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Burger-Flipping Robot Taking Humans Jobs

Burger-Flipping Robot Taking Humans Jobs

Image Source by Aine Guerin Rice A burger-flipping robot has replaced humans at a fast food chain restaurant in California called Caliburgers by making the perfect burger on its first day on the job. The robot can be installed in just five minutes. The robotic kitchen assistant is the brainchild of Miso Robotics. ““Much like

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Trump wins in South Carolina, Clinton in Nevada

image: abcnews.go.com by Dylan Goodman The results are in from the South Carolina primary elections and Donald Trump has emerged as a frontrunner for the Republican party again, leading Marco Rubio by 10%. Trump was all over Twitter, dissing his closest rivals and self-promoting. He tweeted: “I am the only candidate (in many years) who is self-funding his

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Hillary claims narrow victory in Iowa

by Evan Murphy   Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was victorious by a narrow margin over the always yelling Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Iowa Caucus.   The two were virtually neck and neck with Clinton claiming 49.9% of the vote to Sanders’ 49.5%. Former Mayor of Baltimore Martin O’Malley dropped out of

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Cruz beats Trump in Iowa

by Evan Murphy Billionaire Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign hit a snag last night(1 February) as he lost out to Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the Iowa Caucuses.   Cruz’s campaign to become the Republican nominee for 2016 received a huge boost as he garnered 28% of the vote, with Trump coming in second at 24%.

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UK Lawmakers Debate Banning Donald Trump

by Dylan Goodman   http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/559e9efe6bb3f72c54679458/donald-trump-has-surged-to-the-top-of-2-new-2016-polls.jpg   UK lawmakers have been considering whether to ban Donald Trump from Britain. The presidential candidate has talked about possibly banning Muslims from the USA, causing so much outrage that a petition with 570,000 signatures has made it’s way to the lawmakers in Britain. The petition calls for him to

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Yasiin Bey Announces Retirement

   By Dylan Goodman       The rapper and actor Yasiin Bey, formerly and perhaps more well known as Mos Def, has announced his retirement from both the music and film industry. Of all places, the announcement was made via Kanye West’s website, in the form of a recorded phone call, all the way from

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The Hateful Eight Review

by Dylan Goodman It was already difficult to pick one favourite movie out of Quentin Tarantino’s fine selection, and The Hateful Eight has made that even more difficult. Set some time after the Civil War, in the dead of winter in Wyoming, it’s a movie ripe with typically colourful language and brilliant costumes. It’s a

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Chicago police officer charged with first degree murder

  by Dylan Goodman Police officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The shooting occurred on the 20th of October 2014, in the middle of a two-way street in Chicago. Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times, with Van Dyke being the only officer to discharge his weapon.

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Snowden says he will not be offered a fair trial if he returns to the U.S

by Oisin O’Mahony Edward Snowden, who is currently a fugitive in the U.S, said yesterday that he would not be offered a fair trial of he returned home. The former NSA contractor leaked information to the media which included evidence of massive spy programs on civilians, 15,000 or more Australian intelligence files, at least 58,000 British intelligence

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Over 6,000 killed in Ukraine in total according to UN count

by Oisin O’Mahony The UN human rights office in Geneva said today that there has been over 6,000 people killed in Ukraine in less than a year. The UN warned that “deliberate targeting of civilian areas may constitute a war crime, and if widespread and systematic, crime against humanity”. Whats worse is that the fighting has

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