Zeina Karam, Associated Press Updated 10:56 pm PDT, Thursday, May 9, 2019 FILE - In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on March 28, 2015, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. After eight months of relative calm, Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations as Syrian government troops, backed by Russia, push their way into the rebel-held enclave in a widening offensive. The violence in May 2019 threatens to completely unravel a crumbling cease-fire agreement reached between Turkey and Russia last September. (Al-Nusra Front Twitter page via AP, File) less FILE - In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on March 28, 2015, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of ... more … [Read more...] about Q&A: Syria’s Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown?
Mark Phelan Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Jan 27, 2019 Forget the measly little three-year period studies use to rate the reliability of cars and trucks. What vehicle are Detroiters most likely to keep for 15 years? That’s right, if somebody buys a new vehicle and has a child this year, which set of wheels are they most likely to still be driving when that child gets a learner’s permit? A Honda Odyssey minivan, according to iseecars.com, a car-buying research website with data on millions of vehicles. A whopping 24.4 percent of Detroit-area Odyssey owners keep their minivan 15 years or more, based on data about 750,0000 vehicles from the 1981-2003 models years sold in 2018, iseecars found. That’s 3.3 times the national average of 7.5 percent of owners keeping their new car more than 15 years. The Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Silverado came in a distant second, with 14.1 percent of original Detroit-area owners keeping those vehicles at least 15 … [Read more...] about Which vehicles do most owners keep longest? Mostly Japanese
The Black Friday day of deals is into it's last few hours and Amazon are going above and beyond, as per usual. In fact, the retail giant was responsible for introducing Black Friday to our shores at the start of the decade. Since then, Amazon has held multi-day sales as early as two weeks in advance and encouraged many competitors to do the same. This week they released early deals for the Echo Dot, Fire Kids tablet and Kindle, among others. Today's deals, however, are the most important of all. Historically, they offer the biggest discounts on the most in-demand products across all major retailers. They also sell out incredibly quickly. We have found up to 50 per cent off Sony 4K TVs and £40 off Amazon Fire and Echo deals. With only a few hours left until the biggest sales day of the year is over, the Telegraph has chosen our top picks to help you get the best Black Friday promotions Amazon has to offer. Best Amazon Black Friday deals today Amazon Echo (2nd gen) … [Read more...] about Amazon Black Friday deals 2018: best UK offers tonight