A woman in Portland, Oregon, says she feels violated after her Amazon Alexa device, without being directed to, recorded a private conversation between her and her husband in their home and forwarded the audio to a random person on her contact list.
Toronto police announced Wednesday that two of their officers had been arrested and charged in relation to a January incident when the officials allegedly consumed marijuana edibles while on duty that had been confiscated in a raid a few days prior - with disastrous results.
A new study by biologists has observed a key factor in embryo development – but they did it by combining human and chicken cells into a single embryo.
Facial recognition software that spots when someone is lying has arrived and it could soon be utilized to detect terrorists and other non-do-gooders trying to get past security measures at airports, say researchers.
By trying to bring an end to the Russo-European Nord Stream 2 project, the US is pursuing its own economic interests rather than taking care of Europe's energy security. Washington is seeking to boost sales of its own expensive liquefied natural gas to Europe, thus undermining the Old Continent's competitiveness.
Washington's decision to disinvite Beijing to international naval drills over what it called "the militarization" of the South China Sea is unlikely to affect China's policy with regard to the disputed maritime region, analysts told Sputnik, stressing that the US move has followed a truce in the US-China tariff war.
One would perhaps picture a typical welder as a tough bearded guy typically working shifts at a plant, but they would be surprised to learn that female welders also exist, who don heat-resistant floor-skimming dresses that team up with a Russian kokoshnik: Welder Alexandra Ivleva's iconic headband naturally serves a functional purpose among others.
The Western European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have until next Friday to provide Tehran with concrete proposals to offset the consequences of the US decision to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, a senior Iranian official said.
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