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Renault Sales Explode in the Red-Hot China Car Market

Renault Samsung Motors's sales shot up 12.5% and Lada's rose 12.2%. In addition to being the world's largest market by unit sales, government plans to introduce minimum quotas for the sale of electric vehicles mean that China is an even bigger opportunity for Western automakers.

Trump Supporters Dis CNN at US Women's Open

Critics of President Donald Trump protested against him literally on his own turf Sunday, with a dozen of them wearing shirts with anti-Trump slogans while on the grounds of Trump National Golf Club. Reporters were reportedly targeted when they spoke to protesters. - Justin Sink (@justinsink) July 16, 2017Poor @realDonaldTrump only folks against you here today for #USWomensOpen protests.

House arrest for Israeli soldier who killed wounded Palestinian in Hebron

Azaria then shot him in the head without any apparent provocation. Israel's top generals pushed for prosecution, saying Azaria violated the military's code of ethics, while large segments of the public, including politicians on Israel's nationalist right, sided with the soldier.

Uber driver dies after auto torched

Manchick has urged the public to support the Uber drivers by signing the petition. "The police have not been helpful at all and we chose to start the petition because we need the public's help", she said. Our hearts and thoughts are with his family during this hard time and we will continue to offer our support. Police are still looking for the suspects and investigations are ongoing said Makhubela.

Carillion's HS2 partners give guarantees over troubled firm's rail project work

Contractors have been appointed to the project, with Balfour Beatty and VINCI Construction securing work on the first section of the route. Stage 2, set to commence in 2019, will see the main body of construction work take place, delivering the tunnels, bridges, viaducts and embankments for the new London to Birmingham line.

Track fire disrupts A, B, C, D subway service

The Morris and Essex Line service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Chatham and Summit due to a trespasser fatality near Chatham. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it happened just before 8 a.m.at the 145th street station.

Afghan Forces Recapture Southern District From Taliban

Helmand is among the relatively volatile provinces in southern Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgents are actively operating in its various districts and often carry out insurgency activities. This comes as General Radmanish, MOD deputy spokesperson said Sunday that the clearance operation is ongoing in the south and north parts of Nawa district aiming to completely clear the district of brutal Taliban presence.

Millions of Venezuelans Vote Against President Nicolas Maduro

Maduro, whose term is due to end in early 2019, dismissed Sunday's opposition event as an internal exercise by the opposition with no bearing on his government. A dry run of that election was also held Sunday, to detract from the opposition vote which the government branded "illegal". Venezuela's opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition claimed the high turnout - about a third of the 19 million eligible voters - provided a mandate for them to challenge Maduro.

Panasonic P55 Max Smartphone Launched In India

This phone incorporates ZipPlay that is claimed to keep all your priorities at your fingertips with simple to use profiles and keeps you connected on the go at home, in the vehicle, at work and anywhere you go. Panasonic has launched its new flagship smartphone, P55 Max in Indian tech market. The new Panasonic device will run on the latest Android Nougat 7.0 operating system and will easily sail through one or two days of heavy storage on a single charge.

USA sets terms and conditions on giving back Russian Federation its diplomatic compounds

Later Monday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will meet in Washington , DC, with Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon over the diplomatic impasse between the two countries. "We still hope that our American colleagues will demonstrate a certain political wisdom and political will", he remarked during a conference call. The situation is quite sensitive indeed.

2 arrested in sanitation workers' death case

The police officer said that they were taken to different city hospitals where four of them were pronounced dead, while the fifth person survived. The incident was reported at around 10.43am, when police control room received information that the five men cleaning the tank had not come out for a long time.

Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today

The Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today and will continue till August 11. Farmers' plight and situation in the Kashmir valley are two other issues on the Opposition's platter. Prime Minister Modi further urged all parties to extend their support to the Government in fighting corruption and the issue of communal violence in the name of cow protection.

Auto crashes into roof of St. Louis home

The home owner was at the gym at the time of the crash so avoided harm but his modest property has incurred substantial damage to both its exterior and interior. "You could tell, he never took his foot off the gas", he said. The driver was a man in his 40s, according to Davis. Original posts from the fire department said the driver was alert and talking when firefighters arrived and was safely extricated from the auto.

IIFA 2017: Salman Khan Gives A Birthday Surprise To Katrina Kaif

Alia Bhatt , who shared some cute moments with the lady, is seen kissing the actress in one of the pics. In the video , one can see Katrina Kaif on the stage during the award ceremony, next to it when the camera is panned, we can see another Katrina sitting in the audience, now, this presence of her at the two different places at one time is definitely shocking for everyone.

Cyber hack could cost $120bn, says Lloyds

The world's oldest insurance market and Cyence consultancy said the threat posed by hacking attacks has surged and the global economy will be increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks over the next decade. While if the attack was through a mass software vulnerability, the losses could range from $9.7bn for a large event to $28.7bn for an extreme event.

Break-In at Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas Office

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, someone broke into Nevada Sen. Officers were dispatched about 9 a.m.to Heller's local office, which is in a building at 8930 W. KLAS also reported, citing an unnamed source "close to the story", that a threatening note was left in the office. Senator Heller is one of several republican senators that have previously opposed the healthcare bills to replace Obamacare.

UAE Behind Hacking Attacks on Qatars Media Aimed at Provoking Diplomatic Row

In a speech to be delivered today in London, Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, is expected to say that there were signs the pressure on Doha "was working". "We need a regional solution and global monitoring", he added while making remarks in London. Gargash said there was a broader problem with financing for extremists in the Gulf but that countries like Saudi Arabia were "dealing with it".

Justin Bieber's been in trouble with the police again

They report Bieber was driving around in his Mercedes G-Wagon when a police officer spotted him. Cops inform that Justin was quite calm and cooperative. Later in 2014, Justin accepted a plea deal in a vandalism case - he'd damaged a neighbor's home when he repeatedly pelted it with eggs - that saw him pay $80,900 restitution.

Priyanka Chopra enjoys vacation, shares images on social media

Priyanka said she has been working on developing a lot of content. Even her Instagram story features PeeCee having a nap with her mother with "Ready for vacaay!" It's titled Kay Re Rascala and will be directed by first-timer I Giridharan.

Trump's approval ratings hit new low

Mr Trump has beaten the previous record, held by Gerald Ford, who had 39 percent approval in 1975. Republicans' legislative struggles may also be weighing on Trump's popularity. Seventeen percent "strongly" favor the GOP plan, which was not explained in detail. The survey points to many causes for Trump's troubles. The Post-ABC poll was conducted from July 10-13 among a random national sample of 1001 adults via on both mobile and landline phones.

Building heat and humidity to fuel heavy storms this week

It is worth noting that it is the only one of the long term models indicating the rain chance Sunday night but at a moderate to heavy rate with the rain while the other model has much lighter rainfall rates but on Saturday afternoon even though the cooler temperatures don't arrive until Sunday into Monday like the other model.

1 dead, 8 injured in multi-vehicle crash in Queens

Shakespeare was driving early Sunday morning when he sideswiped a auto and lost control of his SUV, police said. Two of his passengers were killed: 16-year-old Akeam Grant and 34-year-old Layon Campbell. The injured were rushed to Jamaica and North Shore University hospitals. Shakespeare refused to take sobriety tests but had "watery, bloodshot eyes", the spokesman said.

Couple gets SUV trapped under moving train

An officer arrived and called for Life Flight for the injured man and woman inside the SUV. The officer ran alongside the auto still trying to reassure the victims, saying: "Hold tight man. But then the auto moves forward and one of the officers says: "What the ****.Get them to stop! They're dragging the vehicle, these people are still inside!" He then ran to the ambulance and asked them for assistance.

Delta Airlines responds to Ann Coulter tirade: 'Your insults are unacceptable & unnecessary'

But so much for Coulter's nuanced take on air travel. Coulter said she was ordered "to move w/o explanation, compensation or apology ". "Just when you think it's safe to fly them again , the worst airline in America is STILL: @ Delta ", Coulter tweeted .

Aussie Woman 'Was Wearing Pyjamas' When Shot Dead By US Police

There is a long road of healing ahead, and a lot of work remains to be done. "I hope people don't demonize all police officers ... but it's shoot to kill, not shoot to disarm". "I'm so done with all this violence", he said. Describing his stepmother as his "best friend" and "a very passionate woman", Zach said she called police because she "thought something bad was happening".

Amazon Alexa available on HTC 11 in the US

With no smartphone to showcase Amazon's digital darling, the development of the smart speaker was inspired. Until the end of the past year, it was only present in Amazon smart speakers. Many consumers now expect free shipping or two-day shipping based exclusively on their experience with Amazon , which has put pressure on many other retailers, including competitor Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Wal-Mart has countered by offering free shipping on orders over $35 and offering discounts for items that ...

United Arab Emirates denies hacking Qatar

The United Arab Emirates reportedly coordinated the hacking of a Qatari government news outlet in May and planted a false story that sparked the current diplomatic crisis between Qatar and Gulf nations. Gargash's speech in London appeared to question Qatar's future in the Gulf Cooperation Council, the regional trade and security group. He called for a "change of behavior" from Qatar, adding that without one, it would be in the interests of the quartet - Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and ...

Barclays Qatar trial set for January 2019

That means the trial should end some 11 years after the United Kingdom bank's controversial fundraising with Qatari investors that is the subject of the case. Jenkins left Barclays in 2009 and was famously once paid £40 million in a single year by the bank. Kalaris, who appeared wearing a dark suit and yellow tie, used to lead the bank's wealth and investment management division, while Boath, who wore a dark suit and blue tie, was former head of the European financial institutions group at ...

Jordanian Soldier Convicted of Killing 3 US Troops

Matthew C. Lewellen, a 27-year-old from Missouri; Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, a 30-year-old from Arizona; and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, a 27-year-old from Texas. The military court in Amman found 39-year-old Tawaiha guilty of shooting the trainers as they waited to enter the King Faisal base at Al-Jafr in southern Jordan on November 4.

Victims in Atchison plane crash remembered for passion and love of flying

Investigators said the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning near Cummings, Kan., about nine miles southwest of Atchison. The cause of Sunday's crash, near Cummings, Kansas, is now unknown. Lenoch's love of aviation began in 1970 when, at age 17, he learned to fly at Chicago's Midway Airport, according to a bio on the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation.

Woman Ordered Out Of Car At Gunpoint, Robbed And Raped In Queens

The suspects allegedly removed her jewelry and raped her, according to what the victim told police. The victim was sitting in a auto just after midnight at 124th Street and 89th Avenue in Richmond Hill when two men approached her with a gun, police said.

South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea

Vice Defence Minister Suh Choo-suk told reporters at the defence ministry that South Korea offered talks of military authorities with North Korea to stop all hostile acts escalating military tensions near the military demarcation line. The unification, military and other relevant ministries are discussing the plan one day after Pyongyang first reacted to Moon's suggestion, according to the official who asked not to be named de to sensitivity of the issue.

Missing Man's Remains Found in 'Common Grave' in Bucks County

Weintraub said the body was buried in a 12-and-a-half-foot common grave. Finocchiaro's remains were found Thursday after a search intensified on the vast property owned by DiNardo's family . DiNardo has told investigators where the rest of the bodies are. Data from a police license plate reader captured DiNardo's pickup and Meo's vehicle driving in Solebury Township within seconds of each other at about 7:49 p.m.

Brexit talks round two: European court of justice looms large

Davis and Barnier shook hands for the cameras at the European Commission's Berlaymont headquarters before a first full session of a scheduled four days of talks. We're not going to be talking a couple of months, we are going to be talking a couple of years. Johnson, who was in Brussels on Monday separately to meet his 27 European Union colleagues, said he hoped the bloc would accept the "very fair and serious offer" Britain had made on the rights of European Union citizens.

Wimbledon: Kubot, Melo win marathon men's doubles final

Conchita Martinez believes new Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza can win more grand slams and claim the WTA's number-one ranking. Kubot and Melo seemed to return from that break with renewed desire to put the match to bed and, with their third championship point, clinched a maiden Wimbledon crown at around 9PM local time.

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