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Duchess Sarah Ferguson's former personal assistant murdered: 'I'm shocked and saddened'

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Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Sarah Ferguson expressed her shock and grief as she mourned the death of her former personal assistant, Jenean Chapman, who was murdered in Texas this week. The 63-year-old Duchess of York paid tribute to Chapman in an Instagram post that she shared on Thursday. "I am shocked and saddened to learn that Jenean Chapman, who worked with me as my personal assistant many years ago, has been murdered in Dallas aged just 46. A suspect is in custody," Ferguson wrote.

Musk goes to border to expose crisis, GOP moves to defund Biden official's salary and more top headlines

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Tesla, X *formerly Twitter) CEO Elon Musk paid a visit to Eagle Pass, Texas to see for himself the migrant situation on the ground on Thursday, September 28, 2023. Musk also livestreamed what he saw on X. X MARKS THE SPOT – Elon Musk livestreams southern border visit to give public look behind the scenes of crisis. PULLING THE PLUG – Republicans move to strip salary of Biden climate official leading EV charge. MOUSE TRAP – Hundreds busted in human trafficking operation -- including Disney employees. 'LIVE IN SQUALOR'– Lawmakers torch Biden admin over filthy military barracks: 'live in squalor.' Continue reading … 'BANK RECORDS DON'T LIE' – Biden family members issued subpoenas as impeachment inquiry heats up.

Asteroid 'dust, debris' likely found as returned NASA space capsule opened

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Scientists at the United States space agency NASA found "black dust and debris" when they opened the space capsule that recently returned to Earth with the largest asteroid sample ever brought back from space. NASA said on Tuesday that researchers discovered "dust and debris on the avionics deck of the Osiris-REx science canister when the initial lid was removed today". The space agency did not specify whether the materials discovered on opening the lid of the probe definitely belonged to the asteroid, though NASA said on social media that "scientists gasped as the lid was lifted from the [Osiris-REx] asteroid sample return canister". "A scientific treasure box," NASA Astromaterials said in a social media post. "Dark powder and sand-sized particles" were found on "the inside of the lid and base", NASA said.

'Fox News Sunday' on September 24, 2023

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This is a rush transcript of'Fox News Sunday' on September 24, 2023. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. The chaos at the border grows by the day, as the pressure to take greater action builds yet again on the White House. We need people from the top. HEMMER (voice-over): A border city mayor and Democrat declaring a state of emergency as thousands upon thousands of migrants flow into the country. JOE BIDEN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Republicans in Congress and my predecessor spent four years gutting the immigration system -- under my predecessor. They continue to undermine our border security today. HEMMER: We'll get reaction from border state Democrat, Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar. President Biden says he'll join the picket line in Michigan on Tuesday, just a day before Donald Trump will be there, too. Meanwhile, another presidential hopeful pushes back. TIM SCOTT (R-SC), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: We need a president who says we are not going to subsidize unions, period. HEMMER: We'll discuss with a man whose eyes are on the White House, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott. We'll ask Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel what voters can expect to see on stage Wednesday night. JAMES LANKFORD (R-OK): It's a symbol of respect for the country when you dress respectfully when you're doing this responsibility. JOHN FETTERMAN (D-PA): I think there are more important things we should be talking about rather if -- if I dressed like a slob. The number of illegals crossing our border hit another new record. We want to show you our FOX News drone camera from Eagle Pass, Texas. We've been watching remarkable images today of a human flood that shows no sign of receding. And today, a new survey shows how displeased Americans are with the president's border policies. In a moment, we'll speak with border state Democrat, Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar, on that. But, first, to Griff Jenkins who has been in Eagle Pass for what seems like several years now. Well, there's a humanitarian crisis playing out along our southern border in places like here in Eagle Pass, Texas, where migrants have traveled thousands of miles in hopes of reaching the U.S. in numbers far greater than what border officials are able to handle. Actions include sending active duty troops to the border, increasing deportations and granting temporary protective status to nearly half a million Venezuelans, making it easier for them to find work in cities like New York, where officials are struggling to find room for them. Meanwhile, Texas Governor Greg Abbott trying to deter the migrants from entering his state, with miles of dense razor wire, Humvees manning the riverbank and guardsmen in rafts attempting to turn them back.

Texas churchgoers get 'shotgun sermon' cooked up by chatbot

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Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli, the CEO of Cooper University Health Care in New Jersey and an ER physician as well, spoke with Fox News Digital about how Nuance's AI tool is helping physicians focus more on patients and less on paperwork. A Texas church hosted a Sunday service the was generated entirely by artificial intelligence. The Violet Crown City Church in north Austin used ChatGPT to develop a sermon, with pastor Jay Cooper saying he got the idea after reading about the technology and wondering what it might be like to use in during a service, according to a report from KXAN. "ChatGPT kicked out about a 15-minute service, like a shotgun sermon, an outline," Cooper said. "It's very clear that a human element is still needed. I had to fill out the service with additional prompts and add a couple prompts to the sermon to kind of beef it up."

Texas church experiments with AI-generated service, uses ChatGPT for worship, sermon, and original song

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on With artificial intelligence seemingly infiltrating every facet of our lives, one church decided to experiment with the technology for one of its services last week. The Violet Crown City Church, located in Austin, held an AI-generated service on Sunday, describing the experiment as "uncharted territory." "This Sunday we're entering somewhat uncharted territory by letting ChatGPT create the order of worship, prayers, sermon, liturgy, and even an original song for our 10 a.m. ChatGPT logo and AI Artificial Intelligence words are seen in this illustration taken, May 4, 2023. "The purpose is to invite us to consider the nature of truth and challenge our assumptions about what God can make sacred and inspired." The church acknowledged such an experiment would be easy to write off, but encouraged its members to keep an open mind. "[W]hy not attend instead and experience it for yourself?" the church said, clarifying that this would be a "one-time experiment and not something we'll likely do again." The church assuaged any worries that "Skynet" – a reference to the fictional AI system in the Terminator franchise – had taken control of the church. One church attendee told KXAN he was able to worship, but the service ultimately lacked the human touch. "I'm not sure that AI can actually express the emotions of love and kindness and empathy," Chambers said. "I think that we must practice love and express that.

Air Force turns to video games to help prepare members for real-life combat

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Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., expresses concerns about the land mysteriously being bought up surrounding Travis Air Force Base. The Air Force is helping host an esports tournament designed to help service members better prepare for complex combat situations. The Air Force is partnering with MITRE, a nonprofit national security company, for the launch of a tournament MITRE believes will help the service "better understand mission logistics choices and prioritization while under attack," according to a report from MITRE has opened up registration to play the game "Drone Guardians," which will require teams of participants to defend a deployed airfield from enemy attacks while still maintaining the ability to launch aircraft missions. A contestant plays a computer game during the "E-Stars Seoul."

'Our health data is about to flow more freely, like it or not': big tech's plans for the NHS

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Last December, I had an abortion. Most unwanted pregnancies set a panic-timer ticking, but I was almost counting down the seconds until I had to catch a flight from London, where I live, to Texas, where I grew up, and where the provision of abortion care was recently made a felony. You bleed for a while after most abortions, and I was still bleeding when I boarded the plane home for Christmas. Going to Texas so soon after the procedure made me consider where the record of my abortion – my health data – would end up. When I phoned an abortion clinic in late November to book an appointment, one of the first questions staff asked was: "May we share a record of your treatment with your GP?" It's not just that a complete health record helps my GP treat me. My Texan parents, both scientists, taught me that sharing information with organisations like the NHS can help it plan services and research ways to improve care. I've joined clinical studies in the past. But I also help run a legal campaign group, Foxglove, that takes action against the government and tech companies when they infringe people's rights. In a series of cases about NHS data since the start of the pandemic, we have defended people's right to a say about who sees their medical information. This work has exposed me to worrying details about how our medical data can be used, including the Home Office practice of tracking migrants using their health records. For decades the government has required GPs to store patients' records in a standardised way: as well as longhand notes, every interaction with a GP is saved on a computer database in a simple, consistent code.

Eight things we learned from the Elon Musk biography

The Guardian

A new biography of Elon Musk was published on Tuesday and contains colourful details of the life of the world's richest man. Musk afforded widespread access to his biographer, Walter Isaacson, the author of the bestselling biography of the Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and the book contains a series of illuminating anecdotes about Musk. Here are eight things we learned from the book. Musk, 52, was born and raised in South Africa and endured a fraught relationship with his father, Errol, an engineer. Isaacson writes that Errol " bedevils Elon".

Axon's Ethics Board Resigned Over Taser-Armed Drones. Then the Company Bought a Military Drone Maker


This article was copublished with The Markup, a nonprofit, investigative newsroom that challenges technology to serve the public good. Less than 10 days after the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, in May 2022, Axon Enterprises CEO Rick Smith announced the company had formally started developing Taser-equipped drones. The technology, Smith argued, could potentially save lives during mass shootings by incapacitating active shooters within seconds. For Axon, which changed its name from Taser in 2017, the concept seemed a sensible next step for stakeholders who share Axon's public safety mission, Smith said on the company's site. "In brief," he wrote, "non-lethal drones can be installed in schools and other venues and play the same role that sprinklers and other fire suppression tools do for firefighters: Preventing a catastrophic event, or at least mitigating its worst effects."