Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… plant in Huntsville, Alabama, on Feb. 28, 2006. The conceit of the ad is that international carmakers, as the Association of Global Automakers calls its member companies with headquarters in non-American locales, are now as integral a part of the American landscape as the suburban families in Reagans ad. The ad debuted during NBCs Meet the Press earlier this month. The AGA declined to say how large of an ad buy it was making other than by noting it is the largest purchase in the trade …

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Independence Day Fast Facts

June 17, 2017

… the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.” Other Facts:In 2012, fireworks sales by wholesalers totaled $482.6 million and sales by retailers totaled $368.6. In 2016, the United States imported $5.4 million in American flags. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, the Fourth of July is the …

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Muslims keep alive Kolkata’s Jewish schools, stores and traditions

June 16, 2017

Kolkata, India (CNN)When Mitana Alexander bid goodbye to Kolkata’s Jewish Girls School in 1975, she was its last Jewish student. The bulk of the others were Muslims. They were worried because she was last remaining occupant of a Jews-only dormitory, as most Jewish girls they had known had migrated to Israkel, America or Europe “with their folks.” A new age for India’s Anglo-Indians …

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London only approved Uber to stay legal for 4 more months

… not answered questions that TfL asked months ago. We say they are either safe to licence or theyre not. You cant be a little bit pregnant. We think that TfLs reason for this temporary licence is unlawful. This is totally unprecedented,” Steve McNamara, general secretary of London’s Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association, told The Guardian. Uber has been fighting with London for a while. The ride-hailing giant lost a battle over new rules that will require Uber drivers in the city …

May 29, 2017
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USA 1967: When American soccer’s Summer of Love ended in tears – BBC News

… Wolverhampton Wanderers (who represented Jack Cooke’s own franchise, the LA Wolves), plus Bangu of Brazil kicked off the league on 27 May 1967, just before the famous “Summer of Love”. Non-UK clubs in the United Soccer Association league 1967 Boston Rovers – Shamrock Rovers (Republic of Ireland) Chicago Mustangs – Cagliari (Italy) Houston Stars – Bangu (Brazil) New York Skyliners – Cerro (Uruguay) San Francisco Golden Gate Gales – ADO Den Haag …

May 27, 2017
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