The talk of the town is the winter weather headed our way with Nova Scotia Power planning to open its emergency operations centre tonight to get ahead of the first messy storm of 2018. Wind and snow warnings are all in effect. It’s set to start tomorrow morning with up to 30 cm of snow; followed by rain and damaging wind gusts up to 90 km/h. NSP is warning customers to be prepared for potentially lengthy outages.
YouTube star Logan Paul has apologized once again – this time in a video – for posting a video on his channel on New Year’s Eve that showed the body of a suicide victim. Paul goes on to say he doesn’t “plan to be forgiven” and ends the video by saying he’s ashamed of himself and will do better in the future. Paul’s original video was deleted and he posted a statement apologizing.
If you’re Amazon, and your biggest 2017 news was buying high-end grocery store Whole Foods, what will you do for an encore in 2018? Buy Target. A business analyst has predicted that Target is an ideal offline partner for Amazon and would be an ambitious move necessary to really compete with Walmart.
Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines revealed last night that they’re expecting their fifth child. Chip captioned a photo on Instagram of the couple cradling his fake baby bump while Joanna showed off hers under a grey sweater. The Gaines are already parents to children, Drake, Ella, Duke and Emmie Kay – all under 12 years old. The pair announced last year that they will leave their HGTV show after its fifth season to focus on family.
Donald Trump boasting about the size of his nuclear button in a tweet aimed at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un yesterday. “I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger and more powerful one than his, and my button works!” The tweet came after Kim said during his annual New Year’s Day address, “The entire mainland of the U.S. is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office.” Maybe they should keep the public out of this and just press each other’s buttons in private.
And that’s your Fast Five!