No supporters on first day of Indiana abortion bill debate

by Casey Smith, Indiana Capital ChronicleJuly 26, 2022 Droves of abortion-rights and anti-abortion who descended on the Indiana Statehouse Monday were opposed to a Republican proposal that would ban virtually all abortions in the state. The widespread pushback indicates an upward battle for Indiana’s Republican supermajority, which is seeking to limit access to abortions in … Read more

US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarizes title

The UN agency dealing with sexual and reproductive health said that whether or not abortion is legal ‘it happens all too often’ NAIROBI: The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization … Read more

The Watergate hearings, 50 years ago: Truth was not up for debate

In the grandly marbled space of the Russell Senate Office Building known as the Kennedy Caucus Room, where a bipartisan select committee held nationally televised hearings to investigate the burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate a half-century ago, alumni of that inquiry gathered Friday evening to reminisce — and issue warnings. … Read more

Google debate over ‘sentient’ bots overshadows deeper AI issues

A Google software engineer was suspended after going public with his claims of encountering “sentient” artificial intelligence on the company’s servers — spurring a debate about how and whether AI can achieve consciousness. Researchers say it’s an unfortunate distraction from more pressing issues in the industry. The engineer, Blake Lemoine, said he believed that Google’s … Read more

ukraine: Russian wins in eastern Ukraine spark debate over course of war

Russian troops are making steady progress in Ukraine’s east on the back of more-concentrated artillery and air power, now controlling almost all of the Luhansk region and threatening to encircle thousands of Ukraine’s most experienced troops. That is sparking fears that Russia could be poised for bigger breakthrough, and leading to a panicked calls from … Read more

Telugu filmmakers chime in on Ajay Devgn and Kiccha Sudeep’s Hindi as national language debate: ‘Respect for languages ​​should be mutual’

Ajay Devgn’s tweet to Kiccha Sudeep on the Hindi language invited quite a few reactions from the Indian film fraternity. Devgn had reacted to Sudeep’s comment at an event about Hindi not being the national language of India. The Runway 34 tweeted, “My brother, if according to you Hindi is not our national language then … Read more