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Lexus Loses Its Luster in J.D. Power Quality Study

South Korean carmakers Kia Motors Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co. could use a shot in the arm. A big victory in an influential quality study might give them a boost. While Kia and Hyundai have been losing market share in the U.S., they scored great marks in J.D. Power’s initial quality study, which measures the number of problems in the ...

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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however, during what he says is a “difficult time” for him. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said he was taking an ...

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Saudi king replaces crown Prince with his son

Saudi Arabia’s king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince – replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne. King Salman’s decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, has also been removed from his role as ...

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Finsbury Park Mosque: ‘Several hurt’ as van hits pedestrians

Several people have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque in what police have called a “major incident”. One person was arrested following the collision near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road. Officers were called at 00.20 BST and remain at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said. The Muslim Council of ...

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A legal ‘dream team’ looking at Trump

The Senate testimony of ex-FBI boss James Comey dominated the headlines last week, but the latest announcements from Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation could be a more ominous indication of trouble on the horizon for the Trump administration. Mr Mueller, who was tasked by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with overseeing the Justice Departments inquiry into possible ties between the ...

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UK election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

Britain’s voters have delivered a stunning blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, wiping out her parliamentary majority and prompting calls for her to resign. With most results declared, May’s party won the most seats — but not enough to govern without the support of minority parties. It was devastating result for May, who had called the election three years earlier ...

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‘Enough is enough’ PM May says after London attack

Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after attackers killed at least seven people by ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbing revelers in nearby bars. After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May said Thursday’s national election would go ahead. But she proposed regulating ...

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Mahama: Trump’s inward looking eroding US leadership

Ghana’s former president John Mahama has scathingly criticized President Donald Trump’s plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Mr. Trump is expected to announce the shocking withdrawal Thursday. The move would be a major break from international partners, and  would isolate the United States in global efforts to curb global warming. The decision would put the US ...

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Joshua could be forced to vacate IBF title

Anthony Joshua is waiting to hear if he could be forced to give up one of his two world heavyweight titles without losing it in the ring, Express.co.uk reports. Wladimir Klitschko appears ready to invoke a rematch clause to face Joshua later this year which would force the Nigerian-born to give up the IBF title he won against Charles Martin ...

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