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Injured When Escalator Suddenly Reverses, Speeds Up

Injured When Escalator Suddenly Reverses, Speeds Up

Onlookers said the escalator was moving "twice as fast" when it started to reverse direction. A Langham Place spokeswoman said the escalator passed an inspection on March 23. "It was fast and people couldn't respond immediately", Lau Kit-ying told the South China Morning Post . The last routine inspection was on Thursday.


Airline laptop ban comes into affect

Airline laptop ban comes into affect

I think it's not good", said one passenger at Ataturk International Airport. Britain has also announced a parallel electronics ban, effective Saturday, targeting all flights out of Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Lebanon.


Cathay Pacific sees first annual loss in eight years

Cathay Pacific sees first annual loss in eight years

Cathay has been warning of worsening financial health for several months, as it saw a steep drop in profitability in the first half of 2016 and predicted further deterioration for the second half. Swire Group is the parent of Cathay, while Air China Ltd. holds nearly 30%. "For those who still travel in the premium cabin, they increasingly favour transfer flights (because) it's cheaper than non-stop service".


Is Tea Healthy? Poison Brew Kills San Francisco Woman In Chinatown

Is Tea Healthy? Poison Brew Kills San Francisco Woman In Chinatown

Rachael Kagan, a spokesperson for the San Francisco department of Public Health , states that the woman, who was in her 50s, had developed abnormal heart rhythms and weakness, which required that the woman be resuscitated. Symptoms of Aconite poisoning include sensory abnormalities such as numbness or tingling of the face, mouth, or limbs; weakness in the limbs; and paralysis.


Airline Trolls Electronics Ban With Hilarious List Of Things To Do

Airline Trolls Electronics Ban With Hilarious List Of Things To Do

Royal Jordanian flies to New York, Chicago and Detroit. The U.S. ban took effect Tuesday, with a Saturday morning deadline for compliance. The UK followed suit, saying it too would immediately impose similar device restrictions, but it added flights from Tunisia and Lebanon to its list, and excluded those from the UAE, Kuwait and Qatar.


Canada Goose Vaults Reiss From Aspiring Writer to Millionaire

Canada Goose Vaults Reiss From Aspiring Writer to Millionaire

However, the IPO was blighted by protestors outside the New York Stock Exchange, who heckled passers by for wearing the Canada Goose jackets. "The company has been expanding from just a wholesaler that supplies various retailers worldwide, to having a direct-to-consumer business where they use the web to cut out the middleman and sell to individuals", Cramer said.