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MLB umpire Joe West sues ex-catcher Paul Lo Duca over bribery claims

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Major League Baseball umpire Joe West reportedly filed a lawsuit against former catcher Paul Lo Duca over comments the backstop made on a podcast alleging West took bribes. Lo Duca said on a podcast in May that former New York Mets teammate Billy Wagner, the team’s closer during his time in Flushing, bribed West by letting him borrow his Read More

Nissan may discontinue Datsun, kill its $4,000 car

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The 2019 Nissan Leaf goes more of the distance The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf can go farther than the original, but did they take the redesign far enough? FoxNews.com Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu went as far as he could in it to find out. Datsun may soon be dead … again. Nissan is thinking about Read More

China factory production key as Tesla reports Q3 results

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is conducting trial production runs at its new $2 billion China factory for the past several weeks and will sell some of the first cars from the plant to its employees, sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A gigafactory of electric carmaker Tesla Inc is seen in Shanghai, China October 18, Read More

Toyota’s luxury Lexus brand plans battery EV launch in 2020

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FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corp’s Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, November 2, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor’s (7203.T) Lexus will launch its first all-battery electric vehicle next year, as the luxury brand races to market a battery-operated car amid growing competition to develop Read More

Highway deaths are down, but pedestrian fatalities rose in 2018

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Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell slightly in 2018 for the second straight year, the government’s road safety agency said Tuesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributed the 2.4% drop partially to technology in newer vehicles that can prevent crashes. A total of 36,560 people died on the nation’s roads in last year, the Read More

AUTOSHOW-To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small

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TOKYO (Reuters) – As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more accessible. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor’s logo is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October Read More

UPDATE 1-Russia-Zimbabwe Great Dyke Investments needs $500 mln for phase 1 of platinum mine

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(Adds detail, background) HARARE, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Russian-Zimbabwean joint venture Great Dyke Investments (GDI) said on Tuesday it required a further $500 million for the first phase of its Zimbabwean platinum mining project and was in advanced talks with Russian and South African lenders for syndicated financing. Russia’s Vi Holding, through its JSC Afromet Read More

Electric MINI to set Nurburgring track record without using brakes

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Germany’s famous Nurburgring racetrack is home to regular record attempts, typically set by the world’s fastest cars to test their cornering and braking ability and sheer power and acceleration. It’s the diverse selection of corners, dips and undulations in its 12.9 miles length that makes it such an appealing benchmark for performance vehicles. But British car Read More

Trade tensions, jibes at U.S. overshadow Chinese cyber conference

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WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – At one of the world’s showpiece tech conferences in China, jibes at the United States for its ‘bully behavior’ lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tensions once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. Read More

WATCH migrants BURN CARS in protest against detention in a Maltese holding center

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A group of migrants tried to break free from a holding center in Malta, setting at least five staff and police cars on fire and injuring a policeman. The riot took place late Sunday evening in a Hal Far camp occupying a former British army barracks near island’s main airport. The migrants torched several rooms Read More