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Deaths confirmed after Manchester Arena blast reports

Media playback is unsupported on your device A number of people have died and others have been injured following a reported explosion at Manchester Arena. Witnesses reported hearing a “huge bang” following a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said there are a “number of confirmed fatalities and others injured”. Witnesses said they heard two loud bangs, reported to be near the ticket office of the arena. The cause of the reported explosion is unknown. Manchester Victoria station, which is close to the concert venue, has ...

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Reports: Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields with another exec

Trump’s evolving relationship with Ford Ford CEO Mark Fields is on his way out, according to published reports. Fields, who has held the top job for less than three years, is set to be replaced by Jim Hackett, who runs the Ford unit that develops autonomous vehicles, according to The New York Times, The Associated Press and Forbes. The reports cited unidentified sources. Asked for comment, Ford(F) said it doesn’t comment on “speculation or rumors.” Fields, 56, has worked for Ford for nearly 28 years. He became CEO in 2014, ...

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Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology

One of the more intriguing (and if we’re being honest, slightly weird) rumors from last year was that AMD and Intel might cooperate on a GPU patent-sharing deal, or possibly a direct design agreement in which AMD would build GPUs for its largest competitor in the CPU space. The only reason we gave the idea any consideration at all was because AMD had reorganized its graphics unit into the Radeon Technology Group (RTG) specifically so that it could have more freedom to pursue ideas and potential revenue sources. A custom ...

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Tired of Waiting for Update, Consumer Reports Yanks Tesla Model S’ Top Rating

Don’t mess with the press. Tesla learned that lesson the hard way this past week. After delaying for months a software update enabling automatic emergency braking on Consumer Reports‘ brand new Tesla Model S 60D (and other Teslas sold since October 2016), CR ran out of patience. Unlike most Tesla customers, CR buys printer’s ink by the barrel and has a prominent website. Stall them at your peril. Wednesday, Consumer Reports knocked 2 points off the score of the Model S, dropping its score among luxury sedans from 87 points ...

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Tesla Model S loses top ranking from Consumer Reports

Testing Tesla’s handsfree driving The Tesla Model S has lost its top ranking from Consumer Reports. The magazine said Wednesday it has lowered its score for the basic Model S, a luxury, all-electric sedan, because an automatic braking feature has yet to be activated by a software upgrade as promised. “When we purchased our latest test car, we were assured automatic emergency braking would be enabled by the end of 2016,” Jake Fisher, director of Consumer Reports’ Auto Test Center, wrote in a review. “We’ve been waiting for this important ...

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Reports: Bush-Jeter group wins bid for Marlins

8:27 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is part of a group led by ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that has reached an agreement to purchase the Miami Marlins after submitting a bid of $ 1.3 billion, according to multiple media reports. According to the Miami Herald and Bloomberg, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has reached an agreement to sell the Marlins to the Bush-Jeter group after its bid won the auction ahead of other potential buyers for exclusive negotiating rights. As a kid, he told ...

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Reports: Alex Jones' lawyer claims on-air persona is 'a character', 'performance art'

Alex Jones, the fiery conspiracy theorist and provocateur who commands an audience of millions based on the idea that he is one of the only purveyors of the unvarnished truth, is currently defending himself in a civil suit with an argument based partially on a claim that he is simply a performance artist, according to reporters who have been in the courtroom. The host of Infowars is in an ongoing custody battle with his ex-wife, who says Jones is too volatile to have joint custody of their children. “He’s not ...

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NASA reports two new breaks in Curiosity rover’s wheel

NASA’s Curiosity rover will have been on Mars for five years come this summer, and it’s held up surprisingly well. The rover’s mission has been extended essentially indefinitely. As long as Curiosity can do science, NASA will make use of it. The harsh Martian terrain has not been kind to the rover’s wheels, though. NASA reports that one of Curiosity’s wheels has suffered two breaks that indicate it could be the first of the rover’s six to fail. Curiosity’s wheels are made from a single piece of machined aluminum. The ...

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NBA trade deadline: Latest news, rumblings and reports

Feb 22, 2017 The 2017 NBA trade deadline (3 p.m. ET Thursday) is less than 24 hours away. With a host of deals already in the books, which stars will be on the move next? Keep track of all the latest from our team of reporters: More: Tracker | Trade Machine | Rumors Feb. 23 updates 11:00 a.m. ET League executives anticipate that the Sacramento Kings will move guard Arron Afflalo prior to today’s trade deadline, ESPN’s Chris Haynes reports. 10:40 a.m. ET According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, forward Paul ...

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Trump hits back at US media reports on Russia contacts

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the US intelligence community and media after new reports of contacts between members of his team and Russia. Mr Trump accused the National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI of giving out information illegally. Some US media say top Trump aides were in constant communication with Russian officials in the election campaign. Intelligence officials previously said they believed Russia tried to influence the vote in favour of Mr Trump. Moscow has dismissed the claim, describing it as based on unsubstantiated facts. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry ...

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