Actors, Hollywood studios still at odds on AI and other issues, union says

The union said it had presented a revised proposal on the use of artificial intelligence to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), which represents Netflix SAG-AFTRA, in a note to members, said it met with the AMPTP “for more than three hours this afternoon and evening to present and review our revised … Read more

Yale newspaper issues retraction after backlash over controversial editor’s note on pro-Israel columns

Yale Daily News (YDN), the independent student newspaper and oldest college daily in the country, retracted editor’s notes that targeted a pair of recent pro-Israel columns after a huge backlash. The editor’s notes took issue with statements in both pieces that ‘Hamas raped women,’ calling them ‘unsubstantiated claims.’ An Oct. 7 massacre, was discovered dead … Read more

UK summit aims to tackle thorny issues around cutting-edge AI risks

US Vice President Kamala Harris, with husband Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, arrives at Stansted Airport for her visit to the UK to attend the AI safety summit at Bletchley Park, in Stanstead, England, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)FILE – An exterior view shows the mansion house at Bletchley Park museum in the … Read more

Aston Martin lowers volume outlook on DB12 model production issues

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The shadow of the Aston Martin brand logo is cast onto the bonnet of a luxury sports car at a dealership in Beijing, China, December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo (Reuters) -British luxury carmaker Aston Martin posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss on Wednesday and lowered its 2023 volume outlook due to … Read more

Hamas issues list of foreign nationals who may be allowed to leave Gaza

Foreign nationals and dual citizens who have sought to leave Gaza may be allowed to enter Egypt starting Wednesday. The Hamas border authority has released a list with the names of 400 people, and officials asked that they present themselves Wednesday morning at the Rafah crossing on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip and … Read more

Orsted scraps 2 offshore wind power projects in New Jersey, citing supply chain issues

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Danish energy developer Orsted said Tuesday night it is scrapping two large offshore wind power projects off the coast of New Jersey, adding uncertainty to the financial viability of a nascent industry the Biden administration and many state governments are counting on to help transition away from the burning of … Read more

Bowser issues new sexual harassment policy after Falcicchio scandal

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser speaks at a June news conference about the investigation into sexual harassment allegations against her former aide John Falcicchio. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) on Tuesday unveiled a revised version of her administration’s 2017 sexual harassment policy, which she had been under pressure to review after … Read more

Kansas judge issues statewide pause on medical abortions law

A Kansas judge on Monday put a new state law on medication abortions on hold and blocked older restrictions that for years have spelled out what providers must tell patients and forced patients to wait 24 hours to end their pregnancies. The ruling was another big victory for abortion rights advocates in Kansas, where a … Read more

Striking US actors union says major issues still unresolved with studios

“While talks over the past week have been productive, we remain far apart on key issues, the union said in an When asked about speculation that negotiations could be over by Halloween, SAG-AFTRA’s chief negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland also said major issues have yet to be resolved.A representative for the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television … Read more

FDA issues warning for 26 eyedrops due to risk of infection, blindness

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for 26 over-the-counter eye care products because of the potential for infection that could lead to vision loss or even blindness. The products carry the CVS Health, Rite Aid, Leader (Cardinal Health), Rugby (Cardinal Health) and Target Up&Up labels — as well as Velocity Pharma, which retailers … Read more