Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

(USAToday.com) After expanding its fulfillment network during the pandemic, Amazon has delayed or canceled the launch of over a dozen warehouses across the country, a company spokesperson confirmed. Amazon’s distribution center in Cocoa, Florida, won’t operate until at least some time next year, Florida Today, a USA TODAY Network site, reported this week. Earlier this month, the freight industry trade publication FreightWaves reported that Amazon … Continue reading Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

New York becomes second major US city to declare health emergency over monkeypox

(CNN.com) (CNN)New York City officials declared monkeypox a public health emergency Saturday, saying the city is the epicenter of the state’s outbreak and the move will boost measures to help slow the spread of the disease. “We estimate that approximately 150,000 New Yorkers may currently be at risk for monkeypox exposure,” Mayor Eric Adams and Dr. Ashwin Vasan, commissioner of the city’s health and mental hygiene department, … Continue reading New York becomes second major US city to declare health emergency over monkeypox

COMEDIAN LIL DUVAL NASTY CAR WRECK IN BAHAMAS … Airlifted To Hospital

(TMZ.com) Comedian Lil Duval was in no joking mood Tuesday night … he got into a car accident in the Bahamas and had to be airlifted to a hospital. Duval, who’s a regular on MTV’s ‘Guy Code’ and VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Squares’, posted a video to IG, showing himself covered in bandages and strapped to a gurney as he’s wheeled out of an ambulance onto an airstrip. … Continue reading COMEDIAN LIL DUVAL NASTY CAR WRECK IN BAHAMAS … Airlifted To Hospital

Delta planes collide near gate at Miami airport

(NYPost.com) Two Delta Air Lines planes collided near a gate at the Miami International Airport on Sunday, resulting in hours-long delays. Delta Flight 1654 was leaving Miami for Atlanta when it made “low-speed contact” with Delta Flight 2911, which was en route to Boston, an airline spokesperson said. The exact cause of the “minor” collision is still unclear, but an airport rep told the news station WSB-TV that … Continue reading Delta planes collide near gate at Miami airport

Police shoot woman who had fired shots into ceiling at Dallas Love Field Airport, authorities say

(CNN.com) Update: The frightening moment concluded an incident where 37-year-old Portia Odufuwa allegedly fired her weapon several times toward the ceiling at about 11 a.m. after emerging from a women’s restroom, Dallas police chief Eddie Garcia said during a press conference. Authorities said an officer quickly responded and fired their weapon, hitting Odufuwa in the lower extremities. She was taken to a local hospital. Another video obtained … Continue reading Police shoot woman who had fired shots into ceiling at Dallas Love Field Airport, authorities say

Shericka Jackson and Noah Lyles both smash 200m sprint records at World Championships

(CNN.com) It was a spectacular night of sprinting at the World Championships on Thursday as records tumbled in both the men’s and women’s 200m finals. First, Shericka Jackson set a new national and championship record after beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to gold. The Jamaican dominated the race and won in a time of 21.45 seconds – becoming the second fastest woman of all-time behind only American Florence Griffith-Joyner. It was … Continue reading Shericka Jackson and Noah Lyles both smash 200m sprint records at World Championships