The Daily Populous

Sunday June 12nd, 2022 morning edition

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China launched a crewless ship capable of carrying dozens of drones.

Beijing has touted it as a maritime research tool, but experts suggest it has potential as a military vessel.

China has launched the world's first crewless drone carrier that uses artificial intelligence to navigate autonomously in open water.

It describes the vessel as "epoch making" and the "world's first intelligent unmanned system mother ship.".

In recent years, China has made increasingly assertive claims of sovereignty over the sea, and has been building up its military presence.

Although this vessel's capabilities and uses remain to be seen, militaries worldwide have increasingly been focusing on developing drones and unmanned vehicles.

Funaiole noted that China has invested considerable resources into various unmanned platforms, such as drones and autonomous vehicles, to strengthen the position of its navy. »

$1.5M to be paid to police chief who displayed Nazi insignia

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Former Kent Assistant Police Chief Derek Kammerzell, who had been with the department for nearly three decades, was initially given two weeks of unpaid leave after the 2020 incident.

Outraged residents and members of the Jewish community prompted Mayor Dana Ralph to put Kammerzell on paid administrative leave and demand his resignation.

This story has been updated to correct the name of the interim city chief administrative officer: Arthur “Pat” Fitzpatrick, not Fiztpatrick. »

Professors Warn That Creeps Might Start Stealing DNA From Celebs For Dark Purposes

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That could throw the legal system into chaos, they argue — which could be bad news not only for celebrities, but for the general public as well.

Filling that gap will become more important than ever as DNA sequencing is further commercialized, and thus more readily available.

More on questionable DNA ideas: Elon Musk Speculates About Storing All Human DNA In DataBase. »