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Rival robot cars meet on California highway

Rival robot cars meet on California highway

A rare meeting between two self-driving cars resulted in one taking evasive action, Reuters reports. The robot cars, one made by Delphi Automotive and one by Google, met on a ...

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Patent troll wins $30M verdict against Sprint, has more trials on the way

Sprint loses $30m patent battle with Prism Technologies

US mobile operator Sprint has been told to pay $30m (£19m) to a company that claimed it used patents it did not own. Prism Technologies makes money licensing its patents, ...

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U.S. top court backs Obamacare, president says it’s here to stay

Obamacare subsidies preserved in US Supreme Court ruling

The US Supreme Court has upheld a key portion of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, preserving health insurance for millions of Americans. In a 6-3 decision, the justices said that ...

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US urges China to lower tensions, but sees progress in talks on currency, cyberspace

US raises cyber concerns with China

President Barack Obama has raised continuing US concerns over China’s cyber activities, as two days of talks between the two nations came to an end. He urged China to act ...

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Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says he’s sorry

Boston bomber Tsarnaev apologises to victims in court

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has apologised to his victims in a federal court hearing where he was formally sentenced to death. “I am sorry for the lives I have taken, ...

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2nd prison worker charged in inmates’ escape

Second prison worker arrested over US jail break

A US prison guard believed to have smuggled tools hidden inside hamburger meat to two prisoners who escaped a New York state jail has been arrested. Gene Palmer is the ...

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Funeral Plans for South Carolina Church Shooting Victims

First funerals to be held for Charleston victims

The first of the funerals for victims of the Charleston church shooting will be held on Thursday in the South Carolina city. The services for Ethel Lee Lance and Sharonda ...

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HPV vaccine ‘partly responsible’ for dramatic fall in rates of precancerous cervical lesions

HPV vaccine

A new study led by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that rates of high-grade cervical lesions among young women in the US fell dramatically between ...

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Confederate flag protests spread across US

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Pressure is mounting to withdraw the Confederate battle flag across the US, after South Carolina lawmakers called for its removal from the state house. Protesters rallied in Columbia on Tuesday ...

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Wikileaks: US spied on French presidents

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The US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on French Presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande in 2006-12, WikiLeaks says. The whistleblower website cites “top secret intelligence reports and ...

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