December 19, 2018

Review Category : People

Elon Musk's Boring Company set to unveil its first Los Angeles-area tunnel

Elon Musk's Boring Company set to unveil its first Los Angeles-area tunnelThe Boring Company, Elon Musk's underground transit venture, planned an unveiling of its first tunnel on Tuesday, two years after the billionaire entrepreneur complained about Los Angeles traffic and vowed to "just start digging" as a remedy. The tunnel, an initial proof-of-concept, has been excavated along a path that runs not through Los Angeles but beneath the tiny adjacent municipality of Hawthorne, where Musk's Boring Company and his SpaceX rocket firm are both headquartered. The Boring Company announced plans for a live webcast on Tuesday at 8 p.m. local time (0400 GMT) of what it called a "product launch" for the tunnel, but gave scant details.


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Officials say two Honduran migrant youths killed in Mexico

Officials say two Honduran migrant youths killed in MexicoThe prosecutors' office in Tijuana said in a statement it was investigating the deaths of the two youths, who showed signs of having been stabbed and strangled. The victims, who were staying at a shelter for migrant youths in Tijuana, were headed to another shelter when they were intercepted by people who apparently intended to rob them, it said. The incident did not appear to be related to organized crime, said Jorge Alvarez Mendoza, a prosecutor in Tijuana.


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New Zealand warns Google over naming murder accused

New Zealand warns Google over naming murder accusedNew Zealand warned Google to "take responsibility" for its news content Wednesday, after the internet giant broke a court order suppressing the name of a man charged with murdering a British backpacker. An Auckland court granted the man interim name suppression this month but Google revealed his identity in an email to subscribers of its "what's trending in New Zealand?" service. Justice Minister Andrew Little said the breach was unacceptable and he had made his views known to Google executives at a meeting in parliament on Tuesday night.


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