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Tesla's autopilot lets cars drive, change lanes themselves

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is leapfrogging competitors with a new autopilot system that lets cars change lanes by themselves.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 October 2015

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Police unsure what 'sins' provoked attack on brothers

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The fatal beating of a young man and the savage attack on his younger brother by relatives and fellow members of an upstate New York church was intended to get them to confess their sins, investigators said, but they still haven't determined what those supposed sins were.

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Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — There will be no benefit increase next year for millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees, the government said Thursday.

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Officials: Obama to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he hands the conflict off to his successor.

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Despite exposure, new nations joining cyberespionage game

LONDON (AP) — Researchers say some smaller, poorer nations are now using spy software, suggesting that recent data leaks and lawsuits have not deterred governments from investing in off-the-shelf cyberespionage products.

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Police disband sit-in at Baltimore City Hall, arrests made

 

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police disbanded an overnight occupation of City Hall by activists opposed to making the interim police commissioner's appointment permanent, and at least 12 people could be seen being led away early Thursday to police vehicles.

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Forfeiture reform aligns conservative, liberal groups

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A push for more states to restrict law enforcement from seizing cash and property from people during traffic stops is aligning the likes of conservative billionaire Charles Koch and the American Civil Liberties Union, known for championing many liberal causes.

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Germany orders fixes to VW cars with deceptive software

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's transport authority has ordered a mandatory recall of all 2.4 million Volkswagen cars in the country fitted with software that gave them the ability to evade diesel emissions testing, officials said Thursday.

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