REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:00

German state proposes smoking ban in vehicles with children

The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is to consider a law which would ban smoking in vehicles with children and pregnant women. The health minister has also called for a nationwide ban....

German state proposes smoking ban in vehicles with children

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India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to help boost sales and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-07-05, 17:26

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
2019-06-11, 19:39

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-05, 20:52

EU's Tusk proposes Commission job for center-left: German parliamentary adviser European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed giving the post of EU chief executive to Europe's center-left political bloc in the European Commission's new five-year term, according to a German EU parliamentary adviser present at talks on Sunday....
2019-06-30, 14:52

Mercedes vehicles pile up at German airport as supplier triggers bottleneck Mercedes-Benz GLE models, made in the U.S. for European customers, are being stored at the former Ahlhorn airport near the city of Bremen after issues with a supplier created delivery delays....
2019-09-03, 23:00

State senator proposes NYC payroll tax to expand child care Progressives chased Amazon’s headquarters away from New York — now they’re trying to pile new taxes on firms that are still here, critics charge. Already grappling with among the nation’s highest tax and regulatory burdens, Big Apple businesses could get socked with a new kiddie care tax being...
2019-09-17, 01:13

State office lost track of vehicles for years, audit finds Dude, where are your cars? The state Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities did such a lousy job keeping tabs on its fleet of vehicles that it lost track of two vans for years, a new audit of the agency found. A review of four city OPWDD outposts by the office of state Comptroller Thomas...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
2019-05-31, 22:52

Alarming level of plastic in children's bodies, German study shows A study by the German Environment Ministry has found almost all children tested have traces of plastic byproducts in their bodies. Some of the chemicals found could affect health and development....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
2019-07-12, 06:52

'No place yet' at school for migrant children lacking German skills, says CDU lawmaker A lawmaker from Angela Merkel's conservative party is under fire for saying migrant children who lack sufficient German language skills shouldn't enter primary school. Critics say he is pandering to right-wing populists....
2019-08-06, 21:52

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members....
2019-06-14, 22:00

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
2019-07-05, 12:52

German state plans dangerous-pet law after cobra escape The escape of a pet cobra last month has left authorities in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia scrambling for a new law on the private ownership of dangerous animals. A previous draft bill was deemed too bureaucratic....
2019-09-07, 22:13

German woman arrested for 'Islamic State' membership Federal prosecutors claim she lived in seized houses in Iraq and worked in an IS hospital: Now they have charged the wife of an alleged IS fighter with terrorism, war crimes and weapons offenses....
2019-08-07, 21:52

47 Children Die In Bihar, State Cites Low Blood Sugar As Prime Cause Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday said that it seems that there is a lack of information and awareness among the people as how to tackle Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Hypoglycemia....
2019-06-13, 17:00

Belgium takes back six orphaned Islamic State children: SDF Belgium has taken back six orphaned children of Islamic State members from Syria, the U.S.-backed militia which is holding thousands of militants and their family members said late on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grappling with how to handle returning foreign fighters and their families....
2019-08-19, 17:00

German voters tired of CDU bickering ahead of state elections High-level CDU politicians have spent weeks squabbling with one another ahead of important elections in eastern Germany. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Cottbus to gauge voters' feelings before Sunday's poll....
2019-08-26, 21:39

German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Islamic State BERLIN — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman, who was identif...
2019-07-05, 17:00

Police in western German state to reveal nationality in all crimes Police in North Rhine-Westphalia will now name every crime suspect's nationality — and not just in crimes where it's considered relevant. It's a sensitive topic against the background of recent immigration to Germany....
2019-08-27, 09:26

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target young people, but NRW wants to fight fire with fire....
2019-08-25, 14:52

German Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Joining the Islamic State (BERLIN) — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman, who was...
2019-07-05, 14:26

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26, 10:26

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handling of data protection issues. The governor’s office in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt pointed Thursday to a year-old ruling by the European...
2019-06-13, 17:13

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with child endangerment resulting in death and other offenses, prosecu...
2019-06-07, 12:26

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
2019-08-21, 22:26

German SPD shouldn't flee responsibility after losses in state votes: official Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) should not flee responsibility, a senior party official said on Monday, after the party suffered losses in two state elections held on Sunday....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the country’s culture ministry has said.Negotiations ha...
2019-07-13, 12:39

German SPD suffers state vote rout in jolt to Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in the state of Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes for the first time since 1946 in a major blow that could hasten the end of their national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26, 18:52

It’s Been a Deadly Summer for Black Children in St. Louis. State Lawmakers Are Poised to Do Absolutely Nothing A horrific string of unsolved shootings killing children in St. Louis has local police offering up to $100,000 for help in finding suspects. But even as gun violence has claimed the lives of 13 children since April, the GOP-run statehouse has made clear it has no plan to address the outbreak in viol...
2019-08-27, 21:13

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
2019-08-06, 20:13

German state election body gets police guard amid right-wing threats Election officials in Saxony are getting police protection due to concerns for their safety. The eastern state's election body began getting threats after it disqualified far-right AfD candidates from an upcoming poll....
2019-07-09, 21:13

Narrow escapes in state votes earn big German parties a few months' relief German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners turned their sights with some relief on new hurdles months down the road after withstanding a far-right battering in two eastern regional elections on Sunday....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Elite German state police accused of funneling ammunition to 'Prepper' scene One active and three former state-level police commando members have been arrested in northeastern Germany and 14 premises searched. Three are accused of diverting ammunition to the doomsday 'Prepper' scene for years....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
2019-07-15, 23:39

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
2019-08-07, 07:39

|Airlinesbattlingdrunk,smoking,violentpassengers The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe....
2019-06-12, 14:26

Five ways to quit smoking Getting on with it is the most important thing. But there are tricks to make sure you don’t give in to the inevitable cravingsSmokers who try to gradually taper down the amount they smoke are less likely to quit than those who do so abruptly. “The problem with quitting smoking is it’s something you ...
2019-06-09, 20:00

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the precise sequence of events leading to that decision...
2019-07-16, 01:52

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
2019-07-17, 02:39

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
2019-07-17, 12:26

We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking on TV. What About Rape? Just as research suggests that we should shield young viewers from seeing fictional depictions of smoking and suicide, studies indicate that watching rape scenes can also do harm....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Smoking commuter gets dragged off bus by another passenger Holy smokes! A straphanger who decided to light up on a bus had his smoking break cut short when he got in a scuffle with another commuter. The altercation — which was captured in a viral video posted Wednesday to Facebook — involved an elderly man taking a drag of his cigarette before t...
2019-08-05, 16:13

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
2019-06-03, 15:13

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
2019-05-31, 14:26

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes, tobacco smoking has grave consequences on one's......
2019-05-31, 13:13

We're quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming? - video Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You would think this was bad news for cigarette profits, but tobacco companies are making more money than ever. They claim they no longer market tradition...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
2019-06-14, 13:26

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
2019-09-13, 17:39

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of it....
2019-07-15, 05:52

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
2019-07-10, 18:52

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
2019-07-18, 00:52

Smoking ban has transformed ‘grimy’ boozers, says pub guide Good Pub Guide says move opened ‘bars full of fug and male chat’ to women and familiesIt was predicted to be the death knell for the traditional British boozer and likely to lead to a slump in business and permanent closures.But 12 years since the introduction of the smoking ban in England, a pub gu...
2019-09-05, 02:00

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and depressing, which suggests they would be effective....
2019-08-30, 21:39

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
2019-07-03, 00:26

Netflix says its originals will kick their smoking habit Future Netflix original shows rated TV-14 or lower and movies rated PG-13 or below will no longer include depictions of smoking or e-cigarette use, except in cases of historical or factual accuracy. The service will also avoid showing smoking or e-ci......
2019-07-03, 22:26

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
2019-07-18, 08:39

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes ef...
2019-06-19, 00:52

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, had six figures of student loan debt and her job running a theater company had some unhealthy side effects. “In the entertainment industry, you go...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
2019-06-27, 20:39

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
2019-08-16, 14:52

'Off our heads' - Cameron reveals pot-smoking school days David Cameron has revealed how he and his schoolmates would row to an island to "roll up" and get "off our heads" - and said he was nearly expelled when teachers found out....
2019-09-14, 09:13

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
2019-06-12, 23:13

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
2019-08-13, 03:13

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smell this smoking gun from a mile away,” California A...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episode....
2019-07-08, 00:00

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
2019-07-16, 12:39

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
2019-06-14, 05:00

Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:13

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug Administration also upped its scrutiny of a number...
2019-09-09, 22:00

As smoking on Netflix rises, fears of normalization grow Cigarettes may have been scrapped from billboards, bus stops and most places in between, but they haven’t vanished from our screens — Netflix shows in particular. But does public health have a place in the arts?...
2019-08-26, 21:39

New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in New Jersey this summer under tougher new restrictions. Nonsmokers are rejoicing over the ban, which also applies to public parks. But some smokers are feeling discriminated against by the law, which took effect i...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Outdoor smoking ban escalates war over Barcelona's restaurant terraces Restaurateurs say ban on top of new regulations on outdoor space threatens their survival – while residents claim the city’s real issues are being ignoredEnjoying a refreshing drink or a cup of coffee on the sunlit terrace of a bar or restaurant is a cherished pastime in Barcelona – and a fundamenta...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experiences, as detailed in this article from The Ringer ...
2019-05-31, 01:00

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Man pulls box cutter, slashes 2 after he’s asked to stop smoking on train A subway rider was asked to stop smoking on a Manhattan A train Tuesday, prompting him to pull a box cutter and slash two people — one on the ankle and the other their face, cops said. The incident happened around 2:25 p.m. aboard a southbound A train that was approaching the Canal Street stat...
2019-09-11, 14:13

Raising smoking age to 21 lowers chance of picking up the habit, study says The chances of a person becoming a regular smoker are reduced by 39 percent when the legal age is increased from 18 to 21, according to research published Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
2019-05-31, 02:00

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease than those who never smoked....
2019-08-20, 21:39

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
2019-05-21, 17:26

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review found people were 50% more likely to stop smoking whe...
2019-07-17, 09:26

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
2019-08-17, 06:13

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
2019-09-06, 10:26

Trump ‘locked and loaded’ to strike Iran but waiting for smoking gun DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strikes on two Saudi processing facilities that cut the country’s oil production in half....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
2019-06-11, 23:39

Investors with 'smoking gun' can sue banks for Fannie, Freddie bond rigging -US judge Citing "the rare smoking gun," a federal judge said investors may sue five big banks for conspiring to rig prices on hundreds of billions of dollars of bonds issued by mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
2019-07-24, 01:13

Anti-smoking group pumps $1M into City Council battle over e-cigs A national anti-smoking group is pumping more than $1 million into the City Council’s battle over flavored cigarettes and e-cigs — hoping to ride the growing wave of sentiment against them. The DC-based Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids last week launched a local ad blitz to try to convince counc...
2019-09-09, 01:13

The world's busiest airport is about to ban smoking as places to light up get harder to find Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will snuff out its smoking lounges on Jan. 2, 2020. Places for smokers to light up inside airports are becoming harder to find....
2019-07-21, 20:26

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
2019-07-23, 04:52

Florida realtor lists home on fire, calls it a ‘smoking hot deal’ This sure is one hot property. A Florida real estate agent selling a condemned St. Petersburg home included photos of the property engulfed in flames in the listing. “It’s a smoking hot deal posted to the internet and people liked it,” realtor Dylan Jaeck told TV station Bay News 9...
2019-08-02, 03:01

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
2019-07-19, 18:01

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
2019-07-02, 18:13

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
2019-05-24, 04:13

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
2019-09-05, 21:00

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic costs it entails....
2019-05-29, 18:52

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
2019-06-13, 04:52

Eric Trump Finally Finds the Perfect Smoking Gun to Take Down the Washington Post Eric Trump, who knows how to use the computer all by himself, absolutely DESTROYED those liberal hacks at the Washington Post today when he exposed the nefarious tactics Post journalist David Fahrenthold is using to report on the Trump Organization....
2019-09-07, 00:00

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
2019-06-12, 23:26

A dad fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Fire Up The Grill and Save 20% On Our Favorite Wireless Smoking Probe For the Fourth of July Whether you’re a seasoned backyard pit master, or this will be your first summer as a Smokeboy, ThermoWorks’ Smoke is our favorite tool for monitoring the temperature of both your smoker and the delicious meat inside....
2019-06-23, 06:00

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
2019-06-14, 14:26

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of people,” Pitino said late Wednesday after Pan...
2019-05-30, 21:26

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 12:39

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Active shooter scare that caused Honolulu airport chaos linked to smoking laptop Rumors of an active shooter appeared to be linked to a laptop that malfunctioned, popped and started giving off smoke at a checkpoint.       ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On Ju...
2019-06-10, 17:52

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking campaign demonstrates the horrific effects of having to make small talk with a coworker by the dumpster...
2019-08-21, 11:26

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products could cause huge losses for retail consumers unlikel...
2019-07-03, 15:52

These 20 vehicles are the most stolen new cars in the U.S. Cars like the Dodge Charger and pickups like the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are among the most-stolen new vehicles, according to a new study.       ...
2019-08-01, 06:26

Here are the most stolen vehicles of 2016-18 Several Dodge cars are among the most stolen models, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute, part of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.       ...
2019-08-01, 06:26

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
2019-06-20, 07:52

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 08:26

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.       ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03, 22:13

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.       ...
2019-09-03, 15:39

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime.       ...
2019-08-31, 18:39

How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville For the fourth straight year, a hurricane could impact Florida State football, as Hurricane Dorian could alter the game status for FSU-Boise State.       ...
2019-08-29, 08:52

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-20, 05:39

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
2019-09-16, 20:26

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian       ...
2019-08-29, 21:39

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state troopers to find the 11 Republican state senators an...
2019-06-22, 18:39

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect from 42 yards and redeem two earlier misses by sen...
2019-09-17, 02:26

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The post Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06, 18:00

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones — and he...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 22:26

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 Clay Dungan hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning, and the Indiana State Sycamores stayed alive by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional        ...
2019-06-03, 00:52

Man proposes to girlfriend for a month and she has no idea As so many over-the-top marriage proposals go viral these days, it’s hard to come up with a new and surprising way to pop the question. That’s why one hubby-to-be decided — why even ask at all? Edi Okoro, 30, had already bought a diamond ring for girlfriend Cally Read earlier this year, ...
2019-09-03, 19:52

Von der Leyen proposes 'green deal' for EU As Ursula Von der Leyen seeks to win over EU lawmakers, she said she will make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
2019-07-16, 11:26

| Ecclestone proposes blueprint for F1 revival Bernie Ecclestone would bring back refuelling, give all teams the same engine and introduce a new third world championship category to revive F1's flagging appeal....
2019-06-28, 00:13

USTR Proposes More European Tariffs The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
2019-07-02, 05:26

Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a sub-contractor’s data base was compromised by a cyber-attack. CBP says traveler facial images and license plate images were transferred without authorization. The agency says less th...
2019-06-12, 08:26

TABLE-Top 20 vehicles sold in U.S. in June The following are the 20 top-selling vehicles in the United States in June, as reported by the automakers and ranked by total units: Top 20 selling vehicles in the United States in June: RANK VEHICLE June '19 June '18 PCT CHNG 1 Ram P/U 6...
2019-07-03, 20:26

GM: Most vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 The company's new electronic systems, designed to handle internet software downloads, will be capable of handling up to 4.5 terabytes of data processing power per hour, five times the current capability....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Everything you need to know to have an intelligent conversation about autonomous vehicles This guide will arm you with an overview of competing views on autonomous cars so you can hold your own in your next conversation about AVs.Read More...
2019-05-29, 07:26

GM Says Most New Vehicles To Get Over-The-Air Upgrade Tech By 2023 GM and other established automakers have been slow to catch up with electric automaker Tesla Inc, which has for years used smartphone-style over-the-air upgrade technology to change the function and......
2019-05-21, 20:13

JLR to launch 30 new vehicles in China over next two years Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to launch 30 new or revamped vehicles in China in the next two years, it said on Wednesday, seeking to build on a recent recovery in sales in the world's biggest auto market....
2019-09-04, 17:00

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away VW said drivers could remove the key after stopping without placing the car in park, which increases the risk the vehicle could roll away. VW said a build up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts is to blame. ...
2019-08-23, 16:00

Ex-Pak PM To Be Probed For Allegedly Using Vehicles Illegally A Pakistani court has allowed the country's anti-corruption watchdog to interrogate jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly using 20 bullet proof vehicles imported for the......
2019-05-22, 18:00

Would it be possible to enact a law against vehicles idling to cut air pollution? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWould it be possible to enact and enforce a law against vehicles idling? Is this is done in other European countries? How much pollution might thi...
2019-05-28, 19:13

Mazda issues two recalls for 33,000 vehicles A wiring harness defect in about 8,000 2018 Mazda CX-9s may cause electrical disruptions to the front passenger airbag or turn signals. It also is recalling more than 25,000 2019 Mazda3 cars due to the increased risk that wheels could detach and fall off while in use. No injuries or accidents were r...
2019-07-02, 21:13

Investments in cleaner vehicles hit BMW profits BMW's second quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet stricter emissions limits....
2019-08-01, 16:52

JLR to launch 30 new vehicles in China over next 2 years Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to launch 30 new or revamped vehicles in China in the next two years, it said on Wednesday, seeking to build on a recent recovery in sales in the world's biggest auto market....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Self-driving vehicles have arrived in New York Buckle up — self-driving cars have arrived in New York City. A fleet of six driver-less shuttles will roll into Brooklyn’s Navy Yard Wednesday — offering workers and visitors free rides around a mile-long loop of the complex as well as a glimpse of a future where robots rule the ro...
2019-08-07, 02:00

The Big Obstacle on the Road to Electric Vehicles The lithium-ion battery is a complex industrial product, not just another component in the consumer electronics supply chain. This inconvenient truth is a major obstacle on the global auto industry’s road to an electric future....
2019-07-18, 17:52

These are the 22 most popular vehicles of 2019, according to J.D. Power J.D. Power released its 24th annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, showing the top 20 vehicles of the 2019 model year.       ...
2019-07-24, 14:13

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
2019-05-21, 14:38

GM, Volkswagen Say Goodbye to Hybrid Vehicles Two of the world’s largest auto makers say they see no future for hybrid vehicles in their U.S. lineups. Their view contrasts with Toyota and Ford, which are working on full electrics but also expanding their U.S. hybrid offerings....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Ford's Finally Getting Serious About Electric Vehicles Ford’s big EV play, drama at the United Auto Workers negotiations, and some more executive-level intrigue at Renault-Nissan. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, September 3, 2019....
2019-09-03, 18:13

Military vehicles near Lincoln Memorial in DC At least two of the military vehicles brought to Washington, D.C. ahead of a Fourth of July celebration have been parked close to the Lincoln Memorial. An AP Photographer shot video of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles late Tuesday night. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

See the 22 highest-quality vehicles of 2019 J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Most polluting vehicles in central London cut by more than a third The ultra low emissions zone has cut the number of the most polluting vehicles in central London by more than a third while raising £51 million in its first four months....
2019-09-17, 19:26

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Florida State head coach Willie Taggart clarifies hydration comments after Boise State loss Florida State coach Willie Taggart clarified his hydration comment after a loss to Boise State, hoping to put aside any concerns about what he meant.       ...
2019-09-05, 01:13

Robert Downey Jr. recalls getting busted for 'smoking pot' on first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. remembered his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted with marijuana on the gondola.        ...
2019-08-24, 22:52

Robert Downey Jr. was busted for 'smoking pot' during his first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. got real about his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted on the gondola.        ...
2019-08-23, 22:52

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in addition to ranking each state and the top 50 US ...
2019-06-02, 16:52

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on their state ID. People will be able to choose from male and female – or as gender  X. The new option is also available on instruction permits and st...
2019-08-02, 02:26

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engine that put out hotter-than-normal exhaust fumes. Allegiant says that it followed a procedure approved by the manufacturer and the government. The inci...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Renault has issued a statement saying that it's board ...
2019-05-27, 09:52

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-06-20, 20:26

Man proposes to his girlfriend underwater on diving trip This man didn’t just get down on one knee for his girl — he went 30-feet underwater. Travis Grenier recently proposed to girlfriend Kenna Seitz during a diving trip in the Dominican Republic. Fortunately, she said yes, because nothing ruins a good diving experience like a broken heart. Grenier spent...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
2019-05-27, 09:00

'Yes' - Ezquerra proposes during final stage of Vuelta "Watch this beautiful moment as Jesus Ezquerra proposes with a ring during the final stage of La Vuelta a Espana 2019 - and the answer appeared to be a \u0027yes\u0027!"...
2019-09-16, 05:26

Centre Proposes Legislation Over Violence Against Doctors The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has proposed a legislation to address the issue of violence against healthcare professionals and damage to property of clinical establishments across the......
2019-09-03, 04:00

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and exchange him for any American national held in Russia, Interfax news agency reported....
2019-07-01, 15:52

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the alliance over aircraft subsidies....
2019-07-02, 17:01

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 bln for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protection....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
2019-07-18, 17:52

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
2019-07-18, 08:39

U.K. Regulator Proposes Stricter Standards for Auditors The U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council is proposing tighter rules for the country’s auditors, a move that follows a recent report by the regulator that found that audits of large U.K. companies’ financial statements continue to miss regulatory targets....
2019-07-16, 19:52

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
2019-07-04, 22:39

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
2019-05-27, 18:13

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 18:13

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Man proposes to girlfriend by putting ring on cow’s udder A dairy farmer proposed to his girlfriend by sliding a diamond ring onto a cow’s teat — and critics say the engagement photo is “udderly” creepy. The unnamed Singaporean couple shared the shot on Facebook, where it was picked up by a group called “That’s it I’m Ring Shaming,” which mocks bragg...
2019-08-07, 03:13

Australia proposes to ban extremists’ return for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the repatriation of Islamic State group supporters...
2019-07-04, 11:26

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
2019-05-31, 00:13

GM recalls 3.5 million U.S. vehicles due to braking issue General Motors Co is recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and increase the risk of a crash....
2019-09-11, 14:39

Ford recalling select 2020 vehicles NBC NEWS- Ford Motor Company has issued a safety alert for two of its 2020 SUV’s. The automaker is recalling select 2020 Ford Explorer Vehicles and Lincoln Aviators. The recall involves nearly 14,000 vehicles in the United States that are mostly in dealership inventories. Ford says the vehicl...
2019-08-08, 03:26

Mahindra To Launch Three Electric Vehicles By 2021 The FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) scheme came as reassurance for electric carmakers and reaffirmed that EVs are at the top of the government's agenda. Furthermore,......
2019-08-08, 17:00

Volvo recalls over 500,000 vehicles due to fire risk News 22 Jul, 2019 Volvo has found a fault with the plastic intake manifold used on its 2.0-litre diesel engine, which poses a potential fire risk...
2019-07-22, 14:39

Nissan to repair suspension part on nearly 185,000 vehicles The service campaign by Nissan includes certain 2013 Altimas in the U.S. and sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model years in Canada. The automaker will start notifying customers in the fall....
2019-08-02, 23:26

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Commission is on the wrong track (Letters, 1 June). T...
2019-06-04, 19:00

Egypt receives 101 more mine-resistant vehicles from U.S. The final 101 of 930 mine-resistant military vehicles were delivered by the United States to the Egyptian armed forces, the U.S. Army announced this week....
2019-07-31, 19:52

Can I still find the car I want? How UAW's GM strike will affect availability of vehicles For people looking to buy a new General Motors car or truck, will showrooms still have enough vehicles with the company's autoworkers on strike?       ...
2019-09-17, 06:39

JD Power says these 22 vehicles are the highest quality in their segments J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

These are the most important vehicles expected to debut in next 12 months Between now and September 2020, a handful of cars, SUVs and at least one pickup will have an outsize impact on their manufacturers and customers.       ...
2019-09-14, 22:26

NWFD: 8-10 vehicles involved in crash at I-10, Cortaro Rd TUCSON – An multi-vehicle crash has caused some delays on eastbound Interstate-10 near Cortaro Road. According to Northwest Fire District, the incident that occurred at milepost 246 reportedly involved eight to 10 vehicles. Traffic has been diverted to the side of the interstate. Auto acciden...
2019-07-16, 04:13

FCA is recalling over 82,000 vehicles for unexpected shift to neutral FCA said the recall is for 2014 model-year Jeep Cherokees equipped with a V-6 engine. Customer feedback led to the discovery of an issue that could cause an unexpected shift into neutral....
2019-07-08, 18:39

Mahindra To Launch BS6 Compliant Vehicles In Next Few Months Mahindra confirms that it will be launching BS6 compliant engines in its models this year. The BS6 petrol models will be launched in the next 2-3 months while the diesel BS6 models will be launched......
2019-06-03, 11:39

Vehicles Buried Under Debris After Landslide In Uttarakhand More than half a dozen vehicles came under the debris of a landslide at Govindghat on way to Hemkund Sahib in Uttarakhand's Gopeshwar district on Saturday morning....
2019-09-07, 15:00

Video: Police vehicles ram into car, killing woman Surveillance video obtained exclusively by The Associated Press shows two fast-moving Chicago police vehicles with their emergency lights on colliding at an intersection, then crashing into another car and killing an 84-year-old retired teacher. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11, 06:01

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
2019-08-01, 18:39

UK bus firms vow to buy only ultra-low or zero-emission vehicles from 2025 Operators ask government for national strategy to encourage more people to use busesBus operators have pledged to buy only ultra-low or zero-emission vehicles from 2025 as they called on the government to outline a national strategy to encourage more people to use buses.The Confederation of Passenge...
2019-09-09, 18:26

Budget 2019: Electric Vehicles To Get More Affordable The NDA 2.0 government made some major announcements for pushing electric mobility in India as part of the Union Budget 2019. While the Indian auto sector did not witness any dramatic changes in tax......
2019-07-05, 18:13

Tesla Raises Prices For Some Vehicles In China U.S. electric vehicles maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it had raised prices for some vehicles in China, a decision that comes as the Chinese yuan trades at its weakest levels in more than 10 years....
2019-08-30, 12:52

Honda to recall 222,674 Accord vehicles in China Honda Motor Co Ltd's venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd will recall 222,674 Accord sedans in China, market regulators said on Thursday, after recent complaints on social media about the car engine's quality....
2019-08-08, 10:39

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and Pacific theaters.  ...
2019-05-30, 20:26

Average age of vehicles on U.S. roads hits 11.8 years The number of light vehicles in operation in the U.S., driven by quality gains and additional technology, hit a record 278 million, an increase of more than 5.9 million, or 2.2 percent, since 2018, IHS Markit said....
2019-06-27, 21:00

FCC proposes 3-digit number for suicide prevention hotline TUCSON – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017, more than 47,000 people in the United States died by suicide. A new three-digit phone number is in the works to help save lives. Last week, the FCC announced it would like to designate “9-8-8” as the Nat...
2019-08-20, 22:52

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
2019-08-16, 14:52

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
2019-08-21, 17:26

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition law...
2019-06-03, 11:39

2020 Dem Elizabeth Warren proposes law saying a president can be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is pushing for a new law that says presidents can face indictment and charges of obstruction of justice....
2019-05-31, 20:26

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying executive pay to safety. The plan announced Friday w...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
2019-07-05, 14:39

U.S. proposes rules to allow faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19, 18:39

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its......
2019-07-05, 14:39

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
2019-08-16, 16:52

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
2019-06-05, 23:39

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
2019-08-17, 14:26

EPA proposes rolling back regulations on methane emissions The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a new rule to roll back restrictions on the monitoring of methane, a greenhouse gas contributing to global warming....
2019-08-30, 00:13

J&K Governor Proposes Opening Kargil War Hotspots For Trekking Twenty years after Tiger Hills in Kargil became a household name in the entire nation, the hill might soon be opened for the general public as a tourist destination....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Pak Proposes July 14 For Second Meeting With India On Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan on Tuesday proposed July 14 for the second meeting with India to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, the Foreign......
2019-07-02, 18:39

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
2019-07-09, 16:13

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that overlap with 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond̵...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
2019-07-08, 19:39

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
2019-06-18, 10:39

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working conditions. He also neglects to pay them the mythica...
2019-07-31, 20:52

United Methodist group proposes a denominational breakup A dozen United Methodists meeting secretly in Indianapolis earlier this summer have unveiled a blueprint for spinning off one or two new denominations, hoping to put an end to decades of battles over LGBTQ inclusion....
2019-08-17, 05:52

Oh Snap: U.S. senator proposes bill to ban Snapchat 'Snapstreaks' A bill introduced by a U.S. senator on Tuesday aims to curb overuse of social media by banning Snapchat's Snapstreak feature, which encourages users to send photos on the app at least once every 24 hours....
2019-07-31, 20:13

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-20, 01:26

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
2019-07-02, 13:39

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully fought the initial labels, forcing the FDA to try again....
2019-08-16, 17:39

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 percent of an advertisement, in an effort to warn smokers of health risks....
2019-08-16, 17:13

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
2019-07-03, 15:26

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protection....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Trump EPA proposes scrapping methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change, a move that drew backlash from environmentalists and institutional investors....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
2019-05-24, 16:52

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
2019-07-11, 22:39

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarized zone The US president and the North Korean leader have met twice without coming to a pact for denuclearizing the Korean peninsulaDonald Trump has proposed a meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides the Korean peninsula between north and south.Trump s...
2019-06-29, 05:39

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22, 04:39

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.Consumer broadband providers can already use this infrastructure, which it is claimed will ...
2019-05-24, 13:13

Andrew Yang proposes ‘green’ amendment to the Constitution WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Wednesday that he’d like to add a new “green” amendment to the US Constitution. The businessman and 2020 hopeful made the proposal during a seven-hour town hall on climate change that aired on CNN. “I propose a Constit...
2019-09-05, 05:26

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
2019-07-12, 08:26

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Gillibrand proposes more access to maternal care, adoption WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) says she wants to improve women’s access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children. The New York senator said W...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Cuomo proposes making ‘New York Buy American’ act permanent Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make permanent a bill requiring New York’s big infrastructure projects to use American-made steel and iron, he said Saturday. The “New York Buy American Act,” which first took effect in April 2018 and was due to expire next year, requires the “Made ...
2019-09-08, 11:00

Madhya Pradesh Proposes Up To 5-Year Jail For Cow Vigilantism The Madhya Pradesh government has cleared a bill to strengthen laws against cow vigilantism. The cabinet has cleared a proposal to bring a bill to amend the existing Gau Vansh Vadh Pratishedh......
2019-06-28, 21:52

BMW Q2 results hit by rising costs of making greener vehicles BMW said investments in property, plants and equipment rose 39 percent in the quarter as it retooled factories to build new models and more flexible production lines to make both electric and combustion-engine vehicles....
2019-08-01, 12:39

Government Mulling On Reducing Tax Rates For Passenger Vehicles SIAM and several automakers have asked for GST rates to be reduced on passenger vehicles and peg them under 18 per cent tax slab instead of 28 per cent....
2019-09-03, 21:52

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles, study says Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
2019-08-01, 12:39

Latest Round in Trade War Set to Hit U.S. Vehicles, Agriculture Hard Beijing’s newly announced tariffs will impose levies of 5% and 10% on almost all the remaining U.S. imports on which it has yet to impose punitive taxes....
2019-08-23, 22:52

Remote-Based App Exposed Thousands Of Vehicles To Hackers A hacker who goes by the handle Jmaxxz has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in a remote-based automobile app that may have exposed around 60,000 cars to hackers....
2019-08-11, 20:13

Porsche tops J.D. Power study of most appealing new vehicles Ram was the most improved brand and ranked highest in the mass-market segment while Ford Motor Co.'s brands received five model-level awards in the annual study of new-vehicle appeal....
2019-07-24, 19:13

Honda recalling 1.6M vehicles tied to deadly air bags Honda is recalling 1.6 million vehicles in the US to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule, the automaker said Friday. When the latest recall is done, Honda says it will have recalled or accounted for 22.6 million inflators ...
2019-06-29, 01:13

Government Has Not Set A Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The country's auto industry has been caught in the middle of slowing economic growth that has led to a slump in demand for vehicles, forced plant shutdowns and large layoffs....
2019-08-21, 16:13

Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers Each of 2019's Best New Cars for Teens has available forward collision warning and forward automatic emergency braking, according to U.S. News.       ...
2019-08-20, 10:00

How China Built Some Of The World’s Most Versatile Vehicles Around A $150 Engine Back in 2015, I visited China and found myself enamored by a vehicle so simple that it didn’t even have a hood to cover its single-cylinder diesel engine. That basic motor, which can be cranked by hand, is a part of what I later found to be one of the most incredible modular vehicle architectures I’...
2019-08-20, 07:00

Honda, Toyota dominate top U.S.-made vehicles index Amid tariff talk, the “American-Made Index” compiled by Cars.com found nine of the 15 most U.S.-sourced vehicles are manufactured by Honda and Toyota, though FCA's Jeep Cherokee tops the list....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Domino's will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza in Houston Domino's is determined to make autonomous pizza delivery a practical reality. The chain has unveiled plans to deliver pies to "select" Houston customers later in 2019 using Nuro's self-driving R2 vehicle. If you order online from a participating st......
2019-06-18, 04:26

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Oil Minister India consumed 211.6 million tonne of petroleum products in 2018-19. Of this, diesel consumption was 83.5 million tonne and petrol 28.3 million tonne....
2019-07-17, 10:26

Luminar's cheap LiDAR could be a big boost for autonomous vehicles LiDAR (laser pulse-based radar) is an essential component of autonomous driving, as it's what vehicles use to detect obstacles like other cars or pedestrians in order to navigate around them. But LiDAR systems aren't cheap. Now, autonomous vehicle se......
2019-07-12, 12:13

APNewsBreak: Video shows police vehicles crashing into car CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video obtained exclusively by The Associated Press shows two fast-moving Chicago police vehicles with their emergency lights on colliding at an intersection, then crashing into another car and killing an 84-year-old retired teacher. The video was provided to the AP Monday...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The students converged on the University of Arizona for the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation...
2019-08-07, 06:52

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 16:13

Crash involving at least 4 vehicles restricts Speedway, Kolb TUCSON – At least four vehicles were involved in a crash near Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road Wednesday morning. According to Tucson Police Department, the crash involved a motorcyclist. No major injuries were reported in the crash, according to TPD. The area has been restricted due to the co...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Opinion: Electric vehicles will change how all cars look forever As automakers race to electrify their model lineups, the competition to stand out has never been greater. Luckily, thanks to electrification, the opportunities to develop new designs are abundant. But if automakers want to succeed, designers need to seize these new opportunities and start developing...
2019-09-02, 20:13

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river BEIJING (AP) — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city police said the 120-meter (390-foot) section collapsed early Friday morning. China’s Xinhua News Agency reported...
2019-06-15, 05:13

These 22 new vehicles are the highest-quality models of the year, according to J.D. Power The three Korean automotive brands are producing the highest quality vehicles in the U.S., according to an influential annual survey by J.D. Power.       ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
2019-07-13, 03:13

India Has Not Set Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Military vehicles roll into DC for July 4 celebration -- with some problems As preparations were underway for President Trump’s proposal for tanks to be a part of a “Salute to America” celebration in Washington on July 4, a few problems emerged along the way as the vehicles were hauled into the capital city....
2019-07-03, 15:00

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on electric vehicles Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are partnering to build a new generation of motors for the pair's electric vehicles. Both companies will jointly develop the technology, and work to use their combined size to make component purchases cheaper. But each busin......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Tucson woman charged with stealing identities to buy vehicles Randi Marie Hartjen/ Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office TUCSON – A grand jury indicted a Tucson woman for stealing identities to purchase and rent vehicles, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office. Randi Marie Hartjen stole the identities of 6 Phoenix-area...
2019-06-06, 04:00

Army to Test New Helluva Way to Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles The U.S. Army—which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles like the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems like the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS)—says it will conduct live-fire testing of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) b...
2019-07-14, 15:52

Daimler India Showcases Its First BS6 Vehicles For The Indian Market Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has made an investment of Rs. 500 for localising its existing EURO VI technology and make its vehicle compliant with the Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission norms.......
2019-09-10, 21:39

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards....
2019-08-13, 19:39

Gone in 60 Seconds? Muscle cars top list of most stolen vehicles It’s been said that a good car thief needs less than a minute to make off with a vehicle, a theme highlighted in the 1974 film, “Gone in 60 Seconds,” as well as the 2000 remake. But with two of the most stolen cars of the past three years, a thief might not even need that long. The Dodge Charger Hem...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Google Assistant and Maps are coming to GM vehicles in 2021 GM and Google are working to bring a voice assistant, embedded navigation and in-vehicle apps to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles beginning in 2021. The companies announced the partnership today, and according to GM, it plans to eventually......
2019-09-05, 20:13

India plans to exempt electric vehicles from registration fee India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, as it looks to cut its dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-06-19, 20:26

US forces Volkswagen to correct fuel economy on almost 100,000 vehicles The German multinational company are due to be pay $96.5 million (€87.6 million) for the error. VW admitted in 2015 that up to 11 million cars had been fitted with software designed to deceive emissions testers....
2019-08-31, 05:52

China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-07-23, 10:39

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
2019-07-15, 18:13

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
2019-09-14, 20:52

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
2019-07-02, 16:13

Car bomb collides with vehicles in Egypt capital, killing 20 Egyptian officials say a car packed with explosives was being transported to carry out attack when it accidentally collided with vehicles in central Cairo and exploded, killing at least 20 people...
2019-08-05, 19:00

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Arizona State labors to 19-7 win over Sacramento State Eno Benjamin caught a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, Cristian Zendejas kicked four field goals and Arizona State labored to a 19-7 win over FCS Sacramento State       ...
2019-09-07, 13:00

No. 18 Michigan State set for rematch with Arizona State No. 18 Michigan State is showing signs of improvement, but the Spartans will be put to the test against Arizona State       ...
2019-09-13, 10:26

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
2019-05-22, 17:13

Peru's Vizcarra proposes early elections in April 2020 The government of Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra wants legislative and presidential elections to be held next April 19, part of his proposal to hold a vote a year earlier to end a stalemate with the current opposition-run Congress....
2019-08-01, 01:39

Greece proposes Parthenon marbles swap, says still wants their permanent return Greece confirmed on Tuesday its readiness to loan treasures to the British Museum in return for being able to temporarily exhibit the Parthenon marbles but also said the proposal did not alter its......
2019-09-03, 17:52

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-21, 21:13

Brazil's Odebrecht proposes up to 75% cut to ethanol unit debt - report Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA has proposed cutting the debt of its ethanol unit Atvos by between 35% to 75%, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Wednesday....
2019-08-07, 15:00

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock on Tuesday over assigning the EU's top jobs by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources said....
2019-07-02, 15:52

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
2019-06-20, 19:00

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
2019-07-09, 20:13

Warren, on debate day, proposes Social Security boost of $200 per month Declaring that “it’s getting harder to save enough for a decent retirement,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unveiled a plan to increase monthly Social Security benefits by $200 for every current and future beneficiary. ...
2019-09-12, 14:39

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the racial wealth gap or at least pay two or three month...
2019-07-08, 04:00

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 billion HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
2019-06-17, 09:52

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
2019-07-18, 20:26

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
2019-05-30, 03:26

RPT-India Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
2019-05-23, 10:13

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
2019-07-19, 00:26

Bikes Should Be Electrified In 6-8 Years, NITI Aayog Proposes: Report The government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels, a source with......
2019-05-22, 23:13

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
2019-06-19, 20:39

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
2019-06-23, 09:52

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
2019-05-29, 01:52

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey Krastel tweeted, along with a photo of the special...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe......
2019-08-22, 21:13

New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalize gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable....
2019-07-09, 08:26

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
2019-07-02, 21:52

Zomato Proposes Changes To Gold Membership: NRAI Refuses To Bite The standoff between restaurant owners and food dining aggregators is likely to continue even as Zomato proposed some changes to its popular loyalty program, to appease restaurants....
2019-08-22, 14:13

Treasury Proposes Guidance Clarifying Tax Consequences of Libor Transition The Treasury issued proposed guidance Wednesday clarifying the tax consequences of eliminating the London interbank offered rate, a move that could help ease the transition to a new reference rate....
2019-08-30, 06:00

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
2019-07-03, 15:00

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as increasingly wasteful. That’s even more true with th...
2019-05-27, 19:52

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal contractors that declare themselves to be religious. ...
2019-08-17, 13:13

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22, 03:00

Britain's Boris Johnson Proposes Early Election On October 15 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged his Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn to vote in favour of an early election on October 15 later on Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 14:13

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
2019-07-02, 01:00

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
2019-06-21, 22:39

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent by Renault shareholders. Ren...
2019-05-27, 08:39

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 23:26

New York City proposes building new jails with more ‘welcoming’ experience The four jails that New York City wants to build to replace its Rikers Island facility will have cells with natural sunlight, space for programming and a children’s play area, officials said Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 09:00

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Amit Shah Proposes Extending President's Rule By 6 Months In J&K Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha for extending President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July......
2019-07-01, 11:39

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-10, 02:26

Fed Group Proposes Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Using Libor Replacement A financial industry group is proposing to use a new benchmark designed by the Federal Reserve for adjustable-rate mortgages, replacing the troubled London interbank offered rate....
2019-07-11, 21:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC proposes rule changes to ease company disclosure compliance The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed changing the rules governing how publicly-traded companies disclose business, legal, and risk factors in regulatory filings in a bid to ease their compliance burden....
2019-08-09, 03:52

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
2019-05-24, 17:00

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a tool......
2019-07-14, 02:39

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
2019-07-23, 05:13

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
2019-07-11, 01:13

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
2019-07-15, 18:39

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
2019-07-05, 17:00

NITI Aayog Proposes To Convert Two-Wheelers Below 150 cc To Electric By 2025 Government think tank Niti Aayog has asked conventional two- and three-wheeler makers to suggest within two weeks concrete steps towards transition to electric mobility keeping in mind 2025 deadline,......
2019-06-21, 18:52

Elizabeth Warren Proposes ‘Aggressive Intervention’ to Create Jobs Ms. Warren laid out a theme of “economic patriotism,” pledging to intervene in markets and invest $2 trillion in climate-friendly industries over a decade....
2019-06-04, 18:26

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel Proposes Life Imprisonment Over Lynchings Taking cognisance of incidents of mob lynching, including those by cow vigilantes, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a draft Bill recommending up to life imprisonment for the crime....
2019-07-11, 18:52

US proposes barring tech companies from offering financial services A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion among lawmakers....
2019-07-15, 07:13

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
2019-06-10, 17:39

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
2019-05-27, 17:39

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21, 00:26

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles.The merge...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
2019-06-04, 19:00

Bernie Sanders proposes canceling $81 billion U.S. medical debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Saturday to cancel $81 billion in existing past-due medical debt for Americans, but offered no details on how it would be financed....
2019-09-01, 02:52

Biden proposes big change to ObamaCare, in bid to save it from 'Medicare-for-all' crowd Joe Biden, in a bid to protect ObamaCare amid calls from his party's left flank to replace it with "Medicare-for-all," announced a plan Monday to add a “public option” to the 2010 health care law....
2019-07-15, 17:26

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save American jobs. The plan, laid out in a “Wired” op-ed Thursday, would tax companies that don’t provide positions for workers displaced by te...
2019-09-06, 02:13

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes To Expand Swachh Bharat Mission Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village of the country by harnessing the......
2019-07-05, 14:39

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
2019-05-26, 16:13

UPDATE 1-China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-07-23, 14:13

REFILE-China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-07-23, 14:13

The New Ford Ranger and Everest Look Absolutely Badass as Military Vehicles The 2019 Ford Ranger is alright looking, and its not-for-American-consumption sister the Everest SUV is pretty cool. But they both look like absolute monsters when they’re kitted out for an actual theatre of war. Go figure....
2019-06-27, 18:52

India's First highway Corridors For E-Vehicles Expected By March 2020 India's first highway corridors with charging stations for electric vehicles are expected to come up along the Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra highways by 2020, an official said. The combined stretch of......
2019-07-05, 12:39

GM recalls 3.8 million vehicles in North America due to braking issue General Motors Co said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries....
2019-09-11, 19:00

Marines declare new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles ready for use The U.S. Marine Corps announced that the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle has reached initial operational capability and is officially ready to deploy, one year ahead of schedule....
2019-08-13, 00:52

BMW, Daimler Finalise Deal To Deploy Self-Driving Technology In Vehicles BMW and Daimler on Thursday said they had finalised the agreement and that they expected the technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles from 2024....
2019-07-05, 12:39

Automakers to equip most U.S. vehicles with rear-seat occupant warnings Two trade groups representing nearly all automakers said the companies are committing to include audible and visual alerts on U.S. vehicles by the 2025 model year....
2019-09-04, 18:39

Flipkart to Replace 40 Percent of Its Delivery Vans With Electric Vehicles Flipkart said late Thursday it plans to replace nearly 40 percent of its current fleet of delivery vans with electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2020, as part of its efforts to cut down on its carbon......
2019-06-28, 11:00

Audi recalls 144,092 vehicles over malfunctioning passenger airbag sensors Oxidation on the connecting cable of the passenger occupant detection system can cause software to fail to detect occupants and disable the passenger airbag, the recall notice said....
2019-08-02, 03:52

Will millions of electric vehicles disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the technical challenge....
2019-09-04, 06:39

Nawaz Sharif Quizzed in Jail Over Purchase Of Bulletproof Vehicles A team of Pakistan's top anti-graft body has quizzed deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail for over two hours over the illegal purchase and use of more than 30 bulletproof government......
2019-05-29, 03:26

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive......
2019-05-21, 20:00

China's Neolix To Conduct Autonomous Vehicles Trials In Saudi, UAE Noon, a joint venture between Saudi Arabia's sovereign Public Investment Fund and Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar, will focus on 'last mile delivery' of the vehicles in select areas of Abu Dhabi and......
2019-07-23, 18:52

ABB Ready To Bring In Fast Chargers For Electric Vehicles To India ABB already has more than 10,000 direct-current fast charging stations installed in 73 countries, and India houses one of the largest locations of R&D and engineering in the ABB universe....
2019-06-21, 17:13

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehicles around 10 p.m. Saturday in the Austin neighbo...
2019-05-27, 08:39

Ford’s Electrifying Its More Popular Vehicles Because We’re Too Accustomed To High Gas Prices Ford’s electrification plans, still-slumping car sales in India and China, talks of Nissan’s next CEO, and bills that could give franchise dealers in California more freedom and better automaker reimbursement from warranty work. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019....
2019-09-12, 18:13

Waymo Calls On NHTSA To Scrap Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Waymo is tired of impossible standards, the trade war might kill the planet, and Toyota is making global moves. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, August 30, 2019....
2019-08-30, 18:26

Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98K U.S. vehicles, will reimburse consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the Environmental Protection Agency said vehicle software overstated real-world performance....
2019-08-30, 20:52

24 vehicles crash into stationary cars on the hard shoulder every week News 7 Aug, 2019 Between three and four vehicles crash into stationary cars on the hard shoulders of major roads every day according to new data...
2019-08-07, 17:26

Subsidy cuts blamed for fall in UK sales of electrified vehicles Industry group says removal of subsidies for hybrids last autumn was prematureA lobby group has accused the government of undermining the British car industry after sales of electrified vehicles fell for the first time in more than two years.Sales of cars with alternative fuels – including battery e...
2019-07-04, 13:00

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a veh......
2019-06-14, 03:39

Auto Industry United In Seeking Reduction Of GST Rate On Vehicles The automotive industry is currently facing a daunting challenge of a deep slowdown that urgently needs some form of stimulus from the Government to supplement the efforts being made by the industry......
2019-06-22, 09:01

Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98,000 U.S. vehicles, will repay consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said auto software overstated real-world performance....
2019-08-31, 02:00

Jairam Ramesh's Dig At States "Diluting" Centre's Motor Vehicles Act Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday took a swipe at the Modi government over states "diluting" the 2019 Motor Vehicles Act, saying they are quoting the same article of the Constitution that......
2019-09-13, 20:00

TomTom: Microsoft integrating our navigation in connected vehicles platform TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation company, said on Friday Microsoft is integrating TomTom's navigation technology into its Connected Vehicle Platform....
2019-09-06, 08:13

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce congestion and forward the city’s Vision Zero safety initiative. Today the Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to extend the cap—and pass new rules to li...
2019-08-07, 20:26

Mexican cartel forces gas stations to refuse army vehicles Mexican federal prosecutors say they have received complaints that gas stations in the northern border state of Tamaulipas are refusing to fill the tanks of army and police vehicles...
2019-09-06, 02:13

M&M Profit Drops On Worst Quarter For Passenger Vehicles In 18 Years M&M sold 1,23,690 units of passenger vehicles in quarter ended June 30, down 5.2% from 1,30,484 passenger vehicles sold in the same period last year....
2019-08-07, 16:39

Paris bans vehicles as city sizzles in historic heatwave Paris is taking unprecedented action to keep vehicles from polluting the atmosphere as the city -- and other parts of Europe -- grapples with a severe heatwave that's pushed the mercury past the 100-degree mark....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Army AI Task Force builds new prototypes for armored vehicles Streamlining multiple targeting sensors to destroy long-range targets, arming forward-positioned robots to penetrate enemy defenses and receiving organized weather-specific terrain mapping from nearby drones - are all emerging combat dynamics increasingly made possible by AI-enabled weapons and tech...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
2019-06-14, 18:13

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start developing autonomous platforms for their commercial v...
2019-06-11, 01:00

Honda to recall 1.6M vehicles, finish Takata recalls early DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule. When the latest recall is done, Honda says it will have recalled 22.6 million inflators in about 12.9 million vehic...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Waymo joins Renault, Nissan to build autonomous vehicles Waymo announced Thursday it has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles in France and Japan, along with other countries in the future....
2019-06-20, 13:52

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 US vehicles to fix electrical problem that could cause cars to roll away Volkswagen said Friday that it's recalling 679,000 U.S. vehicles sold since 2011 with an electrical issue that could cause the car to roll away....
2019-08-24, 02:00

China considers testing no-go zones for gasoline vehicles: ministry China is considering testing a ban on gasoline-powered vehicles in some parts of the country and may set a timetable to eventually phase out such vehicles, according to the industry ministry....
2019-08-22, 08:26

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
2019-05-29, 22:13

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 23:52

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
2019-09-12, 04:13

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
2019-08-23, 06:26

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
2019-09-14, 12:39

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while investing heavily in renewable energy sources....
2019-09-03, 16:00

Julian Castro proposes plan to tax inheritance, provide family tax credit Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro introduced a plan Thursday to tax inheritance, raise the capital gains tax rate and provide a tax credit for families....
2019-08-16, 13:39

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for listing of organisations which work for......
2019-07-05, 17:39

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversifying the senior ranks of the federal government. &l...
2019-07-05, 23:39

Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trillion 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
2019-06-04, 15:52

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
2019-07-03, 18:39

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
2019-06-05, 17:13

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the hardship program, drawing ire from powerful corn and biofuel groups....
2019-07-05, 19:52

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. Trump often says he likes that Elon Musk, Jeff Bezo...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
2019-08-05, 17:52

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
2019-05-25, 16:01

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee staff said Thursday....
2019-05-24, 01:01

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
2019-07-02, 02:00

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Jim Risch, an Idaho ...
2019-07-10, 21:13

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
2019-07-31, 19:39

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to address inherent inequality in the justice system....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Warren proposes reshaping immigration agencies, decriminalizing border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new plan puts her on the liberal side of the immigration debate, setting up a potential political and social clash with Trump...
2019-07-11, 19:52

Heavy Cost For Traffic Violations In Motor Vehicles Bill: 10 Points A bill that proposes tougher penalties and heavy fines for road violations is a step away from becoming law after it cleared the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Though it was already cleared by the Lok......
2019-08-01, 07:52

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces to develop electrified vehicles The Jaguar I-Pace Two firms will co-develop electric drive units in a bid to lower the cost of developing EVs Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announced they will collaborate on the development of next-generation technology for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The two firms will jointly develop...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Asian Cities Turn To Electric Vehicles In Anti-Pollution Drive Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday....
2019-09-07, 11:00

TVS Motor Company To Offer 100% Discount On Labour For Flood-Affected Vehicles TVS Motor Company has initiated tie-up with multiple insurance companies to accelerate the claim process and will ensure availability of required parts in the region....
2019-08-23, 16:00

UPDATE 3-GM recalls 3.8 million vehicles in North America due to braking issue General Motors Co said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Elon Musk says most cars lack the ‘soul’ that Tesla vehicles boast As opposed to most CEOs who singularly concern themselves with turning a profit, Elon Musk’s overarching strategy with Tesla was to revolutionize the transportation industry itself and motivate others to embrace electric vehicles. Hardly a revelation, Musk in his first Master Plan — whic...
2019-07-19, 07:39

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Union Budget 2019: Government Recommends Reduction Of GST From 12% To 5% On Electric Vehicles The Union Budget for 2019 has been announced and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a number of promises for the overall development of the country's economy. While there haven't been major......
2019-07-05, 12:39

Meme-Makers In Overdrive Over Motor Vehicles Act, Nagpur Police Joins Fun Stricter rules and heavier fines under the amended Motor Vehicles Act have triggered a number of hilarious reactions on social media - including one from Nagpur City Police....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Family: Chicago police vehicles caused deadly weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — The family of an 84-year-old woman killed in a crash involving Chicago police has sent a letter to the mayor and police chief saying police vehicles caused the weekend accident that injured more than a dozen people, including 10 officers. The letter provided to The Associated Press Tu...
2019-05-28, 20:39

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-17, 02:13

Nervous about rising gas prices? Electric vehicles can help you avoid the added cost. Plug-in electric vehicles can save you money, with much lower fuel costs on average than conventional gasoline vehicles.       ...
2019-09-17, 17:00

San Francisco plans to reserve parking lot for homeless living out of vehicles: reports A California city with a rising homeless population is reportedly planning to open its first facility to serve those who are living out of their cars and recreational vehicles....
2019-07-16, 11:13