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Google Says It's Achieved Quantum Supremacy, and World-First: Report

A Google researcher's paper claiming to have achieved quantum supremacy, a major early milestone in the field of quantum computing, appeared on a NASA website this week before being removed, the Financial Times reports. Google, as well as IBM , Microsoft, Intel, and other large tech companies and startups, have been working to build quantum computers, a new kind of …

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The Feds accuse the 11th person of an ongoing UAW corruption probe

DETROIT (AP) – Federal prosecutors in Detroit have made charges against an 11th person in a United Auto Workers corruption investigation. © REUTERS / Rebecca Cook A United Auto Workers (UAW) pickup sign is seen outside the General Motors Powertrain Flint Engine facility during UAW's national strike in Flint, Michigan, U.S. September 16, 2019. Jeff Pietrzyk is charged with conspiracy. …

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The Feds accuse United Auto Workers number 11 of ongoing corruption cases

DETROIT (WXYZ) – Jeff Pietrzyk was assistant to UAW Vice President Joe Ashton and part of 2011 staff during contract talks. His Polish name was pronounced paycheck among his union brothers and sisters. The Feds have now accused him of money laundering and wire fraud in the ongoing corruption case. He is the 11th accused. In court documents, the feds …

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Barron Hilton, hotel owner and founder of Chargers NFL team, dies at age 91

Barron Hilton, the hotel donor and philanthropist as chairman of the Hilton hotel chain, died on Thursday in Los Angeles for natural causes at age 91, it was announced Friday. Hilton took over Hilton Hotels Corporation as president and CEO in 1966 after succeeding his father, Conrad Hilton, who founded the hotel empire. Barron Hilton was also a founding owner …

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Amazon workers have mixed reactions to Bezo's carbon-neutral promise

Almost 24 hours after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced an ambitious plan to make his company "carbon neutral" in 2040, more than a thousand of his employees gathered outside the tech giant's Seattle headquarters to insist that Amazon and its tech rivals must do much more to deal with climate change. Bezo's climate initiative "is just a start," Weston Fribley, …

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Air Canada workers forced athletes, 12, to remove hijab at SFO, the complaint says

The Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is suing Air Canada employees who were discriminated against a 12-year-old national squash player by forcing her to remove her hijab in the middle of a lively tunnel at San Francisco International Airport in August. After passing the Transportation Security Administration's security screening with her squash teammates without incident on …

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Western Seattle Blog … | GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE: Students from 3 West Seattle schools rally

(WSB images / video from Explorer West students' act) 16:52 PM: Students from at least two three local schools participated in today's Global Climate Strike to demand action against climate change. We followed Explorer West Middle School (WSB sponsor) students as they walked to Roxbury at noon to hold signs. We asked a student, sixth grade Hugh what he and …

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More buckets with Icy Cold Energy Reality

The full court press is on the verge of a disaster for chaos and salvation of renewable energy. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democratic presidential aspirants. Each day provides more gloomy-and-doom stories about absurd, often taxpayer-funded pseudoscience reports of yet another natural event or supposed accident that alarmists insist is due to fossil fuels accounting for 80% …

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