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Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device An airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle airport has crashed on a nearby island. Authorities said the man had made "an unauthorised take-off" late on Friday local time, forcing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to close.Two F15 fighter jets pursued the plane, which crashed in Puget Sound. The man is not believed to have survived. The local sheriff's office said it was "not a terrorist incident", adding that the man was local and aged 29.Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor later told reporters it appeared to be "a joyride gone terribly wrong", according to ABC7 News, adding "most terrorists don't do loops over the water".What happened exactly?The twin engine turboprop Q400...
Now bitcoin is crashing along with the drop in technology stocks

Now bitcoin is crashing along with the drop in technology stocks

Finance
Bitcoin suddenly plummeted Monday, after jumping over the weekend to an all-time high.The decline came as major U.S. technology stocks fell for a second straight day on concerns that the sector has risen to unsustainable levels.At least two major bitcoin exchanges also had problems Monday. "Coinbase is currently experiencing high traffic & customers have receive(d) a 'service unavailable' message when visiting Coinbase.com," according to a statement on the exchange's status website dated June 12 at 2:08 p.m. ET.The exchange accounts for nearly 17 percent of U.S. dollar-denominated bitcoin trade volume, according to Cryptocompare, and had reported outages in late May amid "unprecedented traffic and trading." The BTC-E exchange tweeted at 2:06 p.m., ET, that it was hit by distributed den...