October 19, 2017

Review Category : People

U.S. auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better: report

U.S. auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better: reportNew technology to stream music into dashboards or boost fuel efficiency is making cars less reliable, although electric cars such as the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt should fare better than many conventional models, Consumer Reports magazine said on Thursday. Electric cars do away with many of the mechanical systems that prompt consumer complaints about conventional cars, the magazine said.


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White House confirms Trump told widow 'he knew what he was getting into' before saying it was 'totally fabricated'

White House confirms Trump told widow 'he knew what he was getting into' before saying it was 'totally fabricated'White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says that he coached Donald Trump on what to say to the widow of a US soldier killed in action, and told him to express to her that her husband had acted honourably in making the decision to accept a dangerous position as a soldier. Mr Kelly clarified the context of that statement as well. Speaking to reporters in the White House, he said that he had counselled Mr Trump not to make the call at all, but that the President had insisted.


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Richard Spencer's first major speech since Charlottesville drowned out by chanting protesters

Richard Spencer's first major speech since Charlottesville drowned out by chanting protestersProtesters at the University of Florida have drowned out white supremacist Richard Spencer's first major speech since the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. As Mr Spencer took the stage, most of the half-filled Phillips Centre theatre stood and chanted: "F*** you Spencer!" Many raised their fists in a Black Power salute. Mr Spencer started by welcoming the crowd to "the most important free speech event of [their] lifetime".


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Experts: Hard for jurors to convict when cops are on trial

Experts: Hard for jurors to convict when cops are on trialTULSA, Okla. (AP) — The hard-won conviction of a white former Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot his daughter's unarmed black boyfriend shows the difficulty prosecutors have in convincing jurors to put someone who carries a badge and a gun behind bars, legal experts said Thursday.


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