Wins UK e-Borders tribunal

An arbitration tribunal orders the Home Office  to pay Raytheon £224m after sacking them for failing to deliver on a controversial secure borders contract. They said they had lost confidence in Raytheon to deliver after it fell a year behind schedule. The tribunal did not pass judgement on whether Raytheon had failed to meet its contractual obligations […]

Out of US Open

Nadel pulls out of the US Open citing a wrist injury caused during a training session in July.  He had hoped to be recovered by the start of the championships on August 25th. I am very sorry to announce I won’t be able to play at this year’s US Open. I am sure you understand that […]

Largest purse in tournament history

The US Open now has the highest purse in any of the four tennis grand slams. This year the winner will receive three million dollars up from last years 2.6 million. The runner up will recieve $1.45 million, up from 1.3 million. The total prize money awarded will be $38.3 million, an 11.7 percent increase over a […]

2015 Mustang power/weight

Ford releases power/weight details for 2015 Mustang. The base 3.7-liter V6 model’s power rating drops from 305 hp to 300 hp. Torque is the same at 280 lb-ft. Compression ratio is 10.5:1. Manual: 3526 lbs (30 lbs up). Auto: 3530 lbs (12-lbs up). The GT, 5.0-liter V8, has 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, up 15 hp and 10 […]

Interactive wands

Universal Studio’s Diagon Alley introduces interactive wands. When the wands are waved at special spell locations,  found via bronze medallions in the pavement, creating special effects. With the correct incantations and motions, you’ll be able to cast spells throughout The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with new Interactive Wands that you can purchase from Ollivanders […]