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  • One of Uber's self-driving cars just crashed in Arizona

    One of Uber's self-driving cars just crashed in Arizona

    The autonomous vehicles are part of a program to test the self-driving cars on the road in an attempt to one day put them to widespread use. The other vehicle failed to yield to the autonomous SUV, causing the collision. Uber's auto was in autonomous mode with two designated "safety" drivers up front at the time of the crash, the company told Reuters . Prior to that, the director in Uber's self-driving division Raffi Krikorian, Uber's head of AI Labs Gary Marcus, and Amit Singhal, the ...

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  • California adds 22900 jobs in February; unemployment rate ticks down to 5%

    California adds 22900 jobs in February; unemployment rate ticks down to 5%

    Job losses were reported in state government, financial activities and mining and logging. The labor force counts both those who have jobs plus those who are actively seeking work. This is an important milestone that IL policy leaders should look to build upon. "Candidates are staying on the market for a particular job for about a week before moving on to the next one", said Brandi Britton, Los Angeles district president for Robert Half, a Menlo Park staffing firm.

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  • Sindarius Thornwell leads SC in everything

    We discussed which players to keep an eye on in the nightcap between Wisconsin and Florida. Johnathan Motley will be an essential piece if the Bears want to walk out of Madison Square Garden with a win Friday night. 5 Going back to Memphis, there is one more game to be played, this one before Kentucky-UCLA tilt: No. 1 North Carolina vs. "Their defense is their biggest weapon", Drew says.

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  • Lower volume sales of processed foods impacts General Mills sales

    Lower volume sales of processed foods impacts General Mills sales

    Net sales fell 5% to $3.79 billion, lower than analysts' estimates of $3.82 billion. The company's last traded volume of 10.96 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 2.94 million shares. Investors of record on Monday, April 10th will be given a $0.48 dividend. On 9/27/2016 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.48 3% with an ex dividend date of 10/5/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.

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  • Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough

    Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough

    EUR/USD slipped 0.29% to 1.0735, just off a five-week high of 1.0783 hit overnight. By contrast, the euro was mostly unruffled by the result of the Dutch election Thursday morning, even after preliminary results backed up the earlier exit polls, showing that Prime Minister Mark Rutte had held off the challenge of far-right rival Geert Wilders.

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  • Calcutta HC asks CBI to probe sting operation by Narada News

    Calcutta HC asks CBI to probe sting operation by Narada News

    The bench ordered the CBI to take possession within 24 hours of all devices now in the possession of the court which were used in the sting operation . CBI lawyer Ashrf Ali said: "We are happy that the high court considered the CBI suitable to investigate the case so that the truth comes out". BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha said: "This order is a victory of the fight against corruption", he said.

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  • French presidential election: Poll tracker and odds

    French presidential election: Poll tracker and odds

    Le Pen on the side, reassure what France is, its principles but also reassure from an economic, financial, budgetary, European point of view". French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hailed the election defeat of far-right Dutch candidate Geert Wilders on Thursday as a win for "progressives", but there was no immediate reaction from his rival Marine Le Pen .

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  • 401 near Kingston reopens following crash cleanup

    401 near Kingston reopens following crash cleanup

    On Tuesday, five tractor trailers and a vehicle were involved in a chain reaction crash killing a truck driver and causing the spill of a unsafe chemical. "Exposure to the chemical could cause irritation to the nose, throat, respiratory system, irritation, redness or swelling of the skin and severe eye irritation", the hospital's statement said.

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  • Tillerson Used Alias Email for Climate Change Communication, Says New York AG

    State Secretary Rex Tillerson used the email alias " Wayne Tracker " when discussing climate change while serving as Exxon Mobil chief executive. "Despite the company's incidental production of approximately 60 documents bearing the " Wayne Tracker " email address, neither Exxon nor its counsel have ever disclosed that this separate email account was a vehicle for Mr.

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  • Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk Talks with Australian PM

    Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk Talks with Australian PM

    It all started on Thursday when Atlassian CEO and Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes tweeted an article to Musk that cited a similar offer from Lyndon Rive, who heads Tesla's battery division. SolarCity makes solar solutions for areas which can store up energy during the day and feed that back into an area's grid. "Because of the big factory that we've built that is now operational, that's caused a boost in production and made it cost effective", Rive said.

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  • Iran Air Receives its First A330-200 as Fleet Upgrade Continues

    Iran Air Receives its First A330-200 as Fleet Upgrade Continues

    According to a report by IRNA , the 330-200 Airbus is to leave Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France for Iran to land at 8.30 A.M.in Tehran. Airbus SE said Friday it had delivered the first long-range airliner to Iran since the easing of sanctions on the country, marking another milestone for controversial agreements the European plane maker and rival Boeing Co.

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  • Tribes take Dakota pipeline protest to Trump's doorstep

    Tribes take Dakota pipeline protest to Trump's doorstep

    Work under Lake Oahe had been held up in the courts until Trump last month instructed the Corps to advance construction. The tribes were claiming that the pipeline crossing Lake Oahe of the Missouri River would place a burden on the tribes' ability to exercise their freedom of religion.

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  • Two Fault Lines In Southern California Are Actually One Big One

    Two Fault Lines In Southern California Are Actually One Big One

    When this kind of feature is wider than three kilometers (1.86 miles), it's considered to be more likely to inhibit ruptures along an entire fault, instead breaking them into smaller earthquakes. She said that while much attention has been paid to the San Andreas fault, which has more movement and runs through much of California, people are less vigilant about many other potentially powerful fault lines that cover Southern California and could "pose a significant threat to other communities".

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  • Nevada to test Hyperloop, world's fastest transport

    Nevada to test Hyperloop, world's fastest transport

    At a railway conference in Dubai on Tuesday, the startup showed the first images of the test track it has started building in southern Nevada, north of Las Vegas. "Tying together the Middle East region would produce greater virtual density, without congestion and pollution, spurring innovation, productivity, job growth and more powerful sharing of knowledge, labor and investment", said Lloyd in a statement.

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  • White House Lifts Several Sentences From Exxon Mobil Press Release

    White House Lifts Several Sentences From Exxon Mobil Press Release

    The company started investing in 2013 and anticipates to continue spending through 2022. ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson resigned to serve as Secretary of State in the Trump administration . ExxonMobil acquired around 275,000 acres in the Texas' oil-rich Permian basin for $6.6 billion in January. Still, during a keynote speech Monday at an oil and gas industry conference in Houston , Woods gave credit to the Trump administration.

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  • ZTE pleads guilty in sanctions probe, may pay almost $1.2B

    ZTE pleads guilty in sanctions probe, may pay almost $1.2B

    It has been approved to pay an additional $ 300 million, suspended during a seven-year period, if it completes its part of the agreement, which comprises of independent compliance surveillance. The Commerce Department investigation followed reports by Reuters in 2012 that ZTE had signed contracts to ship millions of dollars' worth of hardware and software from some of the best-known USA technology companies to Iran's largest telecommunications carrier.

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  • Eurozone inflation at 2pc raises questions for European Central Bank policy

    Eurozone inflation at 2pc raises questions for European Central Bank policy

    Other data from Eurostat on Thursday revealed a small fall in the number of unemployed people, which left the euro-zone unemployment rate unchanged at 9.6%. Last month, Bill Gross warned the USA could fall into recession if central banks shut down quantitative easing programs and accused investors of being addicted to the "methadone" he claims keeps the global financial system running.

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