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26
Jan

China virus ‘spreads before symptoms show’

Image copyrightAFPImage caption A woman wearing a protective facemask returns from a market in Wuhan A new coronavirus that has spread to almost 2,000 people is infectious in its incubation period, making to harder to contain, Chinese officials say. Some …

26
Jan

World’s largest twin-engine jet takes to the air

Image copyrightAFPImage caption The 252-foot-long passenger jet has been delayed by some technical difficulties Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of the world’s largest twin-engined jet, the 777X. It comes as the firm attempts to boo…

26
Jan

Grammys 2020: Seven things to watch out for

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Lizzo and Lil Nas X are among the leading nominees for this year’s awards The 62nd annual Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Billed as “music’s biggest night”, the ceremony is more like “music…

26
Jan

Democrats undoing election, say Trump lawyers

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The White House Counsel said Democrats should not try to overturn the last election President Trump’s lawyers have begun defending him at his impeachment trial, accusing Democrats of seeking to overturn the result o…

26
Jan

Coronavirus can spread before someone realizes they have it – Business Insider

A person with the Wuhan coronavirus could be infectious to others before they know they have the virus, according to China’s National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei. At a Sunday press conference, Ma said someone with the virus could show no symptoms t…

26
Jan

California case of Wuhan coronavirus is the 3rd US diagnosis of the virus – Business Insider

A case of the Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in Orange County, California, bringing the total number of people infected with the deadly virus in the United States to three.  The Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHA) reported than an individual who tra…

26
Jan

XIX and Deliver Fund use AI to find sex traffickers at Super Bowl – Business Insider

One is ex-CIA, dubbed the ‘real Jack Ryan, who’s looking to stamp out modern-day slavery. The other, a tech entrepreneur from Moscow who hopes to deploy AI for noble causes. Nic McKinley, founder and CEO of Deliver Fund, a Dallas nonprofit dedicated to fight…

26
Jan

Stay Or Go? Green Bay Packers Have Tough Decisions To Make On Free Agents – Forbes

Kicker Mason Crosby is one of the Green Bay Packers’ key unrestricted free agents this offseason. Getty Images The Green Bay Packers are coming off a surprising season in which they went 14-4 overall. Green Bay won the NFC North with a 13-3 record and defe…

26
Jan

Writing a Polyglot Script

So here’s the thing – I’m relatively good at Python. I somewhat know Ruby. Not good enough to write something complex, but enough to understand that it’s “a bit” different from Python. Yet both of the languages have similar syntaxes, which made me think wh…

26
Jan

Yes, Eli Manning belongs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame – Big Blue View

Of course Im going to tell you that I believe Eli Manning should be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I will make my case in a minute. First, though, to help us understand just how divisive Mannings Hall of Fame candidacy will actually be, lets lo…