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An assortment of the Belgian newspapers with references to racism on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Belgium's media and political class are demanding change as two high-profile cases of racism rock the kingdom, raising troubling questions about white attitudes a few weeks before local elections. Headline at top right in French reads, 'Racism is unacceptable' at center the headline reads in Dutch 'A good chance racism will go unpunished'. (AP Photo/Lorne Cook)
September 07, 2018 - 11:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Media outlets and politicians in Belgium expressed shock and dismay Friday after two high-profile reports of racism rocked the kingdom this week, raising troubling questions about white attitudes a few weeks before local elections. Cecile Djunga, a black weather presenter with state...
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In this Aug. 22, 2018 image taken from video, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate student Xiangyang Mou practices tai chi with an avatar in a campus studio at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. The "Mandarin Project" is a joint venture of RPI and IBM. Cognitive and Immersive Systems Laboratory researchers are developing a sort of smart room that can understand students' words, answer their questions and perceive their gestures. (AP Photo/Michael Hill)
September 07, 2018 - 12:50 am
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — It's like learning Chinese inside a video game. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and IBM are developing a different way to teach Mandarin that relies on artificial intelligence and immersive scenes. Students move inside the 12-foot-high, wrap-around projection to...
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September 06, 2018 - 6:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A doctor was disciplined by Nevada state pharmacy regulators after they found he improperly accessed prescription records of the dead gunman in last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, his lawyer said Thursday. Dr. Ivan Goldsmith could have lost of his ability to prescribe...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows a building's address on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 6. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 06, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies suffered another day of sharp losses Thursday and emerging markets slid on trade fears, although the broader U.S. market didn't fare as badly. Chipmakers sank after an executive from KLA-Tencor said business in the fourth quarter looks weaker than the company...
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United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government, was charged Thursday in connection with several high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
September 06, 2018 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government was charged Thursday in connection with several high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows a building's address on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 6. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 06, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies suffered another day of sharp losses Thursday, although the broader market didn't fare as badly. Chipmakers sank after an executive from KLA-Tencor said business in the fourth quarter looks weaker than the company expected. Apple also fell, and social media...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows a building's address on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 6. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 06, 2018 - 3:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are on pace for their second day of sharp losses Thursday, and U.S. stocks are down for the third day in a row. Chipmakers are sinking and energy companies, retailers and banks are also lower. However industrial and basic materials companies are rising. KEEPING...
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United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government, was charged Thursday in connection with several high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
September 06, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government was charged Thursday in connection with several high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018 file photo, a pair of bull moose pause while feeding at the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Wentworth's Location, N.H. A study published in the journal Science on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 shows that animals learn from experienced members of the herd about where to find the best forage, building sort of a cultural know-how that’s passed through generations and builds up slowly over the course of decades. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
September 06, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A study that included tracking moose and bighorn sheep with GPS collars says those animals learn about migration routes from others in their herds. The animals learn about where to find the best food along the way. Researchers found evidence that this cultural know-how is passed...
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FILE - This Dec. 19, 2014 file photo shows an exterior view of the Sony Pictures Plaza building in Culver City, Calif. The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with the massive Wannacry ransomware attack last year and an $81 million theft from a bank in Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
September 06, 2018 - 1:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government was charged Thursday in connection with several high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of...
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