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Markets All-electric race auto REVEALED ahead of Pikes Peak debut
Author: 0 All-electric race auto REVEALED ahead of Pikes Peak debut

Christened the ID R Pikes Peak, the race vehicle has been conceived to display the spectacular performance capabilities of modern-day electric drive systems, acting as a high-tech spearhead for a range of new electric-powered ID road cars that are due to begin production at VW's Zwickau factory in Germany from the end of 2019.

Markets Alibaba doubles Lazada investment to $5.3b
Author: 0 Alibaba doubles Lazada investment to $5.3b

Alibaba's stake will increase to an undisclosed size following the latest investment, a spokeswoman told Reuters. The Chinese giant acquired control of Lazada in 2016 with an investment of US$1 billion before increasing its stake to 83% following an injection of another US$1 billion past year.

Markets Patriots reportedly acquire WR Cordarrelle Patterson in trade with Raiders
Author: 0 Patriots reportedly acquire WR Cordarrelle Patterson in trade with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Cordarrelle Patterson seemed to prove his worth last season, his first and lone season with the Oakland Raiders it turns out, as more than a mere gadget player on offense. 4 wide receiver behind Amari Cooper, Jordy Nelson and Seth Roberts next season. Patterson is headed from the Raiders to the Patriots, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Bay Area's Scott Bair.

Markets Navratilova has accused the BBC of a
Author: 0 Navratilova has accused the BBC of a "shocking" pay gap

Now Miss Navratilova, 61, has said she was paid around £15,000 for a similar role, despite being assured by the BBC she was paid an amount "comparable" to that of male colleagues. McEnroe's pay packet, which falls between £150,000 (NZ$289,000) and £199,999 ($NZ385,000), was revealed in a list of the BBC's best-paid broadcasters last summer.

Markets Ireland says Brexit border deal 'legally firm'; DUP says not resolved
Author: 0 Ireland says Brexit border deal 'legally firm'; DUP says not resolved

Investors had largely expected Britain to secure an agreement at Thursday's European Union summit, but concern remained that a deadlock over the Irish border would derail a deal. "Similarly, negotiations must avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, where ingredients, finished products and workers cross the border many times a day".

Markets Spring to bring more snow for NY metro region
Author: 0 Spring to bring more snow for NY metro region

Anyone planning to travel Tuesday night and early Wednesday should prepare for a tough go of it. "Spring, it's a time of high hopes but often great disappointment when it comes to the weather", said John Gresiak, a meteorgolgist for AccuWeather .

Author: 0 'Dog-in' protest at LaGuardia following death of dog on United flight

On Tuesday, United Airlines accidentally switched two families' dogs and sent them to the wrong locations - the Swindle's to Japan and another family's to Kansas City. The name of the flight attendant involved in the incident has not been revealed as of yet. It's been a ruff week for United Airlines. The incident drew outrage online and prompted a U.S.

Markets Patrick's Day Celebrations Ahead Of Sunday's Parade
Author: 0 Patrick's Day Celebrations Ahead Of Sunday's Parade

Patrick's Day Parade . People of many cultural backgrounds came out to celebrate the Irish heritage. Saint Patricks' Day celebrations took place across our area on Saturday. Sutherland, wearing a green, white and orange sash, smiled and said that her favorite part of the parade was seeing the young dancers and hearing the music.

Markets Southampton down Latics for semi-final spot
Author: 0 Southampton down Latics for semi-final spot

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is backing his countryman Sam Morsy to reach the semi-final of the English FA Cup with Wigan Athletic at the expense of Southampton . The first test for either goalkeeper came through a Southampton set-piece after 10 minutes. But from another Tadic corner from the left, the Dane turned it goalwards and Dan Burn was unable to keep it out.

Markets World Bank expects India's GDP growth at 7.3 percent for 2019-20
Author: 0 World Bank expects India's GDP growth at 7.3 percent for 2019-20

For the current financial year ending on March 31, the Washington-based multi-lateral funding agency has projected the economy to grow at 6.7 percent. Though India's exports have picked up of late, the growth rate has lagged behind that for world exports since the 2008 financial crisis, a fact reflected in India's stagnant or declining share in world exports .

Markets United Airlines under scrutiny following dog's death and second dog mix-up
Author: 0 United Airlines under scrutiny following dog's death and second dog mix-up

United Airlines is making headlines for the third time this week after another pet mishap. And on Tuesday, United mixed up the flight itineraries of two dogs flying in cargo, sending one to Japan that was meant to go to Kansas City. United Airlines is facing criticism after a dog died on a 3 1/2-hour flight and accidently shipping another dog to Japan. Passengers were offered compensation due to the diversion, however the airline declined to provide any further details.

Markets Kejriwal's Apology Fallout: Before Splitting AAP & LIP 'Chargesheet' Against Punjab Govt
Author: 0 Kejriwal's Apology Fallout: Before Splitting AAP & LIP 'Chargesheet' Against Punjab Govt

Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party's alliance partner in Punjab withdrew its support for the party on Friday. Kanwar Sandhu said, "We also decided that future meetings with our leadership from Delhi be held in Chandigarh ". in such circumstances, Kejriwal's apology was painful, very unfortunate". Among those who played a key role in bringing the AAP leaders to the negotiation table were Akali leaders based in Delhi, including Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who was elected to the Delhi assembly on ...

Markets Volkswagen Group to expand EV production worldwide
Author: 0 Volkswagen Group to expand EV production worldwide

Chief executive officer Matthias Müller told the media conference that from 2019 there will be a new electric vehicle coming into production "virtually every month". A North American buy will likely happen in the near future as they are continuing to look for stable sources. "We are putting nearly 20 billion euros into our conventional vehicle and drive portfolio in 2018, with a total of more than 90 billion euros scheduled over the next five years".

Markets Nike President Resigns Amid Review of Misconduct
Author: 0 Nike President Resigns Amid Review of Misconduct

Parker's memo did not specifically say that any allegations were directed at Edwards, and a spokesman for Nike told the Journal that no allegations were made against Edwards, before refusing to go into details. This week, Parker has committed to remaining as chairman, president and CEO of Nike beyond 2020. "From a personnel perspective it certainly doesn't look good, and from a PR perspective it certainly doesn't look good", said Camilo Lyon, managing director for equity research at ...

Markets Milford students join nationwide call for safe schools
Author: 0 Milford students join nationwide call for safe schools

The protest attendees also had an opportunity to voice their concerns about the increase in gun violence. Students involved in the discussion in the library, who asked not to be identified, agreed that mental health was a big part of the problem with school shootings .

Markets See the 94 Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo Stores That Are Closing
Author: 0 See the 94 Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo Stores That Are Closing

Some established grocers are consolidating, while others are branching out like Publix, which now offers same-day deliveries, including liquor, in the region. The store at 3120 N. Woodland Blvd. will remain open, as will the Winn-Dixie stores in Daytona Beach, Deltona, Holly Hill, Ormond Beach, Palm Coast and Port Orange.

Markets Gold, Platinum Bars Spill Across Russian Runway As Plane Door Flies Open
Author: 0 Gold, Platinum Bars Spill Across Russian Runway As Plane Door Flies Open

The search for the gold is still under way across the entire surrounding area in the vicinity of the Yakutsk airfield. After leaving its cargo on the runway, the plane made a successful landing at the nearby Magan Airport . A map containing detailed directions to the treasure site was circulated online. Despite freezing temperatures in Yakutsk - meteorologists predict -33C (-27F) on Thursday night - people are ready to try their luck.

Markets Bottled Water Contains Tiny Plastic Particles
Author: 0 Bottled Water Contains Tiny Plastic Particles

Both of them emphasised that the particles below 100 microns had not been identified as plastic but said that since the alternatives would not be expected in bottled water, they could be described as "probably plastic". That said, the organization's priority remains "promoting access to safe water for 2 billion people who now use and drink contaminated water", the spokesperson added.

Markets Aamir Khan's 15 best throwback pictures besides his Instagram debut post
Author: 0 Aamir Khan's 15 best throwback pictures besides his Instagram debut post

Suddenly his booming voice come on the mic and he wished me in front of everyone. But if I actually had to change him, I don't think I would be as happy to see that. Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . "It's been a great year, I got a chance to work with Mr Bachchan (Amitabh) after so many years".