opinion The Detroit News Published 2:35 p.m. UTC Jun 13, 2018 Donald Trump's sit-down with North Korea's Kim Jong Un was neither a historic success nor an epic failure. Hopefully, it turns out to be a good start. The spare framework the summit produced begins what is bound to be a lengthy process, and one that hopefully will produce the complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. That still seems unlikely, and in any case was too much to expect from a one-day session. So seize the good news: The agreement signed by Kim and Trump at the end of the day commits their two nations to working together toward the goal of peace. Whether it falls apart short of its goal it still is preferable to marching steadily toward a nuclear confrontation, which was the path the two nations were on before the tone suddenly changed and they committed to the summit instead. Whether it was Trump's capability or Kim's desperation for relief from crippling economic … [Read more...] about Editorial: Better to talk peace than to saber rattle
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Middle East by Ruth Eglash by Ruth Eglash Email the author May 14 at 4:59 PM Email the author JERUSALEM — A joyous ceremony marked the inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, a largely symbolic step that nonetheless is of deep political significance, here and in the Palestinian territories, as well as farther away. Amid the happy bustle of about 800 guests, as Jared Kushner spoke, the controversial evangelical pastor Robert Jeffress blessed the occasion and President Trump delivered a prerecorded video address, there was little indication of what was unfolding less than 60 miles away on the border … [Read more...] about Under banner of peace, U.S. opens embassy in Jerusalem. Sixty miles away, dozens of Palestinians are killed.
Researching a car online before purchase is nothing new. It has become an integral part of the new and used car sales machine over the past decade, but the reality of that process is improving daily, as buyer expectations rise and technology advances. Once the research phase has been conducted on websites like CarAdvice, the next process is to buy your chosen car. Buying new, most people would simply walk into a dealership and close that loop, but people looking for near-new or used cars are likely to find themselves on a classified website. Enthusiasts are all too familiar with these sites, and we’ve all spent hours browsing cars we either don’t need or can’t afford. But those seriously in the market have no doubt been frustrated by outdated website functionality, or the inability of dealers to take basic photos showcasing a car’s features and faults in the best possible way. This often leads to dealer emails which, in the majority of cases, see the … [Read more...] about PicklesGo, Photodome and the future of buying used cars online
Go to a local car dealership, enter the showroom, open the door to one of the vehicles on display, and breathe deeply. Ahhhh, new car smell. Intoxicating, isn’t it? Alluring to the point that you’ll spend, on average, about $13,500 in order to obtain it. Wait. What? That’s right. According to Kelley Blue Book, in 2015, Americans spent, on average, more than $33,500 on new vehicles. Meanwhile, J.D. Power reported that in the 2015, the average used vehicle cost just over $20,000. That new-car smell sure is an expensive air freshener. FOLLOW DAILY NEWS AUTOS ON FACEBOOK. 'LIKE' US HERE. Of course, there are other reasons to buy a new car. At the same time, it makes plenty of sense to buy a used car, and not something vintage like that cool Volkswagen Thing pictured above. We’re talking about lightly used vehicles, the type J.D. Power describes when it claims that in 2015 the average used vehicle was 4.3 years old and had 51,554 miles on the odometer. First up … [Read more...] about 6 Smart Reasons Why You Should Buy a Used Car
The Innova has always been a successful product for Toyota. It also happens to be one of those cars that get the most repeat buyers due to its practicality. Even though the Crysta has become more expensive, it is still managing to sell 7-8,000 units per month. Well, that’s more than many popular compact SUVs priced half of it. Here are the main reasons people are buying it. Pure comfort The Innova is the perfect vehicle for those looking at comfort. It has a high seating position, acres of head room and leg room and if you opt for the captain seats version, you even get bucket seats at the back. If you are looking at a chauffeur driven vehicle in this price point, the Innova is certainly better than the sedans. This one has more luxurious interiors and drives well too which is a plus point. Peace of Mind It is said that Toyota makes cars that you can take with you to your grave. Toyota has always been known to make reliable vehicles which barely have any issues. A regular service … [Read more...] about Toyota Innova Crysta: The REAL reasons why everyone’s buying it!