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  1. Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Instead, experience with automation in other modes of transportation like aviation and rail suggests that the strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May. Decades of research shows that people have a difficult time keeping their minds on boring tasks like monitoring systems that rarely fail and hardly ever require them to take action.

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  2. Rail Radio Service to be launched on 1,000 Indian trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Passengers can soon tune in to popular FM radio stations while travelling on trains, with the Indian Railway firming up plans to roll out a Rail Radio service for 'onboard infotainment' which would also come in handy in emergency situations and disasters. Photo - File Passengers can soon tune in to popular FM radio stations while travelling on trains, with the Indian Railway firming up plans to roll out a Rail Radio service for 'onboard infotainment' which would also come in handy in emergency situations and disasters.

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  3. New on TV this week: 'Ripper Street,' 'Married at...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    BBC America's "Ripper Street," the Victorian-era police procedural that illustrates the dawning of the modern era of forensics, is back for a fourth season, with investigator Edmund Reid , who retired to the seaside with his daughter at the end of the third season, returning to the East End to help an old friend sentenced to death for a murder Reid believes he didn't do. He joins Detective Inspector Bennett Drake and American surgeon Captain Homer Jackson , who is trying to rescue his wife from her own death sentence for her role in a train disaster.

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  4. Pakistan: Dumper truck hits vehicles, kills 4Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Lahore, July 24 : A dumper truck collided with vehicles In Pakistan's Lahore city and left at least four people dead on Sunday, media reports said. According to rescue sources, the accident occurred near the ongoing construction work of Orange Line Metro Train project, Geo News reported.

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  5. Next presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Recent events have illustrated in stark detail just how complicated and increasingly difficult the war against the Islamic State, or ISIS, has become -- at home and abroad. Those encouraging reports of military success in Iraq and Syria have been tempered by recent ISIS-inspired attacks in France and Germany.

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  6. Shrinking of train crews has railroads, regulators at oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    In February, a CSX train carrying cargo boxes bound for Honda's Marysville plant derailed after striking a stationary rail car on a track behind a Scotts Miracle Gro facility in Union County. Freight trains that often carry dangerous cargo across the country are getting longer, but the crews that operate them have been shrinking for decades.

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  7. Self-Driving Pitfall: The Human BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Instead, experience with automation in other modes of transportation like aviation and rail suggests that the strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May. Decades of research shows that people have a difficult time keeping their minds on boring tasks like monitoring systems that rarely fail and hardly ever require them to take action.

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  8. More country rail crossings to get safety boost after V/Line smashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    Fourteen more unprotected rail crossings in country Victoria will get a safety boost by April, as investigators look into the latest serious crash involving a train and road vehicle. Government corporation VicTrack last week called for bidders to submit tenders to upgrade 12 sites on the V/Line network, in the wake of a collision between a truck and a Warrnambool-bound train carrying 99 passengers west of Colac, which injured 18 people.

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  9. In midst of Munich attack, Valley family helps othersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    A Wabash Valley family on a continental tour of Europe only had 24 hours for a stop in the German city of Munich. They could not have anticipated that a tragedy would unfold, and during those hours, they would respond to an opportunity to help a person in need.

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  10. COOPER: The train crash at 17 mile water tankRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Douglas County Sentinel

    Special This map shows the section of railroad track where the crash at the 17 mile water tank occurred Dec. 14, 1885. Special This map shows the section of railroad track where the crash at the 17 mile water tank occurred Dec. 14, 1885.

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  11. Train kills intruder on tracks near SE 82ndRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    On Saturday July 23, 2016, at 2:40 p.m., East Precinct officers joined Union Pacific railroad police in responding to the report of a person struck by a freight train near Northeast 82nd Avenue and Halsey Street, near Interstate 84 and the MAX line. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the remains of a deceased person.

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  12. Teen celebrates another milestone after treatment at Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Francisco Sierra's nurses and therapists at Children's Hospital were all smiles Friday as they prepared to say goodbye. CITY, THEY WERE CRAFTY WITH TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE SURE ONE GRADUATE COULD >> HE LOVES JOKES.

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  13. Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday. Europe reacted in shock to the third attack on the continent in just over a week, after 18-year-old David Ali Sonboly went on a shooting spree at a shopping centre on Friday in what appears to have been a premeditated attack, before turning the gun on himself.

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  14. I played table tennis against a 16-year-old American Olympian...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The first American born in the 2000s to qualify for the Olympics is a 16-year-old table tennis prodigy with a shadowy upper lip named Kanak Jha, and when I step up to the table across from him and warn him that I played junior-varsity tennis in high school, he does not laugh. Instead, he bounces faintly on his toes, collects himself, and lowers his body so that his eyes hover just above the table, like a crocodile peering out of the water.

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  15. The Maharajas' Express: The luxury train that's totally unrealRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    People do a lot of waiting in India. Waiting for work, waiting for a blessing, waiting for things to get better.

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  16. Bus accident kills 16, injures 13 in north IranRead the original story

    Yesterday | Payvand News of Iran

    At least 16 people have been killed and 13 others injured after their bus smashed into a concrete electricity pylon and overturned in a mountainous road in northern Iran, a provincial police official says. The traffic police chief of Alborz Province, Reza Akbari, told IRNA that the incident occurred in the wee hours of Saturday on the road linking the northern city of Karaj to the city of Chalous in northern Iran.

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  17. Women in male-dominated career fields watch a unique US presidential campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Welding instructor Darlene Thompson, 45, poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Dr. Linda Liau works with the precision of a master, peering into a patient's head with magnifying loupes as she removes a brain tumor.

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  18. Women in male-dominated career fields watch a unique U.S. presidential campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Dr. Linda Liau works with the precision of a master, peering into a patient's head with magnifying loupes as she removes a brain tumour. When Liau was called into an emergency room as a surgeon more than 20 years ago to help treat a car crash victim, another member of the medical team assumed she was a nurse.

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  19. Munich gunman obsessed with mass shootings, sent out invitations to mall before rampage, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Elizabeth Ording, 27, is suing Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear. The 56-page lawsuit says Ording's marriage to an animal wouldn't be that different than same-sex marriage.

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  20. Three teenagers fighting for their lives and 10 injured as a bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Munich maniac was 'mentally ill loner obsessed with shooting sprees': Iranian-German killer, 18, had 300 rounds of ammunition as he went on murderous rampage which ended with nine dead EXCLUSIVE - 'He always said he would kill us': Classmate reveals Munich loner was 'mobbed' during seven years of bullying at school... and promised revenge on his tormentors one day Munich maniac had a book called 'Why Kids Kill' in his rucksack when he went on murder spree and was obsessed with German teenager who shot dead 15 classmates seven years ago The gunman v 'balcony man': the shocking moment Munich killer argued with brave onlooker in 90-second rant before firing four shots and calmly walking away First pictures of Munich's young victims: Grieving father holds poignant photo of his son, 21, as he lays flowers at massacre site Armed police raid apartment of teenage Iranian McDonald's killer just ... (more)

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