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Infotainment Systems Pose Distracted Driving Risks

Infotainment Systems Pose Distracted Driving Risks In their study, AAA examined 30 new vehicles and assessed the visual and cognitive demands of each vehicle's infotainment system. Distracted driving largely goes unreported because most of the drivers involved in the accident do not accept that they were distracted during the driving. [Full Article...]

Netflix is Increasing Monthly Subscription Prices

Netflix is Increasing Monthly Subscription Prices Netflix confirmed the price increase plan to Business Insider's Nathan McAlone in a statement . These new prices only affect American viewers, so Canada is good.for now. What do you guys think of this move? The company now expects to spend as much a $7 billion per year on original TV shows and movies. Then again, $7 billion in content isn't going to pay for itself. [Full Article...]

Here are Michigan McDonald's selling Rick and Morty's legendary Szechuan sauce

Here are Michigan McDonald's selling Rick and Morty's legendary Szechuan sauce And it will only be at some locations (one in Lexington) and in (very) limited supply. It was a big hit for McDonald's in 1998, when it was available as a promotional tie-in to the Disney movie, " Mulan ". It sent the show's co-creator, Justin Roiland, a half gallon of it and hinted that there would be more to come: "A few lucky fans will also get to experience the glory, but the first bottle ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom services growth picks up though warning signs cloud outlook

United Kingdom services growth picks up though warning signs cloud outlook The rate of expansion in services business activity improved to a four-month high and was one of the best seen over the past six years. "The lingering effects of recent economic shocks continue to cast a shadow on economic growth as IHS Markit downgrades its real GDP growth forecast to 6.8% for fiscal year 2017-18", Ms. [Full Article...]

Woman tied to Las Vegas massacre shooting suspect has Memphis connection

Woman tied to Las Vegas massacre shooting suspect has Memphis connection It's the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history, surpassing the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last year, in which 49 people were killed. Eventually, he was arrested in Las Vegas . Prior to that, he is said to have been an auditor, The Telegraph reports. Paddock killed himself after. [Full Article...]

FDNY EMT Killed on Motorcycle in Kosciuszko Bridge Hit and Run

FDNY EMT Killed on Motorcycle in Kosciuszko Bridge Hit and Run Some time in late January 2014, in the middle of a blizzard, I was driving over the old Kosciuszko Bridge in my Saturn Ion when someone clipped me from behind, my auto turned sideways, and I ran head first into a wall. "I think there's been traffic on that bridge and a bottleneck since the day it was built", he said prior to the explosion. I blame the snow, not the bridge, but, still, fuck that ... [Full Article...]

President Trump ramps up Fed chair search with decision due within weeks

President Trump ramps up Fed chair search with decision due within weeks USA president Donald Trump met former central banker Kevin Warsh Thursday, as he moves to fill emptying spots on the Federal Reserve board. Gary Cohn, the head of the National Economic Council, is another possible choice. Yellen, asked last week whether she had met with Trump recently, said she had not done so since a brief discussion the two had after Trump took office. [Full Article...]

Aviation authority imposes deadline on Ryanair over compensation rules

Aviation authority imposes deadline on Ryanair over compensation rules The deadline was issued after Ryanair announced another 18,000 flights between November and March were cancelled on Wednesday . Earlier this week, the CAA's chief executive, Andrew Haines, had given Ryanair an ultimatum: "This issue is urgent, as passengers may already have been disadvantaged by taking a decision based on misleading information provided by Ryanair ". [Full Article...]

Prosecutors In Munich (Germany) Arrest 2nd Audi Emissions Scandal Suspect

Prosecutors In Munich (Germany) Arrest 2nd Audi Emissions Scandal Suspect Prosecutors in Munich , Germany, have now arrested a second suspect as part of their investigation into possible emissions test cheating. He was suspended after the diesel emissions test-cheating was exposed. Roughly 11 million cars were recalled around the world for using software to cheat emission regulations, but with the majority of those being in Europe, a $3 billion hit for just a small... [Full Article...]

Oman oil scales 3-year high on firm demand

The EIA reported that US crude oil imports averaged over 7.4 million barrels per day last week, unchanged from the previous week. US oil production increased by 37,000 bbl last week to 9.55 MMbpd, the EIA said Wednesday. Meanwhile, Brent crude oil hit a new 2017 high yesterday, continuing a rally fuelled by improving demand and expectations that producers will extend output cuts. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions weighs in on NFL players protesting the national anthem

Jeff Sessions weighs in on NFL players protesting the national anthem At one point, Sessions appeared to take a page out of President Donald Trump's book, drawing a freaky equivalence between protesters at Middlebury college , and the KKK. Some protests have turned violent. It is the left that must defend and rationalize its objections to the free and open expression of ideas and the spirit and word of the Constitution's First Amendment. [Full Article...]

North Korea scare makes Sensex, Nifty tank again

North Korea scare makes Sensex, Nifty tank again Mumbai: The BSE Sensex came under relentless selling pressure in early trade Friday, plunging almost 300 points on heavy selling in banking, financial, capital goods and FMCG stocks amid sustained foreign fund outflows and weak global cues. [Full Article...]

Oil rises almost 1 percent as OPEC defers extension of output cuts

Oil rises almost 1 percent as OPEC defers extension of output cuts This is the outcome of the joint ministerial monitoring committee of OPEC and non-OPEC countries which held in Vienna on Friday. The current agreement in cooperation with Russian Federation and other non-OPEC producers to take 1.8 million barrels a day off the market, is in place till March 2018. [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 Sees Bleak Response In Australia As Buyers Await iPhone X

IPhone 8 Sees Bleak Response In Australia As Buyers Await iPhone X The upshot is that any sluggishness in iPhone 8 sales could signal more appetite for the iPhone X , said Katy Huberty, an analyst with Morgan Stanley. According to Neil Cybart, an analyst who covers Apple for Above Avalon, "I think demand is down from previous year, for no other reason than you have another flagship phone". [Full Article...]

Markets close with marginal losses; auto stocks top laggards

Markets close with marginal losses; auto stocks top laggards Market breadth was positive with 1526 stocks rising against 492 falling on the BSE . "There is a general fatigue in the market after a rally with some amount of consolidation". The US Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at new highs in Friday's trade. Nasdaq closed in red, down by 0.08 per cent while FTSE 100 was also down 0.05 per cent at the closing on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

L'Oreal heiress and world's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

L'Oreal heiress and world's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94 During those years, neither Mr Schueller nor Mr Bettencourt were able to shake accusations of pro-Nazi sympathies and anti-Semitism despite their close association with Francois Mitterrand, the former socialist president. This file photo taken on November 28, 1973 shows French politician Andre Bettencourt and his wife Liliane Bettencourt arriving at the castle of Versailles to attend a gala for it... [Full Article...]

Taco Bell to open 300 new locations that will serve alcohol

Taco Bell to open 300 new locations that will serve alcohol The restaurant wants to have a bigger impact in urban areas where millennial populations are exploding. The Tex-Mex-style fast food chain plans to expand into urban areas with hundreds of new cantinas by 2022. The fast food chain will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout the country where customers are free to buy alcohol. The website said big cities including NY are part of Taco B... [Full Article...]

Apple rolls out iOS 11, ending support for 32-bit apps

Apple rolls out iOS 11, ending support for 32-bit apps For iPad users, iOS 11 will bring along a brand new Dock, providing quick access to frequently used apps and documents. Ars tested iOS 11 on an iPhone 5S and found that the device predictably ran a bit slower than it did on iOS 10 , but it's not necessarily deal-breaking. [Full Article...]

Norwegian Air Says Has Recruited More Than 140 Pilots From Ryanair

Norwegian Air Says Has Recruited More Than 140 Pilots From Ryanair At the conference, O'Leary said it had taken time to release the full list of cancelled services as it had given priority to communicating with passengers due to travel in the short term. "How the hell do you know if you can get back. This should also apply to connecting flights you miss as a result, as long as they were booked together". [Full Article...]

Western powers press Iraqi Kurds to shelve independence vote, offer 'alternative'

Western powers press Iraqi Kurds to shelve independence vote, offer 'alternative' Moving forward with the referendum on September 25 would be a "risky" move for Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region because there was no worldwide support for it at this moment, McGurk said in a news conference in Irbil, Iraq. Otherwise, the referendum would be held "at all costs", he added. Kurdish MPs boycotted Thursday's vote, which was attended by 173 lawmakers in Baghdad. [Full Article...]


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