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Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is 'eerily similar' to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

NEW YORK (AP) — OpenAI on Monday said it plans to halt the use of one of its ChatGPT voices that “Her” actor Scarlett Johansson says sounds “eerily similar" to her own. In a post on the…
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The Paralympics open in 100 days. Paris organizers are launching a campaign to boost ticket sales

PARIS (AP) — With 100 days until the Paralympics begin, Paris organizers are delivering a message from the athletes in a bid to boost ticket sales: I am not missing anything, except you. The countdown…
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Savannah Gankiewicz of Hawaii crowned Miss USA after previous winner resigned, citing mental health

HONOLULU (AP) — Savannah Gankiewicz of Hawaii was crowned Miss USA 2023, more than a week after the previous titleholder resigned for mental health reasons. Born and raised on the island of Maui, Gankiewicz is a…
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Caitlin Clark's WNBA debut helps ESPN set viewership record for league game on network

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN’s broadcast of the Connecticut Sun’s game against Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever had the highest viewership for a WNBA game on the network. The Sun’s 92-71 win over the…
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Sun shoots out biggest solar flare in almost 2 decades, but Earth should be out of the way this time

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The sun produced its biggest flare in nearly two decades Tuesday, just days after severe solar storms pummeled Earth and created dazzling northern lights in unaccustomed places. “Not done yet!”…
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'Judge Judy' Sheindlin sues for defamation over National Enquirer, InTouch Weekly stories

NEW YORK (AP) — “Judge Judy” Sheindlin sued the parent company of the National Enquirer and InTouch Weekly on Monday for a story that she said falsely claimed that she was trying to help the Menendez brothers get a…
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Actor Steve Buscemi is OK after being punched in the face in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Steve Buscemi is OK after he was punched in the face by a man on a New York City street, his publicist said Sunday. The 66-year-old star of “Fargo” and…
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TikTok to start labeling AI-generated content as technology becomes more universal

BOSTON (AP) -- TikTok will begin labeling content created using artificial intelligence when it's been uploaded from outside its own platform in an attempt to combat misinformation. “AI enables incredible creative opportunities, but can confuse…
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Ippei Mizuhara, ex-interpreter for baseball star Shohei Ohtani, will plead guilty in betting case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to plead guilty to bank and tax fraud in a sports betting case in which prosecutors allege he stole nearly $17…
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Taylor Swift bill is signed into Minnesota law, boosting protections for online ticket buyers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People buying tickets online for concerts, sporting events and other live events in Minnesota will be guaranteed more transparency and protection under a so-called Taylor Swift bill signed into law Tuesday by…
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