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Cars That Steer Themselves Struggle to Keep Drivers Engaged

After partially faulting Tesla Inc.’s automation system for a 2016 fatal crash, U.S. safety investigators last year called on carmakers to do more to ensure drivers stay engaged as next-generation cars start to steer themselves. Since then, the National Transportation Safety Board has opened investigations of three new cases -- two of them involving Tesla…

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There Are a Lot More Foreign Visitors Than the U.S. Thought

By Hotels, restaurants and other businesses that depend on foreign travel to the U.S. have been complaining that President Donald Trump’s policies and rhetoric have scared away international visitors since the he took office last year. Now it appears that those claims are based on faulty data that underrepresented the number of arrivals from overseas,…

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Protesters lay corpses at UN’s door

Image copyright AFP Image caption A local official says 21 people were shot dead including two children Protesters have put at least 16 corpses in front of the headquarters of the UN in the Central African Republic (CAR). They called for an end to violence, saying the corpses were of civilians killed on Tuesday in…

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Facebook chief in second day of questions

Image copyright US Congress Image caption In his opening remarks Mr Zuckerberg said that Facebook was an "idealistic" company Facebook's chief is answering US politicians' questions about the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal for a second day in Washington. During a testy early exchange, Mark Zuckerberg declined to give a commitment to change all users'…

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Nazi legacy found in Norwegian trees

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClaudia Hartl: "You don't normally see trees in this region without rings"The relentless campaign to find and sink Germany's WWII battleship, the Tirpitz, has left its mark on the landscape that is evident even today. The largest vessel in Hitler's Kriegsmarine, it was stationed for much of…

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