About 1,000 US flights have been canceled due to winter weather

About 1,000 US flights have been canceled due to winter weather

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening up, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest on aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — In the US, nearly 1,000 Monday flights were canceled as winter weather swept through the center … Read more

Iran drone strike: Military plant hit, Tehran says

Iran drone strike: Military plant hit, Tehran says

CNN — Drones attacked a military factory in Iran’s central city of Isfahan, Tehran said on Sunday. “An explosion has occurred in one of the military centers linked to the defense ministry,” Isfahan Governorate’s deputy chief of security, Mohammad Reza Jan-Nesari, told the semi-official Fars News Agency. Jan-Nesari said the explosion caused some damage, “but … Read more

Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases trading

Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases trading

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “suspended trading” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to airports in the UK and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased trading,” the CAA said in a … Read more

Boeing is making a big loss

Boeing is making a big loss

New York CNN — Boeing reported a $650 million operating loss in the fourth quarter, surprising Wall Street analysts who had expected the aircraft giant to turn a profit. The company blames the unexpected loss on “abnormal production costs” as it both tried to meet the remaining backlog of 737 Max jets and ramped up … Read more

Republican legislator indicates Congress will investigate violation of TSA no-fly list

Republican legislator indicates Congress will investigate violation of TSA no-fly list

CNN — A Republican congressman who serves on the House Homeland Security Committee said Congress “will come for answers” after a hacker revealed the Transportation Security Administration’s no-fly list of known or suspected terrorists was accessible on an unsecured computer server . “The entire US no-fly list – with more than 1.5 million entries – … Read more

‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner says he broke 30 bones in snowplow accident

‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner says he broke 30 bones in snowplow accident

CNN — “Avengers” star Jeremy Renner says he broke more than 30 bones in the snowplow accident on New Year’s Day, which left him hospitalized for more than two weeks. Renner, who plays superhero archer Hawkeye in the Marvel movie and TV “Universe,” posted a photo to Instagram with a caption that read: “Morning workouts, … Read more

Indonesia: Warning issued over ‘dragon’s breath’ viral video trend

Indonesia: Warning issued over ‘dragon’s breath’ viral video trend

CNN — Indonesia is warning people against consuming liquid nitrogen after more than 20 children were injured eating a street snack known as “dragon’s breath,” which is at the center of a dangerous new viral video trend. The children suffered skin burns, severe stomach pains and food poisoning after consuming the colorful sweets, according to … Read more

Guryong Village, South Korea: 500 people evacuated after massive fire in one of Seoul’s last slums

Guryong Village, South Korea: 500 people evacuated after massive fire in one of Seoul’s last slums

Seoul CNN — According to firefighters, about 500 people were evacuated from their homes on Friday after a fire broke out in Guryong Village, one of the last remaining slums in the South Korean capital of Seoul. The fire broke out at around 6:28 a.m. in the village’s fourth precinct, Shin Yong-ho, a Gangnam Fire … Read more

Anton Walkes: Charlotte FC soccer player dies at the age of 25 after a boating accident

Anton Walkes: Charlotte FC soccer player dies at the age of 25 after a boating accident

CNN — Anton Walkes, a defenseman for Major League Soccer team Charlotte FC, has died aged 25 from injuries sustained in a boating accident, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) said in a statement. The FWC said FWC officers attended a two-ship accident near the Miami Marine Stadium basin around 3 p.m. Wednesday. … Read more

Jay Briscoe, American professional wrestler, passed away at the age of 38

Jay Briscoe, American professional wrestler, passed away at the age of 38

CNN — Professional wrestler Jay Briscoe has passed away at the age of 38. The American wrestling world is in shock after the announcement of the death of the Ring of Honor (ROH) star, whose real name was Jamin Pugh. Tony Khan, CEO of All Elite Wrestling and owner of ROH, announced the news Twitter. … Read more