Monday October 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Wounded casino security guard vanishes from Las Vegas — and surfaces on the set of ‘Ellen’

The mystery is over: Las Vegas security guard Jesus Campos has been found. On the set of “Ellen.” On Wednesday, Ellen DeGeneres’ television talk show is expected to broadcast the much-anticipated first interview with the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard, who was the first shooting victim in the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas.  More…

Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter is met by the FBI at LAX

This morning the girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, who killed 58 people and wounded 527 others over the weekend, was met by federal investigators after landing at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Marilou Danley is described as a ‘person of interest’ following Sunday’s shooting massacre. She was seen being wheeled through LAX in a wheelchair in footage obtained by NBC News.  More…

NASCAR in N.H.: That sound you hear is money moving elsewhere

Once racing concludes Sunday, the cha-ching we’ve grown accustomed to hearing the past 20 years will sound a bit muffled. Green won’t be in style come next fall, be it changing leaves or declining revenues for local businesses, and by now you know why: NASCAR gave one of Loudon’s two major-league races to Las Vegas earlier this year.  More…

CNN host Anthony Bourdain says he would poison Trump if he had to cook for him

Anthony Bourdain, host of “Parts Unknown” on liberal CNN, said last week that he would poison Donald Trump if the celebrity chef was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un. “Hemlock,” Bourdain said when asked by what he would serve Trump and the North Korean dictator. Hemlock is a poisonous plant that has been used as a method of execution.  More…

Summer on David Geffen’s Yacht: Jerry Seinfeld, Obama, Oprah and More

The movie and music mogul, who seems to enjoy posting pics of famous friends on Instagram, has shared a string of images these past few months including a busy August when he welcomed (at the same time) Oprah Winfrey and BFF Gayle King, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger with wife Willow Bay, Barry Diller with wife Diane von Furstenberg, and Diane Sawyer.  More…

Airport worker ‘punches’ man holding baby after delay complaint

This is the shocking moment an airport worker was pictured appearing to punch a passenger holding a baby after he complained about a 13-hour delay on an easyJet flight.  More…

$260K Ferrari totaled in fiery wreck an hour after purchase

An ill-fated motorist crashed his brand new Ferrari in spectacular fashion – just one hour after purchasing the more than $260,000 sports car in England.

Oprah, Gayle King, Diane Sawyer on David Geffen’s yacht

The stars were out in full force on David Geffen’s $300million yacht last week, which played host to the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer, and Gayle King. Geffen’s boat was anchored off the luxurious Verdura Resort in Sicily, where Google’s exclusive three-day summer camp is held every year. The annual event is held at the $1,770-a-night resort, but it was Geffen’s 454-foot boat where a slew of celebrities decided to play instead.  More…

Air Canada near-miss at San Francico might have triggered ‘greatest aviation disaster in history’

In what one aviation expert called a near-miss of what could have been the largest aviation disaster ever, an Air Canada pilot on Friday narrowly avoided a tragic mistake: landing on the San Francisco International Airport taxiway instead of the runway. Sitting on Taxiway C shortly before midnight were four airplanes full of passengers and fuel awaiting permission to take off, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.  More…

Woman dead after being hit by jet blast at Caribbean beach

A thrill-seeking tourist was killed on a Caribbean island after the powerful blast from a departing plane blew her off her feet. The 57-year-old New Zealand woman was holding onto the fence at St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport when the jet blast from the Boeing 737 threw her backwards, causing her to hit her head on the concrete pavement.  More…

Sacramento Considering Driverless Shuttle Buses

The City of West Sacramento, California is “kicking the tires” on a driverless shuttle bus. On Tuesday, city officials and the makers of Transdev, an autonomous vehicle company—showed how the bus would work. The EZ-10, as it’s called, is described as a train but with virtual tracks. The route is programmed in—and off you go.  More…

FBI: Flight attendant broke wine bottle over man’s head

A flight attendant broke a wine bottle over the head of a man who lunged for an exit door and fought with other passengers during a Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Beijing, but it didn’t faze him, an FBI agent wrote in charging papers filed Friday.  More…

Man checks single can of beer as luggage on flight

A beer drinker from Australia checked in a single can of beer as his luggage on a flight — and the airport staff happily tagged the tin and put it on the plane. “Sure enough there she was, alone on the carousel, proudly making her way around,” he said of his beloved brew.”  More…

Anheuser-Busch scion detained for trying to fly chopper drunk

“King of Beers” royalty landed behind bars after allegedly attempting to fly a chopper drunk. August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was arrested Monday evening after landing a helicopter in Swansea, Missorui and later returning to take off while intoxicated.  More…

Photo may solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

A recently discovered photograph may solve the mystery of missing American pilot Amelia Earhart. Earhart disappeared while on a flight around the world 80 years ago. Now some historians believe she survived the plane crash and died in Japanese captivity.  More…