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Kennedy, conservatives appear to back Trump on travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Conservative justices and swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to side with the Trump administration Wednesday as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>More than a year after Trump caused chaos in the airports by following through on …

Muslim Ban

This is the one tactic used by Roger Federer that other tennis players are being told to copy

Young tennis players are being encouraged to mimic the traits that help make Roger Federer great.<p>Federer has the most men's Grand Slam singles titles (20), the highest grass court match win percentage (87.23%), and has spent close to six years in total as the world's number one male tennis …

Tennis

Watch Trump struggle to answer a simple question about Syria

President Donald Trump held a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday afternoon. Soon after the presser began, a reporter asked Trump about his musings on withdrawing US ground troops from Syria — a point he and Macron had discussed in private before.<p>Having watched …

Middle East

Donald Trump Impersonator At Tax Day Protest Rally In Washington DC

Does Glenn Greenwald Know More Than Robert Mueller?

<b>It’s 10:45 p.m. Rio de Janeiro time.</b> Glenn Greenwald and I are finishing dinner at a deserted bistro in Ipanema. The restaurant, which serves its …

Obstruction Inquiry Shows Trump’s Struggle to Keep Grip on Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — President Trump gave firm instructions in March to the White House’s top lawyer: stop the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, from recusing himself in the Justice Department’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s associates had helped a Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Pacquiao backs call for review of Horn decision

(Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao has backed a call asking the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) to review the controversial points decision that saw Australia’s Jeff Horn capture the Filipino great’s welterweight world title in Brisbane on Sunday.<p>Boxing - Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn - WBO World Welterweight …

iPhone Symbols: How to Type the Temperature Degree Symbol

There are quite a few symbols hidden behind numbers and letters on iPhone. The iPhone symbols for currency are a good example, but a less known hidden symbol is the circle that indicates a temperature degree, either Celsius or Fahrenheit. Little did I know, it's easy to type the degree sign from …

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share115<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 149<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

8 Tips on Selling Your Ideas to Influential People

First you need to get on their radar. From there, a handful of key characteristics will make them want to befriend you.<p>The most successful people in business often have friends in high places. Yes, it's certainly possible to get ahead purely with financial acumen, a product or service customers …

The Vencer Sarthe is Holland's 622hp Ferrari hunter

The Netherlands, a country famous for tulips, Gouda cheese and Eddie van Halen, may soon earn renown for something else: supercars.<p>Vencer claims the Sarthe will launch from zero to 60mph in a scant 3.6 seconds, and press on to a top speed of 210mph.<p>Meet the 2015 Sarthe, a two-seat, mid-engine …

Carbon Fiber

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

We Test the World's Hottest Tuner Cars From 0 to 150 to 0 | Archived Comparison Test

From the August 1998 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p><b>"Last year, observed and times by the Motor Industry Research Association, Reg Parnell demonstrated the ability of the DB4GT to go from 0 to 100 mph and back to 0 again in 24 seconds." —Car and Driver, June 1961</b><p>That sentence, which appeared 37 years ago in …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT

Mercedes has made it very clear that the all-new 2016 AMG GT supercar is not a direct replacement for the SLS AMG GT, but rather an evolution of that car and its sports car mission. Still, that doesn’t mean we can’t draw our own comparisons between the two, at least visually. Below, we take a …

TOTD: 2015 Corvette: Seven-Speed Manual or Eight-Speed Auto?

With its extensive 2014 redesign, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray gained an all-new 6.2-liter LT1 V-8 and seven-speed manual transmission, though an outdated six-speed automatic carried over. That changes for model-year 2015. Developed for the upcoming 650-hp Corvette Stingray, a new eight-speed …

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Comes Face-to-Face with its Namesake

We had our first taste of the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge when it made its debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, and since then, news of the latest prototype continues to roll in.<p>Coming from the automaker’s partnership with the Red Bull Racing F1 team, the new Q50 Eau Rouge has benefitted from a number …

TOTD: What’s Your Favorite Pebble Beach Reveal?

This year’s 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance featured an incredible variety of stunning sheetmetal peppered all over the green lawn. From classics to futuristic concepts, there were cars to scope every which way you looked, but which reveal was your favorite?<p>The Concorso Italiano is sure to …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Eight-Speed Automatic First Drive

We know, we know. Manuals rule. Automatics drool. It’s one of the core arguments among the purest of the purists. But for GM and its crown jewel, the Corvette Stingray, this dispute is not if an automatic will be offered, but rather, which automatic will be offered. Facts are facts: 63% of the …

Infiniti Paris Auto Show Teaser Possibly Previews Flagship Concept

Infiniti has something up its sleeve for the 2014 Paris auto show, as indicated by this cryptic teaser photo that may preview a new concept. It’s possible that this concept may provide a preview of the upcoming Infiniti flagship model that’s said to be a four-door coupe to top the luxury …

Hot Cars For Under $30,000

As of August of 2013, the average transaction price of a new car in the United States was a little more than $31,000. Just 10 years before that, it was less than $13,000, according to data from TrueCar.com. Still, you can get a lot of car for that $31,000. Following are some of the hottest rides …

TOTD: Which Nissan GT-R Variant Would You Choose?

We recently got behind the wheel of the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo, which is not only the newest addition to the most current GT-R lineup, but also the most expensive – by a large margin. With a price tag of $151,585, we found ourselves wondering whether or not that incredible amount of money is a fair …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs. 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Comparison

Hellcat Dogfight: Mopar and GM Square off for the Musclecar Title<p>Taking a look at some of America’s most iconic manmade machines over the past century or so reveals much about our national psyche. The World War II Iowa class battleship was among the most powerful ever built, with 212,000 shaft …

Special Edition 2014 BMW i8 Fetches $825,000 at Pebble Beach Auction

First batch of U.S. customers take delivery of i8 cars at Pebble Beach event.<p>Would you pay hundreds of thousands of dollars extra for Frozen Grey Metallic paint and Dalbergia Brown leather upholstery? What if it was for the opportunity to own a one-off special edition BMW i8 for Pebble Beach?<p>With …

TOTD: 707-HP Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat or 580-hp Camaro ZL1?

With a 707-hp supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 under the hood, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the king of muscle car bragging rights. Its torque output is rated 650 lb-ft of torque. That’s 45 hp and 19 lb-ft more than the discontinued 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 and 127 hp and 94 lb-ft than the …