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Indian lawmaker condemned after lionizing Gandhi’s assassin as a ‘patriot’

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A politician from India’s ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked outrage with comments praising the assassin of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi as a ‘patriot.’ Some have called for her expulsion from the party. The firebrand politician from Bhopal, Pragya Singh Thakur, told a rally Thursday that the militant Hindu assassin Nathuram Godse “was, Read More

What it’s like to fire the 30mm cannon that arms the Stryker armored vehicle

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The 30mm cannon (Kris Osborn) It looked like streaming balls of fire lighting up the air, accompanied by a very loud noise, smoke and the sight of a large fiery explosion on the other side of a desert canyon. The backward thrust was very powerful, throwing me back what felt like several feet. All this Read More

Hapless Russia-watchers canonize journalist Dorenko as ‘mysteriously killed’ Putin critic

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For some in the West, any death of a prominent journalist in Russia seems to be only a fortunate opportunity to speculate that he or she must have been an enemy of the Kremlin and died because of it. The latest person to fall victim to this trend is Sergey Dorenko, who suddenly died on Read More

Trump threatens EU with retaliation over ‘unfair’ tariffs on Harley-Davidson

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US President Donald Trump said the tariffs imposed by the European Union on Harley-Davidson were “unfair” after the American motorcycle manufacturer posted a nearly 27-percent drop in first-quarter profit. “Harley Davidson has struggled with Tariffs with the EU, currently paying 31%. They’ve had to move production overseas to try and offset some of that Tariff Read More

Beware of the bomber biker! Indian intelligence warns of possible suicide attacks during elections

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Indian intelligence agencies have reportedly raised the alarm level in Jammu and Kashmir warning that suicide bombers could use motorcycles to stage attacks in the Indian state during the ongoing general election. “The fidayeen attackers could be riding a motorcycle with explosive-filled bags fitted on both sides,” intelligence agencies reportedly warned regional authorities, according Read More

Venezuela accepts first batch of aid from Red Cross

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Venezuela has accepted its first shipment of humanitarian aid from the Red Cross, after the government spent months refusing to allow it into the country. Volunteers in blue vests lowered boxes of aid from a plane in the capital of Caracas, beginning an operation to deliver medicine and supplies to Read More

Harley-Davidson workers ratify new labor contract in Wisconsin

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FILE PHOTO: A Harley-Davidson Inc. logo is seen at the Paris auto show in Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc’s unionized workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, on Monday ratified a new five-year labor agreement for a 14 percent wage increase over the life of the contract. The agreements Read More

Harley Davidson to extend current labor contract through April 14: union

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FILE PHOTO: A Harley-Davidson Inc. logo is seen at the Paris auto show in Paris, France, October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc and the United Steelworkers (USW) union, which represents the motorcycle maker’s workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, have agreed to extend the current labor agreement through April 14, Read More

Great Wall, Ford hitch up to burgeoning Chinese demand for pickup trucks

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Grey Liu bought his third vehicle four months ago – a Foton pickup truck, lured by its $7,000 price tag and its ability to transport his sports motorcycle to the grasslands of northern China where he likes to ride. A worker closes the back of a Toyota Tundra pickup truck at Pickup Read More