BUSINESS

Tesla Autopilot death highlights autonomous risks – Detroit Free Press »

This is a photo that went viral earlier this year of a Tesla Model S driver sleeping while the car moves in traffic.(Photo: Autoblog.com) The first reported death involving Tesla’s…

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Benchmark 10-Year US Government Bond Yield Touches Record Low – Wall Street Journal »

Yields on U.S. government bonds fell to new lows on Friday, the latest record in this year’s rally in sovereign debt around the world. The bid yield on the benchmark 10-year…

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America

British Political Turmoil Makes America’s Look Like Amateur Hour – The Atlantic »

Here already is a complicated welter of deep friendship, intense rivalries, and deep-seated resentments—and that’s before you even introduce Gove’s…

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Donald Trumps Alt-EarthWhere America Is Poor, Weak, and Terrified – Daily Beast »

Well, now we know. Donald Trump hasn’t called for a new Bill of Rights like Armstrong George, the handsome fire-breather…

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Virgin America hopes you’ll love its new Snapchat geofilter – USA TODAY »

Images from Virgin America’s Snapchat “geofilter.” (Photo: Virgin America) If it seems like your airplane seatmate is taking an excessive number…

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Marvel is creating an America-themed Avengers — led by a British writer and a Brazilian mutant – Washington Post »

Marvel’s newest American-themed Avengers will debut this fall. Cover art by Paco Medina. (Courtesy of Marvel Comics) With the counterterrorism team S.H.I.E.L.D.…

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What black America won’t miss about Obama – CNN »

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. What black America won’t…

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TECHNOLOGY

Is Tesla Responsible for the Deadly Crash on Auto-Pilot? Maybe. – Forbes »

Is Tesla Responsible for the Deadly Crash on Auto-Pilot? Maybe. – Forbes…

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Android Nougat? Really? Here are at least eight better names – CNET »

The iPhone 5S Has A ‘Blue Screen Of Death’ Just Like A Windows PC (AAPL) – San Francisco Chronicle

Perhaps Android Nuomici would have been better? Wikipedia/Public domain The wait is over, and once again we have a new version of Android to look forward to, complete with a name that honors yet another sweet treat… I think. Android N will heretofore be known…

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Report: Spotify Goes After Apple Over App Store Policies – PC Magazine »

Spotify expressed frustration with the App Store approval process this week after Apple reportedly rejected an update to the streaming music service’s iOS app, according to Recode. The update concerned Spotify’s billing system for its Premium service, with Apple demanding that Spotify use…

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Facebook throws out the news Paper – TechCrunch »

Facebook Paper could have given publishers the reach they lost yesterday in the News Feed, but no one wanted the standalone news reading app. Facebook has pulled the Paper app from the app store and will discontinue support for existing downloads of it on July…

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SCIENCE

Antarctic ozone layer is gradually healing, researchers find – CNN »

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Antarctic ozone layer is gradually healing, researchers find –…

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Juno Probe Now on Autopilot Ahead of July 4 Jupiter Arrival – Space.com »

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Juno spacecraft is now flying solo ahead of its highly anticipated July 4 entry into Jupiter orbit. On Thursday…

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Nobel laureates urge Greenpeace to stop opposing GMOs – Reuters »

WASHINGTON More than 100 Nobel laureates called on the international environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday to end its opposition to genetically modified crops, saying there…

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Asia

Asia markets rise amid post-Brexit recovery despite downbeat data from China, Japan – CNBC (subscription)

“Sterling dropped like a hard rock after Bank of England (BOE) Governor Carney said another rate cut is coming this summer,” said Kathy Lien, managing director of foreign exchange strategy at BK Asset Management. “Carney also…

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Mid-East

Violence, settlements, Gaza undermine hope for Mideast peace: UN – Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Violence and incitement, settlement expansion and a lack of control of Gaza by the Palestinian Authority are undermining hope for Middle East peace, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday, citing a report by…

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America

British Political Turmoil Makes America’s Look Like Amateur Hour – The Atlantic

Here already is a complicated welter of deep friendship, intense rivalries, and deep-seated resentments—and that’s before you even introduce Gove’s wife, Sarah Vine, a columnist for the Daily Mail, the right-wing newspaper that championed Britain’s exit…

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FINANCE

European Cities Battle for London’s Finance Crown After Brexit Vote – Wall Street Journal

European cities are closing in on London’s wounded financial hub. Following the U.K.’s vote to quit the European Union, London’s position as the continent’s premier financial center is under threat, and officials in Paris, Frankfurt and…

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Europe

What can the EU gain from Brexit? – The Boston Globe

Britain’s decision to break from Europe has left the country — and the Continent — in turmoil, shaking economies, taking down leaders from both major UK parties, and raising questions about a chain reaction leading from…

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FOOTBALL

Syracuse football is one of the only schools in the country to use this robot to aid recruiting efforts – Syracuse.com

Syracuse, N.Y. — Little did Dino Babers know at the time, but Syracuse football’s utilization of an innovative recruiting tool can be traced back to the words of a septuagenarian. Dick Tomey has been a mentor…

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TRAVEL

Fourth of July weekend brings explosive travel blitz – USA TODAY

Visitors interact with a penguin at the Georgia Aquarium.(Photo: Georgia Aquarium) The confluence of rock-bottom gasoline prices and the Fourth of July falling on a Monday is set to turn this Independence Day holiday into a traveling…

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UK

UK’s EU Exit Poses Data-Protection Dilemma – Wall Street Journal

PARIS—Britain’s exit from the European Union risks stripping companies of their ability to freely store information about EU residents on British soil, potentially creating a new barrier to trade in the region. Under current EU law,…

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