Waymo is the first company that’s allowed to test autonomous cars without a backup driver in California (GOOGL)

Waymo Waymo received a permit from California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Tuesday to test autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers on public roads, the DMV said in a statement. The Google spin-off is the first company to receive permission to test unmanned self-driving cars in California. California adopted regulations that allow for the […]

Racist Ryanair Passenger Allowed to Fly After Verbally Assaulting Seatmate

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Should Children Be Allowed to Select Their Own Gender?

Our question this week: Should children be allowed to select their own gender? Let us know by email or in the comments below. In 2011, The Toronto Star reported on a controversial baby, Storm Stocker-Witterick. Storm’s parents had decided not to reveal the sex of their child and to let Storm determine which gender she […]

Glitchy Tory app allowed anyone to log in as MPs, ministers

A bugged phone app released by the British Conservatives for an annual party conference has allowed any ordinary person to log in as an MP or even a minister, accessing officials’ private data. Read more A glitch in a simple conference app embarrassed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party as it allowed general public […]

Ryanair cuts hand luggage AGAIN: Passengers no longer allowed free suitcases in the hold

Ryanair has changed their hand luggage rules again for the second time in 2018. At the beginning of the year, passengers were no longer allowed to take a free suitcase into the cabin with them. They had to buy Priority Boarding, costing £6, to be allowed it with them – or have it put into […]

UK flights: Hand luggage rules for gels and aerosols – are they allowed onboard?

UK flights can be complicated when booking and attempting to work out luggage limitations. A number of airlines have different weights and size limits, particularly budget airlines when it comes to hand luggage. Not only that, but there are strict rules for what is allowed to be brought into the cabin. Items that often confuse […]

Accused 'Russian agent' Butina allowed phone calls, but not dental help, after 19 days' detention

Embassy officials that visited Russian gun activist Maria Butina in US jail on Thursday said that the 29-year-old, who has been in custody for over two weeks, was allowed to make calls, was being denied the help of a dentist. Thursday marks 19 days since Butina, charged with acting as an agent of the Russian […]

Why is InfoWars allowed on Facebook? Zuckerberg: Because it doesn’t cause “harm”

Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., holds his phone after the morning session at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Friday, July 13, 2018. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Last week, Facebook invited some media outlets to an event to […]