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December 31, 2018 7:27 AM 3 children dead, 2 adults injured in multi-vehicle crash outside Washington, DC

Authorities say three children have died and two adults have been injured in a multi-car crash in the Maryland suburb of Washington. (in.gov) A fatal car crash left three children dead and two adults injured in a Washington, D.C. suburb Sunday night, authorities said. The crash involved three vehicles in Oxon Hill, which is about 12 miles south of the capital 107

December 29, 2018 8:42 AM U.S. OneWeb satellite service has not offered stake to Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. satellite startup OneWeb, which plans to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, said on Friday that it had not offered the Russian government a stake in the project. Sources had earlier told Reuters that OneWeb had offered to sell a 12.5 percent stake to Russia, a move it hoped would allay Moscow’s concerns 124

December 26, 2018 8:15 PM Pennsylvania authorities can break into cars to rescue cats, dogs

Thanks to a new law, authorities in Pennsylvania can break into cars to rescue animals. The law, known as Act 104 of 2018, went into effect Monday, news station WPXI reported. It was signed by Gov. Tim Wolf in October. Authorities -- that includes law enforcement officers, animal control officers, humane society police officers, emergency responders 79

December 25, 2018 6:12 AM Kylie Jenner gave Stormi a Louis Vuitton-print Lamborghini for Christmas

Kylie Jenner has become quite the connoisseur of rare and super expensive luxury cars, and now her 10-month old daughter Stormi is kicking off her own enviable collection of pint-size vehicles. The 21-year-old reality star shared the first of what’s sure to be many Christmas gifts for the infant on her Instagram Stories, posting a shot of two child-sized 91

December 23, 2018 3:34 PM Tesla cuts Model 3 prices in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has slashed prices on its Model 3 electric car in China. According to the California-based electric carmaker’s Chinese website, prices of certain Model 3 cars were cut by up to 7.6 percent. The starting price for a Model 3 in China now is 499,000 yuan ($72,000). It was the third time in the last two months that Tesla has adjusted 155

December 19, 2018 1:14 PM Uber and other taxi firms to pay London congestion charge

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber, Addison Lee and other private hire taxi operators in London will no longer be exempt from paying a weekday charge for entering the city center, as Mayor Sadiq Khan continues his bid to improve air quality. Most drivers entering London’s central zone, spanning King’s Cross in the north, the City in the east, the Imperial War Museum 161

December 18, 2018 1:04 PM Town council trashes illegal garbage truck

A garbage truck got trashed by a town council in England after it was spotted being used to illegally toss rubbish on the road. Fly-tipping, as it’s called, is an ongoing issue in the London borough of Bromley, where costs for clean-up are over $300,000 annually, so the authorities have hired private eyes who used close circuit cameras to catch culprits 105

December 18, 2018 12:18 PM Kroger starts use of unmanned vehicles for delivery in Arizona

(Reuters) - U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) said on Tuesday it has started using unmanned autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries Scottsdale, Arizona in partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro. The delivery service follows a pilot program started by the companies in Scottsdale in August and involved Nuro’s R1, a custom unmanned vehicle 151

December 16, 2018 6:38 PM California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California moved Friday to eliminate climate-changing fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to require that all new buses be carbon-free by 2029. Environmental advocates project 86

December 15, 2018 2:59 PM Germany weighing new government jet after Buenos Aires debacle

BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germany’s foreign policy ambitions and its real means: Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late, on a scheduled flight, to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down. Stung by Merkel’s failure to make the beginning of the Buenos Aires G20 summit on Nov 30, Defence 76