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Trump calls for Fox News journalist to be fired for report on war dead scandal

Trump calls for Fox News journalist to be fired for report on war dead scandal

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Jennifer Griffin confirmed president called dead soldiers ‘losers’Defensive Trump tweets ‘Fox News is gone!’ Donald Trump: ‘Jennifer Griffin should be fired for this kind of reporting. Never even called us for comment. Fox News is gone!’ Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesLauren ArataniSat 5 Sep 2020 14.00 BST The row over Donald Trump’s alleged remarks denigrating American soldiers has now seen the US president target one of his core areas of support as he called for a Fox News journalist who reported details of the scandal to be fired. The Atlantic magazine published a story that described how Trump said he cancelled a visit to pay respects at an American military cemetery outside Paris in 2018 because he thought the dead soldiers were “losers” and “suckers...
Electronic skin reacts to pain like a human

Electronic skin reacts to pain like a human

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Minus the screaming. Jon Fingas, @jonfingas2h ago 0Comments 124Shares  RMIT University Electronic skins can already react to touch, but they’re not much good at reacting to the jabs and burns that cause pain. That’s a problem for prosthetics and robots that are supposed to have human-like responses. They may be more sensitive in the future, though. RMIT University researchers have developed an artificial skin (via SciTechDaily) that reacts to pain much like humans do. It would provide “near-instant” feedback if pressure and temperatures hit levels that would make someone yelp. The wearable prototype is made of stretchable, extremely thin electronics (oxides and biocompatible silicone) with pressure sensing, temperature-reac...
Twitch will shut down its live karaoke game on January 1st

Twitch will shut down its live karaoke game on January 1st

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It has released 400 new songs fans can enjoy until that day. Mariella Moon, @mariella_moon1h ago 0Comments 34Shares  Twitch Twitch Sings will bid karaoke fans farewell after 2020. The Amazon subsidiary has announced that it’s shutting down the live karaoke game on January 1st, 2021, less than two years after it was officially launched. In its announcement, Twitch says it decided to close the platform to “invest in broader tools and services that will help support and grow the entire music community on Twitch.” Streamers can play Twitch Sings by choosing one of the game’s available songs, giving their fans the power to choose what they should sing or asking friends or fans to join them for duets. As PC Gamer notes, though, the Tw...
Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate to avoid India censorship

Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate to avoid India censorship

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The streaming services would rather police themselves. Jon Fingas, @jonfingas14m ago 0Comments 16Shares  INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images Streaming services are keen to prevent regulators from censoring their content, and they’re willing to police themselves to ensure that artistic freedom. Variety reports that Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and 12 other companies have signed a self-regulatory code to stay on the good side of India’s regulators. This includes common approaches to age labels and content descriptions as well as a way to report any violations of the system. Streaming services have to set up complaint departments, internal committees or both to deal with any issues. The code was create...
Renders, Specs, Price, and Availability of HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro Leak

Renders, Specs, Price, and Availability of HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro Leak

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By Sudarshan -Sep 5, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin ReddIt Earlier last month, a list of upcoming Huawei devices leaked. One of them was HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro, which the company recently announced to launch on September 10 in China. Ahead of it, this TWS now leaks extensively revealing its design, specs, price, and availability for Europe.1 of 4   Huawei did not launch any new product at IFA 2020 unlike its sub-brand Honor, which announced new laptops, smartwatches, and tablets for Europe. However, a new leak from Roland Quandt of WinFuture now suggests Huawei’s new products for the region will be announced in the coming days with sales commencing in October.  One of ...
Typhoon Maysak: North Korea vows to punish officials over ‘casualties’

Typhoon Maysak: North Korea vows to punish officials over ‘casualties’

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5 September 2020 Image captionState broadcaster KCTV showed footage of flooded streets in Wonsan North Korea has vowed to punish local officials over a typhoon that hit the eastern coast on Wednesday. A Workers' Party newspaper blamed authorities in the coastal city of Wonsan for failing to prepare for Typhoon Maysak, and accused them of having an "irresponsible attitude". The paper did not say how many were missing, injured or dead, but said there were "dozens of casualties". It claimed officials failed to follow orders given by the ruling party. Local authorities in Wonsan had been instructed to "immediately organise a project to thoroughly identify properties at risk and evacuate all residents", Saturday's Rodong Sinmun newspaper said. "A decision was made to impos...
Russian vaccine shows signs of immune response

Russian vaccine shows signs of immune response

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Published23 hours agoRelated Topics image captionA vaccine created in Russia has shown signs of an immune response, according to a report Russian scientists have published the first report on their coronavirus vaccine, saying early tests showed signs of an immune response.The report published by medical journal The Lancet said every participant developed antibodies to fight the virus and had no serious side effects.Russia licensed the vaccine for local use in August, the first country to do so and before data had been published.Experts say the trials were too small to prove effectiveness and safety.But Moscow has hailed the results as an answer to critics. Some Western experts have raised concerns about the speed of Russia's work, suggesting that researchers might be cutting corners...
Empat pemilik kilang direman enam hari

Empat pemilik kilang direman enam hari

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KUALA LUMPUR: Empat lelaki pemilik sebuah kilang yang menjadi punca pencemaran bau di kawasan perindustrian di Sungai Gong, Rawang dekat sini, direman enam hari bagi membantu siasatan.   Perintah reman bermula hari ini hingga Khamis depan itu dikeluarkan Hakim Mahkamah Sesyen, Nurul Mardhiah Mohamed Redza di Kompleks Mahkamah Selayang kira-kira pukul 10 pagi, hari ini.  Kesemua lelaki berusia 50 hingga 60 tahun itu merupakan adik-beradik dan pengurus kilang yang diusahakan bersama selepas bapa mereka meninggal dunia.  Ketua Polis Selangor, Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin berkata, hasil siasatan mendapati kilang milik keempat-empat suspek yang turut menjalankan syarikat pembinaan dijadikan tempat menyimpan serta menyelenggara jentera berat.  Ujarnya, kila...
Enakmen LUAS dipinda, denda pencemar air dinaikkan RM1 juta

Enakmen LUAS dipinda, denda pencemar air dinaikkan RM1 juta

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Oleh Sophia Ahmadsophia@bh.com.myKONGSI ARTIKELShareTweet KUALA LUMPUR: Denda maksimum untuk kesalahan pencemar air akan dinaikkan kepada RM1 juta daripada RM500,000 yang akan dilaksanakan menerusi pindaan Enakmen Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS) 1999. Menteri Besar Selangor, Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari, berkata pindaan enakmen berkenaan akan dibuat dalam Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) yang akan bersidang Oktober hingga November depan. Beliau berkata, pindaan itu diyakini mampu menangani masalah pencemaran oleh pihak ketiga, ke atas punca air di negeri berkenaan. "Kita mahu tambah baik enakmen ini, kalau sebelumnya denda kesalahan pencemaran alam sekitar ialah RM500,000, sekarang kita merancang untuk menjadikannya RM1 juta. "Proses ini perlu dibawa ke sidang DUN sebaik i...