New York City Crippled By Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy has left parts of New York City, especially Lower Manhattan, totally flooded and several citizens are dead as a result of flood-related incidents. Power is out in many parts of the five boroughs of the city.
Deutsche Bank Announces 20% Profit Increase Germany's Deutsche Bank announced that its profits in the third quarter of 2012, before taxes, were 20% higher than they had been during the same period of 2011, thanks to an uptick in its investment banking activity.
Chrysler Posts 80% Increase in Q3 Profits Automobile manufacturer Chrysler, which is owned by Italy's Fiat, announced that its profits for the third quarter of 2012 spiked by over 80% and that its projections for year's end are on track.
Hurricane Spawns Fake Photos on Social Media As Hurricane Sandy pummeled the east coast of the United States, falsified images of apocalyptic weather, including screenshots of the film "The Day After Tomorrow", circulated far and wide on social media sites, being passed off as the real thing.
Avengers Director Compares Romney to Zombie In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, Hollywood director Joss Whedon of Avengers fame has released a parody video in which he says he support Romney, because his policies will create societal collapse, similar to a 'zombie' outbreak.