• Self-driving shuttle hit by truck just hours into Las Vegas debut
Self-driving shuttle hit by truck just hours into Las Vegas debut

The eight-seater vehicle, started as a pilot of Las Vegas' smart city infrastructure, experienced a minor collision after a delivery lorry reversed into it. It took less than two hours for Las Vegas's brand new self-driving shuttle to end up in a crash on Wednesday - thanks to a human. The shuttle comes from Navya , which actually demonstrated the...

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  • Police name four Jong-nam murder suspects
Police name four Jong-nam murder suspects

Three of the North Korean suspects were seen talking to the embassy official and the airline manager at the main airport terminal, lead police investigator Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz introduced. Three male North Korean suspects namely Hong Song Hac, known as Mr Chang, Ri Ji Hyon known as Mr Y and Ri Jae Nam known by the name of Hanamori had depa...

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  • Veterans Day ceremony is Saturday
Veterans Day ceremony is Saturday

The fourth annual Veterans Day parade will be Saturday , beginning at 9 a.m. During WWII, the beaches and hotels in the City of Miami Beach served as a home base for military troops. This year's guests of honor will be all World War II veterans and James E. Prosser, assistant secretary for Veterans Affairs for North Carolina. Sponsored by the ...

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  • Roy Halladay's Wife Was Worried About Him Flying Planes in Recent Video
Roy Halladay's Wife Was Worried About Him Flying Planes in Recent Video

In one of many enthusiastic tweets about the plane, Halladay said it felt "like flying a fighter jet". The water was about six or seven feet deep where the plane went down, authorities said. The pilot told investigators the plane descended faster than he expected. ICON's says it will do all it can to support the investigation of Halladay's crash.

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  • Zimbabwe's axed VP is safe, traveling to South Africa: ally
Zimbabwe's axed VP is safe, traveling to South Africa: ally

Mr Mugabe, 93, told thousands of cheering supporters that Mr Mnangagwa had plotted to take over since becoming a vice president in 2014. Hundreds of supporters have gathered at Zimbabwe's ruling party's headquarters in central Harare to show solidarity with President Robert Mugabe after he sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa .

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  • Mounties arrest 5 naked people after two-car 'purposeful collision'
Mounties arrest 5 naked people after two-car 'purposeful collision'

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police told the publication the man, who was in the trunk of the auto, managed to escape. In the initial report , the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, said they suspected the collision between the naked people's vehicle and a pickup truck was intentional.

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  • Pentagon says securing North Korea's nukes would require ground invasion
Pentagon says securing North Korea's nukes would require ground invasion

North Korea's recent actions, including several missiles that overflew Japan and Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test, have raised the stakes in the most critical worldwide challenge of Trump's presidency. Bickering erupted between ruling and opposition party lawmakers during the committee's meeting as opposition members denounced South Ko...

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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Taking Hamilton (And Himself!) To Puerto Rico
Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Taking Hamilton (And Himself!) To Puerto Rico

Miranda, 37, starred in his final Broadway performance of " Hamilton " in July 2016. Today he made good on those hints, announcing he will reprise his role as Alexander Hamilton for three weeks, Jan 8-27, 2019, in Puerto Rico. He's tweeted harsh broadsides about Trump's comments, include telling the president , "You're going straight to hel...

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  • Germany to recognise third gender for intersex people
Germany to recognise third gender for intersex people

Germany's top court on Wednesday ordered the creation of a third gender category for people to use in legal classification, becoming the first nation in Europe to include the designation. Wednesday's decision overturned a ruling by a lower court previous year in a case brought by a German citizen born in 1989, identified as Vanja by the Third Opti...

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  • Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun
Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun

Kelley , who had assaulted his wife and stepson while he was an airman. Kelley received a bad conduct discharge, confinement for 12 months and a reduction in rank, she said. "He did not think that he was a good person and did not want him around his church", Tackitt said of the pastor. The Texas gunman who killed 26 churchgoers had been court-mar...

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  • Queen Elizabeth Has Investments In Offshore Havens
Queen Elizabeth Has Investments In Offshore Havens

McClure suggested that a "simple" way to prevent overseas investment is to reimpose the old rules and ban overseas investment. The explosive details have come from the company registries of 19 tax havens and has been obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung .

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  • Barack Obama arrives for $24.70 a day jury service
Barack Obama arrives for $24.70 a day jury service

Before leaving, Obama shook hands and signed autographs for potential jurors, according to USA Today . But some jurors were more impressed than inconvenienced by the fact that Obama showed up to perform his civic duty. Hill said that the former president would donate it to Cook County. Obama left his home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood ar...

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  • Local Election Voter Turnout Lower Than Even-Numbered Years
Local Election Voter Turnout Lower Than Even-Numbered Years

Niesche was one of the people who registered at the polling place Tuesday. "I thought the Potter County needs to have enough money to fund a better fire protection since we live out in the city limits, and I taught school, so I think that we need to be interested on all the progress", said Joann Peters, a local voter.

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  • Do Trump's Cuba Regulations Promote - Or Punish - Cuban Entrepreneurs?
Do Trump's Cuba Regulations Promote - Or Punish - Cuban Entrepreneurs?

Business agreements and "people-to-people" travel arrangements made before Trump announced his new Cuba policy in June were excepted from the new rules. The list of entities that Americans can not do business with includes a special development zone at Cuba's Mariel port, which Cuba hopes to develop into a major Caribbean industrial and shipping hu...

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  • US, Chinese companies sign contracts during Trump visit
US, Chinese companies sign contracts during Trump visit

President Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan welcomed Mr Trump and his wife Melania to the Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Forbidden City. In remarks to reporters on Air Force One ahead of his first stop in Japan on Sunday, Trump rejected assertions that he was entering the meeting with Xi in a weakened state.

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  • PM Modi has own interpretation of a Bhagvad Gita saying: Rahul Gandhi
PM Modi has own interpretation of a Bhagvad Gita saying: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a rally at Rait, the Prime Minister launched a scathing attack on the Congress by saying that the grand-old party has backed off and accepted defeat as its central leaders have stopped campaigning in the state. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has severely criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "unilateral" decision to ban high-...

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  • Kremlin aide comments on Putin-Trump meeting in Vietnam
Kremlin aide comments on Putin-Trump meeting in Vietnam

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov earlier this week confirmed that the Kremlin would not object to holding a meeting on the sidelines of APEC and that he personally was expecting to talk to his U.S. Russian Federation has vehemently denied allegations of interfering in the U.S. election past year that brought Trump to power. The two world ...

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  • Syrian troops break into last IS-held town
Syrian troops break into last IS-held town

But a war monitor, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said it was not true that Albu Kamal was taken and there was still fighting in the area. The Islamic State, also called ISIS, has been pushed out of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and more recently Raqqa, the terrorist group's de facto capital in Syria.

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  • US Becomes Only Nation Not Part Of Paris Agreement
US Becomes Only Nation Not Part Of Paris Agreement

That's because Syria just signed the UN's Paris agreement on global warming, and the Environment Ministry's official account tweeted its congratulations! "I confirm that the Syrian Arab Republic supports the implementation of Paris climate change accord, in order to achieve the desired global goals and to reflect the principles of justice a...

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  • Danica Roem elected Virginia's first openly transgender state official
Danica Roem elected Virginia's first openly transgender state official

Roem is the first transgender member of the House of Delegates and will become the first openly transgender person to serve in a state legislature. She ran on a campaign platform of "developing affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, addressing youth violence as a matter of public health, and supporting minority artist", according to The...

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  • Normal service resumes at the Scottish Parliament following report of suspicious package
Normal service resumes at the Scottish Parliament following report of suspicious package

These were believed to have been sent to Tory MSPs Liz Smith and Edward Mountain. He added: "Normal service at the Scottish Parliament has resumed and the block is once again opened". 'No other areas of the campus are now affected and we remain open to the public at present. The Parliament's incident management team has been activated.

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  • TCU shooting suspect reportedly driving school shuttle bus; campus still on lockdown
TCU shooting suspect reportedly driving school shuttle bus; campus still on lockdown

Tuesday. Fort Worth police local news outlets that there was an argument between two shuttle bus drivers near campus and one shot at the other. That driver slammed their van into the other transport. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available . Police said they were still "actively" searching for the ...

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  • CNN Selectively Edits Trump Quote on Japanese Auto Production in US
CNN Selectively Edits Trump Quote on Japanese Auto Production in US

S. President Donald Trump feeds carps with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before their working lunch at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 6, 2017. (Laughter.) If you could build them. It has also scaled back a planned $700 million investment in a new manufacturing plant in Mexico. He praised Toyota and Mazda for planning a new $1.6 bil...

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  • Cooling temperatures and approaching rain chances
Cooling temperatures and approaching rain chances

Expect more widespread showers tonight with lows only dropping into the low 50s. Patchy fog possible. Lows in the lower 60s. Tomorrow: Showers, cloudy, cool. Sunday afternoon will see highs cool to the mid/ upper 60s with partly cloudy skies and have northeast winds at 5-10 miles per hour. Saturday night a weak cold front will begin to mov...

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  • Court reserves verdict on Sharif's plea for clubbing corruption references
Court reserves verdict on Sharif's plea for clubbing corruption references

The Islamabad High Court recently accepted Sharif's plea regarding the clubbing of three NAB references against his family. Though, the court had exempted them from appearing before it today, but they made a decision to show up to witness the proceedings.

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  • Nephew of JeM chief gunned down in IoK
Nephew of JeM chief gunned down in IoK

The security forces were conducting a thorough search in the region when the encounter broke out. "This US-made M4 carbine is presently with a lot of armies with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". A photo of a militant flaunting an M4 rifle had gone viral in Kashmiri social media circles last week. Pakistan denies the allegations and says i...

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  • U.S. to end protected immigration status for Nicaraguans
U.S. to end protected immigration status for Nicaraguans

Haitians and Salvadorans are also waiting to hear what the USA is going to do with their TPS designation. Congressional members, including Republican lawmakers, also called on the Trump administration to continue TPS. No decision has yet been made about El Salvador or Haiti. Critics have complained the TPS program allows participants to repea...

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  • African Teenage Girls Found Dead In The Mediterranean Sea
African Teenage Girls Found Dead In The Mediterranean Sea

There are still 53 people believed to be missing. Women are more likely to drown because they can not swim as well as men or because they sit on the lower levels of the vessels carrying them, away from life jackets, according to a 2012 study published in Sage.

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  • Who is Carter Page, and why is he trending on Twitter?
Who is Carter Page, and why is he trending on Twitter?

Sessions has appeared twice before the committee, once during his confirmation hearing in January and again in October. Democrats have howled about recent news in the Russian Federation imbroglio that appears to contradict Sessions' long-standing claims that he didn't know about the overtures from Russian Federation to people in the Trump campaign....

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  • Election day issues reported in several counties
Election day issues reported in several counties

Waggner said they have only had four people come in to complete same day registration and voting. While turnout figures aren't available in Nassau County, Democratic elections Commissioner Dave Gugerty said, "It's a larger turnout compared to a similar year, for sure, but that's anecdotally".

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  • Sydney: two eight-year-old boys killed when auto crashed into classroom
Sydney: two eight-year-old boys killed when auto crashed into classroom

Seventeen children and a female teacher were assessed on the ground by paramedics. Students, parents and friends gathered outside the school yesterday evening and this morning to mourn the loss of the two boys, placing flowers and messages by the school fence.

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  • Here's your exclusive first look at season two of Netflix's 'The Crown'
Here's your exclusive first look at season two of Netflix's 'The Crown'

In the official trailer for Netflix's The Crown , Queen Elizabeth II (played by Claire Foy ) declares, "History was not made by those who did nothing". Netflix released the full trailer for season two of "The Crown", out December 8 . Antony Armstrong-Jones ( Matthew Goode ) shoots a portrait session with Princess Margaret ( Vanessa Kirby ...

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  • Husband Of Nazinin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Reacts To Boris'
Husband Of Nazinin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Reacts To Boris' "Damaging" Blunder

Ms Siddiq, Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, where Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe lived with her husband before she was arrested, said Mr Johnson must retract his statement. "This accusation from Judge Salavati can only worsen her sentence". Iranian prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said the letter demonstrated Zaghari-Ratcliffe's importance to the ...

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