Amazon Alexa Tells A 10-Year-Old Girl To Put A Penny In An Electrical Socket

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An Amazon Alexa told a 10-year-old girl this weekend to put a penny in an electrical socket. This act is highly dangerous and could result in both fires and electrocution. The Alexa told her to perform the task in under 20 seconds after the girl asked her home’s smart device to give her a challenge. Kristin Livdahl, the girl’s mother, posted about Tweeted about the event Sunday. “OMFG My 10-year-old just asked Alexa on our Echo for a challenge and this is what she said,” wrote Livdahl. She attached a screenshot in which Alexa instructed the child, “plug in a phone charger about halfway into a … Read More “Amazon Alexa Tells A 10-Year-Old Girl To Put A Penny In An Electrical Socket”

Nets beat middling Spurs, 121-119, in overtime after slow start

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New York Daily News

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Nets bounced back from a disappointing loss to the Milwaukee Bucks with a 121-119 overtime victory over the middling San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. A win is supposed to be good news. This win is not. It’s a disappointing win for a number of reasons, chief among them: the fact that the Nets needed overtime despite their status as purported championship contenders, versus the Spurs’ standing as 10th seed in the Western Conference, now nine games below-.500. Even without Kyrie Irving (available for road games) and Joe Harris (ankle surgery rehab), the Nets still have two sure-f… Read More “Nets beat middling Spurs, 121-119, in overtime after slow start”

A Quarter Of The Nation’s Teachers Are Now Non-White: U.S. Census Bureau

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Knewz

By Richard Horgan Los Angeles (Knewz) — Three decades ago, the percentage of non-white teachers across all levels – kindergarten, elementary, high school and college – was 16 percent. As of the end of 2018, it stands at 25 percent. When the U.S. Census Bureau crunched the employment and population numbers, it found some of the most dramatic changes among the college professor ranks. There was a 13 percent drop from 1990 to 2018 of non-white teachers, and accounting for a good portion of that change were Asian teachers, whose ranks rose from 7.7 percent to 12.8 percent. The percentage of Hispan… Read More “A Quarter Of The Nation’s Teachers Are Now Non-White: U.S. Census Bureau”

NFL Reacts To The Taysom Hill Injury News

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The Spun

By Andrew Holleran The New Orleans Saints’ chances of making the playoffs just got a little tougher. New Orleans needs to beat Atlanta on Sunday to have a chance at making the postseason. The Saints need to win on Sunday and have the 49ers lose to the Rams. Both games are currently trending in the right direction for Sean Payton’s team, though the Saints could have an uphill battle moving forward. Saints quarterback Taysom Hill just left the game with an apparent injury. It didn’t look good for Hill, who’s battled concussions this season. It’s been that kind of year for the Saints, after all. … Read More “NFL Reacts To The Taysom Hill Injury News”

Situation in all regions of Kazakhstan stabilized, reports Interior Ministry

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By Trend The situation in all regions of Kazakhstan hit by unrest has been stabilized, Acting Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev said in a statement circulated on Sunday, Trend reports citing TASS. “The anti-terrorist operation to restore law and order in the country continues,” he said. “As of today, the situation has been stabilized in all regions of the country,” the report said, adding that law enforcement officers have retaken the earlier seized buildings of local administrations. “The work of communal facilities and vital services is being restored,” Turgumbayev said. — Follow us on Tw… Read More “Situation in all regions of Kazakhstan stabilized, reports Interior Ministry”

Press secretary: Nazarbayev and Tokayev have always been “on same side of barricades”

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By Trend First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev and President Kassym Jomart Tokayev have always been “on the same side of the barricades”, defending their people, country and the future of the nation. And in these difficult days for all of us, they again demonstrated the monolithic state power, said the adviser, spokesman for Elbasy Aidos Ukibay in a comment for the media, Trend reports citing Kazinform. According to him, a large number of false rumors and provocative statements regarding Elbasy have been circulating in the media and social networks lately. “In the current… Read More “Press secretary: Nazarbayev and Tokayev have always been “on same side of barricades””

During riots in Kazakhstan, 16 law enforcement officers were killed

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By Trend Sixteen police officers, servicemen of the National Guard and the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan were killed during the riots, and more than 1.3 thousand were injured, press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic said on Sunday, Trend reports via TASS. “While protecting public order and defence the country’s constitutional order, by criminals were killed 16 and more than 1.3 thousand police officers, members of the National Guard and the Ministry of Defense, as well as special agencies were injured”, the statement said. — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “During riots in Kazakhstan, 16 law enforcement officers were killed”

Jake Atlas Returns To Ring, Signs With AEW

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After stepping away from the ring for almost four months due to mental health issues, pro wrestler and LGBTQ icon Jake Atlas has officially signed with All Elite Wrestling. The move was announced by AEW founder Tony Khan via Twitter Tuesday, one day after Atlas debuted on AEW Dark: Elevation. He defeated Serpentico and shook hands with Khan following the match, foreshadowing the signing. “Congratulations on winning your tryout match last night, Jake Atlas! What a great AEW debut,” Khan said. “Welcome to the team!” Atlas will be in Newark, N.J., on Wednesday for AEW Dynamite, though it’s unclea… Read More “Jake Atlas Returns To Ring, Signs With AEW”

‘Amazing milestone’ as NASA fully deploys Webb telescope in space

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Washington (AFP) – The most powerful space telescope ever built completed a tricky two-week-long deployment phase Saturday, unfolding its final golden mirror panel, as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history. Engineering teams in the James Webb Space Telescope’s control room cheered as confirmation came back that its final wing was deployed and latched into place. “I’m emotional about it — what an amazing milestone,” Thomas Zurbuchen, a senior NASA engineer, said during the live video feed as stargazers worldwide celebrated. Because the telescope was too large to fit into a rocket’s… Read More “‘Amazing milestone’ as NASA fully deploys Webb telescope in space”

Seatbelt slaying, tom handy with gun, never too old to deal

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The Bangkok Post

Death, kisses in a Honda Jazz The family of a Chaiyaphum woman killed by an ex-drugs inmate while on a romantic outing in her car has appealed to police to re-examine the case. The family of Siripapha Chambuakhao, 49, say she appears to have been assaulted, not merely strangled in a spasm of rage as the killer claims. Siripapha, who worked in Rayong as a cleaner, returned home to Chaiyaphum over New Year to celebrate with family. However, the confessed killer, Pichai Wisetsak, 48, whom she met on the internet a month before, was to take her life on Dec 1, supposedly when she spurned his offer … Read More “Seatbelt slaying, tom handy with gun, never too old to deal”