The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO found guilty of wire fraud and conspiracy, whose sentencing has now been delayed

Elizabeth Holmes leaves after a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, on July 17, 2019. Reuters/Stephen Lam Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford at 19 to start Theranos and grew its value to $ 9 billion. Later, technology flaws were exposed, resulting in a months-long trial where Holmes was found guilty on three […]

1,000s of troops & ‘beautiful’ razor wire: US border reinforced ahead of caravan approach (VIDEOS)

Sharp barbed wire fences are being erected along the US-Mexico border as thousands of US troops, supported by drones and choppers, prepare to repel what the country’s commander-in-chief called a looming migrant “invasion.” The first coils of the razor-sharp fence were unwound in the vicinity of McAllen–Hidalgo–Reynosa International Bridge crossing in Texas on Friday, after […]

Shutdown To The Wire ⏰

The House of Representatives voted Thursday evening to avoid a government shutdown, but that bill could still be doomed in the Senate, leaving Congress with a little more than 24 hours to find a solution. The continuing resolution, or “CR,” passed the House 230–197 after Speaker Paul Ryan made some last-minute promises to the far-right […]

Ford plans to wire congested cities, test autonomous deliveries this year

LAS VEGAS — Ford plans to offer cities networks and technology to smooth the flow of goods and people as ride hailing and automated delivery services are making congestion worse, the U.S. automaker’s top executives said on Tuesday. In addresses at the CES technology show here, Chief Executive Jim Hackett and Marcy Klevorn, executive vice […]

WATCH: Hotel guest gets STUCK on a wire mid-air after escaping his room to dodge his bill

Footage captured the bizarre moment a man became stuck on telecom wires high above the ground.  The man had been staying in a hotel in China but decided he didn’t want to pay his bill at the end.  Instead of fronting up, he tried to escape out of the window of his high-rise room.  He […]

Straightening dental wire twists intestines of a woman—a decade later

Enlarge / The CT scan reveals the wire (small white line in center) that was causing the woman’s abdominal pain. (credit: BMJ Case Reports) Years after straightening teeth, the thin metal wires from orthodontic braces can end up twisting intestines, according to a report published Monday in BMJ Case Reports. Australian doctors found a seven-centimeter […]

Shkreli verdict: Guilty on three of eight counts of securities and wire fraud

Enlarge / NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 4: Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli arrives at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, August 4, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Jurors are onto the fifth day of deliberations and have not reached a verdict. Shkreli faces eight counts […]

Weatherman left TERRIFIED as he plunges down fastest zip wire in the world

The presenter looked terrified as he took the plunge on the wire on London’s Southbank which is suspended 35 metres off the ground. He failed to keep his cool as he was sent hurtling along the zip which is said to be the fastest in the world with those riding it reaching speeds of up […]