Hurricane Fiona: Storm likely to be ‘extreme weather event’ as it heads toward eastern Canada, meteorologists warn

CNN – Killer Hurricane Fiona It weakened a bit to a Category 3 storm but still packing strong winds of 125 mph as it heads toward the Atlantic coast of Canada. Hurricane conditions are expected to bring to the area Friday night, the National Hurricane Center He said. Forecasters at the Canadian Hurricane Center warned … Read more

5 things to know on September 23: Hurricane Fiona, Ukraine, immigrants, Covid scams, air travel

CNN – Halloween is still more than a month away, but some major retailers are already preparing for Christmas. Walmart and Target said they’re getting an early start on this year’s holiday shopping season in stores and online as families across the country continue to grapple with persistently high inflation that is forcing them to … Read more

Federal watchdog says pandemic unemployment benefits fraud could exceed $45 billion

CNN – About $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment benefits may have been fraudulently paid to criminals between March 2020 and April 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General said in a statement. note Thursday. It’s the latest report to identify widespread schemes to steal money from a variety of federal relief programs. … Read more

Opinion: Israel shows the world how to conserve water

Editor’s note: Seth M. Siegel is the author of “Let there be water: Israel’s solution to a water-scarce world” And the “Troubled Water: What’s Wrong With What We Drink. He is currently the Head of Sustainability at N-drip, a company that developed technology to save water for agricultural use. The opinions expressed in this comment … Read more

China lost the Yangtze River dolphin. Climate change is coming for other species then

CNN – They called it the “Goddess of the Yangtze River” – a creature so rare that it is believed that it brings wealth and protection to local fishermen and all those lucky enough to discover it. But poaching and human activity It led him to the brink of extinction he hadn’t seen in decades. … Read more

Rail strike averted after lengthy talks reached agreement in principle

Washington DC CNN Business – Unions and management reached a tentative agreement early Thursday, to avert the freight rail strike that occurred threatened to paralyze US supply chains And push the prices of many commodities higher. The deal with unions representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors was announced just after 5 a.m. in a … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, Water crisis: EPA investigates water crisis as residents still subject to boiling water warning

CNN – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investigating a water crisis that has affected nearly 150,000 residents of Jackson, Mississippi, who are still subject to a boiling water advisory. “I can confirm that the EPA’s Office of Inspector General has begun sending staff to Jackson to collect data and conduct interviews,” the office’s spokeswoman … Read more