30 Shockingly Scary Stories About Drivers On The Road At Night

By John Towner These stories from Ask Reddit will convince you to keep your car in the driveway. By John Towner 1. Dad was driving at night, and I was looking out the window and saw two red pinpricks in the corn field, and it followed us. I told my dad about it and he said, in the most calm, casual tone for this situation: “Those are cornfield demons. Stay in the car and you’ll be okay.” Cue me freaking the hell out when he got out of the car not too long after to check a tire before getting back in. 2. Someone I knew locally came across a jeep that had just crashed into the ditch on a …

Ambulance crew shortage expected for third night

The service had appealed for staff to come to work at the weekend because of difficulties filling rotas. “We are doing everything we can to provide as high a level of cover as we can,” said Dr Ruddell. “We are going to prioritise those calls which have the most critical need. “Unfortunately, those people who have a less critical need are the ones who wait longer, and we apologise for that.” Related Topics NI Health UK ambulance services Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Original Article : HERE ;

33 Paranormal Stories Even Skeptics Are Going To Freak Out Over

By January Nelson Updated August 10, 2019 Steinar Engeland 1. Long story short, multiple people who are not friends with one another have been in my house and seen a woman in a blue dress and then told me about it later. I don’t tell anyone else about it (not even my husband) because it doesn’t bother anything. No big deal right? Any who, I myself have seen her twice. The first time I woke up in the middle of the night and saw her leaning over the baby’s crib. I immediately sat up and she just faded away. I felt crazy because I didn’t know anyone else had seen her at the time. The next day I went to …

Transfer deadline day: Whatsapp messages, spinning plates and a ‘Catch-22’

(CNN)It’s the day the dollars are splashed, headlines are made nerves are frayed, and football fans flock to their club’s stadium to surround television reporters in the desperate bid to catch a glimpse of a new superstar signing. As the clock ticked down on Thursday the likes of Juventus star Paulo Dybala and Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho are both being linked with a move to Tottenham, while Christian Eriksen is reportedly seeking a transfer away from the north London club with Spain his favored destination. Then there’s Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku, reportedly destined for a new adventure with Italian giant Inter Milan. And don’t forget Brazilian superstar Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain and Gareth Bale at Real Madrid whose futures remain …

Angelina Jolie Shares Intimate Details About Raising ‘Strong’ Daughters In Moving Essay

Angelina Jolie is opening up about raising her daughters to “develop their minds” instead of focusing on their appearances in a moving essay about women unfairly maligned in history. latest issue of Elle magazine, reminding them that it’s what’s on the inside that counts. “There is nothing more attractive — you might even say enchanting — than a woman with an independent will and her own opinions,” she continued.  The actress also mentions her sons, writing that she “could not be prouder” of “the men they are becoming, the way they respect their sisters and are respected by them.” “Women who rebel against what is considered normal by society—even unintentionally—have been labeled as unnatural, weird, wicked, and dangerous,” she writes. “Wicked …

Kashmir: New violence feared in old flashpoint, as Indian ruling party pushes long-held agenda

New Delhi (CNN)Hindu nationalists in India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir — named Jammu and Kashmir state — of its decades-old special status. The “abrogation of Article 370” was also mentioned in the BJP election manifesto, released in April ahead of India’s general elections. It was part of a promise “to overcome all obstacles that come in the way of development and provide adequate financial resources to all regions of the state.” A long-held goal On Monday, Modi’s government finally moved to revoke Article 370, in what analysts say is part of a Hindu nationalist agenda. Pakistan, which also claims Kashmir, described the move as illegal. It is not clear what happens next, …

Common blue butterfly makes a comeback

Extinct butterfly back in England Rare butterflies thrive at former quarry How do you take a butterfly’s temperature? The common blue butterfly is not typically found in gardens, preferring unimproved grassland such as woodland clearings, heathland and even sand dunes The top of the male’s wings are bright blue and unmarked, while females have orange crescents and dark spots near the edge of their wings – that vary from purple to dark brown – and a tinge of blue near their bodies. Related Topics Wildlife Environment Nature Butterflies Insects Original Article : HERE ;

12 Influencers Who Went Too Far And Got Shamed For It

Society has a way of reigning in bad behavior, however, and the current trend of ‘shaming’ those influencers who go too far seems to be having an effect. Bored Panda has collected a list of times when people decided that enough was enough, and set the limit as to how low the bar of self-obsession can go. #2 Woman Stomped All Over The Plants In This Conservatory For Instagram Shots Despite Staff Repeatedly Asking Her To Stop This woman, in her quest to show off to maximum effect on her social media, stomped all over the plants in this Conservatory despite staff repeatedly asking her to stop. According to Rainy_Day_May, who uploaded the pic on Reddit, “She was asked by multiple people …

Rachel Roddys recipe for cannoli | A Kitchen in Rome

The perennial Sicilian favourite confection, the recipe straight from the kitchen of a master of the art After two disappointments, it was a relief to arrive in Cantunra had not closed or been renovated beyond recognition since our last visit two summers ago. Parking has not changed either; it is tricky in the meandering centre. Then, when you do find a spot, it is often so awkward that getting into it is like trying to lever a hot foot into an undersized shoe. Eventually we park by the Aragonese castle and walk back towards the main square of the town before turning right into Via Giuseppe Di Vita and the reason we have come here: dinner. I have Caltanissetta) where …

Chinese companies halt purchases of US agricultural products

Beijing (CNN Business)Chinese companies have halted purchases of US agricultural products, marking the latest escalation of the trade war between the United States and China. China’s Commerce Ministry called the new tariffs a “serious violation of the consensus reached by the two countries’ leaders in Osaka.” At the June G20 meeting in Osaka, American and Chinese officials had agreed to a cease-fire in the trade war.

UK to join US-led taskforce in Gulf

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy does the Strait of Hormuz matter? The Royal Navy will join a US-led taskforce to protect merchant ships travelling in the Gulf. The move comes amid growing tensions between the two western powers and Iran over the shipping route in the Strait of Hormuz. Iranian forces seized British-flagged vessel Stena Impero last month, while the US has tightened sanctions on Iran. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the new maritime taskforce would give “reassurance for shipping”. But it goes against plans laid out by his predecessor, Jeremy Hunt, for a European-led mission in the area. Image copyright MoD Image caption HMS Montrose, centre, escorts the British-flagged Stena Important (front) and Sea Ploeg …

How ‘BH90210’ paid tribute to Luke Perry

(CNN)Luke Perry might be gone, but he was far from forgotten in the premiere of Fox’s “BH90210.” “We knew we had to acknowledge and pay tribute to him (because) obviously it was a very painful loss for us; everyone knew him and we wanted to do it in as respectful a way as possible,” Chris Alberghini, one of the series’ executive producers, said on Wednesday during the show’s Television Critics Association press day. He said various tributes were discussed among the cast but they ultimately “found a way (to do it) that felt commemorative.” Costar Jennie Garth confirmed that Perry was approached about the reboot before his death and she said he was “fully in support of it.” However, the …

‘Something needs to be done’: A conversation about guns and race in America

(CNN)On Tuesday afternoon, Liliana Bustos, a 27-year-old waitress in El Paso, Texas, brought her 2-year-old son to see the growing memorial outside the Walmart commemorating the 22 people killed in the mass shooting there on Saturday. Andre Ortiz and his fiancée Caysee Brown frequent Dayton’s Oregon entertainment district where the shooting took place. Ortiz, 34, and Brown, 36, knew one of the victims, Lola Oglesby. “It feels a little different to even leave the house these days,” said Brown. “It just doesn’t feel like you can go anywhere. Can’t go to Walmart. Can’t go to church. Can’t go to a movie theater without the fear of something happening or something going wrong.” Ortiz said he’s had to talk with the …

My Best Friend Visited From Florida And Brought A Spirit With Her

By Chaozzy Lin By Chaozzy Lin My best friend believes in spiritual mumbo jumbo like tarot cards and psychic readings and cleansing the house with sage. Despite our vastly differently beliefs, when she asked if she could stay at my place for a week, I immediately said yes.  “Are you sure?” she asked. “It’s okay if you say no. I still have a spirit attached to me. I know that makes some people uncomfortable.” She had mentioned the spirit before in late night snapchats while she was drunk on wine. I assumed didn’t even believe the bullshit she was spouting. But apparently she was serious about the ghost. She said it followed her wherever she went. She said it was …

GOP Rep. Will Hurd Is Retiring, Leaving Texas Seat Within Democrats’ Reach

nearly lost his Texas seat to a Democratic challenger last year, Hurd, who’s served in the House since 2015, said he wants to focus on addressing issues like relations with China, poverty in Central America and the rise of artificial intelligence from the private sector. Hurd’s departure leaves the House without a single black Republican.  pledged to vote for Trump in next year’s election. Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force veteran and career civil servant in Texas’ 23rd Congressional District. Jones ― who Democrats have high hopes of flipping the district. It was on the party’s “Red to Blue” list of high-priority districts during the 2018 election, when Jones lost by just 926 votes. “Democrats will win this seat and if …