House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, questions a witness on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 13, 2016. Several prominent Republicans cannot bring themselves to publicly endorse Donald Trump, but have said they will still vote for him anyway. Here are some of the Republicans appearing to struggle with their Nov. 8 vote.
The Evening Rush is your daily roundup of auto, gear, and lifestyle news, all in one place. The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 is set to debut at the LA Auto Show mid November. According to Mercedes-AMG, the E63 will be powered by a 4.0L twin-turbocharged V-8 pumping out 603-hp and 627lb-ft of torque launching the sedan to 60mph in just 3.3 seconds.
As it turns out, it was not grand theft auto, but merely a case of mistaken identity. Erin Hatzi’s 2001 red Subaru vanished from her Portland, Ore., driveway Tuesday night. Portland Police Department officers just happened to be driving by and noticed the car and ran its plates.
For the last few years, Ferrari has followed a model-release schedule that's roughly as regular as the tides—which makes predicting when future models will show their beautiful faces rather predictible. For starters, we know almost certainly that the car will be a mid-cycle refresh of the existing F12berlinetta, not a full-blown replacement model.
On current trends, that plunge in stocks of global wildlife could extend to two-thirds by 2020, an annual decline of two percent, conservation group WWF and the Zoological Society of London warned in their joint biennial Living Planet report. "This should be a wake-up call to marshal efforts to promote the recovery of these populations," said Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London.
By Alistair Scrutton STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Usually feted ecstatically by Catholics across the world, Pope Francis may face a far more muted reception when he arrives next week in Sweden, one the world's most secular nations, with openly gay Lutheran bishops and special cemeteries for atheists. Add to that the fact that Francis will be there to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Lund to mark the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic Reformation that led to a bloody schism in Europe. In the first papal visit to the country in nearly 30 years, Francis, who is seen as breathing freshness into traditional Catholic doctrine and reaching out to other religious communities, will also hold a public Mass in Malmo, a gateway for thousands of immigrants who have fled from Middle East wars over the last few years.
Russia says its embassy in Damascus has been shelled by militants holed up on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, but no one has been hurt. The Russian Foreign Ministry said one of the mortar rounds landed Friday near the embassy's main entrance and another exploded outside its fence. Russian president's spokesman says Vladimir Putin has rejected the military's request for the resumption of airstrikes in Syria on the rebel-held eastern part of the city of Aleppo.
Bilingual education is back on the ballot in California. At present, the Golden State public schools are required to teach most English learners in English-only programs. By voting "yes" on Proposition 58, California voters would make it easier for schools to decide how they teach English learners, according to the Legislative Analyst’s Office, the California legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal and policy advisor.
In the earnings announcement released yesterday, Tesla reported a net income was $22 million, or $0.14 per share due on a total revenue of $2.3 billion. On August 29, Musk sent an email to all employees revealing that the company was on the verge of being profitable and implored them to build, sell, and deliver every vehicle possible and to cut all unnecessary expenses. When this practice was publicly brought to Musk’s attention on Twitter, he put a stop to it in a company-wide email.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Charlotte, N.C., on Oct. 26, 2016. Down Ticket is Yahoo News’ complete guide to the most fascinating House, Senate and governors’ races of 2016. Clinton, as usual, is taking the more traditional route, redirecting her attention and her resources — including a sizeable portion of her more-than-sizeable $150 million war chest — into helping the rest of her party’s candidates succeed on Nov. 8.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Thursday that it has confirmed 140 cases of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone overheating or catching fire. Samsung's President Shin Jong-kyun apologized at a meeting with shareholders, saying the company
An Indiana woman was arrested after police found her passed out in her car from an alleged overdose as her infant son sat in the back seat, authorities said. In the picture, the woman’s head is tilted back and her hand loosely grips a syringe. As his mother was allegedly slumped over in the driver’s seat, a 10-month-old baby boy sat crying in the back of the car, Town Marshal Matthew Tallent told reporters.
Daylight revealed widespread damage in central Italy on Thursday after strong earthquakes overnight that caused panic and fear among residents just two months after a quake nearby killed hundreds.No one was killed this time, but dozens of people sustained
The United States on Thursday reassured its key Asian allies Japan and South Korea that its policy seeking North Korea's nuclear disarmament remains unchanged, after its intelligence chief called it a "lost cause". Washington has always maintained it cannot accept North Korea as a nuclear state and, under President Barack Obama, has made any talks with Pyongyang conditional on the country first making some tangible commitment towards denuclearisation. US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken took issue with that view in Tokyo after a trilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts.
ABC News' Jordyn Phelps talks with Ben Franklin impersonator Robert DeVitis about what the founding father would think about 21st century politics. Think. That campaign aide stated just hours. In the country. Or something you think could be batter. Well
The twin-engine F/A-18C Hornet warplane involved in the incident touched down on Tuesday evening at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California, the U.S. Marine Corps said in a statement. The warplane was assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 31 from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina, the Marine Corps said. The incident comes three months after a U.S. Marine Corps pilot was killed when his F/A-18C Hornet warplane crashed during a training mission near the air base, about 140 miles (225 km) east of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert.
The Swedish prosecutor's office on Friday said it has rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request to temporarily suspend an arrest warrant so he could leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London and attend a funeral. "Julian Assange has requested that the Swedish prosecutor should grant him leave from the detention order and the European arrest warrant in order to go to a funeral," the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
The 2017 rules for Xfinity state that a full-time Cup driver with five or more full seasons can race in no more than 10 Xfinity races. The races they can partake in are also limited. Out of the 33 planned Xfinity races next year, full-time Cup drivers cannot race in any of the seven Chase races, the regular season finale prior to the Chase, or the four ‘Dash for Cash’ races—which are yet to be announced.
Hillary Clinton entered the final phase of her presidential bid with a resounding campaign cash advantage over Donald Trump. Clinton's continued fundraising advantage helps ensure the Democratic nominee can keep her sprawling political operation at full strength in the frantic final days of the race. Over the course of the primary and general elections, Clinton's campaign has hauled in $513 million, roughly double what Trump's has.
By Andrew Cawthorne and Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's increasingly militant opposition stepped up its push to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday with protests that drew hundreds of thousands but also saw unrest leading to dozens of injuries and arrests. The government blamed opposition activists clashing with security forces on a highway out of Caracas. The police force of Miranda, whose governor is opposition leader Henrique Capriles, confirmed the death but did not link it to protesters.
Former Congressman Gary Condit is speaking out for the first time in 15 years about the rumors of his affair with slain D.C. intern Chandra Levy. Read: Does the Brother of JonBenet Ramsey Hold the Key to Finding Her Killer? Condit spoke to Dr. Phil McGraw about his relationship with Levy and insists he never had an affair with her.
Depending on who you ask, Apple's special Mac event yesterday was either a rousing success or a hyped up disappointment. On the one hand, we finally got the long overdue MacBook Pro update we've all been waiting for. In fact, for a Pro device, there are actually a number of valid complaints one can make about Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup, from its exclusive reliance upon Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports (so long, MagSafe) to the fact that RAM configuration options max out at 16GB.
Two strong earthquakes rocked central Italy on Wednesday, toppling buildings and injuring dozens of people, according to initial reports, two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region. The first 5.5 magnitude quake sent people running out of their houses, likely saving lives when the second, more destructive, 6.1 magnitude one struck two hours later. Several dozen people were treated for light injuries or shock, civil protection chief Fabrizio Curcio told a late night news conference, but no serious injuries had been reported.
Porsche’s first glimmer of hope, the Cayenne, dates to before most people realized the market potential of a high-performance crossover. In its first year on the market, the Cayenne became Porsche’s best-selling model. The creators of the Pink Pig learned lessons from their new 5000-pound supersow, and the smaller, Audi Q5–based Macan has already dethroned the Cayenne as the brand’s sales leader.