• Agency says driverless cars will need OK once Uber charges

    Agency says driverless cars will need OK once Uber charges

    Many experts predict that it will be years, if not decades, before the public is being driven around in fleets of fully driverless vehicles under any condition. Mostly this is because of the current limits of self-driving software. The announcement was made via the company's newsroom site where it mentions that this pilot and real-world testing is critical to the success of the technology.

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  • Key district in south of Aleppo liberates by Syrian forces

    Key district in south of Aleppo liberates by Syrian forces

    Consequently, the groups say they are withdrawing from participation in the Whole of Syria information-sharing mechanism until the process is revised with "no political influence in any aspect of it", as well as new protocols for medical evaluations "not subject to the political negotiations or influence of parties on the ground".

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  • First responders in DC suburbs keep watchful eye on NY explosion

    He said the other injuries were minor, described as scrapes and bruises. The incident occurred around 8:30 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue in Chelsea neighbourhood and was caught on surveillance video, authorities said. Police found a "suspicious package" a few blocks from the explosion on West 27th Street. He added that there is no evidence of an worldwide terrorism connection with this incident, but it is very early in the investigation.

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  • Device explodes in New Jersey along route of planned road run

    Officials say runners had been scheduled to pass by the area around the time the blast occurred. The device was set off with a timer, according to the officials. Chris Christie said Sunday, echoing other officials who say the violence doesn't appear to be coordinated terrorist attacks. The run's name is a reference to Semper Fidelis, Latin for "always loyal", the motto of the U.S.

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  • Witness says Philippine president ordered killings

    Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of the House of Representatives, a close Duterte ally, also weighed in on the issue, calling Matobato as a "recycled witness" of Senator Leila de Lima, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, that conducted the hearing.

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  • Which candidates made the cut for the first presidential debate?

    On balance, polls show that Johnson is taking roughly the same number of voters from both the major-party candidates . So far, very little consideration-from the media, the public in general or anyone else-has been given to the next two viable candidates as far as poll numbers go-Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Jill Stein of the Green Party .

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  • Obama, Netanyahu to meet in NY

    Obama, Netanyahu to meet in NY

    The Israeli premier was a strong opponent of the deal between Tehran and major powers led by Washington, and his campaign against it included an address to the US Congress in March a year ago. The support for Israel in the United States is stronger than ever. "I would like to clarify - we couldn't have gotten more - not even another dollar".

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  • Pilot, skydivers eject before plane crash into home

    Pilot, skydivers eject before plane crash into home

    Authorities say the pilot and all four skydivers have survived a fiery plane crash in a Phoenix suburb Saturday night. A husband and wife who were indoors when the plane hit on Saturday evening made it out safely and were not injured. Wreckage from a plane that crashed into a home in Gilbert, Ariz., sits on a flatbed on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The plane was carrying skydivers for the Constitution Fair, a yearly event which celebrates the United States Constitution.

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  • US to Russia: Syria military cooperation not guaranteed

    If true, the strike would mark the first known time the United States had targeted Syrian government forces since the start of the five-year-old conflict. President Bashar Assad's government views all those fighting against it as "terrorists", and has long accused the US and other rebel supporters of backing extremists.

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  • Humanitarian aid remains an urgent priority in Syrian crisis

    Humanitarian access hinges on control of the Castello Road, the main route into the besieged rebel-held part and a major frontline in the war, but so far there has been no progress towards opening it. "There is nothing new in Aleppo", Zakaria Malahifji of the Aleppo-based Fastaqim rebel group said. Starting next Monday - if those conditions are met - the United States and Russian Federation are to begin joint coordination of airstrikes against the Islamic State and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, ...

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  • Prince William Helps Man Off Ground, Is Heroic AF

    During a royal engagement with Kate Middleton in Harlow, England, on Friday, the Duke of Cambridge rushed over to help 72-year-old Vice Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, who took a scary tumble while welcoming the couple to Stewarts Academy.

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  • Trump Seeks Return to 4 Percent Economic Growth

    The nominee made mention of Ford Motor (F) moving its small cars division to Mexico, calling it "disgraceful". In the past 12 months ending in August, the US economy has added almost 2.5 million jobs - the same annual pace Trump is promising.

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  • Islamist militants release Norwegian hostage in southern Philippines

    Islamist militants release Norwegian hostage in southern Philippines

    Sekkingstad was abducted from a resort on Samal Island , which lies off the coast of the major southern island of Mindanao, on September 21, 2015. There was no immediate information on the health condition of the victim, who was seized along with Canadian nationals John Ridsdel and Robert Hall, and Filipina Marites Flor on the night of September 21 a year ago.

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  • Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in Permier League

    Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in Permier League

    But Matip soon recovered to quell the Premier League top scorer's threat even with Chelsea chasing the game. "When you give away two goals in this way, I think it's very hard because against Liverpool you play with a great team, these are tough games and I think that you must pay attention in every moment, in every single minute of the game, every second, because the details make the difference".

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  • US agency orders corrective action after gas pipeline spill

    The company says distribution points north of the Birmingham-area fix site have the potential to see a decrease in gas supply. States that could be directly impacted by tighter supply and slightly higher prices include Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina , North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • College Football Colorado Buffaloes at Michigan Wolverines Start Time, College Football Odds

    College Football Colorado Buffaloes at Michigan Wolverines Start Time, College Football Odds

    I am establishing the over/under for sacks by MI at 5.5 for the day...what are you taking?... Dropping back to pass, Wolverines quarterback Wilton Speight never saw the blitzing cornerback off the right side. "As a student at U-M from 1995 to 1999, Brady was a backup quarterback for the Wolverines" 1997 national championship team. So far this season Chris is 1-0 picking the results of MI games.

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  • Trump to unveil new child care affordability policies

    Ivanka reportedly played a key role in encouraging her father to develop a child care plan and maternity leave policy; According to New York Magazine, Trump said Ivanka pushed "so hard for [the policy]". The timing, location and subject matter are no coincidence. Hoping to improve his appeal to women voters, Trump on Tuesday proposed that the federal government guarantee six weeks of paid maternal leave.

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  • Bill Bratton officially retires Friday as New York City Police Commissioner

    Bill Bratton officially retires Friday as New York City Police Commissioner

    Reformers in Chicago, for instance, have fiercely criticized Mayor Rahm Emmanuel for failing to establish a police oversight board that stands fully independent from both the police force and city hall. Bratton pushed back last week with characteristic aplomb, saying the report was the work of "amateurs" and had "no value at all". FILE - In this Nov.

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  • Oscar important for Chelsea, insists Conte

    Oscar important for Chelsea, insists Conte

    I'm very clear with my players: when a player deserves to play, I put him in the team. "And I think when the manager sees him at his best that is something that will be added to our capabilities until the end of the season". Now, we have found the right compromise between defensive and offensive situations. Unfortunately for him, Antonio Conte demands more than that from his players as he wants them to give their all both defensively and going forward.

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  • Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train

    Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train

    Police were alerted at 6.20pm on Friday after a passenger saw the gunman acting erratically and holding a weapon aboard the Amtrak 790 traveling along the Pacific Surfliner route to San Diego. "Someone reported that he dropped a gun - likely was then reported to the train folks - and that's when things escalated", passenger Allison Bird told KABC-TV in Los Angeles.

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  • Senate candidate assembles an AR-15 while blindfolded

    Senate candidate assembles an AR-15 while blindfolded

    Kander isn't the first politician in Missouri to use guns to persuade voters in 2016. Jason Kander, 35, a former U.S. Army officer, starts the ad standing behind a table blindfolded with the weapon in pieces in front of him. He did not mention that the Orlando gunman who carried out the worst firearms-based terror attack in USA history passed a background check for both his guns.

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  • No Rift in Samajwadi Party : Akhilesh Yadav

    No Rift in Samajwadi Party : Akhilesh Yadav

    Akhilesh Yadav was removed as the state party chief on Tuesday by his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who then appointed his favourite brother, Shivpal, to the post. "But then I should have the authority to distribute tickets", he had said. "They are depressed and even ready to immolate themselves for him (Akhilesh)".

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  • Brexit talks: No compromise with United Kingdom on free movement, Juncker warns

    What's more, thanks to the results of the EU Referendum earlier this year, there's a chance these pledges may not apply to the United Kingdom as it may have quit the European Union before the end of the decade. He then concluded by adding the proposal " to equip every European village and every city with free wireless internet access around the main centres of public life by 2020".

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  • Baltimore Ravens Assistant Clarence Brooks Dies After Battling Esophageal Cancer

    Baltimore Ravens Assistant Clarence Brooks Dies After Battling Esophageal Cancer

    He coached the defensive line until this spring, when he underwent treatment for his illness. Brooks was a 24-year National Football League coaching veteran and during his tenure overseeing the defensive line the Ravens allowed an NFL-low 89 rushing touchdowns and National Football League second-lowest totals on points a game at 18.9 and rushing yards a game at 94.2.

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  • 'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88

    'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88

    The drought ended with his third Pulitzer in 1994 for Three Tall Women , the story of his mother, followed in 1996 by an acclaimed Broadway revival of A Delicate Balance , the elegant but unsettling drama about the accommodations a family makes to stay together, albeit unhappily.

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  • Hillary returns to campaign, Trump to sniping

    Both candidates revealed more information regarding their health. It remains to be seen whether the seemingly healthy Mrs. Clinton is able to regain what she has lost over the past week. The same poll showed Clinton with a 5-point lead over Trump, but her lead in a late August Quinnipiac Poll was 10 points. After a 20-minute speech before a supportive crowd, Mrs.

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  • Italy PM slams European Union summit's conclusions on growth and immigration

    Italy PM slams European Union summit's conclusions on growth and immigration

    In a nod to Mrs Merkel's domination of the crumbling superstate, the boat was flying a German flag. The Heads of the 27 will meet informally at the beginning of 2017 in Valletta. But EU countries are deeply divided on the migration issue, with the central and eastern European countries deeply opposed to taking quotas of refugees as demanded by the EU, and blaming Germany for the migrant crisis.

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  • Shocker for Congress in Arunachal Pradesh

    Shocker for Congress in Arunachal Pradesh

    This effectively converts the Congress government to a PPA one, which is aligned with the BJP. The Congress had 46 members in the 60-seat Arunachal Assembly, while BJP has 11 members. "They returned to the Congress last time mainly because of the Supreme Court order". Meanwhile, Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home, has denied any role of the BJP in the recent development of the frontier state.

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  • Oil prices hit by downward revision to global oil demand

    IEA reported that OPEC boosted production by about 20,000 bpd to 33.47 million bpd last month. The IEA also said Brent crude prices leaped from USD 42 to over USD 50 in early August, but that as of the writing of the report they ranged from USD 46.35 to USD 48.45 in major stock exchanges.

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  • Man Charged, Denied Bond In Fort Pierce Mosque Fire

    The blaze forced the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce congregation to relocate prayer services for Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice. Schreiber, 32, told detectives he never meant to hurt anyone. "They were passing by throwing flowers on us", he said. Schreiber, who was born in NY, has an extensive criminal history on the Treasure Coast, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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  • 'Movement expected' in Danny Heinrich court appearance

    August 30: Federal prosecutors meet with Wetterling family to discuss the terms of the plea deal. State authorities did not have the proof of murder they needed under Minnesota law, so they enlisted federal authorities to bring 25 counts of child pornography against Heinrich, with a maximum sentence of 20 years for each count, said US Attorney Andrew Luger.

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  • Lady Gaga to release new album Joanne on October 21st

    Lady Gaga to release new album Joanne on October 21st

    The 30-year-old singer revealed she has nearly completed the record - which she named in memory of her father's sister Joanne who passed away at the age of 19 - and will release it on October 21. "The experiences of our families, and our challenges and our toughness make us who we are", she continued. It's quite possible " Perfect Illusion " could be a tonal match for Scream Queens as well, depending on what Gaga and her people have up their sleeves in terms of visuals.

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  • Feds to drop charges against former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

    Feds to drop charges against former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

    In an unopposed motion, the U.S. Attorney's Office requested that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals send the case back down to the district court, "to dismiss the indictment with prejudice". No. No! Spare us from what Chief Justice John Roberts called a warmed-over "tawdry tale" of "Ferraris, Rolexes and ball gowns", that nonetheless didn't meet the level of keeping McDonnell's sentence in place.

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