Morning news brief: Threat of AI, Trumps secretly vaccinated, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 02, 2021, 08:12 AM(IST)

Donald Trump begins his much-anticipated visit as he arrives in the UK with first lady Melania Trump. Photograph:( AFP )

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US National Security Commission has recommended that American universities must take steps to prevent sensitive technology from being stolen as the Biden administration doubles down to protect university research from China. Meanwhile, sources close to Trump have revealed that Donald and Melania have already received a jab of the coronavirus vaccine in secret.

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US urges Saudi Arabia to disband Rapid Intervention Force linked to Khashoggi murder

The Biden administration had earlier imposed sanctions on the Rapid Intervention Force and had banned the entry of 76 Saudis under a new policy against foreign officials who harass dissidents.

Donald and Melania Trump secretly vaccinated in January: Report

Speaking directly to his supporters and aides at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held in Orlando, Trump urged everyone to get vaccinated against coronavirus.

US steps up effort to protect university research from China

According to the National Security Commission on artificial intelligence, the recommendations will require more disclosure on research funding and partnerships at universities.

Gravitas: Tom Cruise's deepfake videos raise an alarm

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Iran: Country 'strongly rejects' Israeli accusation of mysterious blast

 

Last week an Israeli cargo ship suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman. The explosion ripped through the holes on either side of ship's hull. Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that Iran is behind the attack but Iran has denied any role in mysterious blast.

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