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by | November 08, 2018 | 13:41

After Twitter reportedly restricted (and banned) numerous accounts sharing the likeness of Tesla & SpaceX CEO Elon Musk , one of the social media platform's foremost stars, reports have arisen that claim that the world-renowned entrepreneur has been impersonated yet again, this time in a context pertaining to Bitcoin ( BTC ).

by | November 08, 2018 | 11:46

Following last week's teaser, VW has fully uncovered its new Tarok pickup concept at the Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Brazil. The Tarok Concept is a pick-up spanning five-metres with its four-door double cab layout. The engine can run on Brazil's TotalFlex fuel unit with pure ethanol as well as a gasoline-ethanol blend. The TSI engine in the Tarok Concept is also combined with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive.

by | November 07, 2018 | 23:50

The U.S. sanctions had threatened India's ability to obtain financing for the development of Chabahar, which could potentially end Afghanistan's dependence on Pakistan's port of Karachi. "The president's [Donald Trump's] South Asia strategy underscores our ongoing support of Afghanistan's economic growth and development as well as our close partnership with India", said the official.

by | November 07, 2018 | 23:14

In a video posted by one of the passengers, Amir Zidane, he claims there were three tonnes of durian that were removed from the flight to conform to the passengers' demands. Crew members assured him the smell would vanish as soon as the plane was in the air. They all chanted back, " not us!' ". The durian is known for being one of the grossest-smelling fruits in the world-think "turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock", as one food writer has described it, per Smithsonian .

by | November 07, 2018 | 22:28

In a statement on Monday, PGHC Holdings Inc., the parent company of the pizzeria and D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, said it has reached an agreement with a Wynnchurch Capital portfolio company headquartered in IL to sell the company. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement that will ensure a long and prosperous future for these iconic New England restaurants", Wendland said in the release.

by | November 07, 2018 | 13:37

MI would be the first U.S. Midwest state to allow its residents to purchase and consumer cannabis legally. North Dakotans decisively rejected a proposal to make marijuana legal for recreational purposes. Voters in Missouri were considering three separate proposals to legalize medical marijuana on their ballot, and all three aimed to legalize the use, purchase and possession of marijuana for medical purposes and would allow the state to set up a regulatory framework for licensed dispensaries.

by | November 07, 2018 | 08:03

Meanwhile, Democrats are fighting hard to take seats that have been held by Republicans in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, and Tennessee. Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House was slipping away.

by | November 07, 2018 | 03:45

He told Sky News: "The £8m came from a United Kingdom company, the cash was generated in the UK". The Electoral Commission concluded that Banks was not the true source of the £8mn in loans provided to the Leave.EU referendum campaigns; that the lending involved a non-qualifying or impermissible company - Rock Holdings Ltd - based in the Isle of Man; and that Banks, Bilney and others concealed the true details of the financial transactions.

by | November 07, 2018 | 02:19

Republicans are favoured to maintain or slightly expand their slim 51-seat to 49-seat Senate advantage, and Trump's ability to strategically inflame white-working-class and rural conservatives may be a key factor. Ahead of the vote , House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi confidently predicted last week that Democrats would indeed win back the House. "Let me say this".

by | November 07, 2018 | 00:02

Trump administration provides details on sanctions against Iran that snapped back into place on Monday. Advocates of a hardline approach to Iran in Congress say they are not being fooled by the administration's rhetoric, which has historically been tough but is not being backed up with action.

by | November 06, 2018 | 21:28

The union representing Canada Post employees has launched a new round of rotating strikes in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador. Guelph is one of the latest sites for targeted job actions by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. "We don't want to shut down the postal service completely but we do want to make an impact on the employer - they're not being very forthcoming at the bargaining table", said Jarema.

by | November 06, 2018 | 17:25

Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House was slipping away. A debate about whether Trump's biting rhetoric encouraged extremists erupted in the campaign's final weeks after pipe bombs were mailed to his top political rivals allegedly by a Trump supporter who was arrested and charged, and 11 people were fatally shot at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

by | November 06, 2018 | 13:49

While moving into her new home in late October, Lerynne and her sister stopped at a Casey's for pizza and coffee. I also plan to give to the causes and organizations important to my family through our newly established Callum Foundation , ' West told the Iowa Lottery for a news release.

by | November 06, 2018 | 12:18

Insurance underwriting this year was $441 million, compared to $1.439 last year, due largely to a series of devastating hurricanes. Buffett has long said Berkshire's operating earnings offer a better view of quarterly performance because they exclude investments and derivatives, which can vary widely.

by | November 06, 2018 | 06:40

Pelosi has also outlined plans to vote on legislation to fund infrastructure projects, reform campaign finance laws, expand background checks for gun sales and provide a path to citizenship for those children of immigrants brought to the United States illegally.

by | November 06, 2018 | 04:57

Census goes to trial on Monday and could have profound consequences . "Six more years!" as the President exulted in the size of the crowds at his rallies, which are mostly white. "I'm not on the ticket, but I am on the ticket, because this is also a referendum about me", he told a rally in MS recently. "Democrats have been motivated to vote ever since Trump won in 2016, while Republicans have been far less motivated".

by | November 05, 2018 | 23:11

A driverless, 268-car iron ore train was derailed in Western Australia on Monday - but only after it traveled almost 60 miles without an engineer, officials said. 'With no one on board, the train travelled for 92 km before being deliberately derailed at a set of points operated by the control centre, about 119 km from Port Headland (near Turner siding)'.

by | November 05, 2018 | 23:10

Mayor Hogsett says he expects Amazon's decision soon after the midterm elections Tuesday so that the five billion dollar bombshell doesn't change any political races for the victor or the loser locations. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City. The company declined to comment on the Wall Street Journal's story.

by | November 05, 2018 | 17:13

The tipsy copilot, identified as Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, was arrested Sunday at London's Heathrow Airport after a test administered just 50 minutes before takeoff revealed the level of alcohol in his system, the BBC reports. For comparison, the legal limit for drivers in England and the U.S.is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood, a BAC of 0.08%. He is expected to remain in custody until his sentencing on November 29.

by | November 05, 2018 | 16:26

Asked if the US had assurances from India and China - suspected to be among the nations getting waivers - that they would eventually give up importing oil from Iran, Pompeo wouldn't say. Trump's efforts against Iran. "Watch as we've already taken more crude oil off the market than any time in previous history", he told CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday.