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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said city residents will see a large NYPD presence this week as the investigation continues following the explosions that rocked communities of New Jersey and New York over the weekend. An intense manhunt for the suspect wanted for the New York-area explosions concluded yesterday captured Ahmad Khan Rahami— a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan — found more explosives at a New Jersey train station and raided an apartment nearby. They are continuing to look in to the his background to determine whether others may have assisted him in the explosions.
The Department of Transportation plans to issues new guidelines today aimed at the growing numbers of self-driving car tests on roads across the U.S. Although some analysts remain skeptical about the government’s ability to properly evaluate cutting edge auto tech, officials will solicit public comments over the next 60 days online and plan to update self-driving car policies annually.
Wells Fargo in the hot seat over scandal- Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will try to contain the damage to his bank’s reputation today when he testifies before Congress. Members of the Senate Banking Committee will grill him over the revelation that the company secretly opened millions of accounts without customers’ permission trying to gain profit from those accounts. Wells Fargo fired some 5,300 employees over the fake accounts. The CEO has blamed the episode primarily on rogue employees.
The City Council has unanimously approved a law that requires businesses to pay some hourly employees extra if their employer changes their work schedule with less than 14 days notice.