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Fire crews are tackling a fire at a tower block in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Smoke billowed from The Lighthouse on Joiner Street – off Church Street – as flames tore through a section of the building this morning (Sunday). Firefighters were seen battling the flames from an aerial platform. City centre police said on Twitter: …

The coronavirus has Carson Block thinking about his career choices. The founder of San Francisco-based Muddy Waters, who made his name shorting Chinese stocks, told MarketWatch in an interview that the current divide between stock-market valuations and the “underlying economy” may lure him into public service so he can do his part in addressing what …

Downloading a Windows update can be a gamble these days, but this week’s Windows 10 “Update Tuesday” patch feels more important than most. The update includes plenty of important security fixes, including patches for two actively exploited vulnerabilities in the Windows Adobe Type Manager that affect all Windows 10 users. The two vulnerabilities in question—listed …

The emergency agreement, announced this afternoon and only for the NHS in England, adds around 8,000 hospital beds, nearly 1,200 more ventilators, more than 10,000 nurses, 700 doctors and 8,000 other clinical staff. Private sector providers said all facilities would be provided at cost price under the deal. The NHS said it would continue to …

Burglary charges are expected to be filed today against a 61-year-old man accused of breaking into a family’s home near Desert Hot Springs, cooking the family’s food and then taking off his pants. Deputies on Tuesday arrived about 7:30 a.m. to a burglary-in-progress call at a home in the 16000 block of Via Corto East …

Hot Springs, S.D. (KOTA -TV)- UPDATE: New Information as of 12:20 am The Vault Restaurant/Bar and China Buffet in downtown Hot Springs are both destroyed by fire. Flames have now moved on to the Quilt Shop That’s according to Frank Maynard of Fall River Emergency Management. He says that specific whole downtown block is now …

President Donald Trump’s administration is taking its most audacious step yet to roll back Medicaid, with a new plan that would cap spending for the government program upon which poor Americans depend for health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on Thursday they would accept applications from states that want to set …

The 5th Circuit panel’s majority did not provide a detailed explanation for its action, but noted that last July the Supreme Court stayed a similar injunction issued by a federal judge in Oakland, Calif. Judges Edith Jones, an appointee of President Ronald Reagan, and Andrew Oldham, a Trump appointee, also said there was a “substantial …

A Fort Lauderdale neighborhood has been plagued with a toxic and smelly odor for almost two weeks due to three back-to-back sewer main breaks. Sewage flowed for nine days in the Rio Vista neighborhood during the first break earlier this month. Two days after a repair, the 54-inch pipe ruptured in another spot a block …

“Impeachment by its nature, it’s a political process.” “What people think is going to happen can turn out to be very different from what happens.” “Because it has to do with elected officials holding another elected official to account for their conduct.” When the framers of the Constitution created a process to remove a president …