June 15, 2021

Erdogan says will not let Turkish university protests swell

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his government would not allow month-long demonstrations at a Turkish university to grow into anti-government protests similar to those in 2013, calling the protesters “terrorists”.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks as he attends provincial congresses of his ruling AK Party via video link,?in Ankara, Turkey, February 3, 2021. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

Defying a government ban on demonstrations, students and teachers at Istanbul’s Bogazici University have protested Erdogan’s appointment of Melih Bulu, an academic and

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Face masks can be recycled into roads to rid pandemic waste

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A sample of a recycled road-making material, which blends shredded single-use face masks with processed building rubble, made by engineers at RMIT University in Australia.

RMIT University

Tangling animals’ legs together, floating across city streets and swimming in oceans after journeying through sewers, face masks have found themselves in just about every nook and cranny of the environment since the pandemic began.

The litter visible today is just a glimpse of what a post-pandemic world could look like, but one team of engineers from Australia propose a solution to the growing waste problem: recycle masks into roads.

Not only would

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Amazon Plans AI-Powered Cameras in Delivery Vans to Improve Driver Safety | Technology News

(Reuters) – Amazon.com has revealed plans to install AI-powered video cameras in its branded delivery vans, in a move that the world’s largest e-commerce firm says would improve safety of both drivers and the communities in which they deliver.

The company recently started rolling out camera-based safety technology across its delivery fleet, it said in an emailed statement on Wednesday.

“This technology will provide drivers real-time alerts to help them stay safe when they are on the road,” the statement added.

The company’s plans were earlier disclosed in an instructional video about the cameras, reported earlier in the day by

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Jason Cummings: Dundee striker admits reputation may have hindered career

Jason Cummings played for Shrewsbury before joining Dundee last month

Dundee striker Jason Cummings says a lot of footballers are “robotic”, but admits being perceived as “a bit of a dafty” may have hindered his career.

The former Hibernian and Nottingham Forest player signed an 18-month deal at Dens Park last month after leaving Shrewsbury Town.

Cummings, 25, came through at Hibs and won the Scottish Cup before moving to Forest for around £1m in 2017.

“A lot of players are robotic,” Cummings said.

“‘It was good to the get the three points, the fans were brilliant’ – it’s boring.

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Democrats introduce most progressive plan yet to help college athletes earn money

A bill introduced in Congress on Thursday is perhaps the most progressive proposal yet to allow college athletes to earn money from endorsements, stripping the NCAA of much of its authority on the issue and allowing college athletes to seek representation and band together to secure group licensing deals.



Coaches in the ACC announced a unified stance that the 2021 NCAA tournament should include all Division I teams. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)


Coaches in the ACC announced a unified stance that the 2021 NCAA tournament should include all Division I teams. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

The bill comes just a few weeks after the NCAA delayed a vote that would have helped pave the way for athletes to pursue moneymaking opportunities from use

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Golden Gate University Classes Remain Online Through Summer 2021

The university, which has a long history of online instruction, moved to all remote learning in March 2020 in response to San Francisco Bay Area shelter-in-place orders.

“From the first day of the pandemic and restrictions on in-person instruction, we have been supporting a high-quality learning experience for our students,” Fike said. “We know this from student feedback and the fact that we are enjoying strong enrollment from both returning and new students.”

Although the roll-out of vaccines may ultimately make it possible to teach in-person courses this summer, the school chose to make its decision now so that students,

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