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BUSAN, South Korea — Three decades ago, a policeman tortured Choi Seung-woo over a piece of bread he found in the boy’s schoolbag. After being stripped and having a cigarette lighter repeatedly sparked near his genitals, the 14-year-old falsely confessed to stealing the bread.
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A new study finds some 43 per cent of Chinese restaurant workers earn less than minimum wage while more than half said they worked over 40 hours a week.
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Talking to The Daily Star, Mohammed Iqbal, officer-in-charge of Kalabagan Police Station, said they suspect the involvement of militants in the killing. Editor of LGBT magazine ‘Roopban’, Xulhaz Mannan was known for his gay rights activism.
Organizers of an upcoming literary conference at California State University, Fullerton on the late science-fiction author Philip K.
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Let us be terrible, so that the people do not have to be.
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A recent article titled “Why is AI Female?” made the connection that gendered labor, in service professions in particular, is fueling our expectations for gendered AI assistants and service robots.
Read the rest of this post on the original site at From Siri to sexbots: Female AI reinforces a toxic desire for passive, agreeable and easily dominated women ...........READ MORE