Canada, US secure revised NAFTA deal in last minute effort – reports

Canada and the US have agreed on the basis of the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), reaching a compromise in late night talks on Sunday after months of standoff, CBC reported, citing a senior Canadian source. The breakthrough came on Sunday evening as the negotiating parties have agreed on key elements of the […]

Of Mice & Sand: Revised Brings A Desert Journey And Shelter Management To PC

The desert is a ruthless landscape, a sandy expanse littered with the wastes of abandoned architecture. But in Of Mice & Sand: Revised, an expanded version of a 2017 3DS release, you have the means to cross, with your tiny crew and sprawling home on wheels. Managing them effectively is a different story though. To […]

The revised Basel bank-capital standards are complete at last

HOWEVER long a storm lasts, clearing up takes longer. On December 7th Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank and head of the committee that approves global bank-capital standards, declared that revisions to Basel 3, the version drawn up after the financial crisis of 2007-08, were complete. The overhaul of the previous rules, which […]

2019 Kia Sorento | Revised styling, more features, loses turbo-4 option

The 2019 Kia Sorento was revealed at the 2017 L.A. Auto Show, showing off slight exterior revisions and some minor updates to the cabin. Every Sorento also now features standard seven-passenger seating, while the previously optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder has been discontinued. Kia also revealed that a diesel engine option is in the works. Every […]

Hyundai Promises Eight (!) New or Revised Crossovers by 2020

– Hyundai showrooms soon will be overflowing with crossovers: the company has just announced it wants to introduce eight all-new or updated utility vehicles by 2020. Among those crossovers will be a diesel—a surprising move given that technology’s recent negative press—plus a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, a full electric, an eight-passenger crossover, and a tiny A-segment […]

Musk to unveil a revised Mars rocket. But will he address paying for it?

Will Elon Musk tell us how he plans to pay for the Mars rocket? (credit: Megan Geuss) Late Thursday night—Friday in Adelaide, Australia where the speech will occur—Elon Musk will give a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) meeting about his “updated” plans for a rocket system that will take humans to Mars. On […]

Federal court rejects revised Texas voter ID law, state plans to appeal

For the second time, a federal judge in Texas tossed out one of the most restrictive voter ID laws in the country, ruling that it discriminated against Hispanics and African-Americans. Texas’ attorney general promised to appeal the ruling. US District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued a permanent injunction against the Lone Star State’s revised voter […]