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Author: 0 Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states

The company temporarily suspended its entire test program in the wake of the accident. No one was seriously injured in the accident, which occurred Friday in Tempe, Arizona, while the vehicle-a Volvo SUV-was in self-driving mode, the company said.

Author: 0 Train derails at NYC's Penn Station; no injuries reported

A Reuters witness on the New Jersey Transit train, which was coming from Trenton, New Jersey, said the train began bumping and shaking before stopping, and that a broken wheel was visible from inside the vehicle. NJ Transit said the organizations buses would cross-honor tickets, along with the PATH and private bus carriers. NJ Transit says it has service suspensions and delays.

Business Lewis Hamilton: Vettel battle set to be tougher than Rosberg
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Vettel battle set to be tougher than Rosberg

Vettel was victorious after matching Hamilton through the first stint of the race and then taking the lead after running five laps longer before pitting. It is a lot of fun to race for victories and a lot of fun to race against the best. It was the worst possible scenario for the triple world champion, who could not find a way round the 19-year-old Red Bull driver.

Business Candlelit vigil as hundreds mourn their 'hero' Martin McGuinness
Author: 0 Candlelit vigil as hundreds mourn their 'hero' Martin McGuinness

Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister passed away at Altnagelvin Hospital surrounded by family members in the early hours of yesterday. "On behalf of republicans everywhere we extend our condolences to Bernie, Fiachra, Emmet, Fionnuala and Grainne, grandchildren and the extended McGuinness family".

Author: 0 Oil prices hit four-month lows on expanding United States inventories

At the MULTI COMMODITY EXCHANGE, crude palm oil for delivery in April fell by Rs 1.80, or 0.34 per cent, to Rs 519 per 10 kg, in a business turnover of 134 lots. "OPEC is sticking with a plan that has not worked", said Phil Davis, managing partner at PSW Investments in Woodland Park, New Jersey, noting they are not offering more cuts and no new countries are joining in the cuts.

Business TX Has $6123000 Stake in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)
Author: 0 TX Has $6123000 Stake in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Currently, the Seattle headquarters has two Starbucks cafes that serve more than 5,000 company employees. The highest price SBUX stock touched in the last 12 month was $61.64 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $50.84. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on SBUX shares. Finally, Vetr lowered shares of Starbucks from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $62.13 price objective for the company.in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th.

Author: 0 IISc, IIM-Ahmedabad Top NIRF Rankings

This is the second year of the ranking. The NIRF outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. Seven IITs are among the top 10 educational institutes in India, a government ranking said on Monday, underlying the premier schools' dominance on higher education in the country.

Business Mkts begin fiscal on high note;Sensex,Nifty log record closing
Author: 0 Mkts begin fiscal on high note;Sensex,Nifty log record closing

Investors have also been encouraged by signs the economy may not have been hit as hard by India's shock action to remove high-value bank notes from circulation previous year. "It's a combination of FII (foreign institutional investor) liquidity, which is back, and the general atmosphere is as positive as can be for the market", said Jayant Manglik, president of retail distribution at Religare Securities.

Business Gennady Golovkin defends middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs
Author: 0 Gennady Golovkin defends middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs

The scorecards have GGG landing more shots, but barely any. "The fight didn't go in my favor although I do really feel I won". Alvarez will win by knockout in the early rounds then he'll call out Golovkin . He suffered a couple of cuts over his right eye which bleed profusely throughout much of the fight and hampered his vision. Despite Rungvisai losing a point due to repeated headbutts, he ended up with the win, though one judge saw it as a 113-113 draw.

Business South African president turns 75 fighting off calls for his ouster
Author: 0 South African president turns 75 fighting off calls for his ouster

Economists generally agreed it was also a positive sign when the rand strengthened after ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa agreed that Zuma's recent actions were questionable. Kathrada's widow, Barbara Hogan, also took to the podium, hitting out at Zuma for axing Gordhan, whom she described as "one of our finest finance ministers".

Author: 0 World oil prices dropping

Nasdaq Composite index briefly bucked the trend and hit a record intraday peak of 5,915.120 before easing from that high. And that makes oil's fail a problem for Donald Trump. Worries that Mr. Trump's plan to cut taxes and boost the economy could take longer than previously expected also weighed on US shares Monday. The revival of shale oil production - whose growth added to the oversupply that battered oil prices in mid-2014 - has restrained the rally this year and may worry OPEC leaders.

Author: 0 Crude Oil Stable Near $48 Ahead Of Inventories

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday that the country's crude inventories climbed by nearly 5 million barrels to 533.1 million last week, far outpacing forecasts for an increase of 2.8 million, Xinhua news agency reported.

Author: 0 Hong Kong Police Move To Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Organizers

Lam has promised to try to build consensus and "restore faith and hope" in Hong Kong and has also said she would "strengthen the relationship between Hong Kong and China". He added that the city's leader is "chosen by (Chinese) President Xi Jinping not Hong Kongers". The committee of mainly business and political leaders with ties to Beijing selected the chief executive to lead a city of 7.3 million people.

Business Beyonce Tries to Break Internet With New Baby Bump Photos
Author: 0 Beyonce Tries to Break Internet With New Baby Bump Photos

The queen posted a psychedelic new Instagram video in which she shows off her big baby bump in a form-fitting violet frock that has fans fawning over her even more than usual. Set to The Isley Brothers' Pop That Thang, an accompanying photo montage left fans wondering whether she was hinting at expecting two girls. "The flower probably means girls!" This marks the " Lemonade " singer's second pregnancy and while she's no stranger to all the things that come along with being pregnant, ...

Author: 0 Toshiba shareholders agree to split off chip unit, paving way for sale

Wednesday, Toshiba said it could post a loss as big as 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31. "So while a Westinghouse bankruptcy might stop things from getting even worse for Toshiba , it is still not clear whether the struggling giant will manage to find its feet in time ", BBC News said.

Author: 0 Crude palm oil futures extend losses, down 0.34% on low demand

ET), rebounding from last week's three-month low of $50.25 but well below January's surge above $58 in the wake of the output cuts. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non-member producers agreed on November 30 to curb production by 1.8 million bpd from January for six months.

Business Oil ETFs Still Looking to OPEC
Author: 0 Oil ETFs Still Looking to OPEC

Brent oil for June delivery on the ICE Futures Exchange in London rose 23 cents, or around 0.5%, to $52.78 a barrel by 9:00AM ET (13:00GMT), after hitting a high of $52.95 earlier, the most since March 10. (NYSE: BHI ) will publish weekly US oil rig figures. Moreover, in a TV interview Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said his country has cut 200,000 barrels a day and is planning to cut more in order to comply with its agreement to cut 300,000 barrels daily.

Business Three missing as car washed into NSW river
Author: 0 Three missing as car washed into NSW river

Police have located the submerged auto under water but a spokesperson confirmed authorities have been forced to wait until Tuesday to recover the bodies. A POLICE operation is underway to recover the three occupants of a vehicle that entered the Tweed River, near Tumbulgum this afternoon. A 10-year-old was pulled from the auto after it came off Dulguigan Road at Tumbulgum, landing in the Tweed River about 1.40pm today.

Author: 0 Westinghouse woes could raise power bills in southern US

The Pennsylvania-based company ran up a hefty debt of $9 billion in liabilities for its parent company, Toshiba Corp., according to the Charlotte Business Journal . "Basically, Westinghouse has backed out of the contracts in place and will renegotiate contracts with those utilities which will have to bear previous cost overruns on their projects", he said.

Author: 0 Self-Driving Uber SUV Involved in Arizona Accident

After the accident, Uber suspended its self-driving-car tests in Arizona , Pittsburgh , and San Francisco. Josie Montenegro, a spokeswoman for Tempe's police department, said, "The vehicles collided, causing the autonomous vehicle to roll onto its side".

Author: 0 Samsung unveiled new Galaxy models with larger screens and Virtual assistant

The phone looks identical to the Samsung Galaxy S8. With that being said, many experts think that Samsung, with its Samsung, DeX has outlasted Microsoft in this particular area. If that's the case, we suggest Samsung advertise the facial recognition function as a secondary method for dual or multi-factor verification, rather than an alternative to more secure practices.

Business UK's Prince Charles visits quake-hit town in central Italy
Author: 0 UK's Prince Charles visits quake-hit town in central Italy

By the end of the year the Royal Family will have visited the majority of the EU's major member states - France, Germany, Italy and Poland - with the King of Spain also coming to the United Kingdom for a state visit. Charles grasped hands, kissed well-wishers and comforted one man with a hug as he toured the small town of Amatrice that bore the brunt of the deadly tremor that stuck last summer as residents slept.

Author: 0 Internet Erupts After United Airlines Boots Girls for Wearing Leggings

Shannon Watts tweeted that the young passengers were forced to change clothes before boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis. Ticketed passengers are not subject to the same dress code and can wear leggings, Guerin told AP. "United shall have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage ", it tweeted. "I don't care what kind of passengers they were", said Watts.

Business Final Android Nougat 7.1.2 Update Now Available
Author: 0 Final Android Nougat 7.1.2 Update Now Available

Having said that, it is worth recalling, if in case you do not know what is Android 7.1.2 all about. The release of Android 7.1.2 Nougat to the Pixel C and Nexus Player comes right before the rumored April 3 release date of what could be the last Android Nougat update.

Author: 0 Syrian refugee total tops 5 million, says UNHCR

No specific incident has prompted this marker of 5 million refugees, United Nations refugee agency spokesman Babar Baloch told the AP. The UN agency's chief, Filippo Grandi, stressed that the worldwide community must do more. Turkey now hosts 2.97 million Syrians and the number is growing as enforcement of an agreement struck with the European Union to reduce boat crossings continues.

Business AT&T pulls Google, YouTube ads over extremist videos
Author: 0 AT&T pulls Google, YouTube ads over extremist videos

On the policy front, Google said that it would be taking a 'tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content , ' which would include removing more videos as well as making them ineligible for ad revenue. The two companies are the latest to pull ads from Google following an investigation by The Times that showed some United Kingdom government ads running alongside videos for extremist groups like ISIS, indirectly providing money to those groups.

Author: 0 Outrage, Explanations After United Turns Away Girls From Flight For Wearing Leggings

That's when social activist, Shannon Watts , who happened to be a witness - ended up tweeting the madness. "The passengers (Sunday) were United pass riders and not in compliance with our dress code for company benefit travel". Teigen posted, "I have flown united before with literally no trousers on". - Nick Bolton (@NickBolton13) March 26, 2017 @united care to explain why your employee dress code applies to children? On Twitter, people with experience said that it's not just leggings ...

Author: 0 Oil prices decline on rising United States stockpiles

ET), rebounding from last week's three-month low of $50.25 but well below January's surge above $58 in the wake of the output cuts. Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut output were having the desired effect of reining in a global fuel supply overhang.

Author: 0 Rowing: Oxford see off Cambridge to regain boat race title

Earlier, a World War Two era bomb, found in the Thames a few days before had put the race in doubt. For the Cambridge women, victory offered redemption following their catastrophic race past year, when strong waves swamped their boat. Cambridge's attempts to recover eventually cost them shortly after Mile Post, when they fought for the favoured narrow water approaching Hammersmith Bridge and the two boats' blades nearly collided.

Author: 0 Oil Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in 2017 as OPEC Eyes Extension

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery was at $50.16 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 19 cents, at 9:45 a.m.in London. Both benchmark crude contracts rose more than $1 a barrel on Wednesday to their highest levels for two weeks, rebounding from four-month lows.

Author: 0 Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy

Westinghouse said in a court filing it has secured $800 million in financing, provided by Apollo Investment Corp., an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, to fund and protect core businesses during its reorganization. George Westinghouse an American inventor and engineer founded the company in 1886. Toshiba has sold off so many parts of its once prized operations, such as computer chips and household appliances, it has little left but its infrastructure business.

Author: 0 Trump issues pipeline permit to TransCanada

President Donald Trump is calling his administration's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy. President Trump signed an executive order on January 24, supporting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Author: 0 Oil rises 2 percent as supplies seen tightening

Futures advanced 5.5 per cent in NY this week, climbing back above US$50 (RM220) a barrel after Kuwait Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq reiterated support for prolonging a six-month deal to trim supply past June. USA gasoline futures surged as much as 2.4 percent to the highest in three weeks after EIA data showed a 3.7 million-barrel drop in gasoline stocks last week, almost 2 million barrels more than forecast.

Business Trump to sign executive orders tackling unfair trade
Author: 0 Trump to sign executive orders tackling unfair trade

Niles-area Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan accused Trump of "theatric signings of executive orders that do very little, instead of. the bold action he promised like declaring China a currency manipulator on day one or looking at ways to fix NAFTA".

Business Gorsuch vote in Senate expected to test red-state Democrats
Author: 0 Gorsuch vote in Senate expected to test red-state Democrats

So far, only Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia have said they will vote to confirm Gorsuch. Democrats say they oppose Gorsuch because of his judicial record on a Denver-based USA appeals court over the past decade.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel Note 7 debacle

Samsung has listened to its happy S7 Edge users since a year ago and chose to add this handsome hardware feature to the S8 as well. In terms of the specifications of the special Microsoft edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, the smartphones will come packed with Cortana voice-based virtual assistant, alongside Samsung's very own Bixby and Google Assistant.

Business Yields slide after Fed officials' cautious tone on US economy
Author: 0 Yields slide after Fed officials' cautious tone on US economy

Both figures were in line with forecasts but the increase in spending was the smallest since August and suggested that first-quarter economic growth in the U.S. The headline PCE price index climbed by 2.1% year/year, up from 1.9% the month before but in line with expectations. The Pending Home Sales Index jumped 5.5 percent from 106.4 in January to 112.3 in February, beating market consensus.

Business Tester says he won't support Gorsuch nomination
Author: 0 Tester says he won't support Gorsuch nomination

Three Democrats, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Donnelly of IN, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, have announced support for Gorsuch. So far, only three Democrats have said they will support Gorsuch: + Sen. Donnelly says he'll support the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Incidentally, all three belong to states that President Donald Trump won in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner travels to Iraq

The White House has yet to comment on the objective of the trip, but an anonymous official told Reuters that Kushner wanted to see the nation for himself and express support for the Iraqi government. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met Trump for the first time on 20 March and said afterwards that he won assurances of greater USA support in fighting Islamic State militants, but cautioned that military might alone would not be sufficient.

Author: 0 III ban: All vehicles sold out on discount

In a bid to handle the pollution menace in the country, the court passed the order saying that BS-III vehicles could aggravate the already deteriorating air quality in the country. At Aditya Hero, more than 550 vehicles had been sold. "Basically these fake sales are being done to ensure that they can be registered when they are resold to customers", an EPCA member said.

Business Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

His nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court though, is hanging by a thread. Republican leader McConnell has not said explicitly in public that he would move to change the rules if the Democrats do begin a filibuster, but he has spoken with such firmness that Judge Gorsuch will be confirmed - and by next Friday - that he has been understood as sending the signal that he is ready to make the move if necessary.

Author: 0 US is ready to act alone on North Korea: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's top national security aides have completed a broad review of USA options aimed at countering North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, a senior United States official said on Sunday (April 2). The idea that China is taking advantage of the USA was a persistent theme for Trump during the presidential campaign. The review, which was accelerated to have it done before Trump's summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week, includes a range of economic and ...

Business Trump Talks Tough on Trade Deficits Ahead of China Visit
Author: 0 Trump Talks Tough on Trade Deficits Ahead of China Visit

Neither order will have any immediate effect on trade, which Trump made a keystone of his unlikely presidential campaign. The President said he promised actions and solutions to the American people and they are now seeing solutions taking place all over the country.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 and S8+ won't face any supply issues, Samsung promises

Known as Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition, the device will come loaded with a range of apps and services by Microsoft. That being said, we're more inclined to use the facial recognition or even the more secured iris scanner to unlock the smartphone.

Business Third Democratic senator says he'll support Gorsuch
Author: 0 Third Democratic senator says he'll support Gorsuch

The one thing the three Democrats who said they'll vote for Gorsuch have in common? All eyes will be on those undecideds this week. Schumer said the refusal to consider Garland broke with 230 years of Senate tradition. King, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, said on the CBS Sunday morning show that a colleague had submitted questions to Gorsuch on his behalf and he needed time to study the answers.

Business EU's chief Brexit negotiator defines terms of United Kingdom exit
Author: 0 EU's chief Brexit negotiator defines terms of United Kingdom exit

At the summit, all eyes will be on how strongly European Union leaders insist that Britain must agree to settle its possible £50bn "divorce bill" before negotiations can start on a future trade deal. A survey conducted by NatCen and political journalist John Curtice showed that 88% of people are in favour of maintaining free trade with Europe, but 68% said European Union immigrants should receive the same treatment as non-EU migrants.