The first autonomous border crossing is set to take place in the next few months. Auto manufacturer Continental and vehicle supplier Magna plan to send two self-driving vehicles from southeastern Michigan to Sarnia, Ontario, according to Engadget. Parts of the route will be handled by human drivers, but the team…

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Image copyright A24 Image caption That really is the Oscar-winning Casey Affleck under there Spoiler warning: This article contains some plot details Let’s get this out of the way, A Ghost Story is not a horror film. Yes, it features a haunted house and a ghost smashing the crockery. But…

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After rumors first circulated that Cynthia Nixon might be running for New York governor, the inevitable not-that-funny Sex and the City jokes followed shortly thereafter. Nixon doesn’t come without qualifications: she has a sizable presence and a progressive reputation within New York political circles, and is a vocal advocate for…

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1.3k Shares Image:  AP/REX/Shutterstock By Adario Strange2017-08-05 21:48:52 UTC You already know that the golfing, TV watching, Twitter-obsessed U.S. president is on vacation, but you might not have known that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is on vacation, too.  Luckily for you, we just got our hands on Putin’s vacay photos,…

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Image copyright PA Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online “like junk food”, the children’s commissioner has said. In an interview with the Observer, Anne Longfield criticised the ways social media giants use to draw children into spending more time. She said parents…

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Dragon Con’s Dragon Award ballot was just published and I’m delighted to learn that my novel Walkaway is a finalist in the “Best Apocalyptic Novel” category, along with Daniel Humphreys’ A Place Outside the Wild, Omar El Akkad’s American War, Declan Finn and Allan Yoskowitz’s Codename: Unsub, N.K. Jemisin’s…

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Image copyright PA The UK needs a “credible fallback” in case no EU trade deal is reached during Brexit negotiations, former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has said. Lord King said British negotiators needed to show Brussels the country has an alternative over a bad trade deal post-Brexit. The…

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