Friday, 24 November 2017  
WWI VC and medals sell for record price


A British man has bought his great-uncle's Victoria Cross and other WWI medals for the world record price of PS840,000 ($A1.4m).

Syria opposition meet in Riyadh


Syria's main opposition is sticking to its demand that President Bashar al-Assad play no role in an interim period under any UN-sponsored peace deal, despite speculation it could soften its stance because of Assad's battlefield strength.

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Sen. Al Franken says he 'crossed a line' but vows to regain trust of Minnesotans


Aides reportedly says senator has no plans to resign over sexual allegations.

Meet Busker A Robot With Flair for Painting


Busker the robot is able to paint using watercolors. Developed in 2015, Busker has already tested its paintbrushes on hundreds of canvases. The idea is to create a combination of human and robotic art - with style signatures from both parties. (Nov. 23)

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Google Assistant Goes to Work for Nvidia's Shield TV


Nvidia on Thursday announced that its Shield TV now includes Google Assistant as part of its Shield Experience Upgrade 6.0 update. The update also lets the Shield device work as a SmartThings Hub when paired with a SmartThinks Link. The SmartThings Link, which can be used to connect Shield TV as a SmartThings Hub, will be released in the coming months with a promotional launch price of $14.99.

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