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Lewis Hamilton: 'I don't want team orders to decide championship' Lewis Hamilton: 'I don't want team orders to decide championship'
- September 30, 2017

Daniel Ricciardo led Max Verstappen , celebrating his 20th birthday tomorrow, in a one-two finish for the former champions. Although Japan was an established destination in the world of F1, the introduction of the malaysian Grand Prix in 1999 heralded a new dawn in the sport. (more...)
Mercedes boss slams 'worst Friday I can remember' in Malaysia Mercedes boss slams 'worst Friday I can remember' in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

The top two drivers this season will be hoping to have much better days in 2017 than what they had in Malaysia previous year. The fireworks started early in Singapore with a controversial wreck at the start. Bottas sits a distant third in the point standings. As well as witnessing the latest chapter in the Hamilton versus Vettel title battle, you can enjoy privileged off-track access totrackside hospitality (including Paddock Club parties), pit lane walks, walking tours of the paddock, ... (more...)
Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix preview Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix preview
- September 30, 2017

Another non-finish in the remaining six races would nearly certainly deal a terminal blow to his title hopes, so while Vettel must race hard to win, he must ensure that risks are kept to a minimum. Going into the weekend, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton leads the 2017 Drivers' Championship with 263 points. "To be honest, I don't know if we're going to miss it". (more...)
Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP
- September 30, 2017

It left the three-time world champion at such a low ebb that there were rumours he could retire. Another non-finish in the remaining six races would nearly certainly deal a terminal blow to his title hopes, so while Vettel must race hard to win, he must ensure that risks are kept to a minimum. (more...)
Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP
- September 30, 2017

It left the three-time world champion at such a low ebb that there were rumours he could retire. Another non-finish in the remaining six races would nearly certainly deal a terminal blow to his title hopes, so while Vettel must race hard to win, he must ensure that risks are kept to a minimum. (more...)
SIC: Malaysia wouldn't want to host F1, even for free SIC: Malaysia wouldn't want to host F1, even for free
- September 30, 2017

Normally this track was supposed to be quite good for us, but we were definitively not quick enough. "Whether it was in the wet, the dry, long runs or single lap, we lacked pace today", team principal Wolff told a press conference. "We're definitely lacking some performance, it seems like Ferrari and Red Bull are very strong", said the Finn. "The red flag at the end of FP2 meant we didn't get all the high-fuel running we would have liked - but we're not alone in being in that ... (more...)
Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice
- September 30, 2017

The Red Bull reserve driver and reigning GP2 champion will replace Russia's Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the next two races, the Italian team announced earlier in the week. Very happy to join @ToroRossoSpy for the #MalaysianGP ! When's the Malaysia GP on Sky Sports? "I can't see Lewis finishing second in the next four races - I think he'll win a few of them". (more...)
Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice
- September 30, 2017

The Red Bull reserve driver and reigning GP2 champion will replace Russia's Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the next two races, the Italian team announced earlier in the week. Very happy to join @ToroRossoSpy for the #MalaysianGP ! When's the Malaysia GP on Sky Sports? "I can't see Lewis finishing second in the next four races - I think he'll win a few of them". (more...)
Malaysia: Lewis Hamilton 'sad' that Formula One is losing its 'toughest' race Malaysia: Lewis Hamilton 'sad' that Formula One is losing its 'toughest' race
- September 30, 2017

The champion will be the driver with the lowest score. Hamilton took full advantage of Vettel's calamitous start at the Marina Bay Street Circuit to win the race extending his lead in the drivers' championship from three points to 28 with six races remaining. (more...)
Formula One: What to watch in Malaysia Formula One: What to watch in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

Once the tyres overheat they fail to offer maximum grip, creating more sliding and a downward spiral in performance. "The last race was a strong reminder that sport always has the power to surprise and defy all predictions", said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff after the two Ferraris collided at Singapore. (more...)
Is Oprah going to run for president against Trump in 2020? Is Oprah going to run for president against Trump in 2020?
- September 30, 2017

Could Oprah Winfrey succeed Donald Trump as the President of the United States? She was dazzling in exactly the way that Oprah could always be dazzling, finding a tone appropriate for the moment without being heavy-handed. - Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) September 29, 2017hilarious. multiple Trumpkins emailing me to say my idea Oprah would be strong in '20 is insane because she has no experience. (more...)
Deterrence was 2016 surgical strike's aim: Former Army chief Deterrence was 2016 surgical strike's aim: Former Army chief
- September 30, 2017

Rawat said terrorists will continue to come and Indian soldiers are ready to "welcome" them. Lt. Gen. Hooda also revealed how the government had decided in advance to announce the surgical strikes to the world at large, in order to convey a strong message to Pakistan. (more...)
Congress set to miss Children's Health Insurance Program funding deadline Congress set to miss Children's Health Insurance Program funding deadline
- September 30, 2017

An estimated 3,300 children are enrolled in Wyoming. State lawmakers are concerned letting program funding lapse puts coverage for almost 18,000 children in DE in jeopardy. But extending the program will ensure that CHIP has the long-term funding it needs. "I think this is an easy, no brainer sort of policy, covering children, with giving children health insurance". (more...)
Sask. students and teachers mark Orange Shirt Day Sask. students and teachers mark Orange Shirt Day
- September 30, 2017

According to the official Orange Shirt Day website the date was chosen "because it is the time of year in which children were taken from their homes to residential schools, and because it is an opportunity to set the stage for anti-racism and anti-bullying policies for the coming school year". (more...)
Tensions heat up before Catalan independence vote Tensions heat up before Catalan independence vote
- September 30, 2017

Some students have said they may occupy schools and universities that could be used as polling stations, which firefighters and farmers have vowed to protect. The EU's silence has been especially conspicuous since Catalan officials appealed to the bloc directly to mediate the dispute. Tajani says the European Union is maintaining its support of Spain's government because "on a legal level, Madrid is right". (more...)
Trump Tax Plan Sends Dollar Higher Trump Tax Plan Sends Dollar Higher
- September 30, 2017

He added that he would "never miss this". President Donald Trump's new tax plan may result in the richest getting richer and the middle class eventually seeing a slight tax increase , a study released Friday found. The United States now has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world. "A major feature is tax collections would shift dramatically, from businesses to individuals", said Eric Toder, a co-director of the Tax Policy Center. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top in final Malaysia GP practice Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top in final Malaysia GP practice
- September 30, 2017

He was exonerated from blame for the Singapore crash by stewards, but many observers felt the four-time world champion was at fault as he had forced Verstappen towards Raikkonen. But the FP3 problem means he now moves onto his fourth and final engine, although Vettel could return to any of the first three engines if Ferrari is happy they can be salvaged without changing more components that would result in a penalty. (more...)
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation
- September 30, 2017

Kushner - a person of interest in the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the U.S. election - has also recently been accused of using private email accounts to conduct government business. Under the Presidential Records Act, White House correspondence including email is required to be archived. Fewer than a hundred emails from January through August were either sent to or returned by Mr. (more...)
Governor Brown signs 15 new affordable housing laws Governor Brown signs 15 new affordable housing laws
- September 30, 2017

Gov. Brown called AB 1422 "clean-up legislation to last year's workers comp anti-fraud bills", according to a memo about the bill. Schaaf was one of about 100 people gathered on a chilly, blustery San Francisco morning outside Hunters View, a public housing project with panoramic views of the city. (more...)
Armed Man Arrested For Driving Erratically Through Melbourne CBD Armed Man Arrested For Driving Erratically Through Melbourne CBD
- September 30, 2017

Other witnesses claimed the man swerved at pedestrians in a deliberate attempt to run them over. Police tackled and arrested a knife-wielding suspect who drove erratically and at speed through Melbourne's Federation Square on Saturday, September 30. (more...)
Getting Aid To Puerto Rico Is One Thing; Distributing It Is Another Getting Aid To Puerto Rico Is One Thing; Distributing It Is Another
- September 30, 2017

Families are running low on the supplies they stockpiled before the storm, and across the island, many residents say they haven't seen any aid deliveries. Cruz then invited Duke to come witness the devastation of the towns and reconsider her statement. "It has reached Puerto Rico". "And we know that if life is hard during an emergency, during a disaster it's a lot more hard". (more...)
European Union moves ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks European Union moves ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks
- September 30, 2017

In a speech on Tuesday, Macron called for deeper integration in the European Union, specifically by strengthening the eurozone, including by creating the post of a eurozone finance minister and a eurozone budget. However, he faced a reality check of scepticism from leaders wary of his talk of ambitious "horizons" for the continent. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte warned, however, not to set the bar too high, since changes in the bloc of half a billion people have always been tough to ... (more...)
Wisconsin teen in Slenderman stabbing case agrees to plead guilty Wisconsin teen in Slenderman stabbing case agrees to plead guilty
- September 30, 2017

In exchange for her guilty plea to the attempted first-degree intentional homicide, prosecutors dropped an enhancer for use of a risky weapon, which cuts five years from her potential maximum commitment, and will agree that she meets the standard for being found not guilty by mental disease. (more...)
Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger
- September 30, 2017

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31 , which could affect the treasuries and political might of all public-employee unions, including the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association, and their state and local affiliates. (more...)
Yom Kippur begins at sundown: what is the Jewish holiday? Yom Kippur begins at sundown: what is the Jewish holiday?
- September 30, 2017

There are a number of observances that take place in the lead up to Yom Kippur. Israeli police have called in reinforcements, and thousands of officers were deployed across Jerusalem. The day itself is typically spent in quite reflection with loved ones at the synagogue. The day before the festivity, Jews are encouraged to give to charity, carry out the kapparot ritual and additional prayers. (more...)