Software flaws found in Uber car that killed US woman

US transport safety agency’s findings could affect developments of autonomous vehicles across the auto sector. An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the United States‘ National Transportation Safety Board said. The agency also revealed on Tuesday that the company’s autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months. NTSB may use the findings from the first fatal self-driving car accident to make recommendations that could affect how the entire industry addresses self-driving software issues or to…

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Six-year-old among three killed at California food festival

US media report 19-year-old Santino William Legan identified as gunman. Search still on for possible accomplice. A gunman cut through a fence and opened fire on a crowd eating and listening to music at a popular food festival in California, killing three people, including a six-year-old boy, and wounding about 15 others before police quickly shot him dead on Sunday, authorities said. On Monday, California police were searching for a suspected accomplice of the gunman, who authorities identified as 19-year-old Santino William Legan, according to US media. The attacker appeared…

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Virginia Beach shooting: 12 killed by ‘disgruntled city worker’

Shooter identified as DeWayne Craddock fired at colleagues at Virginia Beach municipal centre before police killed him. At least 12 people were killed in Virginia Beach – a city in the US state of Virginia – on Friday when a gunman opened fire at a municipal centre, in the latest mass shooting in the country. Police on Saturday identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who fired indiscriminately at his workplace colleagues, sending coworkers scrambling for cover before police fatally shot and killed him, authorities said. Several others were wounded in the…

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One student killed, seven wounded in Colorado school shooting

Two suspects, both male students, are in custody after shooting at a school near Denver. Police and others are seen outside STEM School Highlands Ranch after a shooting [David Zalubowski/AP Photo] Two students have opened fire at a Colorado science and technology school, killing a fellow student and wounding seven others before being taken into custody, law enforcement and hospital officials in the United States said. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office said deputies heard shots coming from the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) School in Highlands Ranch, about 40km south…

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