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Google Introduces Sound Notifications For Android, New Live Transcribe Timeline View

Google on Thursday announced a new Android accessibility feature called Sound Notifications. In a blog post co-written by artificial intelligence product manager Sagar Savla and accessibility product manager Sharlene Yuan, the company said Sound Notifications is designed to alert users with hearing loss when various sounds occur, such as when a kitchen appliance beeps or water runs. Google cited a World Health Organization statistic that some 466 million people worldwide, 34 million of which are children, have “disabling hearing loss.”

Sound Notifications are meant to “make important and critical household sounds more accessible with push notifications, a flash from your camera light, or vibrations” on Android and Wear OS devices, according to Google. They also note the feature has relevance beyond hearing loss; it can be beneficial to those who are temporarily disabled due to injury, or even simply wearing earplugs or headphones.

Google says Sound Notifications was

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Watch reporter fend off a raccoon before his live shot outside the White House

They crash garbage cans, gardens and now live television shots.

CNN reporter Joe Johns isn’t going to take it anymore.

Johns’ CNN colleague, Alisyn Camerota, shared a funny behind-the-scenes video of him shooing away an aggressive raccoon near the White House while he was trying to do a live shot.

“Frickin’ raccoons, man,” Johns said on Wednesday outside the White House.

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“This is what a consummate professional @joejohnscnn is,” Camerota tweeted. “Seconds before his @NewDay live shot, he fends off a raccoon attack! Just another day in the nutty news cycle.”

Johns can be seen throwing a large object at the critters at one point, yelling “Get!” He grew more exasperated when the animal came back a second time.

“So it’s the 2d time in two weeks a raccoon has shown up shortly

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Northern Ireland U21 v Finland U21: Ballymena game live on BBC Sport NI website

Shayne Lavery (right) battles with Norway's Jonas Svensson in last month's senior friendly
Shayne Lavery (right) is in the Northern Ireland Under-21 squad after featuring for the senior side in last month’s defeat by Norway
Venue: Ballymena Showgrounds Date: Friday 9 October Kick-off: 18:00 BST
Coverage: Live on the BBC Sport NI website

Northern Ireland Under-21s will aim for only their second win of the current European Championship qualifying campaign when they host Finland at the Ballymena Showgrounds on Friday night.

Friday’s match will be live on the BBC Sport Northern Ireland website.

Last month’s 2-0 away victory in Malta was Northern Ireland’s sole win in seven Group Eight qualifiers to date.

That was followed by a 1-0 home defeat by leaders Denmark – which was third loss of the campaign for the Irish.

Northern Ireland’s tally of six points leaves only Malta below them in the campaign as they sit 13 behind the Danes.

Caretaker manager Andy Crosby includes Linfield’s Shayne Lavery,

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Website offers chance to ‘live under a rock’ during election week

Oct. 8 (UPI) — An accommodation-booking website is offering weary voters an escape from “election stress disorder” with the opportunity to “live under a rock” for the week of the election.

Hotels.com said the Nov. 2-7 stay in a man-made cave 50 feet below ground in New Mexico will be available to book on its website on a first-come, first-served basis at 9 a.m. Friday.

The website said the opportunity is perfect for “those who are experiencing election stress disorder (this is a real thing!).”

The five-night stay costs an “Abraham Lincoln-inspired” $5 per night.

“After you’ve cast your ballot, you can check out of the newsfeed negativity and check in to a man-made cave built 50 feet below ground,” the website said.

Hotels.com said it will also be offering a 20 percent discount on selected properties with “rock” in the name using the coupon code “UnderARock” starting Friday morning.

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ImmunoPrecise Antibodies CEO Dr. Jennifer Bath Appeared Live, Sunday October 4th, on Fox & Friends

VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 05, 2020 /CNW/ – IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the “Company” or “IPA”) (TSXV: IPA) (OTCQB: IPATF) (FSE: TQB2), a leader in full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery and development, today announced that Dr. Jennifer Bath, CEO of IPA, was invited Sunday morning, October 4th, as a guest on Fox & Friends with Anchor Jedediah Bila at 7:15a.m. ET.

Dr. Bath explained the unique functions of cocktail therapies as they pertain to SARS-CoV-2, including the antibody treatment administered to President Trump.   She also expanded on the importance of the initial design for such strategies and how early steps can be taken to support the safety and efficacy of treatments, but that these tests take time.

IPA launched their Polytope™ Therapy Cocktail, which they believe to be the most promising approach to address a virus like SARS-CoV-2, as it also aims to protect and treat both current

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2020 Election Live Updates: Biden Plans to Speak of Unity in Gettysburg, a Symbol of a Nation Divided

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Joseph R. Biden Jr. travels to the swing state of Pennsylvania to deliver a forceful call for national unity.CreditCredit…Hilary Swift for The New York Times

Joseph R. Biden Jr. traveled to the swing state of Pennsylvania Tuesday afternoon to deliver a forceful call for national unity and make the case that the election is not about partisan disagreements but about issues with life-and-death consequences.

In a speech in Gettysburg, where a Civil War battlefield serves as a symbol of a country divided against itself, Mr. Biden will reiterate the notion that the election is “a battle for a soul of the nation,” according to his campaign, reprising a central theme of his candidacy four weeks before Election Day.

Though it is perhaps too soon for the address to amount to a closing argument, his remarks suggest that he intends to

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