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The Pope has joined forces with Microsoft and IBM to create a doctrine for ethical AI and facial recognition. Here's how the Vatican wants to shape AI

The Pope has joined forces with Microsoft and IBM to create a doctrine for ethical AI and facial recognition. Here's how the Vatican wants to shape AI

25 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Vatican called for stronger regulation of the use of artificial intelligence in a plan announced Friday, as first reported by Reuters . The document also said AI tools...
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Fighting Coal Was Supposed to Lift Bloomberg. Here's Why It Didn't

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The former New York mayor is “a victim of the climate debate moving much faster than the positive realities he helped shape,” one analyst said.
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Brief Introduction to Mindfulness Helps People Deal With Physical Pain and Negative Emotions

Brief Introduction to Mindfulness Helps People Deal With Physical Pain and Negative Emotions

3 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Even a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions, according to a new study. The effect of mindfulness was so pronounced, in...
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Great Quarterbacks Have What Can't Be Taught

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

This year's top quarterback prospects showed their skill at this year's Scouting Combine. How much of what happened in the sterile environment of Luas Oil Stadium actually...
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UK's Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government's top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first British...
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With a Rebel Yell, New York Revs Up Its War on Idling Vehicles

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The singer Billy Idol is supporting the campaign, which includes rewarding people who report infractions.
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Italy's Lombardy says emergency coronavirus measures must be extended

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MILAN - Italy's northern region of Lombardy said on Friday it wanted to extend emergency measures adopted last week to try to contain Europe's worst outbreak of coronavirus as...
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Montenegro's president accuses Serbia and Russia of undermining independence

6 hours ago   |   National Post

PODGORICA - Montenegro's president accused Serbia and Russia on Friday of using the Serbian Orthodox Church to undermine his country's pro-Western government as it seeks...
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U.S. Agriculture Dept to boost funds for biofuel infrastructure

7 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - The U.S. Agriculture Department will make available up to $100 million in grants to expand the infrastructure needed to sell more ethanol, biodiesel and other...
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Italian region warns of hospital chaos if coronavirus spreads

8 hours ago   |   National Post

MILAN - Italy's hospitals will be thrown into chaos if the severe outbreak of coronavirus spreads, the country's worst-hit region Lombardy said on Friday, warning that 10% of...
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Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others. Read more ...

This gymnast's Beyoncé-inspired routine is the internet's latest obsession

This gymnast's Beyoncé-inspired routine is the internet's latest obsession

When Nia Dennis finished her all-Beyonce floor routine at UCLA's dual meet against Utah, she placed a crown on her head. The tiara was well deserved. Read more ...

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Brooks posted a photo of him wearing the jersey on his Instagram page. Some fans thought his jersey was in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Read more ...

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. Read more ...

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This mom danced with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding never comes

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House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

The legislation seeks to ban flavored tobacco products, including menthol-flavored vaping products and cigarettes. Read more ...

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. Read more ...

Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI...

Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI chief AGAIN

US President Donald Trump has tapped Rep. John Ratcliffe to be the new Director of National Intelligence, pending Senate confirmation. Ratcliffe had bowed out of the nomination... Read more ...