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Apple said to near road tests of self-driving auto software

Apple executives have been coy about their interest in cars. Referring to the company's letter addressed to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a company representative said: " Apple is investing heavily in machine learning and autonomous systems".


US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level

US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level

Data for the prior week was revised to show 1,000 fewer applications received than previously reported. Jobless claims have stayed below 300,000 for 112 consecutive weeks, the longest such streak since 1970-when the US workforce and population were much smaller than they are today.


US, Mexico and Canada agree to 'swiftly' renegotiate NAFTA: White House

US, Mexico and Canada agree to 'swiftly' renegotiate NAFTA: White House

The Mexican government confirmed the conversation in a statement issued late on Wednesday. The statement was issued after reports of the possible threat of withdrawal shook markets and triggered a fierce campaign by American business leaders and lawmakers to quash the prospects of a withdrawal.


Trump Unveils Ambitious Tax Plan

Trump Unveils Ambitious Tax Plan

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., said, "There's no question, when you lower the marginal rates, you're going to have to take away a lot of the deductions". House Speaker Paul Ryan put a positive spin on things during his own news conference Wednesday, noting that he saw the administration's announcement as a clear example that "progress is being made and we're moving and getting on the same page".