November 18, 2019

Michael’s damage in Florida

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Devastating photos show Hurricane Michael’s damage in Mexico Beach, Florida, where the storm made landfall By Peter Kotecki From Business Insider Hurricane Michael Mexico Beach Rescue personnel perform a search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, on October 11, 2018. Gerald Herbert/AP Hurricane Michael made landfall near the Florida town of […]

Storm Michael: Monster storm mauls US south-east

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From BBC One of the strongest storms in recorded history to hit the 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, […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 best places to visit in October for every type of traveler By Mark Abadi Sfrom Business Insider To find the best places to visit in October 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. October is shoulder season for many top tourism destinations, and savvy travelers are already […]

Places for sports history

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Experience the places that gave birth to the most iconic moments in sports history From Jeffrey Group These moments stunned the world, and the cities that hosted them are equally beautiful Sports are filled with pivotal moments, ranging from penalty shootouts in soccer championships to double-overtime buzzer-beating basketball games. Some of those moments, however, have […]

This Caribbean immigrant is wanted by the ATF

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 6, 2018: A 42-year-old Caribbean immigrant has made the US ATF’s Most Wanted List. Guyanese national, Oudit Narain Seenarain, who also goes by the names Oudit Setnarain; Oudit Narain Seenorain; Oudit Narain Seenarain and Oudit Setnarain, is wanted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of […]

Meet the 3 Chicago-area home cooks competing on ‘MasterChef’

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ByTracy Swartz From Chicago Tribune Nik Stewart, a fashion model from the Cayman Islands, won the first season of “Caribbean’s Next Top Model” in 2013 and now she’s set her sights on winning “MasterChef.” “I’m a very competitive person all around, so I feel like anything I do, I’m always competing, even if it’s against […]

Free Lyft

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Budweiser offers 150,000 free Lyft round trips Steve Dent From engadget While Uber brings the Budweiser, Lyft takes you home after drinking it. If you’re on the lookout for a designated driver this holiday season, a brewery can save the day. Starting today, Budweiser is offering up to 150,000 free round-trip Lyft rides (worth up […]

US: Hidden camera shows nurses laughing as a 89-year-old man dies in nursing home

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AP From Business Insider An 89-year-old World War II veteran in a nursing home called for help, saying he couldn’t breathe. A hidden camera shows nurses laughing during the incident. Two nurses lost their licenses and the family settled with the nursing home. ATLANTA (AP) — Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station […]

Millions return to storm-battered homes as Irma flooding spreads in Florida

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Irma downgraded to tropical storm, heads into Georgia Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power Nearly 40 lives claimed in Caribbean, at least 3 in U.S. Flooding hits coastal communities in three states From Independent News Desk i.e Storm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed […]

Foreigners own 1 million+ acres of Georgia ag land

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By Lois Norder From AJC Georgia is among nine states where foreign interests own more than 1 million acres of land deemed agricultural, according to a recent report by The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. The roster of foreign owners shows companies or individuals from at least 39 countries own Georgia crop, pasture, timberland or […]