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UK weather: Scotland suffers as heavy rain plagues commuters while south sees soaring heat

UK weather: Scotland suffers as heavy rain plagues commuters while south sees soaring heat
UK weather: Scotland suffers as heavy rain plagues commuters while south sees soaring heat In contrast, the south of England will see soaring temperatures with November highs of 15 to 16 degrees expected. The Met Office said: “It is a rather wet start to Wednesday morning, outbreaks of rain continue across much of Scotland. “Some particularly heavy rain across the... Read More

New York Strong – Fearless residents take to the streets for Halloween parade after terror

New York Strong – Fearless residents take to the streets for Halloween parade after terror The fearless city dwellers donned spooky costumes, banged drums and blasted trumpets in a show of defiance to the horror that stalked their streets just hours before when an alleged terrorist killed eight and injured 11 in Lower Manhattan. The attack took place just two... Read More

Transit woes could be dealbreaker for NYC Amazon headquarters bid

Transit woes could be dealbreaker for NYC Amazon headquarters bid Mass transit missteps stand to disrupt the city’s efforts to lure Amazon here to build its second headquarters, according to a report. Chaos on the subway and commuter rails, along with chronic and debilitating delays, “present real drawbacks to the city’s bid,” said a report from Tri-State Transportation Campaign being... Read More

Raynaud’s syndrome: What is condition as common as hayfever, that turns fingers BLUE?

Raynaud’s syndrome: What is condition as common as hayfever, that turns fingers BLUE?
Raynaud’s syndrome: What is condition as common as hayfever, that turns fingers BLUE? Raynaud’s is caused by blood flow becoming blocked when in cold temperatures, or when anxious or stressed. The affected body parts can change colour from red, to white, and the to blue, because not enough blood is reaching the areas. Symptoms can last from a few minutes,... Read More

Senators Take to Facebook to Criticize Facebook's Russian Ads

Senators Take to Facebook to Criticize Facebook's Russian Ads
Senators Take to Facebook to Criticize Facebook’s Russian Ads For roughly three hours Tuesday, senators laid into executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter about Russia’s attempts to spread disinformation using social media. Lawmakers pressed the tech giants for failing to stop voter suppression, not detecting Russian operatives paying for ads in rubles, and the terrifying power they possess over American... Read More

HEAR IT: NYPD radio captures response to terrorist truck carnage

HEAR IT: NYPD radio captures response to terrorist truck carnage
HEAR IT: NYPD radio captures response to terrorist truck carnage Frantic police radio transmissions capture the moment a police officer opened fire on a murderous truck driver in Tuesday afternoon’s terrorist attack in lower Manhattan. At about 3:08 p.m., when reports started coming in about pedestrians struck along West St., by Houston St., an officer designated as “1-Henry” — referring... Read More

World War 3: North Korea vows it WILL advance nuclear weapons despite test site collapse

World War 3: North Korea vows it WILL advance nuclear weapons despite test site collapse
World War 3: North Korea vows it WILL advance nuclear weapons despite test site collapse At least 200 people were killed after a tunnel at North Korea’s Punggye-ri facility collapsed, according to reports that emerged yesterday. Foreign experts had earlier warned a collapse was likely, highlighting the danger of a cloud of radioactive fallout escaping from the site and spreading... Read More