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Climate: 5% chance of limiting global warming to 2°C

Using statistical projections for these quantities based on global data gathered over the last half century, they found a median value of 3.2°C (5.8 F) warming by 2100, and a 90 percent chance that warming this century will fall between 2.0 to 4.9°C (3.6 to 8.8 F).

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Facebook AI bots create own language

Weeks after the initial news broke that Facebook had pulled the plug on the language-creating A.I., it turns out that the reason for shutting down the A.I. "Over time, the bots have become quite skilled at it and they even began gaining interest in one item in order to "sacrifice" it at a later stage in their negotiation as a faux compromise", it added.

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Ford Mustang Good Neighbor Mode Keeps Quiet

The new Quiet Exhaust mode limits volume of the engine by using an active valve performance exhaust system that closes valves to restrict the amount of noise made by the vehicle. Steve von Foerster didn't get a ticket but did pursue the problem. And that's more important than you think: a recent survey by Ranker.com showed loud engine revving was second only to early-morning lawn mowing among the most annoying noises neighbors make - more so than power tools, barking dogs or band practice.

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U'khand was in the dark about Chinese incursions in Barahoti

There have been several reports threatening escalation of troop movement in various sectors if India does not withdraw from Doklam. "The soldiers stayed there for a while and went back", said a highly-placed source in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

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Alexis Sanchez Has A Cold

The striker posted a picture on Instagram on Friday with the one word caption 'sick.' He had been given permission to return to pre-season training late after helping Chile to the Confederations Cup final in Russian Federation. "The players were thinking, 'What's going on and what's happening?', so it creates uncertainty [with my contract] because it's a global policy". The Chile worldwide has yet to begin pre-season training with his team-mates following his exertions at the Confederations ...

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Venezuelan officials killed as voting starts

The fiery unrest confirmed fears over the vote for a new "Constituent Assembly" called by beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro in defiance of months of demonstrations and fierce worldwide criticism. Turnout will be key to determining the legitimacy of the election. But that will be hard to ascertain as most voters will be able to vote twice, as candidates are drawn from social and industry sectors as well as geographically.