In the largest mobilization of private resources to protect Africa’s frontline health workers from COVID-19, a new 30+-member coalition today announced it has begun delivering nearly 60 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to countries across sub-Saharan Africa in the initiative’s first round. Read more
When We All Vote, a national nonpartisan organization, launched Civic Cities, a new initiative that encourages mayors to use their voices, governing authority and convening power to mobilize civic leaders, business leaders and community members to increase voter participation in their communities. The initiative launched with a bipartisan group of 31 founding mayors from across the country with the goal of recruiting more of our nation’s mayors. Read more
(Postmedia) – A 29-year-old Canadian Forces medic plunged to her death Sunday when her parachute malfunctioned during a solo jump. Continue reading
The Sagrantino Italian International Balloon Challenge Cup is underway in Umbria, Italy, drawing dozens of balloonists from around the world for what organizers say is the “most relaxed event” of the year. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (JULY 7, 2017) (INTERIOR MINISTRY HANDOUT) – A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on Friday (July 7) to discuss a demand that the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 5, 2017) (REUTERS – Fitness coach Joe Wicks, known to his millions of online followers as ‘The Body Coach’, set a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday (July 5) for the largest ever High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) session. Continue reading
United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.
CHICAGO, USA (APRIL 10, 2017) ( JAYSE D ANSPACH) – United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday (April 10) for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked.
Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.