4 people injured after 2 cars crash into telephone poles on same N.J. road
Four people in two separate cars were injured Wednesday afternoon when both cars hit different telephone poles on the same Wayne road, police said.At 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a report of two car crashes on Ratzer Road, near Garside Avenue, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said in a statement. When officers arrived, they found the two cars had crashed into two separate telephone poles, according to the statement.One car, a Honda CRV, had been driving eastbound on the road by township resident Antonio Cruz, 38, when it collided with the telephone pole, the statement sa...
TobyMac and Newsboys United hitting the road for drive-in tours
The musicians will each kick off treks around the South in late June, performing exclusively at existing drive-in venues to allow fans to practise social distancing amid ongoing coronavirus concerns, which had caused the traditional live events industry to come to a standstill in March.Tickets for the gigs, both organised by producers at Christian music firm Awakening Events, will be sold per car, with up to six people allowed in each vehicle.TobyMac admits the idea appealed to him because he's long been a fan of drive-in theatres.In a statement issued to Variety, he writes, "A few Saturday ni...
After FCA / PSA there is an uncertain road ahead for the auto industry
WASHINGTON — The FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) / PSA (Peugeot Société Anonyme) merger deal was made months ago. Many thought the original deal structure would change, given current market conditions. Turns out the deal hasn't changed and Fiat Chairman John Elkann stated the details are "set in stone.” Thus, the Car Coach has learned, FCA and PSA have entered a binding agreement to create the world's fourth-largest automaker. FCA's John Elkann confirmed he expects the deal to close in Q1 2021.But FCA has come in for criticism in Italy over a 5.5 billion euro ($6 billion) special dividend that is part of ...
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Review: 'Rodham' imagines Hillary's life as the road not taken
The title is “Rodham,” as in Hillary Rodham (Clinton), but the most vivid character is Trump, as in you-know-who.Curtis Sittenfeld’s speculative novel works as a companion to the Minneapolis writer’s splendid “American Wife,” which eavesdropped on a fictional first lady very much like Laura Bush. This time, Sittenfeld uses (mostly) real names but doesn’t seem to have as much affection for her subject as she did for Bush.Posing as an autobiography, “Rodham” implies that the protagonist’s key mistake was that for too long she defined herself by the men she knew. In “Rodham,” at least, Hillary’s ...
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It is time for Iran to be set free from its Islamic Revolution
‘We [Iranians] are in 1640. But the remaining road [to modernity] need not to take 300 more years. It may well be covered in a time frame far less than that. Given... the necessary historical experiences that an ancient nation like ours has and must have gone through over the past 200 years, the remaining road will be much shorter to overcome. It will be possible to fill the philosophical, intellectual and theoretical remaining gaps in a fairly short amount of time. [Meanwhile,] we have no choice but to become international.”Thus spoke Mahmood Sariolghalam, a professor of international studies...
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India’s portfolio investment curbs on China signal bumpy road
A health worker sanitizes an area near the Nizamuddin mosque in New Delhi, India, on April 10. Photo: XinhuaAfter imposing curbs on foreign direct investment (FDI) from China, India is reportedly clamping down on Chinese foreign portfolio investment (FPI) -- a move analysts said would further sour bilateral economic relations.The Indian government is looking to restrict access to the market by Chinese portfolio investors as it sought to plug a possible loophole allowing investors to acquire shares in India's listed companies. The measures may include a mandatory "approval route" for Chinese FP...
Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory
Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepal protested India's inauguration of a new road to China that passes through territory claimed by Kathmandu on Saturday, with police arresting dozens demonstrating close to India's embassy. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday inaugurated via video link the 80-kilometre (50 miles) long road from Ghatiabagarh in northern Uttarakhand state to the Lipu Lekh pass high in the Himalaya. The pass is claimed by Nepal based on an 1816 treaty that defines its western border with India.Kathmandu also claims the adjoining and strategic Kalapani as a part of its territory, a...
Ancient road reopens
Worshippers wearing face masks walk on Barkhor Street, which was reopened Tuesday after it was closed during the COVID-19 epidemic as a prevention measure, in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Photo: cnsphotoCopyright Global Times. All rights reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
How to stay healthy on the road
Travel will definitely be different in a post-pandemic world and, more than ever, people will want to stay healthy on the road.It is likely that there will be new restrictions and health policies at resorts, on airplanes and for cruises, but regardless of these new measures, travelers can take steps on their own to maintain their health while on vacation or traveling for business.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Transportation Security Administration have robust guidelines for staying safe and healthy on the road that includes practical advice for individuals.Hand washing wil...
Robotaxi road to future
A worker takes a passenger's temperature ahead of a free trial ride in a robotaxi operated by Baidu in Changsha,Central China's Hunan Province, on Tuesday. The company makes the fleet available through its regular search and navigation apps. Photo: cnsphotoCopyright Global Times. All rights reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.