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Ford's self-driving cars may have delivery robots because humans are too lazy

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Fox News Flash top headlines for May 22 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Ford is developing self-driving delivery vehicles it plans to launch in 2021, but there's a problem. If there isn't a driver, who's going to bring the package or pizza to your door? In tests with faux-autonomous Domino's Pizza cars, Ford discovered that a lot of people were simply too lazy to make the trip to the curb to get their orders from the car themselves, so it came up with the obvious solution: robots.


North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday accused Biden of insulting the country's supreme leadership and committing an "intolerable and serious politically-motivated provocation" against the North. Biden during a campaign launch in Philadelphia on Saturday accused President Donald Trump of cozying up to "dictators and tyrants" like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin.


US warns about alleged spying threat from Chinese-made drones

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The US government is warning businesses about the risks of using Chinese-made aerial drones on claims they may pose a spying threat. On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security issued an industry alert over the alleged spying dangers, according to CNN. The alert doesn't name a specific company, but one of the biggest drone manufacturers in the world is DJI, which is based in Shenzhen, China. The department is worried the drone technologies can collect information and secretly send it back to their manufacturers in China. If this occurs, the Chinese government has the power to compel the manufacturer to hand over all the acquired data.


Meghan McCain's Twitter clapback resurfaces on 'Jeopardy!'

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Meghan McCain's viral clapback against one Twitter user resurfaced Friday during an episode of "Jeopardy!" McCain shared a photo of a Jeopardy question on social media that referenced a tweet she sent in March in response to a remark made by a conservative commentator criticizing "The View." "Twitter eruputed when this co-host of'The View' responded to a critic with the tweet'you were at my wedding Denise,'" the question read. Denise McAllister, a contributor for The Federalist, a conservative website founded by McCain's husband, slammed the daytime talk show hosts in a March 25 tweet as "delusional mental midgets" that lack "emotional regulation." McCain fired back with "you were at my wedding Denise…" The six letter response set social media users into a frenzy, who used the clapback to inspire a series of memes. McAllister sent a response tweet to clarify that she was not directing her remark at McCain.


Iran's foreign minister says US sanctions 'unacceptable'

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran's foreign minister has said his country is committed to an international nuclear deal and criticized escalating U.S. sanctions "unacceptable" as he met with Japanese officials in Tokyo amid rising tensions in the Middle East.(AP Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its pipeline.; TOKYO – Iran's foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are "unacceptable." The remarks come amid rising tensions in the Mideast, with allegations of sabotage targeting oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, a drone attack by Yemen's Iranian-allied rebels and the dispatch of U.S. warships and bombers to the region.


Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks and more: Tech Q&A

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Q: I am a freelancer working from home, and I want to record calls with my clients. How can I record calls on my smartphone? A: Android makes it much easier to record calls, depending on the device, of course. Android 9 Pie, for example, disabled the ability for third-party apps to record calls. Some smartphone apps require you to set up calls like a conference call, so it may take a few extra steps to get going.


'Santa Clarita Diet' canceled by Netflix after three seasons

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There will be no fourth season for Netflix's dark comedy series Santa Clarita Diet as the streaming giant has opted to cancel the series starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. The news comes almost a month after the March 29 release of the show's third season. Santa Clarita Diet is the latest Netflix series canceled after three seasons. Following Deadline's story examining the trend, fans of the show started a #SaveSantaClaritaDiet Twitter campaign, rallying for a Season 4 renewal. Like with the recently axed Netflix comedy series One Day At a Time, also after three seasons, the cancellation for Santa Clarita Diet comes after a very strong season, which scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.


2020 candidate Andrew Yang defends $1,000 a month program, slams Dems for wanting to abolish Electoral College

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang appeared on "Fox and Friends" Friday morning to defend his campaign's key proposal of giving $12,000 to each American adult every year and criticized Democrats for their newfound support for the abolition of the Electoral College. Yang, former ambassador of global entrepreneurship in the Obama administration and a long-shot candidate for the party's nomination, was grilled by the show hosts and the audience about his universal basic income program, dubbed "Freedom Dividend," and his other views. "You have to look up who are going to be the biggest winners from artificial intelligence and self-driving cars and trucks and new technologies. The American people are gonna see very little of the gains in the innovation," said Yang. "The American people are gonna see very little of the gains in the innovation." He added that due to an increasing automation, "most of us" won't work at Amazon or other companies, leaving the rest of the people at a disadvantage because their source of income will disappear.


Can robots build a Moon base for astronauts? Japan hopes to find out.

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A moon base could be constructed remotely. Japan's space agency wants to create a moon base with the help of robots that can work autonomously, with little human supervision. The project, which has racked up three years of research so far, is a collaboration between the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the construction company Kajima Corp., and three Japanese universities: Shibaura Institute of Technology, The University of Electro-Communications and Kyoto University. Recently, the collaboration did an experiment on automated construction at the Kajima Seisho Experiment Site in Odawara (central Japan). A 7-ton autonomous backhoe went through its paces at the site, going through procedures such as driving a specified distance and repeating routine operations, JAXA officials said in a statement.


Self-driving spacecraft may save Earth from doomsday

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Hera uses infrared to scan impact crater. Judging by the valuations of companies such as Waymo, Lyft and Uber, humanity is placing a big bet on self-driving cars as the future of transportation. But the future of humanity itself may rest on the hopes of self-driving spacecraft. The European Space Agency is currently developing a self-driving craft for its Hera planetary defense mission to the Didymos asteroid, which could happen as soon as 2023. "If you think self-driving cars are the future on Earth, then Hera is the pioneer of autonomy in deep space," Paolo Martino, lead systems engineer of ESA's proposed Hera mission, said in a statement.