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Victorville home explodes, woman inside airlifted to trauma center

A woman was airlifted to a trauma center after her Victorville home exploded early Wednesday, officials said. Sheriff’s dispatch received multiple calls reporting a loud explosion and a house on fire near Adalane Court and Llanada Avenue just before 3 a.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said in a news release. Multiple agencies responded,… [...]

Eric Holder assaulted in L.A. County jail amid Nipsey Hussle murder trial

The man on trial for allegedly killing rapper Nipsey Hussle was assaulted at a Los Angeles County jail early Tuesday morning, officials confirmed. Multiple people assaulted 32-year-old Eric Holder while he was in a holding cell at the jail and waiting to be taken to court, his public defender, Aaron Jansen, told KTLA. “The attack… [...]

West Hollywood cuts sheriff funding in favor of alternative law enforcement methods

Despite an uptick in crime, there will soon be fewer sheriff's deputies patrolling West Hollywood. In a controversial move, the city council voted to redirect funding to other public safety programs and that idea has gotten a mixed reaction with many people in the West Hollywood community. Debate over the proposal went will into the… [...]

Video: SUV loses control, crashes into pole in San Pedro

A spectacular crash in San Pedro was caught on security video Monday morning. The crash happened around 11:10 a.m. near the intersection of Gaffey and 25th streets, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Video from a Ring doorbell camera captured the moment a speeding SUV lost control and plowed into a power pole before… [...]

Father arrested for suffocating 3-month-old baby to death: Riverside Police

A Riverside man was arrested Friday for allegedly suffocating his 3-month-old baby girl to death, officials said. In December, police responded to a home in the Sycamore Highlands neighborhood regarding a baby found not breathing in her crib, the Riverside Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. Upon their arrival, the 3-month-old infant was… [...]

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for using stardom to sexually abuse minors

Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were just children, in a systematic scheme that went on for decades. Through tears and anger, several of Kelly's accusers told a court in New York City, and the singer… [...]

Pizza delivery driver who stopped to help assault victim in Stanton fatally shot: OCSD

A pizza delivery driver who apparently stopped to help an assault victim in Stanton was then fatally shot by unknown suspects Tuesday night, authorities said. Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to an unknown trouble call at the 7000 block of Lessue Avenue about 7:20 p.m. They found a 49-year-old man and 76-year-old man in… [...]

Father, 10-year-old son found dead in Chatsworth

A father and his 10-year-old son died after being found unconscious in a car Tuesday night in Chatsworth. The man and child were not breathing when they were found inside a parked vehicle on the 21000 block of Plummer Street between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. LAPD said… [...]

Moreno Valley homeowner 'justified' for shooting intruder, sheriff says

A homeowner who shot an intruder early Wednesday morning in Moreno Valley is unlikely to face criminal charges after the Riverside County Sheriff's Department determined he was justified in shooting the alleged suspect. The Sheriff's Department received a call about a burglary in progress happening at a home on the 24300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue… [...]

When will California's 'inflation relief' payments go out?

The direct payments, as large as $1,050, are part of an “inflation relief package” in California’s budget agreement. [...]

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  • West Hollywood cuts sheriff funding in favor of alternative law enforcement methods June 30, 2022
    Despite an uptick in crime, there will soon be fewer sheriff's deputies patrolling West Hollywood. In a controversial move, the city council voted to redirect funding to other public safety programs and that idea has gotten a mixed reaction with many people in the West Hollywood community. Debate over the proposal went will into the […]
  • Video: SUV loses control, crashes into pole in San Pedro June 30, 2022
    A spectacular crash in San Pedro was caught on security video Monday morning. The crash happened around 11:10 a.m. near the intersection of Gaffey and 25th streets, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Video from a Ring doorbell camera captured the moment a speeding SUV lost control and plowed into a power pole before […]

Media

Substack Is Laying Off 14% of Its Staff

The newsletter start-up discussed raising funding last year but abandoned the plan after the market for venture investments cooled. [...]

First Amendment Confrontation May Loom in Post-Roe Fight

Without a federal right to abortion, questions about how states can regulate speech about it suddenly become much murkier. [...]

Over 360 newspapers have closed since just before the start of the pandemic.

The same pace — about two closures per week — was occurring before the pandemic. [...]

Taika Waititi on “Thor” and “Our Flag Means Death"

The “Thor: Love and Thunder” director can’t say no — to starring in “Our Flag Means Death,” making a soccer movie, writing a “Star Wars” idea, adapting Roald Dahl. For… [...]

Alex Wagner to Succeed Rachel Maddow at MSNBC

MSNBC’s president said Ms. Wagner’s experience covering politics would be crucial as the network prepared to cover the midterm elections. [...]

Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ and the Long Tail of ‘Show Me Love’

The ubiquitous 1992 remix of Robin S.’s song has endured in samples and covers. Its writers’ names appeared in the credits for Beyoncé’s track, were quickly removed and then restored… [...]

Drake’s ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ Is His 11th No. 1 Album

The dance-oriented surprise release debuts with the equivalent of 204,000 sales — the streaming star’s lowest opening-week tally for a studio album. [...]

The Former Electrical Engineer Leading Disney’s Streaming Strategy

Kareem Daniel has become one of the entertainment industry’s most powerful executives, exposing him to Hollywood’s slings and arrows. [...]

Politico’s Roe v. Wade Scoop Becomes Law

In May, Politico’s reporters published a draft opinion outlining the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Today, the high court made it official. [...]

Netflix Lays Off Another 300 Employees

The company is trying to reduce costs while it confronts declining subscriber growth. [...]

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When Brazil Banned Abortion Pills, Women Turned to Drug Traffickers

With Roe v. Wade overturned, states banning abortion are looking to prevent the distribution of abortion medication. Brazil shows the possible consequences. [...]

As Monkeypox Spreads, U.S. Plans a Vaccination Campaign

States will be given vaccine doses from the federal stockpile, but supplies of the safest type are limited. [...]

Abortion Pills Take the Spotlight as States Impose Abortion Bans

Demand for medication abortion is surging, setting the stage for new legal battles. [...]

Juul Gets Temporary Reprieve to Keep Selling Its E-Cigarettes

The company is appealing the F.D.A.’s decision to ban sales of its vaping products. [...]

The Effects of Sleep Debt

Recent studies in humans and mice have shown that late nights and early mornings may cause long lasting damage to your brain. [...]

Origin of the Monkeypox Outbreak Becomes Clearer to Scientists

Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since 2018. [...]

After Poliovirus Is Found in London, U.K. Declares Emergency

No cases of polio have been identified so far, but health officials urged those who were not fully immunized to seek vaccines immediately. [...]

An Outbreak of Meningococcal Disease in Florida Is Growing, the C.D.C. Says

So far, 26 cases, including seven deaths, have been identified, primarily in men who have sex with men. [...]

F.D.A. Aims to Slash Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

The move would be an effort to further wean Americans from addictive tobacco products and reduce smoking-related illnesses. [...]

Over six years, many doctors told the patient he had peripheral neuropathy. What they couldn’t tell him was why — or how to treat it. [...]

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Science

A Canine Companion So Nice It (Maybe) Evolved Twice

Two different ancient wolf populations contributed DNA to modern dogs, according to a new study. [...]

Researchers found dozens of incidents where birds fell to the ground after being electrocuted on power lines, and sparked fires. They also proposed steps to prevent such incidents. [...]

The small spacecraft will be the first to head to the moon in a year when other planned missions have yet to get off the launchpad. [...]

CRISPR, 10 Years On: Learning to Rewrite the Code of Life

The gene-editing technology has led to innovations in medicine, evolution and agriculture — and raised profound ethical questions about altering human DNA. [...]

The Many Uses of CRISPR: Scientists Tell All

What do infectious diseases, T-cells, tomatoes, heart failure, sickle cell anemia and sorghum harvests have in common? [...]

They Found Two New Craters on the Moon and Discovered a New Mystery

Tediously searching through imagery from a NASA spacecraft, researchers found where a discarded stage of a forgotten rocket crashed in March. But other questions remain. [...]

NASA Pauses Psyche, a Mission to a Metal-Rich Asteroid

Delays in setting up the spacecraft’s navigation software mean the mission may not reach the asteroid until 2029 or 2030, rather than 2026. [...]

Does Your Nose Help Pick Your Friends?

In a small study, researchers in an olfaction lab found that people who had an instant personal connection also had similarities in their body odors. [...]

To Save Its Honey Industry, Australia Is Killing Bees by the Millions

Australia is the only major honey-producing country that has so far managed to contain the spread of a mite fatal to bees. That distinction is now in peril. [...]

An Excavation in the Sea Depths Recovers Hercules From the Afterlife

An ancient shipwreck off the coast of Greece is yielding secrets as an archaeological exploration project dives deeper. The effort relies on technological innovation. [...]

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World of Tech

Use That Everyday A.I. in Your Pocket

Artificial intelligence powers more apps on your mobile devices than you may realize. Here’s how to take advantage of the technology — or turn it off. [...]

The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie

These selfies, taken with an ultra-wide-angle lens, aren’t fussed over. Sometimes they are just “distorted and crazy.” [...]

Should You Buy Now, Pay Later? Tread Carefully.

Afterpay, Apple and other financial tech companies are popularizing installment plans for paying off shopping splurges. These programs can also cause confusion and a loss of control. [...]

Non-Monogamy Advocates Ask Facebook to Be More Open

A group supporting those who practice polyamory and other forms of “ethical non-monogamy” want more relationship-status options on Facebook. [...]

What Europe’s Universal Charger Mandate Means for You

From power bricks to cables, it’s time to incorporate USB-C or wireless charging into your setup. [...]

How Updates in iOS 16 and Android 13 Will Change Your Phone

Soon, iPhone owners will be able to edit text messages, and Android owners will be able to send high-resolution photos. Many of the changes are long overdue. [...]

4 Quick Tips for Managing Email Overload on the Go

Hate it or love it, your electronic inbox is still a popular point of contact and communication. Here’s how to keep it under control. [...]

I Tried Apple’s Self-Repair Program With My iPhone. Disaster Ensued.

Apple’s do-it-yourself tools and instructions are far from ideal for most of us. I know this because I broke my phone trying to use them. [...]

How to Digitize Childhood Memories Trapped in Film

If you have decades of family history stored on old slides and negatives, you can easily convert those pictures to digital photos. [...]

Some Muslims Are Using Digital Rings to Count Recitations

Much like the fitness tools that count steps, these electronic devices help keep a record of the day’s religious recitations. [...]

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Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Crypto wallets store cryptocurrency for use in making crypto transactions via exchanges. Learn the top crypto wallet options for 2022. The post Best crypto and Bitcoin wallets 2022 appeared first… [...]

Demand for edge computing is exploding as organizations position themselves for the future. But enterprises embarking on this transition must navigate substantial hurdles if they are to harness untapped opportunities… [...]

Deloitte shares why executives are exploring blockchain and smart contracts to gain a competitive edge. Learn about the downside for those who aren’t. The post The arrival of crypto appeared… [...]

If you're shopping for a dad who loves gadgets, these tech gifts are perfect for any gearhead. The post Father’s Day gift guide: 8 top tech gifts he will love… [...]

Tamara Scott predicts that Apple won’t release their augmented reality product this year because they’re waiting for it to be perfect—or at least paradigm changing. The post Why Apple hasn’t… [...]

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  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]

Artificial Intelligence

The AI platform can be used to both count the number of livestock or monitor the health of the animals as needed. The post Plainsight introduces Vision AI for accurate… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you… [...]

Accenture’s latest report offers insights on how to master AI performance. The post Over 60% of companies are just scratching the surface of AI appeared first on TechRepublic. [...]

Bill Francis walks you through the benefits and use cases of artificial intelligence in the enterprise. The post A CIO’s guide to practical AI applications appeared first on TechRepublic. [...]

Is there really a difference between BI, AI and analytics? And if so, how do these three technologies work together? The post Understanding the differences between BI, AI and analytics… [...]

Jumping between different applications can get in the way of getting actual work done, so Microsoft's Viva Sales tries to take customer data back and forth for you. The post… [...]

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  • Plainsight introduces Vision AI for accurate livestock monitoring June 29, 2022
    The AI platform can be used to both count the number of livestock or monitor the health of the animals as needed. The post Plainsight introduces Vision AI for accurate livestock monitoring appeared first on TechRepublic.
  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
  • Intel® Edge AI Online Certification June 24, 2022
    Advance your career and get recognized for your new, marketable skills with Intel® Edge AI Certification. The self-paced, online training course includes virtual classroom instruction and hands-on projects as you learn to use the latest Intel® developer tools and platforms to create your own portfolio of edge AI solutions. Register today to start earning your […]
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