Authorities arrest transients in connection with Atlanta highway bridge collapse

Three people described as transients were in custody Friday in connection with the fiery collapse of a major interstate highway bridge running through the heart of Atlanta, as officials said it would take months to repair the damage. No one was hurt when the span gave way on Thursday evening as a fire raged beneath… Read More Authorities arrest transients in connection with Atlanta highway bridge collapse

Ford Motor recalls thousands of F-250 trucks due to transmission issues

Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 52,600 F-250 pickup trucks sold in the United States and Canada because the vehicles could roll after the driver moves the automatic transmission lever into park position, the company said on Saturday. The recall, the third announced by Ford this week, affects 2017 model year F-250 vehicles powered by… Read More Ford Motor recalls thousands of F-250 trucks due to transmission issues

Twenty-two crew members missing as South Korean cargo vessel disappears in South Atlantic

A South Korean cargo vessel is missing after making its last contact in the South Atlantic about 2,500 kilometers (1,500 miles) from shore and 22 crew members are unaccounted for, South Korea’s foreign ministry and news reports said on Sunday. Two Filipino crew members have been rescued floating in a life raft on Saturday, but… Read More Twenty-two crew members missing as South Korean cargo vessel disappears in South Atlantic

Customs officers foil smugglers’ attack, seize contraband goods worth N291million

Ogun State Customs officers cracked down on dare-devil smugglers at Idikoro, the border town between Nigeria and Benin Republic, intercepting prohibited items worth millions of Naira. The officers, not deterred by the volatile nature of the region and attacks from smugglers, made seizures of petrol tankers loaded with rice, boat engines, cannabis sativa, used tyres,… Read More Customs officers foil smugglers’ attack, seize contraband goods worth N291million