UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system


UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.
In this Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 still image from video, aerospace engineer Felipe Bohorquez guides a test drone making a UPS delivery to Children's Island in Marblehead, Mass. UPS partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to fly the drone on a programmed route for three miles over the Atlantic Ocean to make the delivery. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)

Spain: Protesters jeer ex-IMF boss as bank card trial starts


Spain: Protesters jeer ex-IMF boss as bank card trial starts Protesters shouted insults at Rodrigo Rato, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, as he and 64 others entered court for a trial over the alleged misuse of corporate credit cards at a Spanish bank.
Former Finance Minister and International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato arrives at the National Court in Madrid, Monday, Sept. 17, 2016. Rodrigo Rato, and 65 officials at Bankia SA and its founding savings bank Caja Madrid, face trial for alleged misuse of corporate credit cards issued by Spain's Bankia group and its predecessorĀ savings bank, Caja Madrid between 2003 and 2012. (AP Photo)

Outsider status, politics shields Trump from House oversight


Outsider status, politics shields Trump from House oversight Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Pittsburgh. Donald Trumpā€™s status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7


US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.
In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second right, talks with Japan's Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii during their meeting held on the sidelines of G7 Transport Ministers' meeting in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Foxx says his counterpart ministers from the Group of Seven nations welcomed the new U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars at a weekend meeting in Japan, and they agreed to work together to maintain safety. (Junko Ozaki/Kyodo News via AP)

Iran issues local credit cards for the first time in decades


Iran issues local credit cards for the first time in decades Iranian banks have begun issuing credit cards for the first time in decades, local media reported on Monday.
FILE -- In this April 4, 2015 file photo, Iranians use ATM machines of Bank Melli Iran in downtown Tehran, Iran. Iranian media are saying the country's banks will begin issuing credit cards for the first time in decades. Reports by several newspapers, including the daily Donya-e-Eqtesad, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 said the cards will be for domestic use only and do not involve any sort of partnership with a major international credit card company. So far, Iranian banks have only issued debit and prepaid cards. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)