“The dealers say they have no quibble with the quality and allure of Tesla’s products. What they object to is the Palo Alto-based manufacturer’s efforts to sell the electric car directly to consumers rather than through independently owned dealer franchises.”
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“Tarik al-Nakib (left) says Gaza Strip police officers picked him up on the street and forced him to get his hair cut recently. He’s growing it out again in a style similar to that of his friend Mohammad Abu Ramadan.”
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“The first successful English colony in America was at Jamestown, Va., a swampy island in the Chesapeake Bay. The colony endured for almost a century, and remnants of the place still exist. You can go there and see the ruins. You can walk where Capt. John Smith and Pocahontas walked. But Jamestown is now threatened by rising sea levels that scientists say could submerge the island by century’s end.”
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