Women in Saudi Arabia Are Adding a First: An Auto Rally

[ad_1] HAIL, Saudi Arabia — Rally Jameel’s starting line for women in Saudi Arabia in 2017 earned a driver’s license. Last month, the green ceremonial flag, flown by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, at the royal’s first all-female rally at Qishlah Palace in Hail, finally fell, marking another historic start for women in Saudi …

Parliament Passes Bill Adding Billions to Research to Compete With China

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed a law that would pour nearly $300 billion into scientific research and development and support domestic production, sparking a dispute with the Senate on how best to invest in scientific innovation to strengthen American competitiveness and counter China. The 222-210 vote on the 2,900-page bill that sprung …

West Virginia Leads US in Flood Risk Adding to Manchin’s Climate

[ad_1] FARMINGTON, W. Va. — In Senator Joe Manchin’s flood-prone hamlet of nearly 200 homes hugging a bend in a shallow creek, the rain is getting worse. These storms swell the river, called Buffalo Creek, and flood the homes on its shores. They blew the streams running down the hills on either side of this …

Adding Plastic, Glass, and Metal to the Recycling List: Fake Art

[ad_1] Anyone who thinks that works of art that have been declared counterfeit are simply lost or destroyed in disgrace should speak to Jane Kallir, the catalog’s author. Raisonné for the Austrian painter Egon Schiele. He said that the same fake Schiele watercolor was offered to him for authentication 10 times by 10 different collectors. …

India Blocks Mastercard from Adding Customers Due to Data Breach

[ad_1] NEW DELHI — India on Wednesday banned Mastercard from adding new customers to the country over allegations that it violated the country’s data storage laws, a blow to the company in a market it has invested heavily in expansion. The Reserve Bank of India said Mastercard failed to comply with its 2018 mandate to …