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Boston Dynamics to offer commercial version of Atlas robot: The Waltham company said its new robot is electric powered and able to lift heavy items ...
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Boston Dynamics to offer commercial version of Atlas robot
Quick Glance: Boston Dynamics' New Fully Electric Atlas Robot
  • Boston Dynamics has retired its hydraulic Atlas robots after 11 years and introduced a new fully electric version, marking a significant evolution in the company's product lineup.

  • The electric Atlas offers enhanced strength, range of motion, and versatile applications across various industries, starting with automotive manufacturing for parent company Hyundai.

  • Boston Dynamics has had a tumultuous history, from its founding as a promising research-focused startup to multiple acquisitions, but now seems to be focusing more on commercial applications.

  • The launch of the electric Atlas not only signifies a milestone in robotics but also provides a glimpse into the future where humanoid robots are poised to play an increasingly integral role in the industry.
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Dubai Police come to the rescue of a cat trapped in waterlogged area. The authorities published footage on X platform, showcasing the rescue ... Show more   #uae   #dubai
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Apple fixes iPhone bug that suggested Palestinian flag when some people typed ‘Jerusalem’
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Apple fixes iPhone bug that suggested Palestinian flag when some people ...
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Elephant escapes circus, roams streets of Montana: “Only in Butte. A circus elephant got loose,” a bystander says in video footage of the animal stomping through ...
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Elephant escapes circus, roams streets of Montana
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Donald Trump is threatened with prison: an overview of all criminal cases - Hush money, election fraud & more
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Donald Trump is threatened with prison: an overview of all criminal cases ...
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Kate Martin came to the draft to support Caitlin Clark and got drafted by the Las Vegas Aces. 👏 (🎥 @AliyahFun)
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Chaos in Dubai as UAE records heaviest rainfall in 75 years: Chaos ensued in the United Arab Emirates after the country witnessed the heaviest rainfall in 75 ...
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Chaos in Dubai as UAE records heaviest rainfall in 75 years
Quick Glance: Dubai Submerged in Floods After Year's Worth of Rain
  • More than 142mm of rain soaked Dubai within 24 hours.

  • Heavy thunderstorms hit the UAE, pouring over a year's worth of rain on Dubai in just hours.

  • Authorities dispatched tanker trucks to pump water off the streets as some homes were inundated, requiring residents to bail them out.

  • Rain is uncommon in the UAE, causing flooding due to insufficient drainage systems in many areas.
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Johnson moving forward with Ukraine aid bill amid pressure from hardliners: Speaker Mike Johnson announced Wednesday he is sticking with his plan to put a series ...
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Johnson moving forward with Ukraine aid bill amid pressure from hardliners
Quick Glance: House Speaker Mike Johnson to Push for Aid to Israel and Ukraine
  • House Speaker Mike Johnson aims to advance aid for Israel and Ukraine this week to secure approval for a national security package.

  • Under political pressure, Johnson seeks support for Kyiv against Moscow's invasion and humanitarian aid for civilians in Ukraine and Gaza.

  • Despite internal Republican tensions, Johnson plans to package aid for Israel, Ukraine, and Asian allies for House approval.

  • While facing criticism from Trump and conservatives, Johnson navigates demands for urgent aid to Ukraine amid Russian aggression.
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The first 7 jurors have been selected for Trump's hush money criminal trial. 11 more are still needed
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The first 7 jurors have been selected for Trump's hush money criminal ...
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Travis Kelce to host spinoff of ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?': Travis Kelce is adding “game show host” to his résumé.
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Travis Kelce to host spinoff of ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?'
Quick Glance: Travis Kelce to Present 'Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?'
  • Travis Kelce will host the new game show 'Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?' for Amazon Prime Video.

  • 'Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?' is a spinoff of 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' and offers an updated version of the original game.
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NPR Editor Who Accused Broadcaster of Liberal Bias Resigns: Uri Berliner, who has worked at NPR for 25 years, said in an essay last week that the nonprofit had ...
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NPR Editor Who Accused Broadcaster of Liberal Bias Resigns
Quick Glance: NPR Suspends Senior Editor Following Critical Substack Analysis
  • Senior business editor Uri Berliner at NPR was suspended due to critical remarks about the broadcaster.

  • Berliner faced a five-day suspension after releasing an analysis claiming NPR's coverage was influenced by liberal bias.

  • NPR accused Berliner of breaching company policies by publishing his work outside the organization without approval.

  • Following the essay's release, NPR employees lost confidence in Berliner, and the network's new CEO came under scrutiny from conservative activists.
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Prince Harry Hits the Polo Field in Front of Netflix Cameras: The Duke of Sussex competed in a match in South Florida the day after the announcement that he will ...
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Prince Harry Hits the Polo Field in Front of Netflix Cameras
Quick Glance: Discover When Meghan Markle's Jam Will Be Available for Purchase
  • Shortly after debuting her highly anticipated lifestyle brand American Riviera Orchard, Meghan Markle unveiled the first product.

  • Markle made a return to Instagram to reveal the brand's identity and a website featuring a logo representing her neighborhood 'Montecito' with a sign-up link for the waitlist.

  • The initial product will be strawberry jam, with a focus on home, garden, food, and lifestyle content based on information from the trademark application documents.

  • While the specific release date remains undisclosed, interested individuals can already join the waitlist and anticipate further updates on Markle's product line.
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Barr, a vocal Trump critic, says he will ‘support the Republican ticket’ in November
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Barr, a vocal Trump critic, says he will ‘support the Republican ticket’ ...
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Gap between Caitlin Clark's WNBA salary and her male counterparts draws outrage : College basketball superstar Caitlin Clark is set to soar to new heights in the ...
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Gap between Caitlin Clark's WNBA salary and her male counterparts draws ...
Quick Glance: Caitlin Clark's Eventful WNBA Draft Week
  • Caitlin Clark, the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer, had a whirlwind week before the WNBA Draft, signaling just the beginning of her promising career.

  • From the national championship to "SNL" to the Empire State Building and the draft, Clark is celebrated as one of the most sought-after and scrutinized rookies in the WNBA.

  • After a series of events within eight days, including appearances on "Saturday Night Live", meetings, and honors, Clark looks forward to starting her professional career with the Indiana Fever.

  • With a 190 percent increase in ticket prices and a massive fan response upon her arrival at the Fever, Clark and the team have high hopes for a successful season and a return to the playoffs.
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What’s Klay Thompson’s future after his 0-for-10 clunker?: Asked about his future with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, Steph Curry said; "I can never see ...
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What’s Klay Thompson’s future after his 0-for-10 clunker?
Quick Glance: Kings-Warriors: Coach Kerr Endorses NBA Play-In
  • Coach Steve Kerr supports the NBA play-in tournament for adding excitement to the season.

  • The play-in format provided a lifeline for the Kings and Warriors, who wouldn't have made the playoffs in the old system.

  • The Kings face challenges due to injuries to key players, while Coach Brown praises the Warriors' core players.

  • Brown highlights the impact of Chris Paul and his greatness in the NBA.
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Motaz Azaiza: Find out why Motaz Azaiza is one of the 100 most influential people of 2024.
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An 81-year-old man named William Brock from Ohio has been charged with murder for fatally shooting Loletha Hall, a black female Uber driver ... Show more
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Emergency services, employees from the Danish Chamber of Commerce, and even passers-by rush to save paintings from the inferno at Copenhagen’s historic stock ... Show more   #Reuters   #video   #news   #spire   #Copenhagen   #CopenhagenStockExchange   #DanishChamberofCommerce   #Denmark   #fire   #emergency
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Families are racing to escape Dubai amid the apocalyptic scenes of flooding overnight
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The Negligence I Saw Working as a Carer #fbreels
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Wall Street wants answers from Elon Musk on Tesla's Model 2 car: Elon Musk has kept investors hanging since he issued cryptic social posts following an exclusive ...
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Wall Street wants answers from Elon Musk on Tesla's Model 2 car
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Controversial messenger service: How Telegram almost became a German start-up: Telegram boss Pawel Durow told controversial moderator Tucker Carlson that he once ...
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Controversial messenger service: How Telegram almost became a German ...
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Senate set for showdown over Mayorkas impeachment articles: The Senate is set for a showdown over the articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary ...
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Senate set for showdown over Mayorkas impeachment articles
Quick Glance: House Refers Mayorkas Impeachment to Senate
  • House Republicans have sent two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate, initiating a trial where GOP lawmakers aim to criticize President Joe Biden's immigration policy.

  • Mayorkas, who assumed leadership at the start of the Biden administration, is the first Cabinet secretary to be impeached in nearly 150 years.

  • The Democratic-controlled Senate is expected to swiftly dismiss the charges without a trial or conduct a brief trial without a conviction.

  • House Republicans targeted Mayorkas to attack Biden's handling of the southern border, but lack the votes and concrete evidence to impeach Biden due to their slim majority.
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida has welcomed an endangered Bornean orangutan baby, who was delivered by cesarean section on Saturday. The mother, Luna ... Show more   abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/endangered-bornean-orangutan-born-busch-gardens-florida-109265507
Quick Glance: Newborn Borneo Orangutan at Busch Gardens, Florida
  • An endangered Bornean orangutan baby was born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida.

  • Following a cesarean section on Saturday, the baby orangutan weighing just over three pounds (1.3 kilograms) was brought into the world by park officials. Once stabilized, the mother Luna is recovering from the surgery and will soon reunite with her baby.

  • Known as the largest tree-dwelling ape species and the third largest overall, the Bornean orangutan's birth signifies a significant step in orangutan conservation efforts.

  • Orangutans typically have a lifespan of 35 to 40 years in the wild. The newborn ape has not been named yet and resides in a zoo within the Tampa theme park, known as one of the largest in North America, accommodating thousands of animals.
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Microsoft: Windows Copilot app we quietly installed is harmless and doesn't steal your data
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Microsoft: Windows Copilot app we quietly installed is harmless and ...