The site, which monitors issues with online platform, said there was a huge spike in people reporting they could not access Facebook at all. … [Read more...] about Facebook down as users complain of ‘total blackout’ and news feed not working
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Duke Energy did not respond to requests for information about specific changes made at Brunswick, other than to say emergency generators and pumps will remove stormwater at the plant if it floods. The company issued assurances this week that it is ready for Florence, which is predicted to pack winds of up to 140mph and a 13ft storm surge. … [Read more...] about Hurricane Florence: North Carolina fears possible environmental disaster
'Being a steward of the resources of the food that we have, especially in a rationed environment ... the biggest challenges for us is when we see families that need, and when we don't have all the resources that we want to give them, that's what breaks our heart. And that's what really emboldens us to ask the community for help,' said Michael Guerra, chief development officer of the SA Food Bank. … [Read more...] about Thousands of cars line up at San Antonio food bank from before dawn as millions file for unemployment across the country
Back on the streets of Melbourne, police and soldiers were joined by Melbourne City Council parking inspectors who continued to issue fines to the essential workers - mostly construction workers - forced to now park on the road. … [Read more...] about Shoppers make a mockery of Melbourne’s extreme Stage 4 lockdown on day one by cramming into Queen Victoria Markets despite COVID-19 cases surging by 471 and police launching a massive crackdown on movement across the city