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More than 2 000 people are homeless after intense windstorm hit the small town of Zabzugu, capital of Zabzugu-Tatale in the Northern Region of north Ghana on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The storm destroyed 152 houses, 4 schools and three churches in seven communities……. Read more »
A pedestrian bridge has collapsed at Florida International University with potential loss of life, authorities say.
Images of the buckled structure at the college in Miami were shared across social media on Thursday afternoon.
The 950-ton span only went up on Saturday, CBS Miami reports.
The Miami Herald reported that an unknown number of people were trapped underneath the bridge, which was built over a motorway.
(COMMONDREAMS) — As focus continues on the $130,000 payoff at the center of a non-disclosure agreement signed (or not signed) just before the 2016 election, Buzzfeed reports Sunday that lawyers associated with President Donald Trump are “considering legal action” to stop the airing of a 60 Minutes interview between journalist Anderson Cooper and Stormy Daniels, the porn actress whose lawyer said publicly last […]Source: Trump Considering Action to Block ’60 Minutes’ From the American People: Report
by Tyler Durden
Acting chief constable of the Wiltshire Police Kier Pritchard shared more details about the nerve gas attack on Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal. While initial reports said only the Skripals and a police officer who responded to the scene had been hospitalized, Pritchard said that a total of 21 people received treatment following the nerve gas attack, including the original three, per Sky News.
“Multiple people have been treated, around 21 people, including the man and the woman found on the bench. A number of those have been through the hospital treatment process, they are having blood-tests, support and advice,” Pritchard said.
The only people still in the hospital are Skripal, Yulia and police sergeant Nick Bailey, who was named for the first time on Thursday. Though his condition remains serious, he is finally “talking and engaging with people.”
Pritchard said he visited Bailey in intensive care, and that he’s steadily recovering. The Skripals are both in critical but stable condition.
Google is working with the Pentagon to equip military drones with people-tracking AI in secretive ‘Project Maven’ deal, report claims
Google is working with the Department of Defense on secretive ‘Project Maven’
Project Maven is tasked with equipping drones with artificial intelligence.
This would allow unmanned vehicles to detect and identify objects in war zones
Some Google employees are ‘outraged’ that the firm is working with the military to develop surveillance technologies, others say it raises ethical questions
By ANNIE PALMER
6 March 2018
The Pentagon may have gained a new, high-profile partner for its sophisticated AI system used to hunt for militants in Iraq and Syria.
Silicon Valley giant Google is working with the Department of Defense to develop advanced artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage, Gizmodo reported, citing sources close to the situation.
The partnership centers around Project Maven, which is the codename for a system that analyzes aerial surveillance video to look for patterns that can military intelligence analysts.
And it seems some Google employees aren’t happy with the move.
Papua New Guinea’s aid agencies have expressed grave concern for people fleeing their villages due to rumors of a volcanic eruption at Mount Bosavi. PNG’s Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and its associated ministry, Christian Radio Missionary Fellowship…… Read more »
Jess Guh, MD
As a queer woman, when it comes to film, I fulfill pretty much all of the stereotypes. I don’t really like action films. I am underwhelmed by special effects and action sequences. As my wife once complained, “All the movies you like… nothing happens in them.” My undergraduate thesis was on documentary film theory. I am, absolutely, one of those insufferable film snobs.
I love Black Panther.
Even as I state that, I feel confused. It’s just an action flick, which superficially (more…)
It’s one of the world’s most powerful spy alliances. And yet most people have probably never heard of it
It is one of the world’s most powerful alliances. And you probably never knew it existed. Because its existence is a closely guarded government secret. The “SIGINT Seniors” is a spy agency coalition that meets annually to collaborate on global security issues. It has two divisions, each focusing on different parts of the world: SIGINT […]
Consequences of M7.5 earthquake in Papua New Guinea: 31 dead, 300 injured, 400,000 people suffering, remote mountain areas not visited yet
Two days ago, a M7.5 earthquake hit central Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, pictures and videos have made their ways from the deep jungle to Social Medias. Officials are still counting and will visit hard-to-reach mountain areas to assess the consequences of a natural disaster today. But in the meantime, the powerful and dangerous earthquake killed […]
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