Magnussen ‘having a good season’ despite mixed luck

Kevin Magnussen is remaining firmly upbeat about his season, despite suffering mixed fortunes in the first four races of 2018. He was forced to retire while running in the top ten in Australia with a wheel issue. After hitting the highs of fifth place in Bahrain, the Haas driver finished in the top ten again…

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State Department Loosens U.S. Policy On Israeli Settlements In West Bank

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks Monday during a news conference at the State Department, where he announced the administration will rescind a 1978 department legal opinion that viewed settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as inconsistent with international law. Updated at 9:02 p.m. ET Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the Trump administration’s…

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Tens of Thousands March Against Global Elites Ahead of G7

As representatives of some of the most powerful countries in the world prepare to gather for their annual Group of Seven (G7) meeting, this time at a castle in the German town of Elmau, tens of thousands marched through nearby Munich on Thursday to protest the summit’s politics of “neo-liberal economic policies, war and militarization,…

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Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers

Just in time for facial recognition technology to lose its few privacy allies in the U.S., police in the U.K. demonstrated just what that kind of mass surveillance of the public might look like in reality. Over the weekend, Leicestireshire police planted a series of “strategically placed cameras” throughout the grounds of an outdoor concert—ironically…

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Raikkonen ‘happy’ with Halo on Ferrari’s new SF71H

Kimi Raikkonen insists that he is happy with the way that the Halo driver protection device had been incorporated into Ferrari’s 2018 car. The Finn was talking at Ferrari’s media presentation of the new SF71H, which features a Halo coloured in Ferrari red to better blend in. “The Halo, it looks so different,” acknowledged Raikkonen….

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‘Both Red Bull drivers at fault,’ says unhappy Marko

A visibly very upset Helmut Marko held both Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo accountable for the pair’s crash in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Red Bull team mates were locked in a thrilling battle at the outset, racing wheel-to-wheel and even banging wheels on occasions. The hard racing was marginal at times but came to…

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Food Smart Cities: Join the Food Revolution

We have an epidemic in India of food and lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension, infertility and heart attacks. India is ‘Diabetes Nation’—with the number of diagnosed cases jumping from 8.2 lakh in 2004 (resulting in 2.6 Lakh deaths) to 180 lakh diagnosed in 2012 (7 lakh deaths). In 2010 alone, India spent USD…

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Big fine for Ferrari; 30-second penalties for Hartley and Perez

Ferrari has been handed a 50,000 euro fine for the unsafe pit stop release that led to the injury of one of the team personnel. Kimi Raikkonen came in on lap 35 for a new set of tyres, However, a problem led to the car being waved out despite the left rear wheel not having…

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Gasly: Honda is ‘pushing flat out’ on ‘proper’ engine

Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly says that the team’s new engine provider is working flat out to prove itself. Honda’s previous partnership with McLaren collapsed at the end of 2017 after three disappointing seasons. The Japanese manufacturer has since made a new start with Toro Rosso as its works team in 2018. Despite a promising show…

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Haas needs to make its own luck – Steiner

Haas’ early season form has put the US outfit among F1’s top mid-field contenders, but luck has enabled both Renault and McLaren to deliver more points, says team boss Guenther Steiner. Haas dominated its mid-field rivals at the outset in Melbourne, but its double pit stop blunder deprived the team of a significant haul of…

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