Ford Mustang Shelby GT Super Snake ready to strike

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  • Jul 10, 2015
You can think of the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 and the Mustang Shelby GT Super Snake as two physically talented brothers. But if the GT 350 is considered the equivalent of an NFL running back — sleek, muscled and fast — then the Super Snake would...
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A gorilla named Susie illustrates genome similarities with humans

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  • Apr 01, 2016
WASHINGTON A gorilla named Susie is helping provide fresh insight into the genetic similarities and differences between people and these endangered apes that are among our closest living relatives.Scientists on Thursday unveiled an upgraded version of ...
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ISIS bombings rock Syria as world powers seek truce

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  • Feb 22, 2016
Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs killed nearly 130 people on Sunday, highlighting the threat posed by the extremists as the country's warring factions fight for the northern city of Aleppo and world pow...
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NASA plans to fix Mars spacecraft leak then launch in 2018

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  • Mar 10, 2016
NASA plans to repair a Mars spacecraft that was grounded in December because of a leak in its primary science instrument, putting the mission back on track for another launch attempt in 2018, the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday.The spacecraft, a sa...
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Chinese AI team plans to challenge Google's AlphaGo: state media

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  • Mar 31, 2016
BEIJING A team from China plans to challenge Google's AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence (AI) program that beat a world-class player in the ancient board game Go, the state-owned Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.Scientists from the China...
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Simulating Mars exploration, British astronaut guides rover from space

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  • Apr 29, 2016
LONDON British astronaut Tim Peake drove a rover on Mars on Friday -- or at least pretended to by test-driving the exploration vehicle on earth remotely from space.From the International Space Station (ISS) some 250 miles above earth, the European Spac...
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Exclusive: Amazon expanding deliveries by its 'on-demand' drivers

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  • Feb 18, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO Inc is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages, as the online retailer known for low prices and razor-thin profit margins looks to speed up delivery times and tamp down ...
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Little risk for Google in retrial vs Oracle over Android

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  • May 05, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO Even if a jury orders Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google to pay the full $8.8 billion sought by Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) in an upcoming San Francisco copyright trial over the Android operating system, shareholders and analysts say it will likely...
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Look Mao, no hands! China's roadmap to self-driving cars

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  • Apr 24, 2016
BEIJING In the race to develop self-driving cars, the United States and Europe lead in technology, but China is coming up fast in the outside lane with a regulatory structure that could put it ahead in the popular adoption of autonomous cars on its hig...
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Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

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  • May 08, 2016
WASHINGTON It was a creature so outlandish that scientists say it reminds them of the fanciful beasts conjured up by Dr. Seuss. But would the famous children's book author have thought up a marine reptile with a hammerhead snout it used to snack on alg...
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