Back At It: Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Program After Weekend Crash

A spokesperson for the police in Tempe, Arizona has said that the accident happened when the other vehicle involved " failed to yield " to the Uber auto at a left turn. According to Uber, the incident was under investigation and there were no pas... More..

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Greek bailout talks make major breakthrough on reforms
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Greek bailout talks make major breakthrough on reforms

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for economic affairs, said the agreement had been reached after "several months of hard negotiations", with a breakthrough made this week. "We are in the final metres of ...More..

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

Even as state officials unveiled a plan to continue water conservation in the years ahead, a number of prohibitions against wasteful water practices - like hosing off a sidewalk will remain. "Efficiency is the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Tesla Shares Surge to Record Highs on Strong Deliveries

Of those, 13,450 were the Model S and about 11,550 were the Model X, the company announced Sunday. Although Tesla has yet to manufacture in high volumes, investors are long on Musk as the company prepares to ...More..

RBI moves to take cash out of markets
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

RBI moves to take cash out of markets

After the last policy review in February, Patel had said there was scope for more rate cuts by banks, pointing out that the weighted average lending rate has come down only by 0.85-90 per cent as against a 1.75...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Companies 'unprepared for pay gap reporting'

Companies aren't aware of differences between men and women's salaries... An analysis from NWLC pointed to significant ethnic disparities in the Garden State when comparing women's earnings to those of whit...More..

Protests in South Africa against ZUMA
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Protests in South Africa against ZUMA

Nobel Peace Prize victor Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of Zuma's harshest critics, took part in a protest with a few others outside the retirement home where he and his wife are staying in Hermanus, a coastal ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban

These missiles can also be launched from attack submarines, but the location of these vessels is secret. Rep. Kildee said President Trump's actions were acceptable but he must come to Congress for future acti...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Greece on course to avoid debt default as Athens agrees pension cuts

Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem , center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dog attacks on mail carriers hit 6755 as online sales boom

Los Angeles is this year's worst city, with 80 attacks. The Postal Service, the medical community, veterinarians and the insurance industry are working together to educate the public that dog bites are avoida...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Governor declares drought over but permanent conservation rules to come

Gov. Brown kept on the books water reporting requirements, plus prohibiting residents from watering during and after rainfall, hosing off the sidewalks, plus irrigating ornamental turf on road medians. The othe...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Toshiba nuclear unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

A storied name in nuclear power, Westinghouse incurred billions of dollars of cost overruns building the nuclear reactors in Georgia and SC, a financial disaster that threatens Toshiba's viability. "They ...More..

US, South Korea Say Missile Launch by North Korea Fails
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US, South Korea Say Missile Launch by North Korea Fails

South Korean defense officials explained that a test could come at "any time". A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the latest in a series of weapons tests...More..

Judge approves $87 million settlement in Flint water lawsuit
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Judge approves $87 million settlement in Flint water lawsuit

About $30 million of the settlement will be paid out of $100 million in federal funds from an Obama-era law signed in December 2016. Pipes at more than 700 homes have been replaced so far. The settlement will...More..

USA jobs report: A tale of 2 surveys, at a glance
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

USA jobs report: A tale of 2 surveys, at a glance

Some analysts believe the major storm on the East Coast in March skewed some of the figures and are waiting to see what happens in the April data. US job creation slowed sharply in March amid continued layoff...More..

Greece Clears A Bailout Hurdle
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Greece Clears A Bailout Hurdle

Eurozone finance ministers meeting in the Maltese capital of Valletta said Athens agreed in principle to the tough new reforms and technical teams would visit Greece as soon as possible to seal the deal. "We ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Two girls denied entry on United flight for wearing leggings, witness reports

The airline, which is Newark airport's largest carrier, explained that the girls were turned away because they were " pass riders " - friends or relatives of an employee who can travel for free or at a heavily ...More..

Lauda made bet on Vettel for pole with Wolff
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Lauda made bet on Vettel for pole with Wolff

But when the business end of qualifying came around Lewis Hamilton hooked up a magnificent lap and pipped Sebastian Vettel to top spot. The Chinese Grand Prix 2017 will begin at 7am on Sunday April 9 201...More..

The BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on BBL. Macquarie set a GBX 1,740 ($21.72) target price on BHP Billiton plc and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 22...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Thousands of U.K. Firms Begin Publishing Gender Pay-Gap Figures

Maloney. "For the first time people will be able to see the gender pay gap of large employers at one fixed point in time , with this gap measured and reported in a consistent way", she told the BBC. The Am...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The price of Russia's support of Syria is steep

It has been repeated again and again with different people and always aimed with humour, those that do not know of this context may easily be duped into thinking it was a genuine expression. It was the brutalit...More..

U.S. sets aside Clean Power Plan
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. sets aside Clean Power Plan

Through the executive order , Trump is essentially saying that his administration will stop defending the case in the courts. We recall this historic 2014 agreement between the US and China following the n...More..

China a real test - Hamilton
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China a real test - Hamilton

Ricciardo set a time of 1:33.033 in Q3, finishing just under half a second faster than Felipe Massa in 6th, but almost a whole second behind 4th place Kimi Raikkonen. F1 officials halted Friday's runs because p...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

More than 20 advertisers drop O'Reilly over sex harassment claims

In the past few days, 21 companies have withdrawn ads from "The O'Reilly Factor", including Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, BMW of North America, Mitsubishi Motors, Lexus , Constant Contact , Bayer , Allstate...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Oil prices up as production slows

Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the USA strike as an "act of aggression against a sovereign state" and suspended an accord that had prevented direct confrontation between the nuclear superpowers in S...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Eurogroup chief is "positive" on breakthrough in Greek talks

Greece and its worldwide creditors, who have been wrangling over key economic overhauls for months, have reached a deal that will allow bailout supervisors to return to Athens to conclude negotiations, two Eur...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

United Airlines faces criticism over barring girls with leggings

United , however, defended the actions of the gate agents, writing on Twitter that the passengers who were not allowed to board were " pass riders ". As such, the airline explained that there is a separate dre...More..

Trevone Boykin arrested for second time in 11 days
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trevone Boykin arrested for second time in 11 days

This latest arrest stems from the same incident. Boykin was the passenger in an alleged drunken-driving vehicle crash earlier this month that left multiple people injured outside a Dallas bar. Seahawks coac...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

California governor declares historic drought over _ for now

Following unprecedented water conservation and plentiful winter rain and snow, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today ended the drought state of emergency in most of California, while maintaining water reporting re...More..

NCAA title game viewership up 30 percent
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

NCAA title game viewership up 30 percent

During their remarkable run, the Zags were ranked No. 1 in the nation for four weeks and earned a No. 1 seed in the tournament. They have scored 20 or more second-chance points 16 times this season and they w...More..

Falcons give CB Desmond Trufant five-year extension
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Falcons give CB Desmond Trufant five-year extension

Last offseason, the Washington Redskins signed Josh Norman to a five-year, $75 million deal with $50 million in guarantees. Trufant was slated to earn $8.026 million in the fifth and final year of his rookie ...More..

Racist California Airbnb host banned for tirade against Asian guest
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Racist California Airbnb host banned for tirade against Asian guest

Dyne Suh said she had reserved an Airbnb rental in Big Bear on February 17, and had clarified with the host that she could bring two extra friends to the reservation, she told CNN affiliate KTLA . Suh, ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Amid widening White House divides, Trump reportedly considers major staff shakeup

Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner. Numerous reports in recent days have described clashes between the populist wing of the White House - embodied by Bannon - and more moderate staff members including Kushner...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA stock futures dip; oil jumps after strike in Syria

Brent crude futures were up 38 cents at $55.27 a barrel (bbl) at 6:29 a.m. CT (11:29 GMT) after reaching an intraday peak of $56.08, the highest since March 7, shortly after the missile strike was announced. Ma...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump and Xi wrap up first meeting

Xi agreed with his United States counterpart. Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday that "any solution to the North Korea problem has to i...More..