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    Waymo will give free rides in self-driving vans to Phoenix residents

    Waymo, Google’s self-driving car program, took a huge step when it announced on Monday night that it is making its service open to Phoenix residents for free. Waymo will offer free rides in self-driving Lexus SUVs and Chrysler Pacifica minivans to people in Phoenix, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona. While the vehicles will operate […]

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    $40 million heist in South American flashpoint

    One of the biggest heists in years happened on Monday, when a group of 40 to 50 armed men blocked highways, burned vehicles and used explosives to steal up to $40 million from the private security firm of a transportation company on the Brazil-Argentina-Paraguay border. The group went as far as to attack the local […]

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    Adrian Peterson signs with New Orleans Saints

    Former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson has finally found a new home. Peterson agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints after spending 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings. Saints head coach Sean Payton said in a statement: “We are excited to welcome Adrian to the New Orleans Saints. It’s rare and unique […]

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    Chris Pratt gives his opinion on DC Movies

    Chris Pratt, currently knee-deep in promoting his upcoming contribution to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2, was asked about Marvel’s primary competitor in the superhero movie genre, DC. His big comment focused on the widely-panned Suicide Squad: “I really like all the Warner Bros. movies. I think they’re really cool and […]

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    Ivanka Trump jeered in Germany

    Ivanka Trump didn’t get the greatest reception at a public appearance in Germany on Tuesday morning. Ms. Trump was at a conference of female business leaders as the United States’ representative, joining German Chancellor Angela Merkel and director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde. When Ms. Trump was asked about the U.S. President and […]

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    Dale Earnhardt Jr. announces retirement

    The stock car racing world is reacting to legend Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the 2017 season. Earnhardt Jr., son of all-time great Dale Earnhardt Sr., has 26 wins in the NASCAR Cup Series since his full-time debut in 2000. While Earnhardt was never able to win […]

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    Arkansas does double execution, first in U.S. since 2000

    The state of Arkansas made a statement when they executed two criminals on Monday night, marking the first double execution in the United States since 2000. Arkansas did this after carrying out its first execution in over a decade last week, despite legal challenges. Even on Monday, the second execution was delayed by a federal […]

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    Barack Obama makes first public appearance post-White House

    After spending a couple of weeks wandering the South Pacific with his wife and other celebrities, former U.S. President Barack Obama made his first post-White House public appearance on Monday, speaking to University of Chicago students. In his discourse, he focused on the dominance of special interests in Washington. He mentioned that he was unable […]

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    Donald Trump: I got best ratings since 9/11

    U.S. President Donald Trump has often expressed his deep concern for television ratings in all aspects of his public life, and one recent comment has furthered that reputation as well as his perceived lack of awareness for the American mindset. In a statement to an Associated Press reporter, he said that his appearance on the […]