Archive for August, 2018

Tesla: Elon Musk floats plans to take carmaker private

Elon Musk mulls de-listing the electric car company’s shares, but analysts are sceptical of the move. Source: BBC

Ivanka Trump: Celebrities Instagram plea over family separation

Famous faces are calling on Donald Trump’s daughter to act on migrant family separation. Source: BBC

Democrat's fiancée: Don't call me a Democrat

Democratic candidate Danny O’Connor, running in Ohio’s 12th District, needs to win over Republican moderates to win – voters like …Read the Rest

Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US, the president says. Source: BBC

Star witness to take stand for second day in Manafort trial

Rick Gates, a former business associate to U.S. President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort, will continue to testify against …Read the Rest

Charlottesville confronts identity one year after clashes

For many residents of Charlottesville, Virginia, last year’s white nationalist rally shattered the city’s carefully curated reputation as a progressive, …Read the Rest

Massive wildfire rages after becoming largest in California's history

California’s biggest wildfire on record raged on Tuesday as hot and windy conditions challenged thousands of fire crews battling eight …Read the Rest

New Trump sanctions on Iran take effect despite pleas from allies

U.S. President Donald Trump pledged on Tuesday that firms doing business with Tehran would be barred from the United States, …Read the Rest

As death toll on Indonesia's Lombok tops 100, thousands wait for aid

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers …Read the Rest

Texas student poses with alligator in graduation snaps

Makenzie Noland, 21, has been working with the animals and wanted to pose with 14ft Big Tex. Source: BBC