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Republicans pan 'incomplete' Schumer-sponsored China bill, but likely to reluctantly go along

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The Senate is likely to pass a sprawling bill aimed at helping the United States compete against China on Tuesday despite criticism from many Republicans that the bill either doesn't do enough, costs too much, or both. The bill, which started as the Endless Frontier Act before being changed to the U.S. Competition and Innovation Act, will invest in domestic chip production and R&D programs, create a new technology directorate at the National Science Foundation, seek to reassure American supply chains, invest in artificial intelligence, semiconductors, biotechnology; and more. It comes amid growing tensions and competition between the United States and China.


Virginia Girl Scouts use drones to deliver cookies and it pays off

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Drones and cookies apparently work well together. In April, Fox News reported that some Girl Scout troops across the country were having trouble with their cookie sales due to the pandemic. In Virginia, however, some members decided to try using drones to bring the popular cookies to customers.


Virginia Girl Scouts are using a drone delivery service to dispatch cookies

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Girl Scouts in Virginia are going high tech when it comes to delivering their seasonal cookies. According to Google's drone delivery company Wing, a local troop in the town of Christiansburg has been using its service to test cookie dispatch. Girl Scouts Alice Goerlich (right) and Gracie Walker (left) pose with a Wing delivery drone in Christiansburg, Va. on April 14, 2021.


'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe claims Carol Baskin, husband Howard were spying on his property with drones

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Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Jeff Lowe claims Carole Baskin and her husband Howard Baskin have been snooping on him utilizing drone technology. The owner of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park in Oklahoma alleged to TMZ on Tuesday that he called local police to report some activity at his plot in Thackerville after his son supposedly spotted a drone flying high above the property. The "Tiger King" star further claims that when he went to confront a film crew that appeared to be filming, Baskin and Howard bolted and Lowe ended up in a scuffle with one of his neighbors, who was allegedly with the film crew.


Biden WH claims Trump 'eschewed' science, amid criticism for health protocols at border

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Texas GOP Rep. Chip Roy and former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan break down what lawmakers are seeing firsthand at the U.S.-Mexico border. The White House on Monday announced it will review policies put in place by President Donald Trump "that eschewed scientific integrity" – while at the same time coming under fire for health protocols at increasingly packed migrant facilities at the border. Biden had requested a review in January, asking for recommendations to guide future scientific discoveries, and the White House announced Monday that it will be led by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. "OSTP's Scientific Integrity Task Force will be taking a whole-of-government, forward-looking review of science across federal agencies, in part by examining practices that were antithetical to that mission over the last four years – including Trump-era policies that eschewed scientific integrity in favor of politics," a spokesperson for the office said in a statement. In a memo, the agency noted that it will review the policies to determine whether they prevent improper political interference, prevent the suppression or distortion of information, support diversity among scientists, and advance equitable delivery of the government's programs.


Creating "Unbiased News" Using Data Science

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I scrapped all their webpages categorized under "stories". AllSides is a brilliant initiative that takes a news event and collects articles written on it by a left leaning, right leaning and center leaning media outlet. They write a summary on this event and briefly mention what is being emphasized on by each of the three outlets. An example of this can be viewed here. They publish pre-established metrics for the contemporary political bias of all major media outlets.


Biden limits drone strikes outside war zones, rolling back Trump policy

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General Jack Keane, Fox News senior strategic analyst, reacts to the decision on'Fox & amp; Friends.' The Biden administration has ordered temporary limits on drone strikes outside war zones, rolling back a Trump-era policy, as President Biden reviews "legal and policy frameworks governing these matters," the National Security Council told Fox News. National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne, in a statement to Fox News, said that at the beginning of the Biden administration the president "established new interim guidance concerning the United States' use of military force and related national security operations." "The purpose of the interim guidance is to ensure the President has full visibility on proposed significant actions into these areas while the National Security Council staff lead a thorough interagency review of the extant authorizations and delegations of Presidential authority with respect to these matters," Horne said. Horne told Fox News that Biden's review "is now underway and will include an examination of the legal and policy frameworks governing these matters."


AOC criticizes NYPD's new robot dog

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FOX News contributor Miranda Devine and OutKick founder Clay Travis weigh in on'Fox News @ Night.' Democrat firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., claimed that the New York City Police Department's (NYPD) new robot dog is "being deployed for testing on low-income communities of color with under-resourced schools." On Thursday, Ocasio-Cortez -- a member of the left-wing "Squad" -- blasted the NYPD's new "Digidog" on Twitter two days after the cyber hound was filmed responding to a break-in and barricade situation in the Bronx. "Shout out to everyone who fought against community advocates who demanded these resources go to investments like school counseling instead," the congresswoman wrote on Twitter, linking to a story about the robo-dog. "Now robotic surveillance ground drones are being deployed for testing on low-income communities of color with under-resourced schools," she added. "Please ask yourself: when was the last time you saw next-generation, world class technology for education, healthcare, housing, etc consistently prioritized for underserved communities like this?" she added in a second tweet.


CES 2021 preview: 5G, TVs and yes, masks

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. CES 2021 will be a virtual event this year as the latest in tech vies for attention, while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic impacting the globe. "Masks of all kinds, voice assistants mature, 5G will power everything, more 8K TV sets, [and] robots…for more practical purposes," Greg Kahn, CEO GK Digital Ventures and the Internet of Things Consortium, told Fox News. Fox News has compiled a list of some of the technology that could be front and center virtually starting Jan. 11.


2020 tech transformation: Year in review

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President Trump reacts to the media and Big Tech's role in politics in a'Sunday Morning Futures' exclusive. The year 2020 proved to be a pivotal one in tech, as companies provided essential services during the coronavirus pandemic and unveiled 5G telecom technology while facing unprecedented antitrust scrutiny and accusations of censorship amid an intense election and social justice movement. "I think sometimes we hear that … U.S. innovation is slowing down, and I think the last year has shown that that's not really the case," Neil Chilson, senior research fellow for tech and innovation at the Charles Koch Institute, told Fox News. Chilson gave examples of the country's rapid COVID-19 vaccine development, SpaceX's astronaut launch in May and autonomous driving company Waymo's recent announcement that its self-driving cars will be completely autonomous in trials in Phoenix. "I'm pretty excited about the future. I think 2020 shows that the U.S. is still the world leader in tech and innovation, and we should continue to maintain our cultural appreciation for innovation and a regulatory environment that enables it," he said.