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Studies find automated safety systems preventing car crashes

Aug 23, 2017

Researchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes

Turkey and Vietnam look to double bilateral trade volume

Aug 23, 2017

Turkish prime minister says he wants trade volume with Vietnam to double in next three years

Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

Aug 23, 2017

President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence of Charlottesville draws protest groups to Phoenix, and authorities take extra precautions to keep the peace

Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rules

Aug 23, 2017

An Indonesian company and its Chinese partner are pushing ahead with an industrial wood plantation in a tropical forest and orangutan habitat on Borneo, apparently flouting government fire-prevention rules

Iran extends reach with fight for land link to Mediterranean

Aug 23, 2017

Iran closer to securing land corridor to Mediterranean, from its border, through Iraq and allies in Syria, Lebanon

74 injured as train derails in north India

Aug 23, 2017

Officials say that at least 74 people have been injured after a train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

Air New Zealand says result strong despite drop in profit

Aug 23, 2017

The profit for New Zealand's national airline has dropped 17 percent from last year but the carrier says it has risen to the challenge of increased competition

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

Conservation groups are airing TV ads and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water in the nation

Western brand, Chinese characteristics: Club Med at Guilin

Aug 23, 2017

A Club Med resort in Guilin, China, bows to Chinese tastes with a contemplative and serene vibe

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

Aug 23, 2017

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says Navy divers have found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore