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  • 4 days ago
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    Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy

    Lawyers said it was the longest sentence yet for violating Thailand’s notoriously harsh lèse-majesté law.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Oppo introduces new “slide” concept phone with three hinges

    The product was designed in cooperation with the Japanese studio Nendo.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    U.S. to approve $1.9 billion to replace telecom equipment made in China due to security reasons

    US lawmakers are set to approve $1.9 billion aimed to fund a program to remove telecom network equipment manufactured in China, which the U.S. government says poses national security risks. The fund is expected to be drawn from the $900 billion COVID-19 relief aid.

  • 3 weeks ago
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  • 1 month ago
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    'Deepfake' Queen delivers alternative Christmas speech in warning about misinformation

    A fake Queen Elizabeth danced across TV screens on Christmas as part of a "deepfake" speech aired by a British broadcaster. Channel 4 said the video was supposed to offer "a stark warning about the advanced technology that is enabling the proliferation of misinformation and fake news in a digital age."

  • 1 month ago
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    Deepfake queen to deliver Channel 4 Christmas message

    This year's Channel 4 alternative Christmas message will be delivered by a deepfake of the Queen. While the Queen is delivering her traditional message on the BBC and ITV, her digitally created doppelgänger will be sharing its "thoughts" on Channel 4. Buckingham Palace told the BBC it had no comment on the broadcast. Channel 4 said the intention was to give a "stark warning" about fake news in the digital age.

  • 1 month ago
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    Wausau man saves Christmas by returning $3,000 found on the sidewalk

    A good Samaritan in Wausau helped save Christmas for a perfect stranger by going the extra mile to return thousands of dollars in cash that he found just sitting on the sidewalk. According to the Wausau Police Dept., the unnamed white knight spotted the $3,000 along with “numerous Christmas gift envelopes and a receipt.” Picking up all of that money, he next called police to turn it in.

  • 1 month ago
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    At least 240,000 chickens killed in Florida fire

    At least 240,000 chickens were killed when a fire swept through two densely packed barns in Florida owned by one of the nation’s largest distributors of shell eggs, authorities said. The fire was reported around 1am on Tuesday by farmhands at the Cal-Maine Foods facility in Dade City, Florida, Shawn Whited, operations division chief for the Pasco County Fire Rescue, said in an interview.

  • 1 month ago
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    Mindfulness meditation may decrease impact of migraine

    Migraine is a neurological disease that can be severely debilitating and is the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Unfortunately, many patients with migraine discontinue medications due to ineffectiveness or side effects. Many patients still use opioids despite recommendations against them for headache treatment.

  • 1 month ago
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    Blood donor rules to be relaxed for gay and bisexual men in England

    Gay and bisexual men will be able to donate blood more easily from next summer following a landmark policy change, the NHS blood service has announced. The move has been welcomed by campaigners who have fought to overturn rules that “perpetuate inequality”.

  • 1 month ago
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    Trans people can now self-identify their gender with a few clicks as India launches revolutionary online portal

    Trans people in India can now apply to have their gender identity legally recognised online through a new government portal. The portal, launched on Wednesday (25 November) by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE), will allow trans people to have their gender identity certified by the district magistrate without visiting government offices.

  • 2 months ago
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    Climate change bigger threat than COVID: Red Cross

    The world should react with the same urgency to climate change as to the coronavirus crisis, the Red Cross said Tuesday, warning that global warming poses a greater threat than COVID-19.

  • 2 months ago
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    More green spaces can help boost air quality, reduce heart disease deaths

    Green spaces – trees, shrubs and grasses – can improve air quality and may lower heart disease deaths, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. The meeting will be held virtually, Friday, November 13 - Tuesday, November 17, 2020, and is a premier global exchange of the latest scientific advancements, research and evidence-based clinical practice updates in cardiovascular science for health care worldwide.

  • 2 months ago
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    UK energy plant to use liquid air

    Work is beginning on what is thought to be the world's first major plant to store energy in the form of liquid air. It will use surplus electricity from wind farms at night to compress air so hard that it becomes a liquid at -196 Celsius. Then when there is a peak in demand in a day or a month, the liquid air will be warmed so it expands.

  • 2 months ago
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    Yes, We're Already Transitioning From Fossil Fuels

    Joe Biden could have used more careful wording at that debate, but his talk of shifting the economy from fossil fuels to cleaner energy reflected a process well on its way. The transition started before Donald Trump took office and accelerated during his presidency.