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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

US won’t ‘automatically’ play defender role for Europe anymore – Merkel

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Europe and the US have been sharing common values for decades, but the former shouldn’t count on American military assistance any longer and should look towards other power centers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has argued. It is 30 years since the end of the Cold War revealed “a new narrative of global power distribution,” Merkel Read More

Factbox: Walmart and Tesla fought in private long before solar lawsuit

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) has sued Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), accusing it of “years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards” that led to several fires at its stores with Tesla solar systems. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. Read More

Most Germans won’t feel unsafe if US troops leave, have little faith in their own army – poll

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Three-quarters of Germans say that a US troop pullout won’t leave them defenseless, but almost as many believe their own army would be of little effect, a poll found, amid reports that Washington may move its assets to Poland. 74 percent of people surveyed by pollster Emnid for Bild magazine believe they wouldn’t feel less Read More

One year after Genoa tragedy: Are Europe’s bridges any safer?

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Italy is commemorating one year since the Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed and killed 43 people. The incident raised many questions about the crumbling European infrastructure, but did it spur swift action? Millions of people cross them without thought every single day, but there are tens of thousands of bridges in Europe that have been Read More

‘Don’t go out alone’: Swedish police warn women after four rapes in four days

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Police in the Swedish city of Uppsala have warned women to walk in groups and to “think how to behave,” after four women were raped in as many days. A sleepy college town of 170,000 people, Uppsala is more usually known for its universities and cathedral than for violent crime. However, police are investigating a Read More

Google blocks websites certified by DarkMatter, after Reuters reports

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google has blacklisted websites approved by a United Arab Emirates-based security company after Reuters reports tied the firm to a state hacking operation. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Google said last week Read More

Massive rally urging to fix relations with Russia held in Georgia (VIDEOS)

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Thousands have rallied in Georgian port city of Batumi, calling to improve the rocky relations with Russia that strained even further over the last few months. The gathering was staged by the county’s major opposition party dubbed ‘Alliance of Georgia’s patriots. Despite the heat, the rally attracted at least some 20,000 people, according to the Read More

Venezuela accuses US of another airspace violation 1 week after scrambling jet to shadow spy plane

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Caracas has accused the US of another airspace violation, just a week after Washington, in a similar incident, blamed Venezuela for ‘unprofessionally’ approaching and ‘aggressively’ shadowing its spy plane over the Caribbean. A Lockheed EP-3 surveillance aircraft violated Venezuelan airspace near the coastal city of Maiquetía at around 10:58am local time Saturday, and circled the Read More

Venezuela accuses US of another airspace violation week after scrambling jet to shadow spy plane

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Venezuela accuses US of another airspace violation week after scrambling jet to shadow spy plane
Caracas has accused the US of another airspace violation, just a week after Washington, in a similar incident, blamed Venezuela for ‘unprofessionally’ approaching and ‘aggressively’ shadowing its spy plane over the Caribbean. A Lockheed EP-3 surveillance aircraft violated the Venezuelan airspace near the coastal city of Maiquetía at around 10:58am local time Saturday, and circled Read More