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New autonomous delivery vehicle designed to operate like a bicycle

The REV-1 is already delivering food from two Ann Arbor restaurants and making deliveries to the company’s employees. In the coming months, the company plans to expand its delivery service to the general public. Once service expands, Refraction AI will find itself competing in an increasingly busy space alongside big …

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Melbourne Express, Monday, July 29, 2019

Here’s how it looks in print: A man in a motorised wheelchair has been punched and robbed in Brunswick. The 56-year-old was approached by two men about 7pm last Friday. One punched him while the other took his bag. The satchel contained his mobile phone and an amount of cash. …

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‘Bloody yanks’: The business deal that landed a Sydney father in a US prison

Email chains revealed Levick, 57, knew he was flouting international regulations but continued undeterred, concocting false stories and concealing money trails, whether by sheer naivety or something more sinister. “When this incident happened, David was naive about what he was doing, but now understands how wrong it was,” his wife, …

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Hong Kong city streets descend into chaos as riot police fire tear gas

The weekend saw two successive nights of the worst violence since the protests began in June. A police decision to ban or restrict the protests failed to stop large numbers of people coming onto the streets for an eighth week to express unhappiness at Carrie Lam’s government. Loading On Saturday …

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America missing from the table as world powers vow to save Iran deal

Fu Cong, the head of Chinese delegation, said that while there were tense moments during the meeting, “on the whole the atmosphere was very good. Friendly. And it was very professional.” Both diplomats said there was a general agreement to organise a higher-level meeting of foreign ministers, but a date …

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Australia ease to T20 win over England as Perry passes fresh milestone

Loading Along the way, Perry added a new record to her healthy list of milestones: the first cricketer of either gender to reach the double of 1000 international runs in the T20 format alongside 100 wickets. After getting into their respective grooves, the two best players in the game went …

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Afghan vice-presidential candidate targeted in deadly Kabul attack

Rahimi said that while the gun battle was ongoing, security forces had cleared the first and second floors of the building. Two attackers were still inside the building late on Sunday afternoon, with another killed in the shootout. Loading President Ashraf Ghani tweeted that Saleh was unharmed after the “complex …

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Verstappen wins chaotic German Formula One Grand Prix

The race was shortened by three laps after the safety car had led the field away before a standing start. Hamilton’s closest rival and teammate Valtteri Bottas, who had also led briefly, crashed out with six laps remaining to leave the gap between the two unchanged at 39 points after …

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Relief on the horizon after Brisbane’s ‘disaster’ apartment boom

“You are not going to get the overseas investors suddenly piling back into Brisbane. They will have been burnt off by the excess supply that developed in the West End area and other parts of inner Brisbane. “Queensland is coming out of a period of weakness of overall building activity …

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Australian women’s relay team finish second at swim titles

Earlier Duncan Scott produced the second fastest leg in history to snatch men’s 4x100m medley relay gold for Great Britain from the US with Australia missing a medal. Loading The Australian women were looking to complete a relay sweep in the medley final. In fact the Dolphins had won four …

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