Ajit Pai faces rare criticism from GOP senator on rural broadband failures

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks during an FCC oversight hearing held by the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) US Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) yesterday blasted the Federal Communications Commission, saying it has failed to prevent budget cuts in funding for rural broadband. “It has been […]

11 McDonald’s menu items that ended up being total failures

Associated Press McDonald’s menu items have been hit or miss over the several decades of its existence. Customers used to be able to order their meals super-sized, but a documentary revealed how terrible it was on the body so the fast food chain stopped. Onion Nuggets came out before McNuggets but they were unpopular with […]

Hyundai Motor shares slide following U.S. probe of airbag failures

SEOUL — Shares in Hyundai Motor tumbled on Monday on a U.S. probe into why airbags failed to deploy in some of its Sonata sedans, with investors fretting about potential recall costs for the once popular cars. The probe, which follows crashes that reportedly killed four people and left six injured, will review the 2011 […]

‘So many of us were cheated’: Fertility clinic storage tank failures forge lost legacies, heartbreak

Hundreds of women and couples have learned that the eggs and embryos they froze for eventual use in starting or expanding a family may have been destroyed by storage tank failures March 4 at two fertility clinics in suburban Cleveland and San Francisco.

Man Utd news: Paul Pogba not to blame for failures – Nemanja Vidic

Pogba re-signed for Manchester United from Juventus in the 2016 summer for £89million. That price tag has seen the midfielder’s talent questioned this season. Pogba was dropped by manager Jose Mourinho in favour of Scott McTominay recently and looks set to miss United’s clash with Liverpool on Saturday. That’s after pulling up in training on […]

See no evil: Ignoring system failures behind Florida school shooting

Following the Parkland, Florida school shooting, the media focused on new gun control laws, while ignoring the failures of law enforcement and the government program encouraging schools and police to look the other way. The Valentine’s Day shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida left 17 students and faculty dead […]

Bright’s fantasy failures make us wonder how its confirmed sequel will turn out

Netflix If you thought nothing in this world could make your head explode more than the orcs-as-juggalos weirdness of last month’s Will Smith film Bright, its distributor at Netflix had a surprise doozy to announce this week: the movie has already officially become a franchise. The straight-to-Netlfix flick, which debuted on December 22, had its sequel […]

Declassified files finally expose failures that allowed Argentine missile to sink British warship

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 12:43 Documents detailing a long list of failings have been released after being covered up for more than three decades, shedding light on how the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Sheffield was sunk by Argentina during the Falklands War, leaving 20 dead and 26 injured. The results of an inquiry into […]