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Seattle-based tech giant Amazon is reportedly developing a new feature to allow the voice assistant that powers its Echo line of speakers to distinguish between individual users based on their voices. The Alexa voice assistant, just like Apple Inc.'s Siri, is capable of interpreting and responding to voice commands such as "What movies are playing tonight?" or "How's the weather?" However, voice-enabled smart speakers lack voice-recognition and thus can't distinguish who is asking for…
06.19 / 22:06
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A U.S. Coast Guard investigation team arrived in Japan Monday to start piecing together the sequence of events that led to the weekend collision of a Navy destroyer and a… Read more » The post Investigators Question How a Navy Destroyer and a Container Ship Collided appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Bodies of Missing Sailors Found on Stricken Navy Destroyer Mysterious Ship Crash Off Japan Leaves 7 U.S. Sailors Missing Coast Guard: Leak Caused Cruise Ship Fire At…
06.19 / 22:04
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Now that Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies have broken off ties with Qatar due to its terror support, it’s time for the United States to do the same, Josh Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, wrote Friday in an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times. Qatar by virtue of its natural…
06.19 / 22:03
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AMMONNEWS - Several people were reportedly injured in London after a van hit a crowd in Finsbury Park.London’s Metropolitan police have confirmed they were called to the scene after a "vehicle collision incident on Seven Sisters Road".Police have confirmed that there are a number of c…
06.19 / 22:01
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AMMONNEWS - Israeli security forces shoot dead three suspected Palestinian assailants after allegedly stabbing and critically wounding a policewoman outside Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday police said.“Female border policewoman injured critically in attack at Damascus gate,” police spokesman Mick…
06.19 / 22:01
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President Donald Trump welcomed the president of Panama to the White House Monday, pointing to the United States’ role in the construction of the Panama Canal at the start of… Read more » The post Trump Welcomes President of Panama to White House appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: President Trump Welcomes Colombia’s President to the White House Trump Welcomes Merkel to White House Pres. Trump Welcomes First Wave of White House Tourists White House: Media D…
06.19 / 21:35
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The top U.S. military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the U.S. shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which… Read more » The post General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Kerry to Travel to Moscow Next Week for Syria, Ukraine Talks Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings Putin: Military Should Destroy Threats in Syria…
06.19 / 21:35
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A broad area of low pressure located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea now has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm over the next five days… Read more » The post Forecasters Watching 2 Systems Likely to Become Tropical Storms in Coming Days appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Tropical Depression in Gulf Expected to Strengthen Monday Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Storm Tropical Storm Colin Gains Strength as It Nears…
06.19 / 21:18
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Liberal democracy is on the ropes the world over. But it won’t be forever. By Osama Al Sharif We may have missed our chance to see the day when liberal, democratic, pluralistic, and accountable systems of government take root in this... The post Down, But Not Out appeared first on Venture Ma…
06.19 / 21:03
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Otto Warmbier, University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced. Warmbier returned from North Korea… Read more » The post Otto Warmbier Dies Days After Release From North Korean Detainment appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: U.S. Citizen Otto Warmbier, Said to Be in a Coma, Released From North Korea To North Korea and Back: Otto Warmbier’s Strange, Sad Trip N. Korea Says American …
06.19 / 21:03
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The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a closely watched challenge to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin and decide whether it is unconstitutional for party leaders to entrench themselves in… Read more » The post Supreme Court to Decide on Partisan Gerrymandering: Can It Be Used to Create Favorable Voting Districts? appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Supreme Court Affirms NC Legislative Districts as Racial Gerrymanders Voting-Rights Activists Should Love the…
06.19 / 21:03
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The United States wants China to become more involved in supporting the global fight against terrorism and efforts to defeat Islamic State, including in Iraq, a senior U.S. official said… Read more » The post U.S. Urges Bigger Chinese Role to Combat Global Terrorism appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: U.S. Says China Realizes Time Is Limited to Negotiate With N. Korea U.S. Piles Pressure on China to Help With N. Korea Sanctions Putin Wants Global Cooperation Against…
06.19 / 20:01
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Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian… Read more » The post Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Russia, Iran and Syria Issue Warning to U.S. Russia May Send Lawmakers to U.S. to Discuss Syria Russia Launches Third Day of Syria Strikes From…
06.19 / 20:01
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Meyer Habib, who was endorsed by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in his bid for reelection to the French parliament, won a run-off race against a candidate supported by the… Read more » The post Netanyahu Candidate Habib Retains Seat in French Parliament appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: First Religious Jew Elected to French Parliament French Favor Fillon in Israel Voting French MP Demands Recognition of Professional Credentials President Macron to…
06.19 / 18:59
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Meyer Habib, who was endorsed by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in his bid for reelection to the French parliament, won a run-off race against a candidate supported by the… Read more » The post Netanyahu Candidate Retains Seat in French Parliament appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: First Religious Jew Elected to French Parliament French Favor Fillon in Israel Voting French MP Demands Recognition of Professional Credentials President Macron to Reshuffle…
06.19 / 18:44
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EU foreign ministers have agreed to prepare a joint response to cyberattacks in the 28-nation bloc, including imposing sanctions on offenders. The ministers said in a statement Monday that they… Read more » The post EU Considers Sanctions to Respond to Cyberattacks appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Microsoft Calls for Shielding Civilians From Government-Sponsored Cyberattacks Kerry Advises Against Hitting Iran With More Sanctions Now Anti-Censorship Group: China…
06.19 / 16:47
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The Southwestern U.S. is about to feel the wrath of a punishing heat wave that includes a forecast of 120 degrees in Phoenix, Arizona. The broiling temperatures will also be… Read more » The post Sizzling Heat Wave Creates Health Hazard in Southwestern U.S. appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Southwest Braces for Heat Wave With Temps Reaching 120 Midwest Heat Wave Prompts Early School Dismissals Heat Wave Scorches India; 122 Degrees Breaks Record Phoenix to Consider…
06.19 / 16:47
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Qatar on Monday demanded neighboring states lift their "blockade" of the emirate as a pre-condition for crisis talks, even as the United Arab Emirates warned its isolation could last…
06.19 / 16:41
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NCRI - The U.S. Senate recently approved sanctions against Iranian Revolutionary Guards, has escalated the infighting war of wolves within the Iranian regime’s system. "Passive diplomacy”, "gesture of detente”, and "what America has learned from Rouhani’s strategic actions", are phrases that authorities, Khamenei’s faction members and media have expressed in response to new sanctions…
06.19 / 16:32
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The Supreme Court says hundreds of out-state-residents can’t sue drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in California state court over adverse reactions to the blood thinner Plavix. The justices ruled 8-1 Monday… Read more » The post Supreme Court Sides With Bristol-Myers in Plavix Lawsuit appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Supreme Court May Limit Where Companies Can Be Sued Bristol-Myers Tops Street 3Q Forecasts Bristol-Myers Gets Drugs From CytomX for Up to $3.8…
06.19 / 16:31
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