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Every Tesla built now ready for autonomous driving

The push from Tesla comes as other rival automakers have made significant strides in the self-driving vehicle market, with companies such as Ford promising fully driverless cars by 2021 and Uber already putting semi-driverless cars on the roads in Pittsburgh.

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Nintendo unveils new console, shares slide as features underwhelm

The traditional controller is also complimented by a small mini controller. Furthermore, users can use the two Joy-Con pieces wirelessly, one in each hand to play single-player games with the Nintendo Switch . It also shows some newer games, including Skyrim , and NBA2k17. One of the games shown was a Splatoon title. It has been four years since the previous console launch, and the announcement could not have come at a better time.

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RNC Demands State Department Watchdog Investigate 'Quid Pro Quo'

Toner said Monday at a press briefing. And while Kelly characterized Kennedy's actions as the "offering of all these carrots", she balked when Napalitano said this amounts to bribery and questioned whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation was "in the tank" for Clinton by not acting on the crime.

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Pierce Brosnan 'shocked' by Pan Bahar ad

Pierce Brosnan endorsing product of Pan Bahar. "I would never have entered into an agreement to promote a product in India that is unsafe to one's health", his statement read. In this regards, Brosnan said that since he had lost his first wife and daughter to cancer, he was committed to promoting health products and supporting programmes that are similar in nature.

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Missiles possibly fired again at USA warship near Yemen, official says

The USS Mason (DDG 87), conducts maneuvers as part of a exercise in the Gulf of Oman on September 10, 2016. The JIAT statement said investigators were still assessing whether casualty counts were accurate and that there were reports that the number of victims had been inflated.

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IS fighters attack police compound in Kirkuk

The militants then killed the Iranians and the other workers, and detonated their explosive vests when police arrived. In some areas, the Iraqi advance was met by a trickle of civilians fleeing both the fighting and the militants who ruled them for two years, but the feared mass exodus from Mosul has yet to materialise.

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Duterte vs US: PH to lose 3rd largest trading partner

Xi, who greeted Duterte with full military honors at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of the ceremonial legislature in the heart of Beijing, said the meeting had "milestone significance". The Philippines is a former USA colony that even after independence has remained a staunch military ally. "If we look at the long history of our interactions, China has been a friend of Philippines".

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Emmerdale fans FURIOUS as Aaron Dingle fights for life

Thursday's two " Emmerdale " episodes saw a four separate storylines come together in the pile-up, which began when Emma Barton pushed James off a bridge. Aaron and Robert, meanwhile, avoided the collision but crashed into a quarry instead. Meanwhile, Robron's auto flipped into water and Robert desperately tried to rescue his trapped lover.

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Turkish military says it killed 18 Kurdish militants in Iraq and southeast

A Free Syrian Army (FSA) unit that is backed by Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, clashed with the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) northeast of Aleppo , even though both are fighting Isis. The Syrian Kurdish forces have been a source of tension between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Turkey and the United States. Turkey opposes any Kurdish moves towards self-determination, viewing the militiamen as linked to the Kurdish militant group outlawed ...

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Iraq 'Really Needs' Turkish Support to Liberate Mosul From Daesh

An AFP reporter in the village of Nawaran near Bashiqa saw the downed drone, a Raven RQ-11B model similar to a booby-trapped one that killed two Kurdish fighters and wounded two French soldiers a week ago. Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said, "The forces are pushing towards the town more quickly than we thought and more quickly than we had programmed".

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Philippines realigns with China with President Duterte saying 'US has lost'

However, Lopez clarified that what the president meant was that the Philippines was "breaking being too much dependent on one side". "But we definitely won't stop the trade and investment activities with the West, specifically the United States".

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France warns UK premier of tough time ahead in Brexit talks

The Article 50 for the withdrawal of Britain from European Union is expected to be triggered by March 2017 and ahead of it May is putting efforts to negotiate UK's position. The thinly-veiled threat came after Berlin's finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble said a Brussels army was necessary to counter Vladimir Putin's aggression, adding that it should soon become a reality now Britain is out of the way.

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US government sees 1 million more people on Obamacare exchanges in 2017

That represents an increase of 1.1 million people, or 9 percent, over the number who signed up in the last open enrollment season. "This is the last open enrollment for this administration", Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said in a speech in Washington .

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Putin to Kremlin journalists: U.S. is watching you

Clinton criticized the current Republican-controlled Congress for impeding President Barack Obama's attempts to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat, and said she supports abortion rights. Putin, from everything I've seen, has no respect for this person. He said nice things about me. However, he refused to accept allegations that Russian Federation was behind the hacking of Democratic organizations.

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Hong Kong braces for severe Typhoon Haima

As Haima swept past Hong Kong , trees were felled by winds , and waves crashed over coastal roads. Trading on the city's stock exchange was postponed and was unlikely to resume Friday. More than 690 flights have been cancelled or delayed and subway systems are only partially in service. Many flights at Hong Kong's global airport were canceled or delayed, while Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.

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Bangla PM Sheikh Hasina asks India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

On being asked about a bill in US Congress that the country should declare Pakistan a terrorist state, he said he hadn't seen anything specifically about such a bill. He said that in their capacity as PM's Special Envoys, he and Dr. Shazra held more than a dozen meetings with the United States government officials, leading think-tanks and American media to present a case on Kashmir.

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

The pre-dawn assault on Bartella was part of a multi-pronged operation on eastern approaches to Mosul , Iraq's second-largest city. An officer in Iraq's special forces says Islamic State militants deployed nine suicide auto bombs as troops advanced to the town of Bartella outside the IS-held northern city of Mosul .

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Giants' Josh Brown will not travel with team to London

But now the King County Sheriff's Office has released the information the National Football League was pursuing earlier, where Brown admits to physical and mental abuse of his ex-wife in both journal entries and sessions with a counselor.

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London Stock Exchange in good health ahead of Deutsche Boerse merger

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) says its focus remains on gaining regulatory approval for a proposed £21 billion merger with Germany's Deutsche Borse as it reported better than expected third quarter results. Deutsche Boerse has a large futures-clearing division, while LSE is the majority owner of LCH, the world's biggest clearer of swaps. Third-quarter revenue from continuing operations rose 15% to £376.2m, higher than a company supplied estimate of £366.8m.

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

That was the Tom Cruise we witnessed at the red carpet premiere in New Orleans. And the greatest runner in cinema history has been on an admirable run, what with the latter two Missions: Impossible, Jack Reacher, and Edge of Tomorrow all in the last five years, each a standout specimen of its genre.

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Obama: It's Millennials' Fault That Obamacare Sucks

The rate of uninsured Americans is at a record low, just 8.6 percent. Coming less than two weeks before the fourth enrollment season begins on November 1 in ACA marketplaces, his remarks also were an attempt to frame the law's benefits as the administration will face a fresh test of the popularity of the health plans the law created.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces 'separation' from the US

After Duterte's speech , top policy makers in his administration released a statement saying it was long past time to integrate Asian economic policy with Philippine affairs, but that didn't mean the country was abandoning its relationship with the U.S.

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US, Russia resume Syria talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will return to Syria talks on Saturday, three weeks after the failure of their painstakingly drafted ceasefire. The meeting comes a week after rival resolutions on Syria backed by the West and Russian Federation were defeated in the U.N. Security Council on Saturday.

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Chibok Girls Feared Dead, Married Off Or Radicalised As Negotiations Continue

Boko Haram had abducted 276 girls - ages 16 to 18 - at a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, in April 2014, which attracted global outcry. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu confirmed the release of 21 Chibok girls on October 13, 2016.

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British PM May's Conservatives see majority cut in Cameron's constituency

Jubilant Liberal Democrats claimed their party is "back in business". Robert Courts was elected to succeed the former prime minister in the previously safe Conservative constituency of Witney in Oxfordshire. Most lawmakers voted Remain in the June 23 referendum on European Union membership, and many are pushing for more scrutiny of May's plans to negotiate an exit from the bloc, in line with the popular vote.

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Barack Obama calls Donald Trump's election rhetoric 'dangerous'

We've accepted the outcomes when we may not have liked them. For the last week, he's decried the entire election process as "rigged"-a shadowy conspiracy meant to deny him a victory at the ballot box". Clinton defended refugees saying: "I am not going to slam the door on women and children". The whistleblowing website has published thousands of hacked emails belonging to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and some of Clinton's aides.

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May tells European Union leaders the United Kingdom expects to stay involved after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will invoke Article 50 by the end of March next year, starting a two-year divorce procedure. Downing Street said that Ms May's intention at the summit was created to establish a constructive tone in advance of the start of formal exit talks early next year.

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Brunei backs Philippines in war on drugs

He repeated his intention to make a "soft landing" when dealing with the controversial issue. In July, the tribunal ruled in favour of the Philippines, invalidating China's sweeping claims in the South China Sea. Yasay said Sultan Bolkiah had told them that the issue on the West Philippine Sea should be discussed. "His attempt to seek military cooperation with China resulted from U.S.

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Majority of Americans see North Korea as threat, support United States troops

In a speech last Saturday to mark Armed Forces Day, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye made a direct appeal to more North Koreans to abandon their country. North Korea is controlling their nuclear prowess while they remain in need of support. These recommendations are conditioned on North Korea demonstrating a commitment to address the denuclearization issue, and offer the possibility of further concessions down the road, including a formal peace treaty and the normalization of ...

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Philippine President Announces 'Separation' From US

Xi and Duterte's talks began after the Southeast Asian leader was greeted by Xi with full military honors at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of the ceremonial legislature in the heart of Beijing . He has called U.S. President Barack Obama a "son of a bitch" and told his to "go to hell" while alluding to severing ties with the old colonial power.

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North Korea Warns It Would Use Nuclear Weapons First If Threatened

North Korea tried again on May 30, but the missile exploded on the launch pad. Japan has expressed concern over the launches, with defence minister Tomomi Inada saying that she wants to work in cooperation with the US and South Korea to assure her country's security.

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Clinton, Trump clash over Russia's alleged interference in USA presidential election

The Clinton campaign has also said the FBI is investigating Russia's involvement in the hacking of a top adviser's emails. "This is such an unprecedented situation". Our American neighbours should not delude themselves into thinking that somehow Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are "equivalent". As for Trump's reluctance to commit to accepting the outcome of the election, Clinton said: "He's talking down our democracy".

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Reliance Industries reports Rs7,206-cr net profit for Q2

India's oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd said on Thursday (20 October) profit over the last three months fell about 23 per cent, roughly matching analysts' estimates. The company's net profit in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal year was Rs 18 crore. The company's turnover in the three months stood at Rs 81,651 crore, up 9.6 percent year-on-year.

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Putin's Puppet, According To The Presidential Candidates

In recent weeks, WikiLeaks has released more than 12,000 internal emails believed to be illegally obtained by hackers from the private account of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. "She wants open borders . He said nice things about me", he said, adding that he would like to have a good relationship with Putin. "How did we get onto Putin?" We never had anything like this happen in any of our elections before.

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IS militants attack police in Iraq's Kirkuk

Asked earlier this week about the degree of risk facing USA special operations forces who are advising Iraqi forces in the Mosul operation, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said Iraqis are in the lead but efforts are being made to limit the risk facing US troops.


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