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Prince William even cracked himself up recalling his last visit to B.C., when he was a teen. The gardens outside the British Columbia Parliament buildings have been immaculately manicured in preparation for the visit. This will mark the royal family's first official tour, as well as Charlotte's first official engagement. The ceremony will include a 21-gun salute, inspecting of the Guard of Honour, commanded by Lieutenant-Commander Michael Erwin, and a traditional dance by the Songhees ...
  • Fuel Leaks Into Mississippi River After Train Derails Near Prairie Du Chien

    Fuel Leaks Into Mississippi River After Train Derails Near Prairie Du Chien

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    Wallboard was on the remaining three derailed cars. Due to the high water and strong currents on the river, the company said when it is safe to do so, they will place a boom in the water to capture any of the fuel. Flooding and mudslides throughout southwest Wisconsin have caused extensive road closures. None of the crew were injured, but were taken to a local hospital as a precaution.
  • US Signals Support for Self-Driving Cars

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    NHTSA has basically opened America's roads up to more experimentation with autonomous vehicles. The Federal Automated Vehicle Policy , which the government considers a "proactive approach", is split into four parts: vehicle performance guidance (a 15-point safety assessment); model state policy (delineates federal and state roles); current regulatory tools; and modern regulatory rules .
  • United States releases first federal policy on automated vehicles

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    The policy comes in four sections, with the first covering Vehicle Performance and including a 15-point "Safety Assessment" for the safe design, development, testing and deployment of automated vehicles. The guidelines detail a 15-point safety assessment letter, which researchers and manufacturers will have to submit to the agency. Self-driving vehicles are no longer science fiction, as many companies either have autonomous cars under development or ready for use.
  • Explosion In Manhattan Injures More Than 2 Dozen People

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    Early on Monday, FBI agents swarmed an apartment above a fried chicken restaurant in Elizabeth that's tied to Rahami. It was one of as many as five potential bombs found at the site, Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage told reporters. Authorities believe that that there is a terror cell located in NY and New Jersey following the weekend bomb attacks . The FBI pulled over a auto that spokeswoman Kelly Langmesser described as "a vehicle of interest in the investigation" on a road in Brooklyn at ...
  • New York Times Endorses 'Tenacious' Clinton for President

    New York Times Endorses 'Tenacious' Clinton for President

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    Hillary Clinton will delay a scheduled trip to Charlotte Sunday in an effort to not stretch security forces. "We appreciate that they are concerned about Charlotte", Roberts told CNN's Erin Burnett on "OutFront". According to Politico, Trump was reportedly considering visiting Charlotte next week following the first presidential debate taking place on Monday.
  • Congress Absolutely Unloads On Epipen CEO

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    The CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals defended the rising cost of her company's lifesaving EpiPens to Congress on Wednesday, rejecting demands that she slash the price, though she insisted help is available for low-income patients and those with skimpy health care coverage.
  • Crude oil futures decline on weak Asian leads

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    Crude oil price could be aided by a plunge in the U.S. Dollar if the Bank of Japan misses with its new plan to stimulate the economy. Oil prices eased in Asia Tuesday with analysts expecting volatility in the run up to a producers' meeting next week, while traders are also awaiting the release of U.S.
  • Trump Should raise the bet with Hillary and call

    Trump Should raise the bet with Hillary and call

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    Juanita Broaddrick , a retired nurse who maintains that Clinton raped her in 1978, told HuffPost that Trump had not asked her to attend. Even the press wondered whether Trump would be able to maintain his focus when questions were lodged at him by debate moderator Lester Holt while Mark Cuban yelled on.
  • Local activists protest North Dakota oil pipeline

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    Protestors to the pipeline believe that the construction, which is expected to run from North Dakota to Southern Illinois, could negatively impact the Missouri River, which is their water source. "The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a deep respect for the traditions, culture, and concerns of all Native American Tribes, and we are committed to strengthening our enduring partnership with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ", Henderson said.