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The United States on Friday lifted the lid on President Barack Obama's secretive counter-terrorism campaign, detailing for the first time the number of fighters and civilians killed in air strikes in countries like Pakistan and Libya. At the same time, the White House released an executive order outlining the steps and measures that should be taken to reduce the number of civilian casualties in America's ongoing counterterror campaign. In a much-anticipated report, the Director of National Intelligence provided fatality estimates for 473 strikes between 2009 and 2015 that were conducted outside principal war zones such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
A digital video disc player was found in the Tesla car that was on autopilot when its driver was killed in a collision with a truck in May, Florida Highway Patrol officials said on Friday. "There was a portable DVD player in the vehicle," said Sergeant Kim Montes of the FHP in a telephone interview. A lawyer for a truck driver involved in the accident with the Tesla told Reuters his investigators had spoken to a witness who said the DVD player was playing a "Harry Potter" video after the accident, but the lawyer was unable to verify that beyond the witness account.