Senate Banking Committee Schedules July Hearing on Facebook’s Libra Crypto

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing next month on Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra.

/ June 19, 2019

Woodrow Wilson’s Racism | Guest: George Will | Ep 18

Matt Kibbe is joined by the iconic George Will, syndicated columnist at the Washington Post and author of “The Conservative Sensibility.” The two discuss protesting speakers on college campuses, censorship on social media, and the contradiction of progressives who admire...

/ June 19, 2019

Can Arts Organizations Do a Public Good Simply by Investing Their Money Differently? One Foundation Is Trying to Find Out

As arts institutions in the US and the UK come under increasing fire for their relationships with donors who have controversial business ties, one arts organization thinks activists might be missing the forest for the trees. “While there is a...

/ June 19, 2019

‘Credible evidence’ Mohamed bin Salman was responsible for Khashoggi murder

A tape of Khashoggi's final moments reveals how his killers discussed cutting his body into pieces, before accosting the writer who died amid 'sounds of a struggle' at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

/ June 19, 2019

An Introduction to Morphological Operations for Digital Image Text Classification

Before you begin, make sure to follow the article using the Colab notebooks for LineCount and WordCount.Given a digitalized text document image, a common question one might ask is?How can we localize and count the number of lines and words...

/ June 19, 2019

US: Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the United States's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew...

/ June 19, 2019

Agnes Callamard Q&A: ‘Saudi is responsible for Khashoggi murder’

Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and a Washington Post columnist, was murdered on October 2, 2018, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.He had entered the building in Turkey's largest city to receive...

/ June 19, 2019

Review: MIDSOMMAR Presents An Idyllic Nightmare In Broad Daylight

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the trees are dancing in the breeze, and everything in Dani's life is about to go to hell. Somebody may need to pay for some therapy for Midsommar director, Ari Aster. In...

/ June 19, 2019

Brand new shoes are washing up on beaches around the Atlantic

Scientists and concerned beachcombers are looking for answers.Over the past several months, beachcombers on both sides of the Atlantic have been encountering the same thing – hundreds of Nike running shoes washing up on the sand, in rough shape after...

/ June 19, 2019

German Instagram couple Catalin Onc break their silence after begging for money

A German Instagram couple who were criticised online after asking for €10,000 from their followers have decided to 'step away from social media' for a little while.Catalin Onc and his wife Elena Engelhardt, who upload photos on Another Beautiful Day, created...

/ June 19, 2019

Five years later, four suspects named and charged over MH17

Three Russians and one Ukrainian national have been identified as suspects in the 2014 downing of passenger flight MH17, investigators say.The Dutch-led probe said it was going to prosecute Russian nationals Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinskiy and Oleg Pulatov as well...

/ June 19, 2019

Report blames prince for Khashoggi death

Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN rights investigator says.There was no immediate reaction from Riyadh, which was sent the 100-page report...

/ June 19, 2019

Scapa Flow: Sunken WW1 battleships up for sale on eBay

Image copyright Orkney Library Archives/ScapaFlowWrecks.com Image caption The German battleship Markgraf was among those scuttled in 1919 Four World War One battleships sunk in Scapa Flow in Orkney in 1919 are being sold on eBay - with an asking price...

/ June 19, 2019

MH17 plane crash: Investigators ‘expected to name four suspects’

Image copyright NurPhoto via Getty Image caption All 283 passengers, including 80 children, and 15 crew members were killed Investigators probing the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people died in 2014 are expected...

/ June 19, 2019

Indian Startup Launches Crypto Trading Strategy Marketplace

An Indian startup has launched a marketplace for algorithmic trading strategies. Investors can choose a strategy based on factors such as past performance, cryptocurrencies invested, and time frames. The platform also offers a drag-and-drop tool for traders to build their...

/ June 19, 2019

UN calls for ‘prompt and thorough’ probe into Morsi’s death

The UN has called for a "thorough and transparent investigation" into the death of Mohamed Morsi in court, as thousands of people across the Middle East paid their respects to Egypt's former president.The UN human rights office on Tuesday said...

/ June 19, 2019

Trump formally kicks off his 2020 re-election campaign

US President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in front of a large crowd in Orlando, Florida."We are going to keep making America great again and then we will indeed keep America great," Trump said as he attacked...

/ June 19, 2019

CAN OF WORMS: Infowars Targeted By Child Porn And MSM, Not The First Time Alternative Journalists Set Up

By Aaron Kesel Hate him or love him, Alex Jones was almost surely set up with images of child pornography emailed to Sandy Hook lawyers since child pornography attacks happened  years ago to other alternative journalists and Jones’ name was...

/ June 19, 2019

Trump Pentagon rocked by acting Defence Secretary’s shock departure as Iran tensions soar

Patrick Shanahan had been acting Secretary following Jim Mattis’s resignation at the end of 2018 after Mr Trump announced an immediate withdrawal from Syria when Mr Mattis had pushed for the US to wait until it was certain ISIS would...

/ June 19, 2019

Trump: ‘A nation must care for its own citizens first’

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/ June 19, 2019

What the Google-Genius Copyright Dispute Is Really About

The antitrust pitchforks are out for big tech. First came the European Union, then Washington, DC. Not to be left out, now comes hip hop lyrics.Over the weekend, the music annotation site Genius publicly accused search juggernaut Google of stealing...

/ June 19, 2019