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BenevolentAI Raises $115M in Funding

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British artificial intelligence firm BenevolentAI has raised £80.8m, valuing the group at £1.4 bn and marking one of the largest funding rounds in the AI pharmaceutical sector. The round "reflects the rapidly growing global interest in the emerging AI pharmaceutical sector and a recognition of our place as the dominant player within it", Mulvany said. Read More »

Trump escalates feud with California governor over National Guard deployment

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The announcement Wednesday came after a week of uncertainty in which President Donald Trump bashed the governor's insistence that troops avoid immigration-related work. The troops were sent after securing federal funding this week, the governor's office noted. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wrote on Twitter that final details were still being worked out "but we are looking forward to the support". Read More »

Tower Collapse in Fordland

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Three of the workers suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The school tells KTTS-FM that a crew was working on replacing the tower when it collapsed; the Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District said it was "routine maintenance". Talburt says the tower is owned by station KOZK, a public television station owned by Missouri State University . In a Facebook post, the U.S. National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri, said the NOAA weather radio at Fordland is off the air until ... Read More »

Cities: Skylines - Parklife expansion adds zonable park districts and more

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The expansion, which is set to be titled Parklife , is entirely centered around amusement, and will allow players to create their own with roller coasters, zoos, city parks, and more. Even the empty spaces between buildings can be decorated with gardens, making it possible to build entire cities with zero wasted space. Policies, Please: Take on three new city policies and eight new park policies to deal with recreational hazards like Fireworks and Animal Ethics. Read More »

United Nations says more security needed at Douma site in Syria

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Syria's United Nations ambassador said on Tuesday the fact-finding mission would begin its work in Douma on Wednesday if the United Nations security team deemed the situation there safe. One week on and that evidence may be hard to trace. An official close to the Syrian government said the United Nations security team had been met by protesters demonstrating against the US -led strikes. Read More »

Here Are Two Songs From the 'Riverdale' Musical Episode

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I mean, I was fully aware that Archie, Betty and Veronica had pipes, but Toni? Following last night's musical episode of Riverdale , in which the Riverdale High Drama Department presented their Spring Production of " Carrie: The Musical ", The CW has released next week's Chapter Thirty-Two promo, "Prisoners", the 19th episode of Riverdale's second season. Read More »

Israelis Celebrate 70 Years of Independence

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Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Twitter called for "offensive plans against the enemy", without specifically naming Israel. The explosive device was meant to mar celebrations of Israel's 70th anniversary, which start Wednesday evening, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said, without specifying a location or time for a potential detonation. Read More »

Michael Cohen scraps libel lawsuit against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS

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He had begun the process of suing both over the "Trump Dossier", a generally unverified document of opposition research that Fusion created and BuzzFeed published. BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith wrote in a New York Times op-ed that he does not regret publishing the dossier. ABC News' Pete Madden contributed reporting . Read More »

Eastbound Hwy. 401 partially reopens after multi-vehicle crash in Mississauga

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All eastbound lanes of Highway 401 were blocked at Winston Churchill but two left lanes reopened around 10:20.m. "They are working diligently". "No serious injuries, which is spectacular", Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. One truck slammed into another, "taking out two cars as well", said Schmidt. All eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Winston Churchill Boulevard are closed this morning after a multi-vehicle collision that included three transport trucks. Read More »

Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3X ETF (RETL) Rises 1.33% for April 18

The interpretation is similar to MACD including buying when the oscillator crosses through the zero line to the upside and selling when it crosses back below. Williams %R is a popular technical indicator created by Larry Williams to help identify overbought and oversold situations. It is a visual technical analysis system and the charts are created to be considered in their entirety to gain a perspective on the overall direction of the share or index and distinguish higher probability ... Read More »

Would Manchester United's form typically win the Premier League?

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Premier League champions Manchester City could become the dominant force in English football. But in the way they did this, it was incredible. Mourinho all but conceded the title back in February, saying: "We must try to start next season in a good way, like we did this season, but try to be consistent and try not to lose points like we did this season in some matches where we shouldn't". Read More »

Raul Castro's staunch ally sworn in as Cuban President

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The 57-year-old, who has spent years climbing the party ranks, was named the sole candidate for the presidency on Wednesday and was formally named on Thursday to a five-year term, taking the helm a day before his 58th birthday. In the past year, the Cuba leadership has increasingly thrust Diaz-Canel, a former education minister, into the spotlight, making him the face of hurricane recovery efforts after Irma slammed the island last September, sending him on foreign trips and making him ... Read More »

Poor air quality in North State

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Luzerne County matched its best-ever levels for ozone, according to the report, which gives results for three measures of air pollution: days with elevated ozone, and daily and annual values for fine particle pollution. From a peak in the 2001-03 period, the county's weighted average of ozone "exceedances" declined consistently through the 2009-11 period, only to spike upward for the three periods that included 2012. Read More »

Indian cities 149% more congested than Asian counterparts

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He also released a report commissioned by Uber through Boston Consulting Group . It added that up to 89 per cent respondents said they plan to buy a new auto in the next five years. Launched in the presence of Uber's Global COO, Barney Harford, Amit Jain, president, Uber India SA, Suresh Subudhi, Partner, BCG & Ann Lavin, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, Uber APAC, this initiative reaffirms the Uber's resolve to make a difference to congestion in the country by ... Read More »

Gerrie Nel & AfriForum plan to privately prosecute Malema for corruption

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The EFF's Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi says Malema is being attacked for the party's policies. We must question the timing. Meanwhile, EWN senior reporter Barry Bateman says it's not a certain deal yet. The unit is now under pressure to publicly commit to a prosecution - failing which, says Afriforum , we'll do it ourselves. For the PCLU to decline to prosecute Malema seems implausible, given the body of evidence that seemed to exist at the time that the case was put on the court roll in 2015. Read More »

Confusion over experts' visit to alleged Syria chemical attack s

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Wednesday the measures are needed in view of the small arms fire and explosive device detonated during a visit by the United Nations advance team Tuesday. Already-strained relations between Russian Federation and the Western allies that launched the coordinated strikes on Syria have deteriorated in recent days. Read More »

It's Tax Day. Are you Prepared?

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In the latest development, adult film star Stormy Daniels released a sketch of the man she alleges threatened her in a auto park in 2011 over her dealings with Mr Trump . As part of a $1.3 trillion spending bill approved by Congress and President Trump last month, military spending will increase by almost $100 billion a year. Read More »

Chemical Weapons Experts Enter Douma

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She went on to warn that the longer the OPCW inspectors were kept away from the site, the further any evidence would deteriorate. "If this United Nations security team decides that the situation is sound in Douma then the fact-finding mission will begin its work in Douma tomorrow", Jaafari told the council in NY. Read More »

Trans Mountain controversy follows Trudeau to London

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Canada and France signed a new partnership Monday that they hope will add momentum to the Paris climate agreement. Trudeau's idea of climate leadership looks like Trump with a better haircut. "Canada and Europe are well aligned", the prime minister said in French. There are people who "think there's still a choice to be made between what's good for the economy or what's good for the environment", Trudeau said in an interview after a meeting counterparts from Britain, Australia and New ... Read More »

Queen puts forward son as next head of Commonwealth

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During the opening ceremony Theresa May is expected to thank the Queen for her life-long devotion to the Commonwealth affectionately known as the family of nations. "We are equally elated by the vigour with which His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales actively participates in Commonwealth affairs and puts a strong Commonwealth dimension in his various national and global ventures", Dr Muscat said in a speech at the ceremony. Read More »

Pakistan reacts strongly at Modi's claim over 'surgical strikes'

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In the face of these realities, the Prime Minister's only accomplishment were the surgical strike which he chose to speak off - reminding his audience that he had been "hard on terror" and "tough on Pakistan". "Our focus is on three things - education for students, employment for youth and medicines for the elderly", he said, adding that the "Ayushman Bharat" health care scheme will cover more than 10 crore poor families providing them coverage of up to 5 lakh rupees per family annually. Read More »

Man allegedly rapes his own daughter in UP, case filed

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The police has arrested one of the accused, while two others, including the victim's father, are absconding. She filed a complaint the next day and the police have since arrested one of the accused men. While Meraj was arrested on Tuesday, the woman's father and Maan Singh are yet to be apprehended. There, the men locked her up in a room for almost 18 hours and took turns to rape her, the police said. Read More »

Former 911 operator jailed in USA for hanging up

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Calls varied from reports of robberies and homicides, to reports of speeding vehicles. Investigators said Williams had thousands of "short calls" lasting less than 20 seconds in which she hung up on citizens. One emergency caller, Jim Moten, rang 911 in 2016 to say he spotted two cars speeding on a highway where two people had recently been killed, only to be hung up on by Williams. Read More »

House Fire in Selma

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Two people were transported to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. The home was being remodeled due to a previous fire past year. Neighbours said the house was a rental. Acting District FIre Chief Scott Mead told CTV News that eight people in the house had self-evacuated by the time crews arrived because their fire detector had gone off. Read More »

Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Sabra Health Care REIT (SBRA)

About 575,918 shares traded or 56.75% up from the average. Sabra Health Care REIT had a return on equity of 7.05% and a net margin of 27.18%. It has underperformed by 50.53% the S&P500. Therefore 38% are positive. Mizuho upgraded Sabra Health Care REIT from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $24.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Read More »

Ugandan President Wants to Ban Oral Sex: 'The Mouth is for Eating'

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Speaking during a televised press conference last week, President Yoweri Museveni spoke of the " wrong practices indulged in and promoted by " groups of non-nationals. According to a report in the Sun, Museveni added oral sex could cause worms. The remarks of conservative leader indicate a broader crackdown on citizens' sexual freedom, mostly targeting the LGBT community. Read More »

Of America (NYSE:PKG) Stock Price

The firm has a market cap of $10,748.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.30, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.82. Shares of PKG stock traded up $1.99 on Tuesday, reaching $115.91. As per Tuesday, September 15, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $60.0 target. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Wednesday, August 31. Read More »

BJP ministers quit ahead of Cabinet rejig in J&K

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Kakriyal, Reasi: Calling the Kathua rape and murder case "alarming", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said "a living form of the Mata" has been treated so cruelly in the land where girls are worshipped as incarnation of Goddess Durga. Read More »