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Sick of human politicians? 25% of Europeans would prefer AI government

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More than a quarter of Europeans would rather have their countries’ important political decisions made by artificial intelligence than their elected and unelected human officials, according to a surprising new survey. Fully one in four Europeans said they were “somewhat or totally in favor of letting an artificial intelligence make important decisions about the running Read More

Armed gang raids convoy carrying uranium fuel to Brazil nuclear plant

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A truck carrying nuclear fuel to one of Brazil’s power plants has come under attack by a group of armed men who engaged in a shootout with police officers guarding the convoy. The uranium shipment came under attack on Tuesday in the town of Frade, about 30 km (19 miles) from Angra dos Reis, where Read More

CIA may be behind February attack on North Korean embassy in Spain – reports

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The CIA had its hand in the raid on the North Korean embassy in Spain, local media report citing investigation sources. If confirmed, the development might lead to a major spat between Spain and the US. At least two of the 10 perpetrators, who broke into the embassy, have been identified and are connected with Read More

Britain's Asda supermarkets to stop selling single kitchen knives

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FILE PHOTO: A man walks past branches of ASDA and Sainsbury’s in Stockport, Britain April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Walmart-owned British supermarket chain Asda said it will remove single kitchen knives from sale in all its stores by the end of April. Britain’s knife-crime rate is soaring and, following a wave Read More

Michael Jackson abuse debate reignited: No room for defense in the #MeToo era?

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A new documentary rigorously details allegations of child abuse made against Michael Jackson and has reignited the decades-old controversy surrounding the musical icon – but the #MeToo era has already given its verdict. When police began investigating Jackson over accusations of child molestation in 1993, the world quickly divided into two equally resolute camps; those Read More

Torched cars & firebombs: French city hit with 4th night of anti-police violence (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Rioters torched cars and hurled Molotov cocktails from the rooftops as the French city of Grenoble saw the fourth consecutive night of unrest, sparked by the death of two teenagers in a police chase. Footage filmed by Ruptly shows vehicles engulfed in flames after they were overturned and torched by rioters in Grenoble, southeastern France, Read More

'Highly likely' GRU hacked UK institute countering Russian fake news

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The National Crime Agency is leading an investigation into a suspected cyber attack on a British institute that seeks to counter Russian disinformation, Sky News can reveal. Whitehall sources said it is highly likely that Russia’s military intelligence service carried out the hack-and-leak of files from the little-known Institute for Statecraft. The move may have Read More

President’s double: Eccentric businessman hatches bold plan to skirt law & lead Algeria

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Denied a shot at the Algerian presidency thanks to a law banning candidates who have held dual citizenship, businessman Rachid Nekkaz has come up with a brazen plan to secure himself the top job anyway – using his namesake cousin. After weeks of traveling around Algeria collecting the 60,000 voter signatures necessary to make him Read More