Who’s afraid of Artificial Intelligence music? | Download This Show

Australia just beat the world at making music with artificial intelligence. So what does a pop song written by AI actually sound like? Marc Fennell invites Caitlin Welsh, Editor, Mashable Australia and Dom Alessio, Digital Export Producer, Sounds Australia to talk about AI music. Listen to Download This Show podcasts at https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow

Trump Revives ‘Obamagate’ Conspiracy on Moves by Grenell, Barr

Donald Trump has complained from the start of his presidency that Barack Obama and anti-Trump factions in the Justice Department and U.S. intelligence agencies misused their power to undermine him — a conspiracy theory that’s not backed by evidence. Now, Ric Grenell, Trump’s acting spy chief, and Attorney General William Barr have taken highly unusual … Read more Trump Revives ‘Obamagate’ Conspiracy on Moves by Grenell, Barr

U.S. senator steps aside as committee chair as FBI probes stock trades

U.S. Senator Richard Burr will step aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, as he’s investigated for insider trading. He said he did not want the investigation to distract the intelligence committee from its work. The FBI has seized his mobile phone, as they look into allegations he used inside information to trade stocks … Read more U.S. senator steps aside as committee chair as FBI probes stock trades

Chair of Senate Intelligence Committee steps down | WNT

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GOP senator resigns chairmanship amid stock probe

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina is stepping aside as chairman of the influential Senate Intelligence Committee while he’s under investigation for stock trades he made ahead of the market downturn sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement that Burr “contacted me this morning to inform me … Read more GOP senator resigns chairmanship amid stock probe

FBI Seizes Sen. Richard Burr’s Phone in Investigation Over Stock Sales: Report

FBI agents seized the mobile phone of Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, as part of an investigation into stock sales, according to a published report. Burr, a North Carolina Republican, and three other senators sold holdings after receiving closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill early this year about the emerging threat … Read more FBI Seizes Sen. Richard Burr’s Phone in Investigation Over Stock Sales: Report

GOP senators reveal Obama officials who sought to ‘unmask’ names

Senate Republicans released a list of Obama administration officials who sought to “unmask” names of Americans in intelligence reports in the weeks before President Donald Trump took office, the latest salvo to discredit the FBI’s Russia investigation and accuse the previous administration of wrongdoing over the prosecution of Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. … Read more GOP senators reveal Obama officials who sought to ‘unmask’ names

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Trump cases by teleconference – 5/12 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for two cases involving President Trump by teleconference line on May 12. Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Deutche Bank have been consolidated into one hearing, while Trump v. Vance remains separate. The coronavirus pandemic has forced arguments to take place remotely. The court will first consider Trump’s … Read more Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Trump cases by teleconference – 5/12 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Int’l Nurses Day: Nightingale’s spirit shines in COVID-19 battle

May 12 marks the International Nurses Day and the 200th birth anniversary of famed British nurse Florence Nightingale. In the 19th century, Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, brought nursing from a disreputable vocation into a respectful profession with bravery and intelligence, which not only decreased the death rate of injured soldiers at the time, … Read more Int’l Nurses Day: Nightingale’s spirit shines in COVID-19 battle

Explained: What is the Wuhan lab coronavirus theory?

This video will tell you what we know and what we don’t know about the origin of the coronavirus. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) We know Covid-19 started in the city of Wuhan in China. Most scientists think bats are the original source of the virus, and then it jumped to humans in a Wuhan wet market. But … Read more Explained: What is the Wuhan lab coronavirus theory?

German intelligence service doubts U.S. ‘China lab’ COVID-19 accusations

German magazine Der Spiegel says the country’s intelligence service has seen no evidence that the coronavirus was created in a Chinese lab. Their view runs contrary to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim there was “significant evidence” the lab was where the outbreak began. Ira Spitzer has more from Berlin. #covid19 #DerSpiegel #MikePompeo Subscribe … Read more German intelligence service doubts U.S. ‘China lab’ COVID-19 accusations

Coronavirus Came From Bats, Can Infect Cats, Ferrets, WHO Says

A World Health Organization scientist said Covid-19 comes from bats and can spread among cats, amid an international debate about the virus’s origin. The novel coronavirus comes from a group of viruses that originate or spread in bats, and it’s still unclear what animal may have transmitted the disease to humans, Peter Ben Embarek, a … Read more Coronavirus Came From Bats, Can Infect Cats, Ferrets, WHO Says

German media: Intelligence report casts doubt on China lab origin theory

German news outlet, Der Spiegel, said an intelligence report has cast doubt over U.S. allegations that COVID-19 originated in a Chinese lab. The report, prepared for the German defense minister, says the accusations are an attempt to divert attention from the U.S. government’s shortcomings in dealing with the pandemic. Top U.S. officials, including President Donald … Read more German media: Intelligence report casts doubt on China lab origin theory

Search for Virus Origin Heats Up With WHO Seeking China Mission

The World Health Organization is considering a new mission to seek the source of the coronavirus in China, amid growing controversy over the origin of a pandemic that has killed more than a quarter of a million people. “Without knowing where the animal origin is, it’s hard to prevent it from happening again,” Maria Van … Read more Search for Virus Origin Heats Up With WHO Seeking China Mission

Iraq’s Parliament approves new government after six-month deadlock

Iraqi Parliament approved its new government headed by Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, now Prime Minister. The move ends six months of political vacuum, but many challenges lay ahead, including its struggling economy and re-emergence of the Islamic State group. The former intelligence chief has managed to nominate and approve most of his ministers by Iraq’s lawmakers. Iraq … Read more Iraq’s Parliament approves new government after six-month deadlock