Mercedes Gains, Lincoln Lags in Midst of Breathtaking Shift to SUVs

Acura car sales plunge 35% in April, while Lincoln’s drop 30% BMW deliveries up 3.8% on X3 bump as Mercedes remains in lead Honda Motor Co.’s luxury Acura brand suffered a 35 percent drop in U.S. car sales last month, while BMW AG and stronger SUV lineups — are handling…

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MasterChef contestant dies in marathon

Donations to his sponsorship fund have risen to more than £53,000 – far exceeding his original target of £2,500. Read more on this and other Cumbria stories On 8 April Mr Campbell completed the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. Report End of Instagram post by mattsoire Image Copyright mattsoire mattsoire Image…

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Testosterone Ruling for Athletes Fuels Debate Over Natural Ability

Elite athletes are always looking for an edge. Anything—a better training program, new equipment, improved nutrition—is worth the chance to shave off a few milliseconds. Some athletes are simply born with a natural advantage over their competitors, like tall basketball players and high-altitude marathoners. But as biological science progresses, it's…

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GM Firing 1,500 Workers Undermines Trump’s Boasts on Auto Jobs

General Motors Co. will fire as many as 1,500 workers at the end of June at the Ohio factory building the Chevrolet Cruze compact car, undercutting President Donald Trump’s bombast about bringing back auto jobs. The Lordstown assembly plant will operate on only one shift as part of the cutback,…

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Victim of Liverpool-Roma attack named

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRival Liverpool and Roma fans clashed just before the kick-off outside Anfield A man left in a critical condition after he was attacked before Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final against Roma has been named. Sean Cox, 53, of Dunboyne, County Meath in the…

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Where are you on the UK fat scale?

The majority of adults in the UK are overweight or obese according to national health surveys, yet research suggests we are a country in denial about our weight. Use this calculator to find out your own body mass index (BMI) and see how you compare with the rest of the…

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Cambridge Analyticas ex-CEO backs out of giving evidence to UK parliament

Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the political consultancy firm at the center of a storm about mishandled Facebook users data, has backed out of re-appearing in front of the UK parliament for a second time. Nix had been scheduled to take questions from the DCMS committee that’s probing online…

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Tariffs Seek to End Chinese Car Imports Before They Really Start

plans to start bringing its Focus compact in from China next year. A spokeswoman for Ford said the carmaker encourages both governments to work together to resolve issues and declined to comment further. Spokesmen for GM and Volvo didn’t immediately reply to requests for comment. “At this point, the decision…

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UK parliaments call for Zuckerberg to testify goes next level

The UK parliament has issued an impressive ultimatum to Facebook in a last-ditch attempt to get Mark Zuckerberg to take its questions: Come and give evidence voluntarily or next time you fly to the UK you’ll get a formal summons to appear. “Following reports that he will be giving evidence…

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Uber denies its CTO met with Cambridge Analytica

Uber has denied that its sitting CTO, Thuan Pham, met with Cambridge Analytica — the controversial political consultancy at the center of a Facebook user data misuse scandal. But it has not been able to confirm that no meetings between anyone else on its payroll and Cambridge Analytica took place.…

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Zuck has two choices now: comply with UK government or receive a formal summons

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 11: Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg appears for a hearing with the House Energy and Commerce Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images If Mark Zuckerberg…

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