Yves Pacaud

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US government: 'it's not a surprise Google's car crashed'

US transport secretary Anthony Foxx expects autonomous driving technology to prevent 80% of accidents – but it won’t be perfect, and what the future holds is unclear<p>The fact that a Google self-driving car had a crash is “not a surprise” according to the US transport secretary Anthony Foxx.<p>Talking …

Egypt devalues pound, signals move toward floating currency

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's central bank took a step toward floating the currency on Monday, devaluing the Egyptian pound by 13 percent in hopes of …

Anglo Irish Bank's former CEO granted bail on strict terms

David Drumm, accused of forgery and false accounting, forced to surrender Irish passport and report to police twice a day<p>The head of the bank that almost bankrupted Ireland has been granted bail under strict conditions including the surrender of his passport and having to report to police twice a …

Bloodied but unbowed, Merkel sticks to high-stakes migrant policy

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Monday to press on with her migrant policy despite seeing her Christian Democrats (CDU) party punished by voters who flocked to the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Sunday’s three regional polls.<p>The electoral setbacks came just …

Turkish jets attack Kurds as Ankara bomb blamed on PKK

Targets in northern Iraq hit as Turkey’s President Erdoğan says terrorism ‘will be brought to its knees’<p>Turkey has scrambled fighter jets to attack Kurdish rebel targets, as security officials blamed the outlawed Kurdistan Workers party (PKK) for a car bombing that killed 37 people in Ankara on …

Tory minister 'wanted UK pensioners to be low-wage fruit pickers'

Owen Paterson denies he sought to replace east European workers with older Britons on less than minimum wage<p>A Conservative cabinet minister suggested getting pensioners to pick fruit and vegetables below the minimum wage instead of hiring Bulgarians and Romanians at the legal rate, a former Lib Dem …

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