Gulf Times - Arizona
John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dies at 81

John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dies at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a storied, 35-year political career that brought the independent-minded Republican within reach of the White House as his party's presidential nominee.

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Rafaela Vasquez, repeatedly looked down and not at the road, glancing up just a half second before the car hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing the street at night.

Woman dies in US after being hit by Uber self-driving car

Woman dies in US after being hit by Uber self-driving car

A woman died of her injuries after being struck by a Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, police said, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle programme across the US and Canada.

FBI surrounds last four protesters in Oregon standoff

FBI surrounds last four protesters in Oregon standoff

FBI agents surrounded the last few demonstrators holed up at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, in a move suggesting that the weeks-long armed siege might be approaching a climax.