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A study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/automation
Job-grabbing robots are no longer science fiction. In 2013 Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne of Oxford University used—what else?—a machine-learning algorithm to assess how easily 702 different kinds of job in America could be automated. They concluded that fully 47% could be done by machines
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 02:16 UTC
Syrian pro-government forces 'strike IS positions' in Damascus...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/syria
Syria's state television reports the operation taking place in Yarmouck, where thousands of Palestinian refugees live.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 01:49 UTC
A unified Korea? Leaders bring contrasting visions to summit...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/north_korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Unification is an idea that moves most Koreans, North and South, on an emotional level.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 01:46 UTC
Internet Archive Says No Evidence Joy Reid’s Anti-LGBT Posts Were Fraudulent...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/news_media
Reid claimed the archived posts were "fraudulent" and "inserted into legitimate content" by an "unknown, external party."'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 01:45 UTC
The New York Times with one hell of a correction about Israel...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/news_media
The New York Times may have the correction of the year, and it's only April.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 01:44 UTC
NRA Breaks 15-Year-Old Fundraising Record after Parkland Shooting...
The NRA broke a 15-year-old fundraising record in March, the first full month after the Parkland, Fla. school shooting.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:41 UTC
Amazon can now deliver to car trunks...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/amazon
Amazon announced Thursday it is launching a new service that will deliver packages to trunks of GM and Volvo cars in 37 cities by leveraging connected technologies installed in many cars today, The Verge reports . Flashback: Last year Amazon got some Prim
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:41 UTC
Facebook Reveals Its Censorship Rules...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/facebook
Facebook revealed its once hush censorship rules Tuesday in an apparent act of transparency as the company has become the recipient of public censure.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:39 UTC
Italian coast guards rescue migrants as vessel capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea...
63 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the Italian coast guard on Monday. Around 1000 migrants have been rescued in the Meditteranean in
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:23 UTC
Unruly passenger Tasered and removed from American Airlines flight...
A passenger was Tasered multiple times by police and removed from an American Airlines flight scheduled to depart from Miami on Monday, the latest dramatic incident involving a physical altercation on an airplane.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:23 UTC
The U.S. Already Has A Glut Of Low-Skilled Workers But The Trump Administration Is BETRAYING Them...
For the millions of Americans who voted for President Donald Trump because of his support for immigration policies that put American workers first, recent testimony by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen can be summed up in just one word: betrayal. For the second year
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:03 UTC
Mike Pompeo set to become Trump's top diplomat as early as this week...
The Senate is expected to confirm Mike Pompeo as President Trump's secretary of state as early as this week, after he found a way to squeak through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:01 UTC
America is facing a housing shortage — here's why more people aren't selling their homes...
There are two reasons why existing homeowners have become prisoners in their own castles the rate lock-in effect and the seller's prisoner's dilemma.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:00 UTC
The Latest: Sen. Rand Paul now ready to support Pompeo...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):5:25 p.m.Sen. Rand Paul says he now supports Mike Pompeo as secretary of state.The Kentuc...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 21:55 UTC
A van has hit up to 10 people in the Yonge and Finch area: Toronto police...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Canada/, /contrib/toronto
The extent of their injuries isn't known
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 19:07 UTC
Police say Waffle House shooting suspect is in custody...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/us/tn/
The news came after a chaotic 34-hour manhunt following a shooting at a middle Tennessee Waffle House that killed four people and injured several others.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 19:06 UTC
White House: ‘We have a long way to go’ in talks with North Korea...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/north_korea
Pressed on whether U.S. officials could take North Korea at face value in its talks over denuclearization, Sanders framed the administration's approach as both optimistic and cautious.
By kynast on 2018-04-23 18:49 UTC
Waffle House suspect remains on the run, may be armed...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/us/tn/
Metropolitan Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said at a news conference that Reinking, 29, was last seen Sunday around a wooded area near an apartment complex where he lived, wearing only pants and no shirt or shoes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 17:35 UTC
Man is 8th gunshot victim in 6 reported shootings New Orleans on Sunday: NOPD...
At least eight people were reported shot Sunday (April 22) in New Orleans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 05:55 UTC
Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/afghanistan
An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 57 people including women and children and wounded 119 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 03:39 UTC
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