• NTSB report: Uber in fatal Arizona crash gave driver 1.3-second warning
NTSB report: Uber in fatal Arizona crash gave driver 1.3-second warning

She did not look before crossing the road in a poorly lit area and was wearing dark clothes, the NTSB report says. The report noted that Herzberg tested positive for methamphetamine and marijuana, and that she did not look in the direction of the vehicle until just before impact.

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  • Investigators say Russian-owned missile downed MH17 flight
Investigators say Russian-owned missile downed MH17 flight

However, "multiple independent investigations" have backed Ukraine's claim that the launch area was in the control of pro-Russian separatists at the time the missile was sacked, says The Daily Telegraph . Of the 298 people of more than 30 nationalities killed, 196 were Dutch, 42 Malaysian and 27 Australian. On its own, the team has managed to ...

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  • Trump pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's 1st black heavyweight champion
Trump pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's 1st black heavyweight champion

Johnson died in 1946 , after angrily speeding away from a diner in North Carolina that either refused to serve black people or tried to force him to sit outside. John McCain and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had failed to convince previous presidents to do the right thing and pardon the former heavyweight champion.

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  • Head of USA Gymnastics apologizes to sex abuse victims
Head of USA Gymnastics apologizes to sex abuse victims

But lawmakers made clear they were skeptical about Olympic officials' resolve and ability to deliver on those promises. At one point during the hearing, Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., asked Perry if it was true that Nassar had been asked to "step away" from his volunteer job as Team USA's physician in 2015 following a complaint of abuse.

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  • Trump Administration Considering 25 Percent Tariffs on Imported Vehicles
Trump Administration Considering 25 Percent Tariffs on Imported Vehicles

That included vehicles, along with products like steel , aluminum, aircraft and semiconductors. "There is evidence suggesting that, for decades, imports from overseas have eroded our domestic auto industry", Ross said, adding that the Department of Commerce will conduct a thorough, fair, and transparent investigation into whether such import...

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  • M&S scales back convenience plans and plans to close 100 stores
M&S scales back convenience plans and plans to close 100 stores

It says it will "radically reshape" its clothing and homeware offering. Marks & Spencer retail , operations and property director Sacha Berendji described the closures as not easy, but "vital for the future of M&S". If the stores do close, the employees will be redeployed or offered redeployment before redundancy. M&S shares were down 2.6% a...

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  • Battlefield 5 teaser trailer confirms WW2 setting
Battlefield 5 teaser trailer confirms WW2 setting

The Battlefield 5 teaser information isn't much, but it's something at least. In this teaser trailer we see a soldier with an old style pilot glasses, presumably from the Second World War . Video game stories from other sites on the web. If you can not wait to see more of what they are preparing, you will be happy to know that today they share...

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  • White House: US Intel Community to Brief Republicans on Russiagate
White House: US Intel Community to Brief Republicans on Russiagate

Just 26 percent of Republicans said they think the probe is "fair", compared to 79 percent of Democrats. In an upcoming article , Fordham University law professor Bruce Green and New York Law School professor Rebecca Roiphe argue that "the Department of Justice is independent of the President, and its decisions in individual cases and inve...

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  • EU Parliament Asks Zuckerberg If He Created A 'Digital Monster'
EU Parliament Asks Zuckerberg If He Created A 'Digital Monster'

Zuckerberg is a genius, but there is a risk his legacy will be that he created a company akin to Frankenstein's monster, which spiraled out of his own control". While the question and vague answer session lasted a rather substantial 80 minutes, the last few moments were reportedly comprised of nothing but complaints that the CEO had wasted the pane...

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  • Netflix, Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for Six Underground
Netflix, Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for Six Underground

After opening to $300 million worldwide in its debut weekend in theaters, " Deadpool 2 " will nearly surely not be the last mutant-filled Merc With a Mouth movie we see in our lifetimes. It's no secret that David Leitch and his writing team trimmed a lot of material from Deadpool 2 - hell, word is Ryan Reynolds was tinkering with the sequel's...

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  • Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Rips Club, Board for Managerial Search, Appointment
Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Rips Club, Board for Managerial Search, Appointment

Arsenal are set to appoint Unai Emery as their new manager. He also made it clear he planned to build his vision of Arsenal around two key players he regards as central to his plans for the club - star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and midfield powerhouse Aaron Ramsey.

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  • Iranian official: Iranians will punch US Secretary of State in mouth
Iranian official: Iranians will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

It was a pointed response to Mr Pompeo, who issued a list of 12 demands addressing Iran's policies in the Middle East and its ballistic missile programme following the unilateral USA withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

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  • Texas school shooting accused was spurned by victim - mother
Texas school shooting accused was spurned by victim - mother

American football player JJ Watt, who plays for the Houston Texans, has offered to pay for the funerals of the eight students and two teachers killed. Abbott also mentioned then he had several new proposals for the state's gun laws in the works. The dead include two teachers, Glenda Perkins and Cynthia Tisdale , plus students Shana Fisher ,...

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  • Japanese climber dies on Mount Everest
Japanese climber dies on Mount Everest

A Japanese man has been found dead on Everest this morning officials said as the mountaineering season nears its end in the Himalayas. Details of the incident are not immediately available due to poor communication with the higher camp, he said.

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  • Rex Tillerson Warns of 'Crisis in Ethics, Integrity' Among US leaders
Rex Tillerson Warns of 'Crisis in Ethics, Integrity' Among US leaders

Tillerson, who was sacked in March by President Donald Trump , did not mention the president during his commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute Wednesday - but warned of accepting "alternative realities" not "grounded in facts".

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  • Tencent posts impressive first quarter profit growth
Tencent posts impressive first quarter profit growth

Fortnite has been developed by video game developer Epic Games who Tencent has a stake in - the game is now unavailable in China , but there are plans to launch the game in the region in the coming months. "What you are seeing is the "Fortnite" effect, bringing lots of new gamers into e-gaming arena", Campling said. Shares in Chinese Intern...

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  • Telecom Plus (TEP) Receives
Telecom Plus (TEP) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt

ZPG is reaching GBX 488.8 during the last trading session, after increased 0.16%.ZPG Plc has volume of 400,926 shares. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, December 12 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Mizuho. On Thursday, November 23 the company was maintained by Shore Capi...

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  • M5S and League agree contract for Italy's 'government of change'
M5S and League agree contract for Italy's 'government of change'

The European Union is meddling in Italy's domestic politics, according to League leader Matteo Salvini . Italy has been in a period of political gridlock since its election in March left no clear victor. In a meeting with Mattarella on Monday, 5-Star proposed little-known law professor Giuseppe Conte, but the League has not yet given its go-ahea...

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  • Senate votes to restore net neutrality; Bill goes on to House
Senate votes to restore net neutrality; Bill goes on to House

Maine's other member of Congress , Bruce Poliquin, does not support the legislation passed in the Senate that would keep net neutrality rules. We pay our ISPs plenty of money for internet access, they shouldn't have the ability to block or throttle any application or website we choose to use or visit.

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  • Walmart beats as online sales surge
Walmart beats as online sales surge

It is negative, as 68 investors sold Walmart Inc . shares while 541 reduced holdings. Green Square Capital Ltd Llc reported 70,315 shares stake. Wal Mart Stores Inc's shareholder Rwwm Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Trust Department Mb Bankshares N A owns 1,030 shs. Cobblestone Advsrs Limited Liability holds 2,180 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Flipkart ...

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