales back student debt relief for MILLIONS

The Biden administration has quietly announced a change in their student debt forgiveness program that could exclude four million borrowers who have loans owned or backed by private companies The u-turn by the federal government comes after the first legal challenges were filed and following criticism of the huge costs to taxpayers and claims the plan is an illegal use of his executive power. The Education Department announced Thursday that privately-held federal loans won't qualify for the relief plan, which the Congressional Budget Office said earlier this week could cost $400billion over a decade. The new rules refer to Perkins and Federal Family Education Loans, which are bank loans backed by federal guarantees. They used to be major component of federal student loans, but were stopped in 2010 after a major Obama administration overhaul shifted to direct government loans. Nevertheless, about four million people still have FFEL loans, according to government data identified by Politico. Forty-five million Americans owe student loans. The administration had initially allowed hose with FFEL loans could reorganize so they were eligible to receive the $10,000 to $20,000 of relief per borrower.

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa taken to the hospital after nasty hit sent him off on a stretcher - just FOUR DAYS after staggering off the field during another game: Miami star discharged with a concussion and will fly home with team

Tua Tagovailoa went off on a stretcher and straight to hospital with head and neck injuries after recoiling in pain and needing lengthy treatment from a heavy tackle in the game with his Miami Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. He was controversially deemed fine to play for the  Dolphins only four days after he appeared to struggle with a concussion in Sunday's win over the Bills. But  after a tackle from 6-foot-3, 340-pound Josh Tupou of the Bengals, Tagovailoa hit the back of his head, stayed down and was visibly distressed by the pain he was in. 

Who DID blow up the Nord Stream gas pipelines... Russia or America?

Was this the staggering act of self-sabotage by Vladimir Putin (bottom right) that the world assumes it to have been? After all, the president who threatened to 'end' Nord Stream earlier this year resides not in the Kremlin but the White House. US President Joe Biden (middle right) could not have been clearer when, in early February, he promised to bring Nord Stream 'to an end' should Russian troops and tanks enter Ukraine. The invasion happened. So did Mr Biden take revenge as he promised to? At the time he dismissed suggestions such an operation would be too complicated to carry out or too damaging diplomatically given Nord Stream 2 was controlled by Germany. To the doubters, he added: 'We will, I promise you. We will be able to do it.'

Valuev was a two-time WBA title-holder, and is the tallest and heaviest world champion ever, standing at over seven foot and weighing in excess of 23 stone in his fighting days.

Las Vegas man jailed for life for bombing hot dog vendor escapes prison by melting cell window with BATTERY ACID: Killer, 42, 'placed cardboard dummy in cell and fled' - but was arrested close to a week after escaping

A man partially responsible for killing a casino hot dog vendor, as part of a revenge plot more than a decade ago, escaped from his cell using 'battery acid and a cardboard dummy,' tricking prison staff and getting a lengthy head start to his escape. Authorities said that Porfirio Duarte-Herrera, 42, had been on the run from Friday September 23, but officers at the Southern Nevada Correctional Center only discovered he was missing the following Tuesday. He was discovered trying to escape to Tijiuana on a bus on Thursday after shuttle staff noticed something suspicious about one of their customers.

A Russian billionaire oligarch with ties to Putin used a glamorous fixer to help his porn star lover Lizzie Sex Relax give birth in the US so their baby would have citizenship, a federal indictment alleges.

JAN MOIR: So who are the REAL victims in the Sussexes' poisonous royal soap opera? 

JAN MOIR: You are either in or you are out, the Queen once said. She was famously referring to Megxit and the flight of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from the deprivations of royal privilege to the golden pastures of a new life in America. There, they would escape stuffy protocol and be able to monetise their royal connections - free at last to make all the empowering podcasts they wanted. So why, almost three years later, is everything so very much worse instead of being so much better?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'want to delay Netflix series', sources claim

The Duke, 38, and Duchess, 41, of Sussex, who now live in their $14million Montecito mansion with their two children, Archie, three, and one-year-old Lilibet - are working on a documentary as part of their $100 million deal with the streaming service. It was previously expected that the production would be aired in December, following the fifth season of The Crown on November 9, according to the publication . However, sources claimed the couple now want to make edits to the series, which would possibly delay its release until later in 2023, as they look to 'downplay much of what they have said about King Charles III, Queen Consort Camilla, and the Prince and Princess of Wales'. One Hollywood industry source said: 'A lot of conversations are happening. I hear that Harry and Meghan want the series to be held until next year, they want to stall.'

'I fondle big breasted women': The joke response that got this off-duty Apple exec FIRED by Tim Cook when asked by TikToker what he does for living to afford $500K Merc

Apple confirmed Thursday that Tony Blevins (left), a high ranking vice president, will be departing the Silicon Valley office after dozens of reports and complaints from several hundred employees flagged a viral video uploaded on September 5. In the video, TikToker Daniel Mac, who asks owners of expensive cars their occupation, approaches Blevins as he parks his $500,000 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Like he's done dozens of times, Mac asks Blevins what he does for a living, with Blevins answering: 'I have rich cars, play golf and fondle big-breasted women, but I take weekends and major holidays off.

The unidentified patient, from Australia, received three vaccine doses of the Pfizer vaccine in total - and her symptoms got worse with every shot. She went undiagnosed for nine months.

Nicola Peltz gushes as husband Brooklyn Beckham cuddles up to his mother-in-law Claudia in

The heiress, 27, gushed over her mother Claudia Heffner Peltz on Thursday as she shared a sweet Instagram post of the former model. But it comes as she is embroiled in an ongoing fued with Victoria Beckham, following the claim that the fashion designer 'blanked' her during the design process of her wedding dress.

David Beckham had a rare confrontation with his son Brooklyn and 'read him the riot act' over the ongoing drama surrounding him and his wife Nicola Peltz.

Hayden Panettiere is concerned her daughter is experiencing 'trauma' as a result of their separation. She said her ex partner revealed that their child, seven, kept asking to call other women 'Mommy.'

Memphis heiress Eliza Fletcher died of a gunshot wound to the back of her head, autopsy

Memphis billionaire heiress Eliza Fletcher died of a gunshot wound to the back of her head and blunt force trauma, an autopsy report has confirmed. The mother-of-two was kidnapped and violently bundled into the back of an SUV by while out jogging on a pre-dawn jog at 4.30am on September 2. Convicted felon Cleotha Abston-Henderson, 38, has been charged with kidnapping and murdering the 34-year-old after allegedly forcing her into his GMC terrain. Her disappearance sparked a four-day search, which led officers to several wooded areas across Memphis. She was discovered by the steps of a dilapidated one-story property just yards from where police last spotted the vehicle she was forced into. A bloodstain remained at the bottom of the stairs next to the patch of dirt where her body was found, with flies still swarming the area and locals reporting a 'stench of decay'. The autopsy report was released by the West Tennessee Forensic Center on Thursday, according to ABC24 Memphis. The report found that she died of a gunshot wound and blunt force injury to the back the head. Her manner of death was ruled a homicide.

'Couldn't stomach more than about 20 minutes': Blonde viewers TURNED OFF Marilyn Monroe biopic after being unable to get through 'cruel and heartbreaking' Ana de Armas movie

Blonde, the Marilyn Monroe biopic starring Ana de Armas, has repulsed viewers and led some to turn off the movie after just 20 minutes of watching the 'cruel and heartbreaking' flick.  A slew of outraged viewers aired their grievances with the film on Twitter following its release on Netflix on Wednesday, where it was slammed by one user who was unable to 'stomach' the beginning of the movie as 'absolutely unwatchable'.  'Tried to watch @netflix Blonde. Couldn't stomach more than about 20 minutes of the nearly 3 hours length. That 20 minutes was nothing but cruel and heartbreaking,' posted one angered viewer, along with a string of thumbs down emojis. 'Absolutely unwatchable.'

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