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Passengers and crew safely evacuated after Boeing 737 plane's tire burst during landing in Turkey

May. 09, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A total of 190 people were safely evacuated from a plane in Turkey on Thursday after one of its tires burst during landing at a southern airport, Turkey's transportation ministry said. No one was hurt. The Boeing 737-800, belonging to Turkey-based Corendon...

Tractor-trailers with no one aboard? The future is near for self-driving trucks on US roads

Apr. 29, 2024 13:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On a three-lane test track along the Monongahela River, an 18-wheel tractor-trailer rounded a curve. No one was on board. A quarter-mile ahead, the truck's sensors spotted a trash can blocking one lane and a tire in another. In less than a second, it signaled,...

FedEx pledges $25 million over 5 years in NIL program for University of Memphis athletes

Apr. 19, 2024 10:58 AM EDT

MEMPHIS (AP) — FedEx on Friday pledged $25 million over the next five years to be used in sponsorship deals with University of Memphis athletes, a huge boost for the school's name, image and likeness compensation efforts. The Memphis-based shipping giant said the program will...