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Klara Spilkova misses KPMG Women’s PGA cut after slow-play penalty

Klara Spilkova won’t be around for the weekend of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, missing the cut by 1 shot after a rare 2-stroke penalty was assessed for slow play. While players are put on the clock often in professional golf — with the threat of a penalty if they don’t pick up the pace — it’s not often they actually get docked strokes.

But it happened to Spilkova as she walked off the 15th hole Friday at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. That helped turn her round into a 3-over 73 for a two-day score of 7 over, putting her 11 shots behind leader Sei Young Kim and 1 shot outside the cut. The top 75 players advanced to the weekend in the LPGA’s third major of the year.

Players on the LPGA have been outspoken about slow play, most notable Stacy Lewis, who went on Twitter

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Enterprise hits and misses – the US and UK get an AI responsibility wake-up call, SAP goes CX shopping, and Tibco and VMware modernize

Lead story – US and UK governments are ‘AI ready’ – but are not being responsible by Derek du Preez

MyPOV: Derek gives the diginomica/gov angle to a problematic report: the fifth annual Government AI Readiness Index. While the US and UK score well on AI readiness, that isn’t the whole story.

Why do the US and UK get rough marks on the “AI responsibility” rating, included for the first time in this year’s index? Several factors, explains Derek, including the presence of big tech giants with spotty AI ethics track records, and social inequality issues. Hey, there’s a bright side – at least they didn’t come in last. Derek:

Coming in at the bottom of the [AI responsibility] rankings are Russia and China, which both have developed a reputation for mass surveillance and restrictions on internet freedoms.

While such criteria are inherently subjective, I agree with Derek: some

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beauty

Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty Line Has Hits and Misses, According to Initial Reviewers

Selena Gomez’s highly anticipated beauty brand, Rare Beauty, finally made its debut on September 3rd. Gomez announced the news of the line in February of this year on her Instagram page to much fanfare.

2020 is shaping up to be a banner year for the star. Along with the beauty brand, she also released her third studio album, Rare.

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Rare Beauty spotlight

Gomez opened up to E! News about why she decided to start the makeup line, “The whole reason why I wanted to create Rare was to kind

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