Canadian Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at Pocono

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was involved in a horrific-looking crash Sunday at Pocono Raceway. *Warning: Footage of the incident is graphic #indycar #ABCSupply500 – huge hit for @robertwickens pic.twitter.com/uUtslZyz0K — Champweb (@champwebdotnet) August 19, 2018 Wickens and Ryan Hunter-Reay collided on Lap 7, with Wickens being sent into the catch fence. Numerous other drivers […]

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It looks like Elon Musk and Grimes stopped following each other on Instagram and Twitter (TSLA, FB, TWTR)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and indie pop star Grimes no longer follow each other on Instagram. Musk unfollowed Grimes on Twitter early Sunday. It’s unclear whether the pair remains a couple. The unfollowing comes after a difficult week in the spotlight for Musk, which sent Telsa stock down nearly 20% in 10 days. Tesla CEO […]

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Venezuelan jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage. The changes start to take effect Monday with introduction of a new currency that lops five zeros off the country’s fast-depreciating bills. President Nicolas Maduro is also raising gasoline prices in hopes […]

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Tigers forced to change starting pitcher after mix-up

MINNEAPOLIS — The Detroit Tigers had to change their starting pitcher for their game at Minnesota after a mix-up with Jacob Turner. The Tigers had planned to go with Turner, but the right-hander hadn’t met a required 10-day waiting period since being designated for assignment on Aug. 10. Instead, Detroit recalled left-hander Daniel Stumpf from […]

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Sir Bruce Forsyth’s widow Wilnelia Merced talks to the late Strictly Come Dancing host ‘every day’ following his death

Sir Bruce Forsyth sadly died in 2017 [Getty] Sir Bruce Forsyth tragically passed away in 2017 aged 89 years old from bronchial pneumonia, although he is believed to have battled with a string of health issues prior to his passing. On August 18, one year after his death, the late Strictly Come Dancing presenter had […]

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Oilers sign veteran Scottie Upshall to professional tryout deal

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers signed free agent forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout on Sunday. Upshall, 34, appeared in 63 games for St. Louis last season, registering 19 points with seven goals. The native of Fort McMurray, Alta., has played 759 career NHL games over 15 seasons with Nashville, Philadelphia, Arizona, Columbus, Florida […]

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Junior Journey: Connor Sparks

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America’s truck drivers have to ace this test before controlling a 26,000-pound vehicle on the open road — see if you can pass it

Before getting their commercial driver’s license, long-haul truck drivers must pass the CDL exam. The CDL exam varies from state to state, but certain questions on safety, driving an 80-foot vehicle, and sharing the road with others are the same. Here are 15 questions from a sample CDL exam. You need a score of 80% […]

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