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Meth Worth $90M Found in Truck’s Fuel Tank

May 21, 2018 |

A semi-truck in North Carolina was discovered carrying an estimated $ 90 million worth of liquid methamphetamine. The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office seized the truck Saturday and allegedly found the substance in the driver’s side fuel tank, per WTVD . The reported 120 gallons of liquid meth could be converted into a…
Newser

‘Biohacker’ CEO Found Dead in Flotation Tank

May 2, 2018 |

A “biohacker” CEO who sought to cure diseases and prolong lives with experimental gene therapies has died aged just 28. Aaron Traywick, CEO of Ascendance Biomedical, was found dead Sunday in a flotation tank in a Washington, DC spa room, LiveScience reports. Police say they are investigating the death but…
Newser

Corona trucking company conducted illegal gas tank repairs, leading to a worker death, grand jury alleges

April 26, 2018 |

The owner and two workers at an Inland Empire trucking company operated a conspiracy to make illegal repairs on gasoline tanker trucks, a dangerous scheme that caused a fatal explosion, a federal grand jury charged.

The indictment, filed Wednesday, charges owner Carl Johansson, shop manager Enrique…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

‘Shark Tank’ Star Praises A-Rod for Not Blowing Fortune Like Most Athletes

April 14, 2018 |

Alex Rodriguez ain’t no dumb jock — he’s a legit business mogul who should be a ROLE MODEL for pro athletes who wanna STAY rich after their playing days are over … so says Kevin O’Leary.  The “Shark Tank” star says he was REALLY…

TMZ.com

Clinic: Alarm Was Turned Off on Failed Embryo Tank

March 27, 2018 |

An alarm system turned off on a fertility clinic storage tank that had been malfunctioning for weeks led to a failure that likely ruined more than 4,000 eggs and embryos, double what the clinic first thought, it said Tuesday. The clinic run by University Hospitals in suburban Cleveland does…
Newser

TMZ

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis Says He’ll Whoop Any UFC Fighter, Just Like Floyd

March 16, 2018 |

Floyd Mayweather’s protege is gunnin’ for the Octagon, too — and if he gets the chance to cross over, he says he’ll beat ANY UFC FIGHTER in his division. Boxing star Gervonta “Tank” Davis — the co-headliner for Mayweather vs. McGregor — has been…

TMZ.com

With sale to Amazon, doorbell start-up Ring goes from ‘Shark Tank’ reject to L.A. tech scene’s latest success

February 28, 2018 |

If Amazon succeeds in turning Alexa into the brains of the modern smart home, then Ring will provide the eyes.

In a deal that expands Amazon’s network of internet-connected household gadgets — and with it, the e-commerce giant’s reach into customers’ homes — the Seattle company has agreed to buy…


L.A. Times – Business

Yellen to join Brookings Institution think tank after stepping down as Federal Reserve chief

February 4, 2018 |

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen won’t be joining the ranks of the unemployed she worked to try to reduce during her tenure leading the nation’s central bank..

Yellen, 71, whose term as Fed chief ends on Saturday, will start Monday as a distinguished fellow in residence in the economic…


L.A. Times – Business

Man Drives Tank Into Store, Steals Bottle of Wine

January 12, 2018 |

On Wednesday morning in a Russian town just south of the Arctic Circle, a tank rumbled through the snowy streets before crashing into a convenience store, the Independent reports. Reuters notes that witnesses at the scene “did not seem particularly disturbed by the incident.” It all started when a man…
Newser

When Driving Getaway Car, Be Sure to Do it on a Full Tank

December 10, 2017 |

Police say a getaway car ran out of gas after an armed robbery near Atlanta, leading to the speedy arrest of two suspects. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera says 18-year-old Najee Logan and 21-year-old Justin Larry were charged with armed robbery after their arrest early Tuesday after officers found…
Newser