Massive storm hammers US Northeast, killing 3 and leaving hundreds of thousands without power

Emily Arnold via REUTERS Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday after ferocious storms packing fierce winds and hail battered the region, killing three people. Some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us said. Local news showed […]

How to be late for work without making your boss mad

Mark Ramsay Saunter into a party an hour behind schedule and you’re “fashionably late.” Do the same thing at work and you could be in trouble. That’s probably why respondents to a recent CareerBuilder survey came up with all sorts of crazy excuses for their tardiness. Standouts in terms of weirdness include “I put petroleum […]

Starbucks tells employees to let anyone use the restroom after the arrests of 2 black men who tried to use one without buying anything

AP/Elaine Thompson Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom — even if they haven’t bought anything — as it reviews its policies. The coffee chain said it wants all customers who come in “to feel welcome.” The decision follows the arrests of two black men who were asked to leave a coffee […]

50 Cent just announced he’s leaving Instagram, where he has 18 million followers, because the site removed his content without telling him (FB)

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 50 Cent is a major influencer on Instagram. But now the rapper says he’s leaving Instagram because the social network removed content from his account without warning him first. He marked his return to Twitter with a photo of him raising a glass of rosé wine.   Instagram may have just […]

Hollywood rebel James Dean 'died without a cause'

But rescuers allegedly bungled by failing to put his broken neck in a brace. And it is claimed Dean was further shaken when ambulance driver Paul Moreno was in a minor collision while racing to hospital – and stopped to trade information with the other motorist. Dr Hunter, one of America’s leading pathologists, made a […]

Chaos rules in Italy as the country approaches a 3rd month without a government

Two months after its inconclusive general election, Italy’s political parties are still battling to form a government. The Five Star Movement is the biggest single party, but will seemingly only consider working with  the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). It had previously held talks to govern with the right-wing Lega Nord, but refuses to govern with them […]

Fifty Shades Freed's Dakota Johnson admits new movie without Jamie Dornan ‘f**ked me up’

Johnson earned big acclaim in the erotic trilogy, despite the films themselves being widely panned by critics. Now, with those Jamie Dornan co-starring efforts behind her, attention turns to her next release: Suspiria, which has recently wrapped production. Directed by Luca Guadagnino and co-starring Tilda Swinton and Chloe Grace Moretz, it’s a reboot of the […]

Diabetes news: New skin patch will measure glucose levels without need for finger-prick

PAINFUL finger-prick blood sugar tests could become a thing of the past after British scientists developed a skin test to measure glucose levels in sweat. The adhesive patch measures blood sugar without piercing the skin by drawing glucose from fluid between cells across hair follicles.