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Europe’s Proposed Limits on AI Would Have Global Consequences

The European Union proposed rules that would restrict or ban some uses of artificial intelligence within its borders, including by tech giants based in the US and China.The rules are the most significant international effort to regulate AI to date, covering facial recognition, autonomous driving, and the algorithms that drive online advertising, automated hiring, and…

Opinion

Donald Trump in trouble

Havana (Prensa Latina) The possibility of former President Donald Trump being sentenced to prison for alleged criminal offenses cropped up on Sunday as a question in the United States, a country where some politicians and wealthy people strongly believe they are beyond the law. The US historian Howard Zinn said that in his country 'the…

Culture

The best king mattresses, whether you’re sleeping or working from bed

Investing in a bigger mattress is often worth it — especially if your bed is also your office space. Here are our picks for the best king-size mattresses: hybrid, memory foam, and more. All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may…

Humanity

8 Events that Led to World War I

World War I, which lasted from 1914 until 1918, introduced the world to the horrors of trench warfare and lethal new technologies such as poison gas and tanks. The result was some of the most horrific carnage the world had ever seen, with more than 16 million military personnel and civilians losing their lives. It…

Health

High-Protein Bircher Bowl Recipe

written by Lee Holmes ,April 20, 2021 Image: Lee Holmes A delicious breakfast you can make the night before. Use muesli or rolled oats, which is the standard Bircher base, and add grated apple or pear if you prefer. There are other crafty switches you can make too: the apple juice gives a light sweet…

Business

Bain Capital weighing bid to take Toshiba private -sources

Author of the article: Reuters Scott Murdoch and Kane Wu HONG KONG — Bain Capital is looking at formulating a bid to acquire Toshiba Corp, two people familiar with the matter said. The Japanese conglomerate on Tuesday dismissed a $20 billion buyout offer from CVC Capital Partners as lacking substance but said it would consider…

Coronavirus

David Cameron lobbied for NHS staff’s personal data

Former UK prime minister David Cameron lobbied the NHS for access to staff’s personal data, weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic. Cameron was acting on behalf of financial services firm Greensill Capital, which he had financial interest in. His work for the firm, which filed for administration in March 2021, has led to increased scrutiny of…

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Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.There are 1,139,043 confirmed cases in Canada._ Canada: 1,139,043 confirmed cases (87,872 active, 1,027,458 resolved, 23,713 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers.There were 7,276 new cases Tuesday. The rate of active cases…

Ireland

Rainbow Cup altered as South African sides stay at home

South African teams will not compete as planned in the Rainbow Cup, with the Pro 14 stating there will be a "dual tournament" which sees them play a series of games against each other. With no formal approval allowing the South African teams to enter the Ireland or the United Kingdom, the competition now has…

Europe

United Kingdom

UofL baseball beats UK 12-5

By Stephen Williams | April 21, 2021 at 12:17 AM EDT - Updated April 21 at 12:17 AM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The third-ranked University of Louisville baseball team scored early and often and rolled to a 12-5 victory over in-state rival Kentucky on Tuesday night in Lexington. Dalton Rushing came up a triple shy of the…

United Kingdom

India Covid-19 second wave: Shortage of oxygen, beds and even cremation slots

By Vikas Pandey & Shadab NazmiBBC News, Delhiimage copyrightSumit Kumarimage captionIndians are waiting for hours to cremate the deceased as cases surgeRajeshwari Devi, 58, died on Sunday after waiting for two days to get uninterrupted oxygen, an ambulance and a bed in a Covid-19 hospital.She kept waiting and gasping but it was too late by…

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Africa

Asia

Armenia trying to deceive int’l community instead of fulfilling trilateral statement – MFA (UPDATE)

Details added: the first version posted on 10:27 BAKU, Azerbaijan, Apr. 21 Trend: Armenia is trying to deceive the international community instead of fulfilling the trilateral statement of 10 November 2021, said the Spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Leyla Abdullayeva said, Trend reports on Apr.21 referring to the ministry. Abdullayeva made the remark commenting…

Latin America

Cuban ambassador to Venezuela highlights significance of Bay of Pigs

Caracas, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Venezuela Dagoberto Rodriguez on Monday highlighted the historical significance of the victory in the Bay of Pigs mercenary invasion, considered the first US military defeat in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that historic event, which determined the future of the Cuban Revolution, the diplomat highlighted,…

Middle East

South Korea muscles in on global arms trade

Seoul, South Korea – South Korea celebrated its entry into the “elite group of fighter jet producers” this month, unveiling its domestically-developed KF-21 Boramae in a blaze of lights and pop music and a glowing endorsement from President Moon Jae-in. Moon lauded the technology, economic benefits, military capabilities, and national prestige the development of the plane…

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