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Saudi allows women to drive

Saudi allows women to drive Already viewed as the de facto ruler controlling all the major levers of government, from defence to the economy, the prince is seen as stamping out traces of internal dissent before any formal transfer of power from his 81-year-old father King Salman. [Full Article...]

Dyson Entering Electric Car Market In 2020

Dyson Entering Electric Car Market In 2020 A final clue to Dyson's plans come from the fact that BMW's current global director of sales and marketing Dr Ian Robertson, who has overseen much of the German car-giant's electric and autonomous auto programme, is also non-executive director of Dyson. [Full Article...]

Madrid orders Catalan police to crack down on officials organising poll

Madrid orders Catalan police to crack down on officials organising poll The move comes as part of ongoing campaign by Madrid to prevent the referendum taking place which has been ruled "illegal" by the country's Constitutional Court. Spain has deplyed two-thirds of its riot police to Catalonia, some 2,000 officers, for the referendum, according to daily newspaper El Pais . The pro-separatist camp has been buoyed by editorials published in The Financial Times and ... [Full Article...]

Why Did Otto Warmbier Go To North Korea? Parents Call Country 'Terrorists'

Why Did Otto Warmbier Go To North Korea? Parents Call Country 'Terrorists' The Warmbiers said Otto wasn't in a coma when he returned from North Korea . "They are not victims, they are terrorists", Warmbier's father, Fred, said on Tuesday. 'He was blind. He was deaf. Warmbier said his son also had a high fever and a "large scar" on his right foot. Meanwhile US President Donald Trump today accused North Korea of brutally abusing Otto, saying the young man had been... [Full Article...]

Volvo Announces XC90 Production In South Carolina

Volvo Announces XC90 Production In South Carolina Volvo Cars announced in May 2015 - just as the XC90 was hitting the US - that its first ever manufacturing plant here would be located just outside Charleston, South Carolina. The company presently has two manufacturing plants in Europe, along with two factories in China. Volvo eventually expects to make 150,000 vehicles per year at the plant, which is the company's first in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Groom bolts from wedding photo shoot to save drowning boy from lake

Groom bolts from wedding photo shoot to save drowning boy from lake It quickly became clear to the bride and wedding photographer Darren Hatt that Clayton was rescuing a small boy from the water. Three children had been following newlyweds Brittany and Clay Cook around after their ceremony at a park in Ontario. [Full Article...]

Much-loved Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn dies aged 78

Much-loved Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn dies aged 78 In 2015, she came out of retirement to make a cameo appearance in Coronation Street's rival soap Emmerdale . She said: "The other kids used to run after me and say, 'Can I see your plastic face?' But I just felt so lucky to have been treated and put back to normal". [Full Article...]

Rainy weather Tuesday in Oklahoma, cooler temperatures ahead

Rainy weather Tuesday in Oklahoma, cooler temperatures ahead Partly cloudy skies will persist into the night with overnight showers possible. A slight chance for a few showers will be possible for Friday . Tuesday night will be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 70s. Monday: Patchy fog before 11 a.m. Tuesday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch pos... [Full Article...]

Samantha Barks to star in Pretty Woman musical

Samantha Barks to star in Pretty Woman musical She added: "We found two wonderful, charismatic actors with incredible chemistry to play Vivian and Edward - the gorgeous triple-threat Samantha Barks , and one of Broadway's most dashing and talented leading men, Steve Kazee ". After previously bringing " Legally Blonde " and " Kinky Boots " to the stage, director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell will be at the helm of the " Pretty Woman " mu... [Full Article...]

Germany's AfD leader quits, leaving party in disarray

The AfD won 13.0 percent of the vote - more than expected and one of many shocks on a night of drama that saw Merkel's conservatives get their worst result since 1949, and her main Social Democrat ( SPD ) rivals their worst since 1933. The euro snapped a two-day rising streak yesterday after a surge in support for the far right in elections in Germany prompted investors to lock in gains in one ... [Full Article...]

Fellaini ruled out of United's trip to CSKA Moscow

When asked why he has been so effective in European competition for United, Mkhitaryan said: "Of course the Champions League is not the same tournament, the Europa League is a bit different". "He's not under pressure in a big match for Belgium so I hope he'll be back with us", Mourinho said. He was so calm, so much in control. There have been four of them so far, and both teams have scored two v... [Full Article...]

What would the Senate's latest health care plan have done in Idaho?

What would the Senate's latest health care plan have done in Idaho? While the Republicans control the Senate, if they lose one more vote, the bill is dead - and probably for good. Its chief selling point never grows stale in Republican circles. The federal-state program for low earners has always automatically provided whatever money is needed for eligible recipients. Republicans, meanwhile, say the block grant concept gives power to states to determine how be... [Full Article...]

Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet

The war of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un has been escalating for some time, and the North Korean leader has threatened to shoot down United States aircraft even if they are not in North Korean airspace. North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb test on September 3, and Pyongyang said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. [Full Article...]

'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US

'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday rejected the notion that the USA had declared war on North Korea, calling Ri's statement "absurd". "In short, North Korea took no actions when the B-1B (bombers) approached (North Korea)", intelligence committee chief Rep. Trump's threat last week to totally destroy North Korea, a country of 26 million people, if it threatened the Unit... [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner NYer Begs Judge ... Lock Up This 'Danger to Society'

Anthony Weiner NYer Begs Judge ... Lock Up This 'Danger to Society' Prosecutors had asked for between 21-27 months in prison for the 53-year-old Democrat, who began weeping upon hearing the sentence, having hoped to receive probation. Weiner, a former congressman from New York City , has found himself repeatedly in hot water over sexting. In her tell-all memoir about the 2016 presidential campaign published this month, Clinton revealed Abedin's torment at learn... [Full Article...]

Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities Friday's parade and missile display come days after Iran was called out in a speech by President Trump at the United Nations General Assembly, in which he called the nuclear deal with Iran "one of the worst and one-sided transactions" the US has ever conducted. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation registers 9 ceasefire breaches in Syria in past 24 hours

Russian Federation registers 9 ceasefire breaches in Syria in past 24 hours Despite its ambitions to create a caliphate in Syria, Al-Nusra have openly fought with Islamic State . "Taking off from the Engels airfield in Russian Federation, the Tu-95s bombers flew over the territory of Iran and Iraq" to perform the mission, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said. [Full Article...]

PM Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council; Bibek Debroy named Chairman

PM Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council; Bibek Debroy named Chairman Terms of reference of the EAC would be to “analyse any issue, economic or otherwise, referred to it by the Prime Minister and advising him thereon, ” the statement said. India's GDP hit low previous month when the government reported it grew at 5.7 percent in the third quarter of the present financial year. This could be either be suo-moto or on a reference from the Prime Minister . [Full Article...]

Equifax CEO Resigns After Huge Data Breach

Equifax CEO Resigns After Huge Data Breach The Board will be looking for a new permanent CEO. Speaking for everyone on the board, I sincerely apologize. Smith is the latest person from Equifax to leave. In the aftermath of news of the breach, Equifax appeared to be telling people at random that they were impacted while its checking sign automatically signed consumers up for one of its services. [Full Article...]

Member of Duterte's security detail killed in Palace shooting this morning

Member of Duterte's security detail killed in Palace shooting this morning An officer was shot on Tuesday morning at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Complex inside Malacañang Park. He spent the weekend in his home city, Davao, and was not seen in public on Monday. Malacanang Park is close to Duterte's Bahay ng Pagbabago residence, separated from his Malacanang palace by the Pasig river. Aquino said that the unit has been investigating the shooting. [Full Article...]


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