The end of the ICE age: Eyeing the demise of gas-powered cars

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios Gasoline-powered cars may be going the way of the woolly mammoth, even if it will take decades to replace them and seems hard to fathom today. The big picture: Internal combustion engines (ICEs) have powered automobiles for more than 100 years. But the shift to electric vehicles, slow to materialize at first, is now accelerating due to […]

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S&P 500, Dow extend longest losing spree in a year

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow inched lower on Friday, extending their longest losing spree in a year as fears about the outlook for the economy in a future still dominated by the coronavirus weighed on investor sentiment.FILE PHOTO: Traders wearing masks work, on the first day of in person trading since the closure during the outbreak of […]

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UK universities ‘bullying’ junior staff into face-to-face teaching

As universities struggle to contain student parties, and with coronavirus outbreaks already confirmed at several campuses, many academics are afraid of face-to-face teaching. But some say managers are bullying them to return and, fearing redundancy, they feel unable to refuse. In the past few days the universities of Glasgow and Liverpool have both announced significant Covid outbreaks, and other universities, […]

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Attacker Stabs Several People in Paris

PARIS – Several people were stabbed on Friday morning in central Paris not far from the former offices of Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical publication where 12 people were killed in a terrorist attack in January 2015. The attack Friday took place as the French capital is on edge as measures tighten citywide due to the coronavirus pandemic and just […]

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Trump’s lawyers, prosecutors to square off in court over tax returns

NEW YORK, Sept 25 (Reuters) – With the U.S. presidential election looming, lawyers for Donald Trump will ask a federal appeals court on Friday to block Manhattan’s top prosecutor from obtaining the president’s tax returns in connection with a criminal probe into Trump and his businesses. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments from lawyers for […]

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Coloradans borrowing at a high rate to make ends meet

Colorado residents are turning to credit cards and personal loans at the second-highest rate in the country as they struggle to make it through the pandemic, a study from LendingTree reports. About 42.1% of Colorado residents surveyed had borrowed money the past seven days to meet immediate expenses, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey. Only […]

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Media People: Derek Blasberg of YouTube Fashion

Since being fired from Vogue at the start of his magazine career, Derek Blasberg has made quite the comeback. “Being fired from Vogue, I really thought it was over,” Blasberg said, speaking on video from a bedroom in his Manhattan apartment. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, most companies are still operating on a work-from-home basis, including YouTube, where Blasberg has […]

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