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World Cup 2022. Can you outguess our AI predictor robot? |: Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Al Jazeera’s AI robot has made up for a shaky start and has correctly predicted the outcome of all four knockout games. World Cup 2022 has produced some incredible football and shocks. The group stages provided endless high-octane thrillers, all laced with an air of unpredictability. With 14 goals scored in the first four knockout …

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Iran: Controversial internet control bill passes committee stage | News:

Tehran, Iran – A special parliamentary committee has approved the outlines of controversial legislation that many observers believe will lead to tighter restrictions on online activity in Iran despite continuing public opposition. The so-called “Protection Bill” was first introduced three years ago, but legislators were forced to temporarily shelve the legislation last July amid a …

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As respiratory viruses strain US health care systems, the White House offers assistance

Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to the hospital for flu last week, almost double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated on December 2 by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Tero Vesalainen, Adobe Stock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON — Nearly 20,000 …

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Chris Hemsworth’s Alzheimer’s gene doesn’t guarantee he’ll develop dementia. Here’s what we can all do to reduce our risk

Actor Chris Hemsworth, most famous for his role as the god Thor in Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, has announced he will take a break from acting after being told he has two copies of the APOE4 gene, increasing his risk of Alzheimer’s. Having one copy of the APOE4 gene increases your risk for Alzheimer’s two …

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Divisions remain on plastics treaty as UN talks close in Uruguay | United Nations News

The first round of negotiations on a global treaty to halt plastic pollution has ended in a split on whether goals and efforts should be global and mandatory, or voluntary and country-led. More than 2,000 delegates from 160 countries met in Uruguay for the first of a planned five sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee …

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Universities courses from computing to classics are told to ‘decolonise’ by degrees watchdog

Universities are being told to ‘go woke’ and ‘decolonise’ courses from computing to classics by the degrees watchdog. For the first time, the Quality Assurance Agency, which checks on course standards, has incorporated critical race theory into its recommendations. It wants a wide range of courses – including sciences and maths – to teach about …

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Fitch Affirms Auswide Bank at ‘BBB+’; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Australia-based Auswide Bank Ltd’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘BBB+’, Short-Term IDR of ‘F2’ and Viability Rating (VR) of ‘bbb+’. The Outlook on the Long-Term IDR is Stable. Key Rating Drivers IDRs Driven by VR: Auswide’s VR is in line with the implied VR under Fitch’s Bank Rating Criteria and …

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RIGETTI COMPUTING, INC. Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K/A)

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. As previously reported in the Original Form 8-K, on: November 12, 2022 (the “Interim CEO Start Date”), the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) appointed Rick Danisthe Company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, as Interim …

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Check for Power Outage with iPhone, Mac, or iPad, by Looking for Wi-Fi

Electrical power outages are not particularly fun, but should you have the experience of encountering one, you may find this tip helpful which aims to determine if a power outage is impacting only your specific location or if it is neighborhood wide. All that you need is any battery powered device with wi-fi, meaning any …

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