The US and the Philippines’ Military Agreement Sends a Warning to China – 5 Key Things to Know

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Yves here. Below is a an example of narrative control, China flavored. The article starts by depicting Taiwan as independent, when only 13 countries recognize Taiwan and the US is not among them. Hence the entire framing of China “threatening” Taiwan…

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World Is Walking Into WW3 With “Eyes Wide Open” – UN Chief Tells General Assembly

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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday in a speech delivered before the 193-member UN General Assembly that the world is headed toward a "wider war" in Ukraine due to the ever-increasing risk of escalation."The prospects for peace keep diminishing,"…

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Ukraine’s Defense Minister On Chopping Block Over Army Contract Scandal

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The fate of Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov continues to be unclear, with Kiev sending mixed signals about his role in corruption scandals which in recent weeks has resulted in several top resignations. President Volodymyr Zelensky indicated Monday that no major personnel changes…

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Popularity Of Italy’s PM Giorgia Meloni Is Rebuke To EU Bureaucrats And European MSM

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Authored by Thomas Lifson via AmericanThinker.com,It turns out that the conservative/populist Prime Minister of Italy, Giorgia Melonia, widely decried in media and leftist circles as fascist or “fascist-adjacent”, is a hit with Italian voters a hundred days into office. John Hinderaker…

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Layer1 CEO alleges co-founder is using majority power to ‘ransack’ company

The CEO of crypto miner Layer1 Technologies has filed a lawsuit against the firm’s two other board members — including co-founder Jakov Dolic — for allegedly commandeering Layer1’s operations for their own gain. Layer1 CEO John Harney and DGF Investments Inc —…

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LLMs and censorship

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LLMs will have many second-order effects on censorship.  For instance, Chinese may be more likely to use VPNs to access Western LLMs, if they need to.  The practical reason for going the VPN route just shot way up.  Of course, if…

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Former Coinbase manager slams SEC in motion to dismiss insider trading case

A former product manager at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has moved to dismiss charges of alleged insider trading, with his lawyers arguing the tokens he allegedly traded were not securities.Lawyers representing ex-Coinbase employee, Ishan Wahi, and his brother, Nikhil Wahi, filed a…

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Baidu Stock Jumps After Chinese Search Giant Unveils ChatGPT-Style Project

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinChinese billionaire Robin Li’s search giant Baidu has confirmed plans to roll out a ChatGPT-style service, triggering an immediate rally in its Hong Kong-listed shares that surged more than 14% as of Tuesday noon. The…

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Johns And Waters Repeat Their Triple Crowns In Phoenix’s Professional Pickleball Association Desert Ridge Open

The second event on the 2023 Carvana Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) calendar is in the books. The Desert Ridge Open was held on the grounds of the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The Five-star resort has…

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AI Battle Royale Erupts With Google Bard Versus Microsoft OpenAI ChatGPT, Stoking AI Ethics And AI Law Concerns

Get your helmet on and be ready for the fallout from an emerging battle royale in AI. Here’s the deal. In one corner stands Microsoft with their business partner OpenAI and ChatGPT. Leering anxiously in the other corner is Google, which…

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What A New Contract Could Look Like For Kyrie Irving If He Re-Signs With The Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks’ trade for Kyrie Irving became official Monday evening. In the blockbuster deal for the eight-time All-Star, Dallas also received forward Markieff Morris from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie, forward Dorian Finney-Smith, a 2029 first-round…

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Strange Super Bowl Bets: Gatorade Color, Coin Toss And ‘Scorigami’ Among The Oddest Legal Wagers You Can Make This Year

ToplineMore Americans than ever will be able to bet on the Super Bowl this year, and their options will go far beyond the point spread, with everything from the opening coin toss to the color of the winning coach’s traditional game-ending…

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