Jan 09 2018
Severe winter weather has had a major impact, with more than 150 blood drives nationwide forced to cancel due to severe cold and snow.
More than 150 drives were canceled across the country, including 10 in NY just last week.
A local organization is seeking blood donors after their supply dipped extremely low at the start of the new year.
Donors can schedule an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. "Sometimes they'll send a friend or family member in their spot to donate so we don't lose that blood product".
Individuals who are as young as 16 years of age (with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in general good health may be eligible to donate blood.
Firefighters respond to blaze at Trump Tower
A New York Fire Department spokesperson explained: "We had one minor injury to a firefighter - some debris fell on him. Fire trucks could be seen outside of the building just after 7 a.m.as smoke wafted off the roof.
Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room
When officers arrived, they eventually found an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun, and plenty of ammo in the man's room, police said. Police said the man was arrested and jailed for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing.
U.S. to resume full visa services in Turkey
The employee of U.S. consulate was arrested over suspected links to a cleric blamed for last year's failed coup in Ankara. The embassy began processing visas on a "limited" basis in November following reassurances from Turkey.
The blood center has themed January, National Blood Donor Month, "Texas Strong".
"We know the weather conditions can discourage people from going out and cause them to cancel appointments, but we really need people to keep those appointments", said Kristen Lane, marketing lead for Central Blood Bank.
The Oklahoma Blood Institute says it is in serious need of O-negative blood donors. By giving platelets regularly, donors can help patients kick cancer and recover from other life-threatening illnesses and injuries.
Type O negative: The blood type that can be transfused to nearly everyone and is what doctors reach for in trauma situations.
"It's an important blood type for emergency situations", Lewis said.
Jan 08 2018
Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Adityanath's Residence, Police To Take Action
Keeping the tirade going against the Congress government, Yogi said law and order had completely collapsed here. He accused the state government of stalling development projects to divert the funds to the Congress's coffers.
Jan 08 2018
Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards
On January 2, the United States president tweeted to say he would be announcing "the most dishonest and corrupt media awards of the year".
Jan 07 2018
KMart closing in Rutland in early April
As the rise of e-commerce spearheaded by Amazon and Walmart continues, businesses like Sears Holdings aren't keeping up. Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy previous year , and is in the process of shuttering its business entirely.
Jan 07 2018
Jammu and Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast at Sopore
Security forces have sealed off the area and massive hunt has been launched to nab the terrorists responsible for the incident. Khan led police officers and jawans in paying floral tributes to the martyrs, a police spokesman said here.
Jan 02 2018
Six days of Iran protests: 20 dead, 450 arrested
The latest demonstrations came despite President Hassan Rouhani's vow that the nation would deal with "rioters and lawbreakers". Iran's state media reported the 9 deaths overnight Monday, 10 on Sunday, and two on Saturday.
Jan 02 2018
Teenager murders family members on New Year's Eve
The prosecutor said the teenager's grandfather and brother were not targeted and left the home unharmed, according to The A.P. He's expected to make a court appearance on January 2.
Jan 01 2018
Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed
The terrorists stormed the 185th battalion camp of the CRPF in Lethpora village in Kashmir valley around 2am. The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dec 31 2017
Arrest after police shoot man dead responding to hoax 'swatting' call
Swatting dates back to at least the early 2000s, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation first warned the public about it in 2008. Some swatters use a teletypewriter (TTY) relay - a phone system created for people who are deaf - to place 911 calls.
Dec 29 2017
Vanity Fair Apologises For Video Suggesting Hillary Clinton Takes Up Knitting
In an April 1988 issue of Spy magazine (which Carter co-founded), Trump was famously referred to as a "short-fingered vulgarian". Ms Kosoff, the writer who made the knitting suggestion, reportedly took to her private Twitter account to defend the video.
Dec 28 2017
'Dangerous wind chills' forecast for Wednesday; wintry mix possible during weekend
Snow is expected to begin falling around commute time Thursday morning and continue throughout the day. For example, Carletta said on Christmas Day in Fargo this year, the low was minus 19 degrees.
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Dec 27 2017More Snow for Christmas Eve!