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Tesla driver in fatal 'Autopilot' crash got numerous warnings - US govt

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This week the National Transportation Safety Board, which is examining the crash, opened investigative files showing that Brown had repeatedly been warned by his Telsa Model S to take the wheel. Tesla has advised drivers to maintain control over their cars even when the Autopilot feature is enabled. Tesla spokeswoman Keely Sulprizio hasn't commented on the report , but in 2016 the company said that the driver still has a responsibility to take over control of the vehicle, despite it having ... Read More »

Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis

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We have not had an offer for Cristiano . the Sheikh at PSG is a friend of mine and he hasn't called me nor have we talked. Cristiano is a good guy. Press Association Sport understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). Read More »

Trump urges Qatar leader to resolve diplomatic crisis with Arab nations

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And in a separate statement issued on Friday, the United Arab Emirates praised Trump's "leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". But, alongside this admonition for Qatar, Tillerson also noted that other countries must do more - and urged Riyadh and its allies to soften their embargo. Read More »

Google Cloud Expands Down Under

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The introduction of GCP in Sydney will allow developers to access data and applications, with Google advising that "GCP customers Down Under will see significant reductions in latency when they run their applications in Sydney". Harshman said that Australia is a "leading innovation nation" - one of the most technologically-advanced countries in the world "so it's no surprise that we are already working with companies here that are recognising the importance of this digital shift". Read More »

Five people reported missing in Grenfell Tower inferno FOUND safe and well

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Authorities in London on Sunday released three photos from inside the charred apartment building, which show in close detail how the fire devastated the 24-story building that once housed 600 people. "It is incredibly emotional working in there, but we will do it with our utmost professionalism, and we will do everything we can as quickly as we can to locate and recover everybody who is in there", Cundy said. Read More »

Saudi royals to make pledge to new crown prince

According to a royal decree issued by the official Saudi Press Agency , Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and maintains his post as minister of defence. The move left Mohammed bin Nayef as the first of the second generation, or grandsons of the kingdom's founder, Abdul Aziz bin Saud, in line to lead the Islamic kingdom. Read More »

Vince Cable 'not too old' for Lib Dem leadership

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If Cable wins, he'll be the oldest ever leader of the party - and could be approaching 80 by the time he leads the Lib Dems into the next election. Allies of Farron said the MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale had been planning his departure within a year after a mixed election result in which the party gained four seats on their 2015 total but lost several MPs including former party leader Nick Clegg. Read More »

Man arrested after abusive Twitter comments made about Finsbury Park attack

One of Osborne's neighbours, Edward Gardiner, 28, a self-employed builder and plumber, called police at 12.27am on Sunday morning to report concerns for the welfare of a man sitting in a Pontyclun Van Hire vehicle. "Together with all the staff at Pontyclun Van Hire, I am doing everything I can to assist the Metropolitan Police in their inquiries". Co-director Paul Evans said company staff and directors were "horrified" by what his nephew had allegedly written. Read More »

Qatar claims news agency's website hacking linked to countries boycotting Doha

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Qatari officials, however, now say they've traced the hacking attack back to a collection of iPhones, and those iPhones were in nations which have subsequently blockaded Qatar during the split, fueling speculation among Qatari officials that the hack was a deliberate attempt to lay the groundwork for the blockade that quickly followed. Read More »

US Navy sailors found dead on destroyer USS Fitzgerald

Seven sailors were reported missing after Saturday's predawn collision , triggering a major search operation off Japan's Pacific coast, and U.S. Navy destroyer came close to sinking after a "traumatic" collision off the coast of Japan , the commander of the Seventh Fleet said Sunday, after the bodies of the missing sailors were found in the berthing compartments of the stricken vessel . Read More »

Kushner lawyer pointed out potential conflict

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Also on Sunday, Trump pointed to a new poll that showed, he claimed, that his approval rating had surpassed that of President Barack Obama . "Politically, the people who don't like him still won't like him, and the people who support him will still support him". Read More »

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

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Russia , a key backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad , has been providing an air cover to the government's offensive on the Islamic State group since 2015. Sunday marked the first time during the six-year war that the USA has brought down a Syrian military jet. USA -backed opposition fighters said Assad's forces have been attacking them in the northern province of Raqqa and warned that if such attacks continue, the fighters will take action. Read More »

Iranian President Calls Anti-Daesh Strike in Syria Correct, Timely Measure

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Rahimi, a member of the parliamentary committee on National Security and Foreign Policy, recalled that the IRGC had warned that those terrorist attacks in Tehran would not go unanswered. "The absence of a civilian-led USA strategy in Syria and the narrow USA military focus on Isis will continue to provide an open invite for the pro-Assad regime coalition to extend and escalate", Ms Cafarella said. Read More »

Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates

He added that farmers have not committed any crime but actually brought a revolution. When the name of Mohan Bhagwat was sidelined we proposed the name of Swaminathan thinking of farmers... The BSP leader further added that she would wait and watch if Opposition announces a Dalit candidate as well. A day before title-holders India face Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final at London's Oval ground , the BJP chief Amit Shah today said India can not stop playing Pakistan in global ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Warnings and Flood Watch Issued for the Gulf Coast

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As of 5 p.m. Tuesday , Tropical Storm Cindy was about 280 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana and 360 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas . Tropical Storm Cindy is not expected to directly impact the greater Houston area but emergency services in the region are keeping a wary eye on the storm. Read More »

U.S. shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

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United States forces Wednesday morning said a USA jet shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by Syrian government forces near Tanf, an outpost of the US-led coalition. In addition to the "usual rhetoric" - the charge that the United States is violating Syrian sovereignty and breaking global law - Russia's response is "a practical step", says the BBC, promising to treat coalition drones and aircraft as potential targets. Read More »

Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea

The F-15E Strike Eagle went after the armed Iranian drone as it was observing and advancing on the coalition force's position. It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of United States troops. It is the second time the US has downed a pro-regime drone in Syria this month, putting a focus on escalating geopolitical tensions in the area and the expanding use of American military power in the conflict. Read More »

Rebel Wilson seeks almost $6m in damages over Bauer Media defamation

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Justice John Dixon said today it would take him several weeks to assess the claim, by which time general damages would be capped at $389,500. "A star like Rebel Wilson who moves to be a multi-million-dollar actress, could reasonably not have expected to have had the hiatus in her career that she's had", he said. Read More »

McConnell, Schumer trade jabs over health care

The reason why McConnell and his didn't want to meet with these groups is that they can't afford to let people know what is in their healthcare bill. Public backlash during the House deliberation on its healthcare legislation, the American Health Care Act , was intense. Read More »

In Georgia, Republicans aim to hang onto congressional seat

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A special election run-off for a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress will be decided on Tuesday with polls showing a very narrow lead for the Democratic candidate in the race seen as a political test for President Donald Trump . But the ashen, sour and dejected faces on CNN Tuesday night following Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's defeat made the last 10 days of Republicans' worry and anxiety worthwhile. Read More »

Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months

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Karpathy most recently held a role as a researcher at OpenAI, the artificial intelligence nonprofit backed by Elon Musk. Andrej completed his computer vision PhD at Stanford University, where he demonstrated the ability to derive complex descriptions of images using a deep neural net. Read More »

Suspect Shot After Brussels Station Explosion

Local police have the situation under control. The suspect was wearing an explosive belt and had wires coming out of his clothes, according to some media, although police say they are unable to comment on the reports . They asked the public to follow police instructions. "The suspect has been neutralised by the military that were present at the scene immediately after the explosion", the spokesman said. Read More »

Clippers testing trade market for DeAndre Jordan

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But the Suns were not interested in that offer. Stay tuned for the latest on National Basketball Association free agency and trades around the league. The Clippers were surveying the landscape on Jordan prior to the arrival of newly signed consultant Jerry West, but rival teams are of the belief that the big man still could be acquired should the appropriate package present itself. Read More »