Bart Jansen , USA TODAY Airbus announced Thursday that Iran Air signed a firm contract for 100 aircraft, with deliveries to begin in early 2017. The order is part of an enormous addition of planes to the state-owned airline, with Boeing selling 80 planes. “Iran Air considers this agreement an important step towards a stronger […]
Kelly Lawler and Andrea Mandell , USA TODAY Actress Carrie Fisher suffered a medical emergency aboard a flight Friday afternoon and her condition remains unclear. Her brother, Todd Fisher, told the AP that she was “out of emergency” and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital Friday afternoon. He said he could not discuss any other […]
Boeing has government approval to fill Iran Air’s $16 billion aircraft order, but it may still be grounded by Congress. And President-elect Trump, who has criticized the Iran nuclear accord that allowed the deal to take off, could eventually have a say, too. The Chicago-headquartered Boeing said Sunday that it will sell 80 jetliners worth […]
Texas A&M finally got one of the big in-state fish, as four-star defensive tackle Dominic Livingston committed to the Aggies. Livingston, a 2018 Aldine Davis DT, is rated as a 3-star prospect and the No. 55 prospect from Texas according to 247Sports. The commitment will help the defensive line out greatly. Mr. Livingston looks to […]
HOUSTON — Despite mounting criticism in recent weeks, Brock Osweilercontinues to look pretty comfortable in Houston. Osweiler bounced back from an ugly performance by throwing for 186 yards and a touchdown to help the Texans remain perfect at home this season with a 20-13 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The Texans (5-3) have […]
New York Post A conspiracy theorist has been found dead in Poland — just days after he texted his mom instructing her to “investigate” should anything happen to him. Max Spiers, a 39-year-old father of two, was found dead on a sofa in Poland, where he had gone to give a talk about conspiracy theories […]
Iraqi and Kurdish forces encountered moderate resistance from Islamic State fighters but achieved their objectives on the first day of a massive operation to clear the militants from Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, U.S. defense officials said Monday. The forces have not yet reached the inside of the city, where they will face formidable defenses, including […]
Ariana Washington talks growth from High School, college, olympics. Ariana Washington is an American sprinter. She was chosen the represent the United States in the 4 x 100 m relay at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.