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GM promises 1 million EVs worldwide by 2026

GM promises 1 million EVs worldwide by 2026 GM looks to break that pattern through developing a platform completely new for electric vehicles that would accommodate different sizes and segments, that different GM brands would sell in the U.S.as well as China, which adds new information to the aggressive electrification strategy. [Full Article...]

Activist investor Nelson Peltz claims win in P&G recount

Activist investor Nelson Peltz claims win in P&G recount It said it will disclose the final results after receiving the group's final certified report. A representative for P&G didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Peltz called the $ 100 million proxy battle with P&G "probably the dumbest thing I ever did". In both the case of DuPont and P&G, Peltz issued whitepapers that are critical of company strategies and suggest ways to improve ... [Full Article...]

CT Supreme Court Hears Case Against Gun Maker In Sandy Hook Massacre

CT Supreme Court Hears Case Against Gun Maker In Sandy Hook Massacre On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza , 20, shot and killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Newtown , Connecticut school, before turning the gun on himself. In 2005, Congress passed a law created to shield gun companies from liability when their legally sold products are misused by criminals. But now, five years later, the Newtown families are pursuing another avenue in the name of their loved on... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Outlook for iOS updated with support for iPhone X

Microsoft Outlook for iOS updated with support for iPhone X The update, called iOS 11.1.2, is the seventh official update to Apple's iOS 11 mobile operating system. The update comes with app version 2.51.0 for iOS 11. This free update is available to install over the air or through iTunes and should take about 30 minutes to install . Last week, some iPhone X owners began reporting on Reddit and elsewhere that their touchscreens became temporarily unre... [Full Article...]

Mobile's Black Friday deals start November 17

Mobile's Black Friday deals start November 17 You could of course opt for the iPhone 8 - which starts at $699 - or even pick up the more budget-friendly iPhone SE which retails for little as $349. The smartphones offered on the deal are all the flagship devices; Apple's iPhone 7 , iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 are definitely a catch this season through this epic deal. [Full Article...]

Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation plan: Are there actually any takers?

Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation plan: Are there actually any takers? Last month, Ravi Shankar had expressed his willingness to mediate in the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute. Delhi-Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday said the Supreme Court will have the final word on the vexed Ayodhya issue . "Had the solution (to the dispute) been possible, it would have been reached earlier". "I know it is hard but not impossible". Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) n... [Full Article...]

Should we care if Chris Pyne likes gay porn?

Should we care if Chris Pyne likes gay porn? So concerned was conservative crossbench senator Cory Bernardi that he gave notice of a motion in the Senate calling on the government to report to parliament on the issue. We get it - that's a big step deserving of jubilation. Mr Pyne, who is overseeing Australia's $50 billion defence manufacturing program, rejected the need for an investigation. [Full Article...]

Baltimore police detective remains on life support after being shot in head

Baltimore police detective remains on life support after being shot in head Suiter leaves behind a wife and five children. Many residents agree. Outside the hospital where Suiter died, lifelong Baltimore resident Erika Gaines said she was praying for the slain detective's relatives and other families devastated by gun violence. [Full Article...]

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings Trudeau showed his concerns about the right abuses and killings that were extrajudicial to the reporters in Malina on Tuesday, when he met the President of Philippine right before the annual summit with the South Asian counterparts. The President said numerous leaders sent their condolences over the deaths of over a hundred soldiers and congratulated the Philippine military for winning the war. [Full Article...]

Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Named MVP Award Winners

Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Named MVP Award Winners Altuve was one of the key catalysts behind the Astros' World Series championship season. Two weeks after helping the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, second baseman Jose Altuve was named American League MVP , the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Thursday. [Full Article...]

Turkey issues diplomatic note to United States over Turkish businessman

Turkey issues diplomatic note to United States over Turkish businessman U.S. Ministry of Justice's Federal Jailhouse Bureau website said that Zarrab was released from prison on November 8, yet his lawyer refuted the claim. Attorney Joon Kim in Manhattan said on November 13 that Zarrab remained in federal custody. His lawyer Seyda Yildirim, however, told daily Hurriyet that they were not able to get any information about Zarrab for five days. [Full Article...]

Strong natural disaster hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 450

Strong natural disaster hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 450 While the 2015 nuclear deal lifted some sanctions, others dating back as far as the days after the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran still stand, including those that prohibit the some 1 million Iranian-Americans from directly sending cash to Iran. [Full Article...]

Senators say Kushner didn't turn over emails about Wikileaks, Russia overture

Senators say Kushner didn't turn over emails about Wikileaks, Russia overture Among other things, investigators want to know if Kushner knew during the 2016 campaign that Russian Federation was hacking Democratic e-mails in an effort to help Trump and whether he tried to create a secret back channel between the Trump White House and the Kremlin, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons

US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons Eleven Security Council member states voted in favour of that resolution in late October, while Russian Federation and Bolivia voted against it and China and Kazakhstan abstained. "We agree that it is vital for the global community to continue to investigate cases where chemical weapons have been used in Syria", they said. "There are many more instances of chemical weapons use in Syria that must... [Full Article...]

Meek Mill appealing prison sentence in new court motion

Meek Mill appealing prison sentence in new court motion Meek Mill is appealing his prison sentence and requesting his probation to be terminated. They are also petitioning for the removal of the judge in their client's case, claiming she's long held a personal vendetta against the "Amen" rapper and are also hoping to have his 2 - 4 year prison sentence, and his probation, dismissed. [Full Article...]

Mistrial Declared in Bribery Trial of NJ Sen. Menendez

Mistrial Declared in Bribery Trial of NJ Sen. Menendez After the jury informed Walls that it remained deadlocked this morning, Walls rejected the prosecution's suggestion that the jury return to deliberation or give them option of issuing a partial verdict. - September 12: Two of Melgen's alleged foreign girlfriends testify about Menendez's role in their US visa applications, part of the government's charge that he interceded on their behalf in exchan... [Full Article...]

Theatre received 20 complaints against Kevin Spacey

Theatre received 20 complaints against Kevin Spacey The venue conducted a almost two-week probe into the 58-year-old actor's 2004 to 2015 gig and released its findings in a press release on Thursday, November 16. Richard Miskella, a partner at Lewis Silkin who led the investigation, said the firm invited Spacey to participate in its inquiries "and he didn't respond". [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference? The update to the warmly received OnePlus 5 comes with a new, 18:9 screen, similar to the widescreen efforts found on Samsung's Galaxy S8 and the LG G6 . It has a wide f/1.7 aperture in its single 12-megapixel camera and takes stunning pictures. Since Samsung's Galaxy S9 will be one of the first flagship premium handsets to greet the world early next year, rumours and speculation around the... [Full Article...]

Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer that would have ended job action

Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer that would have ended job action Negotiations between OPSEU and the CEC broke down on November 4, which resulted in CEC bringing the request for the final offer vote to the Labour Relations Board. While none of this will likely satisfy anxious students, those concerned about the financial impact of the strike might be happy to be reminded that the province is creating something of a "hardship fund" for students adversely affected... [Full Article...]

USA senator Al Franken apologises after accusation of groping

USA senator Al Franken apologises after accusation of groping The Democratic senator swiftly issued an apology to Tweeden, although he claimed to remember the rehearsal differently. In response, Franken wrote that he doesn't "remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way", and said the photo "was clearly meant to be amusing but wasn't". [Full Article...]


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