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Putin's AI doctrine seeks semi-automated military as Moscow could look to China for help, expert says

Russia's urge to catch up to U.S. and China's AI dominance may cause it to take unnecessary risks, though current doctrine stresses the need to keep humans in the loop on decisions.

Posted on 21 June 2024 | 2:00 am

Train collision in Chile kills at least 2 people and injures 9 others

A train collision outside Chile's capital has left two rail workers dead and nine others injured; a freight train collided with a train on a test run, marking a rare fatal crash in the country.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 9:38 pm

Illegally brewed liquor kills at least 34 with dozens hospitalized in southern India

Indian officials said 34 people have died and more than 100 are being treated in hospitals after consuming illegally brewed liquor that was tainted with methanol.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 4:24 pm

UK investigating second Tory candidate over election betting allegations

The U.K.'s Gambling Commission is investigating a second Conservative public office candidate for allegedly placing a bet on the timing of the country's July 4 election.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 3:32 pm

Heat wave leaves at least 125 dead in Mexico

At least 125 Mexicans have been reported dead in the nation's latest heat wave, with over 2,300 more suffering from dehydration, heatstroke, and sunburn.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 3:12 pm

The Philippines' publicity approach to South China Sea clashes tests Beijing

The Philippines has begun to deal with China through a publicity campaign exposing aggression at sea in order to build international support.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 2:15 pm

American ballerina accused of spying stands trial in Moscow for $51 Ukraine donation

Around a dozen cases in Russia focus on exaggerated charges in what appears to be a crackdown on anti-war and anti-Putin sentiment in the country as the Ukraine war languishes.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 1:19 pm

IDF spokesman says goal of completely destroying Hamas is unattainable in blow to Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's goal of completely destroying Hamas in Gaza is not realistic, an IDF spokesman said Wednesday.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 1:15 pm

3,300-year-old sunken ship found in Mediterranean at a depth where time has 'frozen,' Israel says

A Bronze Age sunken ship has been found more than a mile below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel, in what researchers are describing as a "world-class" discovery.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 12:27 pm

Climate activists targeting Taylor Swift's plane spray-paint 2 other private jets orange

Climate change activists spray-painted two jets orange after breaking into a London airport where they claimed Taylor Swift's luxury plane was parked.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 11:25 am

Dutch PM Mark Rutte only remaining candidate for NATO chief after Romania's president withdraws

Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte seems likely to become NATO’s next secretary general since Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has withdrawn from the race.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 11:00 am

French rivals Macron, Le Pen decry Jewish girl’s gang rape as antisemitic attack sends pre-election shockwave

French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen both decried the antisemitic gang rape of a 12-year-old Jewish girl in a Paris suburb.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 8:08 am

Russia, North Korea commit to defending each other 'without delay' if invaded, provoking South Korean outrage

Russia and North Korea have entered into a mutual defensive pact that obligated both to come to each other's aid "without delay" if invaded by foreign powers, outraging South Korea.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 7:19 am

Israeli strike kills Hamas squad commander, sniper who participated in Oct. 7 massacre: IDF

Hamas squad commander and sniper Ahmed Hassan Salame Alsauarka was killed in a “precise and targeted" Israeli strike in northern Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces announced on Thursday.

Posted on 20 June 2024 | 5:51 am

Nationwide blackout reported in Ecuador

Blackouts affected the entire country of Ecuador on Wednesday after what officials report was an unexpected failure in an energy transmission line.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 9:14 pm

2 French boys are accused of raping a 12-year-old Jewish girl in an act of antisemitism

French authorities said 2 boys in a suburb of Paris have been issued multiple preliminary charges, including aggravated gang rape of a 12-year-old girl and religion-motivated violence.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 7:12 pm

Video shows poisonous snake curled up on bed among child’s stuffed animals in Australia

An Australian snake removal company stepped in to transport a red-bellied black snake, which is poisonous, from a child's bed to another location.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 5:54 pm

Ramaphosa sworn in for second term as South African president

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a second term, during which he will helm the country's first-ever coalition government.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 3:57 pm

Military ammunition depot explosion in Chad kills 9 people, wounds 46

A fire in Chad's capital caused explosions at a military ammunition depot, killing nine people and injuring more than 40. The fire follows high political and regional tensions.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 12:30 pm

IDF approving Lebanon 'offensive' is step toward ‘significant escalation’ against Hezbollah, ex-official warns

The IDF has approved plans for "an offensive in Lebanon," which a former spokesperson says is a step toward a "significant escalation" against Hezbollah.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 11:13 am

Climate activists spray Stonehenge with orange powder, demanding end to fossil fuels in UK

Activists with the climate protest group Just Stop Oil sprayed the ancient British landmark of Stonehenge with orange powder on Wednesday to protest the use of fossil fuels.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 11:09 am

UK parliamentary candidate runs as 'first AI lawmaker' with interactive AI avatar

United Kingdom businessman and MP candidate Steve Endacott campaigned using an AI-generated avatar that engages with locals on policy ideas and asks them for their suggestions.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 10:32 am

Cigarette smuggling has crippled aid delivery in Gaza as smokes go for $25 apiece

Cigarette smuggling has become a dangerous threat to U.N. aid workers in Gaza, with Palestinian gangs attacking aid convoys in the region.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 10:06 am

Putin thanks Kim Jong Un for supporting Russian invasion of Ukraine as nations sign mutual defensive pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un signed a mutual defense pact on Wednesday, an agreement both leaders characterized as a landmark partnership.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 7:54 am

American soldier arrested in Russia sentenced to nearly four years in prison

Army Staff Sgt. Gordon Black, 34, was sentenced in a Russian court to three years and nine months in jail for theft and threats of murder charges alleged by his girlfriend.

Posted on 19 June 2024 | 3:15 am