Gas prices could be high enough to derail summer travel plans, survey says

Gas prices could be high enough to derail summer travel plans, survey says

With gas prices trending closer to the dreaded $3 a gallon mark, there are indications for the first time this year that drivers to change habits. Fresh off news that Ford Motors is cutting production of cars in favor of bigger vehicles because of low demand for fuel sippers, a survey from fuel tracking website […]

UK seeks power to bring criminal charges against car emissions cheats

UK seeks power to bring criminal charges against car emissions cheats

The UK government is looking to bring criminal charges against car manufacturers that use software to cheat emissions tests, in an attempt to prevent another Volkswagen scandal. Ministers are seeking powers to recall vehicles that emit illegal levels of harmful nitrogen oxide fumes that are linked to respiratory conditions in inner cities, and bring criminal […]

Q&A: Merritt Island head football coach Hurlie Brown

Q&A: Merritt Island head football coach Hurlie Brown

CLOSE Hurlie Brown on taking over the program. Watch for a Q&A with new Mustangs head coach coming at 321preps.com & in FLORIDA TODAY. Posted May 18, 2018. Brian McCallum, FLORIDA TODAY Buy Photo Merritt Island football head coach Hurlie Brown directs his players during their spring football jamboree(Photo: Craig Bailey/FLORIDA TODAY)Buy Photo Hurlie Brown […]

South Korea has much to teach Africa on how to pull itself out of poverty

South Korea has much to teach Africa on how to pull itself out of poverty

African countries had a lot to learn from South Korea’s rapid economic transformation, and agriculture was the fastest way through which the continent could industrialise, the president of the African Development Bank (ADB), Akinwumi Adesina, said on Monday. Among its priority areas, the bank — which has an active portfolio totalling $4.9bn in SA and […]

GE Revamp Picks Up Pace With $11.1 Billion Wabtec Rail Deal

GE Revamp Picks Up Pace With $11.1 Billion Wabtec Rail Deal

General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer John Flannery is taking the biggest step yet in his plan to revitalize the beleaguered manufacturer, agreeing to merge its century-old locomotive business with Wabtec Corp. in a deal valued at $11.1 billion. GE and its shareholders will own 50.1 percent of the combined operations, distancing the company from […]

Celebrity influencers to world leaders: 'We put you on notice'

Celebrity influencers to world leaders: 'We put you on notice'

“We’re putting you on notice,” the letter reads. “For 130 million girls without an education. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For 39,000 girls who became child brides today. For women everywhere paid less than a man for the same work. The letter is part of the “Poverty is Sexist” campaign […]