Daily Archives: July 1, 2018

Astros Triple-A Team Played As Zamunda Lions From ‘Coming To America’ « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Minor league baseball promotions bring us some of the most entertaining moments in sports on a consistent basis. That trend continued last night when the Houston Astros Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies, played as the Zamunda Lions on Thursday night for their game against the Albuquerque Isotopes to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie ...

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Millennials Are Much More Open to Socialism « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Millennials are just starting to be elected to Congress, but they could one day make up the largest generational group there, bringing a distinctly Millennial approach to policy and governing. And that might include Democratic socialism. Case in point: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Democratic socialist who won her primary in New York Tuesday in an upset over a ...

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Waymo To Buy 20,000 Jaguars For Robotic Ride-Hailing Service « Detroit News Watch

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) – Self-driving car spinoff Waymo will buy up to 20,000 electric vehicles from Jaguar Land Rover to help realize its vision for a robotic ride-hailing service. The commitment, announced Tuesday during a New York event that was also webcast, marks another step in Waymo’s evolution from a secret project started in ...

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‘We’re Not the Enemy:’ Deadly Newsroom Shooting Touches Detroit Journalists –  Deadline Detroit

Expressions of shock, kinship and resolve are posted Friday as present and past print journalists in Detroit describe the impact of deadly newsroom gunfire 560 miles away. “Makes me very angry,” says Maryann Struman, Detroit Free Press metro editor since 2012. “Deeply shaken by this attack,” comments Martha Thierry, a former assistant graphics editor at the same ...

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Baseball Takes Over « Detroit News Watch

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh PiratesFriday, June 22, 2018, 7:05 pm ET PITTSBURGH +104 Arizona’s offense rebounded from an abysmal start to the season, but the D’backs seems to be cooling off again, batting just .240 over the last week and having lost three of four. The team still ranks dead-last in the majors against RHPs (.214) and is among the ...

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SpaceX Launches AI Robot, Strong Coffee for Station Crew « Detroit News Watch

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday, launching the first orbiting robot with artificial intelligence and other station supplies. The used Falcon rocket blasted off before dawn, hauling nearly 6,000 pounds (2,700 kilograms) of cargo including the spherical AI bot named Cimon, genetically identical mice ...

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