PSNI ‘not overplaying Brexit border threat’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBorder patrol: Policing patrol on the Irish border with a PSNI officer PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton has rejected claims that the threat of violence at the Irish border after Brexit was being exaggerated. He told BBC News NI that those who say the PSNI or others, are “overplaying the border and Brexit in policing terms” are “simply wrong”. He said he thought that “anything that re-emphasises the border” presents challenges for …

New Report States That These Professions Have The Highest Suicide Rates In The US

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a new report looking at suicide rates among US workers. The report’s goal is to inform suicide prevention efforts as suicide rates have increased significantly since the beginning of the century. In the year 2000, the average suicide rate was 12.9 people per 100,000. In 2016, it was 17.3 for every 100,000 people. That’s a 34 percent increase. The report focused on workers from 17 states. It found that …

25+ Pics That Will Make Trump Regret Canceling WWI Cemetery Visit Because Of Rain

The White House commented on the U.S president’s absence citing, “scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather,” and instead sent a delegation led by Chief of Staff John Kelly to the cemetery in his place. The cloudy weather and rain prevented president’s helicopter for traveling to the site located 50 miles from Paris. Among the world leaders that did show were Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron. #9 #10 #19 #20 #29 …

Bob Woodward: The Media Has Become ‘Emotionally Unhinged’ About Trump

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist spoke out against the lawsuit Tuesday at the Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida. Suing to  Naples Daily News. “Trump would sit around and look at this and say, ‘This is great.’” Dylan Byers reported via Twitter. t’s more serious reporting about what he’s doing.” The lawsuit CNN filed Tuesday White House decision to revoke Acosta’s press access

The California Wildfires Are Affecting Some Of Your Favorite Celebrities Betches

If you’ve been paying attention to the news for the last few days, you probably have an idea of how bad the California wildfires are right now. Since Thursday, thousands of acres have burned, and hundreds of thousands of people have evacuated their homes in areas surrounding Los Angeles. Obviously, this is a terrible tragedy, and we’re sending out positive vibes to everyone who’s been affected. But, being Los Angeles, some high-profile celebs have been at the mercy of the …

Utah votes in favor of legalizing medical marijuana: report

The proposal had been a difficult sell to Mormon church leaders who were concerned about the possibility that it could expand to broader use. In order to get their approval, an agreement was made to revise the measure at a later date, the outlet said. In accordance with the deal, the law will reportedly change by blocking marijuana edibles that could appeal to children, while not allowing people to grow their own marijuana if they live too far from a dispensary. …

Facebook under pressure over Soros smear tactics

Facebook is facing calls to conduct an external investigation into its own lobbying and PR activities by an aide to billionaire George Soros. BuzzFeed reports that Michael Vachon, an advisor to the chairman at Soros Fund Management, made the call in a letter to friends and colleagues. The call follows an explosive investigation, published yesterday by the New York Times based on interviews with more than 50 sources on the company, which paints an ugly picture of how Facebook’s leadership team …

Tiger Global returns with a $3M investment to help restaurants deal with delivery apps

Tiger Global has returned to backing early-stage Indian startups after it wrote a $3 million check for CheckMate, a U.S.-Indian startup that helps restaurants deal with the pain of multiple food ordering platforms. The Series A and it represents the first time that CheckMate has raised outside funding for its business. It is also a return to early-stage investing in India — where CheckMate’s largest office is — for Tiger Global following a period of relative inactivity. Founded two-and-a-half years …

Drone Footage Reveals Over 100 Whales Trapped In Secret Underwater Jails

More than 100 cetaceans have been found cooped up inside a series of tiny enclosures off Russia’s Pacific coast near the southeastern city of Nakhodka.  In total, 11 orcas and 90 beluga whales are being housed in what activists are now calling a “whale jail”, potentially illegally. That is the largest number of marine animals to be held in such a way, reports Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), a UK-based wildlife charity. – Drone footage of the “Whale Jail” It is thought that the cetaceans have been caught and …

Diabetes prescriptions now cost 1bn to NHS

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStephen Richardson had to have his leg amputated because of type 2 diabetes Diabetes prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to figures from NHS Digital. The total cost of the prescriptions has risen significantly – by more than £422 million – in the last 10 years. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. The biggest increases are seen …

Giant Menorah Survives At Jewish Summer Camp Devastated By Woolsey Fire

The giant metal menorah at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu was captured in photos standing tall on a hilltop overlooking the ocean, surrounded by the charred remains of grassy fields.  posted an image of the menorah to its Facebook page and pledged that the fire wouldn’t stop the community from gathering this summer. historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple, sustained significant damage after the Woolsey fire passed through over the weekend.  Camp JCA Shalom, which is run by the Shalom Institute, a …

Reporters gear up for around-the-clock coverage of California fires

(CNN)The stories of the California wildfires are being told through video diaries by survivors, vivid updates from reporters, and wall-to-wall live coverage by local stations. And as Lizzie Johnson of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted Sunday night, “we aren’t out of this yet.” Not even close. Red-flag conditions persist both up north and down south. Reporters like Johnson will be covering the firefighting effort and the recovery for the foreseeable future. The paper’s top editor, Audrey Cooper, tweeted a budget …

Northern California fire death toll rises to 48

(CNN)The Camp Fire has claimed 48 lives and 8,800 structures in Northern California, officials said Tuesday. Cell phone videos show drivers fleeing fire Outside the vehicle, ash and hot embers stung her eyes and obscured her vision, she said. She felt around until she reached a fire engine that was hot to the touch. Firefighters pulled her inside, but they, too, were trapped, she said — until a bulldozer came through and cleared a path to safety. The staggering numbers …

Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as their next big thing

On Wednesday, Samsung provided a glimpse at a foldable-screen device that it will release next year. It’s expected to compete against several other flexible-screen phones. But it’s unclear whether the flexibility will have mass appeal, especially when the bendy devices are expected to cost more than $1,000. Trending in Tech Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific