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Volvo unveils first Polestar model, part of green auto push in China

Volvo unveils first Polestar model, part of green auto push in China In Shanghai the firm introduced its first auto Polestar 1 , which will go on sale in 2019 and production will be limited to 500 units a year. For more performance the auto is equipped with two-liter four-cylinder petrol engine. It is the first of three planned models to be built at a new purpose-built production facility in China. The former is expected to start production by late 2019. [Full Article...]

Faced with a scandal, Trump's pick for drug czar quits

Faced with a scandal, Trump's pick for drug czar quits The congressman's withdrawal comes after a joint CBS " 60 Minutes " and Washington Post report revealed that Marino took almost $100,000 from the pharmaceutical lobby while sponsoring a bill that made it easier for drug companies to distribute opioids across American communities and thwart the Drug Enforcement Agency. [Full Article...]

Minnesota gets another Real ID extension

Minnesota gets another Real ID extension Oklahoma officials announced that the state has been granted a REAL ID extension until October 2018. The state was authorized to begin working towards full compliance and implementation of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005 upon Governor Henry McMaster's signature of House Bill 3358 in early April. [Full Article...]

Auto bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

Auto bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan A forensic team from Lahore is expected to reach Quetta soon to determine the nature of the blast, he said. At least nine security personnel and a civilian were killed in separate terror attacks in Pakistan's southwest and northwest on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

How to Watch NK Maribor vs. Liverpool

How to Watch NK Maribor vs. Liverpool Real and Spurs top the section on seven points apiece and are well placed to progress to the knockout phase after Borussia Dortmund stumbled to a 1-1 draw at APOEL Nicosia . The side is in second place with 28 points through 12 games. Napoli had a chance to get back in the game before half-time when Walker hauled down Raul Albiol while defending a corner, but City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes ... [Full Article...]

USA says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis

USA says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis Myanmar's de facto leader, Nobel peace victor Aung San Suu Kyi, finally pledged to have an investigation conducted into the charges against her country's military, and offered repatriation to all those who fled. The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday that without immediate additional funding, the agency will not be able to continue providing lifesaving aid and protection to Rohingya children... [Full Article...]

Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China On the growing India-US ties, Tillerson said that President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were committed more than any of the leaders before them "to building an ambitious partnership that benfits not only our two great democracies but for other sovereign nations working for greater peace and stability". [Full Article...]

Nuclear war may break out any time, warns North Korea

Nuclear war may break out any time, warns North Korea He stated that their military exercises involve using nuclear assets and also suggested that the planned removal of their "supreme leadership" by the USA was more unsafe than a nuclear war . Stoltenberg also warned that a military intervention in North Korea would be catastrophic. However, according to Tweets by President Donald Trump , his Secretary of State is "wasting his time" trying to ... [Full Article...]

U.S. trade representative says he's 'surprised' as Nafta talks pushed into 2018

U.S. trade representative says he's 'surprised' as Nafta talks pushed into 2018 Mexico will host the the fifth round of talks on November 17-21, it said. They have also put forward a clause, called "twilight" that could put an end to the NAFTA by five years. One person close to the process said there was now a possibility that negotiations to modernize NAFTA, which underpins some $1.2 trillion in annual trade between the three countries, could collapse. [Full Article...]

USA indicts two Chinese in major fentanyl trafficking case

USA indicts two Chinese in major fentanyl trafficking case Xiaobing Yan, 40, and Jian Zhang, 38, who are both in China and have not been taken into US custody, were charged with conspiring to distribute large quantities of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues into the United States, the Justice Department said. [Full Article...]

Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS

Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS Som ji had no problem admitting that the BJP was also secretly working on wiping off all the symbols of the Mughal rulers, like Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Humayun's Mausoleum, Fatehpur Sikri and thousands of other structures across the country and "restore" what, in his opinion, stands for the "real Bharatvarsh". [Full Article...]

Israel bombs Syrian anti-aircraft battery

According to the IDF Spokesman's Unit, the attack was a response to anti-aircraft fire aimed at IAF planes on a routine photographic mission flight over Lebanon. The strike came as Russia's defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, was visiting Israel. Analysts ascribed the former to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's battlefield successes, which may have prompted him to take a more aggressive approach towar... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting To 'Hang' Gays

Donald Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting To 'Hang' Gays When the scholar pointed out that if the case was overturned, states would just legalize abortion on their own, Trump reportedly went in on Pence. Trump is said to have approvingly accepted the scholar's read of the situation and proceeded to mock Pence, saying "You see?" 'When the conversation turned to gay rights, Trump motioned toward Pence and joked, "Don't ask that guy-he wants to hang ... [Full Article...]

AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet

AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet Several passengers have criticized the flight crew for allegedly panicking. The plane returned safely to Perth Airport. AirAsia told CNN the flight had to return to Perth due to a "technical issue". A passenger called Leah told reporters that she even messaged her family and said good bye and just hoped that they would receive it. Passenger Mark Bailey told the Seven Network televisi... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court will hear challenge to Microsoft's data privacy case

The law authorizes search warrants when there is probable cause that the emails are evidence of a federal crime. The federal government says USA -based service providers should comply with orders issued by American courts, even in cases where the relevant material is held overseas. [Full Article...]

Passengers Suffer Food Poisoning After Eating Breakfast On Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express

Passengers Suffer Food Poisoning After Eating Breakfast On Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express Then two other gro ups complained, and a passenger on board who was a doctor attended to them."When complaints persisted, a message was sent to the Chiplun station master, who arranged for a doctor and ambulance". All passengers were shifted to an empty coach and given medical treatment at the Chiplun station. The catering of Tejas Express is managed by IRCTC. [Full Article...]

Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape

Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape Boyle levelled the accusations in a terse statement he read on arrival in Toronto late Friday with his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, and three children, who were freed on Wednesday by Pakistani troops. "We developed a sad joke with each other, that if we said "No, no, I think this change will be good because X" it would invariably turn out to be bad, and when we said "No, no, this is bad news be... [Full Article...]

Iraqi, Kurdish Troops In Tense Standoff As Deadline Nears

Iraqi, Kurdish Troops In Tense Standoff As Deadline Nears The Iraqi government has accused Kurdish authorities of bringing fighters from Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) to the disputed province of Kirkuk, in a move it called a "declaration of war". The central government in Baghdad has taken a series of measures to isolate the Kurdish region since they held a referendum on independence, including banning global flights to the area. [Full Article...]

Hertha Berlin 'take a knee' before Schalke match

Hertha Berlin 'take a knee' before Schalke match Of course, even when Ravens players took a knee before the anthem , fans still booed, so obviously it was never about that anyway. Hertha Berlin's starting lineup linked arms then took a knee before their Bundesliga match at home against Schalke 04. [Full Article...]

Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock'

Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock' To view the full article, register now. However, according to a report by Financial Times, such hopes could ultimately prove to be a futile one as the European Council President Donald Tusk circulated a draft resolution for the summit to the European leaders, just hours after the United Kingdom made an appeal to them to relax Mr. [Full Article...]


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