American roofing company offers a free gun with every roof in crazy promotional video Play

American roofing company offers a free gun with every roof in crazy promotional video

Alabama-based roofing service company Digital Roofing Innovations has promised free rifles to customers in a highly unusual promotional video shared on 4 July that both satirizes and celebrates American patriotism.The video shows the companys owner, Zach Blenkinsopp, climbing out of a car clad in USA-themed socks, shorts, hat and bowtie. He puts out his cigar and downs a beer before introducing himself and catching an AR-15 rifle thrown to him by someone off screen.Get a roof, get a gun, flashes across the bottom of the screen as Blenkinsopp promises the viewer it is not a gimmick. Jul 7, 2017
Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison Play

Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison

Acapulco is the biggest city in Guerrero, one of Mexicos most lawless states and a centre of opium poppy production that has been a major concern to US officials. The prison carnage was particularly embarrassing to Mexico as it came the same day US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly was visiting Guerrero, which lies in the south-west of the country. Jul 7, 2017
Four of the biggest airline controversies Play

Four of the biggest airline controversies

It seems that airlines are in trouble for something every week - massive delays here, harassment of passengers there - so here are four of the biggest airline controversies in recent memory. Jul 7, 2017