December 13, 2017

Police work to trace steps of botched NYC pipe bomb attack

From WN New York Police Department were reviewing more than 6,000 security cameras while they traced the suspect’s steps after an explosion happened during rush hour traffic in a crowded subway corridor close to the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday morning, leaving five people injured, according to CBS News. CBS News homeland security correspondent […]

SEC halts Virtual Coin Offering, warns investors of Cryptocurrencies

From Newsmax The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday warned investors of the dangers of putting their money into cryptocurrencies, saying trading and public offerings in the emerging asset class may be in violation of federal securities law. The statement by Jay Clayton came just hours after the U.S. securities […]

Nicaragua named host for 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship

Eight teams to compete for regional championship and three available spots in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 MIAMI – CONCACAF announced Tuesday that Nicaragua will host the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship from April 19-29, 2018. The eight-team competition will crown the region’s champion and qualify three teams to the FIFA U-17 […]

Cayman Islands Higgs & Johnson Associate wins 2017 RISA ‘Rising Star’ award

Insolvency attorney Allyson Speirs recognised by local branch of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands. 7 December 2017. Higgs & Johnson is pleased to announce that Associate Allyson Speirs received the 2017 Rising Star Award from the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association (“RISA”) at that organisation’s annual banquet […]

NASA wakes up Voyager’s slumbering thrusters 37 years later

By Mariella Moon From engadget The backup thrusters have been inactive since 1980. NASA’s Voyager 1 has been drifting farther and farther away from our planet for the past 40 years. Now, the agency has ensured that it can maintain contact with the farthest spacecraft from Earth for at least two to three more years […]

Gadget of the week

Atari’s Speakerhat, a hat with speakers, is now on sale By Jon Fingas From engadget In case you absolutely need audio hanging over your head. Yes, Atari’s speaker-equipped hats are very much real. At the last possible minute, the game brand has started selling the Speakerhat to the masses. Pay $130 or more ($100 until […]

New House Music Festival to be held in Caribbean

United Kingdom -( 12th December 2017) – Music lovers looking for 10 days of the sun can register to attend “Conscious in the Caribbean 2018” scheduled for 8th to 18th May 2018. Conscious in the Caribbean 2018 is a 10-days event offering exclusive performance from top UK DJs and Live Performing artists. This year’s event […]

Barbados joins Regional Initiative- Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour against child labour

(PRESS RELEASE) – Barbados is the ninth CARICOM country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Honourable Esther Byer-Suckoo, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development symbolically handed over the signed agreement to José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ILO Regional Director of the Americas and Caribbean in […]

Illegal immigrant found guilty in murder of family of five in San Francisco

By Lukas Mikelionis From Fox News An illegal immigrant from Vietnam faces life in prison after being convicted Monday in the 2012 hammer-killing of a family of five after losing money at a casino earlier in the evening. Binh Thai Luc, who had a violent criminal history and was supposed to be deported in 2006, […]

Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion

From BBC A big blast has rocked a major natural gas hub in Austria, killing one person and injuring at least 18, police say. A fire followed the blast which happened around 08:45 (07:45 GMT) at the Baumgarten site, just east of the capital Vienna, near the Slovak border. On Twitter, Austrian police said the […]