Orlando Melbourne airport: Student pilot charged with attempting to steal airplane

CLOSE The Orlando Melbourne airport was on lockdown after authorities say a student pilot breached security by boarding a passenger jet in a maintenance area. USA TODAY Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida, was on lockdown Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, after a security breach. Shown is the Melbourne Police Department’s crime scene van and…

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Check your freezer: 132000 pounds of ground beef recalled due to possible E. coli contamination, one death

The Department of Agriculture wants you to check your freezer. A Colorado-based meat producer is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of its ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination, and the USDA is concerned the product could be frozen and still in consumers’ homes. The ground beef, which was packaged on June 21 by…

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Guys Prank McDonald’s Lack of Asian Representation With Fake Ad, and McDonald’s Makes It Real

Earlier this month, two Texas college students revealed that they had made and hung a fake ad in their local McDonald’s. Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo said they frequented the location often and they noticed that in all the posters on display, none of the smiling faces eating McDonald’s food belonged to Asian people. They also…

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Ferraris, diamond rings: 3 men indicted in massive $364 million Ponzi scheme

Red Ferrari with vertically-opening side doors open. (Photo: Ferrari) Three men have been indicted in an alleged $364 million ponzi scheme that had more than 400 victims who funded their lavish lifestyle, featuring luxury cars, pricey homes and expensive jewelry, federal authorities said. Kevin Merrill, 53, of Towson, Maryland; Jay Ledford, 54, of Westlake, Texas, and Las Vegas; and Cameron Jezierski,…

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Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin

Jet is only one of several Indian carriers that have had major safety issues this year. This spring, regulators forced IndiGo, a low-cost carrier that has become the country’s biggest and most profitable airline, and GoAir, another low-cost carrier, to ground some of their Airbus A320neo planes after problems with engines manufactured by Pratt &…

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