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Cars are great and all, but wouldn't they be so much greater if they were actually robots in disguise ? The ride-able transforming humanoid robot, "J-deite RIDE" robot is unveiled in Saitama, Japan, April 25, 2018. Cool! But when do we get our transforming bumper cars? In the demonstration video, the 3.7 meters tall robot morphs into a blue electric auto in under a minute.
  • Southwest Airline Flights Cancelled Due to Engine Inspections

    Southwest Airline Flights Cancelled Due to Engine Inspections

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    Southwest said it's "significant to note" that the number of flight cancellations and delays is minimal, given Southwest's 4,000 daily scheduled flights. A US NTSB investigator examining the damage to the engine of Southwest Airlines flight 1380 . A cycle includes an engine start, takeoff, landing and shutdown.
  • Carson's going out of business sale starting

    Carson's going out of business sale starting

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    Bon-Ton Stores Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February. Almost 25,000 employees will soon be out of work, including more than 350 in Nebraska. All Bon-Ton credit cards will no longer be accepted as a form of payment in-store and online, and all accounts will be closed as of June 26. The stores include Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers.
  • Trudeau Puts Money Where His Mouth Is On Pipeline Dispute

    Trudeau Puts Money Where His Mouth Is On Pipeline Dispute

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    For months, the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia have been locked in a standoff over plans, spearheaded by Texas-based Kinder Morgan, to expand an existing pipeline and lay almost 1,000km of new pipe from Alberta's oil sands to the Pacific coast.
  • IRS provides additional day to file and pay for taxpayers

    IRS provides additional day to file and pay for taxpayers

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    Individuals and businesses with a filing or payment due by April 17 will now have until midnight on Wednesday, April 18. On the very day that Americans' taxes are due, the IRS' website is experiencing problems. The IRS initially urged taxpayers to try to complete their filings ahead of the deadline, despite the malfunction, prompting some confusion about how to go about doing so.
  • Byron Public School Board Approves 2018-2019 Budget Adjustments

    Byron Public School Board Approves 2018-2019 Budget Adjustments

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    He had been asked to examine incidents that had allegedly occurred between March 2017 and January 23. During their April 10 regular meeting, the board of trustees for the School District of Mystery Lake examined what they could be doing to better connect with members of the public.
  • China to Ease Rules on Foreign Auto Makers

    China to Ease Rules on Foreign Auto Makers

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    Meanwhile, the average price per tonne dropped 31 percent during the same period, which "caused a fall in prices of Chinese sorghum", Wang said. Germany's BMW, which has a big stake in trade relations between Beijing and Washington as the biggest exporter of vehicles from the United States to China, welcomed the decision.
  • Iranian drone shot down in February was weaponized

    Iranian drone shot down in February was weaponized

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron said the United Kingdom and France had joined in the attack, Reuters reported. The first air strike ordered by Trump occurred in April a year ago. The Israeli military said the drone was based on the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel, which Iran intercepted during what the United States called a reconnaissance mission in December 2011.
  • VW to give workers a management seat to try to unlock reforms

    VW to give workers a management seat to try to unlock reforms

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    It said the result of the talks was "currently open" and that Mueller "showed his willingness to contribute" to the changes. The surprise leadership switch is due to be finalized at a supervisory board meeting on Friday, the people said. Its profit margin climbed to 7.4 per cent of sales a year ago from 6 per cent in 2015, when the crisis hit. Volkswagen has replaced its chief executive in a sudden management overhaul aimed at making a clean break from its diesel scandal and preparing the ...
  • Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims 125kg gold at Gold Coast Games

    Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims 125kg gold at Gold Coast Games

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    Nigeria's Blessing Oborududu celebrated her wrestling gold in the women's 68-kilo freestyle wrestling by rolling around on the mat in joy as her beaten opponent Danielle Lappage looked on unamused. The heartbreak of missing the gold left her in tears during the medal ceremony. Australia won the gold medal in women's basketball, beating England 99-55.
  • $676 million: Delta Air Lines announces March 2018 quarter profit

    $676 million: Delta Air Lines announces March 2018 quarter profit

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    Mirae Asset Invests Limited reported 53,032 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, April 28 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, January 19. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.20, for a total value of $2,971,592.40.
  • Uber moves beyond ride-hailing with new partnerships

    Uber moves beyond ride-hailing with new partnerships

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    Getaround sees its auto rentals, which can be booked by the hour or the day, as complementing Uber and Lyft's on-demand rides and helping to move Americans away from private vehicle ownership. Users will be able to find and unlock an available vehicle from their phones using wireless technology. "In the same way you can rent a bike through Uber , you'll now be able to rent a auto through Uber as well", said Jahan Khanna, Uber's head of product for mobility.
  • NA Has $1.91 Million Position in Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

    NA Has $1.91 Million Position in Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

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    Colorado-based Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0.05% in Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:V). Buckingham Asset Limited Liability Co has invested 0.34% in Visa Inc. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 547,072 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $186,601,000 after acquiring an additional 305,596 shares during the last quarter.
  • Influence of trade friction on China's macro economy limited

    Influence of trade friction on China's macro economy limited

    Economy

    President Jinping's statements were hailed by US President Donald Trump , who had sparked the " trade war " after levying increased tariffs on steel and aluminium from China . In addition, the country's financial regulators plan to remove limits on foreign shareholdings in Chinese financial institutions. The announcements appeared to set a firmer timetable for implementation as Yi said the measures would be taken "in the coming months".
  • Cubs Postpone Home Opener At Snowy Wrigley Field

    Cubs Postpone Home Opener At Snowy Wrigley Field

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    It was beginning to look a lot more like a December Bears' game rather than the Cubs' home opener in April. Manager Craig Counsell said Yelich reported soreness after hitting over the weekend. He and Lorenzo Cain, who returned to Brewers as a free agent after seven seasons in Kansas City, came to Milwaukee on back-to-back days in January.
  • Delta Air Lines Announces Webcast of March Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    Delta Air Lines Announces Webcast of March Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    Economy

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