Art

Shaheen Bagh: India celebrates grandmother on Time magazine's icon list

Shaheen Bagh: India celebrates grandmother on Time magazine's icon list

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Education

What is Artificial Intelligence – and how does it affect YOU?

What is Artificial Intelligence – and how does it affect YOU?

WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU THINK OF WHEN SOMEONE SAYS, “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE”? Robots? Self-driving cars? Voices assistants? Artificial intelligence, or AI, is not something from the future. If you regularly use a cellphone and the internet, chances are that artificial intelligence is already a part of your daily life. You just might not be aware of it. SO, WHAT IS IT? Very simply, AI technology is when computers mimic tasks that are usually ... Full story

Economics

Wealthy Britons step up citizenship shopping to thwart Brexit

Wealthy Britons step up citizenship shopping to thwart Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of British entrepreneurs looking to “buy” citizenship from countries offering visa-free access to the European Union has risen sharply, investment migration firms say, as prospects of a post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the bloc darken. A handout picture shows Cap St. Georges Beach Resort in Paphos, Cyprus, in this picture provided to Reuters on September 24, 2020. ASTONS/Handout via REUTERS. Investment ... Full story

Entertainment

The name's Bond, seriously: 007's namesake found in Polish Cold War archives

The name's Bond, seriously: 007's namesake found in Polish Cold War archives

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles were left shaken and stirred by news that a suspected British agent called James Bond was on Her Majesty’s secret service in the country in the 1960s, after the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) posted about him on social media. According to the institute’s archive James Bond came to Poland on Feb. 18, 1964 and was officially employed as an archivist for the British Embassy Military Attache. He soon came to the ... Full story

Health

University outbreaks 'should have been predicted'

University outbreaks 'should have been predicted'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Scottish government accused of 'failing to plan' for return of students. The Scottish government should have been better prepared for coronavirus outbreaks at universities, opposition parties have claimed. Hundreds of students have tested positive since universities returned earlier this month. Opposition leaders accused First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of a "basic failure" to anticipate ... Full story

Law

Breonna Taylor: Family lawyer slams 'sham' grand jury proceedings

Breonna Taylor: Family lawyer slams 'sham' grand jury proceedings

A lawyer for Breonna Taylor's family has called the grand jury proceedings a "sham" that has shown racial inequalities in the US justice system. Ms Taylor, a black hospital worker, was shot six times and killed aged 26 when police raided her home on 13 March. On Wednesday, a grand jury in Kentucky returned a minor felony charge against one of three officers, for shots that hit a neighbouring apartment. Two officers have been shot amid protests ... Full story

Living

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing"

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing"

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Politics

Police seize more than 320,000 recycled condoms - BBC News

Police seize more than 320,000 recycled condoms - BBC News

Image caption The condoms were washed, reshaped and repackaged before being resold. Vietnamese police have seized more than 320,000 used condoms that were recycled to be illegally resold to unsuspecting customers, local media report. Footage showed dozens of bags that together weighed 360kg (794lbs) in a warehouse that was recently raided in the southern Binh Duong province. A woman, who was believed to be the owner of the warehouse, was ... Full story

Sport

Alexei Navalny has 'bank accounts frozen and flat seized'

Alexei Navalny has 'bank accounts frozen and flat seized'

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Technology

BlackBerry posts surprise revenue rise on higher software, licensing demand

BlackBerry posts surprise revenue rise on higher software, licensing demand

(Reuters) - Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd posted a surprise 6% rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, as sales of its security software product rose and its patent licensing business strengthened. Blackberry CEO John Chen takes part in an event at the BlackBerry QNX headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Wattie. U.S.-listed shares of BlackBerry, which sells security software to companies and governments as well as ... Full story