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Beachfront Condo in Miami Collapses, Search and Rescue Ongoing

Beachfront Condo in Miami Collapses, Search and Rescue Ongoing

A condo building in the town of Surfside near Miami, Florida, has collapsed. The building’s sudden collapse trapped several people, injuring at least ten at killing at least one. Immediately following the collapse, massive response from local first responders swarmed into the rubble to execute a swift search-and-rescue operation. Immediately …

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Florence’s “Smart Trams” Are a Glimpse of the Future

Florence’s “Smart Trams” Are a Glimpse of the Future

To hear futurists like Elon Musk tell it, the future of transportation is self-driving cars. Musk’s company, Tesla, is the current name to watch in that space. Tesla’s “autopilot” feature allows their vehicles to drive themselves on highways, though the company is adamant that the driver needs to keep their …

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Jobs That Were Replaced By Robots: Is Your Next?

Jobs That Were Replaced By Robots: Is Your Next?

We wish that the rising technological ability of artificial intelligence and robotics meant that humanity looked forward to a world without the need for everyone to work 40 hours a week. Instead, however, the threat of automation promises only to destroy jobs and leave people scrambling to make ends meet. …

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Iraq Military Base Housing US Troops Hit by Missiles

Iraq Military Base Housing US Troops Hit by Missiles

In an attack that mirrors a similar incident over a year ago, an Iraq military base housing US troops was hit by a salvo of missiles Wednesday morning. The attack didn’t kill any US or coalition soldiers, though one civilian contractor died of a heart attack during the attack. The …

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Australia and Facebook Tussle Over Handling of News

Australia and Facebook Tussle Over Handling of News

During the 2016 US Presidential Election, the term “fake news” was thrown around a lot. Facebook’s role at the center of spreading misinformation has been widely criticized by regulators and governments. It only makes sense that Facebook would have an interest in controversial content: it drives engagement, after all. However, …

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Pressure Mounts on Trump as States Certify Election Results

Pressure Mounts on Trump as States Certify Election Results

The election was not the decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that some pollsters predicted, but, in the end, it is clear that the incumbent did not secure reelection. Challenger Joe Biden is projected to finish the race with 306 Electoral College votes, well over the 270 he needed to win …

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President Elect Biden Prepares to Focus on Coronavirus Pandemic

President Elect Biden Prepares to Focus on Coronavirus Pandemic

On Saturday, major news outlets projected that Joe Biden has become the president-elect, citing victories in pivotal states like Pennsylvania and Georgia. Biden is on track to a convincing Electoral College win, and appears to have won the popular vote by some four million votes. This has not stopped the …

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