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by | January 17, 2019 | 00:49

With such little information shared about the upcoming EV and GM's platform, it's hard not to take the automaker's promises with a grain of salt. The electric auto is a sleek, sexy crossover SUV with a design clearly cribbed from the equally stunning Escala concept vehicle shown in 2016, and while it doesn't have a name yet the development is being fast-tracked around a new modular EV platform General Motors only announced on Friday.

by | January 16, 2019 | 23:41

The Chinese media began publicizing Schellenberg's case after Canada detained Meng, who faces extradition to the USA on fraud charges. Her comments are the latest sign of a sharp cooling of China-Canada ties since Canada detained Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, on December 1 at the request of the United States.

by | January 16, 2019 | 21:59

The humiliating rebuff was delivered in the House of Commons just moments after the Prime Minister made a last-ditch appeal for MPs to back the Withdrawal Agreement which she sealed with Brussels in November after nearly two years of negotiation.

by | January 16, 2019 | 20:02

Volkswagen also has other partnerships with self driving companies but no real world testing has been undertaken. As a result, the alliance estimates its members will achieve improved annual pre-tax operating results from 2023, which could be further boosted if passenger vehicle and SUV development programs become a part of their deal.

by | January 16, 2019 | 16:12

It does, however, raise a series of hard questions for the U.K.in the shadow of that March deadline - chief among them: What happens next? We know you voted for it, but try again, ' " Langfitt observed Tuesday. 1 port with the continent". Under an amendment passed last week, a move that angered pro-Brexit MPs, May has to report back to Parliament by Monday on her next move.

by | January 16, 2019 | 15:10

The Massachusetts Democrat said the White House has left the American people in the cold with the government shutdown , which she called "a man-made tsunami of hurt". "He asked Speaker Pelosi, 'will you agree to my wall?' She said no". The House voted 237-187 in favor of the bill, but the measure failed because it did not have the required two-thirds support.

by | January 16, 2019 | 12:58

It was the highest on record dating back to 2006, according to Reuters . But China's 25 percent tariff on US cargoes remains in place. Exports and imports of products under the general trade category surged 12.5 percent year on year to 17.64 trillion yuan, accounting for 57.8 percent of the total foreign trade, 1.4 percentage points higher than 2017.

by | January 16, 2019 | 08:00

Love our farmers, love Tennessee - a great combination. "See you in a little while", Trump said in the since-deleted tweet. The government shutdown, which Trump has warned will continue until he gets $5.7 billion for a border wall, is also hurting farmers, who can't get access to valuable crop forecasts and other statistics while the number crunchers aren't working.

by | January 16, 2019 | 05:38

If that proves impossible, then a general election will be held. The vote opens up a range of outcomes , including no deal, a renegotiation of Mrs May's deal, or a second referendum. Environment Secretary Michael Gove urged colleagues not to let their visions of a ideal Brexit get in the way of what he said was a good deal. By the time Mrs May concluded the debate with a passionate plea to MPs to deliver the Brexit demanded by voters, her hopes of victory appeared vanishingly small.

by | January 15, 2019 | 23:24

Anderson Cooper: Do you believe President Trump is a racist? In that conversation, the congresswoman described some of the president's language as "historic dog whistles of white supremacy". Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter shortly thereafter, saying his dismissal means "We got under his skin". The self-proclaimed socialist from Queens, New York, has shaken up the Democratic Party with her desire for sweeping leftist policy change including: higher tax rates for top income earners (in her ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 06:28

Trahan said he was not sure when the airport will reopen the closed terminal. Approximately 800,000 federal workers are working without pay . Wait times to pass through security were "over an hour" at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International's main checkpoint for domestic flights, the airport said on its website.

by | January 14, 2019 | 20:23

Crude oil imports for the full 2018 averaged 9.24 million bpd, up by a little over 10 percent on an annual basis, or 846,600 bpd more than the average daily import rate for 2017. With US tariffs in place, the gloomy export picture has reinforced the need for Beijing to rely on its legion of consumers to grow its economy. China's surplus is the U.S.'s trade deficit.

by | January 14, 2019 | 20:23

That breaks down to over 3,000 applications coming in every week. "If we wanted to release that out to say OH or New Jersey or Maryland or Pennsylvania we can't get that approved right now to do that", he tells WRDE. This rule only applies to breweries when shipping beer outside the state, and the both breweries say they still plan to have new beers on tap, in their beer halls, in order to not waste any product.

by | January 14, 2019 | 20:14

The almost 3-week-old shutdown has idled about 800,000 workers at roughly a quarter of USA government agencies and left some of the FDA's inspectors working without pay. A facility is also considered a high risk if it has a history of food safety concerns. "You think about the Romaine outbreak, that was actually the second one".

by | January 14, 2019 | 19:58

Although information is incredibly light at this point, this is GM signaling to the market it will not be sitting on its hands as EVs begin to come into the mainstream. The company plans to release a new model every six months through 2021. We've just seen the reveal of the XT6 and also in the pipeline are a redesigned Escalade plus new CT4 and CT5 sedans.

by | January 14, 2019 | 19:53

An AFP journalist saw protesters looting a supermarket. Teachers unions called a strike last week for better pay, but their calls went largely unheeded. Government has accused the strike organisers of pushing a political "regime change" agenda and of "subversive political activities". Others chanted opposition slogans and sang songs denouncing Mnangagwa, a former confidant of Mugabe who was elected as president in an election previous year that the opposition said was rigged.

by | January 14, 2019 | 19:09

The Legislature past year gave PG&E a partial bailout, instructing the Public Utilities Commission to take utilities' finances into account when deciding whether to let ratepayers absorb any of the costs of wildfire claims. "Everyone's immediate focus is, rightfully, on ensuring Californians have continuous, reliable and safe electric and gas service". California Governor Gavin Newsom responded to the announcement, saying: "While PG&E announced its intent to file bankruptcy today, the ...

by | January 14, 2019 | 17:16

He unveiled a steel-clad test flight prototype of the rocket, called Starship, this week. "To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company", the company stated, referring to its ongoing work on its Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicles and Starlink constellation.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:25

Waggoner told media that the evidence for a sustained move higher is getting harder to ignore: "Just having another positive week is going to be huge for a lot of people's psyches, after we got so beat up a year ago; I think you're going to see more of them coming on board next week".

by | January 14, 2019 | 02:13

On Thursday, AT&T said it was ending all its location-aggregator services, even those that are beneficial to consumers. However, we've now learned that a different " Securus " - MicroBilt - has been selling phone geolocation services with little oversight to a spread of different private industries.