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Driverless shuttle bus crashes after launch in Las Vegas

Driverless shuttle bus crashes after launch in Las Vegas It uses Global Positioning System, electronic curb sensors and other technology to make its way. The shuttle, made by French startup Navya and owned and operated by French private transportation company Keolis, operates on a 0.6-mile loop around downtown Las Vegas offering free rides to residents. [Full Article...]

The FBI can't unlock the Texas church shooter's phone

The FBI can't unlock the Texas church shooter's phone Sessions said the FBI was unable to access almost 7,500 mobile devices they had seized as evidence in ongoing investigations "even though there was court orders or legal authority to do so". The issue of law enforcement access to encrypted evidence has become a point of tension between federal authorities and technology companies over concerns about data privacy. [Full Article...]

Ex-anchor whose girlfriend died in live TV shooting elected in Virginia

Ex-anchor whose girlfriend died in live TV shooting elected in Virginia I met you outside of our television station the day after Alison was killed. "We employed a strategy where we went where normally people in my party don't go", he said. On the campaign trail, Hurst mostly talked about education, health care and the environment, according to the AP, though he did win the support from gun-control groups. [Full Article...]

China's exports rise amid strong global demand

China's exports rise amid strong global demand That slowing saw a mixed month for China's imports and exports - helped by fewer working days in October because of the shift in the timing of the mid-Autumn festival that saw China's trade surplus rise by $US10 billion. Imports were down from 1.47 million tonnes in September, but up from 1.36 million a year ago. China's exports grew at their weakest rate in eight months in October, while the ex... [Full Article...]

IL couple allegedly starved child as punishment for two years

IL couple allegedly starved child as punishment for two years Police said their investigation found the couple withheld food from the deceased 6-year-old and a 7-year-old as punishment. Michael Roberts, of Jerseyville , has been charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment charges after police say his 6-year-old son died of starvation weighing only 17 pounds. [Full Article...]

Grieving neighbors welcome Vice President Pence to Sutherland Springs

Grieving neighbors welcome Vice President Pence to Sutherland Springs The visit comes two months after Pence stopped in Anderson to discuss President Trump's plans for an overhaul of the federal tax system. Pence will be joined by his wife, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and representatives Will Hurd (R-Helotes) and Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo). [Full Article...]

AAP may offer Rajya Sabha seat to former RBI boss Raghuram Rajan

And this factor is said to be the key reason that Kumar's willingness to join the Rajya Sabha is not getting support within the party. According to a news published by Times of India, in what could redefine equations within Aam Aadmi Party , which has been facing internal squabbling for the past several months, sources said a decision has been taken to nominate outsiders for the three Rajya S... [Full Article...]

American Legion Post Lunch Honors Veterans

American Legion Post Lunch Honors Veterans Beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday in Morehead City - Veterans Day - Carteret County observes the nation's 96th Veterans Day with the largest Veterans Day Parade in the state for the past three years. There'll be plenty of veterans organizations out there, including Blue Star Moms, Spirit of 45, Daughters of the American Revolution. Social hour is at 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Syrian army liberates last IS stronghold in eastern Syria

Syrian army liberates last IS stronghold in eastern Syria Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi gave instructions to his country's armed forces on Tuesday to deal with any terrorist attack, even if it arises from within Syria, Anadolu has reported. The Islamic State , also called ISIS, has been pushed out of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and more recently Raqqa, the terrorist group's de facto capital in Syria. [Full Article...]

Trump takes gung-ho approach to feeding fish in Japan

Trump takes gung-ho approach to feeding fish in Japan He was referring to his meeting with Japanese PM shinzo abe in NY in November a year ago, after a week of surprise election as President. In his public appearances so far, Trump has sought to cast himself as a highly successful chief executive, touting the United States economy while taking credit for a streak of hiring by American companies. [Full Article...]

Judge issues gag order in Manafort case

Judge issues gag order in Manafort case Manafort, with Gates as an aide, served as President Donald Trump's campaign chairman for four months in 2016. It is unclear how broadly the "potential witnesses" category can be construed. The rules are targeted at comments likely to affect the outcome of a trial or the impartiality of jurors. Both are now confined to their homes on personal recognizance bonds with electronic monitoring, thou... [Full Article...]

Catalan separatists bring region to standstill in general strike

Many smaller shops were closed due to the strike, but larger shops and businesses were open as normal. The strike took place in response to the detainment of eight former ministers of the local Catalan government, who were jailed for their roles in the independence referendum on 1 October and subsequent declaration of secession from Spain. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama answers call for jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama answers call for jury duty in Chicago He added that the 44th president was gracious to others who were there to fulfill their civic duty. I thought, for example, he would be reticent about greeting them. Guy's got a law degree. In 2015, former President George W. Bush reported for jury duty at a Dallas courthouse. Obama, who now resides in Washington, D.C., has been active in various endeavors for his new Obama Foundation, and has... [Full Article...]

United States government restricts travel to Cuba with new rules

Much of the half-century-old United States economic embargo against Cuba remains entrenched in law, but under former president Barack Obama federal authorities began to loosen some rules. Under the new rules, most individual visits to Cuba will no longer be allowed, and US citizens will again have to travel as part of a licensed group, accompanied by a group representative. [Full Article...]

Syria indicates it will join Paris climate accord

Syria indicates it will join Paris climate accord President Donald Trump, who has expressed doubts that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the prime cause of global warming, announced in June that he meant to pull out and instead promote United States coal and oil industries. The celebratory Nicaragua and Syria tweet was sent from @ec_minister. News that Syria would sign up unfolded over the course of the day. The fact that the second-wo... [Full Article...]

Texas church shooter escaped from mental health facility in 2012

Texas church shooter escaped from mental health facility in 2012 Kelley served in the Air Force from 2010 until 2014 and he left after receiving a bad conduct discharge, which is the second-lowest level of dismissal in the armed services. Investigators believe Kelley acted alone in the church attack and was not motivated by any political or religious agenda, but perhaps by a domestic argument Kelley had with his mother-in-law, who is a member of the church's c... [Full Article...]

Video shows Georgia teacher threaten to 'put a bullet' in student's head

Video shows Georgia teacher threaten to 'put a bullet' in student's head April Carr says physics teacher Paul Hagan of Rockdale Career Academy is not fit to teach. It's unclear from the video whether the teen responded to his teacher. "Well it happened to mine and we will get justice". The mother admitted her son was misbehaving before the teacher's rant but felt Hagen could have handled the situation differently. [Full Article...]

First Openly Transgender Black Woman Elected to Public Office in the US

First Openly Transgender Black Woman Elected to Public Office in the US Extraordinarily happy right now, ' she said. Jenkins was previously a policy aide to the Minneapolis City Council's Vice President Elizabeth Glidden and worked to revitalize poor neighborhoods. Jenkins is also a well-known public speaker and has delivered several keynote addresses on college campuses and at conferences throughout the United States. [Full Article...]

How Queen Elizabeth Invested in Firm That Targeted Mentally Ill

How Queen Elizabeth Invested in Firm That Targeted Mentally Ill According to the documents obtained by the International Consortium of Journalists, the investments were made in 2004 and 2005 by the Duchy of Lancaster, the queen's private financial manager. Britain's socialist Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the Paradise Papers, 13 million files leaked files that expose how the rich and powerful systematically evade tax, shows "one rule for the super-rich ... [Full Article...]

Korea from Japan, after calling for military buildup to counter N. Korea

Korea from Japan, after calling for military buildup to counter N. Korea But some hawkish members of Abe's Liberal Democratic Party say that it may be possible to shoot down a missile headed toward Guam if it causes an existential threat to the U.S.as Japan's ally. After being briefed about the Texas mass shooting in the early hours of the morning, President Trump's tour of Asia is continuing as planned. In part, this comes from Abe's own personal mistrust of Beijing, ... [Full Article...]


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