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  • Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

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  • Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

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  • Clooney, Winfrey, Spielberg offer $500,000 each for gun control march

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg said on Tuesday they would each donate $500,000 to the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington in support of gun control following last week's shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

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  • Singer Kirin J Callinan pleads guilty to obscene exposure at Arias

    Musician was egged on to lift his kilt and flash his penis in front of members of the press on the red carpet Kirin J Callinan has pleaded guilty to wilful and obscene exposure after lifting his kilt and flashing photographers on the Aria red carpet. On 28 November, the 31-year-old Australian singer was egged on to lift his kilt. When he did, photographers and video operators recorded the moment outside Star Casino in Sydney. Continue reading...

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  • Judge says IMDb can show Hollywood actors' ages under First Amendment

    (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a California law requiring IMDb, the movie and television information website, to remove actors' ages at their request.

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  • Judge says IMDb can show Hollywood actors' ages under First Amendment

    (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a California law requiring IMDb, the movie and television information website, to remove actors' ages at their request.

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  • Frozen review – Suranne Jones is riveting as mother facing child's killer

    Theatre Royal Haymarket, London The performances match the intensity of the writing in Bryony Lavery’s drama, which asks if some people are born evil First seen 20 years ago, Bryony Lavery’s play has lost none of its power to shock. That is as it should be, since it asks us to examine the nature of a man who preys on and kills young girls. But an astute production by Jonathan Munby and a highly accomplished cast, made up of Suranne Jones from TV’s Doctor Foster, Jason Watkins and Nina Sosanya,...

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  • 'Wonder' review (4K UHD)

    Director Stephen Chbosky adaptation of R.J. Palacio acclaimed children's novel tugged at the heart strings of moviegoers last year and will now cause comparable reactions for home entertainment viewers in the ultra-high definition debut of Wonder (Lionsgate Home Entertainment, rated PG, 113 minutes, 2.40:1 aspect ratio, $42.99). In the story, ...

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  • Estimated 18.6 million viewers watch Olympics on Monday

    NEW YORK (AP) - Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: RATINGS: An estimated 18.6 million viewers watched the Olympics in prime time Monday on either NBC, the cable network NBCSN or streaming services. That's down 21 percent from the 23.5 million viewers who saw the Olympics on the ...

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  • Student survivor in Florida puts her dreams on hold to demand change

    Kali Clougherty, an 18-year-old senior with big dreams of an acting career, was in the middle of a rehearsal for her high-school's theater production of the dark cult comedy "Heathers" last Wednesday when she heard the first gunshots.

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  • Brazil's 'What a shot' music video stirs debate amid violent crime wave

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A viral music video called "What a shot" is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.

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  • Brazil's 'What a shot' music video stirs debate amid violent crime wave

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A viral music video called "What a shot" is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.

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  • Brazil's 'What a shot' music video stirs debate amid violent crime wave

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A viral music video called "What a shot" is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.

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  • The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending February 18, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen - 9781250130938 - (St. Martin's Press) 2. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah - 9781250165619 ...

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  • recreation of Norway mass killing is a gut-wrenching ordeal

    The horrific events that saw 69 teenagers die at the hands of a rightwing terrorist has been turned into a brutal single-take drama from the victims’ perspective Erik Poppe’s Utøya July 22 is a visceral, brutal, yet heartfelt and earnest movie, which imbibes the innocent bewilderment and horror of its young characters. On one unbroken camera take, it seeks to recreate the horrific mass murder of 69 defenceless teenagers in Norway in 2011 at a socialist youth summer camp at Utøya island outside...

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  • New Doctor Who logo revealed: what does it mean?

    Out with the old, in with the new.

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  • Music's gender problem: Women miss out on Best Album nominations at the Brit Awards

    Every year the Brit Awards feature categories for Best Solo Male, Best Solo Female and Best Group as well as for Best Song and Best Album.

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  • Milo Yiannopoulos drops lawsuit over his cancelled book

    The rightwing provocateur, who recently attempted to represent himself in court, and his former publisher asked that the case be dismissed ‘without costs or fees to either party’ Rightwing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping a lawsuit against his former publisher Simon & Schuster, after attempting to sue the firm for cancelling his memoir Dangerous. In papers filed on 20 February in New York state supreme court, Yiannopoulos and the publishing house asked that the case be dismissed...

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