• Police cracking down on drivers who disobey school stop signs

    Police cracking down on drivers who disobey school stop signs

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    Wichita police are working to keep students and school bus drivers safe by cracking down on a common safety issue at bus stops. "It's National School Bus Safety Week-please pay attention around school buses!" Deputies say research found there's an average of 223 incidents per day in Alachua County where vehicles illegally passed school buses while they were loading or unloading students.
  • NY State second-worst in business tax climate, report says

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    The Tax Foundation, in its annual review of tax policy , ranked NY 49th among the 50 states because of high taxes on personal income, property and purchases. An inventory tax is a tax placed on inventory held in the state by businesses. LePage's opponents have barraged him with attacks over the years for skewing the bulk of the tax cuts - at least in terms of their net decrease of state state revenues - toward wealthy Mainers.
  • Taj Mahal is India's pride: Alphons Kannanthanam

    Taj Mahal is India's pride: Alphons Kannanthanam

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    The BJP has, however, distanced itself from Som's remarks and Adityanath has also acknowledged the contributions of local labourers in the Taj Mahal's construction. Last month, the state government omitted the reference to the Taj Mahal in a booklet published on the completion of six months of the Adityanath government.
  • Forfeit your N100m bond or produce Nnamdi Kanu | Court tells Abaribe

    Forfeit your N100m bond or produce Nnamdi Kanu | Court tells Abaribe

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    Here are three conditions the presiding judge, Justice Binta Nyako gave the sureties before they could be discharged of suretiship. The group threatened that "should Nigeria not produce our leader in court on the 17th of October 2017, there will be inevitable confrontation on a scale the human mind can not imagine, at a time and place of our choosing".
  • Mauricio Pochettino wary of

    Mauricio Pochettino wary of "magic" Real Madrid ace Isco

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    When Real Madrid host Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night, all eyes will be on Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane - here is how both teams will line up . Hugo Lloris also played a crucial part in Spurs' solid defensive display when he pulled off an astounding save at point-blank range to deny Benzema.
  • Callista Gingrich new US Ambassador-Designate to the Holy See

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    Sen. Dianne Feinstein wasn't the only Democrat voting to confirm Callista Gingrich as US ambassador to the Vatican. She said during her confirmation hearing that Trump still wants the U.S.to lead the world on protecting the environment, even after he withdrew the country from the Paris climate deal.
  • Hawaii judge blocks third version of President Trump's travel ban

    Hawaii judge blocks third version of President Trump's travel ban

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    Watson said he would set an expedited hearing to determine whether the temporary restraining order should be extended. A subsequent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowed the administration to partially reinstate that 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and a 120-day ban on all refugees.
  • NAFTA trade ministers to square off over hard-line USA demands

    NAFTA trade ministers to square off over hard-line USA demands

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    Canada and Mexico will reject the US's latest proposals for NAFTA but offer to continue negotiating, CNBC reported. Lighthizer has made no apologies about his hard negotiating line, which he has said reflects U.S. "If they do hold, they would be tough to meet, especially with all the high-tech components now made in Asia, and would certainly require a reshuffling of the current supply base", Chesbrough said.
  • GM Bringing Self-Driving Cars to NYC For Street Trials

    GM Bringing Self-Driving Cars to NYC For Street Trials

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    The vehicles will soon be tested in New York City, too. Self-driving cars are being developed by a wide range of companies, from automakers to tier one equipment suppliers to big technology players, such as Google and Apple. Each vehicle to be used must be listed in the application, and a $5 million insurance policy must be in place for any vehicles to be tested. While some companies have been testing their autonomous cars in closed facilities, such as Concord's GoMentum Station or the ...