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

16 Hilarious Times People Made The Mistake Of Wearing Red To Target

Whether it was a sweater, T-shirt or even a polo, these customers quickly became employees and all just for wearing the wrong outfit that day. Scroll down below to see some hilarious stories of people who put a ‘target’ on their back by wearing red! InfiniteRaiders LincolnGraves RoryDiamond cindy4kansas KevinBuffalo wylekolfe ItsJeffLe 4THAVETUTTON anjela moneypitmusic CavemanZoltan MikieRusso twf PiaGlenn BrettCulp ianfimple People in the comments shared their own uniform mishaps

Burgerbot startup Creator hires inventor of Boston Dynamics Big Dog

Disney Imagineering animatronics wizard Dr. Martin Buehler is a legend in the robotics world. His work leading development of the galloping Big Dog quadruped at Boston Dynamics both inspired and terrified a new generation of makers. But after playing in the worlds of fantasy and science fiction that consumers can’t buy, Buehler has been poached to work on something much more tangible. In fact, it’s edible. He’s joining burger-making robot startup Creator as VP of engineering. “It was a great experience …

Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog

The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for good. Comments she made today have also raised questions over the legality of so-called lookalike audiences to target political ads at users of its platform. Information commissioner Elizabeth Denham was giving evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee in the UK parliament this morning. She’s just published her latest report to parliament, on the ICO’s (still ongoing) investigation into the …

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison said the 51-year-old McKee also is accused of failing to properly assess the weather before and after the boat went into Table Rock Lake near Branson, a Midwestern tourist town known for country music shows and entertainment venues. “This is the beginning, not the end, of our efforts in this matter,” Garrison said during a news conference in Springfield, adding that he couldn’t release specifics about the investigation. Ripley Entertainment, the company that operated the boats …

Donald Trump Lashes Out At Press Conference – And Reporters Finally Hit Back! – Perez Hilton

UPDATE 8:21 P.M. EST: It seems Trump has decided to make his personal attacks on the press more official. Acosta just tweeted: I’ve just been denied entrance to the WH. Secret Service just informed me I cannot enter the WH grounds for my 8pm hit — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) November 8, 2018 The US Secret Service just asked for my credential to enter the WH. As I told the officer, I don’t blame him. I know he’s just doing his …

WTF Ryan Murphy And 10 Other Thoughts We Had During Episode 9 Of AHS: Apocalypse

Ryan Murphy is dangerously close to catching these hands. What is actually happening? Did this episode leak early, because before I could even get through the opening credits all kinds of spoilers (in all screenshot proof glory) were popping up on Twitter, and everyone acted likes it was normal. Wilhemina Venable—tired of being kept powerless and in the dark by her cokehead supervisors—tenders her resignation in a huff. Venable is a boss ass bitch who needs to write her own …

Fox News Host Says Jim Acosta Acting Like ‘The Rosa Parks Of The Press Corps’

who in 1955 famously refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. “He thinks it’s the Jim Acosta show,” Watters said Saturday. “And he’s there to trade barbs with the president of the United States. And if he gets called out for it, he’s the victim. He thinks he’s the Rosa Parks of the press corps.” unconfirmed reports that CNN may sue the White House over the suspension. “I’ve never met [Acosta],” continued Watters. “He seems like …