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‘Election gimmicks’: Head of Sri Lanka church blasts ‘selfish’ govt over Easter bombings probe

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The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church has lambasted the country’s government over its alleged failure to avert the tragic Easter week bombings there, which killed 258 and left hundreds permanently injured. “The selfish power-hungry leaders did not worry about ordinary people… The leaders did not heed intelligence warnings… the Security Council did Read More

‘He is criminal’: Imran Khan vows ‘no air conditioning, no TV’ for jailed ex-PM Sharif

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan promised he would make sure that a billionaire ex-PM who is now serving a seven-year sentence for corruption does not get any perks such as home-cooked meals, TV, or air conditioning behind bars. Addressing reports that Nawaz Sharif, a former Pakistani PM who was sentenced to seven years in prison in Read More

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the “decisive” company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the company’s Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ new CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More

BMW promotes Oliver Zipse to CEO

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FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the company’s annual news conference in Munich, Germany, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German luxury carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Thursday named 55-year-old Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, continuing a tradition of promoting a manufacturing expert to the Read More

Shamborghinis & Fauxrarris: Brazilian police shut down fake luxury car factory

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A father and son duo of Ferrari fraudsters have been busted for selling fake sports cars, for between $45,000 to $60,000 each, from their workshop in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. The cops seized eight partially finished fakes as part of the raid on Monday, though officials didn’t specify what kind of parts Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

Royal wedding: How much will it cost?

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Everyone knows weddings are pricy. Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding to Prince Harry in the UK will take things to the next level. Seasoned wedding planners estimate the cost for the May 19 wedding could reach £1 million ($1.4 million) or more. The cost for special security raises the bill much further. Still, even the most Read More

Emirates flight to Dubai TRASHED by turbulence, passengers injured

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Passengers aboard an Emirates flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Dubai were left injured and the aircraft littered with debris, after the Airbus A380 was shook by severe turbulence three hours before landing. The double-decker jetliner had nearly completed its 17-hour flight from Auckland to Dubai in the early hours of last Thursday morning when Read More