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by | November 09, 2018 | 12:39

The AI's looks are closely modelled on a real news anchor, and its lips are matched to frame each word that is programmed to come out of its mouth. According to the South China Morning Post , Xinhua has created two anchors (one for English and the other for Chinese broadcast) in collaboration with a local search engine company Sogou.

by | November 09, 2018 | 12:25

The Navy quickly evacuated all the crew except for 10 essential staff members to prevent a possible fuel leak. Its crew of 137 had been evacuated, rescue leader Ben Vikoeren at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway said.

by | November 09, 2018 | 11:57

That's 30 million more people who participated in the 2014 midterms, representing the highest raw vote total for a non-presidential election in USA history and the highest overall voter participation rate in a midterm election in a half century.

by | November 09, 2018 | 10:58

It was the worst mass-shooting in US history. "It was chaos , people jumping out of windows, hopping over gates and just trying to get out", Nick Steinwender, who had friends inside, told local TV station KABC . The assailant, identified as Ian David Long, a troubled former machine gunner who served a tour in Afghanistan, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

by | November 09, 2018 | 10:02

According to them, the police initially responded to a report of a vehicle on fire near the corner of Swanston Street about 4.20 pm (10.50 am IST). Local media showed footage of a large man slashing wildly at police officers before being shot.

by | November 09, 2018 | 09:16

Once the plan goes into full effect, migrants entering at the US southern border would be eligible for asylum only if they report at official ports of entry, officials said. He called a current caravan, which is still hundreds of miles from the United States border and dwindling in numbers, an "invasion" and said it would bring hardened criminals to USA streets.

by | November 09, 2018 | 09:05

Dean said Long reportedly used a handgun in the attack. Authorities have not determined a motive for the shooting . "We just got down", Kayla Simmons said as she wept, huddled in a pink blanket near Helmuth. Helus was not only a 29-year sheriff veteran, but he was also a husband and father. He leaves behind a wife and son. A reporter then pointed to blood on his sleeve, which he said "isn't mine" and came from a man with a chest wound who they helped drag over to paramedics.

by | November 09, 2018 | 08:59

The Associated Press said the Ventura County Fire Department had ordered evacuation of some communities in the path of the flames - not far from the site of a deadly mass shooting at a bar in the city of Thousand Oaks. Thick grey smoke and ash filled the sky above Paradise and could be seen from miles away. She said a group of 20 other patients were initially evacuated but then returned to the facility because of gridlocked traffic.

by | November 09, 2018 | 06:34

Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump . Congressional Democrats, concerned about protecting Mueller , called on Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation in its final but potentially explosive stages.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:59

CNN correspondent Jim Acosta was denied entry to the White House on Wednesday evening following a heated row with President Donald Trump , who called him a "rude, awful person" during a press conference. Acosta , the chief White House correspondent for CNN , says he was stopped by the Secret Service when he tried to re-enter the White House. "If the White House Press Corps doesn't do anything about the Acosta situation right now, if they don't boycott or take a stand, we are on the ...

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:12

He described what they told him to CNN affiliate KABC. It's something I had been setting myself up for, and then after the event, it really went into overdrive. Here's what we know about the late Wednesday shooting . Whitler said then she heard "Get up, he's coming!" and people trampled on each other to get out.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:04

There will also be a hatch for astronauts' extravehicular activities. First, a Long March 5B heavy-lift rocket, which is being developed by Chinese scientists, will put the station's core module into orbit that year. NASA and ESA ( European Space Agency ) have brought us the veryfirst 8K video from space . But it has encountered some glitches. "The possibility for them (thanks to China ) to send payloads on a platform of manned flight and conducting experiments is something that's ...

by | November 09, 2018 | 03:26

A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, on Thursday called Mueller's investigation a "headache" for USA authorities but said it "has nothing to do with us", and he declined to comment on Sessions' departure . Over the course of his investigation thus far, Mueller and his team of prosecutors indicted 32 individuals and three Russian businesses on charges ranging from computer hacking to conspiracy and financial crimes.

by | November 09, 2018 | 03:10

But Paul Rosenzweig, a former senior counsel to independent counsel Kenneth Starr, said he thought such a lawsuit would be unlikely to succeed because the US Supreme Court has said the president has wide latitude to fire executive branch officials.

by | November 09, 2018 | 01:41

Some Republicans sought to explain Michigan's shift to a more purple hue as nearly an inevitability after a long stint of one-party control. Instead, he could do something far bolder - namely, make moves to turn our interminable ideological stalemate into a genuine partisan realignment by dividing and conquering the new Democratic majority.

by | November 08, 2018 | 23:22

Through the Gates Foundation's "Reinvent the Toilet Challenge", Bill and Melinda Gates have given $200 million to teams seeking to develop waterless toilets over the past seven years. The entrepreneur described the inventions on display as the "most significant advances in sanitation in almost 200 years". The convention boasted new products that challenge the traditional sanitation methods, which the World Health Organization says still eludes 2.3 billion people around the world - a problem ...

by | November 08, 2018 | 22:25

Dean said a mother recalled that the cops stood in front of her daughter to shield her from the gunfire. "It can happen anywhere". The station said one person was seen - apparently lifeless - on the ground outside the bar's entrance. Cody Coffman was killed during the shooting, his father Jason Coffman told reporters Thursday afternoon. The suspect was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served from 2008 to 2013.

by | November 08, 2018 | 21:58

Meanwhile, the CNN said the revocation of Acosta's pass "was done in retaliation for his challenging questions at today's press conference .This unprecedented decision is a threat to our democracy and the country deserves better". After the exchange, CNN , through its public relations department's Twitter feed, said Trump's attacks on the press have gone too far. Acosta has been one of the most outspoken reporters covering the administration since Trump took office.

by | November 08, 2018 | 21:45

The Department of global relations and cooperation says South African journalist Angela Quintal and a colleague returned to their hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in the early hours of this morning. "This shows someone is using her account". "After approximately five hours, Quintal and Mumo were then returned to their Dar es Salaam hotel, at around 3am - but without their passports".

by | November 08, 2018 | 21:42

The bodies of two adults, both 19, and their three-year-old son were found near a remote road about 1,000km (620 miles) south of Darwin on Wednesday. Northern Territory Police and Emergency Services are doing land and air searches of the Willowra area, 300km northwest of Alice Springs, after the group was found dead near their broken down auto yesterday.