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(Reuters) – Advanced driver assistance technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study by the American Automobile Association showed on Thursday. Researchers at AAA, a federation of North American motor clubs, found that the systems recorded disruptions and disengaged roughly every eight …

President Donald J. Trump stops to talk to reporters as he walks to board Marine One and depart from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on July 31, 2020. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images) President Donald Trump said Monday that it could be easier if Microsoft were to …

Ktsdesign | Science Photo Library Gold touched record prices as worries over issues such as the coronavirus pandemic as well as U.S.-China tensions weighed on investor sentiment. In the morning of Asian trading hours on Monday, spot gold traded at about $1,931.11 per ounce after earlier trading as high as $1,943.9275 per ounce. Those levels …

The staff of the United States consulate in Chengdu are making final efforts to clear the premises as security remains tight outside in the face of Monday’s closure ordered by Beijing as China-US relations continue to worsen. Three moving trucks entered the US consulate as onlookers shared sidewalk space with dozens of uniformed and plain-clothes police on …

West Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of simple criminal damage to property last week after authorities learned of a disturbance on North 8th Street. The caller claimed that Tremaine Donte Gordon, 37, of 2504 Coolidge St., Monroe, caused a disturbance and broke a window at a church. During questioning about the broken …

July 17 (Reuters) – Hong Kong Stock Exchange Filings: * ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED SAYS IT SOLD 154.0 MLN SHARES IN ALIBABA HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT AVG PRICE OF HK$22.65 ($2.92) PER SHARE ON JULY 14 – HKEX FILING * ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED’S LONG POSITION IN ALIBABA HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DECREASES TO 67.51% FROM …

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Restrictions on non-essential travel at U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico will be extended through Aug. 21, Canada and the United States announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Two closed Canadian border checkpoints are seen after it was announced that the border would close to “non-essential traffic” to combat the spread of …

OHA anticipates testing material shortage with increase in coronavirus cases  KATU Oregon and Portland Set New Daily Records of COVID-19 Cases as Virus Surges Through a Reopened State  Willamette Week OHA reports 275 new COVID-19 cases, warns of possible dramatic increases in Oregon  KPTV.com Oregon expects ‘exponential growth’ in coronavirus cases, new forecast shows  OregonLive OHA asks people not …

A Ford Motor employee inspects the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer before it rolls of the line to ensure quality for our customers. Ford Ford Motor reported Thursday that its U.S. vehicle sales in the second quarter were down 33.3%, in-line with industry expectations as the coronavirus caused consumers to stay at home, and dealerships and factories to shutter. …

Heavily equipped police in Seattle, Washington converged on the city’s “occupied” protest zone in tactical vehicles early on Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area. People have occupied several blocks around a park and the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct for about two weeks after police abandoned …