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Apple to begin testing on self-driving cars

The country's largest automaker by sales is testing more than 50 autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles on public roads in San Francisco, the Detroit metropolitan area and Scottsdale, Arizona. Late a year ago, Apple submitted a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in which it said that it was " investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation ".

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Apple Reportedly Will Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars In California

Apple's interest in self-driving cars is becoming more transparent. It has been very quite in recent months about the Apple vehicle project. Given the scale of manufacturing you need to build your own cars, the odds would be stronger in favour of Apple as a software provider to existing manufacturers in the future.

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Answers demanded after United passenger dragged off plane

United CEO Oscar Munoz has apologized to Dao and the other passengers on the aircraft. This incident was yet another symptom of the often toxic nature of air travel and its dehumanizing effects, but there appears to be a silver lining for frequent fliers.

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Tax Day demonstrators across the nation demand Trump release tax returns

With more than 400 marches planned across the nation , the mass action will be hard to ignore and should throw cold water on the White House's claim that people "don't care" about his taxes. One of them, a young girl, held a small sign that read "Trump is a tax e-VADER" and showed an image of Darth Vader wearing a blond hairpiece. "I'm psyched, and I think lots of people are psyched about this".

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Apple added to self -driving test permit list

Apple's Project Titan, at one point was believed to have over 1000 employees that were working on it. Other than California, the company is also said to be working on a auto operating system to power its autonomous vehicle platform. Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.

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Giraffe watch: April's baby is here!

By 7:30 a.m. EDT, one of the calf's legs was sticking out. Zookeepers for April posted Saturday morning that the giraffe is in active labor. According the zoo, the front hooves come out first, followed by the baby's snout. April's popularity led to a sponsorship from Toys "R" Us, which has long featured the fictional "Geoffrey the Giraffe" as its mascot. Newborn giraffes usually start standing within hours - a feat that helps them avoid predators in nature.

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United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

United Airlines has since announced that all passengers on Flight 3411 will receive refunds for their tickets. It also exposed a corporate culture in which airlines - and United in particular - have long "bullied" passengers, he said. He described the incident as "horrible", and he was also of the view that United should have made a better offer to the passengers in the first place.

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4-way tie for lead at Euro Tour's Trophee Hassan II

Four players shared the lead after the opening round of the Trophee Hassan II on Thursday but on a day of tough conditions, 52 players ended up within three shots of the top of the leaderboard. I think now I kind of expect if I play well to be up there with a chance so it's different. The 24-year-old is closing in on his first European Tour win in Rabat, in what would be his finest achievement since turning professional in 2015.

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Coutinho and Firmino Can't Do It Alone, Insists Klopp

Arsenal's unexpected defeat at Crystal Palace on Monday has eased the pressure slightly on third-placed Liverpool , who are nine points ahead of the Gunners in sixth having played two matches more . This weekend they face a tough assignment away to West Brom as they look to maintain their push for Champions League football. "This season [we lost games] not because we didn't have a plan B but because we had difficulties in different games".

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Easter weekend weather: Here's what you can expect

The rest of next week should be rather dry and warm. Some sun followed by more clouds with a shower in spots late this afternoon . Mostly clear after a slim evening shower shot. Showers developing in Iowa started to move into Wisconsin Friday afternoon, with the rain scheduled to be in the Madison area by evening. Saturday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers and storms after 1 p.m., the weather service said.

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Elon Musk Finally Announced a Release Date for the Model 3

The business's quarterly revenue was up 88.2% compared to the same quarter past year. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright law. Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) traded up 2.41% on Friday, hitting $304.00. The company has a 50 day moving average of $268.53 and a 200 day moving average of $229.50.

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Trump Just Opened The Door To Defund Planned Parenthood

Under President Obama, Title X "family-planning grants" to states could not be denied to organizations on the basis of whether or not they performed abortions. President Trump's assault on Title X will likely have heartbreaking impacts for thousands of vulnerable families who will lose access to lifesaving preventive care.

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Investors Want Tesla Reshuffled To Lessen Elon Musk's Influence

While Musk didn't specifically mention anything about the role that autonomy will play with the company's upcoming truck models, the master plan notes that "as the technology matures, all Tesla vehicles will have the hardware necessary to be fully self-driving".

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Apple receives permit to test autonomous cars in California

The permit does not necessarily mean Apple is building a auto. Apple has joined the list of companies with permits to test self-driving cars in California, according to an updated roster released on Friday by state officials. They will be testing the 2015 Lexus Rx 450 hybrid SUVs. Apple's self-driving technology is being developed in secret company offices in Sunnyvale, California, a short drive from its main Cupertino campus, Bloomberg News has reported.

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April the giraffe welcomes much-anticipated calf

The calf is his first offspring. Toys R Us sponsored the livestream. The height and weight of the newborn calf is unknown at this time. Millions of viewers from all over the world have been waiting in anticipation for the birth of a giraffe calf in NY.

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Federal judge blocks plan to execute several inmates

His lawyers had argued he was schizophrenic and the court should take that into consideration before any final decision on his execution. The U.S. Supreme Court in 2015 authorized the use of midazolam in executions, rejecting claims the drug couldn't adequately sedate inmates.

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Delta Airlines Will Now Offer Nearly $10000 To Passengers On Overbooked Flights

Some 670 million people flew past year, and the numbers work out to less than 1 in every 10,000 passengers who get bumped from an overbooked flight. "This can never, will never happen again on a United Airlines flight. U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) joins demonstrators speaking out against police brutality outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

At first, the airline offered $400. Such incentives, which are often increased until there are enough volunteers, can include cash, a night in a hotel or an upgraded replacement flight, travel writer Simon Calder said. Harteveldt of the Atmosphere Research Group told The New York Times . Displaced passengers are entitled to compensation that maxes out at $1,350, and they can request checks instead of vouchers.

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Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

Undaunted by Russia's veto, Trump called on United States allies to "work together to resolve the disaster" in Syria and thanked them for condemning Assad's suspected sarin attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun, which killed 87 civilians.

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Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder revealed

In essence, it's parts-bin engineering at its very best, as Jaguar combines its new Ingenium entry-level two-litre turbopetrol four with a fined-down version of the all-aluminium F-Type two-seater to create a hard-revving, agile little sportster that will be very different to drive from its overtly muscular siblings.

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Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

The organizers said more than 180 marches are planned throughout 48 states in addition to the march in D.C. Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, of California, one of Trump's sharpest critics in the House, spoke to protesters just before they set off on a march to the National Mall.

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Thousands in NYC call for president to release tax returns

Trump's break with precedent has raised questions about possible conflicts of interest. They showed Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150 million in income. Protesters began converging on Cambridge Common in Massachusetts, where they also plan to call on the all-Democratic Massachusetts Congressional delegation to oppose Trump's budget proposal.

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Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Claims Are '100 Percent Fabrication'

Following a deadly chemical attack that killed hundreds on the outskirts of Damascus four years ago, the United States threatened military action and under Moscow-brokered deal, Assad was supposed to have dismantled Syria's chemical weapons arsenal and ship it to Russian Federation.

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Royal Navy chases Spanish boat out of British waters off Gibraltar

And the U.K.'s foreign secretary told The Telegraph : "Gibraltar is not for sale". When asked if he could assure Gibraltar would remain under United Kingdom sovereignty, Barnier said. "That is not going to change". Prime Minister Theresa May has laughed off suggestions that Britain might go to war over "the Rock". The European Union proposed on Friday offering Spain a right of veto over Gibraltar's future trade relations with the bloc.

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Scorpion lands on the head of United Airlines passenger and stings him

A company spokesperson confirmed to CNNMoney that supervisors were previously only able to offer up to $1,350, but Delta notified them on Friday that they'll now be able to offer up to $9,950 in compensation. That already reduces the rate of involuntarily bumped passengers on Delta flights. There's no guarantee that this will be the case. This new rule would mean that if a United employee didn't meet the 60 minute deadline, they would have to wait until the next flight instead of ...

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 takes maiden flight

Captain Christine Walsh and Captain Ed Wilson piloted the airplane through tests on the aircraft systems, flight controls, and handling qualities, all of which resulted in a successful flight. It's capable of flying up to 3,515 miles non-stop, enabling it to fly such routes as NY to London, the company says. The MAX 9 boasts a range of 3515 nautical miles (6510 km), which Boeing claims to be 600 miles (1100 km) more range than the competitor.

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Warrant against Sanjay for non-appearance in court

A warrant was issued against the actor in 2013 for which he had secured bail from a Mumbai court. Noorani later also reportedly claimed that he started getting threat calls which were traced to Dubai and Karachi. The mix of stardom and controversies in Bollywood's Sanju Baba will soon be seen on the big screen with Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay's character.

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U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 4.5% in March

Temporary help employment was up 3.8% y/y, with monthly job gains averaging approximately 9,200 over the past 12 months. Temporary help services employment increased by 0.35% in March, adding 10,500 jobs. But those orders slipped in February and remain below levels of a year ago. That is the highest level for this metric since September 2008. The Labor Department surveys just 60,000 households, out of more than 100 million US households.

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North Korea warns U.S. to end its 'military hysteria' or face retaliation

Earlier on Thursday, Trump told reporters at the White House that the North Korean "problem" "will be taken care of". Wang further hinted that a conflict could break out at any moment, adding that there will be no victor if such a situation arises.

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Stocks subdued, gold rises as investors eye global risks

North Korean state media said on Tuesday that the hermit state was watching every move made by "enemy elements" and that its "nuclear sight (was) focused on the USA invasionary bases". It has rallied almost 5 percent over the past month. The dollar index, which gauges the USA currency against a basket of six major counterparts, saw choppy trading during the session but remained above the key 100 level.

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Can't pay your student loan bill? Here's what to do

If you are struggling with student loan debt and thought you might get a break, think again. If you were to live in a state that doesn't tax income, you could use those savings to make bigger repayments on your loans. Although, there are some downfalls and tradeoffs for refinancing federal student loans to keep in mind. Taken together, the department's early actions, including the withdrawal of the memos on loan servicing, its handling of the data-retrieval tool, and other issues, do ...

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Late taxpayers: You get a bit of a reprieve this year

Some individual returns will be selected for identity confirmation, an effort that aims to stop tax-related identity theft. You should visit your state's Franchise Tax Board's website for more information on extensions. Taxpayers granted a federal income tax return extension automatically are granted a state extension, and must submit the state return on the new federal due date.

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Wells Fargo to claw back $75m from former executives after sales scandal

Much of the pressure-cooker climate stemmed from Tolstedt , according to the report, who led Wells Fargo's community bank for eight years before retiring last year. Among its regional bank-wide sales campaigns, Wells Fargo & Co's "Jump into January" program was notorious for the impact it had on staff. In a statement Monday, Dennis Kelleher, chief executive of banking advocacy group Better Markets, said he supports Institutional Shareholder Services' recommendation and that the ...

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BC Liberals unveil first-ever Vancouver Island platform

The poll also shows there's opportunity for the B.C. Greens. "In the past year, the BC NDP's coffers were filled with the largest donation in BC political history". But the NDP says the environmental risks are too great. "The big focus is on everything", Clark said. "While most British Columbians can not now select their ideal premier, they definitely have opinions about the abilities of leaders to deal with specific issues", Insights West pollster Mario Canseco said.

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United Issues Updated Policy After Man Dragged Off Plane

Since the plane - operated by Republic Airways under the United Express brand - was packed and no one volunteered to give up their seats, four passengers were selected based on an algorithm to be involuntarily bumped . United said the updated policy is one of its initial steps in a review of its policies to "deliver the best customer experience". She said her husband shooed the scorpion off his tray and it landed in the aisle, catching the attention of a nearby passenger who cried, "Oh my ...


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