Malaysia has released its first report on the missing airliner, but they won’t release it publicly. Obviously, this is making people very suspicious and upset, although Malaysia says they have nothing to hide. By the way, that sheet metal with rivets they found the other day is not part of the missing plane.
It was only a matter of time: the FDA is revealing new proposals today that would bring e-cigs, cigars and tobacco under their control. They’ll ban sales to minors and require warning labels on the products. However, they’re not going to restrict advertising or flavors, like chocolate or bubble gum. Yet.
The FCC is proposing new rules today that would allow certain websites to pay money to make their sites load faster than their competitors. You’ve heard the phrase “net neutrality,” which basically means that people should be able to access any website equally, regardless of its source. Well, the FCC’s new rules would allow internet service providers to charge companies for faster loading times. They’re going to vote on the new rules on May 15th. Net neutrality activists are obviously NOT happy.
And a man faked his own kidnapping to get quick cash, but his mom wouldn’t pay the ransom. The 25-year-old Tennessee man sent his mom repeated texts, saying his drug dealer was going to kill him if he didn’t pay $200. But he’d apparently done this before, so instead, Mom called 911.
And a tractor-trailer carrying about 40,000 pounds of French fries caught fire night in the parking lot of a Walmart in Maine. It supposedly happened due to overheating brakes.