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Trump’s big power move leaves workers in limbo

While the President claims to have stepped in to protect American workers, his actions may not deliver the help Americans need — especially since his memorandum on unemployment benefits actually lowers federal payments from the $600 level under a previous Congressional package and his order for “assistance to renters and homeowners” does not extend the eviction moratorium that has already expired. His decision to unveil the measures Saturday in a rambling, hyper political news conference at his New Jersey golf

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Dutch cyclist in Poland crash conscious, in good condition

Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is in good condition after he was brought out of an induced coma following a controversial crash with one of his countrymen near the finish line at the Tour of Poland, Doctors at the hospital in southern Poland where Jakobsen is being treated said Friday he is responsive, breathing on his own and can move his limbs. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “We have good news, the patient is in really good condition

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HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media

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Live: Follow the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return

A beautiful day for a splashdown from space The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company is coming to an end. The passengers are two NASA astronauts — Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley — but it could be a first step to more people going to space for a variety of new activities like sightseeing, corporate research and satellite repair. This flight of the Crew Dragon capsule is being operated by SpaceX, the rocket company started

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What the top 15 school districts are doing to reopen

Hillsborough County, Florida, the eighth-biggest district in the country, will announce its decision August 3. Its school board previously rejected a plan for virtual learning for the first nine weeks of school. Here’s how the other large school districts, as of Thursday, are planning to reopen while grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic. Orange County, Florida, the ninth-largest system, is offering a choice: in-person only or online only instruction. Parents or students must choose one. Hybrid models In New York City

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Army works to ensure AI-enabled warfare doesn’t go too far

What if an Artificial Intelligence-enabled combat system simply goes too far by expediting and completing a decision-making cycle beyond what was intended by a human operator? Can there be specific boundaries or safeguards engineered into a system to properly define and set parameters of possible computerized decisions based on algorithmic calculations? U.S. Army weapons developers are carefully considering some of these nuances as the service quickly carves out and “applies” the best warfare uses for fast-increasing levels of AI-empowered autonomous decision-making. Perhaps

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HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media

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Weekly Unemployment Claims Rose to 1.4 Million in U.S.: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: The office handling unemployment claims for residents of Washington. Roughly one in five workers in the United States has filed a claim for unemployment insurance.Credit…Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Getting a precise nationwide count of the number of people collecting unemployment benefits has been hampered since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Data from overwhelmed and understaffed state offices has been inconsistent and strewn with errors. And there may be some double-counting as

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Can Trump convince skeptical 2020 voters that he’s qualified for reelection?

And history underscores the risks for Trump if he cannot shake the negative judgments. While relatively few first-term US presidents have not been reelected, every elected incumbent who has lost since the 20th century began — a list that includes William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush — lost big. And their resounding defeats were rooted in voters’ convictions that those presidents had failed on the biggest challenges facing America at the time. Trump’s deficit now

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Man suspected of dismembering tech CEO was seen on video buying electric saw at NY hardware store: police

New York detectives said the man charged with decapitating and dismembering his former boss, a tech entrepeneur, was seen on surveillance video at a Manhattan hardware store purchasing an electric saw and cleaning supplies. Fahim Saleh, 33, was killed in his luxury downtown Manhattan condo apartment Tuesday, according to police. His personal assistant Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, was jailed without bail early Saturday after being charged with the murder, according to Manhattan prosecutors. The video shows Haspil went to the hardware store to purchase

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