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Global Lessons from the Las Vegas driverless shuttle 'crash'
Author: 0 Lessons from the Las Vegas driverless shuttle 'crash'

Nevertheless, Las Vegas city representatives seem happy at the result - none of the passengers was injured and the shuttle apparently performed as it was created to. According to the BBC , the bus - the first of its kind to carry passengers in the U.S. - was travelling at a low speed in Las Vegas when it collided with a lorry.

Global Putin and Trump will Meet Tomorrow
Author: 0 Putin and Trump will Meet Tomorrow

The relationship that has been tense since Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and has worsened with the scandal around alleged Russian interference in last year's election, is now "faltering, in a crisis state", Ushakov said.

Author: 0 Germany to recognise that not everyone is male or female

Germany's top court on Wednesday ruled lawmakers must legally recognise a "third gender" from birth. The ruling , which came on Wednesday at the Federal Constitutional Court , was made after a case brought by a person who is medically neither male nor female.

Global Queen's private estate 'invested millions of pounds in offshore tax havens'
Author: 0 Queen's private estate 'invested millions of pounds in offshore tax havens'

The Duchy of Lancaster, which provides the Queen with an income, held funds in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda – British overseas territories with no corporation tax and at the centre of the offshore financial industry. A spokesperson for the Duchy of Lancaster said: "We operate a number of investments and a few of these are with overseas funds". U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was snared by the papers for doing business with a close relative of Russian President Vladimir Putin .

Global Obama heads to downtown Chicago for jury duty
Author: 0 Obama heads to downtown Chicago for jury duty

When he entered the jury room, he took time to shake everyone's hand and sign a few books other potential jurors had with them. One group was called and the rest of the 220 jurors - including the 44th president - were dismissed , though Evans added that Obama said he was willing to serve had he been selected.

Global York County voting machines allowing extra votes for candidates in certain elections
Author: 0 York County voting machines allowing extra votes for candidates in certain elections

The information provided at the elections office, and information provided on door knockers remain a source of contact for you. "In previous mayoral elections we've seen 43 percent voter turnout". It is incumbent on me, due to the support of the number of votes, to pursue the concerns of residents for the moment before the next election, which I will be a candidate in once again.

Global Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates
Author: 0 Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates

Danica Roem won Virginia's 13th District House of Delegates seat on Tuesday night, becoming the first openly transgender elected official in the state. With 19 out of 20 precincts in the state's 13th district reporting, Roem had won comfortably with 54.6% of the vote. "Her campaign was hard-fought-she shared her personal story with her constituents and braved constant, dehumanizing anti-trans attacks from her opponent-but that is the burden trailblazers often face", said Aisha C.

Global 'Black widow' Kakehi sentenced to death
Author: 0 'Black widow' Kakehi sentenced to death

The 70-year-old's case has drawn considerable attention and earned her the moniker " Black Widow ". Kakehi passed off the cyanide as a health drink, the court heard. But later that week, she backtracked, saying she did not remember admitting to the killing. But following his death in 1994, the business went bankrupt and her house was put up for auction, prompting her to ask neighbors for a loan.

Global TCU shuttle driver arrested after gunshot fired, road rage incident on campus
Author: 0 TCU shuttle driver arrested after gunshot fired, road rage incident on campus

That driver slammed their van into the other transport. One of the drivers shot his weapon yet missed, WFAA is announcing. The suspect took off from the scene and police are actively searching for him. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available . The university said the suspect is driving shuttle #24171. TCU said its lockdown was lifted shortly after 9 a.m.

Global In Japan, Trump presented an unusual gift
Author: 0 In Japan, Trump presented an unusual gift

Hours later, after being shamed on social media, CNN updated the piece to include Trump's full quote but, as if to once again prove the truth means nothing to them, the utterly dishonest headline remained the same. Foreign firms have been eager to play up their investments in the USA following the election of Trump, who blames lopsided trade agreements for decimating American industry and killing blue-collar jobs.

Global Soggy, cool day ahead; sunshine returns late-week
Author: 0 Soggy, cool day ahead; sunshine returns late-week

Rain chances will end Wednesday night , as temperatures drop to the low 40s in Austin and mid to upper 30s in the Hill Country. Clouds and showers will move out on Thursday with highs near 60. "That cold front swept through the area Monday evening whisking away the warmth and leaving behind no more than.10" of rain. Clouds thicken overnight as the next system moves through the area.

Author: 0 Mugabe fires deputy in dramatic twist to Zimbabwe's succession saga

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was removed from office "with immediate effect", the government said, opening the way to the possible appointment of Grace Mugabe to the post. That man is a ravisher", said Grace. Mr Mugabe, 93, has been president of Zimbabwe since 1987 and was prime minister for seven years before that. Relations soured between the two men in August after hints by Mnangagwa's allies that he had been poisoned by ice cream from a dairy owned by the Mugabes.

Global Trump could face thorny issues on South Korea visit
Author: 0 Trump could face thorny issues on South Korea visit

The visit would see the president discuss the escalating nuclear threat from Pyongyang as part of global dialogue between him and the respective world leaders. "Nobody can predict when Trump does a reckless act". Renegotiating South Korea's bilateral free trade agreement with the USA, dubbed KORUS, is likely be high on the agenda during the Trump-Moon summit.

Global Judge Won't Free Manafort From House Arrest, Yet
Author: 0 Judge Won't Free Manafort From House Arrest, Yet

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Monday that she is prepared to modify the conditions of Manafort and Gates' release - but indicated she does not yet have the information she needs to approve a new bail package. The value of the Trump Tower condo on Fifth Avenue in NY is also a question mark, the federal authorities said. The Pretrial Services Agency for D.C.

Global FSU Fraternity Suspended After Student Dies at Off-Campus Party
Author: 0 FSU Fraternity Suspended After Student Dies at Off-Campus Party

The fraternity has been suspended by its national organization pending the conclusion of the investigation. "They must participate in that culture". "Like most universities, we worry about alcohol and drug abuse and other risky behaviors, and we are doing all we can to educate our students", Thrasher said in a statement.

Global Sen. Paul recovering with 5 broken ribs after assault
Author: 0 Sen. Paul recovering with 5 broken ribs after assault

Boucher, 59, is also a practicing anesthesiologist and an inventor who created a device called the "Therm-a-Vest" to alleviate back pain, according to a 2005 article in the Bowling Green Daily News . The Bowling Green Daily News reported that an arrest warrant said Paul told police his neighbor came on his property and tackled him from behind Friday, forcing him to the ground.

Global What to Expect from Trump's State Visit
Author: 0 What to Expect from Trump's State Visit

Trump has rattled some USA allies with his vow to " totally destroy " North Korea if it threatens the United States, for deriding Kim as a "Rocket Man on a suicide mission" and for dismissing as pointless any diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang.

Global Warm relations as Turnbull and Ardern stow differences in chilly bin
Author: 0 Warm relations as Turnbull and Ardern stow differences in chilly bin

The two leaders will head to the Vietnam next weekend for the APEC Summit and also discussed the Trans Pacific Partnership. The offer, first made by the country to the Gillard government in 2013, has been rejected a few times on the grounds that it would give asylum seekers a backdoor into Australia and become a marketing opportunity for people smugglers.

Global Supreme Court upholds Liberty Party prohibition on election runoff poll
Author: 0 Supreme Court upholds Liberty Party prohibition on election runoff poll

A presidential election run-off in Liberia scheduled for Tuesday will be delayed by a Supreme Court fraud investigation, the National Elections Commission (NEC) said on Friday. "The efforts to disenfranchise voters and undermine Liberia's democracy were grave enough to warrant intervention from the Supreme Court, and we are glad that after listening to our case and reviewing the indisputable evidence, the court agrees", said Liberty Party chairman Benjamin Sanvee, celebrating the ruling.

Global Rockford Police Officer killed in line of duty
Author: 0 Rockford Police Officer killed in line of duty

Rockford Police escorted Cox's body from Saint Anthony Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, to the Winnebago County coroner's office shorty after 6 a.m. He previously worked as an officer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, according to O'Shea. Rockford police have not released the cause of death but they believe a shooting occurred.

Author: 0 Iran: Thousands march on 1979 anniversary, chant anti-Israel, anti-US slogans

President Donald Trump, who has refused to re-certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Trump's administration has taken a tougher line with Iran, threatening to tear up an worldwide accord on its nuclear programme. Iran's commemorations took place under tight security managed by Iranian police and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Speaking about the students who stormed the USA embassy, Iran's former chief delegate to the United Nations, Rajaie-Khorassani said, "I don't know if the ...

Global PM Modi calls Himachal election 'one-sided contest', alleges Congress for corruption
Author: 0 PM Modi calls Himachal election 'one-sided contest', alleges Congress for corruption

I have come here to ask you to give it a 3/4th majority", said PM Modi. "After its defeat in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the Opposition is frightened that it will be wiped out in 2019 as well as 2024 polls", Modi said at a rally in Una. If people are angry today, it is due to its own deeds. "On one hand we are fighting corruption whereas Congress is preparing to mark 8th November as black money day".

Global Trump previews 'major discussions' with Japan on North Korea, trade
Author: 0 Trump previews 'major discussions' with Japan on North Korea, trade

Trump's presidency. He added that North Korea was a "big problem for our country and for the world, and we want to get it solved" but had kind words for the people in the hermit state. "What's inflammatory is the North Korean regime and what they're doing to threaten the world", McMaster said. Both leaders are also expected to hold a joint press conference later during this trip.

Global Multiple people shot at baptist church in Texas, suspect reported dead
Author: 0 Multiple people shot at baptist church in Texas, suspect reported dead

Annabelle, 14, "was one very attractive, special child", Pomeroy said. It was unclear whether the shooter died from a police bullet or at his own hand, as per media reports. The website says the church schedule was for a fellowship breakfast on Sunday mornings, followed by Sunday School. He said some members of the community had "confirmed information" about family members and friends.

Global Don't forget to turn back clocks for Daylight Savings Time
Author: 0 Don't forget to turn back clocks for Daylight Savings Time

Clocks will fall back tonight at 2am. "It's irrefutable that smoke and carbon monoxide alarms save lives every day", said Fire Chief Danny Bowman. It can be easy to forget about smoke detectors, even though they are crucial for increasing survival rates when fires do happen.

Global Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials
Author: 0 Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials

Following former Trump advisor Carter Page's six hour closed-door testimony on Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has come under fire by Democrats for allegedly knowing about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election while serving on the Trump campaign.

Global Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account
Author: 0 Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account

A spokesperson for the White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The person at Twitter who temporarily deleted President Trump's account wasn't a full-timer. He added: "Seriously, what if this person had tweeted about a fictional nuclear strike on North Korea?" In the end, the Trump's account was missing for a total of 11 minutes.

Author: 0 George HW Bush calls Trump 'a blowhard' in new book

Bush Sr actually voted for Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , while the younger Bush left the space blank on the ballot. It really was no secret that the Bushes aren't really big fans of President Donald Trump . The book by Mark K. Updegrove was previewed by The New York Times and CNN on Friday. "You can either exploit the anger, incite it", George W.

Global Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98
Author: 0 Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

According to Mokerrom Hossain's From Protest to Freedom: The Birth of Bangladesh, when Jinnah told her that there were millions of Muslim boys in India and she could have anyone she chose, Dina replied: "Father, there were millions of Muslim girls in India".

Global Lebanese prime minister resigns amid tensions with Hezbollah
Author: 0 Lebanese prime minister resigns amid tensions with Hezbollah

In a televised address from Saudi Arabia , Hariri criticized Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah , accusing Tehran of planting "sedition" and meddling in Arab affairs. "This confrontation (between Saudi Arabia and Iran) is more violent than Lebanon can stand up to", he said, warning of economic and security ramifications.

Global Page: I Was On Papadopoulos Email About Linking Russia Up With Campaign
Author: 0 Page: I Was On Papadopoulos Email About Linking Russia Up With Campaign

This is not the first time lawmakers have accused Sessions of withholding information from congressional testimony about interactions with or about Russians while working with the Trump campaign. John Cornyn, the No. 2 in Republican leadership who serves on the intelligence and judiciary panels, said he was unaware of Sessions' attendance at that meeting until now.

Global Blistering Munro ton helps New Zealand to level series against India
Author: 0 Blistering Munro ton helps New Zealand to level series against India

Dropped on 79 by Yuzvendra Chahal at deep cover off Bhuvnewshwar - Munro became the third batsman to score a century against India in a Twenty20 bilateral series; Australia Shane Watson had scored 124 not out in Sydney in January 2016 and West Indian Evin Lewis scored an exact 100 at Lauderhill in August 2016 and 125 not out in Kingston in July 2017.

Global Rand Paul Assaulted at Home in Kentucky, Suffered Minor Injures; Man Arrested
Author: 0 Rand Paul Assaulted at Home in Kentucky, Suffered Minor Injures; Man Arrested

Rand Paul at his home on Friday. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Paul endured minor wounds in the assault, points of interest of which are as yet obscure. "Senator Paul is fine ", his office said in a released statement on Saturday. According to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Boucher is a retired physician, as of February, 2015.

Global Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen

The missile launch on King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh was the first time the heart of the Saudi capital has been attacked and represents a major escalation of the ongoing war in the region. "This hostile and random act by the Houthis proves that one of the terrorism-supporting countries in the region supports the Houthis", the statement said.

Global Deposed Catalan leader says 'ready to run' in regional
Author: 0 Deposed Catalan leader says 'ready to run' in regional

The judge rejected a request from the former Catalan leader, who is considering standing in a snap election in Catalonia next month, to testify via video conference from Belgium. Puigdemont has said he did not trust Spanish justice but would cooperate with the Belgian courts. The ninth, ex-regional minister for business Santi Vila, left Estremera prison after posting bail of 50,000 euros (£44,000) on Friday.

Global Bomber's brother faces arrest in UK
Author: 0 Bomber's brother faces arrest in UK

British Police have requested that the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber be extradited from Libya in order to arrest him in relation to the murder of the 22 victims killed in the atrocity. He targeted concertgoers at Manchester Arena in May. Its spokesman, Ahmad Ben Salim, told the Reuters news agency: "We will not extradite Hashem Abedi to United Kingdom authorities".

Author: 0 Japan drops to 114th in gender equality rankings by World Economic Forum

According to the WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2017, the gender gap has, in fact, widened globally. The gap between men and women in economic power, education, health and political clout has widened for the first time in more than a decade, according to the World Economic Forum.

Global Bowe Bergdahl's Sentence: No Prison Time
Author: 0 Bowe Bergdahl's Sentence: No Prison Time

He could have given him anything from no prison time to life in prison. He's been demoted and will get a dishonorable discharge. The dishonorable discharge means he won't be eligible for VA healthcare or other veterans benefits. Their argument for leniency also cited harsh campaign-trail criticism by Donald Trump and Bergdahl's mental disorders. Soldiers, relatives of soldiers, experts, a psychiatrist, and Bergdahl himself testified during the sentencing hearing.

Global Iraq forces defeat IS jihadists in town of Al-Qaim
Author: 0 Iraq forces defeat IS jihadists in town of Al-Qaim

Syrian government forces and their pro-government allies first broke the militant group's siege of their part of the city in September and have been advancing against ISIS positions since then. In Iraq, troops recaptured the town of Qaim across the border from Boukamal, the government said. IS, which at its peak controlled territory roughly the size of Britain, has suffered a string of losses in recent months in both Syria and Iraq.

Global Clocks get turned back Saturday night/Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time
Author: 0 Clocks get turned back Saturday night/Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time

Bills to end daylight saving time have come up in previous sessions, but they've always failed. What countries follow Daylight Saving Time? And you'll get 60 minutes more of shut-eye between Saturday night and Sunday wake-up. DST was introduced in the U.S.in 1918 as a wartime measure. 1986-2006 - Daylight Saving Time begins on the first Sunday in April and ends on the last Sunday in October.

Author: 0 Constitution Bench of SC commences hearing on Delhi-Centre governance row

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud said that besides raising their grievance, the petitioners could also assist the court in the adjudication of the challenge to the constitutional validity of the demonetisation decision.

Author: 0 Singapore Airlines Revamps A380

Emirates also invested millions into upgrading their in-flight bar and lounge aboard their A380. The new Singapore Air suites will have a separate bed, without the need for conversion from a sitting position, alongside the adjustable leather seat.

Global Israel strikes copper facility in Syria's Homs
Author: 0 Israel strikes copper facility in Syria's Homs

The Israeli air force says it has struck arms convoys of the Syrian military and its Lebanese ally, the Iran-backed Hezbollah, almost 100 times in recent years. According to the Israeli army spokesperson, the Israeli planes were in fact on a reconnaissance mission in Lebanon to photograph sites for Israeli intelligence.

Global Federal Bureau of Investigation locates second Uzbek man sought for questioning in NY attack probe
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation locates second Uzbek man sought for questioning in NY attack probe

Like Sayfullo Saipov , the suspected attacker in custody, Kadirov is from Uzbekistan . It's not immediately clear why authorities were looking for Kadirov, but they're still seeking information from the public on the man. He had emigrated to the USA in 2010 and CNN said he had left a note saying he carried out the attack in the name of Islamic State (IS) and had shouted " Allahu Akbar " ("God is greatest" in Arabic) after the violence.

Global Trump said to be souring on son-in-law
Author: 0 Trump said to be souring on son-in-law

CNN reported , citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter, that Kushner voluntarily gave Mueller documents from the campaign and the transition similar to the materials he gave to congressional investigators. During the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, Kushner helped develop and run Trump's digital media strategy. Donald Trump and Jared Kushner . According to CBS, the particular source once steadfastly dismissed any coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

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