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Go 0-to-60 in 2.5 Seconds with Tesla's New Battery Upgrade

In the case of Model S, auto owners can travel an estimated 315 miles on the EPA cycle and 613 km on the European Union cycle by upgrading their batteries. Mode...


US consumer spending posts slower growth in July

American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly. A brighter outlook on economic expansion, in turn, suppo...


Fox News calls Tantaros an 'opportunist' in lawsuit response

Tantaros in her lawsuit says she was taken off the air in April in retaliation for rebuffing Ailes' advances and complaining to top officials at Fox News, a u...


Feds reviewing use of private immigration facilities

In the wake of the Justice Department's recent move to phase out private prisons, the Democrats want the Department of Homeland Security to adopt the same pol...


Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year

New rules from the F.A.A. say all you need now is a commercial pilot license - making it much easier for people to legally fly drones. "With these rules, we ha...


US Economy Grew at Tepid 1.1 Percent Pace in Spring

The data also showed investment by businesses unexpectedly rose between April and June - a period which mostly covered the run-up to the shock decision by voter...


Western Michigan football players accused in home invasion

Wide receiver Bryson White and linebacker Ron George were dismissed Sunday, Aug. 28, following a notice of suspension a day prior, according to a news release.G...


Free trade talks between European Union and USA fail

At the time, President Francois Hollande said that he would "never accept" the deal because it abridges the sovereignty of France and the rest of Europe while...


GCSE results: Jarrow School pupils shocked by great results

At Red House Academy the number of students achieving five A* to C grades with English and maths increased by 10%. "We are building the future; our community ...


Biden announces new funding for Amtrak Northeast Corridor

Department of Transportation's history. The loan will also be used to provide necessary track upgrades between the New Carrolton and Baltimore stations, and p...


Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Shares are Down -1.41%

Vetr raised Alibaba Group Holding from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $95.74 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, August ...


Treasury Department Criticizes EU on Corporate Tax Probes

To the extent they pay more in Europe, they would pay less to the US when they repatriate the money or when Congress imposes a mandatory tax on their stockpiled...


ITV abandons £1bn bid for Entertainment One

But it has now abandoned the attempt, saying that while it still believed in the strategic logic and potential benefits of a deal, it also had a "clear view of ...


Trinidad board to probe India Test washout

The Indian team has landed in Florida ahead of their historic match against current T20 Champions West Indies , marking the first time competitive Internatio...


Strong quake rattles central Italy, at least 10 dead

Italy's civil protection agency, which was coordinating the rescue, said the provisional toll was 73 dead, several hundred injured and thousands in need of temp...


Canadian dollar, North American stock markets, commodities make modest gains

Materials stocks, which including mining and fertilizer companies, followed in losses, with the sector contracting 5.76 per cent on the TSX. The Canadian doll...


Oil prices fall as analysts say market still oversupplied

Goldman Sachs believes that the chances of a deal in Algeria "may not be high", however, even if they are able to arrive at some agreement, the current record...


Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italy

The Civil Protection Agency said at least 159 people were killed in the natural disaster. "The whole ceiling fell but did not hit me", marveled resident Maria...


Campaign, party officials insist Trump getting back on track

The Republican National Committee slammed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's economic policies in a video released Monday, alleging she will keep...


Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

A portion of the interview with Lauer first aired on NBC Nightly News and later during the network's Olympics broadcast. Rio's Civil Police said Thursday , "...


Stocks open slightly lower as oil retreats

Visa Inc.(V) shares were the best performer among blue chips. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was down 13.34 points, or 0.25 percent, at 5,225.03. Trade has rang...


Net Acquired by China Group for $900 Million

Founded six years ago, Media.net is based jointly in Dubai and NY, providing the technology backbone to contextual advertising offered by the likes of Yahoo and...


Spacewalking astronauts installing new door for visitors

Nasa is describing the new kit as "a metaphorical gateway to a future", while ISS's operations manager believes it is a "very significant milestone on the pa...


Massive dam project at center of China-Myanmar talks

If Suu Kyi is to succeed in charming both China and her own people, she will have to find a way to allow the project to go ahead under different circumstances. ...


Gold slips on US Fed rate views

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell more than 1 percent on Friday, snapping a four-day streak of gains following conflicting signals from U.S. Federal Reserve officials...


Accused Olympic chief released from hospital for questioning

In December 2005, a security chief at the Bangu 3 prison became the fifth official from the jail to be murdered in five years . Mr Hickey was a senior member...


India appoints insider Urjit Patel as new central bank governor

He will succeed present RBI Governor Raghuram G. Rajan, whose three-year term will end on that date. It was based on the proposal made in an Urjit Patel-heade...


Valeant amends credit facility for second time in six months

The investigation concerns whether the SunEdison Semiconductor board failed to satisfy their duties to the Company shareholders, including whether the board ade...


Level results: Best ever results at The Regis School

Brinsworth Academy achieved excellent results across all subjects, with a record breaking 50 per cent of student achieving grades A*, As or Bs, and the school i...


British pair convicted in 'love rival' murder of woman

Sarah Williams, left, and Katrina Walsh, right, have been found guilty of the murder of Sadie Hartley. Just two nights before, Williams had paralysed her love...