Power Outage Hits Upper West Side of Manhattan

A power outage struck what seems to be a “large portion” of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, ABC reported. he power supply is now restored to networks on Upper West Side, Harlem and Upper East Side, according to Con Edison A live camera from ABC’s Eyewitness News showed big parts of the Upper West Side in New … Read more Power Outage Hits Upper West Side of Manhattan

Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

Three extraordinary acts of courage: When a little girl steps into traffic in Georgia, it’s her big sister, Anaiah Rucker, who jumps in front of an oncoming truck, taking the hit that saves her life. Then, two men leap down onto the subway tracks at Atlanta’s busy Five Point Station after a cancer patient falls … Read more Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

International Students Sound Worry New Immigration Rule Will Cost Them Their Visas

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. One of those is student Natalia Afonso, a Brooklyn College student from Brazil. She hopes the school will adopt … Read more International Students Sound Worry New Immigration Rule Will Cost Them Their Visas

Deodorant abstinence | Berlin metro’s unusual way of urging people to properly cover their faces

Berlin’s public transport company is adopting an unusual approach in a bid to get passengers to cover their faces properly during the pandemic. Posters have been put up claiming people are banned from wearing deodorant on the subway – in the hope it will encourage better use of face masks. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Deodorant abstinence | Berlin metro’s unusual way of urging people to properly cover their faces

New York subway rolls out mask vending machines

New York City has rolled out a dozen mask vending machines at 10 subway stations around the city as part of a pilot programme to make PPE, or personal protective equipment, easily available for those riding on mass transit. The new machines sell reusable face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes. The programme started … Read more New York subway rolls out mask vending machines

UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

The Foreign Office has summoned the Chinese ambassador to make clear the UK’s “concern” over the new Hong Kong national security law. Liu Xiaoming was called to a meeting where the Foreign Office’s permanent secretary Sir Simon McDonald said the imposition of the legislation breaches the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The meeting comes just hours after … Read more UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing launched a robotaxi service test in a Shanghai suburb on Saturday after installing V2X (Vehicle to Everything) hardware throughout the area. Under the test, users will be able to get a free trial ride using Didi’s autonomous vehicles after making the reservation via their app, the company said. At the … Read more Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

Italy arrests Siemens, Alstom executives

Italian tax police arrested 13 people, including executives of the Italian units of Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom, in an investigation into alleged bribery relating to Milan subway contracts, prosecutors said. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Italy arrests Siemens, Alstom executives

‘We’re Back,’ Cuomo Says After Taking the Subway as New York City Reopens

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took the subway into Midtown Manhattan Monday, arriving at Grand Central Station prior to holding his daily coronavirus briefing. Cuomo says it’s safe for people to start taking mass transit in New York City. He told the Associated Press following his train ride that he “wouldn’t ask anyone to do … Read more ‘We’re Back,’ Cuomo Says After Taking the Subway as New York City Reopens

New York City enters phase one of reopening

Nearly 400,000 people are going back to work in the city as other parts of the country see an uptick in cases of the coronavirus. ABC News’ Mona Kosar Abdi reports. BREAKING NEWS UPDATES: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/Coronavirus SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: … Read more New York City enters phase one of reopening

Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

China’s capital Beijing is constructing a 1.3 million-square-meter underground transportation hub in sub-city center in southeastern Tongzhou District. This mega-project, which will be one of the world’s largest such hubs in five years, began construction on November 30, 2019. International and domestic designers studied existing transit-oriented development (#TOD) examples, like China’s Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Hub … Read more Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

TV series show: Paris jazz drama from ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle in ‘The Eddy’

TV critic Dheepthika Laurent gives FRANCE 24’s viewers a list of escapist TV dramas to watch this May. They chat about the much-awaited jazz drama “The Eddy” from the director of “Whiplash” and “La La Land”, Damien Chazelle, and review HBO’s indie show about female skateboarders trying to smash the patriarchy in their sport: “Betty” from director Crystal … Read more TV series show: Paris jazz drama from ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle in ‘The Eddy’

New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

New York’s Metropolitan Authority (MTA) is launching an ultraviolet light pilot program to decontaminate public transport to prevent the spread of coronavirus, AP reports. “It’s not science fiction,” said Dr. David Brenner, Director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, who’s scientists are working on the project. For the 1st … Read more New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus