Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere
Britain’s royals have joined Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and the cast of No Time to Die” on the red carpet for the new Bond film’s world premiere, a glittering event that marked the movie’s release after multiple delays caused by the pandemic.
Virus resistant: World's Longest Yard Sale still lines roads
A crowd looks through items at the World's Longest Yard Sale, which stretches from Alabama to Michigan, at its southernmost point in Gadsden, Ala., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. And though the coronavirus pandemic has canceled events around the globe, the six-state yard sale is happening this weekend for the 34th straight year. "Its a big problem.The yard sale began in 1987 as a way to lure visitors off interstate highways to a small town in Tennessee. Also known as the 127 Yard Sale, the event follows U.S. 127 from near Addison, Michigan, to Chattanooga, Tennessee, through Ohio and Kentucky. But realistically, she said, the yard sale is just too big to cancel.
Biggest bounce house in the world coming to San Antonio
TEXAS – The biggest bounce house in the world is heading back to Texas this April. According to Guinness World Records, Big Bounce America was listed as the largest inflatable bouncy castle in May 2018 at 11,433 square feet. The Big Bounce America has been supersized to 13,000 square feet of fun with a 20-foot-tall rabbit you can climb, a giant slide, ball-pit and over-sized couches, according to the company’s website. Dates for San Antonio and Houston are in the works but dates have yet to be confirmed. Sessions last three hours per ticket and include a dedicated time slot and unlimited access to all the inflatablesFree and cheap date night ideas in San Antonio
More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads
BANGKOK – British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts to contain a new virus intensifies. The number of confirmed cases jumped to 7,711, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China from SARS. The airline cited “the significant decline in demand for travel to and from China.” Flights from Dallas-Fort Worth will continue, the airline said. -Korean Air, South Korea’s biggest airline, said it is also considering grounding some of its flights to mainland China as passenger demand drops. -Taiwan’s Eva Air announced a partial cancellation of flights to and from mainland China for two weeks starting Feb. 2.
The Latest: Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that intelligence sources indicate the plane was shot down by an Iranian missile. The secretary of Ukraine's national security council says seven possible causes are under investigation in the plane crash in Iran earlier this week. The French air accident investigation authority says it has been invited by Iran to join the probe into this week's plane crash near Tehran. He wouldn't comment on whether the plane could have been hit by an Iranian missile, which the U.S. has asserted. He wouldn't comment on whether the plane could have been hit by an Iranian missile, which the U.S. has asserted.