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October 16, 2018

Elephants, drones and cologne employed in hunt for Bengal tiger blamed in 13 deaths

Maharashtra Forest Department(PANDHARKAWADA, India) -- The crackle of wireless phone static merged with the buzzing of jungle flies as a group of seven men in olive green uniforms combed through the forests around the Indian village of Pandharkawada. The men, most armed with batons and one with a gun, could have been mistaken for an army platoon. But these men weren’t military, they were working for India’s forest department and their operation was to find "T1," a 6-year-old female tiger officia..
October 16, 2018

A robot presented evidence about artificial intelligence to a British Parliament committee

Alexander Koerner/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A robot named Pepper made history in the U.K. Tuesday as it presented evidence to the Houses of Parliament. Pepper, who is the resident robot at Middlesex University in London, spoke to the Members of Parliament, or MPs, about the future of artificial intelligence in caregiving for the elderly. "Good morning, chair, thank you for inviting me to give evidence today," Pepper said during a parliamentary hearing on the "Fourth Industrial Revolution." "Assist..
October 15, 2018

Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Since self-exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul this month and vanished, his case has sparked international intrigue and outrage and put leaders of his homeland on the defensive. Here is a timeline of events before and after he disappeared: May 2018: Khashoggi meets Hatice Cengiz, a 36-year-old Turkish Ph.D. student, at a conference in Istanbul and she soon becomes his fiancée. Sept. 28: Khashoggi vi..
October 15, 2018

At least ten people killed as flash floods hit southwest of France

ABCNews.com(PARIS) -- At least 10 people have died, one person is missing and five are seriously hurt after heavy rains led to torrential flooding in the southwest of France last night, a spokesperson for the French Interior Ministry told ABC News. On Monday, the spokesperson said the death toll was 13 but the number has since been revised to 10. The spokesperson did not specify why the death toll has decreased since Monday morning. Three months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overn..