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Apple, Tesla ask California to change proposed self-driving car test policy


Apple Inc urged California to toughen up its proposed policy on testing self-driving cars, a move that would result in more public data that could help Apple catch up to rivals in the self-driving space by giving it a better window into their strengths and weaknesses.

Time Inc and Meredith Corp end talks over merger deal Apr 28 2017

Time Inc said it was "definitely" not up for sale on Friday, sending its shares and those of U.S. broadcasting and publishing group Meredith Corp , its most prominent suitor, sharply lower.

U.S. spy agency abandons controversial surveillance technique Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Security Agency said on Friday it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign intelligence target in their messages, marking an unexpected triumph for privacy advocates long critical of the practice.

Holocaust comments drag on Le Pen's French presidential bid Apr 28 2017

PARIS/CHATELLERAULT, France Marine Le Pen's bid to defy the odds and win the French presidency risked a setback on Friday when her designated stand-in as National Front party leader stood down to defend himself against charges he shares the views of Holocaust deniers. | Video

Comedy series 'Roseanne' could be latest U.S. television comeback Apr 28 2017

"Roseanne," the hit 1990s television comedy about a working-class American family, could be on its way back, Hollywood trade publications reported on Friday, marking the latest in a trend for revivals of 20-year-old shows.

Bad Boy Records family reunites for Sean Combs documentary Apr 28 2017

NEW YORK Rappers Faith Evans, Lil' Kim, Mase and French Montana turned out in a mini Bad Boy Records reunion to celebrate the Sean "Diddy" Combs documentary, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story." | Video

Factbox: First 100 days of Trump on Twitter Apr 28 2017

President Donald Trump has cemented his credentials as Tweeter in Chief since taking office.

Foxconn plans 'capital-intensive' U.S. investment-Chairman Gou Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON/TAIPEI Foxconn , the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major Apple Inc supplier, is planning a "capital-intensive" investment in the United States, Chairman Terry Gou said as he exited the White House on Friday.

Trump, streaming likely winners in potential TV writers' strike Apr 28 2017

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get a break.

Review: A disappointingly tepid Circle of hell Apr 28 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - "The Circle," a movie adaptation of Dave Eggers' eponymous 2013 novel, tries to chill and amuse while telling the tale of a cultish internet company that wants to save the world by abolishing privacy. The result is neither hellish enough to be a dystopian drama nor biting enough to work as satirical comedy. Like its protagonist, it means well, but lacks a sense of identity.

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