September 20, 2020

Your Yummly-est Thanksgiving!

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Recipes, Dressed to Impress The recipes that follow are our most-Yummed Turkey-Day eats, so whether you’re cooking for the family or hosting a big Friendsgiving, a delightful turkey can be yours. Sponsored by Shady Brook Farms and Honeysuckle White. Tory L. Davis From Yummly Sponsored by Shady Brook Farms and Honeysuckle White Thanksgiving is a holiday about togetherness, […]

Deadly fires on rampage in Southern California; Subtropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast U.S. Coast

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground A major fire emergency—the highest possible alert level—has been declared by the Los Angeles Fire Department for the Saddleridge Fire, which was raging uncontained across 4700 acres at the north end of the San Fernando Valley on Friday afternoon. More than 23,000 homes have been evacuated, and Interstates 210 […]

Hurricane Dorian is now a Cat 3 as storm ravages Bahamas, takes aim at East Coast

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From All Access Music Group With at least five now dead and thousands of homes and businesses destroyed in the ABACO ISLANDS in the BAHAMAS, HURRICANE DORIAN still has the EAST COAST as her target, but will likely miss a direct hit on MIAMI and SOUTHERN FLORIDA. If the current path holds, slow moving DORIAN, […]

Guyana: Man’s head sliced off in Diamond

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By Gavin St. Clair From Guyana Guardian A man who hails from Paradise on the East Coast of Demerara, has met a gruesome death this morning after he went to visit his father-in-law at Golden Grove on the East Bank Demerara this morning. The victim who has been identified as 39-year-old Justin Peterkin called “Justie” […]

US: DLab is a new East Coast accelerator for crypto

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By John Biggs From TechCrunch SOSV, a 20-year-old fund with $500 million in assets under management, has been running accelerators for years. Their oldest one, HAX, is the premier hardware accelerator in San Francisco and Shenzhen, and they’ve recently launched a food accelerator in New York and a pair of biology accelerators. Now, however, they’ve […]

US: FEMA postpones ‘Presidential Alert’ test

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By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “Presidential Alert” test, which was scheduled for Thursday, has been delayed until to Oct. 3. FEMA announced the postponement, citing the “ongoing response effort to Hurricane Florence,” according to NBC News. And in a tweet, the agency noted: “Due to severe weather across much of […]

Florence catches its breath before a potential Bermuda-U.S. encounter next week

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Hurricane Florence’s first phase as a major hurricane came to an end overnight Wednesday night, but Florence is expected to reintensify into a large and dangerous storm that could pose multiple threats for Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast in the next week. As of 11 am EDT Thursday, […]

Florence unexpectedly intensifies to a Major Hurricane; U.S. East Coast a potential target

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By Dr. Jeff Masters From Weather Underground An intense period of tropical cyclone activity is upon us in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the U.S. East Coast, Hawaii, and the Caribbean all potentially at risk of impacts from named storms next week. The most immediate concern is Hurricane Florence, which residents of the […]

Quebec sailors arrested in Caribbean after drug-laden boat set ablaze

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By MATTHEW LAPIERRE From Montreal Gazette After controlling the fire, law enforcement found 1.5 tons of cocaine, estimated to be worth about $300 million. Two Quebec men face charges in the Caribbean after a drug-laden yacht in which they had been sailing burst into flames while being escorted by law enforcement. During the night of […]

Caribbean tropical moisture plume will bring threat of heavy rain to East Coast

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From Weather Underground Deep tropical moisture will continue to surge north into the eastern U.S. ahead of an area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing days of rainfall and the threat of flash flooding. This tropical moisture plume is being tapped from the western Caribbean Sea by southerly winds around the western […]