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Watch: Projected No. 1 NHL pick Jack Hughes sets U.S. U18 record at Worlds

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Jack Hughes, the consensus No. 1 prospect in the 2019 NHL Draft, had a record-setting performance at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship.

Canada privacy watchdog rebukes Facebook

12 hours ago from Physorg

Canada's privacy commissioner said Thursday Facebook broke the law when it harvested data from 600,000 citizens—and vowed to go to court to force reforms at the social networking giant.

Tech fixes can't protect us from disinformation campaigns

12 hours ago from Science Daily

More than technological fixes are needed to stop countries from spreading disinformation on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, according to two experts. Policymakers and diplomats need to focus...

Fort Bragg cuts power to base in unannounced cyberattack training

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Officials at the Fort Bragg military base in North Carolina cut power to thousands of residents overnight as part of an unannounced exercise to prepare for cyberattacks, the military installation...

Farmers have received $8.4 billion in China trade war aid

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid farmers $8.39 billion of the estimated $9.56 billion it promised in December to offset China trade war losses, the agency said.

2020 race for president: Who's running so far

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Some 2020 presidential campaigns are off and running, with a diverse slate of Democrats -- and one Republican -- vying to challenge President Donald Trump.

Kurt Warner says Eli Manning didn't forget how to play; describes challenge

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Hall of Famer Kurt Warner explained the challenges Eli Manning could face if he has to play alongside a rookie quarterback after the 2019 NFL Draft.

Look: Man used dummy to cheat in the carpool lane

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Police in Arizona shared a photo of a driver caught cheating on the highway by using a dummy to fake a passenger in the carpool lanes.

Martin Scorsese's Bob Dylan documentary 'Rolling Thunder' to release in June

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Netflix has announced that Martin Scorsese's Bob Dylan documentary, titled "Rolling Thunder," will arrive onto the streaming service on June 12.

AI researcher, Soviet historian among winners of $100K Killam Prize

13 hours ago from CBC: Health

Canada Council for the Arts recognized academics for outstanding contributions to the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering.

Discovery could be game-changer for pharmaceuticals

13 hours ago from Physorg

Manufacturing drugs may one day become more efficient, courtesy of a recent discovery by researchers at Florida International University.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson features daughter River Rose in 'Broken & Beautiful' music video from 'UglyDolls'

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Kelly Clarkson has released a new music video for her song "Broken & Beautiful" from her upcoming animated film, "UglyDolls."

Watch: Luann de Lesseps says kids dropped lawsuit

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"Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps said "everything's great" with daughter Victoria and son Noel.

Research calls for analysis of corporate ethics in the global sports industry

14 hours ago from Physorg

A new book co-written by a University of Kent sports scientist recommends corporations and organisations engage more effectively with communities—rather than taking a 'top down' approach—to improve relationships and outcomes...

Tech fixes can't protect us from disinformation campaigns

14 hours ago from Physorg

More than technological fixes are needed to stop countries from spreading disinformation on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, according to two experts.

Inequality gap grew before the Great Recession and after, study finds

14 hours ago from Physorg

The Great Recession hit Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum, with some still working to recover economically. Yet, the drivers behind these socioeconomic divides were mounting before the decline even hit,...

Houston Rockets' Clint Capela on Golden State Warriors: 'We want them'

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The Houston Rockets advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a win over the Utah Jazz in Game 5 Wednesday night.

Prince estate announces new 'Originals' album featuring unreleased demos

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Prince's estate and Warner Bros. Records have announced a new posthumous album from the music icon titled "Originals."

'Wahlburgers' to return for 10th and final season

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"Wahlburgers," which follows Mark Wahlberg and his family's restaurant chain, will premiere its final season May 15 in A&E.

Assistive robot learns to feed

14 hours ago from Physorg

About a million Americans with injury or age-related disabilities need someone to help them eat. Now NIBIB funded engineers have taught a robot the strategies needed to pick up food...

Massive ecological and economic impacts of woody weed invasion in Ethiopia

14 hours ago from Science Daily

Scientists have revealed the massive ecological and economic impacts that the invasive alien tree Prosopis juliflora has had across the Afar Region of north eastern Ethiopia.

IRS: After major U.S. tax changes, average refund this year topped $2,700

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In all, the federal government paid $261 billion in refunds this year -- the first since President Donald Trump's tax code reform law took effect.

Nintendo reports earnings of $1.7 billion, denies new Switch rumors

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Nintendo announced on Thursday their reported earnings for the fiscal year which ended in March.

Clippers' Lou Williams: Golden State Warriors shouldn't be 'looking ahead'

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Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers forced Game 6 against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors with a win in Game 5.

Watch: Manchester City shuts out Manchester United in derby

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Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane each netted second-half scores to lead Manchester City over rival Manchester United in the Premier League.

Bruce Springsteen to release new solo album 'Western Stars'

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Bruce Springsteen will return with the single "Hello Sunshine" ahead of "Western Stars," his first album in five years.

'Avengers: Endgame': It's Epic, Surprising, Satisfying ... and Impossible to Review

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Newsarama's Spoiler Free Review of Avengers: Endgame. The Only Kind You Should Read ... Really.

Irish regulator investigates Facebook over exposed passwords

16 hours ago from Physorg

Ireland's privacy regulator says it is investigating Facebook over the social media giant's recent revelation that it had left hundreds of millions of user passwords exposed.