Updated 1:59 pm PST, Friday, November 16, 2018 Missy Keefer, the regional sales director for central Texas Gannett, reads Friday's edition of the Abilene Reporter-News Nov. 16, 2018, in the board room of the Grace Museum, in Abilene, Texas. In the background, the reporting staff of the newspaper works on Saturday's paper. The newsroom relocated to the Grace after a two-alarm fire at the Reporter-News Thursday, which is located across the street. The staff will relocate again to temporary offices while their building is restored. Friday's newspaper was printed by their sister paper, the Wichita Falls Times Record News, and will continue to do so while the Reporter-News building is being restored. (Ronald W. Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News via AP) less Missy Keefer, the regional sales director for central Texas Gannett, reads Friday's edition of the Abilene Reporter-News Nov. 16, 2018, in the board room of the Grace Museum, in Abilene, Texas. In the ... more … [Read more...] about Reporting goes on after Abilene Reporter-News building fire
The man in charge of overseeing the recording of ballots in Arizona’s largest county, Maricopa, as ballots are being counted in the very tight Senate race, is facing heat over his very public support of leftist politicians. Adrian Fontes is the Maricopa County Recorder. Maricopa is the county with by far the greatest number of votes in the state. While McSally had been leading in the Arizona Senate election, on Thursday night that flipped in favor of Democrat Sinema. As of Friday Maricopa, where Sinema led McSally by just over 27,000 votes, still had not counted every ballot. Statewide, Sinema led McSally by just over 8,000 votes.The Arizona Republican parties for Yuma, Navajo, and Apache counties on Wednesday sued all Arizona County recorders and the Secretary of State over the method for verifying signatures on mail-in ballots dropped at polling locations on election day, according to the Arizona Republic. Fontes is among recorders who believe it is acceptable, when signatures … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders Supporter Adrian Fontes Overseeing Arizona Vote Record as Senate Race Flips
Xinhua, a news agency owned and controlled by the Chinese government, has revealed an artificial intelligence news anchor modeled on a real-life anchor at the agency. “Hello everyone. I’m an English artificial intelligence anchor. This is my very first day in Xinhua News Agency. My voice and appearance are modelled on Zhang Zhao, a real anchor with Xinhua,” declared the A.I. anchor in a video released by Xinhua. “The development of the media industry calls for continuous innovation and deep integration with the international advanced technologies. I will work tirelessly to keep you informed as texts will be typed into my system uninterrupted. I look forward to bringing you the brand new news experiences.”Xinhua also demonstrated the A.I. anchor in a short video which showed it reporting the news. “AI anchors have officially become members of the Xinhua News Agency reporting team,” proclaimed Xinhua in a statement. “They will work with … [Read more...] about Chinese State-Controlled News Agency Reveals AI News Anchor
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A man who captured a massive, record-setting Burmese python in South Florida this week said the snake had his "hand in her mouth," forcing him to grab his pistol. In a Facebook post, Kyle Penniston said he kept fighting the 17-foot, 5-inch female snake "till we were both dead of energy." Penniston of Homestead, Florida, caught snake Monday night while hunting on South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) lands in Florida's Miami-Dade County. The snake weighed 120 pounds. Burmese python invasion in Florida a hidden legacy of Hurricane Andrew In his Facebook post, Penniston said he "jumped out and grabbed her by the head and realized how big she truly was. She started wrapping me while I tried getting her up the levee, she ended up making me loose [sic] my grip and as soon as I knew it she had my hand in her mouth. I grabbed my pistol off my side loaded one in the chamber and it jammed. I kept fighting till we were both dead of energy." The python was captured as … [Read more...] about Man who caught record-breaking Burmese python in Florida recalls dramatic fight with snake