Brexit uncertainty ‘will benefit resorts’

About 90% of overnight trippers to Wales are from the UK staycation market and that could rise with a scorching summer similar to last year. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tenby is one of Wales’ most popular seaside resort “People are understandably nervous about going to Europe,” said Andrew Campbell, chairman of the Wales Tourism Alliance. “There is also a lot of uncertainty and people are holding on to their cash.” The alliance, which represents more than 7,000 businesses, spoke to delegates in Pembrokeshire on Friday about the “opportunities” for Welsh tourism because of Brexit. “Since the decision was made to leave the EU, the tourism industry has benefited,” said Pembrokeshire Tourism liaison manager Dennis O’Conner. What happens next …

BTS performed on ‘SNL’ and fans went crazy

(CNN)This week’s “SNL” was all about BTS. The group’s high-energy dance moves and pitch-perfect vocals as they performed “Boy With Luv” and “Mic Drop,” drew screams and applause from the “SNL” audience and lit up social media. Their fans, collectively known as ARMY, were in full force on Twitter and Instagram during the band’s two performances. “My daughter is making really weird mouth noises watching #BTSxSNL and just had to take her hoodie off because she’s sweating. It’s a #BTSARMY thing for those not aware,” said radio host JJ Ryan. “Slay!!! Their voices were perfection… They adapted their dancing to that tiny stage. And they were backed by what looked like a Korean band. I feel like a proud auntie. …

On ‘Joyride,’ Joey Contreras Aims For ‘Good Bops’ And More Vulnerable Terrain

Joey Contreras has a twofold aim ― to deliver “some good bops” paired with a heartfelt message of “value and self-worth when it comes to love” to his listeners.  The Green Room 42. One of the night’s most memorable moments was Contreras’ tender performance of the country-tinged ballad “How to Be Alone,” captured for posterity in the above video, available exclusively on HuffPost. Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, among others. Ambe Williams Joey Contreras’ longtime beau, Brian Russell Carey (right), proposed during the March 18 performance in New York. The March 18 concert was a celebratory event for Contreras in more ways than one, too. The show featured a surprise appearance by his longtime beau, Calling the moment “wild, perfect and so special,” Contreras said, …

Family Of Nia Wilson, Teen Killed At Train Station, Sues Agency Over Lack Of Safety

The lawsuit, which was first reported by the  “Plaintiffs contend that Nia Wilson’s death was not a horrific anomaly, but rather the result of a serious and endemic public safety problem,” the lawsuit states. In addition to demands for monetary relief, her family is asking that BART do more to improve security at its stations, including implementing a system for tracking regular fare evaders, establishing more consistent staffing at stations and creating something called the Nia Wilson Crime Statistics Notice, which could provide riders the most up-to-date information about crime at every BART station. recent efforts to improve safety at its stations, where fare evaders are costing the agency A spokesman for BART said the agency does not comment on …

Nurses deliver baby in hospital car park

Student nurse Chloe Doherty, healthcare assistant Dalton Cunliffe and A&E nurses Sasha Ronson and Alix Green helped deliver the baby on Sunday morning. A midwife joined them and the new mum and baby Eliana were taken to the maternity unit where the umbilical cord was cut. Related Topics Blackpool Pregnancy Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Conservatives Are Trying To Claim Pete Buttigieg Isn’t Actually A Christian

Democratic presidential hopeful Twitter and “We don’t define sin, God does in His Word,” tweeted Graham, who has  Pence characterized Buttigieg’s comments as an attack on his faith. The vice president told CNN on Friday that he is a “ Buttigieg fired back by saying that he’s not critical of Pence’s faith but is concerned about his  “I don’t have a problem with religion. I’m religious, too,” Buttigieg said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Friday. “I have a problem with religion being used as a justification to harm people.” Todd Starnes’ radio show that some liberals are serving a “God of their imagination.” The conservative columnist himself wrote that Buttigieg “wants to shove Evangelical Christians into the closet.” Conservative …

Japan says US serviceman kills woman, self in Okinawa

WRECKAGE OF MISSING JAPAN’S F-35 FIGHTER JET FOUND, PILOT REMAINS MISSING AP said Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba telephoned U.S. Ambassador William Hagerty, asking for cooperation with both the inquiry and efforts to prevent a recurrence. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

A deadly storm system now threatens 90 million people with destructive weather — including major cities

(CNN)The massive storm system that killed several people from Texas to Mississippi is now barreling east, threatening to spawn tornadoes and other catastrophic weather from New England to the Gulf Coast. At least one tornado was reported Sunday morning in southeast Alabama, near Troy and Goshen, the National Weather Service’s Birmingham office said. “Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now,” the NWS office said. “Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.” The weather service also issued tornado watches Sunday evening for parts of Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, …

Heartbreak all over again for Timmothy Pitzen’s family

(CNN)Timmothy Pitzen’s family believed their 8-year-long search for him was over when a man claiming to be the missing boy was found roaming a Kentucky neighborhood. “It’s devastating. It’s like reliving that day all over again,” Kara Jacobs, Timmothy’s aunt, told reporters. “Timmothy’s father is devastated once again.” ‘I feel empty right now’ Yamii Grande, a neighbor a few years older than Timmothy, said her family kept his black Mongoose bike with orange wheels in their basement. She recalled him telling her she was his “big sister.” His “future girlfriend,” too. “I feel empty right now. I feel like there’s a part of me missing still, and I haven’t found it,” Grande, now 18, said in an interview with CNN. …

Beloved Pet Pig Slaughtered For Meat At Neighbor’s House After Getting Loose

“It’s a very strange, strange case,” Lt. Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata Police Department told HuffPost. “Really a strange occurrence.” a post published on a Facebook page for lost-and-found animals in the area. Police asked a nearby neighbor if he could keep Princess in his gated yard while they located her owner, according to Dokweiler. He added that this is also a practice that is common in the area. “We were totally shocked and surprised to learn that the pig had been slaughtered,” Arcata Police Chief Brian Ahearn told the Dokweiler told HuffPost that the homeowner who had agreed to watch Princess wasn’t the man responsible for killing her. Another man, who was at the homeowner’s residence at the time, …

Senator Cory Booker Announces He’ll Offer Bill To Study Potential Reparations

Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced Monday he plans to introduce a bill to set up a federal examination of the effect of The proposal, a companion to a measure offered in the House by Rep. “Since slavery in this country, we have had overt policies fueled by white supremacy and racism that have oppressed African-Americans economically for generations,” Booker said in a statement, pointing to housing discrimination through so-called redlining real estate practices as one prime example.  Jackson Lee praised Booker’s move. Reparations have become a point of debate within the large field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. “absolutely” would “sign that into law. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gave his endorsement for the study proposal, though he has previously stopped short of …

HGV driver denies watching TV during crash

Asked why he appeared to look away from the road for 1.5 seconds, Mr Sandulache said: “I was looking at the speedometer so I could check my speed.” He denied looking down to watch the TV programme and said: “It was to regulate my speed.” Related Topics Dartford Grays Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

One injured at pier fairground ride

Image copyright Tom Matthews Image caption Initial reports said four people were hurt on the ride A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said: “The HSE is aware and we are investigating the incident.” Report End of Twitter post by @SECAmbulance East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to the pier to assist ambulance crews but firefighters had left the scene. South East Ambulance Service tweeted there had been reports that “a piece of a ride had come loose” and a teenager had been taken to hospital with a leg injury. “Others were shaken but uninjured.”

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Spat With BuzzFeed Execs Over Union Snub Heats Up

Bill de Blasio and  The mayor and the online news site’s fray stems from the failure of BuzzFeed’s executives to show up at a meeting Wednesday on recognizing their employees’ union. BuzzFeed News’ union tweeted that the executives had dropped out of the meeting shortly before it was set to begin.  “You didn’t just snub [BuzzFeed News’ union] yesterday, you insulted all working New Yorkers,” the mayor tweeted at the news site BuzzFeed’s management responded to de Blasio’s jab later Thursday, calling him a “deeply unpopular mayor” and questioning whether his concern was genuine. statement to the Daily Beast. “Wow. [BuzzFeed] execs respond a lot faster to a public call-out than they do demands for fairness from their own workers,” he …