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Wednesday September 18th, 2019 night edition

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Riot Games, and more specifically, League of Legends will be celebrating their ten year anniversary on October 15th.

In concordance with their tenth anniversary Riot will have livestreams and different events on their channel starting at 6:00 pm PST.

The first event/stream will be a 10th Anniversary Edition of Riot Plz.

In the announcement distributed, Riot also makes note that they are currently seeing about eight million peak concurrent players on the client.

The last major part of the announcement is that Riot has updated the League of Legends Logo stating, “We think this is the perfect time to set the stage for the next ten years by modernizing the official League of Legends logo.”

Check out more from this announcement on the official League of Legends website.

For more news and updates, check out the League of Legends page here, at The Game Haus. »

Facial recognition tech is a problem. Here’s how the Democratic candidates plan to tackle it.

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In August, Sen. Bernie Sanders became the first presidential candidate to call for a total ban on the use of facial recognition software for policing.

Nor have other Democratic candidates made explicit campaign promises about facial recognition, though some, like Sen. Cory Booker, have advanced legislation pushing for algorithmic accountability.

The California Senate passed a bill this week placing a three-year moratorium on the use of facial recognition in police body cameras. »

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

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(CNN) Cornell University had a life-changing announcement for its medical students.

Weill Cornell Medicine said Monday it would eliminate medical education debt for all students who qualified for financial aid, starting with the students that entered the program this fall.

"This bold initiative to eliminate medical education student debt ensures that every student who wishes to become a doctor can do so -- for their betterment and for the patients they serve," Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack said in a statement. »

Pirates’ All-Star Closer Felipe Vázquez Facing Several Felony Charges, Including Sexual Assault Of Teen He Met At PNC Park

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Pirates’ closer Felipe Vázquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child.

Vázquez, 28, of Saint Cloud, Florida, is facing charges of computer pornography – solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors.

Vazquez’s lawyer said a hearing is set for Sept. 25 to determine if Vazquez will be extradited to Florida. »