Future cars This Was Supposed to Be the Year Driverless Cars Went Mainstream

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! This Was Supposed to Be the Year Driverless Cars Went Mainstream (nytimes.com) Posted by msmash on Friday May 15, 2020 @04:05PM from the reality-check dept. Tech companies once promised that fully functional, self-driving cars would be on the road by…

Henry Cejudo’s manager doesn’t expect UFC retirement to hold for very long

By Simon Samano | May 17, 2020 11:30 am So much for the idea that Henry Cejudo’s retirement could be just a negotiating tactic. On Sunday, TMZ released a portion of its interview with Cejudo’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, in which he suggests that the UFC bantamweight champion’s stunning announcement won’t hold for very long. “First…

Tropical Storm Arthur sets its sights on North Carolina coast

Susan Miller USA TODAYPublished 4:10 PM EDT May 17, 2020The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is two weeks away, but that hasn’t stopped an early-bird system from menacing the North Carolina coast Sunday.Tropical Storm Arthur, which formed off Florida on Saturday, was expected to strengthen and whip the Outer Banks with rain and gusty winds overnight into Monday, the National…

Giga Chikadze tired of short-notice opponents, wants UFC to give him a name

By Matt Erickson and John Morgan | May 17, 2020 11:00 am JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Giga Chikadze beat Irwin Rivera with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 8 in Jacksonville, Fla. Take a look inside the fight with Chikadze, who picked up his fifth straight win. Result: Giga Chikadze…

Former Colts, Packers LB Antonio Morrison charged with felony intimidation

Crystal Hill Indianapolis StarPublished 10:54 AM EDT May 17, 2020Former Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers linebacker Antonio Morrison is facing at least one felony charge stemming from a series of erratic disturbances in Carmel, Indiana, according to court documents filed this week in Hamilton County.Morrison, 25, was charged Monday with intimidation, court records show. No…

​​​​​​​Ocean City, Maryland, sees packed crowds as coronavirus restrictions lift

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Explosion at Los Angeles oil manufacturer causes blaze, injures 11 firefighters

Where coronavirus isn’t: What’s kept cases officially at zero in these 200 counties?10:30 AM EDT May 17, 2020CDC ‘really let the country down,’ Trump adviser says4:20 PM EDT May 17, 2020Wyoming strip club reopens with ‘masks on, clothes off’ party1:42 PM EDT May 17, 2020Coronavirus second wave would be a readiness test for US2:08 PM…