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  1. Legal Bare-knuckle Fighting Makes Bloody Debut in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Bloomberg

    The first ever state-sanctioned bare-knuckle boxing match got a bloody ending Saturday night - and a big response from a raucous crowd. Arnold Adams, a 32-year-old MMA heavyweight, pounded ex-UFC fighter D.J. Linderman's face into a bloody mess in front of 2,000 rowdy fans at a hockey rink that usually hosts birthday parties and skating lessons in Wyoming's capital.

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  2. Uber's Ghost in the Self-Driving MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Bloomberg

    What is an autonomous car – and more to the point, has Uber Technologies Inc. been operating them at all? From its public statements, you'd certainly think that its vehicles can more or less drive themselves, with humans required only as a safety back-up while the system is in trial mode. Take this video from Uber's Advanced Technologies Group, posted in April 2017 , showing the company's self-driving cars cruising smoothly around Pittsburgh.

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  3. Uber Disbands Arizona Autonomous Project After Halting TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Bloomberg

    Uber Technologies Inc. is permanently shutting down self-driving testing in Arizona as federal authorities investigate a fatal collision with a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona -- one of the first deaths from a self-driving car. Uber had already halted autonomous vehicle testing nationally as the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the March crash.

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  4. U.S. Service Industries Cooled in April as Hiring Gauge FellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Growth in U.S. service industries cooled in April to a four-month low and hiring eased, adding to signs the economy is off to a softer start this quarter, an Institute for Supply Management survey showed Thursday. Non-manufacturing index fell to 56.8 , third consecutive drop, from 58.8; readings above 50 indicate expansion Even with the drop in the main index, orders and growth remain solid for service industries, which account for about 90 percent of the economy, and a tax-driven boost to consumers' and companies' coffers is expected to underpin demand.

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  5. Get Ready for the Unintended Consequences of Trump's Trade WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Bloomberg

    We don't know yet where each will land. While it appears that both the U.S. and China would suffer in a trade war, "the pattern of loss is going to be very difficult to predict," says Jamie Murray, Bloomberg Economics' chief European economist.

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  6. Teslas Don't Have Black Boxes, Making U.S. Crash Probes HarderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Tesla Inc. Model X slammed into a concrete highway barrier in California last month, the vehicle's computers contained a wealth of information about the moments leading to the fatal accident. The problem for U.S. accident investigators is that the information wasn't easily accessible.

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  7. Uber Exec Ron Leaves an Autonomous-Vehicle Unit in TurmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The departure comes less than two weeks after an Uber autonomous SUV hit and killed a pedestrian. Matt Wing, a spokesman for Uber, said Ron's move is unrelated to the fatal collision on March 18 in Tempe, Arizona.

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  8. Uber Will Let California Autonomous-Vehicle License ExpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Uber Technologies Inc. won't renew a license to operate self-driving cars in California while the company evaluates how one of its vehicles killed a pedestrian in Arizona last week. The San Francisco-based company told the California Department of Motor Vehicles that it will let its license expire at the end of the month, according to a letter from the department's deputy director.

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  9. Uber's Autonomous Cars Banned in Arizona After Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Uber Technologies Inc. to stop operating autonomous cars on the state's roads indefinitely after the death of a pedestrian there a week ago. In a letter to Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi, Governor Doug Ducey called last week's fatal incident involving an Uber self-driving car "an unquestionable failure" to comply with public safety standards.

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  10. Uber Disabled Volvo SUV's Safety System Before FatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Bloomberg

    "We don't want people to be confused or think it was a failure of the technology that we supply for Volvo, because that's not the case," Zach Peterson, a spokesman for Aptiv Plc , said by phone. The Volvo XC90's standard advanced driver-assistance system "has nothing to do" with the Uber test vehicle's autonomous driving system, he said.

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  11. After Uber Crash, Florida Still Welcomes Free-Range Robot CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The Sunshine State doesn't feel any less sunny towards tests of autonomous vehicles after a deadly crash this week. Florida has been trying to lure self-driving cars to the state for testing on public roads, shaping laws that are much more lax than places like California and New York.

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  12. Uber Autonomous Accident Video Shows Car Just Before CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Video of the fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car shows the critical moments just before the vehicle makes contact with a pedestrian walking her bike across a dimly lit road. The release from Tempe, Arizona, police provides a startling piece of evidence in a case that could shape laws and public perceptions around driverless vehicles.

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  13. Uber Victim Stepped Suddenly in Front of Self-Driving CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Police say a video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman on Sunday shows her moving in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on as they assess the performance of the technology in the first pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle. The Uber had a forward-facing video recorder, which showed the woman was walking a bike at about 10 p.m. and moved into traffic from a dark center median.

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  14. Self-Driving Cars Keep Rolling Despite Uber CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The death of a woman who was struck by a self-driving Uber in Arizona on Sunday has auto-safety advocates demanding that U.S. regulators and lawmakers slow down the rush to bring autonomous vehicles to the nation's roadways. Efforts to streamline regulations to accommodate the emerging technology have been under way since the Obama administration with strong bipartisan support.

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  15. U.S. Service Industries Grow Near Fastest in at Least a DecadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Bloomberg

    U.S. service industries expanded in February near the fastest pace in at least a decade, signaling the economy is on track for steady growth this quarter, according to a survey from the Institute for Supply Management on Monday. Measure of business activity rose to almost one-year high of 62.8; gauge of new orders jumped to 64.8, highest since 2005, from 62.7 Employment index fell to 55 from December's 61.6 reading that was the highest in data back to 1997 The results from the Tempe, Arizona-based group extend the solid start to the year for services that account for about 90 percent of the economy and span industries such as retail, utilities, health care, and construction.

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  16. Trump Gives First Solar a Win on Tariffs and a Loss on Taxes 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Bloomberg

    First Solar Inc. raised sales for this year to as much as $2.65 billion from a December estimate of as much as $2.5 billion, according to a statement Thursday. First Solar's thin-film panels were exempted from the tariff, so it expects to sell a lot more panels this year.

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  17. First Solar Is Using Robots to Better Tap the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Bloomberg

    First Solar Inc. 's future looked uncertain. Deeply underpriced by a string of Chinese competitors, the Tempe, Ariz., maker of solar panels laid off hundreds of workers, sold equipment, and shut down its factory on the outskirts of Toledo, its only one in the U.S., as it prepared to gut and remodel the place.

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  18. Washing Machines, Orange Juice, Fuzzy Logic and Trump an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The George W. Bush administration slapped safeguard duties on cotton trousers , shirts and underwear imported from China in 2005. Barack Obama singled out Chinese-made car tires for similar  punitive  tariffs in September 2009.

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  19. Trump Makes First Big Trade Move With Tariffs Aimed at AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Bloomberg

    President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines, his first major trade move after repeated threats to crack down on what he sees as unfair foreign competition. The U.S. will impose new duties of as much as 30 percent on foreign-made solar equipment, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said Monday.

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  20. Trump Taxes Solar Imports in Biggest Blow to Renewables YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Bloomberg

    In the biggest blow he's dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar panels. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad, a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply.

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