• Microsoft Cortana Skills Kit And Devices Now Available Via Public Preview

    Microsoft Cortana Skills Kit And Devices Now Available Via Public Preview

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    Microsoft moved further towards opening up Cortana to developers at Build 2017 today by launching the Cortana Skills Kit in public preview. Cortana's skills are also immediately available without the addition of another application. They will also have the ability to integrate existing web services and repurpose code that has already been used with Amazon's Alexa to be used with Cortana.
  • 'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria

    'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria

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    On Thursday evening during the Astana talks, Russia , Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum on the creation of four or more safe zones in Syria . Still, analysts say the implementation will likely happen if Turkey, the main backer of the rebels, signed the deal, as the rebels can not survive without the crucial support of Turkey and Arab Gulf states.
  • Turkey suspends around 9000 from police force

    Turkey suspends around 9000 from police force

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    Turkey's state-run news agency says more than 9,000 personnel from the country's police force have been temporarily suspended while they are investigated for suspected links to US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for last summer's failed coup attempt .
  • EPA Removes Climate Change Data From Website On Eve Of Climate March

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    Organizers say about 150,000 people took part in Saturday's march in Washington . President Trump, like many in his administration and in the Republican Party, doesn't believe that the accelerating change of the planet's climate is being driven by human activity, despite the fact that this is the consensus conclusion of the scientific community and most world governments.
  • On-Campus Stabbing At UT, Victim & Suspect Identified

    On-Campus Stabbing At UT, Victim & Suspect Identified

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    Authorities said Tuesday they believe mental illness may have played a role in the attack, in which 19-year-old first-year student Harrison Brown was killed. The grief-stricken University of Texas campus continued Wednesday to process the knife attack that left one dead and injured three, as an online donation effort shed new light on the status of one of the victims.
  • Trump, Lavrov May Meet in Washington on Wednesday

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    Tensions surrounding Russia's involvement in the US election remain high. But the meeting will be impossible to separate from the Trump administration's unfolding political drama in Washington , where FBI and congressional investigations are looking into possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and the Kremlin related to last year's presidential election.
  • Trump signs religious liberty order

    Trump signs religious liberty order

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    Critics were bracing for the worst after a leaked version of the bill from January appeared to allow federal contractors to discriminate against LGBT employees, among other sweeping provisions. He said he was giving churches their voices back. "Freedom is not a gift from government, it's a gift from God". Rather, it directs the IRS to evaluate political expression by religious nonprofits using the same criteria it employs for judging expression by nonreligious tax-exempt groups.