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More bad news for GOP: Alaska governor drops out of re-election race, endorses Democrat

Could Democrat Mark Begich really win Alaska? It’s one of many Trump-friendly states where the GOP is struggling

Trump sees opportunity in Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis as midterms approach

Venezuela’s suffering hasn’t stopped Trump from using the country’s crisis for political gain

Pulitzer winner Chris Hedges: Donald Trump “is the product of a failed democracy”

Acclaimed progressive journalist on Trump’s mastery of political theater, and the downfall of American democracy

What Jefferson, Trump and the American people think about freedom of the press

Americans overwhelmingly reject restriction on the press, but they doubt the sincerity and impact of the news cycle

It’s all about oil: The lessons we’re missing from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

A showdown between the West and Saudi Arabia risks an oil crisis. It’s time to take the future in our hands

F3 rookie star Vips set for Red Bull junior deal

Vips, 18, scored four F3 wins on his way to fourth in the championship with long-time Red Bull partner Motopark, which has run the drinks company’s racing proteges for almost two decades. But Vips missed out on the rookie title to Prema Powerteam’s Ferr

Amazon Go cashierless store reportedly finds New York location - CNET

The checkout-free store is apparently going downtown, near the World Trade Center.

How much money should you spend on a new car? - Roadshow

Before you agree to a monthly payment for your new loan, keep these guidelines in mind.

Online voting gets real, in West Virginia - CNET

The state is the first in the country to offer voting by smartphone app. Experts say there are plenty of reasons to go slow.

5G smartphones are coming. Here's a (probable) list of them - CNET

The 5G revolution is nearly upon us. Here's when to expect super fast 5G phones from heavy-hitting phone-makers.

Why rural areas can't catch a break on speedy broadband - CNET

Everyone agrees on the mission to connect more people. But no one can agree on how to do it.

China growth slowdown gets worrisome as trade tiff broadens

Consistent positive macro date from the US and Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance has been instrumental in reversal of portfolio flows from China and other emerging markets to the US

Govt looks to relax norms for setting up petrol pumps

At present, to obtain a fuel retailing licence in India, a company needs to invest Rs 2,000 crore in either hydrocarbon exploration and production, refining, pipelines or liquefied natural gas terminals.

HDFC Life Insurance Q2 net profit up 20.3% at Rs 287 crore

The new business premium grew by 43 percent in H1FY19

Drug regulator issues notice to Amazon, other e-comm sites for alleged sale of spurious cosmetics

When contacted, an Amazon India spokesperson told PTI the company takes strict action against sellers of «illegal or fake products» as and when such incidents are reported to it.

EPFO will not prosecute employers over Aadhaar non-compliance: Report

The EPFO is yet to put out a formal notice withdrawing its earlier order of mandatory linking of PF accounts with Aadhaar

Daily Kos Elections Senate Forecast: A bevy of new polls shores up Bill Nelson's odds

Florida was already the most heavily polled Senate race of the cycle even before this week (its main competition is Texas, which makes sense, since those are the two most-populous states with competitive races this year). But Sunday and Monday were a veritab

Verizon sees Apple Watch-fueled growth amid early '5G launch' - CNET

The carrier's also been busy dealing with Hurricane Michael.

48-Million-Year-Old Fossil Owl Is Almost Perfectly Preserved

About 48 million years ago, an owl swooped down to catch its prey, not by the light of the moon but in broad daylight.

What Are Americans Most Afraid Of? Corrupt Government Officials & Global Warming.

Most Americans are most fearful of corrupt government officials and of environmental catastrophe.

Why Did This Zoo Lion Murder the Father of Her Cubs?

Suri may have been defending herself against unwanted sexual advances.

Espargaro to try Aprilia «lab bike» in Phillip Island

Espargaro has endured a miserable second season at Aprilia, lying 18th in the points with three races to go and with just two top-10 finishes to his name at Le Mans and Aragon. This prompted the Spaniard to say after the Thailand Grand Prix earlier this mont

McLaren WEC entry «highly unlikely» for first hypercar season

McLaren chairman Zak Brown has stressed the marque's interest in the new category through its involvement in the rule-making process, but has expressed doubts that it would participate from the introduction of the category in the autumn of 2020. «I don'

F1 should consider reducing teams’ data – Brawn

Friday practice at Austin took place in wet conditions but Saturday and Sunday were completely dry and the race was one of the best of the F1 season. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen defeated the Red Bull of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes as F1’s

Morning Digest: Latest slew of Florida polls give Democrats reason for cautious optimism

Our race ratings: Senate | Governor | House The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David

CCI clears NBCC#39;s acquisition of HSCC

The government last October invited bids from central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) for buying out entire 100 per cent stake in HSCC, along with management control.

Hero Cycles opens six stores in Chennai

«Cycling for fitness and recreation is fast catching up among the youth and the new-age buyers look for a different experience», he said while opening the store.

Jet Airways seeks fresh capital, moratorium on loans to deal with cash crunch: Report

The airline, one of the earliest private players in India’s commercial sector, is taking up cost-cutting steps to ensure that it gets out of its financial woes

Cartoon: Debate to nowhere

In previous cartoons, I have dealt with the folly of giving fascists and roundly-discredited racial theorists prestigious speaking platforms -- such as Steve Bannon headlining the New Yorker ideas festival -- and made the case that it is not «closed-min

FOX Sports Southeast announces plans for home opener telecast of Atlanta Hawks 2018-2019 season

Home opener on Wednesday, October 24, to include one-hour Hawks LIVE pregame show, performances by Future and Zac Brown Band

NHTSA Curbs Autonomous School Bus Plans in Florida

What part of “driverless school bus transporting children” sounds like a good idea? In late August, international public transport operator Transdev announced plans to debut the world’s first autonomous school shuttle at Babcock […] Th

Saudi business could turn to Russia & China as relations with West sour – analyst

The threat of Western sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could tilt the kingdom eastward, an analyst says. Read Full Article at

Washington fears Moscow may play spoiler to US energy-related sanctions against Tehran

The White House has warned Russia over potential help to Iran in bypassing US sanctions by buying up crude from the Islamic Republic and reselling the fuel as its own. The ban on Tehran’s oil exports will be enacted on November 4. Read Full Article at

EEPC wants to tap opportunities emerging out of US and China conflict

«There are both opportunities and challenges. We can increase our engagement with the US as also China, seeking to occupy the markets which would be vacated in the midst of the ongoing tariff increases by the two top economies,» EEPC India Chairma

Syska eyes sales of Rs 200 cr from IoT-based home products

The company plans to launch a range of products including smart door bells, smart switches, smart IR and smart air purifiers among others in December, in a phased manner, the company said.

LG Electronics eyes higher sales from premium products in India

The South Korean electronics giant also emphasised that the recent hike in customs duties by India on LED panels imposed customs duty hike on LED panels in India would not have a significant impact on its profit margins from the country.

RBI cancels licences of 31 NBFCs

NBFCs have been under pressure due to fears of a liquidity crisis, high valuations and asset liability mismatches.

TVS Motor ups FY19 capex to Rs 800 crore

This is an increase of Rs 100 crore over the management guidance at the end of the first quarter and marks a 78 percent rise from the company’s capex of last financial year when it spent Rs 450 crore.

Uber promises all London rides will be in electric cars by 2025 - CNET

A rise in passenger fees will help drivers upgrade to electric vehicles.
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