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Hungary Passes 'Stop Soros' Laws, Bans Aid To Undocumented Immigrants

Hungary's parliament passed a series of laws on Wednesday criminalizing the act of aiding undocumented immigrants seeking asylum in the country, despite strong objections from leading European rights bodies.<p>The suite of bills, called "Stop Soros," allow the government to imprison individuals and …

Rights & Freedoms

How To: Bypass Locked Windows Computers to Run Kali Linux from a Live USB

It's easy to run Kali Linux from a live USB on nearly any available computer, but many publicly accessible laptops and desktops will be locked down …

Linux

T-Mobile urged to fire Corey Lewandowski for mocking child with Down syndrome

People are calling for T-Mobile to push out its adviser Corey Lewandowski after he mocked a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was taken from her mother at the US-Mexico border.<p>Lewandowski, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, appeared on Fox News' The Story With Martha …

T-Mobile

The most shocking abuse allegations against shelters for immigrant children

Separating the children of immigrants from their parents under the Trump administration’s now-rescinded “zero tolerance” policy was devastating in its own right. But one of the most horrific consequences of the policy is that it’s put those children into the care of government-funded shelters …

Class Action

California legislators stealthily ‘eviscerate’ state’s net neutrality bill

A group of legislators in California have sneakily but comprehensively “eviscerated” the state’s imminent net neutrality bill, removing a huge amount of protections in a set of last-minute amendments. State Senator Scott Wiener called the hostile rework of the bill “outrageous.”<p>California’s net …

Net Neutrality

A working original Doctor Who K-9 prop

When Abertay University purchased some unwanted <i>Doctor Who</i> props from the BBC in 2011, they could never have known that their future computer science …

Raspberry Pi

Onion Omega2 + Linux Based Internet Of Things Computer

Makers, hobbyists and developers looking for a Linux based Internet of Things computer may be interested in the new Onion Omega2 maker and starter …

Raspberry Pi

4D Systems Raspberry Pi Displays Unveiled

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for LCD displays for the next Pi project may be interested to know that 4D Systems has announced the immediate …

Raspberry Pi

New theory deepens understanding of Turing patterns in biology: Scientists extend Turing's theory to help understand how biological patterns are created

Scientists extend Turing's theory to help understand how biological patterns are created<p>A team of researchers have expanded Alan Turing's seminal …

Biology

Bashing Wicca As A Polytheist Or Occcultist Doesn’t Make You Cool And You Know Nothing About It Besides

Bashing Wicca As A Polytheist Or Occcultist Doesn’t Make You Cool And You Know Nothing About It Besides<p>June 18, 2018 by Scarlet Magdalene<p>Before I …

Spirituality

Trump signs executive order on family separation but says "zero tolerance" to stay

President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to solve the issue of family separation at the border, while keeping in place key components …

Donald Trump

Axis & Allies and Zombies brings undead to the classic WWII strategy game

First details on how the game will work<p><i>Axis & Allies</i>, the classic strategy board game created by Larry Harris and first published in 1981, is getting a new, over-the-top adaptation. The team at Avalon Hill — the board games division of Hasbro’s Wizards of the Coast — is adding zombies to the mix …

Board Games

Android: Netrunner to end after next card set

Fantasy Flight Games’ cult hit card game Android: Netrunner will end after the current set of cards is released in October, the studio has announced. …

Board Games

Salesforce develops natural language processing model that performs 10 tasks at once

Modern techniques in natural language processing (NLP), a branch of artificial intelligence that helps computers interpret human language, are capable of surprising nuance. One example is Facebook’s new NLP integration for Pages, which can automatically ingest the text from a business’ Facebook …

Natural Language Processing

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

Central Heating Boiler Control Box

Introduction<p>If you have a central heating with a gas boiler in your home, with a room thermostat in your living room, the thermostat switches off the …

Arduino

Hands-on with the Pixy2 vision system via Embedded Computing Design

<i>I love how the Arduino world just keeps growing and growing — and component size keeps shrinking and shrinking — and bringing what used to be</i> …

Arduino

Refugees held by Australia languish in a world beyond suffering and suicide

<b>Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (CNN) —</b> We are forgotten people, discarded on forgotten islands.<p>I am writing from Manus Island. I am writing from where I am held against my will. I am writing while isolated here with 700 individuals on this remote island in the north of Papua New Guinea.<p>The …

Australia

AI could help the construction industry work faster—and keep its workforce accident-free - MIT Technology Review

Construction workers are killed on the job five times more often than other laborers. Now a new kind of construction worker—a data scientist—aims to …

Artificial Intelligence

Yoga was never supposed to be about physical exercise

On June 21, on International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or sit in meditation. Yoga may have originated in ancient India, but today is practiced all over the world.<p>In the US, it was philosophers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau who …

Yoga

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so .<p>Throughout American history, during …

Immigration

My United Airlines Flight Was Delayed 7 Hours. Then a Stupid Mistake Cost Me $1,400. (Here's How to Avoid My Costly Error)

If you're on a delayed flight to or from Europe, you owe it to yourself to see if you qualify under European law for compensation. But here's how I messed it up.<p>I made a dumb mistake after my United Airlines flight was delayed--a mistake that I now realize might have cost my wife and me roughly …

Flying

President Trump Greeted with a Loud 'F*** You!!' From Congressional Intern

<b>President Trump</b> got an earful in Congress -- not from an elected official -- but from an intern who yelled "F**k you!"<p>The moment was captured on …

Donald Trump

“A recipe for toxic stress”: an expert on why Trump’s family separation policy is so damaging to kids

Being separated from a parent isn’t just a trauma — it breaks the relationship that helps children cope with other traumas.<p>The separation of children from their parents at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is, to many people — liberals and conservatives …

Immune System

Cardinal removed from public ministry after sex abuse allegation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who led the Archdiocese of Washington and was a political force in the nation's capital, said on Wednesday that he has been removed from public ministry by the Vatican because of a decades-old allegation of sexual abuse.<p>The Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal …

New Jersey

President signs order to ‘keep families together’ but derides US immigration laws at Minnesota rally<p>4.52am BST<p>We are wrapping up the live coverage for the day.<p>Today’s dramatic events, as Trump signed an executive order ending the policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico …

Immigration

Mocking Sanford’s loss, Trump shows he is who we think he is

The point of Donald Trump’s closed-door appearance on Capitol Hill last night was to help guide Republicans on immigration policy. That didn’t go …

Donald Trump

GOP Senate nominee Corey Stewart endorsed Paul Nehlen months after he shared white nationalist content

<b>(CNN) —</b> Virginia Republican Senate nominee Corey Stewart endorsed anti-Semitic congressional candidate Paul Nehlen months after Nehlen shared content from a prominent white nationalist who praised the violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>In a video obtained by CNN's KFile, Nehlen and Stewart …

Republicans

The global rise of corporate titans is forcing us all to pay more for the same old stuff

Big business just keeps getting bigger. And the US government’s de facto green-lighting of AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner last week is a sign of more corporate engorgement to come.<p>It’s not just an American problem, though: This Gilded Age reboot has gone global.<p>Or at least, it has among rich …

Economics

Family Separation Is Trump's Immigration Policy. Here's Why He Won't Own It

President Trump and administration officials are walking a fine line on family separation at the border.<p>They argue they don't like the policy, but that their hands are tied — and instead are pointing fingers at Congress to "fix" it.<p>There may be good reason for that — the policy (and it is a Trump …

Immigration