The Islanders ended their losing streak with a 4-1 win over Detroit after the team retired former star John Tonelli’s No. 27 and used the pregame energy to secure a much-needed win. They had scored only two goals in losing four straight road contests against Nashville, Vegas, Arizona and Colorado. … [Read more...] about Sharks Drop 4th Straight To Islanders, 4-1
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Both have seen cults of personality grow around them, their own popularity outdoing that of the party they represent, whether it be the Republicans, who have long given up trying to chart a course separate to Trumpism in any serious way, or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which Modi has carried from the electoral wilderness to become a vote-winning juggernaut. … [Read more...] about Modi models a tight grip on power as Trump visits India
China has long used facial recognition, artificial intelligence and other technologies to crack down on crime and monitor its citizens. And tech companies like Tencent have for years been accused of censoring politically sensitive topics online in China. (The company has said before that it "respects and complies to local laws and regulations" of countries where it operates.) … [Read more...] about Drones. Disinfecting robots. Supercomputers. The coronavirus outbreak is a test for China’s tech industry
But forgetting about Bernie for a moment, Elizabeth Warren quite possibly could become one of those Democratic politicians uniquely capable, with her combination of passion and intellect, of putting together a mind-bending coalition of supporters who dislike each other — something Democrats have longed for since the day Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. And if that coalition truly does begin to emerge, then it could dissipate the “electability” fears that have handicapped Warren’s campaign so far. If Joe Biden continues to become less and less plausible as a unifying figure for Democrats, someone needs to take his place. Why not Elizabeth Warren? … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren, Unity Candidate?
Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, speaks to reporters on January 24 about a patient in Chicago who had been diagnosed with the coronavirus. The patient was the second in the United States to be diagnosed with the illness. … [Read more...] about Novel coronavirus cases top 79,000 amid worsening outbreaks in South Korea and Italy