Android users will be able to use Google’s mobile operating system in their cars starting in 2021. Google and the world’s biggest auto group Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance (RNMA) are partnering to develop a dedicated in-car system to control GPS and entertainment functions. Users will be able to download specific apps for cars through Android’s Play Store.
Theresa May told EU leaders that Britain is prepared to walk away unless a ‘workable’ agreement on Brexit is reached within the next two months. European airports have warned that a ‘no-deal’ Brexit could cause ‘major disruption and heightened safety risks.’ Police must allocate resources to cope effectively in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The founder of Chinese retail giant Alibaba, Jack Ma says the company will not create 1 million jobs in the US. The announcement comes amid the trade conflict between the US and China. Ma originally promised job creation during a 2017 meeting before President Trump’s inauguration. Ma said a friendly partnership ‘no longer exists.’
New figures from the UN show that Colombia continues to break records for cocaine production. The increasing cocaine production continues despite a peace deal signed in 2016 with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The UN warned that the production levels could harm peace-building efforts. Most cocaine produced by Colombia ends up in America.
A Pakistan court suspended the sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam. The pair, who were jailed before the general election in July, was released after denying any wrongdoing. India has instituted a law making ‘instant divorce’, called ‘triple talaq’ practiced by Muslim men, a criminal offense which is punishable by up to three years in prison.
A California surgeon and dating star veteran and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women. Prosecutors claim there are several thousand images on their phones which suggest there could be ‘hundreds’ more victims. The pair reportedly targets victims at bars. The couple denies the claims and plans to fight the charges.
President Trump launched his strongest attack yet on Jeff Sessions saying, ‘I don’t have an attorney general.’ He also said he is unhappy with Sessions’ immigration response. Trump visited North Carolina and praised emergency responders for their role in controlling and helping with the ‘nightmare’ of Hurricane Florence, which killed at least 36.