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The prototype of an autonomous weeding machine by Swiss start-up ecoRobotix...

Robots fight weeds in challenge to agrochemical giants

In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps them with jets of blue liquid from its mechanical tentacles.

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Protesters walk behind a banner during a demonstration by French unions and...

France's far left leads protests against Macron reforms

France's main far left party, the hardline CGT trade union and some 80 other organizations, led several thousand people in street protests across France on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms of the public sector.

FIFA General Secretary Samoura, Russian Deputy PM Mutko and CEO of the...

FIFA's Samoura says encountered racism, sexism

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said she encountered sexism and racism when she took over the job, with some in soccer opposed to a "black woman" taking a senior post at the global governing body.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the commissioning and graduation...

Trump eases firing of federal workers, cracks down on unions

President Donald Trump on Friday signed three executive orders designed to make it easier to fire federal government workers and to crack down on the unions that represent them, drawing immediate criticism from a group representing federal employees.

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