Threat Category: 1 Threat: Nature & Climate Change Damage Level: 75-80% Region: All Africa Projected Occurence: Present Probability: 100% Method: Drought, Flooding, Earthquakes
ZEINA KARAM, of the Associated Press reported today that Iran has trained, financed, and equipped Shiite militias in Iraq that battled U.S. forces in the years after the 2003 invasion and remobilized to battle the Islamic State group a decade later. The groups include Asaib Ahl al-Haq, Kataeb Hezbollah and the Badr Organization, all three … Continue reading US Loses Iraq; Iran Takes Over
Jason Samenow reported today that over the weekend, the climate system near the entrance to the Arctic Ocean in northwest Russia, the temperature surged to 84 degrees Fahrenheit (29 Celsius). Meanwhile, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere eclipsed 415 parts per million for the first time in human history. https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/05/14/it-was-degrees-near-arctic-ocean-this-weekend-carbon-dioxide-hit-its-highest-level-human-history/?utm_term=.d6d273a45d6d
EA Armament & Surveillance Technologies Inc, registered in New York and operating out of Tucson, Arizona filed (pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940) a notice of their 10% interest in American Defense Corporation (ADFS: NASDAQ) in August of 2018.
When OpenAI, the AI research organization founded by Elon Musk, created a text-generating AI system called GPT-2, the group said it was too dangerous to be released lest it be used to create propaganda or fake news. Now, thanks to a website called “TalkToTransformer.com,” you can use a watered-down version of the algorithm to write … Continue reading OpenAI Makes GPT-2 Available Online
When discussing Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State with ordinary people in Arab countries, it is common to hear that these violent extremist groups are creatures of the West, set up to destabilise regional governments that are against America's regional agendas. The theory seems far-fetched, because there is no evidence to suggest that the CIA founded … Continue reading Arabs Blame US for Creation of ISIS
Britain risks following the US to become one of the world’s most unequal nations, a Nobel-prize winning economist has warned, with a decade of stagnant pay growth pushing the country to tipping point. Sir Angus Deaton told the Guardian: “There’s a real question about whether democratic capitalism is working, when it’s only working for part … Continue reading UK Wants to Avoid the Pitfalls of American Capitalism