Saudi Arabia executes 81 in its largest mass execution

Saudi Arabia executes 81 in its largest mass execution

Saudi Arabia killed 81 alleged criminals Saturday, the largest mass execution recorded in the kingdom’s modern history. Those who were killed had been convicted of a range of crimes, including murder, belonging to militant groups like al-Qaeda and backing Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The executions were announced by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, which did not …

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Return of the Microbus?  Volkswagen unveils electric 'hippie bus'

Return of the Microbus? Volkswagen unveils electric ‘hippie bus’

Volkswagen pulled the wraps off its new ID Buzz. March 12, 2022, 5:34 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Volkswagen has pulled the wraps off its ID Buzz: a van the company is billing as a spiritual successor to its iconic Microbus. But while the original “hippie bus” was …

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Jared Leto & Anne Hathaway in Apple's WeWork Saga – The Hollywood Reporter

Jared Leto & Anne Hathaway in Apple’s WeWork Saga – The Hollywood Reporter

About halfway through the eight episodes of Apple TV+’s WeCrashed, an investor named Cameron (OT Fagbenle) shares with his Benchmark Capital colleague Bruce (Anthony Edwards) his skepticism about WeWork’s spend-heavy business model. “We’ve seen this movie before, haven’t we?” Cameron points out. “So what’s different this time?” Bruce is firm in his answer, insisting it’s …

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'Underpriced' health insurance premiums set to rise in 2022, say experts

‘Underpriced’ health insurance premiums set to rise in 2022, say experts

Demand for health insurance continues to rise in the UAE after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Industry executives expect premiums to rise this year. They claimed that demand for health insurance is strong in the Northern Emirates which are yet to make it mandatory for residents. Dr Yasser Khalifa, executive vice president and head …

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LA reporter covering deadly hit-and-run interrupted by another car wreck

LA reporter covering deadly hit-and-run interrupted by another car wreck

A Los Angeles TV reporter got the shock of his life when a hit-and-run car wreck was caught live on camera behind him — while he was in the middle of reporting about a deadly hit-and-run collision at the same intersection a month earlier. KTLA reporter Gene Kang was doing a live standup report on …

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Missiles land near US consulate in northern Iraq city of Erbil | Iraq

As many as 12 ballistic missiles have struck Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital Erbil, with some reports suggesting several landed near the US consulate building. A US official said the missiles were launched from neighboring Iran early on Sunday morning, but there were no reports of casualties. Officials in Iraq and the US gave different …

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Record gas prices are pushing up everyday costs, dampening economic recovery

Record gas prices are pushing up everyday costs, dampening economic recovery

“Customers really don’t want to hear it, but fuel prices are going through the roof so we’re having to charge more,” said John Migliorini, vice president of Lakeville Trucking in Rochester, NY, where diesel costs have nearly doubled to about $400,000 a month. “What choice do we have? I’ve never seen prices jump this high, …

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