NYC building space heater malfunction sparks fire that kills 19

Emergency personnel from the FDNY provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx borough of New York City, US, on Jan 9, 2022.Reuters Nineteen people were killed, including nine children, and dozens were injured when a fire started by a malfunctioning space heater spread smoke through a 19-floor building...

‘No words’: As Covid-19 travel ban lifts, a grandmother meets her grandson

Bhavna Patel (right) and her daughter Bindiya Patel (left), who are due to fly to New York to reunite with family following the relaxing of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) travel restrictions, pose at their home in Croydon, Britain on Nov 5, 2021.Reuters Tears flowed, airline officials applauded, and cameras flashed as one-year-old Kai Patel met...

All aboard the hyperloop: How your commute could be changing

Josh Giegel, co-founder and CEO of Virgin Hyperloop, walks next to a hyperloop tube at the company's hyperloop facility near Las Vegas, Nevada, May 5, 2021.Reuters Think about the future of transportation, and you might envision the old animated show The Jetsons, with everyone flying around in personal spaceships. Not only did that never happen, but we...

Is it finally game on for video game adaptations?

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the character Detective Pikachu, voiced by Ryan Reynolds, in a scene from "Pokemon Detective Pikachu." In 2019, “Detective Pikachu,” based on the Nintendo game, grossed more than $400 million worldwide. (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) Is there a more woebegone movie genre than the video game adaptation?...

Trump returns to Twitter as Facebook’s Zuckerberg bans him for ‘fanning the flames’

Facebook blocked US President Donald Trump's account over concerns that his messages might spark further violent protests.   NEW YORK/CALIFORNIA — US President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Thursday (Dec 7) with a video acknowledging that Mr Joe Biden would be the next US President as other social media services including Facebook blocked his accounts over...

Speed of coronavirus deaths shock doctors as New York toll hits new high

New York state, epicentre of America's coronavirus crisis, set another single-day record of Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, as veteran doctors and nurses voiced astonishment at the speed with which patients were deteriorating and dying. The number of known coronavirus infections in New York state alone approached 150,000 on Wednesday, even as authorities warned that the...

This Penang Kopitiam In New York Has Been Ranked As One Of The Best New Restaurants In America!

When it comes to national pride, nothing unites Malaysians more than the love for our rich, diverse cuisine that perfectly captures the essence of our country’s inhabitants. And while our reputation for good food is something that we locals are proud to boast about, it seems as though the rest of the world is finally...