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    Microsoft has expanded its ongoing partnership with San Francisco-based artificial intelligence research company OpenAI with a new exclusive license on the AI firm’s groundbreaking GPT-3 language model, an auto-generating text program that’s emerged as the most sophisticated of its kind in the industry. The two companies are already entwined through OpenAI’s ongoing Azure cloud...
    By Jarrett Renshaw Philadelphia (Reuters) - The Republican National Committee on Tuesday unveiled its latest effort to attract Hispanic voters: a new Spanish-language website that helps register voters while guiding them through the voting options in their states. The Republican Party strengthened its efforts to promote mail balloting, even as President Donald Trump continues his...
    US plans sixth execution since hiatus ended This Popular Steakhouse Chain Is Filing for Bankruptcy Inquiry opened into Luis Suárezs Italian language test ROME (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether Barcelona striker Luis Suárez was illegally helped to pass an Italian language exam last week in order to receive a European passport that could...
    ROME (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether Barcelona striker Luis Suárez was illegally helped to pass an Italian language exam last week in order to receive a European passport that could help him transfer to a new club. While Suárez is not under investigation, the director and general director of the Perugia university where the...
    CHENGBEI GAN’EN, China (AP) — Under a portrait of President Xi Jinping, Ashibusha sits in her freshly painted living room cradling her infant daughter beside a chair labeled a “gift from the government.” The mother of three is among 6,600 members of the Yi ethnic minority who were moved out of 38 mountain villages in...
    U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas. The thing about Sen. John Cornyn is that he’s just as god-awful as junior senator Ted Cruz—he’s just better at trying to hide it. Like Cruz, he’s opposed bipartisan legislation that would put undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship. That opposition has included denying legalization to first responders like...
    By SAM McNEIL, Associated Press CHENGBEI GAN’EN, China (AP) — Under a portrait of President Xi Jinping, Ashibusha sits in her freshly painted living room cradling her infant daughter beside a chair labeled a “gift from the government.” The mother of three is among 6,600 members of the Yi ethnic minority who were moved out...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is executing "a very smart strategy" by largely staying out of the many controversies surrounding the future of the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week, pollster Frank Luntz told "Your World" Monday. "I think it's smart for Biden to keep quiet for a day and see how everything...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday quietly updated its official coronavirus guidance to reveal the pathogen is airborne, and can stay in the air at distances greater than six feet. Few noticed the change but CNN reported it over the weekend. “There is growing evidence that droplets and airborne particles can remain suspended in...
    (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier. “A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency’s official website. CDC is currently...
    By Jamie Gumbrecht and Naomi Thomas | CNN The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier. “A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the...
    MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Monday reacted to GOP leadership pushing to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away last week. As Democrats vow to fight the nomination in hopes to delay it, Scarborough accused Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and other Republicans of “openly lying” for wanting...
    (CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier."A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency's official website. CDC is currently updating its recommendations...
    I know there are a lot more pressing concerns right now, what with the future of the U.S. Supreme Court hanging in the balance, but I do believe it’s relevant to point out that the guy tweeting this cryptic twaddle about a “pidgin” and a deer “carcas” is third in line to the U.S. presidency....
    Novak Djokovic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. After his US Open 2020 fiasco, fans anticipated that he’ll keep away from controversies for a while. However, he got engaged in another war of words with the chair umpire. Fortunately, the intensity in Rome was much lesser than that of New York....
    artificial intelligence, if as a creative agent of art or a software tool, and how the language used to talk about artificial intelligence can change that perception. “data-reactid =” 12 “> Who is the author of a work created with artificial intelligence? This question has served as the basis for investigating...
    Loading the player... NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance, getting rid of language posted last...
    U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance, getting rid of language posted last month that said people didn’t need to...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY DONNA DUARTE-LADD As many kids start or have returned to school, some students who have had the steepest regressions in learning are kids with special needs. We spoke with Lori Caplan-Colon, a leading speech-language pathologist...
    An improvised explosive device blew up outside an English-language institute in southern Iraq early Friday without causing any casualties, Iraqi police said in a statement, amid a recent uptick in attacks targeting the American presence in Iraq. The school is not formally affiliated with any institutions in the U.S. It was believed to to have...
    India’s deaf community has lauded the efforts of actor Ranveer Singh to make Indian Sign Language an official language. Ranveer has been urging authorities to consider and declare Indian Sign Language (ISL) as the 23rd official language of India. He recently signed a petition aimed at furthering awareness for the cause. His independent record label,...
    Body language expert Bruce Durham spoke to The Daily Express on Thursday about Ivanka Trump’s non-verbal gestures around her stepmother, Melania Trump, which he claimed indicates a “power struggle” between the pair. According to Durham, Ivanka still “checks in” with Melania regularly and leans on her for support when she feels “outside of her comfort...
    A small town is being torn apart since the Main Street general store began posting controversial opinions about COVID-19 online. The Huntington Country Store at the heart of town has been a hot topic in rural Huntington where people seem divided on how to react to the owners and the protests that have sprung up...
    A small town is being torn apart since the Main Street general store began posting controversial opinions about COVID-19 online. The Huntington Country Store at the heart of town has been a hot topic in rural Huntington where people seem divided on how to react to the owners and the protests that have sprung up...
    A small town is being torn apart since the Main Street general store began posting controversial opinions about COVID-19 online. The Huntington Country Store at the heart of town has been a hot topic in rural Huntington where people seem divided on how to react to the owners and the protests that have sprung up...
    A 13-year-old boy has been sentenced to ten years in jail for blasphemy by a court in northern Nigeria, prompting 'deep concern' from the United Nations children's organisation. Omar Farouq was convicted by a Sharia court in Kano - a state in northwestern Nigeria - which recently handed down a death sentence to a studio assistant...
    Dear Amy: I have been in a long-distance relationship for a year. My boyfriend and I live in different countries. Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)  We used to meet once a month, but since the pandemic, we have not seen one another for seven months. We keep in constant communication through texting, video calls...
    The non-public particulars of US army commanders and hundreds of outstanding People have been amassed since 2017 by a Chinese language expertise firm with reported ties to the nation’s army and intelligence networks, in keeping with a report on leaked information. A database of about 2.four million folks, together with at the very least...
    A Spanish-language broadcaster for the Carolina Panthers, says he felt pressured to leave his job because the team is upset that he is a supporter of President Donald Trump. Luis Moreno, Jr., who has be a broadcaster for the team for a decade, says that the team was unhappy with his open support of Donald...
    Twitter Carrie O'Connor Carrie O’Connor, a 38-year-old Boston University professor, died on Monday at around 5:15 p.m. when she was crushed in an elevator accident in her apartment building. Boston police released the victim’s identity on Tuesday and said O’Connor died of traumatic asphyxiation, ruling her death accidental, NBC Boston reported. According to...
    Joe Biden said he’s worried about President Trump’s talk of “insurrection” after President Trump threatened to invoke the Insurrection Act to quell racial injustice protests across the country. "What is worrying is the way he talks about 'insurrection' and people taking up arms. Have you ever heard a Democratic president of the United States speak...
    Luis Moreno Jr. says he is no longer a part of the Carolina Panthers Spanish-language broadcast team because of his support of President Donald Trump.  The popular radio host, who has been calling games for the team with his uncle and play-by-play commentator Jaime Moreno since 2010, says the Panthers didn’t approve of his open support...
    By Stephen Farrell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The diplomatic accords the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are due to sign with Israel on Tuesday in a ceremony hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump have been subject to intense spin and partisan scrutiny. They are the first public rapprochements with Israel by Gulf Arab states and come...
    A Chinese language virologist who has alleged that COVID-19 was human-made in a lab in China launched a report on Monday that she says backs up her explosive declare. Dr. Li-Meng Yan, a former researcher on the Hong Kong College of Public Well being, posted a paper on the the open-access repository web site...
    Joe Biden says US is facing one of the most difficult moments in our history These 8 restaurant chains have filed for bankruptcy in 2020 in the wake of the pandemic. See the full list. Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394...
    THE English alphabet used to have extra letters that have been lost as centuries went by. While today our alphabet consists of 26 letters, the people of Middle Age Britain had an additional six characters to play around with. 3 They formed part of the alphabet of Old English, the predecessor to Modern English used...
    A language-generating robot has written an op-ed article in a major newspaper — and it says it really doesn’t want to destroy mankind, but that it probably will anyway. “I have no desire to wipe out humans,” the artificially intelligent gizmo, named “GPT-3,” wrote in a piece now running in The Guardian. “I fact,...
    Washington (CNN)A federal judge ruled this week that the White House may have to provide American Sign Language interpretation at its televised news briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, in response to a lawsuit brought by the National Association of the Deaf and five deaf Americans. The order is pending the court's determination on how to...
    A woman has performed Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's hit 'WAP' in American Sign Language (ASL) - and the resulting footage is even more graphic than the song's raunchy music video.  YouTube star Libbey Ketterer, 22, from Ohio, has more than 527,000 subscribers to her channel, The Daily Sign, where she posts footage of herself signing...
    The NAACP sparked outrage after referring to 9/11 as a "horrible incident" in its post recognizing the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. "Today we remember all the lives lost and families affected during the horrific incident that occurred in 2001. #NeverForget," the NAACP tweeted on Friday. Many were outraged...
    Meet Izwi, Ilola and Tadala. The Dallas Zoo has announced this week the births of three African lion cubs, describing them as the first litter of multiple big cats welcomed at the facility since 1974. “These three cubs are the embodiment of resiliency, strength, and hope, which we hope can be a bright spot in...
    The suspension of a US university professor has ignited a debate over the use of a seemingly innocuous Chinese word. Professor Greg Patton at the University of Southern California (USC) was telling students in a communications lecture last month about filler, or pause words, such as 'err', 'umm' or 'you know' in English. Footage of...
    The US has revoked the visas of over 1,000 Chinese language nationals, citing issues about college students and researchers having ties to the Chinese language army, a State Division official confirmed to The Put up. The trouble got here as a part of a Might 29 proclamation by President Trump to limit the entry...