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‘Robots are not taking over the world’: UN panel meets to define ‘killer robot’ threat (VIDEO)

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 12:45 A UN panel met this week to discuss ‘killer robots’ amid concerns that not enough is being done to rein in and monitor advances in artificial intelligence. It agreed to define and set limits on weapons that kill without human involvement. The event, held in Geneva, marked the first formal meeting of government experts ...

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In major policy change YouTube is now taking down more videos of known extremists

Google has confirmed a major policy shift in how it approaches extremist content on YouTube. A spokeswoman told us it has broadened its policy for taking down extremist content: Not just removing videos that directly preach hate or seek to incite violence but also removing other videos of named terrorists, unless the content is journalistic or educational in nature — ...

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Pope Francis admits taking nap while praying…but says God’s OK with it

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 08:57 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:08 Pope Francis admitted he sometimes falls asleep during prayers, the 80-year-old head of the Catholic Church has revealed during an interview with a Catholic TV program. “When I pray, sometimes I fall asleep,” he said in the second episode of the ‘Pade nostro’(‘Our father’) program, which is scheduled ...

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Barrels, ballots & ISIS: Why Iraq is taking back Kirkuk, and what the US will do about it

Baghdad’s military incursion into Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk shows that the carve-up of the post-Islamic State landscape in the Middle East is in full swing, and leaves the US bemoaning its repeated failure to influence the region as two of its sponsored allies face off against each other. READ MORE: Iraqi forces taking over Kirkuk ‘a declaration of war’ – Kurdish Peshmerga Why ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders compares job to taking care of kids

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said her job at the White House is a lot like looking after young children. Sanders during an appearance on “The View” alongside her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, discussed the importance of being the only mother to ever hold the press secretary role for a presidential administration. Sanders explained to host Whoopi Goldberg ...

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Man claims he found his wife dead after taking cough medicine

A North Carolina man charged with murdering his wife claimed he took too much cough medicine before finding her fatally stabbed beside him. Matthew Phelps, 29, called 911 Friday after 1 a.m. to report that he had killed his wife Lauren Phelps who was stabbed multiple times in their Raleigh home, the News and Observer reported. Lauren, also 29, was ...

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VIDEO: Josh McCown remains in game after taking hard shot to ribs

Todd Bowles played with fire and only narrowly avoided disaster. With Josh McCown in need of work after spending most of this preseason riding the bench, Bowles — in an unconventional move — opted to start his 38-year-old quarterback in the Jets’ fourth and final exhibition game Thursday night against the Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Naturally, the decision backfired. On ...

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Chester Bennington's Family Taking Steps to Prevent Copycat Suicide

Chester BenningtonTaking Steps to Prevent Copycat Suicide 8/28/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Chester Bennington‘s suicide will not be used as inspiration for would-be copycats if his family has anything to say about it … ’cause they’re putting together a plan to stop that. Sources close to Bennington’s family tell TMZ … they’re planning on establishing a suicide awareness org in ...

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Melissa Mark-Viverito slammed for taking aim at Columbus statue

The leader of an Italian-American group accused City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Sunday of hooking “her wagon to this hate train of taking down statues,” in the debate on the fate of the Christopher Columbus statue. Joseph Guagliardo, chairman and CEO for the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian-American Organizations, blasted the speaker Sunday over the airwaves. Mark-Viverito recently ...

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Melissa Mark-Viverito slammed for taking aim at Columbus statue

The leader of an Italian-American group accused City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Sunday of hooking “her wagon to this hate train of taking down statues,” in the debate on the fate of the Christopher Columbus statue. Joseph Guagliardo, chairman and CEO for the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian-American Organizations, blasted the speaker Sunday over the airwaves. Mark-Viverito recently ...

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