TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) are teaming up to develop self-driving car services, signaling deepening alliances between top automaker and tech firms as the global race to develop autonomous cars intensifies. Japan’s biggest automaker and its most influential tech firm will jointly develop a platform to operate self-driving
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the U.S. mainland, battered the state’s Gulf coast with roof-shredding winds, raging surf and torrential rains before turning its diminishing fury on Georgia. Michael, whose rapid intensification as it churned north over
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Brexit deal is “within reach” next week, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday, even as he rammed home his insistence that Britain must accept possible checks on trade between its mainland and Northern Ireland. European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier takes part in the EU Commission’s weekly college meeting in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Under pressure from Congress, the Trump administration faces a dilemma: how to respond to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi while ensuring that any punitive action does not alienate Riyadh, a key ally against Iran. Human rights activists hold pictures of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest outside the Saudi
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Evgeny Kuznetsov finished with one goal and three assists while Alex Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington Capitals defeated the visiting Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Wednesday in a rematch of last spring’s Stanley Cup Final. Oct 10, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) skates with the puck as Vegas Golden Knights
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – Walker Stapleton is running
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NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A magnitude 6 earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing three people in Java and damaging some buildings while causing panic among residents. Patients sit at an open area after an earthquake, at Larasati hospital in Pamekasan, Indonesia,
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LONDON (Reuters) – The designer baking the cake for Friday’s royal wedding of Britain’s Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank says she was honoured to have been selected for the couple’s big day. Baker Sophie Cabot is seen in the kitchen preparing the red velvet and chocolate wedding cake for the marriage at Windsor Castle of
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ERIE, Pa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday’s stock market selloff was in fact a long awaited “correction,” and that the Federal Reserve, which has been raising U.S. interest rates, has gone “crazy.” U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One prior to departing Washington from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., October 10,
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(Reuters) – Micron Technology said on Wednesday it planned to invest up to $100 million in startup companies working on artificial intelligence technologies for use in self-driving vehicles, factory automation and other growing fields. The main entrance to Micron corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho, February 3, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Losness The Idaho-based memory chip maker launched
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LONDON (Reuters) – British director Steve McQueen opened the BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday with the heist movie “Widows”, kicking off the 12-day event which organizers said this year prides itself on promoting women filmmakers. Director Steve McQueen arrives at the European premiere of “Widows” during the London Film Festival, in London, Britain October
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WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump increased pressure on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to provide information on what happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said he wanted to get the bottom of what he called “a very serious situation.” In a fresh clue, a pro-government Turkish daily on Wednesday published preliminary evidence
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A pro-government Turkish daily on Wednesday published preliminary evidence from investigators it said identified a 15-member Saudi intelligence team involved in the unexplained disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The move added pressure on close U.S. ally Riyadh to provide more information on the whereabouts of the prominent critic of Saudi policies, whose
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) – Powerful Hurricane Michael closed in on Florida’s northwestern shore on Wednesday with the threat of catastrophic surges of sea water and roof-shredding winds, and the state’s governor said it would be the worst hurricane to hit the region in a century. Authorities told residents along the affected areas of Florida’s Gulf
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday takes up a new immigration dispute as it ponders the circumstances in which the federal government can detain people awaiting deportation after they have completed their sentences for criminal convictions. FILE PHOTO: A police officer walks by columns on first day with newly sworn in Associate
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