Economy

Volkswagen invests in electric and autonomous vehicles in China

China's government signaled last week that it will eventually allow foreign auto makers to take full ownership of their local ventures, marking the end of a decades-long set-..., [Full Article...]

Culture

DeWine wins Republicans' Ohio governor primary

DeWine wins Republicans' Ohio governor primary John Kasich, who is prohibited from running again due to Ohio's term limits. DeWine served two terms in the U.S. Senate. The Democratic primary for governor pits former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Richard Cordray against former U.S. [Full Article...]

Electronics

EPA documents question justification for Pruitt's 24/7 security detail, first-class travel

EPA documents question justification for Pruitt's 24/7 security detail, first-class travel The AP reported Friday that Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Democratic senators Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia backed his bid, whereas Republi... [Full Article...]

Research

Apple Beats March-Quarter Sales, Earnings Targets; Shares Pop

Apple Beats March-Quarter Sales, Earnings Targets; Shares Pop Revenue from Apple's " other products" was $3.9 billion, and sales for the Apple Watch and AirPods were up nearly 50 percent. Apple doesn't disclose sales breakdown for specific iPhone models, but CEO Tim Cook said he couldn't be happier with the current state of the iPhone X . [Full Article...]

Sports

Southampton's cheeky review of trip to Swansea after 'dark arts' room cancellation

Southampton's cheeky review of trip to Swansea after 'dark arts' room cancellation West Bromwich Albion manager Darren Moore was named the Premier League manager of the month on the day the club were relegated from the division. The Saints can still get relegated along with Swansea and Huddersfield Town. Southampton went to the Liberty stadium with the two teams in deep trouble at the foot of the Premier League table. The... [Full Article...]

People

Al-Sadr's Sairoon bloc sweeps Iraq polls: Early results

Al-Sadr's Sairoon bloc sweeps Iraq polls: Early results Abadi was widely seen as the front-runner. PM Abadi heads the Nasr Coalition (Victory of Iraq), its name capitalising on his government's victory over ISIL in 2017. A Sadr-led government could be a big change in Iraq's regional alignment. The leader of the party winning Muktad al-Sadr is known that in 2004, led a revolt against the American mil... [Full Article...]