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Alphabet is reportedly considering investing $1 billion in Lyft

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The investment in Lyft may come from Google or CapitalG, Alphabet's private-equity arm, reports said , citing some of the people, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. Google's funding of Lyft is notable however, because its self-driving auto division Waymo is now locked in a bitter legal dispute with Uber . Alphabet's self-driving auto unit, Waymo, has sued Uber claiming that an engineer who left Waymo for Uber stole and shared proprietary information. Lire la suite »

L'homme recherché était impliqué dans un documentaire sur Cédrika — Alerte Amber

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La Presse canadienne a appris qu'une femme a été retrouvée morte dans une résidence du boulevard Antoine-Séguin, à Saint-Eustache. Il se déplacerait à bord d'une camionnette blanche de marque Ford F-150 2013, immatriculée FGY3936. "Remets ton enfant aux policiers sans plus tarder", écrit-il. Selon TVA Nouvelles, Ugo Fredette a travaillé sur un documentaire portant sur l'enlèvement de Cédrika Provencher. Lire la suite »

Stocks close at record highs

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The Nasdaq jumped to a close of 6,460.19, 5.91 higher than it opened, while the S&P 500 gained 1.89 to close trading at 2,498.37. Energy companies rose along with the price of oil. Target led retailers higher with a 2.8 percent gain after saying it would hire far more workers for the holiday season this year. The Dow Jones industrial average shed 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 22,145. Lire la suite »

Morelia vs. Tigres: con Ruidíaz y Polo por la Liga MX

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Pese a la abismal diferencia económica que existe entre ambos planteles, Zacatepec venció a los regiomontanos por segunda vez en el torneo, dándoles a los Tigres su primer fracaso del segundo semestre del año. Márquez definió de zurda en el inicio del dueño, le puso un servicio a Ivanobski, quien convirtió de pierna derecha para el 2-0, y su segunda diana en el minuto 87 con un remate en el área ante unos desconcertados Tigres , eliminados. Lire la suite »

Hurricanes Irma and Jose: What we know

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His comment about climate change may not sit well with another high-profile victim of Irma's destruction. The U.K. has dispatched a naval ship, Mounts Bay, and nearly 500 troops including medics and engineers to the islands. Click through these before and after photos to see the damage Irma brought. "This is an absolute priority for our Government and we understand the huge economic blow that has been suffered in these islands". Lire la suite »

Storm damage? Get some basic info and apply now for FEMA assistance

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In a letter to President Trump urging the inclusion of other Central Florida counties to the list of those eligible for FEMA Individual Aid assistance, Florida Representative Darren Soto said "Given that the eye of the storm turned more eastern than expected and crossed over Central Florida, these counties experienced several hours of hurricane force winds, and should receive prompt consideration and approval for individual assistance". Lire la suite »

Afrobasket 2017 : La Tunisie affrontera le Maroc en demi-finales

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Et c'est que les Lions de l'Atlas ont su faire ce jeudi lors du premier quart de finale de l' Afrobasket 2017 en dominant les Pharaons. Le Sénégal a remporté ses matches contre contre ses trois adversaires dans la Poule D. Pour rappel, avant la demi-finale, les nationaux s'étaient qualifiés, suite à leur victoire historique à Dakar devant l'Angola, 11 fois championne d'Afrique, et équipe que le Maroc n'a jamais réussi à vaincre lors de leurs 5 précédentes confrontations. Lire la suite »

Nokia 9 Specs Leaked on GFXBench, Runs Android 8.0 Oreo

With the various exciting new features in Nokia 3's newest OS update , 7.1.1 Nougat, are various problems and bugs, as well. The smartphone is also shown having Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM, Adreno 540 GPU, and 64GB of inbuilt storage. Lire la suite »

China Says 'Pleased' At India-Japan High Speed Rail Cooperation

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Indian troops entered Doklam area to stop Chinese soldiers from building a road which New Delhi said would affect its strategic interests. "The Doklam confrontation was solved in the way it should have been". The author added: "Resorting to war is irresponsible for the country and the country's future as war has always been the last resort to solve problems". Lire la suite »

Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera help World XI clinch second T20

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Thisara Perera bashed five sixes in an unbeaten 19-ball 47 for achieving the seven-wicket win for World XI . The star-studded global team restricted Pakistan to a target of 174 runs for the loss of six wickets in the first innings, which was bolstered by two solid partnerships featuring Ahmed Shehzad paired up with Fakhar Zaman and then Babar Azam. Lire la suite »

Arnold Chan, Liberal MP, Dies After Battle With Cancer

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Liberal MP Judy Sgro announced the news at a committee meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, and Brad Duguid repeated the announcement during Question Period. "So, take a deep breath and I'm sure all of us will send our sympathies out to his wife and family". "I think most of us know him as a wonderful, wonderful man who dedicated his entire life to public service". Lire la suite »

Tampa school honoring Robert E. Lee engulfed in flames

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Hillsborough County Schools is working on a plan for students and is contacting parents, district spokesperson Tanya Arja said. They will arrive Monday. Hillsborough County schools officials are now figuring out where to relocate the 329 students and 49 staff members. Lee Elementary had been closed due to Hurricane Irma and was not being used as a shelter, according to the outlet. Lire la suite »

Person dies at hospital after leaving LSU fraternity house, reports say

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The cause of death has not been released. Alexander added that Phi Delta Theta has been suspended by LSU and its national chapter. LSU identified the student as 18-year-old Max Gruver during an afternoon press conference. Clark will conduct an autopsy on the student Friday. Gruver was an LSU student from Georgia. Gruver's Facebook page indicates that he is from Roswell, Georgia and now studying at LSU. Lire la suite »

Nouveau tir de missile par la Corée du Nord

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Le texte prévoit notamment un embargo sur les exportations de gaz vers la Corée du Nord , une limitation des exportations de pétrole et de produits raffinés ainsi que l'interdiction des exportations nord-coréennes de textile. Missiles nord-coréens: quelle menace? L'alerte a été déclenchée dans plusieurs régions du nord de l'archipel. En visite en Inde, le Premier ministre japonais Shinzo Abe a affirmé que Tokyo et Delhi opposeraient "une réponse forte " à la Corée du Nord . Lire la suite »

NYPD releases body camera videos of fatal Bronx shooting

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The graphic 16-minute video compilation of the September 6, 2017, case, in which officers shot and killed Miguel Richards, 31, in what started out as a wellness check after his landlord reported not seeing him for a couple of days. At one point one of the officers notices Richards is holding a gun in his right hand and asks him if it is real and to drop it. NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill told the department he chose to release the footage in the interest of transparency with the public. Lire la suite »

Chainsaw-wielding nun among those helping to get south Florida cleaned up

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Sister Ann says that "I don't see myself as the important one" and that "I had the chainsaw, and I was able to help out". Sister Margaret Ann is the principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Tuesday's guest said she does not know when her school will reopen, as the air conditioner was damaged during the hurricane. Hurricane Irma has broken all types of meteorological records because of its intensity. Lire la suite »

Facebook allowed advertisers to target 'Jew haters'

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We found it, but discovered that the category-with only 2,274 people in it-was too small for Facebook to allow us to buy an ad pegged only to Jew haters. "There are times where content is surfaced on our platform that violates our standards", said Rob Leathern , product management director at Facebook, to ProPublica . Lire la suite »

Boris Johnson to visit areas devastated by Hurricane Irma

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Virgin Islands, the storm had a serious impact. He added that HMS Ocean, Britain's biggest warship in service, is heading to the Caribbean and should be there within 10 days. Fortunately, a number of US -based and global organizations are stepping in to help. "Only social media and solidarity worked", said the woman, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Lire la suite »

Apple reveals why Face ID failed during iPhone X demo

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Cupertino has already addressed a number of consumers' concerns: For instance, facial-recognition data will be saved on individual iPhones, not sent to the cloud. Describing what went wrong during the launch event, an Apple representative told Yahoo Finance's David Pogue : "People were handling the device for the stage demo ahead of time and didn't realize Face ID was trying to authenticate their face". Lire la suite »

Nursing home residents found dead in Florida after Hurricane Irma

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Of the eight patient deaths, seven occurred Wednesday. Rob Gould, the company's vice president and chief communications officer, said this facility was not designated as a priority by the county. Three elderly residents were found dead on Wednesday inside the sweltering facility, which had been operating with little or no air conditioning, officials said. Lire la suite »

Trump Chewed out Jeff Sessions Over Mueller Appointment, Report Says

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Nearly immediately, Mr. Trump lobbed a volley of insults at Mr. Sessions, telling the attorney general it was his fault they were in the current situation. The president believed that Mr Sessions had shown disloyalty in standing aside. Trump's and Session's relationship got a little sour this summer, after the president criticized his AG on twitter and a Times interview. Lire la suite »

Irma: Emmanuel Macron a atterri à l'aéroport de Saint-Martin

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Macron. Comme d'autres membres de l'opposition avant lui, Laurent Wauquiez , vice-président des Républicains (LR), a dénoncé mercredi "six jours de manquements " de l'État, qui n'a "pas été à la hauteur ". "Au moment où je vous parle, il y a 1900 forces de l'ordre et forces armées à Saint-Martin pour sécuriser l'île". À l'aéroport de Saint-Martin, la population se presse pour quitter l'île. Lire la suite »

Reds rookie shuts out Cardinals in 6-0 win

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St. Louis had previously won eight of their past nine. Matt Carpenter walked four times and had a run scoring double, while Tommy Pham had a two run triple. Albert Almora Jr. homered and drove in six runs as the Cubs crushed the Mets 17-5 at Wrigley Field. Milwaukee is two and a half games off the lead. Lire la suite »