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China Tests Unmanned Tanks in Modernization Push

BEIJING —  China is testing unmanned tanks that could be equipped with artificial intelligence, a state-run newspaper said Wednesday, as the country continues with its military modernization program. State television showed images this week of the unmanned tanks undergoing testing, the Global Times newspaper reported. Footage showed a Type 59 …

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Sudan: The last male northern white rhino and a symbol of endangered species conservation

After years of attempts to save the northern white rhino from extinction, Sudan – the last surviving male of the species – has died.  The 45-year-old rhino died at his home in Kenya after suffering from “age-related complications”, and with him the hope for his species’ survival diminished even further. Sudan’s demise means that extinction …

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This Refugee Crisis Is Happening Now in America’s Backyard

CUCUTA, COLOMBIA —  A growing humanitarian crisis is happening right now in America’s backyard, along the border of Venezuela and Colombia. Faced with serious food shortages, a lack of medical supplies and an inflation rate the International Monetary Fund estimates could surpass 13,000 percent, Venezuelans are leaving their country in …

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Sudan dies: World’s last male northern white rhino passes away as species faces extinction

The world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after “age-related complications” in Kenya, conservationists looking after his care have announced.  A statement from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where Sudan lived said the 45-year-old rhino, who was suffering from muscle and bone deterioration and extensive skin wounds, was euthanised on …

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New York Councilman Investigating Kushner Real Estate Company

A New York City councilman and a tenants’ rights group said they will investigate allegations that the real estate company formerly controlled by Jared Kushner, a presidential adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, falsified building permits. In allegations first uncovered by The Associated Press, the Kushner Companies is accused of …

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