Canadian officials held crisis talks Thursday as new figures showed that most border jumpers who flooded into the country from the United States this year were granted asylum. Only 1,572 refugee claims out of 14,467 have been heard so far, but of these 941 or 60 percent have been accepted, according to the Immigration and Refugee Board. Show More Summary
Palestinian leaders left the Egyptian capital Cairo Thursday after fresh unity talks that resulted in calls for elections but provided little clarity about a key transfer of power in Gaza next week. Under that deal, Islamists Hamas are supposed to hand over power in the Gaza Strip to the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority by December 1.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned that humanity only has a 5 to 10 percent chance of stopping artificial intelligence from destroying life as we know it. Musk made the statement at a talk with employees at his company Neuralink, a firm that is developing technology for brain implants that will create mind-computer interfaces. Show More Summary
The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Ah, another Thanksgiving with the family. You know what that means! Yep, you'll be struggling to make small talk with relatives you only see a couple times each year, dodging awkward political conversations, and dealing with that pesky turkey turning everyone into sleepy zombies by halftime of the second NFL game. Show More Summary
Veteran One Manchester United star has been talking about his future both generally and at the club and has made a huge claim about his career. That player is Juan Mata who moved to Manchester United from Chelsea and his Premier League career spans six years. The Spanish player has since become an integral player […]
London (AFP) – Juan Mata wants to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs and play into his forties at Old Trafford. Manager Jose Mourinho’s arrival in 2016 sparked talk that the 29-year-old could be surplus to requirements because the Portuguese had let him leave Chelsea in January 2014. Show More Summary
Welcome to Thanksgiving table talk circa 2017. It’s true that AI and machine learning are changing the world, and in a few years, it will be embedded in all of the technology in our lives. So maybe it makes sense to help folks at home better understand machine learning. Show More Summary
Did you know that transcribing audio and video content can directly improve SEO? I’m talking about all those podcasts, webinars, and videos that you must be putting out on the regular. It turns out, when you transcribe these media and post them alongside your content, you get some quick SEO benefits. The search engine [...]Show More Summary
Have you heard of “Kevinism”? It’s Europe’s bias against people who have first names that are “culturally devalued” like Kevin, Chantal, Mandy and Justin — names that were popularized by American pop culture, typically. In the case of Kevin, actors like Kevin Costner and Kevin Bacon — not to mention the very successful 1990 Christmas […]
Congress wants to spend millions peddling corporate talking points on GMOs. While Congress hasn’t accomplished much in 2017, it did manage to pass a budget resolution — and within that budget, a sum of $3 million stands out. Congress appropriated that $3 million to fund the Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative. Show More Summary
Most of us don't realize that our dinner tells many stories. Let's talk turkey! No, not the orange butterball sitting in the Oval Office. I'm talking about the real thing, the big bird, 46 million of which we Americans will devour on this Thanksgiving Day. Show More Summary
The first Thanksgiving I remember, I was in the second grade. I didn’t know my teacher had asked my dad to come talk to the class. When he walked in, I was embarrassed to see him there. He said that white people came and didn’t know how to survive on this land, so we helped them out, then celebrated...
There’s much talk that Philip Hammond will use tomorrow’s Budget to address the problem of high housing costs. I have little doubt that high housing costs are, on balance, a blight upon the economy. What’s less clear to me, though,....
Arsenal & Barcelona It’s a little over a month until the January transfer window opens. That means that the transfer talk is started to get louder, especially around Arsenal. Both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are out of contract in the summer. Both players can start talking to foreign clubs about a move from the […]
Everyone loves drones, including companies with very specific needs. Drones once were the hot new thing and the perfect birthday gift. But drone makers are now realizing that there’s a bigger opportunity with commercial use cases, from farming to inspection. Show More Summary
Andrea Bernstein, senior editor at WNYC, talks with Rachel Maddow about the problems the Trump family has had with the Trump SoHo Hotel and today's news that...
Andrea Bernstein talks with Rachel Maddow about the problems the Trump family has had with the Trump SoHo Hotel and today's news that the owner has paid the Trump's to exit the contract early, as the Trump name is seen as damaging to business.
Elon Musk is back on the artificial intelligence scaremongering bandwagon, saying in a recent talk that AI is probably going to kill us all. The Tesla Inc. chief executive made the comments talking to employees at his neurotechnology company Neuralink...Show More Summary