New York braces for severe storm ahead of holiday weekend

Severe thunderstorms are expected to rock New York and surrounding areas on Friday ahead of clearer, warmer conditions for a “sensational” Memorial Day weekend, forecasters said. The three-day holiday weekend marking the unofficial arrival of summer will kick off in rain with showers and thunderstorms that are expected to stifle New York and western regions … Read more

2 Utah children identified in global hepatitis survey

States with children under investigation for hepatitis through May 18 are shown on a map. Health officials have identified two Utah children diagnosed with “no known cause” hepatitis as part of a global investigation that began in the United States last winter. (Centres for Disaster Control and Prevention) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE … Read more

Here are three new industry-based mental wellness guides for employees

Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Salt Lake Chamber’s social impact foundation, Utah Community Builders, has partnered with community leaders to offer a one-of-a-kind wellness resource: industry-specific fitness guides. The new guides have been created specifically for the hospitality, legal and construction industries, applying concepts from the Employer … Read more

Perth weather: Homes without power as high winds and rain batter WA

More than 2,000 homes were without power and hundreds of people called for help on Tuesday morning after Perth and the South West were battered by strong winds. The largest outages affect properties in Mundaring, Mahogany Creek, Glen Forrest and Parkerville. Western Power crews attempt to repair damage to the power grid. Properties also lost … Read more

Three men rescued by volunteers off Jurien Bay, WA, after a yacht capsized in bad weather

Three men have been rescued off Jurien Bay after their yacht capsized overnight in poor weather eight miles offshore. Key points: Volunteers from Jurien Bay Marine Rescue rescued three men after their yacht capsized in bad weather overnight The trio are believed to have been sailing from Carnarvon to Perth when they hit a 4m … Read more

Theories emerge for mysterious liver diseases in children

Children are silhouetted against a pond at a park in Lenexa, Kansas on Dec. 26, 2020. Health officials remain baffled by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. (Charlie Riedel, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes NEW YORK – Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of … Read more

Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson leave ‘SNL’

This combination of photos shows the cast of “Saturday Night Live”, from left to right; Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney. Bryant, Davidson, McKinnon and Mooney are leaving “Saturday Night Live,” leaving the institution of the sketch with arguably its two most famous names after Saturday’s 47th-season finale. (Associated Press) Estimated reading … Read more

Single-use plastic bags will be banned in NSW from June 1

Single-use lightweight plastic bags will be banned in New South Wales next week and a range of other disposable items will follow in a bid to prevent billions of plastic waste items from entering the environment over the next 20 years. years. Environment Minister James Griffin said the ban, which takes effect June 1, is … Read more

Ontario storm causes power outages and creates horrible driving on roads – Reuters

Ontario storm causes power outages and creates horrible driving on roadsWorld News Storm in Ontario: three dead, more than 350,000 without powerLatest news from CP24 Toronto Tens of thousands still without power in Ontario and Quebec after deadly stormRadio-Canada.ca World National: May 21, 2022 | At least 2 dead after severe storm in OntarioWorld News … Read more

Explanation: How concerned should we be about monkeypox?

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, which had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of the rash developing skin in 1968. (Reuters) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes NEW YORK — Global health officials have sounded the alarm over rising … Read more