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It's an "apt and effective visual metaphor" of what the Fox News personality has become, said The New Republic's editor Michael Tomasky.
"The interest from the public has surpassed our highest expectations," Executive Chairman Bill Ford said in a statement. Ford's move, confirming a Reuters report last month, comes even as Industry observers question whether individual buyers will give up their gas-powered pickups for electric models. The Lightning is an electric version of Ford's best-selling gas-powered F-150 truck, whose popularity has made it the subject of some songs.
Shares Vitesco Technologies were broadly flat on Thursday in a volatile market debut that highlights the challenges faced by the German auto parts manufacturer spun off from Continental. The stagnant share price, combined with a drop in the price of Continental's shares compared with Wednesday's close, meant that Continental shareholders were left with a drop in the value of their holdings as a result of the spinoff. Continental shareholders received one Vitesco share for every five Continental shares they owned.
"Irrespective of the neighborhood in which I live, regardless of how articulate I might seem, all I am and all I ever will be to some people is Black."
Canberra asked the World Trade Organisation to rule against China's imposition of crippling tariffs on Australian wine exports on Thursday, after initial consultations failed to resolve the dispute.
Despite fears of violence on Saturday, it’s unclear which of the major far-right groups, if any, will show up for the event.
Thai lawmakers on Thursday gave initial approval to a law against torture and forced disappearances, after years of delay and criticism from rights groups.
Investigators said the men, aged 25 and 35, fell following a rockslide while deep-water soloing near Portocolom.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said the wholesale distribution of recorded music in the UK was highly concentrated at present, and if the deal had not gone ahead, Sony and AWAL could have competed more strongly with each other. The regulator on Sept. 7 gave Sony five days to address its concerns.
A window sign, now illuminated in red, warned “facial recognition technology in use” and directed customers to “look up at the camera.” After her unobstructed facial image was scanned into a store computer, then screened against the company’s photo archives of previous customers convicted of store-related crimes, the doors clicked open. Just a few miles away, across the Missouri state line in Illinois, such screening is against the law under the toughest privacy laws in the country.
Japan's former women's empowerment minister Seiko Noda announced her last-minute run for leadership of the ruling party on Thursday, the day before campaigning begins.
The company and its U.S. rival Blue Apron, along with food delivery companies Delivery Hero and Just Eat Takeaway, have been among lockdown winners, as pandemic curbs that shut restaurants led to more people ordering food online. Dominik Richter, who co-founded HelloFresh with Thomas Griesel and Jessica Nilsson a decade back, acknowledged in an e-mail to Reuters that the job market, especially for technology roles, was very competitive now.
Three Chinese astronauts are coming home on Friday after a three-month mission to the Tiangong space station, according to the country’s space authority. The China Manned Space Programme said the Shenzhou 12 spaceship that took the three on the first mission to the new space station would bring them back on Friday ahead of next week’s Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the main times of the year for family reunions. As preparations for their return were being made at the Dongfeng landing site in northe
Volkswagen's Spanish unit SEAT plans to extend partial car assembly suspensions at its plants near Barcelona well into 2022 because of global semiconductor supply bottlenecks, the company said in a statement. "The deterioration in the supply of semiconductors now requires reorganizing, planning and adopting new labour protocols," SEAT said, adding it had started negotiating a furlough plan with local unions to cancel some working shifts between Sept. 27 and June 30, 2022. The chip supply disruptions come as demand for the SEAT and CUPRA brands is back at pre-pandemic levels, Xavier Ros, the company's vice president for human resources, said.
"We all know what’s happened in states that have followed that path," said William Marsh, who has switched to the Democratic Party.
PRAGUE (Reuters) -Czech carmaker Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, will halt production at two domestic plants for a week at the end of September due to chip shortages, the company said on Thursday. In the Czech Republic, production has been hit in the auto sector, a key driver of the economy. Skoda has thousands of cars unfinished as it waits for chips.
Hong Kong’s unemployment rate has reached its lowest level since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the local economy buoyed by the government’s multibillion-dollar e-voucher scheme. Figures from the Census and Statistics Department released on Thursday showed that the rate dropped to 4.7 per cent for the three-month period ending in August. The rolling total was down 0.3 percentage points from the period spanning May to July, signalling a sustained economic recovery brought on by the easing o
US cigarette firm Philip Morris International on Thursday clinched a controversial takeover of British breathing inhaler manufacturer Vectura, despite fierce opposition from health campaigners and medical groups.
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) backed by a group of former Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley executives has agreed to buy Taiwanese smart scooter and electric battery maker Gogoro in a deal that values it at US$2.35 billion. Poema Global Holdings Corp, a US-listed blank-cheque company, will absorb Gogoro in a merger, allowing the Taipei-based firm to list on Nasdaq under the symbol “GGR” through the transaction, according to a statement. Taipei-based Gogoro was founded in 2011, and
China has fully vaccinated more than one billion people against the coronavirus -- 71 percent of its population -- official figures showed Thursday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday sought to play down Chinese fears that a deal to provide Australia with nuclear-powered US submarines threatened regional stability.
A suspected Hong Kong triad member critically injured in a knife attack slammed his car into four other vehicles as he attempted to navigate the more than 2km to a hospital in the early hours of Thursday. The 30-year-old man, believed to be part of the Wo Shing Wo triad, was driving in Sham Shui Po with a passenger in the back seat when his Volkswagen was intercepted by another car on Lai Chi Kok Road at about 1.45am. “Three knife-wielding attackers jumped out of their vehicle and hacked the vic
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that dozens of people in his inner circle at the Kremlin had tested positive for coronavirus, which has affected over seven million people in the badly-hit country.
A man with a physics doctorate who tried to call for medical attention for a Hong Kong protester shot by police during the civil unrest in 2019 has admitted taking part in an unlawful assembly. Yau Wang-tat, who obtained a PhD in applied physics at Polytechnic University earlier this year, pleaded guilty at the District Court on Thursday to a charge which, according to his lawyers, could dash his hopes of becoming a prominent physicist in the city. The 28-year-old was initially charged with riot