Monday, 18 December 2017  
Result close in South Africa ANC vote


The fight for the leadership of South Africa's ruling ANC is drawing to a close, with markets on edge for a result that will set the direction for the scandal-plagued party and the country.

Power finally restored to Atlanta airport


One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of more than 1000 flights at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, where a power outage that lasted nearly 11 hours left passengers stranded in darkened terminals or in aircraft idling on tarmacs.

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ďż˝Power outage at world’s busiest airport
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Strong Winds Add To California Fire Danger


Calmer winds helped firefighters battling the enourmous blaze in Santa Barbara County, California. But in other areas, wind gusts reaching 70 mph added to the extreme fire danger. (Dec. 18)

Atlanta Airport Power Back On, Passengers Angry


Georgia Power announced early Monday that power is fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, the world's busiest airport. More than 1,000 flights were ground on Sunday, stranding many passengers in planes and dark terminals. (Dec. 18)

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Ford Motor Puts Design Strategy Under the HoloLens


Ford Motor Company on Thursday unveiled details about its use of Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality technology in the automotive design process. Ford's design teams have swapped out their clay-sculpting tools -- a staple of the automotive world since the 1930s, when Harley Earl introduced them at General Motors -- for mixed reality headsets and visualization software.

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