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Digital Child's Play: protecting children from the impacts of AI

Artificial intelligence has been used in products targeting children for several years, but legislation protecting them from the potential impacts ...


Astralis move on in BLAST Premier Fall Finals lower bracket

Astralis survived and advanced to the third round of the lower bracket Friday at the BLAST Premier Fall Finals. After ...


US: 'All Options on Table' Over Russian Troop Buildup Near Ukraine

WASHINGTON - The NATO alliance will consult next week on its next move in response to Russia's 'large and unusual' ...


Biden's childish vendetta against an EU leader

Ever since the Democrats took the White House, Washington and Budapest have been drifting ever further apart. But Biden needs ...


Growing list of countries with curbs over 'super mutant' strain

A 'super mutant' Covid variant has sparked a ban around the world on non-essential travel to South Africa and neighboring ...


Russian ski starlet poses transgender question

Russian cross-country skiing star Veronika Stepanova has shared her thoughts on the International Olympic Committee's recent guidelines on transgender athletes ...


Denmark's museums are too white, artists claim

Denmark's public broadcaster has been accused of promoting a ?wokeness on steroids? agenda, after featuring artists who criticized the excessive ...


First EU country backs Covid jabs for 5 year olds

The Danish National Board of Health has recommended that children aged between five and 11 should be able to get ...


Denmark authorizes COVID-19 vaccination for 5-11 year-olds

Copenhagen [Denmark], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Danish Health Authority has given the go-ahead to the vaccination of children aged 5-11 ...


Indonesia Open: Viktor Axelsen beat Sai Praneeth in straight sets

Jakarta [Indonesia], November 26 (ANI): India shuttler B. Sai Praneeth on Friday crashed out of the ongoing Indonesia Open after ...


OYO's Mid Season Global Holiday Trends 2021 analysis highlights the most popular holidays among travellers in India, UK, US, Europe

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Travel is back in a big way and consumers are excited to make ...


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Gas prices in UK jump 17% due to delay in startup of Russian pipeline

LONDON, England: Gas prices, already high, soared a further 17 percent in the UK after approval was suspended to begin ...

Two people injured in fire at explosives plant in western Russia

Moscow [Russia], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Two people were injured as a result of a fire at the Sverdlov plant in ...

South African medical association says Omicron variant causes 'mild disease'

Johannesburg [South Africa], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus results in mild disease, without prominent syndromes, ...

Russia grants Serbia incredible gas price

Serbia has managed to reach a compromise deal on gas supplies with Russia. The new contract allows the Balkan nation ...

New Covid variant: PM Modi asks officials to review plans for easing international travel restrictions

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Highlighting the need for monitoring all international arrivals in the view of the new ...

Need to be proactive in light of new Covid variant, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a meeting with top officials on Covid-19 ...

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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...


Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...


Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...


Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...


Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...


COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...


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