Private investigator says Google may face lawsuit in connection with Huisentruit cold case

PHOENIX (KWWL) – A licensed private investigator says a potential suspect in the 1995 abduction and murder of Mason City television anchor Jodi Huisentruit is considering a lawsuit against Google, which currently lists him as the victim’s “killer”. Investigator Steve Ridge says Arizona resident John Vansice and his wife are exploring how the assertion that Vansice is responsible for the murder became part of a prominent ‘Google Knowledge Graph’ as the first entry… Source link

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Man crashes into ‘drunk’ friend’s car after she called him for help

A man has been charged with drink-driving after crashing into his friend who has also been charged with the same offence. Natasha Nancel, a 24-year-old from Nashville in the US state of Tennessee, crashed her car into a ditch on Thursday about 12.04am (local time), according to an affidavit obtained by Scoop Nasvhille. Prosecutor Dillon Hunt wrote alcohol was smelt on her breath, and Nancel had stated she drank a glass of wine and an espresso martini at a bar before the crash. Mr Hunt claims… Source link

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MacKenzie Scott marries Seattle teacher after Bezos divorce

The New York Times Fauci Warns U.S. Could Be Headed for Another Virus Spike States have continued steadily lifting restrictions, despite warnings from top federal health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci that new coronavirus cases in the United States have plateaued at a very high level after their drastic drop has stalled and that the country urgently needed to contain the spread of more transmissible variants. Arizona, California and South Carolina joined a growing list Friday by loosening… Source link

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LeBron James again questions NBA for All-Star Game during COVID

Many of the league’s biggest stars, including LeBron James, weren’t happy with the NBA’s decision to move forward with the All-Star Game this season amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With myriad safety concerns surrounding the sport, it’s easy to understand why. James still made the trek to Atlanta to participate in Sunday’s game, but his thoughts on it haven’t changed a bit. “Obviously, I love our league. I love the game of basketball at the highest level and doing what I love to… Source link

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U.S. Stock Futures Gain on Growth Outlook; Oil Up: Markets Wrap

Bloomberg Why China Can’t End Its Romance With GDP Growth Target (Bloomberg) — In a battle between those who love or hate China’s economic growth target, a compromise appears to have emerged: a goal low enough to be more easily ignored.China’s leaders have an ambivalent relationship with the gross domestic product target they have set almost every year since the 1990s. It’s celebrated as the key to mobilizing millions of bureaucrats who compete for promotions by increasing growth… Source link

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Kyle Larson wins at Las Vegas

It took Kyle Larson just four races to win in his return to NASCAR. Larson won Sunday at Las Vegas in his first race with Hendrick Motorsports. Larson joined Hendrick in the offseason after he was suspended by NASCAR and fired by Chip Ganassi Racing four races into the 2020 season after he said the N-word during a virtual race broadcast on NASCAR’s website. Larson beat Brad Keselowski to the checkered flag and Keselowski was the only driver that kept Larson from sweeping all three of the… Source link

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When Workers Complained About Racism and Sexism, Google Advised Mental Health Care – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Benjamin Cruz, a former instructional designer in Google’s Cloud division, was caught off guard when a colleague told them that their skin was much darker than she expected. Cruz, who is Mexican American and prefers to be identified by the pronouns they/them, reported the incident to human resources in 2019 where personnel told them they should “assume good intent,” Cruz recalled in an interview. Unsatisfied, Cruz asked human resources to look deeper into the incident,… Source link

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Blake Griffin expected to sign with Nets: Report

Blake Griffin cleared waivers and is expected to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports. The 31-year-old power forward reached a buyout with the Detroit Pistons last week. The rebuilding Pistons reportedly attempted to trade Griffin prior to the agreement, but a contract that owed him $39 million next season proved prohibitive. Can Blake Griffin help the Nets? A six-time All-Star, Griffin will likely take on a bench role in Brooklyn for the first time in his career… Source link

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Google Tests App-Like Chromecast Menu With Additional Controls

(Image: PCMag) Google is working on a new, app-like interface for Chromecast. According to 9to5Google, several users are seeing the new interface when casting video from their phones. Typically, doing so loads information like a YouTube channel name, date, time, and other rudimentary details. The video plays, and when it’s complete, it’s back to a basic how-to screen to cast again. The new interface, which is similar to what Android TV already uses, includes several changes, like closed… Source link

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Google Billionaire Eric Schmidt Warns Of ‘National Emergency’ If China Overtakes U.S. In AI Tech

Topline Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Sunday urged lawmakers to ramp up funding for research and development in the artificial intelligence space in order to prevent China from becoming the biggest player in the global AI market–a development Schmidt warned would spark national security and privacy concerns that could ultimately constitute a national emergency. Eric Schmidt speaks during a National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) … [+]… Source link

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