Iran releases video supposedly showing a close encounter with a US aircraft carrier

Chad M. Trudeau/US Navy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV has broadcast footage purporting to show a close encounter between the Revolutionary Guard’s navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly one-third of all oil traded by sea. The US Navy said […]

People are keeping a close eye on Waffle House as Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast — and there’s a weird reason why

AP Waffle House is famously known for staying open during natural disasters.  The chain’s policy has provided an unofficial way for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to track the severity of a natural disaster. If a Waffle House closes, it suggests the event was bad enough to potentially have devastating effects on the economy. The reverse is true […]

Several rockets target Basra Airport, close to where US Consulate is located – reports

Published time: 8 Sep, 2018 07:32 Edited time: 8 Sep, 2018 07:53 Numerous rockets were fired at Iraq’s Basra airport on Saturday morning following violent protests in the city. Officials said the sudden attack did not disrupt flights in or out of the city. A local official at Basra International Airport said three rockets were […]

When I Close My Eyes I Dream of Jack Black

There’s nothing about Jack Black that I shouldn’t love. That puckish sprite’s thoroughly realized performances in fine motion pictures from Kung Fu Panda to, well, Kung Fu Panda: The Secrets of the Furious Five, along with his mock musical outings with Tenacious D and his work on Mr. Show, should have been enough for me. […]

Aston Martin close to IPO on the London Stock Exchange

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Aston Martin,Convertible,Coupe,SUV,Luxury,Performance There may be a stock offering on the NYSE, too Continue reading Aston Martin close to IPO on the London Stock Exchange Aston Martin close to IPO on the London Stock Exchange originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:45:00 EDT. Please see our […]

Burning Man entry wait times reportedly hit 10 hours after dust storms forced organizers to close the gates

Jim Bourg/Reuters Thousands of people arrived in Black Rock City, Nevada, over the weekend for Burning Man, which officially began on Sunday. Dust storms caused dangerous driving conditions that day, prompting a three-hour closure of city gates. Wait times peaked around 10 hours and were still six to seven hours-long on Monday morning. During the […]

Asteroid the size of Great Giza Pyramid making a ‘close approach’ to Earth

An asteroid listed as “potentially hazardous” by NASA and estimated to be about the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza is hurtling toward Earth at 20,000 mph – but don’t cancel your end-of-August plans just yet. The giant space rock, known as 2016 NF23, measures between 230ft and 525ft in diameter and is expected […]

Trial & Error Season 2 Finale Recap: How Did Lavinia's Case Close?

It’s very possible that Trial & Error‘s Josh Segal and his ragtag legal team have worked their last case, seeing as the NBC comedy’s fate is still up in the air. But did they manage to pull off one last victory? In the final two episodes of Trial & Error‘s second season, Josh & Co. […]

After employee revolt, Google says it is “not close” to launching search in China

Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]

Homebase to close stores: Closures to 80 stores suspected in latest high street tragedy

Homebase will close stores it is claimed after reports that the DIY retailer will announce plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement. The store is owned by Hilco Capital, which it is claimed will reveal details of the CVA later this week. A CVA is a last ditch attempt made by a company before administration, and […]