World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

World's first self-driving taxis debut in SingaporeThe world's first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday. Select members of the public will be able to hail a free ride through their smartphones in taxis operated ...



Britton's streak ends, but Orioles hold off Nationals in 9th

Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado (13) slides home past Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos to score on single by Jonathan Schoop during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Washington. The Orioles won 10-8. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldn't have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.



Ortiz oldest ever with 30 homers, but Red Sox lose to Rays

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz connects for a two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Andriese during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest memorable night for David Ortiz ended badly for the Boston Red Sox.



Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the ...



N. Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

People in Seoul watch a TV broadcast showing North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un during a missile launch on August 24, 2016North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared a submarine-launched missile test the "greatest success", state media said Thursday, as the UN weighed a condemnation of the launch which appears to advance Pyongyang's nuclear strike capability. The missile was fired from a submarine submerged off the northeastern port of Sinpo on Wednesday, according to South Korea's military. It flew 500 kilometres (around 300 miles) towards Japan, far exceeding any previous sub-launched tests.





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