Trump’s made-up car plants, court revisionism

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are playing loose with the facts when it comes to a successor for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.



President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Washington, before departing for a campaign rally in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Washington, before departing for a campaign rally in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Seeking to justify a possible confirmation vote before the Nov. 3 election, Trump asserted over the weekend that many high court nominations were made in an election year and “in all cases, they went forward.” That’s clearly not true.

In fact, just one hour after Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death in February 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly made clear the Senate should not confirm a successor chosen by President Barack Obama because of the coming election. That slot ultimately went unfilled

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LeBron James’ $2.5 million car collection boasts THREE Ferraris & a custom Lamborghini

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LeBron James is one of the most recognised names in the NBA today. The 35-year-old is ever-so-close to ending the Los Angeles Lakers’ hunt for the first NBA championship since 2010. The Lakers are set to face Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals in their quest for a title.

LeBron is, unsurprisingly, one of the highest-paid players in the NBA. His career earnings are estimated at over $600 million. LeBron also rakes in a significantly larger sum from his numerous endorsement deals. In 2015, LeBron signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike, that, according to his business partner, is worth more than $1 billion. Celebrity Net Worth estimates his net worth to be in the region of $450-480 million.

While LeBron’s love for sneakers and exotic timepieces is well known, the former Cavaliers man is also an avid car collector. LeBron James boasts a remarkable fleet of cars which

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Are Oil Companies Against The Switch To An Electric Car World?

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Or do they support the electric revolution?

Over the last century, oil has shaped both our lives and the world we live in, so is a trillion-dollar industry that has never really been challenged prepared to embrace a new world of electric vehicles and renewable energy? Allow the VOX Network to explain.



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We have never known a time where the world did not covet oil. The abundance, energy density and fluidity of this so-called ‘black gold’ has made it an easy choice for powering everything from cars to ships to planes; even our heating. According to the Energy Administration Association, it is estimated that 80m barrels of oil are produced each day. Oil has brought astronomical wealth to both companies and countries, particularly in the middle east where five of the oil-producing nations now belong to the 25 wealthiest countries in the world.

Yet thanks to

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Say watt? 10 famous retro car audio partnerships

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The car business is no stranger to partnerships, but few joint ventures have the marketing potential of a famous audio manufacturer and an established automotive company. Did you know such associations dated back to the 1980s?

While not every partnership on this list may be music to your ears, that’s not the point: Let’s consider 10 of the most famous retro auto-audio partnerships.

Delco-Bose Audio (General Motors)



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One of the first forays into genuine high-fidelity automotive audio was in 1983 when General Motors (Delco, specifically) introduced a Bose-engineered system for its K and E-body luxury sedans (Seville) and coupes (Eldorado, Riviera, Toronado). The new Delco-Bose system implemented a Bose design hallmark: smaller speakers mounted in custom enclosures for big sound. Each enclosure had internal 25-watt amplifiers mounted on the doors/parcel shelf with flashy Delco-Bose emblems.

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