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UK Minister, Douglas Ross Resigns After Boris Johnson’s Aide Breached Lockdown Rules

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Douglas Ross, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland and a Tory whip has resigned after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s aide breached lockdown rules.

Mr.Dominic Cummings, who is the special adviser to Boris Johnson, travelled more than 260 miles to his parents’ home during lockdown

The top Downing Street aide who has been facing pressure to apologise or resign said on Monday that he had no regrets breaking lockdown by travelling to Durham in March.

Making a statement in 10 Downing Street’s rose garden, Mr Cummings said: “I don’t regret what I did. I think reasonable people may well disagree about how I thought about what to do in the circumstances, but I think what I did was actually reasonable in these circumstances.”

He explained that he made the decision to take his wife Mary and their four-year-old son to a house near to his parents’ home in County Durham after she called him on March 27 to say she was feeling extremely ill and feared she had coronavirus.

The top aide also denied that this amounted to a breach of lockdown regulations and said he had not considered stepping down because it’s “up to the prime minister” to decide.

“The rules made clear that if you are dealing with small children that can be exceptional circumstances.

And I think that the situation that I was in was exceptional circumstances and the way that I dealt with it was the least risk to everybody concerned if my wife and I had both been unable to look after our four-year-old.”

He told reporters he had not considered standing down and said it was “up to the prime minister” whether he remained in government.

On Tuesday morning, Ross announced his decision to quit as a junior minister in the Scotland Office after Dominic Cummings failed to apologise or resign for breaching lockdown rules.

He said he accepted Cummings felt he had acted in the best interests of his family but these were “decisions others felt were not available to them”.

UK Minister, Douglas Ross resigns after Boris Johnson

In a letter to Boris Johnson published on Twitter, he wrote: “I have never met Dominic Cummings so my judgement on this matter has always been open and I accept his statement on Monday afternoon clarified the actions he took in what he felt were the best interests of his family.

“However, these were decisions many others felt were not available to them.

“As a father myself, my instinct is to always do what is best for my son and wife. We have been fortunate not to have caught this awful virus but if we did, we are prepared to follow the government advice and stay at home to contain this virus.

“While the intentions may have been well-meaning, the reaction to this news shows that Mr Cummings interpretation of the government advice was not shared by the vast majority of people who have done as the government asked.

“I have constituents who didn’t get to say goodbye to loved ones; families who could not mourn together; people who didn’t visit sick relatives because they followed the guidance of the government.

“I cannot in good faith tell them they were all wrong and one senior adviser to the government was right.”

I haven’t commented publicly on the situation with Dominic Cummings as I have waited to hear the full details. I welcome the statement to clarify matters, but there remains aspects of the explanation which I have trouble with. As a result I have resigned as a government Minister. pic.twitter.com/6yXLyMzItJ

— Douglas Ross MP (@Douglas4Moray) May 26, 2020

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TAIVOS™ Lab Brings CAMON 16 Premier An Unparalleled Night Shot Experience

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TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand, successfully hosted the first augmented reality (AR) online product launch that integrated technology and photography. TECNO launched its latest CAMON 16 Premier at the event, which boasts an industry-first rear 64MP quad camera and a front 48MP configuration. One of the main attractions is the trademarked TAIVOS™ technology, which is one of the key outputs of TAIVOS™ lab – providing users an excellent and unprecedented visual experience, especially at night and low-light environments.

TAIVOS™, which stands for TECNO AI Vision Optimization Solution, is an advanced signal processing technology that interprets raw data through an AI multi-framed, portrait segmentation based on tens of millions of data points. This capability means that TAIVOS™ can filter image noise better and optimize image clarity, thereby enhancing night photography effects. Not long ago, TAIVOS™ technology won the CVPR 2020 LIP global competition, the first place in the dark complexion segmentation track, which also validates the prowess of the CAMON 16 Premier.

TECNO is always committed to bring products with the latest technology to consumers, with the goal to push the performance of mobile phone photography further. For this reason, TECNO has carried out a number of researches and tests on the core technologies of photography on the lab platform, in order to seek more refined technological breakthroughs. TECNO’s research centers train deep learning algorithms through tens of millions of deep skin data that are supported by multiple visual algorithms, enabling users to record and take more sophisticated photos. When compared to other smartphones, the TECNO CAMON 16 Premier can better filter image noise and optimize image clarity. Combined with the ultra-clear 48MP front camera and 64MP rear camera to enhance night-time photography, TECNO’s night shooting mode becomes a big selling point of the smartphone.

In addition, most of the mobile phones usually only sports 1080 pixels resolution for video recording and playing, while the TECNO CAMON 16 Premier makes use of its TAIVOS™ technology in tandem with the equipped 2.9 μm super-large lens pixels to be able to film better in dark environments than normal camera. This configuration delivers twice as effective results as that of ordinary mobile phones. TECNO CAMON 16 Premier can also use AI to intelligently identify super night scenes, dark environment and portrait, and divide and protect the portrait, so that the portrait can be captured but not exposed, and the night scene is more transparent, bright and dark environment is clearer, so as to take the most perfect photos. It can not only ensure the stable output of 1080P clear quality video but also enables filming in dark environments by allowing users to get brighter exposures, which other mobile phones cannot do.

At the same time, TECNO CAMON 16 Premier can also perform intelligent recognition through AI, distinguish super night scenes, dark environments, and portraits with professional-level quality. The integrated software can segment and identify portrait-style photos, so that users can manipulate and edit videos to meet their creative vision, in both night and day. TECNO has painstakingly considered these details in the pursuit of empowering users to create the most perfect images, be it in video or photo form.

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My Stepmom Sleeps With Me Anytime My Father Goes To Work : Netizen

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A young man has taken to social media to complain about how he is being sexually abused by her stepmother in their house.

According to the boy who chose to stay anonymous, he lives in the same house with his father and stepmother but things started changing when his stepmother began to demand other services from him.

He claims that the woman is a sex maniac and she sleeps with him any chance she gets when the husband is not around.

In fact, this young man claims the stepmother can go as many as 4 rounds each day 5 days in the week when his father goes to work.

Although this sounds like sexual abuse, he says he enjoys it and the woman buys him all the things he needs as a young man.

However, he thinks it’s not right and he needs advice on what to about the situation he finds himself in.

The story was shared with Naba Aba Anamoah, the veteran media personality who is currently running a program dubbed #MyDMDiaries on her Instagram page.

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Young man sexually abused by step mother complains to Nana Aba Anamoah

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Liverpool Agree £25m Fee To Sign Thiago Alcântara

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Premier League champions, Liverpool have finally agreed to sign midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for £20m, plus £5m in adds-on.

Before now, Liverpool had been reluctant to pay an initial £27.3m for the 29-year-old Spaniard who has been linked with a move to the club since July.

It was confirmed this morning that Liverpool will now pay just £20m upfront for Thiago after they agreed on a bargain fee – with £5m in bonuses for the talented Bayern Munich midfielder, who will now sign a four-year deal and wear the No 6 shirt for the club.

Liverpool finally agree ?25m fee to sign Thiago Alc?ntara from Bayern Munich

Thiago would be the Premier League champions’ second summer signing, after the arrival of Greece left-back Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos.

Thiago, who started his career at Barcelona, joined Bayern Munich in 2013 and has made 233 appearances for the Bundesliga champions. He won seven Bundesliga titles in a row and played in last season’s Champions League final victory over Paris St-Germain.

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