Red Cross says 208 COVID-related attacks on health workers

Red Cross says 208 COVID-related attacks on health workers

UNITED NATIONS — The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said it has recorded 208 COVID-19-related attacks against health workers and installations in 13 countries since March, a striking contrast to the cheers and clapping in gratitude for their work in many nations. Peter Maurer said Wednesday that health workers are being … Read more

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Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach: minister

Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach: minister

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The captain of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, killing 97 people on board, approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn’t open his landing gear and hit the runway three times, a government minister said on Thursday. Search teams recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of the Pakistan International … Read more

Monument Valley studio Ustwo just launched a new game on Facebook

Monument Valley studio Ustwo just launched a new game on Facebook

While we’re waiting for the eventual release of Monument Valley 3, developer Ustwo has just launched another surprise: a cyberpunk climbing game called Go Go Bots. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, is that the new game is exclusive to Facebook. Go Go Bots is available today through Facebook’s Instant Games platform, which means it’s playable … Read more

Paige VanZant, husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Paige VanZant, husband have bath time after 'drowning' experiment

Wednesday nights are all about the love in Paige VanZant’s bathroom. Days after VanZant attempted to “drown” husband Austin Vanderford in a quarantine experiment, the couple of two years climbed into their tub together for some R&R. “No funny business tonight. Only love ❤️ @austinv170mma,” the 26-year-old fighter captioned the post on Instagram. Van Zant … Read more

Thief makes off with puppies and birds from NYC pet store

Thief makes off with puppies and birds from NYC pet store

This cat-burglar got the canaries — and puppies too! A thief broke into a Bronx pet store this week and flew the coop with dozens of birds and puppies, cops said. The bandit clipped the front gate and shattered the glass door of the Gabby Pets Discount Shop on Grand Concourse near East 183rd Street … Read more

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Aclima: Pollution data shows how much San Diego’s skies have cleared

Aclima: Pollution data shows how much San Diego's skies have cleared

Air pollution has fallen dramatically in San Diego, California in recent weeks, according to data collected by Aclima‘s fleet of fixed and mobile pollution monitors. Precise measurements show the dramatic effect of work-from-home policies enforced during the pandemic and could prove invaluable in developing strategies to fight pollution on a hyperlocal level, Aclima CEO Davida … Read more

Tom Brady Cadillac for sale for $300,000

Tom Brady Cadillac for sale for $300,000

How much would you pay for a car customized by Tom Brady? It appears the starting price is $300,000, according to a listing of a 2018 stretched Cadillac Escalade ESV posted by the six-time Super Bowl champion himself on the Becker Auto Design website. “Parting ways with my Becker ESV won’t be easy. From day … Read more