I tried a luxury bus startup on a trip from NYC to DC and compared it with Amtrak on the way back. Even though it was slower, I liked the bus more.
I'm a big fan of Amtrak, but my train journey couldn't compare to the Jet's excessive luxuries, like its complimentary alcohol and strong WiFi.news.yahoo.com
Military: Wisconsin fighter pilot died in Michigan crash
STEUBEN, Mich. – A Wisconsin-based fighter pilot died after a plane crashed in a national forest in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during a training mission, military officials said Thursday. The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing announced the pilot’s death Thursday, but said the pilot’s identity will not be released until 24 hours after family members are notified. The plane was assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison. The 115th Fighter Wing participated in a coordinated search effort with local emergency responders, the U.S. Coast Guard and other government agencies. The 115th Fighter Wing plans to provide more details on Friday.
Chinese Energy Company, U.S. Oil & Gas Affiliate and Chinese National Indicted for Theft of Trade Secrets
Jason Energy Technologies Co. (JET) in Yantai, People’s Republic of China; Jason Oil and Gas Equipment LLC (JOG) USA and Chinese national Lei Gao aka Jason Gao, 45, are charged with conspiracy, theft of trade secrets and attempted theft of trade secrets. Also charged in relation to the case is Robert Erford Jr., 41, Dayton, who worked for a Houston-area company. On or about Nov. 7, 2019, Gao allegedly met with Erford at the JOG offices located in Houston. Without authorization, on or about Nov. 22, 2019, Erford allegedly transferred a victim company document that contained a trade secret from the United States to the China for JET’s benefit. At those meetings, they allegedly discussed coiled tubing technology, including victim company proprietary technology, practices and procedures.justice.gov
Ebony and Jet photo archive sale sparks relief, anxiety
The sale of the photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is generating relief among some who worried the historic images may be lost. Ebony and Jet, for more than half a century, stood as the epitome of a black-owned business. "You have to do what you have to do," Roy Douglas Malonson, publisher of the Houston-based African American News & Issues newspaper, said. The Smithsonian is expected to be the public steward of what is considered one of the most significant collections of photographs cataloguing African American life. "My uncle, bless his heart, had around 30 to 40 years' worth of Jet magazines," she said.chicagotribune.com
Somber anniversary for downing of Malaysian jet
Friday marked one year since Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine. All 298 people on board were killed. CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports on the push to bring charges against the Russian-backed rebels suspected of downing the plane.cbsnews.com
Delta jet that skidded off runway may have had faulty brakes
Delta jet that skidded off runway may have had faulty brakes Faulty brakes may be to blame for causing a Delta passenger jet to skid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Meg Oliver have more details from a preliminary report on the accident.cbsnews.com
American Airlines jet lands safely after cabin walls split apart
American Airlines jet lands safely after cabin walls split apart The Boeing 757 left San Francisco for Dallas Monday afternoon. An hour into the flight, the crew was forced to turn around after the interior wall panels came apart. Jeff Pegues reports.cbsnews.com