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CAST studies how robots could work better with people

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:45
A new research lab is looking to find the best ways to train robots to work with people.
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Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:45
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.
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Twitter removes verifications on some users

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:42
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Drake confronts 'groper' during set

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:36
Drake stops his set after seeing someone being groped in the audience at a gig in Sydney.
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Opinion: Trump bores us with his vacation slides

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:34
Remember when your relatives would come back from vacation and force you to watch their slide show to prove what a great time they had?
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Doctors try to gene-edit living patient's DNA

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:34
A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare disorder that causes progressive damage to the body's cells.
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Returning to Kashmir, where our parents were shot in front of us

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:28
Doug Dykes was a toddler, his brother James a baby, when their parents were shot in front of their eyes in Kashmir in 1947.
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Inscription in yearbook should be shown to a neutral party for examination, attorney says

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:26
Former Judge Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual abuse against him, his attorney Phillip L. Jauregui said at a news conference Wednesday, during which he attempted to cast doubt on the story of one of Moore's accusers.
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Tia has epidermolysis bullosa - known as 'butterfly skin'

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:23
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
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Australian minister blames hackers over Twitter porn 'like'

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:18
Government minister Christopher Pyne says he was not responsible for activity on his Twitter page.
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Yemen's industrial-scale prosthetic limb factory

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:17
Inside one of Yemen's only prosthetic limb factories.
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The film props firm targeting the YouTube generation

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:06
Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers
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Gloria Allred calls on Moore to testify under oath

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:05
Gloria Allred, the attorney representing an Alabama woman who claims Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager, says if Moore testifies under oath, then she will agree to have the yearbook examined by an expert.
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Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
The US oil giant has multi-billion dollar investments in a region where the UN has alleged ethnic cleansing.
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Leah Denbok: The teenager photographing Canada's homeless

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:43
Inspired by her mother's childhood, an Ontario teenager tells the stories of those who sleep rough.
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Trump dodges questions on Moore

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:42
President Donald Trump, fresh off his Asia trip, discussed the success of his political trip, while avoiding questions on whether Roy Moore should leave the Senate race in Alabama.
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Nigeria violence: Suicide bombers kill 10 in Maiduguri

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:22
Four attackers, who included women, detonated explosives in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
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Greece: Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:18
The victims include elderly people whose bodies were found inside their homes, reports say.
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SoftBank seen planning up to $25 billion in Saudi investments, including at new city Neom

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:08
SoftBank Group Corp. plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years as the Japanese company ...
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