FedEx cargo plane catches fire at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

A FedEx cargo plane caught fire on the runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday afternoon, causing the airport to shut down for several hours, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Video shot by an onlooker at the airport showed a fireball exploding out of the damaged aircraft and recorded the startled cries of people… Read More FedEx cargo plane catches fire at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

Five injured as car bomb explodes near Yemen’s central bank

A car laden with explosives blew up near the headquarters of Yemen’s central bank in the southern city of Aden on Saturday and five people were injured, local security sources said. Security guards fired at the car as it moved at high speed toward the bank’s building and it then blew up, they said. The… Read More Five injured as car bomb explodes near Yemen’s central bank

Fuel pump issues makes BMW recall 154,472 cars in U.S and Canada

BMW is recalling 154,472 vehicles registered in the United States and Canada for a fuel pump problem that could cause stalling, according to a filing with U.S. safety regulators and BMW. BMW told regulators that no injuries have been reported. Since 2014, the German-based company has conducted safety recall campaigns in China, Japan and South… Read More Fuel pump issues makes BMW recall 154,472 cars in U.S and Canada

Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe orders arrest of alleged corrupt ministers

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has called for the arrest of ministers accused of corruption, with a warning that he would not protect anyone found wanting. The sentiments come three weeks after the president blocked the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission from arresting Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo for allegedly abusing $450,000 from the government’s manpower development… Read More Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe orders arrest of alleged corrupt ministers

American Airlines plane catches fire at O’Hare airport in Chicago

An American Airlines plane has caught fire on the runway of Chicago’s O’Hare airport while taking off. The Boeing 767 bound for Miami blew a tyre and damaged an engine, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. The pilot aborted the take-off and evacuated everyone on board via emergency chutes. Several people were injured, the FAA… Read More American Airlines plane catches fire at O’Hare airport in Chicago

Pennsylvania court sentences ‘celebgate’ hacker, Ryan Collins to 18-months imprisonment

A Pennsylvania court has sentenced a man to 18 months in jail for hacking into the accounts of celebrities and stealing nude photos and videos. 36-year-old Ryan Collins pleaded guilty to the charges in May. He had stolen the usernames and passwords of more than 600 people. Collins tricked his victims, which included actresses Jennifer… Read More Pennsylvania court sentences ‘celebgate’ hacker, Ryan Collins to 18-months imprisonment

Scores arrested in North Dakota oil pipeline protest

Police arrested 117 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota on Thursday in a tense standoff between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. The arrests came as police moved to clear a camp on private property in the path of the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline,… Read More Scores arrested in North Dakota oil pipeline protest