Get excited: This is everything that’s coming to Netflix in August
In the name of all that is good in this world, Netflix just revealed the movies and TV shows they’ll be adding to their roster in August. If you want
Don't tell - unless they ask. Thirty-five people died in the United States after contracting infections from contaminated medical scopes made by Olympus Corp. in the years after a company official told American executives not to issue widespread warnings to U.S. hospitals "about potentially deadly infections from tainted medical scopes," a new report says. That decision not to to proactively issue warnings to U.S hospitals was made despite the fact that Tokyo-based Olympus - which controls 85 percent of the American gastrointestinal scope market - was already warning European customers that a scope made by the company had a risk of contamination after two dozen infections were reported in hospitals
The B-girl scam that devastated John Bolaris occurred in South Beach, but the concept may have originated in Estonia. In Bolaris' case, the racket had ties to the Russian mafia. In some cases, and Bolaris believe his is one, the victim is drugged. Soon enough, the woozy traveler is signing credit card receipts for purchases like bottles of champagne marked up by ridiculously high amounts-like a $5,000 bottle of wine that runs about $5 wholesale, according to one example in the criminal complaint from Florida.
A Chinese container ship has hit a wall of the recently-widened Panama Canal, amid concerns that it has less space for manoeuvres and could be unsafe. It is the third accident of this kind since the multi-million dollar expansion opened a month ago. Workers groups say the new locks are too small for safe operations now that the canal can take ships three times larger than before. The Panama Canal authority says it is investigating the incidents. The Xin Fei Zhou, owned by China Shipping Container Lines, suffered a large gash in its hull and is now undergoing repairs. The new locks are designed for ships to use tugboats to guide them through the canal. In the old canal locomotives (known as "mules")
Al Franken, a U.S. Senator from Minnesota and alumnus of Saturday Night Live, returned to his comic roots at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday in skewering Republican nominee Donald Trump's business record and the now-defunct Trump University. Franken announced that he majored in "megalomania studies at Trump University," and had to empty out his 401k retirement fund and "take out a reverse mortgage" to pay his tuition. Trump University is the "school of ripping people off," Franken said. Referring to books by Trump, Franken said "all of Trump's bestsellers" were "available to students at 10 percent higher than regular rate." He also quipped sardonically that Trump's
One woman died and another was severely injured after a tiger attacked them when they exited their vehicle while at the Beijing Badaling Wildlife World this weekend, according to Yanqing County government. The incident, caught in part on surveillance video, took place on Saturday at an outdoor, drive-through animal park in China, where visitors can drive around in their cars and view exotic animals as if on a safari. The tragedy occurred when one woman exited her vehicle while in the Siberian tiger enclosure part of the animal park.
Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie said he was stopped in a park earlier in the week while he was playing Pokemon Go because he fit the general description of a bank robbery suspect. Ekakitie posted his account of the story to Facebook and thanked the Iowa City Police Department for its professionalism regarding the search. Ekakitie said he had his headphones in and didn’t hear police officers, who then approached him with their guns drawn.
Earlier today, ministers from the three nations responsible for finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370-Australia, China, and Malaysia-announced that they would stop looking for the lost jet once the current 46,000-square-mile search zone is completed this fall.