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Self-Driving Tesla Was Involved in Fatal Crash, U.S. Says

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments
The federal highway safety agency said that the driver of a Tesla on “autopilot” died in a crash in May, thought to be the first death in a self-driving car.

Bergen: Why so many Russians are fighting for ISIS

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments
The news that the Istanbul attack was carried out by a Russian and citizens of Central Asian states that were once part of the Soviet Union might surprise some.

Feds: Stop driving these Hondas now

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments
Nearly 70 million airbags in U.S. cars have been or will be recalled as part of a massive safety scandal enveloping Takata since 2014.

From noodles to poodles

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments

Pots of money no more?

SOARING sales of instant noodles have for years been a reliable indicator of the insatiable appetites of China’s rising consumer class. China is the world’s biggest market for these flash-fried snacks infused with monosodium glutamate (MSG), a chemical that makes flavourless food more palatable. Locals slurp down over 40 billion packets each year. Now comes news of a nasty noodle meltdown. It is less a sign that China’s long consumer boom is waning than that Chinese tastes are changing.

The volume of instant noodles gobbled last year fell by 12.5%, according to a new report on China’s consumer market from Bain, a consultancy, and Kantar Worldpanel, a market-research firm. The consequences for firms such as Tingyi, whose Master Kong noodles are found everywhere from railway canteens to kitchen cupboards, have been severe. Profits for China’s biggest instant-noodle firm fell by 36% in 2015, to $256m, as hungry Chinese consumers turned their backs on its wares. Even more shocking, the volume of beer sold in China-the world’s biggest guzzler-fell by 3.6% last year, largely because of plunging…Continue reading

New Jersey may hike gas tax by 23 cents a gallon

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments
The New Jersey Senate and Assembly disagree over which tax cuts should accompany a 23-cent-per-gallon hike in the state’s gas tax. As a result the hike won’t go into effect Friday.

Victims in Istanbul Airport Attack Reflect City’s International Character

Posted on: June 29th, 2016 by admin No Comments
Hours after the bombings, a limited number of flights resumed and workers continued clearing debris and replacing shattered windows at the airport.

Bergen: ISIS chose Islam’s holiest month to attack

Posted on: June 29th, 2016 by admin No Comments
Peter Bergen says an ISIS spokesman called for attacks during the holy month in late May and there have been many in the Middle East along with some inspired by ISIS in the West

Attack at Istanbul Airport Leaves at Least 36 Dead

Posted on: June 28th, 2016 by admin No Comments
At least 140 more were injured when three suicide bombers struck at the international arrivals building of Ataturk airport, officials said.

TERROR AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT: 36 DEAD, 147 INJURED

Posted on: June 28th, 2016 by admin No Comments
In total, three bombs exploded, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin told Turkey’s state-run news agency TRT.

ISTANBUL AIRPORT ATTACK: 28 DEAD, 60 INJURED

Posted on: June 28th, 2016 by admin No Comments
In total three bombs exploded, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin told Turkey’s state-run news agency TRT.
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