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Daimler Presents New Smart Cars

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What? Really? Amazon wants to deliver packages to your car’s trunk

File this idea under the category of “what could possibly go wrong."
Trinidad & Tobago v United States  - FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier

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Fans mourn as US men’s soccer suffers worst loss in decades

With an eighth consecutive World Cup in sight, the U.S. has now been sacked from the qualifiers. Embarrassingly.
Philadelphia Eagles v Los Angeles Chargers

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Where do you stand on NFL commissioner’s anthem demands?

On Tuesday, commissioner of the National Football League Roger Goodell wrote a letter to all 32 football teams saying he thought NFL players should stand for the anthem.
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Sheriff watchdog: agency was sharing inmate info with ICE

A report released Monday from the independent watchdog agency for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department alleges the department has been allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to have access to information about soon-to-be-released inmates, despite the narrative given to members of the public that its interaction and cooperation with ICE was limited.
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A look at damage as fires hit Orange County, Northern California

Mass evacuations have hit Anaheim Hills and Orange residents as a brush fire rages through the area.
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A futurist and a skeptic teleport into a bar

Over the last several decades, pop culture has taken innumerable shots at depicting what the future of transportation looked like, whether it’s the pneumatic tubes that move people around as depicted in The Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s TV satire ‘Futurama,’ hovering skateboards like the ones in Back To The Future 2, flying cars from The Jetsons, or even teleportation as depicted in shows like Star Trek.
California Levee System Vulnerable To Natural Disasters

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What’s the future of Gov. Jerry Brown’s delta tunnel project?

The fate of a project that could cost Southern California water consumers billions of dollars hangs on a vote Tuesday at the Metropolitan Water District.
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Who is the LA Times’s new editor in chief?

The Los Angeles Times has named a veteran journalist responsible for bringing a print-centric Forbes magazine into the digital era.
Senate Lawmakers Speak To Press After Weekly Policy Luncheons

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How Dianne Feinstein’s re-election bid encapsulates the divide within the Democratic Party

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has announced today that she will seek a 6th term.
Opening Ceremony And 'Lion' Premiere - 12th Zurich Film Festival

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In light of Harvey Weinstein’s firing, how could Hollywood’s exploitative culture change?

Harvey Weinstein was officially fired from his company as of Sunday, after a New York Times investigative story broke about allegations of sexual harassment.