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Chinese Woman Faces Sentencing In “First-Ever” Birth Tourism Case

A Chinese woman who pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges stemming from her operation of a ‘birth tourism’ business in California awaits imminent sentencing in the first case of its kind, according to reports.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told CNN the indictments are the “first-ever” brought by the U.S. government against a birth tourism enterprise […]

Watch: Taxi Plows Through Hong Kong Protest

A taxi plowed through a crowd of protesters in Hong Kong and the driver was subsequently beaten badly and hospitalized, according to reports.The driver is suspected of intentionally ramming a mini-bus taxi into a crowd in the district of Sham Shui Po, according to local media.“At around 5pm on Sunday, a taxi was seen driving […]

DARPA Building “Common Sense” Into AI

Coding “common sense” into artificial intelligence systems is currently a major goal for DARPA. Interestingly, this objective is best described by getting AI to respond to new situations the way a human would, said the agency’s Defense Sciences Office director Valerie Browning to Nextgov. “There’s a certain ability to recognize new situations, behave appropriately in […]