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ROK’s President Moon wraps up his first state visit to China

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Detected Closed Captioning: Unser Today Morning Mon Visited The Former Office Of The Korean Government In Exile And Presented Flowers To The Statue Of His Predecessor Kim Koo The Independence Leader He Also Had A Short meeting With Descendants Of The Korean Independence Movement Activists In The Provisional Government Of Republic Of Korea Was Established In Shanghai In 1919 And Moved To Chongqing In 1940 The Laches The Formation Of The Korean Liberation Army And Many Officers of This Army Actually Graduated From Chinese Military Schools Before Leaving The Site Moon Wrote An Inscription Saying The Provisional Government Of The Republic Of Korea Is Our Route And Our Spiritual Source There Is A Shared History Of China And Korea... Read More
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Myung-koo Kang on the takeaways from Moon’s state visit to China

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ROK President Moon Jae-In has wrapped up his first state visit to China. He visited a historical site in Chongqing to pay respects to the 'roots' of his country's government, and also pledged to deepen his country's economic ties with China. CGTN's Susan Roberts spoke with Myung-koo Kang, a professor of political science at Baruch College, about the takeaways from Moon's China trip.Detected Closed Captioning: Well I'm Joined Now By Myung COO Kong He's A Professor Of Political Science At Bard College Welcome To Our Broadcast thank You For Inviting Me Susan tell Us About The Significance Of Moon's Visit To The Site Of The ROK Provisional Government In Chongqing I Mean We Can think Of At Lea... Read More
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As opium demand declines, methamphetamine use rises in Myanmar

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Published on Dec 16, 2017The government puts on displays in which the authorities burn confiscated drugs. But the seizures are barely making a dent in the problem. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video... Read More
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The CDC has been prohibited from using 7 words in documentation for next year’s budget

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The Washington Post reports that the Trump Administration has prohibited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using seven words in official documents used for next year’s budget. The agency was informed of the prohibition at a meeting on Thursday by those who oversee its budget. The forbidden words are “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based.” The P... Read More
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Report: CDC can’t use certain words for budget

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It isn't actually uncommon for certain terminology and rhetoric to be removed from or avoided in government documents.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74471/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Has Reportedly Been Barred From Using Certain Words In Documents For Next Year's Budget The Washington Post Reports The Trump Administration Asked The CDC Not To Seven Words An Anonymous CDC Analyst Told The Outlet The Words Are Vulnerable Entitlement Diversity Transgender Fet... Read More
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US: More rural hospitals at risk of closing

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The deadline for Americans to sign up for 2018 insurance coverage through the government's Health Insurance Marketplace - or Obamacare - has just passed. But that's not the only healthcare problem in the US. Experts say so-called 'medical deserts' are becoming more common. Since 2010, more than 80 rural hospitals have closed and hundreds more are at risk of shutting their doors.Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Metter, Georgia.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Inside Story – Who can replace Jacob Zuma?

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The ruling ANC in South Africa chooses a new leader who will probably be the next president.The watershed meeting to elect a new leader of South Africa's ruling party faced legal challenges soon after delegates arrived.Others were barred by court orders from attending the leadership contest of the African National Congress (ANC).Its members are deeply divided on who should replace Jacob Zuma as party leader. The candidate is expected to be South Africa's next president in the 2019 election. The president's preferred candidate is his former wife, N-kosa-zana Dla-mini Zuma.The other, main contender is Cyril Ramaphosa. Supporters think his business background makes him the best ca... Read More
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Billionaire Sabih al-Masri arrested in Saudi Arabia

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Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a Palestinian billionaire who chairs one of the largest banks in the Middle East. Sabih al-Masri is chairman of the Arab Bank, the largest lender in Jordan.Al-Masri is a Saudi passport holder.His arrest is the latest move in an anti-corruption drive ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us ... Read More
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Austria’s Peoples Party and far-right make coalition deal

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Austria's President says his country won't lurch to the right, despite the announcement of a new government featuring the far-right Freedom Party.31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, who leads the more moderate People's Party, is set to be the new chancellor.But the Freedom Party will control several of the most important ministries.Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter:... Read More
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In 1952 London, 12,000 people died from smog — here’s why that matters now

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In February 2015, journalist Kate Dawson was browsing the Getty Images website when she stumbled upon an enigmatic black and white photo of a woman with four strings of pearls around her neck and a chiffon scarf around her nose and mouth. The woman was surrounded by an ominous gray haze. “I was just struck by the photo,” Dawson tells The Verge. That image was taken in December 1952, when London was trapped in a deadly cloud of fog and pollution for five days. At the time, the city ran on cheap coal for everything from generating power to... Read More
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Protesters call for Netanyahu to resign amid corruption allegations

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Thousands of protesters are expected to demand the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They are gathering in Tel Aviv for a third weekend in a row. Netanyahu is being investigated over corruption allegations, which he denies. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from West Jerusalem.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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South Korea’s president winds up China visit

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President Moon Jae-in went to China in hopes of easing strained relations after the US deployed an anti-missile system in South Korea earlier this year, but many South Koreans are upset at the seemingly frosty welcome from the Chinese government.South Korea’s president is winding up an official four-day visit to China aimed at repairing frayed relations.But Moon Jae-in has not been given the warm welcome many South Koreans were expecting.Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Hondurans accuse US of election meddling

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The US embassy in Honduras has been surrounded by protesters infuriated by the three-week-wait for the definitive result of the presidential election.Demonstrators accuse the US of meddling in last month's vote which both candidates say they won.Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Puerto Ricans frustrated over lack of aid

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Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover, nearly three months after Hurricanes Irma and then Maria slammed into the island in September.Thousands of people are still without power.It's estimated that the island suffered as much as $95bn in damages. People remain frustrated by the pace of recovery.Al Jazeera’s Joao da Silva reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Facebook Squashes 19-Year-Old Bug, and More Security News This Week

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The biggest story in tech this week—and maybe this year—was net neutrality, which the FCC effectively abolished by rolling back Obama-era rules that prevented the creation of internet “fast lanes.” They did so despite overwhelming evidence that the mandatory public comment period was overrun with bots, form letters, and over maladies. How bad was it? We tracked down all 39 Nicholas Thompsons who commented, and could only confirm that three were humans. This week also saw the resolution of last year’s biggest cybersecurity story, the DDoS attack that took down much of the ... Read More
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Online streaming wars: Behind the Disney-Fox deal – Counting the Cost

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It's one of the biggest media shake-ups in recent history.The Walt Disney Company is in the process of buying up the entertainment businesses of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in a landmark $52.4bn deal. If it's approved, it'll be a union of Hollywood's heavyweights.But the wider story is about how people consume entertainment content in the digital age and what this means for the corporate landscape."In the media world this is absolutely huge, but in the tech world, the combined entity is still far off the likes of Facebook, Google and Amazon, and I think that's actually the point. Disney and Fox are realising that with the growth that you're seeing within the tech versus media compa... Read More
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Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband

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The three Republican commissioners now in power at the FCC voted this week to erase the agency's legal authority over high-speed Internet providers.They claim that competition will protect consumers, that the commission shouldn't interfere in the "dynamic internet ecosystem," and that they are "protecting internet freedom." Now that the vote is done, the agency has little to do but mess around with spectrum allocations. The mega-utility of the 21st century officially has no regulator. In the meantime, fed up with federal apathy and sick of being held back by lousy internet access cont... Read More
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Nadezhda Kutepova: Life in Russia’s secret nuclear city – Talk to Al Jazeera

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Human rights activist Nadezhda Kutepova first realised there was something different about the town where she lived when she was on a school trip outside of Ozersk. Her and the other children were prevented from telling people where they were from."I began to think that [there's] something special [about] our place, but I didn't know what exactly," she says. Codenamed 'City 40', Ozersk in Russia's southern Urals houses the Mayak plant, which is the birthplace of the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons programme.Ozersk was built in secrecy for Mayak's workers and scientists after the second world war. For decades, the city did not appear on maps and its inhabitants' identities were erased from... Read More
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Mexico struggles to curb violence

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Politicians in Mexico are considering adopting a controversial security law that critics say would pose a risk to human rights in the country.The UN High Commissioner on Human Rights says the law is deeply worrying and is urging the government to reject the proposal.Mexico has spent years trying to curb drug-related violence and murder. Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe... Read More
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UN reports ethnic violence in South Sudan

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The UN says that sexual violence, directed killings and displacement, and control of aid are being used to harm civilians, although the government of South Sudan denies any role in crimes against civilians.The UN Commission for Human Rights says that some civilians in South Sudan are being targeted for murder and rape based on their ethnicity.Fighting began shortly after the country gained independence in 2013.Thousands of people have been killed and almost 3 million forced from their homes.Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Russia Jails former minister for eight years

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The corruption case against Alexei Ulyukayev has exposed in-fighting among elites in Russia and is highlighting the strength of Putin's allies.A Russian court has sentenced a former economy minister to eight years in prison.Alexei Ulyukayev has been found guilty of corruption.He was accused of accepting a $2m bribe from an oil giant.But he says he was framed.Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports from Moscow.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Debate: Is freedom of speech absolute? – UpFront

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Hate crimes are on the rise across the West, igniting debates around free speech. From arguments in the US about whether white supremacists should be given platforms to say bigoted things, to claims that free speech is under attack at universities worldwide, the issue has been hotly debated and sometimes politicised.So, should free speech be protected no matter what, even if it means defending so-called hate-speech?Glenn Greenwald, author, Pulitzer-winning journalist and co-founder of the Intercept, says: "I think it's a really important truth to recognise that just as a matter of pragmatism, there's no such thing as banning ideas. It has never worked. It certainly can't work in the age of the ... Read More
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Bitcoin billionaires: The digital currency is no bubble

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Gemini co-founders Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss discuss why they believe bitcoin will surpass gold. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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European Central Bank keeps interest rates on hold

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Grant’s Interest Rate Observer editor Jim Grant on the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates and why he is concerned about the European Central Bank. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected C... Read More
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What’s next for net neutrality, and how you can help

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Defying the facts, the law, and the will of millions of Americans, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality protections. It’s difficult to understate how radical the FCC’s decision was. The Internet has operated under formal and informal net neutrality principles for years. For the first time, the FCC has not only abdicated its role in enforcing those principles, it has rejected them altogether. Here’s the good news: ... Read More
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Federal judge blocks Trump’s contraception rules

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The judge said the Affordable Care Act doesn't allow the government to create "sweeping exemptions" to its contraception mandate.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74462/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: already ... Read More
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Tax reform: New plan keeps 7 income brackets, lowers individual taxes

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Comey edits of Clinton email probe statement revealed

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Trump Media Advisory Board member Gina Loudon reacts to former FBI Director James Comey’s draft statement on the Hillary Clinton email probe was edited numerous times. Category License Standard YouTube License Detecte... Read More
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Uber allegedly hacked rivals, surveilled politicians, and impersonated protestors

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Last month, details emerged about a secretive unit within Uber dedicated to stealing trade secrets, surveilling competitors, using self-destructing messages, and dodging government regulators. The accusations came from a former member of Uber’s security team, Ric Jacobs, whose 37-page letter detailing all of Uber’s shady behavior was sent to Uber’s management earlier this year. Prior to today, only snippets of the letter have been read aloud in court. Now, a redacted copy of the letter is public as part of the ongoing litigation between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet. And it’s a dooz... Read More
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Tax reform fearmongering by Democrats is ‘dangerous’: Craig Smith

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Swiss America Trading Chairman Craig Smith explains the “dangerous” implications surrounding the tax reform fearmongering by Democrats. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: >> ... Read More
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Why this lawmaker flipped from ‘no’ to ‘yes’ on tax reform

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Published on Dec 15, 2017House Budget Committee member Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) discusses why he will vote for the new tax plan, despite voting against the House plan originally. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed C... Read More
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Tax reform bill should be ‘down payment’ of more to come: Steve Forbes

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes weighs in on the final version of the Republican tax reform bill and how it may impact corporations. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: I THINK WE'RE... Read More
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FCC repealed net neutrality: Here are the myths to be aware of

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Former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell reacts to the FCC’s decision to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality ruling, which aimed to prohibit private internet companies from increasing their prices for certain content or intentionally slowing down some websites.Detected Closed Captioning: . >> THOSE ON THE OTHER SIDE HAVE LITERALLY NOTHING TO PEDDLE OTHER THAN HYSTERIA AND FEAR FOR THE LIGHT TOUCH APPROACH WE'VE HAD FOR THE INTERNET'S EXISTENCE. I HOPE THE PEOPLE FOCUS ON THE SEVERAL WEEK, NOT SURPRISED AT ALL. NEIL: THAT IS FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI TO END THE NET NEUTRALITY. THE IMPACT REALLY IS DRASTIC SAYS SOME OF THESE MEDIA REPORTS CLAIM. THE INTERNET ITSELF BEING DESTROYED AS SOME... Read More
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White House looks for ways to fund infrastructure plans

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses whether President Trump will be able to gain bipartisan support for his infrastructure plan, which is set to be released in January. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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MobileCoin: A New Cryptocurrency From Signal Creator Moxie Marlinspike

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In the early bitcoin years, proponents promised that you would soon be able to pay for anything and everything with cryptocurrency. Order pizza! Buy Etsy trinkets! Use a bitcoin ATM! While PayPal had existed for more than a decade, frictionless, social payment platforms like Venmo were just first taking off, and cryptocurrency seemed like a legitimate way for digital transactions to evolve. It didn't happen. Cryptoc... Read More
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Interview with Elissa Silverman, “The Why” 12/14/17

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Newsy's "The Why" host Chance Seales spoke with Councilmember Elissa Silverman from the District of Columbia about the newly passed paid family leave plan.Get a deeper understanding of the stories that matter with Newsy's "The Why" — weekdays 7-9 p.m. ET.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Let's Figure This Out Here In DC The Local Government Passed An Expansive New Paid Family Leave Plan Going Into Effect Soon I Asked One Of Its Architects A Council Member Named Elissa Silverman how To Get Conservatives On Board How They Did It And If These Numbers Even Really Make Sense For American Businesses Council Member Would You Please Tell Me About DC's Paid Parental Leave Program Becaus... Read More
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Rubio, Corker Gives Thumbs Up To Tax Bill, Clearing Roadblock To Passage By Christmas

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A potential stumbling block for the Republican tax bill was removed Friday afternoon when Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced he would support the measure. Rubio had threatened to vote "no" on the bill, in order to win a more generous child tax credit for working families. Another holdout, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., also announced his support Friday, putting the bill on a path towards likely passage in time for President Trump to sign the measure by Christmas. Corker was the only Republican to vote against the Senate version of the tax bill. He said he changed his mind after "great thought and consideration." "I believe that this once-in-a-generation opportunity to make U.S. businesses domestically more productive and... Read More
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White House looks for ways to pay for infrastructure plan

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Former Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood on how the Trump administration can pay for its infrastructure plan. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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FCC facing backlash for decision to repeal net neutrality

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Capitalistpig Hedge Fund manager Jonathan Hoenig explains why the Federal Communications Commission’s to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality ruling could actually benefit the internet, despite contrary outcries from some companies and individuals. Category License Stan... Read More
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DOJ plans to call media rivals as witnesses to stop AT&T-Time Warner deal

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Published on Dec 15, 2017FBN’s Charlie Gasparino reports that the Department of Justice plans to call media rivals as witnesses to testify against the possible $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner deal. Category License Standard YouTube License D... Read More
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A road map and recipe for US-India defense ties

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The U.S.-India partnership has seen substantial growth since the early 1990s, and defense cooperation with India has emerged as the defining pillar of this important relationship. The focus on defense cooperation can be attributed to two major concerns that give both nations common cause: stability in the Indo-Pacific and international counterterror efforts. To achieve both, India needs to modernize its military and ensure some level of interoperability with its partners. The past few years witnessed the leadership of both nations... Read More
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Was there a conspiracy within the FBI to stop Trump’s election?

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Forme¬r U.S. Ambassador¬ to the U.N. John Bolton on concerns over the politicization of the FBI and Chicago providing government-issued IDs for illegal immigrants. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Cl... Read More
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Interview with Arvin Vohra, “The Why” 12/13/17

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Interview with Kerstin Larson, “The Why” 12/14/17

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] To Get A Better Understanding Of When New Moms Experience This Around The world How They Respond To It I Spoke with An American Woman Now Living In Sweden Sure Stan Larsen She Lives In Stockholm Where She Is A Designer A Wife And She's A Mother Of A Toddler Sure Stan You Are A New Mom As Of Two Years Ago Could You Walk Me Through Your Experience With Maternity leave In Sweden One Major Difference between Maternity Leave In Sweden And In America Is That The Government Pays For the Leave Rather Than The Company So The Company Actually Doesn't I Think The Stigma Is A Little Bit Different Because The Company's Not Paying For You To Not be There The Government Is The Company Is Like Okay You Ha... Read More
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Trump’s 2019 budget could freeze federal employee pay

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President Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget proposal will likely include a pay freeze for all civilian federal employees, according to a non-public document communicating Office of Management and Budget guidance from the president to the Department of Homeland Security, which was obtained by Democratic staff of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and summarized for ... Read More
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Spending cuts needed to get to 4 percent economic growth?

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Detected Closed Captioning: A 3.6% SALES INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR. THAT IS THE BEST NOVEMBER PERFORMANCE SINCE 2010. MEANWHILE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA ESTIMATES 3.3% JOINING US BRIAN WESBURY. HE IS AN ECONOMIST. I READ THIS AS UNADULTERATED OTHERWISE? >> ABSOLUTELY NOT, STUART. IF WE DO GET A 3% GROWTH RATE IN THE FOURTH QUARTER WHICH WE EXPECT, IT WILL BE THE FIRST THREE QUARTER STRETCH OF GREATER THAN 3% REAL GDP GROWTH SINCE THAT IS HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN SINCE WE'VE HAD AN ECONOMY ABOVE 3%. WHAT IS INTERESTING, I GO BACK OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS. WE CALLED IT A PLOW HORSE ECONOMY. YOU CAN'T STOP IT BUT IT SURE DOESN'T GO VERY FAST AND THAT 2% GROWTH WE SAW FOR THE PAST EIGHT REGULATION INCREASE, GOVERNMENT SPE... Read More
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People at center of Clinton investigation tried to ‘save country’ from Trump?

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Detected Closed Captioning: HE ADDRESSED REPORTERS SAYING IT'S A SAME WHAT HAPPENED TO THE FBI. THIS IS THE NEWS BACKDROP. HILLARY CLINTON RUN STATE SECRETS HER PRIVATE SERVER AT HOUSE IN CHAPPAQUA? WAS SHE HACKED? GOT IN. THAT IS WHAT THE FINAL REPORT ON KIND OF LEAVINGS THINGS OPEN, DOESN'T IT? FOX NEWS DISCOVERED ANOTHER LANGUAGE CHANGE. CATHERINE HERRIDGE'S REPORTING ACTORS GAINED ACCESS TO EMAILS. REASONABLY LIKELY SHE WAS HACKED. NOT POSSIBLE BUT REASONABLY LIKELY. THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE. POSSIBLE GOT HILLARY OFF THE EXTREMELY CARELESS. LOWERING HER LEGAL JEOPARDY. IT'S NOT. IT'S SERIOUS STUFF. THE INVESTIGATION OF HILLARY CLINTON WAS CORRUPTED BY HER SUPPORTERS INSIDE OF THE FBI. AND WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT LOW LEVE... Read More
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The DeanBeat: How Canada’s game industry is thriving, one Cuphead at a time

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I spent a few days at the Montreal International Game Summit this week, where 2,600 game developers gathered to talk shop. It was, once again, a good place to visit to hear about what is going right with gaming. It was a change of pace to hear about how valuable gaming has become to a nation’s economy, and how it is also good, as one game developer put it, to be a “disciplined warrior of light and courage.” Amid a ten-degree Farenheit snowstorm and a lot of chatter about Donald Trump, the show went on. It opened with a ... Read More
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Reinventing The Cheese Wheel: From Farmhouse To Factory And Back Again

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Enlarge this image Bronwen (left) and Francis Percival in the pasture with cows. Their new book traces the transatlantic cheese wars that led to the rise of factory cheeses and loss of traditional varietals. They also look at the farmhouse cheesemakers working to restore that lost legacy. Jon Wyand... Read More
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Russia’s naval updates threaten undersea comms network, says top British military officer

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LONDON — Britain’s top military officer has warned that a modernized Russian Navy poses a threat to the undersea fiber-optic cable networks that carry much of the world’s communications. Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach, the chief of the Defence Staff, said the vulnerability of the cables to severing by the Russians posed a potentially “catastrophic“ economic threat. Peach told the audience at the Royal United Services Instit... Read More
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Will Australia end celibacy in the Catholic Church

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After the results of a five-year inquiry into sexual abuse of children in Australia, results have found that the abuse was most rampant in the Catholic Church. The report recommends ending the requirement for celibacy for clergy, but it remains to be seen if that will happen.A five-year inquiry into the sexual abuse of children in Australia has called for sweeping changes to be made, including recommending an end to mandatory celibacy in the Catholic Church.The Australian Royal Commission estimates tens of thousands of children have been abused in Australian institutions over the last 90 years.It is still not clear if this recommendation to end celibacy will be followed through by the Aust... Read More
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Feds move to cash in on seized bitcoin now worth $8.5M

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year ago. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah cites the digital currency’s volatility in court documents pressing for the sale. The bitcoin cache was worth less than $500,000 when Aaron Shamo was arrested on drug charges, but the value of the digital currency has skyrocketed since then. ... Read More
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Trump’s iffy numbers on regulation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring one side of the ledger when they claim big savings from the federal regulations they’ve been able to roll back over most of this year. Here’s a look at some of Trump’s statements about regulations and the economy Thursday and how they compare with the facts: TRUMP: “Instead of adding costs, as so many others have done, and other co... Read More
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Rogue One is actually about internet freedom

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Now that the new Star Wars is upon us — which, as we all know, is the real Reason for the Season — it’s time for what is now my yearly overthinking of the entire franchise. Last year, I came to the realization that if the galaxy had adequate women’s health care, Anakin would have never turned to the dark side. This year, I want to point out that Rogue One, a tremendously underrated installment of the series, is really about internet freedom. Really. Think about it. (Spoilers ahead for Rogue One.) ... Read More
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Not everyone has time for Catalan independence

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The shepherds of Spain's Pyrenees have their own language, culture and concerns. They spoke to Al Jazeera about their views on Catalonia and Catalan independence. The Spanish government has called a snap election in the northwest Catalonia region for December 21.The vote follows government leaders in Madrid imposing direct rule on the region, which is threatening to break away after a secession referendum.But 10,000 people living in a remote valley high in the mountains between Catalonia and France do not feel affinity to Catalonia and have little time for the Catalan independence movement.Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from the Aran Valley, Spain.- Subscribe to our channe... Read More
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Airbus CEO to step down after contract ends; COO on the way out

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PARIS — The head of Airbus will leave the European aircraft manufacturer in February, while the chief executive of the parent company will not seek a renewal when his contract ends in 2019, Airbus said Friday. “The board of directors of Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has decided on a series of executive changes that ensure an orderly succession in the executive leadership of Airbus,” the company said in a statement. Chi... Read More
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UpFront – Should Free Speech Be Protected, No Matter What?

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Should all speech, including hate speech, be protected? In back-to-back debates, an UpFront special on free speech. In part one, we delve into whether the right to free speech conflicts with protecting minorities, and if so, how democracies should respond.In part two, we debate whether minorities, especially Muslim communities have a particular problem with the principle of free expression, or if Islam has been unfairly targeted. More from UpFront on:YouTube - ... Read More
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FBI, Mueller credibility attacks propaganda coming from Trump administration?

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Published on Dec 15, 2017"The Five" host Juan Williams on concerns over allegations of politicization of the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Tax reform will be great for growth: Fmr. Microsoft CEO

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Detected Closed Captioning: CHECK. AND AND LAWMAKERS, AND ONE OF THE RICHEST MEN, MICROSOFT'S STEVE PALMER ABOUT HIS NEW PROJECT CALLED USA TAX. >> A COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE, TO WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DO IS BECAUSE YOU DO A REAL SPECIFIC DETAILED JOB IN TERMS OF TELLING US WHO PAYS WHAT AND WHO GETS IMPACTED. >> LET ME GIVE YOU A FRAMEWORK THAT MIGHT BE HELPFUL. THE LEAST AFFLUENT 20%, THE THIRD 20, THE FOURTH, THE PEOPLE ON THE BOTTOM 40% PAY TAXES BUT THE BULK OF WHAT THEY PAYS PAYROLL TAXES. FROM AN INCOME TAX PERSPECTIVE THEY ARE GETTING MORE CREDIT TODAY SO THEY ARE NOT A NET PAYER OF INCOME TAX UNAFFECTED OR MIDDLE 20 OR ONE UP ARE GETTING TAX BREAKS, SOMETHING FROM A RATE PERSPECTIVE, 6 TO 10%, IN THE MOST AF... Read More
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Alphabet’s X uses light beams from rooftop boxes to bring internet to Indian homes

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More than four years after first unveiling ambitious plans to deliver internet access to remote locations using balloons, Google’s parent company Alphabet has announced the next phase in its initiative to open up web access — and, by extension, Google’s services — to millions. Balloons positioned high in the sky proved an effective way of transporting data large distances, using an optical communication technology called Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) to deliver high-speed connectivity through beams of light. However, keeping stratospheric balloons going permanently is a tricky tas... Read More
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Australia: Child abuse report criticises catholic church

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A five-year inquiry into the sexual abuse of children in Australia has called for sweeping changes to be made.These included recommending an end to mandatory celibacy in the Catholic Church.The Australian Royal Commission estimates tens of thousands of children have been abused in Australian institutions over the last 90 years.Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitt... Read More
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Syrian children suffer in camps, no relief in sight

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There is no end in sight for millions of Syrians who have suffered years of turmoil after the latest round of Geneva talks failed to bring about any hopes of peace. All sides are blaming each other for the lack of progress.This leaves many Syrians continuing to live either under siege or in camps. Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from the Zoghara camp in northern Syria.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Foll... Read More
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India’s import tax hike on electronics could hurt Apple most

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(Reuters) — India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas and build up the domestic industry. The rise in tax from 10 percent to 15 percent on handsets will make imports of phones – including most of Apple’s iPhone models – more expensive at a time the company’s revenue growth is slowing in India’s $10 billion smartphone market. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a flagship Make-in-India program to expand the domestic industrial base, and one of the areas showing success is electronics. Pankaj Mohindroo, president of the Indian Cellular Association, said on Frid... Read More
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Brazil’s president pushes for pension reforms

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Brazil's president is pushing ahead with plans to shake-up the country's generous pension system. President Michel Temer's controversial reforms have been blasted by critics across society. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Brazilia.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Colombia’s Gulf Clan calls for peace

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Colombia’s most powerful criminal gang has declared a unilateral ceasefire.The Gulf Clan says it is committed to reaching a surrender deal with the government.But there could be complications.Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Does the US suffer from extreme poverty?

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The United Nations expert on extreme poverty says he was shocked by what he saw during a two-week tour of the US. No sewage system in parts of Alabama and political neglect compounding the impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico are a part of his findings.Philip Alston will be presenting his preliminary findings and recommendations on Friday. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe... Read More
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The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin’s Global Warming Problem

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Let me freak you out for a second. You know what bitcoin is, right? I mean, no, but quickly, it’s a “cryptocurrency” that’s basically secret computer money. One bitcoin, which doesn’t actually have a real, physical form, is worth at this moment upwards of $16,000. But to get one, you either have to buy them from online exchanges or use specialized computing hardware to “mine” it. That last bit is where the freak-out comes in. In a report last week, the cryptocurrency website Digiconomics ... Read More
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US accuses Iran of violating UN resolutions

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The United States has presented what it calls “undeniable evidence” that Iran is violating UN resolutions and supplying weapons to Houthi fighters in Yemen.Tehran calls the allegations “unfounded and irresponsible”.Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Eight round of Syria talks end without progress

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The UN special envoy for Syria has described the latest round of Geneva talks as a missed opportunity.Staffan De Mistura blames the Syrian government negotiators for the failure of the eighth round of political talks. The government is accusing the opposition instead.Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Geneva.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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US repeals net neutrality rules

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Net neutrality rules protecting open internet access have been repealed by the US government.The changes could mean large corporations can pay internet service providers to prioritise their websites and even block their competitors.Al Jazeera’s Heidi-Zhou Castro reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Greece workers strike against 2018 budget

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Greece has ground to a halt as workers staged a one day strike.They shut down government offices, trains and the media. Unions called for the action in response to next year's budget, which contains further spending cuts in line with Greece’s austerity programme.Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Sierra Leone migrants return after abuse in Libya

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About sixty migrants from Libya have been returned to Sierra Leone.This comes as reports of abuse in Libya which includes allegations of migrants being sold in slave trade markets.Al Jazeera’s Nina Devries reports from Freetown.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Mueller receives criticism over Strzok’s anti-Trump texts

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Government surveillance program set to expire by years’ end

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Published on Dec 14, 2017Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) discusses whether Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Act should be renewed. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Why the GOP tax bill will pass through the House

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Published on Dec 14, 2017Washington Examiner commentary editor Tim Carney on the GOP tax reform plan and why he believes that it will pass through the House. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: WITH ALABAMA SEN... Read More
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AI Weekly: Inaugural AI Index report tracks industry progress and shortcomings

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One of my favorite sayings in the tech/business/startup world is “Innovation happens at the edges.” In AI, on one end of the spectrum, billions in investments and acquisitions are pouring in from  giants like Nvidia, Google, and Microsoft. On the other side, small, imaginative teams are trekking out to new frontiers untouched by AI. A great look at the performance of companies big and small is the inaugural AI Index 2017 report, which came out a few weeks ago. If you haven’t gotten to it yet, I suggest you check it out. It’s put together by some of the best known and most reputable people in AI, like Jack Clark at OpenAI and Yoav Shoham, an AI professor at Stan... Read More
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What’s Trending on Weibot 12.14.17

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Detected Closed Captioning: Chinese Internet Users Are So Impressed With College Professor John Kudzu From Zhejiang University Jiang Is 84 Years old And He Recently Gave His Very Last Lecture To 150 Students He Stood For three Hours Straight Lecturing On Design After Preparing For Two Weeks The Professor Said He's Afraid That After He Retires He Won't Be Able To Pass On His Experience And Knowledge To The Next Generations He Also Thinks That All Teachers Should Stand When They Teach one User Said I Want To Go To Joe Jang University Another Commented Such Professors Are Really Rare This Class Is Really A lifetime Opportunity Our Next Turning Topic Is A Farmer In Taiyuan In North China Who Recently Received Nearly 1 million Do... Read More
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Trump cuts red tape, deregulation to boost US economy

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Published on Dec 14, 2017Wall Street Journal Editorial Page writer Jillian Melchior and ADDO Worldwide co-founder Kevin Paul Scott on whether the rollback on regulations will spur economic growth. Category License Standard YouTube License Detec... Read More
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Ecuador’s VP sentenced to six-year prison term in Odebrecht probe

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Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas was sentenced to six-years in prison on bribery charges involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. He's the highest-ranking politician to be convicted in the scandal that has spread across Latin America. CGTN’s Dan Collyns has details from Lima.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:... Read More
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Putin says Trump foes harm US with Russia collusion probes

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MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the U.S. is only hurting itself with investigations of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and the Kremlin leader vowed he won’t allow the radical opposition at home to challenge the status quo as he seeks re-election. At his annual news conference, Putin also mocked his most visible critic, Alexei Navalny, saying that those like the opposition leader want to drive Russia into chaos ahead of the March 18 presidential election in Russia. ... Read More
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To this Russian-American community, Russia has become a political scapegoat

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How have strains in the U.S.-Russia relations affected Russian-Americans and recent immigrants? Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote reports from the Brighton BEach neighborhood of Brooklyn, the first stop for many of the 3 million Russian or former Soviet Union immigrants who come to the U.S., to get their take on the charges of election meddling.Detected Closed Captioning: WOODRUFF: So, New York City And The Surrounding Areas, Home To The Largest Russian-American Community In America. So, How Have The Strains In U.S.- Russia Relations, And The Fallout From The Election-meddling Story, Affected Them? We Sent Special Correspondent Ryan Chilcote, Who Lived In Russia For 20 Years, To Brighton... Read More
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Disney deal to buy Fox entertainment assets could reshape media industry

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Published on Dec 14, 2017Disney is buying a big chunk of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox, making this one of the biggest media deals ever. CGTN's May Lee has more. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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European leaders discuss Brexit, migration, and PESCO at EU summit

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Detected Closed Captioning: The Last EU Summit Before Christmas And just Before Proceedings Officially Kicked Off Some Good News For You Solidarity Following EU Council president Dantas Climbed Down On enforcing EU Refugee Quotas On Member States The Czech Republic Hungary Poland and Slovakia Finally Embraced EU Migration Policy Committing About 41 Million Dollars We Wish A Lot Four Countries Are Ready To Contribute With Considerable Sum Of Money To Help To defense The Border Of Outside Border Of European Union And To Contribute To The Actions Of European Union Initiated In the Territory Of Libya But Thursday's Big Draw Was The Realization Of A ten-year Military Ambition Oh As Au Commission President Jean-claude Juncker Call... Read More
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AI might just live up to all the hype one day

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If AI isn’t the most hyped technology of the 21st century, it’s certainly right up there with earlier manias for mobile, virtual reality, the internet of things, and big data. Companies large and small feel pressure to claim they use AI in some key way to drive their business. But does AI deserve this level of hype? On one end of the spectrum are the doomsayers (including heavyweights like Stephen Hawking and ... Read More
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Schools warned over hackable heating systems

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Dozens of British schools' heating systems have been found to be vulnerable to hackers, according to a probe by a security research firm.Pen Test Partners says the problem was caused by the equipment's controllers being connected to the wider internet, against the manufacturer's guidelines.It says it would be relatively easy for mischief-makers to switch off the heaters from afar.But an easy fix, pulling out the network cables, can address the threat.Even so, the company suggests the discovery highlights that building management systems are often installed by electricians and engineer... Read More
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Putin talks ‘spy-mania’ before ‘curious bunch’ at marathon year-end presser

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Thirteen is considered an unlucky number in Russian culture, but during his 13th annual press conference Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared confident.Putin fielded questions from more than 1,600 Russian and foreign journalists on issues ranging from domestic policy to global affairs. The marathon year-end review session lasted nearly four hours. CGTN breaks down some of the highlights.Detected Closed Captioning: peutie in a Sm a Lucky Number In The culture was a but If You press and vented Centennial Conference russian President Vladimir Putin And page Rival the Coal Or The Dpa Keene is Ready You is a Case Becoming a Brother solute Possible negative impact review lee... Read More
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The Biggest Whoppers From the FCC’s Net Neutrality Meeting

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It took less than two hours of debate for the Federal Communications Commission to repeal net neutrality protections, a decision that could send ripple effects across the internet for years. Over the objections of the commission's two Democrats, the three Republican members, including Chair Ajit Pai, voted to overturn protections put in place in 2015—but not before fudging a few facts. In their remarks, Chairman Pai, Commissioner Brendan Carr, and Commissioner Mike O’Rielly framed their votes as an attempt to restore the internet to a time not so long ago when it was free of heavy-handed government regulation. But that characterization of Thursday’s decision rests on a selective and misleading... Read More
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Make The Most Of Your Tax Deductions

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One day after Congressional leaders hammered out a tax reform agreement, people in the Tri-State Area are calculating what the loss of key deductions will cost them. As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports, some experts advise using the deductions now -- before you lose them.Detected Closed Captioning: Holiday Shoppers Say They're Expecting No Christmas Gift From Washington With Tax Reform Looming That Slashes Valuable Deductions I'm Very Concerned Because Money Is Tight And Everybody Needs Money we Don't Want To Give More Money To The government I Think It's Going To Affect everybody The Current Form Of The Bill Allows Taxpayers To Deduct Only $10,000 in State And Local Taxes Far Below The Aver... Read More
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How bots are manipulating cryptocurrency prices

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The cryptocurrency market has grown exponentially this year, with a current market cap of $440 billion at time of writing. The largest cryptocurrency is, of course, Bitcoin, which has gone up 1,500 percent year to date and trades a daily notional value of over $10 billion. But how much of this trading is attributed to real, human buyers, and how much of it is automated? As it turns out, bots may make account for a large part of short-term holdings. Worse, bot trading could be freely manipulating the market, artificially inflating prices and causing individual investors to overpay on their executed trades. What is a bot? A bot is an automated trader that buys and sells automatically, usually in the short-term market... Read More
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Could staffers on Robert Mueller’s team receive prison time?

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Published on Dec 14, 2017House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) wants a special counsel to probe Robert Mueller’s team amid the leaking of perceived biased text messages from an FBI agent on the investigation. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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NY to sue FCC over net neutrality

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman  on Thursday said that New York State will sue the Federal Communications Commission to block it from implementing its decision to end net neutrality. Schneiderman in a video statement said he opposed the FCC’s decision “to gut net neutrality,” the term used to describe the FCC’s 2015 policy that prohibits Internet providers from blocking websites and otherwise charging fees for specific sites. The decision effectively ends the FCC’s treatment of the Internet as a utility, essentially freeing providers from a wide range of regulations. It also could open up a new stre... Read More
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USDA first up in White House, GSA tech acquisition pilot

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Just one day after releasing its finalized IT Modernization Report the White House Office of American Innovation announced a partnership with the General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pilot a Centers of Excellence program that draws on the best talent in the public sector and industry to achieve many of the goals set out in the report. ... Read More
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DOD shows components proving Iran provided missiles fired at Saudi Arabia

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks about evidence of Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East and Iran’s effort to cover up continued violations of UN resolutions at a press conference at Joint Base Anacostia-Boling. Department of Defense An Iranian unmanned aerial attack vehicle on display at Joint Base Anacostia-Boling. Serial numbers and markings were noted as evidence of the origin of the drone. The ballistic missile components on display at the ... Read More
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Analysis: Net Neutrality Fight is Not Over

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In a vote along party lines, the federal government lifted sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Chris Lewis, of Public Knowledge which supports open internet, says the net neutrality fight isn't over. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Trump relishes progress on rolling back federal rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is relishing the rolling back of federal rules in his administration’s first year even as critics say he has tried to dismantle important protections for the environment, consumers and others. “By ending excessive regulation we are defending democracy and draining the swamp,” Trump said Thursday, flanked by administration officials at a White House event. The effort is driven by Trump’s contention there are too many rules and that’s stifling economic growth — a claim critics s... Read More
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Uber is being investigated for criminal behavior, Justice Department confirms

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The US Department of Justice confirmed that it is investigating Uber, according to a letter submitted to a judge overseeing Alphabet’s lawsuit against the ride-hail firm. It is the first official confirmation that federal prosecutors are probing Uber’s alleged theft of Alphabet’s trade secrets. The letter, addressed to federal judge William Alsup, was from the office of Acting US Attorney Alex Tse from the Northern District of California. Tse confirms that prosecutors, in the course of a “pending criminal investigation,” interviewed ex-Uber security analyst Richard Jacobs, whose letter to Uber’s legal team concerning illegal behavior by Uber employees was recently made public. In the interview,... Read More