NTSB to investigate crash of Tesla with Autopilot engaged

The Tesla accident has opened debate about whether drivers were being lulled into a false sense of security by such technology. NHTSA is now probing a May 7 fatality of a Tesla Model S driver using Autopilot. Brown was killed on May 7 when his ve... More..

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Officer Shot near St. Louis
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Officer Shot near St. Louis

The St. Louis County Police Department is leading the investigation into the shooting . Scott says the officer, who has not been identified, has been one for nine years, two of which with the Ballwin dep...More..

Danone to buy organic food maker WhiteWave in $12.5-billion deal
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Danone to buy organic food maker WhiteWave in $12.5-billion deal

The transaction still remains subject to the approval of both WhiteWave's stockholders, as well as both United States and European regulatory authorities. Driving strong value and delivering attractive financ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Police officer in Ballwin, Mo., shot during traffic stop

A man who called 911 to report a vehicle break-in Friday ambushed a south Georgia police officer dispatched to the scene, sparking a shootout in which both the officer and suspect were wounded, authorities s...More..

Dallas officer dies in Wisconsin native's arms
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas officer dies in Wisconsin native's arms

She was released from the hospital Friday morning. Bayer was watching a recorded program Thursday night when he received a call from his daughter, he told the Daily Citizen. In a message posted to his Twitter...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Iran still seeking to procure nuclear, missile technology — German Intelligence

London-U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon has said that Iran's ballistic missile tests "are not consistent with the constructive spirit" of the 2015 deal under which Iran curbed sensitive nuclear activity and won sanctio...More..

Army can't use excessive force in disturbed areas: SC
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Army can't use excessive force in disturbed areas: SC

While dealing with the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, the apex court said that section 6, dealing with grant of immunity from prosecution, and section 49 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention...More..

North Korea Condemns US Sanctions as 'Open Declaration of War'
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

North Korea Condemns US Sanctions as 'Open Declaration of War'

The Ministry demanded that "the USA should immediately and unconditionally retract the recent step for sanctions which dared hurt the dignity of the DPRK supreme leadership". Phil Robertson, Deputy Asia Directo...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas suspect had bomb-making material

While there doesn't appear to be any hard data on the subject, security experts and law enforcement officials said they couldn't think of another incident where police have done this. That person then collapsed...More..

Pistorius sentencing: Judge Masipa branded an 'embarrassment to the justice system'
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Pistorius sentencing: Judge Masipa branded an 'embarrassment to the justice system'

As outcry began after it was revealed that Oscar Pistorius may be let out after serving just half of his six-year murder sentence, the judge who made the decision has explained why the verdict was as such. ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Beyond Dallas, police come under fire in three other states

The officer was not injured. Both men are expected to survive. The officer was hit several times in his bulletproof vest, but one bullet landed in an unprotected area of his abdomen. Childress declined to comme...More..

NSW premier bans greyhound racing from 2017
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

NSW premier bans greyhound racing from 2017

Martin Pakula says other states will have to deal with the fallout of NSW's decision to ban the industry from 2017. "I had people on the phone to me yesterday afternoon saying what was the point of continui...More..

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: 'The Answer Must Not Be Violence'
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: 'The Answer Must Not Be Violence'

The Dallas protest was organized to commemorate the lives of two black men killed in back-to-back fatal police shootings this week. Lynch acknowledged that some Americans may be feeling a "sense of helplessne...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ballwin officer shot Friday morning 'was ambushed'

Around 11 a.m. Friday in Ballwin, an officer stopped a blue Ford Taurus for speeding. The shooting was captured on video, he said . The officer's name has not been released. On the same day the Ballwin offic...More..

Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting

In Baton Rouge , Louisiana , mourners gathered in a "second line" parade for Alton Sterling , who was killed by police on Tuesday. Mr Sterling, we are told, was selling CDs outside a convenience store where ...More..

Killer linked to US Army Reserve
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Killer linked to US Army Reserve

The overnight attack raised fears that others would seek to retaliate against police. "This morning we pray for Dallas and their police". The other official said Micah Johnson has bought multiple firearms...More..

Family of shot Louisiana man condemns Dallas police deaths
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Family of shot Louisiana man condemns Dallas police deaths

The backlash against these deaths, which are merely the latest in a string of white police officers killing black citizens on the street, has been strong and swift. "I think it makes all the difference in t...More..

Alton Sterling prayer vigil honors slain man
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Alton Sterling prayer vigil honors slain man

President Barack Obama said the killings were tragedies. He has asked for a "prompt and thorough investigation" in Wednesday's shooting of Philando Castile , and they'll present the case to the prosecutor's ...More..

Syrian army fire cuts only road into rebel-held Aleppo
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Syrian army fire cuts only road into rebel-held Aleppo

US President Barack Obama increases the number of troops that will remain in Afghanistan when he leaves office from what he had previously promised. Conflicting tolls are common in the aftermath of deadly att...More..

American, Mexican, Canadian leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism at meeting
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

American, Mexican, Canadian leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism at meeting

Obama added that anti-immigration sentiment has been "exploited by demagogues" before but he's not anxious Americans will follow that path. Trudeau paid tribute to Obama's time in office, noting his commitmen...More..