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While the last FGX Falcon road vehicle rolls from the Broadmeadows production line today and the Blue Oval's 92-year local manufacturing history ends, the last of the roaring Ford V8s will be battling for fastest time in Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 qualifying this afternoon.
  • Study reveals new extinct species of giant shark

    Study reveals new extinct species of giant shark

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    However, after analyzing the ancient teeth and comparing them to modern-day sharks, researchers noted that this genus didn't fit the fossils' measures. In the past, megalodon had been ( somewhat contentiously ) classified as belongning to the genus Carcharocles , which is part of the extinct Otodontidae family.
  • What to Know About Google's New Pixel Phones

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    The most eagerly expected offering is a pair of smartphones released under the Pixel brand, replacing the Nexus line. Google described Home as a voice-activated assistant that lets people tap into the company's online capabilities to answer questions, manage tasks, control devices in homes, stream videos and more.
  • ABB, Microsoft partner to drive digital industrial transformation

    ABB, Microsoft partner to drive digital industrial transformation

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    In 2017, the company, best known for its Windows operating system and its Office productivity suites, will open data centers in France, and additional data centers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland, Austria and Finland. Microsoft's cloud infrastructure isn't limited to the 30 locations where it has big dedicated data centers or data center campuses. In Germany, access to customer data is controlled by a data trustee , T-Systems International, part of Deutsche Telekom .
  • Amazon and flipkart claim record festival sales

    Amazon and flipkart claim record festival sales

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    Amazon India, whose sale started two days back, claims it sold 1.5 million units in the first 12 hours of its festive sale. According to ShopClues , the Diwali sale will offer up to 80 per cent off on products in the electronics category and general utilities such as auto accessories, travel and luggage, stationary and beauty products; more than three lakh home and kitchen products for Rs 499 and over 10 lakh fashion goods starting at just Rs 99.
  • Sensex climbs 159 points, RBI policy meet in focus

    Sensex climbs 159 points, RBI policy meet in focus

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    Broader markets continued to show a firm trend as retail investors propped up their bets, with the BSE small-cap index rising 2.67 per cent and mid-cap 2.40 per cent. manufacturing boosted optimism over the health of the world's largest economy. The Nifty Bank index was up 1.27 per cent or 245 points at 19,531; Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, Federal Bank, Yes Bank, Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India, Canara Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the gainers.
  • Who really leaked Donald Trump's tax returns?

    Who really leaked Donald Trump's tax returns?

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    Pence is governor of IN who served IN Congress for a decade. "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive", Trump posted on his Twitter account November 6, 2012. She'll also campaign in Harrisburg. She added that she was "grateful" her dad never worked for someone like Trump. Chelsea Clinton, the mother of two young children and a top surrogate for elusive young voters who have yet to fully embrace the Democrat, said ...
  • Republicans, Democrats Still Majorly Split on Climate

    Republicans, Democrats Still Majorly Split on Climate

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    The findings from Pew Research Center highlight a wide split between Republicans and Democrats when it comes to climate change. "72 percent of conservative Republicans say the media exaggerates the threat of climate change, while 64 percent of liberal Democrats say the media does not take the threat of climate change seriously enough".
  • European Parliament ratifies Paris climate deal

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    The European Parliament Tuesday approved the EU's ratification of the Paris climate agreement, paving the way for the deal's entry into force. The deal, secured in the French capital last December, comes into force 30 days after it has been ratified by at least 55 countries accounting for 55 per cent of the world's emissions.
  • Nobel Prize in physics awarded for revealing 'the secrets of exotic matter'

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    Kosterlitz is specifically recognized for his work, conducted with Thouless in Great Britain during the early 1970s, that explores the physics of substances so thin that they are viewed as two-dimensional. Three British natives working in the US were awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their discoveries in condensed-matter physics. "Many of us are developing the exotic materials that he, Dr.
  • This New Mac scent candle makes your house smell like an unboxing

    This New Mac scent candle makes your house smell like an unboxing

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    That doesn't exactly sound like the correct mixture to ape the fragrance of a Mac, but Apple lovers were apparently so eager to catch a whiff that the first run of Twelve South candles has already sold out . The company usually sells stuff like iPhone wallet cases and a modified sunglasses holder for your Apple Watch to fit around. So what does a "New Mac" smell like, aside from a factory? The company expects to have more available for purchase later this month.
  • A look at what Colombia referendum result may mean

    A look at what Colombia referendum result may mean

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    With the outlook uncertain, all eyes are on Santos' former boss and chief rival: Alvaro Uribe, the powerful former president who led the grassroots campaign against the accord. "I won't give up". Turnout was especially affected along the Caribbean coast, where support for the government is highest, as a result of heavy rainfall from Hurricane Matthew, which made it impossible to set up a few polling stations in La Guajira peninsula.
  • We fully support PM on surgical strike: Arvind Kejriwal

    We fully support PM on surgical strike: Arvind Kejriwal

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    He also said that he salutes the Prime Minister for taking strict measures against Pakistan in spite of having differences on other matters. The Prime Minister said, the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra is inaugurated on a significant day of 2nd October as Mahatma Gandhi had left India but the call of the nation brought him back.
  • India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

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    India, the world's third-largest carbon emitter with its population of 1.3 billion people, has brought the second criteria within sight. With India's entry, a total of 62 countries accounting for nearly 52 percent of emissions have agreed to stem rising temperatures on the planet.
  • GM averts strike in Canada with union deal

    GM averts strike in Canada with union deal

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    Faria said he doesn't even consider the pension switch a win for GM since workers at the company's CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., who fall under a different contract, had agreed to a similar concession three years ago. "This is extremely important for the auto sector across the province, and we fully expect that we'll be there to provide support for this deal", Duguid added.
  • India ratifies Paris climate change agreement

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    The deal, agreed by almost 200 countries in Paris last December, aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions by shifting away from fossil fuels to limit global warming to "well below" two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times. Once the Paris Agreement comes into force in November, the countries, including India, will engage themselves in framing rules for its implementation.
  • Sanders to Campaign for Clinton in Minneapolis, Duluth

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    None was a Republican. "None of it will", Clinton said . Meanwhile, The New York Times reported this week that young voters "are shunning the two major political parties on a scale not seen since Ross Perot's third-party bid for the presidency in 1992, a striking swing in public opinion that is slicing into Hillary Clinton's thin margin for error".
  • Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot

    Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot

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    Questions about Tesla's self-driving cars are now being raised in Germany after an accident on Wednesday. The Danish travel, which had 29 people on board, had overtaken a truck and was trying to get back into the right lane when the collision occurred.
  • Edge of Hurricane Matthew whips at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao

    Edge of Hurricane Matthew whips at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao

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    Matthew strengthened into a hurricane Thursday in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center said. A turn toward the northwest is expected Saturday night or on Sunday . As Matthew moved over the eastern Caribbean, it brought wind gusts from 50 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour from Dominique to St. Lucia and Barbados.
  • Canadian GDP grew by 0.5% in July on oilsands rebound

    Canadian GDP grew by 0.5% in July on oilsands rebound

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    The bank next meets in October. The July growth report showed that goods producing industries expanded +1.0% boosted by a +3.9% increase in m ining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction. "Recent monthly GDP figures have been deeply skewed by the see-saw in oilsands output, but that story has now run its course", Douglas Porter, chief economist with BMO Financial Group, said in a research note Friday.
  • Last Call for New York's Iconic Carnegie Deli

    Last Call for New York's Iconic Carnegie Deli

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    The 79-year-old Carnegie Deli, famous for its enormous roast beef and pastrami sandwiches, will close on December 31. "I need to take a step back". NY city kosher staple Carnegie Deli is set to close at the end of the year, according to an announcement from its owner, Marian Harper .
  • It's easier to crack iTunes backups with iOS 10 security flaw

    It's easier to crack iTunes backups with iOS 10 security flaw

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    This means that a hacker could potentially gain access to your iOS backup which could contain everything from pictures and video to passwords and credit card information. In the meantime, they also advised users to ensure that their Macs and PCs were protected by strong passwords. In the meantime we'll leave you with the words of Per Thorsheim , a password security expert who knows the score.
  • SpaceX chief envisions 1000 passenger ships flying to Mars

    SpaceX chief envisions 1000 passenger ships flying to Mars

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    The first flight would be expensive but the aim is "making this affordable to nearly anyone who wants to go", by dropping the price of a ticket over time to $100,000, Musk said. A rocket ship, called the Interplanetary Transport System, is taller than the Saturn V and almost 40 feet wide. To achieve the colonisation of Mars, the South African-born entrepreneur said rocket reusability, refuelling the spacecraft in orbit and propellant production on the planet will be essential.
  • Maryland Man Kills Wife, Son and Then Himself

    Maryland Man Kills Wife, Son and Then Himself

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    Crews responded to the 8100 block of 48th Avenue around 10:30 p.m. for a welfare check. Farhad had been reported missing to university police earlier in the evening, police said. "This is an unspeakable tragedy and the governor's prayers are with the family of the victims of this horrific crime", said Shareese Churchill, a spokeswoman for Hogan.
  • How Hillary Clinton Is Leveraging Her Debate Triumph

    How Hillary Clinton Is Leveraging Her Debate Triumph

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    Trump's speech to thousands at a rally in a Florida airport hangar included some points that some supporters wished he had made before the record television audience of 84 million people for the debate on Monday in Hempstead, New York . In this election, where the first woman from a major political party is standing for the presidency, the question of gender, and how Donald Trump treats and refers to women, was certain to come up.
  • The Weeknd

    The Weeknd "Starboy" (ft. Daft Punk)

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    The Weeknd continues to say goodbye to his past, as he walks around the flat, smashing up trophies, plaques and records with a neon pink crucifix. The clip comes to a conclusion with Abel driving off in a luxury vehicle with a panther as his passenger.
  • Baby Born with DNA from 3 People, First from New Technique

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    The baby boy was born five months ago in Mexico to Jordanian parents, and he is healthy and doing well now. The goal of the work is to allow mothers carrying genetic mutations that cause mitochondrial diseases, which afflict 1,000 to 4,000 people in the US each year, to give birth to healthy babies .
  • Redstone's NAI to call on CBS, Viacom to explore merger

    Redstone's NAI to call on CBS, Viacom to explore merger

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    National Amusements Inc (NAI), the controlling shareholder of CBS Corp ( CBS.N ) and Viacom Inc ( VIAB.O ), is preparing to call on the two media companies to explore a merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Viacom , which also owns Paramount Pictures, announced last week that its interim CEO, longtime Viacom executive Tom Dooley, would be leaving in November, opening a gap at the top of the company as its board navigates the way forward.