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People & Places: Assistance League Hosts Letter-Writing Campaign

People & Places: Assistance League Hosts Letter-Writing Campaign

The Tulsa Relief League keeps things simple in its efforts to support Operation School Bell, its flagship program to benefit Tulsa students. Rather than spend time and expense organizing some sort of fundraising gala, the Relief League instead runs a letter-writing campaign throughout October, during which participants can send personal missives to family, friends and …

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Colors, shades, fairness, equality, financial aid and others

Colors, shades, fairness, equality, financial aid and others

The next time a hurricane develops, it should be named Kamala, after our vice president. Why Kamala, you ask? Because, like a hurricane, Kamala Harris is sometimes difficult to follow, its direction is often unpredictable and the damage it causes can be significant. Fresh off his remark (praising) the alliance “between the United States and …

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Chip stocks hit two-year low as more tech and China's AI ban add to woes

Chip stocks hit two-year low as more tech and China’s AI ban add to woes

The chip sector slumped Friday for its third 6% one-day drop of the year after U.S. regulators moved to curb China’s military ambitions by imposing broader restrictions on semiconductors and technology of AI that can be sold to the second largest in the world. economy. On Friday, the US Department of Commerce expanded its list …

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US Issues New Sanctions on Iran for Violent Suppression of Protests and Internet Shutdown |  CNN Politics

US Issues New Sanctions on Iran for Violent Suppression of Protests and Internet Shutdown | CNN Politics

Washington CNN — The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on seven senior Iranian officials for the Iranian government’s violent crackdown on mass protests and restrictions on internet access in the country. The massive protests that have swept Iran were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman detained by the …

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The White House has issued an “AI Bill of Rights” |  CNN Business

The White House has issued an “AI Bill of Rights” | CNN Business

CNN — The White House released a set of guidelines on Tuesday that it hopes will spur companies to manufacture and deploy artificial intelligence more responsibly and limit AI-based surveillance, despite the fact that few US laws require them to do so. The guidelines, which have been in preparation for a year, are in no …

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New 'Connecting All Missourians' Tour Begins Tuesday to Help Fund Internet Troubles

New ‘Connecting All Missourians’ Tour Begins Tuesday to Help Fund Internet Troubles

JEFFERSON CITY — The Connecting All Missourians Summit will kick off Tuesday with a series of speakers, including Gov. Mike Parson, to discuss high-speed internet connectivity issues and solutions in Missouri. Missouri currently has planning funds to kick off its Connecting All Missourians tour across the state, but will receive the bulk of the five-year …

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The United States says it is helping Iranians through a massive internet blackout.  Activists say it's too little, too late |  CNN

The United States says it is helping Iranians through a massive internet blackout. Activists say it’s too little, too late | CNN

CNN — As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began flooding the internet. Clips of students tearing up pictures of Iran’s Supreme Leader in northern Iran. Photos of women removing their hijab …

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