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Telsa CEO Says New Software Might Have Prevented Deadly Crash

Musk said that Autopilot , Tesla's advanced driver assist system, will disengage if drivers ignore warnings to keep their hands on the wheel, and will rely more heavily on radars to trigger the brakes if an oncoming object is detected.

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Britain's Micro Focus scoops HPE's software in $8.8bn deal

In addition, HPE will nominate 50% of the independent directors to the combined company's board. HP's $11 billion purchase of Autonomy was supposed to form the central part of the USA group's move into software. A Newbury-based software company has unveiled a multi-million pound deal with a computing giant. Robert Youngjohns, now in charge of HPE's software business, will become executive vice president of strategic business development and report to Whitman.

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'Ireland's friend' Schauble backs the European Union against Noonan in tax row

Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for competition, said the sweetheart deal had enabled Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses over many years. "We are basing our decisions on facts and on the legislation". Ireland has attracted multinationals over many years by offering favourable tax deals to generate much-needed jobs and investment.

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Target offered her $750 to settle suit. She won $4.6 million

The needle got stuck in Garrison's right palm. Court documents show that "Garrison was treated at AnMed Health, where she was tested for HIV and hepatitis". 'The final damages award has not yet been determined by the Court, ' Winkels told the Independent-Mail in an email. "Hindsight is 20/20 and I'm sure that Target would have done it differently it could", her lawyer, Joshua Hawkins, told The Post on Monday.

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US Stocks in Recovery Mode amid Dovish Fed Rhetoric

In a speech in Chicago, Brainard said that the risk that higher rates will damage a fragile economy exceeds the risk that lower rates will ignite inflation. And the unemployment rate has dropped to a healthy 4.9 per cent. The U.S. dollar hit a session low against the euro and yen as Brainard's remarks further cut into expectations of a tightening move from the Fed, while speculation about a less-accommodative Bank of Japan boosted the yen.

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Clinton addresses health scare and critics

Trump said on Monday that health was a campaign issue but he did not attack Clinton over her physical condition. She said that she felt dizzy and "did lose my balance" while she waited for the motorcade at the memorial event, but felt better as soon as she entered the air-conditioned vehicle.

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LinkedIn launches 'Lite' version for mobile browsing in India

LinkedIn Lite is scheduled to be released to all Indian members in the next few weeks and loads four times faster than the regular website regardless of the mobile device and network it is running on, the company added. "These new initiatives help us keep pace with the rising demand for knowledge and access to opportunity". They wish to act like your college placement officer.

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Asia stocks rise, dollar sags after Fed official's dovish comments

She confronts a divided group of policy makers and the potential for more internal dissent than has been common during her tenure running the Fed since 2014. The biggest gains went to safe investments that pay big dividends, as they are more enticing to investors when interest rates and bond yields are low.

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Bad breakup still stings for one-time Rams fans in St. Louis

The Rams moved from St Louis to Los Angeles in the offseason, and now head coach Jeff Fisher and the LA Rams look to start over. It's the first game for the Rams since abandoning its 21-season Midwestern home in January. Two plays later, Keenum negated that good play by throwing his second interception of the game. Gabbert, 26, is entering his third year with the 49ers.

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U.S. interest rate rise recedes as job growth disappoints

The increase in payrolls underpins views that the world's largest economy has recovered speed after almost stalling in the first half of 2016. By contrast, market-based forecasting tools, such as federal funds futures, imply a less-than 25 percent probability of the Fed hiking this month and just over 50 percent by December.

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Ireland appeals European Union ruling to collect billions in taxes from Apple

Sewell's remarks came a day after Cook, speaking with the Irish Independent newspaper, called the Commission's demand for back taxes " total political crap ". "It's very clear that companies involved in tax-moderation strategies are doing so as a reaction to an oppressive USA corporate tax system", Sepp advises.

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Fox Settles Lawsuit With Gretchen Carlson

Ailes and friends may have presided over a particularly sexist and antediluvian workplace, but it is unlikely that it is unique in America. However, Murdoch's sons had been taking a larger role in operations since the 85-year-old tycoon announced he was gradually easing control of his corporate empire, which includes 21st CenturyFox and the global publishing group NewsCorp.

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Ohio University removing Ailes' name, returning gift

Ailes denied the allegations but resigned from his position shortly after Carlson filed her suit, and Fox News's parent company, 21st Century Fox, settled with Carlson for $20 million September 6. "It is the official stance of the Graduate Student Senate, and the graduate student constituency which we represent, that the actions of Roger E. Ailes are not in alignment with Ohio University Policy and that his name should be removed immediately from the WOUB Newsroom", the letter states.

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Gov. Brown signs bill to expand farmworker overtime

The bill introduced decrease of the 10-hour-day threshold for overtime by 30 minutes each year starting in 2019. Farmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a new law.

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Wall Street rallies as traders reassess Fed outlook; dollar slips

Copper futures recouped earlier losses and posted a modest gain on Monday as dovish comments from a Federal reserve official make an interest rate hike next week less likely. Low interest rates are seen as stimulative for the economy, by making capital cheaper, and are especially welcome by businesses and consumers holding debt in the form of bonds or mortgages.

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs 'critical' emissions-cutting climate bills at LA park

The Air Resources Board previously stated its goal is to reduce carbon emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. The bills, SB 32 , sponsored by Senator Fran Pavle, and AB 197 , sponsored by Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia, had been introduced in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

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Huh? Four Paralympians beat Olympics time

The 2016 Paralympics has witnessed a final so fast it has left the Rio Olympics in the shade. Tamiru Demisse , who was competing in the final of the T13 race for visually impaired runners, crossed his arms above his head as he crossed the line in second place, taking silver behind Algeria's Abdellatif Baka .

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PIA advise not to carry Samsung galaxy note 7 during journey

Samsung had announced that it will halt the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and will prepare replacement devices for phones already sold after finding problems with the battery cell used. The FAA statement does not order U.S. airlines to take action. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has urged owners of the smartphone to discontinue using the device and to turn it off.

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Chinese engineers close to completing 'world's highest bridge'

Just this year, innovative glass bridges have sprung up across China, notably two walkways daringly positioned on the Tianmen Mountainside in Henan province -stretching 330ft-long and just 5ft wide. The construction of the 1,341-meter-long cable-stayed suspension bridge started in 2013, costing about 1 billion yuan (about 150 million US dollars).

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China: US-NKorea conflict behind Korea nuclear issue

Pyongyang has expanded its nuclear-test site in its far northeast in recent months with new tunneling for underground detonations of nuclear bombs. Japan'sDefense Ministry recently submitted a request for an increase in its budget that includes funds to expand the coverage area of its Patriot antimissile systems to better defend against North Korea.

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Yen rallies on risk aversion; Fed's Brainard speech expected for clues

Fed Governor and permanent voting member Lael Brainard's speech, the last scheduled by a Fed member before the meeting, will be scrutinised to see if she maintains her dovish stance on rates or takes a more aggressive posture. Her remarks stood in contrast to more hawkish members of the Federal Open Markets Committee who say they fear inflation and an overheating economy.

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Oklahoma State tries to recover from controversial loss

In a nutshell, the Chippewas were awarded an untimed down at the end of the game after Oklahoma State had run out the clock with an intentional grounding play. 1 Alabama at No. 19 Ole Miss, No. 3 Ohio State at No. 14 Oklahoma, No. 12 Michigan State at No. 18 Notre Dame, No. 6 Houston at Cincinnati, and No. 22 OR at Nebraska.

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China's Industrial Output Strengthens in August

Fixed asset investment gained 8.1 percent on year, beating forecasts for 7/9 percent and unchanged from the July reading. The rise in FAI, the closely watched indicator of construction activity, outpaced economists' median forecast of a 7.9% gain.

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United Kingdom citizens 'may need visas to travel to Europe after Brexit'

Asked about possible restrictions on British people looking to come into the UK, Rudd told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday: "We do not rule it out". "I can't tell you how that will be implemented, but I can tell you that's the guiding principle". "Small countries should not be overruled", he said.

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Volkswagen Engineer Indicted in Emissions Investigations

In 2006 he was part of a group that started to design a new "EA 189" diesel engine for sale in the U.S. When they realized they couldn't meet stricter government emissions standards, they designed and implemented software to cheat the emissions tests.

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Hillary Clinton recovering from pneumonia in NY, cancels Bay Area visit

Hillary Clinton was due to appear at fundraisers in California on Tuesday and make an appearance for a campaign event near Las Vegas, Nev., on Wednesday, where her husband will now go instead. Her campaign initially said she had been taken to her daughter's NY flat after feeling " overheated ". She waved to reporters and said, "I'm feeling great".

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John Hinckley Jr, who shot Ronald Reagan, freed from mental hospital

Hinckley has been allowed out of the hospital several times in recent months in preparation for his release, and he will be living with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. As a 25-year-old college dropout, Hinckley had grown fixated upon actress Jodie Foster and the Martin Scorsese film " Taxi Driver ", in which she played a teenage prostitute.

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Would-Be Reagan Assassin Released From Psychiatric Facility

Judge Paul L. Friedman reportedly wrote in his July 27 ruling that Hinckley was a "profoundly troubled 25-year-old young man" when he attempted to kill Reagan to impress Foster. Doctors now say that he has recovered from his mental illness. One thing troubling her, she said, was that while at St. Elizabeths, Hinckley had written to convicted mass murderers Ted Bundy and Charles Manson.

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Ontario government pledges lower electricity costs

The provincial Liberals hope to reset their agenda when the Ontario legislature resumes sitting Monday. Finance Minister Charles Sousa has said the speech will include plans to offer relief from rising hydro costs, adding the government knows it "needs to mitigate the cost for everyday Ontarians ".

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EU finance ministers to consider withholding Greece aid

Speaking in Athens during the summit, Muscat agreed that Mediterranean countries should form a united front on the EU's immigration policies ahead of the upcoming Eurogroup in Bratislava. Both Apple and Ireland, Apple's European headquarters, are appealing the decision. Finance ministers meeting in Bratislava on Friday warned against letting deficits grow in the two countries.

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Clinton To Release More Details About Her Health

Clinton and her campaign made a decision to scrap the trip - which included the large fundraiser at the Masonic in San Francisco - after the former NY senator had to leave Sunday's 9/11 memorial ceremony early and video showed her wobbling and having to be helped into her van.

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North American stock markets mount rally

The dollar index was last down 0.2 percent. The Nasdaq Composite was up 39.68 points, or 0.77 per cent, at 5,165.59. FED FEARS: Investors bought investments that they see as safe, including household goods companies. That division has more than 6,500 printing patents. "Her comments clearly were on the dovish side and gold did turn from its lowest levels", said Bill O'Neill, co-founder of LOGIC Advisors, referring to Ms Brainard.

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Labour Party proposes three amendments to Govt motion on Apple tax appeal

The EU's ruling that Apple Inc must pay a huge tax bill to Ireland was clearly based on facts and existing rules and was not a decision aimed against the United States, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Sunday. The remarks from Juncker come as the United States, Apple and the Irish government have all strongly attacked the ruling. "We are basing our decisions on facts and on the legislation".

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Court Rebuffs Dakota Pipeline Protesters, but US Intervention Halts Construction

The Dakota Access project has drawn criticism from Native American and environmentalist groups who claim the pipeline could harm water quality and disturb sacred sites. The judge's order was announced over a loudspeaker at the protest camp near the reservation on North Dakota's southern border. Though last week's announcement did not specify a timeline, the Army will withhold authorization for an easement under Lake Oahe while reconsidering impacts from the site.

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US Government: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note7

The US agency said it was working with Samsung to formally announce an official recall of the devices as soon as possible. Three Australian airlines made a decision to ban the use of Galaxy Note 7's during flights. Samsung informed customers that they can get free replacement for their handsets. Owners should contact the story where they bought the phone or call a local Samsung call center.


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