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FBI, Justice Dept. officials agree to meet with congressional leaders to ‘review’ information on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed …

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Democrats not invited to DOJ briefing on FBI informant

The White House has invited two senior House Republicans — and no Democrats — to a Thursday briefing to facilitate access for lawmakers to information about an FBI informant involved in the investigation of Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign.<p>The briefing, coordinated by White …

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Senators to FCC: Explain how net neutrality comments were rife with fraud

Two senators -- one Republican, one Democrat -- had their identities stolen and then used to file false comments on the FCC’s net neutrality proposals.<p>Two US senators -- who both had their identities stolen and then used to post fake public comments on net neutrality -- are calling on FCC Chairman …

Telecoms

Betsy DeVos Displays Her Powerful Inability to Answer Simple Questions

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was on Capitol Hill today to testify before Congress about the department’s budget, but instead demonstrated her …

Education

Neuralink Is Funding Primate Research at the University of California

Neuralink, Elon Musk’s secretive startup dedicated to the development of brain-computer interfaces that could make it possible for people to …

San Francisco

A big shoe drops in the Mueller probe, as the Taxi King flips

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>When it comes to seminal moments in the Russia investigation that we will one day look back upon, Tuesday could be one.<p>The Post's Rosalind S. Helderman confirms that Michael Cohen's one-time business partner, Evgeny "Gene" Freidman (a.k.a. the "Taxi King"), has reached a …

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Judge Orders Firm Linked to Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Michael Avenatti to Pay $10 Million

(LOS ANGELES) — A federal judge has ordered a firm linked to Stormy Daniels’ attorney to pay $10 million to a lawyer who claimed he was owed millions …

Stormy Daniels

EPA prevents three news organizations from attending conference on water contaminants

The Environmental Protection Agency kept three news organizations from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants on Tuesday morning, with the agency insisting it did so because the room was full.<p>The Associated Press, CNN and E&E News were prevented from attending the first half of …

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Tesla's Model 3 isn't really for the mass market. It's a luxury car

The Tesla Model 3, with its starting price of $35,000, was supposed to be the car that brought electric driving to the masses.<p>But that's not happening yet.<p>In fact, Tesla (TSLA) has yet to sell a single Model 3 at that base $35,000 price. There are customers who want those cars, but they'll have to …

Tesla

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

Machine Learning

President Trump told Lesley Stahl he bashes press 'to demean you and discredit you so ... no one will believe' negative stories about him

President Donald Trump told the veteran journalist Lesley Stahl of the CBS program "60 Minutes" that he bashes the press to "demean" and "discredit" …

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Trump Blames Obama for Losing His Trade War

The president learns the hard way that trade wars aren’t “easy to win.”<p>For the entirety of his adult life, <b>Donald Trump</b> has been telling people he’s a brilliant businessman—a habit he continued, to great effect, on the campaign trail, assuring voters that he would use his <i>Apprentice</i>-honed skills to …

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Trump Fires Off Greatest Hits in Twitter Rant That Is Wild Even By His Standards

Clinton e-mails, Russia, The New York Times, oh my!<p>On Sunday morning, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> ire was ignited once again by <i>The New York Times</i>, who published an article detailing a meeting that occurred in Trump Tower before the election, between <b>Donald Trump, Jr.</b>, an Israeli social media specialist, an …

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Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning

Description<p>Copyright 1989<br>• Dimensions: 7-3/8x9-1/4<br>• Pages: 432<br>• Edition: 1st<p><b>Book</b><br>• ISBN-10: 0-201-15767-5<br>• ISBN-13: 978-0-201-15767-3<p>This book brings together - …

Machine Learning

Baidu AI Expert Qi Lu Steps Down

Baidu Chief Operating Officer and former Microsoft executive Qi Lu will step down in July, the company said Friday.<p>Lu, an expert in artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

How a Pioneer of Machine Learning Became One of Its Sharpest Critics

Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.<p>Artificial intelligence owes a lot of its smarts to Judea Pearl. In the 1980s he led efforts that allowed machines to reason probabilistically. Now he’s one of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Was Don Jr.’s Trump Tower meeting during 2016 campaign illegal?

The New York Times reports Donald Trump Jr. allegedly met with an Israeli social media specialist and an emissary for the crown princes of Saudi …

Donald Trump

Inside the training camp where Google shares its A.I. secrets with companies Alphabet invested in

A group of about 30 engineers sipped coffee and tapped out notes on their laptops, while a charismatic Google employee named Michael "Mig" Gerard …

Machine Learning

Digital Strategies Are So 2016: Time For An Artificial Intelligence Strategy

There’s nothing new about organizations and their leaders fumbling around for a coherent, business-relevant strategy any time a new technology appears on the scene. We’ve been seeing this in recent years with the rise of digital, raising issues from defining what exactly digital is, to defining …

Artificial Intelligence

BBC Epically Trolls Donald Trump Over Royal Wedding Crowd Vs. Inauguration Crowd

Just saying...<p>Huge crowds gathered for today’s Royal Wedding to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the rest of the Royal Family on …

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Trump Roasted for Misspelling First Lady's Name in Tweet: 'Who the F--- Is Melanie?'

Vanna, the president would like to buy a vowel<p>President Donald Trump tweeted a very sweet “welcome home” message regarding first lady Melania Trump, …

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Trump Misspells Melania's Name In Welcome Home Tweet, Twitter Roars

Has "Melanie" signed an NDA?<p>Donald Trump was so excited to welcome the first lady home from the hospital that he misspelled his own wife’s name in a tweet Saturday.<p>And Twitter couldn’t be happier.<p>Trump referred to his wife as “Melanie” instead of Melania, as in “Melanie is doing and feeling really …

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Avenatti: Two more women claim Trump hush deals

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti discusses says he is vetting two other women who have non-disclosure agreements tied to the president and …

Stormy Daniels

Trump responds to new FBI informant reports

President Donald Trump on Saturday appeared to respond to new reports that an FBI informant had reached out to multiple campaign aides during the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>"If the FBI or DOJ was infiltrating a campaign for the benefit of another campaign, that is a really big deal," the president …

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The Ledger: When Blockchains Took New York City By Storm

At the height of so-called blockchain week in New York City, a near-tornado descended on the financial capital of the world. It was as if Mother …

Cryptocurrency

This Firm Just Turned a Company's Stock Into Cryptocurrency

As regulators crack down on initial coin offerings, venture firm Morgan Creek Blockchain Capital is going forward with its own offering.<p>But it’s of a …

Cryptocurrency

Report: Trump Urged Postmaster General to Double Rates for Amazon, Others

President Donald Trump personally urged U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the shipping rates for Amazon and other companies, according …

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Trump's Bizarre Trade Deal with China

Last week in this space I pondered the possibility that, for political reasons, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping might prefer a protracted standoff over …

China

Trump’s Feud With Amazon Has Nothing to Do With Defending the Postal Service

News emerged yesterday that President Donald Trump allegedly personally pressured Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double what it charges …

Donald Trump

Even Trump lapdog Giuliani can't defend Trump's new ugly attack on Obama

From Share Blue<p>- Advertisement -<p><b>"First of all, I don't know for sure, and neither does the president."</b><p>Rudy Giuliani has already made a mess<br>(Image by …

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