Beer run! Self-driving truck goes 120-plus miles on delivery
Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world's first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled tractor-trailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado. The company ...
Obama to travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election DayWASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It's expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January.
Shabaab bomb attack in Kenya 'kills 12'
A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants who last hit the area earlier this month. Kenyan media reported that some of the dead were members of a theatre group due to perform for school children in Mandera. The Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab militant group claimed the attack in a message broadcast by its Radio Andalus media organisation, claiming 15 were killed.
Judge gives final approval in Volkswagen emissions settlement
Vatican, Argentine church to open 'dirty war' archivesVATICAN CITY (AP) ? The Vatican and Argentina's bishops have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's "dirty war" and will soon make them available to victims and their relatives who have long accused church members of complicity with the military dictatorship.
Prosecutors try to show bridge defendants retaliated earlierNEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie returned to the witness stand Tuesday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case as prosecutors sought to demonstrate she and a co-defendant collaborated to retaliate against a mayor in the months before they used the same tactic against a different mayor.
Maduro's opponents flame Venezuela birther debate
On Trump, Sen. McConnell has gone from quiet to mum
Prince's Minnesota studio to permanently open as museum
Late pop icon Prince's Paisley Park studio compound in Minnesota will open to the public on Friday, after gaining final approval as a museum. The "Purple Rain" star's complex was scheduled to open earlier this month, but that was delayed after city officials asked the site's operator to better plan for an influx of visitors. Officials granted final approval Monday night, and Paisley Park's operator said tour tickets will be available for purchase online through December 2016, with 2017 tour dates expected to go on sale in mid-November.
Workers wield sledgehammers to tear down Calais 'Jungle'
By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French workers began demolishing the "Jungle" shanty town in Calais on Tuesday, wielding sledgehammers to tear down makeshift dwellings as former residents - migrants seeking entry to Britain - were moved out. Police equipped with water canon stood guard as hundreds of migrants - some of whom have lived in the scrubland on the northern French coast for months or years - waited for busses to take them for resettlement across France. "The migrants have known for a long time this was going to happen," the Calais region's prefect, Fabienne Buccio, told Reuters after arriving at the camp escorted by between 150 and 200 riot police.