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North Korea threat prompts Japan evacuation preparations

Nikkei Asian Review TOKYO — As tensions on the Korean Peninsula reach new heights with Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test, Japan is planning for a possible mass evacuation of the nearly 60,000 Japanese citizens currently living in or visiting South Korea. “There is a possibility of further provocations,” Japanese Prime Minister
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North Korea claims its ‘hydrogen bomb’ can ‘wipe out the whole US territory’

Bombastic claim made by state-run media a week after declaring a successful test detonation of a hydrogen bomb. The Telegraph North Korea has declared that its recent nuclear test has given it the capability to “wipe out the whole territory of the US all at once”. The bombastic claim was made in
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Putin: Leader in artificial intelligence will rule world

AP via Houston Chronicle MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world. Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises “colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict
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China bans children from attending church services as it continues a crackdown on religious practices

Sophie Williams The Daily Mail Authorities in China have tightened their grip on the country’s churches by ordering that children are to be banned from joining religious groups.  The ban also prohibits children from attending religious sermons and other activities in several provinces across the country.  Control on the country’s churches began
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Pope asks world leaders to listen to ‘cry of the Earth’

AP  Pope Francis is urging world leaders to “listen to the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor” and take measures to protect the environment. Francis made the appeal Wednesday in announcing that he and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, Patriarch Bartholomew I, would
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US & Canadian diplomats in Cuba diagnosed with brain injuries, nerve damage – reports

RT Diplomats stationed in Havana, Cuba, have suffered a number of strange ailments that have caused many to leave the country with permanent physical damage. Officials are reportedly investigating whether the symptoms were caused by sonic attacks. A doctor in the US has reportedly evaluated American and Canadian diplomats who
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Harvey floods left Houston water plant hours away from failure

CBS News Hurricane Harvey left hundreds of communities in southeast Texas without safe drinking water. At least 45 water systems are shut down, and 171 areas have issued boil water notices. But Houston is not on that list, despite significant flooding at one of its water plants. “The filters are the
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Hurricane Irma strengthens into category 5 storm

Daniel Dahm CBS 6 Orlando ORLANDO, Fla. – Hurricane Irma, which has strengthened to a Category 5 storm packing winds of 175 mph, is expected to slam the Caribbean and possibly the U.S. mainland this week. The increasingly menacing storm would continue churning west in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, and
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Wary of robots taking jobs, Hawaii toys with guaranteed pay

CBS News HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades–a trend that is already happening in stores and factories around the
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Palm Beach County residents stock up on supplies as Hurricane Irma heads west

Amy Lipman NBC5 West Palm Beach “There was nothing at Walmart,” said Bianca Rodriguez of Palm Beach Gardens. “Not even like one thing of water.” Emergency officials recommend people have one gallon of water per person, per day for at least five days in the event of a hurricane. Rodriguez
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Hurricane Irma could strike New York on 9/11 with 116mph winds, projection claims

Vincent Woods London Express The US is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has killed at least 45 people and caused flooding and destruction across Texas. Now with the Atlantic hurricane season continuing, one projection has claimed there is a risk Hurricane Irma could make landfall in
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Trump attends church service on National Day of Prayer

AP President Donald Trump declared Sunday a National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana. In his official proclamation he called on “Americans of all faiths and religious traditions and backgrounds to offer prayers today for all those harmed by Hurricane Harvey.”  WASHINGTON, D.C.
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Wary of robots taking jobs, Hawaii toys with guaranteed pay

CBS News HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades–a trend that is already happening in stores and factories around the
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Secretive Apple Tries to Open Up on Artificial Intelligence

Tripp Mickle The Wall Street Journal The battle for artificial-intelligence expertise is forcing Apple Inc.AAPL 0.03% to grapple with its famous penchant for secrecy, as tech companies seek to woo talent in a discipline known for its openness. The technology giant this year has been trying to draw attention—but only so much—to its efforts
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Just smile: In KFC China store, diners have new way to pay

Reuters SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Diners at a KFC store in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou will have a new way to pay for their meal. Just smile. Customers will be able to use a “Smile to Pay” facial recognition system at the tech-heavy, health-focused concept store, part of a
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Putin: Leader in artificial intelligence will rule world

AP via Houston Chronicle MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world. Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises “colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict
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FDA approved “Bionic Man” retinal implant to treat certain types of blindness… but there’s no spy vision capability (yet)

Isabelle Z Natural News The FDA has just granted approval to Second Sight Medical Products to embark on a human clinical study of its newest visual prosthesis system. Known as Orion, the device is a newer iteration of the Sylmar, California-based company’s successful Argus II retinal implant product. The Argus
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Bots flood government agency seeking comment from human beings

Tim Johnson McClatchyDC via The Olympian WASHINGTON  The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday swam in a sea of nearly 22 million comments after a deadline passed for the public to offer opinions on an issue that could shape the internet for years to come. But the comments may settle little.
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