Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Chaos and false choices
Five reasons Trump would have wanted Andrew McCabe fired
All available evidence suggests Trump wanted McCabe to be fired. But why, besides spiting a man the president Trump has pilloried as a deep-state enemy? There are several reasons:
St Patrick's Day Parade to kick off in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) - Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will become a river of green and thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands Saturday in the 257th edition of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and typically lasts for n
Haas driver Kevin Magnussen was sixth-fastest in pre-season testing despite only using supersoft tyres, as those ahead of him set their quickest times on hypersofts, which are two steps softer in Pirelli's 2018 range.Magnussen's 1m18.360s, set on the penultim
Lexus dominates first Super GT test day, Button sixth
Oshima, whose teammate Felix Rosenqvist was absent due to clashing Formula E commitments, lapped the sometime Formula 1 venue in 1m18.017s in his #6 LC500 to end the day quickest of all.Honda was the only manufacturer other than Lexus to finish inside the to
Suzuki won a MotoGP race as recently as 2016, when Maverick Vinales triumphed at Silverstone, but the team then took a big step backwards last year as it had switched to an all-new line-up of Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins in 2017.But Suzuki - and Rins in part
Di Grassi «can risk much more» than rivals in Uruguay FE race
The Audi Sport driver currently lies 19th in the points with only seven scoring opportunities left.“It’s actually the first time ever in my championship position that I can risk everything,” Di Grassi told Motorsport.com.“I have very little to lose. A
FIA clarifies Formula E pit rules after recent controversy
The minimum pitstop time for FE car swaps was removed ahead of the inaugural Santiago race in February, where the Techeetah and Dragon teams were fined for adding a modification to their safety harnesses.At the following round in Mexico City, Techeetah driver
Some 42 percent of elderly US citizens have less than $10,000 put aside for their golden years, according to the report by a personal finance resource GoBankingRates, which polled over 1,000 adults last month. Read Full Article at RT.com
Auction Preview: Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Auction at Halls, Shrewsbury, Mar 21
What: Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery AuctionWhere: Halls, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DRWhen: 21 March, 10.00 AMTop lots of the sale:- Lydia Masterkova (1927-2008), Untitled, a pair, each signed and dated '88 lower right, ink a
Spain wants in on Russia's high-speed railway project
The ambitious Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway project has attracted interest from Madrid, according to the Russian Ministry of Transport. The track is a joint project between Russia and China. Read Full Article at RT.com
US rating agencies unfairly downgrade developing countries & keep US ratings high - analysts
Standard & Poor's (S&P), Moody's, and Fitch Group are often accused of using double standards when assessing countries, companies and financial instruments. RT has talked to experts about this bias.
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Colorado businesses missing workers due to visa shortage
DENVER (AP) - Colorado companies in landscaping, construction, hospitality and tourism are getting unwelcome notices that the federal government has denied their visa applications to bring in foreign workers to meet the summer rush. «We don't know how w
Ravalli County Museum opens new spelunking exhibit
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - It's not your run-of-the-mill kind of adventurer who plunges into the darkest depths of the Earth for a chance to squeeze through the tiniest of openings, navigate pools of freezing water and avoid being crushed by balancing rocks that
Families reveal untold story of France train terror attack
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Susie Sewell of Bethlehem is thankful when she thinks about the August 2015 terrorist attack on a train depicted in the new Clint Eastwood movie «15:17 to Paris.» She's thankful for the three American men who subdued a gunman
Underdog UMBC rides wave of magical season to historic upset
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) So how do you top winning your conference tournament on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer? Well, knocking off the No. 1 team in the country by 20 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament should do it.
Finally, IndiGo to partially shift to T2 of Delhi airport
After lots of dilly- dallying and court battles, the largest airline IndiGo has agrreed to relocate a chunk of its operations to the revamped terminal 2 of the Indira Gandhi airport in the national Capital from March 25.
ADB comits USD 120 mn loan to improve rail infrastructure
Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) today committed USD 120 million loan for completion of works for double-tracking and electrification of railways tracks along high-density corridors to improve operational efficiency of Indian railways.
Predators beat Avalanche 4-2 to clinch playoff spot
DENVER (AP) Colton Sissons and Filip Forsberg each scored twice, backup goaltender Juuse Saros stopped 33 shots and the Nashville Predators became the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season by beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Friday night.