1 in 5 L.A. community college students is homeless, survey finds

1 in 5 L.A. community college students is homeless, survey finds

One in every 5 of the Los Angeles Community College District’s 230,000 students is homeless, and nearly two-thirds can’t afford to eat properly, according to a new survey commissioned by the system’s board of trustees. The study looked at students with unstable housing and ”food insecurity,” which is defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as lacking enough to eat to sustain an active, healthy life.

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Venus Williams ‘at fault in fatal car crash’

Venus Williams ‘at fault in fatal car crash’

VENUS Williams has broken her silence about the fatal car crash that killed a 78-year-old man in Florida. Police told TMZ Sports the tennis superstar was at fault for the accident, which occurred earlier this month. Speaking through her lawyer on Friday (AEST), the 37-year-old attempted to explain her side of the story.

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B.C. Liberal government loses confidence vote 44-42, sparking either NDP government or election

B.C. Liberal government loses confidence vote 44-42, sparking either NDP government or election

After 16 years and two months in power, the B.C. Liberals have lost the confidence of the legislature. A motion by NDP Leader John Horgan, which said "the present government does not have the confidence of this House," passed 44-42, with all NDP and Green members of the legislature voting in favour, and all Liberals voting against.

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Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams pleads guilty in his federal corruption trial

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams pleads guilty in his federal corruption trial

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams abruptly resigned his office and agreed to plead guilty Thursday in a surprise move that ended a federal bribery trial that had dragged messy details about his personal life into the open, and had cast a deepening shadow over the final days of his once-promising political career.

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The Trump Administration Can’t Stop China From Becoming an AI Superpower

The Trump Administration Can’t Stop China From Becoming an AI Superpower

Senior senator John Cornyn stood before an audience of wonks at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, and warned that America’s openness to investors looking for new ideas in technologies like artificial intelligence was putting it in danger. “Most of what China wants to invest in these days is leading-edge US technology that’s a key to our future military capabilities,” he said. “Unless the trend line changes, we may one day see some of these technologies incorporated in China-made equipment that can be used against our country in the event, heaven forbid, of a military conflict.”

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Judge blocks California’s high-capacity magazine ban

Judge blocks California's high-capacity magazine ban

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law set to take effect Saturday that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines. The judge ruled that the ban approved by the Legislature and voters last year takes away gun owners’ Second Amendment rights and amounts to the government taking people’s private property without compensation.

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Japan wants to put a man on the moon

Japan wants to put a man on the moon

Japan plans to put a man on the moon around 2030, according to a new proposal by the government's Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. It is the first time JAXA has revealed an intention to send Japanese astronauts beyond the International Space Station, and it will mostly likely be part of an international mission, the agency said.

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Sydney Opera House sails to light up every sunset with Indigenous art

Sydney Opera House sails to light up every sunset with Indigenous art

The late Aboriginal artist Lin Onus hoped his art would create “some sort of bridge” between Indigenous and European cultures, yet it is unlikely he would have imagined his work flying across the sails of the Sydney Opera House every sunset. By Julie Power.

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