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China recruits teenagers to build AI weapons

At a top government-funded research institute, high schoolers are being recruited to develop weaponry operated by AI. The program is China’s latest move in their race against the US to “lead the game of modern wars”. The Beijing Institute of Technology, a leading government-funded research institute, has selected China’s best and brightest youths to participate in an artificial intelligence based ...

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‘Foreign recruits’ mulled by German military raise ‘mercenary army’ debate

In a bid to cope with shortage of recruits at home, German army reportedly floats an idea of opening its ranks to foreigners. Critics of the head-hunting proposal say the move might turn Bundeswehr into a “mercenary army.” The German army may put up a call for foreigners to fill in understaffed military positions, according to a report by Augsburger ...

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Skirts away! Spanish army dresses female recruits in trousers to hide visible tattoos

Female recruits in the Spanish army, who have visible tattoos, can now wear trousers at official military occasions. Men, however, are subject to different treatment – they are allowed into the service even if heavily-tattooed. The Spanish Defence Ministry announced on Monday that it is planning to modify the uniform chapter for budding recruits. “Tattoos, earrings, spikes and inserts, self-mutilation ...

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US recruits ‘entitled, undisciplined & not fit to throw grenades’ – Basic training chief

The US Army training program will be overhauled with a focus on discipline and physical exercises after multiple complaints about new recruits. The Army will drop hand grenade throwing and land navigation qualifications. The existing Basic Combat Training (BCT) program will be redesigned, Maor General Malcolm Frost, head of the US Army Center of Initial Military Training, told Military.com. The ...

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US Marine instructor convicted of abusing Muslim recruits

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 20:17 A former US Marine drill instructor was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge. He was found guilty of abusing three Muslim recruits, including ordering them into an industrial clothes dryer and turning in on. Gunnery Sergeant Joseph Felix, 34, was found guilty of of “maltreatment” on Thursday, after the jury ...

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‘Enemy in our ranks’: German police trainer blasts immigrant recruits in leaked audio message

In a leaked recording from the Berlin Police Academy, a lecturer bemoaned the poor language skills, lack of respect, and disloyalty of ethnic Turks and Arabs who will form a sizeable part of the next generation of German police officers. The audio message was recorded by a paramedic lecturer, who intended to pass it on to Berlin Police chief Klaus Kandt. ...

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Rick Fox Recruits OKC's Steven Adams For His Pro eSports Team

Rick FoxRecruits OKC’s Steven Adams Join My Pro eSports Team!! 7/31/2017 4:03 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE NBA player Steven Adams just got an offer to make big bucks playing another pro sport … ’cause Rick Fox wants the killer Kiwi to join his pro gaming team. Fox is the owner of team Echo Fox, a team that competes in Major League ...

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Pentagon weighs nixing foreign-born recruits’ contracts: memo

The Defense Department is weighing nixing enlistment contracts for an immigrant military recruiting program, according to a memo — a move that would render many vulnerable to deportation. About 1,800 foreign-born recruits to the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program waiting for basic training — 1,000 of whom lack legal status and have seen their visas expire — ...

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Pentagon weighs nixing foreign-born recruits’ contracts: memo

The Defense Department is weighing nixing enlistment contracts for an immigrant military recruiting program, according to a memo — a move that would render many vulnerable to deportation. About 1,800 foreign-born recruits to the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program waiting for basic training — 1,000 of whom lack legal status and have seen their visas expire — ...

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Islamic State fighters and foreign recruits battle Philippines security forces

A Philippines intelligence source said that of the 400-500 marauding fighters who overran Marawi City on the island of Mindanao last Tuesday, as many as 40 had recently come from overseas, including from countries in the Middle East. The source said they included Indonesians, Malaysians, at least one Pakistani, a Saudi, a Chechen, a Yemeni, an Indian, a Moroccan and ...

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