Health

Drivers warned 'keep off roads' as heavy snow forecast

Drivers warned 'keep off roads' as heavy snow forecast

Scotland's transport minister Humza Yousaf told MSPs at Holyrood that Police Scotland have responded to the fresh weather alert by upgrading their travel warning from stage three to stage four. Following the overnight snow, all schools in the Scottish Borders were closed "in the interests of the safety of pupils, staff, parents and carers".


US House panel to hold hearing on emergency alerts after Hawaii error

US House panel to hold hearing on emergency alerts after Hawaii error

A public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert on Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, top, days after a similar error in Hawaii . Hirono says "this had the potential for being totally catastrophic". Elaborating on the origins of Saturday's false alarm, which went uncorrected for almost 40 minutes, spokesman Richard Rapoza said the employee who mistakenly sent the missile alert had been ...


North and South Korea Will March TOGETHER During the Olympics Opening Ceremonies

North and South Korea Will March TOGETHER During the Olympics Opening Ceremonies

He said it was " time to talk" with North Korea , but stipulated that Pyongyang would have to come to the table with decisive steps to denuclearize. The US military has set up semi-permanent shop in the south, and with rising global tensions, specifically between the Korean leader, Kim, Jong-Un and President Donald Trump, the nations are a hotbed of action these days.



Donald Trump 'did exceedingly well' in cognitive screening test

President Donald Trump asked the White House doctor to perform a cognitive exam during his physical last week, despite the doctor's determination that such testing wasn't necessary. Dr Jackson said he had every confidence that the president "has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no medical issues".


Tide Pod Challenge could be fatal

Tide Pod Challenge could be fatal

The pods contain a mix of ethanol and other risky chemicals. "Teens trying to be amusing are now putting themselves in danger by ingesting this unsafe substance", Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairman of the U.S. "Eating a Tide POD is a BAD IDEA". "The intentional misuse of these products poses a real threat to the health of individuals", Kaminski said. For its part, Tide has begun a campaign urging the use of its products only for their intended goal.