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Tathra residents tour of destroyed homes

Tathra residents are being taken on a grim bus tour of their fire-ravaged NSW township with many getting the first glimpse of the charred remains of their homes.

Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman

An Uber self-driving car has hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, marking the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.

Facebook under pressure for data practices

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is facing calls from US and European politicians to explain how a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's election campaign gained improper access to data on 50 million Facebook users.

Philippines moves to legalise divorce

The Philippines has taken a step towards making divorce legal, with the lower house of Congress passing a law allowing people to dissolve marriages, despite opposition from the president and bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country.