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Tesla Model S: Don't Drive Until New Year Arrives

Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility. But ultimately, Musk said, it could be as much as 10 times safer than the average human driver. It has been revealed though that the company plans to have cars capable of autonomously driving owners all the way from Los Angeles to NY by the end of 2017.

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United Kingdom inflation rises 1% in year to September

The rise was partially due to increased energy prices in the month and waning base effects from declining energy prices. The all items index rose 1.5% for the 12 months ending September, its largest 12-month increase since October 2014. Estimates for core consumer prices ranged from a 0.1 percent drop to a 0.3 percent advance in the Bloomberg survey . The Fed lifted its short-term interest rate last December and has held it steady since because of persistently low inflation.

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Earnings History of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) Diversified Computer Systems shows a Dividend Yield of 1.01% with a Payout Ratio of 9.00%. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on HPE . HBK Investments L P increased its position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 53.1% in the first quarter. Technical Evaluation For Prudential Financial, Inc.

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$47 billion offer to create world's biggest tobacco company

The offer, structured as a merger, is worth 20% more than Reynolds' closing price on 20 October and values the USA company at £66bn. However, it did not give a timetable for which the discussions would occur. Berenberg has upgraded Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI) from Hold to Buy in a statement released on Friday October 21, 2016. Two brokerages rating the company a strong buy, five brokerages rating the company a buy, two brokerages rating the company a hold, one brokerage rating the company a ...

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2 more N Carolina deaths raise Matthew's U.S. death toll to 43

The two states join Florida and SC in extending their deadlines. " Changing the rules today will lead to more calls for changing voting rules and procedures in the coming weeks to fit the Democrat Party's desired outcome ". In 2012, the previous year in which a presidential election was held, 5,100 people in the 15 counties hardest-hit by the floods registered to vote in the last week before the registration deadline, according to Board of Elections data.

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All Tesla cars now have fully self-driving hardware

Will Tesla Be Liable to "Autonomous Driving Crash?" According to Tesla , the feature possesses "a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver" by leveraging up to twelve ultrasonic sensors and eight optical cameras providing a full 360-degree vision around the vehicle that extends up to 820 feet (or 250 meters).

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Tesla races ahead with autonomous vehicle rollout

Tesla has not set a concrete release date for when cars with the new, fully autonomous tech will arrive, as they want to be sure they have gathered sufficient data. "We've been careful about each of the cameras being part of the frame of the cars". Musk's response to that was to cite the huge amount of crashes that happen around the world in manual mode and point out that self-driving cars are inherently safer.

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European Space Agency says Mars probe may have exploded

The lander's signal went quiet 50 seconds before landing , leaving ESA scientists to wonder if the probe crash-landed. Data recorded by its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter , are now being analysed to understand what happened during the descent sequence.

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In Iraq, ISIS Stages Attacks In Kirkuk As Battle For Mosul Rages

If "dozens" were all ISIS could afford to send for this diversion, then it won't keep Iraqi forces diverted for long. The offensive that started on Monday to capture Mosul is expected to become the biggest battle fought in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003.

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All Teslas Will Now Come With Full Self-Driving Hardware

Pretty swell, innit? In other words, the Model S, Model X, and upcoming Model 3 are equipped with autonomous driving technology classified as Level 5. They'll have eight cameras - compared to one in previous models - as well as advanced sonar and greater computing capacity. For that reason, safety features such as automatic emergency breaking, collision warning, lane holding and active cruise control that are now available in current cars using the first generation of Autopilot won't be ...

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Tesla Motors Efforts For Fully Autonomous Cars Sets Benchmark for its Competitors

It also said it will help lower the cost of transportation for those who own a auto and provide cheaper on-demand mobility for everyone else. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that it won't be possible to retrofit the hardware to vehicles already on the road, adding the "cost delta is more than buying a new car".

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Nintendo Reveals New Portable Console: Nintendo Switch

It also uses detachable controllers called "Joy-Cons", and these can attach onto the sides of the tablet or onto a "Grip" accessory so that it's "mirroring a more traditional controller". In fact, Nintendo has announced a long list of third party developers for the Switch, which can be seen below. The console's success will be crucial to Nintendo as the firm still places console gaming at the centre of its business, even as casual gaming shifts from living rooms to smartphones.

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GOP headquarters firebombed in Orange County

According to the Hillsborough statement , town police, the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the federal and state bureaus of investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Secret Service are all contributing to the investigation.

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Reynolds To Evaluate $47 Bln BAT Offer For Remaining 57.8% Stake

It will also need to secure the support of holders of the 57.8% of the U.S. company it does not already own. "BAT shares reversed their sharp gains to trade lower as arbitrage trades were going on, with BAT being sold off and Reynolds being snapped up on the back of the merger news", Jawaid Afsar, senior trader at Securequity, said.

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

That did not include the cost of Samsung's first recall, which analysts estimated at 1 trillion won to 2 trillion won. Samsung said it has suffered a $2.3 billion hit to third-quarter profit and will lose approximately $3.1 billion on the Note 7 recall over the next six months.

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SAP SE Q3 Profit Declines, Revenue Up 8%; Raises 2016 Outlook

Higher stock-based compensation weighed on operating profit. For the quarter ended September 30, SAP reported total revenue of 5.38 billion Euros (U.S. Revenue from software license sales and support grew 5 percent year-over-year to 3.69 billion Euros (U.S. $4.01 billion) from 3.52 billion Euros (U.S.

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Jack Reacher: Never go Back 2 Review

The film's primary plotline is supposed to be the uncovering of the secret behind Turner's false incarceration, but Never Go Back focuses an undue amount of screen time on the budding father-daughter relationship between Reacher and Sam.

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FMC Technologies to pay $2.5 million for accounting violations: SEC

The broker said it has now set a "Buy" rating on shares of FMC Technologies with a price target of 38. Approximately 33.0% of analysts tracking FMC Technologies (FTI) have rated it a "buy" or some equivalent. Corporate insiders own 0.86% of the company's stock. Seaport Global Securities has been covering shares of FTI, so it's most recent view is worth analyzing.

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Indian bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked

Several Indian banks are issuing an advisory to their customers, asking them to change their security code (more popularly known as ATM pin) or better replace the card , reports the Economic Times . There are around 60 crore debit cards operational in India, of which 19 crore are indigenously developed by RuPay while the rest are Visa- and Master Card-enabled.

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NTSB: Hoboken train traveling twice the speed limit at time of crash

It continued accelerating until just prior to the collision, when the throttle was returned to the idle position and the engineer hit the emergency brake, the NTSB said. NJ Transit spokeswoman Jennifer Nelson says the conductor must join the engineer whenever a train pulls into Hoboken Terminal or its Atlantic City station.

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Chicago Cubs explode in eighth inning to take 3-2 series lead

The Cleveland Indians will play Tuesday the victor of the NLCS matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers or the Chicago Cubs. If the Cubs win Saturday, they'll face the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. He gave up consecutive homers in the eighth inning of Game 1, including a tiebreaking grand slam by Miguel Montero. "It's not an elimination game", Roberts said after Game 4.

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Alphabet shares hit all-time high as Pixel phones land some positive reviews

How does the Google Pixel XL camera compare to the iPhone 7 Plus camera ? With the launch of an entirely new Pixel smartphone lineup, Google also unveiled the redesigned Pixel launcher app and wallpapers picker. The all new Google Pixel smartphones are already being sold and one of the carriers are yet again doing something they are known for. However, with estimated shipping dates estimated anywhere between 4 and 5 weeks, you're going to be left waiting quite a bit of time before ...

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Changes To Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) Target Prices

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $163.00 target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 17th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. Goldman Sachs Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.72%.

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Hedeker Wealth LLC Cuts Stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA)

The stock was sold at an average price of $81.35, for a total transaction of $168,150.45. 10/06/2016 - UBS began new coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . The stock established a negative trend of -2.99% in last week and indicated fall of -3.27% in previous month. (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company.

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ISIS attacks Iraq city of Kirkuk, power plant amid Mosul fight

Kirkuk , which is now under the control of forces from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), woke up to find ISIL fighters spreading across several neighborhoods, Agence France-Presse reported. CNN reports at least seven Islamic State fighters have been killed in the Kirkuk clashes, officials claim. The Turkish Red Cresent has said it expects 150,000 to 400,000 people to be displaced from Mosul and is making aid preparations in northern Iraq.

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In 'major announcement,' Trump says he'll accept election results - on one condition

Trump later was booed at a white-tie fundraiser for Catholic charities held in NY less than 24 hours after the third and last presidential debate. It started out frostily, when like the last two debates , Mr Trump and Ms Clinton did not shake hands.

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton exchange acid jokes at NY dinner

The event, usually the last time the presidential candidates meet before Election Day , is hosted by the Archbishop of NY, who is sometimes seated between the two candidates. The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner , a Catholic fundraiser in NY, was by tradition a moment when the Republican and Democratic nominees could turn any campaign vitriol into barbed humour and ultimately a show of national unity.

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13.8M goal set for Obama's final health care signup season

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law by Obama in March 2010. Large insurers, including Aetna and UnitedHealthcare , are scaling back participation, and remaining carriers are hiking premiums to cut losses from sicker-than-expected enrollees.

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May tries to reassure EU as UK seeks trade pacts alone

While Tusk spoke of his sadness at the United Kingdom decision to abandon the European project, other leaders struck a harsher tone. Still, in separate talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the EU's executive arm, May insisted "that we would need to see controls on the numbers of people who come to Britain from Europe as well as a positive outcome for those who wish to trade in goods and services", her office said in a statement.

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After PM Modi's 'Mothership Of Terrorism' Remark, China Defends Pakistan

Modi told reporters: "We have agreed to make BRICS a strong voice on emerging regional and global issues". "This is our long standing position", she said. BRICS Summit assumed importance as tension is prevailing between India and Pakistan. Panaji: India was the host nation of the 8th Summit and the 9th will be organised by China.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) earnings reaction history

The new target price indicates a possible upside of 0.12% based on the company's last stock close price. According to Zacks, " Alaska Air Group continues to be impacted by volatile fuel prices and risk of low demand". In 2014 the Company carried approximately 29 million passengers. The firm exchanged hands at a volume of 2,990,950 whereas, the average volume was 4,626,120 shares.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Concedes Need For Brexit Commons Debate

So it is not out of this world to think that Britain may try to keep us in the Single Market a little longer - nearly like a Pay-as-you-go basis - but considering PM May said she will not give a "running commentary" on what the government is negotiating , we will have to wait and see what happens when she triggers Article 50.

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Iraqi journalist killed in Kirkuk clashes

The militant group also launched a wave of co-ordinated attacks in an around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early on Friday that appeared to be aimed at diverting security forces from a massive offensive underway around the ISIS-held city of Mosul.

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Kansas men charged in terror plot make first court appearance

Their arrests were the culmination of an eight-month FBI investigation. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday called the plot "highly disturbing" and "an affront to all Americans". The men, who are in their late 40s, were a part of what the Federal Bureau of Investigation is calling an isolated militia group known as The Crusaders.

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TSX, Wall Street set to open lower as GE forecast weighs

Draghi claimed that the ECB's governing council did not have any discussions about tapering or extending its quantitative easing program. The dollar is up 0.4%, as gauged by the ICE U.S. Traders are pricing in less than one-in-five odds of a hike at the Fed's next meeting, which takes place days before the presidential election, and about a 68 percent chance of action in December.


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