Extinction Rebellion: Police defend adding groups to extremism guide

Image copyright Reuters Police have defended the inclusion of environmental groups such as Extinction Rebellion and Greenpeace in a counter-terrorism guide, saying it was produced to help frontline officers. The Guardian reported that the 24-page police guide was distributed to teachers and medical staff as part of anti-extremism briefings last…

In South China Sea Confrontation, Indonesia Resists China—Cautiously

JAKARTA, Indonesia—In late December, several Chinese coast guard ships escorted more than three dozen Chinese fishing boats into the waters off Indonesia’s Natuna Islands. In the two-week confrontation that followed at the far southern end of the South China Sea, Indonesia deployed five warships, which joined two others that normally…

Derek Fowlds: Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor dies aged 82

Image caption Fowlds’ character Bernard in Yes Minister was the principal private secretary to politician Jim Hacker Actor Derek Fowlds, known to millions for playing Bernard Woolley in Yes Minister, has died at the age of 82. He also played sergeant-turned-publican Oscar Blaketon in ITV police drama Heartbeat for 18…

ICMLC China 2020 | AI & ML Events

2020 12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing will be held in Shenzhen, China on Feb. 15-17, 2020 together with the workshop: ICBDM 2020. The International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC) will provide opportunities for researchers in this field to share their ideas and reinforce collaboration since…

Saracens facing relegation from Premiership over salary cap breaches

Saracens remain bottom of the Premiership on minus seven points after eight games Saracens are facing relegation from the Premiership if they are found to have breached the salary cap again. The defending champions received a 35-point deduction and a £5.3m fine in November, having broken the cap for the…

U.S.-China Deal Could Upend the Way Nations Settle Disputes

WASHINGTON—The phase-one deal between the U.S. and China could upend the way trade disputes are settled globally, giving the U.S. an edge over competitors and weakening international institutions. Trade deals are traditionally enforced by arbitration, in which either a country or a company brings a complaint and a panel of…