You Might Not Want It, but That Doesn’t Mean There Isn’t a Case to be Made for a Hotter Cadillac XT4

Exactly were the Cadillac XT4 lands in terms of sales volume remains to be seen. The brand recorded its first sales of the just-released compact crossover in September, with 212 examples leaving U.S. lots. Offered with just a single engine (a healthy turbocharged 2.0-liter four) and single transmission (nine-speed automatic), the XT4 is Cadillac’s desperately […]

Trump says ‘we have a tremendous order’ with Saudi Arabia, doesn’t want to cancel defense contracts ‘as retribution’ for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulate after an encounter with Saudi operatives there “led to a quarrel and a physical confrontation.” President Donald Trump said he approves of Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement and called it “a great first step.” An official statement from White […]

Tech firms to SEC: We want the option to pay non-employee workers in equity

Enlarge (credit: Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) In recent weeks, both Uber and Airbnb have sent formal letters to the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking the regulatory agency to expand efforts that would allow drivers and hosts to also be paid in company shares. Exactly how this would work in practice remains unclear. The […]

US veterans overwhelmingly want troops out of Afghanistan – poll

A new poll shows a majority of US residents support withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan, 17 years into a war that shows no signs of ending. Support for winding down the interminable conflict is even higher among veterans. The YouGov poll revealed 61 percent of US residents would support the president removing all troops from […]

Don’t Want to Fall Off a Cruise Ship? Read This

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5 mistakes the US, Israel, and Palestine must not repeat if they want any chance of peace

Khue Bui/AP In the 25 years of the Oslo peace process, three presidents have unsuccessfully sought to resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The U.S. can provide cover, explanation, reassurance—and commitments, all of which make it easier for both sides to make hard decisions. Learning from Washington’s past mistakes—as well as the past mistakes […]

What I learned on a 400-kilometer bike ride (that I didn’t want to go on)

Kati Auld October 2, 2018 Share this article Hoodwinked into cycling across the Netherlands, indifferent cyclist Kati Auld quickly realized how a bicycle changes the experience of travel. Here are some facts about bicycles: It is fun to go fast, on wheels; it is terrible to push a bike up a hill; falling off a […]

Trump refutes report that the White House is setting restrictions on the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation: ‘Actually, I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate’

Reuters President Donald Trump on Saturday refuted a NBC News report that said the White House was setting restrictions on the FBI’s investigation into sexual-misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. “Actually, I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate, at their discretion,” Trump tweeted. NBC News had reported Saturday that the FBI will not be […]