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Judge denies bail for men accused of sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan

They argued that their health was at risk in jail due to the coronavirus

Two American men wanted by Japan on charges that they helped sneak former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in a box have again been denied release from a U.S. jail. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani on Friday rejected a bid to free Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old U.S. Army Special Forces veteran, and his 27-year-old son, Peter Taylor, on bail while they fight their extradition to Japan. Talwani said a magistrate judge properly found the two men to be a risk of flight.

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School buses are another coronavirus question mark

A 6-foot social distancing regulation 'is not financially nor operationally feasible'

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Max Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone

Both Mercedes drivers struggled with tires, clearing the way for Red Bull to take an unlikely win

Max Verstappen sprung what could be the surprise of the Formula One season by beating Lewis Hamilton to win the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix on Sunday. The Red Bull driver crossed the line at Silverstone 11.3 seconds clear of Hamilton, with Valtteri Bottas third. “I didn’t see it coming but after the first stint it seemed we were really good on tires,” Verstappen said after his ninth career win.

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Millions of vehicles still feature defective Takata airbags, watchdog says

They contain ammonium nitrate, the same chemical that caused the massive blast in Beirut

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Dodge Monaco LE

Based on the Renault 25 chassis and designed by AMC, Chrysler sold these cars with Dodge Monaco badges for a few years.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas drives a 40-foot bus around the country

He wasn't always in love with the RV life

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has never been afraid to turn right when his colleagues turn left, or in any direction really as long as there’s a place to plug in his 40-foot (12-meter) refitted tour bus at the end of the day. Thomas is the only justice with a second home on wheels.

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This folding bike features foldable full-sized wheels

Most bikes like this opt for smaller wheels to make the concept work

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Mercedes not happy with new F1 agreement

The agreement hurts Mercedes most, says Mercedes team boss Wolff

Champions Mercedes are not ready to sign Formula One's new 'Concorde Agreement' because it hurts them most, team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday as the sport's owners vowed to press on anyway. The commercial agreement, setting out the terms under which teams race and the share of revenues, expires at the end of this year with the new one running until 2026. Ferrari and McLaren have indicated they are ready to sign but Wolff told reporters at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix that Mercedes -- the

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