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New Tesla voluntary recall applies to 11,000 Model X vehicles

Tesla is taking a “proactive measure” out of an “abundance of caution,” the company says, in handling an issue with a cable used in the adjusting of second-row seating in a small percent of Model X vehicles. The automaker has issued a voluntary recall, which will apply to 11,000 Model …

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€10m in unpaid M50 tolls written off in last two years

The Public Accounts Committee has heard that €5.2m in unpaid M50 tolls were written off last year, with €4.9m written off the previous year. The matter was raised by the chair of the committee, Fianna Fáil’s Sean Fleming, who noted that for every 22 drivers, one was getting off “scot-free”. Nigel …

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Barnier will not recommend Brexit talks move to trade

European Union leaders could hand British Prime Minister Theresa May an olive branch in deadlocked Brexit negotiations next week by launching their own internal preparations for a transition to a new relationship with Britain. Draft conclusions submitted by summit chair Donald Tusk to the 27 other EU governments made final …

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British government unveils green spending plans

Oct. 12 (UPI) — The British government said Thursday it would spend more than $3 billion on new energy systems that could help it meet obligations for a low-carbon economy. The British government is legally bound to a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions, which are counted as the main …

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US quits Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'

Image copyright AFP Image caption A 2016 Unesco resolution criticised Israel’s activities at holy places in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited “anti-Israel bias”. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

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Diddy: Rapper wants to purchase the NFL

Oct. 12 (UPI) — Sean Diddy Combs tweeted recently that he wants to own the National Football League. Not a team … the entire NFL. The rapper went on a tweeting spree about his big idea on Tuesday. “I did have a dream to own a NFL team but now …

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This Netflix-flavoured phishing attack targets your business emails

Video: How to help guard yourself against phishing attacks A phishing campaign which sees cybercriminals send messages claiming to be from Netflix is targeting business email accounts in an attack which, if successful, could provide hackers with the login credentials required to access corporate services. While this might seem like …

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