AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions
But there’s a core problem with this technology, whether it’s being used in social media or for the Mars rover: The programmers that built it don’t know why AI makes one decision over another. “In order for machine learning models to be accepted by society, we’re going to need to know why they’re making the decisions they’re making.”
Netanyahu to EU: Recognition of Jerusalem
as Capital Makes Peace Possible
In remarks to leading members of the European Union, PM Netanyahu said that recognizing the reality that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel is the only way to make peace with the Palestinians. (VIDEO)
Strong earthquake swarm ongoing in Skjaldbreið shield volcano
At the moment the number of earthquakes recorded is at 100 and that number is going to increase as this earthquake swarm continues, number of earthquakes happening has dropped considerably for the last few hours. This is the first large earthquake swarm in Skjaldbreið since 1992 according to Icelandic Met Office records
China weaponizing social media ‘to infiltrate European parliaments’ – German spy agency
China’s spy agency created fake LinkedIn profiles to infiltrate German and European political circles, claims Germany’s Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV). China denies the allegations, saying they risk undermining bilateral relations. Hans-Georg Maassen, head of the BfV, alleges that the Chinese dummy accounts posed as consultants, policy experts, scholars and headhunters and targeted up to 10,000 German citizens.
Explosion on Manhattan subway, multiple injuries
Police report ‘some type of explosion’ near Times Square, trains being evacuated. Multiple injuries reported. Possible suspect in custody.
The MIddle East ‘Peace Process’ meme: What peace process?
Now that he formally has announced that the United States of America fully recognizes Jerusalem as the undisputed capital of the country of Israel, President Donald Trump once again has proven that he is the first American President since Ronald Reagan who actually fulfills campaign promises he made to the American people who elected him. And now he has fulfilled his promise to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the country of Israel. So, while other experts debate the meme, let us share a secret: There is no Middle East “peace process” and there has not been a “Middle East peace process” for decades. It is a sham.
Weary firefighters brace for second week battling California wildfire
Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 800 buildings and charred 230,000 acres are bracing on Monday to protect communities menaced by flames along the state’s scenic coastline.
North Korea pushing for biological weapons factories, analysts say
U.S. analysts have raised concerns over North Korea’s potential to pursue an industrial-scale production of biological pathogens it could use to threaten neighbors and U.S. troops, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The report, citing U.S. and Asian intelligence officials, said Pyongyang is moving forward to access machinery to use in the program and “factories that can produce microbes by the ton.”
Santa Barbara Evacuates As Uncontained 230,000 Acre Thomas Fire Becomes Fifth Largest In State History
Santa Barbara officials expanded evacuations Sunday as the Thomas Fire continues to rage through the Southern alifornia county – burning over 230,000 acres to make it the fifth largest in the state since California began keeping records in 1932. Overall, approximately 8,500 firefighters are battling six wildfires across Southern California.
Welcome To The Hell Hole That Is Brussels
If you penetrate the thick cloud of professional indignation to scrutinize the reality of the “capital of Europe”, what you see in many respects is actually a hell hole, one where socialism, Islamism, riots and looting are the new normal.
Putin, on surprise visit, orders Russian forces to start leaving Syria
President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying ISIS. Putin made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria’s Latakia Province where he held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad and addressed Russian military servicemen.
Netanyahu in Brussels: Recognizing Jerusalem as capital can promote peace
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the EU on Monday not to put forth a peace plan of its own, but rather to wait and see what the Americans will offer, and work on that. Netanyahu’s comments came during comments he and EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini gave before a breakfast meeting with all 28 EU foreign ministers in Brussels.
Bahraini delegation visits Jerusalem to ‘talk about peace’
A 25-member Bahraini delegation is on a visit to Jerusalem in a small but significant move towards normalizing relations between Israel and the tiny Gulf monarchy. Although the group does not include any governmental officials, its arrival on Saturday for a five-day visit makes good on a pledge by King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa to allow his citizens to travel freely to Israel, said Rabbi Abraham Cooper…
Why North Korea’s nuclear test is still producing aftershocks
North Korea’s nuclear test in September didn’t just generate diplomatic shockwaves but also a 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Aftershocks have continued ever since, and on Saturday the US Geological Survey said it had detected two more, sparking significant debate about what might be going on underground.
HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger
Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models. Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code in software drivers preinstalled on HP laptops to make the keyboard work. HP said more than 460 models of laptop were affected by the “potential security vulnerability”.
Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques
The Israeli military on Sunday said it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters (yards) into Israeli territory, declaring a breakthrough in its war against underground threats from the Palestinian enclave…Conricus said a new system involving combat units, military intelligence, logistics and research had been used to destroy the tunnel.
Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical
Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage… The incentive to use XtendiMax with VaporGrip, a herbicide based on a chemical known as dicamba, could refund farmers over half the sticker price of the product in 2018 if they spray it on soybeans Monsanto engineered to resist the weed killer, according to company data.
Microbes by the ton: Officials see weapons threat as North Korea gains biotech expertise
Five months before North Korea’s first nuclear test in 2006, U.S. intelligence officials sent a report to Congress warning that secret work also was underway on a biological weapon. The communist regime, which had long ago acquired the pathogens that cause smallpox and anthrax, had assembled teams of scientists but seemed to be lacking in certain technical skills, the report said.
WATCH: 300 landmines detonated in Golan Heights
The Landmines Removal Agency detonated a chain of 300 landmines in the Golan Heights in a controlled explosion at noon on Monday. This was the biggest explosion thus far in the Ministry of Defense’s current campaign to clear the Golan Heights of landmines. The campaign began in August and is expected to last three years at a cost of tens of millions of shekels.
Ancient pagan ‘gods’ reappearing around U.S., world
The same group that recreated the Roman triumphal arch that once welcomed travelers to the Temple of Baal is now honoring another pagan deity. The United Arab Emirates, the Italian mission to the United Nations and the Institute for Digital Archeology have re-created a statue of the goddess Athena which once stood in Palmyra, according to Breaking Israel News.
Trump’s Jerusalem declaration sparks talk of 3rd Temple
While Muslims jeer, Israelis cheer President Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, prompting Jewish religious activists to suggest building the Third Temple is closer to reality than ever before. “What he did … was an enormous step in bringing the Temple,” said Asaf Fried, official spokesman for the United Temple Movement, an association of organizations working towards making the Third Temple a reality.
“CAN’T MAKE IT UP”: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Serves Obama The Stone Cold Truth About The TRUMP ECONOMY
Former President Barack Obama wants Americans to believe the U.S.’s sunny economic outlook is thanks to his administration’s policies. In a speech this week in Chicago, Obama took full credit for President Trump’s record economic numbers.
Obama-Appointed Judge: Salvation Army—Not Catholic Church—Can Advertise on D.C.’s Metro
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, issued an opinion on Saturday permitting the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to ban an advertisement by the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., while allowing one by the Salvation Army, which, like the archdiocese, is also a Christian organization.
DNA Testing Companies Like 23andme Admit Adding Fake African Ancestry To White Profiles In Order To “Screw With Racists”
Who were your ancestors? What is your ethnic background composed of? Sites like Ancestry.com and 23andme have always been some go to sources in answering all of your toughest questions. But how accurate are they? In a recent interview with Cracked, one of the major ancestry testing companies, (which specific company is unknown) spilled the beans on what really happens when you purchase an ancestry kit. While I can’t say I’m surprised, you may be shocked to learn that these ancestry sites aren’t always as accurate as they claim to be. Beyond this, they’ve also admitted to tampering with the result to “screw with racists”.
Pentagon To Undergo First Ever Audit Amid Missing Trillions
After decades of waste, overpayments, trillions of missing or improperly accounted for dollars, and most recently losing track of 44,000 US soldiers, the Pentagon is about to undergo its first audit in history conducted by 2,400 auditors from independent public accounting firms to conduct reviews across the Army, Navy, Air Force and more – followed by annual audits going forward.
Charity Amnesty International Ordered To Return Donation From George Soros
Humanitarian charity Amnesty International has been ordered by the State’s ethics watchdog to return a donation from Billionaire globalist George Soros. The donation from Soros was to help the charity fund its campaign to overturn Ireland’s abortion ban.
California governor blames devastating wildfires on climate change
California’s governor has said that deadly wildfires in the winter will be ‘the new normal’, as fire crews rushed to contain the fires, with dry desert winds expected to intensify over the weekend.
These 8 Places Around The World Are Actively Preparing For Nuclear War
Tensions are high in practically every corner of the world, but somehow, despite the proliferation of imminent threats, many people are still blithely unaware of the hell that could be unleashed.