Month: April 2020

2021 Mercedes C-Class Sedan Spied Up Close In Traffic

Despite the heavy camo, we’re able to notice some of the design changes.

Mercedes has a busy schedule up ahead and that means it can’t simply stop testing prototypes of future models even though the coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the automotive industry. Looking strictly at the sales numbers, you could say the C-Class is the company’s most important model lineup, which means there’s a lot riding on the W206 to fill in the shoes of its highly successful predecessor.

While the S-Class is undoubtedly the most important Mercedes debut of the year, the next-generation C-Class is likely not that

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The NFL Draft Shows Just How Much America Needs Sports

The enduring popularity of the NFL draft has always left me mystified. For months before the annual spring event, pundits endlessly speculate about where the best football prospects will land. A year ago, the three-night draft reached more than 47.5 million viewers. Some 600,000 people gathered in Nashville to catch it live. All for what? To watch football players put on hats?

A couple of weeks ago, the thought of the NFL conducting a virtual version of its draft felt wholly inappropriate. During this devastating pandemic, with the rest of the sports world shut down, the league was going

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BMW X2 Refresh Spied Not Hiding Much Of A Facelift

Look for 5 Series tweaks to the grille, a slightly modified front fascia, and not much else.

BMW has a facelift coming for its X2 crossover. The plug-in hybrid model is already revealed with updated looks, but this particular sighting is of the standard variety. How do we know? For starters, there are two exhaust tips and a big muffler clearly visible on the back of this test vehicle. Also, it lacks the required stickers warning people high-voltage batteries are contained within.

Technically this is our first public sighting of a non-hybrid X2 test vehicle wearing the forthcoming facelift, but

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Spain catches rapper who became Islamic State fighter

(Reuters) – Spanish police have captured a former British rapper who was on the run after fighting for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist movement in Iraq and Syria, officials and media said.

Abdel Majed Abdel Bary was caught in the southern town of Almeria, where he had been leaving an apartment sporadically with a face mask during the coronavirus lockdown, according to Spain’s interior ministry and a European security source.

British media said Bary used to have joint British-Egyptian national, but was stripped of U.K. citizenship after joining IS.

Two other suspects were arrested with him on Tuesday, Spain’s interior

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