Anthony Levandowski, a former Uber engineer, claims to have completed the longest coast-to-coast trip across the US in a semi-autonomous vehicle, driving from San Francisco to New York City.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:05:35 GMT.
Two Chicago police officers may not have seen or heard the commuter train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming from the opposite direction, a department spokesman said Tuesday.
Don Babwin. Fox News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:58:26 GMT.
Bijan Rafiekian, the ex-business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges he covertly lobbied for Turkey to discredit and extradite a Muslim cleric living in the United States.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:33:07 -0500.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Park is leaving his job as an executive vice president in the baseball commissioner's office at the end of the month to become chief executive officer of Gen.G, an esports company. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:59:35 -0500.
A major storm that will plow into the eastern half of the United States late this week could throw a wrench into plans for early holiday travelers as well as holiday shipping.
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:20:05 -0500.
The deaths of the officers were the latest in a series of losses for the department, which has now seen four officers killed in the line of duty.
Monica Davey. New York Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:46:07 GMT.
A battle over yeshivas in New York casts a spotlight on the fundamental role of government in education. It is to protect individual liberty, which requires that it leave very wide latitude to educators and parents, but not absolute.
By Neal Mccluskey, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:51:00 -0500.
Several planned developments, early benefits from new pharmacy contracts as well as increased volumes are consistently driving growth within Walgreens Boots' (WBA) Retail Pharmacy USA division.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:56:00 GMT.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested he is open to the idea of other countries joining a Cold War nuclear-arms treaty between Russia and the United States or to starting talks on a new pact.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:48:51 +0000.
BEIJING (AFP) - Four decades after China's late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping masterminded the "reform and opening up" policy, the Asian giant has become an economic superpower, behind only the United States.
Straits Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:10:05 +0800.
Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:03:08 EDT.
ARC Data Also Shows Travel Increased to Many European Destinations.
Travel Industry Wire. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:35:32 EST.
Facts About The United States
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