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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd agrees to return to UK

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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has agreed to be extradited back to the UK. Shepherd, 31, went on the run as he faced trial over the death of Charlotte Brown, 24, on a champagne-fuelled first date when his speedboat overturned in the River Thames in December 2015. Image: Charlotte Brown, 24, died on her first date Read More

SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world

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Meet ‘crazy’ tech tycoon Masayoshi Son SoftBank and Toyota want to change the world of transportation through autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The high-profile Japanese companies are forming a joint venture called Monet to develop businesses that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which Read More

Houston Ship Channel partially reopened amid worst chemical disaster in more than a decade

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By Joe Carroll, Ben Foldy and Kevin Crowley on 3/25/2019 Port of Houston. Photo: KWTX. HOUSTON and NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — A two-mile (3.2-km) stretch of the Houston Ship Channel’s that’s been closed for three days will be open during daytime hours while the clean-up continues. Pilots have been ordered by the U.S. Coast Guard Read More

Houston Ship Channel patially reopened amid worst chemical disaster in more than a decade

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By Joe Carroll, Ben Foldy and Kevin Crowley on 3/25/2019 Port of Houston. Photo: KWTX. HOUSTON and NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — A two-mile (3.2-km) stretch of the Houston Ship Channel’s that’s been closed for three days will be open during daytime hours while the clean-up continues. Pilots have been ordered by the U.S. Coast Guard Read More

BlackRock makes two new investment stewardship hires: sources

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo for BlackRock is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc, the world’s largest asset manager, has hired Tanya Levy-Odom and Shannon Nelson for its investment stewardship team that engages with Read More

More floods loom as high river waters recede in Midwest

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Record floods that submerged parts of three Midwestern states bringing death and destruction were retreating in Kansas City on Monday but icy tributaries in Montana and the Dakotas threatened more floods for weeks to come, the National Weather Service said. FILE PHOTO – The Kansas side of the Missouri River Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

Boeing’s latest crashes pose serious risk to global AI development – analysts

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Two deadly crashes involving Boeing’s newest airplane in less than six months puts in jeopardy not only the credibility of the manufacturer, but also new technologies actively being pushed by the world’s top tech firms. All Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes operated by global carriers were grounded earlier this month after an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft Read More

Yield curve inverts for first time since 2007 on global growth worries

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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. markets received a clear warning of coming recession on Friday when the spread between yields on three-month Treasury bills and 10-year notes fell below zero for the first time Read More

After days of darkness, mob's orgy of violence has left city in shock

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By Alex Crawford, special correspondent There’s still a palpable air of shock in Maracaibo. Venezuela’s second city is still clearing up after an orgy of violence and wanton destruction that ripped through more than five hundred shops and businesses during the nationwide power cuts recently. At the Hotel Brisas del Norte, they reckon more than Read More