Hurricane Florence’s path: Track the storm here | Fox News

Florence is approximately 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and roughly 520 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as of 11 a.m. ET, according to the NHC.Hurricane Florence, a powerful Category 4 storm, is expected to impact millions along the East Coast, particularly in the Carolinas.

Source: Hurricane Florence’s path: Track the storm here | Fox News

Teen e-cigarette use, product flavors come under regulatory scrutiny

The FDA said it cannot tolerate “a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine as a trade off for enabling adults to access these products,” and so it has launched a crackdown on sales of e-cigarettes to teens.

  • In an unprecedented move, the Food and Drug Administration has ordered five brands — Juul, Vuse, MarkTen, blu e-cigs, and Logic — to submit plans to address teen use of their products within 60 days.
  • Across the entire e-cigarette category, the FDA is considering restricting manufacturers from selling flavored nicotine liquid or making the products undergo an agency review.
  • E-cigarettes, particularly Juul, have become a phenomenon among high school and middle school students.

Source: Teen e-cigarette use, product flavors come under regulatory scrutiny

Manhattan’s annual Tribute in Light commemorates lives lost on 9/11 | Daily Mail Online

Two powerful light beams shown bright from Lower Manhattan in commemoration for those who lost their lives on 9/11, but cloudy skies prevented the full scale of the tribute to be seen.

The ‘Tribute in Light’ installation is a solemn dedication to those who died during the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. It has become a staple for New York as the tribute goes into it’s 16th year.

The lights can reach up to four miles in height, weather permitting, and are made of 887,000-watt xenon light bulbs.

Source: Manhattan’s annual Tribute in Light commemorates lives lost on 9/11 | Daily Mail Online

Emmy preview: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘This is Us’ carry the banner for popular TV – CNN

Emmy preview: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘This is Us’ carry the banner for popular TV, as the awards gap between the popular and cool kids – in movies and TV – remains an issue

The Emmys do boast a few popular hits among this year’s lineup of nominees, including HBO’s sweeping fantasy “Thrones” — back in the running after a year off — and “This is Us,” the emotional NBC drama.

Source: Emmy preview: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘This is Us’ carry the banner for popular TV – CNN

Related: Emmy nominations 2018: Did your favorite show make the cut?

Crypto’s Crash Just Surpassed Dot-Com Levels as Losses Reach 80% – Bloomberg

The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books.

Wednesday’s losses were led by Ether, the second-largest virtual currency. It fell 5.2 percent to $172.41 at 6:21 a.m. in New York, extending this month’s retreat to 39 percent. Bitcoin was little changed, while the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets index fell 2.9 percent. The value of all virtual currencies tracked by CoinMarketCap.com sank to $187 billion, a 10-month low.

Source: Crypto’s Crash Just Surpassed Dot-Com Levels as Losses Reach 80% – Bloomberg

Former employee sues a Westmoreland commissioner over firing | Mon Valley News | heraldstandard.com

Westmoreland County Commissioner Gina Cerilli,

The former head of human resources in Westmoreland County has filed a lawsuit against one of the three county commissioners as well as the county’s human resources management services over wrongful termination.

Attorney Joel Sansone, on behalf of James Burgess, named Westmoreland County Commissioner Gina Cerilli, Felice Associates and John Felice as defendants in the federal filing. According to the complaint, Burgess was assigned as the county’s director of human resources in June 2017 and was jointly supervised and managed by Felice and the county commissioners.

Source: Former employee sues a Westmoreland commissioner over firing | Mon Valley News | heraldstandard.com