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This Brooklyn pizza fest was so bad it's under state investigation

This Brooklyn pizza fest was so bad it's under state investigation

Eater reports that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office has opened an inquiry about the pizza festival and is encouraging attendees to submit formal complaints through their website . "Thanks for your patience in helping us get to the bottom of this". These assertions somewhat contradict Hangry Garden co-founder Jeremy Asgari, whose company ultimately denied services to Osekre on the day of the event because he allegedly couldn't pay them.


Consumers Energy Sends Crews To Help With Hurricane Irma Recovery

Consumers Energy Sends Crews To Help With Hurricane Irma Recovery

Duke Energy and its contractor crews are gathering at a rest area along southbound Interstate 71/75 in Florence. At 6 p.m. that update showed 4.7 million Florida homes and businesses, 45 percent of the state, was without power. Meanwhile, Florida Power & Light spokesman Rob Gould asked customers on Tuesday to be patient as they wait for restoration of electricity. They're working 16 hour days for about the next two weeks.


USA issues visa restrictions for Guinea, Eritrea, over deportations

USA issues visa restrictions for Guinea, Eritrea, over deportations

Eritrea is facing the harshest sanctions, as most people applying for a business or a tourist visa to the United States will have their applications denied. In practice, the USA has rarely taken that step - just twice in the past decade and a half, according to a Department of Homeland Security spokesman.


'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon

'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon

He pleaded not guilty through his attorney, public defender Rebecca McKinnon. Cops swarmed Darmouth-Hitchcock, New Hampshire's largest hospital, at around 1:24 p.m. Travis Frink, 49, of Rhode Island, is charged with first-degree murder. It wasn't immediately clear if he had a lawyer who could comment on the charge.


Twenty-three students and two wardens killed in Malaysia school fire

Twenty-three students and two wardens killed in Malaysia school fire

The Fire and Rescue Department received a distress call at 5.41 am. In August, The Star reported that the Fire and Rescue Department was concerned about the fire safety measures at unregistered and private tahfiz (religious) schools, having recorded 211 fires involving them since 2015.


Nuclear reactors still down, but unharmed by Hurricane Irma

Nuclear reactors still down, but unharmed by Hurricane Irma

Hands folded and brown eyes hollow, Mario Valentine sat on his faux-leather couch, staring at the cracked white panels and shredded pink insulation that, before the storm , had been the front wall of his mobile home. "Our goal is don't put any more lives at risk", he said, adding that the current major threat is flooding in the northern part of the state. Massive flooding was reported in Jacksonville, and the extent of the damage in the vulnerable Keys was not known because numerous ...