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Faraday’s Future On The Line As It Debuts High-Powered FF 91 Electric Crossover

Faraday Future took the wraps off a long-awaited production car this week at CES in Las Vegas just as circumstances grow ever more challenging for the Los Angeles-based automotive startup backed by Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting. The company showed off the FF 91 crossover-style car late Tuesday that it says combines supercar performance with ultra-luxury ride and comfort, has advanced web-enabled entertainment features for passengers and even parks itself in crowded lots using autonomous driving technology. It tested the latter feature before a live audience on Monday, as well as clocking its acceleration on stage against…

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No arrests after Jersey Gardens mall melee that caused evacuation

  ELIZABETH — The investigation remains ongoing into the food court fight at Jersey Gardens mall on Monday night that led to false reports of gunshots and an ensuing panic that injured eight to 10 people. All those injured were taken to area hospitals where they were treated for minor injuries and later released, city spokeswoman Kelly Martins said Tuesday. She said police determined that the fight involved four young women in the food court of the mall. No arrests have been made, Martins said. The fight started around 5…

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Will This Be Donald Trump’s First Dog?

There is a long and storied history of presidential pets and the roles that they play in an administration. Checkers, a cocker spaniel, helped (briefly) save Richard Nixon’s career. The Clintons’ chocolate Lab, Buddy, and cat, Socks, provided ample, family-friendly distractions from less pleasant matters. Not content to live a life of leisure, President George H.W. Bush’s springer spaniel, Millie, “wrote” a best-seller called Millie’s Book that offered insights into the life of the first family. Martin Van Buren had tiger cubs. Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt had bears, and Calvin…

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Autumn Statement 2016: ‘Hammer blow’ bill rise for struggling families

Despite a pledge to help families just about managing (JAMs), Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is to increase from 10 to 12 per cent, it was confirmed today. It means car, home and pet insurance is likely to become more expensive. The tax hike is the third increase of IPT since the Summer Budget in 2015, doubling the levy in less than 18 months. The most recent increases have already added around £25 to the cost of car cover and and almost £20 to the cost of home insurance, according to…

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Christmas shoppers set to splurge on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers are ready to ignore warnings that Brexit will hit the UK economy by shelling out a whopping £33billion on food, drinks and presents. They are planning to spend an average of £646 each, equivalent to roughly half the average UK monthly pay, according to new figures from Nationwide. One in five plans to spend more than £1,000. Britons will lavish an average of £117 on presents for their partner or spouse with one in 10 splashing out more than £200. On average, we will buy 15 Christmas gifts with…

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UFO seen on live cam over snow-capped mountain leads to claims of an ‘alien base’

The picture has been sent to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for analysis after a screen grab was taken from the camera covering the Winter Park ski resort in Colorado, USA, yesterday. US-based MUFON is the world’s biggest organisation dedicated to UFO and alien research. In a report to the organisation, the unnamed witness said: “I was monitoring the Winter Park ski resort town web camera – for my job we do operational cloud seeding for the resort to increase snow pack and use the cameras to monitor weather conditions….

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‘WOMAN IN BLACK’ strikes again: Ghost hunter spots ‘spirit of old maid’ in haunted hall

Julie Cockroft, 55, was with her Equinox Paranormal Research UK team at the 14th century Bolling Hall, Bradford, thought to be one of the most haunted buildings in West Yorkshire. When a member of her team said they saw the ghostly apparition of an ‘old maid’ in an apron near the end of the tour, Julie decided to seize the opportunity to see what she could capture. To her surprise, after calling all the guests out of the building she took three pictures of the empty stairwell – only for…

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Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died Friday. He was 90. His death was announced by Cuban state television. In declining health for several years, Mr. Castro had orchestrated what he hoped would be the continuation of his Communist revolution, stepping aside in 2006 when he was felled…

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Michelle Obama Exudes Elegance on the December Cover of Vogue

Michelle Obama is on her way out of the White House, but before she settles into post-FLOTUS life, she’s getting a sendoff from Vogue. The magazine has unveiled Obama as its December cover star. Annie Leibovitz captured Mrs. Obama in a simple ivory Carolina Herrera gown and Monique Péan earrings. The first lady posed in the grass, looking serene — like someone who is about to leave a stressful job for good. Michelle Obama in Atelier Versace. (Photography by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue) In the accompanying article, Obama reflects on her time as first lady…

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Melania Trump Wore a $1,655 Fiery Red Dress for 60 Minutes Interview

On Sunday night, the Trump family — including the President-elect, Melania, Ivanka, Tiffany, Donald Jr., and Eric — sat down with Lesley Stahl for an interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes. For the first time, the new first family opened up about what Washington will look like with them in the White House. “Well, there is a lot of responsibilities. And it’s — a lot of work needs to be done. And — it’s — your — stuff on your shoulders,” the future first lady said when asked if she was…

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