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Cadillac dealers get $5,000 incentive for ELR test drives

The 530 Cadillac dealers - out of 940 total dealers - that signed on to sell the brand's ELR for $75,000 or lease it for $699 per month have managed to move 247 of them in the last five months. That's a little less than two cars for each dealer more than two dealers for each car if you need help …

Ice melt in part of Antarctica 'appears unstoppable,' NASA says

New research shows a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet will completely melt in coming centuries and probably raise sea levels higher than previously predicted, revealing another impact from the world's changing climate.<p>According to a study released Monday, warm ocean currents and …

Russia marks Victory Day with vast annual Red Square military parade

Thousands of Russian troops are marching on Red Square in the annual Victory Day parade in a proud display of the nation's military might amid the escalating tensions over Ukraine.<p>President Vladimir Putin made no reference to the situation in Ukraine when he opened Friday's parade, focusing on the …

8 Things Gay Guys Should Start Saying to Each Other (More Often)

Guys, we deserve better. We deserve to treat ourselves and each other with more kindness. More love. There are so many gay men who treat other gay men with love and respect. I definitely want to acknowledge that.<p>But we, as individual gay men, can make our lives and lives of other gay men even …

Relationships

Terrorists have changed methods since Snowden leaks: UK official

LONDON (Reuters) - Terrorists have substantially changed their methods of communication since leaks by former U.S. intelligence operative Edward Snowden, hindering intelligence agencies’ efforts to track them, a senior British security official said on Tuesday.<p>“The Snowden effect has been a very, …

U.S. sanctions Putin allies as Ukraine violence goes on

DONETSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - The United States imposed new sanctions on allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, prompting Moscow to denounce “Cold War” tactics amid more violence in eastern Ukraine.<p>The move to ban visas and freeze assets of the likes of Putin’s friend Igor …

Donetsk Greets the Ukraine Crisis With a Shrug

Apart from a small barricade of tires blocking the backdoor, there was no outward sign that the city hall in Ukraine’s fifth largest city, Donetsk, …

Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in which Jews were told to "register" with the pro-Russian militants who have taken over a government office in an attempt to make Ukraine part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media.<p>…

Ukraine

Russian Navy Takes Over Ukrainian Sub In Crimea

The Russian Navy said Saturday that it took over Ukraine’s only submarine, based in Sevastopol, Crimea.<p>It is now part of Russia’s historic Black Sea Fleet and brings the number of Russian subs stationed in the Crimean peninsula to four.<p>But this ship is barely sea-worthy, so it’s far from a steal …

Russia lawmakers vote to annex Crimea; U.S. steps up sanctions

Russia's lower house of parliament overwhelmingly approved a treaty Thursday to annex the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine, prompting tougher sanctions from the United States.<p>Russia responded with its own sanctions against a list of U.S. officials and lawmakers.<p>After Russian Foreign …

Snowden: Big revelations to come, reporting them is not a crime

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance on the TED stage in Vancouver today, by Beam telepresence robot from "somewhere in Russia".<p>Snowden, in his …

Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea - CNN.com

<b>Simferopol, Crimea (CNN)</b> -- A deadline Ukraine's acting President gave Crimea's separatist leaders to release hostages came and went without apparent incident Wednesday, after pro-Russian activists stormed the former Soviet state's navy headquarters in the region.<p>Amid signs the uneasy standoff …

Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.<p>High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 …

Architecture

Ukraine crisis: March 18 as it happened

Britain suspends military co-operation with Russia as Ukrainian soldier killed during attack on base<p><b>• Ukrainian soldier killed in Crimea during attack</b> <b><br>• Crimea's parliament has formally declared independence</b> <b><br>• Handover of Crimea to Ukraine by Kruschev 'mistake'</b> <b><br>• Putin says Russia will retaliate to</b> …

Russia

Putin signs treaty to make Crimea part of Russia

MOSCOW — Russia has signed a treaty to incorporate<p>Crimeainto its territory following a referendum in which residents of Ukraine's region overwhelmingly backed the move.<p>President<p>Vladimir Putinsigned the document Tuesday with Crimea's prime minister and parliament speaker following a televised …

Russia

Crimea votes to become part of Russia again

A referendum in favour of a re-union of Crimea with Russia is denounced by the West, despite being passed by 96.6 per cent<p>Crimea said it would become part of Russia again on Sunday after a referendum on the region’s future saw an overwhelming majority vote to break away from Ukraine.<p>In a poll …

Russia

Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia not to annex Crimea

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1058000/1058879_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518149260_d7b48bfb06a61594dd225ecfc63be24f<p><b>The US has warned Russia that any moves to annex Crimea would close the door to diplomacy.</b><p>US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart …

Russia

Pro-Ukraine activists beaten up in Crimea

Violence has erupted at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.<p>About 100 pro-Russians with clubs attacked people who were guarding the rally being held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of poet Taras Shevchenko, attended by some 200 people.<p>Ben Brown reports from Sevastopol.

Russia

N. Korea Holds Elections (Sort Of)