Travel Ban Puts Travel Industry On Edge – NPR

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: The back and forth between the courts and the Trump administration over the travel ban have also caused uncertainty and anxiety in the U.S. travel industry. This past week, a modified version went into effect. While it’s hard to pinpoint why exactly travelers may be avoiding the U.S., the strong dollar could […]

Drone causes disruption at Gatwick airport

Drone causes disruption at Gatwick airport

Image copyright PA Image caption Five flights were diverted because of the drone flying near the runway A drone flying close to Gatwick airport led to the closure of the runway and forced five flights to be diverted. An airport spokesman said the runway had been closed for two periods of nine minutes and five […]

Driving a car made from biodegradable materials

A car made from biodegradable natural materials has passed road safety tests in the Netherlands. TU Ecomotive, a student team from Eindhoven University of Technology, unveiled LINA earlier this year. The four-seater’s lightweight structure is made from sugar beet and flax which takes 20% of the energy used to produce today’s aluminium or carbon-fibre based […]

South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed island

South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed island

Image copyright AFP Image caption The USS Stetham, pictured here arriving in Shanghai in 2015, sailed close to Triton Island A US warship has sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China. The USS Stethem sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, which is part of the Paracel […]

Arkansas nightclub shooting rapper in ‘unrelated’ arrest

Arkansas nightclub shooting rapper in ‘unrelated’ arrest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The venue is being shut down by the city in the aftermath A rapper who was performing at the Arkansas nightclub where 25 people were shot has been arrested on unrelated charges, US police say. Gunfire was exchanged during a concert at the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub in Little […]

College football is starting earlier than ever – CougCenter

A little over a decade ago, a sort-of college football tradition came to an end. For many years, there were always a few high-profile games staged the weekend before college football began in earnest. Games named Kickoff Classic and Pigskin Classic matched teams who were part of today’s Power Five leagues, and would whet fans’ […]

Here’s what you may have missed with Rutgers football since spring camp – NJ.com

With announcements of an Oct. 26 home game against Liberty and an Aug. 31 game against UMass, Rutgers completed its 2019 schedule in early May. Rutgers’ 2019 non-conference schedule includes games UMass, Liberty and Boston College — all at home. All three games were scheduled within the last few months by coach Chris Ash. Liberty will receive […]