NFL star Cam Newton reportedly tried to pay a fellow passenger $1,500 to switch seats with him on a flight, but was refused

NFL star Cam Newton reportedly tried to pay a fellow passenger $1,500 to switch seats with him on a plane. The quarterback was travelling in economy from Paris, France, to Dallas, Texas, but wasn’t happy with the minimal legroom in his seat. Unfortunately, the man with a more enviable seat refused to swap, despite the financial incentive. The incident was captured on camera by fellow traveller Eli Edwards, and the video has now gone viral. Edwards told Business Insider that Newton didn’t seem annoyed though, and simply shrugged it off. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. NFL star Cam Newton reportedly offered to pay a fellow passenger on board… Read More

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Bill Gates says his ‘greatest mistake ever’ was failing to create Android at Microsoft

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said his “greatest mistake ever” was allowing Google to develop Android and not creating a successful smartphone operating system himself.”There’s room for exactly one non-Apple operating system,” he said, “and what’s that worth? $400 billion that would be transferred from company G [Google] to company M [Microsoft].”Microsoft phased out its Windows-powered smartphones in 2017 after they failed to make a significant impact on the market…. …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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A major Dominican Republic hotel is removing liquor from its minibars after 2 US tourists died in mysterious circumstances

A popular hotel in the Dominican Republic will soon stop offering liquor to guests in its minibars after a string of incidents involving US tourists in the country, including the deaths of 10 Americans. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana will remove liquor dispensers from guest rooms, Erica Lopez, the General Manager of the resort told CNN, insisting that the move was done independently. Of the 10 US tourists who have died in the Dominican Republic this year, two deaths have occurred at the Hard Rock Hotel. Several other tourists in nearby hotels have reported feeling ill and some have even died after drinking seemingly safe beverages.… Read More

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Police arrested a man in the UK for driving with a pint of Guinness in his car cup holder

Police arrested a man in Birmingham, England, for driving with an open can and a pint glass of Guinness in his car’s cup holder on Saturday. Officers also found three bags in the car which officers say contain drugs. The 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, and the drugs-related charge of possession with intent to supply. He has since been released while officers investigate further. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. A man in Birmingham, England, was arrested for driving with a pint glass of Guinness in his car’s cup holder. The unnamed 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Edgbaston, a suburban area in southwest… Read More

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2 Royal Air Force fighter jets were scrambled to escort a British passenger plane home after an ‘extremely disruptive’ customer tried to open the door mid-flight

Two British fighter jets were scrambled to guide a plane back to the ground on Saturday after it was compromised by an “extremely disruptive passenger.” Flight LS1503 from London Stansted to Dalaman Airport, Turkey, turned back around 20 minutes after take-off when a female passenger tried to open the doors in mid-air, budget airline Jet2 said. Jet2 told Business Insider the woman’s behavior was “appalling and dangerous.” The RAF confirmed it scrambled two of their $100 million (£80 million) Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to escort the Airbus A321 back to Stansted. The 25-year-old woman was arrested by Essex Police “on suspicion of common assault, criminal damage and… Read More

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