Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border if Democrats block funding of Wall

Published time: 28 Dec, 2018 12:30 We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if the Obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the Wall & also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country is saddled with. Hard to believe there was a Congress & President who would approve! […]

‘Air traffic control fault’: Birmingham Airport the latest UK hub to shut down

Birmingham Airport has suspended all services citing an air traffic control fault, becoming the latest British airport to halt its work in days – and heating up conspiracy theories on Twitter in wake of the Gatwick “drone crisis.” A brief statement issued by the airport said it “had to temporarily suspend services due to an […]

Gatwick Airport reopens for limited flights after rogue drones over the runway shut it down for 32 hours

GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images Britain’s Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a rogue drone saboteur wrought travel chaos for hundreds of thousands of Christmas travelers by playing cat-and-mouse with police snipers and the army. After the biggest disruption at Gatwick, Britain’s second busiest, since a volcanic ash cloud in 2010, Gatwick said its runway was open and that a limited number of […]

Bad news for the 1,000mph car as Bloodhound SSC is shut down

Artist’s rendering of a rocket car screaming across the desert. (credit: Bloodhound SSC) Sad news, everyone. Bloodhound SSC, the British project to shatter the land speed record, is dead. Breaking the 1,000mph barrier with a ground vehicle is neither an easy feat nor a cheap one, and it was the funding side of things that […]

Rumor claims Google Hangouts will shut down in 2020

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: there’s a report that Google is considering either launching or shutting down a messaging app. 9to5Google said that based on a “source familiar with the product’s internal roadmap,” Google Hangouts as a consumer product will come to an end in 2020. Whether or not that holds up […]

A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut down after getting called out for excluding same-sex couples in its pages

Lucas Schifres/Getty Images A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut its doors after it recieved backlash for refusing to feature same-sex couples in its spread. White Magazine’s founders issued a statement explaining that it was “no longer economically viable” after advertisers began pulling out of the publication over its beliefs.  According to the […]

Creditors urge Sears to shut down all its stores, calling its plan for survival ‘wishful thinking’ (SHLD)

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Sears‘ unsecured creditors are urging the company to shut down all of its remaining stores.  In a bankruptcy filing, the creditors slammed Sears’ plan to stay in business as “nothing more than wishful thinking” and “an unjustified and foolhardy gamble with other people’s money.” Sears has proposed cutting its store count to roughly […]

USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

The U.S. Olympic Committee took steps Monday to decertify USA Gymnastics as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, choosing the nuclear option for an organization that botched its own rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an open letter to the gymnastics community, USOC CEO […]

Feds shut down self-driving school bus pilot in Florida

Enlarge (credit: Transdev) The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to regulating self-driving cars, but on Friday federal regulators decided that one self-driving car project had gone too far. In a sharply-worded statement, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has ordered the French transportation company Transdev to stop transporting schoolchildren in a […]