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.
Ally Sheedy calls out Golden Globes for James Franco win
This was in reference to an incident when James Franco tried to pick up a 17-year-old girl on Instagram in 2014. At one point during the news cycle, he tweeted, "I HOPE PARENTS KEEP THEIR TEENS AWAY FROM ME".
Snow Showers Falling, Will Spread Eastward as Afternoon Goes on
This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday , Friday night and into most of Saturday . A winter storm has descended upon Montana, bringing heavy snowfall and extremely low wind chills.
'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office
The film has crossed Golmaal Again business of Rs 206 crore net approx in the first seven days itself. The movie, which is a sequel to Kabir Khan's Ek Tha Tiger , was released on 4500 screens in India.
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 09 2018
GoPro Cuts Hundreds of Jobs, Stock Falls 25 Percent
GoPro's stock saw a spike in downside bets amid the negative news, with traders initiating almost 1.5 million of new short sales. Dusaniwsky said that since then, short interest in GoPro is down by more than one-third at $234 million.
Jan 09 2018
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.
Jan 06 2018
LG Introduces Compact 4K Projector That Can Create 150-inch Screen
With the LG HU80KA, you will get a cinematic experience, from the 4K picture quality, and the projector still being portable. The projector has received the coveted CES 2018 Best of Innovation award and is being featured at the tech show next week.
Jan 06 2018
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman | Trailer [HD] | Netflix
Episodes will each feature one person who Letterman finds fascinating, with interviews both inside and outside a studio setting. Subsequent episodes will be released once a month from February through June, adding up to a total of six 60-minute episodes.
Jan 05 2018
Apple: Mac And iOS Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre Flaws
Apple says it as of now discharged "alleviations" in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to help safeguard against Meltdown . Apple further explains that for these bugs to really affect one's systems, they need to rely on apps with malicious code.
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.
Dec 30 2017
January starts with wolf supermoon, ends with supermoon lunar eclipse
In 2018 there will be two Blue Moons - one in January and one in March, February being left out without a full moon. January's first full moon, nicknamed a wolf moon, will take place on January 1 and it will be a supermoon .
Dec 29 2017
Veteran news anchor Amanda Davis dies
Ho also wrote, "Davis was off the air for more than three years when CBS46 gave her another shot a year ago to anchor again". In Davis' last tweet on December 20, she thanked her friend Debbie Turman for sending flowers after the death of her father.
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.
Dec 28 2017
Josh Rosen keeps making headlines for acknowledging the obvious
The Trojans star is expected to be one of the first players taken if he makes himself eligible. Otherwise, Rosen will be proven right and he won't be the last one to avoid the Browns.
Jan 08 2018Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Adityanath's Residence, Police To Take Action
Jan 07 2018John Young, US astronaut and pioneer, dies aged 87
Jan 06 2018'Jeopardy!' On Hiatus As Alex Trebek Recovers From Brain Surgery
Jan 05 2018Justin Timberlake Drops "Filthy" Video, Channels Steve Jobs
Jan 02 2018Six days of Iran protests: 20 dead, 450 arrested
Jan 02 2018Assam's first draft of NRC identifies 1.9 crore as Indian citizens
Jan 01 2018Final observations: Cowboys 6, Eagles 0
Dec 31 2017Liverpool Prospect Reveals The Disgusting Racist Abuse He Suffered This Year
Dec 29 2017U.S. to resume full visa services in Turkey
Dec 27 2017More Snow for Christmas Eve!
Jan 08 2018Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike
Jan 07 2018President Trump Signs Order Disbanding Voter Fraud Commission
Jan 07 2018KMart closing in Rutland in early April
Jan 07 2018Jammu and Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast at Sopore
Jan 07 2018Coutinho to join Barcelona from Liverpool in deal worth $192 million
Jan 05 2018Chelsea 'on brink of signing Ross Barkley from Everton'
Jan 01 2018Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room
Jan 01 2018Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed
Dec 31 2017Arrest after police shoot man dead responding to hoax 'swatting' call
Dec 30 2017County Unemployment Rates Remain Low Across Tennessee
Dec 29 2017Vanity Fair Apologises For Video Suggesting Hillary Clinton Takes Up Knitting
Dec 28 2017Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll