Category GENERAL NEWS

He Jumps off third floor Ledge! OMG

what a close call this guy brows some time and saves his life by dropping down one floor to give fire crew time to reach him WOW!

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Woman, 21, dies in bus accident on I-55

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At about 6:45 a.m., a Burlington Trailways bus was traveling on I-55 northbound near Damen, when for unknown reasons, lost control and struck a construction arrow board sign.

Four other passengers were sent to the hospital in stable condition with injuries that appeared not to be life-threatening.

At this time, the far right two lanes on I-55 near Damen are closed, but traffic is able to get by in the far left lane and shoulder.

No other information is available at this time. The crash is still being investigated.

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BREAKING NEWS: U.S.-flagged ship intercepted by Iranian patrol

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Washington (CNN)A U.S.-flagged ship was recently intercepted by an Iran Revolutionary Guard naval patrol, the U.S. Navy revealed to CNN Tuesday.

The incident occurred on Friday when four Iranian naval vessels surrounded the U.S.-flagged Maersk Kensington in the Strait of Hormuz.

The episode came ahead of an encounter Tuesday in which Iran Revolutionary Guard patrol boats fired shots at a commercial cargo ship and then intercepted the vessel, the Marshall Islands-flagged M/V Maersk Tigris, which was also crossing the Strait of Hormuz.

A senior U.S. military official told CNN that “the Iranians encircled the Kensington and followed the ship on its course for a period of time before withdrawing and breaking away.” After that, the U.S...

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Amazing next generation of cruise ships

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The current generation of new cruise ships — designed before the 2008 economic bust but not delivered until 2010 or later — is just starting to feel comfortable to many of us. But a whole new generation of vessels designed after 2008 and reflecting the new economic realities is right around the corner.

Here is The next generation of cruise ship. Would you go on it?

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Breaking news U.S. Navy warships deployed to Yemeni waters, could block Iranian weapons

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A U.S. carrier battlegroup is repositioning to the Arabian sea in response to a deteriorating security situation in Yemen, but Pentagon officials denied reports that the move is designed to intercept Iranian ships.

“Ships are repositioning to conduct maritime security operations, they are not going to intercept Iranian ships,” Col. Steve Warren, Pentagon spokesman, said.

The Associated Press sent a breaking news alert reporting the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen.

The carrier, as well as the cruiser USS Normandy, transited the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday night and are now conducting operations in the Arabi...

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